Dennis Farina

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​ Dennis Farina was one of Hollywood's busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, "The Grand," a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; "Bottle Shock," also starring Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman and Bradley Whitford; and Fox's "What Happens in Vegas," in which Dennis starred as Cameron Diaz's boss. Farina also appeared on the NBC series "Law and Order" and in the HBO miniseries, "Empire Falls," for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Mini-Series. Farina is well remembered for his role in memorable features such as Steven Soderbergh's "Out of Sight," in which he played the retired lawman father of Jennifer Lopez's character. This was Farina's second outing in an Elmore Leonard best seller, the previous one being "Get Shorty," directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and co-starring John Travolta, Rene Russo and Gene Hackman. Farina received an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male for his performance as "Ray 'Bones' Barboni." In 1998's "Saving Private Ryan," directed by Steven Spielberg, Farina played "Col. Anderson," a pivotal role in the film. It is this character who convinces Tom Hanks character to lead a squad deep into Nazi territory to rescue "Pvt. Ryan." He also co-starred with Brad Pitt and Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro in the darkly comedic crime drama "Snatch," directed by Guy Ritchie. Farina's numerous other screen credits include John Frankenheimer's "Reindeer Games," "Paparazzi," Martin Brest's "Midnight Run," the Michael Mann film "Manhunter", among many other feature films. Farina is also recognized for his role in the critically acclaimed television series, NBC's "Crime Story". A veteran of the Chicago theater, Farina has appeared in Joseph Mantegna's "Bleacher Bums," and "A Prayer For My Daughter," directed by John Malkovich, and many others. He died on July 22, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona at age 69.

Most Popular Dennis Farina Trailers

Total trailers found: 48

Snatch Trailer (2000)

01 September 2000

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

Midnight Run Trailer (1988)

20 July 1988

An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.

Paparazzi Trailer (2004)

03 September 2004

A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his wife and son.

Big Trouble Trailer (2002)

05 April 2002

The story of how a mysterious suitcase brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, two hitmen, a pair of street thugs, two love struck teens, two FBI men and a psychedelic toad.

Saving Private Ryan Trailer (1998)

24 July 1998

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines.

Eddie Trailer (1996)

31 May 1996

Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team.

Out of Sight Trailer (1998)

26 June 1998

Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys.

What Happens in Vegas Trailer (2008)

07 May 2008

During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon.

Thief Trailer (1981)

27 March 1981

Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids.

Get Shorty Trailer (1995)

20 October 1995

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.

Code of Silence Trailer (1985)

03 May 1985

A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

Striking Distance Trailer (1993)

17 September 1993

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations.

Bottle Shock Trailer (2008)

06 August 2008

Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital.

Reindeer Games Trailer (2000)

25 February 2000

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.

The Mod Squad Trailer (1999)

26 March 1999

Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring.

Another Stakeout Trailer (1993)

22 July 1993

Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding.

You Kill Me Trailer (2007)

09 February 2007

While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.

Authors Anonymous Trailer (2014)

18 April 2014

When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success.

That Old Feeling Trailer (1997)

04 April 1997

A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.

The Grand Trailer (2007)

07 June 2007

The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes tournament, the Grand Championship of Poker.

Bella Mafia Trailer (1997)

16 November 1997

Bella Mafia is a 1997 American television film starring Vanessa Redgrave and Dennis Farina. Redgrave was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film.

Purple Violets Trailer (2007)

30 April 2007

Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist.

Sidewalks of New York Trailer (2001)

23 November 2001

The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships.

Little Big League Trailer (1994)

29 June 1994

The Chairman of the Minnesota Twins passes away and in his will, leaves his grandson, Billy Heywood, ownership of the team.

Stealing Harvard Trailer (2002)

13 September 2002

John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her tuition (nearly $30,000).

Men of Respect Trailer (1990)

18 January 1990

In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family.

Bag Boy Trailer (2007)

14 September 2007

A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.

Making 'Snatch' Trailer (2001)

03 July 2001

The making of Guy Ritchie's 'Snatch'.

Blind Faith Trailer (1990)

11 February 1990

Blind Faith is a 1990 television film directed by Paul Wendkos, based on the 1989 true crime book of the same name by Joe McGinniss.

Manhunter Trailer (1986)

14 August 1986

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.

Knucklehead Trailer (2010)

22 October 2010

The film centers on a fight promoter (Mark Feuerstein) deeply in debt to his crooked rival. Desperate for a new fighter that will help him win back everything he owes, the promoter catches a break when a 450-pound church handyman (Paul "Big Show" Wight) who has spent his entire life in an orphanage agrees to wrestle on behalf of his fellow orphans.

Empire Falls Trailer (2005)

28 May 2005

A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

Bad Seed Trailer (2000)

06 June 2000

Preston Tylk is an ordinary guy living in Seattle. When he discovers that his wife, Emily, whom he adores, is having an affair, he is devastated.

Hard Knox Trailer (1984)

04 August 1984

A retired fighter pilot becomes the head of his alma matter military high school for two weeks with hilarious consequences.

Lucky Stiff Trailer (2014)

08 October 2014

An English shoe salesman inherits 6 million dollars from a recently deceased uncle he has never met before, on the condition that he takes the uncle's corpse on a trip to Monte Carlo.

Crime Story Trailer (1986)

18 September 1986

One former cop against the whole Mafia.

The Last Rites of Joe May Trailer (2011)

28 October 2011

Now in his sixties, Joe is released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia and forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: everyone he knew had assumed he was dead, and life had gone on around him without missing a beat.

The Corpse Had a Familiar Face Trailer (1994)

27 March 1994

The Corpse had a Familiar Face is a 1994 American TV-Movie with Elizabeth Montgomery, playing Edna Buchanan, a Miami's criminal journalist.

Cruel Doubt Trailer (1992)

17 May 1992

A college student and two friends are accused of murdering one's stepfather and injuring his mother whom refuses to believe her son had anything to do with the attack.

We're Talkin' Serious Money Trailer (1992)

08 May 1992

A couple of bumbling con men go on the lam when they can't repay a loan from the mob.

Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel Trailer (1992)

19 January 1992

A newly appointed DEA agent is assigned to go after the Medellin Cartel.

Final Jeopardy Trailer (1985)

08 December 1985

A small-town couple find themselves stranded in an unfamiliar, and unfriendly, big city. Weaving in and out of the proceedings are a bunch of murderous criminals with names like DOA, Ice and Slash.

Six Against the Rock Trailer (1987)

18 May 1987

In May of 1946, Alcatraz inmate Bernie Coy initiates a carefully thought out plan to escape the island prison.

One Woman's Courage Trailer (1994)

27 February 1994

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Trailer (1986)

02 May 1986

In this film that closely parallels his own life story, Richard Pryor plays Jo Jo Dancer, a popular stand-up comedian who has severely burned himself in a drug incident.

People Like Us Trailer (1990)

13 May 1990

When a wealthy scriptwriter and socialite's daughter is murdered, he feels let down by the courts, and so decides to use his powerful position to enable his own form of justice.

The Birthday Boy Trailer (1986)

02 January 1986

A salesman in a sporting-goods store takes a cross-country trip on his birthday in order to visit his old gym coach, and sell him a supply of basketballs.

The Case of the Hillside Stranglers Trailer (1989)

02 April 1989

The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.