The best Charles Durning’s movies

Charles Durning

Charles Durning

28/02/1923- 24/12/2012
We present our ranking of the best Charles Durning’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Charles Durning.
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Scarface

Scarface
8.3/10
After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
7.7/10
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'.

Tootsie

Tootsie
7.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 10/06/1982
  • Character: Les Nichols
When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

The Sting

The Sting
8.3/10
Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown
6.6/10
During routine manoeuvres near Hawaii in 1980, the aircraft-carrier USS Nimitz is caught in a strange vortex-like storm, throwing the ship back in time to 1941—mere hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Spy Hard

Spy Hard
5.3/10
  • Genre: ActionComedy
  • Release: 24/05/1996
  • Character: The Director
The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with Veronique Ukrinsky, a KGB agent whose father designed the chip. Together they try to locate the evil mastermind's headquarters, where Veronique's father and several other hostages are being held.

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon
8/10
Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into a hostage situation and stand-off with the police. As Sonny's motives for the robbery are slowly revealed and things become more complicated, the heist turns into a media circus.

The Last Supper

The Last Supper
6.7/10
A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.

The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists

The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists
5.6/10
Littlefoot and his dinosaur pals go in search of a medicinal flower that will cure his ailing grandfather.

The Hudsucker Proxy

The Hudsucker Proxy
7.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 11/03/1994
  • Character: Waring Hudsucker
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy
6.2/10
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

I.Q.

I.Q.
6.2/10
Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.

One Fine Day

One Fine Day
6.5/10
Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her to school. As a result, both children miss their school field trip and are stuck with the parents. The two adults project their negative stereotypes of ex-spouses on each other, but end up needing to rely on each other to watch the children as each must save his job. Humor is added by Sammy's propensity for lodging objects in his nose and Maggie's tendency to wander.

The Man with One Red Shoe

The Man with One Red Shoe
5.7/10
A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.

The Fury

The Fury
6.3/10
A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harness his extremely powerful psychic abilities.

Hi, Mom!

Hi, Mom!
6.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 27/04/1970
  • Character: Superintendent
Vietnam vet Jon Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads him to fall in with a radical 'Black Power' group, which in turn leads him to carry out a bizarre act of urban terrorism.

The Front Page

The Front Page
7.3/10
A journalist suffering from burn-out wants to finally say goodbye to his office – but his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.

Sisters

Sisters
6.9/10
Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is forced to take matters into her own hands. Her first move is to recruit private investigator Joseph Larch, who helps her to uncover a secret about Danielle's past that has them both seeing double.

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

Dark Night of the Scarecrow
6.7/10
Bubba, an intellectually disabled man, is falsely accused of attacking a young girl. Disguised as a scarecrow, he hides in a cornfield, only to be hunted down and shot by four vigilante men. After they are acquitted due to lack of evidence, the men find themselves being stalked one by one.

The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie
7.6/10
A Hollywood agent persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner of a frog-leg restaurant!

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