James Russo

Biography: Native New Yorker, James Russo, is an intense character actor who usually plays vicious, street-wise villains. Perhaps best known for his role as Paulie in 'Donnie Brasco' (1996), Russo is also known for his performance as Eddie Murphy's best friend in 'Beverly Hills Cop' (1984) and his acclaimed cameo in 'Stealing Sinatra' (2003). He first gained notoriety as a convenience store robber in 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' (1982). Most recently he has a small part in Michael Mann's 'Public Enemies' (2009) staring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale.

James Russo's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 81 Django Unchained
Lowest Metascore: 28 The Bag Man
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
12 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Vigilante Diaries Jun 24, 2016 Mr. Hanover tbd
tbd Not a Stranger Jun 10, 2016 Director / Executive Producer / Producer / Bob Madden tbd
tbd Code of Honor May 6, 2016 Romano tbd
68 Black Mass Sep 18, 2015 Agent Scott Gariola 7.7
44 Perfect Sisters Apr 11, 2014 Bowman / Steve Bowman 6.6
28 The Bag Man Feb 28, 2014 Original Screenplay "Motel" 5.7
tbd Chavez: Cage of Glory Sep 13, 2013 Tony tbd
81 Django Unchained Dec 25, 2012 Dicky Speck 8.6
80 Miss Bala Oct 14, 2011 Jimmy 6.7
70 Public Enemies Jul 1, 2009 Walter Dietrich 7.2
67 Open Range Aug 15, 2003 Sheriff Poole 8.8
44 The Ninth Gate Mar 10, 2000 Bernie 8.8
29 The Postman Dec 25, 1997 Idaho 6.5
76 Donnie Brasco Feb 28, 1997 Paulie 3.1
77 My Own Private Idaho Oct 18, 1991 Richard Waters 7.8
64 Beverly Hills Cop Dec 5, 1984 Mikey Tandino 8.8