Great Directors Series: John Cassavetes

The films of John Cassavetes available at Amazon.com

Please note: The films, listed below, are individually linked to the applicable Amazon movie-page - other available formats can also be accessed via these links.

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1.
A Constant Forge (2000 Documentary)
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A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work. (200 mins.)
 
2.
Big Trouble (1986)
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Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband. (93 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Big Trouble (1986). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
3.
Love Streams (1984)
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Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart. (141 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Love Streams (1984). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
4.
Gloria (1980)
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When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York. (123 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Gloria (1980). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
5.
Opening Night (1977)
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An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her. (144 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Opening Night (1977). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
6.
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
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A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative. (135 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
7.
A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
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Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her mental illness proves to be a problem in the marriage. (155 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: A Woman Under the Influence (1974). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
8.
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
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A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant. (114 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Minnie and Moskowitz (1971). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
9.
Husbands (1970)
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A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together... (131 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Husbands (1970). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
10.
Faces (1968)
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A middle-aged man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner. The film follows their struggles to find love amongst each other. (130 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Faces (1968). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
11.
A Child Is Waiting (1963)
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Psychologist Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of the Crawthorne State Training Institute, one of the first... (102 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: A Child Is Waiting (1963). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
12.
Too Late Blues (1961)
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Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself... (103 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Too Late Blues (1961). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
13.
Shadows (1959)
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Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era (1950s) New York City. (81 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Amazon Link: Shadows (1959). ” - Dr-Faustus