After moving from a small town to New York City, Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) struggles to make a living selling counterfeit merchandise on the streets. Things start to change when Shawn meets Harvey Boarden (Terrence Howard), a scam artist who sees that Shawn has the makings of a great streetfighter. Forming an uneasy partnership, Harvey introduces Shawn to the dangerous world of bare-knuckle fighting. In a sport where rich men bet on the lives of disposable warriors, Shawn becomes a star brawler, taking down all comers. But, when Shawn decides he wants to make a new start for himself, he'll have to face the toughest fight of his life. Directed by Dito Montiel. With Luis Guzmán, Brian J. White and Flaco Navaja. Categories: Action, Drama, Sports. Year: 2009.
Luis Guzmán in Fighting
A thriller about the hijacking of a New York City subway train, The Taking of Pelham 123 stars John Travolta as a desperate, armed man who masterminds the crime. Denzel Washington plays the transit worker who just happens to be on duty when the hijacking takes place and has to negotiate with the hijackers. James Gandolfini (Tony on The Sopranos) plays the city's tough mayor who doesn't want to give in to the hijackers' demands. The film is a remake of a Seventies classic. Directed by Tony Scott. With Victor Gojcaj. Categories: Thriller. Year: 2009.
Luis Guzmán in The Taking of Pelham 123
For Christmas, the Rodriguez siblings have returned to their parents' Chicago home for what might be their last holiday together. While the homecoming rekindles feelings for an old flame in Jesse (Freddy Rodríguez) and reminds Roxanna (Vanessa Ferlito) that her acting career hasn't gotten anywhere, it provides Mauricio (John Leguizamo), the eldest Rodriguez sibling, an opportunity to introduce his high-powered executive wife (Debra Messing) to his family. In an eventuful week filled with cherished tradions and brutal honesty, the family faces major upheaval when their mother Anna (Elizabeth Peña) reveals that she is divorcing their father Eduardo (Alfred Molina). Directed by Alfredo De Villa. With Jay Hernandez, Luis Guzmán and Melonie Diaz. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Luis Guzmán in Nothing Like the Holidays
Tom (Samuel L. Jackson) is a former police detective who now makes his living cleaning up crime scenes. When he is working at a murder scene at the mansion of a rich woman (Eva Mendes), he finds himself accused of committing the crime. Someone is trying to set him up, and his onetime police partner (Ed Harris) tries to help figure out who it is. Directed by Renny Harlin. With Luis Guzm_n and Robert Forster. Categories: Crime, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Luis Guzmán in Cleaner
Obsessed with revenge after his partner and family are murdered by an elusive assassin known as Rogue (Jet Li), FBI agent Jack Crawford (Jason Statham) tracks his enemy as he resurfaces during a bloody street war between rival Asian mobsters. But, when the two rivals finally come face-to-face, the truth behind their pasts is finally revealed. Directed by Philip G. Atwell. With John Lone, Luis Guzmán and Devon Aoki. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Luis Guzmán in War
Don Henderson (Greg Kinnear) is a marketing executive for a successful national fast-food chain who follows his company's burgers from the barn to the bun. Meanwhile, a group of illegal Mexican immigrants (including Wilmer Valderrama and Catalina Sandino Moreno) try to make their way in America working for the meat processing plant that supplies the fast-food giant's meat. And, a group of young adults fed up with the companies environmental policies and mistreatment of cows decide to take action. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Luis Guzmán, Patricia Arquette, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Willis and Ethan Hawke. Categories: Drama. Year: 2006.
Luis Guzmán in Fast Food Nation
Dean (Justin Long) didn't consider working at Shenaniganz a waste of time until he learned about a former classmate's success. But, Dean's friend Monty (Ryan Reynolds) couldn't care less. During the course of one shift, Monty trains a shy new employee (John Francis Daley), and introduces him to the rest of the Shenangan's crew: the tough-talking ex-girlfriend, Serena (Anna Faris), the over-zealous manager, Dan (David Koechner), and disgusting head cook Raddimus (Luis Guzmán). Directed by Rob McKittrick. With Chi McBride, Dane Cook, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Andy Milonakis. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2005.
Luis Guzmán in Waiting...
After a misunderstanding on an airline flight, mild-mannered Dave Buznik (Adam Sandler) is sentenced to undergo anger management. Things go from bad to worse for Dave when his therapist, Dr. Buddy Rydell (Jack Nicholson), shows up to live in his home. Known for his unorthodox methods, Buddy sets out to help Dave get in touch with his emotions by turning his life into a living nightmare. Directed by: Peter Segal. With Marisa Tomei, John Turturro, John C. Reilly, Kevin Nealon and Allen Covert. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2003.
Luis Guzmán in Anger Management
Barry Egan (Adam Sandler) owns and operates a small business distributing novelty toilet plungers. Socially impaired and lacking self-esteem, Barry contacts a phone sex operator, who then threatens him with blackmail. When Barry doesn't cooperate, the operator sends some thugs on a mission to extort him. Barry is desperate until one of his seven sisters fixes him up with a lovely English woman named Lena (Emily Watson). With his emotions going haywire, Barry decides to do whatever it takes to get his shot at true romance. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. With Philip Seymour Hoffman and Luis Guzmán. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2002.
Luis Guzmán in Punch-Drunk Love
Working to intercept drug shipments along the border, Mexican policeman Javier Rodriguez (Benicio Del Toro) and his partner are caught between their jobs and the temptation of power and money. Back in the US, Judge Robert Wakefield (Michael Douglas) is named as the new drug czar. As he prepares to supervise the country's task forces and partner with Mexico, he must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter Caroline (Erika Christensen). Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Don Cheadle, Luis Guzmán and Topher Grace. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2000.
Luis Guzmán in Traffic
Lincoln Rhyme (Denzel Washington) is a quadriplegic ex-detective ready to end it all when a string of gruesome murders convinces him to hold it together long enough to find the killer. Bedridden and totally dependent on his live-in nurse Thelma (Queen Latifah), Lincoln must rely on young detective Amelia Donaghy (Angelina Jolie) to gather the clues, as she contends with her own unsettling past. Directed by Phillip Noyce. With Michael Rooker, Luis Guzmán and Mike McGlone. Categories: Mystery, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1999.
Luis Guzmán in The Bone Collector
After his daughter, Jenny (Melissa George), is murdered in Los Angeles, English ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) comes to America to find out why. A stranger in a strange land, Wilson teams up with a criminal named Eduardo Roel (Luis Guzmán) to track Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), a sleazy record producer who was having an affair with Jenny when she was killed. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Lesley Ann Warren, Amelia Heinle and Barry Newman. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1999.
Luis Guzmán in The Limey