Thursday, March 15, 2007

DVD Diva: Robert DeNiro

Little-Known Facts About Robert DeNiro
  • DeNiro first discovered his love of acting at age 10 when he portrayed the Cowardly Lion in a local production of The Wizard of Oz

  • He dropped out of high school to join a gang
  • He formerly held the world record for Most Weight Gained for a Movie, in gaining over 60 pounds for his role in Raging Bull (1980). But seven years later, Vincent D'Onofrio eclipsed him by gaining 70 pounds for his role in Full Metal Jacket (1987)

  • Three movies (at least) that DeNiro has appeared in have the song "Gimme Shelter" by The Rolling Stones noticeably featured in the soundtrack-- The Fan (1996), Casino (1995) and Goodfellas (1990)

You can learn more about Mr. DeNiro at:

These are just a few of the movies starring Robert DeNiro that we have here at Perrot:

Mean Streets *Click here to request this DVD*Mean Streets
Charlie, a 27-year-old, tries to work his way up the bottom rungs of organized crime's ladder. Amy Robinson is Teresa, the girlfriend Charlie's family declares "unsuitable" because she has epilepsy.

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Midnight Run *Click here to request this DVD*Midnight Run
A bounty hunter is charged with delivering an embezzling, bail-jumping accountant to Los Angeles. What he doesn't know is that the Mob is also after said accountant for embezzling the money in the first place.

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The Score *Click here to request this DVD*The Score
Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down.

More at IMDb

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