By EW Staff
Updated August 16, 2002 at 04:00 AM EDT
City by the Sea: © Warner Brothers

Det. Vincent LaMarca (Robert De Niro) hunts for his estranged son (James Franco) not to make amends but to bring him in as a murder suspect in Michael Caton-Jones’ thriller inspired by a 1997 Esquire article. Turns out De Niro is a much better pop in real life: His daughter Drena has a small role.