Search results for "B.B. King"


Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) RT 60% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

BB King: The Life of Riley (2012) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2014

Documentary charting the life of blues guitarist B.B. King, with contributions from fellow musicians.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Jon Brewer
CAST:  B.B. King  •  Bono  •  Eric Clapton  •  Carlos Santana

Soul Power (2008) RT 84% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Soul Power is a 2008 documentary film about the Zaire 74 music festival in Kinshasa which accompanied the Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight boxing championship match between ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Levy-Hinte
CAST:  James Brown  •  Bill Withers  •  B.B. King  •  Muhammad Ali

B.B. King: Live by Request (2003)

DVD release: Aug 2004

Celebrate 50 years of blues music with The King of Blues, B.B. King, as he performs his greatest hits live by request from his fans. Originally aired on the A&E Network on ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Jordan
CAST:  B.B. King  •  Jeff Beck  •  Mark McEwen

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) RT 47% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Joe Morton  •  John Goodman  •  J. Evan Bonifant  •  Dan Aykroyd

When We Were Kings (1996) RT 98% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Sep 1999

It's 1974. Muhammad Ali is 32 and thought by many to be past his prime. George Foreman is ten years younger and the heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King wants ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leon Gast
CAST:  Muhammad Ali  •  George Foreman  •  Don King  •  James Brown

Live Aid (1985)

Live Aid was held on 13 July 1985, held simultaneously in Wembley Stadium in London, England, and the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, United States. It was one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  David Bowie  •  Mick Jagger  •  Paul McCartney

Classic Albums: Elvis Presley (2001)

"It was like the world went from black & white to Technicolor," says Keith Richards of the emergence of Elvis Presley in the mid-'50s, and this look at the King's first ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Dixie Locke Emmons  •  Peter Guralnick  •  Ernst Jorgensen

Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 (2007)

Double-DVD Captures Highlights from Festival With Performances and Collaborations by Guitar Wizards Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Robert Cray, ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Martyn Atkins
CAST:  Eric Clapton  •  B.B. King  •  Jeff Beck  •  John Mayer

Red, White and Blues (2003) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2004

Director Mike Figgis (Stormy Monday, Leaving Las Vegas, Time Code) joins musicians such as Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Tom Jones, performing and talking about ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Jeff Beck  •  Chris Barber  •  Jack Bruce  •  Mick Fleetwood




Blues Masters (1999)

In 1966, CBC Television invited some of North America's greatest blues performers to gather in a studio in Toronto, recording together and individually in sessions that lasted ...  (more)

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CAST:  Muddy Waters  •  B.B. King  •  Big Bill Broonzy  •  Willie Dixon

Lightning in a Bottle (2004) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Antoine Fuqua's documentary on the blues, shot at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Gregg Allman  •  Solomon Burke  •  Bill Cosby  •  Chuck D

Antone's Home of the Blues (2004)

Documentary film about the legendary blues club in Austin, Texas. The film is filled with historical and dynamic blues performances from the earliest days of the club in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Dan Karlok
CAST:  B.B. King  •  Buddy Guy  •  Albert Collins  •  Muddy Waters

Louder Than Love: The Grande Ballroom Story (2012) RT Audience 50%

The greatest untold story in Rock and Roll history as revealed by the musicians,artists and people that lived it  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Tony D'Annunzio  •  Karl Rausch
CAST:  Alice Cooper  •  Roger Daltrey  •  Mark Farner  •  B.B. King