Search results for "Clarence Williams III"


American Gangster (2007) RT 80% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Russell Crowe  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Josh Brolin

George Wallace (1997) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2009

George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Gary Sinise  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Clarence Williams III  •  William Sanderson

Half Baked (1998) RT 29% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dave Chappelle  •  Tommy Chong  •  Harland Williams  •  Guillermo Díaz

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) RT 63% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bernie Casey  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Jim Brown

Purple Rain (1984) RT 66% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A young man with a talent for music meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Albert Magnoli
CAST:  Prince  •  Apollonia Kotero  •  Morris Day  •  Olga Karlatos

Reindeer Games (2000)

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gary Sinise  •  Charlize Theron  •  Dennis Farina

Sugar Hill (1993) RT 20% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Sugar Hill is a 1994 American crime-drama/neo-noir film starring Wesley Snipes and Michael Wright as brothers Roemello and Raynathan Skuggs. The film focuses on the two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Michael Wright  •  Donald Faison  •  O. L. Duke

The Cool World (1963) RT 100% / Audience 50%

Filmmaker Shirley Clarke ("The Connection") directs this powerful, stark semi-documentary look at the horrors of Harlem ghetto slum life filled with drugs, violence, human ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shirley Clarke
CAST:  Rony Clanton  •  Carl Lee  •  Yolanda Rodríguez  •  Clarence Williams III

The General's Daughter (1999) RT 22% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 1999

When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Timothy Hutton  •  James Cromwell

The Immortals (1995) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Nov 2005

An elaborate heist unites 8 strangers in a simultaneous assault on targets all over the city- and explodes in a hailstorm of gunfire and high-speed chases in this powerful ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Grant
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Tia Carrere  •  Tony Curtis




King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

A 1970 American documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., presented in the form of newsreel footage and segments of recordings by Dr. King, framed by ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet  •  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Ruby Dee  •  James Earl Jones

Deep Cover (1992) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Sep 1999

The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bill Duke
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Lira Angel

The Brave (1997) RT 33% / Audience 67%

A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Johnny Depp
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Marshall Bell  •  Johnny Depp  •  Elpidia Carrillo

Deadfall (1993) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jul 2008

After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Coppola
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Michael Biehn  •  Sarah Trigger  •  James Coburn

The Legend of 1900 (1998)

The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Pruitt Taylor Vince  •  Mélanie Thierry  •  Bill Nunn

Hoodlum (1997) RT 43% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 2001

In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bill Duke
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Tim Roth  •  Vanessa Williams  •  Andy García

Maniac Cop 2 (1990) RT 60% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jun 1991

A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Lustig
CAST:  Robert Z'Dar  •  Claudia Christian  •  Michael Lerner  •  Bruce Campbell

Tales from the Hood (1995) RT 38% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A strange funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rusty Cundieff
CAST:  Clarence Williams III  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  David Alan Grier  •  Wings Hauser

Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (1993)

Lou Gosset Jr. is a boss-con. A new prisoner, Blair Underwood, is revealed as his long-lost son. When Underwood is released from jail, the parole board stipulates that Gosset ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Georg Stanford Brown
CAST:  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Blair Underwood  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  David Harris