Search results for "Courtney B. Vance"

Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 2003

When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than four million slaves were set free. Over 70 years later, the memories of some 2,000 slave-era survivors were transcribed and ...  (more)

CAST:  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Ruby Dee  •  LaTanya Richardson  •  Courtney B. Vance

Let It Shine (2012) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2012

The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Music • TV movie
CAST:  Tyler James Williams  •  Coco Jones  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Dawnn Lewis

Joyful Noise (2012) RT 33% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2012

G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Todd Graff
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Dolly Parton  •  Keke Palmer  •  Kris Kristofferson

The Divide (2011) RT 25% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Xavier Gens
CAST:  Lauren German  •  Michael Biehn  •  Milo Ventimiglia  •  Courtney B. Vance

Extraordinary Measures (2010) RT 28% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2010

Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with Pompe disease - a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Keri Russell  •  Meredith Droeger

Nothing but the Truth (2008) RT 81% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2009

When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Matt Dillon  •  Angela Bassett  •  Alan Alda

D-Tox (2002)

A disgraced FBI agent with a drinking problem joins nine other troubled law enforcement officers at an isolated detox clinic in the wilds of Wyoming. But the therapeutic ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jim Gillespie
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Tom Berenger  •  Charles S. Dutton

Space Cowboys (2000) RT 78% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Frank Corvin, "Hawk" Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and Tank Sullivan were hotdog members of Project DAEDALUS, the Air Force's test program for space travel. Their hopes were dashed ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Donald Sutherland  •  James Garner

Cookie's Fortune (1999) RT 86% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2001

Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Julianne Moore  •  Liv Tyler  •  Patricia Neal

Blind Faith (1998) RT Audience 100%

in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Charles S. Dutton  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Kadeem Hardison  •  Garland Whitt

Ambushed (1998) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2007

Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Courtney B. Vance  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jeremy Lelliott  •  William Forsythe

The Preacher's Wife (1996) RT 60% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Whitney Houston  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Gregory Hines

The Boys Next Door (1996) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Michael Jeter

The Tuskegee Airmen (1995) RT 86% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2001

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Markowitz
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Allen Payne  •  Malcolm-Jamal Warner  •  Courtney B. Vance

Dangerous Minds (1995) RT 29% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John N. Smith
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  George Dzundza  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Robin Bartlett

Panther (1995) RT 27% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 1998

Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Kadeem Hardison  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Angela Bassett

The Last Supper (1995) RT 63% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Stranded student Pete (Ron Eldard) gets a lift from racist trucker Zack and repays the favor by inviting him in for dinner with his roommates, Jude (Cameron Diaz), Luke ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stacy Title
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Ron Eldard  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Bill Paxton

Holy Matrimony (1994) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A young Hutterite boy must marry his late brother's wife who comes from outside the community.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Tate Donovan

The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993) RT 69% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney presents The Adventures of Huck Finn, starring Elijah Wood (The Lord of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Jason Robards

Beyond the Law (1992) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Larry Ferguson
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Michael Madsen  •  Courtney B. Vance