Search results for "David Oyelowo"


Big Guy (2009)

Rodney hates salads, the gym and daylight, until that is, Kate comes along and changes everything.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Oyelowo
CAST:  Charlie Cox  •  Ida Darvish  •  Josh Gad  •  Clint Howard

A Sound of Thunder (2005) RT 6% / Audience 18%

DVD release: Mar 2006

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Heike Makatsch  •  Armin Rohde  •  David Oyelowo  •  Wilfried Hochholdinger

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) RT 82% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father Charles. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rupert Wyatt
CAST:  Andy Serkis  •  Karin Konoval  •  Freida Pinto  •  James Franco

Interstellar (2014) RT 71% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Michael Caine

The Butler (2013)

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lee Daniels
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  David Banner  •  Michael Rainey Jr.  •  LaJessie Smith

Jack Reacher (2012) RT 62% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2013

In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But the accused man ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Richard Jenkins  •  David Oyelowo

Red Tails (2012) RT 41% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2012

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Anthony Hemingway
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  David Oyelowo  •  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Daniela Ruah

Middle of Nowhere (2012) RT 87% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2015

'Middle of Nowhere' follows a woman named Ruby who lost her husband to incarceration and lost herself in the process.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ava DuVernay
CAST:  David Oyelowo  •  Maya Gilbert  •  Sharon Lawrence  •  Emayatzy E. Corinealdi

The Help (2011) RT 75% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Viola Davis  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

96 Minutes (2011) RT 47% / Audience 46%

DVD release: May 2012

The story of 4 lives slammed together in a shocking moment. Intercutting between a carjacking and the separate stories of the 4 kids, we watch as they hurtle toward a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Aimee Lagos
CAST:  Brittany Snow  •  Christian Serratos  •  David Oyelowo  •  Evan Ross




Small Island (2009) RT Audience 67%

In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Alexander
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Naomie Harris  •  Ruth Wilson  •  Ashley Walters

Rage (2009) RT Audience 17%

A schoolboy uses his cellphone camera to shoot intimate interviews with people working at a New York fashion house and secretly posts them on the internet. Result: a bitterly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Simon Abkarian  •  Patrick J. Adams  •  Riz Ahmed  •  Bob Balaban

A Raisin in the Sun (2008) RT 83% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2008

Dreams can make a life worth living, but they can also be dashed by bad decisions. This is the crossroads whare the Younger family find themselves when their father passes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenny Leon
CAST:  Sean Combs  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Audra McDonald  •  Phylicia Rashād

The Last King of Scotland (2006) RT 87% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Nicholas Garrigan, a young doctor from Scotland, decides it is time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education. He decides to try his luck in Uganda. He arrives ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  James McAvoy  •  Simon McBurney  •  Gillian Anderson

As You Like It (2006) RT 36% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosalind and Orlando's celebrated courtship is played out against a backdrop of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Kevin Kline  •  Romola Garai  •  Adrian Lester

Dog Eat Dog (2001) RT Audience 40%

A group of twenty-somethings, one of whom is a single father with a precious daughter, have been unsuccessfully in getting into a certain club so they can have a chance to DJ ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Moody Shoaibi
CAST:  Mark Tonderai  •  David Oyelowo  •  Alan Davies  •  Gary Kemp

A Most Violent Year (2014) RT 89% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2015

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J.C. Chandor
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Albert Brooks  •  David Oyelowo