Search results for "Denzel Washington"


Antwone Fisher (2002) RT 79% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2003

A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Denzel Washington
CAST:  Derek Luke  •  Malcolm David Kelley  •  Cory Hodges  •  Denzel Washington

The Great Debaters (2007)

Inspired by a true story, Washington shines as a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Denzel Washington
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Jurnee Smollett  •  Nate Parker  •  Forest Whitaker

Training Day (2001) RT 72% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2004

On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Scott Glenn  •  Tom Berenger

A Soldier's Story (1984) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2001

In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • War
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Howard Rollins  •  Adolph Caesar  •  Art Evans  •  Robert Townsend

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

Inside Man (2006) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Jodie Foster  •  Clive Owen  •  Christopher Plummer

2 Guns (2013) RT 64% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2013

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Paula Patton  •  Bill Paxton

The Equalizer (2014) RT 60% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2014

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Marton Csokas  •  Andrew Farazi

Flight (2012)

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Don Cheadle  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Kelly Reilly

Safe House (2012)

Denzel Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he's remanded to is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Daniel Espinosa
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Joel Kinnaman




Unstoppable (2010)

A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Chris Pine  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Jessy Schram

The Book of Eli (2010) RT 48% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jun 2010

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Gary Oldman  •  Michael Gambon  •  Mila Kunis

The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  John Travolta  •  Luis Guzmán  •  Victor Gojcaj

Déjà Vu (2006)

Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Paula Patton  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jim Caviezel

The Manchurian Candidate (2004) RT 81% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Dec 2004

When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Meryl Streep  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Kimberly Elise

Man on Fire (2004) RT 39% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marc Anthony  •  Radha Mitchell

Out of Time (2003) RT 65% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Eva Mendes  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  John Billingsley

John Q (2002) RT 23% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2002

John Q is a 2002 film by Nick Cassavetes; starring Denzel Washington as John Quincy Archibald, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Robert Duvall  •  Anne Heche  •  Kimberly Elise

Remember the Titans (2000) RT 73% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Remember the Titans is a celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction, and mistrust comes together in triumphant harmony. The year is 1971. After leading his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Boaz Yakin
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Will Patton  •  Ryan Hurst  •  Wood Harris

The Hurricane (1999)

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Vicellous Reon Shannon  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Liev Schreiber