Search results for "Forest Whitaker"


First Daughter (2004) RT 8% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Samantha MacKenzie, the daughter of the president of the United States, arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their presence and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Marc Blucas  •  Michael Keaton  •  Margaret Colin

Hope Floats (1998) RT 24% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Mae Whitman

Waiting to Exhale (1995) RT 52% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Angela Bassett  •  Loretta Devine  •  Lela Rochon

Strapped (1993) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Ex-con attempting to go straight runs across serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Michael Biehn  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Kia Goodwin  •  William James Stiggers Jr.

A Little Trip to Heaven (2005) RT 33% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Julia Stiles  •  Peter Coyote  •  Jeremy Renner

Black Nativity (2013) RT 49% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Kasi Lemmons
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Jennifer Hudson  •  Vondie Curtis-Hall

Out of the Furnace (2013) RT 53% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sam Shepard

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

Zulu (2013) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2001

As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkhata, a militant political party at war with Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. Only he and his mother ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jérôme Salle
CAST:  Orlando Bloom  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Tanya van Graan  •  Natasha Loring

Pawn (2013) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Apr 2013

A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David A. Armstrong
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Nikki Reed  •  Sean Faris  •  Ray Liotta




The Last Stand (2013) RT 60% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2013

Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Johnny Knoxville

A Dark Truth (2012)

In the jungles of Ecuador, blood taints the waters. A multinational conglomerate's unholy alliance with a bloodthirsty military regime has resulted in a massacre. Only the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Damian Lee
CAST:  Kim Coates  •  Kevin Durand  •  Steven Bauer  •  Forest Whitaker

Freelancers (2012)

The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jessy Terrero
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Dana Delany  •  Beau Garrett

Ernest & Celestine (2012) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Celestine is a little mouse trying to avoid a dental career; Ernest is a big bear craving an artistic outlet. When Celestine meets Ernest, they overcome their natural enmity ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Stéphane Aubier  •  Vincent Patar  •  Benjamin Renner
CAST:  Anne-Marie Loop  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Pauline Brunner  •  Patrice Melennec

Vipaka (2013)

An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philippe Caland
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Nicole Ari Parker

Catch .44 (2011) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Dec 2011

The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Aaron Harvey
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Malin Akerman  •  Nikki Reed  •  Deborah Ann Woll

Lullaby for Pi (2010) RT Audience 67%

A washed-up musician befriends a reclusive artist with an unusual name.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Benoît Philippon
CAST:  Rupert Friend  •  Clémence Poésy  •  Matt Ward  •  Forest Whitaker

My Own Love Song (2010) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 2010

A wheelchair-bound singer and her best friend embark on a roadtrip to Memphis.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Olivier Dahan
CAST:  Madeline Zima  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Elias Koteas

The Experiment (2010) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2010

20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Scheuring
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Adrien Brody  •  Maggie Grace