Search results for "Isaac Hayes"


BaadAsssss Cinema (2002) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

With archive film clips and interviews, this brief look at a frequently overlooked historical period of filmmaking acts as an introduction rather than a complete record. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Isaac Julien
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Tamara Dobson  •  Ron Finley  •  Pam Grier

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) RT 47% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Joe Morton  •  John Goodman  •  J. Evan Bonifant  •  Dan Aykroyd

Escape from New York (1981) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Lee Van Cleef  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Donald Pleasence

Hustle & Flow (2005) RT 82% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2006

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Craig Brewer
CAST:  Terrence Howard  •  Taryn Manning  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Anthony Anderson

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

It Could Happen to You (1994) RT 71% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Rosie Perez  •  Wendell Pierce

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)

DVD release: May 2005

Sweeney (Anthony Newley) is a playwright on a career decline. He spends much of his time wheedling money and beer out of his artistic friend Moriarty (Isaac Hayes). One of his ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  John Trent
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  Stefanie Powers  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Lloyd Bochner

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

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) RT 48% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999) RT 81% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 1999

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Trey Parker
CAST:  Trey Parker  •  Matt Stone  •  Mary Kay Bergman  •  Isaac Hayes




Truck Turner (1974) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Isaac Hayes  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Alan Weeks  •  Annazette Chase

Wattstax (1973) RT 86% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Wattstax is the 1973 documentary film about the Afro-American Woodstock concert held in Los Angeles seven years after the Watts riots. Director Mel Stuart mixes footage from ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Rufus Thomas  •  Kim Weston  •  Isaac Hayes

Posse (1993) RT 31% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Tommy Lister  •  Big Daddy Kane

Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Nov 2008

It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Hiltzik
CAST:  Vincent Pastore  •  Michael Gibney  •  Paul DeAngelo  •  Jonathan Tiersten

Anonymous Rex (2004) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2006

The dinosaurs didn't go completely extinct when the asteroids hit 65 million years ago. Today, every ten thousandth person in the country is a dinosaur, evolved to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Sam Trammell  •  Stephanie Lemelin  •  Tamara Gorski  •  Alan van Sprang

Illtown (1996) RT 50% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Dante and his girlfrend Micky run a very profitable drug operation in a seaside town, aided and abetted by a host of teens who sell the smack at discos around town, as well as ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Nick Gomez
CAST:  Michael Rapaport  •  Lili Taylor  •  Adam Trese  •  Kevin Corrigan

Oblivion (1994) RT 93% / Audience 70%

The alien outlaw, Redeye, murders the town sheriff and then he and his gang terrorize the town. It's up to the sheriff's son, an empath, and his native american sidekick, to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Science Fiction • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Irvin
CAST:  Richard Joseph Paul  •  Jackie Swanson  •  Andrew Divoff  •  Meg Foster

Final Judgement (1992)

A priest is suspected in the brutal murder of a young stripper. To prove his innocence, he descends into the world of strip clubs and pornography, hoping to catch the killer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Louis Morneau
CAST:  Brad Dourif  •  David Ledingham  •  Maria Ford  •  Simone Allen