Search results for "Jenifer Lewis"


Think Like a Man Too (2014) RT 23% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Sep 2014

All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Romany Malco  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Michael Ealy

Think Like A Man (2012) RT 53% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey's relationship advice against them.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Taraji P. Henson  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Michael Ealy  •  Kevin Hart

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to do face the same problem ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Anika Noni Rose  •  Bruno Campos  •  Keith David  •  Michael-Leon Wooley

Not Easily Broken (2009) RT 33% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2009

A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bill Duke
CAST:  Morris Chestnut  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Maeve Quinlan  •  Kevin Hart

Dirty Laundry (2006)

After ten years, Sheldon returns from New York City to Paris, Georgia. His mother Evelyn, a laundress who is stubborn, ornery, opinionated, mean-spirited, insulting, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Maurice Jamal
CAST:  Rockmond Dunbar  •  Loretta Devine  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Terri J. Vaughn

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Ranft  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe

Nora's Hair Salon (2004) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2004

Jennifer Lewis plays Nora, a young woman who runs a hair salon full of sassy, eclectic stylists.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Tatyana Ali  •  Jean-Claude La Marre  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Tamala Jones

The Cookout (2004) RT 5% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jan 2005

When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lance Rivera
CAST:  Ja Rule  •  Tim Meadows  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Jonathan Silverman

Madea's Family Reunion (2002) RT 25% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Just as the southern matriarch, Madea buries her older sister, Irene. (There is no mention of Helen and Charles Jr. at all during the play). Her granddaughter Lisa is getting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe




The Brothers (2001) RT 63% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2001

This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gary Hardwick
CAST:  Morris Chestnut  •  D. L. Hughley  •  Bill Bellamy  •  Shemar Moore

Mystery Men (1999) RT 60% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2000

When Captain Amazing (Kinnear) is kidnapped by Casanova Frankenstein (Rush) a group of superheroes combine together to create a plan. But these aren't normal superheroes. Now, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kinka Usher
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  William H. Macy  •  Kel Mitchell

Jackie's Back (1999) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A mockumentary of Jackie Washington, a fictonal star of music, stage and screen played by Jenifer Lewis. The movie now follows Jackie as she tells her story to stardom and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Jenifer Lewis  •  Tim Curry  •  Tangie Ambrose  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Get Bruce (1999) RT 71% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch, who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Andrew J. Kuehn
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Bette Midler  •  Robin Williams  •  Nathan Lane

Partners (2003) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Apr 2005

After stealing a briefcase, a drifter finds himself caught in the middle of an international crime caper.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joey Travolta
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  David Paymer  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Jenifer Lewis

The Temptations (1998) RT Audience 96%

DVD release: Nov 1998

The true story of The Temptations, the Soul vocal group of the 1960s, as seen from the viewpoint of the last surviving member, Otis Williams. Beginning from their humble ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Charles Malik Whitfield  •  D. B. Woodside  •  Terron Brooks  •  Christian Payton

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

Girl 6 (1996) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Theresa Randle  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Jenifer Lewis

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)

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

Deconstructing Sarah (1994) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Feb 1995

Thriller about an advertising executive Kelley who leads a double life, looking for men in dive bars at night. However, when she goes missing, it causes her best friend ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Craig R. Baxley
CAST:  Rachel Ticotin  •  Sheila Kelley  •  A Martinez  •  David Andrews