Search results for "Kasi Lemmons"


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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

The Caveman's Valentine (2001) RT 46% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 2001

In this spine-tingling and visually stunning thriller, Academy Award®-nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Unbreakable, Shaft, Pulp Fiction delivers a "full-throttle performance" ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kasi Lemmons
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Colm Feore  •  Ann Magnuson  •  Aunjanue Ellis

Eve's Bayou (1997) RT 80% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kasi Lemmons
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jurnee Smollett  •  Meagan Good  •  Lynn Whitfield

Disconnect (2012) RT 68% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2013

Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Alex Rubin
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Hope Davis  •  Frank Grillo  •  Paula Patton

Waist Deep (2006) RT 27% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Vondie Curtis-Hall
CAST:  Tyrese Gibson  •  Meagan Good  •  Larenz Tate  •  Henry Hunter Hall

Fear of a Black Hat (1994) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Rusty Cundieff
CAST:  Larry B. Scott  •  Mark Christopher Lawrence  •  Rusty Cundieff  •  Kasi Lemmons

Drop Squad (1994) RT 14% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Controversial film about an underground organization that kidnaps and 'deprograms' African Americans who sell out or deny their cultural heritage. Spike Lee is the Executive ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David C. Johnson
CAST:  Eriq La Salle  •  Vondie Curtis-Hall  •  Ving Rhames  •  Kasi Lemmons

Candyman (1992) RT 71% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Virginia Madsen  •  Tony Todd  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Kasi Lemmons

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) RT 95% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jul 1998

FBI trainee Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Lawrence A. Bonney  •  Kasi Lemmons  •  Lawrence T. Wrentz

The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2006

After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Joanna Kerns  •  Dan Lauria  •  Bonnie Bartlett  •  Lindsay Frost




Vampire's Kiss (1988) RT 59% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  María Conchita Alonso  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Elizabeth Ashley

11th Victim (1979)

An Anchorwoman from Iowa goes to Hollywood to search for the truth about the murder of her sister. Her is sister is the 11th victim of a Serial Killer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Bess Armstrong  •  Max Gail  •  Harold Gould  •  Pamela Ludwig

School Daze (1988) RT 60% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2001

In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

Hard Target (1993) RT 50% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Natasha Binder comes to New Orleans looking for her father, who has gone missing. In doing so, she meets a very hard man called Chance. He helps her find out that her father ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Arnold Vosloo  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Yancy Butler

Afterburn (1992)

Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Markowitz
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Robert Loggia  •  Vincent Spano  •  Michael Rooker

The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)

DVD release: Mar 1991

A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Larry Peerce
CAST:  Andre Braugher  •  Daniel Stern  •  Ruby Dee  •  Stan Shaw

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