Search results for "Laurence Fishburne"


Once in the Life (2000)

Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Laurence Fishburne
CAST:  Eamonn Walker  •  Michael Paul Chan  •  Dominic Chianese Jr.  •  Laurence Fishburne

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Heather Langenkamp  •  John Saxon

The Matrix Reloaded (2003) RT 73% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Helmut Bakaitis  •  Steve Bastoni  •  Don Battee  •  Monica Bellucci

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  Max Pomeranc  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Joan Allen  •  Ben Kingsley

Akeelah and the Bee (2006) RT 84% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Doug Atchison
CAST:  Keke Palmer  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Angela Bassett  •  Curtis Armstrong

Apocalypse Now (1979) RT 97% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Nov 2001

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Marlon Brando  •  Robert Duvall  •  Laurence Fishburne

Man of Steel (2013) RT 55% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 2013

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Michael Shannon  •  Diane Lane

The Matrix (1999) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a malevolent hacker known as Neo, who finds himself targeted by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Hugo Weaving

21 (2008)

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Aaron Yoo

Rudderless (2014) RT 64% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  William H. Macy
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Huffman  •  Selena Gomez




The Signal (2014) RT 60% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Lin Shaye  •  Olivia Cooke

Ride Along (2014) RT 19% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2014

For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Kevin Hart  •  John Leguizamo  •  Tika Sumpter

Khumba (2013) RT 44% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought and leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. He is joined on his quest by an overprotective wildebeest and a flamboyant ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Anthony Silverston
CAST:  Jake T. Austin  •  Liam Neeson  •  Steve Buscemi  •  AnnaSophia Robb

Contagion (2011) RT 84% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Contagion follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast–moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law

Thurgood (2011) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2012

This one-man play stars Laurence Fishburne in his Tony-nominated performance as Thurgood Marshall, the remarkable Civil Rights lawyer and Supreme Court Justice.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Stevens
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne

Have a Little Faith (2011) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jun 2013

At age 82, Mitch Albom's former rabbi Albert Lewis wants the famous Detroit sportswriter to give his eulogy when the time comes. Albom makes a visit to his former home town in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Martin Landau

Predators (2010) RT 64% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2010

A mercenary named Royce reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nimród Antal
CAST:  Topher Grace  •  Alice Braga  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Adrien Brody

Armored (2009)

A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nimród Antal
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Amaury Nolasco