Search results for "Mekhi Phifer"

Puff, Puff, Pass (2006) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2006

Danny Masterson (TV's 'That '70s Show') leads a hilarious ensemble cast in a tale about two hapless stoners who get involved in a scheme to rip off a shady character named Mr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mekhi Phifer
CAST:  Ronnie Warner  •  Danny Masterson  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Ashley Scott

8 Mile (2002) RT 76% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2003

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr summons ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Eminem  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kim Basinger  •  Brittany Murphy

Divergent (2014) RT 41% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2014

In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Shailene Woodley  •  Kate Winslet  •  Miles Teller  •  Ray Stevenson

The Suspect (2013) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2014

Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Connelly
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  William Sadler  •  Derek Roché  •  James McCaffrey

Last Man Standing (2011) RT 37% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Abby Collins's quiet life as a wife and mother shows no trace of her past work as a military special-ops expert -- until the day her husband is kidnapped. With no alternative, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Catherine Bell  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Ele Bardha

Flypaper (2011) RT 17% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2011

A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at a bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Ashley Judd  •  Tim Blake Nelson  •  Adrian Martinez

A Day in the Life (2009) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2009

Onyx rapper Sticky Fingaz directs and stars in this hip-hop musical about a gangster who becomes caught up in a bloody war between two feuding crime families while struggling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk Jones
CAST:  Kirk Jones  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Omar Epps  •  Faizon Love

Slow Burn (2005) RT 12% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A district attorney (Ray Liotta) is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader (LL Cool J) and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wayne Beach
CAST:  Ray Liotta  •  LL Cool J  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Jolene Blalock

Dawn of the Dead (2004) RT 75% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Ving Rhames  •  Jake Weber  •  Mekhi Phifer

Honey (2003) RT 21% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille Woodruff
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Joy Bryant  •  Lil Romeo

Paid in Full (2002) RT 51% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Charles Stone III
CAST:  Wood Harris  •  Cam'ron  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Kevin Carroll

The Other Brother (2002)

A frustrated writer (Mekhi Phifer) reluctantly turns to his womanizing brother (Andre Blake) for advice about the opposite sex.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mandel Holland
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  Andre B. Blake  •  Michele Morgan  •  Tangi Miller

Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Based on Verdi's (Bizet's not Verdi's) classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  Beyoncé  •  Mos Def  •  Rah Digga

A Lesson Before Dying (1999) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2000

In the 1940's South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of the killing a a white store owner. In his defense, his white attorney equates him with a lowly hog, to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Cicely Tyson  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Irma P. Hall

Uninvited Guest (2000) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2000

During a small gathering, a smooth, seductive stranger is invited into a couple's house party and falls in love with the wife. Turns out the stranger is an escaped convict who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Timothy Wayne Folsome
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  Mari Morrow  •  Malinda Williams  •  Mel Jackson

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) RT 7% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Unfinished business with coed Julie James brings the murderer to the Bahamas to terrorize her and her friends, Karla, Tyrell and Will, during a vacation. Can Ray Bronson who ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Freddie Prinze, Jr.  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Brandy Norwood

Hell's Kitchen (1998) RT Audience 50%

When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Cinciripini
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  William Forsythe  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Mekhi Phifer

Soul Food (1997) RT 80% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Tillman, Jr.
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  Nia Long  •  Michael Beach  •  Mekhi Phifer

High School High (1996) RT 13% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hart Bochner
CAST:  Jon Lovitz  •  Tia Carrere  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Mekhi Phifer

Clockers (1995) RT 68% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug-lord Rodney Little.When a night man at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  John Turturro  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Mekhi Phifer