Search results for "Michael Wright"

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Amsterdam Heavy (2011) RT Audience 11%

CIA Agent Martin Keele (Michael Madsen - Reservoir Dogs Kill Bill) sets the wheels spinning in this gritty urban action thriller, as mysterious gangster J.D. goes on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Michael Wright
CAST:  Michael Madsen  •  Alison Carroll  •  Vincent van Ommen  •  Amy Huckabay

Coalition (2006)

DVD release: Nov 2006

A realistic depiction of how New York's lucrative construction business is systematically shaken down by minority non-union labor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ariola
CAST:  Raekwon  •  Michael Wright  •  Chuck Zito  •  Frank Vincent

Sugar Hill (1993) RT 20% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Sugar Hill is a 1994 American crime-drama/neo-noir film starring Wesley Snipes and Michael Wright as brothers Roemello and Raynathan Skuggs. The film focuses on the two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Michael Wright  •  Donald Faison  •  O. L. Duke

The Five Heartbeats (1991) RT 38% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jan 2002

In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Robert Townsend  •  Michael Wright  •  Leon Robinson  •  Harry Lennix

The Interpreter (2005) RT 56% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2005

A thriller about an interpreter who has overheard plans of an assassination at United Nations headquarters. An American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate as Silvia ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sean Penn  •  Catherine Keener  •  Jesper Christensen

The Principal (1987)

Burglary. Drugs. Assault. Rape. The students at Brandel High are more than new Principal Rick Latimer bargained for. Gangs fight to control the school using knives - even guns ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  Michael Wright

The Laundromat (1985)

Two lonely women coincide at midnight in a laundromat, where they reveal their secrets.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Amy Madigan  •  Michael Wright

Point Blank (1998) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Matt Earl Beesley
CAST:  Werner Schreyer  •  Michael Wright  •  Danny Trejo  •  Paul Ben-Victor

Before I Self Destruct (2009) RT Audience 57%

A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
CAST:  50 Cent  •  Clifton Powell  •  Ira Berkowitz  •  Gabriel Ellis

Streamers (1983) RT 56% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Four young recruits about to be sent to Vietnam confront their prejudicial feelings toward one another when it's learned one of them is homosexual.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  David Alan Grier  •  Michael Wright  •  Mitchell Lichtenstein

Hardrock (2007)

DVD release: Oct 2007

After a prominent judge's daughter dies from taking contaminated Ecstasy, the ensuing political scandal brings a world of grief to the city's street dealers in this gritty ...  (more)

CAST:  Michael Wright  •  Raekwon  •  Tom Arlotta  •  Annalyn Frame

The Wanderers (1979) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The streets of the Bronx are owned by 60’s youth gangs where the joy and pain of adolescence is lived. Philip Kaufman tells his take on the novel by Richard Price about the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Ken Wahl  •  John Friedrich  •  Karen Allen  •  Toni Kalem

D'Curse (2013)

NYPD cop Ruda is a cop during the day and a religious Santerio (High Ranking Priest) of "Black Magic" by night. A curse is placed on the NYPD by the mother of a boy shot by ...  (more)

CAST:  Michael Wright  •  Alex Maisonette  •  Felipe Luciano  •  Rocky Passafaro

Jesse (2011)

Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Carpenter
CAST:  Stephanie Finochio  •  Eric Roberts  •  Armand Assante  •  William Forsythe

Downtown: A Street Tale (2004)

A group of street kids find that the only way to make it through the day is to hold onto their dreams while their reality is eating out of dumpsters, turning tricks and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafal Zielinski
CAST:  Joey Dedio  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  John Savage  •  Burt Young

I Want My Name Back (2011)

Thirty years after recording "Rapper's Delight," Master Gee & Wonder Mike come back to reclaim their identities and rightful place in Hip Hop history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Roger Paradiso
CAST:  Henry "Big Bank Hank" Jackson  •  Guy "Master Gee" O'Brien  •  Michael "Wonder Mike" Wright

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