Search results for "Richard Roundtree"


Brick (2005) RT 80% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Rian Johnson
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Emilie de Ravin  •  Nora Zehetner  •  Lukas Haas

BaadAsssss Cinema (2002) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2003

With archive film clips and interviews, this brief look at a frequently overlooked historical period of filmmaking acts as an introduction rather than a complete record. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Isaac Julien
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Tamara Dobson  •  Ron Finley  •  Pam Grier

City Heat (1984) RT 21% / Audience 24%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Jane Alexander  •  Madeline Kahn

Earthquake (1974)

Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Ava Gardner  •  George Kennedy  •  Lorne Greene

George of the Jungle (1997) RT 56% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Leslie Mann  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  John Cleese

Inchon (1981)

A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Toshiro Mifune

Seven (1995) RT Audience 61%

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  R. Lee Ermey

Shaft (1971) RT 89% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Moses Gunn  •  Charles Cioffi  •  Christopher St. John

Shaft (2000) RT 68% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Dec 2000

New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Christian Bale  •  Busta Rhymes

Shaft in Africa (1973) RT 50% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Detective John Shaft travels incognito to Ethiopia, then France, to bust a human trafficking ring.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Frank Finlay  •  Vonetta McGee  •  Neda Arnerić




Shaft's Big Score (1972)

John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Moses Gunn  •  Drew Bundini Brown  •  Joseph Mascolo

The Fifth Missile (1986)

The crew of a Polaris submarine, on a training mission simulating an attack on Russia, is stricken by toxic poisoning. One of the poison's effects is to make its victims ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Larry Peerce
CAST:  Robert Conrad  •  David Soul  •  Sam Waterston  •  Richard Roundtree

Diamonds (1975) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 1986

Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Roundtree  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Shelley Winters

Antitrust (2001) RT 24% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Tim Robbins  •  Claire Forlani

Boat Trip (2002) RT 7% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mort Nathan
CAST:  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Horatio Sanz  •  Roselyn Sánchez  •  Vivica A. Fox

Original Gangstas (1996) RT 50% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2001

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Pam Grier  •  Jim Brown  •  Paul Winfield

Steel (1997) RT 12% / Audience 15%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Justice. Safe streets. Payback. Metallurgist John Henry Irons (O'Neal) vows to claim them all when a renegade military reject (Judd Nelson) puts new superweapons in dangerous ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Johnson
CAST:  Shaquille O'Neal  •  Annabeth Gish  •  Richard Roundtree  •  Judd Nelson

Maniac Cop (1988) RT 50% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Mar 1998

In New York, people are slain and strangled to death brutally on the open street. All witnesses agree that the murderer was in a cop's uniform. Soon the police searches and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Lustig
CAST:  Tom Atkins  •  Bruce Campbell  •  Richard Roundtree  •  Laurene Landon

Corky Romano (2001) RT 6% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 2002

Corky Romano is a bumbling, simpleton, veterinarian and the youngest, outcast son of an aging gangster, named Pops Romano, who calls upon Corky to infiltrate the local FBI and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Rob Pritts
CAST:  Chris Kattan  •  Vinessa Shaw  •  Peter Falk  •  Peter Berg

Theodore Rex (1995) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Jul 2003

In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jonathan R. Betuel
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  George Newbern  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Bud Cort