Search results for "Spike Lee"


25th Hour (2002) RT 78% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2003

The filmed adaptation from the David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Barry Pepper  •  Rosario Dawson

Bamboozled (2000) RT 48% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2001

TV producer Pierre Delacroix (Damon Wayans) becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  Savion Glover  •  Tommy Davidson  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Inside Man (2006) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Jodie Foster  •  Clive Owen  •  Christopher Plummer

All the Invisible Children (2005) RT Audience 89%

Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott  •  John Woo  •  Spike Lee  •  Emir Kusturica  •  Mehdi Charef  •  Kátia Lund  •  Jordan Scott  •  Stefano Veneruso
CAST:  Adama Bila  •  Elysée Rouamba  •  Rodrigue Ouattara  •  Uros Milovanovic

Oldboy (2013)

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sharlto Copley

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth (2013) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Mike Tyson's one-man show is a fascinating journey into his storied life and career. MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH is a rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Mike Tyson

Bad 25 (2012) RT 90% / Audience 88%

Spike Lee pays tribute to Michael Jackson's Bad on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the epochal album, offering behind-the-scenes footage of Jackson recording the album and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Michael Jackson  •  Spike Lee  •  Sheryl Crow  •  Mariah Carey

Red Hook Summer (2012) RT 58% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 2012

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Limary Agosto  •  Nate Parker  •  Thomas Jefferson Byrd  •  Toni Lysaith

If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise (2010) RT Audience 93%

DVD release: Apr 2011

In 2006, director Spike Lee created an astonishing record of the cataclysmic effects of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans with his epic award-winning documentary, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST: 

Kobe Doin' Work (2009) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Nov 2009

A documentary following Kobe Bryant during one day of the 2008 NBA playoffs.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Kobe Bryant




Miracle at St. Anna (2008) RT 34% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Derek Luke  •  Michael Ealy  •  Laz Alonso  •  John Turturro

When the Levees Broke (2006)

In August 2005, the American city of New Orleans was struck by the powerful Hurricane Katrina. Although the storm was damaging by itself, that was not the true disaster. That ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Darleen Asevedo  •  Jay Asevedo  •  Harry Belafonte

Sucker Free City (2004) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2006

The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ben Crowley  •  Ken Leung  •  Anthony Mackie  •  Darris Love

She Hate Me (2004) RT 19% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  Kerry Washington  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jim Brown

Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)

Ten Minutes Older is a 2002 film project consisting of two compilation feature films entitled The Trumpet and The Cello. The project was conceived by the producer Nicolas ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee  •  Werner Herzog  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Víctor Erice  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Wim Wenders  •  Chen Kaige
CAST:  Markku Peltola  •  Kati Outinen  •  Marko Haavisto  •  Ana Sofia Liaño

Jim Brown: All-American (2002) RT 57% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Jim Brown: All-American is a 2002 documentary film directed by Spike Lee. The film takes a look at the life of NFL hall-of-famer Jim Brown. The film delves into his life—past, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Oliver Stone  •  Raquel Welch  •  Mario Van Peebles

A Huey P. Newton Story (2001) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A Huey P. Newton Story is a 2001 film directed by Spike Lee. It is a filmed performance of Roger Guenveur Smith's one-man show of the same name. Smith sits in a chair on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Roger Guenveur Smith

The Original Kings of Comedy (2000) RT 86% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The Original Kings of Comedy achieves the seemingly impossible task of capturing the rollicking and sly comedy routines of stand-up and sitcom vets Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Steve Harvey  •  D. L. Hughley  •  Cedric the Entertainer  •  Bernie Mac

Summer of Sam (1999) RT 51% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito