Search results for "Thomas Carter"

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Coach Carter (2005) RT 65% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Rob Brown  •  Robert Ri'chard  •  Rick Gonzalez

Metro (1997) RT 15% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Kim Miyori  •  Art Evans  •  James Carpenter

Save the Last Dance (2001) RT 53% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Sean Patrick Thomas  •  Kerry Washington  •  Fredro Starr

Swing Kids (1993) RT 38% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Christian Bale  •  Frank Whaley  •  Barbara Hershey

Under The Influence (1986)

A hard-drinking family man has been successful in his business despite his alcoholism. His daughter, a professional, struggles to meet her father's high expectations while she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Andy Griffith  •  Season Hubley  •  Paul Provenza  •  Keanu Reeves

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Kimberly Elise  •  Aunjanue Ellis  •  Ele Bardha

When the Game Stands Tall (2014) RT 17% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Michael Chiklis  •  Laura Dern  •  Clancy Brown

The Monkey Hustle (1976) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Jan 2004

A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Arthur Marks
CAST:  Yaphet Kotto  •  Rudy Ray Moore  •  Kirk Calloway  •  Thomas Carter

Roots (2016)

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Phillip Noyce  •  Bruce Beresford  •  Thomas L. Carter
CAST:  Roman Armstrong  •  Emayatzy E. Corinealdi  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Matthew Goode

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