Search results for "Yaphet Kotto"

5 Card Stud (1968) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2002

The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Inger Stevens  •  Roddy McDowall

Across 110th Street (1972) RT 80% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Oct 2001

In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barry Shear
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Antonio Fargas

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

Alien (1979) RT 97% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jan 2004

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Harry Dean Stanton

The Running Man (1987) RT 61% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 1999

By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Paul Michael Glaser
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Richard Dawson  •  María Conchita Alonso  •  Yaphet Kotto

Stiletto Dance (2001) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: May 2002

Two undercover police officers must try to prevent a multi-million dollar nuclear arms deal among several mob factions.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mario Philip Azzopardi
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Romano Orzari  •  Shawn Doyle  •  Brett Porter

Homicide: The Movie (2000) RT 100% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean de Segonzac
CAST:  Daniel Baldwin  •  Andre Braugher  •  Ned Beatty  •  Richard Belzer

Two If by Sea (1996) RT 11% / Audience 23%

DVD release: May 2001

Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bill Bennett
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Denis Leary  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Stephen Dillane

The Puppet Masters (1994) RT 26% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Orme
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Eric Thal  •  Julie Warner  •  Keith David

Extreme Justice (1993) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark L. Lester
CAST:  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Scott Glenn  •  Chelsea Field  •  Yaphet Kotto

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) RT 20% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rachel Talalay
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Lisa Zane  •  Shon Greenblatt  •  Lezlie Deane

Tripwire (1990) RT Audience 14%

A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Lemmo
CAST:  Charlotte Lewis  •  David Warner  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Viggo Mortensen

Ministry of Vengeance (1989) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Feb 2002

David Miller is a Vietnam vet who renounced violence and became a minister after he was forced to blow up a Viet Cong kid in self defense, but years later, when David's wife ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Maris
CAST:  Ken Abraham  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Kennedy  •  Yaphet Kotto

Midnight Run (1988)

An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charles Grodin  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  John Ashton

Tomorrow's a Killer (1987)

A detective tries to track down a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes while at the same time having to deal with his girlfriend's mental problems, which are gradually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Kaczender
CAST:  Yaphet Kotto  •  Sarah Polley  •  David Birney  •  Season Hubley

Eye of the Tiger (1986) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Gary Busey  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Seymour Cassel  •  Denise Galik

The Park Is Mine (1986) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Sep 1992

A Vietnam vet (Tommy Lee Jones) takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Helen Shaver  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Lawrence Dane

Badge of the Assassin (1985) RT Audience 40%

Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
CAST:  James Woods  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Alex Rocco  •  Pam Grier