Columbus Short

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Columbus Keith Short, Jr. (born September 19, 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American choreographer, actor, and singer. He choreographed Britney Spears's Onyx Hotel Tour and worked with Brian Friedman (of So You Think You Can Dance fame). He has two brothers, John Rancipher and Chris Staples. Short relocated to Los Angeles when he was five years old and immediately began working in a youth theater. He attended Marcos De Niza High School in Tempe, Arizona, as well as El Segundo High School and the Orange County High School of the Arts, before leaving to join the Broadway tour of Stomp. He has two children, with wife Tanee McCall-Short. Description above from the Wikipedia article Columbus Short, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Accepted (2006)

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A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Jonah Hill  •  Adam Herschman  •  Columbus Short

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Jonah Hill  •  Adam Herschman  •  Columbus Short

War of the Worlds (2005)

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justin Chatwin

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justin Chatwin

The Losers (2010)

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A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvain White
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Jason Patric  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  Chris Evans

A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvain White
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Jason Patric  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan  •  Chris Evans

The Girl Is in Trouble (2015)

A Lower East Side bartender becomes entangled in a murder mystery involving a desperate woman, a missing drug dealer and the scion of a powerful investment firm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Onah
CAST:  Jesse Spencer  •  Columbus Short  •  Wilmer Valderrama  •  Alicja Bachleda-Curuś

A Lower East Side bartender becomes entangled in a murder mystery involving a desperate woman, a missing drug dealer and the scion of a powerful investment firm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Onah
CAST:  Jesse Spencer  •  Columbus Short  •  Wilmer Valderrama  •  Alicja Bachleda-Curuś

Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)

Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Hardy
CAST:  Kiely Williams  •  Tika Sumpter  •  Stephen Boss  •  Collins Pennie

Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Hardy
CAST:  Kiely Williams  •  Tika Sumpter  •  Stephen Boss  •  Collins Pennie

Death at a Funeral (2010)

Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New York, broke but arrogant. To top it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  James Marsden  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Tracy Morgan

Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New York, broke but arrogant. To top it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  James Marsden  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Tracy Morgan

Quarantine (2008)

A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erick Dowdle
CAST:  Jennifer Carpenter  •  Steve Harris  •  Jay Hernandez  •  Johnathon Schaech

A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erick Dowdle
CAST:  Jennifer Carpenter  •  Steve Harris  •  Jay Hernandez  •  Johnathon Schaech

Armored (2009)

A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nimród Antal
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Amaury Nolasco

A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nimród Antal
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Amaury Nolasco

Cadillac Records (2008)

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darnell Martin
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Beyoncé  •  Gabrielle Union

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darnell Martin
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Beyoncé  •  Gabrielle Union

This Christmas (2007)

This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are hung, secrets are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Preston A. Whitmore II
CAST:  Loretta Devine  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Idris Elba  •  Regina King

This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are hung, secrets are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Preston A. Whitmore II
CAST:  Loretta Devine  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Idris Elba  •  Regina King

Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)

Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. She has ballet classes with the rigid and famous Monique Delacroix that she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Petrarca
CAST:  Izabella Miko  •  Columbus Short  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Maria Brooks

Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. She has ballet classes with the rigid and famous Monique Delacroix that she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Petrarca
CAST:  Izabella Miko  •  Columbus Short  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Maria Brooks

Stomp the Yard (2007)

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After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvain White
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Meagan Good  •  Ne-Yo  •  Darrin Henson

After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvain White
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Meagan Good  •  Ne-Yo  •  Darrin Henson

Definitely Divorcing (2016)

Co-workers question their marriages for a variety of issues, including anger management, child-like spouses and manipulative children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russ Parr
CAST:  Robin Givens  •  Columbus Short  •  Malika  •  Luenell

Co-workers question their marriages for a variety of issues, including anger management, child-like spouses and manipulative children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russ Parr
CAST:  Robin Givens  •  Columbus Short  •  Malika  •  Luenell

Mr. Right (2015)

A conservative writer who's sworn off dating is swept off her feet by a man who, she learns, works for an upscale dating service.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Melvin
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Erica Tazel  •  Dawn Halfkenny  •  Jackie Long

A conservative writer who's sworn off dating is swept off her feet by a man who, she learns, works for an upscale dating service.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Melvin
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Erica Tazel  •  Dawn Halfkenny  •  Jackie Long

Whiteout (2009)

The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is discovered out on the open ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominic Sena
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Columbus Short

The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is discovered out on the open ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominic Sena
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Columbus Short

True to the Game (2017)

Based on the Terri Woods best selling novel, True to the Game is the love story of Quadir Richards, a charismatic drug lord, and Gena Rollins, a young girl from the projects of Philly. Quadir was able to gain the trust and love of Gena and was on his way out of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Preston A. Whitmore II
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Erica Peeples  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Nafessa Williams

Based on the Terri Woods best selling novel, True to the Game is the love story of Quadir Richards, a charismatic drug lord, and Gena Rollins, a young girl from the projects of Philly. Quadir was able to gain the trust and love of Gena and was on his way out of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Preston A. Whitmore II
CAST:  Columbus Short  •  Erica Peeples  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Nafessa Williams

American Violence (2017)

A psychologist interviews a death row inmate to determine whether or not a stay of execution should be granted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Woodward Jr.
CAST:  Kaiwi Lyman  •  Bruce Dern  •  Denise Richards  •  Columbus Short

A psychologist interviews a death row inmate to determine whether or not a stay of execution should be granted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Woodward Jr.
CAST:  Kaiwi Lyman  •  Bruce Dern  •  Denise Richards  •  Columbus Short

Armed (2018)

A former U.S. marshal discovers that all of the survivors of his old unit are experiencing the same symptoms simultaneously and there may be a larger conspiracy at hand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  William Fichtner  •  Ryan Guzman  •  Columbus Short

A former U.S. marshal discovers that all of the survivors of his old unit are experiencing the same symptoms simultaneously and there may be a larger conspiracy at hand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  William Fichtner  •  Ryan Guzman  •  Columbus Short

Atone (2019)

Former special ops soldier, Laura Bishop, shows up for work at the largest church in America and is forced to take down a team of hijackers when she learns her daughter is trapped inside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Miller
CAST:  Jaqueline Fleming  •  Scott Elrod  •  Columbus Short  •  Stephen Farrelly

Former special ops soldier, Laura Bishop, shows up for work at the largest church in America and is forced to take down a team of hijackers when she learns her daughter is trapped inside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Miller
CAST:  Jaqueline Fleming  •  Scott Elrod  •  Columbus Short  •  Stephen Farrelly

Lucky Girl (2016)

On the day of her wedding, as Selena Jackson comes to terms with the long-lost love she's never quite gotten over, many of her guests, including her best friends and her own mother, also struggle with past loves, past regrets and past mistakes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Carter
CAST:  Ameer Baraka  •  Joycelyn Barnett  •  Gioia Blu  •  Camille Bright

On the day of her wedding, as Selena Jackson comes to terms with the long-lost love she's never quite gotten over, many of her guests, including her best friends and her own mother, also struggle with past loves, past regrets and past mistakes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Carter
CAST:  Ameer Baraka  •  Joycelyn Barnett  •  Gioia Blu  •  Camille Bright
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