Sinbad

David Adkins  (born November 10, 1956), better known by his professional name of Sinbad, is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He became well known in the 1990s from being featured on his own HBO specials, appearing on several television series, and starring in the films Houseguest, First Kid and Jingle All the Way. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Adkins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Coneheads (1993)

A pair of aliens arrive on Earth to prepare for invasion, but crash instead. With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

A pair of aliens arrive on Earth to prepare for invasion, but crash instead. With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

Good Burger (1997)

Two hapless youths lead their burger joint in a fight against the giant fast-food chain across the street.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  Kel Mitchell  •  Kenan Thompson  •  Sinbad  •  Abe Vigoda

Two hapless youths lead their burger joint in a fight against the giant fast-food chain across the street.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  Kel Mitchell  •  Kenan Thompson  •  Sinbad  •  Abe Vigoda

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Sally Field  •  Michael Bell

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Sally Field  •  Michael Bell

Jingle All the Way (1996)

Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company, is constantly kept busy at his job, disappointing his son. After he misses his son's karate exposition, Howard vows to make it up to him by buying an action figure of his son's favorite television hero for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Phil Hartman  •  Sinbad  •  Rita Wilson

Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company, is constantly kept busy at his job, disappointing his son. After he misses his son's karate exposition, Howard vows to make it up to him by buying an action figure of his son's favorite television hero for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Phil Hartman  •  Sinbad  •  Rita Wilson

Necessary Roughness (1991)

When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Hector Elizondo  •  Robert Loggia  •  Larry Miller

When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Hector Elizondo  •  Robert Loggia  •  Larry Miller

Ready to Run (2000)

A 14-year-old girl who works at a racetrack trains a talking racehorse with issues, transforming him into a winner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duwayne Dunham
CAST:  Krystie Po  •  Jason Dohring  •  Lillian Hurst  •  David Mackie

A 14-year-old girl who works at a racetrack trains a talking racehorse with issues, transforming him into a winner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duwayne Dunham
CAST:  Krystie Po  •  Jason Dohring  •  Lillian Hurst  •  David Mackie

First Kid (1996)

Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment carefully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mickey Evans
CAST:  Sinbad  •  Brock Pierce  •  Blake Boyd  •  Timothy Busfield

Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment carefully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mickey Evans
CAST:  Sinbad  •  Brock Pierce  •  Blake Boyd  •  Timothy Busfield

Houseguest (1995)

In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Miller
CAST:  Phil Hartman  •  Sinbad  •  Chauncey Leopardi  •  Jeffrey Jones

In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Miller
CAST:  Phil Hartman  •  Sinbad  •  Chauncey Leopardi  •  Jeffrey Jones

The Cherokee Kid (1996)

Isaih Turner didn’t want to be a hero-all he wanted was revenge. Orphaned when both his parents were cruelly murdered by the wealthy and powerful Cyrus Bloomington, the young Isaiah grew up with one air in mind: to find the man who killed his folks and take him down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paris Barclay
CAST:  Sinbad  •  James Coburn  •  Burt Reynolds  •  A Martinez

Isaih Turner didn’t want to be a hero-all he wanted was revenge. Orphaned when both his parents were cruelly murdered by the wealthy and powerful Cyrus Bloomington, the young Isaiah grew up with one air in mind: to find the man who killed his folks and take him down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paris Barclay
CAST:  Sinbad  •  James Coburn  •  Burt Reynolds  •  A Martinez

Planes (2013)

Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Klay Hall
CAST:  Dane Cook  •  Carlos Alazraqui  •  Val Kilmer  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Klay Hall
CAST:  Dane Cook  •  Carlos Alazraqui  •  Val Kilmer  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Stompin' (2007)

The coming of age story about two brothers who struggle to mend their estranged relationship as their college campus gears up for a major Stepshow competition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nate Thomas
CAST:  Sinbad  •  Vanessa Bell Calloway  •  Caryn Ward  •  Alex Thomas

The coming of age story about two brothers who struggle to mend their estranged relationship as their college campus gears up for a major Stepshow competition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nate Thomas
CAST:  Sinbad  •  Vanessa Bell Calloway  •  Caryn Ward  •  Alex Thomas

Sinbad: Son of a Preacher Man (1996)

Experience veteran comedian Sinbad as he returns to his college town of Denver and performs at the Paramount Theatre for this next installment of his famed HBO Comedy Specials. Sinbad: Son of a Preacher Man is a self-styled monologue that comments on the perils of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Vinson
CAST:  Sinbad

Experience veteran comedian Sinbad as he returns to his college town of Denver and performs at the Paramount Theatre for this next installment of his famed HBO Comedy Specials. Sinbad: Son of a Preacher Man is a self-styled monologue that comments on the perils of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Vinson
CAST:  Sinbad

Sinbad: Where U Been? (2010)

Sinbad returns to the stage and answers the question his fans have been asking him, “Where Ya Bin?”  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Vinson
CAST:  Sinbad  •  Gemi Taylor  •  Alex Al  •  Judith Hill

Sinbad returns to the stage and answers the question his fans have been asking him, “Where Ya Bin?”  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Vinson
CAST:  Sinbad  •  Gemi Taylor  •  Alex Al  •  Judith Hill

Sinbad: Afros and Bellbottoms (1993)

Sinbad brings the '70s back with a nostalgic stand-up special dedicated to the films, fashion and other flashbacks from that era.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Debbie Allen
CAST:  Sinbad

Sinbad brings the '70s back with a nostalgic stand-up special dedicated to the films, fashion and other flashbacks from that era.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Debbie Allen
CAST:  Sinbad

Sinbad: Nothin' but the Funk (1997)

Enjoy Comedic Superstar Sinbad as he gives us one of his most stellar stand up performances, shot on the beautiful island of Aruba at the Guillermo P. Trinidad Theatre. As always, Sinbad shows why he’s a veteran in comedy since the 80’s, with an entertaining show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Vinson
CAST:  Sinbad

Enjoy Comedic Superstar Sinbad as he gives us one of his most stellar stand up performances, shot on the beautiful island of Aruba at the Guillermo P. Trinidad Theatre. As always, Sinbad shows why he’s a veteran in comedy since the 80’s, with an entertaining show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Vinson
CAST:  Sinbad

That's Adequate (1989)

This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of the studio. Includes parodies of everything from silent comedies to porn, including an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Hurwitz
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Tony Randall  •  James Coco  •  Jerry Stiller

This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of the studio. Includes parodies of everything from silent comedies to porn, including an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Hurwitz
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Tony Randall  •  James Coco  •  Jerry Stiller

Crazy As Hell (2002)

A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the Hospital seeking help. Or ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eriq La Salle
CAST:  Michael Beach  •  Eriq La Salle  •  Ronny Cox  •  Sinbad

A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the Hospital seeking help. Or ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eriq La Salle
CAST:  Michael Beach  •  Eriq La Salle  •  Ronny Cox  •  Sinbad

The Meteor Man (1993)

One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about thirty seconds. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Robert Townsend  •  Marla Gibbs  •  Eddie Griffin  •  Robert Guillaume

One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about thirty seconds. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Robert Townsend  •  Marla Gibbs  •  Eddie Griffin  •  Robert Guillaume

Hansel & Gretel (2002)

Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 film adaptation of the Brothers Grimm children's story. It stars Jacob Smith and Taylor Momsen as the eponymous characters. It includes the Sandman, played by Howie Mandel and Sinbad as a raven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary J. Tunnicliffe
CAST:  Howie Mandel  •  Taylor Momsen  •  Jacob Smith  •  Delta Burke

Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 film adaptation of the Brothers Grimm children's story. It stars Jacob Smith and Taylor Momsen as the eponymous characters. It includes the Sandman, played by Howie Mandel and Sinbad as a raven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary J. Tunnicliffe
CAST:  Howie Mandel  •  Taylor Momsen  •  Jacob Smith  •  Delta Burke

James Brown - The Man, The Music & The Message (2014)

The Godfather of Soul tells his life story and features his greatest live performances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas A. Hart Jr.
CAST:  James Brown  •  Dick Cavett  •  Dick Clark  •  Kevin Hart

The Godfather of Soul tells his life story and features his greatest live performances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas A. Hart Jr.
CAST:  James Brown  •  Dick Cavett  •  Dick Clark  •  Kevin Hart
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