Fred Williamson

Fred "The Hammer" Williamson (born March 5, 1938) is an American actor, architect, and former professional American football defensive back who played mainly in the American Football League during the 1960s. Description above from the Wikipedia article Fred Williamson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Boss Nigger (1975)

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Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  D'Urville Martin  •  R. G. Armstrong  •  Barbara Leigh

Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  D'Urville Martin  •  R. G. Armstrong  •  Barbara Leigh

The New Barbarians (1983)

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Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Enzo G. Castellari
CAST:  Giancarlo Prete  •  Fred Williamson  •  George Eastman  •  Anna Kanakis

Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Enzo G. Castellari
CAST:  Giancarlo Prete  •  Fred Williamson  •  George Eastman  •  Anna Kanakis

Adiós Amigo (1975)

Two incompetent Western outlaws engineer several failed crimes, including a botched stagecoach holdup. Fred Williamson, a tough-guy perennial in blaxploitation movies, does a rare comedy turn as a blundering patsy to Richard Pryor's slick con man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Williamson
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Richard Pryor  •  Thalmus Rasulala  •  Mike Henry

Two incompetent Western outlaws engineer several failed crimes, including a botched stagecoach holdup. Fred Williamson, a tough-guy perennial in blaxploitation movies, does a rare comedy turn as a blundering patsy to Richard Pryor's slick con man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Williamson
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Richard Pryor  •  Thalmus Rasulala  •  Mike Henry

BaadAsssss Cinema (2002)

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 features interviews with some of the genre's biggest stars, like Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isaac Julien
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Tamara Dobson  •  Ron Finley  •  Pam Grier

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 features interviews with some of the genre's biggest stars, like Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isaac Julien
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Tamara Dobson  •  Ron Finley  •  Pam Grier

Black Caesar (1973)

Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the racist society ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Gloria Hendry  •  Art Lund  •  D'Urville Martin

Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the racist society ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Gloria Hendry  •  Art Lund  •  D'Urville Martin

Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)

Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ethan Wiley
CAST:  Stacy Galina  •  Alexis Arquette  •  Eva Mendes  •  Greg Vaughan

Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ethan Wiley
CAST:  Stacy Galina  •  Alexis Arquette  •  Eva Mendes  •  Greg Vaughan

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

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Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Juliette Lewis

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Juliette Lewis

Full Tilt Boogie (1998)

A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sarah Kelly
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Rick Stribling  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Kevin Bondy

A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sarah Kelly
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Rick Stribling  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Kevin Bondy

Hell Up In Harlem (1973)

Tougher than Shaft and smoother than Superfly, this high-voltage sequel to Black Caesar explodes with enough action to incinerate New York City. Packed with machine-gun mayhem and riveting adventure, Hell Up in Harlem is nothing less than a modern-day tribute to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Julius Harris  •  Gloria Hendry  •  Margaret Avery

Tougher than Shaft and smoother than Superfly, this high-voltage sequel to Black Caesar explodes with enough action to incinerate New York City. Packed with machine-gun mayhem and riveting adventure, Hell Up in Harlem is nothing less than a modern-day tribute to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Julius Harris  •  Gloria Hendry  •  Margaret Avery

M*A*S*H (1970)

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Elliott Gould  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Sally Kellerman

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Elliott Gould  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Sally Kellerman

Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)

A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Williamson
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Jenny Sherman

A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Williamson
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Jenny Sherman

Starsky & Hutch (2004)

Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy Bear and persuasive criminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Snoop Dogg  •  Fred Williamson

Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy Bear and persuasive criminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Snoop Dogg  •  Fred Williamson

Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)

An engaged Philadelphia policeman falls in love with a beautiful woman while dealing with a corrupt superior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  Beyoncé  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Rah Digga

An engaged Philadelphia policeman falls in love with a beautiful woman while dealing with a corrupt superior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Mekhi Phifer  •  Beyoncé  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Rah Digga

White Fire (1984)

While working in a diamond mine located in the desert, Bo and Ingrid, two siblings who survived a massacre as children, make a surprising discovery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Pallardy
CAST:  Robert Ginty  •  Fred Williamson  •  Belinda Mayne  •  Jess Hahn

While working in a diamond mine located in the desert, Bo and Ingrid, two siblings who survived a massacre as children, make a surprising discovery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Pallardy
CAST:  Robert Ginty  •  Fred Williamson  •  Belinda Mayne  •  Jess Hahn

Original Gangstas (1996)

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created the Rebels, returns to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Pam Grier  •  Jim Brown  •  Paul Winfield

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created the Rebels, returns to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Cohen
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Pam Grier  •  Jim Brown  •  Paul Winfield

The Independent (2000)

A notorious B-movie director tries for a comeback by seeking out the film rights to the life story of a serial killer who wants his biography film to be a musical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Jerry Stiller  •  Paul Logan  •  Roger Corman  •  Janeane Garofalo

A notorious B-movie director tries for a comeback by seeking out the film rights to the life story of a serial killer who wants his biography film to be a musical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Jerry Stiller  •  Paul Logan  •  Roger Corman  •  Janeane Garofalo

Three the Hard Way (1974)

A record producer, a PR man, and a black belt in karate foil a white supremacist plot to poison the water supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks Jr.
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Fred Williamson  •  Jim Kelly  •  Sheila Frazier

A record producer, a PR man, and a black belt in karate foil a white supremacist plot to poison the water supply.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks Jr.
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Fred Williamson  •  Jim Kelly  •  Sheila Frazier

The Inglorious Bastards (1978)

Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for the French ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Enzo G. Castellari
CAST:  Bo Svenson  •  Peter Hooten  •  Fred Williamson  •  Michael Pergolani

Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for the French ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Enzo G. Castellari
CAST:  Bo Svenson  •  Peter Hooten  •  Fred Williamson  •  Michael Pergolani

Crazy Joe (1974)

The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Lizzani
CAST:  Peter Boyle  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Fred Williamson  •  Rip Torn

The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Lizzani
CAST:  Peter Boyle  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Fred Williamson  •  Rip Torn

Submerged (2000)

Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  Coolio  •  Maxwell Caulfield  •  Brent Huff  •  Nicole Eggert

Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  Coolio  •  Maxwell Caulfield  •  Brent Huff  •  Nicole Eggert
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