Joy Bryant

Joy Bryant is an American actress and former fashion model. She has appeared in numerous films and television series since beginning her acting career in 2001. Her accolades include two NAACP Image Award nominations and one Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.

Antwone Fisher (2002)

A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and begins a quest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denzel Washington
CAST:  Derek Luke  •  Malcolm David Kelley  •  Cory Hodges  •  Denzel Washington

A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and begins a quest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denzel Washington
CAST:  Derek Luke  •  Malcolm David Kelley  •  Cory Hodges  •  Denzel Washington

Baadasssss! (2004)

Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of Melvin's brash and sometimes deceptive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Joy Bryant  •  Khleo Thomas  •  T. K. Carter

Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of Melvin's brash and sometimes deceptive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Mario Van Peebles  •  Joy Bryant  •  Khleo Thomas  •  T. K. Carter

Bobby (2006)

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emilio Estevez
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Joy Bryant  •  Nick Cannon  •  Emilio Estevez

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emilio Estevez
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Joy Bryant  •  Nick Cannon  •  Emilio Estevez

Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  50 Cent  •  Joy Bryant  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje  •  Omar Benson Miller

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  50 Cent  •  Joy Bryant  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje  •  Omar Benson Miller

Haven (2004)

During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to commit a crime that changes the nation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank E. Flowers
CAST:  Razaaq Adoti  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  Joy Bryant

During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to commit a crime that changes the nation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank E. Flowers
CAST:  Razaaq Adoti  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  Joy Bryant

Honey (2003)

Honey Daniels dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep kids off the streets. Honey thinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille Woodruff
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Joy Bryant  •  Romeo Miller

Honey Daniels dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep kids off the streets. Honey thinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille Woodruff
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Joy Bryant  •  Romeo Miller

London (2005)

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hunter Richards
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Jessica Biel  •  Joy Bryant  •  Jason Statham

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hunter Richards
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Jessica Biel  •  Joy Bryant  •  Jason Statham

Showtime (2002)

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Dey
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Rachael Harris  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Zaid Farid

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Dey
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Rachael Harris  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Zaid Farid

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still can't act on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Alfred Molina

Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still can't act on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Alfred Molina

The Skeleton Key (2005)

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain Softley
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  John Hurt

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain Softley
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  John Hurt

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

About Last Night (2014)

A modern reimagining of the classic romantic comedy, this contemporary version closely follows new love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Michael Ealy  •  Regina Hall  •  Joy Bryant

A modern reimagining of the classic romantic comedy, this contemporary version closely follows new love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Michael Ealy  •  Regina Hall  •  Joy Bryant

Rhythm City Volume One: Caught Up (2005)

R&B superstar Usher shows off his sexy and soulful style in this video release. Usher: Rhythm City, Vol. 1 -- Money, Power, Respect features a 30-minute short film which expands on Usher's video for the song "Caught Up," as well as a behind-the-scenes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Usher  •  Director X.  •  Chris Robinson  •  Jake Nava  •  Timothy Feimster
CAST:  Usher  •  Sean Combs  •  Joy Bryant  •  Clifton Powell

R&B superstar Usher shows off his sexy and soulful style in this video release. Usher: Rhythm City, Vol. 1 -- Money, Power, Respect features a 30-minute short film which expands on Usher's video for the song "Caught Up," as well as a behind-the-scenes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Usher  •  Director X.  •  Chris Robinson  •  Jake Nava  •  Timothy Feimster
CAST:  Usher  •  Sean Combs  •  Joy Bryant  •  Clifton Powell

Hit & Run (2012)

When former getaway driver, Charlie Bronson jeopardises his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles, the feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dax Shepard  •  David Palmer
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Dax Shepard  •  Tom Arnold  •  Kristin Chenoweth

When former getaway driver, Charlie Bronson jeopardises his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles, the feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dax Shepard  •  David Palmer
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Dax Shepard  •  Tom Arnold  •  Kristin Chenoweth

Three Way (2004)

Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan soon spins out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Ziehl
CAST:  Dominic Purcell  •  Joy Bryant  •  Ali Larter  •  Desmond Harrington

Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan soon spins out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Ziehl
CAST:  Dominic Purcell  •  Joy Bryant  •  Ali Larter  •  Desmond Harrington

Virtuality (2009)

Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Kerry Bishé  •  Joy Bryant  •  José Pablo Cantillo

Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Kerry Bishé  •  Joy Bryant  •  José Pablo Cantillo

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008)

When a celebrated TV show host returns to his hometown in the South, his family is there to remind him that going home is no vacation!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm D. Lee
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  James Earl Jones  •  Margaret Avery  •  Joy Bryant

When a celebrated TV show host returns to his hometown in the South, his family is there to remind him that going home is no vacation!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm D. Lee
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  James Earl Jones  •  Margaret Avery  •  Joy Bryant

The Hunting Party (2007)

A young journalist, an experienced cameraman and a discredited reporter find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative mistakes them for a CIA hit squad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Terrence Howard  •  James Brolin  •  Diane Kruger

A young journalist, an experienced cameraman and a discredited reporter find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative mistakes them for a CIA hit squad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Terrence Howard  •  James Brolin  •  Diane Kruger

A Portrait of an Artist: The Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  50 Cent  •  25 Cent  •  Joy Bryant  •  Joe Camp III

Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  50 Cent  •  25 Cent  •  Joy Bryant  •  Joe Camp III