Jenifer Lewis

Jenifer Jeanette Lewis (born January 25, 1957) is an American film and television actress and singer. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jenifer Lewis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

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Blast from the Past (1999)

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Christopher Walken  •  Sissy Spacek

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Christopher Walken  •  Sissy Spacek

Cars (2006)

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Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Cast Away (2000)

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Chuck Nolan, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia crashes at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and finds himself marooned on a desolate island. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Helen Hunt  •  Chris Noth  •  Paul Sanchez

Chuck Nolan, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia crashes at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and finds himself marooned on a desolate island. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Helen Hunt  •  Chris Noth  •  Paul Sanchez

Dead Presidents (1995)

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On the streets they call cash dead presidents. And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war only to find himself drawn into a life of crime. With the aid of his fellow vets he plans the ultimate heist -- a daring robbery of an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Larenz Tate  •  Keith David  •  Chris Tucker  •  Freddy Rodríguez

On the streets they call cash dead presidents. And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war only to find himself drawn into a life of crime. With the aid of his fellow vets he plans the ultimate heist -- a daring robbery of an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Larenz Tate  •  Keith David  •  Chris Tucker  •  Freddy Rodríguez

Girl 6 (1996)

A struggling actress in New York City takes a job as a phone sex operator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Theresa Randle  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Jenifer Lewis

A struggling actress in New York City takes a job as a phone sex operator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Theresa Randle  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Jenifer Lewis

Juwanna Mann (2002)

A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Vaughan
CAST:  Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Tommy Davidson

A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Vaughan
CAST:  Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Tommy Davidson

Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, are suffering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe

Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, are suffering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe

Nora's Hair Salon (2004)

Welcome to Nora's Hair Salon. Leave your troubles outside and get set for neighborhood drama, juicy gossip, and the occasional knock-down, drag-out fight. Nora runs the place and takes care of her family. Whatever the problem, Nora can make it all right in this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry LaMothe
CAST:  Tatyana Ali  •  Jean-Claude La Marre  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Tamala Jones

Welcome to Nora's Hair Salon. Leave your troubles outside and get set for neighborhood drama, juicy gossip, and the occasional knock-down, drag-out fight. Nora runs the place and takes care of her family. Whatever the problem, Nora can make it all right in this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry LaMothe
CAST:  Tatyana Ali  •  Jean-Claude La Marre  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Tamala Jones

Panther (1995)

Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some points.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Kadeem Hardison  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Angela Bassett

Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some points.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Kadeem Hardison  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Angela Bassett

Renaissance Man (1994)

An advertising man is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit, he signs up for unemployment. One day they find him a job: teaching thinking skills to Army recruits. He arrives on base to find that there is no structure set up for the class.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Gregory Hines  •  James Remar  •  Ed Begley Jr.

An advertising man is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit, he signs up for unemployment. One day they find him a job: teaching thinking skills to Army recruits. He arrives on base to find that there is no structure set up for the class.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Gregory Hines  •  James Remar  •  Ed Begley Jr.

Sister Act (1992)

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A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the mob's hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the mob's hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

The Brothers (2001)

This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to come to terms with their own issues of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Hardwick
CAST:  Morris Chestnut  •  D. L. Hughley  •  Bill Bellamy  •  Shemar Moore

This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to come to terms with their own issues of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Hardwick
CAST:  Morris Chestnut  •  D. L. Hughley  •  Bill Bellamy  •  Shemar Moore

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

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A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Anika Noni Rose  •  Bruno Campos  •  Keith David  •  Michael-Leon Wooley

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Anika Noni Rose  •  Bruno Campos  •  Keith David  •  Michael-Leon Wooley

The Preacher's Wife (1996)

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property developer Joe Hamilton. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Whitney Houston  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Gregory Hines

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property developer Joe Hamilton. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Whitney Houston  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Gregory Hines

What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

What's Love Got to Do with It is a 1993 American biographical film directed by Brian Gibson, based on the life of Tina Turner. The film stars Angela Bassett as Tina Turner and Laurence Fishburne as Ike Turner. The screenplay was adapted by Kate Lanier from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Vanessa Bell Calloway  •  Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly

What's Love Got to Do with It is a 1993 American biographical film directed by Brian Gibson, based on the life of Tina Turner. The film stars Angela Bassett as Tina Turner and Laurence Fishburne as Ike Turner. The screenplay was adapted by Kate Lanier from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Vanessa Bell Calloway  •  Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly

Mystery Men (1999)

When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kinka Usher
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  William H. Macy  •  Kel Mitchell

When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kinka Usher
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  William H. Macy  •  Kel Mitchell

Poetic Justice (1993)

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Janet Jackson  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Regina King  •  Joe Torry

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Janet Jackson  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Regina King  •  Joe Torry

The Cookout (2004)

When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. But when you ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Rivera
CAST:  Ja Rule  •  Tim Meadows  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Jonathan Silverman

When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. But when you ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Rivera
CAST:  Ja Rule  •  Tim Meadows  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Jonathan Silverman

Secrets of the Magic City (2015)

The Magic City, by Director R. Malcolm Jones, is a motion picture based on hope and resilience played out in a coming of age story laced with sometimes insurmountable tragedies and exhilarating adventures. Characters Tiana, Nia and Amiya initially adversaries, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Malcolm Jones
CAST:  Jenifer Lewis  •  Erika Alexander  •  Vanessa Baden  •  Sharlene Betancourt

The Magic City, by Director R. Malcolm Jones, is a motion picture based on hope and resilience played out in a coming of age story laced with sometimes insurmountable tragedies and exhilarating adventures. Characters Tiana, Nia and Amiya initially adversaries, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Malcolm Jones
CAST:  Jenifer Lewis  •  Erika Alexander  •  Vanessa Baden  •  Sharlene Betancourt

Think Like a Man Too (2014)

All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Romany Malco  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Michael Ealy

All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Romany Malco  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Michael Ealy
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