Moses Gunn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Moses Gunn (October 2, 1929 – December 17, 1993) was an American actor. An Obie Award-winning stage player, he co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company in the 1960s. His 1962 Broadway debut was in Jean Genet's The Blacks. He was nominated for a 1976 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for The Poison Tree and played Othello on Broadway in 1970. Description above from the Wikipedia article Moses Gunn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Aaron Loves Angela (1975)

Aaron and Angela, two young adults living in the Harlem ghetto of New York City, are deeply in love with each other. The only thing standing in the way of their love is their families. Aaron is black, while Angela is Puerto Rican, and neither family wants one of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks Jr.
CAST:  Moses Gunn  •  Kevin Hooks  •  Irene Cara  •  Robert Hooks

Aaron and Angela, two young adults living in the Harlem ghetto of New York City, are deeply in love with each other. The only thing standing in the way of their love is their families. Aaron is black, while Angela is Puerto Rican, and neither family wants one of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks Jr.
CAST:  Moses Gunn  •  Kevin Hooks  •  Irene Cara  •  Robert Hooks

Black Brigade (1970)

The officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany. Their failure would delay the Allies advance into Germany, thus prolonging the war. These African-Americans a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Stephen Boyd  •  Robert Hooks  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Rosey Grier

The officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany. Their failure would delay the Allies advance into Germany, thus prolonging the war. These African-Americans a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Stephen Boyd  •  Robert Hooks  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Rosey Grier

The NeverEnding Story (1984)

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While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Barret Oliver  •  Gerald McRaney  •  Noah Hathaway  •  Chris Eastman

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Barret Oliver  •  Gerald McRaney  •  Noah Hathaway  •  Chris Eastman

Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Marsha Mason  •  Everett McGill  •  Moses Gunn

A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Marsha Mason  •  Everett McGill  •  Moses Gunn

Leonard Part 6 (1987)

After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be Leonard's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Moses Gunn

After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be Leonard's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Moses Gunn

Nothing But a Man (1964)

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Roemer
CAST:  Ivan Dixon  •  Abbey Lincoln  •  Julius Harris  •  Gloria Foster

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Roemer
CAST:  Ivan Dixon  •  Abbey Lincoln  •  Julius Harris  •  Gloria Foster

Ragtime (1981)

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Brad Dourif  •  Moses Gunn  •  Elizabeth McGovern

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Brad Dourif  •  Moses Gunn  •  Elizabeth McGovern

Shaft (1971)

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Moses Gunn  •  Charles Cioffi  •  Christopher St. John

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Moses Gunn  •  Charles Cioffi  •  Christopher St. John

Shaft's Big Score! (1972)

John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Moses Gunn  •  Drew Bundini Brown  •  Joseph Mascolo

John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks
CAST:  Richard Roundtree  •  Moses Gunn  •  Drew Bundini Brown  •  Joseph Mascolo

Wild Rovers (1971)

Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is young and rambunctious and ambitious for a better life than wrangling cows. When one of their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Karl Malden  •  Lynn Carlin

Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is young and rambunctious and ambitious for a better life than wrangling cows. When one of their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Karl Malden  •  Lynn Carlin

The Ninth Configuration (1980)

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Peter Blatty
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Scott Wilson  •  Ed Flanders  •  Neville Brand

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Peter Blatty
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Scott Wilson  •  Ed Flanders  •  Neville Brand

Rollerball (1975)

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  James Caan  •  John Houseman  •  Maud Adams  •  John Beck

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  James Caan  •  John Houseman  •  Maud Adams  •  John Beck

WUSA (1970)

Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds his cynical detachment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Laurence Harvey

Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds his cynical detachment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Laurence Harvey

Amityville II: The Possession (1982)

Eager to start afresh, the unsuspecting couple of Anthony and Dolores Montelli, along with their four children, move into their dream house in Amityville. However, right from the very first night, strange paranormal experiences shatter the Montellis' fantasy, as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damiano Damiani
CAST:  James Olson  •  Burt Young  •  Rutanya Alda  •  Jack Magner

Eager to start afresh, the unsuspecting couple of Anthony and Dolores Montelli, along with their four children, move into their dream house in Amityville. However, right from the very first night, strange paranormal experiences shatter the Montellis' fantasy, as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damiano Damiani
CAST:  James Olson  •  Burt Young  •  Rutanya Alda  •  Jack Magner

The Women of Brewster Place (1989)

A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donna Deitch
CAST:  Oprah Winfrey  •  Mary Alice  •  Olivia Cole  •  Robin Givens

A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donna Deitch
CAST:  Oprah Winfrey  •  Mary Alice  •  Olivia Cole  •  Robin Givens

Bates Motel (1987)

Alex West is a man who roomed with Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum for nearly 20 years. After Bates' death, Alex finds that he is in Norman's will as the inheritor of the Bates Motel, which has been vacant since Norman's arrest. Alex travels to Bates' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rothstein
CAST:  Bud Cort  •  Moses Gunn  •  Gregg Henry  •  Khrystyne Haje

Alex West is a man who roomed with Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum for nearly 20 years. After Bates' death, Alex finds that he is in Norman's will as the inheritor of the Bates Motel, which has been vacant since Norman's arrest. Alex travels to Bates' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rothstein
CAST:  Bud Cort  •  Moses Gunn  •  Gregg Henry  •  Khrystyne Haje

The Sheriff (1971)

A rape case opens racial divisions in a small town. A black sheriff and his white deputy investigate allegations that a wealthy white businessman raped a black college student.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Kaz Garas  •  Kyle Johnson  •  Edward Binns

A rape case opens racial divisions in a small town. A black sheriff and his white deputy investigate allegations that a wealthy white businessman raped a black college student.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Kaz Garas  •  Kyle Johnson  •  Edward Binns

Haunts of the Very Rich (1972)

A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort. After experiencing a brush with death, they find themselves wondering about their existences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Lloyd Bridges  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Edward Asner  •  Anne Francis

A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort. After experiencing a brush with death, they find themselves wondering about their existences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Lloyd Bridges  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Edward Asner  •  Anne Francis

Law of the Land (1976)

A frontier sheriff and his young deputies search for a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Virgil W. Vogel
CAST:  Jim Davis  •  Don Johnson  •  Nicholas Hammond  •  Darleen Carr

A frontier sheriff and his young deputies search for a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Virgil W. Vogel
CAST:  Jim Davis  •  Don Johnson  •  Nicholas Hammond  •  Darleen Carr

Certain Fury (1985)

Teenage prostitute Scarlett and minor offender Tracy end up on the run together in the wake of a courtroom shoot-out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Tatum O'Neal  •  Irene Cara  •  Nicholas Campbell  •  George Murdock

Teenage prostitute Scarlett and minor offender Tracy end up on the run together in the wake of a courtroom shoot-out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Tatum O'Neal  •  Irene Cara  •  Nicholas Campbell  •  George Murdock
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