David Alan Grier

David Alan Grier is an American comedian and film and television actor, best known for his work on the sketch comedy television show "In Living Color".

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15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charlize Theron  •  Edward Burns  •  Kelsey Grammer

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charlize Theron  •  Edward Burns  •  Kelsey Grammer

A Soldier's Story (1984)

In a rural town in Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. Military lawyer, Captain Davenport—also a black man—is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Howard Rollins  •  Adolph Caesar  •  Art Evans  •  Robert Townsend

In a rural town in Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. Military lawyer, Captain Davenport—also a black man—is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Howard Rollins  •  Adolph Caesar  •  Art Evans  •  Robert Townsend

Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

Angels in the Infield (2000)

Bob "Bungler" Bugler is the celestial coach called in to assist struggling pitcher Eddie Everett. Laurel finds her prayers answered when a flock of outrageous angelic teammates crash her father's roster for what may be their best season yet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert King
CAST:  Patrick Warburton  •  Brittney Irvin  •  Kurt Fuller  •  Rebecca Jenkins

Bob "Bungler" Bugler is the celestial coach called in to assist struggling pitcher Eddie Everett. Laurel finds her prayers answered when a flock of outrageous angelic teammates crash her father's roster for what may be their best season yet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert King
CAST:  Patrick Warburton  •  Brittney Irvin  •  Kurt Fuller  •  Rebecca Jenkins

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

Bewitched (2005)

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Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Michael Caine

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Michael Caine

Blankman (1994)

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  David Alan Grier  •  Robin Givens  •  Christopher Lawford

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  David Alan Grier  •  Robin Givens  •  Christopher Lawford

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003)

The comedic stylings of four sort-of famous funnymen are brought to the big screen courtesy of this 2002 documentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  C. B. Harding
CAST:  Jeff Foxworthy  •  Ron White  •  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Bill Engvall

The comedic stylings of four sort-of famous funnymen are brought to the big screen courtesy of this 2002 documentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  C. B. Harding
CAST:  Jeff Foxworthy  •  Ron White  •  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Bill Engvall

Boomerang (1992)

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Robin Givens  •  Halle Berry  •  David Alan Grier

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Robin Givens  •  Halle Berry  •  David Alan Grier

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

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Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bernie Casey  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Ja'net DuBois

Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bernie Casey  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Ja'net DuBois

In the Army Now (1994)

Bones Conway and Jack Kaufman didn't really know what they were in for when they enlisted in the U.S. Army; they just wanted to get a job and make some money. But these new recruits are so hapless, they run the risk of getting kicked out before their military ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie Jr.
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Andy Dick  •  Lori Petty  •  David Alan Grier

Bones Conway and Jack Kaufman didn't really know what they were in for when they enlisted in the U.S. Army; they just wanted to get a job and make some money. But these new recruits are so hapless, they run the risk of getting kicked out before their military ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie Jr.
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Andy Dick  •  Lori Petty  •  David Alan Grier

Jumanji (1995)

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When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for freedom is to finish the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jonathan Hyde  •  Bonnie Hunt

When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for freedom is to finish the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jonathan Hyde  •  Bonnie Hunt

McHale's Navy (1997)

Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best terrorist in the world, Major ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Spicer
CAST:  Dean Stockwell  •  Bruce Campbell  •  French Stewart  •  Tom Arnold

Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best terrorist in the world, Major ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Spicer
CAST:  Dean Stockwell  •  Bruce Campbell  •  French Stewart  •  Tom Arnold

Stuart Little (1999)

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The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Geena Davis  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Jonathan Lipnicki

The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Geena Davis  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Jonathan Lipnicki

The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)

Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with Fearless Leader, an evil criminal turned media mogul with some evil plans up his sleeve. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Des McAnuff
CAST:  Rene Russo  •  Jason Alexander  •  Piper Perabo  •  Randy Quaid

Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with Fearless Leader, an evil criminal turned media mogul with some evil plans up his sleeve. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Des McAnuff
CAST:  Rene Russo  •  Jason Alexander  •  Piper Perabo  •  Randy Quaid

The Player (1992)

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

The Woodsman (2004)

A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicole Kassell
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  David Alan Grier  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Benjamin Bratt

A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicole Kassell
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  David Alan Grier  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Benjamin Bratt

A Saintly Switch (1999)

The story is about a married couplewith children on the verge of divorce. Their imminent divorce, like many, is due to their mutual lack of respect and compassion for each other and the effect it has on their children. When the family makes a traumatic move to New ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  David Alan Grier  •  Al Waxman  •  Scott Cumberbatch

The story is about a married couplewith children on the verge of divorce. Their imminent divorce, like many, is due to their mutual lack of respect and compassion for each other and the effect it has on their children. When the family makes a traumatic move to New ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  David Alan Grier  •  Al Waxman  •  Scott Cumberbatch

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of Oz, the person who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk R. Thatcher
CAST:  Ashanti  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  David Alan Grier

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of Oz, the person who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk R. Thatcher
CAST:  Ashanti  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  David Alan Grier

Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)

After escaping from jail, two teens flee to Tijuana and stay with one's childhood protector, a man masquerading as a nun.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Bright
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  María Celedonio  •  David Alan Grier  •  Vincent Gallo

After escaping from jail, two teens flee to Tijuana and stay with one's childhood protector, a man masquerading as a nun.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Bright
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  María Celedonio  •  David Alan Grier  •  Vincent Gallo
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