Clifton Powell

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Clifton Powell (born March 16, 1956) is an American actor and comedian. Description above from the Wikipedia article Clifton Powell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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3 Ninjas (1992)

Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and for years he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Victor Wong  •  Michael Treanor  •  Max Elliott Slade  •  Chad Power

Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and for years he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Victor Wong  •  Michael Treanor  •  Max Elliott Slade  •  Chad Power

Bones (2001)

Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Snoop Dogg  •  Pam Grier  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Clifton Powell

Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Snoop Dogg  •  Pam Grier  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Clifton Powell

Dead Presidents (1995)

Thought provokingHeistTragicReal

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

Deep Rising (1998)

A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Famke Janssen  •  Anthony Heald  •  Kevin J. O'Connor

A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Famke Janssen  •  Anthony Heald  •  Kevin J. O'Connor

Friday After Next (2002)

Craig and his cousin Day Day have finally moved out of their parents' houses and into their own crib, working nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they set out to track down the culprit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Raboy
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Mike Epps  •  John Witherspoon  •  Don Curry

Craig and his cousin Day Day have finally moved out of their parents' houses and into their own crib, working nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they set out to track down the culprit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Raboy
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Mike Epps  •  John Witherspoon  •  Don Curry

House Party (1990)

FunnyFunSimple

Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school have decided to give him a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Christopher Reid  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Christopher Martin  •  Robin Harris

Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school have decided to give him a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Christopher Reid  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Christopher Martin  •  Robin Harris

Knights of the South Bronx (2005)

A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way they learn a lot about life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Malcolm David Kelley  •  Keke Palmer  •  Clifton Powell

A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way they learn a lot about life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Malcolm David Kelley  •  Keke Palmer  •  Clifton Powell

Lockdown (2000)

Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Luessenhop
CAST:  Gabriel Casseus  •  De'Aundre Bonds  •  Melissa De Sousa  •  Clifton Powell

Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Luessenhop
CAST:  Gabriel Casseus  •  De'Aundre Bonds  •  Melissa De Sousa  •  Clifton Powell

Menace II Society (1993)

PowerfulTragicAction-packedFun

Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Tyrin Turner  •  Larenz Tate  •  Glenn Plummer  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Tyrin Turner  •  Larenz Tate  •  Glenn Plummer  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Next Friday (2000)

A streetwise man flees South Central Los Angeles, heading to the suburbs and his lottery-winner uncle and cousin, to avoid a neighborhood thug with a grudge who has just escaped from prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Mike Epps  •  Justin Pierce  •  John Witherspoon

A streetwise man flees South Central Los Angeles, heading to the suburbs and his lottery-winner uncle and cousin, to avoid a neighborhood thug with a grudge who has just escaped from prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Mike Epps  •  Justin Pierce  •  John Witherspoon

Ray (2004)

UpliftingRealTear-jerkerRomantic

Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Kerry Washington  •  Regina King  •  Harry Lennix

Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Kerry Washington  •  Regina King  •  Harry Lennix

Rush Hour (1998)

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Chris Tucker  •  Ken Leung  •  Tom Wilkinson

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Chris Tucker  •  Ken Leung  •  Tom Wilkinson

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 Gospel (2005)

A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is forced to deal with family turmoil ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Hardy
CAST:  Boris Kodjoe  •  Nona Gaye  •  Idris Elba  •  Clifton Powell

A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is forced to deal with family turmoil ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Hardy
CAST:  Boris Kodjoe  •  Nona Gaye  •  Idris Elba  •  Clifton Powell

Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1998)

In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. Each claims to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Nava
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  Lela Rochon  •  Halle Berry  •  Larenz Tate

In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. Each claims to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Nava
CAST:  Vivica A. Fox  •  Lela Rochon  •  Halle Berry  •  Larenz Tate

Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)

An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Kimberly Elise  •  Loretta Devine  •  Debbi Morgan  •  Michael Boatman

An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Kimberly Elise  •  Loretta Devine  •  Debbi Morgan  •  Michael Boatman

Deep Cover (1992)

Black police officer Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA—the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches the boss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Duke
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Lira Angel

Black police officer Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA—the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches the boss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Duke
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Lira Angel

The Pentagon Wars (1998)

From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting Vehicle). There's only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Kelsey Grammer  •  Cary Elwes  •  Viola Davis  •  John C. McGinley

From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting Vehicle). There's only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Kelsey Grammer  •  Cary Elwes  •  Viola Davis  •  John C. McGinley

Never Die Alone (2004)

A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  DMX  •  Michael Ealy  •  Drew Sidora  •  David Arquette

A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  DMX  •  Michael Ealy  •  Drew Sidora  •  David Arquette

There's a Stranger in My House (2009)

Did you ever think you knew someone, only to find out everything you believed was dead wrong? Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill), Clifton Powell (Norbit), Tamika Scott (Meet the Browns), Angell Conwell (Soul Plane) and R&B singer Sam Salter star in this compelling musical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clifton Powell
CAST:  Angell Conwell  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Carl Anthony Payne II  •  Clifton Powell

Did you ever think you knew someone, only to find out everything you believed was dead wrong? Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill), Clifton Powell (Norbit), Tamika Scott (Meet the Browns), Angell Conwell (Soul Plane) and R&B singer Sam Salter star in this compelling musical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clifton Powell
CAST:  Angell Conwell  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Carl Anthony Payne II  •  Clifton Powell
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