Jesse Williams

The Butler (2013)

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A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Daniels
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  David Banner  •  Michael Rainey Jr.  •  LaJessie Smith

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Daniels
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  David Banner  •  Michael Rainey Jr.  •  LaJessie Smith

Snake & Mongoose (2013)

The untold story of how Southern California drag racers, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of sports and ultimately became the most famous rivalry in racing history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Holloway
CAST:  Jesse Williams  •  Noah Wyle  •  Susie Abromeit  •  Ian Ziering

The untold story of how Southern California drag racers, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of sports and ultimately became the most famous rivalry in racing history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Holloway
CAST:  Jesse Williams  •  Noah Wyle  •  Susie Abromeit  •  Ian Ziering

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

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Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drew Goddard
CAST:  Kristen Connolly  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Anna Hutchison  •  Fran Kranz

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drew Goddard
CAST:  Kristen Connolly  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Anna Hutchison  •  Fran Kranz

Brooklyn's Finest (2010)

Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Don Cheadle  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Wesley Snipes

Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Don Cheadle  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Wesley Snipes

Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement (2016)

Documentary about the Black Lives Matter movement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurens Grant
CAST:  Patrisse Cullors  •  Michaela Angela Davis  •  Johnetta Elzie  •  Alicia Garza

Documentary about the Black Lives Matter movement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurens Grant
CAST:  Patrisse Cullors  •  Michaela Angela Davis  •  Johnetta Elzie  •  Alicia Garza

They Die by Dawn (2013)

Four outlaws with a bounty on each head, set a date for a shootout in Langston, Oklahoma. The last man takes the collective bounty. Violence and mayhem ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeymes Samuel
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Kelly Hu  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jesse Williams

Four outlaws with a bounty on each head, set a date for a shootout in Langston, Oklahoma. The last man takes the collective bounty. Violence and mayhem ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeymes Samuel
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Kelly Hu  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jesse Williams

Dirty Dancing 3: Capoeira Nights (2010)

This short is a parody of the Dirty Dancing series.  (more)

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CAST:  Jesse Williams  •  David Hunt  •  Deanna Cheng  •  Monika Smith

This short is a parody of the Dirty Dancing series.  (more)

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CAST:  Jesse Williams  •  David Hunt  •  Deanna Cheng  •  Monika Smith

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sanaa Hamri
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sanaa Hamri
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Survivor's Guide to Prison (2018)

Today, you're more likely to go to prison in the United States than anywhere else in the world. So in the unfortunate case it should happen to you - this is the Survivors Guide to Prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Cooke
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Danny Trejo  •  Patricia Arquette  •  RZA

Today, you're more likely to go to prison in the United States than anywhere else in the world. So in the unfortunate case it should happen to you - this is the Survivors Guide to Prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Cooke
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Danny Trejo  •  Patricia Arquette  •  RZA

Band Aid (2017)

A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoe Lister-Jones
CAST:  Zoe Lister-Jones  •  Adam Pally  •  Fred Armisen  •  Susie Essman

A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoe Lister-Jones
CAST:  Zoe Lister-Jones  •  Adam Pally  •  Fred Armisen  •  Susie Essman

Music Is My Mistress (2017)

Music is My Mistress casts music herself as the central character of an unfolding drama across cultures, space, and time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kahlil Joseph
CAST:  Tracee Ellis Ross  •  Jesse Williams  •  Ish  •  Kelsey Lu

Music is My Mistress casts music herself as the central character of an unfolding drama across cultures, space, and time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kahlil Joseph
CAST:  Tracee Ellis Ross  •  Jesse Williams  •  Ish  •  Kelsey Lu

Money (2016)

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martín Rosete
CAST:  Jesse Williams  •  Kellan Lutz  •  Jess Weixler  •  Jamie Bamber

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martín Rosete
CAST:  Jesse Williams  •  Kellan Lutz  •  Jess Weixler  •  Jamie Bamber

Jacob's Ladder (2019)

After losing his brother in combat, Jacob Singer returns home from Afghanistan -- only to be pulled into a mind-twisting state of paranoia. Singer soon realizes that his sibling is alive but life is not what it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  Josh Tipis  •  Guy Burnet  •  Michael Aaron Milligan  •  William Tokarsky

After losing his brother in combat, Jacob Singer returns home from Afghanistan -- only to be pulled into a mind-twisting state of paranoia. Singer soon realizes that his sibling is alive but life is not what it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  Josh Tipis  •  Guy Burnet  •  Michael Aaron Milligan  •  William Tokarsky

Selah and the Spades (2019)

Paloma, the new girl at an esteemed prep school, is drawn into the daily aggressions of warring senior class factions. She joins the Spades and becomes friends with the Spades’ leader, an enigmatic and scheming cheerleader named Selah.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tayarisha Poe
CAST:  Lovie Simone  •  Nekhebet Kum Juch  •  Ana Mulvoy-Ten  •  Jharrel Jerome

Paloma, the new girl at an esteemed prep school, is drawn into the daily aggressions of warring senior class factions. She joins the Spades and becomes friends with the Spades’ leader, an enigmatic and scheming cheerleader named Selah.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tayarisha Poe
CAST:  Lovie Simone  •  Nekhebet Kum Juch  •  Ana Mulvoy-Ten  •  Jharrel Jerome

Random Acts of Violence (2019)

A pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Baruchel
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Jesse Williams  •  Jordana Brewster  •  Nia Roam

A pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Baruchel
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Jesse Williams  •  Jordana Brewster  •  Nia Roam

BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration (2016)

A White House concert and celebration in honor of the 8-year Presidency of Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Robinson
CAST:  Regina Hall  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Yolanda Adams  •  Angela Bassett

A White House concert and celebration in honor of the 8-year Presidency of Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Robinson
CAST:  Regina Hall  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Yolanda Adams  •  Angela Bassett

With Drawn Arms (2020)

The story behind a critical moment in American history, spawning one of most iconic images of protest from the past century. At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, the world watched as two American runners, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, took the stage as the U ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Kaino  •  Afshin Shahidi
CAST:  Tommie Smith  •  Megan Rapinoe  •  Jesse Williams  •  Jemele Hill

The story behind a critical moment in American history, spawning one of most iconic images of protest from the past century. At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, the world watched as two American runners, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, took the stage as the U ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Kaino  •  Afshin Shahidi
CAST:  Tommie Smith  •  Megan Rapinoe  •  Jesse Williams  •  Jemele Hill

Your Place Or Mine

Two long-distance best friends who change each other’s lives when she decides to pursue a lifelong dream and he volunteers to keep an eye on her teenage son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aline Brosh McKenna
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Jesse Williams  •  Zoe Chao

Two long-distance best friends who change each other’s lives when she decides to pursue a lifelong dream and he volunteers to keep an eye on her teenage son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aline Brosh McKenna
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Jesse Williams  •  Zoe Chao

Secret Headquarters (2022)

While hanging out after school, Charlie and his friends discover the headquarters of the world’s most powerful superhero hidden beneath his home. When villains attack, they must team up to defend the headquarters and save the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Joost  •  Ariel Schulman
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Michael Peña  •  Jesse Williams  •  Walker Scobell

While hanging out after school, Charlie and his friends discover the headquarters of the world’s most powerful superhero hidden beneath his home. When villains attack, they must team up to defend the headquarters and save the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Joost  •  Ariel Schulman
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Michael Peña  •  Jesse Williams  •  Walker Scobell