Joie Lee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joie Susannah Lee (born June 22, 1962) is an American screenwriter, film producer, film director and actress. She has appeared in many of the films directed by her brother, Spike Lee, including She's Gotta Have It (1986), School Daze (1988), Do the Right Thing (1989), and Mo' Better Blues (1990). She also wrote and produced the film Crooklyn. Lee was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Jacqueline (née Shelton), a teacher of arts and black literature, and William James Edward Lee III, a jazz musician, bassist, actor and composer. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joie Lee, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Dearden
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Sean Young  •  Max von Sydow  •  Diane Ladd

Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Dearden
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Sean Young  •  Max von Sydow  •  Diane Ladd

Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Roberto Benigni  •  Steven Wright  •  Joie Lee  •  Cinqué Lee

Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Roberto Benigni  •  Steven Wright  •  Joie Lee  •  Cinqué Lee

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Richard Edson

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Richard Edson

Get on the Bus (1996)

Several Black men take a cross-country bus trip to attend the Million Man March in Washington, DC in 1995. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid-off aircraft worker, a man whose at-risk son is handcuffed to him, a black Republican, a former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Andre Braugher  •  Richard Belzer

Several Black men take a cross-country bus trip to attend the Million Man March in Washington, DC in 1995. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid-off aircraft worker, a man whose at-risk son is handcuffed to him, a black Republican, a former ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Andre Braugher  •  Richard Belzer

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

Mo' Better Blues (1990)

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's and Shadow's friendly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's and Shadow's friendly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Giancarlo Esposito

School Daze (1988)

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

She Hate Me (2004)

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  John Turturro  •  Kerry Washington  •  Woody Harrelson

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  John Turturro  •  Kerry Washington  •  Woody Harrelson

She's Gotta Have It (1986)

The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Tracy Camilla Johns  •  Tommy Redmond Hicks  •  John Canada Terrell  •  Spike Lee

The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Tracy Camilla Johns  •  Tommy Redmond Hicks  •  John Canada Terrell  •  Spike Lee

Losing Isaiah (1995)

DepressingHeartbreakingEmotionalTear-jerker

Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, and her husband, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Halle Berry  •  David Strathairn  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, and her husband, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Halle Berry  •  David Strathairn  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Summer of Sam (1999)

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (2014)

Dr. Hess Green becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja Hightower that questions the very nature of love, addiction, sex, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Felicia Pearson  •  Zaraah Abrahams  •  Elvis Nolasco  •  Thomas Jefferson Byrd

Dr. Hess Green becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja Hightower that questions the very nature of love, addiction, sex, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Felicia Pearson  •  Zaraah Abrahams  •  Elvis Nolasco  •  Thomas Jefferson Byrd

Nowhere Fast (1996)

The lives of 19 rather disagreeable people momentarily converge in a Brooklyn heat wave one Friday afternoon in director Cinque Lee's (Spike Lee's brother) collection of urban character studies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cinqué Lee
CAST:  Cinqué Lee  •  Joie Lee

The lives of 19 rather disagreeable people momentarily converge in a Brooklyn heat wave one Friday afternoon in director Cinque Lee's (Spike Lee's brother) collection of urban character studies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cinqué Lee
CAST:  Cinqué Lee  •  Joie Lee

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for her theses on his work ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Wagner
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Frank Langella  •  Patti Perkins  •  Adrian Lester

Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for her theses on his work ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Wagner
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Frank Langella  •  Patti Perkins  •  Adrian Lester

Fathers & Sons (1992)

A beach runner and bookworm (Goldblum) has difficulty communicating with his son. He meets a psychic on a pier at the beach and soon his world turns topsy-turvy with a serial killer coming between him and his son. The ensuing E.S.P. experiences and danger bond ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mones
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Rory Cochrane  •  Famke Janssen  •  Mitchell Marchand

A beach runner and bookworm (Goldblum) has difficulty communicating with his son. He meets a psychic on a pier at the beach and soon his world turns topsy-turvy with a serial killer coming between him and his son. The ensuing E.S.P. experiences and danger bond ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mones
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Rory Cochrane  •  Famke Janssen  •  Mitchell Marchand

Coffee and Cigarettes II (1989)

A brother and sister, sitting in a coffee bar, bicker mildly about whose idea it was to come to Memphis and which kind of cigarette is fresher. Danny, their waiter, comes by offering refills; after determining they are twins, he guesses which is the evil one. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Joie Lee  •  Cinqué Lee  •  Steve Buscemi

A brother and sister, sitting in a coffee bar, bicker mildly about whose idea it was to come to Memphis and which kind of cigarette is fresher. Danny, their waiter, comes by offering refills; after determining they are twins, he guesses which is the evil one. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Joie Lee  •  Cinqué Lee  •  Steve Buscemi

Full Grown Men (2006)

A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Munro
CAST:  Matt McGrath  •  Judah Friedlander  •  Alan Cumming  •  Debbie Harry

A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Munro
CAST:  Matt McGrath  •  Judah Friedlander  •  Alan Cumming  •  Debbie Harry

Window on Your Present (2010)

Window on Your Present is Cinqué Lee's first feature film, which he wrote and directed in the late 1980s. The film takes place in a world where color and love do not exist. The people who live in this dreary world have nothing to live for and often end up taking ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cinqué Lee
CAST:  Maria Pineres  •  Sean Bohary  •  Joie Lee  •  Michelle Van Meerendonk

Window on Your Present is Cinqué Lee's first feature film, which he wrote and directed in the late 1980s. The film takes place in a world where color and love do not exist. The people who live in this dreary world have nothing to live for and often end up taking ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cinqué Lee
CAST:  Maria Pineres  •  Sean Bohary  •  Joie Lee  •  Michelle Van Meerendonk

Farewell Amor (2020)

Reunited after a 17-year separation, Walter, an Angolan immigrant, is joined in the U.S. by his wife and teenage daughter. Now absolute strangers sharing a one-bedroom apartment, they discover a shared love of dance that may help overcome the emotional distance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ekwa Msangi
CAST:  Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine  •  Zainab Jah  •  Jayme Lawson  •  Joie Lee

Reunited after a 17-year separation, Walter, an Angolan immigrant, is joined in the U.S. by his wife and teenage daughter. Now absolute strangers sharing a one-bedroom apartment, they discover a shared love of dance that may help overcome the emotional distance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ekwa Msangi
CAST:  Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine  •  Zainab Jah  •  Jayme Lawson  •  Joie Lee

Making 'Do the Right Thing' (1989)

The Behind-the-Scenes documentary of the dramatic comedy Do the Right Thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  St. Clair Bourne
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Nandi Bowe  •  Ossie Davis  •  Ruby Dee

The Behind-the-Scenes documentary of the dramatic comedy Do the Right Thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  St. Clair Bourne
CAST:  Danny Aiello  •  Nandi Bowe  •  Ossie Davis  •  Ruby Dee