Keenen Ivory Wayans

Keenen Ivory Wayans was born on June 8, 1958.

Scary Movie (2000)

Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, I Know What You Did ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Carmen Electra  •  Dave Sheridan  •  Anna Faris  •  Jon Abrahams

Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, I Know What You Did ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Carmen Electra  •  Dave Sheridan  •  Anna Faris  •  Jon Abrahams

A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

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A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for Shame's expulsion from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Salli Richardson-Whitfield

A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for Shame's expulsion from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Charles S. Dutton  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)

When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who along with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paris Barclay
CAST:  Marlon Wayans  •  Tracey Cherelle Jones  •  Rappin' Granny  •  Chris Spencer

When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who along with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paris Barclay
CAST:  Marlon Wayans  •  Tracey Cherelle Jones  •  Rappin' Granny  •  Chris Spencer

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

The Glimmer Man (1996)

A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. Although the two men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Gray
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bob Gunton  •  Brian Cox

A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. Although the two men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Gray
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Bob Gunton  •  Brian Cox

White Chicks (2004)

Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize the FBI's plan, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Shawn Wayans  •  Marlon Wayans  •  Jaime King  •  Frankie Faison

Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize the FBI's plan, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Shawn Wayans  •  Marlon Wayans  •  Jaime King  •  Frankie Faison

Star 80 (1983)

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Under his guidance Dorothy grows to fame as a Playboy Playmate. But when Dorothy begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Carroll Baker

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Under his guidance Dorothy grows to fame as a Playboy Playmate. But when Dorothy begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Carroll Baker

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Marlon Wayans  •  James DeBello  •  Shawn Wayans

While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Marlon Wayans  •  James DeBello  •  Shawn Wayans

Poetic Justice (1993)

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Janet Jackson  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Regina King  •  Joe Torry

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Janet Jackson  •  Tupac Shakur  •  Regina King  •  Joe Torry

Hollywood Shuffle (1987)

Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the title role, he has a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Robert Townsend  •  Craigus R. Johnson  •  Helen Martin  •  Starletta DuPois

Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the title role, he has a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Robert Townsend  •  Craigus R. Johnson  •  Helen Martin  •  Starletta DuPois

Little Man (2006)

After leaving the prison, the dwarf criminal Calvin Sims joins to his moron brother Percy to steal an expensive huge diamond in a jewelry for the mobster Walken. They are chased by the police, and Calvin hides the stone in the purse of the executive Vanessa Edwards ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Marlon Wayans  •  Shawn Wayans  •  Kerry Washington  •  John Witherspoon

After leaving the prison, the dwarf criminal Calvin Sims joins to his moron brother Percy to steal an expensive huge diamond in a jewelry for the mobster Walken. They are chased by the police, and Calvin hides the stone in the purse of the executive Vanessa Edwards ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Marlon Wayans  •  Shawn Wayans  •  Kerry Washington  •  John Witherspoon

Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (2009)

Directors Robert Townsend and Quincy Newell offer this comprehensive and hilarious examination of the history, evolution and cultural significance of African American comedy in America, from the earliest minstrel shows to the latest HBO special. Featuring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Franklyn Ajaye  •  Angela Bassett  •  Bill Bellamy  •  Julian Bond

Directors Robert Townsend and Quincy Newell offer this comprehensive and hilarious examination of the history, evolution and cultural significance of African American comedy in America, from the earliest minstrel shows to the latest HBO special. Featuring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Franklyn Ajaye  •  Angela Bassett  •  Bill Bellamy  •  Julian Bond

Dance Flick (2009)

Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damien Dante Wayans
CAST:  Shoshana Bush  •  Damon Wayans Jr.  •  Essence Atkins  •  Chris Elliott

Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damien Dante Wayans
CAST:  Shoshana Bush  •  Damon Wayans Jr.  •  Essence Atkins  •  Chris Elliott

The Black List: Volume One (2008)

As a new chapter begins in this country, THE BLACK LIST offers a dynamic and never-before-heard perspective from achievers of color. This series of inspired - and inspiring - observations on African-American life in the 21st century forms a roll call of some of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
CAST:  Colin Powell  •  Toni Morrison  •  Sean Combs  •  Slash

As a new chapter begins in this country, THE BLACK LIST offers a dynamic and never-before-heard perspective from achievers of color. This series of inspired - and inspiring - observations on African-American life in the 21st century forms a roll call of some of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
CAST:  Colin Powell  •  Toni Morrison  •  Sean Combs  •  Slash

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only (2012)

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only will pay homage to Murphy's journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking Raw, which remains the highest grossing stand-up film of all time, to his indelible characters and impressions from Saturday Night Live ...  (more)

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CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Tyler Perry

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only will pay homage to Murphy's journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking Raw, which remains the highest grossing stand-up film of all time, to his indelible characters and impressions from Saturday Night Live ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Tyler Perry

Dying Laughing (2017)

The craft, creative process and complicated lives of Stand-up Comedians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Stanton  •  Paul Toogood
CAST:  Amy Schumer  •  Kevin Hart  •  Sarah Silverman  •  Chris Rock

The craft, creative process and complicated lives of Stand-up Comedians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Stanton  •  Paul Toogood
CAST:  Amy Schumer  •  Kevin Hart  •  Sarah Silverman  •  Chris Rock

For Love and Honor (1983)

A military drama set on a Texas base focuses on the ups and downs of young paratroopers, who, while they're gearing up for possible combat assignments, often find themselves entangled in love affairs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Nelson
CAST:  Luca Bercovici  •  David Caruso  •  Kelly Preston  •  Michael Cavanaugh

A military drama set on a Texas base focuses on the ups and downs of young paratroopers, who, while they're gearing up for possible combat assignments, often find themselves entangled in love affairs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Nelson
CAST:  Luca Bercovici  •  David Caruso  •  Kelly Preston  •  Michael Cavanaugh

Most Wanted (1997)

Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had avoided ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hogan
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Jon Voight  •  Robert Kotecki  •  Rick Cramer

Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had avoided ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hogan
CAST:  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Jon Voight  •  Robert Kotecki  •  Rick Cramer

This is Stand-Up (2020)

An intimate and revealing insight into the work and lives of Stand-Up Comedians. Some of the biggest names in the game reveal what it's like to pursue this most challenging, yet important art-form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Stanton  •  Paul Toogood
CAST:  Judd Apatow  •  David A. Arnold  •  Dave Attell  •  Maria Bamford

An intimate and revealing insight into the work and lives of Stand-Up Comedians. Some of the biggest names in the game reveal what it's like to pursue this most challenging, yet important art-form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Stanton  •  Paul Toogood
CAST:  Judd Apatow  •  David A. Arnold  •  Dave Attell  •  Maria Bamford

Before They Were Kings: Vol. 2 (2019)

With nothing more than a punch line and a dream, these (then) struggling young artists transformed themselves into comedy legends.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Dave Chappelle  •  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Martin Lawrence

With nothing more than a punch line and a dream, these (then) struggling young artists transformed themselves into comedy legends.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Dave Chappelle  •  Keenen Ivory Wayans  •  Martin Lawrence