Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Ray Charles's wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Idi Amin's wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland, and as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm/The Thing in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007. She has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song and The Dead Girl, and is the lead actress in the 2012 ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which Washington plays Olivia Pope, a former crisis management expert to the President. Her most recent feature film role was the voice of Natalie Certain in Cars 3.

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Django Unchained (2012)

Action-packedViolentIntenseAdventurous

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

Against the Ropes (2004)

A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles S. Dutton
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kerry Washington

A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles S. Dutton
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Joe Cortese  •  Kerry Washington

Bad Company (2002)

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Chris Rock  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Peter Stormare

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Chris Rock  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Peter Stormare

Fantastic Four (2005)

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

Action-packedCharmingLightheartedFunny

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Brad Pitt  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Adam Brody

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Brad Pitt  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Adam Brody

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

Save the Last Dance (2001)

Sara (Julia Stiles) wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. She moves in with her father (Terry Kinney), who she has not seen for a long time, in Chicago, mainly the ghetto. She gets transferred to a new school where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Sean Patrick Thomas  •  Kerry Washington  •  Fredro Starr

Sara (Julia Stiles) wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. She moves in with her father (Terry Kinney), who she has not seen for a long time, in Chicago, mainly the ghetto. She gets transferred to a new school where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Sean Patrick Thomas  •  Kerry Washington  •  Fredro Starr

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

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

BrainyDramaticAdventurous

Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  James McAvoy  •  Simon McBurney  •  Gillian Anderson

Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Macdonald
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  James McAvoy  •  Simon McBurney  •  Gillian Anderson

The United States of Leland (2003)

Thought provokingEmotionalDepressingHeartbreaking

A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the prison, decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Ryan Hoge
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Chris Klein  •  Kevin Spacey

A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the prison, decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Ryan Hoge
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Chris Klein  •  Kevin Spacey

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

A Thousand Words (2012)

Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a magical Bodhi tree mysteriously ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Allison Janney  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Clark Duke

Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a magical Bodhi tree mysteriously ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Robbins
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Allison Janney  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Clark Duke

Mother and Child (2009)

The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Annette Bening  •  Carla Gallo

The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Annette Bening  •  Carla Gallo

Girl Rising (2013)

Nine filmmakers each profile a young girl from a different part of the world to weave a global tapestry of youth in the 21st century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Robbins
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Priyanka Chopra  •  Selena Gomez  •  Anne Hathaway

Nine filmmakers each profile a young girl from a different part of the world to weave a global tapestry of youth in the 21st century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Robbins
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Priyanka Chopra  •  Selena Gomez  •  Anne Hathaway

Olmsted and America's Urban Parks (2011)

Frederick Law Olmsted designed New York City's Central Park with Calvert Vaux over 150 years ago, and it remains an undisputed haven of tranquility amidst one of the largest, tallest, and most unnatural places on earth. This film examines the creation of America's ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Kerry Washington

Frederick Law Olmsted designed New York City's Central Park with Calvert Vaux over 150 years ago, and it remains an undisputed haven of tranquility amidst one of the largest, tallest, and most unnatural places on earth. This film examines the creation of America's ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Kerry Washington

Peeples (2013)

The story follows what happens when a child psychologist surprises his girlfriend by showing up at her political family's annual get-together at their Sag Harbor vacation home only to find them desperately in need of therapy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tina Gordon Chism
CAST:  Craig Robinson  •  Kerry Washington  •  David Alan Grier  •  S. Epatha Merkerson

The story follows what happens when a child psychologist surprises his girlfriend by showing up at her political family's annual get-together at their Sag Harbor vacation home only to find them desperately in need of therapy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tina Gordon Chism
CAST:  Craig Robinson  •  Kerry Washington  •  David Alan Grier  •  S. Epatha Merkerson

The Details (2011)

When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Aaron Estes
CAST:  Elizabeth Banks  •  Kerry Washington  •  Tobey Maguire  •  Ray Liotta

When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacob Aaron Estes
CAST:  Elizabeth Banks  •  Kerry Washington  •  Tobey Maguire  •  Ray Liotta

For Colored Girls (2010)

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Kimberly Elise  •  Janet Jackson  •  Loretta Devine  •  Thandie Newton

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Kimberly Elise  •  Janet Jackson  •  Loretta Devine  •  Thandie Newton

Night Catches Us (2010)

After growing up during the tumultuous 1960s, ex-Black Panther Marcus returns to his home in Philadelphia in 1976 and reconnects with Pat, the widow of a Panther leader. Marcus befriends Pat's young daughter and attempts to conquer his demons. Interfering with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tanya Hamilton
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  Kerry Washington  •  Wendell Pierce  •  Jamie Hector

After growing up during the tumultuous 1960s, ex-Black Panther Marcus returns to his home in Philadelphia in 1976 and reconnects with Pat, the widow of a Panther leader. Marcus befriends Pat's young daughter and attempts to conquer his demons. Interfering with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tanya Hamilton
CAST:  Anthony Mackie  •  Kerry Washington  •  Wendell Pierce  •  Jamie Hector
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