Clarke Peters

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Clarke Peters (born 7 April 1952) is an American actor, singer, writer and director best known for his role as Detective Lester Freamon on the HBO drama The Wire.

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Freedomland (2006)

A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Julianne Moore  •  Edie Falco  •  Aunjanue Ellis

A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Julianne Moore  •  Edie Falco  •  Aunjanue Ellis

Head of State (2003)

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman as his replacement .  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Rock
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Bernie Mac  •  Dylan Baker  •  Nick Searcy

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman as his replacement .  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Rock
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Bernie Mac  •  Dylan Baker  •  Nick Searcy

Mona Lisa (1986)

George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's Cross days. That's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Cathy Tyson  •  Michael Caine  •  Robbie Coltrane

George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's Cross days. That's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Cathy Tyson  •  Michael Caine  •  Robbie Coltrane

Notting Hill (1999)

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William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

Outland (1981)

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James B. Sikking

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James B. Sikking

The Poker House (2008)

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Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lori Petty
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Selma Blair  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Chloë Grace Moretz

Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lori Petty
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Selma Blair  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Chloë Grace Moretz

Saigon: Year Of The Cat (1983)

The year is 1974, and Barbara Dean (Judi Dench), a British assistant manager in a foreign bank in Saigon, begins a relationship with American Bob Chesneau (Frederic Forrest). She quickly realises that he works for the CIA and he knows that the fall of South Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Chic Murray  •  E.G. Marshall

The year is 1974, and Barbara Dean (Judi Dench), a British assistant manager in a foreign bank in Saigon, begins a relationship with American Bob Chesneau (Frederic Forrest). She quickly realises that he works for the CIA and he knows that the fall of South Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Chic Murray  •  E.G. Marshall

Red King, White Knight (1989)

The CIA hears of a KGB scheme to assassinate the Soviet General Secretary and enlists Stoner, an agent retired for 10 years, to go to Russia to investigate. He verifies the plot, but then has trouble leaving the country. In the meantime, the U.S. policy makers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Max von Sydow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Tom Bell

The CIA hears of a KGB scheme to assassinate the Soviet General Secretary and enlists Stoner, an agent retired for 10 years, to go to Russia to investigate. He verifies the plot, but then has trouble leaving the country. In the meantime, the U.S. policy makers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Max von Sydow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Tom Bell

John Wick (2014)

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Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chad Stahelski
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Adrianne Palicki  •  Michael Nyqvist  •  Bridget Regan

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chad Stahelski
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Adrianne Palicki  •  Michael Nyqvist  •  Bridget Regan

Marley & Me (2008)

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A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of marriage, maturity and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Eric Dane  •  Kathleen Turner

A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of marriage, maturity and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Eric Dane  •  Kathleen Turner

Red Hook Summer (2012)

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his strict grandfather, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Limary Agosto  •  Nate Parker  •  Thomas Jefferson Byrd  •  Toni Lysaith

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his strict grandfather, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Limary Agosto  •  Nate Parker  •  Thomas Jefferson Byrd  •  Toni Lysaith

Sexual Healing

A look at the last years of Marvin Gaye's life, from his parting ways with Motown and self-imposed exile to Europe, to his relationship with Freddy Cousaert, the promoter who guided the singer through the recording of his biggest-selling album, Midnight Love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Jesse L. Martin  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  S. Epatha Merkerson  •  Clarke Peters

A look at the last years of Marvin Gaye's life, from his parting ways with Motown and self-imposed exile to Europe, to his relationship with Freddy Cousaert, the promoter who guided the singer through the recording of his biggest-selling album, Midnight Love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Jesse L. Martin  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  S. Epatha Merkerson  •  Clarke Peters

Locked In (2010)

Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, everyone wants either to be him or to have him. A car accident will leave his daughter in a strange coma and when everyone has given up she starts communicating with him, or is he going mad?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Suri Krishnamma
CAST:  Ben Barnes  •  Sarah Roemer  •  Eliza Dushku  •  Johnny Whitworth

Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, everyone wants either to be him or to have him. A car accident will leave his daughter in a strange coma and when everyone has given up she starts communicating with him, or is he going mad?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Suri Krishnamma
CAST:  Ben Barnes  •  Sarah Roemer  •  Eliza Dushku  •  Johnny Whitworth

Searching for Sonny (2011)

Reunited friends find themselves the chief suspects of a murder mystery that seems eerily similar to a play they performed in high school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Disney
CAST:  Jason Dohring  •  Minka Kelly  •  Masi Oka  •  Michael Hogan

Reunited friends find themselves the chief suspects of a murder mystery that seems eerily similar to a play they performed in high school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Disney
CAST:  Jason Dohring  •  Minka Kelly  •  Masi Oka  •  Michael Hogan

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)

After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Krasinski
CAST:  Julianne Nicholson  •  Ben Shenkman  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Michael Cerveris

After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Krasinski
CAST:  Julianne Nicholson  •  Ben Shenkman  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Michael Cerveris

Gigantic (2008)

Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is trying to kill Brian.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Aselton
CAST:  Zooey Deschanel  •  John Goodman  •  Paul Dano  •  Ed Asner

Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is trying to kill Brian.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Aselton
CAST:  Zooey Deschanel  •  John Goodman  •  Paul Dano  •  Ed Asner

Nativity! (2009)

Martin Freeman is lovelorn teacher Mr Maddens, a former am-dram star whose girlfriend (Ashley Jensen) dumped him over Christmas five years ago and upped sticks, inexplicably, to La-La Land. Yuletide cheer is not his forte, but he's forced to drum some up when Pam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Debbie Isitt
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Ashley Jensen  •  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Pam Ferris

Martin Freeman is lovelorn teacher Mr Maddens, a former am-dram star whose girlfriend (Ashley Jensen) dumped him over Christmas five years ago and upped sticks, inexplicably, to La-La Land. Yuletide cheer is not his forte, but he's forced to drum some up when Pam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Debbie Isitt
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Ashley Jensen  •  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Pam Ferris

Endgame (2009)

The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward insurrection. A British mining ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Amelia Bullmore  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kas Graham  •  Dominik Danielewicz

The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward insurrection. A British mining ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Amelia Bullmore  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Kas Graham  •  Dominik Danielewicz

Death Train (1993)

When a renegade Russian general sends a nuclear bomb hurtling toward the Middle East aboard a hijacked train, special agents are dispatched to disarm the deadly device. Ten tons of steel and one ounce of hot plutonium are now riding roughshod through Europe. With ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jackson
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Alexandra Paul  •  Ted Levine

When a renegade Russian general sends a nuclear bomb hurtling toward the Middle East aboard a hijacked train, special agents are dispatched to disarm the deadly device. Ten tons of steel and one ounce of hot plutonium are now riding roughshod through Europe. With ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Jackson
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Alexandra Paul  •  Ted Levine

The Best of Me (2014)

A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  James Marsden  •  Liana Liberato  •  Luke Bracey

A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Michelle Monaghan  •  James Marsden  •  Liana Liberato  •  Luke Bracey
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