Martin Lawrence

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and comedian who was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career as a leading actor, most notably the films Bad Boys, Blue Streak, Big Momma's House and Bad Boys II. Lawrence has acted in numerous movie roles and starred in his own television series, Martin, which ran from 1992 to 1997. Description above from the Wikipedia article Martin Lawrence, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)

Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ultra-classy Brandi Web, he launches an all-out assault to win her heart. Ultimately, charm, lust ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Lawrence
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Regina King  •  Della Reese

Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ultra-classy Brandi Web, he launches an all-out assault to win her heart. Ultimately, charm, lust ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Lawrence
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Regina King  •  Della Reese

Bad Boys (1995)

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Téa Leoni  •  Tchéky Karyo

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Téa Leoni  •  Tchéky Karyo

Bad Boys II (2003)

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Jordi Mollà

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Jordi Mollà

Big Momma's House (2000)

When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Nia Long  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Jascha Washington

When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Nia Long  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Jascha Washington

Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes back undercover as Big Momma, a slick-talking, slam-dunking Southern granny with attitude to spare! Now this granny must play nanny to three dysfunctional upper class kids in order to spy on their computer hacked dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Whitesell
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Nia Long  •  Emily Procter  •  Kevin Durand

FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes back undercover as Big Momma, a slick-talking, slam-dunking Southern granny with attitude to spare! Now this granny must play nanny to three dysfunctional upper class kids in order to spy on their computer hacked dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Whitesell
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Nia Long  •  Emily Procter  •  Kevin Durand

Black Knight (2001)

Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After nearly drowning in the moat, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Marsha Thomason  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Vincent Regan

Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After nearly drowning in the moat, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Marsha Thomason  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Vincent Regan

Blue Streak (1999)

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Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Luke Wilson  •  Peter Greene  •  Dave Chappelle

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Luke Wilson  •  Peter Greene  •  Dave Chappelle

Boomerang (1992)

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Robin Givens  •  Halle Berry  •  David Alan Grier

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Robin Givens  •  Halle Berry  •  David Alan Grier

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

House Party (1990)

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Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school have decided to give him a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Christopher Reid  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Christopher Martin  •  Robin Harris

Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school have decided to give him a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Christopher Reid  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Christopher Martin  •  Robin Harris

House Party 2 (1991)

Kid'N'Play leave their neighborhood and enter the world of adulthood and higher education. Play attempts to get rich quick in the music business while Kid faces the challenges of college.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug McHenry  •  George Jackson
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Christopher Martin  •  Christopher Reid  •  Paul Anthony

Kid'N'Play leave their neighborhood and enter the world of adulthood and higher education. Play attempts to get rich quick in the music business while Kid faces the challenges of college.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug McHenry  •  George Jackson
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Christopher Martin  •  Christopher Reid  •  Paul Anthony

Life (1999)

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Obba Babatundé  •  Nick Cassavetes

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Obba Babatundé  •  Nick Cassavetes

Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (2002)

The controversial bad-boy of comedy delivers a piercing look at his life, lifting the metaphorical smokescreen that he feels has clouded the public view, commenting on everything from the dangers of smoking to the trials of relationships, and unleashing a nonstop ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Lawrence  •  David Raynr
CAST:  Martin Lawrence

The controversial bad-boy of comedy delivers a piercing look at his life, lifting the metaphorical smokescreen that he feels has clouded the public view, commenting on everything from the dangers of smoking to the trials of relationships, and unleashing a nonstop ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Lawrence  •  David Raynr
CAST:  Martin Lawrence

National Security (2003)

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

Nothing to Lose (1997)

Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed businessman and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Martin Lawrence  •  John C. McGinley  •  Kelly Preston

Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed businessman and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Martin Lawrence  •  John C. McGinley  •  Kelly Preston

Open Season (2006)

Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Allers  •  Jill Culton
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Gary Sinise  •  Debra Messing

Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Allers  •  Jill Culton
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Gary Sinise  •  Debra Messing

Rebound (2005)

An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Wendy Raquel Robinson  •  Breckin Meyer  •  Horatio Sanz

An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Wendy Raquel Robinson  •  Breckin Meyer  •  Horatio Sanz

Talkin' Dirty After Dark (1991)

Terry is an up and coming comedian, but believes politics will get him the big breaks and more time at the popular Dukie's Comedy Club. Just so happens that Terry is 'sleeping' with Ruby Lynn Sinclair, the wife of club owner Dukie Sinclair. What follows is a night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Topper Carew
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  John Witherspoon  •  Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.  •  Mark Curry

Terry is an up and coming comedian, but believes politics will get him the big breaks and more time at the popular Dukie's Comedy Club. Just so happens that Terry is 'sleeping' with Ruby Lynn Sinclair, the wife of club owner Dukie Sinclair. What follows is a night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Topper Carew
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  John Witherspoon  •  Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.  •  Mark Curry

What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his partners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Danny DeVito  •  John Leguizamo  •  Glenne Headly

Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his partners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Danny DeVito  •  John Leguizamo  •  Glenne Headly

Wild Hogs (2007)

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Restless and ready for an adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walt Becker
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  John Travolta  •  Martin Lawrence  •  William H. Macy

Restless and ready for an adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walt Becker
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  John Travolta  •  Martin Lawrence  •  William H. Macy
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