RZA

Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA or The RZA ( /ˈrɪzə/; born July 5, 1969), is an American Grammy-winning music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, and occasional actor, director, and screenwriter. A prominent figure in hip hop music, he is the de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects. He is widely considered one of the most influential and landmark hip-hop producers of all time. He subsequently gained attention for his work scoring and acting in films. He has also released solo albums under the alter-ego Bobby Digital. In addition to the Wu-Tang Clan and his solo releases, RZA was also a founding member of the horrorcore rap group Gravediggaz where he used the name The Rzarector. He has also acted in several movies including Coffee and Cigarettes, American Gangster, Gospel Hill, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, Ghost Dog, Funny People, Derailed, Due Date and Repo Men. In 2008, RZA was ranked number four on About.com's best hip hop producers of all time list. Description above from the Wikipedia article RZA, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Scary Movie 3 (2003)

In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Pamela Anderson  •  Jenny McCarthy  •  Marny Eng  •  Charlie Sheen

In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Pamela Anderson  •  Jenny McCarthy  •  Marny Eng  •  Charlie Sheen

American Gangster (2007)

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Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Russell Crowe  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Josh Brolin

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Russell Crowe  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Josh Brolin

Be Cool (2005)

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Uma Thurman  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Cedric the Entertainer

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Uma Thurman  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Cedric the Entertainer

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

Derailed (2005)

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Håfström
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Melissa George  •  Vincent Cassel

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Håfström
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Melissa George  •  Vincent Cassel

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

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An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob. Jarmusch's spiritual gangster film tells the story of an inner-city hit man (Whitaker) who lives on a rooftop, training himself as a samurai ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Tricia Vessey  •  Henry Silva

An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob. Jarmusch's spiritual gangster film tells the story of an inner-city hit man (Whitaker) who lives on a rooftop, training himself as a samurai ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Tricia Vessey  •  Henry Silva

Wu Tang Clan: Disciples of the 36 Chambers (2004)

The Wu-Tang Clan reunites with all 9 original members to perform and headline Chapter 11 of the Rock The Bells Festival in San Bernardino, CA on July 17, 2004, which featured Redman, Dilated Peoples, and more on the same bill.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Method Man  •  RZA  •  Ghostface Killah  •  The GZA

The Wu-Tang Clan reunites with all 9 original members to perform and headline Chapter 11 of the Rock The Bells Festival in San Bernardino, CA on July 17, 2004, which featured Redman, Dilated Peoples, and more on the same bill.  (more)

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CAST:  Method Man  •  RZA  •  Ghostface Killah  •  The GZA

The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  RZA
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Lucy Liu  •  Jamie Chung  •  RZA

In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  RZA
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Lucy Liu  •  Jamie Chung  •  RZA

Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (2011)

A look at the rise of crack cocaine in urban America in the 1980s and it's influence on popular culture, especially in hip-hop music.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lowe  •  Martin Torgoff
CAST:  Too $hort  •  B-Real  •  Chuck D  •  Sandra 'Pepa' Denton

A look at the rise of crack cocaine in urban America in the 1980s and it's influence on popular culture, especially in hip-hop music.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lowe  •  Martin Torgoff
CAST:  Too $hort  •  B-Real  •  Chuck D  •  Sandra 'Pepa' Denton

The Black List: Volume Two (2009)

THE BLACK LIST: VOL. 2 profiles some of today's most fascinating African-Americans. From the childhood inspirations that shaped their ambitions, to the evolving American landscape they helped define, to the importance of preserving a unique cultural identity for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
CAST:  Angela Davis  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Tyler Perry  •  Maya Rudolph

THE BLACK LIST: VOL. 2 profiles some of today's most fascinating African-Americans. From the childhood inspirations that shaped their ambitions, to the evolving American landscape they helped define, to the importance of preserving a unique cultural identity for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
CAST:  Angela Davis  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Tyler Perry  •  Maya Rudolph

The Protector 2 (2013)

Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham returns to his village ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Prachya Pinkaew
CAST:  Tony Jaa  •  Petchtai Wongkamlao  •  Marrese Crump  •  JeeJa Yanin

Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham returns to his village ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Prachya Pinkaew
CAST:  Tony Jaa  •  Petchtai Wongkamlao  •  Marrese Crump  •  JeeJa Yanin

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Channing Tatum  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jonathan Pryce

Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Channing Tatum  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jonathan Pryce

A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011)

Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Strauss-Schulson
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  John Cho  •  Elias Koteas  •  Danneel Ackles

Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Strauss-Schulson
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  John Cho  •  Elias Koteas  •  Danneel Ackles

Rock the Bells (2006)

An inside look at what it took to bring the Wu-Tang Clan together for their final performance at the Rock the Bells Hip-Hop festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denis Hennelly  •  Casey Suchan
CAST:  Cappadonna  •  Inspectah Deck  •  Ol' Dirty Bastard  •  Method Man

An inside look at what it took to bring the Wu-Tang Clan together for their final performance at the Rock the Bells Hip-Hop festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denis Hennelly  •  Casey Suchan
CAST:  Cappadonna  •  Inspectah Deck  •  Ol' Dirty Bastard  •  Method Man

Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan (2008)

In the summer of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan emerged from the slums of Staten Island, NY and took the hip-hop world by storm. Their legacy spanned over a decade, selling more than 20 million albums. Their talents brought them success and their music made them legends. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerald K. Barclay
CAST:  Method Man  •  RZA  •  The GZA  •  Ghostface Killah

In the summer of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan emerged from the slums of Staten Island, NY and took the hip-hop world by storm. Their legacy spanned over a decade, selling more than 20 million albums. Their talents brought them success and their music made them legends. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerald K. Barclay
CAST:  Method Man  •  RZA  •  The GZA  •  Ghostface Killah

How Bruce Lee Changed the World (2009)

More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness, cinema, music, sport, dance, video games and philosophy. A journey across the United States, Asia and Europe, takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Webb
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Bruce Lee  •  Donnie Yen  •  Charles Parnell

More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness, cinema, music, sport, dance, video games and philosophy. A journey across the United States, Asia and Europe, takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Webb
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Bruce Lee  •  Donnie Yen  •  Charles Parnell

The Next Three Days (2010)

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A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of murdering her boss. Her husband John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. When the strain of being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Brian Dennehy  •  RZA  •  Moran Atias

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of murdering her boss. Her husband John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. When the strain of being ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Brian Dennehy  •  RZA  •  Moran Atias

The Box (2007)

A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  AJ Kparr
CAST:  Yul Vazquez  •  A.J. Buckley  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Giancarlo Esposito

A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  AJ Kparr
CAST:  Yul Vazquez  •  A.J. Buckley  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Due Date (2010)

Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey when he accepts a ride from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Zach Galifianakis  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jamie Foxx

Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey when he accepts a ride from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Zach Galifianakis  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jamie Foxx

Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)

Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and nowhere are the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fuminori Kizaki
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Lucy Liu  •  Mark Hamill  •  Grey DeLisle

Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and nowhere are the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fuminori Kizaki
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Lucy Liu  •  Mark Hamill  •  Grey DeLisle
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