Search results for "Alfre Woodard"


Scrooged (1988) RT 68% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Karen Allen  •  John Glover  •  John Forsythe

The Singing Detective (2003) RT 39% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2004

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Robin Wright  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jeremy Northam

Beauty Shop (2005) RT 37% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2005

You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bille Woodruff
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Alfre Woodard

Blue Chips (1994) RT 37% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team aren't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Shaquille O'Neal  •  Nick Nolte  •  Mary McDonnell  •  J. T. Walsh

Bopha! (1993) RT 80% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2005

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Morgan Freeman
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Marius Weyers

Crooklyn (1994) RT 76% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 1999

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Alfre Woodard  •  Delroy Lindo  •  David Patrick Kelly  •  Zelda Harris

Dinosaur (2000) RT 65% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2001

An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Ralph Zondag  •  Eric Leighton
CAST:  D. B. Sweeney  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Ossie Davis  •  Max Casella

Grand Canyon (1991)

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Kevin Kline  •  Steve Martin  •  Mary McDonnell

Health (1980)

HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Glenda Jackson  •  James Garner

Heart and Souls (1993) RT 55% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Charles Grodin  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Elisabeth Shue




How to Make an American Quilt (1995) RT 61% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

K-PAX (2001) RT 41% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Iain Softley
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Mary McCormack  •  Alfre Woodard

Love & Basketball (2000)

A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gina Prince-Bythewood
CAST:  Chris Warren, Jr.  •  Kyla Pratt  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Omar Epps

Mumford (1999) RT 56% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Loren Dean  •  Hope Davis  •  Jason Lee  •  Alfre Woodard

Passion Fish (1992) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Mary McDonnell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Lenore Banks  •  Angela Bassett

Primal Fear (1996) RT 74% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

Star Trek: First Contact (1996) RT 93% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Alice Krige  •  Neal McDonough

Take the Lead (2006) RT 44% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Liz Friedlander
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Rob Brown  •  Yaya DaCosta  •  Alfre Woodard

The Core (2003) RT 41% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Aaron Eckhart  •  Hilary Swank  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Stanley Tucci

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992) RT 14% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Eric Thal  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Julianne Moore