Search results for "Angela Bassett"


Notorious (2009) RT 51% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2009

NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  George Tillman, Jr.
CAST:  Jamal Woolard  •  Derek Luke  •  Naturi Naughton  •  Dennis L.A. White

The Lazarus Child (2006) RT Audience 36%

A road accident leaves seven-year-old Frankie Heywood gravely injured and deeply comatose, when she is hit by a bus, and her twelve-year-old brother Ben severely depressed and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Graham Theakston
CAST:  Andy García  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Angela Bassett  •  Harry Eden

Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (2000) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A nameless baby elephant-steer was just getting used to life in the herd, when poachers kill his mother, so he runs and gets lost. He's found by a grouchy female, Groove, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Dereck Joubert
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Anne Archer  •  Joanna Lumley

Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A Louisiana juke joint owner loses her star entertainer and hires a white singer to fill in.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Brian Stokes Mitchell  •  Jurnee Smollett

Time Bomb (2006)

The Department of Homeland Security receives a threat that a bomb has been set to explode during a sports event in Washington, D.C.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Gyllenhaal
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Angela Bassett  •  Richard T. Jones  •  Tara Rosling

Meet the Browns (2008) RT 32% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2008

A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she's laid off with no ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  David Mann  •  Tamela Mann  •  Angela Bassett

Nothing but the Truth (2008) RT 81% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2009

When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rod Lurie
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Matt Dillon  •  Angela Bassett  •  Alan Alda

Gospel Hill (2008) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Esposito
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Danny Glover  •  Julia Stiles  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Sunshine State (2002) RT 80% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A woman and her new husband returns to her hometown roots in coastal northern Florida, and must deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Bill Cobbs  •  Alan King  •  Angela Bassett  •  Timothy Hutton

Black Panther (2018)

King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ryan Coogler
CAST:  Michael B. Jordan  •  Chadwick Boseman  •  Andy Serkis  •  Lupita Nyong'o




London Has Fallen (2016)

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Babak Najafi
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Angela Bassett

Chi-Raq (2015)

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Teyonah Parris  •  Nick Cannon  •  Angela Bassett  •  Jennifer Hudson

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015)

When Curious George is offered a special space mission, Ted (The Man in the Yellow Hat) can't deny his little friend this exciting journey, especially after Curious George ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Phil Weinstein
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  John Goodman  •  Frank Welker  •  Jeff Bennett

I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac (2012)

I AIN'T SCARED OF YOU is a documentary tribute to Bernie Mac (1957-2008). From his stand-up in underground Chicago comedy clubs to the Big Screen in Hollywood, Bernie Mac's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Small
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Cedric the Entertainer  •  Bill Bellamy

August 28: A Day In The Life Of A People (2017)

Documentary film on events that happened on August 28th in African-American history, shown at the Smithsonian African-American History Museum.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Ava DuVernay
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Regina King  •  Angela Bassett  •  Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Henry Cavill  •  Ving Rhames  •  Simon Pegg