Search results for "Billy Dee Williams"

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Batman (1989) RT 72% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Kim Basinger  •  Michael Gough

The Conversation (1974) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  John Cazale  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Cindy Williams

Carter’s Army (1970)

The officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany. Their failure would ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Stephen Boyd  •  Robert Hooks  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Richard Pryor

Hit! (1973) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 1993

A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Billy Dee Williams  •  Richard Pryor  •  Paul Hampton  •  Gwen Welles

Hood of Horror (2006)

A hip hop horror anthology of three tales of terror told by the Hound of Hell (Snoop Dogg) that revolve around the residents of an inner-city neighborhood whose actions ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Stacy Title
CAST:  Snoop Dogg  •  Ernie Hudson  •  Danny Trejo  •  Anson Mount

Lady Sings the Blues (1972) RT 75% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Diana Ross  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Richard Pryor  •  James T. Callahan

Nighthawks (1981) RT 69% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Oct 1999

An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce Malmuth
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Lindsay Wagner

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) RT 87% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Billy Dee Williams  •  James Earl Jones  •  Richard Pryor  •  Otis Day

The Out-of-Towners (1970) RT 54% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2003

George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Sandy Dennis  •  Sandy Baron  •  Anne Meara

Undercover Brother (2002) RT 77% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2003

An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Malcolm D. Lee
CAST:  Eddie Griffin  •  Chris Kattan  •  Denise Richards  •  Aunjanue Ellis

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

The Last Angry Man (1959) RT Audience 50%

As the fiercely dedicated general practitioner who tries to help the sick, the poor and the unfortunate in his decrepit neighborhood, Paul Muni is the testy old man who faces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  David Wayne  •  Betsy Palmer  •  Luther Adler

Fanboys (2009) RT 32% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2009

In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kyle Newman
CAST:  Sam Huntington  •  Chris Marquette  •  Dan Fogler  •  Jay Baruchel

Mahogany (1975) RT 23% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2007

Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson  •  Berry Gordy
CAST:  Diana Ross  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Marisa Mell

Woo (1998) RT 10% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Gorgeous and extraverted Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Tommy Davidson  •  Duane Martin  •  Michael Ralph

Empire of Dreams (2004)

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Burns and narrated by Robert Clotworthy. It documents the making of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Kevin Burns  •  Edith Becker
CAST:  Robert Clotworthy  •  Kenny Baker  •  Jim Bloom  •  Leo Braudy

Alien Intruder (1993) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Jan 1993

Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ricardo Jacques Gale
CAST:  Maxwell Caulfield  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Michael Delano  •  Tracy Scoggins

Brian's Song (1971) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  James Caan  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Jack Warden  •  Bernie Casey

Scott Joplin (1977) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

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DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Billy Dee Williams  •  Clifton Davis  •  Margaret Avery  •  Eubie Blake