Search results for "Blair Underwood"


The Bridge to Nowhere (2009) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 2009

A group of 20-something blue-collar workers in Pittsburgh cook up a scheme to make extra money that involves prostitution. Their business takes off, then gets way out of hand.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Blair Underwood
CAST:  Ving Rhames  •  Bijou Phillips  •  Danny Masterson  •  Ben Crowley

Gattaca (1997) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 1998

Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Jude Law  •  Gore Vidal  •  Uma Thurman

Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)

Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Academy and Golden Globe Award winner Anjelica Huston and Stephen Dorff star in this nail-biting tale of action and intrigue about members ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Blair Underwood  •  Danny Huston

Deep Impact (1998) RT 48% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mimi Leder
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Téa Leoni  •  Elijah Wood  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Full Frontal (2002) RT 38% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Nicky Katt  •  Catherine Keener  •  Mary McCormack

Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe

Malibu's Most Wanted (2003) RT 31% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Whitesell
CAST:  Jamie Kennedy  •  Taye Diggs  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Regina Hall

Rules of Engagement (2000) RT 36% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Guy Pearce  •  Ben Kingsley

Set It Off (1996) RT 63% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Four black women, all of whom have suffered for lack of money and at the hands of the majority, undertake to rob banks. While initially successful, a policeman who was ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Queen Latifah  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Kimberly Elise

Something New (2006) RT 61% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2006

Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sanaa Hamri
CAST:  Sanaa Lathan  •  Simon Baker  •  Katharine Towne  •  Mike Epps




Just Cause (1995) RT 25% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Arne Glimcher
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Blair Underwood  •  Kate Capshaw

Krush Groove (1985) RT 43% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Russell Walker is a young, successful manager of rap performers, handling acts for the Krush Groove label, including Run-DMC and The Fat Boys. When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Blair Underwood  •  Joseph Simmons  •  Darryl McDaniels  •  Sheila E.

Murder in Mississippi (1990) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 2008

In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Tom Hulce  •  Jennifer Grey  •  Blair Underwood  •  C. C. H. Pounder

Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (1993)

Lou Gosset Jr. is a boss-con. A new prisoner, Blair Underwood, is revealed as his long-lost son. When Underwood is released from jail, the parole board stipulates that Gosset ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Georg Stanford Brown
CAST:  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Blair Underwood  •  Rae Dawn Chong  •  David Harris

Heat Wave (1990) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A rookie black journalist investigates the tensions of the Watts section of Los Angeles in the bloody summer of 1965.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Cicely Tyson  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Blair Underwood  •  James Earl Jones

The Art of Getting By (2011) RT 18% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 2011

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gavin Wiesen
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Emma Roberts  •  Michael Angarano  •  Elizabeth Reaser

Madea's Family Reunion (2002) RT 25% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Just as the southern matriarch, Madea buries her older sister, Irene. (There is no mention of Helen and Charles Jr. at all during the play). Her granddaughter Lisa is getting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe

First Generation (2011)

An award-winning feature-length documentary narrated by Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, FIRST GENERATION tells the story of four high school students - an inner city ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Adam Fenderson  •  Jaye Fenderson
CAST:  Blair Underwood

Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012) RT 20% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Sep 2012

The Ames' seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Neema Barnette
CAST:  Blair Underwood  •  Sharon Leal  •  Nicole Beharie  •  Clyde Jones

Do Geese See God? (2004)

A modern man is obsessed with finding inner salvation.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Slade
CAST:  Blair Underwood