Search results for "Forest Whitaker"


First Daughter (2004) RT 8% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Samantha MacKenzie, the daughter of the president of the United States, arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their presence and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Katie Holmes  •  Marc Blucas  •  Michael Keaton  •  Margaret Colin

Hope Floats (1998) RT 24% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Mae Whitman

Waiting to Exhale (1995) RT 52% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Angela Bassett  •  Loretta Devine  •  Lela Rochon

Strapped (1993) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Ex-con attempting to go straight runs across serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Michael Biehn  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Kia Goodwin  •  William James Stiggers Jr.

Freelancers (2012)

The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jessy Terrero
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Dana Delany  •  Beau Garrett

A Little Trip to Heaven (2005) RT 33% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Baltasar Kormákur
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Julia Stiles  •  Peter Coyote  •  Jeremy Renner

American Gun (2005) RT 39% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Seemingly disparate portraits of people -- among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student -- Distinctly American -- all affected by the proliferation ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Aric Avelino
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Lisa Long

Bloodsport (1988) RT 33% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Newt Arnold
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Donald Gibb  •  Ken Siu  •  Bolo Yeung

Blown Away (1994)

Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Forest Whitaker

Body Snatchers (1993) RT 71% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2001

When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Abel Ferrara
CAST:  Gabrielle Anwar  •  Terry Kinney  •  Billy Wirth  •  Christine Elise




The Experiment (2010) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2010

20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Scheuring
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Adrien Brody  •  Maggie Grace

Everyone's Hero (2006) RT 41% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2007

A boy begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Dan St. Pierre  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Colin Brady
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Rob Reiner  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Ritchie Allen

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) RT 78% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Robert Romanus

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.  (more)

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

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Tung Thanh Tran  •  Chintara Sukapatana

Jason's Lyric (1994) RT 67% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jan 2000

The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Doug McHenry
CAST:  Allen Payne  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Eddie Griffin

Panic Room (2002) RT 76% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Dwight Yoakam

Phenomenon (1996) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 2002

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Robert Duvall

Phone Booth (2002) RT 71% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Radha Mitchell

Platoon (1986) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 1997

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Charlie Sheen  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Forest Whitaker