Search results for "Gloria Foster"

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The Matrix (1999) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Hugo Weaving

The Matrix Reloaded (2003) RT 73% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Helmut Bakaitis  •  Steve Bastoni  •  Don Battee  •  Monica Bellucci

Leonard Part 6 (1987) RT 9% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Apr 2005

After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Moses Gunn

Nothing But a Man (1964) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Roemer
CAST:  Ivan Dixon  •  Abbey Lincoln  •  Julius Harris  •  Gloria Foster

The Cool World (1963) RT 100% / Audience 50%

Filmmaker Shirley Clarke ("The Connection") directs this powerful, stark semi-documentary look at the horrors of Harlem ghetto slum life filled with drugs, violence, human ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shirley Clarke
CAST:  Rony Clanton  •  Carl Lee  •  Yolanda Rodríguez  •  Clarence Williams III

To All My Friends on Shore (1972) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2007

An airport redcap works hard to get his family out of the ghetto, only to discover that his son has sickle-cell anemia.  (more)

GENRES: Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Gilbert Cates
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Gloria Foster

Top Secret (1978) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 1994

A hip American agent and his foxy associate try to recover a hundred pounds of stolen plutonium in Italy before it can be used by terrorists.  (more)

CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Tracy Reed  •  Sheldon Leonard  •  Gloria Foster

Man and Boy (1971) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2003

At the beginning of the 19th century a man and his son settle in Arizona which used to be a frontier state and full of criminals at that time.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  E.W. Swackhamer
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Gloria Foster  •  Leif Erickson  •  Henry Silva

The Angel Levine (1970) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Morris Mishkin is a elderly religious Jew in New York. His wife Fanny is very ill. He's a tailor, but he can't work because his back has given out. He doesn't even have enough ...  (more)

CAST:  Zero Mostel  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Ida Kaminska  •  Milo O'Shea

The House of Dies Drear (1984)

A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Allan A. Goldstein
CAST:  Howard Rollins  •  Shavar Ross  •  Gloria Foster  •  Joe Seneca

Separate but Equal (1991) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2014

A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation. One of the most pivotal moments in 20th century American history is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  George Stevens Jr.
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Richard Kiley  •  Cleavon Little

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