Search results for "Jenifer Lewis"


Blast from the Past (1999) RT 58% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Christopher Walken  •  Sissy Spacek

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Girl 6 (1996) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A struggling actress in New York City takes a job as a phone sex operator.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Theresa Randle  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Jenifer Lewis

Juwanna Mann (2002) RT 10% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jesse Vaughan
CAST:  Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.  •  Vivica A. Fox  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Tommy Davidson

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

Nora's Hair Salon (2004) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2004

Jennifer Lewis plays Nora, a young woman who runs a hair salon full of sassy, eclectic stylists.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Tatyana Ali  •  Jean-Claude La Marre  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Tamala Jones

Panther (1995) RT 27% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 1998

Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Kadeem Hardison  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Angela Bassett

Sister Act (1992) RT 71% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

The Brothers (2001) RT 63% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2001

This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gary Hardwick
CAST:  Morris Chestnut  •  D. L. Hughley  •  Bill Bellamy  •  Shemar Moore

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Anika Noni Rose  •  Bruno Campos  •  Keith David  •  Michael-Leon Wooley




The Preacher's Wife (1996) RT 60% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Whitney Houston  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Gregory Hines

What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

A film about the singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Vanessa Bell Calloway  •  Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly

Mystery Men (1999) RT 60% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2000

When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kinka Usher
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  William H. Macy  •  Kel Mitchell

The Cookout (2004) RT 5% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jan 2005

When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lance Rivera
CAST:  Ja Rule  •  Tim Meadows  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Jonathan Silverman

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

Think Like a Man Too (2014) RT 23% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Sep 2014

All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Romany Malco  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Michael Ealy

Zambezia (2012) RT 17% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Wayne Thornley
CAST:  Jeremy Suarez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Abigail Breslin  •  Leonard Nimoy

Five (2011) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2009

An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Demi Moore  •  Patty Jenkins  •  Alicia Keys  •  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Patricia Clarkson  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Lyndsy Fonseca  •  Ginnifer Goodwin

Think Like A Man (2012) RT 53% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2012

The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Taraji P. Henson  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Michael Ealy  •  Kevin Hart

Little Richard (2000) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a Black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Townsend
CAST:  Leon Robinson  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Carl Lumbly  •  Tamala Jones