Search results for "John Amos"

Vanishing Point (1971)

Kowalski works for a car delivery service, and takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to drive from Colorado to San Francisco. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Barry Newman  •  Cleavon Little  •  Dean Jagger  •  Victoria Medlin

Coming to America (1988)

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Arsenio Hall  •  James Earl Jones  •  John Amos

Die Hard 2 (1990) RT 69% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Off-duty cop John McClane is gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when, on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation’s capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  William Sadler  •  Franco Nero

Disappearing Acts (2000) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Gina Prince-Bythewood
CAST:  Sanaa Lathan  •  Wesley Snipes  •  C. C. H. Pounder  •  Clark Johnson

Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Rich Thorne
CAST:  Kyla Pratt  •  Kristen Wilson  •  Tara Wilson  •  Walker Howard

Lock Up (1989)

Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Flynn
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Donald Sutherland  •  John Amos  •  Sonny Landham

Ricochet (1991)

An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  John Lithgow  •  Ice-T  •  Kevin Pollak

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971) RT 71% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2003

After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Melvin Van Peebles
CAST:  Simon Chuckster  •  Hubert Scales  •  Mario Van Peebles  •  Melvin Van Peebles

The Beastmaster (1982) RT 42% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Don Coscarelli
CAST:  Marc Singer  •  Tanya Roberts  •  Rip Torn  •  John Amos

Two Evil Eyes (1990) RT 55% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero  •  Dario Argento
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ramy Zada  •  E. G. Marshall

Voodoo Moon (2006) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Voodoo Moon takes place in the mid-west United States, where a demonic figure murders the entire population of a small town, save for one young boy and his sister. Twenty ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Kevin VanHook
CAST:  Charisma Carpenter  •  Eric Mabius  •  Jeffrey Combs  •  Jayne Heitmeyer

Madea's Witness Protection (2012) RT 21% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Eugene Levy  •  Denise Richards  •  Doris Roberts

Zombie Hamlet (2012) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Desperate filmmaker Osric Taylor dreams of making his civil war Hamlet but when production funding dries up, he agrees to take southern matron Hester Beauchamps offer to fund ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  John Murlowski
CAST:  John Amos  •  A. J. Buckley  •  K. C. Clyde  •  Kim Collins

Ascension Day (2007)

A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akosua Busia
CAST:  John Amos  •  Michael Bear  •  Paul Benjamin  •  Rylee Fansler

Something to Sing About (2000) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Tommy (Darius McCrary) is a troubled young man with a history of crime. When he meets Memaw, an elderly lady, the two form a special bond with Memaw encouraging Charlie to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Charlie Jordan
CAST:  Irma P. Hall  •  Tamera Mowry  •  Billy Graham  •  Darius McCrary

Against Time (2007) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Jun 2007

About to finish high school, budding inventor Z.T. (Ean Mering) dreams of escaping both his sleepy town and his gloomy, widowed Dad, COLE (Craig T. Nelson). But his ambitions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cleve Nettles
CAST:  Ean Mering  •  Robert Loggia  •  Craig T. Nelson  •  John Amos

Touched by Love (1980) RT Audience 100%

A teenager with cerebral palsy attempts to become pen pals with her idol, Elvis Presley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Deborah Raffin  •  Michael Learned  •  Mary Wickes

The Watermelon Heist (2003) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Dec 2004

To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  John Amos  •  Corey Holcomb  •  Red Grant  •  J. B. Smoove

Hologram Man (1995) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Five years after the mad terrorist Norman Galagher was sentenced to holographic stasis, he is given a parole hearing. But an equipment failure engineered by his cronies ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Pepin
CAST:  Joe Lara  •  Evan Lurie  •  William Sanderson  •  Tommy Lister