Search results for "Kasi Lemmons"

Eve's Bayou (1997) RT 80% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kasi Lemmons
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jurnee Smollett  •  Meagan Good  •  Lynn Whitfield

Black Nativity (2013) RT 49% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Kasi Lemmons
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Jennifer Hudson  •  Vondie Curtis-Hall

The Caveman's Valentine (2001) RT 46% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 2001

In this spine-tingling and visually stunning thriller, Academy Award®-nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Unbreakable, Shaft, Pulp Fiction delivers a "full-throttle performance" ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kasi Lemmons
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Colm Feore  •  Ann Magnuson  •  Aunjanue Ellis

Talk to Me (2007)

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kasi Lemmons
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Taraji P. Henson  •  Martin Sheen

Candyman (1992) RT 71% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Virginia Madsen  •  Tony Todd  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Kasi Lemmons

School Daze (1988) RT 60% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) RT 95% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Lawrence A. Bonney  •  Kasi Lemmons  •  Lawrence T. Wrentz

Vampire's Kiss (1988) RT 59% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  María Conchita Alonso  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Elizabeth Ashley

Waist Deep (2006) RT 27% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Vondie Curtis-Hall
CAST:  Tyrese Gibson  •  Meagan Good  •  Larenz Tate  •  Henry Hunter Hall

Fear of a Black Hat (1994) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rusty Cundieff
CAST:  Larry B. Scott  •  Mark Christopher Lawrence  •  Rusty Cundieff  •  Kasi Lemmons

Hard Target (1993) RT 50% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jun 1998

When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Jean-Claude Van Damme  •  Arnold Vosloo  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Yancy Butler

Disconnect (2012) RT 68% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2013

Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Alex Rubin
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Hope Davis  •  Frank Grillo  •  Paula Patton

The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)

DVD release: Mar 1991

A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Peerce
CAST:  Andre Braugher  •  Daniel Stern  •  Ruby Dee  •  Stan Shaw

Drop Squad (1994) RT 14% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Controversial film about an underground organization that kidnaps and 'deprograms' African Americans who sell out or deny their cultural heritage. Spike Lee is the Executive ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David C. Johnson
CAST:  Eriq La Salle  •  Vondie Curtis-Hall  •  Ving Rhames  •  Kasi Lemmons

The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2006

After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Joanna Kerns  •  Dan Lauria  •  Bonnie Bartlett  •  Lindsay Frost

Afterburn (1992)

Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Markowitz
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Robert Loggia  •  Vincent Spano  •  Michael Rooker