Search results for "Kevin Hooks"


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Fled (1996)

During a routine prison work detail, convict Piper is chained to Dodge, a cyberhacker, when gunfire breaks out. Apparently, the attack is related to stolen money that the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Salma Hayek  •  Will Patton

Passenger 57 (1992) RT 23% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 1998

An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Bruce Payne  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Alex Datcher

Strictly Business (1991) RT 10% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Waymon has a great job in real estate and a promising future, but he's also trapped in a loveless longterm relationship. He meets Natalie, a beautiful club-hopping hipster, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Halle Berry  •  Tommy Davidson

The Color of Friendship (2000) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Lindsey Haun  •  Shadia Simmons  •  Carl Lumbly  •  Penny Johnson

Black Dog (1998) RT 10% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Meat Loaf  •  Randy Travis  •  Gabriel Casseus

Heat Wave (1990) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A rookie black journalist investigates the tensions of the Watts section of Los Angeles in the bloody summer of 1965.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Cicely Tyson  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Blair Underwood  •  James Earl Jones

Mutiny (1999)

Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Michael Jai White  •  Duane Martin  •  David Ramsey  •  Matthew Glave

Sounder (2003) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2003

This is a coming-of-age story of a boy living in the Depression era of the South. "Boy" (Daniel Lee Robertson III) learns the hard way about the realities of being black, poor ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Carl Lumbly  •  Suzzanne Douglas  •  Daniel Lee Robertson III

Glory and Honor (1998)

The true story about Robert Peary's forgotten African American employee Mathew Henson who proved crucial in their race to North Pole.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Delroy Lindo  •  Henry Czerny  •  Bronwen Booth  •  Kim Staunton

Prison Break: The Final Break (2009) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks  •  Brad Turner
CAST:  Dominic Purcell  •  Wentworth Miller  •  Amaury Nolasco  •  Robert Knepper




Murder Without Motive (1992)

Made for TV Movie  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Carla Gugino  •  Curtis McClarin  •  Anna Maria Horsford  •  Christopher Daniel Barnes

Roots: The Gift (1988) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Oct 1992

In December 1775, Cletus Moyer is a free black Northerner in colonial America, helping slaves escape captivity. In the days just prior to Christmas, a group of bounty hunters ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  LeVar Burton  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Jerry Hardin  •  Kate Mulgrew

Aaron Loves Angela (1975) RT Audience 80%

Aaron and Angela, two young adults living in the Harlem ghetto of New York City, are deeply in love with each other. The only thing standing in the way of their love is their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gordon Parks Jr.
CAST:  Moses Gunn  •  Kevin Hooks  •  Irene Cara  •  Robert Hooks

Innerspace (1987) RT 81% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich (1978) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year old Benjie (Larry B. Scott) turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother (Cicely ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Cicely Tyson  •  Paul Winfield  •  Larry B. Scott  •  Helen Martin

J.T. (1969)

J. T. Gamble, a shy, withdrawn Harlem youngster, shows compassion and responsibility when he takes on the care of an old, one-eyed, badly injured alley cat days before ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert M. Young
CAST:  Ja'net Du Bois  •  Theresa Merritt  •  Kevin Hooks  •  Michael Gorrin

Take Down (1979)

An unqualified teacher finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last ditch effort to end a 9-year ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kieth Merrill
CAST:  Edward Herrmann  •  Kathleen Lloyd  •  Lorenzo Lamas  •  Maureen McCormick

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