Search results for "LeVar Burton"


Smart House (1999) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Ben Cooper and his family struggling to get a grip on household chores, school and work. Ben is the family caretaker. So when Ben sees that a Smart House is being given away, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  LeVar Burton
CAST:  Katey Sagal  •  Ryan Merriman  •  Katie Volding  •  Kevin Kilner

The Tiger Woods Story (1998)

DVD release: Mar 1999

With his father coaching him and his mother providing a strong spiritual influence, Tiger Woods rose to fame and fortune. But his success came at a price, as he endured ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  LeVar Burton
CAST: 

Blizzard (2003)

A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  LeVar Burton
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Jan Tříska

Ali (2001) RT 67% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2002

In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Jon Voight  •  Mario Van Peebles

Star Trek: First Contact (1996) RT 93% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Alice Krige  •  Neal McDonough

Star Trek Generations (1994) RT 49% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Carson
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Jonathan Frakes  •  Brent Spiner  •  LeVar Burton

Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) RT 55% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 1999

When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Jonathan Frakes  •  Brent Spiner  •  LeVar Burton

Star Trek Nemesis (2002)

En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Baird
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Jonathan Frakes  •  LeVar Burton  •  Brent Spiner

Trekkies (1997) RT 86% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A hilarious look at the universe's most fervent fans.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Roger Nygard
CAST:  Denise Crosby  •  Barbara Adams  •  Majel Barrett  •  James Doohan

Our Friend, Martin (1999) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2004

What begins as a routine class project for a diverse group of sixth-graders turns into a magical, time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Authentic historical footage ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Brousseau  •  Vincenzo Trippetti
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Angela Bassett  •  Lucas Black  •  Theodore Borders




The Hunter (1980) RT 55% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2001

During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  LeVar Burton  •  Eli Wallach  •  Ben Johnson

Parallel Lives (1994) RT Audience 90%

DVD release: Mar 1995

A college reunion turns into a tangled web of passion, romance and intrigue as old friends and enemies catch up with each other's lives. Includes a long list of stars.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Linda Yellen
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Liza Minnelli  •  Michael S. O'Rourke  •  James Brolin

Rise of the Zombies (2012)

When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nick Lyon
CAST:  Danny Trejo  •  Mariel Hemingway  •  LeVar Burton  •  Ethan Suplee

The Supernaturals (1986) RT Audience 33%

Nichelle Nichols is an army sergeant who leads her platoon into the woods of the deep south on a training exercise. Unfortunately, it is the site where a bunch of yankee ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Armand Mastroianni
CAST:  Maxwell Caulfield  •  Nichelle Nichols  •  Talia Balsam  •  Bradford Bancroft

Yesterday's Target (1996)

DVD release: Nov 1996

Memory loss, separation and assassins threaten three time-travelers with special powers who are stuck in the past.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Barry Samson
CAST:  Daniel Baldwin  •  Stacy Haiduk  •  T.K. Carter  •  Richard Herd

Central Park (1990) RT Audience 50%

CENTRAL PARK is a film about the famous New York City landmark and the variety of ways in which people make use of it: running, boating, walking, skating, music, theatre, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Frederick Wiseman
CAST:  Ed Koch  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Peter Garrett  •  Luciano Pavarotti

Grambling's White Tiger (1981)

DVD release: Jun 1998

A young white goes to a historically-black college for the chance to be the starting quarterback. There he encounters considerable resentment and learns what it's like to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Georg Stanford Brown
CAST:  Bruce Jenner  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Bill Overton  •  Deborah Pratt

Reach for Me (2009) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Old and bitter, Alvin just wants some peace and quiet in his last days. His wish, however, is not granted when a young, vibrant and ironically full of life Kevin becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Seymour Cassel  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Johnny Whitworth  •  Adrienne Barbeau

Taken in Broad Daylight (2009) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Gary Yates
CAST:  James Van Der Beek  •  Sara Canning  •  LeVar Burton  •  Diana Reis

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2009

United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Sam Liu
CAST:  Kevin Conroy  •  Timothy Daly  •  Clancy Brown  •  LeVar Burton