Search results for "Lynn Whitfield"

A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996) RT 12% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Lawrence
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Regina King  •  Della Reese

Doctor Detroit (1983) RT 40% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Donna Dixon  •  Lydia Lei

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

Gone Fishin' (1997) RT 4% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Danny Glover  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Lynn Whitfield

Head of State (2003) RT 31% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2003

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Chris Rock
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Bernie Mac  •  Dylan Baker  •  Nick Searcy

In the Army Now (1994) RT 6% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Bones Conway and Jack Kaufman didn't really know what they were in for when they enlisted in the U.S. Army; they just wanted to get a job and make some money. But these new ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie, Jr.
CAST:  Pauly Shore  •  Andy Dick  •  Lori Petty  •  David Alan Grier

Jaws: The Revenge (1987) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Jan 1999

After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Lorraine Gary  •  Lance Guest  •  Mario Van Peebles  •  Michael Caine

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

Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)

Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Vondie Curtis-Hall
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Lee Thompson Young

Silverado (1985) RT 76% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 1999

Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Scott Glenn  •  Kevin Costner  •  Danny Glover

The Cheetah Girls (2003) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A four-member teen girl group named the Cheetah Girls go to a Manhattan High School for the Performing Arts and try to become the first freshmen to win the talent show in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Music • TV movie
CAST:  Raven-Symoné  •  Adrienne Bailon  •  Kiely Williams  •  Sabrina Bryan

Kings of the Evening (2008) RT 80% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Homer Hobbs, home after two years in jail, discovers that life on the outside can be crueler than the back-breaking injustice of the chain gang...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew P. Jones
CAST:  Tyson Beckford  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Glynn Turman  •  Linara Washington

Dangerous Evidence: The Lori Jackson Story (1999) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 1999

The Lori Jackson Story - A civil rights campaigner, Lori Jackson, champions the the cause of a black marine convicted of rape, as she thinks he is innocent of the crime. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sturla Gunnarsson
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  Richard Yearwood  •  Richard Lineback

And Then There Was You (2013)

Natalie resorts to picking up the pieces of her life after her husband leaves her for the family he has outside. she falls in love with Darrell, but he has secrets of his own. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leila Djansi
CAST:  Garcelle Beauvais  •  Brian J. White  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Greg Vaughan

Somebody's Child (2012) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2013

A woman (Lynn Whitfield) dying of kidney disease learns that God works in mysterious ways after convincing her son (Michael Jai White) to help a repentant ex-con (Byron Minns) ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Wheeler  •  Siddeeqah Powell
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  Clifton Powell  •  Michael Jai White  •  Byron Minns

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

King's Faith (2013) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2014

When eighteen-year-old Brendan King attempts to leave his turbulent gang life behind him, his past continues to threaten his new-found faith, family, and future  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas DiBella
CAST:  Lynn Whitfield  •  James McDaniel  •  Crawford Wilson  •  Kayla Compton

Battlefield America (2012) RT 8% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2012

A young businessman hires an instructor to turn a group of misfit kids into a team on the underground dance competition circuit.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Chris Stokes
CAST:  Tristen M. Carter  •  Mekia Cox  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Kida Burns