Search results for "Phylicia Rashād"

The Old Settler (2001) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jun 2005

The Old Settler is the story of two middle-aged sisters, Elizabeth and Quilly, who share an apartment in Harlem in 1943. The sisters quarrel amiably, but they share a wounded ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Debbie Allen
CAST:  Phylicia Rashād  •  Debbie Allen  •  Bumper Robinson  •  Crystal R. Fox

The Babysitter's Seduction (1996) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: May 1999

The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Stephen Collins  •  Keri Russell  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Tobin Bell

The Possession of Michael D. (1995)

When a dark force begins to destroy a couple's happiness, they turn to decides to a parapsychologist who discovers that the husband is possessed by a demon.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Kennedy
CAST:  Phylicia Rashād  •  Stephen Lang  •  Sheila McCarthy  •  Roger Rees

Steel Magnolias (2012) RT 69% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

In an updated contemporary version of the beloved stage play and 1989 film, "Steel Magnolias" chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana. Supporting each ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenny Leon
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Jill Scott

Free of Eden (1999) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Story about Will Cleamons, a former teacher-turned-businessman who agrees to tutor 18-year-old high school dropout, Nicole Turner. Much to his surprise, their relationship not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Sydney Tamiia Poitier  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Robert Hooks

Change of Plans (2011) RT Audience 50%

Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Kent Harrison
CAST:  Brooke White  •  Joe Flanigan  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Jayme Lynn Evans

Good Deeds (2012)

Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Thandie Newton  •  Brian J. White

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)

The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stan Lathan
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Avery Brooks  •  Kate Burton  •  Bruce Dern

For Colored Girls (2010) RT 32% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2011

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Kimberly Elise  •  Janet Jackson  •  Loretta Devine  •  Thandie Newton

Just Wright (2010) RT 45% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Sep 2010

A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sanaa Hamri
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Common  •  Paula Patton  •  James Pickens Jr.

Polly: Coming Home! (1990)

Broadway style songs are used to tell this interesting story of an ingenious orphan who gets involved in matchmaking and striving for inter-racial understanding in 1956 Alabama.  (more)

GENRES: Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Debbie Allen
CAST:  Keshia Knight Pulliam  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Dorian Harewood  •  Brandon Quintin Adams

Frankie & Alice (2010) RT 21% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Aug 2014

A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Halle Berry  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Chandra Wilson

David's Mother (1994) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Sally Goodson has been raising her autistic son David alone since her husband left many years ago. Now a social worker discovers that Sally has been dodging 'The System' to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Allan Ackerman
CAST:  Kirstie Alley  •  Sam Waterston  •  Stockard Channing  •  Michael A. Goorjian

Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored (1996)

This film relates the story of a tightly connected Afro-American community informally called Colored Town where the inhabitants live and depend on each other in a world where ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  Al Freeman, Jr.  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Paula Kelly  •  Salli Richardson-Whitfield

A Raisin in the Sun (2008) RT 83% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2008

Dreams can make a life worth living, but they can also be dashed by bad decisions. This is the crossroads whare the Younger family find themselves when their father passes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Leon
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Sean Combs  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Audra McDonald

Polly (1989) RT Audience 95%

An musical adaptation of the book "Pollyanna" set in the 1950's in which an orphan tries to use gladness to unite the people in a small southern town.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Debbie Allen
CAST:  Keshia Knight Pulliam  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Dorian Harewood  •  T. K. Carter

Mickey's 60th Birthday (1988)

This film combines live action/original animation and library animation. Mickey steals a magic hat from a Sorcerer and is put under a spell by the angry magi so that no one ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Scott Garen
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  John Ritter  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Kirstie Alley

Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man (2001)

Jessica Fletcher discovers a shocking old family secret that leads her on a journey to the deep South to bring to light the mysterious details surrounding the death of a slave ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Anthony Pullen Shaw
CAST:  Angela Lansbury  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Michael Jace  •  David Ogden Stiers

Creed (2015)

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Coogler
CAST:  Michael B. Jordan  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Graham McTavish  •  Tessa Thompson