Search results for "Whoopi Goldberg"


I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)

Acclaimed actress/comedienne Whoopi Goldberg directs and appears in this feature documentary about Jackie "Moms" Mabley, an African-American stand-up comic and show-biz ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Whoopi Goldberg
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Moms Mabley  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Joan Rivers

The Muppets (2011) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2012

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998) RT 40% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
CAST:  Eric Pospisil  •  Kathleen Barr  •  John Goodman  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Blackfish (2013) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gabriela Cowperthwaite
CAST:  Kim Ashdown  •  Ken Balcomb  •  Samantha Berg  •  John Jett

Alice in Wonderland (1999) RT 33% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Nick Willing
CAST:  Tina Majorino  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Miranda Richardson

Burglar (1987)

Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Bobcat Goldthwait  •  G. W. Bailey  •  Lesley Ann Warren

Clara's Heart (1988) RT 38% / Audience 63%

David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Michael Ontkean  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Neil Patrick Harris

Everyone's Hero (2006) RT 41% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2007

A boy begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Dan St. Pierre  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Colin Brady
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Rob Reiner  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Ritchie Allen

Farce of the Penguins (2006) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Jan 2007

In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Bob Saget
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Christina Applegate  •  Alyson Hannigan  •  Jason Alexander

Ghost (1990) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Demi Moore  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Whoopi Goldberg




Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) RT 45% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  James Woods  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Girl, Interrupted (1999) RT 54% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

House Party 2 (1991) RT 21% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Kid'N'Play leave their neighborhood and enter the world of adulthood and higher education. Play attempts to get rich quick in the music business while Kid faces the challenges ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Doug McHenry  •  George Jackson
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Christopher Martin  •  Christopher Reid  •  Paul Anthony

How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) RT 48% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kevin Rodney Sullivan
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Taye Diggs  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Regina King

Kingdom Come (2001) RT 28% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2001

When her husband keels over from a stroke, Raynelle Slocumb calls the entire clan together to remember their dearly departed. Family tensions reach a comedic boil as the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Doug McHenry
CAST:  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  LL Cool J  •  Loretta Devine  •  Anthony Anderson

Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Gene Quintano
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Tim Curry

Made in America (1993) RT 29% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Oct 1998

A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Ted Danson  •  Nia Long  •  Will Smith

Monkeybone (2001) RT 20% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Jul 2001

After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Bridget Fonda  •  John Turturro  •  Chris Kattan

Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003) RT 57% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Pauly Shore
CAST:  Jaime Bergman  •  Todd Bridges  •  Don Jamieson  •  Pauly Shore

Racing Stripes (2005) RT 35% / Audience 42%

DVD release: May 2005

Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederik Du Chau
CAST:  Bruce Greenwood  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Mandy Moore  •  Caspar Poyck