Clifton Powell

Clifton Powell

Date of Birth: 16 Mar 1956

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 45 (Actor), 1 (Director)

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    Bones
    The time is 1979. Jimmy Bones (Snoop Dog) is respected and loved as the neighborhood protector. When he is betrayed and brutally murdered by a corrupt cop (Michael T. Weiss), Bones' elegant brownstone becomes his tomb, Twenty-two years later, the neighborhood has become a ghetto, and his home has turned into a gothic ruin. Four teens renovate it as an after hours nightclub, unkowingly releasing Jimmy's tortured spirit... (imdb)
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    Brothers in Arms
    The two 'most wanted' cowboys in the New Mexico territory ride into Corazon for one last job - to rob the ruthless town boss.
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    Civil Brand
    Women prisoners strike up a friendship with a young law student who works as a part-time prison guard. Together they discover that a corporation funds and is profitting from the plantation-like work environment they are forced to work under. In a botched attempt to organize a protest against their "slave labor", the women take over the prison.
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    Phantoms
    In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive. (imdb)
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    Ray
    Ray is the never-before-told, musical biographical drama of American legend Ray Charles. Featuring Jamie Foxx in the central role, Ray follows the inspiring story of a one-of-a-kind genius. (Universal)
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    Woman Thou Art Loosed
    Based on the best-selling novel by Bishop T.D. Jakes, Woman Thou Art Loosed is a moving tale of survival, faith, and redemption in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds and tragic personal histories. (Magnolia Pictures)
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    The Gospel
    A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is forced to deal with family turmoil, career suicide, and relationship issues that send him on a collision course with redemption or destruction. (Screen Gems)
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    Dead Presidents
    A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed. (imdb)
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    Deep Rising
    A gang of jewel thieves board an empty luxury liner in the South Seas to find that the crew and passengers... (imdb)
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    3 Ninjas
    Meet Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas! Their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, is highly skilled in the fields of Martial Arts and Ninjitsu... (imdb)
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    Deep Cover
    A black uniformed policeman is recruited by a devious drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a smuggling organization seeking to expand into designer drugs. This 'ugly side of the war on drugs' explores the context of race, identity and hypocrisy within a brutal and alienating investigation. (imdb)
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    Ticker
    Ticker (2002) - Short Film
    The Driver finds himself in a dangerous, yet highly political situation; this time being pursued by a helicopter gunship while carrying a passenger with a suitcase... the contents of which will decide the fate of a nation. (imdb)
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    Nowhere to Hide
    Divorcee learns from the FBI that her husband has mafia connections and put a contract on her life. She gets into the witness protection program and falls in love with the agent who protects her. (imdb)
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    Why Do Fools Fall in Love
    In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy... (imdb)
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    Norbit
    Norbit (Murphy) has never had it easy. As a baby, he was abandoned on the steps of a Chinese restaurant/orphanage and raised by Mr. Wong (Murphy). Things get worse when he's forced into marriage by the mean, junk food-chugging queen, Rasputia (Murphy). Just when Norbit's hanging by his last thread, his childhood sweetheart, Kate (Newton), moves back to town. In the comedy "Norbit", he'll show them all that nice guys sometimes finish first. (DreamWorks Pictures)
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    Lockdown
    Avery returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison. (imdb)
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    Internet Dating
    Internet Dating (2008) - Direct-to-Video
    An African-American look at the internet dating scene.
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    35 and Ticking
    Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia , Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Parker, "Soul Food," "Brown Sugar") is still looking for a man, Victoria (Jones, "Castle," "One on One") is married to a man who doesn't want children.
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    Steppin\
    Set on a university campus, the story line unfolds over a several month period in which the "Greeks" (fraternities and sororities) prepare for the culminating event: the step show competition. Against this backdrop there are numerous subplots involving the meeting and maturation of a love relationship, a kidnapping, an avenging abused co-ed, fraternity initiation rites, step scenes, and the antics of students and faculty alike. (imdb)
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    Confessions
    A story revealing a woman's struggle to find balance as she fights a secret addiction while struggling to save her family and find herself.
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    Forbidden Woman
    A successful attorney rises up the ranks at his law firm, but he risks it all when he falls in love with the wrong woman: his boss's wife. (Netflix)
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    Contradictions of the Heart
    A party chasing chick pounds on a restaurant door after closing. The closing manager opens it and the journey this encounter creates, places contradicting questions at the door step of race, friendship and sex. (imdb)
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    Conflict of Interest
    Irish cop Mick Flannery battles a drug dealer who has corrupted his son. (imdb)
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    23rd Psalm: Redemption
    When a minister and his family are held hostage in his own home by an escaped convict, he must rely upon his faith to deliver his family from harm's way. (imdb)
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    Who Made the Potatoe Salad?
    An urban romantic comedy about a young San Diego policeman who travels to Los Angeles with his fiancée to meet her dysfunctional family and announce their engagement.
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    Selma, Lord, Selma
    In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when she joins others in the famed march from Selma to Montgomery.
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    The Preacher\
    Bishop T.K. Wilson, his wife & two children are a respectable family in their community - Yet the Wilson kids are fighting temptations & their son Dante has thoughts other than taking over his fathers church. (imdb)
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    Fair Chase
    Two FBI agents track down a missing person's case which leads them to a group of stock brokers who hunt people for sport. (imdb)
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    Blood Ransom
    A young woman fights the monster she's becoming to save the life of the man she loves. (imdb)
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    The Dempsey Sisters
    The Dempsey Sisters is a movie about the power of believing in a dream, the force of a family bond, and being willing to give up a sure thing for the one thing that makes life worth living overall. (imdb)
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    They Die by Dawn
    Four outlaws with a bounty on each head, set a date for a shootout in Langston, Oklahoma. The last man takes the collective bounty. Violence and mayhem ensue.
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    All Eyez on Me
    Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.
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    Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters\
    Tells the story of Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American (they preferred "colored") sisters who both lived past the age of 100. They grew up on a North Carolina college campus, the daughters of the first African-American Episcopal bishop, who was born a slave, and a woman with an inter-racial background. With the support of each other and their family, they survived encounters with racism and sexism in their own different ways. Sadie quietly and sweetly broke barriers to become the first
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    The Hills
    When Attorney Lee makes a decision to defend the killer of his one time best friend Jeremiah Matthews SR and years later Mathews Jr., Attorney Lee finds himself in a fight for his life after allowing the killer to be sentenced.. Now the killer is trying to end his life. At the end of the day will Justice be served? What side of the Law is Attorney Lee really on?
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    Where Hearts Lie
    A young Brooklyn based real estate mogul in the making unwittingly gambles his success, sanity, and the safety of his young child, when he falls for the wrong woman.
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    The Sinbad Show
    David (Sinbad) is a foster father for Zana and LJ, and he's very new to the game. He learns as much from the children as they learn from him.
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    Buffalo Soldiers
    Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops attempts to capture an Apache warrior named Vittorio who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers and the truths about the Indian invaders. (imdb)
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    Jazz in the Diamond District
    When Jasmine "Jazz" Morgan loses her mother to a long-time battle with lung cancer, she can only focus on one thing - becoming a famous singer. Ignoring the wishes of her father, Jazz spends the summer entrenched in the hyper-sexualized, drug-influenced DC music scene, dragging along her younger, more naive, sister Leah. One night Jazz is invited to join a popular go-go band managed by a charismatic barber, Gabe and supported with drug money provided by the lead MC, Flight. (imdb)
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    Fatima\
    An undocumented West African home health aide is called in to cover for another worker. Upon arrival, Fatima discovers that the patient is an ailing Trump supporter. What ensues is pure chaos.
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    Somebody\
    Though Constance is going through dialysis and is waiting for a kidney donor match, she knows that God has been good to her. Her son Douglas always takes care of her and she loves her grandson. However, she harbors a secret from her past that hardly anyone knows about. Yet little does she know is that God is about to set into motion events that will reconcile the past and bring redemption to them all.
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    Caught Up
    Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after them, and Vanessa tells Daryl that this is her former lover Ahmad who wants revenge.
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    Block Party Madness
    Block Party Madness (2008) - Direct-to-Video
    AJ and his homie Trip are determined to throw the hottest block party of the summer, for the third year in a row. This year there will be more obstacles than ever, but nothin' can stop these boyz from having a good time.
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    Awake
    Awake (2012) - TV Series
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    Toolbox Murders 2
    Samantha is kidnapped by a serial killer, locked in a cage, and forced to witness dozens of people being killed. After 10 days in captivity, the killer begins to fall in love with her until she is rescued by police. (imdb)
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