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Clifton Powell

Clifton Powell

Date of Birth: Mar 16, 1956

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 44 (Actor), 1 (Director)

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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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    The Hills (2017)
    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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    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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    All Eyez on Me (2017)
    Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.
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    Fair Chase (2016)
    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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    Where Hearts Lie (2016)
    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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    Blood Ransom (2014)
    A young woman fights the monster she's becoming to save the life of the man she loves. (imdb)
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    They Die by Dawn (2013)
    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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    The Dempsey Sisters (2013)
    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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    Forbidden Woman (2013)
    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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    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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    23rd Psalm: Redemption (2011)
    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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    35 and Ticking (2011)
    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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    Contradictions of the Heart (2009)
    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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    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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    Block Party Madness (2008)
    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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    Internet Dating (2008)
    Internet Dating (2008) - Direct-to-Video
    An African-American look at the internet dating scene.
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    Jazz in the Diamond District (2008)
    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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    Norbit (2007)
    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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    Who Made the Potatoe Salad? (2006)
    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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    Confessions (2006)
    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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    The Gospel (2005)
    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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    Brothers in Arms (2005)
    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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    Ray (2004)
    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 (2004)
    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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    Civil Brand (2002)
    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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    Ticker (2002)
    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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    Bones (2001)
    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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    Lockdown (2000)
    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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    Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
    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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    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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    Deep Rising (1998)
    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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    Caught Up (1998)
    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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    Phantoms (1998)
    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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    Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
    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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    Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
    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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    Dead Presidents (1995)
    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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    Nowhere to Hide (1994)
    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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    Conflict of Interest (1993)
    Irish cop Mick Flannery battles a drug dealer who has corrupted his son. (imdb)
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    The Sinbad Show (1993)
    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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    Deep Cover (1992)
    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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    3 Ninjas (1992)
    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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    Awake (2012)
    Awake (2012) - TV Series