Courtney B. Vance
Titles You Haven't Rated (35)
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Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his dog. (imdb)
Follows the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Hedges), who returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve. Ben's wary mother Holly Burns (Roberts) welcomes her beloved son's return, but soon learns he is still very much in harm's way. During the 24 hours that may change their lives forever, Holly must do everything in her power to avoid the family's downfall. (imdb)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017) - TV Movie
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s. (imdb)
Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. (imdb)
When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand...
American Crime Story (2016) - TV Series
An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals. (imdb)
When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. (imdb)
Two choir members have differing opinions on how to win the national choir competition. (imdb)
Death still isn't satisfied in the fifth installment of this cult horror franchise, setting out to claim the lives of shaken co-workers who cheated him when they heeded a colleague's premonition about an unstable suspension bridge.
Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic. (imdb)
After their two young children are diagnosed with a rare genetic disease for which conventional medicine has no cure, John and Aileen Crowley pin their hopes on the work of unconventional scientist Dr. Robert Stonehill.
Stallone plays a cop who comes undone after witnessing a brutal scene on the job. He checks into a rehab clinic that specializes in treating law enforcement officials. Soon, he finds that his fellow patients are being murdered one by one. (imdb)
Despite a lack of evidence, a black janitor is sentenced to death for the murder of a schoolgirl - but an outraged human rights activist steps in to aid his appeal, persuading a lawyer to take the case.
When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space. (imdb)
Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends. (imdb)
Naked City: Justice with a Bullet (1998) - TV Movie
Glenn and Vance are taxicab-driving NYC detectives taking up the case of tourists (Tunney, Erbe) who are robbed of their money and luggage by a shady limo driver. But all parties have their hands full when the girls accidentally get mixed up in a drug dealer's murder and money heist, while the detectives must unmask a contract hit man posing as a friend from the 'hood.
Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation. While four cops drive him to a safe-house, they are ambushed. Three of them shot dead, including Deputy Lawrence, and his black partner Jerry Robinson is accused of the murders. (imdb)
In 1957, black lawyer John Williams has to defend his nephew Charlie, who is accused of strangling a white boy to death. John doesn't believe Charlie did it, and although Charlie confesses, John wants to find out the real truth.
12 Angry Men (1997) - TV Movie
Twelve men must decide the fate of one when one juror objects to the jury's decision. (imdb)
Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs (Courtney B. Vance) finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia (Whitney Houston) is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighbourhood they live in. (imdb)
The Piano Lesson (1995) - TV Movie
1930's Pittsburgh, a brother comes home to claim "my half of the piano", a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for African-Americans as well as some of the attitudes and influences on their lives. But whether he is able to sell the piano so that he can get enough money to buy some property and "no longer have to work for someone else" involves the story (or lesson) that the piano has to show him.
The Affair (1995) - TV Movie
A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier currently overseas in battle and in doubts of her relationship with him as she discovered he had been having an affair with his secretary.
An ex-marine teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city schools. (imdb)
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995) - TV Movie
During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, these men were forced to constantly endure harassement, prejudice, and much behind the scenes politics until at last they were able to prove themselves in combat. (imdb)
A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs. (imdb)
A dramatized account of the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense. (imdb)
In pre Civil War America, slaves are prepared to risk everything for the chance of freedom from bondage. This films relates the story of a group of slaves who decide to try for it. Fortunately, in addition to the dangers from slave catchers and the elements, our heros also have the Underground Railroad, the clandestine network of caring people, like Harriet Tubman, who face great risks of their own.
A young Hutterite boy must marry his late brother's wife who comes from outside the community.
Huckleberry Finn, the half-literate son of a drunk, runs away from home and follows the Mississippi River with an escaped slave named Jim... (imdb)
Percy & Thunder (1993) - TV Movie
A retired boxer and his protege enter the big time.
Urban Crossfire (1992) - TV Movie
A cop's partner is killed, now he wants revenge. (imdb)
Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far 'beyond the law' will Saxon go? (imdb)
A new technologically-superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius (Connery). The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst (Baldwin) has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it-because the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find him, too. (Paramount Pictures)
A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (imdb)