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Cuba Gooding Jr.
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Date of Birth: Jan 2, 1968

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 58 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (58) | Writer (1) | Director (1)
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Life in a Year (2018)
The movie follows 17-year-old Daryn who finds out that his girlfriend is dying. He sets out to give her an entire life in the last year she has left. (imdb)
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Bayou Caviar (2018)
A former boxing champion and his companions get caught up with Russian mobsters after he witnesses a crime. (imdb)
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American Horror Story: My Roanoke Nightmare (2016)
Matt and Shelby, a couple from Los Angeles, leave the city and move into a mysterious house in North Carolina, where strange things begin to occur. (imdb)
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American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson (2016)
An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals. (imdb)
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The Book of Negroes (2015)
In the 18th century, Aminata is kidnapped into slavery in Africa, transported to South Carolina, and must travel through New York, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone to restore her freedom.
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Freedom (2014)
Pursued by a relentless tracker, Samuel Woodward and his family escape servitude on a Virginia plantation through a network of safe houses, an underground organization of ordinary citizens who smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. (Netflix)
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Selma (2014)
Martin Luther King, Lyndon Baines Johnson and the civil rights marches that changed America. (imdb)
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Summoned (2013)
Summoned (2013) - TV Movie
5 years ago Laura Alcott and 11 other jurors found the notorious serial killer Simon Bourdias guilty of capital murder & he was sentenced to death. But now mysterious things are beginning to happen to the jury members & tragedies claim the lives of 1 after the other. Laura realizes these deaths are not a coincidence as she begins to investigate the murders with the help of Detectives Callendar & Fletcher. Soon she will uncover a dangerous truth: like each juror before her Laura is being SUMMONED (imdb)
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The Butler (2013)
An African-American's eyewitness accounts of notable events of the 20th century during his tenure as a White House butler. (imdb)
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Life of a King (2013)
Ex-felon, Eugene Brown, establishes a Chess Club for inner city teenagers in Washington, D.C.
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Machete Kills (2013)
The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space. (imdb)
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Red Tails (2012)
A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard. (imdb)
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Firelight (2012)
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A counselor at a youth correctional facility. (imdb)
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One in the Chamber (2012)
A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy. (imdb)
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Ticking Clock (2011)
A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.
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Sacrifice (2011)
A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care. (imdb)
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The Hit List (2011)
A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him. (imdb)
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Lies & Illusions (2009)
A writer, torn between two lovers is hunted by spies in search of stolen diamonds.
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The Devil
A team of mercenaries under the command of hard-charging war veteran Mack (Gooding Jr.), are contracted by a mysterious CIA operative named Elissa (Cruz) to rescue a scientist (Perlman) working on an archeological discovery deep under the Middle Eastern desert. With the help of a mysterious priest (Rollins), Mack and his team soon discover the true secret of what lies beneath the sands. A secret that has been protected for thousands of years. A secret that is not of this Earth (imdb)
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Hardwired (2009)
After a tragic accident claims the lives of Luke Gibson's (Gooding Jr.) wife and unborn child, he is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from the Hexx Corporation - a Psi-Comp Implant that's hardwired into Luke's brain - saves his life, but Luke soon finds out that this new technology comes with a price and that the Hexx Corporation harbors sinister plans for the new device. With the help of new allies, Luke tries to recover the memories of his past (imdb)
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Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
When a strung out drug addict lies to a made man, the world of organized crime is turned upside down. Sometimes, no one is a winner.
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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Actor in a Supporting Role, Jerry Maguire, 1996) stars in this true story about a renowned brain surgeon who overcame obstacles to change the course of medicine forever. Young Ben Carson didn't have much of a chance. Growing up in a broken home amongst poverty and prejudice, his grades suffered and his temper flared. (amazon.com)
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Linewatch (2008)
Michael Dixon is a seasoned agent working linewatch on the US/Mexico Border. Well respected by his peers at US Border Patrol, and well loved by his family (wife Angela and 5 year old daughter Emily), Michael's world is suddenly threatened by secrets from his past. Michael was not always the respectable family man he now has become - he was a vicious Los Angeles gang member who turned his back on the gang and his own brutal ways... (imdb)
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The Way of War (2008)
A paramilitary operative goes on a rampage after discovering a conspiracy to commit war (imdb)
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Harold (2008)
A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
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Hero Wanted (2008)
After he awakens in a hospital, a man tracks down and murders the man that left him and a bank teller for dead during a robbery, only to end up having the slain thief's associates come after him in retaliation. (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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American Gangster (2007)
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country in the coffins of soldiers returning from the Vietnam War. (imdb)
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Daddy Day Camp (2007)
Dads Charlie Hinton and Phil Ryerson are in another kid-harried adventure as they take over running a summer day camp. Armed with no knowledge of the great outdoors, a dilapidated facility, and a motley group of campers, it doesn't take long before things get out of control. Up against threats of foreclosure and declining enrollment, Charlie is forced to call on his estranged father, Col. Buck Hinton, to help bring camp together and teach everyone about teamwork, perseverance and the power of forgiveness. (Sony Pictures)
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What Love Is (2007)
A sincere, insightful and unapologetically frank romantic comedy about a man who finds out, during the course of one very important night in his life, what love truly is. (Big Sky Motion Pictures)
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End Game (2006)
A secret Service agent and a news reporter investigate the conspiracy behind the assassination of the President. (imdb)
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Dirty (2005)
In a city ravaged by violent crime, the police department's anti-gang task force uses any means at its disposal to get the bad guys off the streets, with cops often acting as judge, jury and executioner. AS the unit's self-justifying brutality and corruption spiral further out of control, gang member turned cop Armando Sancho (Collins Jr.) begins to question the life he and his partner (Gooding Jr.) have chosen. (Silver Nitrate)
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Shadowboxer (2005)
Shadowboxer is an emotionally-charged, full-throttle noir, which delves deep into the harsh underworld of organized crime and uncovers the complex lives of trained assassins, Mikey (Gooding Jr.) and Rose (Mirren). (Teton Films)
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Home on the Range (2004)
When a greedy outlaw named Alameda Slim (Quaid) schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows (Barr, Dench, Tilly), a karate-kicking stallion named Buck (Gooding Jr.), and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save the farm in a wild quest full of high-spirited adventure. (Disney)
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Radio (2003)
A dramatic and moving story inspired by events in the life of "Radio," a man who made an enduring impact on the lives of those around him. The film focuses on the mentoring relationship between a high school football coach (Harris) and Radio (Gooding) and how their unique friendship ultimately transforms the conservative attitudes of a small South Caroling town. (Sony)
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The Fighting Temptations (2003)
A New York advertising executive travels to a small Southern town to collect an inheritance but finds he must create a gospel choir and lead it to success before he can collect. (imdb)
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Boat Trip (2002)
A sexy, uninhibited romantic comedy about following your heart no matter where it leads you. (MPCA)
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Snow Dogs (2002)
When Miami dentist (Gooding, Jr.) finds out that he's been named in a will, he travels to Alaska thinking he's going to be rich. Soon, his dream of wealth turns to mush when he finds out he has been left a team of racing dogs. As Ted's life goes to the dogs, he vows to learn to mush, no matter what it takes. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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Rat Race (2001)
Donald P. Sinclair (Cleese) has placed six separate gold coins in different slot machines in his casino. The lucky six who find these coins discover an opportunity of a lifetime. The chance to own $2 million. Locked up in a locker in New Mexico, these six contestants must now race each other, to be the first to the cash. There are no rules in place and everything that could possibly happen, does. Whilst, behind the scenes, Sinclair's associates are placing their bets. (imdb)
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Pearl Harbor (2001)
Pearl Harbor is a romantic tale set during World War 2. Childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Navy pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. Rafe falls for Evelyn, before volunteering, while Evelyn and Danny are transferred to Pearl Harbor.
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In the Shadows (2001)
A hit man, sent to kill a veteran Hollywood stuntman, falls in love with the target's daughter and decides to become a stunt-man himself. (imdb)
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Men of Honor (2000)
Inspired by the life of Carl Brashear (Gooding, Jr.). The setting of his journey is the little known and dangerous world of deep-sea diving in the U.S. Navy of the 1950s and 60s. (20th Century Fox Films)
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Instinct (1999)
When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to young psychologist to get through to him. (imdb)
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A Murder of Crows (1999)
After a lawyer gets disbared, he goes off to write a book about his experience. He meets a man who lets him read his manuscript. The man dies and the lawyer passes the book off as his. Just when the book becomes a big success. He gets arrested for the true life murders of the five lawyers in his book. He then finds himself, trying to prove that he is innocent of the murders. (imdb)
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Chill Factor (1999)
If a new biological chemical weapon is exposed to temperatures over 50 degrees Fahrenheit, it'll do something very bad. Two men (Skeet Ulrich, Cuba Gooding Jr.) try to make sure that doesn't happen, and that it doesn't get stolen by a terrorist. (imdb)
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What Dreams May Come (1998)
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven. (imdb)
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As Good As It Gets (1997)
A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship.
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Jerry Maguire (1996)
Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what he's really doing. When he voices these doubts, he ends up losing his job and all of his clients, save Rod Tidwell, an egomaniacal football player. Can Jerry resurrect his career while still staying true to himself? (imdb)
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Outbreak (1995)
Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
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The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
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)
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Losing Isaiah (1995)
An African-American baby, abandoned by his crack addicted mother is adopted by a white social worker and her husband. Several years later, the baby's mother finds out her son is not dead, as she thought before and goes to court to get him back. (imdb)
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Lightning Jack (1994)
Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist. (imdb)
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Judgment Night (1993)
When they took the wrong turn, it lead them to witnessing a murder, which left them running for their lives from the perpetrators. (imdb)
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Daybreak (1993)
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Drama based on Alan Bowne's play Beirut, takes place in the decrepit New York City of the near future, controlled by a fascistic government. (imdb)
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Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story (1992)
Edmund Perry appears to have things all going his way when he graduates from Phillips Exeter Academy with a scholarship to Stanford U. when an unfortunate meeting with a police officer ends his life. The focus is on the four years and the events at the Academy which ultimately led to the tragedy (imdb)
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Gladiator (1992)
A story of two teenagers trapped in the world of illegal underground boxing. One is fighting to save his fathers life and using the money pay off gambling debts accumulated by his father. The second is fighting for the money to get out of the ghettos. (imdb)
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A Few Good Men (1992)
One man is dead. Two are accused of murder. The entire Marine Corps is on trial. Hollywood heavyweights Cruise, Nicholson and Moore ignite the screen in Rob Reiner's acclaimed drama about the dangerous difference between following orders and following one's conscience. (Columbia TriStar)
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Boyz n the Hood (1991)
John Singleton's portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles takes the form of a tale of three friends growing up together 'in the 'hood.' Half-brothers Doughboy and Ricky Baker are foils for each other's personality, presenting very different approaches to the tough lives they face... (imdb)
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