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Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

Date of Birth: Aug 21, 1949

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 58 (Actor)

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    The Starling (2021)
    After Lilly suffers a loss, a combative Starling takes nest beside her quiet home. The feisty bird taunts and attacks the grief-stricken Lilly. On her journey to expel the Starling, she rediscovers her will to live and capacity for love.
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    Spell (2020)
    A man crash lands in rural Appalachia and awakens in the attic of a traditional Hoodoo practitioner. He desperately tries to break free from her dark magic and save his family from a sinister ritual before the rise of the blood moon.
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    Family Reunion (2019)
    When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended family, the transition is like being a catfish out of water. (imdb)
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    A Sweet Christmas Romance (2019)
    When a food stylist finds out the owner of her favorite bakery is retiring and sponsoring a baking contest to see who will be her successor, she enters but then is forced to join forces with a rival chef to try and win. (imdb)
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    The Trap (2019)
    A man returns home to Atlanta to help his brother's struggling restaurant. (imdb)
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    Jingle Belle (2018)
    Every year, Isabelle (Tatyana Ali) and her high school sweetheart Mike (Cornelius Smith Jr.), rocked their small town's annual Christmas Eve Pageant with a sweet Christmas duet. But after graduation, Isabelle left to study at Juilliard in New York - leaving Mike behind. Years later, when Isabelle returns to her hometown to write music for the annual Christmas Eve Pageant, she is shocked to learn that Mike is the one directing the show. (imdb)
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    My Other Home (2017)
    The story of Stephon Marbury's fall from the NBA and journeying to rediscover his passion in China. (imdb)
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    Norm of the North (2016)
    Displaced from their Arctic home, a polar bear named Norm and his three lemming friends wind up in New York City, where Norm becomes the mascot of a corporation he soon learns is tied to the fate of his homeland. (imdb)
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    Caged No More (2016)
    Inspired by real events, CAGED NO MORE is the story of Aggie Prejean, a grandmother on a desperate search to find her two granddaughters, Skye and Elle, who have been kidnapped by their sinister father. As the details behind the girls' disappearance begin to unravel, it's discovered he has taken them overseas to be sold into slavery to settle his drug debt.
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    36 Hour Layover (2016)
    This film is a romantic comedy about a stewardess (Calhoun), who after 12 years of dating (Joseph) as college sweethearts (along with several marriage proposals in between), meets a business man going through a divorce (White) on one of her job layovers. As expected, sparks fire and unexpectedly a traumatic past is revealed, and the couples lives are changed for ever. (imdb)
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    Chapter & Verse (2015)
    Upon his return from serving a ten-year sentence in prison, reformed gang leader, S. Lance Ingram, struggles to adapt to a changed Harlem. Unable to use the technological skills he acquired in jail, Lance is forced to accept a position delivering meals for a local food bank. It is here that he befriends Ms. Maddy, 75, a past beauty with a irreverent and hardened shell to whom he delivers dinners.
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    The Carmichael Show (2015)
    Follows the life of stand up comedian Jerrod Carmichael as he navigates through life with his therapist in-training girlfriend and his heavily opinionated family. (imdb)
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    Comeback Dad (2014)
    A man tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter. (imdb)
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    You
    A drama centered on a terminally ill woman and the aimless young woman who becomes her caregiver. (imdb)
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    Black Women Run Hollywood (2014)
    A secret society of Hollywood actresses reveals just how powerful black women really are. (Funny or Die)
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    The Sound and the Fury (2014)
    A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century. (imdb)
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    Khumba (2013)
    Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo.
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    In the Hive (2012)
    16 year old Xtra Keys lives by a few simple rules, all rooted in a world of brazen, retaliatory violence. Xtra hopes to raise his son better than his boozy, razor-edged mother raised him and his younger siblings. Xtra just might get his wish when hes thrust into the world of the HIVE, an unorthodox alternative school full of other discarded boys who, because of their disciplinary issues and substandard grade levels, have been kicked out or abandoned by every school in this Southern rural county (imdb)
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    Doc McStuffins (2012)
    "Doc McStuffins" is an imaginative animated series about Doc McStuffins, a young girl who aspires to be a doctor like her mom and communicates with and heals broken toys and stuffed animals.
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    State of Georgia (2011)
    Georgia Chamberlain is a confident aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality who moves to the city from the South in order to make it on Broadway. Along with her quirky best friend and science-geek Jo, she'll pursue her acting dreams as she tackles part-time jobs and countless auditions with often hilarious results. (imdb)
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    Madea
    Madea jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. But Tammy, Kimberly and Byron are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy can't manage her unruly children or her broken marriage; Kimberly is gripped with anger and takes it out on her husband; and Byron, after spending two years in jail, is under pressure to deal drugs again...
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    Politics of Love (2011)
    Politics makes strange bedfellows, but never stranger than when a month before the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, a beautiful, idealistic local Obama volunteer coordinator reluctantly falls for her Republican counterpart: a sexy, savvy, African American conservative. Sparks fly, tempers flares, heads turn, and romance blossoms for this mismatched pair of campaigners in the frantic and intoxicating days leading up to Election Day. Can the politics of love conquer all?
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    Jumping the Broom (2011)
    Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
    Following the first film, Papi and Chloe have had puppies, but can they help save the home of their human owners parents when the bank wants to foreclose ?
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    For Colored Girls (2010)
    Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.
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    Lottery Ticket (2010)
    Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million
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    Death at a Funeral (2010)
    A funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies.
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    My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
    Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword.
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
    While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home. (imdb)
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    First Sunday (2008)
    Durell (Ice Cube) and LeeJohn (Tracy Morgan) are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending the night in the presence of the Lord and are forced to deal with much more than they bargained for. (imdb)
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    This Christmas (2007)
    A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years. (imdb)
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    Dirty Laundry (2006)
    A modern-day prodigal son story with a twist. It follows Patrick, a magazine writer, who seems to have the "perfect life," until one day, there is a knock at the door. On the other side stands a secret that brings him face to face with the traditional southern family he hasn't seen in over 10 years. (imdb)
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    Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (2006)
    Fantasia Barrino overcomes sexual abuse, illiteracy, and other setbacks and becomes the winner of "American Idol" in 2004.
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    King
    Malcolm King is a wealthy and arrogant businessman whose ex-wife to be has plans to take him for everything he's worth in their divorce settlement. Determined to avoid losing his fortune to her, Malcolm plans his own kidnapping with the help of his dim-witted mistress and her ex-con brother. Unfortunately for Malcolm, he is not the only one with a kidnapping plot. (imdb)
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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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    Kingdom Come (2001)
    The best and the worst of the Slocumb family are on display when Woodrow "Bud" Slocumb keels over from a stroke. As the town swelters in the summer heat, family tensions reach a comedic boil as the Slocumb clan comes together to remember their dearly departed. (Fox Searchlight)
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    Freedom Song (2000)
    A powerful, emotional, sometimes funny, always honest look at the civil rights movement. It focusses mostly on teenagers, and it's fascinating. (imdb User Comments)
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    Boston Public (2000)
    The lives of 10 faculty members at a high school in Boston, Mass. weave in and out of dealing with trouble-makers, having a personal life, and keeping sanity.
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    Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
    Amy (Morrison), Travis (Davis) and Graham (Lawrence) are student filmmakers who would love to make it big in Hollywood. But first they've got to survive their last semester at Alpine University, a renowned film school where the competition is killer...and someone is killing the competition. (Columbia Tristar)
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    Punks (2000)
    This rhythm-and-blues-driven romantic comedy is the story of four close-knit friends trying to find that mythical relationship that will make finally make things right. But if you think that sounds familiar, think again, because Punks is the first-ever comic love story set amidst the world of African-American gay men. (Urbanworld Films)
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    Jackie
    "Mockumentry" 60's diva Jackie Washington (her g-grandparents where George Washington's slaves). Jenifer Lewis is our leading lady with an incredible singing voice. Jackie is planning her comeback tour coinciding with Tim Curry as her interviewer. Famous faces are dishing the dirt on her, including Bette Midler, Whoopi Goldberg, David Hyde Pierce, Chris Rock.
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    Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
    This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best Actress Nomination in 1954 for "Carmen Jones", to her final demise to prescription drugs... (imdb)
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    Funny Valentines (1999)
    A woman returns to her home town to sort out her troubled marriage and finds new happiness in the rekindling of a broken friendship with her cousin. (imdb)
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    The PJs (1999)
    The PJs (1999) - TV Series
    Thurgood Stubbs lives with his wife Muriel in the housing project where he is the chief superintendent. The show, created by Eddie Murphy (who provides Stubbs' voice), follows the adventures of the Stubbs family and the others in the building, animated through a process called 'Foamation.' (imdb)
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    Down in the Delta (1998)
    Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War. (imdb)
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    Urban Legend (1998)
    A college coed suspects that murders around her campus are connected to Urban Legends. (imdb)
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    Lover Girl (1997)
    Jake is a 16-year-old girl whose mother left her. She finds her older sister Darlene in L.A., but Darlene turns her away. Darlene's neighbor Marci takes pity on Jake, allowing her to stay over. When Jake discovers that Marci is a manager in a massage parlor, she convinces Marci to hire her. (imdb)
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    Hoodlum (1997)
    The film focuses on the war of two gangs in 1930s Harlem for the control of illegal gaming - one headed by black strategic godfather Bumpy Johnson and another by white ruthless hothead Dutch Schultz. Negotiations proposed by white syndicate boss Lucky Luciano never get under way, blood flows and Johnson gets jailed. When Johnson is paroled, he gets the work of enforcer for mighty Stephanie "The Queen" St. Clair. She is also jailed for racketeering and when she leaves she makes him promise "no violence". (imdb)
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    Don King: Only In America (1997)
    A cinematic portrait of the famous fight promoter and boxing manager. (imdb)
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    The Preacher
    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)
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    Waiting to Exhale (1995)
    This story based on the best selling novel by Terry McMillan follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with their very lives. Friendship becomes the strongest bond between these women as men, careers, and families take them in different directions. Often light-hearted this movie speaks about some of the problems and struggles the modern women face in today's world. (imdb)
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    The Hard Truth (1994)
    A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll. (imdb)
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    Amos & Andrew (1993)
    When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver realizes his mistake and to avoid the bad publicity offers a thief in his jail, Amos Odell a deal. (imdb)
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    Class Act (1992)
    Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only the school bully would stop trying to rough him up. And Blade definitely likes being thought of as important instead of as trouble, if only the teacher would stop hitting on him for a date. (imdb)
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    Caged Fear (1992)
    After a jewelry theft Tommy Lane can hardly free. His girlfriend Kristen has less luck and is arrested. She's sentenced to jail in an ill-reputed female prison in Oklahoma. Tommy doesn't let her down; he manages to get into the prison - on the other side of the bars - to force the ruthless director to let her go. (imdb)
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    Parent Trap III (1989)
    When Jeff plans to marry again, his triplet daughters Megan, Lisa and Jessie try to bring him together with Susan. (imdb)
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    Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)
    Anna Hart was always an odd child, a genius, a shoplifter, desperately afraid of flickering lights, with strange prophetic dreams. Simultaneously, several strange things begin to happen. A strange, mysterious neighbor, by the name of MacKayla moves in next door to the Harts. And, most frightening of all, Anna sees her exact double on the television one night. (imdb)
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    Supernatural (2005)
    Supernatural (2005) - TV Series
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