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Richard Roundtree
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Date of Birth: Jul 9, 1942

Country: USA

Biography: Richard Roundtree (born July 9, 1942) is an American actor and former fashion model. He is best known for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft and in its two sequels, Shaft's Big Score (1972) and Shaft in Africa (1973)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 67 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (67)
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What Men Want (2019)
A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts. (imdb)
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Speed Racer (2008)
Based on the classic 1960's Japanese animated series chronicling the aspirations of a young race car driver as he attempts to obtain glory, with the help of his family and the Mach 5, the advanced car created by his father. (cinema.com)
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Point of Entry (2007)
In Arizona, the veteran Detective Miles Porter becomes obsessed about catching the murderer of his goddaughter, Cindy, and three years later he requests his retirement to dedicate himself to the case in full time. Meanwhile in California, Richard Alden, his wife Kathy, and their son, Sam, moves to the expensive condominium Hidden Glade Estates seeking security. Kathy is still traumatized by the attack of a burglar in their former home. (imdb)
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Wild Seven (2006)
In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills... (imdb)
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Painkiller Jane (2005)
Jane, a young soldier, is exposed to a biochemical weapon that endows her with self-healing powers. She uses her abilities to fight crime while eluding the military. (imdb)
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Brick (2005)
A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
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Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, which belongs to the ruthless Japanese Yakuza who will stop at nothing to get it back. It's up to Max to stop the Yakuza, save the sisters and restore order to the peaceful island. (imdb)
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Vegas Vampires (2003)
Sin City becomes the sight of a horrific vampire plague when a gang of vicious bloodsuckers descend upon the gambling paradise and soak the dry desert sand with warm wet blood in director Fred Williamson's two-fanged shocker. (All Movie Guide)
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Joe and Max (2002)
True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship. (imdb)
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Antitrust (2001)
A relentless suspense thriller that enters the hidden world where the rich and the brilliant collide, where a handful of bright, driven young men and women have the means to make or break the technology that will dominate the global economy. (MGM)
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Shaft (2000)
New York City police detective John Shaft goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
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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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George of the Jungle (1997)
Deep in the heart of the African jungle, a baby named George, the sole survivor of a plane crash, is raised by gorillas. George grows up to be a buff and lovable klutz who has a rain forest full of animal friends. When poachers mess with George's pals, the King Of Swing swings into action. (Disney)
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Steel (1997)
John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged... (imdb)
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413 Hope St. (1997)
413 Hope Street is the physical address of a crisis center, catering to inner city youth and their families. The doctors, surgeons, psychologists, and social workers work together to provide the best possible support to anyone walking in their door. (imdb)
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Original Gangstas (1996)
Marvin Bookman is a small shop owner in Gary, Indiana, USA. After he sees a drive-by shooting of Laurie Thompson's son by a local gang, he gives up the license number of the car to the police. The gang doesn't like this so they go to the store and rough him up.... (imdb)
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Se7en (1995)
Two big city detectives (Pitt, Freeman) find themselves on the trail of a vicious serial killer that chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins. (New Line Cinema)
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Ballistic (1995)
Jesse Gavin is no ordinary policewoman; she knows how to handle herself in any situation. She's an undercover cop, part of an elite police team and highly skilled in lethal martial arts! After a government witness she was supposed to protect is killed, she is suspended from the force. The next day her partner is found dead. Has she been set up? With the help of the two men closest to her heart, her boyfriend and her father, she must battle to clear her name. (imdb)
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Bonanza: Under Attack (1995)
The television movie Bonanza: Under Attack involves characters made popular in the long-running television western Bonanza. The story involves the dastardly Frank James hiding on the Cartwright family's Ponderosa in order to escape bloodthirsty rogue Pinkerton detectives who want to do more than simply apprehend James. James befriends the Cartwright siblings, and together they stand up to the Pinkertons. (allmovie.com)
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Theodore Rex (1995)
In a future town a female police detective (Whoopi Goldberg) has to colaborate with Theodore Rex, a genetically generated Tyrannosaurus Rex... (imdb)
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Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1995)
A narrator tells the story of his childhood years in a tightly knit Afro-American community in the deep south under racial segregation. (imdb)
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Mind Twister (1994)
Two former exotic dancers devise a plot to expose a physciatrist as the murderer of their friend. (imdb)
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Bonanza: The Return (1993)
A man with a grudge against the late Little Joe seeks revenge on the Cartwrights and attempts to take over the Ponderosa. (imdb)
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Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
An old mirror from the haunted Long Island house finds its way into a photographer's family where the evil soon manifests itself to cause more terror and mayhem. (imdb)
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Deadly Rivals (1993)
A physicist involved in classified military research meets a woman who he begins to suspect is a spy. Her sister is involved with the mob and one of the spies is working with the mob. He unwillingly helps the FBI figure this all out. (imdb)
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Body of Influence (1993)
A successful psychiatrist has his world turned upside-down by the appearance of a mystery woman who cannot recall her own past. Along with a friend, he tries to unlock her secret only to uncover a bizarre series of events. (imdb)
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Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. But when her manager, Alexander sees forest ranger Jefferson, who lost his cabin in a fire, comment on TV about wishing he could get a home-cooked Christmas dinner, he arranges for a special live show on Christmas, for Elizabeth to cook him Christmas Dinner. Only Elizabeth can't cook, and trying to keep Jefferson and the viewing public from finding out on a live show may be a little difficult. (imdb)
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Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1992)
Don Wilson returns to the screen as a man unjustly accused of a brutal crime. Within the prison he must fight for survival, freedom and justice. (imdb)
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A Time to Die (1991)
A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be. (imdb)
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Bad Jim (1990)
Gable, Brolin and Roundtree play three soft-hearted bandits who purchase a horse from Billy the Kid. They use the easily recognizable steed to convince their victims that they are members of Billy's gang-thus eliminating the nasty necessity of gunplay. One of the gang members breaks away from the others, taking the horse with him, and pretty soon he's every bit as mean and dangerous as the real Billy. (allmovie.com)
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Night Visitor (1989)
A student known for telling stories witnesses a murder, the latest in a series of satanic killings of hookers. (imdb)
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Miami Cops (1989)
An Italian film, Miami Cops follows the adventures of a cop whose father was killed by drug smugglers. With the help of his partner, the officer must follow the murderer and break up the ring. (allrovi.com)
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The Banker (1989)
High-priced prostitutes are being systematically murdered, their corpses mutilated, and a bizarre South American symbol painted in blood is found at the scene. The cop investigating is out to solve the crime before his ex wife, a reporter, becomes the next victim. (imdb)
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Crack House (1989)
Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge the killing of his brother by a rival gang. (imdb)
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Getting Even (1988)
Evans is a former Vietnam veteran whom is called out of retirement by his former commanding officer, Dundee, find an elusive arms dealer named Slisko, whom betrayed Evans years ago in Vietnam, and is now a major trafficker in illegal arms to various factions. At the same time, Evans and Dundee investigate a series of murders whom may or may not be related to their case. (imdb)
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Angel III: The Final Chapter (1988)
Molly is now a freelance photographer in New York. She runs across a woman at an art show that looks familiar. She goes to L.A. to find out that this woman is in fact, her mother. She also finds out she has a sister. The reunion is short-lived when her mother calls her to tell her that her sister is in danger and later, gets killed in an explosion. Molly must once again, become Angel to try and find her sister. (imdb)
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Maniac Cop (1988)
In New York, a man in a cop's uniform starts killing people for no apparent reason. (imdb)
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Party Line (1988)
A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in. (imdb)
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Jocks (1987)
The coach of a college tennis team is given an ultimatum: put together a winning team, or else. (imdb)
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The Fifth Missile (1986)
The crew of a Polaris submarine, on a training mission simulating an attack on Russia, is stricken by toxic poisoning. One of the poison's effects is to make its victims hallucinate, and the sub's captain imagines that he has been given an order to actually attack Russia. He prepares to do exactly that (imdb)
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Opposing Force (1986)
The commander of an Air Force camp simulates prisoner-of-war conditions for realistic training goes too far, creating all too real torture situations. He prays on the only woman in the experiment. (imdb)
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A.D. - Anno Domini (1985)
A.D. - Anno Domini (1985) - TV Mini-Series
Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero. (imdb)
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The Baron and the Kid (1984)
The "Baron", played by Johnny Cash, is a legendary pool shark. The "Cajun Kid", played by Greg Webb, is the Baron's long-lost son. Once they're reunited, the Baron and the Kid embark upon numerous adventures, each exploit bringing them closer. Based on Johnny Cash's hit song "The Baron", this made-for-TV endeavor is a blatant attempt to rope the fans of Kenny Rogers' similar TV-movie project The Gambler. (allmovie.com)
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City Heat (1984)
A slick private eye and tough police lieutenant--once partners, now bitter enemies--reluctantly team up to investigate a murder. (imdb)
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Kill Point (1984)
A high-paced crime story about a new breed of criminals, famous because they murder everyone at the scene of their crimes - with stolen automatic weapons!
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Young Warriors (1983)
A young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, sparking her brother Kevin to take up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act. In the meantime, Kevin debates the issue of violent crime in the U.S. with his teachers and others during the day.
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The Big Score (1983)
A narcotics detective lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer. (imdb)
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One Down, Two to Go (1982)
A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy. (imdb)
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Q: The Winged Serpent (1982)
New York police are bemused by a spate of reports of a giant flying lizard which has been spotted around the rooftops of New York... (imdb)
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An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Sean Kane (Chuck Norris) is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes beserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places. (imdb)
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Inchon (1981)
A depiction of the 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War, which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.
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Gypsy Angels (1980)
Vanna White is a stripper who falls for a stunt pilot who develops amnesia after a crash. (imdb)
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Day of the Assassin (1979)
Treasure hunters from around the world race to Mexico after a Middle Eastern luxury yacht explodes, sending a fortune in gold to the bottom of the ocean. An agent (Chuck Connors) must stop the ruthless fortune hunters. (allrovi.com)
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Game for Vultures (1979)
The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man. (imdb)
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Escape to Athena (1979)
During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mountain. (imdb)
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Portrait of a Hitman (1977)
A professional hitman is hired to kill a brain surgeon. However, it turns out that not only are he and the surgeon old friends, but they are both in love with the same woman. (imdb)
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Man Friday (1975)
Based on Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe, but reverses the roles, portraying Crusoe as a blunt, stiff Englishman, while the native he calls Man Friday is much more intelligent and empathic. The film can be regarded as being critical of western civilization, against which it draws an idealizing picture of Caribbean tribal life. (wikipedia.org)
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Diamonds (1975)
Shaw plays a jaded British aristocrat who decides to become a jewel thief in order to get back at his brother (also played by Shaw), a security expert who has constructed an impregnable vault in Israel where a cache of diamonds are stashed. The tired plot concerns the intricate preparations for the diamond theft and the time-consuming task of cracking the safe. Shaw organizes a gang consisting of Roundtree and Hershey. Winters is also on hand as an American widow who tries to seduce Shaw. (allmovie.com)
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Earthquake (1974)
Various stories of various people as an earthquake of un-imagineable magnitude hits Los Angeles. (imdb)
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Charley One-Eye (1973)
A Union Army soldier on the lam in Mexico during the Civil War encounters a crippled, homeless Indian in the desert. They team up and face down a bounty hunter who threatens to return the soldier to the North for a $500 reward. (BFI)
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Shaft in Africa (1973)
P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.
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Firehouse (1973)
Firehouse (1973) - TV Movie
Tensions arise when a previously all-white firehouse gets its first black fireman. (imdb)
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Shaft (1973)
Shaft (1973) - TV Series
Based on the movies of the same name, John Shaft is a two-fisted black private eye along the lines of Mike Hammer and Phillip Marlowe. Each week presents a different case and a different crime to solve. (imdb)
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Shaft
When Shaft finds out that a dead friend ran a numbers racket out of his legitimate business and left $200,000 unaccounted for, he knows why he has suddenly found himself in the middle of a war between rival thugs. These goons are all trying to take over the territory of the dead man as well as get their hands on the missing 200 grand. Shaft has all he can handle trying to track down the money and, at the same time, keep his friend's widow from the clutches of the hoods. (imdb)
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Embassy (1972)
A Russian spy penetrates into the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon to try to kill a Soviet defector under asylum there. (imdb)
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Shaft (1971)
John Shaft is the ultimate in suave black detectives. He first finds himself up against Bumpy, the leader of the Black crime mob... (imdb)
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What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? (1970)
Candid Camera's Allen Funt secretely tapes people's reactions to unexpected encounters with nudity in unusual situations... (imdb)
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