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Whoopi Goldberg
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Date of Birth: Nov 13, 1955

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 92 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (92)
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Furlough (2018)
When an inmate is granted one weekend out of prison to see her dying mother, a rookie correction officer struggles to keep her under control. (imdb)
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A Very Sordid Wedding (2017)
Tired of the religious zealotry and anti-gay bigotry in their Texas town, sisters Latrell, LaVonda, and Aunt Sissy decide to protest an "Anti-Equality Rally" which aims to forbid any same sex weddings in their county. The colorful characters from the previous "Sordid Lives" decide a wedding is exactly what this small-minded town needs. (imdb)
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The Truth Is in the Stars (2017)
William Shatner sits down with scientists, innovators and celebrities to discuss how the optimism of "Star Trek" influenced multiple generations. (imdb)
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The Tick (2017)
The Tick (2017) - TV Series
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.
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9/11 (2017)
A group of 5 people find themselves trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11. They work together, never giving up hope, to try to escape before the unthinkable happens.
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The Problem with Apu (2017)
Comedian Hari Kondabolu confronts his cartoon nemesis, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian convenience store owner from The Simpsons (1989) and the larger issue of how Western culture depicts Southeast-Asian communities. (imdb)
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Gilbert (2017)
GILBERT is a wildly funny and unexpectedly poignant portrait of the life and career of one of comedy's most iconic figures, Gilbert Gottfried. (imdb)
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Floyd Norman: An Animated Life (2016)
At 80 years old, see how Disney Legend Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator at Disney, continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65.
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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)
A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.
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Ceset (2015)
İhsan bir hastanede hademe olarak çalışıyor. Sessiz, silik, içine kapalı bir tip. Hastanede ayak işlerini bitirince eve dönüyor, mahallede alışverişini yapıyor, ona laf atan kahvedekilere takılmadan eve gidiyor, alt katında yaşayan ev sahibinin dediklerine tamam deyip yemek programları izleyerek akşam yemeğini yiyor. İhsan cesetlerle tuhaf şeyler yapıyor. (ifistanbul.com)
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Savva. Serdtse voina (2015)
A fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year old boy Savva devoted to help his Mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas. (imdb)
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Big Stone Gap (2015)
In a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, self-proclaimed spinster Ave Maria Mulligan finds her life shaken up and forever changed after learning a long-buried family secret.
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And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
An original documentary that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the Academy Awards and Oscar-winning films through the eyes of Hollywood insiders. (TCM)
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Black Dog, Red Dog (2014)
James Franco heads-up a roster of 10 student filmmakers tasked with adapting the poetry of Stephen Dobyns. Comprised of 10 individual short films that were subsequently folded into a feature narrative. (Rotten Tomatoes)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Four mutant warriors fight to save their city from an evil kingpin. (imdb)
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Top Five (2014)
A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show. (imdb)
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Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)
This moving portrait of legendary comedian Richard Pryor chronicles his life from his troubled youth in Peoria, Illinois, to his meteoric rise as one of the most respected comic actors of the 20th century. Often misunderstood during the height of his celebrity, the late superstar has never been profiled this extensively. Marina Zenovich's revealing and entertaining film lays bare the demons with which he struggled, and it reminds us just how daring and dangerous artistic freedom can be. (tribecafilm.com)
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Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin
A look at the work and influence of African-American stand-up comedienne, Moms Mabley. (imdb)
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A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)
It's a comedy about a guarded woman who finds out she's dying of cancer, but when she meets her match, the threat of falling in love is scarier than death. (imdb)
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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer
The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.
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The Captains
The Captains' Summit (2009) - Direct-to-Video
A roundtable discussion between Star Trek Captains, moderated by Whoopi Goldberg.
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Descendants (2008)
Descendants (2008) - Short Film
A 3-D animated film about the dream of reaching the unreachable and about the fact that something good can evolve from something evil. (imdb)
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If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007)
A teenager with a high I.Q. who decides to become an actor. When his TV show gets cancelled, he is faced with a difficult career choice. (imdb)
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Doogal (2006)
Legend tells of three magic diamonds that, if in the wrong hands, can be united to create a force powerful enough to freeze the sun. When the evil sorcerer Zeebad (Stewart) escapes from his ancient prison, he vows to exact revenge by deep-freezing the earth forever. Determined to save the world, a fellowship of four unlikely heroes band together to foil Zeebad's villainous plot. Led by the candy-loving mutt Doogal (Tay), friends Dylan (Fallon), Brian (Macy) and Ermintrude (Goldberg) all embark on an epic adventure to save the world. (Weinstein Company)
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Comic Relief 2006 (2006)
A stand-up comedy benefit concert, which raises funds to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina. (imdb)
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Everyone
What if you had one chance to be a hero? Would you take it? Or play it safe? That is the question facing an ordinary boy in Everyone's Hero, a funny and warm tale of a kid who believes he can make a difference if he just hangs in there despite overwhelming odds. (20th Century Fox)
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Racing Stripes (2005)
When a baby zebra is accidentally abandoned by a traveling circus, he is rescued by a local horse farmer and his young daughter. So begins his surprising journey into the world of elite athletes, intense competition and enormous stakes as he strives for a place in the ultra-prestigious Kentucky Open. (Warner Bros.)
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The Aristocrats (2005)
Comedy veterans and co-creators Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza capitalize on their insider status and invite over 100 of their closet friends (who happen to be some of the biggest names in entertainment, from George Carlin, Whoopi Goldberg, Drew Carey to Gilbert Gottfried, Bob Saget, Paul Reiser and Sarah Silverman) to reminisce, analyze, deconstruct and deliver their own versions of the world's dirtiest joke, an old burlesque routine, too extreme to be performed in public, called "The Aristocrats." (ThinkFilm)
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The N-Word (2004)
Most people have had at least one conversation about the historical usage, current meaning and potential for rehabilitation of the harsh derogatory term that takes center stage in The N Word. Todd Williams' documentary transplants that conversation to film, and casts a wide array of relevant personalities as the conversationalists. (All Movie Guide)
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Lion King 1½ (2004)
Lion King 1½ (2004) - Direct-to-Video
Timon and Pumbaa start to watch the original Lion King movie, but Timon keeps insisting to fast forward to when they come in, because they weren't seen in the beginning of the story or anywhere until halfway through. Pumbaa suggests telling the audience their story... (imdb)
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It
On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre. (imdb)
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Showboy (2002)
When Christian Taylor, a writer on HBO's wildly popular Six Feet Under, agrees to let a British Television crew follow him for a series about Brits working in Hollywood, he finds that his true calling may be in the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas' Stage and not in the harsh world of Hollywood show business. (Squeak Pictures)
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Madeline: My Fair Madeline (2002)
An adventurous story of Madeline, who embarks on detective kind of mission when a couple of upper-class thieves cross her path and no one seems to believe her. (imdb)
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Monkeybone (2001)
In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone. (imdb)
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What Makes a Family (2001)
A lesbian, artificially inseminated, gives birth, then dies, and her companion must fight to regain custody of the child from the dead woman's grandparents. (imdb)
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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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Call Me Claus (2001)
When Lucy Cullins, a successful but cranky producer at a home shopping network, hires an actor named Nick to play Santa Claus on the network she gets more than she bargained for. Nick really is Santa Claus, and he faces mandatory retirement after 200 years on the job. Nick must find his replacement by Christmas Eve or the world will face dire consequences and he has his sights set on Lucy. (imdb)
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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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More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Mob money gets in the hands of an innocent traveler. When the mob comes looking for it, it seems the dog has hidden it. As the money changes hands, people turn on each other.
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The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
In the middle of a crowded hotel lobby Beth Cappadora (Pfeiffer) looks away for a moment-and in that moment lives every parent's nightmare when her three-year-old son Ben disappears. This film portrays the joyful and wrenching experiences of Beth and her husband Pat (Williams) when Ben mysteriously and miraculously reappears nine years later, at the age of twelve, a happily adopted child with no memory of his real parents. (Sony)
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Get Bruce! (1999)
This documentary goes behind the scenes with Bruce Vilanch, one of the most sought after comedy writers in Hollywood. (Miramax 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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Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (imdb)
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Alice in Wonderland (1999)
Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or shrink to three inches. But will she ever be able to return home? (imdb)
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Alegria (1999)
Frac, a mime who is suffering from a severe bout of depression, happens to meet a troupe of circus entertainers and immediately falls in love with one of the stars, Giulietta. But while his affection for Giulietta and admiration for the performers gives him a new lease on life, Giulietta's father, the leader of the troupe, opposes the relationship and is determined to keep them apart. (imdb)
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The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns... (imdb)
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Comic Relief VIII (1998)
Eighth annual live comedy event to benefit the nation's homeless. Features stand-up comedy, musical performances and ensemble sketches. A toll-free 800 number is shown onscreen enabling viewers to make pledges and donations. (inbaseline.com)
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The Rugrats Movie (1998)
Tommy faces responsiblity when Dil, his new baby brother is born. As with all newborns, the child becomes a bane to Tommy and the rest of his gang. Even Phil and Lil don't like them. So they decide to return Dil to where he came from, the hospital. But they get lost along the way, really lost, and get into even more trouble with a circus. Can they find their way home and can Tommy and Dil just get along? (imdb)
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How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
The story of a woman who must break the rules of love and her own way of thinking to find her heart. (Fox)
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A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court. (wikipedia)
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
When Rudolph is born with a red nose he is bullied through out his younger years, but when Stormella closes her bridge of to the public and threaten to put Santa out of business for good this starts a chain of events that brings Rudolph from zero to hero. (rottentomatoes)
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Destination Anywhere (1997)
Destination Anywhere (1997) - Direct-to-Video
Jon is a man on the run from his home, his gambling debts, and his marriage. He is summoned back to New York to deal with his emotionally estranged wife, Janie. (imdb)
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Pitch (1997)
Two young writers try to pitch their script to the big and famous. (imdb)
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The View (1997)
The View (1997) - TV Series
A handful of celeb "hosts," led by the ever ethereal Whoopi Goldberg, discuss issues of the day. (imdb)
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Cinderella (1997)
Although mistreated by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a fairy godmother.
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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Director Alan Smithee comes to Hollywood to make a movie. Due to a variety of factors, he decides to disown it and direct it under a pseudonym. Unfortunately, the Director's Guild requires that if a director disowns a movie in this fashion, he *must* use the official Director's Guild pseudonym...which happens to be Alan Smithee. Ironic because the actual director of this movie chose the pseudonym as well. (imdb)
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Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith (Woods), of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung jury... (imdb)
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Bogus (1996)
Seven year-old Albert is the son of a Las Vegas circus performer. When she is killed in a car wreck, Albert is sent to live with his mother's foster sister, Harriet Franklin, a no-nonsense businesswoman struggling in New Jersey... (imdb)
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The Associate (1996)
A film about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man or be one.
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Eddie (1996)
Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations gimmick, stages an 'honorary coach' contest, which Eddie wins... (imdb)
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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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Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
A young widow still grieving over the death of her husband finds herself being comforted by a local housepainter. (imdb)
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The Celluloid Closet (1995)
A comprehensive documentary of the history of gays and lesbians in cinema, from negative to positive reflections of gay characters and the troubles of actors and actresses. (imdb)
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Boys on the Side (1995)
Jane is a night club singer, out of work and looking for a ride-share to accompany her to Los Angeles... (imdb)
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The Pagemaster (1994)
Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike... (imdb)
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The Little Rascals (1994)
Spanky and the members of the He-Man Woman Haters Club find out that Alfalfa has been courting Darla... (imdb)
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Corrina, Corrina (1994)
When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole new way of life. (imdb)
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The Lion King (1994)
Follows the epic adventures of a young lion cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king of the jungle. (Disney)
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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous local authority chief Mr. Crisp.
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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies (imdb)
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Made in America (1993)
A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white. (imdb)
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Comic Relief V (1992)
1992 Comic Relief TV special nominated for four Emmy awards.
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Sister Act (1992)
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in. (imdb)
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The Player (1992)
A studio script screener gets on the bad side of a writer by not accepting his script. The writer is sending him threatening postcards. The screener tries to identify the writer in order to pay him off so he'll be left alone, and then in a case of mistaken identity gone awry, he accidentally gives the writer solid ammunition for blackmail. This plot is written on a backdrop of sleazy Hollywood deals and several subplots involving the politics of the industry. (imdb)
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Sarafina! (1992)
The plot centers on students involved in the Soweto Riots, in opposition to apartheid; the story is told from the point of view of an ambitious school girl actress-activist named Sarafina. She feels shame at her mother's acceptance of her role as domestic servant in a white household in apartheid South Africa, and inspires her peers to rise up in protest (Wikipedia)
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House Party 2 (1991)
When Kid's college money is stolen by a crooked music promoter, Play's solution is to stage the 'mutha' of all pajama parties. Starring Kid 'n Play and Martin Lawrence. Produced and directed by Doug McHenry and George Jackson.
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Soapdish (1991)
An ambitious TV soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan. (imdb)
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Wisecracks (1991)
A look at the unique struggles and experiences of female stand-up comediennes.
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The Long Walk Home (1990)
Mary Steenburgen narrates this quiet but powerful film from the point of view of a young white girl recollecting the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. Whoopi Goldberg plays Odessa Carter, a maid working in the house of Miriam Thompson, played by Sissy Spacek. With the start of a secret car-pool, threats from the white establishment, including Spacek's husband Norman (played by Dwight Schultz), threaten these two woman during a most tumultuous time in American history.
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Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990)
A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behavior and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters. (imdb)
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Ghost (1990)
Patrick Swayze plays a ghost who teams with a psychic (Goldberg) to uncover the truth behind his murder - and to rescue his sweetheart (Moore) from a similar fate. (Paramount Pictures)
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Homer and Eddie (1989)
A retarded man gets help from a sociopathic woman when tries to reunite with his dying father, who disowned him years earlier.
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Kiss Shot (1989)
Kiss Shot (1989) - TV Movie
A detached black mother looses her job and though the ability to pay back her credit. She recalls her billiard skills and begins to play for money. Will she be cool enough to be a pro in such a game? Things get worse when she falls in love with an opponent.
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Beverly Hills Brats (1989)
A rich young boy arranges to be kidnapped so he'll get more attention from his parents. (imdb)
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Clara
David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to new experiences, and eventually leading to a disturbing secret in Clara's past. (imdb)
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The Telephone (1988)
A crazy out of work actress, Vashti Blue, spends all her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone... (imdb)
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Comic Relief
1987 Comic Relief TV special.
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Fatal Beauty (1987)
Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics cop with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of 'Fatal Beauty' begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike works for the original owner of the drugs and tries to tell himself that since he does not handle the drugs, he is 'clean'. Mike becomes Rita's constant companion as the drug hijackers are hunted, while more and more bodies continue to turn up. (imdb)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (imdb)
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Burglar (1987)
Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Heller is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary. (imdb)
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Jumpin
Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source... (imdb)
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The Color Purple (1985)
The life and trials of a young African American Woman (imdb)
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