|Coach Carter 2005 PG-13, 136 min.|
Director: Thomas Carter
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Brown, Robert Ri'chard, Rick Gonzalez, Nana Gbewonyo, Antwon Tanner, Channing Tatum, Ashanti, Texas Battle, Denise Dowse, Debbi Morgan, Mel Winkler, Carolina Garcia, Vincent Laresca, Octavia Spencer
This film is based on a true story that took place in 1999 when basketball team members signed a contract to maintain good grades at their high school. When they failed to live up to the commitment, Coach Ken Carter (Samuel L. Jackson) benched the undefeated team and insisted on a 2.5 grade point average for his players. The community was outraged.
|A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints 2006 R, 98 min.|
Director: Dito Montiel
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Shia LaBeouf, Rosario Dawson, Chazz Palminteri, Dianne Wiest, Channing Tatum, Eric Roberts, Melonie Diaz, Martin Compston, Adam Scarimbolo, Julia Garro, Peter Anthony Tambakis, Scott Michael Campbell
Dito Montiel's autobiographical story begins in the present when his suffering mother (Dianne Wiest) calls him to come home because his father (Chazz Palminteri) is dying. Now a successful L.A. writer, Dito returns home to Astoria, Queens, NY, where he grew up in the mid-1980s amidst violence and drugs and left for what he believed would be a better world outside. Dito faces those who influenced his life, and the story unfolds of how Dito believes he has been saved from their fate by his saints.
|Havoc 2005 R, 92 min.|
Director: Barbara Kopple
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby, Michael Biehn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Matt O'Leary, Freddy Rodriguez, Laura San Giacomo, Mike Vogel, Raymond Cruz, Alexis Dziena, Channing Tatum, Luis Robledo, Sam Hennings
Wealthy teens–Allison (Anne Hathaway), Emily (Bijou Phillips), Sam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and Toby (Mike Vogel)–copy the "gangsta lifestyle" of talk and dress. But they run into real trouble on a trip to East L.A. in search of drugs when they run into Mexican drug dealer Hector (Freddy Rodriguez). Wealthy White girls and LA street thugs just do not mix, and danger is sure to follow.
|She's the Man 2006 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Andy Fickman
Cast: Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, Vinnie Jones, David Cross, Julie Hagerty, Alex Breckenridge, Jonathan Sadowski, Robert Hoffman, Amanda Crew, Jessica Lucas, Emily Perkins, James Kirk
In this modern version of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," Viola's (Amanda Bynes) soccer team loses its funding so she pretends to be her twin brother, Sebastian, and joins the soccer team at his new boarding school. She rooms with Duke (Channing Tatum) and falls for him, but Duke is infatuated with Olivia (Laura Ramsey) who, in turn, falls in love with "Sebastian," and the fun begins.
|Step Up 2006 PG-13, 98 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Romance
Director: Anne Fletcher
Cast: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, De'Shawn Washington, Mario, Drew Sidora, Damaine Radcliff, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Henderson, Tim Lacatena, Alyson Stoner, Heavy D, Deirdre Lovejoy
Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) is a loser who ends up in trouble with the law and is sent to serve as a janitor at the Maryland School of the Arts. Meanwhile, ballet dancer Nora Clark (Jenna Dewan) needs to find a dance partner with whom to rehearse because her partner sprained his ankle. Nora catches Tyler performing hip-hop moves and asks him to fill in for her partner. Tyler influences her dancing and brings it to a higher level. Of course, as they practice their dancing, romance blooms, and Tyler takes a "step up."
|Stop-Loss 2008 R, 113 min.|
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Cast: Ryan Phillippe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob Brown, Channing Tatum, Victor Rasuk, Terry Quay, Matthew Scott Wilcox, Connett Brewer, Timothy Olyphant, Josef Sommer, Linda Emond, Ciaran Hinds, Mamie Gummer, Alex Frost, Abbie Cornish
Sgt. Brandon King (Ryan Phillippe) and his squad fight the war in Iraq, and now Brandon and his hometown group–Sgt. Steve Shriver (Channing Tatum), PFC Tommy Burgess (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and Isaac "Eyeball" Butler (Rob Brown)–are returning to Brazos, Texas. But, they do not leave the war behind and have problems settling back into the civilian world. It is time for Brandon to be discharged when he learns that he has been reenlisted as part of the "stop-loss" program to protect national security. Brandon does not want to return to war and, instead, goes AWOL. With Steve's girlfriend Michelle (Abbie Cornish) at the wheel, Brandon and Michelle set out for Washington, D.C., so that Brandon can make a plea to Senator Orton Worrell (Josef Sommer). Along the way, Brandon makes his choice between duty to country and his own sanity.
|Supercross 2005 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Romance
Director: Steve Boyum
Cast: Steve Howey, Mike Vogel, Cameron Richardson, Sophia Bush, Aaron Carter, Channing Tatum, Robert Patrick, Robert Carradine, Carolina Garcia, Ryan Locke, J.D. Pardo, Alana Austin, David Castillo, Erin Bates, David Pingree
Their father's big dream was to win the Motocross Championship, but he is now dead. K.C. (Steve Howey) and Trip (Mike Vogel) are just as devoted to racing as their father had been, and they start a pool-cleaning service to pay expenses, climb on their bikes, meet a variety of women, compete with each other, reunite, and excel at the Las Vegas Motocross Championship.
|1. Coach Carter (2005)|
2. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
3. Havoc (2005)
4. She's the Man (2006)
5. Step Up (2006)
6. Stop-Loss (2008)
7. Supercross (2005)
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