|Baadasssss! 2004 R, 108 min.|
Director: Mario Van Peebles
Cast: Mario Van Peebles, Joy Bryant, T.K. Carter, Terry Crews, Ossie Davis, David Alan Grier, Nia Long, Paul Rodriguez, Saul Rubinek, Vincent Schiavelli, Khleo Thomas, Rainn Wilson, Karimah Westbrook, Len Lesser, Sally Struthers
In this homage to his father, Melvin, wrote, directed, and independently produced the first blaxploitation film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Mario Van Peebles shows how Melvin was able to get away with showing his 1971 anti-establishment film, which opened Hollywood studios to Blacks.
|Dirty 2006 R, 97 min.|
Director: Chris Fisher
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Clifton Collins Jr., Cole Hauser, Wyclef Jean, Keith David, Wood Harris, Robert LaSardo, Lobo Sebastian, Taboo, Khleo Thomas, Aimee Garcia, Nicholas Gonzalez, Judy Reyes, Chris Mulkey, Soledad St. Hilaire
This movie follows a nightmarish 24 hours in the lives of Officers Salim Adel (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and Armando Sancho (Clifton Collins Jr.) who work out of LAPD's gang violence unit. The two cops make a deal with drug dealers that sets off a string of events spiraling out of control as they struggle with decisions between bad and worse.
|Holes 2003 PG, 111 min.|
Director: Andrew Davis
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Patricia Arquette, Shia LaBeouf, Tim Blake Nelson, Khleo Thomas, Jake M. Smith, Byron Cotton, Brenden Jefferson, Miguel Castro
Juvenile detention Warden Walker (Sigourney Weaver) orders her charges to dig holes. The reason, unbeknownst to the prisoners, is to find the buried treasure of 19th-century bandit, Kissin Kate Barlow (Patricia Arquette). When two juveniles (Shia LaBeouf and Khleo Thomas) begin to suspect there is more to digging holes and try to escape, things really get dicey.
|Roll Bounce 2005 PG-13, 107 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Cast: Bow Wow, Chi McBride, Meagan Good, Wesley Jonathan, Kellita Smith, Jurnee Smollett, Khleo Thomas, Nick Cannon, Mike Epps, Rick Gonzalez, Charles Q. Murphy, Marcus T. Paulk
X (Bow Wow) and his Chicago friends plan to spend the summer at the local roller skating rink Plans change when their South Side rink goes out of business, and they decide to try out Sweetwater Roller Rink where they find they are no match for the North Side crowd of skaters. Nevertheless, it doesn't take long before X and his pals enter themselves in the annual Sweetwater skating competition.
|Walking Tall 2004 PG-13, 86 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Kevin Bray
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Neal McDonough, Johnny Knoxville, John Beasley, Barbara Tarbuck, Kristen Wilson, Khleo Thomas, Ashley Scott, Michael Bowen, Patrick Gallagher, John Stewart, Mark Houghton, Kevin Durand, Andrew Tarbet, Ryan Robbins
After retiring from the U.S. Army, Chris Vaughn (Dwayne Johnson) returns home where he finds that drugs, violence, and crime now reign. The root cause of the problem is the new gambling casino owned by his high-school rival, Jay Hamilton Jr. (Neal McDonough). Chris believes it is his responsibility to clean up the town. He takes the job of sheriff and begins work.
|1. Baadasssss! (2004)|
2. Dirty (2006)
3. Holes (2003)
4. Roll Bounce (2005)
5. Walking Tall (2004)
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