|187 1997 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Collins Jr., Tony Plana, Karina Arroyave, Lobo Sebastian, Jack Kehler, Jonah Rooney, Demetrius Navarro, Ebony Monique Solomon, Johnny bogris, Dominic Hoffman, Martha Velez, Method Man
A teacher, Trevor Garfield (Samuel L. Jackson), suffers a near-fatal attack at the hands of one of his students in this expose of today's inner-city high schools.
|Backstage 2000 R, 87 min.|
Director: Chris Fiore
Cast: Jay-Z, DMX, Method Man, Redman, Beanie Sigel, Memphis Bleek, DJ Clue, Amil, Ja Rule, Damon Dash
This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes view of the 1999 Hard Knock Life tour featuring, among others, Jay-Z, DMX, and Method Man. It succeeds in providing an in-depth look at one tour that, because it managed to be incident-free, encouraged underwriting future tours.
|Belly 1998 R, 95 min.|
Director: Hype Williams
Cast: DMX, Nas, Method Man, Taral Hicks, Tyrin Turner, Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, Hassan Johnson, Oliver "Power" Grant, Kurt Loder, Stan Drayton, Louie Rankin, James Parris, Frank Vincent, Jay Black, Ben Chavis
Petty criminals Tommy (DMX) and Sincere (Nas) up the ante when they find an opening in the Midwestern drug market. But when Tommy and Sincere ply their trade of interstate heroin dealing, the feds quickly pursue them, and the bodies start to pile up.
|Garden State 2004 R, 109 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Zach Braff
Cast: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm, Ron Leibman, Jean Smart, Armando Riesco, Method Man, Denis O'Hare, Jackie Hoffman, Ann Dowd, Debbon Ayer, Alex Burns, George C. Wolfe, Michael Weston
Long estranged from his family, Andrew (Zach Braff) returns home for his mother's funeral where he must deal with relatives and friends he knew in high school. Ever since he caused the accident that paralyzed his mother (Andrew was nine years old at the time), Andrew has been taking anti-depressants, prescribed by his psychiatrist father (Ian Holm). While home for the funeral, Andrew gets rid of his meds and falls in love with Sam (Natalie Portman).
|How High 2001 R, 94 min.|
Director: Jesse Dylan
Cast: Method Man, Redman, Lark Voorhies, Obba Babatunde, Fred Willard, Jeffrey Jones, Mike Epps, Anna Maria Horsford, Hector Elizondo, Essence Atkins, Al Shearer, Chuck Deezy, Chris Elwood, T.J. Thyne, Justin Urich
Two stoners–Silas (Method Man) and Jamal (Redman)–rely on pot to increase their intellectual abilities and, in fact, are accepted at Harvard. Using their pot, they excel as Harvard students–until the pot supply is stolen, which leaves them to rely on their own mental resources, and they must work together if they are to survive.
|Meet the Spartans 2008 PG-13, 84 min.|
Director: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Cast: Sean Maguire, Carmen Electra, Ken Davitian, Kevin Sorbo, Diedrich Bader, Method Man, Jareb Dauplaise, Travis Van Winkle, Phil Morris, Jim Piddock, Nicole Parker, Ike Barinholtz, Hunter Clary
In this satire on "300," our hero Leonidas (Sean Maguire), clad in a cape and leather panties, and his brave band of 13 skip along singing songs and having a real "gay" march on the dastardly Persian King Xerxes (Ken Davitian). But it won't be an easy task to save his beloved Sparta from destruction as they must deal with a myriad of celebrity look-alikes such as Britney Spears, Nicole Parker, Tom Cruise, Simon Cowell, etc. Meanwhile, Leonidas' Queen, Margot (Carmen Electra), stays behind to entertain the elders with her scant clothing and perform other acts between massages. Get the picture?
|My Baby's Daddy 2004 PG-13, 99 min.|
Director: Cheryl Dunye
Cast: Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson, Michael Imperioli, Paula Jai Parker, Joanna Bacalso, Ling Bai, Marsha Thomason, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Dee Freeman, Method Man, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Randy Sklar
Friends since childhood and now in their 20s, Lonnie (Eddie Griffin), G (Anthony Anderson), and Dom (Michael Imperioli) all become fathers before they are really ready for the task at hand. Partying has taken up most of their time. Will they be able to understand the rewards associated with being good fathers?
|Soul Plane 2004 R, 86 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Director: Jessy Terrero
Cast: Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart, Method Man, Snoop Dogg, K.D. Aubert, Godfrey, Brian Hooks, D.L. Hughley, Arielle Kebbel, Ryan Pinkston, Mo'Nique, Missi Pyle, Sofia Vergara, Sommore, Loni Love
Bathroom humor and ethnic jokes prevail in this story about the charter flight on Nashawn Wade's (Kevin Hart) new airline, which caters to the needs of Blacks. When Mr. Hunkee's (Tom Arnold) White family is added to the passenger list at the last moment, chaos ensues.
|Wackness 2008 R|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Jonathan Levine
Cast: Ben Kingsley, Famke Janssen, Josh Peck, Olivia Thirlby, Mary-Kate Olsen, Jane Adams, Method Man, Aaron Yoo, Talia Balsam, David Wohl, Bob Dishy, Joanna Merlin, Shannon Briggs
It is the summer of 1994 on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and Luke (Josh Peck) has just graduated from high school but is continuing his drug dealing activities before heading off to college. He is seeing a psychiatrist, Dr. Squires (Ben Kingsley)–a pot smoker–who trades therapy sessions with Luke for bags of weeds. When Luke tells Dr. Squires that he is depressed, Dr. Squires tells him to go out with a girl, get high, and have sex. What Dr. Squires does not know is that Luke has a crush on Stephanie (Olivia Thirlby) who just happens to be Dr. Squires' daughter.
|1. 187 (1997)|
2. Backstage (2000)
3. Belly (1998)
4. Garden State (2004)
5. How High (2001)
6. Meet the Spartans (2008)
7. My Baby's Daddy (2004)
8. Soul Plane (2004)
9. Wackness (2008)
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