|After the Sunset 2004 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy
Director: Brett Ratner
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Woody Harrelson, Don Cheadle, Naomie Harris, Russell Hornsby, Chris Penn, Obba Babatunde, Troy Garity, Rex Linn, Rachael Harris, Tom McGowan, Mykelti Williamson, Robert Curtis Brown, Mark Moses
FBI Agent Stan Lloyd (Woody Harrelson) has vowed to capture master jewel thief Max Burdett (Pierce Brosnan) and has followed his trail for years. Max is now claiming retirement and living in the Bahamas with his lover/accomplice (Salma Hayek). When Stan learns that a valuable diamond is scheduled for display on a cruise ship in the Bahamas, he enlists the aid of island police officer Sophie (Naomie Harris) with plans to nab Max when he tries to steal the diamond.
|Carpool 1996 PG, 89 min.|
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: Tom Arnold, Rhea Perlman, David Paymer, Rod Steiger, Rachael Leigh Cook, Kim Coates, Jordan Warkol, Colleen Rennison, John Tench, Obba Babatunde
Bank robber Franklin Laszlo (Tom Arnold) takes over a minivan filled with kids on their way to school. Of course, the kids bond with Franklin, and the chase is on with police in pursuit.
|The Cherokee Kid 1996 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Western / Comedy
Director: Paris Barclay
Cast: Sinbad, James Coburn, Gregory Hines, A Martinez, Ernie Hudson, Mark Pellegrino, Burt Reynolds, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Hal Williams, Obba Babatunde, Dawnn Lewis, Lorraine Toussaint
After the dastardly Cyrus (James Coburn) ruined his family by grabbing their land, young Isaiah (Sinbad) vowed revenge after he learned the lessons of life and gunfighting. Later, having accomplished that, he is now ready for the showdown.
|The Eye 2008 PG-13, 97 min.|
Genre: Horror / Drama / Thriller
Director: David Moreau, Xavier Palud
Cast: Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey, Rade Serbedzija, Fernanda Romero, Rachel Ticotin, Obba Babatunde, Danny Mora, Chloe Moretz, Brett Haworth, Kevin K., Tamlyn Tomita, Karen Austin
Concert violinist Sydney Wells (Jessica Alba) lost her sight when she was a young child in an accident that her sister Helen (Parker Posey) still blames herself for. Now, Sydney is given the chance to see again through double corneal transplant surgery, which, it turns out, leaves her with a new problem. Following her restoration surgery, Sydney is now experiencing ghostly shadows of dead people as well as people who are about to die. Her vision therapist, Dr. Paul Faulkner (Alessandro Nivola), tries to help and tells her that she is just going through a transition stage. But, Sydney realizes that her troubles relate to her new eyes and that she must find the donor in order to uncover what secret visions those eyes have held if she is ever going to solve her current problems.
|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.
|Introducing Dorothy Dandridge 1999 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Martha Coolidge
Cast: Halle Berry, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Brent Spiner, Obba Babatunde, Loretta Devine, Cynda Williams, Tamara Taylor, LaTanya Richardson, D.B. Sweeney, William Atherton, Don Gettinger, Nicholas Hormann, Sharon Brown, Darrian C. Ford, M.J. Sawyer
The troubled life of Dorothy Dandridge–the first Black woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress (1954's "Carmen Jones")–is insightfully portrayed by Halle Berry. The story begins with Dandridge's early vaudeville acts and continues through her professional triumphs, which culminated tragically in her fatal overdose on prescription drugs.
|John Q. 2002 PG-13, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Cast: Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, James Woods, Kimberly Elise, Anne Heche, Eddie Griffin, Shawn Hatosy, Ray Liotta, Daniel E. Smith, Keram Malicki-Sanchez, Obba Babatunde, Ron Annabelle, Ethan Suplee, Jay Leno, Larry King
John Quincy Archibald's (Denzel Washington) medical insurance will not cover a heart transplant. He seeks revenge and takes over the emergency room of a hospital that has refused a heart transplant for his 14-year-old son Mike (Daniel E. Smith). Hostage negotiators call on Frank Grimes (Robert Duvall) to diffuse the situation.
|Life 1999 R, 105 min.|
Director: Ted Demme
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatunde, Ned Beatty, Bernie Mac, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Nick Cassavetes, Clarence Williams III, Bokeem Woodbine, Brent Jennings
Two Mississippi convicts, Rayford Gibson (Eddie Murphy) and Claude Banks (Martin Lawrence), discover life during their seven-decade relationship that began after each had been wrongfully sentenced to life in prison.
|Material Girls 2006 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Martha Coolidge
Cast: Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Anjelica Huston, Lukas Haas, Maria Conchita Alonso, Brent Spiner, Ty Hodges, Marcus Coloma, Obba Babatunde, Reagan Dale Neis, Henry Cho, Misti Traya
Teenage heiresses Tanzie and Ava Marchetta (Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff) must face the realities of life when the cosmetics company inherited from their father begins to fail. After a rough start (they accidentally burn down their home), the sisters begin to realize that they can, and must, use their own unique abilities to regain success.
|Miami Blues 1990 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance / Thriller
Director: George Armitage
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Fred Ward, Nora Dunn, Obba Babatunde, Charles Napier, Shirley Stoler, Paul Gleason, Joe Hess, Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Kerrie Clark, Bobo Lewis, Nora Dunn, Herb Goldstein
Sociopathic killer Frederick (Alec Baldwin), upon being released from prison, decides to start over in Miami. But it doesn't take long before he begins another crime wave–starting at the airport when he arrives in Miami. Long-time cop Hoke Moseley (Fred Ward) goes to work on the case but immediately has his badge stolen by Frederick. Based on Hoke Moseley crime novels by Charles Willeford.
|Miss Evers' Boys 1997 PG, 118 min.|
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton, Obba Babatunde, Von Coulter, Thom Gossom Jr., Ossie Davis, E.G. Marshall, Robert Benedetti
Seen through the eyes of a nurse on the scene, the focus of this film is the infamous 1932 Tuskegee Study of Untreated Blacks With Syphilis.
|Philadelphia 1993 PG-13, 119 min.|
Director: Jonathan Demme
Cast: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Ron Vawter, Antonio Banderas, Joanne Woodward, Robert Ridgely, Tracey Walter, Charles Napier, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman, Daniel Chapman, Obba Babatunde, Paul Lazar
Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks) has AIDS and has been fired from his law firm because of his disease. Instead of sitting back and accepting his fate, Beckett hires Joe Miller (Denzel Washington) to sue his former law firm. This insightful film shows the ignorance, prejudice, and unfairness experienced by AIDS sufferers. Tom Hanks won an Oscar for his performance, and the song "Streets of Philadelphia" (Bruce Springsteen) also was an Academy Award winner. Three other nominations were received.
|Redeemer 2002 TV, 85 min.|
Director: Graeme Clifford
Cast: Matthew Modine, Obba Babatunde, Michele Greene, Frank Fontaine, Vlasta Vrana, Tyrone Benskin, Cas Anvar, Chip Chuipka, Eugene Clark, Benz Antoine, Larry Day, Christian Paul, Emily Van Camp, Roland Rothchild, Thos. Vant Phillips
Novelist Paul Freeman (Matthew Modine) volunteers to teach a writing class in a prison–partly in hopes of finding a story for his next book. He meets Charles Henderson (Obba Babatunde), an ex-Black Panther, who has been in prison for 20 years after a man was accidentally killed during a break-in. Paul becomes interested in the case and finds that there may be a cover-up by government officials. Made for TV.
|That Thing You Do! 1996 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Drama
Director: Tom Hanks
Cast: Tom Hanks, Tom Everett Scott, Johnathon Schaech, Liv Tyler, Steve Zahn, Ethan Embry, Charlize Theron, Obba Babatunde, Giovanni Ribisi, Chris Ellis, Alex Rocco, Bill Cobbs, Rita Wilson, Peter Scolari, Chris Isaak
In 1964, a young rock group, The Wonders (Tom Everett Scott, Johnathon Schaech, Steve Zahn, and Ethan Embry), is signed by agent/manager Mr. White (Tom Hanks) and instant stardom results. This story is about one summer of joy for the group's members and their gradual realization that they are only one facet of the huge industrial complex dominating the music world.
|Undercover Blues 1993 PG-13, 89 min.|
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Kathleen Turner, Dennis Quaid, Fiona Shaw, Stanley Tucci, Larry Miller, Tom Arnold, Park Overall, Ralph Brown, Obba Babatunde, Marshall Bell
Ex-CIA agents Jane and Jeff Blue (Kathleen Turner and Dennis Quaid), with baby in tow, go about their job tracking down criminal elements–never mind that they are retired from the CIA, there are nuclear weapons and thugs who must be eliminated from society.
|The Visit 2000 R, 110 min.|
Director: Jordan Walker-Pearlman
Cast: Hill Harper, Obba Babatunde, Rae Dawn Chong, Marla Gibbs, Billy Dee Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Talia Shire, David Clennon, Glynn Turman, Efrain Figueroa
Based on a play that, in turn, is taken from a true story, "The Visit" is about convicted rapist Alex Waters (Hill Harper) who is dying in prison when he calls on his family to visit. Along with psychiatrist Dr. Coles (Phylicia Rashad), his mother (Marla Gibbs), father (Billy Dee Williams), and brother (Obba Babatunde) try to sort out what went wrong.
|The Wild Thornberrys Movie 2002 PG, 85 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Fantasy / Comedy
Director: Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath
Cast: Lacey Chabert, Rupert Everett, Lynn Redgrave, Marisa Tomei, Alfre Woodard, Flea, Jodi Carlisle, Brenda Blethyn, Tim Curry, Danielle Harris, Tom Kane, Cree Summer, Brock Peters, Obba Babatunde, Crystal Scales
This animated adventure takes place on the African Serengeti Plains where Eliza (voice of Lacey Chabert) and Debbie Thornberry (voice of Danielle Harris) have joined their parents (voices of Tim Curry and Jodi Carlisle) who are shooting a documentary. Eliza can talk to the animals and learns that there are poachers in the area, and they plan to destroy an elephant herd. Eliza and her chimpanzee friend, Darwin (voice of Tom Kane), come to the rescue–but not before her overbearing grandmother (voice of Lynn Redgrave) ships her off to boarding school.
|1. After the Sunset (2004)|
2. Carpool (1996)
3. The Cherokee Kid (1996)
4. The Eye (2008)
5. How High (2001)
6. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
7. John Q. (2002)
8. Life (1999)
9. Material Girls (2006)
10. Miami Blues (1990)
11. Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
12. Philadelphia (1993)
13. Redeemer (2002)
14. That Thing You Do! (1996)
15. Undercover Blues (1993)
16. The Visit (2000)
17. The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
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