Angela Bassett

Gunpowder Milkshake

Gunpowder Milkshake

Gunpowder Milkshake
IMDb: 5.9
114

In her turbulent life as a professional assassin, Scarlet was cruelly forced to abandon her daughter Sam and go on the run. Years later, despite the estrangement, Sam has also grown up into a cold blooded hitwoman. After a high-stake mission spins out of control, putting an innocent 8-year-old girl in the middle of the gang war she has unleashed, Sam has no choice but to go rogue. This ultimately leads her back to her mother and her former hitwomen sidekicks, who all join forces in an avenging war against those who took everything from them.

Malika the Lion Queen

Malika the Lion Queen

Malika the Lion Queen
IMDb: N/A
120

Follows life of Malika, a lioness in South Africa’s Kruger National Park as she battles to survive.

Genre: Documentary
TINA

TINA

TINA
IMDb: N/A
118

Tina Turner overcame impossible odds to become one of the first female African American artists to reach a mainstream international audience. Her road to superstardom is an undeniable story of triumph over adversity. It’s the ultimate story of survival – and an inspirational story of our times.

Otherhood

Otherhood

Otherhood
IMDb: 6.1
100 min

Three suburban moms travel to New York City to visit their sons.

Genre: Comedy
Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Mission: Impossible – Fallout
IMDb: 7.7
148 min

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against time, hunted by assassins while trying to prevent a global catastrophe.

Black Panther

Black Panther

Black Panther
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within his own country as well as without. Using powers reserved to Wakandan kings, T'Challa assumes the Black Panther mantel to join with girlfriend Nakia, the queen-mother, his princess-kid sister, members of the Dora Milaje (the Wakandan 'special forces') and an American secret agent, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.

London Has Fallen

London Has Fallen

London Has Fallen
IMDb: 5.9
99 min

In London for the Prime Minister\'s funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

Chi-Raq

Chi-Raq

Chi-Raq
IMDb: 5.7
127 min

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.

Survivor

Survivor

Survivor
IMDb: 5.6
96 min

A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.

Curious George 3 Back to the Jungle

Curious George 3 Back to the Jungle

Curious George 3 Back to the Jungle
IMDb: 5.5
N/A

When Curious George is offered a special space mission, Ted (The Man in the Yellow Hat) can\'t deny his little friend this exciting journey, especially after Curious George completes the training. But when he crash-lands in Africa, a worried Ted goes searching, expecting the worst, only to have it turn out to be the best.

White Bird in a Blizzard

White Bird in a Blizzard

White Bird in a Blizzard
IMDb: 6.4
91 min

Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother\'s absence and certainly doesn\'t blame her doormat of a father, Brock, for the loss. But as time passes, Kat begins to come to grips with how deeply Eve\'s disappearance has affected her. Returning home on a break from college, she finds herself confronted with the truth about her mother\'s departure, and her own denial about the events surrounding it...

Black Nativity

Black Nativity

Black Nativity
IMDb: 4.6
93 min

A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.

Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

When the White House (Secret Service Code: \"Olympus\") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning\'s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster.

Betty and Coretta

Betty and Coretta

Betty and Coretta
IMDb: 6.4
90 min

The widows of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and how they carry on as single mothers after the assassination of their husbands.

Genre: Drama
I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac

I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac

I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac
IMDb: 8.3
60 min

I AIN\'T SCARED OF YOU is a documentary tribute to Bernie Mac (1957-2008). From his stand-up in underground Chicago comedy clubs to the Big Screen in Hollywood, Bernie Mac\'s sharp tongue and heart of gold resonated with millions of fans throughout his career.This film revisits much of his work through exclusive recordings of early stand-up, featured scenes from his film and TV appearances, and interviews with his co-stars, including Samuel L. Jackson, Cameron Diaz, Chris Rock, and many more. Testimonials from friends and family offer colorful anecdotes about Bernie Mac, from his practical jokes to his strong appreciation for manicures, and paint a vivid picture of who he was as an actor-comedian, husband, father, and friend.

This Means War

This Means War

This Means War
IMDb: 6.3
103 min

Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.

Green Lantern

Green Lantern

Green Lantern
IMDb: 5.5
114 min

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

Jumping The Broom

Jumping The Broom

Jumping The Broom
IMDb: 5.7
112 min

Two very different families converge on Martha\'s Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.

Notorious

Notorious

Notorious
IMDb: 6.7
122 min

NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. Follow his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectations - redefining our notion of "The American Dream."

Genre: N/A
Nothing But the Truth

Nothing But the Truth

Nothing But the Truth
IMDb: 7.2
108 min

When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert Burnside argues her case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Genre: Best 2008
Meet the Browns

Meet the Browns

Meet the Browns
IMDb: 4.4
100 min

A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she\'s laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter arrives announcing the death of a father she\'s never met.Desperate for any kind of help, Brenda takes her family to Georgia for the funeral. But nothing could have prepared her for the Browns, her father\'s fun-loving, crass Southern clan. In a small-town world full of long afternoons and country fairs, Brenda struggles to get to know the family she never knew existed...and finds a brand new romance that just might change her life.The story is adapted by Tyler Perry from his stage play \"Meet the Browns.\" Perry will portray Madea and Uncle Joe in the film.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Meet the Robinsons

Meet the Robinsons

Meet the Robinsons
IMDb: 6.8
95 min

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.

Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee
IMDb: 7.3
112 min

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson\'s life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She\'s smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school\'s principal, Akeelah participates in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and embarrassment, she wins. Her principal asks her to seek coaching from an English professor named Dr. Larabee for the more prestigious regional bee. As the possibility of making it all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee looms, Akeelah could provide her community with someone to rally around and be proud of -- but only if she can overcome her insecurities and her distracting home life. She also must get past Dr. Larabee\'s demons, and a field of more experienced and privileged fellow spellers.

Masked and Anonymous

Masked and Anonymous

Masked and Anonymous
IMDb: 5.4
112 min

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.

The Score

The Score

The Score
IMDb: 6.8
124 min

An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.

Supernova

Supernova

Supernova
IMDb: 4.9
91 min

Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose body quickly mutates into a monstrous and deadly form.

Music of the Heart

Music of the Heart

Music of the Heart
IMDb: 6.8
124 min

Story of a schoolteacher\'s struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.

Genre: Drama
How Stella Got Her Groove Back

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

How Stella Got Her Groove Back
IMDb: 5.7
124 min

Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella\'s so busy building a life that she\'s forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end as an exhilarating voyage of self discovery as Stella learns to open her heart and find love - even if it\'s with a man 20 years her junior.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Contact

Contact

Contact
IMDb: 7.4
150 min

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

Genre: Best Alien
Waiting to Exhale

Waiting to Exhale

Waiting to Exhale
IMDb: 6.0
127 min

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive \"good man\" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.

Panther

Panther

Panther
IMDb: 6.5
124 min

Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther\'s history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some points.

Vampire in Brooklyn

Vampire in Brooklyn

Vampire in Brooklyn
IMDb: 4.6
100 min

Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn\'t know she\'s half vampire -- and Maximillian will do whatever\'s necessary to put her under his spell.

Strange Days

Strange Days

Strange Days
IMDb: 7.2
145 min

Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a murderer killing a prostitute. Lenny investigates and is pulled deeper and deeper in a whirl of blackmail, murder and rape. Will he survive and solve the case?

What’s Love Got to Do with It

What’s Love Got to Do with It

What’s Love Got to Do with It
IMDb: 7.3
118 min

A film about the singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.

Genre: Drama, Music
Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Malcolm X
IMDb: 7.7
202 min

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the \'50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

Critters 4

Critters 4

Critters 4
IMDb: 4.1
100 min

Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He\'s sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the transporter takes him with it and then gets lost in space.

Boyz N The Hood

Boyz N The Hood

Boyz N The Hood
IMDb: 7.8
112 min

Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop
IMDb: 6.2
111 min

Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man\'s young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous moppets whose antics try his patience and test his mettle, Kimble may have met his match … in more ways than one.

F/X

F/X

F/X
IMDb: 6.7
109 min

A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.