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Samuel L. Jackson

Profession: Actor | Producer
Samuel L. Jackson
Real name: Samuel Leroy Jackson
Birthdate: December 21, 1948
Age: 72 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Stature: 1,89 m

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Samuel L. Jackson Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Leading Actor - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

BAFTA

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Hard Eight)

Berlin Film Festival

 - Silver Bear - Best Actor WINNER

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED

Teen Choice Awards

 - Best Actor in an Action Movie NOMINATED
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American Actor and Producer. He has won an BAFTA Awards, an Independent Spirit Awards and an Berlin International Film Festival. He's known for Captain Marvel (2019), The Avengers (2012) and Django Unchained (2012).

All Movies of Samuel L. Jackson

  • Spiral: From the Book of Saw
    A sadistic mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in SPIRAL, the terrifying new chapter from the book of SAW. Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Bank...
    Character: Marcus
    United States  2021
  • Death to 2020
    6.9
    As the year we all want to end finally does, take a look back at 2020's mad glory in this comedic retrospective from the creators of "Black Mirror".
    Character: Dash Bracket
    United States  2020
  • Enslaved (TV Miniseries)
    Enslaved is a six-episode docuseries that explores 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World by following the efforts of Diving with a Purpose, as they search for and locate six slave ships that went down with th...
    Character:  Self 6 episodes, 2020
    Canada  2020
  • One World: Together at Home
    A broadcast of a global special organized by Global Citizen and the World Health Organization featuring comedians, musicians, and actors to raise funds in support of front line health workers in the global response to COVID-19.
    Character: Self
    United States  2020
  • Staged (TV Series)
    8.6
    David Tennant and Michael Sheen (playing themselves) were due to star in a production of 'Six Characters in Search of an Author' in the West End. The pandemic has put paid to that, but their director (Simon Evans - also playing hi...
    Character:  Samuel L. Jackson 1 episode, 2020
    United Kingdom  2020
  • Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King (TV)
    An ABC News special examines his career, from playing Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, to T'Challa in "Black Panther." His influence was felt far beyond Hollywood, all the way to the White House.
    Character: Self
    United States  2020
  • The Banker
    6.6
    The Banker is based on the true story of two African American entrepreneurs (Jackson and Mackie) who, during the 1950s, hired a working-class white man (Hoult) to pretend to be the head of their business empire while they posed as...
    Character: Joe Morris
    United States  2020
  • The Last Full Measure
    5.9
    It tells the true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen (also known as a PJ) medic who personally saved over sixty men.
    Character: Billy Takoda
    United States  2019
  • QT8: The First Eight
    7.3
    A documentary that focuses on the first 21 years of Quentin Tarantino's career and includes interviews with his frequent collaborators.
    Character: Self
    United States  2019
  • Spider-Man: Far from Home
    7.5
    Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man: Far From Home, the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacati...
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2019
  • Shaft
    5.1
    JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ's youth,...
    Character: John Shaft
    United States  2019
  • Avengers: Endgame
    8.6
    After the devastating events of Vengadores: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe.
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2019
  • Captain Marvel
    7.1
    Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2019
  • Glass
    5.7
    Following the conclusion of "Split", "Glass" finds David Dunn pursuing Kevin Wendell Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price eme...
    Character: Elijah Price
    United States  2019
  • Life Itself
    4.3
    The lives of people from New York to Spain intersect over the course of different generations in this multi-generational love story, weaving together a number of characters whose lives intersect over the course of decades — from...
    Character: Samuel L. Jackson
    United States  2018
  • Avengers: Infinity War
    7.9
    The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2018
  • Unicorn Store
    5.5
    Kit is a woman, who, after moving back in with her parents, receives a mysterious invitation to a store that will test her ideas of what it really means to grow up.
    Character: The Salesman
    United States  2017
  • The Hitman's Bodyguard
    5.8
    Boydguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) was once a Triple A-rated executive protection agent, but his credibility took a dive when he lost a client to a sniper. He's coerced by his ex-girlfriend, an Interpol agent, to take on a ne...
    Character: Darius Kincaid
    United States  2017
  • Kong: Skull Island
    7.0
    A diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific—as beautiful as it is treacherous—unaware that they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong.
    Character: Preston Packard
    United States  2017
  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage
    4.7
    Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to...
    Character: Augustus Gibbons
    United States  2017
  • Cell
    4.1
    When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.
    Character: Tom McCourt
    United States  2016
  • The Legend of Tarzan
    5.3
    Years after he's reassimilated into society, John Clayton III, known as the famous "ape man" Tarzan, is asked by Queen Victoria to investigate the goings-on in the Congo. Tarzan teams with an ex-mercenary named George Wa...
    Character: George Washington Williams
    United States  2016
  • I Am Not Your Negro
    8.7
    In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close f...
    United States  2016
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
    6.2
    When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake ...
    Character: Barron
    United States  2016
  • Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel (TV)
    The documentary, Star Wars:Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel, examines the sport and athleticism behind the choreography and training utilized in the making of Star Wars lightsaber duels and how the battles progressed throughout th
    Character: Self (archive footage)
    United States  2015
  • Chi-Raq
    6.7
    A drama centered on the growing violence in Chicago. Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata” by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata ...
    Character: Dolmedes
    United States  2015
  • Barely Lethal
    4.9
    Megan Walsh (Hailee Steinfeld) is a ruthless teenage special ops agent who yearns for a normal adolescence. After faking her own death and assuming the role of an exchange student, the agent quickly learns that surviving the treac...
    Character: Hardman
    United States  2015
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
    7.1
    When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate tes...
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2015
  • The Hateful Eight
    7.4
    In THE HATEFUL EIGHT, set or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race tow...
    United States  2015
  • Reasonable Doubt
    3.8
    A District Attorney has his life turned upside down when he's involved in a hit and run and another man is arrested for his crime and charged with murder.
    Character: Clinton Davis
    Canada  2014
  • Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (TV)
    7.5
    A one-hour television special titled Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe, which will document the history of Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and will include exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage f...
    Character: Self
    United States  2014
  • Kite
    3.2
    When her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murder with the apparent help of his ex-partner.
    Character: Lieutenant Karl Aker
    United States  2014
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
    6.9
    An action spy film that follows a veteran secret agent and his younger protege. Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), "Kingsman: The Secret Service" tells the s...
    Character: Valentine
    United Kingdom  2014
  • RoboCop
    5.7
    Year 2018. In a crime-ridden city, a fatally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg with submerged memories haunting him.
    Character: Pat Novak
    United States  2014
  • Big Game
    5.4
    In the rugged countryside of Finland, a young thirteen-year-old (Onni Tommila) embarks on a traditional quest to prove himself by spending 24 hours alone in the wild, armed with only a bow and arrow. After witnessing a spectacular...
    Finland  2014
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
    7.4
    Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world.
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2014
  • Oldboy
    5.3
    OLDBOY tells the story of a man who is kidnapped and imprisoned on his daughter’s birthday. For fifteen years, he is held captive, and, upon his release, must begin his journey to find the reason for his imprisonment. He soon fi...
    Character: Chaney
    United States  2013
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
    7.5
    Fresh from his role in "The Avengers," Agent Phil Coulson returns to the worldwide law enforcement organization S.H.I.E.L.D. He puts together a small, highly trained, team of Agents to tackle the cases that haven't been ...
    Character:  Nick Fury 2 episodes, 2013-2014
    United States  2013
  • The Samaritan
    4.7
    After twenty years in prison, Foley is finished with the grifter's life. When he meets an elusive young woman named Iris, the possibility of a new start looks real. But his past is proving to be a stubborn companion.
    Character: Foley
    Canada  2012
  • Eddie Murphy: One Night Only (TV)
    Eddie Murphy: One Night Only will pay homage to Murphy's journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking Raw, which remains the highest grossing stand-up film of all time, to his indelible characters and impre...
    Character: Self
    United States  2012
  • Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking
    A look at Tarantino's career from the beginning, with interviews from co-workers, critics, stars and master filmmakers alike as well as a tribute to his greatest collaborator, Sally Menke.
    Character: Self
    United States  2012
  • Django Unchained
    8.5
    With the help of his mentor, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. In the American South, two years before The Civil War begins, a slave named Django (Jamie Foxx) is s...
    United States  2012
  • The Avengers
    8.0
    Nick Fury is director of S.H.I.E.L.D, an international peace keeping agency. The agency is a who's who of Marvel Super Heroes, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When global securit...
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2012
  • Prohibition (TV)
    8.2
    The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.
    Character:  Reader 1 episode, 2011
    United States  2011
  • Meeting Evil
    3.8
    Follows disillusioned young family man John as a mysterious stranger, Richie takes him on a murder-fueled ride that transforms the weak-willed John into a desperate hero willing to go to any length to protect his family.
    Character: Richie
    United States  2011
  • Thor
    6.8
    The warrior Thor is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard by his father Odin for his arrogance and sent to Earth to live among humans. Falling in love with scientist Jane Foster teaches Thor much-needed lessons, and his new-fo...
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2011
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
    7.2
    The introduction and origin of Steve Rogers, a soldier given a serum that turns him into the super-soldier Captain America! After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an ...
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2011
  • Unthinkable
    A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an FBI agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons sets to detonate in the U.S.
    United States  2010
  • The Other Guys
    6.5
    Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned. NYPD Detectives Christopher Danson (Dwayne Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (S...
    Character: P.K. Highsmith
    United States  2010
  • With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story
    True Believer is a feature length documentary on the life and creations of Stan Lee. Stan Lee is the co-creator of SPIDER-MAN, HULK, X-MEN, FANTASTIC FOUR, IRON MAN and over 200 other characters that can be found in comic books, m...
    United States  2010
  • Iron Man 2
    6.6
    With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the milita...
    Character: Nick Fury
    United States  2010
  • Mother and Child
    6.8
    A drama centered around three women: A 50-year-old woman (Annette Bening), the daughter (Naomi Watts) she gave up for adoption 35 years ago, and an African American woman (Kerry Washington) looking to adopt a child of her own. Mot...
    Character: Paul
    United States  2009
  • The Spirit
    3.9
    The Spirit is the story of Denny Colt, a murdered cop who is mysteriously reborn as the masked crime fighter called the Spirit. Determined to keep his beloved Central City safe, the Spirit pursues Central City’s villains from th...
    Character: Octopus
    United States  2008
  • Jumper
    4.8
    David Rice is a high school student in Ann Arbor, abandoned by his mother at five, enamored with Millie, a fellow student, and picked on by at least one classmate. On a winter's day, while about to drown, he discovers he can trans...
    Character: Roland
    United States  2008
  • Gospel Hill
    Gospel Hill takes place in a small southern town, where years ago a local civil rights leader, Paul Malcom, was assassinated. In the wake of his fathers death, John Malcom (Danny Glover), has drifted into seclusion, turning his ba...
    Character: Paul Malcolm
    United States  2008
  • Lakeview Terrace
    5.4
    A young couple (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their interracial relationship. A stern, single fathe...
    Character: Abel Turner
    United States  2008
  • Soul Men
    5.7
    Though it's been some twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends (Jackson and Mac) agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased
    Character: Louis Hinds
    United States  2008
  • Iron Man
    8.4
    Tony Stark is a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. W...
    United States  2008
  • 1408
    6.6
    Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin (Cusack) only believes what he can see with his own two eyes. After a string of bestsellers discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, h...
    Character: Gerald Olin
    United States  2007
  • Cleaner
    5.5
    The story centers on a former cop (Jackson) who makes his living cleaning up crime scenes. After cleaning a murder site, he discovers that the crime was never reported to the police and that he has unwittingly covered up a homicid...
    Character: Tom Cutler
    United States  2007
  • Resurrecting the Champ
    6.1
    For all his ambition, Erik (Josh Hartnett) is a Denver sports reporter fast on his way to being yesterday's news. His writing lacks personality, and his editor, Metz (Alan Alda), is unwilling to pull him off the boxing beat. To ma...
    Character: Champ
    United States  2007
  • Snakes on a Plane
    5.6
    Samuel L. Jackson plays an FBI agent who is escorting a witness on a flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles when an assassin releases hundreds of deadly snakes on a commercial airplane in order to eliminate the witness. The FBI agent, ...
    Character: Neville Flynn
    United States  2006
  • Black Snake Moan
    6.1
    In a small Tennessee town, two unlikely souls are about to be lured together at the sticky crossroads between rage and love. Found lying on the side of the road, beaten and nearly dead, is Rae (Christina Ricci), a 22-year-old who ...
    Character: Lazarus
    United States  2006
  • Home of the Brave
    4.9
    The story of four American soldiers nearing the end of their tours of duty in Iraq. Shortly after learning their unit will soon return home, they are sent on one final humanitarian mission to bring medical supplies to a remote Ira...
    Character: Will Marsh
    United States  2006
  • Freedomland
    4.7
    Late one night in a working class New Jersey suburb, a bloodied woman staggers mute and dazed into the emergency room at the Dempsy Medical Center...
    United States  2006
  • xXx: State of the Union
    4.1
    NSA Agent Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson), fresh off the success of his last renegade recruitment, once again finds himself in need of an outsider. Gibbons and his new agent (Ice Cube), also code-named "XXX," must t...
    Character: Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons
    United States  2005
  • The Man
    5.6
    When a bumbling traveling salesman (Levy) lands smack in the middle of an ATF sting operation, the agent-in-charge (Jackson) is convinced he's found the perfect operative to bust up an illegal weapons ring.
    Character: Derrick Vann
    United States  2005
  • Coach Carter
    6.5
    Inspired by a true-life story, "Coach Carter" is an inspirational account of a controversial high school basketball coach, who received both high praise and staunch criticism when he made national news in 1999 for benchi...
    Character: Coach Ken Carter
    United States  2005
  • Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
    7.4
    After three long years of relentless fighting, the Clone Wars are nearly at an end. The Jedi Council dispatches Obi-Wan Kenobi to bring General Grievous, the deadly leader of the Separatist droid army, to justice. Meanwhile, back ...
    United States  2005
  • In My Country
    6.0
    It is 1995; Langston Whitfield travels to South Africa to report on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the Washington Post. It is this commission’s task to bring to light the crimes committed during apartheid. The aim o...
    Character: Langston Whitfield
    United Kingdom  2004
  • Twisted
    4.0
    Newly promoted police inspector Jessica Shepard (Ashley Judd) is searching for a serial killer, and is shocked to discover that men she has recently slept with are the victims. The investigation becomes more and more twisted as he...
    Character: John Mills
    United States  2004
  • Kill Bill: Volume 2
    8.2
    The assassin known only as "the Bride" (Uma Thurman) continues her quest for revenge after having eliminated two of her former colleagues (and more than a few others that tried to stand in her way). All she has to do now...
    Character: Rufus
    United States  2004
  • The Incredibles
    8.9
    A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world... Mr. Incredible is a superhero; or he used to be, until a surge of lawsuits against superheroes from the...
    United States  2004
  • Basic
    5.0
    Six soldiers went out. Two came back. What happened to the military's most elite commandos? When a legendary commander (Samuel L. Jackson) and several of his men turn up missing, the last thing the government wants is a rogue DEA...
    Character: West
    United States  2003
  • S.W.A.T.
    5.3
    Jim Street is a former S.W.A.T. team member, who along with his partner Brian Gamble, is thrown off the team in the aftermath of a controversial decision they made during a robbery/hostage standoff. Gamble quits the force in disgu...
    United States  2003
  • xXx
    5.4
    xXx
    Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is XXX. He makes his questionable living by selling web videos of his outrageous, thrill seeking exploits, whether parachuting out of a stolen car as it plunges 700 feet off a bridge, or other renegade act...
    Character: Agent Augustus Gibbons
    United States  2002
  • Changing Lanes
    6.7
    Two cars collide on the FDR expressway. Their drivers--two seemingly opposite men--are Gavin Banek (Ben Affleck), a young white partner in a powerful law firm, and Doyle Gipson (Samuel L. Jackson), a meek working class black man. ...
    Character: Doyle Gipson
    United States  2002
  • Star Wars. Episode II: Attack of the Clones
    6.2
    In the second installment of the Star Wars series, EPISODE II--ATTACK OF THE CLONES, Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) is now a teenage Jedi apprentice to Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor). Together they must protect Senator Padm...
    United States  2002
  • No Good Deed
    3.8
    A noir thriller about an auto theft police detective (Samuel L. Jackson) who tries to help a friend find his missing daughter.
    United States  2002
  • The Caveman's Valentine
    5.1
    A cave-dwelling man sets out to track down the killer of a homeless boy and bring him to justice.
    Character: Romulus
    United States  2001
  • Shaft
    5.5
    New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
    Character: John Shaft
    United States  2000
  • Rules of Engagement
    5.5
    Colonel Terry Childers (Jackson) is a 30-year Marine veteran: a decorated officer with combat experience in Vietnam, Beirut and Desert Storm. But now, the country he served so well has put him on trial for a rescue mission that we...
    Character: Colonel Terry Childers
    United States  2000
  • Unbreakable
    6.7
    UNBREAKABLE stars Bruce Willis as David Dunne, a Philadelphia security guard and the sole survivor of a disasterous train wreck. Not only is David still alive after the crash--he's completely unharmed. After this miraculous incide...
    United States  2000
  • Deep Blue Sea
    5.7
    In search of a cure for Alzheimer's Disease, a team of scientists experiment with the brains of sharks, making them smarter and faster. When a corporate executive (Jackson) comes to tour the facility the sharks start an uprising t...
    Character: Russell Franklin
    United States  1999
  • Star Wars. Episode I: The Phantom Menace
    5.8
    The first of three prequels to George Lucas’s celebrated STAR WARS films, EPISODE I - THE PHANTOM MENACE is set some 30 years before STAR WARS: EPISODE IV - A NEW HOPE in the era of the Republic. Naboo, a peaceful planet governe...
    United States  1999
  • Sphere
    4.8
    A thousand feet beneath the ocean surface in the middle of the Pacific, something has been discovered. Its origin, its structure, its malevolent energy are baffling. But whatever it is, it can reach into your mind. It knows your w...
    Character: Harry
    United States  1998
  • Out of Sight
    7.8
    After Jack Foley (George Clooney) escapes from jail with the help of his partner, Buddy Bragg (Ving Rhames), he takes Karen Sisco (Jennifer Lopez), a sexy federal agent, hostage. Immediately sparks fly between the two. Eventually ...
    United States  1998
  • The Red Violin
    6.7
    This fictional movie, using flashbacks, spans over four centuries from the late 17th century to the end of the 20th century. It also spans three continents, Europe, Asia and North America. It follows the story of the famous, myste...
    Canada  1998
  • The Negotiator
    7.0
    An ace police hostage negotiator is framed for murder and the only way he can see to buy himself enough time to prove his innocence is to take some hostages of his own. Spacey is a fellow top-notch hostage negotiator whose job it ...
    United States  1998
  • The Films of John Frankenheimer
    Profile of acclaimed director John Frankenheimer, featuring extensive clips from his films and interviews with cast members.
    Character: Self
    United States  1997
  • 187
    6.7
    187
    Character: Trevor Garfield
    United States  1997
  • Eve's Bayou
    7.6
    The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy...
    Character: Louis Batiste
    United States  1997
  • Jackie Brown
    7.0
    Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) is an attractive flight attendant who supplements her income by smuggling cash _into_ the country for an illegal arms dealer--until the day federal agents bust her. The only way she'll stay out of jail is ...
    Character: Ordell Robbie
    United States  1997
  • The Long Kiss GoodNight
    5.6
    Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her hea...
    Character: Mitch Henessey
    United States  1996
  • A Time to Kill
    6.4
    Matthew McConaughey, a young, attractive and highly-skilled attorney is faced with the toughest case of his life, one that on many occassions may also threaten it. In the southern Mississippi town of Canton, the K.K.K. is active a...
    Character: Carl Lee Hailey
    United States  1996
  • Hard Eight
    7.8
    John has lost all his money. He sits outside a diner in the desert when Sydney happens along, buys him coffee, then takes him to Reno and shows him how to get a free room without losing much money. Under Sydney's fatherly tutelage...
    United States  1996
  • The Great White Hype
    5.5
    The Reverend Fred Sultan, an ebullient, underhanded boxing promoter, is upset that his Black champ, James Roper, is not exactly raking in the dough. Sultan thinks that the solution is to have Roper fight a White boxer -- who will ...
    Character: Rev. Fred Sultan
    United States  1996
  • Kiss of Death
    5.9
    Jimmy Kilmartin's an ex-con who's trying to go straight. But he can't say no to a quick driving job because his so called friend's life is threatened. The job is for Little Junior Brown, a violent and powerful villain. When things...
    Character: Calvin Hart
    United States  1995
  • Losing Isaiah
    6.5
    An African-American baby, abandoned by his crack addicted mother is adopted by a white social worker and her husband. Several years later, the baby's mother finds out her son is not dead, as she thought before and goes to court to
    Character: Kadar Lewis
    United States  1995
  • Die Hard with a Vengeance
    6.7
    On the streets of New York, police officer John McClane has just about seen it all. He's got a nose for danger, a penchant for being in the wrong place at the wrong time, and a talent for overcoming incredible odds. But, this time...
    United States  1995
  • The New Age
    5.9
    Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. ...
    Character: Dale Deveaux
    United States  1994
  • Fresh
    7.9
    There's only one thing making this inner-city delivery boy's job dangerous: the merchandise. 12-year-old Fresh is a drug courier whose morning deliveries make him late for school. Luckily, he's also got age on his side. Fresh is s...
    Character: Sam
    United States  1994
  • Against the Wall (TV)
    6.7
    Based on the true story of the uprising at Attica Prison in 1971. Michael Smith, a new recruit to the prison service, along with several of his colleagues get caught up in a prison riot fueled by bad prison management and a lack o...
    Character: Jamaal
    United States  1994
  • Pulp Fiction
    9.2
    The film interweaves three tales: the first story focuses on Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson), two hit men on duty for "the big boss," Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames), whose gorgeous w...
    United States  1994
  • National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon
    6.2
    An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their ware...
    Character: Wes Luger
    United States  1993
  • True Romance
    6.9
    When inexperienced call girl Alabama Whitman (Patricia Arquette) is paid to seduce comic-book-nerd and Elvis fanatic Clarence Worley (Christian Slater), she doesn’t expect to fall for him. But these two lost souls seem to be mad...
    Character: Big Don
    United States  1993
  • Menace II Society
    7.6
    This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.
    Character: Tat Lawson
    United States  1993
  • Jurassic Park
    8.1
    Billionaire John Hammond builds a theme park by cloning dinosaur DNA into living dinosaurs. Because of the accidental death of one of his workers, he hires several scientists to endorse the park: Alan Grant, a paleontologist, Elli...
    Character: Arnold
    United States  1993
  • Fathers & Sons
    A beach runner and bookworm (Goldblum) has difficulty communicating with his son. He meets a psychic on a pier at the beach and soon his world turns topsy-turvy with a serial killer coming between him and his son. The ensuing E.S....
    United States  1992
  • Jumpin' at the Boneyard
    This bleak, provocative drama, the debut of filmmaker Jeff Stanzler, gives a haunting look at the effects of drug abuse upon those who care for the user. It tells the story of unemployed, depressed and just-divorced Bronx-resident...
    Character: Mr. Simpson
    United States  1992
  • Juice
    6.6
    4 Harlem teens, Q, Bishop, Raheem and Steel, are out skipping school one day when they find out an old friend was killed in a shootout at a bar. After this, Bishop tells his friends that they have no respect, or juice. To get some...
    Character: Trip
    United States  1992
  • Patriot Games
    6.7
    When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.
    Character: Robby
    United States  1992
  • White Sands
    6.0
    A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.
    Character: Greg Meeker (as Sam Jackson)
    United States  1992
  • Jungle Fever
    7.2
    A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
    Character: Gator Purify
    United States  1991
  • Mo' Better Blues
    6.4
    Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story...
    Character: Madlock
    United States  1990
  • Goodfellas
    9.1
    As a poor Irish-Italian growing up in 1950s New York City, Henry Hill rises through the ranks of his Brooklyn neighborhood's crime branch, and with money from the mob he begins living the good life, complete with a beautiful bride...
    Character: Stacks Edwards
    United States  1990
  • Do the Right Thing
    8.6
    It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and tensions are growing there, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie, Sal's delivery boy, manages to ...
    Character: Mister Señor Love Daddy (as Sam Jackson)
    United States  1989
  • Coming to America
    6.2
    It is the 21st birthday of Prince Akeem of Zamunda and he is to marry a woman he never saw before. Now the prince breaks with tradition and travels to America to look for the love of his life.
    Character: Hold-Up Man
    United States  1988
  • Ragtime
    6.5
    Based on the acclaimed and popular E.L. Doctorow novel, RAGTIME tells the intricate story of four New York families--three of which are fictional--at the turn of the 20th century, each indicative of that time in American history, ...
    Character: Gang Member No. 2
    United States  1981
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