A mild-mannered school teacher becomes a local legend when a run-in with a meteor from space leaves him with superhero powers - now it's time to clean up the neighborhood! With James Earl Jones, Eddie Griffin.
HD. A music group learns that life at the top of the charts isn't any easier than it was at the bottom in this show-biz tale.
Bobby Taylor is an aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee who dreams of making it big. Cast in an exploitation film full of racial stereotypes, he falls into a series of daydreams satirizing the typecasting black actors face in Hollywood.
In the style of Kentucky Fried Movie, writer-director Robert Townsend lampoons Hollywood's perception of blacks--and racial stereotypes in general.
Coach Banks (Robert Townsend) is used to calling all the shots for his championship high school basketball team and in his own love life. But that�۪s about to change when he meets, Talisa McCoy (Salli Richardson-Whitfield), the mother of a star player, new to Jackson High.
In the center of a storm is Ocean (Monica Calhoun), a 27-year old highly-motivated mother who manages a neighborhood apartment building and all of the problems that come along with it.
The Making The Five Heartbeats documentary is a love letter to the millions and millions of fans that love The Five Heartbeats film, about a fictitious R&B singing group like the Temptations, that tells the classic rags-to-riches story while pulling at your heartstrings.
When tragedy strikes suddenly, the Cole family is forced to cope with overwhelming grief on top of life's everyday challenges.
A group of middle-class guys form a gangsta rap group called Cell Block 4 - which leads to complications when they get mistaken for real thugs. A crazy mockumentary written by and starring Chris Rock.
The story of Little Richard (Leon), from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 50's, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.
Armed with an arsenal of homemade crime-fighting gizmos, eccentric inventor Darryl Walker transforms himself into Blankman, a neighborhood superhero who's so broke he fights crime in his underwear.
Vocal artist Natalie Cole recounts her own life via reenactment, beginning with cherished memories of her world-renowned father's illustrious singing career, then descending into the deep throes of her heroin addiction. The legacy of Nat King Cole fueled Natalie to defeat her drug addiction, and through her memory of him, she finds the strength to overcome any problem. Based on the true story.
Sixteen-year-old Xtra Keys hopes to raise his son better than his boozy, razor-edged mother raised him, and he just might get his wish when he's thrust into an unorthodox alternative school full of underprivileged boys.
In a modern adaptation of Bizet's classic story, a police officer begins a torrid love affair with a tempting, aspiring actress who wreaks destruction wherever she goes.
Sixteen-year-old Xtra Keys hopes to raise his son better than his boozy, razor-edged mother raised him and his younger siblings. He just might get his wish when he's thrust into the HIVE – an unorthodox alternative school full of underprivileged boys.
Three separate but interconnected dramas, set in the same predominantly black neighborhood of North Philadelphia.
Four Old West prostitutes avoid a lynching and become embroiled in bank robberies, shoot-outs, and romance. Co-starring Andie MacDowell, Mary Stuart Masterson, Dermot Mulroney.
With the help of a small-time crook who is their informant, Al and Romero infiltrate the dangerous world where romance intertwines with recrimination, raw ambition with a lust for life and a desperate quest for the truth heads like a runaway train towards tragedy.
This performance captures legendary Who bassist John Entwistle and his own band performing live in an outdoor setting at twilight hour. The concert features numerous original John Entwistle songs never before filmed or released as well as never-before-seen footage of John at home, on the road and behind the scenes with his own band mates.
Dressed as saddle bums, Marshal Crown (Stuart Whitman) and Major Covington (Andrew Duggan) set out to apprehend the major's son (Jon Voight), an Army deserter, who has joined a band of murdering marauders terrorizing the Cimarron.
In this crazy comedy, Undercover Brother - every tough-guy 70s blaxploitation hero rolled into one - takes on The Man, a white corporate criminal out to destroy the Black community. With Dave Chappelle.
From his humble beginnings in London to his star powered movie career in America, the story of comic genius Charlie Chaplin unfolds, glimpsing into his turbulent personal life, his controversies and alleged socialist ties, and even an enforced exile.
A gang of rabble-rousing drunken cowboys led by Bear (Telly Savalas) and his sidekick Mobeetie (Warren Oates), wander into Cimarron and start shooting up the town.
Mickey Knox and girlfriend Mallory Wilson are coldblooded killers who set out on a murderous rampage. As the body count soars, so does their notoriety, and soon the press turns them into cult heroes.
The story of a gay drag queen (Ving Rhames) who begins to care for a girl, whose mother (Alfre Woodard) is fighting drug addiction, but a dealer (Mykelti Williamson) threatens everything.
Joseph is the youngest and favorite son of the Kellars, a large family that owns a successful garment business in Los Angeles. When his brothers grow so envious of the affection that Joseph receives from their father, Jacob, they scheme to abandon Joseph in New York and convince their dad that he's dead.
If there's a rulebook for raising kids, Robert Peterson (Robert Townsend--"Hollywood Shuffle," "The Meteor Man") never read it. A big kid at heart, Robert favors a freestyle method of parenting when it comes to his four children, ranging in age from toddlers to teens. But his wife, Jerri (Suzzanne Douglas), has her own strong--and very different--ideas on the subject in The Parent 'Hood.
Patty is trapped in an abusive relationship until she discovers women’s professional boxing.
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants! Follow the adventures of this enthusiastic, optimistic sponge whose good intentions inevitably lead him and his friends into trouble.
HD. A young couple blast their way across the country--and into media stardom--in Oliver Stone's controversial look at violence and the media.
Two women want to marry rich men and to open the world's first combination hair salon and soul food restaurant. But eligible bachelors and business opportunities are in short supply in Decatur, Georgia, so the pair hit the road for California.
Recorded in front of a live audience in New York City, this film features actor/comedian Eddie Murphy performing a scathing comedy routine.
At a rented house, Eddie and his best friends unite for his bachelor party. The next day, though, a fight for sanity and survival begins when they discover there are snipers outside the house and a ghost inside, none of whom want the guys to leave.
Laura Holt and Remington Steele are back, spanning the globe as supersleuths!
An idyllic riverboat cruise through the exotic Amazon rainforest becomes a nightmare for the crew and passengers when thieves take over the boat in search of a downed plane carrying their stolen money. As the female captain and her passengers band together to overtake their captors, the jungle will make its own judgement on who survives.
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with mental health issues and zero powers comes to suspect his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover the conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. They launch into an adventure brimming with crazed archvillains, blood-soaked vigilantes, and superhuman freakery.
Television's most glamorous undercover Angels are back for a third action-packed season. Join Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith, and Cheryl Ladd with special guest appearances by an original Angel Farrah Fawcett!
Catch the beginning of one of the most acclaimed shows on television with this first season of "The Practice."
The fascinating life story of Sonny Liston, the controversial heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
Former New York college professor Robert Peterson and his wife, Jerri, share their Manhattan brownstone apartment with their four kids, ages 3 to 15.