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Cast (feature film)

1.
Miracle in Cleveland: The Michelle Knight Story (2015)
Explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom fighting for custody of her two-year-old son, whose life was irrevocably changed after she was abducted by Ariel Castro in Cleveland on August 22, 2002, and held as his prisoner in his home for over 11 years. Based on a true story.
2.
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
Kari Ames is a successful real estate agent. She is a college graduate and dedicated wife and mother. Her husband, David Ames, is a well-respected author, lecturer and Dean of the Humanities Department at Xavier University. They seem to have the perfect life until the kidnapping of their young daugh
3.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
Blue jeans, sock-hops and drive-in movies: the Fifties were America's age of innocence. But stalking the depths of its post-nuclear bliss, mass paranoia became fuel for Joseph McCarthy's brand of Red Scare terror propaganda. Bomb shelters were a deluxe feature in every American home, government-spon
4.
Larry Crowne (2011)
Until he was downsized, affable, amiable Larry Crowne was a superstar team leader at the big-box company where he''s worked since his time in the Navy. Underwater on his mortgage and unclear on what to do with his suddenly free days, Larry heads to his local college to start over. There he becomes part of a colorful community of outcasts all trying to find a better future for themselves. In his public-speaking class, Larry develops an unexpected crush on his teacher Mercedes Tainot, who has lost as much passion for teaching as she has for her husband. The simple guy who has every reason to think his life has stalled will come to learn an unexpected lesson: when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might discover your reason to live.
5.
Just Wright (2010)
Leslie Wright is a straight-shooting physical therapist who gets the gig of a lifetime working with NBA All-Star Scott McKnight. All is going well until Leslie finds herself falling for Scott, forcing her to choose between the gig of a lifetime and the tug-of-war inside her heart. Oblivious to her r
7.
First to Die (2003) as Clare Washburn
Four female best friends in San Francisco take on unsolvable crime cases as a hobby. One friend is a homicide detective, another is a medical examiner, a third is assistant District Attorney and the fourth is an investigative reporter for the "San Francisco Chronicle." The friends take on the case o
8.
Adventures of Pluto Nash, The (2002) as Flura Nash
Welcome to the Moon 2087. With all the natural resources mined out years ago, the Moon has become the new Wild West. It's a place where money and the right contacts can get you anything you want--and anything goes. Pluto Nash is an audacious, successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town. Pluto
9.
Wilder (2002) as Detective Della Wilder
Maverick cop Della Wilder, is assigned to investigate the case of a woman who is found brutally murdered soon after she destroyed the career of a charming doctor, Sam Charney, who served as both her gynecologist and lover. However, as Wilder and her partner, Harlan Lee, investigate the doctor's priv
10.
Bones (2001) as Pearl
It''s 1979 and Jimmy Bones is a legendary patron in his thriving urban neighborhood. Handsome and respected, Bones is unexpectedly betrayed and murdered by those closest to him for refusing to deal crack cocaine to his people. Flash forward to the present day. Crime and drugs have crumbled the neighborhood. Bones'' once elegant brownstone, the dwelling in which he was brutally killed, remains standing but has become decrepit. As fate would have it, the sons of Bones'' old friend Jeremiah, one of those who betrayed him, have returned to the old neighborhood to open an after-hours nightclub, buying the gothic structure where Jimmy Bones still lies buried in the basement. No sooner do they cross the threshold of the cursed edifice than a series of strange and unexplainably terrifying events begin to take place, and soon it becomes shockingly clear that Jimmy Bones is staging a comeback... and he''s hell-bent on revenge, intent on tracking down and visiting vengeance upon all those who betrayed him.
11.
Love the Hard Way (2001) as Detective Linda Fox
Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic activities, Jack has a regular scam going, ripping o
12.
Ghosts of Mars (2001) as Commander Helena Braddock
By the year 2176, the planet Mars, long inhabited by human settlers, has become the manifest destiny of an over-populated Earth. Nearly 640,000 people now live and work all over Mars, mining the planet for its abundant natural resources. But one of those mining operations has uncovered a deadly mother lode: a long dormant Martian civilization whose warriors are systematically taking over the bodies of human intruders. Lt. Melanie Ballard of the Martian Police Force is on transport assignment to bring James "Desolation" Williams, the planet''s most notorious criminal, to justice. Williams has no plans to make Ballard''s job easy. What begins as a battle of force and wits between cop and criminal soon turns into something more fundamental: a battle for human survival in the realm of the Martian warriors. It''s civilization against civilization as Ballard and Williams join forces in mortal combat with the Ghosts of Mars.
13.
3 AM (2001) as George
A murder mystery set in New York that focuses on the lives of three cab drivers: Hershey, an ex-basketball player who struggles to make ends meet following a failed career; Rasha, a Bosnian refugee, who is haunted by the war crisis in his homeland; and Salgado, a tough young Latino cab driver, who i
14.
Fortress 2 (2000) as Susan Mendenall
A noble rebel, John Brennick, tries to keep his wife and son safe from the tentacles of big business as the Earth has fallen under the domination of a big corporation named Men-Tel. John Brennick is forced to help a Men-Tel accountant named Stanley. Soon afterwards John Brennick winds up in a futu
15.
Jawbreaker (1999) as Detective Vera Cruz
A parody of the high school comedy and horror films of the past 20 years which follows the exploits of the most powerful clique at Reagan High. Courtney Shane, Julie Freeman, Marcie Fox and Lizz Purr are all best friends. Or, to be more precise, they are drawn together by their appreciation for each
16.
No Tomorrow (1999) as Diane
An international criminal starts using a local shipping company for illegal deliveries. One of the employees of the shipping firm, Davis, is working for the criminal, and other, Jason, is apparently an undercover FBI agent who is attemting to get close to the criminal mastermind, Enzo Corral. During
17.
In Too Deep (1999) as Detective Angela Wilson
How far can an undercover cop go into the ruthless underworld of an urban drug cartel, filled with violence, power, and money, before he no longer can find his way out? Detective Jeffrey Cole is going undercover on a mission so dangerous, it could cost him his life... and possibly his soul. The targ
18.
Holy Smoke (1999) as Carol
Ruth Barron is a beautiful young Australian who went to India in search of answers, but found herself quickly seduced by the mysterious world of a religious cult. When her family finds out, they grow deeply concerned and hire a top cult buster to capture and de-program her. But she proves to be mo
19.
Snow Day (1999) as Tina
During one warm Syracuse winter, the Brandston family struggles through their daily routines, while daughter Natalie prays for snow. Her wish comes true when an unexpected snowstorm arrives, canceling school. Alas, before long the dreaded Snowplow Man is on the job making it his mission to have school back in session. Now Natalie must make every effort to sabotage the Snowplow Man, while her parents and two brothers simultaneously struggle to accomplish their own difficult goals.
20.
Hayley Wagner, Star (1999)
Television movie about a former child star named Hayley Wagner, who is washed up by age 16. Her parents enroll her in a regular school, where she meets both adoring fans and bitter rivals -- as well as the boy of her dreams. Just as she begins to live a normal life, Hollywood comes calling once agai
21.
LaVyrle Spencer's Family Blessings (1999) as Mrs Quincy
A widow finds refuge in the arms of a younger man after the death of her son. Lee Reston, 44, and Chris Lallek, 30, find love while mourning the death of Greg, Lee's son and Chris's best friend. Lee's family and friends oppose the relationship because of the age difference but Lee decides to pursue
22.
Jackie Brown (1997) as Jackie Brown
Jackie supplements her meager income as a stewardess by smuggling cash into the U.S. for gunrunner Ordell Robbie--until the day an ATF agent and an L.A. cop bust her at the airport. The cops pressure her to help them bring down Ordell, threatening prison if she refuses. With a sympathetic bailbondsman, who understands her restlessness only too well, Jackie arrives at a bold almost foolhardy plan to play off these opposing forces against each other. Matters are complicated by Ordell''s confederates, Louis Gara and Melanie Ralston who have agendas of their own. By appearing to cooperate with both sides, Jackie attempts to outfox them both and walk away with a half million dollar payday.
23.
Fakin' Da Funk (1997) as Annabelle Lee
Adopted into an African-American family, Julian, a young man of Chinese heritage, is accepted into the Lee family and grows up as part of a tight-knit community in Atlanta. When his father dies, Julian is left with the responsibility of raising his younger African-American brother Perry. The two boy
24.
Strip Search (1997)
After being hired to locate a missing girl, a vice cop uncovers a ruthless scheme of greed, in the exotic subculture of sex clubs and underworld gangs.
25.
John Carpenter's Escape From L.A. (1996) as Hershe
It's 16 years after Snake Plissken's rescue of the President in New York. Now, a different President is in power, and declares the United States to be a land of moral superiority: no smoking, no red meat, no freedom of religion and no unapproved marriages. A massive earthquake has hit Los Angeles, l
26.
Original Gangstas (1996) as Laurie Thompson
It's been 15 years since John Bookman left hometown Gary, Indiana to coach a pro LA football team. In his absence, the city's mean streets have only gotten meaner. Over the years, the steel mills shut down, local businesses closed up and the decent people of Gary have had to face a new menace. A dan
27.
Mars Attacks! (1996) as Louise Williams
Martians invade earth in this spoof of the 1950-60s sci-fi genre.
28.
Serial Killer (1995)
A sadistic killer baits a trap for a beautiful cop with the bodies of her friends.
29.
Posse (1993) as Phoebe
A group of black American soldiers desert their ranks during the 1890s Spanish-American war, on account of a cruel and corrupt white colonel. Along with an ostracized white soldier they form a posse of outlaws and--with the colonel in pursuit--head to an all black town caught up in its own struggle
30.
Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story, A (1992) as Linda Holman
Based on the true story of Dr. Elizabeth Morgan, a mother sent to jail for refusing to allow the father of their daughter visitation rights after she discovered that he may have sexually assaulted her.
31.
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) as Ms Wardroe
Bill and Ted are killed by their evil futuristic robot twins and must travel through hell and heaven to enact their revenge.
32.
Class of 1999 (1990) as Ms Connors
A gang of students fight back when their teachers, actually former combat droids from recent US campaigns in Latin America, begin killing off students in this futuristic tale, a sequel to the "Class of 1984" (USA/1982).
33.
Package, The (1989) as Ruth Butler
Political thriller revolving around a conspiracy, a nuclear disarmament treaty between the USA and USSR, and a court-martialed soldier who escapes from custody.
34.
Above the Law (1988) as Delores Jackson
Undercover police investigate a political assassination and illicit CIA operations.
35.
Allnighter, The (1987) as Sergeant Macleish
36.
On the Edge (1986) as Cora
37.
Badge of the Assassin (1985) as Alexandra "Alie" Horn
A television movie about Robert K. Tannenbaum, an Assistant District Attorney of New York County, who is immersed in a grueling and tense effort to trace, apprehend, and convict the men who brutally killed police officers Waverly Jones and Jospeh Piagentini in a sensational crime that stunned New Yo
38.
Stand Alone (1985) as Cathryn Bolan
39.
Vindicator, The (1984) as Hunter
40.
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) as Dust Witch
Two boys find themselves in a tangled web when a strange carnival comes to town, accompanied by the eerie proprietor who claims to grant your every wish...for the price you are willing to pay.
41.
Tough Enough (1983) as Myra
Art Long wanted to be a country singer, but has been supporting his family by working as tree-trimmer. Tired of this, Art turns to entering Tough Man boxing contests, in which the fighters beat each other brutally. As Art sinks into this violent world, he drifts further away from his dream of a mus
42.
Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981) as Charlotte
Murphy is an honest policeman whose beat is the dangerous South Bronx. He performs his job well and treats people with dignity in the the drug and gang infested neighborhood. But Murphy's superior officers maintain a policy of brutality in dealing with the locals. After he sees a fellow officer murd
43.
Greased Lightning (1977) as Mary Jones
A dramatization of the life of NASCAR racing champion Wendell Scott. Scott's struggle to overcome racism and follow his dream of becoming a champion is seen, beginning at the end of World War II through 1971.
44.
Drum (1976) as Regine
Hammond Maxwell is the son of a slave owner who buys Drum and Blaise from Drum's mother who is the hostess of a bordello. Drum's girlfriend Regine is also purchased to be a mistress for Maxwell, but Augusta Chauvet, who has designs on him is opposed to that plan. After stoically enduring all the ind
45.
Friday Foster (1975) as Friday Foster
Friday Foster, an ex-model magazine photographer, goes to Los Angeles International airport to photograph the arrival of Blake Tarr, the richest black man in America. Three men attempt to assassinate Tarr. Foster photographs the melee and is plunged into a web of conspiracy involving the murder of her childhood friend, a US senator, and a shadowy plan called "Black Widow".
46.
Sheba Baby (1975) as Sheba Shayne
A liberated Chicago private eye, Sheba, is called home to protect her father's loan company from racketeers.
47.
Bucktown (1975) as Aretha
Duke Johnson (played by Fred Williamson) visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon the local redneck policemen are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Duke refuses to pay the bribes they demand, so then he and his lady friend Aretha (Pam Grier) are threatened and attacked by the crooked cops. Rather than take them on himself, Duke calls on his old pal Roy. Roy brings a few buddies to Bucktown, and they bring justice to the small town. With the redneck cops out of the way, Duke lets his guard down. Then the situation gets out of hand again. Finally, Duke must settle the score himself.
48.
Arena, The (1974)
Two thousand years ago, the people of Rome are so blasée, so used to violence, that entertaining them becomes a political problem. Someone suggests, after a hectic girl fight in a kitchen between a Nubian and a Viking slave, as a joke, that they should fight in the arena, instead of male gladiators. The idea is approved, though - and a female "Spartacus" theme follows.
49.
Foxy Brown (1974) as Foxy Brown
When a government agent is shot down, his sexy girlfriend goes gunning for revenge.
50.
Scream Blacula Scream (1973) as Lisa
A vengeful Voodoo priestess brings the dreaded African vampire back to life.
51.
Coffy (1973) as Coffy
A nurse sets out for vengeance when her younger sister becomes an addict.
52.
Black Mama, White Mama (1972) as Lee Daniels
Pam Grier is Black Mama, a hooker in jail on trumped-up charges; Margaret Markov is White Mama, a political prisoner: chained together, they escape their island penal colony.

Cast (special)

54.
Totally Gayer (2004) as Interviewee
A look at the gay presence and influence in popular culture and media.
55.
World Stunt Awards (2001) as Presenter
Presentation of the first annual "World Stunt Awards" which honor the best stunt performers in feature films.
56.
Sandra Bernhard Experience, The (2001)
Late-night talk show hosted by Sandra Bernhard. The show features celebrity guest interviews, as well as Bernhard's insights on fashion, music, celebrities and culture.
57.
Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2001, The (2001) as Presenter
Celebrities from the worlds of music, film, television and sports come together to celebrate America's hip-hop music genre and to present awards to winners in categories including Artist of the Year, Group of the Year and Album of the Year.
58.
Empress's Nightingale: An Animated Special From "The Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales For Every Child" Series, The (1999) as Voice Of Nightingale
Bringing a feminist point of view to a classic fairy tale, this special focuses on a greedy Empress who learns a valuable lesson about the meaning of true beauty from a straight-talking, soul-singing Nightingale.
59.
Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary about the life and career of actor Pam Grier, who in the 1970s was one of the first female action stars in Hollywood. Grier discusses her life-altering battle with cancer in the 1980s and her return to Hollywood in the 1990s with the films "Mars Attacks!" and "Jackie Brown."
60.
Paul Robeson: Speak of Me As I Am (1998) as Narration
Profile of African-American singer-actor-athlete-lawyer Paul Robeson (1898-1976).
61.
American Music Awards 1998 (1998) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 25th Annual American Music Awards from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
62.
29th NAACP Image Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Annual broadcast of the NAACP Image Awards, which honors positive portrayals of African-Americans in the areas of television, film and music.
63.
16th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (1989)
An awards special honoring black entertainers. Alvin Ailey received with the Paul Robeson Award, and cabaret performer Elisabeth Welch and singer/dancer Lola Falana were inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame.

Special Thanks (special)

64.
Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) as Extra Special Thanks
Documentary about the life and career of actor Pam Grier, who in the 1970s was one of the first female action stars in Hollywood. Grier discusses her life-altering battle with cancer in the 1980s and her return to Hollywood in the 1990s with the films "Mars Attacks!" and "Jackie Brown."

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

65.
Feast of All Saints, The (2001) as Suzette Lermontant
Chronicles the lives of four "free people of color," descendants of African slaves and their French and Spanish owners who lived in Louisiana before the Civil War. The story focuses on Marcel Ste, Marie, his sister Marie Ste. Marie, and their close friends Anna Bella Monroe and Richard Lermontant as
66.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Francey
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

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