Samuel L. Jacksonby hoolywoodstars | created - 26 Feb 2019 | updated - 26 Feb 2019 | Public
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1. The Great White Hype (1996)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport
The boxing champ's promoter thinks, change is needed. He finds the one man who's beaten his black champ (at 17), a white man now in a rock band. Like Rocky, he trains heavily whereas the champ slacks.
Votes: 9,999 | Gross: $7.87M
2. Eve's Bayou (1997)
R | 109 min | Drama
What did little Eve see--and how will it haunt her? Husband, father and womanizer Louis Batiste is the head of an affluent family, but it's the women who rule this gothic world of secrets, lies and mystic forces.
Votes: 9,416 | Gross: $14.82M
3. One Eight Seven (1997)
R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller
15 months after being stabbed 9 times by a student at work as a high school teacher in NYC, Mr. Garfield is working in LA as a substitute teacher come full-time. He refuses to be a victim anymore.
Votes: 23,041 | Gross: $5.72M
4. The Negotiator (1998)
R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.
Votes: 135,564 | Gross: $44.48M
5. Shaft (2000)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 75,413 | Gross: $70.33M
6. Formula 51 (2001)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.
Votes: 48,562 | Gross: $5.20M
8. No Good Deed (2002)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.
Votes: 7,281 | Gross: $0.18M
9. S.W.A.T. (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody, and only the L.A.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.
Votes: 142,665 | Gross: $116.93M
10. Coach Carter (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.
Votes: 135,705 | Gross: $67.26M
11. The Man (2005)
PG-13 | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner, but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fiddler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vann's way.
Votes: 25,429 | Gross: $8.33M
12. Snakes on a Plane (2006)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An FBI agent takes on a plane full of deadly venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
Votes: 135,825 | Gross: $34.02M
15. Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Sport
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Votes: 20,497 | Gross: $3.17M
16. Lakeview Terrace (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A troubled and racist African-American L.A.P.D. Officer will stop at nothing to force out a friendly interracial couple who just moved in next door to him.
Votes: 50,521 | Gross: $39.26M
17. Soul Men (2008)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Though it's been about twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader.
Votes: 10,806 | Gross: $12.08M
18. Unthinkable (2010)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an F.B.I. Agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons set to detonate in the U.S.
19. The Samaritan (I) (2012)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 9,753 | Gross: $0.00M
20. Big Game (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure
A young teenager camping in the woods helps rescue the President of the United States when Air Force One is shot down near his campsite.
Votes: 32,164 | Gross: $0.02M
21. The Hateful Eight (2015)
R | 168 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.
Votes: 549,713 | Gross: $54.12M
22. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary, History
Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Votes: 21,016 | Gross: $7.12M
23. Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that... See full summary »
26. Arena (2011 Video)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.