A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.
In The Expendables 3, Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables -- but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables’ most personal battle yet.
Wesley Snipes stars as the mysterious gunslinger Aman, who carries a curse. The curse: all those who die by his hand shall return to hunt him. Snipes is forced to blast his way through the old west, while the scores of undead ferociously track him to the bitter end.
Secret Ops agent Marcus is sent to Detroit to take out an arms dealer and the head of the hedge fund that is financing him. His CIA backup has other plans and turns on him and it's a fight to survive in a hospital.
Havana is a mysterious, sensuous city with gorgeous architecture, white Caribbean beaches, hot, pulsating music, vintage American automobiles and some of the most beautiful women in the world. CID Special Agent Sean Franklin and his partner, gung ho rookie, NCIS Special Agent Brenda Evans are assigned undercover in Havana after another agent is murdered. At the same time, a heavyweight fight between American Ruben Cody and Cuba's Kid Carlos becomes an international incident when a girl Ruben meets in a salsa club is found dead. Sean and Brenda team up with National Revolutionary Police Force Detective Jose Aguillerra to uncover the mystery behind both crimes.
Three unconnected Brooklyn cops wind up at the same deadly location after enduring vastly different career paths.
Retired CIA Black-Ops hit man James Jackson Dial is living his life in seclusion on his ranch in Montana when he is offered the chance to redeem himself by his former employer, Jeremy Collins. A few years ago, Dial was seconds away from taking down notorious terrorist cell leader Ali Mahmoud Jahar when when his carelessness allowed Jahar to escape, marking his mission as a failure. Now, Collins wants Dial to eliminate Jahar, who has been captured and is now in the custody of the police in London, England. Provided with a safe house, passports, and an assistant named Terry Winchell, Dial is off to London to finish what he started years ago. Disguised as a priest, Dial gets in position in a church's bell tower across the street from the building that Jahar is being brought into. When Jahar is brought out of his transport truck, his head is covered by a jacket, leaving Dial without a clean shot. Not wanting to fail again, Dial patiently waits for his opportunity. Moments later, Dial fatally shoots Jahar in the head. Because of a delay caused by a pair of cops, Winchell is late bringing the getaway car, and that brings attention to them fleeing the scene. After numerous attempts to stop the car, the police open fire, killing Winchell. The car, now out of control, comes to crashing stop, injuring Dial. On the run and bleeding profusely, Dial makes his way to the safe house, where he meets curious 12-year-old neighbor Emily Day, who lives with her grandmother. Emily helps Dial stop the bleeding. Even though Jahar was eliminated, the mission was a failure to Collins because Dial was observed fleeing the scene on a security camera. In the USA, Collins is being investigated for running a CIA Hit Squad, and if word gets back about Dial and the death of, Collins will be exposed. Stopping at nothing to keep his name clean, Collins frames Dial for the murder of Chief Inspector Andrew Windsor. Now a wanted man by Collins and the British police, Dial must do whatever it takes to prove his innocence, knowing that Inspector Annette Ballard, Windsor's vengeful daughter, is after him as well. Written by Todd Baldridge
Two cops, a rookie (Phillippe) and a grizzled vet (Statham), pursue an accomplished bank robber.
When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Wesley Snipes returns as the day-walking vampire hunter in the explosive third and final film in the Blade franchise, Blade: Trinity. For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of night, with the world above unaware of the brutal ongoing war. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never knew existed – The Nightstalkers. Together with Abigail (Jessica Biel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) and Hannibal (Ryan Reynolds), two deftly trained Nightstalkers, Blade follows a trail of blood to the an ancient creature that is also hunting him … the original vampire, Dracula. Blade: Trinity is written and directed by David S. Goyer, who has written all three films in the trilogy, based on characters created in the comic book.
The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning restaurant, he is mistakenly taken as being the CIA agent that is investigating the robbery of the military experiment EX by a man called Sullivan. He is injected with the drug and abducted by the thieves. Amy has six hours to find the also stolen antidote and save Dean's life.
James "Iceman" Chambers (Ving Rhames), the heavyweight boxing champ, is accused of raping a woman and winds up in jail. An old-time gangster (Peter Falk) arranges a bout between Chambers and the prison boxing champ, Monroe Hutchen (Wesley Snipes).
This sequel has Wesley Snipes returning as vampire-hunter Blade. This time, Blade forms an uneasy alliance with a group of vampires, called the Bloodpack, to fight a new type of undead, the Reapers.
Liberty Wallace (Linda Fiorentino), heiress and co-president of America's largest gun manufacturer is on the way to meet her lover at a theater. While passing through a public park, a series of events finds her chained to a hotdog car, the long-range laser sight of a gun aimed at her chest. The owner of the gun (Wesley Snipes) calls her via cell phone to explain his agenda and let her know that there is bomb in the hot dog cart that will detonate when her cell phone runs out. So begins a game of cat-and-mouse in which serious questions are raised concerning the issue of gun control. Director Kari Skogland's audacious thriller combines action scenes with tense, intelligent dialogue, providing an intriguing change-of-pace for star Snipes.
He is both agent and weapon - a critical line of defense for the Secretary General of the United Nations. He does not even officially exist. Neil Shaw (Wesley Snipes) is an American agent who must uncover an international plot to bring down the United Nations on the eve of an historic summit with China.
A group of murdered Chinese refugees is found in a container in the New York harbor, setting off a bizarre and mysterious chain of events leading to the murder of the Chinese U.N. Ambassador. When Shaw is accused of the crime, he must go underground - in effect, vanish from his own life, to solve the mystery and clear his name. He can trust no one except a beautiful U.N. translator (Marie Matiko) who may hold the key to a global conspiracy of cataclysmic proportions.
Two best friends and washed up boxing rivals, Vince and Cesar (Woody Harrelson, Antonio Banderas), head to Vegas for their last shot at greatness. The only problem is that they have to fight EACHOTHER. Needing to be in Vegas in short-order for the match, they approach Grace (Lolita Davidovich), Cesar's current girlfriend - and Vince's ex-girlfriend for a ride.
After numerous side trips, the three arrive in Vegas. In the ring, Vince and Cesar put on a war - a bloody, ruthless, desperate attempt to kill each other, to salvage their own careers. Grace cheers on each fighter until even she can no longer watch. At dawn, the three head back to Los Angeles. Redemption has touched the men - something unrecognized and unacknowledged. The three friends are closer than ever as they sort out what happened in Vegas and their dream of a rematch.
Loretta (Alfre Woodard) lives with her mother and two children, but is headed down a destructive path as she succumbs to the drug and alcohol-ridden streets of her neighborhood. In efforts to pull her daughter and grandchildren (Mpho Koaho and Kulani Hassen) out of harm's way, Loretta's mother Rosa Lynn (Mary Alice) pawns her most valuable and prized family heirloom and moves the family back to their ancestral home down in the Mississippi delta.
When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying: All the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade grew up to be a vampire hunter for revenge on his mother's death. The vampires, who managed to infiltrate nearly every major organization, need Blade's very special blood to summon La Magra, the blood god, in order to reign over the human cattle, as they call us.
A documentary of the life of Jackie Chan.
A ruthless and mysterious assassin (WESLEY SNIPES) is on the run from the law while trying to discover who implicated him in two murders in New York City.
In the not too distant future, a new deadly sport is the only way to stop a war that will kill millions. Fix (Snipes) is the creator of the sport, but the spotlight has always been on Ramzey (Cain), this hothead must use this game to stop the Revolution.
On the surface, Max Carlyle (Wesley Snipes) has it all: a happy marriage, two healthy children and a successful career as a commercial director. Until one night while on a trip to New York City, a chance encounter leads to a passionate and uncharacteristic affair with a beautiful, seductive and very married woman named Karen (NASTASSJA KINSKI). Although each vows to forget the psycho-sexual ballet that has consumed these formerly faithful spouses, Max is plagued with memories of this scorching tryst. When he returns home, he slowly begins to withdraw from the people closest to him, as his wife (Ming-Na Wen) struggles to understand her changed husband, his new attitude, and the distance that has so quickly grown between them.
One year later, Max's best friend, Charlie (Robert Downey Jr.) is hospitalized as he battles the last stages of AIDS. When Max returns to New York with Mimi to comfort his ailing friend, he finds himself face-to-face with Karen, who is married to Charlie's conservative brother, Vernon (Kyle MacLACHLAN). Thrown together by fate, Max and Karen try to resist their mutual feelings, but ultimately they are forced to confront an undeniable truth ... and the unsettling and unexpected consequences that erupt from a One Night Stand.
Harlan Regis (Wesley Snipes) is a Washington, D.C. homicide detective who thinks he's seen it all. Murder, mayhem -- after years on the job in the capital city, he's not fazed by too much anymore. But when Regis is called in to investigate the murder of a woman at the White House, he discovers there's a lot he hasn't even thought of yet.
Aided, reluctantly at first, by Secret Service Agent Nina Chance (Diane Lane), who's been ordered to wrap up the case as quickly and quietly as possible, Regis soon discovers that the situation is far more complex, corrupt and dangerous than he could have imagined.
Together, Regis and Chance must race to save their own lives as well as those of the innocent parties who could be the killer's next targets.
He is the one they look for when the Klieg lights blaze, the one whose pictures hangs on the wall. His presence hits them like a drug. He is the light and the glory, a reason to live ... even die. They are the untold millions whose adoration translates into magazine covers and multi-million dollar contracts. They are the sea of faces rendered invisible by distance, blurred together by their sheer mass, known only in the collective as 'the fans.'
For all fans, the rules are unspoken but crytal-clear: you don't get too close to your heroes. But one fan, Gil Renard (Robert Niro), is about to bend those rules. The stellar career of his idol, Bobby Rayburn (Wesley Snipes), means everything to Gil. It is the filter through which he's viewed his own life, distilling it into something better. While Bobby's star appears to fall, Gil's own life spirals downward until he has nothing left but the prospect of returning his idol to his former glory, even if it means stepping out of the shadows of fandom and into his own dark center stage.
And the deadly game begins.
This story based on the best selling novel by Terry McMillan follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with their very lives. Friendship becomes the strongest bond between these women as men, careers, and families take them in different directions. Often light-hearted this movie speaks about some of the problems and struggles the modern women face in today's world.
John (Wesley Snipes) and Charlie (Woody Harrelson) are partners, best friends and foster brothers. They're also transit cops that work undercover on the New York subway.
Their sibling rivalry goes over the top as a result of their love for the same woman, fellow transit cop Grace Santiago (Jennifer Lopez), and Charlie's plan to rob the "money train" -- the heavily guarded revenue train that collects millions of dollars from New York's subway booths.
Now John must decide whether to stop his brother, or join him for one last riotous trip down the tracks...
Noxeema Jackson (Wesley Snipes), Vida Boheme Patrick Swayze) and Chi Chi Rodriguez (John Leguizamo) are gonna show America a thing or two about being fabulous. Dressed to kill, with their Dynel tresses tossing in the breeze behind them, these three stars of New York's drag-queen beauty pageant circuit have hit the open road in a 1967 Cadillac convertible. Destination: Hollywood.
A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Busey specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Snipes lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Butler so he can track them down.
Sugar Hill is a 1994 American crime-drama/neo-noir film starring Wesley Snipes and Michael Wright as brothers Roemello and Raynathan Skuggs. The film focuses on the two brothers, who are major drug dealers in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City.
Frozen in 1996, Phoenix, a convicted killer is "thawed" out for parole well into the 21st century. Revived into a crime free society, Phoenix resumes his murderous rampage, and no one can stop him. Spartan, the cop who captured Phoenix in 1996 has also been cryogenically frozen, this time for a crime he didn't commit. In desperation they turn to Spartan to help recapture Phoenix.
At the offices of a Japanese corporation, during a party, a woman, who's evidently a professional mistress, is found dead, apparently after some rough sex. A police detective, Web Smith is called in to investigate but before getting there, he gets a call from someone who instructs him to pick up John Connor, a former police Captain and expert on Japanese affairs. When they arrive there Web thinks that everything is obvious but Connor tells him that there's a lot more going on.
Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; but when Ronnie kills an undercover secret service agent, his partner Jimmy Mercer vows revenge and is given one week to catch the killers before being transferred. Written by Giancarlo Cairella
An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Billy and Sydney think they're the best basketball hustlers in town, so when they join forces, nothing can stop them, except each other. To add to their problems, Billy owes money and is being chased by a pair of gangster types.
An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as each character tries to deal with his new found handicap and the problems that go with it, especially Joel, whose lover Anna is having as difficult a time as he is
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.
The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate them, but the trial fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher.
A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
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 of Bleek's and Shadow's friendly rivalry on stage which spills into their professional relationship and threatens to tear apart the quartet.
An exotic dancer marries the owner of a baseball club. He does not survive the honeymoon and she is in control of his ball club. Looking at a small stadium, she wants to move to warmer climes where some new stadiums have been built, but her lease has only one escape clause, poor attendance. She fields the worst team she can find. The attitude of the owner gives the misfits and losers something to rally around and they fight back.
First hosted by veteran actor Peter Graves, and later by Jack Perkins, this popular Arts and Entertainment Network series profiled the lives of notable figures in the history of entertainment, sports, arts, science, politics and warfare. The show is notable for its in-depth research, which often provides viewers with little-known information about well-known people. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the electricity to the hospital is broken. In the ensuing chaos that follows, Eddie is taken for a doctor. Suddenly he is in charge of a whole hospital!
Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.
A Las Vegas-set action thriller, starring Snipes, hails from the team behind NBC hit “The Blacklist.” The series follows a former military operative-turned-security expert (Philip Winchester) who is drawn into a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on his ability to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. His goal is to take them down to get revenge for the death of his wife. Charity Wakefield and Damon Gupton star alongside Snipes and Winchester on the Sony Pictures TV, Davis Entertainment and Kung Fu Monkey production. Writer John Rogers, John Davis, John Fox and director Bharat Nalluri are all exec producers.
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Bernie (Bernie Mac) and his wife Wanda never wanted to raise kids,but when Bernie's sister is sent to jail, her kids have to move in with Uncle Bernie. Since Aunt Wanda (Kellita Smith) is a busy executive at AT&T, Vanessa (Camille Winbush), Jordan (Jeremy Suarez, "Built To Last") and Bryanna (Dee Dee Davis), are about to discover that life with Uncle Bernie is no cake walk. Bernie's first rule of business is to set down some house rules and he only has two. First rule: It's his house. Second rule: All the stuff in the house is his and no one touches anything without permission. That goes for the TV, the VCR, the DVD and especially Bernie's James Brown CD collection.
Bernie believes in tough love and as long as the kids follow the rules, he'll always try to do the right thing, but sometimes Bernie's right thing is the wrong thing. First Telecast: November 14 , 2001 Episodes: 16 Episodes Have Been Completed For Season 4. Awards & Nominations ¢2002 ALMA Award -
A Man Called Hawk is a spin-off of the Robert Urich drama Spenser: For Hire. Hawk, played by Avery Brooks, moves back to his hometown of Washington, D.C. Hawk is tough and streetwise, a man who is erudite with a booming baritone voice who dresses fly while fighting crime -- despite the fact that he lacks the "official" credentials to do so. His mentor and father figure is the "Old Man." Although many critics dismissed Brooks' portrayal in the series as stiff and one-dimensional, Brooks himself described Hawk as "a contemporary, mythological brown hero." Although steeped in mystery, Hawk was clearly very proud of his heritage -- his home was filled with African sculptures and artifacts. We also learn that Hawk is a Vietnam War veteran, a former boxer and is skilled at playing jazz piano. The series premiered in January 1989 as a mid-season replacement. Its ratings suffered and the show was cancelled after just one season.
Miami Vice is one the most innovative and powerful TV series of all time. Focusing on the Miami Metro-Dade Police "Vice" Department and it`s continued battle against the illicit drug, prostitution, and firearms crime underworld of the city of Miami. It used fashion, color, and a varied musical selection in order to accentuate and amplify the emotional undercurrent of the drama it portrayed.