Roger Guenveur Smith

I’ll See You Around

I’ll See You Around

I’ll See You Around
IMDb: N/A
80

Lucas, an everyman, navigates complicated personal relationships in the context of a drug crisis that grips the nation and his own family, now and in the past. Will he be able to commit to those close to him or will his commitments weigh him down?

Genre: Drama
Burning Shadow

Burning Shadow

Burning Shadow
IMDb: 4.9
87 min

Charlie, a down-on-his-luck loner, crosses paths with a blind homeless man who is his exact double. Perplexed and intrigued by the discovery, Charlie invites the man into his life.

Genre: Thriller
Behind the Movement

Behind the Movement

Behind the Movement
IMDb: 7.3
79 min

Behind the Movement is a unique and fast-paced retelling of how Rosa Parks\' refusal to give up her seat launched the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
The Clapper

The Clapper

The Clapper
IMDb: 5.1
89 min

15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.

Genre: Comedy
Marshall

Marshall

Marshall
IMDb: 7.3
118 min

Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.

Genre: Best 2017, Drama
Bitch

Bitch

Bitch
IMDb: 5.1
93 min

The provocative tale of a woman who snaps under crushing life pressures and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog. Her philandering, absentee husband is forced to become reacquainted with his four children and sister-in-law as they attempt to keep the family together during this bizarre crisis.

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation
IMDb: 6.4
120 min

Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virginia that results in a violent retaliation from whites.

Dope

Dope

Dope
IMDb: 7.2
103 min

Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Empire State

Empire State

Empire State
IMDb: 5.2
94 min

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the company\'s lax security to his best friend, Eddie (Angarano) & is unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant amounts of cash being stored there - resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S. History. As the stakes continue to rise, Chris and Eddie must outwit James Ransone (Johnson), the veteran NYPD Detective hot on their trail, & the local crime bosses that want to know who pulled a job on their turf.

The Son of No One

The Son of No One

The Son of No One
IMDb: 5.1
90 min

A rookie cop is assigned to the 118 Precinct in the same district where he grew up. The Precinct Captain starts receiving letters about two unsolved murders that happened many years ago in the housing projects when the rookie cop was just a kid. These letters bring back bad memories and old secrets that begin to threaten his career and break up his family.

Abduction

Abduction

Abduction
IMDb: 5.1
106 min

A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.

Fighting

Fighting

Fighting
IMDb: 5.6
105 min

Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn help at making the real cash, the two form an uneasy partnership.

American Gangster

American Gangster

American Gangster
IMDb: 7.8
157 min

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Based on a true story.

Mercenary for Justice

Mercenary for Justice

Mercenary for Justice
IMDb: 4.1
91 min

Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they\'re trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there\'s a coup going on. Some of John\'s soldiers unload their machine guns into the Ambassador and his family, blowing the mission and getting his best friend Radio Jones killed. He heads back to the US and visits Radio\'s wife Shondra to tells her the news, and then promises that he\'ll take care of her and her son Eddie. But shortly after he makes that vow, Shondra and Eddie get kidnapped.

Shade

Shade

Shade
IMDb: 6.3
101 min

Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean \"The Dean\" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need enough money to enter a game with Stevens, so they decide to strike a deal with fellow crook Larry Jennings to scam a local gangster -- which turns out to be a bad idea.

All About The Benjamins

All About The Benjamins

All About The Benjamins
IMDb: 5.9
95 min

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and open up his own private investigation firm. Reggie Wright (Epps) is a slippery con artist who is avoiding the law, and Jackson. During a cat and mouse chase, the two stumble on a multi-million dollar diamond heist. Hiding from Jackson, Wright finds himself in the thieves\' getaway van and ends up having to escape from them after they discover their booty is fake, much to the displeasure of their ruthless boss (Flanagan). When Wright meets up with his girlfriend (Mendes), he discovers that his recently purchased lottery ticket is the sole winner of $60 million. Unfortunately, his wallet, which held the ticket, was left in the thieves\' van, so he persuades Jackson to help him get it back.

Final Destination

Final Destination

Final Destination
IMDb: 6.7
98 min

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

Summer of Sam

Summer of Sam

Summer of Sam
IMDb: 6.7
142 min

Spike Lee\'s take on the \"Son of Sam\" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Eve’s Bayou

Eve’s Bayou

Eve’s Bayou
IMDb: 7.3
109 min

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 Metty Mereaux, not knowing that he is observed by his youngest idealistic daughter Eve, who is there by accident. Eve can not forget the incident which is traumatic for her naiveté, and shares a secret with older sister Cisely. Lies start to roll...

Genre: Drama
Panther

Panther

Panther
IMDb: 6.5
124 min

Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther\'s history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some points.

Tales from the Hood

Tales from the Hood

Tales from the Hood
IMDb: 6.4
98 min

A strange funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.

Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice
IMDb: 6.1
109 min

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Malcolm X
IMDb: 7.7
202 min

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the \'50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

Deep Cover

Deep Cover

Deep Cover
IMDb: 6.9
107 min

The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister\'s nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches the boss. The first step is to get the lawyer and hobby dealer David Jason to trust him.

King of New York

King of New York

King of New York
IMDb: 7.0
103 min

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.

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing
IMDb: 8.0
120 min

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone\'s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.