Early humorous look at an inter-racial romance and its effect on the young couple's families. Nominated for every major Academy Award, with Hepburn winning her first!
Acclaimed television chronicle of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling on civil rights in the Brown vs. Board of Education case.
The greatest assassin in history has a new mission: eliminate a top U.S. government official. Now, the deputy director of the FBI is taking the biggest risk of all releasing one criminal to stop another... before it's too late!
Decent account of the life and death of Christ. Von Sydow's portrayal of Jesus is inspiring!
An Ohio highschool dance group journeys to New York City to compete in a national dance contest.
Wonderfully archived, and told with a remarkable sense of intimacy, visual style, and musical panache, Susanne Rostock's inspiring biographical documentary, SING YOUR SONG, surveys the life and times of singer, actor, and activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer - inspired by Paul Robeson - and his experiences touring a segregated country, to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, Belafonte's groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rights movement and impacted many other social-justice movements. Rostock reveals Belafonte as a tenacious hands-on activist who worked intimately with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., mobilized celebrities for social justice, participated in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and took action to counter gang violence, imprisonment, and the incarceration of youth.
An American former GI teaches English to a group of French nuns while helping them build a church. Poitier's Oscar winner!
An inner city school teacher goes above and beyond the call of duty to reach his rebellious students. Low budget classic features the rock anthem 'Rock Around the Clock'.
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A teenaged boy discovers that his parents are Russian spies from an F.B.I. agent investigating them. Unique story performed by fine cast!
Buck And The Preacher movie trailer - starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Cameron Mitchell, Harry Belafonte. Directed by Sidney Poitier. Genre: Western
Two small time hustlers loose a winning lottery ticket in a robbery. They scour the city and battle thugs to retrieve it.
Academy Award winners Sidney Poitier and Dianne Wiest star with Mary-Louise Parker in this enchanting tale about a quiet hero who becomes the talk of the town.
Filmmaker Susanne Rostock documents Harry Belafonte's many decades as a performer and a tireless advocate for human rights around the world.
In the small Southern community of Twin Pines, GA lives Noah Dearborn (Sidney Poitier), a master craftsman and farmer who cherishes his solitude almost as much as the local townspeople cherish him, especially restaurant owner Sarah McClellan (Dianne Wiest). But when greedy real estate developers set their sights on Noah's land and he rejects their six-figure offer, this taciturn man is forced to summon all his strength in order to defend not only his property and way of life but also his sanity. From start to finish, this inspiring story of one man's struggle to preserve an uncomplicated existence in today's all-too-complicated world is a feast for the senses and a banquet for the soul.
In the small Southern community of Twin Pines, GA, lives Noah Dearborn (Poitier), a master craftsman and farmer who cherishes his solitude almost as much as the local townspeople cherish him- especially restaurant owner Sarah McClellan (Wiest). But when greedy real estate developers set their sights on Noah's land and he rejects their six-figure offer, this taciturn man is forced to summon all his strength in order to defend not only his property and way of life...but his sanity. From start to finish, this inspiring story of one man's struggle to preserve an uncomplicated existence in today's all-too-complicated world is a feast for the senses and abanquet for the soul.
Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier star in this international suspense thriller directed by Michael Caton-Jones. A ruthless assassin (Willis) has been hired to eliminate someone at the very top of the U.S. government. Constantly changing his identity and location, he is known only as the Jackal. Everything about this hit man, including his sinister timetable, is a secret. Aware of the Jackal's presence but uncertain of his purpose, the FBI's Deputy Director (Poitier) faces the biggest challenge of his career. In order to track down this coldblooded killer, he and a by-the-book Russian intelligence officer (Diane Venora) enlist the aid of an imprisoned Irish terrorist (Gere). These unlikely allies enter a global race against the clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment.
Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier star in this suspense thriller about a ruthless assassin who has been hired to eliminate a high-ranking official in the U.S. government.
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