Search results for "Sidney Poitier"
Nationtime

Nationtime

Nationtime
IMDb: 7.3
80

A report on the National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana, in 1972, a historic event that gathered Black voices from across the political spectrum, among them Jesse Jackson,…

Genre: Documentary
Something of Value

Something of Value

Something of Value
IMDb: 6.6
113

As Kenya’s Mau Mau uprising tears the country apart, former childhood friends Kimani (Sidney Poitier), a native, and Peter (Rock Hudson), a British colonist, find themselves on opposite sides of…

Genre: Drama, War
Pressure Point

Pressure Point

Pressure Point
IMDb: 7.1
91

An African-American prison psychiatrist finds the boundaries of his professionalism sorely tested when he must counsel a disturbed inmate with bigoted Nazi tendencies.

Genre: Drama
Blackboard Jungle

Blackboard Jungle

Blackboard Jungle
IMDb: 7.4
101

Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts to engage the…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Brother John

Brother John

Brother John
IMDb: 6.4
95

An enigmatic man (Sidney Poitier) returns to his Alabama hometown as his sister is dying of cancer and incites the suspicion of notable town officials.

Band of Angels

Band of Angels

Band of Angels
IMDb: 6.6
125

Living in Kentucky prior to the Civil War, Amantha Starr is a privileged young woman. Her widower father, a wealthy plantation owner, dotes on her and he sends her to…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Buck and the Preacher

Buck and the Preacher

Buck and the Preacher
IMDb: 6.4
102

A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.

The Red Ball Express

The Red Ball Express

The Red Ball Express
IMDb: 6.3
83

August 1944: proceeding with the invasion of France, Patton’s Third Army has advanced so far toward Paris that it cannot be supplied. To keep up the momentum, Allied HQ establishes…

Genre: Drama, War
A Piece of the Action

A Piece of the Action

A Piece of the Action
IMDb: 6.5
135

How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and narrow? Con them…

Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Porgy and Bess

Porgy and Bess

Porgy and Bess
IMDb: 7.1
138

Set in the early 1900s in the fictional Catfish Row section of Charleston, South Carolina, which serves as home to a black fishing community, the story focuses on the titular…

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
No Way Out

No Way Out

No Way Out
IMDb: 7.4
106

The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no treatment from black resident…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones
IMDb: 7.6
96

Two convicts—a white racist and an angry black man—escape while chained to each other.

Genre: Crime, Drama
A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
IMDb: 8
128

Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man….

Genre: Drama, Romance
A Patch of Blue

A Patch of Blue

A Patch of Blue
IMDb: 8
105

A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Wilby Conspiracy

The Wilby Conspiracy

The Wilby Conspiracy
IMDb: 6.4
105

Having spent 10 years in prison for nationalist activities, Shack Twala is finally ordered released by the South African Supreme Court but he finds himself almost immediately on the run…

Let’s Do It Again

Let’s Do It Again

Let’s Do It Again
IMDb: 6.9
110 min

Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a few blue-collar employees in Atlanta who’ve promised to boost funds for his or her fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. Nonetheless,…

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Genre: Crime
Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night
IMDb: 6.7
104 min

Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby group within this hilarious misadventure as friends Steve and Wardell, that venture uptown into some swanky nightclub. Unfortunately, thieves struck on the club and sneak…

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Genre: Comedy
The Organization

The Organization

The Organization
IMDb: 6.0
106 min

After a gaggle of younger revolutionaries break into an organization’s company headquarters and steal $5,000,000 value of heroin to maintain it off the road, they name on San Francisco Police…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
They Call Me Mister Tibbs!

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
IMDb: 6.1
108 min

A police detective evaluation of a prostitute’s murder points for his very best friend.

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
IMDb: 7.8
108 min

Matt and Christina Drayton really are a few whose perspectives are challenged when their son brings home a fiancé who’s black.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
To Sir, with Love

To Sir, with Love

To Sir, with Love
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

Idealistic engineer-trainee along with his adventures in educating a bunch of rambunctious white high school pupils in the slums of London’s East End.

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Genre: Drama
In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night
IMDb: 7.9
110 min

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder at a temperate southern city.

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Duel at Diablo

Duel at Diablo

Duel at Diablo
IMDb: 6.6
103 min

While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg, rescues Ellen Grange by a chasing group of Apaches, and returns to her husband, Willard Grange. He’s contracted to serve as…

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Genre: Western
The Bedford Incident

The Bedford Incident

The Bedford Incident
IMDb: 7.4
102 min

During a routine patrol, a reporter is provided permission to interview a hardened cold-war warrior and also warrior of the American destroyer USS Bedford. The writer gets more than he…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
The Slender Thread

The Slender Thread

The Slender Thread
IMDb: 7.0
98 min

Alan is a Seattle school student volunteering in a crisis centre. 1 night when in the practice , a girl calls up the amount and informs Alan that she wants…

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Genre: Drama
The Long Ships

The Long Ships

The Long Ships
IMDb: 6.1
126 min

With this elaborately mounted seafaring experience, Rolfe is a Viking chief with all the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe informs others of “The Mother of Voices,” a…

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Genre: Drama
Lilies of the Field

Lilies of the Field

Lilies of the Field
IMDb: 7.6
94 min

An unemployed construction worker (Homer Smith) heading out west ceases in a remote farm in the desert to acquire water once his car . The plantation has been operated by…

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Genre: Drama
Paris Blues

Paris Blues

Paris Blues
IMDb: 6.7
98 min

Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris in which, unlike America at the time, Jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. If…

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Genre: Music, Romance
Little Nikita

Little Nikita

Little Nikita
IMDb: 6.0
98 min

Roy Parmenter is a FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years back his spouse was murdered by an undercover spy, filmed Scuba, at large. Scuba is currently attempting to ditch…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Sneakers

Sneakers

Sneakers
IMDb: 7.1
126 min

When dark U.S. intelligence representatives blackmail a reformed computer programmer and his bizarre group of safety specialists to sneaking a code-breaking ‘black box’ out of a Soviet-funded genius, they discover…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
To Sir, with Love II

To Sir, with Love II

To Sir, with Love II
IMDb: 6.3
92 min

Mark Thackeray (Poitier) is a West Indian, who at the 1967 movie had obtained instructing at a London East End faculty. He also spent twenty years ten and teaching in…

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Genre: Drama, TV Movie
The Jackal

The Jackal

The Jackal
IMDb: 6.4
124 min

Hired with a potent member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting which abandoned his brother deceased, a psychopathic hitman known simply as The Jackal demonstrates an elusive…

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Sing Your Song

Sing Your Song

Sing Your Song
IMDb: 7.4
103 min

Most individuals know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This movie finds his important contribution to and his management within the civil rights motion in America and to…

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Genre: Documentary