Hollywood Shuffle(1987)

Combined Rating:
46
Combined Critics Rating: 53

An actor limited to stereotypical roles because of his ethnicity, dreams of making it big as a highly respected performer. As he makes his rounds, the film takes a satiric look at African American actors in Hollywood.



The Meteor Man(1993)

Combined Rating:
23
Combined Critics Rating: 12

A high school teacher from a troubled inner city Washington D.C. neighborhood becomes a super-powered hero and takes on the gang that has been terrorizing his streets.



The Mighty Quinn(1989)

Combined Rating:
19
Combined Critics Rating: 11

When police officer Xavier Quinn's childhood friend, Maubee, becomes associated with murder and a briefcase full of ten thousand dollar bills, The Mighty Quinn must clear his name. Or try to catch him, which could be even trickier.



The Five Heartbeats(1991)

Combined Rating:
18
Combined Critics Rating: 13

The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.



Ratboy(1986)

Combined Rating:
7
Combined Critics Rating: 7

Several shady and shallow people try to profit, one after the other, from a physically deformed teenager whose face looks like a snout of a rodent and who lives hidden in a city garbage dump, alone and miserable.



Of Boys and Men(2008)

Combined Rating:
1
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.



Odd Jobs(1986)

Combined Rating:
1
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and ...



Joseph's Gift(1998)

Combined Rating:
0
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Joseph is the youngest member of a large family that owns a successful garment business in Los Angeles. His father, Jacob, makes no attempt at hiding the fact that Joseph is his favorite ...