Most Popular Titles With Michael A. Pinckney
- Movies or TV
1. Oldboy (2013)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason.
2. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.
4. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
5. Tower Heist (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a group of hard working guys find out they've fallen victim to a wealthy business man's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.
6. Precious (II) (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
7. 25th Hour (2002)
R | 135 min | Crime, Drama
Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.
8. The Best Man (1999)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
Harper's autobiographical novel is almost out, his girlfriend Robin desires commitment, and he's best man at the wedding of Lance, a pro athlete. He goes to New York early (Robin will come ... See full summary »
9. Malcolm X (1992)
PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his assassination.
10. Summer of Sam (1999)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
12. S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011 Video)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Expert S.W.A.T. leader Paul Cutler goes to Detroit on a special assignment to train and certify the city's S.W.A.T. team. After a hostage is killed during an assignment, the victim's ... See full summary »
13. She Hate Me (2004)
R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama
Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
16. Simply Irresistible (1999)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.
17. Clockers (1995)
R | 128 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery
Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.
18. Crooklyn (1994)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
20. Bamboozled (2000)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.
21. Girl 6 (1996)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
This Spike Lee film examines the life of an aspiring actress in New York. She is upset by the treatment of women in the movie industry during one of her screen tests with 'QT'. Out of work ... See full summary »
22. All the Invisible Children (2005)
124 min | Drama, Music
Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.
Writers: Mehdi Charef, Diego De Silva, Stribor Kusturica, Cinqué Lee, Joie Lee, Qiang Li, Kátia Lund, Jordan Scott, Eduardo Tripa, Stefano Veneruso | Directors: Mehdi Charef, Emir Kusturica, Spike Lee, Kátia Lund, Jordan Scott, Ridley Scott, Stefano Veneruso, John Woo | Stars: Adama Bila, Elysée Rouamba, Rodrigue Ouattara, Uros Milovanovic
23. New Jersey Drive (1995)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their ... See full summary »
24. Hard Luck (2006 Video)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two converging story lines involving corrupt cops ripping off drug dealers and serial killers are followed as former drug dealer Lucky, trying to go straight after doing a prison stint, ... See full summary »
26. Head Case (2007– )
30 min | Comedy
Meet Therapist Dr Elizabeth Goode. She's Brash, unconventional, judgmental, but undeniably thriving as the "it" therapist to Hollywood's maladjusted elite. On a daily basis Dr Goode dishes ... See full summary »
27. You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You (2012)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
A serial killer is taking down the hip hop industry one rapper at a time and the detectives on the case must get to him before the killer does.
28. Tennessee (2008)
R | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The story of three people who strive to realize their dreams. Brothers Carter and Ellis set out on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their estranged father, who may hold the key to their future.
29. Mama I Want to Sing (2011)
PG | 100 min | Musical
A preacher's daughter, Amara, sings in the church choir before being discovered by a well-established musician. Soon she rises to international fame as a pop singer.
36. She's Allergic to Cats (2014)
Comedy | Post-production
SHE'S ALLERGIC TO CATS is a bizarre psychological comedy with undertones of horror. The story centers on Mike Pinkney. He is an "artist" with failed dreams and an uninspiring day job as a ... See full summary »
37. Pain Love & Passion (2012)
78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
What would you do if you only have a few years to live? Have you ever though about it? Unfortunately, Miguel has no other choice. Inspired by true events, is the story about a young man ... See full summary »
45. The Troy Shawn Welcome Story (2010)
20 min | Short, Drama
A story of a troubled teenage who overcomes his family issues and his academic challenges to become a successful high school principal in The Bronx.
46. The Colors of Love (2012)
4 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Originally developed by the Black Latina Movement in late 2010 as a stage play, The Colors of Love confronts and discusses various issues that are prevalent in today's relationships and ... See full summary »
Writers: Apryl Lopez, Crystal Roman | Directors: Veronica Caicedo, Shawn Luckey, Adel L. Morales, Michael A. Pinckney, Crystal Roman | Stars: Dahiana Torres, Crystal Roman, Apryl Lopez, Miriam Morales
47. Mulatto Saga (2012)
7 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Coquette is about to marry the love of her life until she finds out that society at large and her fiancée's parents don't approve because Coquette's father is black and her mother is white.
48. Spare Change (I) (2010)
70 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A successful tour musician's chance encounter with a guilt-ridden jazz legend forces him to face hidden truths that will alter the course of his life's journey forever.