Most Popular Titles With Akosua Busia
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2. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Votes: 66,503 | Gross: $98.47M
6. Tears of the Sun (2003)
R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too.
Votes: 100,416 | Gross: $43.73M
10. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1984–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Talk-Show
Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.
12. Crossroads (1986)
R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
Ralph Macchio is Lightning Boy. A kid who can make a slide guitar sing. Blind Dog is an old pro who knows it. Together, they're headed to a place where deals are made. And legends are born.
Votes: 11,602 | Gross: $5.84M
15. The Final Terror (1983)
R | 82 min | Horror
A group of rangers go camping on unfamiliar forest grounds. All is well until the group members start getting picked off by a cunning, tactical, malevolent, killer in the woods.
16. Ashanti (1979)
R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
17. The Seventh Sign (1988)
R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Abby Quinn is eagerly awaiting childbirth but is haunted by dreams where she suffers a miscarriage. When she decides to rent a room to a mysterious stranger, she realizes a chain of events that will unleash the end of humanity.
Votes: 11,203 | Gross: $18.88M
21. Native Son (1986)
PG | 111 min | Drama, Romance
In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.
Votes: 454 | Gross: $1.30M
23. Key West (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Short-lived FOX television comedy set in Key West, Florida. Seamus O'Neill is a Hemingway wannabe who strikes it rich and uses his newfound wealth to move to Key West in search of ... See full summary »
24. Low Blow (1986)
R | 90 min | Action
Leo Fong plays a private investigator who is in search of a young girl kidnapped by a religious cult. Destined to save her, he teams up with a Vietnam vet, a pro-boxing champ and a former cop to save her...
Votes: 266 | Gross: $0.06M
25. A.D. (1985– )
600 min | Drama, History
Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
26. Louisiana (1984 TV Movie)
186 min | Drama, History, Romance
Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her ... See full summary »
29. Badge of the Assassin (1985 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Drama
Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that ... See full summary »
30. Warp Speed (1981 TV Movie)
92 min | Sci-Fi
A ship is found adrift in space with no trace of its crew, or any signs of life at all. A psychic is brought into to try to "join" her mind with the memories lingering in the spacecraft so ... See full summary »
31. Ill Gotten Gains (1997)
R | 101 min | Drama, History
WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned.
35. Journey to Safety: Making 'Tears of the Sun' (2004 Video)
15 min | Documentary, Short
This made-for-DVD documentary details the work that went into the production of Tears of the Sun, the Bruce Willis/Monica Belluci movie about a Navy Seal who must decide between his orders ... See full summary »
36. Behind the Curtain: Eclipsed (2016)
74 min | Documentary
A multi-part documentary series chronicling the ascent and realization of Eclipsed; a Broadway play written, directed and acted by all women of African descent. Inspirational and sobering, ... See full summary »
37. Women's Day: The Making of a Bill (1998)
10 min | Documentary, Short
The film documents first ever recorded official bill for International Women's Day in America in 1994. Remarkable women from different walks of life are honored through an annual ... See full summary »
38. Cultivating a Classic: The Making of 'The Color Purple' (2003 Video)
24 min | Documentary, Short
This made-for-video documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Color Purple, Steven Spielberg's oscar-nominated adaptation of Alice Walker's novel about ... See full summary »
Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
A Song of Songs
Not Rated | 49 min | Drama, Fantasy
Gabe, a jazz musician, is reunited with his old flame. He finds out that after all these years, the woman he once loved has changed.
CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Babies Having Babies
56 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Five pregnant teenage girls meet up at a group counseling session and begin to discuss their situation and feelings amongst each other.
St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama
Turner returns from Mississippi; Chandler is nervous about the status of his relationship with Turner; Auschlander ends up being in the wrong place at the wrong time when he ventures to a ... See full summary »
Knight Rider (1982–1986)
TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The Foundation is tipped to investigate the exploitation of illegal aliens at a scrapyard. When a man suspected to be the informant gets shot, the only witness turns out to be a blind woman called Julie Robinson.
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance
Ross helps the mother of a dying boy; Benton attends a parent/child signing class. Corday doesn't give her account in the case against Dr. Romano. Romano blackmails Corday into dropping her... See full summary »
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
PG-13 | 90 min | Western
After surrendering to the Mexican army, the expedition's captors march them across 500 miles of desert to New Mexico.