Most Voted Titles With Robert Townsend
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1. The Warriors (1979)
R | 92 min | Action, Thriller
In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them.
2. Undercover Brother (2002)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy
When "The Man" tries to derail a black candidate's presidential campaign, Undercover Brother and his fellow secret agents come to the rescue.
5. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy
Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.
7. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy
In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.
8. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
9. A Soldier's Story (1984)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.
10. The Meteor Man (1993)
PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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.
11. Martin (1992–1997)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The random misadventures of Martin Payne, an abrasive, loud-mouthed (though somewhat insecure) Detroit talk show host and his assortment of friends and enemies.
12. American Flyers (1985)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Sport
Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. He doesn't tell him that he has a brain aneurysm which... See full summary »
13. South of Nowhere (2005–2008)
A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.
14. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
PG-13 | 30 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated. Many famous actors and actresses made guest appearances.
15. The Mighty Quinn (1989)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
16. B*A*P*S (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy
Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).
17. Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
R | 78 min | Comedy
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.
18. Unfabulous (2004–2007)
24 min | Comedy
Unfabulous follows the life and times of teenager Addie Singer. Addie is a big fan of music and at every opportunity will write and sing about her life. The show outlines typical teenage ... See full summary »
20. Cooley High (1975)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the mid-1960's, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two... See full summary »
22. Ax 'Em (1992)
Unrated | 71 min | Horror
A weekend retreat at a remote cabin in the woods for a group of childhood pals turns into a terrifying fight for survival, as a former friend whose family was killed years earlier comes along looking for revenge.
23. Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 88 min | Musical, Drama
Based on Bizet's classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting ... See full summary »
24. Up, Up, and Away! (2000 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A boy is the only family member without superpowers in this Disney Film. The world depends on him saving his family from computerized brainwashers. Will he realize that it doesn't take ... See full summary »
25. Mahogany (1975)
PG | 109 min | Drama, Romance
Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring ... See full summary »
26. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)
60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.
29. Phantom Punch (2008)
R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The fascinating life story of Sonny Liston, the controversial heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
33. Little Richard (2000 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.
34. Ratboy (1986)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
36. Taxman (II) (1999)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Comedy
A tax investigator chasing a tax evader stumbles over a series of bloody murders and gets involved in an investigation with a rookie cop despite his boss' orders to stay out of the way.
38. Bill Cosby: Far from Finished (2013 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 95 min | Comedy
Bill Cosby is "Far From Finished." In his first special in thirty years, he leaves the audience asking, "How did he get inside our house?" Whether he's talking about friendship, love or ... See full summary »
40. I Was a Teenage Faust (2002 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
15 year old Brendan Willy hates himself for being un-cool when he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. Enter Mr. Five, a no good tempter from hell, which in his last attempt to ... See full summary »
41. Willie & Phil (1980)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three ... See full summary »
42. In the Hive (2012)
R | Drama
Sixteen-year-old Xtra Keys hopes to raise his son better than his boozy, razor-edged mother raised him, and he just might get his wish when he's thrust into an unorthodox alternative school full of underprivileged boys.
45. Odd Jobs (1986)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
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 ... See full summary »
46. The Monkey Hu$tle (1976)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.
47. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg (1996 TV Special)
A biography of producer/director Steven Spielberg, showing clips from many of his films and interviews with actors and crew members he has worked with.
48. 10,000 Black Men Named George (2002 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Drama
Union activist Asa Philip Randolph's efforts to organize the black porters of the Pullman Rail Company in 1920s America.
95 min | Documentary, Comedy
An off-screen narration, four dozen talking heads, and clips of performances tell a chronological story about Black comedy: who has made us laugh since 1901, what is the nature of their ... See full summary »