IMDb > Disappearing Acts (2000) (TV)
Disappearing Acts
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Disappearing Acts (2000) (TV) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 4 | slideshow) Videos
Disappearing Acts -- hv post


User Rating:
6.3/10   1,264 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
Popularity: ?
No change in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Writers (WGA):
Terry McMillan (novel)
Lisa Jones (teleplay)
View company contact information for Disappearing Acts on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
9 December 2000 (USA) See more »
Real love. Real life.
A couple in the midst of a tumultuous relationship fight to stay together. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
9 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The story of two mismatched star-crossed lovers that try to make it all work until... See more (25 total) »


  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Sanaa Lathan ... Zora Banks

Wesley Snipes ... Franklin Swift

Michael Imperioli ... Vinney

Laz Alonso ... Moving man

Clark Johnson ... Jimmy

Regina Hall ... Portia

Lisa Arrindell ... Claudette (as Lisa Arrindell Anderson)
Cleveland Sampson ... Walter

Q-Tip ... Reggie Baptiste (as Kamaal Fareed)
Fernando Phifer Cameron ... Tyree
Dequan Henderson ... Marcus
Thomas Day ... Allen

CCH Pounder ... Mrs. Swift

John Amos ... Mr. Swift
Kelli Crews ... Christine
Tony Ray Rossi ... Leo
Cassandra Creech ... Teri

Aunjanue Ellis ... Pam

David Connolly ... Scalper

John Beasley ... Mr. Banks
Kyle Rivers ... Greg
Precious Coleman ... School Choir
Lance Darrell ... School Choir
Kenashia T. Douglas ... School Choir
Steven Duewson ... School Choir
Isaac Evans ... School Choir
Gregory Green-Lamour ... School Choir
Norman Green-Lamour ... School Choir
Jordan Hollis ... School Choir
Orland T.J. James ... School Choir
Tavia Rivee Jefferson ... School Choir
Daniel Lawrence Jones ... School Choir
Nakklyya Amira King ... School Choir
Jad Joseph ... School Choir
Charles A. Mack ... School Choir
Jessica Marie Oslas ... School Choir
Christina Osorio ... School Choir
Kelly Porter ... School Choir
Dahlia Lopez Ramsay ... School Choir
Lamar Antwon Robinson ... School Choir
Marie Smith ... School Choir
Crystal Solomon ... School Choir
Sade Solomon ... School Choir
Shannequa Solomon ... School Choir
Chapella D. Stewart ... School Choir
Jojo Tosin ... School Choir
Omo Lara Tosin ... School Choir (as Omolara Tosin)
Ashley Wiggins ... School Choir
Lenora Williams ... School Choir
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

José Alvarez ... Construction Worker (uncredited)

Nicole Blythe ... Girlfriend #1 (uncredited)

Darryl Reuben Hall ... Construction Worker (uncredited)

Robert Ray Manning Jr. ... Lamont (uncredited)

Riley G. Matthews Jr. ... Construction Worker (uncredited)

Peter Onorati ... Construction Foreman (uncredited)

Chris Rock ... TV Entertainer (uncredited)

Steve Stanulis ... Will (uncredited)

Directed by
Gina Prince-Bythewood 
Writing credits
Terry McMillan (novel)

Lisa Jones (teleplay)

Produced by
Lydia Dean Pilcher .... producer
Juanita F. Diana .... associate producer
Kimiko Fox .... executive producer
Amy Herman .... line producer
Terry McMillan .... executive producer
Wesley Snipes .... executive producer
Original Music by
Allen Cato 
Meshell Ndegeocello 
Cinematography by
Tami Reiker 
Film Editing by
Françoise Bonnot 
Casting by
Jaki Brown  (as Jaki Brown Brown Karman)
Production Design by
Kalina Ivanov 
Costume Design by
Sandra Hernandez 
Makeup Department
Taurance F. Williams .... assistant hair stylist
Production Management
Amy Herman .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frank Davis .... first assistant director
Jude Gorjanc .... first assistant director
Art Department
Michael Herlihy .... construction foreman
Derrick Kardos .... art department coordinator
Derrick Kardos .... graphic designer
Lyvan A. Munlyn .... scenic charge
Pamela Roy-Stasney .... assistant set decorator (as Pam Roy)
Sound Department
Joe Barnett .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael Barosky .... sound mixer
Marc Fishman .... sound re-recording mixer
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Jason George .... adr supervisor
Ben Holiday .... adr assistant (as Benjamin Pedersen)
Frederick Howard .... supervising sound editor
Michael Scott .... boom operator
Johanna Turner .... transfer engineer
Jerry Yuen .... utility sound
John Bailey .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Jim Schultz .... assistant sound engineer (uncredited)
Eric Bryson .... stunt coordinator
Manny Siverio .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Carmichael .... video assist operator
Ray Collins .... second assistant camera
Andy Day .... gaffer
Daryl Furr .... electrician
Rick Marroquin .... dolly grip
Lowell Schulman .... best boy rigging gaffer
Casting Department
Atiyah Muhammad .... casting assistant
Tuffy Questell .... extras casting
Proteus Spann .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michelle Martini .... assistant costume designer
Laura Sewrey .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Bob Allen .... additional editor
Christina Kim .... post-production coordinator
David Reon Nguyen .... post-production intern
Location Management
Tyson Bidner .... assistant location manager
Chris George .... location assistant
Kevon Murphy .... location assistant
Carla Raij .... location manager
Mimi Turner .... assistant location manager
Music Department
P.J. Bloom .... music coordinator
Barry Cole .... music supervisor
Christopher Covert .... music supervisor
Jonathan Karp .... music editor
Evyen Klean .... music consultant
Transportation Department
Edward Fanning .... transportation co-captain
James Fanning .... transportation captain
Thomas Reilly .... driver
Other crew
Margie Balter .... piano coach: Sanaa Lathan
Maeyen A. Bassey .... assistant: Gina Prince-Bythewood
Liza Bigger .... production assistant
Shari L. Carpenter .... script supervisor
Mara Hade Connolly .... production accountant
Lori Davis .... assistant: Mr. Snipes
Miles Ferguson .... assistant to producer
Daria Hardeman .... stand-in
Diana E. Latham .... production coordinator
Keira Marcus .... assistant accountant (as Keira March)
Vernon Rodriquez .... assistant parking coordinator
RuDee Sade .... adr artist (as RuDee Lipscomb)
Matthew Spiegel .... assistant production coordinator
Serina Tremayne .... assistant to executive producer
Alfonso Trinidad .... key set production assistant

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated R for sexuality and language
115 min | Australia:111 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Snipes and Lathan portray lovers in this film, whereas 2 years prior in the film Blade (1998) there were mother and son.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Green Mile (1999)See more »


This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The story of two mismatched star-crossed lovers that try to make it all work until..., 11 December 2000
Author: dfryer from VA

The story of two mismatched star-crossed lovers that try to make it all work until... Real love, Real life a sub theme of the movie tells the story. As has been showing up in the movies lately a great trend of showing the realities of middle class African Americans without the violence or gang nature of past films. The movie was a very good depiction of the bestseller novel of the same name written by Terry McMillian. As in her other movie depictions the sub-characters are 1-dimensional but the main characters are fully 3-dimensional. Wesley Snipes and Sanaa Lathan captured fully the spirit of Franklin Swift and Zora Banks of the book. They each turned them into visual believable characters that we had praise and sympathy for.

Thanks to HBO and Wesley's Amen Ra Productions we now have another African American love story. Love Jones lead the way and it took almost 3 years for Love and Basketball to follow. We want more!!!!

Sanaa Lathan continues to delight her fans by creating characters that are so real and approachable. She knows how to woo you in. The girl has skills, acting skills that is. This was a good vehicle for her sophomore leading role. Her commanding control of subtle use of facial expressions, sighs and body language are perfect for a part that calls for conveyance of thoughts without language. Again as in Love and basketball Sanaa goes beyond the basic 9-5 operation of the job, she put on 20 lbs for the role. (And still looked fabulous) This truly shows her dedication to her craft and desire to give her best. She again teams with director Gina Prince-Bythewood. I am officially classifying them as the "Dynamic Duo for the African American Woman in Film." Keep up the excellent work ladies, looking forward to your next project.

Wesley Snipes gave us another side of himself as well. I found more passion and venerability in this character than his Jungle Fever or Mo Better romantic characters. Clearly his line: `The love was always real Z. It still is so there is no bad timing' was the best line of the movie. It gave us hope for a new and improved relationship for Franklin and Zora.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (25 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Disappearing Acts (2000)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
I'm the first? Ok, what did u think of the movie? angelsam31688
beat his a**! mwolford-2
Song Question - Please help!!! Champaine
School Choir Song nightcourt34
Song Question!!! Can someone please help??? chanela06
I think you're the one for meeeeeeeee sunsun79
See more »


If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Lolita The Kids Are All Right Blue Valentine New York, I Love You Prime
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Drama section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.