5.5/10
72
3 user 1 critic

Black Listed (2003)

Disillusioned lawyers band together to dispense their own brand of justice on the city's worst criminals.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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.

Director: Carl Seaton
Stars: Robert Townsend, Angela Bassett, Victoria Rowell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A high school basketball coach tries to turn his team around.

Directors: Robert Townsend, Elijah Nathaniel Wells
Stars: Esai Morales, Jenifer Lewis, Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Liste noire (1984)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jacqui, David and Nathalie are persuaded by a barely known little criminal to do a hold-up in a bank. But they're squealed on, just used as diversion while a group of professional criminals... See full summary »

Director: Alain Bonnot
Stars: Annie Girardot, Paul Crauchet, Bernard Brieux
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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.

Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Robert Townsend, Craigus R. Johnson, Helen Martin
Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

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.

Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Robert Townsend, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin
Phantom Punch (2008)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The fascinating life story of Sonny Liston, the controversial heavyweight boxing champion of the world.

Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Ving Rhames, Stacey Dash, Nicholas Turturro
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A businessman returns his family home after eight years in exile avoiding the terrorism of the ETA.

Director: Gorka Merchán
Stars: Álex Angulo, Mikel Aramburu, Juan José Ballesta
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Alan Chambers
...
Karl Bennett
...
J.W.
Calvin Levels ...
Trouble Truman
Eugene Lee ...
Derrick Cox
...
Missouri
...
Lt. Rayson (as J.D. Johnston)
Keith Amos ...
Kushon Barnes
...
Agent Gordon
...
Patricia Chambers
Kore'n Anderson ...
Speed
Derrick Jones ...
Jail House (as Ski-Ter Jones)
...
Officer Gaby
Gary Clancy ...
Officer Shamrock
...
Marcella
Edit

Storyline

Disillusioned lawyers band together to dispense their own brand of justice on the city's worst criminals.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When the law crosses the line


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 January 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blacklisted  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Shadows
Composed by J. Swift (as John Martinez)
Performed by J. Swift
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A lawyer's rage sets a bloodbath in motion.
11 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is the story of a lawyer (Townsend) who watches as the justice system cuts loose dealers, rapists & killers. One night, in a moment of rage, he puts together a packet, naming a dozen thugs who should be put to death. He then sends the packet to his closest friends-and forgets about it. His rage spent, his suburban life goes on. Until he wakes up one morning, goes to get the paper, shambling towards him is one his friends, drenched in someone else's blood. The slaughter has started. This is Townsend's best film. This is Townsend as a hybrid of Spike Lee and Quentin Tarantino. This film grabs you and holds you to the bloody end.


8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page