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1. Jingle Jangle

Musical | Filming

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

Director: David E. Talbert | Stars: Keegan-Michael Key, Forest Whitaker, Phylicia Rashad, Hugh Bonneville

2. A Fall from Grace

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Announced

Detective Michael Tabb knows the city he protects inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.

Director: Jennifer Lynch | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, David Lynch, Forest Whitaker, French Stewart

3. Ghost Dog 2

Drama | Announced

Plot unknown. Follow-up to Jim Jarmusch's 1999 film 'Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai'. Ghost Dog (Forest Whitaker) meets RZA at the camp to save the day and be friends once again

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Forest Whitaker, RZA

4. Getting Happy

Comedy, Drama | Announced

Plot unknown.

Director: Forest Whitaker | Stars: Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine

5. Untitled Angela Davis Project

Biography, Drama | Announced

The story of activist and 1960s Civil Rights leader, Angela Davis.

Director: Julie Dash

6. Satchmo (I)

Biography, Drama, Music | Announced

A chronicle of the life of jazz legend Louis Armstrong from his early years in New Orleans through his acclaimed career as a trumpeter and improvisational singer.

7. Better Angels

Drama | Announced

A look at the plight of children soldiers in Uganda.

Director: Forest Whitaker | Stars: Roman Armstrong, Justin Carmouche

8. Hello, Universe

Action | Announced

When a bully's antics land a timid boy in the bottom of a well, his self-proclaimed psychic friend and unknowing crush team up to find him.

15. Respect (I) (2020)

Biography, Drama, Music | Filming

The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin.

Director: Liesl Tommy | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Marc Maron, Tate Donovan, Marlon Wayans

16. Passing (2020)

Thriller | Pre-production

"Passing" follows the unexpected reunion of two high school friends, whose renewed acquaintance ignites a mutual obsession that threatens both of their carefully constructed realities.

Director: Rebecca Hall | Stars: Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga

17. Godfather of Harlem (2019– )

Crime, Drama

7.9
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A gangster named Bumpy Johnson makes his way in Harlem during the 1960s. A TV prequel to the 2007 film, 'American Gangster', which centered on the criminal enterprise of Frank Lucas.

Stars: Lucy Fry, Forest Whitaker, Demi Singleton, Sereene Brown

Votes: 945

18. Finding Steve McQueen (2019)

R | 91 min | Crime, Romance

6.2
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56 Metascore

In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions and blackmail money from President Richard Nixon's secret fund.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Lily Rabe, Travis Fimmel, Rachael Taylor, William Fichtner

Votes: 2,405

19. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Set shortly after Revenge of the Sith, the player takes on the role of a Jedi padawan being hunted by the Empire after Order 66.

Directors: Stig Asmussen, Hez Chorba | Stars: Cameron Monaghan, Debra Wilson, Daniel Roebuck, Ben Burtt

20. Devil's Pie: D'Angelo (2019)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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D'Angelo had it all: two platinum selling albums, a sold out world tour and a body chiselled to perfection. However, one day at the height of his career in 2000 the soul singer vanished. ... See full summary »

Director: Carine Bijlsma | Stars: Dave Chappelle, D'Angelo, Questlove Gomez, Jesse Johnson

Votes: 65

21. A Kid from Coney Island (2019)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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Feature documentary about the rise and fall, and rebirth of ex-NBA star, Stephon Marbury.

Directors: Coodie, Chike Ozah | Star: Stephon Marbury

22. Black Panther Power (2019 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Sophie Pagès | Stars: Pascal Blanchard, Chadwick Boseman, Isaach De Bankolé, Lucien Jean-Baptiste

23. Godfather of Harlem (2019– )
Episode: By Whatever Means Necessary (2019)

Crime, Drama

8.5
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Bumpy Johnson returns from Alcatraz to reunite with his family and reclaim his Harlem territory from Italian mob boss Vincent Gigante; he finds an unlikely ally in his old friend Malcolm X.

Director: John Ridley | Stars: Cortney Gift, Todd Anthony Manaigo, Cecelia Antoinette, Sereene Brown

Votes: 174

24. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )
Episode: Charlize Theron/Forest Whitaker/Black Pumas (2019)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

3.4
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Actress Charlize Theron (The Addams Family (2019)); actor Forest Whitaker (Godfather of Harlem (2019)); Black Pumas perform;

Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, Black Pumas

Votes: 5

25. Godfather of Harlem (2019– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (2019)

Crime, Drama | Filming

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Stars: Rafi Gavron, Elvis Nolasco, Vincent D'Onofrio, Giancarlo Esposito

26. Godfather of Harlem (2019– )
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2019)

Crime, Drama

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Stars: Yanna Buttons, Lucy Fry, Todd Grubbs, Forest Whitaker

27. GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke (2018– )
Episode: Episode #2.14 (2019)

News, Reality-TV, Talk-Show

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Actor Forest Whitaker (Godfather of Harlem (2019)); YouTube personality Liza Koshy (Liza on Demand (2018)); "Star Wars" super fan surprise;

Stars: Michael Strahan, Sara Haines, Keke Palmer, Forest Whitaker

28. CBS This Morning: Saturday (2012– )
Episode: Episode #8.39 (2019)

News

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Actor Forest Whitaker ("Godfather of Harlem (2019)"); Joseph performs; chef and author Evan Funke (book, "American Sfoglino: A Master Class in Handmade Pasta").

Stars: Jeff Glor, Dana Jacobson, Michelle Miller, Jericka Duncan

29. Live! with Kelly (1988– )
Episode: Forest Whitaker/Allison Tolman (2019)

TV-PG | Talk-Show

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Actor Forest Whitaker (Godfather of Harlem (2019)); actress Allison Tolman (Emergence (2019));

Stars: Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest, Forest Whitaker, Allison Tolman

30. Godfather of Harlem (2019– )
Episode: Our Day Will Come (2019)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Bumpy unexpectedly finds himself at Elise's side when her shoplifting arrest and subsequent abuse is the catalyst for a protest where conflicting interests cause tensions to rise.

Stars: Rafi Gavron, Hank Strong, Geoffrey Blake, Sereene Brown

Votes: 43

31. Godfather of Harlem (2019– )
Episode: The Nitty Gritty (2019)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Realizing a consistent source of heroin is vital to reclaim Harlem, Bumpy engages in a fevered search to find a dope supply independent of the Italians. Chin engages the services of crooked cops in a plot to arrest Bumpy.

Stars: Rafi Gavron, Marie Rose Baramo, Afi Bijou, Sereene Brown

Votes: 49

32. Black Panther (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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88 Metascore

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira

Votes: 546,555 | Gross: $700.06M

33. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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80 Metascore

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

Director: Boots Riley | Stars: LaKeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick

Votes: 46,867 | Gross: $17.49M

34. How It Ends (2018)

TV-MA | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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36 Metascore

A desperate man tries to return home to his pregnant fiancée after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.

Director: David M. Rosenthal | Stars: Theo James, Kat Graham, Nancy Sorel, Nicole Ari Parker

Votes: 38,127

35. City of Lies (2018)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murders of rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

Director: Brad Furman | Stars: Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss, Dayton Callie

Votes: 3,319

36. Burden (I) (2018)

129 min | Drama

6.3
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63 Metascore

Ku Klux Klansman Mike Burden opens the Redneck Shop and KKK museum in historic Laurens, SC. He subsequently falls in love with a single mom, and, under her influence, quits the Klan and is taken in by an African American Reverend.

Director: Andrew Heckler | Stars: Andrea Riseborough, Garrett Hedlund, Forest Whitaker, Tess Harper

Votes: 212

37. GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke (2018– )

60 min | News, Reality-TV, Talk-Show

3.9
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Day Show Provides Information With An Assembled Cast.

Stars: Michael Strahan, Sara Haines, Keke Palmer, Kenya Brome

Votes: 91

38. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
Episode: Black Panther/Early Man/Samson (2018)

Talk-Show

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Interviews with the cast and filmmakers of Black Panther (2018), Early Man (2018) and Samson (2018).

Directors: Josh Neufeld, Todd Szuch | Stars: Patrick Stinson, Julie L. Harkness, Kylie Erica Mar, Chadwick Boseman

39. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns (2018)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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Cookie and Lucious fight to keep Empire in the family, as they prepare a livestream concert to crowdfund the amount needed to overtake Eddie's plans. Meanwhile, the success of Jamal's new ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 114

40. The IMDb Show (2017– )
Episode: Ep. 113: Arielle Kebbel (2018)

Not Rated | 12 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Arielle Kebbel dishes on how she told her parents she was going to be in 'Fifty Shades Freed,' and the cast of 'Black Panther' reveals the real-life heroes that inspired their characters.

Stars: Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Ryan Coogler, Kerri Doherty

Votes: 73

41. Morning Joe (2007– )
Episode: Episode #12.136 (2018)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Mike Barnicle

42. Celebrity Page (2013– )
Episode: Episode #3.139 (2018)

News, Talk-Show

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Steve Buscemi and Jason Isaacs (The Death of Stalin (2017)); Meghan Trainor; Padma Lakshmi ("Top Chef"); DJ Steve Aoki; Forest Whitaker, Toni Braxton, Eric Bana (The Forgiven (2017)); Christine Evangelista and Josh Henderson (The Arrangement (2017));

Stars: Sonia Isabelle, Jaymes Vaughan, Arthur Kade, Howard Henley

43. WGN Morning News (1994– )
Episode: Episode dated 14 February 2018 (2018)

News

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Stars: Robin Baumgarten, Jeff Hoover, Star Jones, Paul Konrad

44. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 5 March 2018 (2018)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Author Chessy Prout; composer Andrew Lloyd Webber; the Oscars; actor Forest Whitaker (Black Panther (2018)); Oscar after-parties; One Small Thing;

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford

45. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Fair Terms (2018)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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When Cookie finally visits her mother, the two must confront their complicated past. Meanwhile, Lucious and Eddie (guest star Forest Whitaker) continue their fight over Empire and Eddie ... See full summary »

Director: Jussie Smollett | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 114

46. Empire (2015– )
Episode: False Face (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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Lucious and Thirsty try to squash Eddie's (guest star Forest Whitaker) takeover by confronting him with legal papers. Cookie recalls her complex relationship with her mother (guest star ... See full summary »

Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 114

47. Larry King Now (2012– )
Episode: Forest Whitaker on 'Black Panther', Oscars diversity, & love (2018)

Talk-Show

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Director: M. Ian Smith | Stars: Larry King, Forest Whitaker

48. Steve (2017– )
Episode: Forest Whitaker/Cat Deeley (2018)

TV-PG | Talk-Show

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Actor Forest Whitaker ("Black Panther"); TV hostess Cat Deeley ("This Time Next Year");

Stars: Steve Harvey, Forest Whitaker, Cat Deeley

49. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Steal from the Thief (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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The Lyons pick up the pieces after losing Empire to Eddie Barker.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 130

50. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Sweet Sorrow (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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A Lyon health scare shakes up Empire; Andre and Jamal try to right their wrongs; Jamal makes a shocking revelation on live TV; Eddie's motives are questioned when numbers don't add up; ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Haywood | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 111



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