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Mysteries of the Unseen World | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Mysteries of the Unseen World  39 min,  [Documentary, Short]  [Louie Schwartzberg]  [01 Nov 2013]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew Bankston, Elizabeth Donner, Forest Whitaker, Payton Bourgeois
Plot:  MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD transports audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front...
Writer:  Mose Richards
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Platoon | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Platoon  120 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [Oliver Stone]  [06 Feb 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 92/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Charlie Sheen, Forest Whitaker, Keith David, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe
Plot:  A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Writer:  Oliver Stone
Language:  English, Vietnamese    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Crying Game | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Crying Game  112 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Neil Jordan]  [19 Feb 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 90/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 46 nominations.
Actors:  Adrian Dunbar, Forest Whitaker, Jaye Davidson, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Rea
Plot:  A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Writer:  Neil Jordan
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Arrival | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Arrival  116 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Denis Villeneuve]  [11 Nov 2016]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 62 wins & 245 nominations.
Actors:  Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, Michael Stuhlbarg
Plot:  A linguist is recruited by the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecrafts land around the world.
Writer:  Eric Heisserer (screenplay by), Ted Chiang (based on the story "Story of Your Life" written by)
Language:  English, Russian, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bird | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Bird  161 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Clint Eastwood]  [30 Sep 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Diane Venora, Forest Whitaker, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright
Plot:  The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.
Writer:  Joel Oliansky
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Good Morning, Vietnam | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Good Morning, Vietnam  121 min,  R,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Barry Levinson]  [15 Jan 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Chintara Sukapatana, Forest Whitaker, Robin Williams, Tung Thanh Tran
Plot:  In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.
Writer:  Mitch Markowitz
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai  116 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Jim Jarmusch]  [24 Mar 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Cliff Gorman, Dennis Liu, Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, John Tormey
Plot:  An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Writer:  Jim Jarmusch
Language:  English, French    Country:  France, Germany, USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Where the Wild Things Are | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Where the Wild Things Are  101 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [Spike Jonze]  [16 Oct 2009]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 53 nominations.
Actors:  Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Madeleine Greaves, Max Pfeifer, Max Records, Pepita Emmerichs
Plot:  Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.
Writer:  Spike Jonze (screenplay), Dave Eggers (screenplay), Maurice Sendak (book)
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, Australia, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Panic Room | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Panic Room  112 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [David Fincher]  [29 Mar 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Dwight Yoakam, Forest Whitaker, Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart
Plot:  A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
Writer:  David Koepp
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Zulu | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Zulu  110 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Jérôme Salle]  [04 Dec 2013]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Conrad Kemp, Forest Whitaker, Inge Beckmann, Orlando Bloom
Plot:  Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.
Writer:  Caryl Ferey (book), Julien Rappeneau, Jérôme Salle
Language:  English, Afrikaans    Country:  France, South Africa    More Info:  IMDB
Southpaw | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Southpaw  124 min,  R,  [Drama, Sport]  [Antoine Fuqua]  [24 Jul 2015]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 59%, Metacritic 57/100, External Reviews
Awards:  10 nominations.
Actors:  Forest Whitaker, Jake Gyllenhaal, Oona Laurence, Rachel McAdams
Plot:  A champion boxer fights to get his daughter back from child protective services as well as revive his professional career, after a fatal incident sends him on a rampant path of destruction.
Writer:  Kurt Sutter
Language:  English    Country:  Hong Kong, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Rage in Harlem | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  A Rage in Harlem  115 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Bill Duke]  [03 May 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Forest Whitaker, Gregory Hines, Robin Givens, Zakes Mokae
Plot:  A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A ...
Writer:  Chester Himes (novel), John Toles-Bey (screenplay), Bobby Crawford (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Stand | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Last Stand  107 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Jee-woon Kim]  [18 Jan 2013]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Arron Shiver, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville, Richard Dillard, Titos Menchaca
Plot:  The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.
Writer:  Andrew Knauer
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Downtown | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Downtown  96 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Richard Benjamin]  [12 Jan 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Joe Pantoliano, Penelope Ann Miller
Plot:  Police Officer Alex Kearney works in a rich, plush suburb of Philadelphia. When he stops an important businessman and his story of the incident is not believed, he is sent to work Downtown,...
Writer:  Nat Mauldin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fourth Angel | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Fourth Angel  96 min,  R,  [Thriller, Drama, Action]  [John Irvin]  [18 Jan 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Briony Glassco, Forest Whitaker, Jason Priestley, Jeremy Irons
Plot:  A man seeks justice when his wife and daughter are gunned down in a terrorist attack.
Writer:  Robin Hunter (novel), Allan Scott (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Serbo-Croatian    Country:  UK, Canada    More Info:  IMDB
Article 99 | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Article 99  100 min,  R,  [Drama, Comedy]  [Howard Deutch]  [13 Mar 1992]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, External Reviews
Actors:  Forest Whitaker, Kiefer Sutherland, Lea Thompson, Ray Liotta
Plot:  A group of doctors in a veteran's hospital must contend with their hopeless situation: too many patients and not enough beds. The main cause of their problems is bureaucratic ...
Writer:  Ron Cutler
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Street Kings | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Street Kings  109 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [David Ayer]  [11 Apr 2008]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Chris Evans, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Keanu Reeves
Plot:  An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.
Writer:  James Ellroy (screenplay), Kurt Wimmer (screenplay), Jamie Moss (screenplay), James Ellroy (story)
Language:  English, Turkish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Men in Town | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Two Men in Town  120 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Rachid Bouchareb]  [06 Mar 2015]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Brenda Blethyn, Ellen Burstyn, Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Reg E. Cathey
Plot:  A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
Writer:  Olivier Lorelle (adaptation), Yasmina Khadra (adaptation), Rachid Bouchareb (adaptation), José Giovanni (original screenplay), Daniel Boulanger (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  France, Belgium, Algeria, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Phenomenon | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Phenomenon  123 min,  PG,  [Drama, Fantasy, Romance]  [Jon Turteltaub]  [03 Jul 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, Metacritic 41/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Forest Whitaker, John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Robert Duvall
Plot:  An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Writer:  Gerald Di Pego
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Black Nativity | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Black Nativity  93 min,  PG,  [Drama, Family, Music]  [Kasi Lemmons]  [27 Nov 2013]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 51%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson
Plot:  A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.
Writer:  Langston Hughes (based on the play by), Kasi Lemmons (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Light It Up | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Light It Up  99 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Craig Bolotin]  [10 Nov 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 39%, Metacritic 43/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 nominations.
Actors:  Forest Whitaker, Robert Ri'chard, Rosario Dawson, Usher Raymond
Plot:  A group of teens is bent on improving the run-down conditions of their high-school.
Writer:  Craig Bolotin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Vantage Point | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Vantage Point  90 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Pete Travis]  [22 Feb 2008]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 35%, Metacritic 40/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce McGill, Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox
Plot:  The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Writer:  Barry L. Levy
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Species | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Species  108 min,  R,  [Action, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Roger Donaldson]  [07 Jul 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alfred Molina, Ben Kingsley, Forest Whitaker, Michael Madsen, Natasha Henstridge
Plot:  A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.
Writer:  Dennis Feldman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Powder Blue | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Powder Blue  106 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Timothy Linh Bui]  [15 Oct 2009]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, External Reviews
Actors:  Eddie Redmayne, Forest Whitaker, Jessica Biel, Ray Liotta
Plot:  Four Los Angelenos, a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper, are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.
Writer:  Timothy Linh Bui (story), Timothy Linh Bui, Stephane Gauger (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Repo Men | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Repo Men  111 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Sci-Fi]  [Miguel Sapochnik]  [19 Mar 2010]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, Metacritic 32/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Alice Braga, Forest Whitaker, Jude Law, Liev Schreiber
Plot:  Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
Writer:  Eric Garcia (screenplay), Garrett Lerner (screenplay), Eric Garcia (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Our Family Wedding | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  Our Family Wedding  103 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Rick Famuyiwa]  [12 Mar 2010]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, Metacritic 38/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  America Ferrera, Carlos Mencia, Forest Whitaker, Regina King
Plot:  The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding are comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay their long standing feud to rest.
Writer:  Wayne Conley (story), Wayne Conley (screenplay), Malcolm Spellman (screenplay), Rick Famuyiwa (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Taken 3 | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 32%  Taken 3  108 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Thriller]  [Olivier Megaton]  [09 Jan 2015]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 12%, Metacritic 26/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Famke Janssen, Forest Whitaker, Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace
Plot:  Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.
Writer:  Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen, Luc Besson (characters), Robert Mark Kamen (based on characters created by)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  France, USA, Spain    More Info:  IMDB
Battlefield Earth | Movie Details for Actor Forest Whitaker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 12%  Battlefield Earth  118 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Roger Christian]  [12 May 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 2.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 3%, Metacritic 9/100, External Reviews
Awards:  19 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Barry Pepper, Forest Whitaker, John Travolta, Kim Coates
Plot:  After enslavement and near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back.
Writer:  Corey Mandell (screenplay), J.D. Shapiro (screenplay), L. Ron Hubbard (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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