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Africa: The Serengeti | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Africa: The Serengeti  39 min,  [Documentary, Short]  [George Casey]  [01 Apr 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Earl Jones
Plot:  The Serengeti is a huge area of grassland in Tanzania, Africa. Once a year, in the time of drought, about two million herd animals like antelopes travel north to feed and mate before moving...
Writer:  George Casey, Mose Richards
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lion King | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Lion King  88 min,  G,  [Animation, Adventure, Drama]  [Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff]  [24 Jun 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 83/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 29 nominations.
Actors:  James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Jim Cummings, Matthew Broderick, Niketa Calame, Rowan Atkinson
Plot:  A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Writer:  Irene Mecchi (screenplay by), Jonathan Roberts (screenplay by), Linda Woolverton (screenplay by), Burny Mattinson (story), Barry Johnson (story), Lorna Cook (story), Thom Enriquez (story), Andy Gaskill (story), Gary Trousdale (story), Jim Capobianco (story), Kevin Harkey (story), Jorgen Klubien (story), Chris Sanders (story), Tom Sito (story), Larry Leker (story), Joe Ranft (story), Rick Maki (story), Ed Gombert (story), Francis Glebas (story), Mark Kausler (story), J.T. Allen (additional story material), George Scribner (additional story material), Miguel Tejada-Flores (additional story material), Jenny Tripp (additional story material), Bob Tzudiker (additional story material), Christopher Vogler (additional story material), Kirk Wise (additional story material), Noni White (additional story material), Brenda Chapman (story supervisor)
Language:  English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Matewan | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Matewan  135 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, History]  [John Sayles]  [30 Jun 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Chris Cooper, David Strathairn, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham
Plot:  A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Earth | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Earth  90 min,  G,  [Documentary]  [Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield]  [22 Apr 2009]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 72/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anggun, James Earl Jones, Patrick Stewart, Ulrich Tukur
Plot:  Feature-length version of the documentary TV series Planet Earth (2006), following the migration paths of four animal families.
Writer:  Leslie Megahey (narration written by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Flight of Dragons | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Flight of Dragons  96 min,  PASSED,  [Animation, Adventure, Family]  [Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.]  [19 Dec 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Harry Morgan, James Earl Jones, James Gregory, Victor Buono
Plot:  A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.
Writer:  Romeo Muller (screenplay by), Peter Dickinson (book), Wayne Anderson (book), Jeffrey Walker (additional material written by), Gordon R. Dickson (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings  110 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Sport]  [John Badham]  [17 Nov 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson
Plot:  Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.
Writer:  William Brashler (based on the novel by), Hal Barwood (screenplay), Matthew Robbins (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis  185 min,  [Documentary, Biography, History]  [Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  James Earl Jones, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Ruby Dee
Plot:  Follows Martin Luther King's life and decades long civil rights activism.
Writer:  Mitchell Grayson (Speech Research), Ely A. Landau (conceived by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Cry, the Beloved Country | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Cry, the Beloved Country  106 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Darrell Roodt]  [15 Dec 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Charles S. Dutton, James Earl Jones, Richard Harris, Vusi Kunene
Plot:  A South African preacher goes to search for his wayward son, who has committed a crime in the big city.
Writer:  Ronald Harwood (screenplay), Alan Paton (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  South Africa, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Claudine | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Claudine  92 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Berry]  [06 Aug 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Tamu Blackwell
Plot:  In the 1970s Harlem, garbage collector Roop feels intimidated by the idea of dating Claudine who is a single mother of six on welfare.
Writer:  Lester Pine, Tina Pine
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Field of Dreams | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Field of Dreams  107 min,  PG,  [Drama, Family, Fantasy]  [Phil Alden Robinson]  [05 May 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 57/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Amy Madigan, Gaby Hoffmann, James Earl Jones, Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta
Plot:  An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Writer:  W.P. Kinsella (book), Phil Alden Robinson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Man  93 min,  G,  [Drama]  [Joseph Sargent]  [19 Jul 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burgess Meredith, James Earl Jones, Lew Ayres, Martin Balsam
Plot:  An African-American senator becomes the designated survivor of a tragic accident that kills the President of the United States. Now the first black President, he attempts to end the bigotry and divide standing in his way.
Writer:  Irving Wallace (novel), Rod Serling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
End of the Road | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  End of the Road  110 min,  X,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Aram Avakian]  [10 Feb 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dorothy Tristan, Harris Yulin, James Earl Jones, Stacy Keach
Plot:  After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm", a bizarre insane asylum run by Doctor D. After being cured, Jacob takes a job as an English ...
Writer:  John Barth (novel), Dennis McGuire, Terry Southern, Aram Avakian
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Good Luck | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Good Luck  92 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Richard LaBrie]  [07 Mar 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gregory Hines, James Earl Jones, Max Gail, Vincent D'Onofrio
Plot:  Heartwarming buddy tale of two unlikely heroes whose roadtrip adventure aimed at winning a whitewater river race, despite the fact that one is blind and the other wheelchair bound, leads ...
Writer:  Bob Comfort
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Piece of the Action | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  A Piece of the Action  135 min,  PG,  [Crime, Comedy]  [Sidney Poitier]  [27 Feb 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Cosby, Denise Nicholas, James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier
Plot:  Dave Anderson and Manny Durrell are two high-class sneak thieves who have never been caught. Joshua Burke is a retired detective who has enough evidence on the both of them to put them ...
Writer:  Charles Blackwell, Timothy March (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Best of the Best | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Best of the Best  97 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Drama, Sport]  [Robert Radler]  [10 Nov 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Phillip Rhee, Sally Kirkland
Plot:  A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Writer:  Phillip Rhee (story), Paul Levine (story), Paul Levine, Max Strom (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swashbuckler | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Swashbuckler  101 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [James Goldstone]  [29 Jul 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Geneviève Bujold, James Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, Robert Shaw
Plot:  A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.
Writer:  Jeffrey Bloom, Paul Wheeler (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Conan the Barbarian | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Conan the Barbarian  129 min,  R,  [Adventure, Fantasy]  [John Milius]  [14 May 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, Metacritic 43/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow, Sandahl Bergman
Plot:  A barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his parents and his tribe whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his henchmen when he was a boy.
Writer:  Robert E. Howard (based on the character created by), John Milius, Oliver Stone
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scorchers | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Scorchers  81 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [David Beaird]  [21 Jul 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Denholm Elliott, Emily Lloyd, Faye Dunaway, James Earl Jones
Plot:  Bayou La Teche, Louisiana sizzles as the Cajun town celebrates the wedding of Splendid and Dolan. The trouble comes on the wedding night when Splendid is determined to maintain her ...
Writer:  David Beaird
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ambulance | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Ambulance  96 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Horror]  [Larry Cohen]  [31 Mar 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons
Plot:  Josh Baker meets a very special woman, Cheryl, in the streets of New York. Suddenly she collapses, and she's picked up by an ambulance. When Josh wants to visit her in the hospital, it ...
Writer:  Larry Cohen
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Great White Hope | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  The Great White Hope  103 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Romance, Sport]  [Martin Ritt]  [16 Oct 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Joel Fluellen, Lou Gilbert
Plot:  A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.
Writer:  Howard Sackler (play), Howard Sackler (screenplay)
Language:  English, Hungarian, German, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gardens of Stone | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Gardens of Stone  111 min,  R,  [Drama, War, Romance]  [Francis Ford Coppola]  [08 May 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Anjelica Huston, D.B. Sweeney, James Caan, James Earl Jones
Plot:  A Sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old Army buddy.
Writer:  Nicholas Proffitt (novel), Ronald Bass (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Little Girl | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  My Little Girl  118 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Connie Kaiserman]  [01 May 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anne Meara, Geraldine Page, James Earl Jones, Mary Stuart Masterson
Plot:  A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Writer:  Connie Kaiserman, Nan Mason
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold  99 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Gary Nelson]  [30 Jan 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Henry Silva, James Earl Jones, Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone
Plot:  Allan Quatermain once again teams up with Jesse Huston where the discovery of a mysterious old gold piece sends Quatermain looking for his long-lost brother, missing in the wilds of Africa after seeking a lost white race.
Writer:  H. Rider Haggard (novel), Gene Quintano (screenplay), Lee Reynolds
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins  114 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Malcolm D. Lee]  [08 Feb 2008]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Actors:  James Earl Jones, Joy Bryant, Louis C.K., Margaret Avery, Martin Lawrence
Plot:  Dr. RJ Stevens is a talk show host who visits his family in the deep south. While there he reunites with his brother Otis, his sister Betty, his cousin/rival Clyde and his childhood love interest Lucinda Allen.
Writer:  Malcolm D. Lee
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Clean Slate | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Clean Slate  107 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Mystery]  [Mick Jackson]  [06 May 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 19%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Carvey, James Earl Jones, Kevin Pollak, Valeria Golino
Plot:  A private eye who suffers total amnesia every 24h is deeply entangled in a complicated murder/theft case.
Writer:  Robert King
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Three Fugitives | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  Three Fugitives  96 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Comedy]  [Francis Veber]  [27 Jan 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Earl Jones, Martin Short, Nick Nolte, Sarah Rowland Doroff
Plot:  A reformed bank robber is taken hostage by a desperate man during a bank hold up, but is forced to go on the run with his captor when they're both mistakenly thought to be in cahoots.
Writer:  Francis Veber
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Soul Man | Movie Details for Actor James Earl Jones | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  Soul Man  104 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Steve Miner]  [24 Oct 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arye Gross, C. Thomas Howell, James Earl Jones, Rae Dawn Chong
Plot:  To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship.
Writer:  Carol Black
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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