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Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

American actor, producer, director, and activist
July 15, 1961 (62 years old)
U.S. 2023. Biography by George Tillman Jr. with Khris Davis, Forest Whitaker, Sonja Sohn. Former world champion boxer George Foreman became a pastor in 1977 and got back in the ring ten years later to avoid the bankruptcy of his congregation.
Runtime: 129 min.
U.S. 2022. Documentary by Thomas Sametin, Christophe Castagne.
Runtime: 94 min.
G.-B. 2021. Drama by Rebecca Hall with Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, Alexander Skarsgard. The heartbreaking reunion between an African-American woman and her childhood friend posing as a white woman in 1920s New York City‏.
Runtime: 98 min.
U.S. 2020. Biography by Liesl Tommy with Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans. The tormented life of African-American singer Aretha Franklin, from her beginnings in her father’s church choir to the heights of her career.
Runtime: 145 min.
U.S. 2019. Thriller by Mark Steven Johnson with Travis Fimmel, Forest Whitaker, Rachael Taylor. In 1972, a gang of petty thieves from Ohio set up an audacious plan aimed to empty President Richard Nixon's secret fund.
Runtime: 91 min.
U.S. 2018. Biography by Brad Furman with Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss. Through a combination of circumstances, two LAPD detectives end up investigating the murder of rapper Notorious B.I.G.
Runtime: 112 min.
U.S. 2018. Adventures by David M. Rosenthal with Theo James, Kat Graham, Forest Whitaker. After an earthquake ravages the West Coast of the United States, a lawyer on a business trip to Chicago tries by all means to get to Seattle, where his pregnant wife is waiting.
Runtime: 113 min.
U.S. 2018. Drama by Andrew Heckler with Garrett Hedlund, Andrea Riseborough, Forest Whitaker. In the 1990s in South Carolina, a violent Ku Klux Klan member and uneducated former soldier has a change of heart thanks to a single mother and a black pastor.
Runtime: 129 min.
U.S. 2016. Science-fiction by Gareth Edwards with Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen. The daughter of one of the architects of the Death Star is recruited by the Rebel Alliance to help a group of mercenaries foil the plans of the Galactic Empire.
Runtime: 133 min.
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U.S. 2016. Science-fiction by Denis Villeneuve with Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker. A linguist and a mathematician are commissioned by the U.S. military to make contact with aliens who have appeared in 12 different locations around the world.
Runtime: 116 min.
Parental Guidance
U.S. 2015. Sports drama by Antoine Fuqua with Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams. When a twist of fate causes him to lose his home and his fortune, a champion boxer teams up with a gruff trainer to win back his title and put his life in order.
Runtime: 124 min.

Two Men in Town

V.O.: La Voie de l'ennemi
Runtime: 116 min.
Fr. 2014. Crime drama by Olivier Megaton with Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace. Wrongly accused of murdering his ex-wife, a former CIA agent foils the LAPD to find the real killers and protect his daughter.
Runtime: 109 min.
U.S. 2013. Musical drama by Kasi Lemmons with Jacob Latimore, Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett. Forced to spend Christmas with his New York grandparents, a Baltimore teenager hatches a plan to help his mother save their home from foreclosure.
Runtime: 93 min.
U.S. 2013. Crime drama by David A. Armstrong with Sean Faris, Forest Whitaker, Michael Chiklis.
Runtime: 88 min.
U.S. 2013. Crime drama by Kim Jee-woon with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eduardo Noriega, Forest Whitaker. The sheriff of a small border town must stop a Mexican drug lord on the run from driving through the town in his powerful car.
Runtime: 107 min.
Fr. 2013. Crime drama by Jérôme Salle with Forest Whitaker, Orlando Bloom, Conrad Kemp. While investigating the murder of a teenage girl, two police officers from Cape Town, one black and one white, follow the trail of traffickers of a new synthetic drug.
Runtime: 106 min.
U.S. 2013. Biography by Lee Daniels with Forest Whitaker, David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey. From 1957 to 1986, the life of a dedicated African-American butler who worked in the White House under the successive administrations of seven presidents.
Runtime: 132 min.
U.S. 2013. Thriller by Scott Cooper with Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson. Upon learning that his debt-ridden brother has been killed after participating in a fistfight, a labourer sets out to find the murderer, a psychopathic drug manufacturer.
Runtime: 115 min.
U.S. 2012. Crime drama by Jessy Terrero with Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker, Curtis Jackson. The son of a dead police officer tries to prove himself to his father
Runtime: 96 min.
Can. 2012. Thriller by Damian Lee with Andy Garcia, Forest Whitaker, Eva Longoria. A former CIA agent travels to Ecuador to find an activist who can prove the involvement of a Canadian multinational in the massacre of villagers.
Runtime: 106 min.
U.S. 2012. Thriller by Philippe Caland with Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie, Mike Epps. To help his recently released brother financially, the author of a personal growth book takes on an unbalanced man who is going through a difficult grief as a client.
Runtime: 94 min.
U.S. 2011. Thriller by Aaron Harvey with Malin Akerman, Forest Whitaker, Bruce Willis. On a mission to intercept a drug transaction in a small, seedy bar, three young women are plunged into a violent downward spiral.
Runtime: 94 min.
U.S. 2011. Documentary by Lisa R. Cohen.
Fr. 2010. Drama by Olivier Dahan with Renée Zellweger, Forest Whitaker, Nick Nolte. An outsider who claims to speak to the dead accompanies a paraplegic singer to New Orleans where she is to attend her son's first communion.
Runtime: 105 min.
U.S. 2010. Thriller by Paul Scheuring with Adrien Brody, Forest Whitaker, Cam Gigandet. To finance a trip to India with his new girlfriend, an unemployed nurse participates in a scientific experiment simulating life in prison.
Runtime: 96 min.
U.S. 2010. Comedy by Rick Famuyiwa with America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker, Carlos Mencia. A young Spanish-speaking woman and her black boyfriend find their marriage plans compromised by the constant quarrelling between their respective fathers.
Runtime: 102 min.
U.S. 2010. Science-fiction by Miguel Sapochnik with Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber. A debt collector working for a powerful manufacturer of artificial organs gets a heart transplant he can't afford.
Runtime: 111 min.
U.S. 2009. Sports drama by Tim Story with Forest Whitaker, Lil' Wayne, Isaiah Washington. One year after Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana, a basketball coach leads his team of high school students from five different schools to the state championships.
U.S. 2009. Drama by Thimothy Linh Bui with Jessica Biel, Eddie Redmayne, Forest Whitaker. In Los Angeles, a stripper, an ex-convict, a mortician and a defrocked priest cross paths over the holidays.
U.S. 2008. Thriller by Pete Travis with Dennis Quaid, William Hurt, Forest Whitaker. The assassination of the American president through the standpoint of five witnesses of the scene that occurred during a world summit in Spain.
Runtime: 90 min.
U.S. 2008. Crime drama by David Ayer with Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie. In Los Angeles, a brutal police officer investigates the death of his former partner.
Runtime: 108 min.
U.S. 2007. History by Denzel Washington with Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Nate Parker. In 1936, the debate team from Wiley College, an all-black Texas institution, faces off against Harvard's team in a historic oratorical joust.
Runtime: 127 min.
G.-B. 2006. Biography by Kevin Macdonald with Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington. In 1971, while working in Uganda, a young Scottish doctor becomes the confidant of dictator Idi Amin Dada.
Runtime: 121 min.
Can. 2006. Thriller by Jordan Barker with Gabrielle Anwar, Justin Louis, Forest Whitaker. A children's author tries to put an end to her terrible nightmares by staying in the mysterious house that appears in her dreams.
Runtime: 92 min.
U.S. 2004. Sentimental comedy by Forest Whitaker with Katie Holmes, Marc Blucas, Michael Keaton. Aspiring to lead a normal life, the daughter of the president of the United States falls in love with a college classmate, unaware that he is being paid to protect her.
Runtime: 105 min.
U.S. 2002. Thriller by David Fincher with Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker. A mother and daughter take refuge in a fortified room when thieves break into their lavish home at night.
Runtime: 112 min.
U.S. 2002. Thriller by Joel Schumacher with Colin Farrell, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell. In Manhattan, a publicist finds himself trapped in a phone booth by a sniper who dictates his wishes from the other end of the line.
Runtime: 81 min.

Battlefield Earth

V.O.: Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000
U.S. 2000. Science-fiction by Roger Christian with Barry Pepper, John Travolta, Forest Whitaker. In the year 3000, a human organizes a revolt against aliens who hold the survivors of humanity in slavery.
Runtime: 117 min.
G.-B. 2000. Thriller by John Irvin with Jeremy Irons, Forest Whitaker, Charlotte Rampling. A journalist hunts down the terrorists responsible for the murder of his wife and two daughters.
Runtime: 96 min.
U.S. 1999. Drama by Craig Bolotin with Usher Raymond, Forest Whitaker, Rosario Dawson. Following a teacher's suspension, students take a police officer hostage and barricade themselves in their school.

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

V.O.: Ghost Dog: The Way of The Samurai
U.S. 1999. Crime drama by Jim Jarmusch with Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman. After a contract goes wrong, a hitman who lives by the precepts of the ancient samurai becomes the target of a mafia clan.
Runtime: 116 min.

Witness for the Prosecution

V.O.: Witness Protection
U.S. 1999. Drama by Richard Pearce with Tom Sizemore, Forest Whitaker, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. The ordeal of a family who agrees to participate in the witness protection program.
Runtime: 115 min.
U.S. 1998. Psychological drama by Forest Whitaker with Sandra Bullock, Mae Whitman, Gena Rowlands. A young woman whose husband cheated on her returns to her Texas hometown with her young daughter, where her mother takes her in.
U.S. 1995. Mores drama by Wayne Wang with Jared Harris, Giancarlo Esposito, William Hurt.
Runtime: 112 min.
U.S. 1995. Science-fiction by Roger Donaldson with Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen.
Runtime: 108 min.
U.S. 1995. Dramatic comedy by Forest Whitaker with Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon.
Runtime: 123 min.
U.S. 1994. Political drama by Jonathan Darby with Forest Whitaker, Sam Waterston, Dana Delany. A naval officer discovers that a military coup is being planned against the president of the United States.
Runtime: 86 min.
U.S. 1993. Psychological drama by Michael Elias with Jeff Goldblum, Forest Whitaker, Kathy Baker. A long-standing friendship between two jazz musicians is put to the test when one of them is diagnosed with an incurable cancer.
Runtime: 106 min.
U.S. 1993. Drama by Kiefer Sutherland with Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Amanda Plummer. A former police officer turned jailer befriends an inmate sentenced to death by the electric chair.
Runtime: 104 min.
U.S. 1993. Social drama by Forest Whitaker with Bokeem Woodbine, Kia Joy Goodwin, Fredro. An ex-drug dealer is forced to become an informer for the police if he wants his fianc
G.-B. 1992. Mores drama by Neil Jordan with Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Miranda Richardson. After participating in the kidnapping of a British soldier, a member of the IRA takes refuge in London where he falls in love with his girlfriend.
Runtime: 111 min.
U.S. 1991. Police comedy by Bill Duke with Forest Whitaker, Gregory Hines, Robin Givens. Involved in a hit that goes wrong, the girlfriend of a gang leader runs away with a trunk full of gold and takes refuge in the home of a harmless accountant who she pretends to fall in love with.
Runtime: 108 min.
U.S. 1991. Crime drama by Roy London with Forest Whitaker, Sherilyn Fenn, Sharon Stone. Forced to fulfill one last mission, a hitman falls under the spell of the woman and baby he must kill.
Runtime: 90 min.
U.S. 1990. Court drama by Andy Wolk with Forest Whitaker, Rosie Perez, Anthony LaPaglia. A former convict is taken to court for an alleged assault on a prostitute.
Runtime: 90 min.
U.S. 1989. Drama by Walter Hill with Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin, Elizabeth McGovern. In prison, a hideous-looking thief gets surgery from a doctor who believes he can cure criminal tendencies with plastic surgery.
Runtime: 95 min.
U.S. 1989. Police comedy by Richard Benjamin with Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller. After giving a ticket to an influential criminal, a rookie cop is transferred to the red-light district of Lower Town.
Runtime: 103 min.
U.S. 1988. Biography by Clint Eastwood with Forest Whitaker, Diane Verona, Michael Zelniker. The difficult life of jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker, nicknamed ""Bird.""
Runtime: 163 min.
U.S. 1987. Crime drama by John Badham with Forest Whitaker, Richard Dreyfuss, Madeleine Stowe. Two police officers are assigned to watch the house of the former mistress of a dangerous criminal who has just escaped.
Runtime: 113 min.
U.S. 1987. Dramatic comedy by Barry Levinson with Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran. In Vietnam in 1965, an American corporal becomes the voluble, witty disc jockey of a morning radio show broadcast by the army.
Runtime: 120 min.
U.S. 1987. Sports drama by Newt Arnold with Jean-Claude Van Damme, Leah Ayres, Donald Gibb. Trained in martial arts, an American decides to participate in a clandestine competition held regularly in Hong Kong.
Runtime: 92 min.
U.S. 1986. War drama by Oliver Stone with Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe. Having volunteered to fight in Vietnam, a young man discovers the harsh reality of war.
Runtime: 119 min.
U.S. 1986. Mores drama by Martin Scorsese with Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. A former pool champion becomes the manager of a flamboyant rookie, to whom he also shows his tricks to rip off naive players.
Runtime: 119 min.
U.S. 1985. Dramatic comedy by Harold Becker with Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling. A student who wrestles undergoes a rigorous regimen of preparation to compete against a prestigious wrestler.
Runtime: 110 min.
U.S. 1983. Drama by Henry Johnson with Esther Rolle, Larry B. Scott, Whitman Mayo. A teenager helps his indebted grandmother keep her house, which is in danger of being confiscated by the authorities.
U.S. 1982. Mores comedy by Amy Heckerling with Jennifer Jason Leigh, Robert Romanus, Brian Backer. The experiences of various California high school students.
Runtime: 90 min.

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