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Richard Roundtree is a Actor and Thanks American born on 9 july 1942 at New Rochelle (USA)

Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree
Richard Roundtree participated to 58 films (as actor, director or script writer).
Among those, 5 have good markets following the box office.

Here are the best films classified by number of entries :

Team

Django Unchained, 2h45
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western, Spaghetti Western
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington, Walton Goggins
Roles Thanks
Rating80% 4.012774.012774.012774.012774.01277
In Texas 1858, the Speck brothers, Ace and Dicky, drive black slaves on foot. Among the shackled slaves is Django, sold off and separated from his wife, Broomhilda von Shaft. The Speck brothers are stopped by Dr. King Schultz, a German ex-dentist and bounty hunter from Düsseldorf, Prussia. Schultz asks to buy one of the slaves; when he questions Django about his knowledge of the Brittle brothers, for whom Schultz is carrying a warrant, Ace becomes irritated and aims his shotgun at Schultz. Schultz quickly kills Ace and leaves Dicky at the mercy of the newly freed slaves, who shoot Dicky in the head.

Actor

George of the Jungle, 1h25
Directed by Peter Jackson, Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un éléphant, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church, Holland Taylor, John Bennett Perry, Richard Roundtree
Roles Kwame
Rating54% 2.7001252.7001252.7001252.7001252.700125
The film begins with an animated introduction featuring a plane heading toward "the Heart of Africa" (more specifically, a region called "Bukuvu"). The plane crashes and George, an infant/toddler, is lost, but enjoys vine swinging and crashing into trees as a running gag. 25 years later, George (Brendan Fraser) has grown into a Tarzan-like man, the "King of the Jungle", who makes his home around Ape mountain. His friends include a sophisticated talking gorilla named Ape (voiced by John Cleese), along with a toco toucan named Tookie, a small capuchin monkey named Little Monkey, and an African elephant named Shep, whom he calls his "dog" (all voiced by Frank Welker).
Shaft
Shaft (2000)
, 1h40
Directed by John Singleton
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about racism
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Richard Roundtree, Pat Hingle
Roles "Uncle" John Shaft
Rating58% 2.9496252.9496252.9496252.9496252.949625
NYPD Detective John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson) is called in to investigate the racially motivated murder of Trey Howard (Mekhi Phifer), committed by Walter Wade, Jr. (Christian Bale), the son of a wealthy real estate tycoon. Shaft briefly meets a potential eyewitness to the murder, Diane Palmieri (Toni Collette), but she disappears soon after and cannot be found for the trial. Wade is released on bail and flees to Switzerland.
Earthquake
Earthquake (1974)
, 2h3
Directed by Mark Robson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes La fin du monde, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about earthquakes
Actors Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene, Geneviève Bujold, Richard Roundtree
Roles Miles Quade
Rating58% 2.949752.949752.949752.949752.94975
Stewart Graff (Heston) is jogging near the Hollywood Sign. Back home, his wife Remy Royce-Graff (Gardner),a foul-mouthed bitter woman, starts her morning by picking a fight with him. After he has showered and is preparing to leave, Stewart finds Remy unconscious with a bottle of pills nearby. Accustomed to her periodic suicide attempts, Stewart prepares to induce vomiting when a violent tremor shakes the bedroom. Remy bolts out of bed, revealing that she was faking.
Shaft
Shaft (1971)
, 1h40
Directed by Gordon Parks
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Christopher St. John, Charles Cioffi, Antonio Fargas, Lawrence Pressman
Roles John Shaft
Rating65% 3.299773.299773.299773.299773.29977
John Shaft, a private detective, is informed that some gangsters are looking for him. Police Lt. Vic Androzzi meets Shaft and unsuccessfully tries to get information from him on the two gangsters. After Androzzi leaves, Shaft spots one of the men waiting for him in his office building. He commandeers the first gangster, forcing him into his office where the second gangster is waiting. After a quick fight, Shaft dodges one of them who goes out the window, while the other surrenders and reveals to him that Bumpy Jonas, the leader of a Harlem-based organized crime family, wanted Shaft brought uptown to Harlem for a meeting.