Cate Blanchett stars as a former New York socialite teetering between her troubled past and a fresh start in San Francisco.
Poignant, romantic, and mesmerizing, writer/director Woody Allen's latest masterpiece centers around Jasmine (Cate Blanchett), a former New York socialite teetering on an emotional tightrope, balancing between her troubled east coast past and a fresh start in San Francisco. Having moved into her sister's humble apartment, Jasmine ricochets between the tumultuous acceptance of her new limitations, and the dreams of reclaiming her past life's glamour.
From Ice Cube, the star of such hits as "Barbershop," "Are We There Yet?" and "First Sunday," comes a family-fun film, "The Longshots." When Curtis Plummer (Ice Cube), a down on his luck former high school football star, takes the only job he can find – babysitting his misfit niece Jasmine (Keke Palmer), he discovers that she has the skills that once made him a great quarterback. The only place these two opposites get along is on the field, so Curtis is determined to turn Jasmine into the star of the local team, The Minden Browns, and get his own stride back by becoming the coach. The boys on the team don't want her but when this girl quarterback shows them she's got the skills, she'll turn their whole world upside down.
When Curtis Plummer (Ice Cube), a down on his luck former high school football star, takes the only job he can find - babysitting his misfit niece Jasmine (Keke Palmer), he discovers that she has the skills that once made him a great quarterback.
It's a fur-to-riches story as Danny -- a spunky, wise-crackin' cat with moves like Fred Astaire -- heads to Hollywood on a quest to overcome the "species barrier" and become a dancing movie legend. With choreography by late Academy Award-winner Gene Kelly ("Singin' in the Rain," the "That's Entertainment!" trilogy), this full-length animated musical comedy features the voices of Scott Bakula (TV's "Enterprise," "Major League: Back to the Minors"), Jasmine Guy (Alex Haley's "Queen," "Harlem Nights"), Grammy-winner Natalie Cole, Oscar-winner George Kennedy ("Dennis the Menace Strikes Again," "Small Soldiers"), Hal Holbrook ("The Majestic," the "North and South" miniseries), John Rhys-Davies ("The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, the "Indiana Jones" trilogy), and Emmy-winner Don Knotts ("Pleasantville," "Big Bully"). Featuring original songs by Grammy- and Oscar-winner Randy Newman ("Monsters, Inc.," the "Toy Story" movies,).
It's a fur-to-riches story as Danny, a spunky, wise-crackin' cat with moves like Fred Astaire, heads to Hollywood on a quest to overcome the "species barrier" and become a dancing movie legend. With choreography by the late Gene Kelly, this full-length animated musical comedy features the voices of Scott Bakula, Jasmine Guy, Natalie Cole, George Kennedy, Hal Holbrook, John Rhys-Davies, and Don Knotts. Featuring original songs by Randy Newman.
Three generations of comedy legends star in this tale of nightclub owner Sugar Ray (Richard Pryor) and his son Quick (Eddie Murphy), who fight to keep a vicious mobster and a corrupt police force from putting them out of business. Written and directed by Eddie Murphy with an all star supporting cast including Redd Foxx, Della Reese, Arsenio Hall, Jasmine Guy and Danny Aiello, Harlem Nights is an action packed comedy treasure!
He's Quick with a quip, Quick with a gun. And Quick with a scheme to keep mobsters from muscling in on the 1930's Harlem hot spot, Club Sugar Ray. Eddie Murphy starts as Quick in HARLEM NIGHTS, the stylish action-comedy produced, written and directed by the multi-talented superstar. Teaming with Murphy are Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx, a brilliant cast that puts three generations of comedy legends side by side. Della Reese, Arsenio Hall, Jasmine Guy and Danny Aiello join them for the Murphy magic. So what's coming soon at Club Sugar Ray? With Murphy and Pryor as the masterminds, you can be sure it's something big!
Arliss places a "lonely hearts" ad in a single paper. Jasmine makes the call. They agree to meet at the Asylum Café. That's when the trouble begins! Arliss is expecting the slender, virginal beauty described to him on the phone. When the quirky woman in black, who has been mocking his antiquated male fantasies, turns out to be Jasmine, Arliss bolts. Jasmine chases after him and begs him to stay. When he blows her off, and she pulls a gun! As Arliss' anger turns to attraction, they both find out you don't always get what you expect when you look for love in all the wrong places.
Arliss goes to a coffee house to meet Jasmine on a blind date, but she's not quite what she seems.