Best Carl Lumbly movies

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Best Carl Lumbly movies
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TOP 18:
The Alphabet Killer
The Alphabet Killer
Carl Lumbly as: Dr. Ellis Parks
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2008
Based on the true story of double killings occurring in Rochester, NY during the 80鈥檚 and the troubled police officer determined to solve them, with or without the help of her department
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eliza Dushku movies?

TOP 17:
Everybody's All-American
Everybody's All-American
Carl Lumbly as: Narvel Blue
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1988
Louisiana football star Gavin Grey had it all. He was an All-American champion who married his high-school sweetheart, homecoming queen Babs Rogers, and who was a hero to his hometown. Yet after a failed professional career, Gavin realizes that fame and success have passed him by and that he no longer is the hero everyone keeps reminding him he should still be. His dissatisfaction with his life leads to strains in his marriage, and Gavin begins to wonder who he is, if he's not a hero anymore.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Wayne Knight movies?


TOP 16:
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Carl Lumbly as: Judge Spencer Boyle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end as an exhilarating voyage of self discovery as Stella learns to open her heart and find love - even if it's with a man 20 years her junior.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Regina King movies?

TOP 15:

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Carl Lumbly as: John Parker
Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Release: 1984
Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Weller movies?

TOP 14:

The Bedroom Window

The Bedroom Window
Carl Lumbly as: Quirke
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1987
Baltimore, Maryland. Sylvia sees a girl being attacked from her lover Terry's bedroom window. The assailant flees and his victim is saved. But that same night another girl is found murdered.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elizabeth McGovern movies?


TOP 13:

A Cure for Wellness

A Cure for Wellness
Carl Lumbly as: Mr. Wilson
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2017
An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mia Goth movies?

TOP 12:

Pacific Heights

Pacific Heights
Carl Lumbly as: Lou Baker
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1990
A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matthew Modine movies?

TOP 11:

Caveman

Caveman
Carl Lumbly as: Bork
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Release: 1981
In this comedy, Atouk becomes leader of the misfit cavemen. Disgraced and cast out of his tribe for lusting after Lana, the mate of tribe's head muscle man, Atouk stumbles along gathering other misfits and learning a bit about the world outside of his cave. Eventually he and friends Lar, and Tala learn the secrets of fire, cooked meat, and how to defend themselves from the brutal, yet very stupid
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shelley Long movies?


TOP 10:

To Sleep with Anger

To Sleep with Anger
Carl Lumbly as: Junior
Genre: Drama
Release: 1990
An enigmatic drifter from the South comes to visit an old acquaintance who now lives in South-Central LA.

TOP 9:

South Central

South Central
Carl Lumbly as: Ali
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1992
A man is put to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop with crime but his son has yet followed the criminal path of his father.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vivica A. Fox movies?

TOP 8:

Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep
Carl Lumbly as: Dick Halloran
Genre: Horror, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Release: 2019
Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous teenager with her own powerful extrasensory gift, known as the 'shine'. Instinctively recognising that Dan shares her power, Abra has sought him out, desperate for his help against the merciless Rose the Hat and her followers.


TOP 7:

The Color of Friendship

The Color of Friendship
Carl Lumbly as: Ron Dellums
Genre: TV Movie, Family, Drama
Release: 2000
Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African.

TOP 6:

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
Carl Lumbly as: Miles Davis (voice)
Genre: Documentary, Music
Release: 2019
A visionary, innovator, and originator who defied categorization and embodied the word cool鈥攁 foray into the life and career of musical and cultural icon Miles Davis.

TOP 5:

Men of Honor

Men of Honor
Carl Lumbly as: Mac Brashear
Genre: Drama
Release: 2000
Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true story. Their relationship starts out on the rocks, but fate ultimately conspires to bring the men together into a setting of mutual respect, triumph and honor.

TOP 4:

Justice League: Doom

Justice League: Doom
Carl Lumbly as: J'onn J'onzz / Martian Manhunter (voice) / Ma'alefa'ak (voice)
Genre: Action, Animation
Release: 2012
An adaptation of Mark Waid's "Tower of Babel" story from the JLA comic. Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.


TOP 3:

Escape From Alcatraz

Escape From Alcatraz
Carl Lumbly as: Inmate
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1979
San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although no one has ever managed to escape from there, Frank and other inmates begin to carefully prepare an escape plan.

TOP 2:

Justice League: Secret Origins

Justice League: Secret Origins
Carl Lumbly as: J'onn J'onzz / Martian Manhunter (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction
Release: 2001
When global catastrophe strikes, the World's Greatest Super Heroes answer the call to join Justice League. Justice League works together as a team to overcome a dangerous array of intersteller invaders and world conquering megalomaniacs.

TOP 1:

Justice League - Starcrossed

Justice League - Starcrossed
Carl Lumbly as: J'onn J'onzz
Genre: Animation
Release: 2004
Hawkgirl's people, the Thanagarians, arrive to offer the planet protection from another alien race threatening to invade Earth. ** This animated feature based on the resurrected Cartoon Network series comprises the final three episodes of the show's second season.


If you like the best Carl Lumbly movies, then you will also like the best Glynn Turman movies, where many of their films coincide.