Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody), founder of Chess Records, scours the South looking for hot new blues talent. After discovering some of the biggest names in music history, including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Etta James (Beyoncé Knowles), Chuck Berry (Mos Def) and Willie Dixon (Cedric the Entertainer), Chess sets out to make them famous by selling records out of the trunk of his Cadillac. Directed by Darnell Martin. With Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gabrielle Union, Norman Reedus, Columbus Short, Jay O. Sanders and Eric Bogosian. Categories: Drama, Music, Musical. Year: 2008.
Cedric the Entertainer in Cadillac Records
Still stranded in Madagascar, Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the Giraffe (David Schwimmer) and Gloria the Hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) hatch a plan to try to get home to the Central Park Zoo. After the penguins repair an old airplane, the crew takes off, but only manage to make it to the African plains. There, they encounter members of their own species for the first time, and must decide where their real home is. Directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. With Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac and Andy Richter. Categories: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family. Year: 2008.
Cedric the Entertainer in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Tom Ludlow (Keanu Reeves), a veteran LAPD cop, has seen his life fall apart following his wife's death. Choosing to bury himself in his work, Ludlow pushes the law to its limit while facing off with some of LA's toughest gangsters. But, when evidence implicates him in the murder of a fellow officer, Ludlow is forced to question the loyalties of those closest to him and face off against the dark police culture he once embraced. Directed by David Ayer. With Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, Cedric the Entertainer, Common and The Game. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Cedric the Entertainer in Street Kings
Successful talk show host RJ Stevens (Martin Lawrence) left behind his modest Southern roots, and his family name, to pursue his Hollywood dream. When his parents (James Earl Jones and Margaret Avery) request that he attend their 50th wedding anniversary, RJ heads home to Georgia with his high maintenance fiancee (Joy Bryant) and his 10-year-old son (Damani Roberts). While RJ plans to show his family that he is no longer the awkward kid they used to pick on, they have other plans. Calling him out on his new superstar attitude, RJ's family help him remember where he came from and ho he really is. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. With Cedric the Entertainer, Nicole Ari Parker, Michael Clarke Duncan, Mike Epps and Mo'Nique. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2008.
Cedric the Entertainer in Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
The true story of Ralph "Petey" Greene (Don Cheadle), a man who went from an ex-con to a popular radio talk show host and community activist in 1960s Washington, D.C. Combining soul music and outrageous social commentray, Greene made a commotion on and off the airwaves. With his fiery girlfriend (Taraji P. Henson) by his side, Greene became the voice of a community, speaking out on power and race with biting humor and poignant observations. Directed by Kasi Lemmons. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer and Martin Sheen. Categories: Drama, History. Year: 2007.
Cedric the Entertainer in Talk to Me
Wilbur the pig is afraid of ending up on the dinner table. To make sure that it doesn't happen, he teams up with a farm girl named Fern (Dakota Fanning) and a spider named Charlotte (Julia Roberts) to hatch a plan to save his life. Directed by Gary Winick. With Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi, Kathy Bates, John Cleese, Robert Redford and Cedric the Entertainer. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Based on a Novel. Year: 2006.
Cedric the Entertainer in Charlotte's Web
John Travolta is back as Chilly Palmer, the loan shark turned movie producer in the sequel to Get Shorty. In this film, based on the bestselling novel by Elmore Leonard, Chilly gets into the rap music business. But even the cut-throat movie scene didn't prepare him for the types he meets here, including a sleazy music producer (Vince Vaughn), his gay bodyguard (Dwayne Johnson) and his partner (James Woods). He still finds time to romance the widow (Uma Thurman) of a murdered music executive and a young singer who may become the next big pop diva (Christina Milian). Musicians Steven Tyler, Andre Benjamin, Wyclef Jean, Sergio Mendes and Gene Simmons have cameos. Directed by F. Gary Gray. With Cedric the Entertainer. Categories: Comedy, Crime. Year: 2005.
Cedric the Entertainer in Be Cool
In this updated version of the classic TV comedy, New York bus driver Ralph Kramden (Cedric the Entertainer) comes up with get-rich-quick scheme to help him and his feisty wife Alice (Gabrielle Union) finally buy a duplex in Brooklyn. After the plan fails, Ralph teams up with his best friend, Ed Norton (Mike Epps) to save their dream and make things right with Alice. Directed byJohn Schultz. With Regina Hall, Eric Stoltz and John Leguizamo. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2005.
Cedric the Entertainer in The Honeymooners
At the Central Park Zoo, a lion (Ben Stiller), a zebra (Chris Rock), a giraffe (David Schwimmer), and a hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) are best friends and the zoo's star attractions. But when Marty joins up with some penguins planning a jail break, the others break out and try to find him, only to find themselves reunited on a ship en route to Africa. And, after crash landing on Madagascar, the friends must learn how to fend for themselves and interact with real wild animals. Directed by Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath. With Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer and Andy Richter. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family. Year: 2005.
Cedric the Entertainer in Madagascar
Prominent LA divorce attorney Miles Massey (George Clooney) is bored with his own success and finds himself at a crossroads. Seeking a new challenge, he finds it in the form of Marylin Rexroth (Catherine Zeta-Jones). Devastatingly beautiful, Marylin is the future ex-wife of Miles' client Rex Rexroth (Edward Herrmann). After Miles works his magic and leaves her without the settlement she had hoped for, Marylin concocts a scheme to get even, which includes marrying oil tycoon Howard Doyle (Billy Bob Thornton). Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. With Geoffrey Rush, Cedric the Entertainer and Paul Adelstein. Categories: Comedy, Romance, Crime. Year:2003.
Cedric the Entertainer in Intolerable Cruelty