Graph movies
seen per year

home

Graph # of
movies reviewed

Favorite 100 Movies Browse Movies
Search Movies by:
Title: Year:
Power Search
Search Cast by:
First: Last:
Browse Cast Lists Recently Reviewed Movies

Samuel L. Jackson
Scroll down for movie list.
Biography

Height
6' 3"
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Mini biography

Samuel L. Jackson usually played bad guys and drug addicts before becomming an action hero, as the character Mitch Henessey, in Long Kiss Goodnight, The (1996) and in Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995). From character player to leading man. His performance in Pulp Fiction (1994) gave him an Oscar nomination for his character Jules Winnfield. He was active in the black student movement. In the seventies he joined the Negro Ensemble Company (together with Morgan Freeman ). In the eighties he became well known by three movies made by Spike Lee - Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo' Better Blues (1990) and Jungle Fever (1991). He received a Silver Berlin Bear for his part in the movie Jackie Brown (1997) as Ordell Robbi.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Spouse
LaTanya Richardson (1980 - present); 1 daughter
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Trivia


Daughter - Zoe (b. 1982)

Grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee

One of Jackson's jobs as a struggling actor in New York was as a doorman at the popular Manhattan Plaza subsidized apts, home to hundreds of actors and artisits, including Giancarlo Esposito, who co-starred with Jackson in Amos & Andrew(1993).

(October 1997) Ranked #44 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.

Was an admitted drug user until he completed drug rehab two weeks before playing a drug addict in Jungle Fever (1991).

Accomplished at playing brass instruments (french horn, trumpet) in school symphony orchestras from grade 3 to grade 12
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Samuel L. Jackson stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Coming To America 1988 With Jessica 0000-00-00 ***
School Daze 1988 With Jessica 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
Sea of Love 1989 0000-00-00 ***
Do The Right Thing 1989 With Jessica 0000-00-00 *****
Mo' Better Blues 1990 With Jessica 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Goodfellas 1990 Suzy 2019-03-21 **
Patriot Games 1992 Don't Remember 0000-00-00 ***
True Romance 1993 Suzy 2019-03-13 *** 1/2
Jurassic Park 1993 One Opening Night at Showcase North Haven 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Menace II Society 1993 With Bob Sandine at Showcase North Haven 0000-00-00 ****
Pulp Fiction 1994 Showcase Orange 0000-00-00 **** 1/2
Die Hard with a Vengance 1995 With Adam at Showcase North Haven 0000-00-00 ***
The Long Kiss Goodnight 1996 2017-10-31 *** 1/2
Jackie Brown 1997 w/ Suzy on DVD 2002-09-27 ** 1/2
Sphere 1998 2017-02-18 ***
Out of Sight 1998 Suzy 2009-03-22 *** 1/2
The Red Violin 1998 2001-05-27 ***
The Phantom Menace 1999 Milford Showcase with Chris Hilton 1999-05-19 ***
Shaft 2000 Meriden Hoyts 2000-07-12 ***
Unbreakable 2000 Branford Hoyts 2000-12-09 *** 1/2
Formula 51 2002 at Showcase North Haven 2002-10-18 ***
Attack of the Clones 2002 w/ Durkins, Scott, etc. at Showcase North Haven 2002-05-16 * 1/2
Changing Lanes 2002 at Berlin Showcase 2002-04-19 ***
The Incredibles 2004 family on DVD 2005-04-09 ** 1/2
Kill Bill Volume 2 2004 On starz 2006-01-15 *
Revenge of the Sith 2005 Suzy, Kendra, Neil, Bob, Andrew, Ed, Marie at Branfrod Hoyts 2005-05-19 **
Black Snake Moan 2006 2009-02-15 ***
Cleaner 2007 2008-07-05 ** 1/2
Jumper 2008 Family 2008-04-18 *
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Suzy and Hanna 2009-02-01 *
The Spirit 2008 2009-04-18 **
Iron Man 2 2010 Family 2010-11-20 **
The Other Guys 2010 Suzy and Hanna in Maine 2015-08-16 **
Captain America: The First Avenger 2011 Suzy 2011-11-04 ** 1/2
The Avengers 2012 Rave North Haven 2012-06-15 ***
Zambizia 2012 Hanna 2012-10-20 ** 1/2
Django Unchained 2012 Suzy 2013-01-09 ***
Turbo 2013 Suzy and Hanna at Middletown 2013-08-01 * 1/2
Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 2014-08-10 ** 1/2
Kingsman: The Secret Service 2014 Suzy 2015-06-16 ** 1/2
Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 Suzy 2015-09-01 * 1/2
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children 2016 Suzy and Hanna 2016-12-02 **
The Legend of Tarzan 2016 Suzy and Hanna 2016-10-14 * 1/2
Kong: Skull Island 2017 Suzy and Hanna 2017-06-23 ** 1/2
The Hitman's Bodyguard 2017 Returning from Ireland 2018-04-21 ***
Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Hanna at Middletown 2018-04-27 *
Captain Marvel 2019 Suzy and Hanna at Middletown 2019-03-15 *** 1/2
Avengers: Endgame 2019 Suzy and Hanna at Middletown 2019-04-26 * 1/2