actor: Morris Chestnut

When the Bough Breaks

September 9, 2016
"When the Bough Breaks" is a suspenseful, tension-filled picture. The plot focuses on a couple, John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall), who are childless and want to become parents. Laura has suffered through three miscarriages, so she and John find a willing surrogate, a young [...]

The Perfect Guy

September 11, 2015
"The Perfect Guy" turns out to be...well, not so perfect. When Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) pressures her live-in boyfriend Dave (Morris Chestnut) to marry her and start a family, he tells her he isn't ready for that. She tells him to move on, and he does. She starts dating a new man she just met at [...]

The Best Man Holiday

November 15, 2013
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Not Easily Broken

January 9, 2009
This movie has very fine performances by the actors, especially by Morris Chestnut as David Johnson, a good man who coaches a local boys' baseball team in addition to working at his own business, and by Taraji P. Henson as his high strung wife Clarice. She's a real estate agent who likes to put on [...]

The Cave

August 26, 2005
In this hybrid Aliens meet Jaws thriller, you are kept on the edge of your seats as a team of Cave diving experts search for a way out of the underground cave they are trapped in. One by one they are hunted by the creatures. And, one by one, we are witness to their gruesome fates. While the [...]

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid

August 27, 2004
The horror thriller "Anacondas" makes a powerful statement concerning the destructive power of greed. A man forsakes all of his friends to pursue wealth, and he loses everything in the end. The movie seems to be saying that greed is more dangerous than man-eating snakes. The characters often insult [...]

Breakin All the Rules

May 14, 2004
The main theme of this film is how to get the upper hand in your relationships. If you have the slightest inkling that your partner is going to break up with you, then you should do it to them before they get the chance to do it to you. Issues of faithfulness and honesty are addressed, but no [...]

Like Mike

July 3, 2002

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Like Mike" is not really a basketball story – it’s about the plight of older children trapped in orphanages or foster homes with little hope for adoption into a family. But Calvin and his fellow orphans are “family” and that family feels threatened when Calvin becomes famous. Instead of [...]

The Brothers

March 23, 2001
This is the story of a rowdy bunch of wealthy young African-American professionals struggling with the deeper meaning of life, while experimenting sexually as if it is the last day of their lives. Most of the "brothers" seemed reluctant to leave their juvenile, girl-crazy days and transition into a [...]