actor: Ice Cube

Fist Fight

February 17, 2017
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Barbershop: The Next Cut

April 15, 2016
"Barbershop: The Next Cut" is about a barber named Calvin (Ice Cube) who has run his shop in the south side of Chicago for many years, and he is tired of the violence. He and the other barbers in his shop start a cease-fire weekend, offering free haircuts, and yet one beloved young man loses his [...]

Ride Along 2

January 15, 2016
"Ride Along 2" continues the story begun in the first film, with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart playing police officers James Payton and Ben Barber. Ben has just become an official police officer, on probation, and is engaged to James' sister, Angela (Tika Sumpter). The story centers on James and Ben [...]

22 Jump Street

June 13, 2014
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 [...]

Ride Along

January 17, 2014
Kevin Hart plays Ben, a security guard at a school who longs to become a police officer. When he gets accepted to the police academy, his girlfriend reaches out to her detective brother in hopes that he will be of assistance. Her brother James (Ice Cube) doesn't like Ben much so he offers to take [...]

21 Jump Street

March 16, 2012
I felt like I needed to take a shower after watching this movie. The content in this picture is way over the top. I realize it is rated R but if the writer removed the F bomb from the dialog, it would cut down the movie's run time by about a half hour or more. Seriously, do some of these writers [...]

Lottery Ticket

August 20, 2010
Ever wonder what your friends, family and neighbors would do if you won the lottery? Well, this urban pic paints a rather bleak but funny look at a worst case scenario. Unfortunately, this film is so full of near nudity and foul language that the fun was quickly turned to pain for this reviewer. [...]

The Long Shots

August 22, 2008
This is an inspirational story and told with realism. The situations which Curtis Plummer (Ice Cube) and his niece Jasmine (Keke Palmer) go through are dramatically powerful. The two wind up together when Jasmine's mother asks her Uncle Curtis to watch her after school as the mother is working [...]

First Sunday

January 11, 2008
“First Sunday” is an hilarious comedy about two men who, following a bad situation, need money and need it fast. They find themselves in a church service on Sunday morning and get the idea to rob the church to get the money they need. In doing so, they also find something else…Faith. The film [...]

Are We Done Yet?

April 3, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

I didn't see the first film, "Are We There Yet?" but this one stands on its own even if the viewer hasn't seen the earlier movie. There is a lot to like in this film. Ice Cube does a nice job in portraying Nick, a man who is under stress, and a bit edgy, yet likable. When his wife learns she is [...]

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