actor: Morris Chestnut

When the Bough Breaks

"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

"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

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

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

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 [...]

Like Mike – Edited

December 3, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

I really enjoyed this movie. The whole plot was fresh and exciting. A kid who lives in a foster home seems to never catch a break. But he finds Michael Jordan's shoes and suddenly he can play like the pros. For him this is a chance of a lifetime, and he can escape the terrible foster home he lives [...]

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid

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

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 [...]

Half Past Dead – Edited

August 26, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Well here is another typical Steven Seagal film. They go to extremes to rescue people or put the bad guys out of business. Always fighting the odds and winning is his film formula. So, if you like shoot em up Steven Seagal films, you will like this one too. There is basically non-stop violence [...]

Like Mike

December 10, 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 [...]