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Phifer, Mekhi 1975-

Works: 220 works in 459 publications in 7 languages and 16,219 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Zombie films  Horror films  Fiction  Musical films  Medical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mekhi Phifer
8 mile by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest of his days. With the help of his friends, and his new girlfriend Alex, Rabbit struggles to work up the courage and the confidence to take one more shot at making his dream a reality
A lesson before dying ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated teacher in a southern town finds his own purpose in helping to bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Dawn of the dead by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human!
Soul food ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sunday dinner at Mother Joe's is a mouth-watering, 40-year tradition. As seen through the eyes of her grandson Ahmad, love and laughs are always on the menu, despite the usual rivalries simmering between his mom Maxine and her sisters Teri and Bird. But when serious bickering starts to tear the family apart, the good times suddenly stop. Now it's up to Ahmad to get everyone back together and teach them the true meaning of soul food
Honey by Bille Woodruff ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Honey is a girl from the streets who works in a record store, teaches the occasional dance class at a community center, and treks downtown every weekend to hit the clubs and try out some new hip-hop dance moves. There, she meets a music video producer who offers her a chance to be a choreographer. But Honey decides that she is unwilling to pay his price. Determined to pick herself back up, Honey goes back to the inner-city of her youth with plans of starting a dance school
Carmen MTV's hip hopera ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clockers by Spike Lee ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor
"O" ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An update of Othello with a teen cast, and set in a high school. Moving the classic tale of Othello onto the basketball courts of a high school, the story focuses on a young black man named Odin who is convinced by a conniving best friend, Hugo, that his girlfriend is cheating on him ... What Odin doesn't know is that Hugo is in fact motivated by his own jealousy of Odin's good fortune ..."--Internet Movie Database
"O" ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic "Othello". "O" is the school's best basketball player and an NBA hopeful. He is adored by all including his coach and a beautiful classmate. "O" has a troubled friend--the coach's son--who is deeply resentful of his father's preference to "O" on and off the court. The seeds of mistrust are sown and it sets into motion a disturbing chain of events
With all deliberate speed ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Brown vs. Board of Education that the concept of "separate but equal" school segregation was unconstitutional. Director Peter Gilbert explores the history and legacy of the legal decision
Brian's song ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1971 drama about the friendship between Chicago Bears football players Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers
Flypaper by Rob Minkoff ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nervous bank customer has a crush on beautiful teller. They and the other staff and customers become hostages when two very different groups of crooks hit the bank simultaneously. When people begin mysteriously dying one by one, everyone involved begins to wonder if there's someone else in the bank up to no good
Torchwood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When convicted child killer Oswald Danes (Pullman) miraculously survives his own execution, the footage holds America transfixed. And then everyone realizes that nobody is dying. People keep aging--they get hurt and sick--but they never die. The result: a population boom, overnight. It's a race against time as CIA agent Rex Matheson (Phifer) investigates a secret British institution named Torchwood that seems to hold the answers"--Container. Includes all ten episodes of Miracle day, which is the fourth season of Torchwood
I still know what you did last summer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who left him for dead. This time, Julie and her roommate win a trip to the Bahamas where the fisherman is waiting
Lie to me ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Cal Lightman is a psychologist whose uncanny ability to read the truth behind people's facial expressions and body language makes him the world's foremost deception expert. Aided by Dr. Gillian Foster, FBI Agent Ben Reynolds, and a dedicated team of investigators, Lightman faces new lies, new cases, and new challenges, including a murder suspect with multiple personalities, a terrifying hostage crisis, and the mysterious demons of his own dark past
ER ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television series about the work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago. In this season, Carter's playful office love affair becomes a 24/7 crisis; Kovac's partying affects his performance; Weaver is promoted to a position outside the ER-- but Romano replaces her; Kovac and Carter decide it's time for a change and opt for assignment in Africa
ER by Michael Crichton ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's Country General hospital emergency room. Portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Healing is teamwork and science with instant decisions and best guesses to be made. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, 24/7 readiness
ER ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season 12 brings spiraling drama and suspense to the lives of ER veterans. Abby and Kovac share unexpected news. Gallant comes home from Iraq to be with Neela. Pratt goes to Darfur to work with Carter
The Spike Lee joint collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spike Lee is one of the most acclaimed and controversial directors of all time. Now five of his most provocative, thought-provoking films are available in one collection. From the breakout hit dramedy "Do the right thing" to the gritty, urban "Clockers," Lee peels away life's layers, exposing the ironies, brutalities, rhythms and prejudices of the naked city in this powerful collector's set
ER ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Year 11 of the fast-paced series brings challenges and changes to the ER. Corday and Chen weigh work and family. Abby finds that being a good doctor is as tough as being a good nurse. Ray Barnett - doctor by day, rock star by night - arrives. Carter decides to leave; he set the tone, provided the example. His impact will endure
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.14 for Honey ... to 1.00 for Soul food ...)
Alternative Names
Phifer, Mekhi Thira 1974-