Chris Rock is one of the most profound actors, standup comedians and has gained imminence fame as a producer, writer, and director. He started off his career from New York, where he appeared in the Catch In The Rising Star and famous series like Miami Vice. Later on, while performing at a nightclub he got the attention of Eddie Murphy whom he became friends with and also got Eddie as a mentor as well.
In the 1990s he became a cast member on Saturday Night Live along with Adam Sandler, David Spade and others. He experienced fame and recognition as a movie star and starred in famous movies like the Madagascar franchise, Bee Movie, What to Expect When You Are Expecting, and so many others.
Recently at an Oscar ceremony, he was seen getting slapped by Will Smith when he made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s looks because of her Alopecia. The news spread out like wildfire all over the internet. Many memes were also created by fans and memers around the world.
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Death at a Funeral
Cast: Chris Rock, Loretta Devine, Ron Glass, Peter Dinklage, Martin Lawrence, Keith David, Danny Glover, Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Tracy Morgan, James Marsden, Columbus Short and others
Genre: Comedy/Dark comedy
The movie is set during the funeral of Aaron and Ryan’s father where Aaron and his wife Michelle have been trying to buy a home for themselves and start their family but were unsuccessful. Aaron is always envious of his brother because of his success as an author. Their cousin and her fiancé are on their way to pick up Jeff before they head to the funeral.
She gives a pill labeled Valium to Oscar which later gets revealed as a powerful drug that causes hallucinations. At the funeral, chaos is caused when Oscar hallucinates and feels like the coffin is moving and knocks it off making the body to fall out of the coffin. The movie is a series of hilarious moments and great twists.
IMDb Rating: 5.7
Cast: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jada Pinkett Smith, Cody Cameron, Tom McGrath, David Schwimmer, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Eric Darnell, Conrad Vernon, David Cowgill, Steve Apostolina, Devika Parikh, David P. Smith, Elisa Gabrielli and others
The famous movie franchise that is pretty famous among people of all ages follows the story of zoo animals like Alex the lion voiced by Ben Stiller, Marty the zebra voiced by Chris Rock, Melman the giraffe voiced by David Schwimmer and Gloria the hippo voiced by Jada Pinkett Smith as the main characters. Other characters include Sacha Baron Cohen as King Julien XIII, Cedric the Entertainer voiced Maurice, Tom McGrath voiced Skipp/er, Chris Miller voiced Kowalski, Jeffrey Katzenberg and John DiMaggio voiced Rico, Christopher Knights voiced Private.
The movie follows the adventures of Alex, the lion and his friends who are Gloria the hippo, Marty the Zebra and Melman the Giraffe as they embark on different adventures outside the Central Park Zoo. You can witness Chris Rock as a happy-go-lucky Zebra who adds laughter and smiles to the entire crew, and is always excited about every small thing in life.
IMDb Rating: 6.9
The Longest Yard
Cast: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds, Joey Diaz, Nelly, Michael Irvin, Bill Goldberg, Lobo Sebastian, Dalip Singh, Walter Williamson, Terry Crews, Nicholas Turturro, Bob Sapp, Tracy Morgan, Edward Bunker, Steve Reevis, David Patrick Kelly, William Fichtner and others
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
The movie is an awesome blend of the best movie cast that one can see where one can not only witness their favorite comedy movie stars in action but also WWE superstars like Steve Austin, Dalip Singh who is also known as The Great Khali, Kevin Nash and many other superstars in action. The movie follows the story of a former NFL quarterback named Paul Crewe who gets accused of shaving points that never gets proven. Being on probation he gets drunk and goes joyriding throughout San Diego in his girlfriend’s car and results in a car chase until he finally crashes the car and gets caught.
He gets a three-year sentence in prison. During his sentence, he gets to train a bunch of inmates for a football match with the Guards in exchange for his release if he wins. Chris Rock plays the role of James “Caretaker” Farrell who helps Crewe organize tryouts and gets Crewe acquainted with the black inmates to get more offensive strength and muscle power for the team. Later on, he dies when an explosive planted by Unger in his radio set off and murders him. Before he dies, he manages to ask one of his cousins at Reebok to get quality uniform and gear for the inmates and labels it Mean Machine. The movie is a great masterpiece for all the NFL and Wrestling fans.
IMDb Rating: 6.4
In the end, one can say that Chris Rock is not only an amazing comedian, but also a good actor. His recent feud with Will Smith and his wife is the trending topic in the news but also in many movies shows that air on Cable TV.