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Phifer, Mekhi 1975-

Overview
Works: 272 works in 609 publications in 7 languages and 24,879 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Romance films  Apocalyptic films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Composer, Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mekhi Phifer
Divergent by Neil Burger( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late
8 mile by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,925 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
Allegiant( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices
The Divergent series( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris's family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
A lesson before dying( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,256 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
Soul food by George Tillman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 993 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
Dawn of the Dead( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 868 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."--Container
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Insurgent by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris and Four continue to fight for their world's future while on the run from Jeanine
Honey by Bille Woodruff( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 811 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
Monster's ball by Lee Daniels( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provocative tale of jealousy, seduction and betrayal. A controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic "Othello". "O" is the schools' best basketball player and NBA hopeful. He is adored by all including his coach and a beautiful classmate. "O" has a troubled friend, who is the coaches' son and he is deeply resentful of his fathers preference to "O" on and off the court. The seeds of mistrust are sown and it sets into motion a disturbing chain of events
Clockers by Spike Lee( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 654 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
Carmen : MTV's hip hopera by Da Brat( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"O"( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 604 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 536 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
Dawn of the dead by Zack Snyder( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 535 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!
A day late and a dollar short( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Viola learns that her next asthma attack is likely to kill her, she sets out to fix her fractured family before she sets foot anywhere near the grave. Proudly choosing to keep her health issues a secret, she contends with sibling rivalry, teen pregnancy, and prescription drug addiction; and that's just one of her four kids."--Back of container
Flypaper by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 469 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
Brian's song( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English 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
Torchwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth series aired as a single story in 10 episodes. When convicted child killer Oswald Danes 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 investigates a secret British institution named Torchwood that seems to hold the answers
 
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Alternative Names
Mekhi Phifer acteur américain

Mekhi Phifer actor

Mekhi Phifer aktor amerykański

Mekhi Phifer Amerikaans acteur

Mekhi Phifer attore e rapper statunitense

Mekhi Phifer US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Phifer, Mekhi Thira 1974-

Μεκάι Φάιφερ

Мекай Файфер американский актёр, продюсер, режиссёр

Меккі Файфер

Файфер, Мекай

Մեքայ Ֆայֆեր

مکای فایفر تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

메키 파이퍼

メキ・ファイファー

米基·菲佛

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Soul foodDawn of the DeadHoneyMonster's ballClockers"O"Dawn of the dead