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Phifer, Mekhi 1975-

Overview
Works: 235 works in 482 publications in 8 languages and 17,603 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction  Musical films  Medical television programs  Television series  Television crime shows 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mekhi Phifer
8 mile by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,827 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 )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping 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 )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,289 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! The last remaining humans escape to a Milwaukee shopping mall, where they decide that the only way to truly elude the approaching throng of undead is to somehow make their way to an island that is supposedly zombie-free
"O" ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern-day version of Shakespeare's 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. This sets off a disturbing chain of events
Soul food ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 995 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
Divergent ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 848 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
Honey by Bille Woodruff ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 796 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 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clockers by Spike Lee ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jungle fever: "A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse"--IMDB.com
With all deliberate speed ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 540 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
Flypaper by Rob Minkoff ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 451 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1971 drama about the friendship between Chicago Bears football players Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers
Torchwood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When convicted child killer Oswald Danes miraculously survives his own execution, the footage holds America transfixed. And then everyone realizes that nobody is dying. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and the next, and the next. People keep aging, they get hurt and sick, but they never die
Lie to me ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 338 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
I still know what you did last summer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 333 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
ER ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 309 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 293 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, but always a 24/7 readiness
ER ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 290 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 289 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 )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 278 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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Alternative Names
Phifer, Mekhi Thira 1974-
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