Michael Elliot Epps is an American stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, writer, and rapper. He is best known for playing Day-Day Jones in Next Friday and its sequel, Friday After Next, and also appearing in The Hangover as "Black Doug". He was the voice of Boog in Open Season 2 (replacing Martin Lawrence). As of 2010, Epps was the executive producer on a documentary about the life story of a former member of Tupac Shakur's Outlawz, Napoleon: Life of an Outlaw. He is also known for playing Lloyd Jefferson "L.J." Wade in Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007).
Epps is married to OWN Network executive and Iyanla: Fix My Life producer Kyra Robinson. Epps and Robinson married in Newport Beach, California in June 2019. Epps was previously married to Mechelle McCain, whom he married in July 2006. Epps and McCain lived in Beverly Hills, California together until they divorced in September 2017.
Epps was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Mary Reed and Tommy Epps. In his adulthood Epps moved to Brooklyn to star in Def Comedy Jam in 1994. Epps ended up on the Def Comedy Jam tour and starred in two of HBO's Def Comedy Jam broadcasts.
Movies & TV shows
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The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2
When bestselling author Carl Black moves his family back to his childhood home, he must team up with strange neighbors to fight a pimp who may or may not be a vampire.
Bennie Upshaw, the head of a Black working class family in Indianapolis, is a charming, well-intentioned mechanic and lifelong mess just trying his best to step up and care for his family and tolerate...
DeMarcus Cousins Presents Boogie's Comedy Slam
DeMarcus Cousins Presents Boogie's Comedy Slam hosted by Mike Epps featuring Gary Owen, Karlous Miller, Tony Roberts and Red Grant
A compton story
People live in compton.
Feeding America Comedy Festival
All-star comics support Feeding America.
This is Stand-Up
An intimate and revealing insight into the work and lives of Stand-Up Comedians. Some of the biggest names in the game reveal what it's like to pursue this most challenging, yet important art-form.
9 Movies · 2 TV shows
I Am Richard Pryor
The documentary tells the story of the legendary performer and legendary social satirist, who overcame race and social barriers by delivering his honest irreverent and biting humor to America's stages...
Dolemite Is My Name
The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.
A man returns home to Atlanta to help and turn around his family's struggling restaurant with the help of a new chicken recipe.
Napoleon: Life of an Outlaw
Mutah Beale, better known as Napoleon of Tupac Shakur's infamous rap group "The Outlawz" goes through an emotional roller coaster since birth. From witnessing his parents murder in front of him at the...
Tamron Hall is a former news host and journalist.
In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl dreams of life in outer space. When a national competition offers her a chance at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troup...
The Last Black Man in San Francisco
His grandfather built the Victorian home in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left th...
A strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran is working as a P.I. In Portland, Oregon. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solved other people's...
Mike Epps: Only One Mike
In a raw stand-up comedy special, Mike Epps mixes it up as he tackles sexual misconduct, special ed, aging body parts and much more.
How High 2
When two friends discover a hidden weed bible and the ultimate bud, they think they've got it made, with seed money to start a new snack delivery app. When nearly all of their weed bible is stolen, th...
The Cat and the Moon
Nick comes to New York to temporarily live with a jazz musician friend of his late father's named Cal while his mom is in rehabilitation. During his time in New York, he befriends a group of kids who ...
Don't Get Caught
Dre & Icy, two friends who, while on their annual road trip, make a wrong turn and discover a marijuana farm run by an old ruthless hillbilly. Thinking they've hit the jackpot, the two clear out the f...
A group of former TV stars and comic book artists decide to steal from a crooked promoter at a convention.
A group of older basketball players are recruited by Uncle Drew to play in a tournament.
After his family is torn apart by a violent act, a mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine.
Acts of Violence
When Roman's fiancée is kidnapped by human traffickers, he and his brothers set out to save her before it's too late. Roman is teaming up with a cop to fight the corrupt bureaucracy that has harmful i...
Ed wants a dutiful daughter to run the family store, but Maya is a strong headstrong 28-year-old with artistic ambitions. Ed is shocked when Maya takes her assertions of independence a step further an...
Where's the Money
A quick witted young man from the streets of South Central must rush a lily-white USC fraternity to recover a stash of stolen money.
Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Comedians have a complicated life.
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Fifty Shades of Black
A wealthy businessman and an inexperienced college student have a strained relationship because of his sexual practices.
Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party
The Queen of Cuisine and the King of Kush are going to host a party for their celebrity friends. There are games, recipes and musical guests. Everyone is going to be happy.
The Edge and Christian Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness
A half-hour variety show starring the talented duo Edge and Christian, in a series that will take a look back at all the highs and lows of sports entertainment, while offering a unique and humor fille...
If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he will die happy. Everyone wants him dead. In order to pay off his daughter's debts, Nick took out a million dollar insurance policy on himself. The policy ...
Uncle Buck is a fun-loving but irresponsible guy who needs a job and a place to stay. His brother and sister-in-law need some help. They may be the answer to each other's problems.
The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist is about her rise to fame and relationship with her manager.
Meet the Blacks
The arrival of Carl Black's family in Beverly Hills is timed with the city's annual purge, where all crime is legal for twelve hours.
A teenager is in the juvenile court system.
3 Movies · 1 TV show
To Rock or Stock? That is the question. Sneakerheads will do almost anything to get their hands on a unique pair of kicks, going to such extreme lengths as hiding in trash cans to score a pair of Retr...
The show with hot questions and even hotter wings invites a famous guest over to eat and then interviews them while they're struggling through the heat.
The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
Mike Epps: Don't Take It Personal
The Orpheum Theater has a live audience.
3 Movies · 1 TV show
All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Las Vegas
Comedian and film star Mike Epps takes center stage as the host of the newest installment in Shaquille O'Neal's All Star Comedy Jam franchise. Epps called on some of stand-up comedy's freshest talent ...
Cam Calloway is about to find out the price he'll pay for stardom, love and loyalty. A basketball star in his early 20s, Calloway's life changes after he signs a multimillion-dollar contract with a te...
The dream girl of a high schooler is Anastacia. She doesn't know he exists. He might have a chance if he can win a spot on the dance crew. He will have to overcome his battle-ax of a mother, survive A...
An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is kidnapped by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who uses his spiritual messages of karma to frighten him and his family for their past sins.
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. and others recount the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor - one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds.
The Hangover Part III
There is no wedding this time. There is no bachelor party. All bets are off when the Wolfpack hits the road.
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Across the Board
Celebrity guests are invited to share in Joy Bryant's passion for board sports.
Mac & Devin Go to High School
A comedy that follows two high school students -- one overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech, the other a senior now going on his 15th year of school
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac
I AIN'T SCARED OF YOU is a documentary tribute to Bernie Mac (1957-2008). From his stand-up in underground Chicago comedy clubs to the Big Screen in Hollywood, Bernie Mac's sharp tongue and heart of g...
While overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart, Sparkle struggles to become a star. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother, she tries to balance a new romance with mu...
35 and Ticking
revolves around the lives of Victoria, Zena, Clevon, and Phil, all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of, while Zenobia is still looking for ...
Jumping the Broom
Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard for a wedding.
5 Movies · 1 TV show
The talk show was hosted by O'Brien.
Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed
The KLUV radio station in Los Angeles is where callers air their dirty laundry. Over the course of one crazy day, show host and "relationship expert"Darren (Rockmond Dunbar) and Janet (Vivica Fox) hav...
Katt Williams: 9 Lives
The original comedy freak, Katt Williams, has made his mark as a hustler's gallery of fast-and-loose personae. The actor's rise from stand-up to BET staple is tracked in this documentary. The film has...
A young man living in the projects has to survive a three-day weekend after his neighbors discover he has a winning lottery ticket.
Driver is a free man after 10 years in prison, and he wants to find the people who killed his brother.
Mike Epps Presents: Live from the Club Nokia
Mike Epps is back and funnier than ever as he hosts Mike Epps Presents: Live From Club Nokia. Mike Epps delivers in this stand up special and has hand-picked some of the industry’s most talented and s...
5 Movies · 1 TV show
Mike Epps: Funny Bidness
Just whose bidness is it if Mike Epps wants to get up on stage and work blue? It's your bidness, if you want to see a raw, raunchy, and riotous comedy program featuring the "How High" and "Friday Afte...
Mike Epps: Under Rated & Never Faded
Stand-up performance filmed at the historic Fox Theatre in Detroit, MI., with his unique and hilarious observations of married men, black/white family dynamics and a spot-on imitation of a popular cri...
Two shady concertPromoters get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show airing weeknights at 12:35 am Eastern/11:35 pm Central on NBC in the United States. The hour-long show premiered on March 2, 2009, and ...
There is a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom when three friends come to after a night of partying. Doug is supposed to be tying the knot, but they can't find him. Launching a frantic sear...
Next Day Air
Ten people's lives are forever changed when two criminals mistakenly deliver a package of cocaine and think they've hit the big time.
4 Movies · 1 TV show
Bigg Snoop Dogg Presents: The Adventures of Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
Bigg Snoop Dogg takes you into is his Snoopadelic world in this creative animated film. Ride with him as he rolls through the streets of Long Beach in Los Angeles and is joined by B Real (Legendary Ra...
Open Season 2
After falling in love with Giselle, the road to the altar takes a slight detour. A group of pampered pets are determined to return Weenie to his owners.
Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-dec...
The Wendy Williams Show
Wendy Williams is the host of a syndicated talk show. Wendy injects her television series with the same style that characterizes her radio show, and divides on-air time between probing celebrity inter...
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
When a celebrated TV show host returns to his hometown in the South, his family is there to remind him that going home is not a vacation.
Resident Evil: Extinction
After the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert to get to Alaska. The caravan is fighting against zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Talk to Me
The story of Washington D.C. Petey hosted a talk show in the 1960s.
The Grand is an example of a comedy in the tradition of Best In Show. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world's second most f...
Def Comedy Jam Classics: Volume Two
Steve Harvey was a big star at comedy clubs. That vibe is captured in this collection of episodes hosted by Harvey. This show served as a launching pad for many top comic talents, as evidenced by the ...
Mike Epps: Inappropriate Behavior
Mike Epps is a new star in the world of comedy. He has starred in cult films such as The Friday franchise, All About the Benjamins, The Honeymooners, and Roll Bounce with Bow Wow and Nick Cannon. Mike...
She finds love on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
4 Movies · 3 TV shows
It's the Shoes
You can check out some of the most unusual sneaker collections owned by celebrities.
Robert "Granddad" Freeman moved from the south side of Chicago to the Woodcrest neighborhood when he became legal guardian of his two grandsons. He can enjoy his golden years in safety and comfort. su...
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out
A celebrity and Nick Cannon lead a team of comedians in a competition.
Letter to the President
Narrated By Snoop Dogg- Letter To the President is a feature documentary that showcases the close-knit ties between the Hip Hop Music community and America's social and political policy in the last 30...
In the summer of 1978, a teenager and his group of friends face new challenges when their neighborhood roller-skating rink closes, forcing them to visit a different rink.
When a young African-American woman brings her fiancée home to meet her parents, she neglects to mention that he's white.
Working class New York bus driver Ralph Kramden is always coming up with schemes for himself and his best friend, EdNorton, who is always around to help him get out of trouble.
Still 'Bout It
The legendary Pistol P and his friends followed the classic 'Bout It'. Bill Pistol P was released from prison. It was time for Pistol to go legit after his release. They are moving in with their aunt ...
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
The people that died from the previous incident at the Umbrella Corporation have turned into zombies as the city is locked down. A small group of elite soldiers are enlisted to rescue the missing daug...
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The Fighting Temptations
The down-on-his-luck NYC advertising exec is going back to his hometown in Georgia to claim the inheritance his aunt left him. He must fulfill his aunt's final wish to create a local choir before he c...
Malibu's Most Wanted
A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rap...
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is a late-night talk show on ABC.
All About the Benjamins
Bucum Jackson is a bounty hunter who doesn't want to take on a partner. Jackson wants to open his own private investigation firm one day, but he has unconventional methods of tracking down low-life cr...
Friday After Next
Craig and Day Day have moved out of their parents' houses and into their own crib, working nights at a local mall as security guards. They were looking for a person who robbed their house.
Redman and Method Man are in a movie about two guys who smoke something magical and end up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but they take it in stride until their supply of supernatural smoke r...
Dr. Dolittle 2
A group of animals. They should do little to save their habitat. The only hope is to get the forest preserved because it's the home of a protected bear, but she can't reproduce because she's the only ...
Pimps Up, Ho's Down
Brent Owens directs this documentary that follows the life of several "professional gentlemen of leisure." Originally aired on HBO and released on DVD with extended footage.
John Jaster, the imprisoned half of the high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold, is sharing a cell with Alvin. Bristol is still at large. He wants to get out of prison and start fresh with ...
Brian Hooks is playing a character who just got out of jail. There is a "3 strikes" rule for felons. Hooks wants to live a better life. When a friend picks him up, they are pulled over, and his friend...
A streetwise man flees South Central Los Angeles, heading to the suburbs and his uncle and cousin to avoid a neighborhood thug with a grudge who just escaped from prison.
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The story of New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home life and the criminal organization he ...
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Rick is fed up with the monotony of one-night stands. He met Heather while looking for more. Rick takes the chance to escape his boring life style with her, but soon finds that his volatile behavior t...
The most exciting events of the day are being discussed on ABC daytime's morning chat fest. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are ...
1 TV show
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity i...
2 TV shows
Def Comedy Jam
Def Comedy Jam is a HBO television series produced by Russell Simmons. The series had its original run from July 1, 1992 to January 1, 1997. The show returned on HBO's fall lineup in 2006. Def Comedy...
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno was hosted by Jay Leno from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010. Three days after Johnny Carson's retirement as host of the Tonight Sho...
2 Movies · 1 TV show