Vivica A. Fox was first seen on the American television daytime soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives’ in 1988. That same year, she also appeared in the American dramatic television series ‘China Beach.’ In 1989, she made her big-screen debut in the American biographical anti-war film ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ directed by Oliver Stone. The film was praised by critics and went on to become a massive commercial success, grossing over $161 million on a budget of $17.8 million. That same year, she joined the main cast of the American soap opera ‘Generations’ where she played the role of ‘Maya Reubens.’ The series ran for 2 seasons and aired its final episode in 1991. She next appeared in television series like ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ (1991), ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ (1991), and ‘Family Matters’ (1992), ‘Out All Night’ (1992-1993), and ‘The Young and the Restless’ (1994-1995). In 1995, she starred as ‘Charlene’ in the television film ‘The Tuskegee Airmen’ directed by Robert Markowitz. While the critics were critical of the clichéd dialogues and slow pace of scenes, the film received a fairly positive response from the audience.
Fox starred as ‘Jasmine Dubrow’ in the 1996 American science fiction action film ‘Independence Day’ directed by Roland Emmerich. Even though the film received a mixed response from critics, it was a massive box office success and became the highest-grossing film of 1996. That same year, she also appeared in the American crime action heist film ‘Set It Off’ which was also a major commercial success. The following year, Fox portrayed ‘Miss B. Haven’ in the American superhero film ‘Batman & Robin’ directed by Joel Schumacher. The film was panned by critics and came to be known as one of the worst superhero films of all time. She next appeared in films like ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’ (1998), ‘Teaching Mrs. Tingle’ (1999), ‘Hendrix’ (2000), ‘Kingdom Come’ (2001), ‘Boat Trip’ (2002), ‘Kill Bill: Volume 1’ (2003), ‘Kill Bill: Volume 2’ (2004), ‘The Salon’ (2005), ‘Citizen Duane’ (2006), ‘Kickin' It Old Skool’ (2007), ‘Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous’ (2008), and ‘Shark City’ (2009).
In 2010, she joined the voice cast of the American animated mystery comedy-drama series ‘Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.’ She voiced the character ‘Angel Dynamite/Cassidy Williams’ and remained a part of the series until it went off-air in 2013. She continued to star in television series and shows such as ‘Jerseylicious’ (2011-2012), ‘Femme Fatales’ (2012), ‘Mr. Box Office’ (2012-2015), ‘The Eric Andre Show’ (2013), ‘Celebrity Name Game’ (2014-2017), ‘Empire’ (2015-2020), ‘Match Game’ (2017-2020), ‘Funny You Should Ask’ (2018-2019), and To ‘Tell the Truth’ (2019-2021). She was last seen in the Episode: "My Work-Friend's Wedding" of the American sitcom television series ‘Black-ish’ in 2022.
The Bride, a former assassin, is severely wounded on her wedding day following an attack by her jealous ex-lover and father of her unborn child, accompanied by her former associates, members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad. She wakes up from coma four years later and embarks on a deadly journey to avenge her lost child.
The second movie of the Kill Bill series sees the Bride carrying on with her vengeful pursuit of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad including Budd, Elle and her ex-lover and boss Bill. They had attempted to murder her and her unborn child. However, she is unaware that the child she presumes to be dead is alive and with Bill.
Independence Day is a sci-fi film whose plot revolves around saving humanity from an alien attack. Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Harry Connick Jr. and others form the star cast of this epic film that races to fight for the freedom of earth from the clutches of extraterrestrial beings on the American independence day, July 4th.
Set It Off is an action thriller crime drama film which tells the story of four women, all of whom have suffered from financial problems. They decide to rob a bank in Los Angeles. However, they soon find themselves in a situation where they are unable to trust each other.
The second film in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy is based on Ron Kovic’s 1976 autobiography. Ron, a patriotic marine sergeant joins the Vietnam War. During his second tour, he is hit by a bullet and is paralysed from the waist down. He struggles with his life, now bound to a wheel chair, both emotionally and physically but eventually becomes one of the most prominent voices of anti-war movement.
After Frankie Lymon, a well-known singer passes away, three different women claim to be his widow, in order to claim the legal rights to his estate.
This crime comedy film was made as a parody of several other films of the 1990s. The film tells the story of Ashtray, a young black man, who is sent to live in the ghetto, with his father. There he learns about several realities of life, as well as about becoming a man.
Shante Smith is a woman who thinks that she knows everything about men and their tricks, and in order to 'put her boyfriend in line’, she plays heartless mind games on him one after the other. However, it seems that he has few tricks up his own sleeve as well, and this leads to a battle between the two.
A restaurant owner in Miami owes a significant amount of money to the mob. He decides to set up a contest in his restaurant to see which member of his staff can make the largest amount of cash in one night. Since the winner would receive an amount of $ 10,000, all of his staff turn against one other.
The gift of obedience, Ella received as a child from her fairy grandmother, forces her to obey every command she receives. Trouble starts when after her mother’s death her father remarries and her stepmother and her stepsisters use it to humiliate her. The only way left for her is to find her godmother and ask her to take her gift back.
Idle Hands is a horror comedy film, which tells the story of a teenage slacker who finds his parents turned into headless Halloween decorations and also finds out that his right hand has a blood-thirsty mind of its own and is trying to wreak havoc.
Daryl is a successful investment banker who handles international accounts for a major firm in New York City. His life takes a turn when he flags a money transfer from a Mexican account as probably illegal, which leads him to being attacked in his own home.
Two friends who have been without sex for a long time, manage to go out on a double date, and eventually they both fall in love with their respective ladies. However, they are not sure whether they will be able to maintain a peaceful relationship.
The long-awaited sequel to 1996 movie Independence Day, finds Earth and all of its nations uniting to avoid extinction at the hands of an alien invasion. While the defense program Earth Space Defense now uses alien technology, they are not prepared for the alien Harvester Queen and her massive army.
Teaching Mrs. Tingle is a comedy thriller film which tells the story of a student named Leanne, who wants to give the farewell speech on her graduation ceremony. However, her history teacher seems to stand in the way, and therefore, Leanne considers murdering her.
Cool Cat is regarded as the coolest cat in Hollywood, California, who is loved by all the kids. However, he is hated by the bully Butch, and Butch also likes to terrorize him with taunts and threats. Despite this, Cool Cat tries to remain cool and does his best to protect the children from Butch.
After they make an insensitive remark, a travel agent decides to play a prank on two straight friends, and they end up on a cruise ship meant only for gay men.
Jamal Jeffries is a basketball star whose indisciplined attitude lands him out of the NBA. Since basketball is the only thing that he is good at, he tries to come up with a plan. He dresses up as a woman and tries out for the woman’s basketball league, and to his surprise he is able to make it. He begins a new life as Juwanna. Matters get much more complicated when he begins to fall for one of his teammates.
Young Justin Schumacher suffers a head injury during a talent show in 1986, after which he slips into a coma. He awakens after twenty years in 2006, but problem is that he still has the mindset of a twenty year old. He decides to reunite with the members of his former dance team. He looks for a way to revive their career, with the help of his girlfriend and his parents.
The partnership between Batman and Robin is challenged when the latter is seduced by the beautiful Poison Ivy, while the evil Mr. Freeze plans to take over Gotham City by freezing it. At the same time, Batman's trusted butler Alfred is dying, and his young niece Barbara joins forces with the dynamic duo to save her uncle.
Vivica A. Fox Awards
|Independence Day||Best Kiss||1997|