Rick James

Rick James, a talented musician, produced music for many Hollywood productions. James began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the comedy "A Fine Mess" (1986) with Ted Danson, the mystery ... Read more »
Born: 02/01/1948 in Buffalo, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (64)

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life 2016 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Suicide Squad 2016 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song)

Suicide Squad 2016 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song Performer)

Furious 7 2015 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Think Like a Man Too 2014 (Movie)

("Give It To Me Baby") (Song)

Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Grown Ups 2 2013 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

The Lords of Salem 2013 (Movie)

("Give It To Me Baby") (Song)

The Lords of Salem 2013 (Movie)

("Give It To Me Baby") (Song Performer)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 2011 (Movie)

("Give It To Me Baby") (Song Performer)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 2011 (Movie)

("Give It To Me Baby") (Song)

I Don't Know How She Does It 2011 (Movie)

("I'm A Sucker For Your Love") (Song)

Bride Wars 2009 (Movie)

("Give It To Me Baby") (Song)

Bride Wars 2009 (Movie)

("Give It To Me Baby") (Song Performer)

Dance Flick 2009 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song)

Dance Flick 2009 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song Performer)

The Proposal 2009 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 2009 (Movie)

("Super freak") (Song Performer)

Tropic Thunder 2008 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins 2008 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song)

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins 2008 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song Performer)

You Don't Mess With the Zohan 2008 (Movie)

("All Night Long") (Song)

Superbad 2007 (Movie)

"Bustin' Out (On Funk)" (Song)

Superbad 2007 (Movie)

"Bustin' Out (On Funk)" (Song Performer)

American Dreamz 2006 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song)

Little Miss Sunshine 2006 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song)

Little Miss Sunshine 2006 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song Performer)

King's Ransom 2005 (Movie)

("Fire And Desire") (Song Performer)

King's Ransom 2005 (Movie)

("Fire And Desire") (Song)

Racing Stripes 2005 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

After the Sunset 2004 (Movie)

("Party All The Time") (Song)

The Cookout 2004 (Movie)

("All Night Long") (Song)

The Cookout 2004 (Movie)

("Mary Jane") (Song Performer)

White Chicks 2004 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Lost In Translation 2003 (Movie)

("Love Gun") (Song)

Lost In Translation 2003 (Movie)

("Love Gun") (Song Performer)

Kung Pow: Enter the Fist 2002 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Undercover Brother 2002 (Movie)

("All Night Long") (Song)

Glitter 2001 (Movie)

song producer("All My Life") (Song)

Size Matters: A Real Sex Xtra 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Song

The Bubble Boy 2001 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

200 Cigarettes 1999 (Movie)

("Give It to Me Baby") (Song Performer)

200 Cigarettes 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Blue Streak 1999 (Movie)

("Cold Blooded") (Song Performer)

Blue Streak 1999 (Movie)

("All Eyes on Me (Revisiting Cold Blooded (contains 'Cold Blooded')") (Song)

She's All That 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

She's All That 1999 (Movie)

("Give It to Me Baby") (Song Performer)

The Muse 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

The Muse 1999 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song Performer)

Three Kings 1999 (Movie)

("Party All the Time") (Song)

Booty Call 1997 (Movie)

("Fire and Desire") (Song)

Bound By Honor 1993 (Movie)

(Song)

Bound By Honor 1993 (Movie)

("Superfreak") (Song Performer)

Batman Returns 1992 (Movie)

("Super Freak") (Song)

Class Act 1992 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Gladiator 1992 (Movie)

("U Can't Touch This") (Song)

Look Who's Talking Too 1990 (Movie)

("Party All the Time") (Song)

Colors 1988 (Movie)

(Song)

Colors 1988 (Movie)

("Everywhere I Go (Colors)") (Song Performer)

Summer School 1987 (Movie)

("Party All the Time") (Song)

The Bedroom Window 1987 (Movie)

("Seduction") (Song)

The Bedroom Window 1987 (Movie)

("Sweet & Sexy Thing") (Song Performer)

A Fine Mess 1986 (Movie)

song producer("Walk Like a Man") (Song)
Actor (16)

Behind the Music 1997 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Chappelle's Show 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cedric The Entertainer Presents 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Getting Personal 1998 - 1999, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Test 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Presents the '80s 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

From The Waist Down: Men, Women & Music 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ultimate Ten: Biggest Structures 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Life 1999 (Movie)

Spanky (Actor)

Motown 40: The Music Is Forever 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

South Park 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Temptations and Four Tops 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The List (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Rick James, a talented musician, produced music for many Hollywood productions. James began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the comedy "A Fine Mess" (1986) with Ted Danson, the mystery thriller "The Bedroom Window" (1987) with Steve Guttenberg and the comedy "Summer School" (1987) with Mark Harmon. His music also appeared in the action picture "Colors" (1988) with Sean Penn, "Look Who's Talking Too" (1990) and "Gladiator" (1992). In the nineties and the early 2000s, James's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "She's All That" (1999), the Albert Brooks comedy "The Muse" (1999) and the George Clooney action movie "Three Kings" (1999). His work was also in "The Bubble Boy" (2001) with Jake Gyllenhaal. James's music was most recently used in the Vin Diesel smash hit action flick "Furious 7" (2015). James passed away in August 2004 at the age of 56.

Milestones

Popular songs include "Super Freak" and "Superfreak".

Known for such albums as "Street Songs"

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