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1. All Eyez on Me

Biography, Music | Filming

A chronicle of the life of rapper Tupac Shakur.

Writers: Ed Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft | Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Annie Ilonzeh

2. Broad City (2014– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.5
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Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.

Creators: Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson | Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress, Arturo Castro

Votes: 14,765

3. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Writer: Russell Gewirtz | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 272,304 | Gross: $88.50M

4. Oldboy (2013)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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49 Metascore

Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for twenty years without reason.

Writers: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Mark Protosevich | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley

Votes: 50,805

5. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Creators: Rene Balcer, Dick Wolf | Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 17,983

6. Blade (1998)

R | 120 min | Action, Horror

7.1
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45 Metascore

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: Stephen Norrington | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright

Votes: 190,747 | Gross: $70.00M

7. Precious (II) (2009)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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79 Metascore

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Writers: Geoffrey Fletcher, Sapphire | Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Votes: 86,648 | Gross: $47.54M

8. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Writers: Alex Haley, Malcolm X, Arnold Perl, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 63,740 | Gross: $48.17M

9. We Are Still Here (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 84 min | Horror

5.7
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65 Metascore

In the cold, wintery fields of New England, a lonely old house wakes up every thirty years - and demands a sacrifice.

Writer: Ted Geoghegan | Director: Ted Geoghegan | Stars: Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig, Lisa Marie, Larry Fessenden

Votes: 9,715

10. Top Five (2014)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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81 Metascore

A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.

Writer: Chris Rock | Director: Chris Rock | Stars: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart

Votes: 21,554 | Gross: $25.28M

11. Tower Heist (2011)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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59 Metascore

When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.

Writers: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Ted Griffin, Jeff Nathanson | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda

Votes: 109,786 | Gross: $78.01M

12. 25th Hour (2002)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

Writer: David Benioff | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 149,250 | Gross: $13.06M

13. Summer of Sam (1999)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Writers: Spike Lee, Victor Colicchio, Michael Imperioli | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

Votes: 31,154 | Gross: $19.28M

14. He Got Game (1998)

R | 136 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 35,992 | Gross: $21.55M

15. Jungle Fever (1991)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Friends and family of a married black architect react in different ways to his affair with an Italian secretary.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis

Votes: 13,433 | Gross: $32.48M

16. The Best Man (1999)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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61 Metascore

Harper's autobiographical novel is almost out, his girlfriend Robin desires commitment, and he's best man at the wedding of Lance, a pro athlete. He goes to New York early (Robin will come ... See full summary »

Writer: Malcolm D. Lee | Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 6,493 | Gross: $34.07M

17. Simply Irresistible (1999)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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27 Metascore

A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.

Writer: Judith Roberts | Director: Mark Tarlov | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker

Votes: 11,423 | Gross: $4.39M

18. Crooklyn (1994)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.

Writers: Cinqué Lee, Joie Lee, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly, Zelda Harris

Votes: 5,990 | Gross: $13.64M

19. S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011 Video)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Expert S.W.A.T. leader Paul Cutler goes to Detroit on a special assignment to train and certify the city's S.W.A.T. team. After a hostage is killed during an assignment, the victim's ... See full summary »

Writers: Reed Steiner, Randy Walker, Michael Albanese, Ed Arneson | Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Gabriel Macht, Robert Patrick, Carly Pope, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 7,420

20. New York Undercover (1994–1998)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.

Creators: Kevin Arkadie, Dick Wolf | Stars: Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville, Lauren Luna Vélez

Votes: 1,388

21. Clockers (1995)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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71 Metascore

Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.

Writers: Richard Price, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 16,579 | Gross: $13.04M

22. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

R | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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37 Metascore

Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.

Writer: James McBride | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller

Votes: 15,673 | Gross: $7.92M

23. Girl 6 (1996)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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44 Metascore

This Spike Lee film examines the life of an aspiring actress in New York. She is upset by the treatment of women in the movie industry during one of her screen tests with 'QT'. Out of work ... See full summary »

Writer: Suzan-Lori Parks | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Theresa Randle, Isaiah Washington, Spike Lee, Jenifer Lewis

Votes: 4,953 | Gross: $4.90M

24. She Hate Me (2004)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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28 Metascore

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Writers: Michael Genet, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 6,361 | Gross: $0.37M

25. Coco (2016)

Drama, Musical | Post-production

An aspiring hip-hop artist discovers the world of slam poetry.

Writers: Nicole Asher, Nicole Jefferson Asher | Director: RZA | Stars: John David Washington, Common, Hana Mae Lee, Lorraine Toussaint

26. New Jersey Drive (1995)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their ... See full summary »

Writers: Nick Gomez, Michel Marriott | Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Shar-Ron Corley, Gabriel Casseus, Saul Stein, Gwen McGee

Votes: 2,138

27. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 8,703 | Gross: $2.19M

28. One True Thing (1998)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.0
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63 Metascore

A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.

Writers: Anna Quindlen, Karen Croner | Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott

Votes: 9,260 | Gross: $23.21M

29. The Maid's Room (2013)

98 min | Thriller

4.5
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39 Metascore

THE MAID'S ROOM is a psychological thriller that explores the complex relationships between truth and justice, hubris and power, wealth and fear.

Writer: Michael Walker | Director: Michael Walker | Stars: Paula Garcés, Annabella Sciorra, Bill Camp, Philip Ettinger

Votes: 713

30. Hard Luck (2006 Video)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Two converging story lines involving corrupt cops ripping off drug dealers and serial killers are followed as former drug dealer Lucky, trying to go straight after doing a prison stint, ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Brand, Mario Van Peebles | Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Jacquelyn Morgan, Cybill Shepherd, James Hiroyuki Liao

Votes: 2,521

31. All the Invisible Children (2005)

124 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.

Writers: Mehdi Charef, Diego De Silva, Stribor Kusturica, Cinqué Lee, Joie Lee, Qiang Li, Kátia Lund, Jordan Scott, Eduardo Tripa, Stefano Veneruso | Directors: Mehdi Charef, Emir Kusturica, Spike Lee, Kátia Lund, Jordan Scott, Ridley Scott, Stefano Veneruso, John Woo | Stars: Adama Bila, Elysée Rouamba, Rodrigue Ouattara, Uros Milovanovic

Votes: 3,267

32. She's Allergic to Cats (2016)

82 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

6.8
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A dog groomer in Hollywood aspires to be more than a dog groomer in Hollywood. Michael Pinkney is a man struggling with his lower income lifestyle in the shadow of the film industry. His ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Reich | Director: Michael Reich | Stars: Mike Pinkney, Sonja Kinski, Flula Borg, Veronika Dash

Votes: 10

33. Dope Fiend (2016)

91 min | Crime, Drama | Post-production

In a methodical scheme for gentrification in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, money, drugs and violence manipulate the lives of three warring families, forcing them to address their ills or face destruction.

Writer: Ron Elliot | Director: Ron Elliot | Stars: Malik Yoba, Hisham Tawfiq, Andra Fuller, Tobias Truvillion

34. Head Case (2007– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Meet Therapist Dr Elizabeth Goode. She's Brash, unconventional, judgmental, but undeniably thriving as the "it" therapist to Hollywood's maladjusted elite. On a daily basis Dr Goode dishes ... See full summary »

Creators: Robert Bauer, Alexandra Wentworth | Stars: Alexandra Wentworth, Steve Landesberg, Michelle Arthur, Rob Benedict

Votes: 561

35. The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (2009)

R | 92 min | Drama, Music

5.9
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31 Metascore

A rock star retreats to his hometown after his sophomore album flops.

Writers: Jasin Cadic, Scott D. Rosenbaum | Director: Scott D. Rosenbaum | Stars: Lukas Haas, Kevin Zegers, Jason Ritter, Billy Morrison

Votes: 370

36. Tennessee (2008)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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42 Metascore

The story of three people who strive to realize their dreams. Brothers Carter and Ellis set out on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their estranged father, who may hold the key to their future.

Writer: Russell Schaumburg | Director: Aaron Woodley | Stars: Adam Rothenberg, Ethan Peck, Mariah Carey, Lance Reddick

Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.02M

37. Mama I Want to Sing (2011)

PG | 100 min | Musical

4.8
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A preacher's daughter, Amara, sings in the church choir before being discovered by a well-established musician. Soon she rises to international fame as a pop singer.

Writers: Charles Randolph-Wright, Vy Higginsen | Director: Charles Randolph-Wright | Stars: Ciara, Lynn Whitfield, Patti LaBelle, Ahmaya-Knoelle

Votes: 254

38. You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You (2012)

R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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A serial killer is taking down the hip hop industry one rapper at a time and the detectives on the case must get to him before the killer does.

Writer: Michael A. Pinckney | Director: Michael A. Pinckney | Stars: James McDaniel, Michael Mosley, Nashawn Kearse, Assiatou Lea

Votes: 163

39. A Huey P. Newton Story (2001 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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The story of how the radical Huey P. Newton developed the Blank Panther Party based on his 10-point program for social reform.

Writer: Roger Guenveur Smith | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Roger Guenveur Smith, Georgina Ransley, Marlon Brando, H. Rap Brown

Votes: 558

40. Miracle's Boys (2005 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

6.1
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Miracle's Boys is about three brothers on their own going through life.

Stars: George Alvarez, Doctor Dré, Ivonnah Erskine, Karole Foreman

Votes: 240

41. Jim Brown: All American (2002 TV Movie)

140 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

5.4
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50 Metascore

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Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Art Modell, Walter Beach, Ed Walsh, Sam Oakley

Votes: 265

42. Breaking Belding (2013)

8 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Writers: Anthony Baldino, Josie Kavadoy, James Kirkland, Sandeep Parikh, Michael A. Pinckney, Michael Reich | Director: Sandeep Parikh | Stars: Brendan Bradley, Mike Rose, Mandell Maughan, Mircea Monroe

Votes: 11

43. Black Actress (2013– )

88 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Tatyana Ali, Essence Atkins, Akash Bhasin, Karen Burthwright

Votes: 12

44. Roxi Blews (2017)

Drama | Pre-production

The story about Roxanne Blews, an innocent woman who is swept into the dark and seedy world of heroin addiction, and her struggle to make it out alive.

Writer: T.E. Kendall | Director: Michael A. Pinckney | Stars: Gregg Wayans, Melvin Jackson Jr., Kim Estes

45. The Trade (2015)

16 min | Short, Drama

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The Trade - where your life is not your own and the only color that matters is green.

Writer: Michael A. Pinckney | Director: Michael A. Pinckney | Stars: Paris Adkins, Mayte Hernandez, Claire Hsu, Amel Khalil

46. Mo'ne Davis: I Throw Like a Girl (2014)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

4.1
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For 13-year-old baseball phenomenon, Mo'ne Davis, the best summer of her life is only the beginning. With the support of her family and passion for sports, Mo'ne stands for girls who want ... See full summary »

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Mo'ne Davis, Scott Bandura, Steve Bandura, Albert Chen

Votes: 24

47. Jesus Children of America (2005)

20 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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A Brooklyn teen learns she was born HIV-positive.

Writers: Cinqué Lee, Joie Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Hannah Hodson, Coati Mundi, Rosie Perez, Natalia Roldan

Votes: 179

48. From the Bottom Up (2016– )

Reality-TV

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The new docu-series, From the Bottom Up, will follow five women who were very successful until unforeseen circumstances derailed their careers. The show will follow the women as they claw their way back to the top and redeem themselves.

49. For Colored Boys, Redemption (2013– )

75 min | Drama

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A soul-stirring dramatic series about a father's attempt to repair his broken family after being released from prison. For Colored Boys is a dramatic web series inspired by the highly ... See full summary »

Stars: Jas Anderson, Ephraim Benton, Lamar K. Cheston, Lauren Hooper

50. Pain Love & Passion (2012)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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What would you do if you only have a few years to live? Have you ever though about it? Unfortunately, Miguel has no other choice. Inspired by true events, is the story about a young man ... See full summary »

Writers: Ricky Cano, Dahiana Torres | Director: Dahiana Torres | Stars: Derek McLaurin, Maria Betance, Alexis Diaz, Eric W. Espinosa

Votes: 28