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1. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 255 min | Documentary

8.6
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An examination of the U.S. government's role and its response to Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 3,608

2. Treme (2010–2013)
Episode: All on a Mardi Gras Day (2010)

TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Music

8.6
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As New Orleans gears up for its first Fat Tuesday since Katrina, Albert is sent a less-than-celebratory message by the NOPD. Sonny leaves Annie to her own devices; LaDonna puts her bad news... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Michiel Huisman

Votes: 163

3. America's Blues (2015)

83 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.5
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America's Blues takes a new angle on the Blues, focusing on, not only the musical impact it has had on all forms of Popular American Music, but also the influence it has had on art, fashion, language, film and racial equality.

Director: Patrick Branson | Stars: Dean Alger, Houston Baker, Terence Blanchard, Drumma Boy

Votes: 6

4. Rendezvous in New York (2004 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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This live concert performance documentary is a textured exploration into the musical mind of world-renowned jazz pianist Chick Corea and is a rare look at a lifetime of musical partners, collaborations and creative adventures.

Director: David Niles | Stars: Jeff Ballard, Terence Blanchard, Michael Brecker, Gary Burton

Votes: 7

5. Treme (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.

Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Melissa Leo

Votes: 11,073

6. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.1
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 311

7. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 9,156

8. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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91 Metascore

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Votes: 59,364 | Gross: $27.55M

9. 4 Little Girls (1997)

102 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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89 Metascore

A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Maxine McNair, Walter Cronkite, Chris McNair, Fred Lee Shuttlesworth

Votes: 2,091 | Gross: $0.13M

10. Icons Among Us (2009)

93 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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Jazz is a living thing, a conversation between musicians and each other as well as musicians and the audience. By combining archival footage, interviews with 75 jazz artists and live ... See full summary »

Directors: Lars Larson, Michael Rivoira, Peter J. Vogt | Stars: Brian Blade, Terence Blanchard, Ravi Coltrane, Paul De Barros

Votes: 35

11. Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power (2004)

67 min | Documentary

7.9
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Rob Williams was an African-American living in Monroe, North Carolina in the 1950s and 1960s. Living with injustice and oppression, many African-Americans advocated a non-violent resistance... See full summary »

Directors: Sandra Dickson, Churchill Roberts | Stars: Julian Bond, Walter Cronkite, Rob Williams, Robert Williams

Votes: 26

12. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part One (2006)

TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary

7.9
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Act 1 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 36

13. Steep (II) (2007)

6 min | Short, Drama

7.8
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A simple Saturday sale turns into an examination of character for a young Woman looking to make a purchase.

Director: Adetoro Makinde | Stars: JoNell Kennedy, Anne Judson-Yager, Danièle Ferraro, Grace West

Votes: 10

14. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part Two (2006)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary

7.8
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Act 2 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 35

15. Treme (2010–2013)
Episode: This City (2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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Lambreaux learns his cancer has spread; Delmond plays with Terence Blanchard in NY; Annie wins song of the year for 'This City'; violence strikes one of Batiste's students.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Melissa Leo

Votes: 85

16. Primal Fear (1996)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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47 Metascore

An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney

Votes: 131,275 | Gross: $56.06M

17. 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.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 63,788 | Gross: $48.17M

18. 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.

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

Votes: 149,308 | Gross: $13.06M

19. 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.

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

Votes: 272,474 | Gross: $88.50M

20. 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.

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: 3,265

21. Jazz at the White House (2016 TV Special)

60 min | Music

7.6
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Stars: Joey Alexander, Terence Blanchard, Kris Bowers, Dee Dee Bridgewater

Votes: 5

22. The Promised Land (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

7.5
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This program documents the migration of rural Southern blacks from the segregated South to Chicago. Cultural and political gains become offset by overcrowding and increasing ghettoization, ... See full summary »

Star: Morgan Freeman

Votes: 19

23. Talk to Me (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps

Votes: 8,456 | Gross: $4.47M

24. Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.4
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Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen.

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Delroy Lindo, Mykelti Williamson, Edward Herrmann, Blair Underwood

Votes: 788

25. The Music Makers (2005– )

30 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Stars: Terence Blanchard, Scott Bomar, Craig Brewer, Stanley Clarke

Votes: 9

26. Eve's Bayou (1997)

R | 109 min | Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive female patients. One night... See full summary »

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Lynn Whitfield

Votes: 6,906 | Gross: $14.82M

27. 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (2015 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography

7.3
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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: George Akram, Sara Areilles, Chris Bartlett, George Bernardo

Votes: 6

28. Evening at Pops (1970– )

Documentary, Music

7.3
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Stars: Arthur Fiedler, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, Earl Wild

Votes: 12

29. Love & Basketball (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.2
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70 Metascore

In 1981 in L.A., Monica moves in next door to Quincy. They're 11, and both want to play in the NBA, just like Quincy's dad. Their love-hate relationship lasts into high school, with ... See full summary »

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard

Votes: 14,270 | Gross: $27.44M

30. The Salton Sea (2002)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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41 Metascore

After a tragic incident, a man drifts into a world populated by thugs and speed junkies.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 26,695 | Gross: $0.68M

31. If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise (2010– )

Documentary

7.2
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In 2006, director Spike Lee created an astonishing record of the cataclysmic effects of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans with his epic award-winning documentary, When the Levees... See full summary »

Stars: Calvin Mackie, Mitch Landrieu, Jacques Morial, Fred Johnson

Votes: 378

32. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

G | 97 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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73 Metascore

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Oprah Winfrey, Bruno Campos

Votes: 89,092 | Gross: $104.37M

33. Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

PG-13 | 74 min | Documentary

7.1
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70 Metascore

In this documentary, veteran filmmaker Harry Moses exposes the controversy in the world of high priced artwork. He paints a vivid picture of how art is bought and sold in America.

Director: Harry Moses | Stars: Teri Horton, Tod M. Volpe, Ben Heller, Nick Carone

Votes: 1,027

34. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Tells the story of Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American (they preferred "colored") sisters who both lived past the age of 100. They grew up on a North Carolina college campus, the ... See full summary »

Director: Lynne Littman | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Amy Madigan, Lisa Arrindell

Votes: 221

35. Gia (1998 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death from AIDS at age 26.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Angelina Jolie Pitt, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mercedes Ruehl

Votes: 31,524

36. Cadillac Records (2008)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Columbus Short

Votes: 15,375 | Gross: $8.13M

37. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Melissa McCarthy/Ed Sheeran (2015)

TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.0
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Melissa McCarthy (Spy (2015)). Also: Ed Sheeran performs and is interviewed; Terence Blanchard sits in with The Roots.

Director: Dave Diomedi | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Melissa McCarthy, Ed Sheeran, The Roots

Votes: 9

38. 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.

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

Votes: 5,993 | Gross: $13.64M

39. 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.

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

Votes: 16,589 | Gross: $13.04M

40. Gun Hill (2011 TV Movie)

Action, Crime

6.9
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A pair of twins take opposing paths: one is a cop and the other a con man. Until the night one is killed and his brother assumes his identity.

Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood | Stars: Larenz Tate, Mark Parra, Michael Aronov, Shanti Ashanti

Votes: 182

41. Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012 TV Movie)

86 min | Mystery

6.8
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A baby abducted at birth and raised by the woman who took her, eventually discovers she is a missing child, reconnects with her birth parents, and struggles with choosing between her two identities.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Aunjanue Ellis, Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd, Roger Cross

Votes: 821

42. Get on the Bus (1996)

R | 120 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A disparate group of African-American men travel by bus to Washington, DC for the Million Man March.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Ossie Davis, Charles S. Dutton, Andre Braugher, Richard Belzer

Votes: 4,092 | Gross: $5.73M

43. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

6.8
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A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Stockard Channing, Ellen Muth, Kelly Rowan, Jenny O'Hara

Votes: 1,905

44. Sucker Free City (2004 TV Movie)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sucker-Free City, or S.F.C., revolves around the conflicts among white, black, Latino and Asian street gangs in San Francisco.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Ben Crowley, Ken Leung, Anthony Mackie, Darris Love

Votes: 1,121

45. Backbeat (1994)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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A dramatization of the Hamburg, Germany phase of the Beatles' early history.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Ian Hart, Gary Bakewell

Votes: 4,797 | Gross: $2.39M

46. Bojangles (2001 TV Movie)

101 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The life of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, African-American tap-dancing star of stage and screen.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Gregory Hines, Peter Riegert, Kimberly Elise, Maria Ricossa

Votes: 242

47. Navigating the Heart (2000 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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An unlikely romance between a cosmopolitan career woman and a small town fisherman.

Director: David Burton Morris | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Tim Matheson, David Andrews, Tantoo Cardinal

Votes: 209

48. The Color of Courage (1998 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.7
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Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Lynn Whitfield, Bruce Greenwood, Roger Guenveur Smith

Votes: 280

49. Black or White (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.

Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Gillian Jacobs, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 8,002 | Gross: $21.57M

50. Dark Blue (2002)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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57 Metascore

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kurt Russell, Ving Rhames, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele

Votes: 17,214 | Gross: $9.06M