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1. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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73 Metascore

Saga of a group of childhood friends growing up in a Los Angeles ghetto.

Writer: John Singleton | Director: John Singleton | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II

2. End of Watch (2012)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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68 Metascore

Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.

Writer: David Ayer | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera

3. Training Day (2001)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 Metascore

On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes on a 24-hour training course with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Writer: David Ayer | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

4. Streak (2008)

16 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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A self-conscience co-ed anguishes over whether to get out of her comfort zone by stripping naked and joining other students in a run across campus.

Writers: Allan Loeb, Kelly Fremon | Director: Demi Moore | Stars: Brittany Snow, Rumer Willis, Sarah Wright, Madeline Zima

5. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Writers: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes, Tyger Williams | Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

6. The Five Heartbeats (1991)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

Writers: Robert Townsend, Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry Lennix

7. Kingpin (2003 TV Mini-Series)

R | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A drug cartel leader and his family try to keep what is "rightfully" their's.

Creator: David Mills | Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado

8. Harsh Times (2005)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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56 Metascore

A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.

Writer: David Ayer | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Christian Bale, Eva Longoria, Freddy Rodríguez, Chaka Forman

9. To Sleep with Anger (1990)

PG | 102 min | Drama

7.0
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Charles Burnett's beautiful, poetic masterpiece is novelistic in its narrative density and richness of characterization. Harry Mention, an enigmatic drifter from the South, comes to visit ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Burnett | Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Danny Glover, Paul Butler, DeVaughn Nixon, Mary Alice

10. What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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Three female friends, tight since grade school, support each other during a weekend college scholarship retreat where they learn how tough it is to pursue a dream, and how much easier it is... See full summary »

Writer: Kim Watson | Director: Niva Dorell | Stars: Keshia Knight Pulliam, Angell Conwell, Monica McSwain, Kym Whitley

11. Street Kings (2008)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

Writers: James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

12. Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)

R | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.

Writers: T.D. Jakes, Stan Foster, Christine Swanson | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Kimberly Elise, T.D. Jakes, Michael Boatman, Loretta Devine

13. The Glass Shield (1994)

PG-13 | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Burnett, John Eddie Johnson, Ned Welsh | Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Michael Boatman, Lori Petty, Erich Anderson, Richard Anderson

14. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy

6.5
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48 Metascore

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

Writer: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

15. Second Chances (1998)

G | 107 min | Drama

6.4
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A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.

Writers: Daniel A. Adams, Arthur Martin Jr. | Director: James Fargo | Stars: Tom Amandes, Isabel Glasser, Kelsey Mulrooney, Terry Moore

16. Making the Rules (1996)

96 min

6.2
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Three best friends encounter a beautiful young girl by their pool on a sultry summer night. The girl accidentally drowns. For various reasons the trio do not inform the authorities. ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert E. Schatz | Director: Robert E. Schatz | Stars: Al Sapienza, Rodney Van Johnson, Christine Harte, Tamara Carrera

17. Sabotage (I) (2014)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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41 Metascore

Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.

Writers: Skip Woods, David Ayer | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard, Olivia Williams

18. Without a Pass (1991)

Drama

5.7
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Writers: Marco Williams, Jennifer Smith-Ashley | Director: Marco Williams | Stars: John Amos, Wren T. Brown, Dean Butler, Allison Dean

19. Kingdom Come (2001)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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48 Metascore

A group of old family members bands together when a despicable family member thankfully expires.

Writers: David Dean Bottrell, Jessie Jones | Director: Doug McHenry | Stars: LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Loretta Devine

20. Speedway Junky (1999)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.1
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40 Metascore

A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then ... See full summary »

Writer: Nickolas Perry | Director: Nickolas Perry | Stars: Jesse Bradford, Jordan Brower, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Daryl Hannah

21. If I Had Known I Was a Genius (2007)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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A teenager with a high I.Q. who decides to become an actor. When his TV show gets cancelled, he is faced with a difficult career choice.

Writer: Markus Redmond | Director: Dominique Wirtschafter | Stars: Markus Redmond, Whoopi Goldberg, Keith David, Debra Wilson

22. The Meteor Man (1993)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

4.9
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A high school teacher from a troubled inner city Washington D.C. neighborhood becomes a super-powered hero and takes on the gang that has been terrorizing his streets.

Writer: Robert Townsend | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume

23. Gas (2004)

R | 98 min | Comedy

4.5
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Two feuding brothers inherit their father's gas station, and must run it together.

Writers: Michael Haran, Mark Swinton | Director: Henry Chan | Stars: Art Evans, Khalil Kain, Flex Alexander, JoMarie Payton

24. The Double 0 Kid (1992 Video)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

4.2
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Lance, a teenager, dreams to be a secret agent when he is suddenly in the middle of an hacker intrigue which aims at an international environmental congress. Lance gets in possession of a ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrea Buck, Dee McLachlan, Steven Paul, Stuart Paul | Director: Dee McLachlan | Stars: Corey Haim, Brigitte Nielsen, Wallace Shawn, Nicole Eggert

25. You Got Served (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music

3.3
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37 Metascore

In order to achieve their dream of opening a recording studio, two friends (Omarion, Houston) must first win their city's dance contest -- a fierce competition that pits them against a group of tough street dancers.

Writer: Chris Stokes | Director: Chris Stokes | Stars: Omarion Grandberry, J-Boog, Raz B, Lil' Fizz

26. Kingpin (2003– )
Episode: Black Magic Woman (2003)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Creator: David Mills | Director: James Hayman | Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado

27. Kingpin (2003– )
Episode: El Velorio (2003)

46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Creator: David Mills | Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado

28. Kingpin (2003– )
Episode: French Connection (2003)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Creator: David Mills | Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado

29. Kingpin (2003– )
Episode: Gimme Shelter (2003)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Creator: David Mills | Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado

30. Kingpin (2003– )
Episode: Pilot (2003)

51 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Creator: David Mills | Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado

31. Kingpin (2003– )
Episode: The Odd Couple (2003)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Creator: David Mills | Director: Peter O'Fallon | Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado