Mos Def Movies

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Next Day Air (2009)
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Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever. (84 mins.)
Director: Benny Boom
 
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Cadillac Records (2008)
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Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists. (109 mins.)
Director: Darnell Martin
 
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Be Kind Rewind (2008)
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Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars. (102 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
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Journey to the End of the Night (2006)
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The tale of a son and his father separately plotting to escape the desolation of their lives in the lurid underworld of Brazil's sex industry... (88 mins.)
Director: Eric Eason
 
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16 Blocks (2006)
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An aging alcoholic cop is assigned the task of escorting a witness from police custody to a courthouse 16 blocks away. There are, however, chaotic forces at work that prevent them from making it in one piece. (102 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
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Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." (109 mins.)
Director: Garth Jennings
 
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Focused Digizine #1 (2004 Video)
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Focused Digizine, the first-ever Hip-Hop Digizine, is a quarterly DVD series with video articles (segments)... (50 mins.)
 
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The Woodsman (2004)
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A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life. (87 mins.)
Director: Nicole Kassell
 
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The Italian Job (2003)
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After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally. (111 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
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Brown Sugar (2002)
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Friends since childhood, a magazine editor and a hip-hop record executive stumble into romantic territory. (109 mins.)
Director: Rick Famuyiwa
 
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Civil Brand (2002)
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Women prisoners strike up a friendship with a young law student who works as a part-time prison guard... (95 mins.)
Director: Neema Barnette
 
12.
Showtime (2002)
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A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show, while tracking down the manufacturer and distributor of an illegal made Semi-automatic firearm. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Dey
 
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Monster's Ball (2001)
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After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed. (111 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
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Bamboozled (2000)
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A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit. (135 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
15.
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
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After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take... (97 mins.)
Director: Daniel Pyne
 
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The Hard Way (1991)
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An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating. (111 mins.)
Director: John Badham