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1. Ghetto Stories (2010)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

6.0
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In the streets of Baton Rouge, there are only two sides of the track. In the midst of a street war of South vs. North, Marcus Hatch (Lil Boosie) and Jai "Savage" Carter (Webbie) find ... See full summary »

Director: John McDougall | Stars: Nicole Alexander, Ameer Baraka, Lil' Boosie, Barry D. Hunter

Votes: 145

2. ATL (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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63 Metascore

As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

Director: Chris Robinson | Stars: T.I., Lauren London, Evan Ross, Greg Andrews

Votes: 8,942 | Gross: $21.16M

3. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Votes: 345,416 | Gross: $130.16M

4. Baby Boy (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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55 Metascore

This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having ... See full summary »

Director: John Singleton | Stars: AlexSandra Wright, Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Omar Gooding

Votes: 10,642 | Gross: $28.73M

5. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.

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

Votes: 103,417 | Gross: $57.50M

6. CB4 (1993)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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49 Metascore

A "rapumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't ... See full summary »

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Chris Rock, Allen Payne, Deezer D, Chris Elliott

Votes: 7,760 | Gross: $17.95M

7. 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: 17,794 | Gross: $13.04M

8. Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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36 Metascore

A jewel thief's daughter is kidnapped after he steals a collection of prized black diamonds, which aren't at all what they seem.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak | Stars: Jet Li, DMX, Mark Dacascos, Anthony Anderson

Votes: 37,148 | Gross: $34.60M

9. Da Game of Life (1998 Video)

35 min | Short, Drama

4.5
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When Smooth's boyhood hobby grew into a man sized dream, he went from the "Hood" to the big time! But it's all in the game..."DA GAME OF LIFE"

Director: Michael Martin | Stars: Snoop Dogg, C-Murder, Yuri Brown, Jimmy Keller

Votes: 86

10. I'm Bout It (1997 Video)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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Its Bout it. Uuuuuuuhhhhhhh!!

Directors: Moon Jones, Master P | Stars: Master P, Anthony Boswell, Cassandra Cheatam, Tracy Philpott

Votes: 294

11. I Got the Hook Up (1998)

R | 93 min | Comedy

4.0
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Two small time scam artists, Black and Blue, sell boom boxes and broken TVs from their van at the parking lot. When, by mistake, a shipment of cellular phones gets to them, it doesn't take long before FBI and gangsters are after them.

Director: Michael Martin | Stars: Master P, Anthony Johnson, Gretchen Palmer, Frantz Turner

Votes: 1,831 | Gross: $10.31M

12. MP Da Last Don (1998 Video)

46 min | Crime

2.9
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Nino never wanted the life of a gangster, but when his father, Don Corleone is gunned down in the street, he must answer the call for revenge. Now Nino is Da Last Don and the family ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Martin, Master P | Stars: Master P, John Marlo, Silkk Tha Shocker, Boz

Votes: 185

13. No Tomorrow (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Thriller

4.0
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A major arms deal is going down, and 3 seperate characters are desperately trying to get in on it. Each is either a true career criminal, out for personal profit or an undercover agent, ... See full summary »

Director: Master P | Stars: Gary Busey, Gary Daniels, Master P, Pam Grier

Votes: 298

14. Foolish (1999)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

4.4
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Eddie Griffin is Miles Waise, a fast rising nightclub comedian. His life is made difficult by his manager, who wants him to sell out for big bucks, and his brother Fifty Dollah, a scheming ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Meyers | Stars: Eddie Griffin, Master P, Amie Petersen, Frank Sivero

Votes: 584 | Gross: $6.03M

15. Hot Boyz (2000 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.1
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Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and ... See full summary »

Director: Master P | Stars: Gary Busey, Silkk Tha Shocker, Jeff Speakman, Snoop Dogg

Votes: 899

16. Lockdown (2000)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.

Director: John Luessenhop | Stars: Richard T. Jones, De'aundre Bonds, Gabriel Casseus, Master P

Votes: 2,151 | Gross: $0.45M

17. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

6.6
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"Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood" is a parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "... See full summary »

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones

Votes: 41,276 | Gross: $20.11M

18. Fresh (1994)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Death and violence anger a 12-year-old drug courier, who sets his employers against each other.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, N'Bushe Wright

Votes: 10,419 | Gross: $8.09M

19. Friday (1995)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Votes: 83,108 | Gross: $27.47M

20. Next Friday (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy

6.1
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41 Metascore

Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Justin Pierce, John Witherspoon

Votes: 30,581 | Gross: $57.33M

21. Friday After Next (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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35 Metascore

Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Raboy | Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon, Don 'D.C.' Curry

Votes: 21,503 | Gross: $32.98M

22. In Too Deep (1999)

R | 95 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Nia Long, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 4,968 | Gross: $14.00M

23. Juice (1992)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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60 Metascore

Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice".

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Khalil Kain

Votes: 19,059 | Gross: $20.15M

24. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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.

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

Votes: 43,218 | Gross: $27.90M

25. New Jack City (1991)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Votes: 26,125 | Gross: $47.62M

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 »

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

Votes: 2,362 | Gross: $3.57M

27. Next Day Air (2009)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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46 Metascore

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.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Yasiin Bey, Mike Epps, Donald Faison, Wood Harris

Votes: 8,610 | Gross: $10.02M

28. Notorious (2009)

R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Jamal Woolard, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke, Momo Dione

Votes: 35,280 | Gross: $36.84M

29. Paid in Full (2002)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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49 Metascore

A young man from Harlem, forced to cope with the 1980s drug scene, builds an illegal empire, only to have a crisis of conscience.

Director: Charles Stone III | Stars: Mekhi Phifer, Wood Harris, Chi McBride, Kevin Carroll

Votes: 8,261 | Gross: $3.04M

30. The Players Club (1998)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A woman must contend with rival strippers and her boss in an attempt to make a legitimate living.

Director: Ice Cube | Stars: LisaRaye McCoy, Dick Anthony Williams, Judyann Elder, Chrystale Wilson

Votes: 4,738 | Gross: $23.03M

31. Poetic Justice (1993)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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51 Metascore

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry

Votes: 9,969 | Gross: $27.52M

32. Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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31 Metascore

Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make ... See full summary »

Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, J.B. Smoove, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 12,082 | Gross: $3.29M

33. Set It Off (1996)

R | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Desperation drives four inner-city women (Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise) to bank robbery in Los Angeles, then they start mistrusting one another.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 11,342 | Gross: $36.05M

34. South Central (1992)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father.

Director: Stephen Milburn Anderson | Stars: Glenn Plummer, Byron Minns, Lexie Bigham, Vincent Craig Dupree

Votes: 3,898 | Gross: $1.37M

35. State Property (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama, Crime, Action

4.4
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9 Metascore

Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Beanie Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. The film follows Beans and his crew, the ABM, as they take over the ... See full summary »

Director: Abdul Malik Abbott | Stars: Beanie Sigel, Omillio Sparks, Memphis Bleek, Damon Dash

Votes: 1,715 | Gross: $2.10M

36. State Property 2 (2005)

R | 94 min | Musical, Action, Crime

4.5
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33 Metascore

Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.

Director: Damon Dash | Stars: Beanie Sigel, Noreaga, Damon Dash, Michael Bentt

Votes: 1,255 | Gross: $1.68M

37. Streets Is Watching (1998 Video)

Unrated

6.4
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A musical film in which Jay-Z compiles many of his unreleased music videos into a continuous film. The film takes place in Jay-Z's old neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.

Director: Abdul Malik Abbott | Stars: Jay Z, Damon Dash, Pain in da Ass, Burt Bazin

Votes: 155 | Gross: $10.76M

38. Sunset Park (1996)

R | 99 min | Drama, Sport

5.9
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A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.

Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane, Terrence Howard

Votes: 1,343 | Gross: $10.00M

39. Tales from the Hood (1995)

R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.

Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Clarence Williams III, Corbin Bernsen, Joe Torry, De'aundre Bonds

Votes: 5,175 | Gross: $11.80M

40. Thicker Than Water (1999)

R | 91 min | Drama

5.0
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In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Cummings Jr. | Stars: Mack 10, Fat Joe, Ice Cube, MC Eiht

Votes: 539 | Gross: $0.08M

41. Training Day (2001)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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69 Metascore

On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the LAPD with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.

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

Votes: 331,782 | Gross: $76.63M

42. Waist Deep (2006)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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37 Metascore

An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Shawn Parr

Votes: 8,624 | Gross: $21.32M

43. The Wash (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy

4.7
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18 Metascore

With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting ... See full summary »

Director: DJ Pooh | Stars: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Anthony Albano, Tic

Votes: 5,935 | Gross: $10.10M

44. Dangerous Minds (1995)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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47 Metascore

An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney B. Vance, Robin Bartlett

Votes: 41,294 | Gross: $84.92M

45. Dead Presidents (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez

Votes: 16,558 | Gross: $24.20M

46. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Comedy, 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: 66,530 | Gross: $27.55M

47. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

Votes: 20,671 | Gross: $46.62M

48. Gridlock'd (1997)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, ... See full summary »

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandie Newton, Charles Fleischer

Votes: 12,641 | Gross: $5.48M

49. Belly (1998)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A pair of violent Men have spiritual awakenings.

Director: Hype Williams | Stars: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

Votes: 7,745 | Gross: $9.63M

50. Bones (2001)

R | 96 min | Crime, Horror

4.1
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42 Metascore

Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier, Michael T. Weiss, Clifton Powell

Votes: 5,880 | Gross: $7.31M

51. Back in the Day (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.5
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In BACK IN THE DAY, Reggie Cooper, a young man from the rough side of the tracks who lives with his divorced, affluent father in order to avoid the gang activity that almost claimed his ... See full summary »

Director: James Hunter | Stars: Joe Morton, Ja Rule, Norman Grant, Ving Rhames

Votes: 631

52. Before I Self Destruct (2009 Video)

R | 79 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.9
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A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a ... See full summary »

Director: 50 Cent | Stars: 50 Cent, Clifton Powell, Elijah Williams, Sasha Del Valle

Votes: 1,576

53. Above the Rim (1994)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

6.6
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Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.

Director: Jeff Pollack | Stars: Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur, Leon, David Bailey

Votes: 11,638 | Gross: $16.04M

54. 3 Strikes (2000)

R | 82 min | Comedy

4.1
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11 Metascore

Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change ... See full summary »

Director: DJ Pooh | Stars: Brian Hooks, N'Bushe Wright, Faizon Love, E-40

Votes: 1,501 | Gross: $9.82M

55. 8 Mile (2002)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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77 Metascore

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 207,818 | Gross: $116.72M

56. Jason's Lyric (1994)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love, as well as a sense of owed responsibility to his mother and troubled brother Joshua... See full summary »

Director: Doug McHenry | Stars: Allen Payne, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Anthony 'Treach' Criss

Votes: 2,869 | Gross: $20.85M

57. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

R | 117 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.1
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45 Metascore

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: 50 Cent, Joy Bryant, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Omar Benson Miller

Votes: 38,976 | Gross: $30.98M

58. Brown Sugar (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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58 Metascore

Friends since childhood, a magazine editor and a hip-hop record executive stumble into romantic territory.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey, Nicole Ari Parker

Votes: 6,519 | Gross: $27.36M

59. Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Musical, Drama

4.8
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Based on Bizet's classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Mekhi Phifer, Beyoncé, Yasiin Bey, Rah Digga

Votes: 1,259

60. Class Act (1992)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

6.0
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A valedictorian and a juvenile delinquent have their school records switched and begin to be treated like the other.

Director: Randall Miller | Stars: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, Andre Rosey Brown, Meshach Taylor

Votes: 4,457 | Gross: $13.27M

61. Death of a Dynasty (2003)

R | 92 min | Musical, Comedy

3.9
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41 Metascore

A young journalist, David Katz, who writes for a hip-hop magazine called "Mic Check", starts following a music mogul around as part of a story and over time incorrectly starts to think he ... See full summary »

Director: Damon Dash | Stars: Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Robert Stapleton, Capone Lee, Loon

Votes: 289 | Gross: $0.04M

62. Hustle & Flow (2005)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.4
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68 Metascore

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning

Votes: 35,112 | Gross: $22.20M

63. Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Crime

5.1
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43 Metascore

A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Jamie Kennedy, Ryan O'Neal, Blair Underwood, Taye Diggs

Votes: 16,863 | Gross: $34.31M

64. Paper Soldiers (2002)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career. Already on parole but faced with the power being turned off ... See full summary »

Directors: David Daniel, Damon Dash | Stars: Kevin Hart, Beanie Sigel, Memphis Bleek, Jay Z

Votes: 990

65. Stomp the Yard (2007)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.3
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44 Metascore

After the death of his brother, an expert street dancer goes to Georgia to attend Truth University. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he joins... See full summary »

Director: Sylvain White | Stars: Columbus Short, Meagan Good, Ne-Yo, Darrin Dewitt Henson

Votes: 20,312 | Gross: $61.36M

66. Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Music

4.3
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Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University.

Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Collins Pennie, Pooch Hall, Tika Sumpter, Stephen Boss

Votes: 2,018

67. Soul Plane (2004)

R | 86 min | Comedy

4.4
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33 Metascore

Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

Director: Jessy Terrero | Stars: Dwayne Adway, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart

Votes: 19,339 | Gross: $13.92M

68. Who's the Man? (1993)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is... See full summary »

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Ed Lover, Doctor Dré, Badja Djola, Cheryl 'Salt' James

Votes: 1,548 | Gross: $11.30M

69. You Got Served (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music

3.5
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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.

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

Votes: 24,224 | Gross: $40.07M