Some of My Favorite Movies

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1.
Sparkle (1976)
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A girl group experiences turmoil after one of their members turns to drugs and another achieves their desired fame all by herself. (98 mins.)
Director: Sam O'Steen
 
2.
Car Wash (1976)
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Car Wash is about a close-knit group of employees who one day have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt... (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
3.
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
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At Madame Zenobia's illegal nightclub, when Steve Jackson and Wardell Franklin get robbed of their wallets containing a winning lottery ticket, they set out to recover it. (104 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
 
4.
Let's Do It Again (1975)
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Two Atlanta men raise funds for their charity by rigging boxing matches in New Orleans but their tricks attract the mob's attention. (110 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
 
5.
A Piece of the Action (1977)
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Dave Anderson and Manny Durrell are two high-class sneak thieves who have never been caught. Joshua... (135 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
 
6.
Harlem Nights (1989)
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During the 1920s, a New York illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters and corrupt cops in order to stay in business. (116 mins.)
Director: Eddie Murphy
 
7.
Ray (2004)
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The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s. (152 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
8.
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
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Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters. (103 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
9.
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
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A couple's seemingly solid marriage begins to crumble when the wife discovers that her husband intends to divorce her. (116 mins.)
Director: Darren Grant
 
10.
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
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A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home. (114 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
11.
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
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While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces. (107 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
12.
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
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The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene. (113 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
13.
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
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Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battle through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues. (121 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
14.
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
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Gravedigger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson are two black cops with a reputation for breaking the odd head... (97 mins.)
Director: Ossie Davis
 
15.
Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)
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Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it... (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Warren
 
16.
The Watermelon Woman (1996)
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Cheryl is young, Black, and lesbian, working in Philadelphia with her best friend Tamara and consumed... (90 mins.)
Director: Cheryl Dunye
 
17.
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
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Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy... (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
18.
All About the Benjamins (2002)
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A bounty hunter chases and catches suspects all over Miami . He ends up getting shot at and start to second guess his job as a bounty hunter ... (95 mins.)
Director: Kevin Bray
 
19.
Are We There Yet? (2005)
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Nick Persons is a selfish player who owns a collectables sports shop in Vancouver. Everything in his life is perfect until he meets Suzanne Kingston... (95 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
 
20.
Are We Done Yet? (2007)
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Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business. (92 mins.)
Director: Steve Carr
 
21.
Friday (1995)
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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. In that time, they smoke more weed and get jacked and shot at in a drive-by. (91 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
22.
Next Friday (2000)
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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. (98 mins.)
Director: Steve Carr
 
23.
Friday After Next (2002)
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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... (85 mins.)
Director: Marcus Raboy
 
24.
A Time to Kill (1996)
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In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, inciting a revolt by local racist groups. (149 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
25.
Shaft (2000)
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New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder. (99 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
26.
Shaft (1971)
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Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter. (100 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parks
 
27.
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
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Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects. (112 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
28.
Rush Hour (1998)
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A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed LAPD detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way. (98 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
 
29.
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
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Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam. (90 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
 
30.
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
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After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. (91 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
 
31.
Bad Boys (1995)
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Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
32.
Bad Boys II (2003)
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Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida from a Cuban drug cartel. (147 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
33.
The Longshots (2008)
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The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history. (94 mins.)
Director: Fred Durst
 
34.
First Sunday (2008)
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Durell Washington and LeeJohn Jackson are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When Durell learns... (96 mins.)
 
35.
Kingdom Come (2001)
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A group of old family members bands together when a despicable family member thankfully expires. (94 mins.)
Director: Doug McHenry
 
36.
The Color Purple (1985)
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A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades. (154 mins.)
 
37.
Sister Act (1992)
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When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
38.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
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Showgirl Deloris Van Cartier returns as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of Catholic students whose run-down school is slated for closure. (107 mins.)
Director: Bill Duke
 
39.
Barbershop (2002)
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A day in the life of a South Side Chicago barbershop. (102 mins.)
Director: Tim Story
 
40.
Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
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Why not spend another day with the crew at Calvin's shop in the South Side of Chicago? (106 mins.)
 
41.
Brewster's Millions (1985)
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A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal. (102 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
42.
The Players Club (1998)
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A woman must contend with rival strippers and her boss in an attempt to make a legitimate living. (104 mins.)
Director: Ice Cube
 
43.
This Christmas (2007)
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A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years. (117 mins.)
 
44.
Dreamgirls (2006)
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A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way. (130 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
45.
Funny Valentines (1999)
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A woman returns to her home town to sort out her troubled marriage and finds new happiness in the rekindling of a broken friendship with her cousin. (108 mins.)
Director: Julie Dash
 
46.
Bad Boys for Life (2018)
The plot is unknown at this time.
 
47.
The Mannsfield 12 (2007)
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Andrew Perryman is a young man who has been sent to Mannsfield State Penitentiary on an eighteen month sentence... (105 mins.)
Director: Craig Ross Jr.