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1.
In the Hive (2012)
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Sixteen-year-old Xtra Keys hopes to raise his son better than his boozy, razor-edged mother raised him, and he just might get his wish when he's thrust into an unorthodox alternative school full of underprivileged boys. (111 mins.)
Director: Robert Townsend
 
2.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (134 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
3.
Jason's Lyric (1994)
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The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love... (119 mins.)
Director: Doug McHenry
 
4.
For Colored Girls (2010)
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Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular. (133 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
5.
The Corner (2000 Mini-Series)
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Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war. (376 mins.)
 
6.
Prison Song (2001)
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A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities. (94 mins.)
Director: Darnell Martin
 
7.
The Warriors (1979)
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In the near future, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down. (92 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
8.
Fresh (1994)
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Death and violence anger a 12-year-old drug courier, who puts his employer's against each other. (114 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
 
9.
Soul Men (2008)
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Though it's been some twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader. (100 mins.)
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
 
10.
House Party (1990)
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Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him... (100 mins.)
Director: Reginald Hudlin
 
11.
House Party 2 (1991)
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When Kid's college money is stolen by a crooked music promoter, Play's solution is to stage the 'mutha' of all pajama parties. Starring Kid 'n Play and Martin Lawrence. (94 mins.)
 
12.
House Party 3 (1994)
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Come to a new House Party, where Kid, after a lifetime 'playing the field', falls in love and is about to get married... (100 mins.)
Director: Eric Meza
 
13.
Class Act (1992)
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Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records... (98 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
 
14.
Poetic Justice (1993)
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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. (109 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
15.
Set It Off (1996)
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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. (123 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
16.
The Wood (1999)
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While dealing with a friend's cold feet on his wedding day, a writer reminisces about his youth with his best friends. (106 mins.)
Director: Rick Famuyiwa
 
17.
Baby Boy (2001)
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This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years... (130 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
18.
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
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A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption. (128 mins.)
Director: Craig Ross Jr.
 
19.
How High (2001)
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Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam. (93 mins.)
Director: Jesse Dylan
 
20.
Never Die Alone (2004)
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A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war. (88 mins.)
 
21.
Seven Pounds (2008)
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A man with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers. (123 mins.)
 
22.
Trois (2000)
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Jermaine, a young struggling Atlanta lawyer, decides to spruce up his marriage with Jasmine, who's mentally... (93 mins.)
Director: Rob Hardy
 
23.
Pandora's Box (2002)
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Mia DuBois (Calhoun) is a walking cliché--a successful therapist with an unsuccessful marriage. Her husband... (103 mins.)
Director: Rob Hardy
 
24.
Trois 3: The Escort (2004 Video)
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When a hip-hop promoter is bailed out of a hefty debt by a club owner, he becomes one of her call boys and nearly loses his life in the process. (95 mins.)
Director: Skav One
 
25.
Light It Up (1999)
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A group of teens is bent on improving the run-down conditions of their high-school. (99 mins.)
Director: Craig Bolotin
 
26.
She Hate Me (2004)
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Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit. (138 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
27.
Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
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Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz... (180 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
28.
ATL (2006)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Robinson
 
29.
Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
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In a forgotten Mexico village Tita and Pedro fall in love, but their marriage is forbidden as to traditions... (105 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Arau
 
30.
Quinceañera (2006)
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As Magdalena's 15th birthday approaches, her simple, blissful life is complicated by the discovery that she's pregnant. Kicked out of her house, she finds a new family with her great-granduncle and gay cousin. (90 mins.)