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1. Hair (1979)

PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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68 Metascore

Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo, Annie Golden

Votes: 28,397

2. Imitation of Life (1959)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

7.9
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A struggling young actress with a six year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a homeless black widow and her light-skinned eight year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Votes: 11,585

3. Death at a Funeral (2010)

R | 92 min | Comedy

5.6
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51 Metascore

A funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies.

Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Keith David, Loretta Devine

Votes: 37,675 | Gross: $42.74M

4. Bulworth (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams, Vinny Argiro

Votes: 22,647 | Gross: $26.53M

5. A Haunted House 2 (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.7
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17 Metascore

Having exorcised the demons of his ex, Malcolm is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, however, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.

Director: Michael Tiddes | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Cedric the Entertainer, Essence Atkins

Votes: 15,600 | Gross: $17.31M

6. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

R | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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37 Metascore

Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller

Votes: 16,033 | Gross: $7.92M

7. Soul Man (1986)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones

Votes: 6,292 | Gross: $27.82M

8. Coonskin (1975)

R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.8
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Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers, Philip Michael Thomas

Votes: 1,797

9. The Wash (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy

4.6
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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: 5,792 | Gross: $10.10M

10. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 8,913 | Gross: $2.19M

11. House Party 3 (1994)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

4.1
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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. 'Play' plans to throw the rockin'est bachelor party ever - until '... See full summary »

Director: Eric Meza | Stars: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, David Edwards, Angela Means

Votes: 2,608 | Gross: $19.30M

12. How to Be a Player (1997)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.3
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A playboy gets the tables turned on him when a party is arranged with all of the women he has been two-timing are in attendance.

Director: Lionel C. Martin | Stars: Bill Bellamy, Natalie Desselle Reid, Lark Voorhies, Mari Morrow

Votes: 2,426 | Gross: $13.96M

13. Hurry Sundown (1967)

Approved | 146 min | Drama

5.7
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Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann... See full summary »

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 779

14. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

Votes: 4,255 | Gross: $0.67M

15. Alice Adams (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable

Votes: 2,946

16. Freaknik: The Musical (2010 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A rap group heads to Atlanta to participate in Atlanta's revived Freaknik festival.

Director: Chris Prynoski | Stars: Faheem Najm, Joey Galaxy, Rick Ross, CeeLo Green

Votes: 458

17. Whoopi (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A faded singer decides to reopen her hotel's lounge.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Wren T. Brown, Elizabeth Regen, Omid Djalili

Votes: 510

18. The Horror of Party Beach (1964)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Musical

2.8
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Sea creatures created from radioactive sludge terrorize a beach community.

Director: Del Tenney | Stars: John Scott, Alice Lyon, Allan Laurel, Eulabelle Moore

Votes: 2,231

19. I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks) (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, "cold turkey," and he goes on a mission: "... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Sharp | Stars: Anthony Montgomery, Ryan Alosio, Lia Johnson, Lamman Rucker

Votes: 801

20. Night of Terror (1933)

65 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Wallace Ford, Sally Blane, Bryant Washburn

Votes: 179

21. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

Votes: 395

22. Doin' Time (1985)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.0
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Duke Jarrett is sent to jail at the John Dillinger prison. However, the prison looks more like a zoo, more or less ruled by the prisoners themselves.

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Jeff Altman, Henry Bal, Gene Bell

Votes: 197

23. The Bros. (2007)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Music

3.5
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Underachieving misfits Pete and Lanny are wannabe "gangsta rappers," who find the constraints of suburbia stifling to their artistic goals. Faced with the obstacle of needing "ten large" to... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Figg | Stars: John Tindall, Joachim Wiese, Joey Fatone, Dennis Scott

Votes: 222

24. Classified X (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 53 min | Documentary

7.1
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A history of the racially stereotyped portrayal of African Americans in cinema.

Director: Mark Daniels | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Margaret Barker, Joanna Barnes, Ethel Barrymore

Votes: 187 | Gross: $0.00M

25. The Great American Broadcast (1941)

90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Alice Faye, Jack Oakie, John Payne, Cesar Romero

Votes: 175

26. Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (2008 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.3
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An American story. Traces the career of Joe Louis (1914-1981) within the context of American racial consciousness: his difficulty getting big fights early in his career, the pride of ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe Louis, Joe Louis Barrow Jr., Randy Roberts, Dick Gregory

Votes: 104

27. Sunday Go to Meetin' Time (1936)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.6
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A black man sneaks out of church and tries to steal a chicken, but gets a taste of hell when he's accidentally knocked unconscious.

Director: Friz Freleng

Votes: 122

28. Hittin' the Trail for Hallelujah Land (1931)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.3
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Piggy and Fluffy have adventures on a riverboat. And Uncle Tom is chased by skeletons promising to take him to Hallelujah Land.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 173

29. Voodoo in Harlem (1938)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

7.0
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An animator leaves his work room, and a storm comes up and blows his drawing paper around and overturns the inkwell. Large blotches of ink fall on the sheets of paper, and become wild ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Zamora | Star: Walter Lantz

Votes: 14

30. Old Black Joe (1929)

Animation, Short, Family

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Director: Dave Fleischer

31. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth (2010)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

8.5
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Motivated by the drama teacher who inspired her, Dee takes a job as a substitute teacher and exposes her students to the culture of Paddy's with a field trip to see the Gang's take on the Lethal Weapon series: Lethal Weapon 5.

Director: Matt Shakman | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 1,074