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1. My Wife and Kids (2001–2005)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta rap-worshipping son Michael Jr., and brooding daughters Claire and Kady make his dream just that ... a dream.

Creators: Don Reo, Damon Wayans | Stars: Damon Wayans, Tisha Campbell-Martin, George Gore II, Parker McKenna Posey

2. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

3. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy

6.5
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48 Metascore

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

Writer: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

4. Stomp the Yard (2007)

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

5.1
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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 »

Writers: Robert Adetuyi, Gregory Ramon Anderson | Director: Sylvain White | Stars: Columbus Short, Meagan Good, Ne-Yo, Darrin Dewitt Henson

5. Idlewild (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.2
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55 Metascore

A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player ... See full summary »

Writer: Bryan Barber | Director: Bryan Barber | Stars: Big Boi, Terrence Howard, André Benjamin, Paula Patton

6. Eve's Bayou (1997)

R | 109 min | Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive female patients. One night... See full summary »

Writer: Kasi Lemmons | Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Lynn Whitfield

7. Coonskin (1975)

R | 100 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

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.

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

8. Carmen Jones (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II, Harry Kleiner | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

9. Hallelujah (1929)

Passed | 109 min | Drama, Musical

7.0
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In a juke joint, sharecropper Zeke falls for a beautiful dancer, Chick, but she's only setting him up for a rigged craps game. He loses $100, the money he got for the sale of his family's ... See full summary »

Writers: Wanda Tuchock, Richard Schayer, Ransom Rideout, King Vidor | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine, Harry Gray

10. Ax 'Em (1992)

Unrated | 71 min | Horror

1.2
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A weekend retreat at a remote cabin in the woods for a group of childhood pals turns into a terrifying fight for survival, as a former friend whose family was killed years earlier comes along looking for revenge.

Writer: Michael Mfume | Director: Michael Mfume | Stars: Michael Mfume, Sandra Pulley, Joe Clair, Racquel Price

11. 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 »

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

12. Nothing But a Man (1964)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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87 Metascore

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.

Writers: Michael Roemer, Robert M. Young | Director: Michael Roemer | Stars: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris, Gloria Foster

13. Cutthroat Alley (2003)

R | 95 min | Horror

2.1
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Timothy Wayne Folsome's urban horror film Cutthroat Alley features a masked serial killer who slits the throats of each of his victims in the hood of South Central Los Angeles. The film ... See full summary »

Writer: Timothy Wayne Folsome | Director: Timothy Wayne Folsome | Stars: Bizzy Bone, Stacy Arnell, Janice Palmer, Cisco Reyes

14. Paradise in Harlem (1939)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.1
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Between swing and blues musical numbers, the story of comedian Lem Anderson, whose long-awaited chance to act dramatically vanishes when he witnesses a mob killing and is forced to leave ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank L. Wilson, Vincent Valentini | Director: Joseph Seiden | Stars: Frank H. Wilson, Mamie Smith, Norman Astwood, Edna Mae Harris

15. St. Louis Blues (1929)

16 min | Short, Drama, Music

6.5
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In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin' with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus and ... See full summary »

Writer: Dudley Murphy | Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Bessie Smith, Jimmy Mordecai, Isabel Washington, Hall Johnson Choir

16. Tactical (2008 Video)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime

2.2
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A murder witness loses his memory in an accident, and is tracked by the Special Forces and the drug lords. Amidst the battle between the forces of law and evil, murders are committed, hits ... See full summary »

Writers: Neil Luspo, William Pierce, Johnny Starks | Director: Sidney Mansa Winters | Stars: Eric Lane, Tommy Phipps, Simeon Henderson, Pam Mack

17. Zombiez (2005 Video)

R | 83 min | Horror

1.3
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A woman finds herself on the run from the living dead. Her friends are being slaughtered and she can find no help. Will she survive or will she too fall victim to the Zombiez?

Writer: John Bacchus | Director: John Bacchus | Stars: Jenicia Garcia, Jackeem Sellers, Randy Clarke, Raymond Spencer

18. Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.2
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Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.

Writer: Melvin Van Peebles | Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Thomas Anderson, Jay Van Leer, Robert Dunn, Mabel King

19. Murder with Music (1941)

59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

3.7
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The beautiful Nellie Hill has many admirers but when one of them gets killed all the others are suspected. All this in among some great singing and dancing, some great bands and songs. This... See full summary »

Writers: Georges Friedland, Victor Vicas, Norman Borisoff, Augustus Smith | Director: George P. Quigley | Stars: Bob Howard, Milton Williams, Nellie Hill, George Oliver

20. The Bronze Buckaroo (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.4
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Bob Blake and his boys arrive at Joe Jackson's ranch to find him missing. While Slim cheats Dusty out of his money using ventriloquism and marked cards, Blake tries to find Jackson. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard C. Kahn | Director: Richard C. Kahn | Stars: Herb Jeffries, Lucius Brooks, Artie Young, F.E. Miller

21. Broken Strings (1940)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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After noted violinist Arthur Williams suffers a hand injury which ends his playing career, his hopes are transferred to his son, who prefers swing music to classical.

Writers: Bernard B. Ray, Carl Krusada, Clarence Muse, David Arlen | Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Clarence Muse, Sybil Lewis, William Washington, Tommie Moore

22. Harlem Rides the Range (1939)

56 min | Western

5.9
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A cowboy and his sidekick try to help a homesteader from being cheated out of his property.

Writers: Spencer Williams, F.E. Miller | Director: Richard C. Kahn | Stars: Herb Jeffries, Lucius Brooks, F.E. Miller, Artie Young

23. Spirit of Youth (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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The story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which paralleled the life of Joe Louis.

Writer: Arthur Hoerl | Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Joe Louis, Clarence Muse, Edna Mae Harris, Mae Turner

24. The Black King (1932)

72 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.1
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An unscrupulous minister starts a 'back to Africa' movement.

Writers: Morris M. Levinson, Donald Heywood | Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: A.B. DeComathiere, Vivianne Baber, Knolly Mitchell, Dan Michaels

25. The Embalmer (1996)

85 min | Horror

3.1
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A deranged mortician preys on a group of teenage friends in a desperate attempt to obtain their bodily fluids needed to bring his family back to life.

Writer: S. Torriano Berry | Director: S. Torriano Berry | Stars: Jennifer T. Kelly, Kenneth E. Mullen, Myron Creek, Tracy Owens

26. Moon Over Harlem (1939)

Not Rated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.8
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Writers: Mathew Mathews, Shirley Ulmer | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Buddy Harris, Cora Green, Izinetta Wilcox, Earl Gough

27. Go Down, Death! (1944)

56 min

5.3
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The owner of a juke joint arranges to frame an innocent preacher with a scandalous photograph, but his scheme backfires when his own adoptive mother interferes.

Writers: Sam Elljay, Jean Roddy, James Weldon Johnson | Director: Spencer Williams | Stars: Myra D. Hemmings, Samuel H. James, Eddye L. Houston, Spencer Williams

28. Look-Out Sister (1947)

Approved | 63 min | Music, Western

6.0
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A famous bandleader, suffering from overwork and exhaustion, goes to a sanitarium for a rest. While there he dreams of being out west at a dude ranch, where he finds himself involved in the... See full summary »

Writers: John E. Gordon, Will Morrissey | Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Louis Jordan, Suzette Harbin, Monte Hawley, Bob Scott

29. The Green-Eyed Monster (1919)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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Stars: Jack Austin, Louise Dunbar, Steve Reynolds, Robert Stewart

30. Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A. (1946)

65 min | Drama

5.0
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A sexy, enticing dancer from Harlem makes things happen in a sleepy Caribbean island resort.

Writer: True T. Thompson | Director: Spencer Williams | Stars: Francine Everett, Don Wilson, Katherine Moore, Alfred Hawkins

31. Harlem on the Prairie (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A cowboy helps a pretty young woman find lost gold.

Writers: Fred Myton, F.E. Miller | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Herb Jeffries, F.E. Miller, Mantan Moreland, Consuelo Harris

32. Son of Ingagi (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Horror

4.0
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A newlywed couple is visited by a strange old woman who harbors a secret about the young girl's father.

Writer: Spencer Williams | Director: Richard C. Kahn | Stars: Zack Williams, Laura Bowman, Alfred Grant, Daisy Bufford

33. Wake (III) (2010)

20 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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'Everybody knows if you're fixin' to GOSSIP, you gotta have a little dirt on somebody. And everybody knows if you're fixin' to BURY, you gotta throw a little dirt on somebody. But don't ... See full summary »

Writer: Bree Newsome | Director: Bree Newsome | Stars: Sahr Ali, Christina Faison, Benton Greene, Tyrone Hicks

34. Dark Manhattan (1937)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A low-level gangster determines to let nothing stand in the way of his gaining control of the numbers rackets in Harlem.

Writer: George Randol | Directors: Harry L. Fraser, Ralph Cooper | Stars: Ralph Cooper, Cleo Herndon, Clarence Brooks, Jess Lee Brooks

35. Lady Luck (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Thriller

7.1
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Two down-on-their luck friends suddenly hit the "jackpot" when they win the clothes, car and chauffeur of a rich man in a game of dice. They wind up in a sanitarium that's being used as an ... See full summary »

Writers: Lex Neal, Vernon Smith | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Mantan Moreland, F.E. Miller, Maceo Bruce Sheffield, Arthur Ray

36. Harlem Is Heaven (1932)

69 min | Drama, Musical

6.5
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Writer: Irwin Franklyn | Director: Irwin Franklyn | Stars: Bill Robinson, Eubie Blake, Putney Dandridge, James Baskett

37. Two-Gun Man from Harlem (1938)

65 min | Western

5.8
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A cowboy is wrongfully accused of murder. He winds up in Harlem, where he assumes the identity of a preacher-turned-gangster who looks like him. He infiltrates the gang to catch the men who... See full summary »

Writer: Richard C. Kahn | Director: Richard C. Kahn | Stars: Herb Jeffries, Marguerite Whitten, Clarence Brooks, Mantan Moreland

38. King for a Day (1934)

TV-G | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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A talented tap dancer who can't get an audition uses his prowess at playing craps to gain ownership of a musical show, making himself the star.

Writers: A. Dorian Otvos, Eddie Moran | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Bill Robinson, Ernest Whitman, Dusty Fletcher, Babe Matthews

39. Holy Hustler (2008 Video)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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Writer: David R. Palmore | Director: David R. Palmore | Stars: Kristine Sanabria, Ron Douglass, Weez Tomlinson, Adonis Williams

40. Beware (1946)

Approved | 54 min | Musical, Romance

5.9
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Ware College is a small Black college in Ware, Ohio. Once prominent, it is now low in attendance, low in enrollment and low on money; and at a meeting with instructors Drury and Annabelle ... See full summary »

Writer: John E. Gordon | Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Louis Jordan, Frank L. Wilson, Emory Richardson, Valerie Black

41. The Fat Albert Easter Special (1982 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.1
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Writers: Bill Danch, Dan DiStefano | Stars: Bill Cosby, Eric Suter, Gerald Edwards, Jan Crawford

42. Midway (2007)

TV-14 | 10 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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Several black men of various ages work in a barbershop and await important news.

Writer: Darius Clark Monroe | Director: Darius Clark Monroe | Stars: Albert Hall, Keith Davis, John Douglas Thompson, Carlton Byrd

43. Harlem After Midnight (1934)

Drama

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Gangsters in Harlem make plans to commit a kidnapping.

Writer: Oscar Micheaux | Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Lawrence Chenault, 'Slick' Chester, A.B. DeComathiere, Bee Freeman

44. Gang Smashers (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Music

4.7
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Writers: Ralph Cooper, Hazel Barsworth, Phil Dunham | Director: Leo C. Popkin | Stars: Nina Mae McKinney, Laurence Criner, Monte Hawley, Mantan Moreland

45. Mystery in Swing (1940)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.4
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In and around some great blues, swing and jazz music, a very unpopular band-leader. Prince Ellis, is killed in a Harlem nightclub, and, in and around some more great music, a detective ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Hoerl, William Werckenthien, F.E. Miller | Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Monte Hawley, Marguerite Whitten, Tommie Moore, Edward Thompson

46. Gone Harlem (1938)

65 min | Musical

6.8
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Director: Irwin Franklyn | Stars: Ethel Moses, James Baskett, Florence Hill, Eugene Thompson

47. Take My Life (1942)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.0
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Writers: Billie Myers, Edward Dewey | Director: Harry M. Popkin | Stars: Monte Hawley, Jeni Le Gon, The Harlem Tuff-Kids, DeForest Covan

48. Wages of Sin (1929)

Drama

7.3
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Writer: Oscar Micheaux | Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Lorenzo Tucker, William A. Clayton Jr., Kathleen Noisette, Rudolph Hind

49. Black Shadows on the Silver Screen (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

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Ossie Davis narrates a history of "race films," films made before 1950 which catered to a primarily black audience.

Writer: Thomas Cripps | Director: Steven York | Stars: Ossie Davis, Fredi Washington, George Johnson, Lorenzo Tucker

50. By Right of Birth (1921)

Drama

4.3
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Writers: George Johnson, Dora Mitchell | Director: Harry A. Gant | Stars: Clarence Brooks, Anita Thompson, Webb King, Leo Bates