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1. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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75 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: 94,516 | Gross: $57.50M

2. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.

Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan

Votes: 3,364 | Gross: $15.18M

3. A Pornstar Is Born (2011 Video)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A PORNSTAR IS BORN reveals the inner secrets of the ten billion dollar adult film industry. A beautiful young woman moves to Hollywood to become a star. Her dreams are shattered by ... See full summary »

Director: Corey Bishop | Stars: Mark Davis, Julian Bane, Corey Bishop, Jada Fire

Votes: 35

4. 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: 178 | Gross: $0.00M

5. Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (2009)

95 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.2
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An off-screen narration, four dozen talking heads, and clips of performances tell a chronological story about Black comedy: who has made us laugh since 1901, what is the nature of their ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Franklyn Ajaye, Angela Bassett, Bill Bellamy, Julian Bond

Votes: 233

6. Street Legends

Action, Crime, Drama | Announced

Three dissimilar young men forge a bond as they work together in an effort to take down a crime syndicate on Chicago's Southside.

Director: Danté Orange