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1. 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.

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

Votes: 3,324 | Gross: $15.18M

2. Civil Brand (2002)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

5.3
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29 Metascore

Women prisoners strike up a friendship with a young law student who works as a part-time prison guard. Together they discover that a corporation funds and is profitting from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Preston A. Whitmore II, Joyce Renee Lewis | Director: Neema Barnette | Stars: LisaRaye McCoy, N'Bushe Wright, Yasiin Bey, Monica Calhoun

Votes: 552 | Gross: $0.24M

3. Redrum (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy

3.9
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A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.

Writers: Carl Seaton, Kenny Young | Director: Kenny Young | Stars: Kenny Young, Jill Marie Jones, Reginald Ballard, Jaqueline Fleming

Votes: 281

4. A Day to Remember (2008)

17 min | Short, Drama

8.6
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As a bride and groom take care of last minute details on the eve of their wedding, the events that take place have them both reconsidering for better or for worse.

Writer: Quincy Minor | Director: Quincy Minor | Stars: Christopher Lamark, Patricia A. Robinson, George Flakes, Erica Chetwood

Votes: 12

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 »

Writers: John Long, Quincy Newell | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Franklyn Ajaye, Angela Bassett, Bill Bellamy, Julian Bond

Votes: 232

6. 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

Votes: 172

7. 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.

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

Votes: 178 | Gross: $0.00M

8. 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

9. 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

Votes: 37

10. The Dojo (2010)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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Fly-on-the wall, reality program centering around the 'goings-on' at a new martial arts academy. Featuring, Scott "TNT" Tannenbaum, founder of The North American Federation of Brazilian ... See full summary »

Creator: Donte D. Green | Director: Donte D. Green | Stars: Jason Long, Greg Medford, Scott Tannenbaum

11. Stigma (2007)

5 min | Short, Drama

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An HIV-positive man has not revealed his status to anyone until a clinic receptionist openly discloses his status and prevents him from receiving treatment.

Writer: Quincy Minor | Director: Quincy Minor | Stars: Steven Flournoy Jr., Katina Flournoy, Barbara Flournoy, Elijah Walker

12. The Mourning After (2009)

61 min | Drama

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On 9/11 Chris and Felicia were supposed to be at the World Trade Center....They we're having an affair at a near by hotel, instead.

Writer: David Ray | Director: Lawrence 'Law' Watford | Stars: Sean Michael Doherty, Sydney Gulizio, Chanté Lewis, Megan Orelli

13. The Deal (II) (2006)

15 min | Short, Thriller

7.7
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Dan decides to sell his prized Ford Mustang to prospective buyer Mike but begins to realise things aren't quite what they first seemed when the test drive takes an unexpected turn.

Writer: Nigel Karikari | Director: Nigel Karikari | Stars: Jane Allsop, Tim Draxl, Glenn Robbins

Votes: 11