Highest Rated Titles With Terence Blanchard


1. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 255 min | Documentary

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An examination of the U.S. government's role and its response to Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 3,655

2. Treme (2010–2013)
Episode: All on a Mardi Gras Day (2010)

TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Music

8.6
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As New Orleans gears up for its first Fat Tuesday since Katrina, Albert is sent a less-than-celebratory message by the NOPD. Sonny leaves Annie to her own devices; LaDonna puts her bad news... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Michiel Huisman

Votes: 164

3. America's Blues (2015)

83 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.5
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America's Blues takes a new angle on the Blues, focusing on, not only the musical impact it has had on all forms of Popular American Music, but also the influence it has had on art, fashion, language, film and racial equality.

Director: Patrick Branson | Stars: Dean Alger, Houston Baker, Terence Blanchard, Drumma Boy

Votes: 6

4. Rendezvous in New York (2004 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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This live concert performance documentary is a textured exploration into the musical mind of world-renowned jazz pianist Chick Corea and is a rare look at a lifetime of musical partners, collaborations and creative adventures.

Director: David Niles | Stars: Jeff Ballard, Terence Blanchard, Michael Brecker, Gary Burton

Votes: 7

5. Treme (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.

Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Melissa Leo

Votes: 11,256

6. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.1
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 334

7. Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power (2004)

67 min | Documentary

8.0
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Rob Williams was an African-American living in Monroe, North Carolina in the 1950s and 1960s. Living with injustice and oppression, many African-Americans advocated a non-violent resistance... See full summary »

Directors: Sandra Dickson, Churchill Roberts | Stars: Julian Bond, Walter Cronkite, Rob Williams, Robert Williams

Votes: 27

8. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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91 Metascore

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Votes: 60,993 | Gross: $27.55M

9. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 10,001

10. 4 Little Girls (1997)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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89 Metascore

A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Maxine McNair, Walter Cronkite, Chris McNair, Fred Lee Shuttlesworth

Votes: 2,129 | Gross: $0.13M

11. Icons Among Us (2009)

93 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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Jazz is a living thing, a conversation between musicians and each other as well as musicians and the audience. By combining archival footage, interviews with 75 jazz artists and live ... See full summary »

Directors: Lars Larson, Michael Rivoira, Peter J. Vogt | Stars: Brian Blade, Terence Blanchard, Ravi Coltrane, Paul De Barros

Votes: 35

12. Treme (2010–2013)
Episode: This City (2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Lambreaux learns his cancer has spread; Delmond plays with Terence Blanchard in NY; Annie wins song of the year for 'This City'; violence strikes one of Batiste's students.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Melissa Leo

Votes: 87

13. Steep (II) (2007)

6 min | Short, Drama

7.8
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A simple Saturday sale turns into an examination of character for a young Woman looking to make a purchase.

Director: Adetoro Makinde | Stars: JoNell Kennedy, Anne Judson-Yager, Danièle Ferraro, Grace West

Votes: 10

14. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part Two (2006)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary

7.8
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Act 2 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 37

15. Primal Fear (1996)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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47 Metascore

An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney

Votes: 135,760 | Gross: $56.06M

16. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 65,551 | Gross: $48.17M

17. 25th Hour (2002)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 151,848 | Gross: $13.06M

18. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part One (2006)

TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary

7.7
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Act 1 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 39

19. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 278,290 | Gross: $88.50M

20. All the Invisible Children (2005)

124 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.

Directors: Mehdi Charef, Emir Kusturica, Spike Lee, Kátia Lund, Jordan Scott, Ridley Scott, Stefano Veneruso, John Woo | Stars: Adama Bila, Elysée Rouamba, Rodrigue Ouattara, Uros Milovanovic

Votes: 3,311

21. Jazz at the White House (2016 TV Special)

60 min | Music

7.5
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Stars: Joey Alexander, Terence Blanchard, Kris Bowers, Dee Dee Bridgewater

Votes: 6

22. The Promised Land (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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This program documents the migration of rural Southern blacks from the segregated South to Chicago. Cultural and political gains become offset by overcrowding and increasing ghettoization, ... See full summary »

Star: Morgan Freeman

Votes: 19

23. Talk to Me (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps

Votes: 8,528 | Gross: $4.47M

24. Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.4
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Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen.

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Delroy Lindo, Mykelti Williamson, Edward Herrmann, Blair Underwood

Votes: 797

25. Evening at Pops (1970– )

Documentary, Music

7.4
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Stars: Arthur Fiedler, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, Earl Wild

Votes: 14

26. The Music Makers (2005– )

30 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Stars: Terence Blanchard, Scott Bomar, Craig Brewer, Stanley Clarke

Votes: 9

27. 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 »

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

Votes: 7,009 | Gross: $14.82M

28. Love & Basketball (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.2
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70 Metascore

In 1981 in L.A., Monica moves in next door to Quincy. They're 11, and both want to play in the NBA, just like Quincy's dad. Their love-hate relationship lasts into high school, with ... See full summary »

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard

Votes: 14,680 | Gross: $27.44M

29. The Salton Sea (2002)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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41 Metascore

After a tragic incident, a man drifts into a world populated by thugs and speed junkies.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 26,998 | Gross: $0.68M

30. If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

7.2
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In 2006, director Spike Lee created an astonishing record of the cataclysmic effects of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans with his epic award-winning documentary, When the Levees... See full summary »

Stars: Calvin Mackie, Mitch Landrieu, Jacques Morial, Fred Johnson

Votes: 386

31. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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73 Metascore

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Oprah Winfrey, Bruno Campos

Votes: 91,466 | Gross: $104.37M

32. Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

PG-13 | 74 min | Documentary

7.1
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70 Metascore

In this documentary, veteran filmmaker Harry Moses exposes the controversy in the world of high priced artwork. He paints a vivid picture of how art is bought and sold in America.

Director: Harry Moses | Stars: Teri Horton, Tod M. Volpe, Ben Heller, Nick Carone

Votes: 1,038

33. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Tells the story of Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American (they preferred "colored") sisters who both lived past the age of 100. They grew up on a North Carolina college campus, the ... See full summary »

Director: Lynne Littman | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Amy Madigan, Lisa Arrindell

Votes: 221

34. 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (2015 TV Special)

120 min

7.1
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An annual telecast that honors those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture. This year's honorees are: Carole King, George Lucas, Rita Moreno, Seiji Ozawa, Cicely Tyson.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: George Akram, Sara Bareilles, Chris Bartlett, George Bernardo

Votes: 9

35. Gia (1998 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mercedes Ruehl

Votes: 32,403

36. Cadillac Records (2008)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Columbus Short

Votes: 15,790 | Gross: $8.13M

37. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Melissa McCarthy/Ed Sheeran (2015)

TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.0
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Melissa McCarthy (Spy (2015)). Also: Ed Sheeran performs and is interviewed; Terence Blanchard sits in with The Roots.

Director: Dave Diomedi | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Melissa McCarthy, Ed Sheeran, The Roots

Votes: 11

38. Crooklyn (1994)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly, Zelda Harris

Votes: 6,132 | Gross: $13.64M

39. Clockers (1995)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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71 Metascore

Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 16,876 | Gross: $13.04M

40. Gun Hill (2011 TV Movie)

Action, Crime

6.9
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A pair of twins take opposing paths: one is a cop and the other a con man. Until the night one is killed and his brother assumes his identity.

Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood | Stars: Larenz Tate, Mark Parra, Michael Aronov, Shanti Ashanti

Votes: 188

41. Get on the Bus (1996)

R | 120 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A disparate group of African-American men travel by bus to Washington, DC for the Million Man March.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Ossie Davis, Charles S. Dutton, Andre Braugher, Richard Belzer

Votes: 4,175 | Gross: $5.73M

42. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Stockard Channing, Ellen Muth, Kelly Rowan, Jenny O'Hara

Votes: 1,937

43. Sucker Free City (2004 TV Movie)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sucker-Free City, or S.F.C., revolves around the conflicts among white, black, Latino and Asian street gangs in San Francisco.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Ben Crowley, Ken Leung, Anthony Mackie, Darris Love

Votes: 1,135

44. Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012 TV Movie)

86 min | Mystery

6.8
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A baby abducted at birth and raised by the woman who took her, eventually discovers she is a missing child, reconnects with her birth parents, and struggles with choosing between her two identities.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Aunjanue Ellis, Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd, Roger Cross

Votes: 851

45. Backbeat (1994)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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A dramatization of the Hamburg, Germany phase of the Beatles' early history.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Ian Hart, Gary Bakewell

Votes: 4,870 | Gross: $2.39M

46. Bojangles (2001 TV Movie)

101 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The life of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, African-American tap-dancing star of stage and screen.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Gregory Hines, Peter Riegert, Kimberly Elise, Maria Ricossa

Votes: 244

47. The Color of Courage (1998 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.7
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Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Lynn Whitfield, Bruce Greenwood, Roger Guenveur Smith

Votes: 283

48. Black or White (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.

Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Gillian Jacobs, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 8,457 | Gross: $21.57M

49. Summer of Sam (1999)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

Votes: 31,599 | Gross: $19.28M

50. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.6
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Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic lives.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 8,467 | Gross: $16.15M

51. Dark Blue (2002)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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57 Metascore

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kurt Russell, Ving Rhames, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele

Votes: 17,477 | Gross: $9.06M

52. Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005 TV Movie)

113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.

Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Halle Berry, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Mel Winkler, Michael Ealy

Votes: 2,254

53. Navigating the Heart (2000 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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An unlikely romance between a cosmopolitan career woman and a small town fisherman.

Director: David Burton Morris | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Tim Matheson, David Andrews, Tantoo Cardinal

Votes: 213

54. The 51st Annual Grammy Awards (2009 TV Special)

Music

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Directors: Walter C. Miller, Wes Young | Stars: Adele, Gene Autry, Simon Baker, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 63

55. Jungle Fever (1991)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Friends and family of a married black architect react in different ways to his affair with an Italian secretary.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis

Votes: 13,694 | Gross: $32.48M

56. 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: 8,807 | Gross: $2.19M

57. Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama, Crime

6.5
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Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's ... See full summary »

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Lynn Whitfield, Lee Thompson Young, Brenden Jefferson

Votes: 2,756

58. The Inkwell (1994)

R | 110 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A shy, troubled young man who set his own house on fire and has an imaginary friend, is sent to a vineyard where he finds himself in the middle of his political-arguing, party-loving family and his love torn between two girls.

Director: Matty Rich | Stars: Larenz Tate, Joe Morton, Suzzanne Douglas, Glynn Turman

Votes: 1,121 | Gross: $8.88M

59. A Girl Thing (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 237 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour. Hour one deals with a ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Kate Capshaw, Stockard Channing, Rebecca De Mornay, Mia Farrow

Votes: 652

60. Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that... See full summary »

Director: Harry Moses | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Waterston, Mason Adams, Val Avery

Votes: 423

61. Barbershop (2002)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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66 Metascore

A day in the life of a South Side Chicago barbershop.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Eve, Anthony Anderson

Votes: 22,780 | Gross: $75.07M

62. Lights! Action! Music! (2007 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

6.3
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A wonderful journey through the meaning and relevance of film music composition. Featuring great, albeit brief, insights from some of the modern greats.

Director: Dan Lieberstein | Stars: John Barry, Terence Blanchard, Carter Burwell, Francis Ford Coppola

Votes: 31

63. Bunraku (2010)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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28 Metascore

The story of a a young man who has spent his life searching for revenge only to find himself up against a bigger challenge than he originally bargained for.

Director: Guy Moshe | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Gackt

Votes: 16,916

64. Next Friday (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy

6.1
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41 Metascore

Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Justin Pierce, John Witherspoon

Votes: 28,252 | Gross: $57.18M

65. Original Sin (2001)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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33 Metascore

A woman along with her lover, plan to con a rich man by marrying him and on earning his trust running away with all his money. Everything goes as planned until she actually begins to fall in love with him.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson

Votes: 45,701 | Gross: $16.25M

66. 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: 15,857 | Gross: $7.92M

67. HouseSitter (1992)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Con artist Gwen moves into Newton's empty house without his knowledge, and begins setting up house posing as his new wife.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, Dana Delany, Julie Harris

Votes: 17,315 | Gross: $58.50M

68. The Caveman's Valentine (2001)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.0
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44 Metascore

A cave-dwelling man sets out to track down the killer of a homeless boy and bring him to justice.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Colm Feore, Ann Magnuson, Damir Andrei

Votes: 5,654 | Gross: $0.69M

69. Free of Eden (1998 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 98 min | Drama

6.0
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A black girl seeks a tutor, hoping a good education will help her escape from poor housing projects.

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Phylicia Rashad, Robert Hooks

Votes: 242

70. Red Tails (2012)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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46 Metascore

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo, Andre Royo

Votes: 29,234 | Gross: $49.88M

71. Waist Deep (2006)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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37 Metascore

An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Shawn Parr

Votes: 8,332 | Gross: $21.32M

72. Sugar Hill (1993)

R | 123 min | Thriller, Drama

5.9
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Hardened, uncomprimising drug dealer Roemello Skuggs decides to quit his scumbag profession so he may start a new life with his girlfriend. However, he soon learns getting out is nowhere ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Michael Wright, Khandi Alexander, DeVaughn Nixon

Votes: 3,166 | Gross: $18.27M

73. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.9
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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Bernie Sanders, Jesse Jackson

Votes: 256

74. Just Wright (2010)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.8
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51 Metascore

A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, James Pickens Jr.

Votes: 10,456 | Gross: $21.52M

75. School Daze (1988)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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A not so popular young man wants to pledge to a popular fraternity at his historically black college.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Kyme

Votes: 4,839 | Gross: $14.55M

76. Jesus Children of America (2005)

20 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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A Brooklyn teen learns she was born HIV-positive.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Hannah Hodson, Coati Mundi, Rosie Perez, Natalia Roldan

Votes: 182

77. Chi-Raq (2015)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.7
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77 Metascore

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett

Votes: 6,076 | Gross: $2.65M

78. A Saintly Switch (1999 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.7
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Although this is a high-concept comedy, the basic theme deals with very important and timely issues, a family in trouble, sex roles in modern society and the frustration and ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Vivica A. Fox, David Alan Grier, Al Waxman, Scott Cumberbatch

Votes: 321

79. People I Know (2002)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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53 Metascore

A New York press agent must scramble when his major client becomes embroiled in a huge scandal.

Director: Daniel Algrant | Stars: Al Pacino, Téa Leoni, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Basinger

Votes: 9,974 | Gross: $0.12M

80. 25th NAACP Image Awards (1993 TV Special)

Family

5.5
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Stars: Arrested Development, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Terence Blanchard

Votes: 10

81. Jim Brown: All American (2002 TV Movie)

140 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

5.4
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50 Metascore

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Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Art Modell, Walter Beach, Ed Walsh, Sam Oakley

Votes: 267

82. She Hate Me (2004)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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28 Metascore

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 6,419 | Gross: $0.37M

83. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, John Melendez

Votes: 8,820

84. Trial by Jury (1994)

R | 107 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.

Director: Heywood Gould | Stars: Joanne Whalley, Armand Assante, Gabriel Byrne, William Hurt

Votes: 1,439 | Gross: $6.97M

85. Random Hearts (1999)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.1
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38 Metascore

After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas find each others' keys in each others loved ones' possessions and realize that they were ... See full summary »

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charles S. Dutton, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 17,267 | Gross: $31.05M

86. The Comedian (2016)

R | 119 min | Comedy

4.9
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46 Metascore

A look at the life of an aging insult comic.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 227

87. 'Til There Was You (1997)

PG-13 | 113 min | Romance, Comedy

4.8
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in.

Director: Scott Winant | Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, John Plumpis, Janel Moloney

Votes: 2,336 | Gross: $3.48M

88. The Tempest (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

4.7
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An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Peter Fonda, John Glover, Harold Perrineau, Katherine Heigl

Votes: 297

89. Heartless (I) (2005 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Comedy

4.2
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Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Michael Arata, Marcus Lyle Brown, Robb Conner, Anne Ewen

Votes: 114

90. If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2010)

Documentary

2.8
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Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Tanya Harris, Barack Obama, Calvin Mackie, Kathleen Blanco

Votes: 6

91. Glitter (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

2.1
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14 Metascore

A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Mariah Carey, Eric Benét, Max Beesley, Da Brat

Votes: 19,586 | Gross: $4.27M

92. Jazz for Japan (2015 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Alex Acuna, Terence Blanchard, Ndugu Chancler, Billy Childs

93. King Cake: A Big Easy Story (2017)

120 min | Documentary | Post-production

Journey back in time and witness the rise of "America's Most Interesting City". On May 7, 1718, French explorer Bienville founded La Nouvelle-Orleans (New Orleans) in honor of the Duke of ... See full summary »

Director: Will Hess | Stars: Norman Reedus, John Goodman, Elijah Wood, Andy Garcia

94. Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity (2017)

Documentary

Wayne Shorter is a multiple Grammy Award-winner whose compositions have become jazz standards and whose unique approach to his compositions and his saxophone has forever changed how the ... See full summary »

Director: Dorsay Alavi | Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana

95. Katrina 10 Years After the Storm with Robin Roberts (2015 TV Movie)

News

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Ten years after the most devastating natural disaster in United States history, ABC anchor and Mississippi Gulf Coast native, Robin Roberts returns to the region to explore Hurricane ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Blanchard, Drew Brees, Harry Connick Jr.

96. Marty and Elayne: Stayin' Alive at the Dresden

Documentary | Filming

Marty and Elayne have been playing live music at the Dresden Room in Hollywood for over 31 years. They are the longest running music act to play in one venue in the history of Hollywood ... See full summary »

Director: Kelly R. Olsen | Stars: Marty Roberts, Elayne Roberts, Michael Feinstein, Terence Blanchard

97. International Jazz Day (2015)

Music

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Directors: Doug Biro, Jon Fine | Stars: Tony Bennett, Terence Blanchard, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Candido Camero

98. Swing Into Christmas (1995 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Jeb Brien | Stars: Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Eric Reed, Marcus Roberts

99. The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music (2016 TV Movie)

120 min | Music

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On Saturday, May 3, 2014, esteemed musicians and friends joined together for "The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music", a special concert event taping honoring this ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Kreutzmann | Stars: Tab Benoit, Ryan Bingham, Terence Blanchard, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux

100. Jazz and the Philharmonic (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Music

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The search for the intersection of the world's greatest musical art forms, classical and jazz, has been attempted many times by many great musicians and composers from Stravinsky to ... See full summary »

Director: Brad Bernstein | Stars: Terence Blanchard, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin, Bobby McFerrin