Highest Rated Titles With Terence Blanchard
All on a Mardi Gras Day
TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Music
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 »
3. America's Blues (2015)
83 min | Documentary, History, Music
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.
4. Rendezvous in New York (2004 Video)
100 min | Documentary, Music
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.
5. Treme (2010–2013)
TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music
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.
67 min | Documentary
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 »
8. Do the Right Thing (1989)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 60,993 | Gross: $27.55M
9. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.
10. 4 Little Girls (1997)
TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History
A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.
Votes: 2,129 | Gross: $0.13M
11. Icons Among Us (2009)
93 min | Documentary, Music
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 »
TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music
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.
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary
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.
16. Malcolm X (1992)
PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 65,551 | Gross: $48.17M
17. 25th Hour (2002)
R | 135 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 151,848 | Gross: $13.06M
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary
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.
19. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 278,290 | Gross: $88.50M
20. All the Invisible Children (2005)
124 min | Drama, Music
Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.
23. Talk to Me (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 8,528 | Gross: $4.47M
24. Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History, Sport
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.
27. Eve's Bayou (1997)
R | 109 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 7,009 | Gross: $14.82M
28. Love & Basketball (2000)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
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 »
Votes: 14,680 | Gross: $27.44M
30. If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise (2010 TV Mini-Series)
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 »
31. The Princess and the Frog (2009)
G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 91,466 | Gross: $104.37M
32. Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006)
PG-13 | 74 min | Documentary
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.
33. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
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 »
34. 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (2015 TV Special)
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.
35. Gia (1998 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Melissa McCarthy/Ed Sheeran
TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
38. Crooklyn (1994)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 6,132 | Gross: $13.64M
39. Clockers (1995)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.
Votes: 16,876 | Gross: $13.04M
42. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Romance
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.
44. Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012 TV Movie)
86 min | Mystery
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.
47. The Color of Courage (1998 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Drama
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 »
49. Summer of Sam (1999)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 31,599 | Gross: $19.28M
51. Dark Blue (2002)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Votes: 17,477 | Gross: $9.06M
52. Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005 TV Movie)
113 min | Drama, Romance
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.
56. Bamboozled (2000)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.
Votes: 8,807 | Gross: $2.19M
57. Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Drama, Crime
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 »
58. The Inkwell (1994)
R | 110 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 1,121 | Gross: $8.88M
59. A Girl Thing (2001 TV Movie)
Unrated | 237 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
60. Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
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 »
62. Lights! Action! Music! (2007 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary
A wonderful journey through the meaning and relevance of film music composition. Featuring great, albeit brief, insights from some of the modern greats.
63. Bunraku (2010)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
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.
64. Next Friday (2000)
R | 98 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 28,252 | Gross: $57.18M
65. Original Sin (2001)
R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
Votes: 45,701 | Gross: $16.25M
70. Red Tails (2012)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 29,234 | Gross: $49.88M
72. Sugar Hill (1993)
R | 123 min | Thriller, Drama
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 »
Votes: 3,166 | Gross: $18.27M
77. Chi-Raq (2015)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.
Votes: 6,076 | Gross: $2.65M
78. A Saintly Switch (1999 TV Movie)
88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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 »
82. She Hate Me (2004)
R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama
Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Votes: 6,419 | Gross: $0.37M
83. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)
TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
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 »
84. Trial by Jury (1994)
R | 107 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 1,439 | Gross: $6.97M
85. Random Hearts (1999)
R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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 »
Votes: 17,267 | Gross: $31.05M
91. Glitter (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
Votes: 19,586 | Gross: $4.27M
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 »
94. Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity (2017)
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 »
95. Katrina 10 Years After the Storm with Robin Roberts (2015 TV Movie)
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 »
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 »
99. The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music (2016 TV Movie)
120 min | Music
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 »
100. Jazz and the Philharmonic (2014 TV Movie)
87 min | Music
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 »