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2. 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: 73,703 | Gross: $48.17M
3. Shaft (2000)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
Votes: 64,037 | Gross: $70.33M
6. American Masters (1985– )
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
9. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
12. Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Shaft is back to find the murderer of an old friend on the cold hard city streets with a little help from his new friends.
Votes: 2,163 | Gross: $10.00M
13. The Learning Tree (1969)
M | 107 min | Drama
The story, set in Kansas during the 1920s, covers less than a year in the life of a black teenager, and documents the veritable deluge of events which force him into sudden manhood. The ... See full summary »
14. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)
240 min | Biography, History
Famous actors and actresses read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.
15. The Super Cops (1974)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".
16. Leadbelly (1976)
PG | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of that time was spent on chain gangs in the... See full summary »
20. Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! (2010)
250 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Rock-star Bobby Barzell awaits a liver transplant from a psychotic fugitive of the law: as a vengeful blood demon-alien tries to collect on for a past debt.
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary
A recap of the Black Panther Party's often distorted history and an expose of apparent governmental plots that hastened its demise.
22. Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary, Biography
An intimate look at the life and career of Gordon Parks a true Renaissance man who has excelled as a photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician and filmmaker.
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary
Feature-length documentary on renegade filmmaker, novelist, musician and theater impresario, Melvin Van Peebles.
26. An Unlikely Weapon (2008)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
In 1968, in 1/500th of a second Eddie Adams photographed a Saigon police chief, General Nygoc Loan, shooting a Vietcong guerrilla point black. Some say that photograph ended the Vietnam war... See full summary »
32. Family Portrait (2004)
Not Rated | 28 min | Documentary, Short
Richard Fontenelle passed away due to Health related issues on November 14, 2012. He left behind his Widow Barbara Fontenelle and four Children(Shenee Fontenelle, Richard Fontenelle Jr, ... See full summary »
33. Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location (1971)
11 min | Short, Documentary
A behind the scenes look at the filming of the movie Shaft (1971). The movie's director, Gordon Parks is seen directing a couple of fight scenes which he wants to get in as few takes as ... See full summary »
34. It Wasn't for Love (2008)
45 min | Comedy, Romance
Even the craziest ideas sound great when your back is up against the wall. Alicia, a young college student only has one semester left to graduate and no money left to pay the bill. She has ... See full summary »
35. The History Makers (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
The third volume of The History Makers focuses on possessing the courage to fight for your dreams. Through a series of real life stories and experiences, this documentary illustrates how ... See full summary »
40. The Other Americans (1969 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Filmed in over a dozen communities across the nation, the documentary depicts both the creative potential of children, and the devastating effects that poverty can have on the young. This ... See full summary »