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1. Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 64 min | Comedy

6.5
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Chris Rock takes the stage in Brooklyn for a comedy special filled with searing observations on fatherhood, infidelity and American politics.

Director: Bo Burnham | Star: Chris Rock

Votes: 3,155

2. The Nineties (2017)

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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A TV documentary miniseries chronicling the trends, pop culture, and important events that took place from 1990 to 1999.

Stars: Dan Rather, Gil Troy, Nelson George, Renee Graham

Votes: 253

3. The Nineties (2017)
Episode: Can We All Get Along? (2017)

Documentary

7.0
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The Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill hearings; racially fueled events like Al Sharpton and the Crown Height riots; Rodney King and the LA riots; OJ Simpson and his murder trial.

Stars: Ron Allen, F. Lee Bailey, Sandy Banks, Brian Barron

Votes: 34

4. 30 for 30 (2009– )
Episode: Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies, Part 1 (2017)

TV-G | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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This entry in ESPN's 30 for 30 series looks at the origins of the rivalry between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s that revived - and saved - the NBA.

Director: Jim Podhoretz | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tiny Archibald, Larry Bird, M.L. Carr

Votes: 300

5. The Nineties (2017)
Episode: Isn't It Ironic (2017)

Documentary

8.3
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This is about 90s music - grunge bands, boy bands, rap, hip hop, country, etc.

Stars: Christina Aguilera, Lorraine Ali, Alice in Chains, Tori Amos

Votes: 28

6. The Get Down (2016–2017)
Episode: One by One, Into the Dark (2017)

TV-MA | Drama, Music, Musical

8.4
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Confronted by ultimatums, Zeke and Mylene must make a tough choice; Annie pitches a deal to a skeptical Shao and a resentful Cadillac.

Directors: Clark Johnson, Mack Williams | Stars: Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, Herizen F. Guardiola, Skylan Brooks

Votes: 197

7. The Nineties (2017)
Episode: The One About TV (2017)

Documentary

7.9
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From executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, and Mark Herzog, in association with HBO, CNN's Original Series "The Nineties" explores the decade that gave us the Internet, DVDs, and other cultural and political milestones.

Stars: 2 Live Crew, Paula Abdul, Maya Angelou, Ken Auletta

Votes: 60

8. The Get Down (2016–2017)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Music, Musical

8.4
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A ragtag group of teenagers run wild in the streets of the Bronx in the late 1970s.

Stars: Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, Herizen F. Guardiola, Skylan Brooks

Votes: 18,309

9. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.

Directors: Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Sal Abbatiello, Paul Ackerley, Bill Adler, Charlie Ahearn

Votes: 1,986

10. The Eighties (2016– )

Documentary, History

8.4
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A documentary series focusing on the Reagan presidency, the AIDS crisis, the end of the Cold War, Wall Street corruption, the tech boom, the expansion of television, and the evolving music industry.

Stars: H.W. Brands, Chris Connelly, Gil Troy, James Baker III

Votes: 658

11. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Music

8.4
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MC and journalist Shad Kabango meets with Hip-Hop's biggest stars to retrace how Hip-Hop became the world's most popular music, but realizes that Hip-Hop's true legacy is something much more profound.

Stars: LL Cool J, Shad, Alonzo Williams, Melle Mel

Votes: 832

12. Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music (2016)

Documentary, History, Music

7.3
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Soundbreaking explores the history of recorded music. Featuring more than 150 original interviews, the series charts a century's worth of innovation and experimentation, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds.

Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Todd Boyd, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Don Was

Votes: 952

13. The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story (2016)

TV-PG | 85 min | Drama

6.8
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The inspiring true story of NBA great Kevin Durant's mother Wanda and her dedication to raise one of the greatest basketball players in the world.

Director: Nelson George | Stars: Eli Baxter, Daniel Bellomy, Eric Bempong, Donna Benedicto

Votes: 61

14. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: A Ballerina's Tale (2016)

Documentary

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A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.

Director: Nelson George | Star: Misty Copeland

15. Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music (2016)
Episode: Sound and Vision (2016)

52 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.1
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Chronicles how the music industry was overhauled when MTV forged an inextricable link between recorded music and music videos. Tracks the music video from MTV to the Internet and illuminates the music video's role in popular music today.

Directors: James Manera, Maro Chermayeff, Jeff Dupre | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Tom Freston, Mark Goodman, Mark Mothersbaugh

Votes: 37

16. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )
Episode: The Birth of Gangsta Rap (2016)

TV-MA | 47 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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Ice-T uses Hip-Hop to reflect the violence of L.A. and inspires a new form of Hip-Hop: Gangsta Rap. N.W.A's first album, Straight Outta Compton, shocks America. Dr. Dre makes The Chronic, and creates Hip-Hop's first hardcore pop record.

Directors: Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Paul Ackerley, B-Real, Cheo Hodari Coker, Cold 187um

Votes: 42

17. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )
Episode: The Foundation (2016)

TV-MA | 47 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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Bronx-based DJs set Hip-Hop's sonic foundations. MCs, inspired by African American oral traditions, create the modern template for rap music, culminating with the emergence of Hip-Hop's first crew, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

Directors: Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel

Votes: 55

18. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )
Episode: The New Guard (2016)

TV-MA | 47 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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Run-DMC ushers in a new era of Hip-Hop. Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin build Hip-Hop's first empire, Def Jam. An unknown producer finds a new way to make beats and launches Hip-Hop's Golden... See full summary »

Directors: Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Sal Abbatiello, Bill Adler, Big Daddy Kane, Kurtis Blow

Votes: 40

19. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )
Episode: The Underground to the Mainstream (2016)

TV-MA | 47 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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Hip-Hop crews in the Bronx and Harlem begin to form around the DJs, but these pioneering groups never record any music. It would take R&B veterans to see the genre's commercial potential and create Hip-Hop's first hit, "Rapper's Delight."

Directors: Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Sal Abbatiello, Bill Adler, Charlie Ahearn, Claire Armstrong

Votes: 43

20. The Eighties (2016– )
Episode: Video Killed the Radio Star (2016)

Documentary, History

8.1
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The revolution of music videos, music genres and women taking the stages with their own bands. This is about how the music industry changed drastically during the eighties from the death of John Lennon to the discovery of Nirvana.

Stars: The B-52's, The Bangles, Beastie Boys, Pat Benatar

Votes: 66

21. The Seventies (2015)

42 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A documentary series focusing on the ongoing Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, evolving music industry, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the sexual revolution, and the rise of foreign and domestic terrorism.

Stars: Douglas Brinkley, Chris Connelly, Tim Naftali, Rick Perlstein

Votes: 779

22. A Ballerina's Tale (2015)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

6.4
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55 Metascore

A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.

Director: Nelson George | Stars: Misty Copeland, Deirdre Kelly, Susan Fales-Hill, Leyla Fayyaz

Votes: 546 | Gross: $0.10M

23. Good Morning America (1975– )
Episode: Episode dated 12 October 2015 (2015)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Misty Copeland and Nelson George (A Ballerina's Tale (2015)); Sarah Michelle Gellar; animal handler Jack Hanna. Also: a performance by Jana Kramer.

Stars: Lara Spencer, Amy Robach, Ginger Zee, Ron Claiborne

24. Unsung (2008– )
Episode: KC and the Sunshine Band (2015)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Steve Alaimo, Savina Barnsley, Oliver Brown, Harry Wayne Casey

25. The Seventies (2015)
Episode: What's Goin' On (2015)

Documentary, History

8.2
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The music scene of the 70's explodes with new sounds and style thanks to the emergence of a wealth of talented musicians coming into their own. Also, The Beatles breakup but they all remain successful with solo careers.

Stars: ABBA, Bob Abernethy, Ian Anderson, Peter Asher

Votes: 75

26. Top Five (2014)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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81 Metascore

A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.

Director: Chris Rock | Stars: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart

Votes: 24,035 | Gross: $25.28M

27. Unsung Hollywood (2014– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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A series that profiles talented, influential black celebrities from Hollywood movies, television, comedy, and sports.

Stars: Gary Anthony Williams, Charnele Brown, Joe Torry, John Singleton

Votes: 56

28. Unsung Hollywood (2014– )
Episode: Dick Gregory (2014)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Director: Classietta Davis-Foreman | Stars: Richard Belzer, Charnele Brown, Dave Chappelle, Bill Cosby

Votes: 5

29. Unsung Hollywood (2014– )
Episode: Flip Wilson (2014)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Charnele Brown, Tim Conway, Kevin Cook, Nelson George

30. Unsung (2008– )
Episode: Nile Rodgers & Chic (2014)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Alfa Anderson, Bob Clearmountain, Robert Drake, Bernard Edwards

31. The Sixties (2013–2014)
Episode: The British Invasion (2014)

40 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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A new wave of British bands and artists enter and impact mainstream American culture.

Stars: Murray the 'K', Marsha Albert, Rod Argent, The Beach Boys

Votes: 89

32. The Sixties (2013–2014)

42 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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Interviews and archival footage focusing on the politics, music, technical advancements, drugs and the "free love" movement of the 1960s.

Stars: John Heilemann, Robert Dallek, Tim Naftali, Dan Rather

Votes: 962

33. David Bowie: Five Years (2013)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary covering five of the most important years of the influential rock star David Bowie's career.

Director: Francis Whately | Stars: David Bowie, Rick Wakeman, John Harris, Ken Scott

Votes: 1,347

34. Finding the Funk (2013)

78 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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Finding the Funk is a road trip in search of the past, present and future of Funk music. Starting with Funk's roots in Jazz and the James Brown bands of the '60s we travel to the Bay Area ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson George | Stars: Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, James Brown, Bootsy Collins, Sly Stone

Votes: 52

35. Brooklyn Girls Fight Club (2013)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary

7.1
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In the heart of Brownsville, Brooklyn, 100 or so young men and women from the surrounding housing projects gather inside a secret windowless garage. In the center is a brightly lit boxing ... See full summary »

Director: Courtney Carreras | Stars: Nakia Hayden, Stephanie Kearse, Danielle Portis

Votes: 18

36. Crime: The Animated Series (2013– )

Animation

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Stars: Nelson George, Samson Styles

Votes: 24

37. Unsung (2008– )
Episode: Disco: Part 1 (2013)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Patrick Adams, Vince Aletti, Billy Amato, Fred Buggs

38. 30 for 30 Shorts (2012– )
Episode: Disdain the Mundane (2013)

8 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Walt 'Clyde' Frazier, perhaps the greatest player in the history of the New York Knickerbockers, has emerged in the 21st century as a Big Apple style icon. In the '70s he was Clyde, a big ... See full summary »

Directors: Nelson George, Nelson George

Votes: 14

39. Unsung (2008– )
Episode: EPMD (2013)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Bernard Alexander, Marquis Brown, Chuck Creekmur, Hurricane G.

40. Crime: The Animated Series (2013– )
Episode: Nelson George: 2008 (2013)

Animation

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Writer and culture critic, Nelson George, talks about his childhood, the nature of crime, and the state of Hip Hop in the year 2008.

Director: Samuel Chou | Star: Nelson George

41. Unsung (2008– )
Episode: The Delfonics (2013)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Stars: Thom Bell, Jerry Blavat, Tony Brown, Kenny Gamble

Votes: 5

42. 30 for 30 Shorts (2012– )

Documentary, Short

7.3
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Inspired by ESPN's anniversary, ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring films from some of today's finest storytellers. Each filmmaker brings their passion ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Van Ness III, Andrew Jenks, Bill Lee, Alma Warren

Votes: 83

43. Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (2012–2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

4.8
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Series will focus on politics, pop culture, race, religion, media and sex.

Stars: W. Kamau Bell, Dwayne Kennedy, Janine Brito, Hari Kondabolu

Votes: 808

44. The Announcement (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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An in depth look at the career of basketball player Ervin "Magic" Johnson and the days leading up to and the years following his announcement to the world that he was HIV positive.

Director: Nelson George | Stars: Larry Bird, George Bush, Dyan Cannon, Michael Douglas

Votes: 412

45. The Joy of Disco (2012 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

7.1
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A film about how a much-derided music actually changed the world. Between 1969 and 1979 disco was born through gay liberation, female desire in the age of feminism and led to the birth of ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Whalley | Stars: Alexis Petridis, Ian Levine, Randy Jones, Alan Jones

Votes: 37

46. All Hail the Beat (2012)

TV-G | 4 min | Short

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All Hail the Beat' celebrates a rhythm machine deemed obsolete in 1984 but still influential until to this day. The Roland TR-808 existed from 1980 to 1984. In that brief time span it was ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson George

47. Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (2012–2013)
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2012)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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From Executive Producer Chris Rock, standup comedian W. Kamau Bell dissects a multitude of topics including politics, pop culture, race, religion, and the media.

Director: Joe Perota | Stars: W. Kamau Bell, David Webb, Kevin Avery, Janine Brito

48. Big Morning Buzz Live (2011– )
Episode: Gloria Estefan/Emmy Rossum/June Ambrose (2012)

Talk-Show

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Director: Sarah De Lao | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Gloria Estefan, Emmy Rossum, June Ambrose

49. Unsung (2008– )
Episode: Millie Jackson (2012)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Anthony Storm | Stars: Da Brat, Dwaine Caraway, L.C. Cooke, A. Scott Galloway

50. Unsung (2008– )
Episode: Whodini (2012)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

9.0
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Stars: Michael Lamont Bivins, Ann Carli, Melanie Carter, Chuck D

Votes: 5