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1. State Property (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama, Crime, Action

9 Metascore

Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Beanie Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. The film follows Beans and his crew, the ABM, as they take over the ... See full summary »

Director: Abdul Malik Abbott | Stars: Beanie Sigel, Omillio Sparks, Memphis Bleek, Damon Dash

Votes: 1,737 | Gross: $2.10M

2. State Property 2 (2005)

R | 94 min | Musical, Action, Crime

33 Metascore

Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.

Director: Damon Dash | Stars: Beanie Sigel, N.O.R.E., Damon Dash, Michael Bentt

Votes: 1,272 | Gross: $1.68M

3. Streets (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

A musical talented young woman hangs out with a tough crew and gets caught up in a murder investigated by her mom.

Director: Jamal Hill | Stars: Nafessa Williams, Meek Mill, Marvin Warner, Chico Benymon

Votes: 317

4. Next Day Air (2009)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

46 Metascore

Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Yasiin Bey, Mike Epps, Donald Faison, Wood Harris

Votes: 9,619 | Gross: $10.02M

5. N-Secure (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem, and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of ... See full summary »

Director: David M. Matthews | Stars: Cordell Moore, Essence Atkins, Denise Boutte, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 572 | Gross: $2.59M

6. I Will Follow (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

71 Metascore

Chronicles a day in the life of a grieving woman, and the twelve visitors who help her move forward.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Tracie Thoms, Omari Hardwick, Michole Briana White

Votes: 652 | Gross: $0.36M

7. 4 Life (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Dayvon, an accomplished street enforcer in West Baltiomre, and best friend TY, who is currently incarcerated, begin feuding before TY's soon release date.

Directors: Tony Austin, Hakim Khalfani | Stars: Wood Harris, Page Kennedy, J.D. Williams, Elise Neal

Votes: 209

8. The Heart Specialist (2006)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

Suave Harvard Medical School grad Ray Howard seems destined to specialize in womanizing. That is, until he heads to Florida to intern under the tutelage of chief resident Dr. Sidney Zachary... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Cooper | Stars: Wood Harris, Zoe Saldana, Brian White, Mya

Votes: 486 | Gross: $1.10M

9. Foolish (1999)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

Eddie Griffin is Miles Waise, a fast rising nightclub comedian. His life is made difficult by his manager, who wants him to sell out for big bucks, and his brother Fifty Dollah, a scheming ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Meyers | Stars: Eddie Griffin, Master P, Amie Petersen, Frank Sivero

Votes: 7,172 | Gross: $6.03M

10. Think Like a Man (2012)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

51 Metascore

Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey's relationship advice against them.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy

Votes: 39,404 | Gross: $91.55M

11. Soul Plane (2004)

R | 86 min | Comedy

33 Metascore

Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

Director: Jessy Terrero | Stars: Dwayne Adway, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart

Votes: 19,682 | Gross: $13.92M

12. B*A*P*S (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy

Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Halle Berry, Natalie Desselle Reid, Martin Landau, Ian Richardson

Votes: 4,348 | Gross: $7.24M

13. Love Beat the Hell Outta Me (2000)

R | 89 min | Drama

Four friends play an evening game of dominoes, drink, and talk about women. As Glenn asks, who would know that such a good time would turn into this? Each one is going through or has ... See full summary »

Director: Kennedy Goldsby | Stars: Glenn Plummer, Terrence Howard, Clyde Jones, Charles R. Penland

Votes: 84

14. Trois (2000)

R | 93 min | Romance, Thriller

Jermaine, a young struggling Atlanta lawyer, decides to spruce up his marriage with Jasmine, who's mentally recovering from an abusive previous relationship, by hiring Jade, a bisexual ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Gary Dourdan, Gretchen Palmer, Kenya Moore, Soloman K. Smith

Votes: 560 | Gross: $1.16M

15. Bad Boys II (2003)

R | 147 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

38 Metascore

Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida from a Cuban drug cartel.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 197,091 | Gross: $138.61M

16. Head of State (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

44 Metascore

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.

Director: Chris Rock | Stars: Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Lynn Whitfield, Dylan Baker

Votes: 16,576 | Gross: $37.79M

17. Bad Company (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

37 Metascore

When an Ivy League-educated C.I.A. Agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Peter Stormare, Gabriel Macht

Votes: 42,128 | Gross: $30.16M

18. The Great White Hype (1996)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

When the champ's promoter, Reverend Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The ... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Peter Berg

Votes: 7,786 | Gross: $7.87M

19. Marci X (2003)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Music

20 Metascore

A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Lisa Kudrow, Damon Wayans, Richard Benjamin, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 4,738 | Gross: $1.65M

20. Crossover (2006)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Sport

30 Metascore

A naturally talented basketball player, Noah Cruise is determined to become a doctor using his basketball scholarship to UCLA pre-med, rather than succumb to the lure of former sports agent... See full summary »

Director: Preston A. Whitmore II | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Wesley Jonathan, Wayne Brady, Eva Marcille

Votes: 8,873 | Gross: $7.01M

21. The Man (2005)

PG-13 | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

33 Metascore

Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner, but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fiddler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vann's way.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy, Miguel Ferrer, Luke Goss

Votes: 23,160 | Gross: $8.33M

22. Formula 51 (2001)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

23 Metascore

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Nigel Whitmey

Votes: 45,072 | Gross: $5.20M

23. Who's Your Caddy? (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sport

18 Metascore

When a rap mogul from Atlanta tries to join a conservative country club in the Carolinas he runs into fierce opposition from the board President- but it's nothing that he and his entourage can't handle.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Big Boi, Jeffrey Jones, Terry Crews, Mick Partridge

Votes: 14,160 | Gross: $5.69M

24. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

27 Metascore

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ... See full summary »

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 19,010 | Gross: $19.75M

25. Soul Men (2008)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

49 Metascore

Though it's been some twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, Sharon Leal, Adam Herschman

Votes: 9,479 | Gross: $12.08M

26. How High (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

29 Metascore

Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.

Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Mike Epps

Votes: 47,880 | Gross: $31.16M

27. Woo (1998)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

Gorgeous and extravert Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Jada Pinkett Smith, Tommy Davidson, Duane Martin, Michael Ralph

Votes: 1,606 | Gross: $8.03M

28. Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

27 Metascore

A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, Clifton Powell

Votes: 59,251 | Gross: $95.67M

29. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

45 Metascore

While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Lynn Whitfield, Boris Kodjoe

Votes: 9,686 | Gross: $63.26M

30. Meet the Browns (2008)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

45 Metascore

A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tamela J. Mann, Angela Bassett, Tyler Perry, David Mann

Votes: 6,045 | Gross: $41.94M

31. The Family That Preys (2008)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

49 Metascore

Two families from different walks of life learn to work together.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 6,255 | Gross: $37.02M

32. Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

50 Metascore

Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Derek Luke, David Mann

Votes: 10,445 | Gross: $90.49M

33. Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

42 Metascore

A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy, Denise Richards, Tom Arnold

Votes: 9,110 | Gross: $65.65M

34. Death at a Funeral (2010)

R | 92 min | Comedy

51 Metascore

A funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies.

Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Keith David, Loretta Devine

Votes: 39,833 | Gross: $42.74M

35. Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

31 Metascore

Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make ... See full summary »

Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, J.B. Smoove, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 12,448 | Gross: $3.29M

36. The Honeymooners (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

31 Metascore

Working class New York bus driver Ralph Kramden is always coming up with get-rich-quick schemes for him and his best friend, Ed Norton, who's always around to help him get in (and out of) trouble.

Director: John Schultz | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall

Votes: 6,665 | Gross: $12.83M

37. Next Friday (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy

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: 31,928 | Gross: $57.33M

38. Deliver Us from Eva (2003)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

46 Metascore

Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Hardwick | Stars: Gabrielle Union, LL Cool J, Essence Atkins, Duane Martin

Votes: 5,799 | Gross: $17.33M

39. A Haunted House (2013)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

20 Metascore

Malcolm and Kisha move into their dream home, but soon learn a demon also resides there. When Kisha becomes possessed, Malcolm - determined to keep his sex life on track - turns to a priest, a psychic, and a team of ghost-busters for help.

Director: Michael Tiddes | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Marlene Forte, David Koechner

Votes: 38,569 | Gross: $40.04M

40. Johnson Family Vacation (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

29 Metascore

AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Erskin | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Shannon Elizabeth, Shad Moss, Vanessa Williams

Votes: 6,494 | Gross: $31.18M

41. Ride (1998)

R | 90 min | Comedy

A group of young people leave Harlem for a bus trip down to Miami. The voyage starts off with problems, but it ends up becoming a learning experience, as they end up learning things about ... See full summary »

Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Melissa De Sousa, John Witherspoon, Cedric the Entertainer, Malik Yoba

Votes: 627 | Gross: $5.48M

42. Undercover Brother (2002)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy

69 Metascore

When "The Man" tries to derail a black candidate's presidential campaign, Undercover Brother and his fellow secret agents come to the rescue.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Eddie Griffin, Denise Richards, Aunjanue Ellis, Chris Kattan

Votes: 31,219 | Gross: $38.23M

43. Obsessed (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

25 Metascore

A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage. But when a temp worker starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Beyoncé, Idris Elba, Ali Larter, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 25,554 | Gross: $68.26M

44. For Colored Girls (2010)

R | 133 min | Drama

50 Metascore

Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Janet Jackson, Anika Noni Rose, Whoopi Goldberg, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 6,503 | Gross: $37.72M

45. Belly (1998)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

A pair of violent Men have spiritual awakenings.

Director: Hype Williams | Stars: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

Votes: 7,965 | Gross: $9.63M

46. Killa Season (2006 Video)

R | 128 min | Action, Biography, Crime

Flea was a basketball player, happy with his subtle hustle, until a Dominican connect introduced him to a new way to spread the work and make all the cake. Flea assembles his friends and ... See full summary »

Director: Cam'ron | Stars: Cam'ron, Durrel Mohammad, Juelz Santana, Michael Williams

Votes: 553

47. Mama I Want to Sing (2011)

PG | 100 min | Musical

A preacher's daughter, Amara, sings in the church choir before being discovered by a well-established musician. Soon she rises to international fame as a pop singer.

Director: Charles Randolph-Wright | Stars: Ciara, Lynn Whitfield, Patti LaBelle, Ahmaya-Knoelle

Votes: 273

48. Phat Girlz (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

36 Metascore

Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

Director: Nnegest Likké | Stars: Mo'Nique, Kendra C. Johnson, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Godfrey

Votes: 8,435 | Gross: $7.06M

49. Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

45 Metascore

The crazy and comical Mabel Simmoms, otherwise known as Madea, tries to wrangle her fighting family together for a family dinner regarding the health of her niece Shirley.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Loretta Devine, Shad Moss, Cassi Davis

Votes: 6,709 | Gross: $53.35M

50. Beauty Shop (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy