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1. Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (2005 Video)
R | 43 min | Short, Drama, Music
The first twelve chapters of R. Kelly's rap opera in which a one-night stand triggers a series of revelations about the sexual deceits of its characters.
2. Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007 Video)
R | 48 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
The second ten chapters of R. Kelly's rap opera in which a one-night stand triggers a series of revelations about the sexual deceits of its characters.
4. Wild Card (2015)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing.
7. Payback Season (2012)
91 min | Drama, Thriller
Jerome Davies (Adam Deacon) is a successful and wealthy professional football player; When his old friends come back on the scene; Jerome's life becomes complicated and dangerous when his ... See full summary »
8. Illegal Activity (2012)
15 min | Short, Drama
Illegal Activity is an action-packed drama set in a rough housing estate in London, yet nothing on the block is quite how it seems. We follow Winston a street level dealer and his crew for ... See full summary »
11. Planet B-Boy (2007)
Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, History, Music
Jumping continents and crossing cultures, "Planet B-Boy" looks at the history of breakdancing and its vibrant resurgence in urban cultures around the world.
Votes: 944 | Gross: $0.28M
94 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. The film weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-see... See full summary »
14. Beat Street (1984)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Music
An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.
Votes: 3,031 | Gross: $16.60M
15. Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.
Votes: 3,216 | Gross: $15.10M
16. Krush Groove (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker manages all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove Records, which include ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,539 | Gross: $11.05M
17. Wild Style (1983)
R | 82 min | Drama, Music
Zoro, the city's hottest and most elusive graffiti writer. The actual story of the movie concerns the tension between Zoro's passion for his art and his personal life, particularly his ... See full summary »
18. Scratch (2001)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Music
A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now, the world's best scratchers, beat-diggers, ... See full summary »
19. Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (2006)
PG-13 | 61 min | Documentary, Music
Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes provides a riveting examination of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture.
21. Tupac: Resurrection (2003)
R | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.
Votes: 8,495 | Gross: $7.71M
22. Notorious (2009)
R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.
Votes: 37,108 | Gross: $36.84M
25. Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life (2007)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary
The greatest rapper to ever pick up a mic - with his velvety flow and unparalleled rhyme style he captivated everyone from Jay Z to Tupac. Now Notorious B.I.G. is revealed. Hear the stories... See full summary »
31. Tupac: Live at the House of Blues (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 118 min | Music
This film release captures the raw excitement of Tupac on stage, together with Snoop Dogg, and the Doggpound, this is definitely not one for the faint hearted.
32. Poetic Justice (1993)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Votes: 10,649 | Gross: $27.52M
33. Tupac Is Not Dead (2006)
11 min | Short, Comedy
Carla and Julia are long-time best friends and work together as bank tellers. They lose their jobs when Carla's 'Tupac Is Not Dead' antics go too far. Will their friendship survive the ... See full summary »
34. Tupac Assassination: Conspiracy or Revenge (2009)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
2pac: Assassination [Conspiracy or Revenge] documents the fateful night the hip-hop star was gunned down. The filmmakers sit down with key figures who never spoke to police during the ... See full summary »
36. Tupac Shakur: Before I Wake... (2001)
PG-13 | 100 min | Music, Documentary
Before I Wake is unique in that it is the only known documentary that chronicles the last year of Tupac Shakur's life as seen through the eyes of the one person that was closest to him, his... See full summary »
37. The Up in Smoke Tour (2000 Video)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Music
This is it! Your front row seat to the greatest hip hop experience ever captured on film. This is the ultimate back stage pass for your total pleasure. "Up In Smoke" is it and now you've got it all. Fire it up.
41. Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme (2000)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary about freestyling--the improvised, on-the-spot rhymes that demonstrate the skills of hip-hop MCs.
Votes: 487 | Gross: $0.01M
42. Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan (2007)
90 min | Documentary, Music
In the summer of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan emerged from the burroughs of New York City and took the hip-hop world by storm. Their legacy spanned over a decade, garnering fans worldwide and ... See full summary »
43. Style Wars (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing.
44. Rock the Bells (2006)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Music
An inside look at what it took to bring the Wu-Tang Clan together for their final performance at the Rock the Bells Hip-Hop festival.
45. Dirty: Platinum Edition (2013)
86 min | Documentary
Dirty: Platinum Edition is the controversial documentary film based on the life and legacy of one of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol' Dirty Bastard (ODB). The release of this ... See full summary »
46. Rhyme and Punishment (2011)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Crime, Music
The gritty elements of urban crime and violence have always had an influence on hip hop culture and rap music. More and more, the trappings of street life have landed popular rap artists ... See full summary »
47. Bastards of the Party (2005)
95 min | Documentary
Surrounded by death and the brutal lifestyle that feeds it, a Los Angeles gangbanger explores the history of Southern California street gangs from the 1950s through the 1990s in an attempt ... See full summary »
48. Beef III (2005 Video)
R | 84 min | Documentary
Respect...In hip-hop it's the name of the game. Some rappers will do anything to get it, even starting a Beef with another rapper or crew...and that can lead to raw, brutal conflict in the ... See full summary »
50. Eminem: Live from New York City (2005 TV Special)
TV-MA | 80 min | Documentary, Music