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1. The Nutty Professor (1996)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.6
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62 Metascore

Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn, Larry Miller

Votes: 95,629 | Gross: $128.81M

2. Imitation of Life (1959)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

7.9
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An aspiring actress befriends a black widow, but trouble arises when the latter is rejected by her daughter, who tries to pass for white.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Votes: 12,473 | Gross: $13.99M

3. The Wash (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy

4.7
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18 Metascore

With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting ... See full summary »

Director: DJ Pooh | Stars: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Anthony Albano, Tic

Votes: 6,050 | Gross: $10.10M

4. How to Be a Player (1997)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.4
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A playboy gets the tables turned on him when a party is arranged with all of the women he has been two-timing are in attendance.

Director: Lionel C. Martin | Stars: Bill Bellamy, Natalie Desselle Reid, Lark Voorhies, Mari Morrow

Votes: 4,006 | Gross: $13.96M

5. Soul Man (1986)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones

Votes: 6,593 | Gross: $27.82M

6. House Party 3 (1994)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

4.2
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Come to a new House Party, where Kid, after a lifetime 'playing the field', falls in love and is about to get married. 'Play' plans to throw the rockin'est bachelor party ever - until '... See full summary »

Director: Eric Meza | Stars: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, David Edwards, Angela Means

Votes: 3,189 | Gross: $19.28M

7. Coonskin (1975)

R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.7
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Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers, Philip Michael Thomas

Votes: 1,971

8. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 9,173 | Gross: $2.19M

9. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

Votes: 4,387 | Gross: $0.67M

10. Hurry Sundown (1967)

Approved | 146 min | Drama

5.7
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Following World War II, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 842 | Gross: $9.00M

11. Whoopi (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A faded singer decides to reopen her hotel's lounge.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Wren T. Brown, Elizabeth Regen, Omid Djalili

Votes: 536

12. The Horror of Party Beach (1964)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Musical

2.8
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Sea creatures created from radioactive sludge terrorize a beach community.

Director: Del Tenney | Stars: John Scott, Alice Lyon, Allan Laurel, Eulabelle Moore

Votes: 2,296

13. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

Votes: 416

14. I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks) (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, "cold turkey," and he goes on a mission: "... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Sharp | Stars: Anthony Montgomery, Ryan Alosio, Lia Johnson, Lamman Rucker

Votes: 812

15. Doin' Time (1985)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.0
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Duke Jarrett is sent to jail at the John Dillinger prison. However, the prison looks more like a zoo, more or less ruled by the prisoners themselves.

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Jeff Altman, Henry Bal, Gene Bell

Votes: 207

16. Alice Adams (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable

Votes: 3,131

17. The Bros. (2007)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Music

3.5
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Underachieving misfits Pete and Lanny are wannabe "gangsta rappers," who find the constraints of suburbia stifling to their artistic goals. Faced with the obstacle of needing "ten large" to... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Figg | Stars: John Tindall, Joachim Wiese, Joey Fatone, Dennis Scott

Votes: 226

18. Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed (1968 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

7.7
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Reviews the numerous contributions of African-Americans to the development of the United States. From the perspective of the turbulent late 1960s, the fact that their positive roles had not... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Cosby, Lionel Barrymore, Stepin Fetchit, Roy Glenn

Votes: 58

19. The Great American Broadcast (1941)

90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Alice Faye, Jack Oakie, John Payne, Cesar Romero

Votes: 188

20. Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (2008 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.3
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An American story. Traces the career of Joe Louis (1914-1981) within the context of American racial consciousness: his difficulty getting big fights early in his career, the pride of ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe Louis, Joe Louis Barrow Jr., Randy Roberts, Dick Gregory

Votes: 117

21. Classified X (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 53 min | Documentary

7.0
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A history of the racially stereotyped portrayal of African Americans in cinema.

Director: Mark Daniels | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Margaret Barker, Joanna Barnes, Ethel Barrymore

Votes: 193 | Gross: $0.00M

22. Bring Your 'A' Game (2009)

PG | 23 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A documentary film in which a 17 year old African-American male encounters prominent Black male icons ('A' Gamers) from diverse fields in a hip, computer-generated video game-style world.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Ice Cube, Sean Combs, Russell Simmons

Votes: 10

23. Sunday Go to Meetin' Time (1936)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.4
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A black man sneaks out of church and tries to steal a chicken, but gets a taste of hell when he's accidentally knocked unconscious.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Gus Wickie

Votes: 134

24. Hittin' the Trail for Hallelujah Land (1931)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.3
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Piggy and Fluffy have adventures on a riverboat. And Uncle Tom is chased by skeletons promising to take him to Hallelujah Land.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 194

25. Old Black Joe (1929)

Animation, Short, Family

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Director: Dave Fleischer

26. Voodoo in Harlem (1938)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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An animator leaves his work room, and a storm comes up and blows his drawing paper around and overturns the inkwell. Large blotches of ink fall on the sheets of paper, and become wild ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Zamora | Star: Walter Lantz

Votes: 16

27. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Christian Rock Hard (2003)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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Cartman, Butters and Token become Christian rock stars so that Cartman can win his bet with Kyle. Meanwhile, Kyle, Stan and Kenny learn the sad consequences of illegally downloading music from the Internet.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Adrien Beard, Mona Marshall

Votes: 2,258

28. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)
Episode: The General Flipped at Dawn (1974)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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A visiting general, appearing to be more eccentric than the usual army brass and a stickler for regulations, tries to move the camp closer to the front and court martial Hawkeye before they discover that he's completely loony.

Director: Larry Gelbart | Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, McLean Stevenson, Loretta Swit

Votes: 325

29. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Limited (2012)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.5
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The ISIS crew is ordered to transport a dangerous terrorist across the border to Canada. A drunken Archer wants to fulfill his lifelong dream of fighting a bunch of random guys on the top ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dave Fennoy, Judy Greer, Robb Wells

Votes: 899