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1. All Eyez on Me (2017)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.8
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38 Metascore

Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Annie Ilonzeh

Votes: 17,477 | Gross: $44.92M

2. Angel Heart (1987)

R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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61 Metascore

A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 71,377 | Gross: $17.19M

3. The Warriors (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Thriller

9.0
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The Warriors, a gang from Coney Island, go to a gang leader's meeting, when suddenly the gang leader is shot and killed. Framed for this murder, they must travel all the way back to Coney with 60,000 gang members standing in their way.

Stars: James Remar, Ephraim Benton, Dorsey Wright, David Harris

Votes: 1,352

4. Mr. Untouchable (2007)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

6.7
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65 Metascore

The true-life story of a Harlem's notorious Nicky Barnes, a junkie turned multimillionaire drug-lord, MR. UNTOUCHABLE takes its audience deep inside the heroin industry of the 1970s. The ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Leroy 'Nicky' Barnes, David Breitbart, Walter Cronkite, Louie Diaz

Votes: 837 | Gross: $0.10M

5. St. Louis Blues (1929)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama, Music

6.6
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In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin' with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus and ... See full summary »

Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Bessie Smith, Jimmy Mordecai, Isabel Washington, Hall Johnson Choir

Votes: 253

6. True Harlem Hip Hop Story: Mike N Dave (2018)

90 min | Documentary

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Until now, the true Hip Hop story has not been told. That missing ingredient is the story of the role that Harlem, New York DJs, MCs, and promoters (in particular promoters, record executives Mike Thomas and his brother Dave Thomas).

Director: Jimmy Spice Curry | Stars: Rob Base, Busy Bee, Jesse Daniels, Tico Wells

7. Gang War (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.3
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Two mobs fight for control of the jukebox racket.

Director: Leo C. Popkin | Stars: Ralph Cooper, Gladys Snyder, Reginald Fenderson, Laurence Criner

Votes: 84

8. Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929)

80 min | Musical

6.8
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Lila Beaumont is an understudy in a Broadway musical. Her boyfriend, George Shelby, arrives in New York hoping to take Lila back home with him to marry. George buys a majority interest in ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: John Breeden, Lola Lane, DeWitt Jennings, Sharon Lynn

Votes: 6

9. Black and Tan (1929)

Not Rated | 19 min | Drama, Short, Music

6.4
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Duke Ellington in a jazz musical short with a tragic plotline.

Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Fredi Washington, Hall Johnson Choir

Votes: 334

10. The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America (2012)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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A documentary on drummer/bandleader Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harlem's Savoy Ballroom.

Director: Jeff Kaufman | Stars: Van Alexander, Bruce Barnes, Louie Bellson, Rocky Carroll

Votes: 15

11. 250 Stepenika (2017)

58 min | Documentary

9.4
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The documentary film "250 Steps" is dedicated to the generation of Yugoslav junior national team that won the title of World Champions in basketball led by legendary coach Svetislav Pesic in the Italian town of Bormio in 1987.

Directors: Vladimir Kurcubic, Vladimir Pajic | Stars: Svetislav Pesic, Toni Kukoc, Dino Radja, Aleksandar Djordjevic

Votes: 92

12. In the Street (1948)

Not Rated | 16 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Images of street life in New York's Spanish Harlem during the 1940s.

Directors: James Agee, Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb

Votes: 258

13. WWE: Falls Count Anywhere: The Greatest Street Fights and Other Out of Control Matches (2012 Video)

Not Rated | 131 min | Action

7.1
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WWE presents the best from over 30 years of "lawless" matches including Street Fights, Falls Count Anywhere, and other stipulations that disregard the usual rules, hosted by Mick Foley.

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Mick Foley, Bill Alfonso, Jason Arhndt, Steve Borden

Votes: 30

14. House-Rent Party (1946)

Comedy

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Shorty's wife throws him out of the house for lying around reading detective thrillers and letting his boss Pigmeat get away with not paying him for the work he does at Pigmeat's barber ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham, John Murray, Alfred Cortez, David Bethea

15. Harlem Is Heaven (1932)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.7
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Director: Irwin Franklyn | Stars: Bill Robinson, Eubie Blake, John 'Spider Bruce' Mason, Putney Dandridge

Votes: 17

16. De Groote Philips Revue (1938)

Not Rated | 8 min | Animation, Short, Music

6.8
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Puppet animation of Ambrose and His Orchestra performing in several nightclubs.

Director: George Pal | Stars: Bert Ambrose, Sam Browne, Evelyn Dall

Votes: 102

17. Reform School (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A female warden takes over at a state reform school and attempts to bring about needed changes.

Director: Leo C. Popkin | Stars: Louise Beavers, Reginald Fenderson, Monte Hawley, Eugene Jackson

18. Bubbling Over (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Ethel Waters, Southernaires Quartet, Hamtree Harrington, Frank L. Wilson

Votes: 37

19. 1275 Clayton (2017 TV Movie)

20 min | Drama

9.0
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1275 Clayton is a 20 minute 13 episode Original Series. The pilot episode " Shine Bright Like a Dymand" is told from the perspective of a 6 year old African American boy; Xavier Anderson ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Alexis Palmer | Stars: Vesta Kenyadah Walker, Michael Alexis Palmer, Shanae Christine Harris, Justice Pratt

Votes: 6

20. Harlemites (2016– )

35 min | Short, Drama

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Five neighbors with vastly different lives collide in interweaving stories about family and race in a gentrifying Harlem.

Stars: Thaïs Kirby, Ava Paloma, Jacques Mitchell, Thieyacine Fall

21. Feeling Wanted (I) (2015)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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With a dad incarcerated for murder, a mom on drugs and a childhood in foster care, Charell knew it was time to break the cycle.

Director: Yasmin Mistry | Stars: Charell Star Charleston, Ky'lin Forde, Joseph Keller, April Tarrell Soden

22. Bail (2015)

6 min | Short, Drama, History

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Harlem, 1926. When Eli's boyfriend is taken by the police, the young performer must make bail before it's too late.

Director: Ben Kadie | Stars: Blake Alexander, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh, A.C. Sanford, Wahayn Inello Clayton

23. A Dangerous Cure (2014)

60 min | Comedy, Horror

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Savia; a fame obsessed tabloid journalist, tries to find the cause and the cure of a life threatening epidemic that is ravaging New York City during the economic recession of 2001.

Director: Kevin Jarvis | Stars: Jeff Byblee, Alexander Elisa, Delton Henderson, Sean Pritchard

24. Harlem USA (2012)

77 min | Documentary

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Harlem USA became a vital part of the story it is recording and altering. In all their diversity, intensity, lucidity and dignity "black folk without a voice let the world know," in their ... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Schachter, Charles Kopelson | Stars: Black, Brendon, Debbie, Victoria Greene

25. Frankie Manning: Ambassador of the Lindy Hop (2010 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Dancer, Choreographer and Teacher Frankie Manning reminisces about his career as one of the most famous Lindy Hop dancers of all time, his film career and his return to swing dancing after thirty years working for the U.S. Post Office.

Director: Emett Casey | Stars: Dawn Hampton, Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Chazz Young

26. Pounds New York (2015– )

73 min | Comedy

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Harlem based web-series about four women that birth "Hit Girls" weed delivery service to meet their financial needs and in the process, learn what it takes to sell pounds of marijuana in NYC.

Stars: Robert Alesandro, Alessio Araujo, Latresa Baker, Samantha Baptist

27. Harvard on Hudson (2014)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Julian, a son of privilege, roams around the Upper East Side Manhattan, looking to connect with someone until he meets Grace, a high-end escort who holds the mirror up to his cynical perspective.

Director: Raymond Guarnieri | Stars: Paul Castro Jr., Aly Miller, David Bonfim, Zachary Wobensmith

Votes: 5

28. Finding The Prospers: Featurette (2012)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A young Haitian man struggles to bring his dysfunctional family back from the brink of destruction and lead them back to the source of their strength, Haiti.

Director: Adrain Washington | Stars: Joanes Prosper, Adrain Washington, Gerard Prosper, Ginette Prosper

29. Gordon Parks 1912-2006 (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Mourners discuss Gordon Parks, one of America's most important photographers.

Director: John Carluccio

30. Harlem on My Plate (2016)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Sonia Armstead, Rochelle Brown | Stars: Keith David, Charles Rangel, Marcus Samuelsson, Melba Wilson

31. The Savoy

Drama | Announced

THE SAVOY is a serial drama based on the real Harlem nightclub of the same name that opened in 1926 and quickly became a mecca for jazz musicians, swing dancers, and patrons.

32. Remy

Action, Drama | Announced

Damien suspects his father's death was caused by an attempted hostile takeover over of his hair supply store by the Korean Beauty Corporation. Damien follows the trail back to Seoul to extract his revenge on those he holds responsible.

33. MysteryDisc: Many Roads to Murder (1983 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Mystery

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The second entry in the MysteryDisc duology of LaserDisc FMV games similar to Clue. The players choose which chapters of an interactive movie they want to follow to solve the murder of a rich man and get one of 16 possible endings.

Director: Hy Conrad | Stars: Obba Babatundé, Patricia Charbonneau, Kit Flanagan, Paul Gleason

34. City Hall to Harlem in 15 Seconds, Via the Subway Route (1904)

2 min | Short, Comedy

5.6
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Votes: 13

35. Prohibition (2011– )
Episode: A Nation of Hypocrites (2011)

TV-PG | 105 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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With gangsters terrorizing the public and profiting from the sale of alcohol, many citizens believed Prohibition was unsuccessful, which led to its repeal.

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Jonathan Eig, Michael Lerner

Votes: 96

36. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: All In (2013)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Nucky decides not to partner with Rothstein on his Tampa operation, Narcisse recruits Dunn from Chalky, and Van Alden switches allegiance From O'Banion to Capone.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,108

37. American Gangster (2006–2009)
Episode: Leroy 'Nicky' Barnes (2006)

TV-14 | 41 min | Documentary

7.2
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Nicky Barnes became such a powerful heroin dealer in Harlem that he was untouchable by local authorities. That made him a highly lucrative target for federal authorities.

Stars: Antoine Clark, Barry Michael Cooper

Votes: 5

38. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: The Suicide of the Liberal Church (2016)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Edward Escalon, Chris Hedges, Michael Vanacore



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