With MACRO (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

1. Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

R | 126 min | Biography, Drama, History

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85 Metascore

Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton.

Director: Shaka King | Stars: LaKeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback

Votes: 84,242

2. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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80 Metascore

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

Director: Boots Riley | Stars: LaKeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick

Votes: 82,870 | Gross: $17.49M

3. Fences (2016)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama

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79 Metascore

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo

Votes: 111,388 | Gross: $57.68M

4. Just Mercy (2019)

PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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68 Metascore

World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson, Charlie Pye Jr.

Votes: 70,649

5. Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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58 Metascore

Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.

Director: Dan Gilroy | Stars: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Lynda Gravatt

Votes: 39,995 | Gross: $11.96M

6. Mudbound (2017)

R | 134 min | Drama, War

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85 Metascore

Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

Director: Dee Rees | Stars: Jason Mitchell, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Mary J. Blige

Votes: 51,205

7. Freaky Tales (II)

Drama | Post-production

Four interconnected stories set in 1987 Oakland, CA. will tell about the love of music, movies, people, places and memories beyond our knowable universe.

Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Pedro Pascal, Jack Champion, Ben Mendelsohn, Jay Ellis

8. Raising Dion (2019–2022)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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A widowed single mom discovers that her son has super powers and tries to figure out how to raise him safely and responsibly.

Stars: Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young, Jason Ritter, Sammi Haney

Votes: 15,677

9. Blue Bayou (2021)

R | 117 min | Drama

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58 Metascore

As a Korean-American man raised in the Louisiana bayou works hard to make a life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past as he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

Director: Justin Chon | Stars: Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander, Mark O'Brien, Linh-Dan Pham

Votes: 8,530

10. Nine Days (2020)

R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy

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72 Metascore

A reclusive man conducts a series of interviews with human souls for a chance to be born.

Director: Edson Oda | Stars: Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Bill Skarsgård, Benedict Wong

Votes: 9,275

11. They Cloned Tyrone (2023)

R | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi | Completed

A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio onto the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this pulpy mystery caper.

Director: Juel Taylor | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Jamie Foxx, John Boyega, Teyonah Parris

12. Dear Mama (2022– )

65 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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It follows the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur and his mother, the Black Panther activist Afeni Shakur.

13. Young. Wild. Free. (2023)

105 min | Drama

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A teenager struggling to provide for his younger siblings in Compton finds his life turned upside down when he's held at gunpoint by the girl of his dreams.

Director: Thembi Banks | Stars: Algee Smith, Sierra Capri, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps

Votes: 47

14. Frybread Face and Me (2023)

83 min | Drama

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Two adolescent Navajo cousins from different worlds bond during a summer herding sheep on their grandmother's ranch in Arizona while learning more about their family's past and themselves.

Director: Billy Luther | Stars: Keir Tallman, Charley Hogan, Sarah H. Natani, Martin Sensmeier

Votes: 9

15. The Land (2016)

R | 104 min | Drama

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50 Metascore

Four teenage boys devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio, by pursuing a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Caple Jr. | Stars: Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Moises Arias, Rafi Gavron, Ezri Walker

Votes: 1,779 | Gross: $0.02M

16. Really Love (2020)

95 min | Drama, Romance

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Set in contemporary Washington D.C., a rising black painter strives to break into the competitive art world, while balancing a bittersweet romance he never expected.

Director: Angel Kristi Williams | Stars: Kofi Siriboe, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing, Uzo Aduba, Tristan Mack Wilds

Votes: 980

17. Tigertail (2020)

PG | 91 min | Drama

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65 Metascore

In this multigenerational drama, a Taiwanese factory worker leaves his homeland to seek opportunity in America, where he struggles to find connection while balancing family and new-found responsibilities.

Director: Alan Yang | Stars: Tzi Ma, Christine Ko, Hong-Chi Lee, Queenie Yu-Hsin Fang

Votes: 3,717

18. Scenes for Minors

Drama | Announced

Based on Cretton's experience working in residential foster care, Coogler's East Bay area upbringing and time working in a juvenile detention facility and Hodge's experience teaching ... See full summary »

19. Farewell Amor (2020)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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75 Metascore

Reunited after 17 years, an Angolan immigrant is joined in the U.S. by his wife and daughter. Now strangers sharing a one-bedroom apartment, they discover a shared love of dance that may help them overcome the distance between them.

Director: Ekwa Msangi | Stars: Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Zainab Jah, Jayme Lawson, Joie Lee

Votes: 1,380

20. Blast Beat (2020)

105 min | Drama

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53 Metascore

When a family leaves their native Colombia for the United States in the summer of '99, a metalhead science prodigy and his aimless younger brother struggle to align the American Dream with their new reality.

Director: Esteban Arango | Stars: Mateo Arias, Kali Uchis, Moises Arias, Teo Aguiar

Votes: 281

21. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Drama | Filming

Follows Julia Reyes who often clashes with her traditional parents, who wish she were more like her sister, a platonic ideal of a Mexican daughter. When her sister is killed, it is up to her to hold her family together.

Director: America Ferrera

22. Toxic (I)

Thriller | Announced

A seemingly everyday couple thrives on pillow talk and erotic thrills. Subtle red flags become alarmingly dangerous as their relationship and future together spirals beyond control.

23. Dawn (I)

Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced

A woman teams up with a group of aliens to help resurrect the human race centuries after a nuclear war.

24. The Apollo (2019)

TV-MA | 102 min | Documentary

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77 Metascore

The history of New York City's Apollo Theater in Harlem is given the full treatment.

Director: Roger Ross Williams | Stars: Cholly Atkins, Florence Ballard, Angela Bassett, James Brown

Votes: 658

25. Untitled Shaka King American Political Insurrection Project

Drama | Announced

Plot under wraps.

Director: Shaka King

26. Hellfighter


Follows the life of James Reese Europe, an African-American jazz pioneer who served as a lieutenant during World War I in the black military unit also known as the Harlem Hellfighters.

Director: Elegance Bratton | Stars: Jon Batiste, Tariq Trotter, Colin Powell

27. Gente-fied: The Digital Series (2017)


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Seven characters deal with the effects of change in L.A.'s Boyle Heights. Bi-cultural millennials and old-school paisano business owners hustle to create spaces that celebrate their Latinx ... See full summary »

Stars: Art Bonilla, Rafael Sigler, Jaime Alvarez, Yareli Arizmendi

Votes: 54

28. '68

Biography, Drama, Sport | Announced

The true story of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, two Olympic sprinters whose silent medal-stand protest in 1968 became one of the most iconic moments in American history.

29. The Empire of Ebony

Documentary | Post-production

The film will chart the rise of Ebony and Jet and their growth into a brand with a readership base in the millions which has had an undeniable effect on American culture.

Director: Lisa Cortes

30. Untitled Ryan Wash Project

Drama | Announced

A gay African American student in Kansas sets out to become a national Speech and Debate champion.

Director: Daniel Barnz

31. Leimert Park (2021)


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Things get complicated when three friends share a house in South Los Angeles's Leimert Park. Set against a vibrant LA backdrop with a fantastic cast of female leads, Leimert Park is an in-your-face comedy built for the modern age.

Stars: Asia'h Epperson, Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins, Ashli Haynes, Jessica Makinson

Votes: 14

32. The Girl with a Thousand Names


Follows a child from another world who is trapped in a broken reality in a detention center for unaccompanied minors and children separated from their families.

Director: Issa López

33. Beast Mode (2019 TV Movie)


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Follows the personal and professional life of boxing trainer Marsha Blackstone.

Director: Tina Mabry | Stars: Anika Noni Rose, Chanté Adams, Terayle Hill, Samuel Evan Horowitz

34. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

Mystery | Announced

Set in rural Mississippi, the story of two childhood friends who meet again twenty years later when one is accused of a brutal crime and the other is the police officer investigating him.

35. Untitled Musical Biopic

Musical | Announced

A musical biopic of a historical figure whose life articulates the triumph and tragedy of the American Dream with a story that is at the intersection of race and culture.

Director: Justin Simien

36. Untitled TKO Studios/Macro Project

Drama | Announced

The story of three women master thieves in Chicago who must mend their differences to embark on a heist of a lifetime.

37. Black Buck

Drama | Announced

Adapted from the Black Buck novel

38. The Good House

Horror | Announced

A Black attorney from Los Angeles returning to the small town of her youth must confront the legacy of a demon seeking to destroy her family...and the entire town.

39. Untitled Hacker Story

Drama | Announced

An unassuming and brilliant kid from New York's projects turns out to be the founder of a notorious hacker group and makes a name for himself among his peers and the federal authorities.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa

40. Pretty Big

Biography, Drama | Announced

A young plus-sized woman takes matters into her own hands when she keeps getting rejected from dance companies, despite her obvious talent. When she starts her own company she sets out to win a prestigious competition.

Director: Tina Mabry

41. Cordoba (2022– )


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The epic story of a slave who became a conqueror, creating one of the most advanced, diverse societies the world has ever seen. But he soon finds enemies on all sides and is forced to choose; defend what he created or destroy it.

42. Black Don't Camp

Comedy | Announced

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43. Miss NG

Drama | Announced

In the town of Nuevo Guerrero, where nothing is more important than the annual Miss Nuevo Guerrero beauty pageant, last year's winner goes missing.

44. Void (XIII)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

Follows a group of space crew members who begin to turn up dead while attempting to escape from a distant moon where their memories are erased by a magnetic burst every eight hours.

45. Sin Filtro

Comedy, Family | Announced

A woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown finds that she can no longer filter herself. A remake of the 2016 Chilean film 'Sin Filtro'.

46. Un Dream de Medio Summer

Comedy, Romance | Announced

A story of youthful lovers fated, Complicated by family. A scornful drag queen causing agony, to a fairy king seeking revenge. An idiotic friend with a magic pill, that makes mortals love at will. Chaos ensues, But all is well in the end.

Director: Gabriela Garcia Medina

47. Rainbowfish

Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced

The oceans have disappeared. Borders are open. The Global Police is revered by some and hated by many. The fate of humanity rests on a young water scavenger and a rebellious orphan, whose lives intertwine more closely than they think.

49. Windowshopper

Romance, Sci-Fi | Announced

This is a character-centric, grounded sci-fi love story in the vein of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Her.

Director: Neil M. Paik

50. Supreme Team (2022– )
Episode: War & Peace (2022)

Documentary, Crime

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The Supreme Team was on top of the world: making money hand over fist as the crack epidemic swept the country. But when an NYPD officer was murdered in South Jamaica, the heavy hand of the law came down hard and fast.

Directors: Nas, Peter J. Scalettar | Stars: Irv Gotti, LL Cool J, Kenneth McGriff, Gerald 'Prince' Miller

Votes: 15

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