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1. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
Votes: 409,995 | Gross: $130.16M
2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten-year-old son John from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.
Votes: 1,042,182 | Gross: $204.84M
4. Lethal Weapon (1987)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers.
Votes: 247,954 | Gross: $65.21M
6. Enemy of the State (1998)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
A lawyer becomes targeted by a corrupt politician and his N.S.A. goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a politically motivated crime.
Votes: 236,103 | Gross: $111.55M
8. Bad Boys (1995)
R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.
Votes: 252,860 | Gross: $65.81M
10. Empire (2015–2020)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Music
A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
11. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
R | 127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.
Votes: 158,676 | Gross: $130.44M
12. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.
Votes: 169,385 | Gross: $147.25M
13. Menace II Society (1993)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
Votes: 55,735 | Gross: $27.90M
15. John Q (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.
Votes: 129,547 | Gross: $71.76M
17. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs.
Votes: 163,202 | Gross: $144.73M
21. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 20,072 | Gross: $39.10M
22. Holiday Rush (2019)
TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After his sudden firing, a popular radio DJ moves in with his aunt, bringing along his four spoiled children, and a plan to return to the airwaves.
25. Gullah, Gullah Island (1994–1998)
TV-Y | 20 min | Family, Musical
The series follow an African-American family on Gullah Gullah Island learning about life along with their friends, neighbors and their pet pollywog named Binya Binya.
26. The Proud Family Movie (2005 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Penny and her family are lured on an all expenses paid vacation where a mad scientist captures them, refusing to let them go because Oscar won't reveal his on of his secret Proud Snacks formulas.
28. Peeples (2013)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage.
Votes: 4,807 | Gross: $9.12M
29. Kenan & Kel: Two Heads Are Better Than None (2000 TV Movie)
TV-Y7 | 69 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The Rockmores set out on a family road trip with an uninvited Kel stashed in the trunk. While camping out in the woods, Kenan has a scary encounter with a mysterious, shadowy figure...
30. All the Dead Ones (2020)
120 min | Drama, History
1899. The fates of the women in two families become entangled when the Soareses, former land and slave owners, request help from Iná, a woman of African descent they once dismissed due to religious differences.
31. Pretty Hattie's Baby (1991)
Biography, Drama | Announced
An unreleased film about a white girl adopted by a black family in 1950s Nevada. Based on the early life of Fauna Hodel whose grandfather is prime suspect in the Black Dahlia murder case.
33. Resting Place (1986 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama
The mysterious death of an army officer comes under investigation by Major Kendall Laird as the young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place, out of respect for their son. The ... See full summary »
34. The Engagement: My Phamily BBQ 2 (2006)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy
David (Andy Gershenzon) is a young man who brings his fiancée Mia (Tenique Mathieu) to an engagement party at his conservative Jewish parents house where they are shocked to see that Mia ... See full summary »
Documentary | Completed
Within the African American community there is a definite and noticeable lack of strong, faithful, happy, long-term relationships that has left an incredulous impact on our community. ... See full summary »
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Bang the Drum, Ashley
TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy
After Ashley reveals to him that she does not enjoy playing the violin he takes her to and trades her violin in for a drum set. Then reveals that he has already hired Ashley a teacher. Jazz.
Murder Book (2014– )
Hiding in the Shadows
TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, Crime
While the rest of his family sleeps, a young man (Andrew 'Melvin' Weathers ) is viciously stabbed and killed in his own bedroom. The murderer slips out of the house and into the night - ... See full summary »
Party Down (2009–2010)
James Ellison Funeral
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama
The funeral of a patriarch goes awry when the deceased's mistress arrives to pay her last repects. Kyle is mesmerized by the possibility of learning the blues from a real bluesman.
Medal for a Hero
TV-PG | 52 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mannix investigates when police uncover evidence that suggest Peggy's police husband killed while stopping a burglary, was actually an accomplice.
Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Popcorn, Peanuts and CrackerJacks
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy
Jonathan and Mark have to try and help a team that can never seem to win a single game and give a former baseball star the glory he once knew some 40 years ago.
Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal (2008– )
The Demon House
TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
Hailey (12) and Alexa (14) face their fears concerning dark spirits. They are taken to Alex's abandoned home to face a demonic spirit with demonologists Roberts and Isbell and psychic ... See full summary »
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
The Fresh Prince Project
TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy
A streetwise teenager is sent by his mother to live with wealthy relatives in an upper-class California neighborhood, where he must adjust to a new lifestyle.