Search results for "Spike Lee"
David Byrne’s American Utopia

David Byrne’s American Utopia

David Byrne’s American Utopia
IMDb: 6.9
105

A filmed version of David Byrne’s Broadway show, a unifying musical celebration that inspires audiences to connect to each other and to the global community.

Da 5 Bloods

Da 5 Bloods

Da 5 Bloods
IMDb: 7.9
156

Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of…

Genre: Drama, War
Bamboozled

Bamboozled

Bamboozled
IMDb: 6.8
136

TV producer Pierre Delacroix becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a 21st century minstrel…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth
IMDb: 7.5
90

Mike Tyson’s one-man show is a fascinating journey into his storied life and career. MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH is a rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one…

Bad 25

Bad 25

Bad 25
IMDb: 7.4
131

Spike Lee pays tribute to Michael Jackson’s Bad on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the epochal album, offering behind-the-scenes footage of Jackson recording the album and interviews with confidants, musicians, choreographers,…

Passing Strange

Passing Strange

Passing Strange
IMDb: 5.4
135

A young black artist leaves his Los Angeles digs and travels to Europe to find himself. A theatrical stage production of the original Broadway musical

Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman
IMDb: 5.3
135

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.

Pass Over

Pass Over

Pass Over
IMDb: 5.8
74

Moses and Kitch, two young black men, chat their way through a long, aimless day on a Chicago street corner. Periodically ducking bullets and managing visits from a genial but…

Genre: Drama
Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife

Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife

Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife
IMDb: 6.2
58

Katt Williams performs in an all-new stand-up special recorded in front of a live audience at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California. Williams takes the stage and launches into…

Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Rodney King

Rodney King

Rodney King
IMDb: 5.8
52

25 years ago, four LAPD officers were acquitted in a state court for beating King, sparking three days of rioting that left 53 people dead. Now, around the anniversary, this…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Crooklyn

Crooklyn

Crooklyn
IMDb: 6.9
115

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in ’70s Brooklyn.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
4 Little Girls

4 Little Girls

4 Little Girls
IMDb: 7.9
102

On September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls who were there for Sunday school. It was a crime that shocked the…

The Original Kings of Comedy

The Original Kings of Comedy

The Original Kings of Comedy
IMDb: 6.7
115

The Original Kings of Comedy achieves the seemingly impossible task of capturing the rollicking and sly comedy routines of stand-up and sitcom vets Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer,…

Red Hook Summer

Red Hook Summer

Red Hook Summer
IMDb: 5.0
125

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed…

Genre: Drama
Summer of Sam

Summer of Sam

Summer of Sam
IMDb: 6.6
142

Spike Lee’s take on the “Son of Sam” murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live…

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
IMDb: 4.1
123

Dr. Hess Green becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance…

Clockers

Clockers

Clockers
IMDb: 6.9
128

Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall

Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall

Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall
IMDb: 7.4
110

Director Spike Lee chronicles Michael Jackson’s early rise to fame.

Mo’ Better Blues

Mo’ Better Blues

Mo’ Better Blues
IMDb: 6.6
129

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into…

School Daze

School Daze

School Daze
IMDb: 5.9
121

In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Jungle Fever

Jungle Fever

Jungle Fever
IMDb: 6.5
132

A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He’s quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Chi-Raq

Chi-Raq

Chi-Raq
IMDb: 5.7
127

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing
IMDb: 7.9
120

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone’s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
She Hate Me

She Hate Me

She Hate Me
IMDb: 5.3
139

Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Old Boy

Old Boy

Old Boy
IMDb: 5.8
104

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.

25th Hour

25th Hour

25th Hour
IMDb: 7.7
135

The filmed adaptation from David Benioff’s novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Inside Man

Inside Man

Inside Man
IMDb: 7.6
129

Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied…

He Got Game

He Got Game

He Got Game
IMDb: 6.9
136

A basketball player’s father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Genre: Drama, Sport
Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna
IMDb: 6.0
160

Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd “Buffalo Soldier” Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Malcolm X
IMDb: 7.7
202

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ’50s, he became a Black Muslim and…