Paging Halle Berry: When are we going to see a sequel to this gem from early in your career?
2. Death at a Funeral
Zany antics from Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence and Tracy Morgan. Diminutive bonus: Kevin Hart and Peter Dinklage.
3. Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
No description needed (see title).
4. Cornbread, Earl and Me
Coming of age drama starring a young Laurence Fishburne.
5. Car Wash
Workin’ at the car wash, come on and sing it with me…
6. The Fish that Saved Pittsburgh
Julius “Dr. J” Irving stars in this basketball movie (What else?).
7. The Thing With Two Heads
Rosie Grier and Ray Milland bicker through an incredible combo of “In The Heat of The Night” meets classic 1970’s low budget schlock with a funky instrumental soundtrack that is among the most sampled since the early days of hip hop.
8. White Chicks
9. Undercover Brother
Starring Eddie Griffin as the Undercover Brother.
You’ll become “obsessed” with this cheesy thriller starring Idris Elba and Beyonce.
11. Inside Man
Spike Lee directs Denzel Washington and Chiwetel Ejiofer (2014 Best Actor Oscar nominee) in this heist thriller.
12. American Gangster
Here’s another film favorite starring Denzel and Chiwetel. This one directed by Ridley Scott.
13. Hustle & Flow
Terrence Howard stars in his Oscar nominated role, as a pimp trying to become a hip hop star.
The remake, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Christian Bale, and Jeffrey Wright (hilarious as Peoples Hernandez).
15. Bebe’s Kids
Robin Harris takes care of some wild kids.
16. Booty Call
Starring Jamie Foxx and Tommy Davidson.
17. Big Mama’s House
Martin Lawrence as Big Momma, ’nuff said.
Idris Elba + British accent = sex-eh. He really should be the next [first Black] Bond!