Ethnic: The Best hood moviesby Kodi-Lists | created - 01 Aug 2017 | updated - 09 Jan 2018 | Public
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1. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.
Votes: 117,747 | Gross: $57.50M
2. ATL (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.
Votes: 10,464 | Gross: $21.16M
3. Baby Boy (2001)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In South Central L.A., a misguided 20-year-old African-American man, a "baby boy", faces the commitments of real life.
Votes: 12,256 | Gross: $28.73M
4. Hot Boyz (2000 Video)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and ... See full summary »
6. South Central (1992)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
A former gangster fresh out of prison wants to change his life for the better and must save his 10 year old son whose already chosen a gang life.
Votes: 4,726 | Gross: $1.37M
8. Next Friday (2000)
R | 98 min | Comedy
Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.
Votes: 35,188 | Gross: $57.33M
9. Friday (1995)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.
Votes: 94,487 | Gross: $27.47M
10. Friday After Next (2002)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Two cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track the robber down.
Votes: 24,653 | Gross: $32.98M
12. Dead Presidents (1995)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.
Votes: 18,773 | Gross: $24.20M
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: 48,798 | Gross: $27.90M
15. Above the Rim (1994)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Votes: 13,175 | Gross: $16.04M
16. Before I Self Destruct (2009 Video)
R | 79 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a ... See full summary »
18. Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club (2008 Video)
R | 76 min | Drama
An ex-con goes back to his old ways, wondering if he can ever turn his life around, but things become more complicated when he falls for a woman who makes her living upholding the law.
21. Baller Blockin' (2000)
Not Rated | 54 min | Action, Crime
Showing the life(dramatization) of the hot boys or cash money millionaires and how it goes down in the magnolia,dirty cops,drug life and shoot outs with a twist of reality
22. In Too Deep (1999)
R | 95 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,596 | Gross: $14.00M
24. State Property (2002)
R | 88 min | Drama, Crime, Action
Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Beanie Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. The film follows Beans and his crew, the ABM, as they take over the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,849 | Gross: $2.10M
25. State Property: Blood on the Streets (2005)
R | 94 min | Musical, Action, Crime
Three Philadelphia-based gangstas -- Beans, Dame and Loco -- are on a collision course with one another for turf. Alliances are forged and broken and lifelong friendships end in violence as each crime lord schemes to get the upper hand.
Votes: 1,330 | Gross: $1.68M
26. Diamond Dawgs (2009)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Platinum, Million and Dreamz are the members of a highly successful rap group called the High Rollaz. They are rich, famous and have very high expectations for their next album. Everything ... See full summary »
27. Full Clip (2006)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
Joshua Pope (Busta Rhymes) returns to his childhood home to claim the inheritance his late father has left him only to find that the local police have turned the town upside down and are ... See full summary »
29. Paid in Full (2002)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young man from Harlem, forced to cope with the 1980s drug scene, builds an illegal empire, only to have a crisis of conscience.
Votes: 10,038 | Gross: $3.04M
31. House Party (1990)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Kid decides to go to his friend Play's house party, but neither of them can predict what's in store for them on what could be the wildest night of their lives.
Votes: 12,477 | Gross: $26.39M
32. House Party 2 (1991)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When Kid's college money is stolen by a crooked music promoter, Play's solution is to stage the 'mutha' of all pajama parties. Starring Kid 'n Play and Martin Lawrence.
Votes: 5,786 | Gross: $19.28M
33. House Party 3 (1994)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Kid, after a lifetime 'playing the field', is about to get married. 'Play' plans to throw the best bachelor party ever - until 'Kid's' three wise-crackin' nephews come to town, intent on showing them what parties are all about.
Votes: 4,401 | Gross: $19.28M
34. A Day in the Life (II) (2009)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Bad blood between two urban crime families explodes into an all-out turf war in this gritty, hard-hitting drama set to rap and starring music legend Sticky Fingaz.
36. Dough Boys (2009)
93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
For the "Dough Boys" every day is a struggle to survive. Determined to make something of their lives, these four friends work any hustle no matter how risky. But when they bite off more ... See full summary »
37. The Eddie Black Story (2009)
85 min | Crime
Eddie Black is a first year college student on the honor role, but after financial hardship and a broken heart, he attempts refuge in a street gang called Decepticons.
R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
A parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "Menace II Society", "Higher Learning" and "Juice".
Votes: 46,128 | Gross: $20.11M
40. Bullet (1996)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Jewish junkie is paroled after 8 years in prison, and once back on the street, rips off a drug dealer whom he already had a grudge against. The drug dealer hires an enforcer to retaliate,... See full summary »
41. Repos (2006 Video)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy
In this extremely hilarious comedy, Tea (Master P) and Coffee (Michael Blackson) are two repo men who work for Mr. Henderson (Katt Williams) at Banks Repo. While trying to break their "repo... See full summary »
42. Mo' Money (1992)
R | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A petty crook stalks a cute girl into an office building and is taken for a job applicant. Conning gets him the job. It's in the mail room of new credit cards. 2 superiors are worse crooks.
Votes: 6,749 | Gross: $40.23M
44. Strapped (1993 TV Movie)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama
Ex-con attempting to go straight runs accross serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get the charges ... See full summary »
45. Breaking Point (2009)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
"Breaking Point" is a dramatic tale of corruption and self-realization, in which one man has to overcome a deep-seated conspiracy and his own lingering past in order to gain the redemption ... See full summary »
46. Ride (1998)
R | 90 min | Comedy