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1. The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998)

R | 86 min | Documentary, Music

77 Metascore

The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Myke Chambers, Stephen Chambers, Flea, Gary Fredo

Votes: 1,283

2. Empire Records (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

30 Metascore

Twenty-four hours in the lives of the young employees at Empire Records when they all grow up and become young adults thanks to each other and the manager. They all face the store joining a chain store with strict rules.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Maxwell Caulfield, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 53,011 | Gross: $0.30M

3. Cool as Ice (1991)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

24 Metascore

A rapper gets stuck in a small town and falls for a local girl whose family is in witness protection.

Director: David Kellogg | Stars: Vanilla Ice, Kristin Minter, Naomi Campbell, Deezer D

Votes: 9,478 | Gross: $1.19M

4. Friday (1995)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

54 Metascore

It's Friday, and Craig and Smokey must come up with $200 they owe a local bully or there won't be a Saturday.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tom Lister Jr.

Votes: 106,146 | Gross: $27.47M

5. CB4 (1993)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Music

49 Metascore

A guy makes a documentary of the rap band CB4 by following them. CB4 got popular by stealing Gusto's name, background and image. He wants them dead.

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Chris Rock, Allen Payne, Deezer D, Chris Elliott

Votes: 9,349 | Gross: $17.95M

6. Fear of a Black Hat (1993)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Music

62 Metascore

A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of NWH, a not particularly talented--or particularly bright but always controversial--hip-hop group.

Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Larry B. Scott, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Rusty Cundieff, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 4,086 | Gross: $0.24M

7. House Party (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

76 Metascore

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.

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence

Votes: 14,305 | Gross: $26.39M

8. 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.

Directors: George Jackson, Doug McHenry | Stars: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence, Bowlegged Lou

Votes: 6,392 | Gross: $19.28M

9. 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.

Director: Eric Meza | Stars: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, David Edwards, Angela Means

Votes: 5,166 | Gross: $19.28M

10. Whiteboyz (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

45 Metascore

In Flip's path towards "keeping it real" by becoming hip-hop star, harsh realities surface to shake up his world.

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Danny Hoch, Dash Mihok, Mark Webber, Piper Perabo

Votes: 1,862 | Gross: $0.04M

11. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

76 Metascore

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Votes: 55,296 | Gross: $27.90M

12. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

A parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance Boyz n the Hood (1991), South Central (1992), Menace II Society (1993), Higher Learning (1995) and Juice (1992).

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones

Votes: 52,503 | Gross: $20.11M

13. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

76 Metascore

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence, and future prospects.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II

Votes: 133,495 | Gross: $57.50M

14. South Central (1992)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

64 Metascore

A former gangster fresh out of prison wants to change his life for the better and must save his 10 year old son who has already chosen a gang life.

Director: Stephen Milburn Anderson | Stars: Glenn Plummer, Byron Minns, Lexie Bigham, Vincent Craig Dupree

Votes: 5,697 | Gross: $1.37M

15. Higher Learning (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

54 Metascore

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rapaport, Jennifer Connelly

Votes: 19,215 | Gross: $38.29M

16. Juice (1992)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

60 Metascore

Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice".

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine Hopkins, Khalil Kain

Votes: 25,712 | Gross: $20.15M

17. Black & White (I) (1999)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Music

47 Metascore

A group of white high school teens become involved with Harlem's black hip-hop crowd.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Ben Stiller, Allan Houston, Claudia Schiffer, Scott Caan

Votes: 5,796 | Gross: $5.24M

18. Rhyme & Reason (1997)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Music

A study in the world of hip-hop, done mostly with interviews, in order to see why it is as popular as it is today and what the future holds.

Director: Peter Spirer | Stars: B-Real, Kurtis Blow, Da Brat, Chuck D

Votes: 858 | Gross: $1.59M

19. New Jack City (1991)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

61 Metascore

A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Votes: 33,790 | Gross: $47.62M

20. Belly (1998)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

Two young friends involved in organized crime and drug dealing find that their priorities differ.

Director: Hype Williams | Stars: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

Votes: 10,550 | Gross: $9.63M

21. Fresh (1994)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

81 Metascore

Death and violence anger a twelve-year-old drug courier, who sets his employers against each other.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, N'Bushe Wright

Votes: 12,862 | Gross: $8.09M

22. Def by Temptation (1990)

R | 95 min | Horror

An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York City, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop who specializes in cases involving the supernatural.

Director: James Bond III | Stars: James Bond III, Kadeem Hardison, Bill Nunn, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 1,526 | Gross: $2.22M

23. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

61 Metascore

Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic lives.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 12,142 | Gross: $16.15M

24. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

90 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 1,074,920 | Gross: $46.84M

25. The Exorcist III (1990)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

48 Metascore

A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller

Votes: 29,717 | Gross: $26.10M

26. The Return of Superfly (1990)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

In this action-packed sequel, a retired drug dealer living in Paris discovers his old partner has been killed and returns to NY to avenge his murder.

Director: Sig Shore | Stars: Nathan Purdee, Margaret Avery, Leonard L. Thomas, Christopher Curry

Votes: 418 | Gross: $0.61M

27. Johnny Suede (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

53 Metascore

A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.

Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Brad Pitt, Richard Boes, Cheryl Costa, Michael Luciano

Votes: 3,966 | Gross: $0.09M

28. Strictly Business (1991)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

Fun-loving Bobby is a mail boy in a big firm, but he has a trump card, his best friend Waymon, a "white" African-American who is almost a partner in the firm. They make a deal: Waymon will ... See full summary »

Directors: Kevin Hooks, Rolando Hudson | Stars: Tommy Davidson, Joseph C. Phillips, Anne-Marie Johnson, David Marshall Grant

Votes: 1,990 | Gross: $7.68M

29. Fathers & Sons (1992)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

A father/widower and a teenage son live in a seaside town with a serial killer. The son starts hanging out with girls and drug dealers.

Director: Paul Mones | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Rory Cochrane, Famke Janssen, Mitchell Marchand

Votes: 813

30. White Sands (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

46 Metascore

A small southwestern town Sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and five hundred thousand dollars. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an F.B.I. investigation.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 7,685 | Gross: $9.01M

31. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

30 Metascore

A spoof on Lethal Weapon (1987), other movies, TV commercials etc. 2 unlike LA cops investigate a cocaine in girl scout cookies case.

Director: Gene Quintano | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Lovitz, Tim Curry

Votes: 47,430 | Gross: $27.98M

32. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

40 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 162,582 | Gross: $144.73M

33. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

R | 127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

37 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 158,163 | Gross: $130.44M

34. Amos & Andrew (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

A Pulitzer prize writer buys a cabin. The neighbors get suspicious when a stranger "breaks in". They see a black man and call the police, who start shooting at him. The sheriff tries a cover-up involving a white petty crook. Bad idea.

Director: E. Max Frye | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Lerner, Margaret Colin

Votes: 9,036 | Gross: $9.75M

35. True Romance (1993)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine, the Mob, track them down in an attempt to reclaim it.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer

Votes: 217,481 | Gross: $12.28M

36. Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that... See full summary »

Director: Harry Morgan Moses | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Waterston, Mason Adams, Val Avery

Votes: 533

37. Against the Wall (1994 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, History

Based on the true story of the Attica Prison uprising of 1971.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Samuel L. Jackson, Clarence Williams III, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 2,768

38. Hail Caesar (1994)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Music

Caesar is a would-be rock star. But for now, he works at a pencil eraser factory. Soon he falls in love with the owner's daughter. In order to get her, he bets with the old man that he can ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Michael Hall | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Bobbie Phillips, Leslie Danon, Nicholas Pryor

Votes: 1,167

39. Pulp Fiction (1994)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Votes: 1,916,743 | Gross: $107.93M

40. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)

R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

58 Metascore

John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson, Graham Greene

Votes: 374,466 | Gross: $100.01M

41. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

67 Metascore

John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 348,232 | Gross: $117.54M

42. Hard Eight (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

78 Metascore

Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 47,344 | Gross: $0.22M

43. The Great White Hype (1996)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

The boxing champ's promoter thinks, change is needed. He finds the one man who's beaten his black champ (at 17), a white man now in a rock band. Like Rocky, he trains heavily whereas the champ slacks.

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Peter Berg

Votes: 10,038 | Gross: $7.87M

44. A Time to Kill (1996)

R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

54 Metascore

In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Votes: 141,193 | Gross: $108.77M

45. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8