Movies like First Sunday 2008

Durell and LeeJohn are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending the night in the presence of the Lord and are forced to deal with much more than they bargained for.

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1 Money Talks 1997

Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Brett Ratner

Country:

United States of America
6.2

2 Soul Plane 2004

Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, one that caters to an African-American clientele. Going into business with a tricked-out plane piloted by the smooth Capt. Mack, the airline hits a snag when it has to deal with the family of Elvis Hunkee.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Jessy Terrero

Country:

United States of America
4.5

3 Get Rich Or Die Tryin' 2005

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Jim Sheridan

Writer:

Terence Winter

Country:

United States of America
5.3

4 Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain 2013

Captures the laughter, energy and mayhem from Hart's 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour, which spanned 10 countries and 80 cities, and generated over $32 million in ticket sales.

Genres:

Comedy, Documentary

Directors:

Leslie Small, Tim Story

Writer:

Kevin Hart

Country:

United States of America
6.8

5 All About The Benjamins 2002

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and open up his own private investigation firm. Reggie Wright (Epps) is a slippery con artist who is avoiding the law, and Jackson. During a cat and mouse chase, the two stumble on a multi-million dollar diamond heist. Hiding from Jackson, Wright finds himself in the thieves' getaway van and ends up having to escape from them after they discover their booty is fake, much to the displeasure of their ruthless boss (Flanagan). When Wright meets up with his girlfriend (Mendes), he discovers that his recently purchased lottery ticket is the sole winner of $60 million. Unfortunately, his wallet, which held the ticket, was left in the thieves' van, so he persuades Jackson to help him get it back.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Kevin Bray

Writers:

Ronald Lang, Ice Cube

Country:

United States of America
5.9

6 Waist Deep 2006

An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Vondie Curtis-Hall (as Vondie Curtis Hall)

Writers:

Vondie Curtis-Hall (screenplay) (as Vondie Curtis Hall), Darin Scott (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

7 Barbershop 2: Back In Business 2004

The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his business. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time against urban developers looking to replace mom & pop establishments with name-brand chains. The world changes, but some things never go out of style--from current events and politics to relationships and love, you can still say anything you want at the barbershop.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Writers:

Mark Brown (characters), Don D. Scott

Country:

United States of America
5.7

8 Pride 2007

In this uplifting film based on a true story, coach Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard) shocks the community and changes lives when, aided by a local janitor (Bernie Mac), he sets out to form Philadelphia's first black swim team. But the odds are against them as they battle rigid rules, racism and more.

Genres:

Drama, Family

Director:

Sunu Gonera

Writers:

Kevin Michael Smith (screenplay), Michael Gozzard (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.1

9 Notorious 2009

NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. Follow his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectations - redefining our notion of "The American Dream."

Genres:

Drama, Music, History

Director:

George Tillman Jr.

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 Barbershop 2002

A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and legacy and struggles with the notion that he just sold it out.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Tim Story

Writers:

Mark Brown (story), Mark Brown (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

11 Don't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood 1996

When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who along with the requisite pistols and Uzi carries a thermo-nuclear warhead for self-defense. Will Ashtray be able to keep living the straight life?

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Paris Barclay

Country:

United States of America
6.6

12 Hustle & Flow 2005

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Craig Brewer

Writer:

Craig Brewer

Country:

United States of America
7.3

13 Love & Basketball 2000

A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow into adulthood, they fall in love, but they also share another all-consuming passion: basketball. They've followed the game all their lives and have no small amount of talent on the court. As Quincy and Monica struggle to make their relationship work, they follow separate career paths though high school and college basketball and, they hope, into stardom in big-league professional ball.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Country:

United States of America
7.2

14 Madea's Family Reunion 2006

Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, are suffering relationship trouble, and through it all, she has to organize her family reunion.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Tyler Perry

Writers:

Tyler Perry, Tyler Perry (play)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

15 Lottery Ticket 2010

Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Erik White

Writers:

Abdul Williams (screenplay), Erik White (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5

16 The Perfect Match 2016

Terrence J. stars as Charlie, a playboy who's convinced that relationships are dead. His two best friends, Donald Faison and Robert C. Riley, bet him that if he sticks to one woman for one month, he's bound to get attached. Charlie denies this until he crosses paths with the beautiful and mysterious Eva, played by singer/actress Cassie. They may agree to a casual affair, but eventually Charlie is questioning whether he may actually want more.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Bille Woodruff

Country:

United States of America
4.9

17 Tupac: Resurrection 2003

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop MCs of all time.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

Lauren Lazin

Country:

United States of America
7.9

18 Boyz N The Hood 1991

Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

John Singleton

Writer:

John Singleton

Country:

United States of America
7.7

19 Menace II Society 1993

Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Directors:

Albert Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers), Allen Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers)

Writers:

Allen Hughes (story), Albert Hughes (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

20 Baby Boy 2001

The story of Jody, a misguided, 20-year-old African-American who is really just a baby boy finally forced-kicking and screaming to face the commitments of real life. Streetwise and jobless, he has not only fathered two children by two different women-Yvette and Peanut but still lives with his own mother. He can't seem to strike a balance or find direction in his chaotic life.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Director:

John Singleton

Writer:

John Singleton

Country:

United States of America
6.4

21 Kevin Hart: Laugh At My Pain 2011

Experience the show that quickly became a national phenomenon. Get an up-close and personal look at Kevin Hart back in Philly where he began his journey to become one of the funniest comedians of all time. You will laugh 'til it hurts!

Genres:

Comedy, Documentary

Directors:

Leslie Small, Tim Story

Country:

United States of America
7.4

22 South Central 1992

A man is put to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop with crime but his son has yet followed the criminal path of his father.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Stephen Milburn Anderson (as Steve Anderson)

Writers:

Stephen Milburn Anderson (screenplay) (as Steve Anderson), Donald Bakeer (book)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

23 Before I Self Destruct 2009

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 supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, Clarence (played by Jackson) is consumed by revenge and takes up a life of crime in order to support his younger brother.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Director:

50 Cent

Writer:

50 Cent (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
4.8

24 Janky Promoters 2009

Two shady concert promoters get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Marcus Raboy

Writer:

Ice Cube

Country:

United States of America
5.1