Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Spike Lee
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2. 30 for 30 (2009– )
60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »
11. Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997 Video)
Unrated | 106 min | Music
Collection of Michael Jackson's music videos from the period 1983-1997. Mainly focused post-1995 era, including videos such as "Scream", "They Don't Care About Us" and more.
Directors: Nicholas Brandt, Colin Chilvers, Bob Giraldi, Wayne Isham, Michael Jackson, John Landis, Spike Lee, Don Mischer, Vincent Paterson, Mark Romanek, James Yukich | Stars: Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul, Brandon Quintin Adams, Rosanna Arquette
Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
The 250th Special
As the program reaches the 250 episode milestone, this documentary shows a behind-the-scenes look at how it is produced and features some of the most well-known and popular guests over its 20 year lifespan.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The classic late night talk show returns with a new host, a new house band and a new studio. Join Jimmy and his guests actor/rapper etc. Will Smith and rock band U2; cameos by Joan Rivers, Joe Namath, Lady Gaga, Mike Tyson; and much more.
14. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 22,225 | Gross: $7.83M
17. Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists (2018)
TV-MA | 108 min | Documentary
The story of New York City journalists Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill lauded in their time as the voice of New York.
18. The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999– )
A show which takes sports most memorable blunders, bad calls, and questionable moments and sheds a new light on them to show why the party who made the mistake should be let off the hook.
Documentary portrays the saga of how Italian Americans went from being outsiders who were stereotyped as gangsters in American movies to insiders in Hollywood who took control of their own ... See full summary »
23. John Leguizamo: Freak (1998 TV Special)
Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Comedy
John Leguizamo's semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as...himself. This is his autobiographical story, about his life growing up, and his journey to try to be accepted by his ... See full summary »
26. Surviving Cliffside (2013)
Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary, Drama
After their beauty-pageant-queen daughter beats leukemia, a family, living in a trailer park known for its guns and drugs, tries to put their lives back together in time for their daughter to make a run for Little Miss West Virginia.
27. Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
In this open-letter style documentary, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis' rich lives guide their grandson on his personal quest to master lasting love, conscious art, and undying activism.
Great Performances (1971– )
135 min | Music
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.
29. When We Were Kings (1996)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.
Votes: 13,755 | Gross: $2.67M
30. Street Fight (2005)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which a City Councilman, Cory Booker, attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.
30 for 30 (2009– )
Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks
68 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A film that explores the rivalry between the Indiana Pacers and New York as seen through the eyes and actions of Reggie Miller star player of the Indiana Pacers.
35. Do the Right Thing (1989)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 74,600 | Gross: $27.55M
36. Ghostwriter (1992–1995)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Family, Fantasy, Mystery
A group of teenagers solves local crimes, capers, and mysteries in their neighborhood, with the help of a ghost who can only communicate through writing and words.
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An arrogant big-shot defense attorney is guilt-ridden after the client he just helped get off commits another murder, so he decides to become a prosecutor.
39. 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: 112,104 | Gross: $57.50M
40. Amazing Grace (2018)
G | 89 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
Votes: 717 | Gross: $3.73M
41. Clerks (1994)
R | 92 min | Comedy
A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.
Votes: 201,124 | Gross: $3.15M
42. Night on Earth (1991)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Votes: 49,815 | Gross: $2.02M
43. CBS News Sunday Morning (1979– )
TV-PG | 90 min | News
The news show that does personal interest pieces, and has done since 1979. Anything from interviews with actors, political figures, athletes, musicians, costume designers, fashion designers... See full summary »
45. 4 Little Girls (1997)
TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History
A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.
Votes: 2,482 | Gross: $0.13M
46. Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us (1996 Video)
5 min | Short, Music
In the plot of the first version (Brazilian version), you can see the Santa Marta in Rio De Janeiro and some inhabitants, and Jackson sings together with the inhabitants the song.
48. Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us, Prison Version (1996 Video)
5 min | Short, Crime, Music
This second version was filmed in a prison with cell mates; in the video Jackson is seen handcuffed. It also contains real footage of police attacking African Americans, the military ... See full summary »
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006–2007)
TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary
Act 1 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans in 2005.