Best Blaxploitation Films

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1. Holla If You Hear Me (2006)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

A film about a group of rappers and R&B singers lured inside a studio and murdered one by one by a killer bent on stealing their music.

Director: Mark Harris | Stars: Artek, Sheree Bynum, Danielle Carter, Sheila Chalakee

Votes: 19

2. Django Unchained (2012)

R | 165 min | Drama, Western

81 Metascore

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

Votes: 1,241,541 | Gross: $162.81M

3. Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

31 Metascore

"The Man" is baffled by a chill hero's invincible weapon: gibberish.

Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, J.B. Smoove, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 12,943 | Gross: $3.29M

4. Blacula (1972)

PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles.

Director: William Crain | Stars: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Thalmus Rasulala

Votes: 5,237 | Gross: $2.18M

5. Scream Blacula Scream (1973)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror

The vampire Mamuwalde (Blacula) is stirred by African voodoo, and is forced to kill again.

Director: Bob Kelljan | Stars: William Marshall, Don Mitchell, Pam Grier, Michael Conrad

Votes: 2,005 | Gross: $2.18M

6. Tales from the Hood (1995)

R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

A funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.

Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Clarence Williams III, Corbin Bernsen, Joe Torry, De'aundre Bonds

Votes: 6,142 | Gross: $11.80M

7. Coffy (1973)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A black nurse takes vigilante justice against inner-city drug dealers after her sister becomes their latest victim.

Director: Jack Hill | Stars: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, William Elliott

Votes: 8,834

8. Coonskin (1975)

R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers, Philip Michael Thomas

Votes: 2,324

9. Bones (2001)

R | 96 min | Crime, Horror

42 Metascore

Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier, Michael T. Weiss, Clifton Powell

Votes: 6,281 | Gross: $7.31M

10. Dolemite (1975)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

After he is released from jail, a pimp takes on the criminals and corrupt police officers who framed him in the first place.

Director: D'Urville Martin | Stars: Rudy Ray Moore, D'Urville Martin, Jerry Jones, Lady Reed

Votes: 3,086

11. The Human Tornado (1976)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Dolemite flees to California, where he helps Queen Bee and her Kung Fu prostitutes battle a local gangster.

Director: Cliff Roquemore | Stars: Rudy Ray Moore, Lady Reed, Jimmy Lynch, Gloria Delaney

Votes: 1,104

12. Fight for Your Life (1977)

R | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A mean trashy exploitation picture about three convicts who escape from jail and hole up at the house of a black minister. There are a few nasty scenes where the minister's family is being ... See full summary »

Director: Robert A. Endelson | Stars: Robert Judd, Catherine Peppers, Lela Small, Yvonne Ross

Votes: 1,386

13. Sugar Hill (1974)

PG | 91 min | Action, Crime, Horror

When her boyfriend is murdered by gangsters, Sugar Hill decides not to get mad, but BAD! She entreats voodoo queen Mama Maitresse to call on Baron Samedi, Lord of the Dead, for help with a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Maslansky | Stars: Marki Bey, Robert Quarry, Don Pedro Colley, Betty Anne Rees

Votes: 1,418

14. Devil's Express (1976)

R | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A tough black martial artist cop takes on warring street gangs and an evil demon that haunts the New York City subways.

Director: Barry Rosen | Stars: Elsie Roman, Warhawk Tanzania, Larry Fleischman, Wilfredo Roldan

Votes: 274

15. Blackenstein (1973)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Eddie is a Vietnam veteran who loses his arms and legs when he steps on a land mine, but a brilliant surgeon is able to attach new limbs. Unfortunately an insanely jealous assistant (who ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Levey | Stars: John Hart, Ivory Stone, Joe De Sue, Roosevelt Jackson

Votes: 769

16. The Watts Monster (1976)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

When a scientist develops a formula to regenerate dying liver cells, it accidentally turns him into an albino vampire with a taste for prostitutes.

Director: William Crain | Stars: Bernie Casey, Rosalind Cash, Marie O'Henry, Ji-Tu Cumbuka

Votes: 374

17. Death Force (1978)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An American Vietnam soldier on his way home is left for dead and is saved by a pair of Japanese stragglers from WWII, who train him in the way of the samurai.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: James Iglehart, Carmen Argenziano, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Jayne Kennedy

Votes: 369

18. Bad Magic (1998 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

After Renny's brother Amos is killed in a robbery gone bad, the only thing left to do is seek revenge on the vicious gang he belonged to...the RED CLAWS...except this isn't going to be an ... See full summary »

Directors: John Polonia, Mark Polonia | Stars: Vincent Simmons, Bob Dennis, Maria Davis, Bruce Hardy

Votes: 62

19. Black Shampoo (1976)

R | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A black hairstylist has sex with his female customers, and tries to keep the Mafia from taking over his business.

Director: Greydon Clark | Stars: John Daniels, Tanya Boyd, Joseph Carlo, Skip E. Lowe

Votes: 618

20. Tom (1973)

R | 82 min | Drama

A white ex-GI goes to a black ghetto to deliver a letter from his buddy, a black soldier who died in Vietnam. When he arrives there he encounters hostility and trouble from all sides.

Director: Greydon Clark | Stars: Greydon Clark, Tom Johnigarn, Jacqulin Cole, Bambi Allen

Votes: 161

21. Get Out (I) (2017)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

84 Metascore

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener

Votes: 423,338 | Gross: $176.04M

22. Bad Boys (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

41 Metascore

Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Lisa Boyle, Michael Taliferro

Votes: 211,136 | Gross: $65.81M

23. Bad Boys II (2003)

R | 147 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

38 Metascore

Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida from a Cuban drug cartel.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 209,769 | Gross: $138.61M

24. The People Under the Stairs (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

Two adults and a juvenile break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children. There, they must fight for their lives.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer

Votes: 28,941 | Gross: $24.20M

25. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

27 Metascore

A ship sails into Brooklyn with all its crew dead. But something gets off and the killing continues on land. The vampire is looking for a specific woman - half-human, half-vampire. Rita's the cop detective investigating the many killings.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 20,203 | Gross: $19.75M

26. Blankman (1994)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

A simpleton inventor becomes a superhero with a bulletproof costume and a low budget.

Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier, Robin Givens, Christopher Lawford

Votes: 8,747 | Gross: $7.89M

27. Surf Nazis Must Die (1987)

R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

28 Metascore

When the son of a gun-wielding woman is murdered by neo-Nazi surf punks in the post-apocalyptic future, his Mama hunts them down for some bloodthirsty revenge.

Director: Peter George | Stars: Gail Neely, Robert Harden, Barry Brenner, Dawn Wildsmith

Votes: 4,765

28. Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama

Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.

Directors: Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Stefano Sibaldi, Dick Gregory, Gualtiero Jacopetti, Ernest Kubler

Votes: 1,247

29. Candyman (1992)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 60,614 | Gross: $25.79M

30. Shadow: Dead Riot (2006)

R | 81 min | Action, Horror

33 Metascore

Evil voodoo-practicing serial killer Shadow gets executed for murdering pregnant women. Twenty years later the prison Shadow was put to death at has been turned into an experimental women's... See full summary »

Director: Derek Wan | Stars: Tony Todd, Carla Greene, Nina Hodoruk, Michael Quinlan

Votes: 879

31. Black Devil Doll from Hell (1984 Video)

Not Rated | 70 min | Horror

A woman buys a doll at a magic shop. Unbeknownst to her, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, and it proceeds to take her over.

Director: Chester Novell Turner | Stars: Shirley L. Jones, Gladys Ames, Bernard Brown, Jacqueline Coats

Votes: 612

32. Tales from the Quadead Zone (1987 Video)

62 min | Horror

Actress Shirley Latanya Jones returns from the director's first film (Black Devil Doll from Hell) to be in front of Turner's camcorder, and reads two spooky tales to the ghost of her dead ... See full summary »

Director: Chester Novell Turner | Stars: W.J. Rider, Doug Daverport, Johnnie Tanguy, Chris Calloway

Votes: 257

33. Heavy Traffic (1973)

R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova, Terri Haven

Votes: 2,646

34. The Last Dragon (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney, Julius Carry

Votes: 11,997 | Gross: $25.75M

35. Leprechaun 5: In the Hood (2000 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

When three rappers want to get even with a pimp, they accidentally unleash a leprechaun who goes on a killing rampage in the 'hood.

Director: Rob Spera | Stars: Warwick Davis, Ice-T, Anthony Montgomery, Rashaan Nall

Votes: 5,812

36. Leprechaun 6: Back 2 Tha Hood (2003 Video)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

When Emily Woodrow and her friends happen on a treasure chest full of gold coins, they fail to to heed the warnings of a wise old psychic who had foretold that they would encounter trouble with a very nasty and protective Leprechaun.

Director: Steven Ayromlooi | Stars: Warwick Davis, Tangi Miller, Laz Alonso, Page Kennedy

Votes: 3,955

37. 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: 1,153 | Gross: $2.22M

38. The Black Klansman (1966)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

After a black man's daughter is killed by the KKK, he seeks revenge by becoming a Klansman.

Director: Ted V. Mikels | Stars: Richard Gilden, Rima Kutner, Harry Lovejoy, Max Julien

Votes: 427

39. The Muthers (1976)

R | 83 min | Action, Drama

A band of female pirates go undercover at a prison camp on a coffee plantation to rescue their leader's sister.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Jeannie Bell, Rosanne Katon, Trina Parks, Jayne Kennedy

Votes: 376

40. Petey Wheatstraw (1977)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

After being murdered by his rivals, Petey Wheatstraw is resurrected, in exchange for marrying the devil's daughter, the world's ugliest woman.

Director: Cliff Roquemore | Stars: Rudy Ray Moore, Jimmy Lynch, Leroy Daniels, Ernest Mayhand

Votes: 624

41. Tales from the Hood 2 (2018 Video)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Horror

Horror is back in the hood! The sequel to the ground-breaking original film Tales From the Hood reunites Executive Producer Spike Lee (Honorary Academy Award® winner) and Writers/Directors/... See full summary »

Directors: Rusty Cundieff, Darin Scott | Stars: Keith David, Bryan Batt, Lou Beatty Jr., Alexandria DeBerry

Votes: 1,244

42. J.D.'s Revenge (1976)

R | 96 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

A docile black law student is possessed by a 1940's mobster in mid 1970s New Orleans, Louisiana. The mobster seeks revenge upon the people who killed him and his sister.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Glynn Turman, Louis Gossett Jr., Joan Pringle, Carl W. Crudup

Votes: 850

43. Ghosts of Mars (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

35 Metascore

In 2176, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Pam Grier, Jason Statham

Votes: 48,771 | Gross: $8.43M

44. Disco Godfather (1979)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, ... See full summary »

Director: J. Robert Wagoner | Stars: Rudy Ray Moore, Carol Speed, Jimmy Lynch, Jerry Jones

Votes: 1,015

45. Us (II) (2019)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

81 Metascore

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Votes: 153,064 | Gross: $175.01M

46. Bone (1972)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

When a criminal breaks into the Beverly Hills home of a wealthy couple having marital problems, he unwillingly provides the spouses with an unlikely resolution to their conflicts as well as a solution to his own secret problem.

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Yaphet Kotto, Andrew Duggan, Joyce Van Patten, Jeannie Berlin

Votes: 908

47. Ganja & Hess (1973)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor's assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.

Director: Bill Gunn | Stars: Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, Bill Gunn, Sam L. Waymon

Votes: 1,147 | Gross: $0.02M



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