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1. Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone (2010)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Music
A career retrospective of Fishbone, an all African-American rock band from Los Angeles who created a high energy blend of funk, metal, ska, and punk and experienced a career as chaotic and unique as the music they created.
3. Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan (2007)
90 min | Documentary, Music
In the summer of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan emerged from the burroughs of New York City and took the hip-hop world by storm. Their legacy spanned over a decade, garnering fans worldwide and ... See full summary »
4. Rock the Bells (2006)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Music
An inside look at what it took to bring the Wu-Tang Clan together for their final performance at the Rock the Bells Hip-Hop festival.
5. Scratch (2001)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Music
A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now, the world's best scratchers, beat-diggers, ... See full summary »
6. The Show (1995)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary about the culture of hip-hop. Through interviews with some of hip-hops biggest names, the film makers attempt to find out why it has become so popular.
Votes: 318 | Gross: $2.70M
7. Backstage (2000)
R | 86 min | Documentary
If you ever wanted to know what really goes on backstage, this is the definitive inside look - uncut and uncensored. Complete with on-stage performances you'll see an intimate view of what ... See full summary »
Votes: 296 | Gross: $1.18M
8. Street Life (2001 Video)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
On The Hush Films brings the most controversial documentary ever to hit the streets. "Street Life" is not only a documentation , but also a bible to the streets. If focuses in on the ... See full summary »
9. Street Dreams (2002 TV Movie)
Unrated | 93 min
This documentary, hosted by Tony Dofat and produced in part by Heavy D, takes the viewer behind the scenes for the inside story of rap music. The program hits the mean streets of ... See full summary »
11. The Art of 16 Bars: Get Ya' Bars Up (2005 Video)
R | 80 min | Documentary
It's raw, blistering talent that defines the legendary MCs. But going from hungry amateur to rich professional takes more... much more! From the filmmakers who brought you The MC: Why We Do... See full summary »
12. Letter to the President (2005 Video)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Music
Narrated By Snoop Dogg- Letter To the President is a feature documentary that showcases the close-knit ties between the Hip Hop Music community and America's social and political policy in the last 30 years.
13. Big Pun: The Legacy (2008 Video)
R | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
His rhymes caught the attention of millions. His flow is un-matched by any. His story is captivating and triumphant. "Big Pun: The Legacy" chronicles the life of the Grammy Nominated artist... See full summary »
18. WC: Bandana Swangin - All That Glitters Ain't Gold (2003 Video)
Not Rated | 84 min | Music
See the reality of the rap game in "All that Glitters Ain't Gold," the slogan of Westside rap pioneer WC. With a stylish mix of home movies chronicling his career starting in 1989 showing ... See full summary »
19. Street Apostle (2012)
49 min | Documentary
An in-depth and behind-the-scenes portrait of one of Los Angeles most infamous gangsters, Del Dog, a redeemed LA Crips leader, who is now working to spread unity throughout the hoods of LA.
20. Nas: Time Is Illmatic (2014)
TV-14 | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas' 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. Twenty ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,565 | Gross: $0.11M
21. Undefeated (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport
Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.
Votes: 6,491 | Gross: $0.56M
22. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, History
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
Votes: 6,392 | Gross: $0.27M
23. 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 »
25. Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)
Not Rated | 46 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary that follows Michael Jordan's basketball career, stint in baseball, and his last championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998.
Votes: 1,940 | Gross: $18.64M
26. Playground (1990 Video)
Not Rated | 42 min | Documentary, Short
This made-for-video production mixes highlights of Michael Jordan from the '80s with a fantasy storyline of a high school teen named Walt, who has been cut from his basketball team. ... See full summary »
27. Straight Outta Compton (2015)
R | 147 min | Biography, Drama, History
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Votes: 168,093 | Gross: $161.20M
28. The Defiant Ones (2017)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.
29. The Hip-Hop Fellow (2014)
79 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The Hip-Hop Fellow follows Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder's tenure at Harvard University as he teaches 'The Standards of Hip-Hop' course, conducts research for his thesis and ... See full summary »
30. Cartel Land (2015)
R | 100 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Votes: 16,921 | Gross: $0.70M
31. Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men (2019– )
60 min | Documentary, Music
Limited docuseries looks back on the group's career. It was music and shared lyrical genius that allowed them to form the most recognized musical movement in the world, all while walking the tightrope that links business with brotherhood.
33. One Strange Rock (2018– )
47 min | Documentary
The extraordinary story of Earth and why it is special and uniquely brimming with life among a largely unknown but harsh cosmic arena; astronauts tell the story of Earth through unique perspective.