The Best Rap Movies Films
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The Best Rap Movies

List Criteria: Movies must feature rap as a plot point.

A list of the best rap movies. All of the top films involving rap have been included, but if you believe we missed one please feel free to add it to the list yourself. This list includes all types of rap: east coast, west coast, gangsta, hip hop, pop, etc. While rap itself might not be for everyone, the films that use rap as a central theme are surprisingly accessible. "8 Mile" is not just a great rap movie, it's great film in general. While the majority of the films on this list are dramas, some are also comedies. If you enjoy rap, or movies in general, you're bound to love at least some of the films on this list.

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    Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Eminem

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    Ludacris, DJ Paul, Terrence Howard

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    Anthony Mackie, John Ventimiglia, Craig Scribner

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    Ashley Walters, Russell Hornsby, Terrence Howard

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    Queen Latifah, Ernest R. Dickerson, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Martin Lawrence, Paul O'Grady, George Clinton

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Shaquille O'Neal, Ice Cube, Vanessa Lee Chester

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    ranked high on reranks & added by bojanthebest
    Ice-T, Ed Lottimer, Michael Chambers

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    Chris Tucker, Ice Cube, Bernie Mac

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Larenz Tate, Charles S. Dutton

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    Chris Tucker, Ice Cube, Michael Rapaport

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    Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Anna Maria Horsford

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    Queen Latifah, Martin Lawrence, Georg Stanford Brown

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    Bobby Brown, LL Cool J, Rick Rubin

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    Dennis Quaid, Jim Belushi, Brad Greenquist

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    Rae Dawn Chong, Kadeem Hardison, Mary Alice

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    Queen Latifah, Sanaa Lathan, Mos Def

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    DMX, Delroy Lindo, Isaiah Washington

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    Ryan O'Neal, Jeffrey Tambor, Blair Underwood

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    DMX, Clifton Powell, Antwon Tanner

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    Amil Whitehead, Randolph Curtis Rand, Rell

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    Piarry Oriol, DL Clark, Jason Rivera

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    Chris Tucker, Bernie Mac, Rozonda Thomas

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    Kanye West, Tim Gallin, Capone

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    Bernie Mac, Ice-T, Terrence Howard

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    Sean Combs, Ras Kass, E-40

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    Ben Vereen, Big Boi, Jason Samuels Smith

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    Cedric the Entertainer, Malik Yoba, Luther Campbell

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