hip-hop The Best Rap Movies  

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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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8 Mile Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy

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Straight Outta Compton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rap Movies
Straight Outta Compton Paul Giamatti, Aldis Hodge, Alexandra Shipp

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Boyz in Tha Hood ice cube shit and a gay ass nigga

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Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

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Notorious Angela Bassett, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke

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Juice Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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Hustle & Flow Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

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Get Rich or Die Tryin' 50 Cent, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard

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Menace II Society Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton

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Next Friday Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Mike Epps

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Friday After Next Ice Cube, Terry Crews, Katt Williams

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House Party Martin Lawrence, George Clinton, Paul O'Grady

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Romeo Must Die Grace Park, Aaliyah, DMX

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CB4 Halle Berry, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Rock

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Gang Related Tupac Shakur, James Earl Jones, Dennis Quaid

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Never Die Alone DMX, Aisha Tyler, David Arquette

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Malibu's Most Wanted Snoop Dogg, Bo Derek, Giuliana Rancic

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House Party 2 Queen Latifah, Martin Lawrence, Iman Abdulmajid

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State Property Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel, Damon Dash

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Breakin' Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T, Christopher McDonald

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State Property 2 Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Roselyn Sánchez

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Krush Groove Chris Rock, LL Cool J, Bobby Brown

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Beat Street Rae Dawn Chong, Mary Alice, Kadeem Hardison

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Brown Sugar Queen Latifah, Mos Def, Method Man

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Bones Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier, Bianca Lawson

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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, Victor Argo - Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai is a 1999 American crime action film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Forest Whitaker stars as the title character, the mysterious "Ghost Dog", ...

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Welcome to Death Row Snoop Dogg, Suge Knight

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House Party 3 Gilbert Gottfried, Bernie Mac, Chris Tucker

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King of Paper Chasin' Piarry Oriol, DL Clark, Jason Rivera

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Who's the Man? Ice-T, Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac

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Idlewild Paula Patton, Terrence Howard, André 3000

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Rhyme & Reason Sean Combs, E-40, MC Eiht

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Ride Snoop Dogg, Cedric the Entertainer, Malik Yoba