Musicals The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite hip hop movies released between 2010 - 2019.

Which of these hip hop movies is the best of the 2010s? This list of hip hop films from the 2010s wouldn't be complete without Straight Outta Compton which chronicles the rise of the famed hip hop group N.W.A. and their manager Jerry Heller.  But there are other great movies on this list like All Eyez On Me, a biographical hip hop movie that takes a look at the life of Tupac Shakur. But are these the greatest hip hop or rap films released during the 2010s?

Other good hip hop films from the twenty-tens include Patti Cake$ and Love Beats Rhymes.

While most hip hop movies from the 2010s tend to be dramas there are a few comedies in there such as Dope and The After Party. Vote up your favorite 2010s hip hop movies and vote down the rap movies that you didn't like to make sure the right film makes it to the top.

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Straight Outta Compton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell
Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 American biographical film directed by F. Gary Gray. The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and ...more
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Dope is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons
Dope is a 2015 American comedy-drama coming-of-age film written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa. Malcolm (Moore), a high school "geek" living in the crime-frequent Inglewood, California ...more
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The After Party is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Kyle Harvey, Harrison Holzer, Shelley Hennig
The After Party is a 2018 American coming-of-age comedy film directed by Ian Edelman. When an aspiring rapper (Kyle Harvey) goes viral for all the wrong reasons, his best friend (Harrison ...more
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All Eyez On Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Demetrius Shipp Jr., Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan
All Eyez on Me is a 2017 American biographical drama film about hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur, directed by Benny Boom and written by Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez and Steven Bagatourian.
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Bodied is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Calum Worthy, Jackie Long, Rory Uphold
Bodied is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Joseph Kahn. A progressive graduate student (Calum Worthy) finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis ...more
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Let It Shine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Indiana Evans, Tyler James Williams, Courtney B. Vance
Let It Shine is a 2012 musical television film that premiered on Disney Channel. It features an ensemble cast of Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones, Trevor Jackson and Brandon Mychal Smith. The ...more
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Love Beats Rhymes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Azealia Banks, Lucien Laviscount, Jill Scott
Love Beats Rhymes is a 2017 American musical drama film directed by RZA. A 25-year-old rapper (Azealia Banks) from Staten Island, New York wants to pursue a music career.
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Roxanne Roxanne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Chanté Adams, Mahershala Ali, Nia Long
Roxanne Roxanne is a 2017 American drama film directed by Michael Larnell. In the early 1980s, a fierce teenage girl (Chanté Adams) is rapidly on her way to becoming a hip hop legend as ...more
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Mozart of Rap is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Mozart of Rap Dior Allen, Martin Bentsen, Deron Campbell
Mozart of Rap is a 2011 American drama film directed by Martin Bentsen.
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Caught on Tape is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Caught on Tape Ian Somerhalder, Vivica A. Fox, Cedric the Entertainer
Caught on Tape is a 2013 crime fiction and musical film written by Kevin Johnson and Sticky Fingaz; and directed by Sticky Fingaz.
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Step Off is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Taurean Blacque, Onira Tarès, Errol Sadler
Step Off is a 2011 American drama film directed by LaRon Austin.
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Time You Change is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Time You Change Bushido, Moritz Bleibtreu, Uwe Ochsenknecht
Zeiten ändern dich is a German biographical film directed by Uli Edel and starring the German rapper Bushido, Elyas M'Barek, Moritz Bleibtreu, Karoline Schuch, Fler, Kay One and Nyze. The ...more
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Leave It On the Floor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Ledisi, Barbie-Q, Stephanie Moseley
Leave It On the Floor is a 2011 musical film written by Glenn Gaylord and directed by Sheldon Larry.
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Patti Cake$ is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Chris Colombusm, Michael Gottwald, Dan Janvey
Patti Cake$ is a 2017 American drama film directed by Geremy Jasper. Patti Cake$ is a story of a plus-sized white girl, Patricia "Dumbo" Dumbrowski, from Bergen County, New Jersey who ...more
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Lakshmi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Lakshmi
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Ghetto Stories is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Ghetto Stories Mike Epps, Lil Boosie, Bun B
Ghetto Stories is a direct-to-video American crime film directed by John McDougal and Turk produced and distributed by Asylum Records. It was released on October 26, 2010.
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Coz Ov Moni is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Coz Ov Moni Samini, Reggie Rockstone, Panji Anoff
On a normal morning in Gbese, Accra, two friends wake up and plan to go clubbing with some lady friends after chasing an evasive debtor for their money.
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Gully Boy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Gully Boy
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Blindspotting is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Janina Gavankar
Blindspotting is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Carlos López Estrada. With only three days of probation left, Collin (Daveed Diggs) witnesses a police shooting that tests his ...more
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Coz Ov Moni 2 (FOKN Revenge) is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Coz Ov Moni 2 Mensa Ansah, Emmanuel Owusu-Bonsu, Yaa Pono
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Saigon Electric is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Saigon Electric
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Battle of the Year: The Dream ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Chris Brown, Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso
Battle of the Year is a 2013 American 3D dance film directed by Benson Lee. The film was released on September 20, 2013 through Screen Gems and stars Josh Holloway, Chris Brown, Laz Alonso, ...more
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King of Paper Chasin' is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s
Al Thompson, Dennis L.A. White, Frduah Boateng
King of Paper Chasin' is a 2011 American drama film directed by La Monte Edwards.