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The Best Hip Hop Movies Of The 2010s

List RulesVote 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.

  • O'Shea Jackson, Corey Hawkins
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    3

    Released2015

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its  ...more
  • Indiana Evans, Tyler James Williams
    5
    2

    Released2012

    Directed byPaul Hoen

    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 film  ...more
  • Demetrius Shipp Jr., Kat Graham
    8
    8

    Released2017

    Directed byBenny Boom

    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.  ...more
  • Anthony Anderson, Khalil Everage
    1
    1

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Robinson

    Beats is a 2019 American coming-of-age-drama directed by Chris Robinson. A musical prodigy with borderline agoraphobia (Khalil Everage) and a former music manager who has fallen from grace (Anthony  ...more
  • Dope

    Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori
    5
    6

    Released2015

    Directed byRick Famuyiwa

    Dope is a 2015 American comedy-drama coming-of-age film directed by Rick Famuyiwa. After being invited to an underground party, a geek (Shameik Moore) and his two friends are pulled into an adventure  ...more
  • Azealia Banks, Lucien Laviscount
    4
    5

    Released2017

    Directed byRZA

    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.  ...more
  • Chanté Adams, Mahershala Ali
    4
    5

    Released2018

    Directed byMichael Larnell

    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 she hustles  ...more
  • Calum Worthy, Jackie Long
    3
    4

    Released2018

    Directed byJoseph Khan

    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 subject  ...more
  • The After Party

    Kyle Harvey, Harrison Holzer
    5
    8

    Released2018

    Directed byIan Edelman

    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 Holzer)  ...more
  • Mozart of Rap

    Dior Allen, Martin Bentsen
    3
    5

    Released2011

    Directed byMartin Bentsen

    Mozart of Rap is a 2011 American drama film directed by Martin Bentsen.  ...more
  • Ledisi, Barbie-Q
    3
    6

    Released2011

    Directed bySheldon Larry

    Leave It On the Floor is a 2011 musical film written by Glenn Gaylord and directed by Sheldon Larry.  ...more
  • Time You Change

    Bushido, Moritz Bleibtreu
    3
    6

    Released2010

    Directed byUli Edel

    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 film is  ...more
  • Caught on Tape

    Ian Somerhalder, Vivica A. Fox
    1
    3

    Released2013

    Directed byKirk Jones

    Caught on Tape is a 2013 crime fiction and musical film written by Kevin Johnson and Sticky Fingaz; and directed by Sticky Fingaz.
  • Taurean Blacque, Onira Tarès
    1
    3

    Released2011

    Directed byLaRon Austin

    Step Off is a 2011 American drama film directed by LaRon Austin.  ...more
  • Chris Colombusm, Michael Gottwald
    2
    5

    Released2017

    Directed byGeremy Jasper

    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 seeks fame and  ...more
  • Lakshmi

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  • Ghetto Stories

    Mike Epps, Lil Boosie
    1
    4

    Released2010

    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.  ...more
  • Coz Ov Moni

    Samini, Reggie Rockstone
    1
    4

    Released2010

    Directed byKing Luu

    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.  ...more
  • Saigon Electric

    1
    5
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  • Chris Brown, Josh Holloway
    1
    6

    Released2013

    Directed byBenson Lee

    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, Caity  ...more
  • Gully Boy

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    3
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  • Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal
    0
    3

    Released2018

    Directed byCarlos López Estrada

    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 friendship with  ...more
  • Coz Ov Moni 2

    Mensa Ansah, Emmanuel Owusu-Bonsu
    0
    4

    Released2014

    Directed byKing Luu

  • Al Thompson, Dennis L.A. White
    0
    4

    Released2011

    Directed byLa Monte Edwards

    King of Paper Chasin' is a 2011 American drama film directed by La Monte Edwards.  ...more