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The Best '90s Hip Hop Movies

Updated May 9, 2019 191 votes 22 voters 1.6k views16 items

List RulesVote up your favorite hip hop movies released between 1990 - 1999.

Which of these '90s hip hop movies is the best of the decade? This list of hip hop films from the 1990s wouldn't be complete without House Party or the two sequels.  CB4, a comedy about a fictional rap group CB4 is another great hip hop movie from the '90s. But are these the greatest hip hop or rap films released during the '90s?

Other good hip hop films from the nineteen-nineties include Class Act and Slam.

While most '90s hip hop movies tend to be dramas there are a few comedies in there such as Phat Beach with Coolio and Who's The Man. Vote up your favorite '90s 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.

  • Juice1
    12
    2

    Juice

    Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1992

    Directed byErnest R. Dickerson

    Juice is a 1992 American drama thriller directed by Ernest R. Dickerson, written by Ernest R.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • House Party 32
    12
    2

    House Party 3

    Gilbert Gottfried, Bernie Mac

    Released1994

    Directed byEric Meza

     

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  • Class Act3
    15
    6

    Class Act

    Pauly Shore, Karyn Parsons

    Released1992

    Directed byRandall Miller

    Class Act is a 1992 comedy film, directed by Randall Miller and starring hip-hop duo Kid 'n... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • House Party 24
    13
    5

    House Party 2

    Queen Latifah, Martin Lawrence

    Released1991

    Directed byDoug McHenry, George Jackson

    House Party 2, the sequel to the 1990 film House Party, was released in October 1991 by New... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Streets Is Watching5
    11
    5

    Streets Is Watching

    Dania Ramirez, Damon Dash

    Released1998

    Directed byAbdul Malik Abbott

    Streets Is Watching is a musical film in which Jay-Z compiles many of his unreleased music... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Who's the Man?6
    9
    4

    Who's the Man?

    Ice-T, Terrence Howard

    Released1993

    Directed byTed Demme

    Who's the Man? is a 1993 thriller comedy film, directed by Ted Demme, in his feature film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Slam7
    8
    2

    Slam

    Saul Williams, Marion Barry

    Released1998

    Directed byMarc Levin

    Slam is a 1998 independent film starring Saul Williams and Sonja Sohn. It tells the story of a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • CB48
    10
    6

    CB4

    Halle Berry, Shaquille O'Neal

    Released1993

    Directed byTamra Davis

    CB4 is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Tamra Davis, and starring Chris Rock. The film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • House Party9
    9
    5

    House Party

    Martin Lawrence, George Clinton

    Released1990

    Directed byReginald Hudlin

    House Party is a 1990 American comedy film released by New Line Cinema. It stars Kid and Play... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Cool as Ice10
    6
    4

    Cool as Ice

    Naomi Campbell, Vanilla Ice

    Released1991

    Directed byDavid Kellogg

    Cool as Ice is a 1991 American musical romance film directed by David Kellogg and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Fear of a Black Hat11
    5
    2

    Fear of a Black Hat

    Faizon Love, Kasi Lemmons

    Released1994

    Directed byRusty Cundieff

    Fear of a Black Hat is a 1994 American mockumentary film on the evolution and state of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • High School High12
    5
    2

    High School High

    Tia Carrere, Jon Lovitz

    Released1996

    Directed byHart Bochner

    High School High is a 1996 comedy film about an inner city high school in the Los Angeles,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Hot Boyz13
    5
    4

    Hot Boyz

    Snoop Dogg, Gary Busey

    Released2000

    Directed byMaster P

    Hot Boyz is a 1999/2000 action film written and directed by Master P. It stars Silkk the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Thicker than Water14
    5
    4

    Thicker than Water

    Ice Cube, Big Pun

    Released1999

    Directed byRichard Cummings Jr.

    Thicker Than Water is a 1999 film starring a host of rappers and urban entertainers such as... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Whiteboyz15
    4
    2

    Whiteboyz

    Dr. Dre, Piper Perabo

    Released1999

    Directed byMarc Levin

    Whiteboyz is a 1999 American film. The independent, limited release was written by Danny Hoch,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Phat Beach16
    2
    5

    Phat Beach

    Coolio, Tommy Lister

    Released1996

    Directed byDoug Ellin

    Phat Beach is a 1996 American comedy film, written and directed by Doug Ellin, which stars... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button