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The Best Jay-Z Movies  

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List of the best Jay-Z movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jay-Z's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jay-Z movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jay-Z movies will be at the top of the list. Jay-Z has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jay-Z movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jay-Z films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jay-Z role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jay-Z performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list is made up of films like Drugs on Music: Cocaine City 2 and Slip N Slide: All Star Weekend.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jay-Z movies?" and "What are the greatest Jay-Z roles of all time?"

Jay-Z has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Dr. Dre and Tupac Shakur in terms of fame and success.

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Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Ice Cube
Beef is a 2003 film that documents the history of hip-hop feuds. The film's producers were Peter Spirer, Casey Suchan and Denis Henry Hennelly and the executive producer was Quincy Jones III. It ...more
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South Beach Raw Lil' Kim, Slick Rick, Ja Rule
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Jay-Z: The Making of Guilty Until Proven Innocent R. Kelly
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Ghetto Celebrities 50 Cent, Nas, Slick Rick
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Hiphopmovie.Com: Vol. 1 Nas, Busta Rhymes, DMX
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Drugs on Music: Cocaine City 2 Beanie Sigel
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All Access DVD Magazine: The Remix: Vol. 1 Fat Joe
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Hoodz: The Fight for New York Cam'ron
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Life in the 310: Vol. 3 Queen Latifah, Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
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Kanye West: Unauthorized Janet Jackson, Lil' Kim, Mary J. Blige
Follow the journey of one of Hip Hops most talented and influential Grammy winning producers turned double platinum artist. Witness how this Chicago native made his mark in Hip Hop, in just a ...more
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All Access: DVD Magazine: Vol. 8 Ashanti, Lil Jon, Jadakiss
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Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, Dave Chappelle
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Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, Missy Elliott
Fade to Black is a 2004 documentary about the career of US rapper Jay-Z. It also features many other famous names in hip hop music. This live concert at Madison Square Garden was meant to be ...more
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I Am... World Tour is a live DVD/CD concert film by American R&B recording artist Beyoncé. Beyoncé produced, directed and edited the concert film for her own production company ...more
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DMX, Method Man, Ja Rule
Backstage is a 2000 documentary film directed by Chris Fiore, chronicling the 1999 Hard Knock Life tour that featured several of hip hops top acts including Jay-Z, DMX, Method Man and Redman. ...more
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2 Turntables and a Microphone: The Life and Death of Jam Master Jay LL Cool J, Kid Rock, Ice-T
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Life After Death: The Movie Lil' Kim, Sean Combs, Mary J. Blige
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Paper Soldiers Stacey Dash, Michael Rapaport, Patrice O'Neal
Paper Soldiers is an urban crime comedy released in 2002. It stars Kevin Hart, Beanie Sigel, Stacey Dash, Kamal Ahmed, and rapper Jay-Z appears in a cameo role. It was produced by Roc-A-Fella ...more
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Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel, Damon Dash
State Property is a 2002 American crime film starring Beanie Sigel, Omillio Sparks, Memphis Bleek and Damon Dash. Rapper Jay-Z appears in a cameo role. It was produced by Roc-A-Fella Films and ...more
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Streets Is Watching Dania Ramirez, Damon Dash, Gano Grills
Streets Is Watching is a musical film in which Jay-Z compiles many of his unreleased music videos into a continuous film. The film takes place in Jay-Z's old neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. ...more
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Best of the Source Awards: Vol. 2: Hip-Hop History Lil' Kim, Sean Combs, LL Cool J
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Slip N Slide: All Star Weekend Busta Rhymes, R. Kelly, Missy Elliott
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Jay-Z: Reasonable Doubt
Shades of Hip Hop: CDS: Contro... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jay-Z Movies
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Slip N Slide: Memorial Day Weekend Ja Rule, Ed Lover