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The Best DMX Movies 

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Updated October 14, 2019 1.2k votes 466 voters 104.9k views

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List of the best DMX movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. DMX is best known for hits like "Party Up" and "Where the Hood At," but he also has an impressive filmography under his belt. DMX'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 DMX movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated DMX movies will be at the top of the list. DMX has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest DMX movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining DMX films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Exit Wounds and Cradle 2 the Grave.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best DMX movies?" and "What are the greatest DMX roles of all time?" If you are a fan of rappers who also act, you might also enjoy our list of best 50 Cent movies and best Ludacris movies.

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Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu, DMX

Released: 2003

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

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Cradle 2 the Grave is a 2003 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Jet Li and DMX. The film was released in the United States on February 28, 2003.

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DMX, Aisha Tyler, David Arquette

Released: 2004

Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson

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Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal, DMX

Released: 2001

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX. The film is based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes ...more
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Nas, DMX, Method Man

Released: 1998

Directed by: Hype Williams

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Grace Park, Aaliyah, DMX

Released: 2000

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

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DMX: Ride or Die DMX

Released: 2004

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DMX, Method Man, Ja Rule

Released: 2000

Directed by: Chris Fiore

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DMX, Kris Kristofferson, Ameer Baraka

Released: 2008

Directed by: Amir Valinia

Lords of the Street, also known as Jump Out Boys, is a 2008 action film starring DMX and Kris Kristofferson, written and produced by David and Daniel Garcia, better known as Kane & Abel and ...more
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DMX, David Carradine, Michael Madsen

Released: 2008

Directed by: Pascal Caubet

Last Hour is a 2008 straight-to-DVD American crime drama film starring DMX, Michael Madsen, David Carradine and Paul Sorvino.
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DMX, Lou Diamond Phillips, Keshia Knight Pulliam

Released: 2008

Directed by: Phenomenon

Death Toll is a 2008 action film starring DMX, Lou Diamond Phillips, Alec Rayme, Leila Arcieri and Keshia Knight Pulliam, written and produced by Daniel Garcia and directed by Phenomenon. ...more
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Vivica A. Fox, DMX, Clifton Powell

Released: 2007

Directed by: Phenomenon

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The Bleeding DMX, Kat Von D, Vinnie Jones

Released: 2009

Directed by: Charlie Picerni

The Bleeding is an action-horror film directed by Charlie Picerni and starring Michael Matthias, Vinnie Jones, DMX, and Michael Madsen.