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The Best Ice Cube Movies

Updated October 15, 2019 7.2k votes 1.7k voters 184.4k views39 items

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List of the best Ice Cube movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. The order of this Ice Cube movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only his most highly rated movies will be at the top of the list. If you and a friend are arguing about what the greatest Ice Cube movie of all time is, then use this list of the most entertaining Ice Cube films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films include The Players Club, Chuck D's Hip Hop Hall of Fame and more and answers the questions, "What are the best Ice Cube movies?" and "What are the greatest Ice Cube roles of all time?"

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  • Friday1
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    Friday

    Ice Cube, Meagan Good

    Released1995

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial...  more

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    #5 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#447 of 480 The Greatest Movies For Guys

  • Boyz n the Hood2
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    Boyz n the Hood

    Ice Cube, Angela Bassett

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American hood drama film directed by John Singleton. Three young men...  more

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    #9 of 126 The Greatest Directorial Debuts Of All Time#126 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

  • Straight Outta Compton3
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    Straight Outta Compton

    O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins

    Released2015

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 American biographical film directed by F. Gary Gray. The...  more

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    #3 of 85 The Greatest African American Biopics#136 of 275 The Best Movies Based On True Stories

  • Next Friday4
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    Next Friday

    Ice Cube, Chris Tucker

    Released2000

    Directed bySteve Carr

    Next Friday is a 2000 American stoner comedy film, and the sequel to the 1995 film Friday....  more

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    #26 of 204 The Best Drug Movies of All Time#33 of 106 The Best Stoner Movies

  • Friday After Next5
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    Friday After Next

    Ice Cube, Terry Crews

    Released2002

    Directed byMarcus Raboy

    Friday After Next is a 2002 comedy film directed by Marcus Raboy, starring Ice Cube and Mike...  more

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    #361 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#60 of 136 The Best Third Films In A Movie Series

  • 21 Jump Street6
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    21 Jump Street

    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum

    Released2012

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

    21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher...  more

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    #263 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#41 of 151 The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies

  • Barbershop7
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    Barbershop

    Ice Cube, Eve

    Released2002

    Directed byTim Story

    Barbershop is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story, produced by State Street...  more

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    #12 of 34 The Best Comedies About the Workplace#98 of 159 The Best Hood Movies

  • Ride Along8
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    Ride Along

    Ice Cube, Kevin Hart

    Released2014

    Directed byTim Story

    Ride Along is a 2014 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and starring Ice Cube,...  more
  • Are We There Yet9
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    Are We There Yet

    Ice Cube, Nia Long

    Released2005

    Directed byBrian Levant

    Are We There Yet? is a 2005 American/Canadian road family comedy film directed by Brian Levant...  more

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    #191 of 661 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked#133 of 144 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made

  • All About the Benjamins10
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    All About the Benjamins

    Eva Mendes, Ice Cube

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Bray

    All About the Benjamins is a 2002 American action comedy film directed by Kevin Bray, and...  more

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    #16 of 132 The Best Black Action Movies, Ranked#6 of 48 The Best R-Rated Action Comedies

  • Ride Along 211
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    Ride Along 2

    Olivia Munn, Kevin Hart

    Released2016

    Directed byTim Story

    Ride Along 2 is an upcoming 2016 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and written...  more

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  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business12
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    Barbershop 2: Back in Business

    Queen Latifah, Ice Cube

    Released2004

    Directed byKevin Rodney Sullivan

    Barbershop 2: Back in Business is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney...  more

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    #49 of 71 The Dumbest Movie Sequel Titles#56 of 104 The Best Movies About Business

  • Three Kings13
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    Three Kings

    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    Three Kings is a 1999 satirical comedy film written and directed by David O. Russell from a...  more

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  • Higher Learning14
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    Higher Learning

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Higher Learning is a 1995 American romantic drama film, directed by John Singleton, and...  more

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    #60 of 141 The Best College Movies Ever#262 of 291 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

  • Anaconda15
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    Anaconda

    Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube

    Released1997

    Directed byLuis Llosa

    Anaconda is a 1997 adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice...  more

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  • XXX: State of the Union16
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    XXX: State of the Union

    Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

    Released2005

    Directed byLee Tamahori

    xXx: State of the Union, released as xXx²: The Next Level outside the United States and...  more

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    #134 of 168 The Best Spy Movies#81 of 117 The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List

  • Lottery Ticket17
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    Lottery Ticket

    Ice Cube, T-Pain

    Released2010

    Directed byErik White

    Lottery Ticket is a 2010 comedy film directed by Erik White and starring Bow Wow, Brandon T....  more
  • Are We Done Yet?18
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    Are We Done Yet?

    Magic Johnson, Ice Cube

    Released2007

    Directed bySteve Carr

    Are We Done Yet? is a follow-up to Revolution Studios’ hilarious 2005 family comedy Are We...  more

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    #11 of 70 The Best Movies For Black Children#199 of 204 The Very Best Children's Movies

  • First Sunday19
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    First Sunday

    Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid E. Talbert

    Durell (ICE CUBE) and LeeJohn (TRACY MORGAN) are best friends. When told they have one week to...  more
  • The Players Club20
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    The Players Club

    Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube

    Released1998

    Directed byIce Cube

    The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who...  more

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    #95 of 108 The Best Dance Movies Ever Made#24 of 134 The Best Directorial Debuts of Famous Actors

  • The Longshots21
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    The Longshots

    Ice Cube, Debby Ryan

    Released2008

    Directed byFred Durst

    The Longshots is a 2008 biopic family comedy-drama film sports movie based on the real life...  more
  • Trespass22
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    Trespass

    Ice Cube, Ice-T

    Released1992

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Trespass is a 1992 action-crime-thriller movie directed by Walter Hill, starring Bill Paxton,...  more
  • Torque23
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    Torque

    Ice Cube, Christina Milian

    Released2004

    Directed byJoseph Kahn

    Torque is a 2004 American action film about underground motorcycle gangs and racers. The film...  more
  • Dangerous Ground24
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    Dangerous Ground

    Elizabeth Hurley, Ice Cube

    Released1997

    Directed byDarrell Roodt

    Dangerous Ground is a 1997 Action thriller film starring Ice Cube and Elizabeth Hurley. It was...  more
  • Murder Was the Case25
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    Murder Was the Case

    Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur

    Released1995

    Directed byDr. Dre, Ricky Harris, Fab Five Freddy, F. Gary Gray

    Murder Was the Case is a 1994 short film and soundtrack album starring Snoop Doggy Dogg. The...  more