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The Best Ice Cube Movies 

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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?"

Ice Cube has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Rob Cohen and Brian Levant. Movie fans who love Ice Cube have also been known to enjoy films starring Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige.

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Friday is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

Released: 1995

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more

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Boyz n the Hood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 1991

Directed by: John Singleton

Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American hood drama film directed by John Singleton. Three young men weave in and out of violence, relationships, and racial issues in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los

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Straight Outta Compton ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell

Released: 2015

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 American biographical film directed by F. Gary Gray. The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and ...more

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Next Friday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Mike Epps

Released: 2000

Directed by: Steve Carr

Next Friday is a 2000 American stoner comedy film, and the sequel to the 1995 film Friday. This is the first film to be produced by producer Ice Cube's film production company Cubevision. The ...more

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Friday After Next is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Terry Crews, Katt Williams

Released: 2002

Directed by: Marcus Raboy

Friday After Next is a 2002 comedy film directed by Marcus Raboy, starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps. It is the third film in the Friday series, and the sequel to the 2000 film Next Friday. As of ...more

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21 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Released: 2012

Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, executive produced by and starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, and scripted by Michael ...more

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Barbershop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Eve, Janina Gavankar

Released: 2002

Directed by: Tim Story

Barbershop is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story, produced by State Street Pictures and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on September 13, 2002. Starring Ice Cube, Cedric the ...more

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Are We There Yet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Nia Long, Tracy Morgan

Released: 2005

Directed by: Brian Levant

Are We There Yet? is a 2005 American/Canadian road family comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Ice Cube. It was produced by Revolution Studios and distributed by Columbia Pictures. ...more

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All About the Benjamins ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Eva Mendes, Ice Cube, Anthony Michael Hall

Released: 2002

Directed by: Kevin Bray

All About the Benjamins is a 2002 American action comedy film directed by Kevin Bray, and starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps as a bounty hunter and repeat offender who join forces to find a group ...more

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Ride Along is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Laurence Fishburne

Released: 2014

Directed by: Tim Story

Ride Along is a 2014 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bryan Callen, Tika Sumpter and Laurence Fishburne. Greg Coolidge, Jason ...more
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Barbershop 2: Back in Bu... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Eve

Released: 2004

Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan

Barbershop 2: Back in Business is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on February 6, 2004. A sequel to 2002's Barbershop, also ...more

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Three Kings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube

Released: 1999

Directed by: David O. Russell

Three Kings is a 1999 satirical comedy film written and directed by David O. Russell from a story by John Ridley about a men taking gold that takes place during the 1991 Iraqi uprising against ...more

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Higher Learning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly, Tyra Banks

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Singleton

Higher Learning is a 1995 American romantic drama film, directed by John Singleton, and starring an ensemble cast. The film follows the changing lives of three incoming freshmen at the fictional ...more

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Ride Along 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ride Along 2 Olivia Munn, Kevin Hart, Ken Jeong

Released: 2016

Directed by: Tim Story

Ride Along 2 is an upcoming 2016 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi, a sequel to the 2014 film Ride Along. The film stars Ice Cube, Kevin ...more

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Lottery Ticket is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, T-Pain, Bow Wow

Released: 2010

Directed by: Erik White

Lottery Ticket is a 2010 comedy film directed by Erik White and starring Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Keith David, Charlie Murphy, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Loretta Devine and Ice Cube ...more
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XXX: State of the Union ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Ice Cube

Released: 2005

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

xXx: State of the Union, released as xXx²: The Next Level outside the United States and Canada, is a 2005 action film directed by Lee Tamahori. It is a sequel to the 2002 film xXx. The film ...more

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Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Owen Wilson

Released: 1997

Directed by: Luis Llosa

Anaconda is a 1997 adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, Kari Wuhrer and Jonathan Hyde. It centers on a film ...more

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First Sunday is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan, Katt Williams

Released: 2008

Directed by: David E. Talbert

Durell (ICE CUBE) and LeeJohn (TRACY MORGAN) are best friends. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son. The all-star cast also includes Katt Williams as ...more

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Are We Done Yet? is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Magic Johnson, Ice Cube, Nia Long

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steve Carr

Are We Done Yet? is a follow-up to Revolution Studios’ hilarious 2005 family comedy Are We There Yet? and picks up where the last story left off. Now married to Suzanne (Nia Long), Nick Persons ...more

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The Players Club is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube, Terrence Howard

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ice Cube

The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who made his directorial debut and also has a small role in the film. The film stars Bernie Mac, Jamie ...more

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The Longshots is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Debby Ryan, Chloe Bridges

Released: 2008

Directed by: Fred Durst

The Longshots is a 2008 biopic family comedy-drama film sports movie based on the real life events of Jasmine Plummer, the first female to participate in the Pop Warner football tournament. The ...more
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Trespass is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Ice-T, Bill Paxton

Released: 1992

Directed by: Walter Hill

Trespass is a 1992 action-crime-thriller movie directed by Walter Hill, starring Bill Paxton, Ice Cube, Ice-T, and William Sadler. Paxton and Sadler star as two firemen who decide to search an ...more

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Torque is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Ice Cube, Christina Milian, Jaime Pressly

Released: 2004

Directed by: Joseph Kahn

Torque is a 2004 American action film about underground motorcycle gangs and racers. The film stars Martin Henderson, Ice Cube, Monet Mazur, Jaime Pressly, Will Yun Lee, Jay Hernandez, Max ...more
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Dangerous Ground is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Elizabeth Hurley, Ice Cube, Ving Rhames

Released: 1997

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Dangerous Ground is a 1997 Action thriller film starring Ice Cube and Elizabeth Hurley. It was directed by Darrell Roodt and written by Greg Latter and Darrell Roodt.
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Murder Was the Case is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ice Cube Movies
Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre

Released: 1995

Directed by: Dr. 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 18 minute film was directed by Dr. Dre and Fab Five Freddy and chronicles the fictional death of ...more