Entertainment The Best Mario Van Peebles Movies  

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List of the best Mario Van Peebles movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Mario Van Peebles'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 Mario Van Peebles movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mario Van Peebles movies will be at the top of the list. Mario Van Peebles has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Mario Van Peebles movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Mario Van Peebles films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List features films like Crazy Six and Panther.

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Mario Van Peebles is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Clint Eastwood, Francis Ford Coppola and Michael Mann.

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Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson
New Jack City is a 1991 American thriller action film film directed by Mario Van Peebles in his directorial debut, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen ...more
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Pam Grier, Big Daddy Kane, Isaac Hayes
Posse is a 1993 American Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles. Featuring a large ensemble cast, the film tells the story of a posse of African-American soldiers and one ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Mario Van Peebles, Marsha Mason
Heartbreak Ridge is a 1986 American film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the film. The film also co-stars Mario Van Peebles, Marsha Mason, and Everett McGill. The ...more
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Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith
Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964-74 featuring his capture of the heavyweight ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere
The Cotton Club is a 1984 drama music film written by William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo and Jim Haskins and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
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Nia Long, Terry Crews, Joy Bryant
Baadasssss! is a 2003 American biopic, written, produced, directed by, and starring Mario Van Peebles. The film is based on the struggles of Van Peebles' father Melvin Van Peebles, as he ...more
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Ice-T, Coolio, Mario Van Peebles
Judgment Day is a 1999 direct-to-video science-fiction action film directed by John Terlesky and starring Mario Van Peebles, Suzy Amis and Ice-T.
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Josh Brolin, Stephen Lang, Mario Van Peebles
Gang in Blue is a 1996 American film co-directed by Melvin Van Peebles and his son, Mario Van Peebles, about a black police officer who discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within ...more
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Mario Van Peebles, Morris Chestnut, Peter Boyle
In the Line of Duty: Street War is an action film which was released in 1992. It is about a New York City Housing Authority policeman whose partner is killed and he seeks revenge for the
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Sean Combs, Giancarlo Esposito, Mario Van Peebles
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power is a 2005 prequel to Brian De Palma's 1993 film Carlito's Way, based on the novel Carlito's Way by Edwin Torres. The previous film was based on the Torres novel ...more
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Chris Rock, Angela Bassett, Chris Tucker
Panther is a 1995 film directed by Mario Van Peebles, from a screenplay adapted by his father, Melvin Van Peebles, from his novel of the same name. The film portrays the Black Panther Party for ...more
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Patsy Kensit, Mario Van Peebles, Paula Marshall
Full Eclipse is a 1993 science fiction crime film directed by Anthony Hickox. Starring Mario Van Peebles and Bruce Payne, the story is set in Los Angeles where the police department has ...more
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Mario Van Peebles, Melvin Van Peebles, Stephen J. Cannell
Identity Crisis is a 1989 comedy film directed by Melvin Van Peebles. Written by Mario Van Peebles, the film is about a rapper who winds up sharing his body with the soul of a dead fashion ...more
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Michael Caine, Mario Van Peebles, Melvin Van Peebles
Jaws: The Revenge, is a 1987 American horror thriller film directed by Joseph Sargent. It is the third and final sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws and the fourth and final installment in the ...more
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Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Simon Rhee
Former seminarian has to hunt down an serial killer, again.
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Mario Van Peebles, Christopher Lambert, Mako Iwamatsu
Highlander III: The Sorcerer, also known as Highlander III, Highlander III: The Magician, Highlander III: The Final Dimension, Highlander: The Final Dimension and Highlander 3: The Final ...more
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Patrick Stewart, Denis Leary, Mario Van Peebles
Gunmen is a 1994 action-comedy film directed by Deran Sarafian. It stars Mario Van Peebles, Christopher Lambert, Denis Leary, Kadeem Hardison and Patrick Stewart. Robert Harper and Brenda Bakke ...more
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Rachael Leigh Cook, Shane West, Cam Gigandet
Red Sky is a 2013 action film written by Adam Prince and directed by Mario Van Peebles.
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Andy Dick, Judy Greer, Rachel Dratch
When the evil son of Santa goes on a mission to eradicate Hanukkah, Jewish detective Mordechai Carver (Adam Goldberg) teams up with the Kwanzaa Liberation Front to put a stop to the naughty ...more
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Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Bruce Boxleitner
Sharpshooter is a 2007 American action-adventure television film starring James Remar, Bruce Boxleitner, Mario Van Peebles and Catherine Mary Stewart. It was written by Steven H. Berman and ...more
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Lil' Kim, Stacey Dash, Bobby Brown
Gang of Roses is a 2003 Western action drama film written and directed by Jean-Claude La Marre. It starred Monica Calhoun, Lil' Kim, Lisa Raye, Charity Hill, Bobby Brown, Stacy Dash, and Marie ...more
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Lucy Liu, Lesley Ann Warren, Loretta Devine
Love Kills is a 1998 comedy, romance, thriller film written and directed by Mario Van Peebles.
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Lucy Liu, Sugar Ray Leonard, Luke Perry
Riot is a 1997 American television movie starring Luke Perry, Mario Van Peebles, and Lucy Liu. It was written and directed by four writers and directors of four different racial groups prominent ...more
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Jerry Stiller, Andrew McCarthy, Taylor Dayne
Stag is a 1997 American thriller film, directed by Gavin Wilding, made for HBO and later released theatrically after drawing large ratings. Stag features an ensemble cast including Ben Gazzara, ...more
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50 Cent, Ray Liotta, Mario Van Peebles
All Things Fall Apart is a 2011 American drama film starring Ray Liotta, 50 Cent, Mario Van Peebles, and Lynn Whitfield. It was filmed in Michigan and premiered at the Miami International Film ...more