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The Best Mekhi Phifer Movies 

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

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Regina Hall, Cam'ron, Angie Martinez
Paid in Full is a 2002 American crime drama film that was produced by Roc-A-Fella Films and directed by Charles Stone III. It takes place in Harlem just before the Crack Epidemic that hit during ...more

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Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy
8 Mile is a 2002 American hip-hop biopic film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon and Kim Basinger. The film ...more

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Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Vanessa L. Williams
Soul Food is a 1997 American comedy-drama film, produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Tracey Edmonds, and Robert Teitel, and released by Fox 2000 Pictures. Featuring an ensemble ...more

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Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel, John Turturro
Clockers is a 1995 American drama film directed by Spike Lee. It is an adaptation of the eponymous 1992 novel by Richard Price, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Lee. The film stars Harvey ...more

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John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne
The Tuskegee Airmen is a 1995 HBO television movie based on the exploits of an actual groundbreaking unit, the first African American combat pilots in the United States Army Air Corps, that ...more

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Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup
This year, Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. ...more

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O
Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen, Josh Hartnett
O is a 2001 American drama film, and a loose modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's Othello. The film's intended release date was April 1999, but the film was shelved for two years by its ...more
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Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers
This film is a 2004 American horror film directed by Zack Snyder in his feature film directorial debut. A remake of George A. Romero's 1978 film of the same name, it is written by James Gunn and ...more

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Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson
Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa L. Williams, and ...more

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Jessica Alba, Missy Elliott, Joy Bryant
Honey is a 2003 dance film released by Universal Pictures. Featuring music produced by Rodney Jerkins, the film stars Jessica Alba, Mekhi Phifer, Lil' Romeo, Joy Bryant, David Moscow and ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1998 slasher film and a sequel to the 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Directed by Danny Cannon, the film was written by Trey Callaway, and ...more

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Mekhi Phifer, Malinda Williams, Mel Jackson
Uninvited Guest is a 2000 thriller, written and directed by Timothy Wayne Folsome. The film stars Mekhi Phifer, Mari Morrow, and Mel Jackson. The film was released September 22, 2000.
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Madeleine Stowe, Gary Sinise, Vincent D'Onofrio
Impostor is a 2001 American science fiction film based upon the 1953 short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. The film starred Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe, Vincent D'Onofrio and Mekhi
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Tia Carrere, Jon Lovitz, Louise Fletcher
High School High is a 1996 comedy film about an inner city high school in the Los Angeles, California area, starring Jon Lovitz, Tia Carrere, Mekhi Phifer, Louise Fletcher, Malinda Williams, and ...more
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Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams
Brian's Song is a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week that recounts the details of the life of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest University football player stricken with terminal cancer after turning pro, ...more

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The Other Brother
Regina Hall, Mekhi Phifer, Michèle Morgan
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Beyoncé Knowles, Mos Def, Bow Wow
Carmen: A Hip Hopera is a 2001 musical film produced for television by MTV and directed by Robert Townsend. The film stars Beyoncé Knowles in her debut acting role, Mos Def, Rah Digga, ...more

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Patrick Dempsey, Octavia Spencer, Jeffrey Tambor
Flypaper is a 2011 crime fiction comedy film written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and directed by Rob Minkoff.
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Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer
A Lesson Before Dying is a television film released in 1999 adapted from the Ernest J. Gaines novel of the same title.
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LL Cool J, Ray Liotta, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Slow Burn is an American drama thriller film starring Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock and LL Cool J, which is notable for the extended period between production and eventual release. A crime drama, ...more
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Hav Plenty
Lauryn Hill, Nia Long, Shemar Moore
Hav Plenty is a 1998 American independent film released by Miramax Films, based on an eventful weekend in the life of Lee Plenty, written and directed by Cherot. The film is based on the true ...more
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Last Man Standing
Catherine Bell, Anthony Michael Hall, Mekhi Phifer
Last Man Standing is a 2011 film written by Jolene Rice and Adam Beason and directed by Ernest R. Dickerson.
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Anne Heche, Sam Rockwell, Denis Leary
Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box Office for television. It began as a contest among New Yorkers who submitted stories about their ...more
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Stacey Dash, Tatyana Ali, Bobby Brown
Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above is a 2008 comedy-drama film written by Chanel Capra and Jill Maxcy, who also directed. The film stars Tatyana Ali, Stacey Dash, and Bobby Brown, and is the ...more
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Angelina Jolie, Rosanna Arquette, William Forsythe
Hell's Kitchen is a 1998 film starring Rosanna Arquette, William Forsythe, Angelina Jolie, Mekhi Phifer, and Johnny Whitworth. The film was written and directed by Tony Cinciripini. The film had ...more