List of the best Mos Def movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Mos Def'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 Mos Def movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mos Def movies will be at the top of the list. Mos Def has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Mos Def movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Mos Def films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best Mos Def role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Mos Def performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
Blow! DVD Magazine: Vol. 5: Pushin the Raw and Uncut and Carmen: A Hip Hopera are included on this list along with many more."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mos Def movies?" and "What are the greatest Mos Def roles of all time?"
Directed by: Joseph SargentSomething the Lord Made is a 2004 film about the black cardiac pioneer Vivien Thomas and his complex and volatile partnership with white surgeon Alfred Blalock, the world famous "Blue Baby doctor"... more
Directed by: Rick FamuyiwaBrown Sugar is a 2002 American romantic comedy film written by Michael Elliott and Rick Famuyiwa, directed by Famuyiwa, and starring Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan. The film is a story of a lifelong... more
Directed by: Richard Donner16 Blocks is a 2006 American crime thriller film directed by Richard Donner. It stars Bruce Willis, Mos Def, and David Morse. The film unfolds in the real time narration method.... more
Directed by: F. Gary GrayThe Italian Job is a 2003 film directed by F. Gary Gray, written by Wayne and Donna Powers and produced by Donald DeLine. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Edward Norton,... more
Directed by: Garth JenningsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created by... more
Directed by: Darnell MartinCadillac Records is a 2008 musical biopic written and directed by Darnell Martin. The film explores the musical era from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, chronicling the life of the influential... more
Directed by: Michel GondryBe Kind Rewind is a 2008 comedy-drama film from New Line Cinema, written and directed by Michel Gondry and starring Jack Black, Mos Def, Melonie Diaz, Danny Glover and Mia Farrow. The film first... more
Directed by: Marc ForsterMonster's Ball is a 2002 American romantic drama film directed by German-Swiss director Marc Forster starring Halle Berry, Billy Bob Thornton and Heath Ledger. The film tells the story of a poor... more
Directed by: Adam McKayTalladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is a 2006 American sports comedy film directed by Adam McKay. Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with... more
Directed by: Michel GondryDave Chappelle's Block Party, also known as Block Party, is a 2005 documentary film hosted and written by comedian Dave Chappelle, and directed by Michel Gondry. Its format is inspired by the... more
Directed by: Spike LeeBamboozled is a 2000 satirical film written and directed by Spike Lee about a modern televised minstrel show featuring black actors donning blackface makeup and the violent fall-out from the show's... more
Directed by: Benny BoomNext Day Air is a 2009 American action comedy film that was released by Summit Entertainment on May 8, 2009. The film starring Donald Faison and Mike Epps was produced on an estimated budget of $3... more
DeleteMark Wahlberg, Jason Statham
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Directed by: George C. WolfeLackawanna Blues is a 2005 TV movie directed by George C. Wolfe.... more
ShowtimeEddie Murphy, Robert De Niro
Directed by: Tom DeyShowtime is a 2002 action comedy film directed by Tom Dey and starring Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy.... more
Directed by: Eric EasonJourney to the End of the Night is a 2006 independent film directed by Eric Eason starring Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, Scott Glenn, Alice Braga and Catalina Sandino Moreno.... more
Directed by: Robert TownsendCarmen: 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, Wyclef Jean,... more
Directed by: Byron HurtHip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes is a 2006 documentary film written, produced, and directed by Byron Hurt. The documentary explores the issues of masculinity, violence, homophobia and sexism in hip... more
- In Prison My Whole Life is a 2007 film directed by Marc Evans.... more
Number One with a BulletNumber One with a Bullet is a 2008 music documentary film written by Jim Dziura and Joshua Krause and directed by Jim Dziura....
Directed by: Nicole KassellThe Woodsman is a 2004 drama film directed and co-written by Nicole Kassell, based on Fechter's play of the same name. The movie stars Kevin Bacon as a convicted child molester who must adjust to... more
Island of the DeadMos Def, Malcolm McDowell
Directed by: Tim SouthamIsland of the Dead is a 2000 horror film directed by Tim Southam and stars Malcolm McDowell.... more
Prince Among SlavesMos Def
Directed by: Bill Duke, Andrea KalinPrince Among Slaves is a 2006 historical documentary directed, written and produced by Andrea Kalin and narrated by Mos Def made for PBS by Unity Productions Foundation. The film, made in association... more
Blow! DVD Magazine: Vol. 5: Pushin the Raw and UncutSnoop Dogg, Mos Def
Directed by: Neema BarnetteCivil Brand is a 2002 feature film written by Preston A. Whitmore II and Joyce Renee Lewis, and directed by Neema Barnette. It features N'Bushe Wright, Da Brat, Mos Def, LisaRaye McCoy, and Monica... more