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John Singleton: Movies Directed By John Singleton

Updated June 14, 2019 178 votes 55 voters 6.4k views9 items

List of all movies directed by John Singleton, listed by popularity. These popular films directed by John Singleton include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by John Singleton, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From John Singleton's studio films to John Singleton's independent films, this John Singleton filmography includes movies from all genres.

List features movies like Poetic Justice and Shaft.

Almost all John Singleton director credits are included. If you’re wondering, “What movies did John Singleton direct?” or “What is the best John Singleton movie?” then this list will answer your questions.

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  • Boyz n the Hood1
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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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    #126 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars#8 of 126 The Greatest Directorial Debuts Of All Time

  • Four Brothers2
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    Four Brothers

    Sofía Vergara, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Four Brothers is a 2005 American action film directed by John Singleton. The movie stars Mark...  more

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    #333 of 661 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked#15 of 32 The Best Movies About Thanksgiving, Ranked

  • Higher Learning3
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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

  • Shaft4
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    Shaft

    Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel...  more

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    #248 of 480 The Greatest Movies For Guys#37 of 132 The Best Black Action Movies, Ranked

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    Poetic Justice

    Janet Jackson, Keanu Reeves

    Released1993

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Poetic Justice is a 1993 drama/romance film starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur with...  more

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  • Rosewood6
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    Rosewood

    Jon Voight, Don Cheadle

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Rosewood is a 1997 film directed by John Singleton. While based on historic events of the 1923...  more

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    #14 of 85 The Greatest African American Biopics#18 of 91 Great Historical Black Movies Based On True Stories

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious7
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    2 Fast 2 Furious

    Eva Mendes, Paul Walker

    Released2003

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American street racing action film directed by John Singleton. It...  more

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    #637 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#110 of 154 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

  • Baby Boy8
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    Baby Boy

    Snoop Dogg, Taraji P. Henson

    Released2001

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Baby Boy Production NotesIn 1991, 23-year-old director John Singleton guided viewers through...  more

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    #17 of 159 The Best Hood Movies#10 of 147 The Very Best Movies About Life in the Ghetto

  • Abduction9
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    Abduction

    Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner

    Released2011

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    This film is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor...  more