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The Best Movies Directed by Spike Lee  

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List of all movies directed by Spike Lee ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Spike Lee are listed here and include movie posters and Spike Lee movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Spike Lee as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Spike Lee movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Spike Lee film is can be factored into this list.

From Spike Lee's studio films to Spike Lee's independent films, this Spike Lee filmography keeps tabs on all Spike Lee movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This list features movies like Malcolm X and He Got Game.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Spike Lee direct?” or “who is Spike Lee?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Spike Lee?” and “what's a good selection of good Spike Lee movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Spike Lee films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Spike Lee works.

All Spike Lee director credits are included. This list of every movie that Spike Lee has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Spike Lee movie is and which actors starred in the Spike Lee film.

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Spike Lee has been fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including Halle Berry and Denzel Washington. Did you have fun voting on this list of Spike Lee movies? You might also want to vote on our lists of the best Oliver Stone and Steven Soderbergh movies as well.

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Jim Brown, Oliver Stone
Jim Brown: All-American is a 2002 documentary film directed by Spike Lee. The film takes a look at the life of NFL Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown. The film delves into his life—past, present and ...more
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And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 1
And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 1 is a 2000 musical film directed by Mark Gerard, F. Gary Gray, Spike Lee, Milcho Manchevski, Parris Mayhew, David Perez Shadi, Marty Thomas ...more
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Kelly Macdonald, David Thewlis, Andre Royo
All the Invisible Children is a 2005 anthology film on the theme of childhood and exploitation. It is a collection of seven short films, each focused on a different child. The film has a total ...more
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Roger Guenveur Smith
A Huey P. Newton Story is an American film adaptation directed by Spike Lee. The movie was created, written and performed, as a solo performance, by Roger Guenveur Smith at The Joseph Papp ...more
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Alan Rickman, Max von Sydow, Lena Olin
Lumière and Company was a collaboration between forty-one international film directors in which each made a short film using the original Cinématographe camera invented by the ...more
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Chloë Sevigny, Dominic West
Ten Minutes Older is a 2002 film project consisting of two compilation feature films titled The Trumpet and The Cello. The project was conceived by the producer Nicolas McClintock as a ...more
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Spike Lee, Nate Parker, James Ransone
Red Hook Summer is a 2012 film written and directed by Spike Lee.
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Kobe Doin' Work is a 2009 film directed by Spike Lee.
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John Leguizamo
Freak is a 1998 film directed by Spike Lee. The film is a live performance of John Leguizamo's one man show on Broadway of the same name. Leguizamo's show was semi-autobiographical as he would ...more
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HIStory on Film, Volume II
HIStory on Film, Volume II is a collection of music videos released by Michael Jackson in 1997 released by Sony Music Video Enterprises.
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Lovers & Haters Mariah Carey, Kali Hawk, Britten Kelley
Lovers & Haters is a 2007 short comedy film directed by Spike Lee.
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Colman Domingo, Stew, Daniel Breaker
Passing Strange is a 2009 film directed by Spike Lee.
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Carmen Electra, Queen Latifah, Diana Ross
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M.O.N.Y. Bobby Cannavale, Carmen Ejogo, Matt Bush
M.O.N.Y. is 2007 TV drama written by Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson and directed by Spike Lee.