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The Best Rudy Ray Moore Movies

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

If you think the best Rudy Ray Moore role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Rudy Ray Moore performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different films, including Jackie's Back and Hip Hop 2000.

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    Big Money Hustlas

    Mick Foley, Shaggy 2 Dope

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Cafiero

    Big Money Hustlas is a 2001 American comedy film directed by John Cafiero as his feature film debut. The film, an homage to exploitation films of the 1970s, focuses on a streetwise San Francisco...  more
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    Petey Wheatstraw

    Rudy Ray Moore, G. Tito Shaw

    Released1977

    Directed byCliff Roquemore

    Petey Wheatstraw aka Petey Wheatstraw, the Devil's Son-In-Law is a Blaxploitation film written by Cliff Roquemore, starring popular Blaxploitation genre comedian Rudy Ray Moore, along with Jimmy...  more
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    Jackie's Back

    Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Townsend

    Jackie's Back is a 1999 television film directed by Robert Townsend. It premiered on the Lifetime Television Network on June 14, 1999....  more
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    Dolemite

    Rudy Ray Moore, D'Urville Martin

    Released1974

    Directed byD'Urville Martin

    Dolemite is a 1975 blaxploitation feature film, and is also the name of its principal character, played by Rudy Ray Moore, who co-wrote the film and its soundtrack. Moore, who started his career as a...  more

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    Disco Godfather

    Rudy Ray Moore, Hawthorne James

    Released1980

    Directed byJ. Robert Wagoner

    Disco Godfather, also known as The Avenging Disco Godfather, is a 1979 action film starring Rudy Ray Moore and Carol Speed, directed by J. Robert Wagoner and released by Transvue Pictures. Commonly...  more
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    The Human Tornado

    Ernie Hudson, Rudy Ray Moore

    Released1976

    Directed byCliff Roquemore

    The Human Tornado is a 1976 Ameican cult blaxploitation film, was the sequel to Dolemite. It starred Rudy Ray Moore as Dolemite and Ernie Hudson as Boe....  more

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    Shaolin Dolemite

    Rudy Ray Moore, Alexander Lou

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Tai

    Shaolin Dolemite is a 1999 direct-to-video film starring Rudy Ray Moore and in name, a sequel to Dolemite. The film was created by re-dubbing footage filmed for the 1986 Taiwanese kung fu film Ren...  more
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    Hip Hop 2000

    Ice-T, Too $hort

    Released2000

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    The Watermelon Heist

    John Amos, Rudy Ray Moore

    Released2003

    Directed byK.C. Amos

    The Watermelon Heist is the 2003 comedy film written by Kristine A. Tata and directed by K.C. Amos....
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    Penitentiary 2

    Mr. T, Ernie Hudson

    Released1982

    Directed byJamaa Fanaka

    Penitentiary II is a 1982 American Blaxploitation drama film, directed by Jamaa Fanaka. Released on April 2, 1982, the film is the sequel to 1979's Penitentiary. It was followed by another sequel,...  more
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    Lil' Pimp

    Carmen Electra, Lil' Kim

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Brooks, Peter Gilstrap

    Lil' Pimp is a 2005 feature length, black comedy animated film that was directed and written by Mark Brooks and Peter Gilstrap, based upon an episodic web animation by the same name. The film was...  more
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    Vampire Assassin

    Rudy Ray Moore, Gerald Okamura

    Released2005

    Directed byRon Hall

    Vampire Assassin is a 2005 direct-to-DVD film directed, written by, and starring martial artist Ron Hall....  more
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    The Monkey Hustle

    Yaphet Kotto, Rudy Ray Moore

    Released1976

    Directed byArthur Marks

    The Monkey Hustle is a 1976 blaxploitation film written by Odie Hawkins and Charles Eric Johnson. It stars Yaphet Kotto as Chicago con-man and "hustler" Big Daddy Foxx and Kirk Calloway as his...  more
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    Black Dolemite: The Best of Rudy Ray Moore

    Rudy Ray Moore

    Released2010

    Directed byDonald Randell

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    It Came from Trafalgar

    Rudy Ray Moore, Linnea Quigley

    Released2005

    Directed bySolomon Mortamur

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    The Legend of Dolemite

    The Legend of Dolemite is a 1994 comedy and documentary film written by Duane LaDage, Rudy Ray Moore and S. Leigh Savidge and directed by Foster V. Corder....
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    Rudy Ray Moore: Live at Wetlands: N.Y.C.

    Rudy Ray Moore

    Released2008

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    Telephone Book: The Movie

    Rudy Ray Moore, Louis Dupuy

    Released2008

    Directed byE. Master C.