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Movies Written By Spike Lee

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This is a list of films written by Spike Lee, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Spike Lee is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Spike Lee screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Spike Lee films are not included on this list. Spike Lee has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Spike Lee films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, including Do the Right Thing and Malcolm X.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Spike Lee write?" and "How many movies did Spike Lee write?"

This list includes almost all of Spike Lee's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Spike Lee wrote in order to find out more about each individual Spike Lee film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Spike Lee films. {#nodes}
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  • Bamboozled is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Bamboozled

    Jada Pinkett Smith, Mos Def

    Released2000

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Bamboozled is a 2000 satirical film written and directed by Spike Lee about a modern televised... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • Clockers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Clockers

    Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel

    Released1995

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Clockers is a 1995 American drama film directed by Spike Lee. It is an adaptation of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Crooklyn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Crooklyn

    RuPaul, Spike Lee

    Released1994

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Crooklyn is a 1994 semi-autobiographical film co-written and directed by Spike Lee. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • Do the Right Thing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Do the Right Thing

    Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence

    Released1989

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American comedy-drama hood film produced, written, and directed... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • He Got Game is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    He Got Game

    Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal

    Released1998

    Directed bySpike Lee

    He Got Game is a 1998 American sports-drama film written and directed by Spike Lee. It stars... more on Wikipedia

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  • Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We  is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads

    Morris Carnovsky, Stuart Smith

    Released1982

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads is a 1983 independent film by Spike Lee. Lee submitted... more on Wikipedia
  • Jungle Fever is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Jungle Fever

    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1991

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • Malcolm X is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Malcolm X

    Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton

    Released1992

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Malcolm X is a 1992 American biographical drama film about the African-American activist... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mo' Better Blues is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Mo' Better Blues

    Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1990

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 musical comedy-drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley... more on Wikipedia

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  • Red Hook Summer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Red Hook Summer

    Spike Lee, Nate Parker

    Released2012

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Red Hook Summer is a 2012 film written and directed by Spike Lee.
  • School Daze is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    School Daze

    Samuel L. Jackson, Laurence Fishburne

    Released1988

    Directed bySpike Lee

    School Daze is a 1988 American musical-drama film, written and directed by Spike Lee, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • She's Gotta Have It is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    She's Gotta Have It

    Spike Lee, S. Epatha Merkerson

    Released1986

    Directed bySpike Lee

    She's Gotta Have It is a 1986 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Spike Lee.... more on Wikipedia
  • Summer of Sam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Summer of Sam

    Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

    Released1999

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Summer of Sam is a 1999 American thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam. It was directed... more on Wikipedia
  • Da 5 Bloods is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movies Written By Spike Lee

    Da 5 Bloods

    Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors

    Released2020

    Directed bySpike Lee

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