Boyz n the Hood(1991)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 68

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.



Four Brothers(2005)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 63

Four brothers look to avenge their mother's death.



2 Fast 2 Furious(2003)

Combined Rating:
72
Combined Critics Rating: 60

Former cop Brian O'Conner is called upon to bust a dangerous criminal and he recruits the help of a former childhood friend and street racer who has a chance to redeem himself.



Abduction(2011)

Combined Rating:
63
Combined Critics Rating: 49

A thriller centered on a young man who sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.



Baby Boy(2001)

Combined Rating:
61
Combined Critics Rating: 61

This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having ...



Rosewood(1997)

Combined Rating:
57
Combined Critics Rating: 62

A dramatization of a 1923 horrific racist lynch mob attack on an African American community.



Higher Learning(1995)

Combined Rating:
56
Combined Critics Rating: 49

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.



Poetic Justice(1993)

Combined Rating:
49
Combined Critics Rating: 45

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.



Shaft(2000)

Combined Rating:
47
Combined Critics Rating: 25

New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.