Rapper movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rapper movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, feel good, serious and light films and TV shows about / with rapper, hip hop, friendship, rap, friends, gangsters, society, african american, profanity and mother son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rapper: Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019), Straight Outta Compton (2015), Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005), Hustle & Flow (2005), All Eyez on Me (2017), Boyz n the Hood (1991), Let It Shine (2012), Atlanta (2016), Friday (1995), Empire (2015).

List of rapper movies

Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the two major police investigations by LAPD Detective Greg Kading into the deaths of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.
Style: tense, factual, captivating, suspense
Plot: rapper, murder investigation, murder, friendship, conspiracy, corruption, police, interview, police investigator, shooting, feud, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
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Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Tracks the Wu-Tang Clan's formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.
Style: realistic, suspense, sincere, exciting
Plot: rapper, urban ghetto life, hip hop culture, hip hop, musician's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, music, social problems, artist, lifestyle, rise to the top ...
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Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, lyrical, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, gangster, music, rapper, musician's life, rap, racism, police brutality, rags to riches, gang, feud, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1986 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, new york ...
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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Style: serious, rough, stylized, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, rapper, gangsters, ghetto, going straight, music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, redemption, rap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 7.3
 39K
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: hip hop, rapper, midlife crisis, musician, career, singer, drug dealing, life is a bitch, human spirit, hip hop culture, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, egypt, mount everest ...
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 5.9
 22K
All Eyez on Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: All Eyez on Me chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against ...
Style: factual, captivating, enigmatic, thought provoking
Plot: rapper, hip hop, murder, music industry, police brutality, record company, prison, interview, autobiography, actor, male objectification, female objectification ...
Time: 20th century
Place: harlem, usa, oakland california, harlem manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
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 7.8
 132K
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, african american, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, street gang, gang, rapper, poverty, friendship, teenage life, ghetto, racial slur ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1991 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
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 6.5
 3K
Let It Shine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hip hop, hip hop culture, rapper, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, performer's life, dream come true, fall in love, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
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 8.6
 56K
Atlanta (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; Earnest 'Earn' Marks, an ambitious college dropout and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star.
Style: satirical, captivating, cynical, ironic, humorous ...
Plot: hip hop culture, cousin cousin relationship, rapper, opposites attract, misfit, brother brother relationship, social satire, starlet, pop star, poor family, ambition, city ...
Place: atlanta georgia, atlanta
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 7.3
 104K
Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, african american, weed, ghetto, hip hop, friends, rapper, rap, disorder, nothing goes right, bully, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
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 7.4
 38K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: music, hip hop, showbiz, artists and showbiz, rapper, musician's life, family relations, ambition, sibling rivalry, workplace, couple relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, new york
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 4.2
 1K
Turn It Up (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape with cut-rate studio time. To pay the bills, he and Gage run ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: rapper, gang, friendship, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, going straight, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, social decay, addiction, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Feel the Noise (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a run-in with local thugs, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico, the spiritual home of Reggaeton, inspires Rob ...
Style: realistic, feel good, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, rapper, fish out of water, culture clash, hip hop, society, youth, ambition, friendship, teenage love, music, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa, latin america
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 8.3
 13K
DAVE (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban neurotic man in his late 20s has convinced himself that he’s destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince his closest friends, because with their help, he might actually convince the world.
Style: humorous, light, funny, idiotic, sweet ...
Plot: rapper, rap, popularity, heroes, career, fame, family relations, rapping, friends, rivalry, youth, rise to the top ...
Place: los angeles
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 5.6
 2K
Asshole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gandu hates his life. He hates his mother. Gandu raps out his hate, anger, dirt and filth of his existence. He and his rickshawpuller friend enter the world of smack, rap, porn and horror. Reality and fiction, surreal and bizarre come together. Can ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: explicit sex, depression, strong sexual content, rapper, escape from reality, friends, drug abuse, friendship, human nature, redemption, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Ali G Indahouse (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, culture clash, satire, farce, election, parliament, gang, prime minister, fish out of water, rise to the top, ambition, rapper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
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 8.0
 35K
Gully Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai.
Style: motivational, psychological, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: slum, success, ghetto, rapper, poverty, fight, friend, society, ambition, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mumbai india
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 7.1
 12K
Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban ghetto, rise and fall, gang, organized crime, street life, cocaine, profanity, drug dealing, criminal heroes, social decay, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 4.3
 586
Gangsterboys (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Mahmut, the son of a poor Turkish greengrocer in the Netherlands, dreams of escaping his retail fate by becoming a rapper. But things change radically when he and his best friend Apo find out that a dangerous Turkish gang is extorting money from ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: gangsters, immigrants, undercover, crimes, gang, working undercover, fighting crime, buddies, society, hip hop, musician's life, rapper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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Gangsta Rap: The Glockumentary (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The hardest group you've never heard of is back. Gangsta Rap is a mockumentary based on a group of over the hill gangster rappers (circa NWA), trying to make a comeback. Its a hilarious look at the soft underbelly of hard core hip hop.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, parody, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, profanity, showbiz, lifestyle, buddies, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, silly humor, friends, celebrity culture, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
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Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Over the course of his silly, high-energy performance, Holmes shares his thoughts on such disparate topics as: the keys to happiness; the illogicality of nightmares; being an "easy laugh"; what to wear on a flight; bizarre quirks of ...
Style: funny, tense, humorous, light
Plot: stand up comedian, gay, gay slur, impersonation, fear, rapper, sex talk, boy, dancer, musician, dream, sexual humor ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.6
 76
N.O.I.R. (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: NOIR chronicles the lives of four people living in a neighborhood plagues by poverty and violence, aspiring to freedom and happiness. Kadhafi, a 26 year old aspiring rapper and ex-member of a street gang, just out of prison, wants to steer clear of ...
Style: psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspense ...
Plot: organized crime, drug dealer, teenage boy, gang member, gang, immigrants, father son relationship, rapper, released from prison, mother daughter relationship, teen romance, love and romance ...
Place: montreal, canada
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The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, family, romance, single parent, christmas, couple relations, african american, christmas party, farce, breakup, brother brother relationship, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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 6.0
 595
Flow (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Michael lives in a housing project. He and his friends make music together. Michael is clearly the biggest talent in the group, and one day he is discovered by the established rapper Apollo who makes Michael his ghostwriter. A big opportunity for ...
Plot: rapper, rap, recording studio, concert, break in, nightclub, assault, music
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Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, gays and lesbians, friendship, marriage, young lovers, self discovery, looking for love, lovers reunited, couples, romance, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 5.4
 9K
House of 9 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine strangers wake up in a house with no recollection how they got there and no way out. The voice on the PA introduces them to a grisly game they must play. The prize is $5 million and their life.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, captivity, group of strangers, isolation, game, priest, rivalry, mind game, sole survivor, deathtrap, danger, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
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The After Party (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When an aspiring rapper goes viral for the wrong reasons, he thinks his career is sunk. But a wild party gives him one more chance to make it right.
Style: absurd, entertaining, not serious, feel good, idiotic
Plot: viral video, interracial friendship, hip hop, best friends, internet, rapper, party, friendship, dreams, friendship between men, bad reputation, best friend ...
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 5.2
 1K
Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, disorder, rise to the top, contests and competitions, on the run, love triangle, village, family relations, fall in love, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
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 4.5
 2K
Game Shakers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A live-action sitcom about two 12-year-old girls who start a multi-million-dollar gaming company and take on rap superstar Double G as a business partner.
Style: funny, sweet, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, kids
Plot: school, computer game, success, friendship, teenage life, classmate, business, mischievous children, classmates, stoner, rapper
Time: contemporary
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Big Money Hustlas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sugar Bear (Shaggy 2 Dope), a detective from Frisco is called down to NYC by police chief (John G. Brennan) to assist Officer Harry Cox (Harland Williams). The mission is to take down the corrupt crime ring controlled by Big Baby Sweets (Violent J) ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, hip hop, fighting crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, farce, rivalry, partners, police station, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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