20 Movies Like Colors

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Boyz n the Hood

Boyz n the Hood
Boyz n the Hood
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 12 wins & 27 nominations total
Writer: John Singleton
Actors: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Boyz n the Hood” is a powerful coming-of-age drama set in South Central Los Angeles, following the lives of three friends as they navigate the challenges of poverty, violence, and systemic racism. The film explores the complexities of their relationships, the impact of their environment, and the choices they must make to survive and break free from the cycle of violence.

Menace II Society

Menace II Society
Menace II Society
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes, Tyger Williams
Actors: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Menace II Society” is a gritty drama that follows the life of a young man named Caine, growing up in the violent and impoverished streets of South Central Los Angeles. It explores the harsh realities of urban life, the choices Caine makes, and the consequences he faces as he navigates the dangerous world of drugs, crime, and gang violence.

Juice

Juice
Juice
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Ernest R. Dickerson, Gerard Brown
Actors: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine Hopkins
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Juice movie is a 1992 American crime drama film that follows the lives of four friends growing up in Harlem, New York. As they navigate the challenges of adolescence, their friendship takes a dark turn when they become involved in a deadly game of power, leading to tragic consequences.

New Jack City

New Jack City
New Jack City
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Thomas Lee Wright, Barry Michael Cooper
Actors: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne
Language: English
Country: United States
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“New Jack City” is a crime drama film that follows the rise and fall of a drug lord named Nino Brown in New York City. A determined police detective and a group of undercover officers work to bring him down and dismantle his empire.

South Central

South Central
South Central
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Stephen Milburn Anderson, Donald Bakeer
Actors: Glenn Plummer, Byron Minns, Lexie Bigham
Language: English
Country: United States
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“South Central” is a 1992 crime drama film that follows the story of a reformed gang member who tries to protect his son from getting involved in the same dangerous lifestyle he once lived. It explores themes of redemption, family, and the cycle of violence in South Los Angeles.

Blood In Blood Out

Blood in Blood Out
Blood in Blood Out
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Runtime: N/A
Genre: Short, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Marcia Arvidsson, Jon Herrmann, Marc Herrmann
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Blood In Blood Out” is a crime drama film that follows the lives of three Mexican-American cousins who navigate the complexities of gang life, loyalty, and their pursuit of individual identity in East Los Angeles. The movie explores themes of brotherhood, redemption, and the consequences of choices made within a violent and unforgiving world.

American Me

American Me
American Me
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Floyd Mutrux, Desmond Nakano
Actors: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“American Me” is a crime drama film that follows the rise and fall of a Mexican-American gang leader named Santana, depicting his journey from a troubled youth to becoming a powerful figure in the prison system. It explores themes of gang culture, violence, and the consequences of a life of crime.

Training Day

Training Day
Training Day
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: David Ayer
Actors: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Greek
Country: United States
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“Training Day” is a crime thriller film about a rookie cop who is paired with a corrupt and manipulative detective for a day, as they navigate the dangerous and morally ambiguous world of the Los Angeles Police Department. The rookie cop must decide whether to uphold his principles or succumb to the corrupt practices of his partner.

Menace II Society

Menace II Society
Menace II Society
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes, Tyger Williams
Actors: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Menace II Society” is a gritty urban drama that follows the lives of young African American friends in South Central Los Angeles as they navigate the challenges of poverty, violence, and the lure of street life. The film explores the consequences of their choices and the harsh realities of growing up in a society plagued by crime and systemic inequality.

Friday

Friday
Friday
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Ice Cube, DJ Pooh
Actors: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Friday movie is a comedy about two friends, Craig and Smokey, who spend a day getting into various misadventures in their neighborhood while trying to come up with the money they owe to a local drug dealer.

Set It Off

Set It Off
Set It Off
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Takashi Bufford, Kate Lanier
Actors: Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Set It Off” is a crime thriller film about four desperate women from Los Angeles who turn to bank robbery as a means to escape their dire circumstances and seek justice against a system that has failed them. As they embark on their criminal journey, they face both triumph and tragedy, testing their loyalty and challenging their friendships.

Above the Rim

Above the Rim
Above the Rim
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Jeff Pollack, Benny Medina, Barry Michael Cooper
Actors: Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur, Leon
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Above the Rim” is a 1994 sports drama film that follows the story of a talented high school basketball player named Kyle Watson as he navigates the pressures of street life, friendship, and basketball recruitment. The movie explores themes of ambition, loyalty, and the choices one must make to rise above their circumstances.

Dead Presidents

Dead Presidents
Dead Presidents
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes, Michael Henry Brown
Actors: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Dead Presidents” is a 1995 crime drama film that follows the story of a young African-American man named Anthony Curtis, who turns to crime after returning from the Vietnam War. The movie explores themes of race, poverty, and the consequences of war as Anthony and his friends plan a heist to solve their financial struggles.

Baby Boy

Baby Boy
Baby Boy
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 14 nominations
Writer: John Singleton
Actors: Alexsandra Wright, Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Baby Boy” is a coming-of-age drama film that follows the life of Jody, a young African-American man living in South Central Los Angeles, as he navigates the challenges of fatherhood, relationships, and the pressures of his environment. The movie explores themes of masculinity, responsibility, and personal growth in the face of adversity.

Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice
Poetic Justice
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: John Singleton
Actors: Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Poetic Justice” is a 1993 drama film that follows the journey of a young woman named Justice as she copes with the trauma of losing her boyfriend and finds solace in poetry. Alongside her friends, she embarks on a road trip that leads to self-discovery, healing, and the possibility of new love.

Juice

Juice
Juice
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Ernest R. Dickerson, Gerard Brown
Actors: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine Hopkins
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Juice movie is a crime drama that follows the story of four friends from Harlem who become involved in a series of violent incidents after acquiring a firearm. As tensions rise and power dynamics shift, the film explores themes of masculinity, identity, and the consequences of choices made in pursuit of power.

Paid in Full

Paid in Full
Paid in Full
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Azie Faison Jr., Austin Phillips, Matthew Cirulnick
Actors: Mekhi Phifer, Wood Harris, Chi McBride
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Paid in Full” is a crime drama based on a true story, following the rise and fall of a young man named Ace who becomes involved in the drug trade in Harlem during the 1980s. As he climbs the ranks, he faces the consequences of his actions and the dangerous world he has entered.

Belly

Belly
Belly
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 23%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Anthony Bodden, Nas, Hype Williams
Actors: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Belly” is a crime drama that follows the lives of two friends, Tommy and Sincere, as they navigate the dangerous world of drug dealing and its consequences. The film explores themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the pursuit of a better life.

Gridlock’d

Gridlock'd
Gridlock'd
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Actors: Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandiwe Newton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gridlock’d” is a crime-comedy film about two friends, played by Tupac Shakur and Tim Roth, who become embroiled in a series of misadventures as they try to navigate the bureaucratic obstacles of the healthcare system in order to get drug rehabilitation treatment. Filled with dark humor and social commentary, the movie explores their desperate attempts to break free from the cycle of addiction and the systemic barriers that prevent them from getting the help they need.

Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 32%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Phil Beauman
Actors: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood” is a satirical comedy that parodies various themes and stereotypes present in ’90s urban films. The movie follows the misadventures of a young man named Ashtray as he navigates life in a crime-ridden neighborhood, encountering humorous and exaggerated situations along the way.

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