The best Jay-Z’s movies

Jay-Z

Jay-Z

04/12/1969 (52 años)
We present our ranking of the best Jay-Z’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Jay-Z.
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Black Is King

Black Is King
5.5/10
  • Genre: Music
  • Release: 31/07/2020
This visual album from Beyoncé reimagines the lessons of "The Lion King" (2019) for today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns.

Lemonade

Lemonade
8.2/10
The second "visual album" (a collection of short films) by Beyoncé, this time around she takes a piercing look at racial issues and feminist concepts through a sexualized, satirical, and solemn tone.

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
7.5/10
This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.

Quincy

Quincy
7.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 21/09/2018
  • Character: Self
An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.

Notorious B.I.G.: Bigger Than Life

Notorious B.I.G.: Bigger Than Life
6.8/10
  • Genre: DocumentaryMusic
  • Release: 16/05/2007
  • Character: Himself (archive footage)
The greatest rapper to ever pick up a mic - with his velvety flow and unparalleled rhyme style he captivated everyone from Jay Z to Tupac. Now Notorious B.I.G. is revealed.

Paper Soldiers

Paper Soldiers
5.3/10
  • Genre: ActionComedy
  • Release: 01/06/2002
  • Character: Himself (Rapper in Studio)
Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.

Fade to Black

Fade to Black
6.7/10
An intimate look at hip-hop artist Shawn Carter, Jay-Z, revealing the multiple Grammy Award winning artist as never before, from his background and rise to fame to the recording of his last album. The film chronicles the legendary concert of Jay-Z's performance at Madison Square Garden in November 2003. In an unprecedented event, a hip-hop artist sold out an arena in only two hours. Nearly one year later, fans and artists alike still reflect on this monumental musical night. The event was a spectacular culmination of Jay-Z's recording career prior to his self-proclaimed retirement from solo performing. Yet this one night also defined a musical generation, showcasing the evolution and reach of the world's most popular music genre. Guest performers included Jay-Z's closest friends and music industry colleagues: Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, R. Kelly, Foxy Brown, Pharrell, and Questlove and The Illadelphonics along with appearances by hip hop icons Damon Dash.

Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.

Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.
7.3/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 04/09/2017
  • Character: Himself
The first authorized biography of Christopher Wallace, allowing Christopher to narrate his own life story. Using archival footage and previously unknown audio to tell the story along with interviews with those that knew him the best.

The Concert for New York City

The Concert for New York City
6.4/10
The Concert for New York City took place on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden. It was a celebration of the strength of New York and a thank-you to the heroic firefighters, police officers and rescue workers who saved tens of thousands of lives on September 11th. More than 6000 firefighters, police officers and rescue workers attended as guests.

Linkin Park: Road to Revolution - Live at Milton Keynes

Linkin Park: Road to Revolution - Live at Milton Keynes
8.7/10
  • Genre: Music
  • Release: 25/12/2008
  • Character: Himself
'Road to Revolution - Live at Milton Keynes' was recorded during the Linkin Park's annual Projekt Revolution festival tour at the Milton Keynes National Bowl on June 29, 2008. The concert featured material from all three of the band's albums, as well as songs from their EP, 'Collision Course' with Jay-Z, and elements from 'Reanimation' and Fort Minor's 'The Rising Tied'.

On The Run Tour

On The Run Tour
7.7/10
Beyoncé and Jay Z perform live in Paris at Stade de France during their 2014 "On the Run Tour."

Life Is But a Dream

Life Is But a Dream
6.4/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 10/06/2013
  • Character: Self
Life Is But a Dream is a HBO documentary about the life of US singer Beyoncé Knowles during the years 2011 and 2012 and on the recording of her fifth album. The film was directed by Beyoncé herself. The film shows Beyoncé from intimate moments of her pregnancy to behind the scenes and rehearsals of the main concerts of that time.

The Beyoncé Experience Live

The Beyoncé Experience Live
7.8/10
"The Beyoncé Experience Live" is a live DVD by American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles that was released in the US on November 16, 2007. It was shot in Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, on September 2, 2007 during her worldwide tour The Beyoncé Experience. The DVD features guest appearances from rapper Jay-Z on "Upgrade U" and former Destiny's Child mates Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland on "Survivor". For one night only on November 19, 2007 the show was shown in theaters across the U.S.

Beyoncé: I Am... World Tour

Beyoncé: I Am... World Tour
7.7/10
108 shows, 78 cities, 32 countries, 6 continents, 1.1 million fans. Beyoncé’s I Am... World Tour captures concert footage from numerous shows edited into one extraordinary concert. Weaved into this concert are highlights that give a rare glimpse into the dynamic and personal world of this multi-faceted icon. As a bonus is a behind-the-scenes documentary entitled Mic and a Light. I Am... World Tour Blu-ray captures not only an unforgettable performance from the superstar singer and entertainer, but showcases her astonishing talent as a filmmaker, director and producer.

State Property

State Property
4.3/10
Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.

Beef

Beef
7.2/10
A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare.

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
8/10
Exploring the social impact of what The Source Magazine in 1998 voted, "The Best Hip Hop Radio Show Of All-Time." The documentary film is the story of quirky friends who became unlikely legends by engaging their listeners and breaking the biggest rap artists ever.

Made in America

Made in America
4.9/10
Hip-hop artist Jay-Z organizes the "Budweiser Made In America" music festival.

John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly

John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly
John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly chronicles the musical evolution of one of the most influential solo artists of his generation. Featuring rare demos, interviews and live performances; it is told in it's entirety from Mayer's perspective. Centered mostly on his career and professional accomplishments, Someday I'll Fly strips away the typical gossip surrounding Mayer to provide an intimate look at the life and career of a lauded musician. Produced and edited by Eastwood Allen

2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
6.8/10
  • Genre: Music
  • Release: 20/11/2021
  • Character: Self
Filmed at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio, the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honors Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Go's, JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, and Todd Rundgren in the Performer category; Kraftwerk, Charley Patton, and Gil Scott-Heron for Early Influence; LL Cool J, Billy Preston, and Randy Rhoads for Musical Excellence; and Clarence Avant for the Ahmet Ertegun Award. The special music event also features a host of all-star presenters, performers, and special guests, including Angela Bassett, Christina Aguilera, Mickey Guyton, H.E.R., Keith Urban, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Drew Barrymore, Paul McCartney, Lionel Richie, and many others.

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