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List of Bernie Mac Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Soul Men (2008)
39
5
Soul Men
R
39
5

Floyd and Louis were the country's most illustrious musical duos till they broke up and vowed to never see each other again. However, twenty years later, they are invited to pay a musical tribute at the Apollo Theatre honoring their late band leader. They just have five days to offer an olive branch before they take the stage. 

Role:
Floyd Henderson
Starring:
Samuel L. Jackson, Mike Epps, Jennifer Coolidge, John Legend, Sharon Leal, Adam Herschman, Sean Hayes
Directed By:
Malcolm D. Lee
2. Friday (1995)
35
6
Friday
R
35
6

After getting fired the previous day, Craig spends his Friday afternoon smoking weed with his friend Smokey. Now drug dealer Big Worm wants either money or the weed, but with no money to pay him, they are in big trouble. If that is not enough, neighborhood characters like bully Deebo, Craig’s crush Debbie, and others add more spice to their Friday.

Starring:
Chris Tucker, Meagan Good, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ice Cube, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister
Directed By:
F. Gary Gray
3. Guess Who (2005)
36
7
Guess Who
PG-13
36
7

Theresa, daughter of proud African-American, Percy Jones, brings her boyfriend, Simon Green, home on her parents’ 25th anniversary, with intensions of announcing their engagement. Simon being a Caucasian, Percy’s mistrust of any boyfriend is amplified, so he gets Simon investigated. When he discovers that Simon has recently lost his job, but not informed Theresa, it leads to amusing consequences.

Role:
Percy Jones
Starring:
Ashton Kutcher, Zoe Saldana, Mike Epps, Judith Scott, Hal Williams
Directed By:
Kevin Rodney Sullivan
4. The Players Club (1998)
25
5
The Players Club
R
25
5

Diana is a young mother who works at a shoe store. She meets two strippers Tricks and Ronnie, who tells her that she should begin working at The Playa’s Club if she wants to earn more money. Being in need of money to raise her son, she accepts.  

Role:
Dollar Bill
Starring:
Jamie Foxx, Terrence Howard, Charlie Murphy, John Amos, Michael Clarke Duncan, LisaRaye McCoy, Dick Anthony Williams
Directed By:
Ice Cube
5. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
22
7
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
R
22
7

This crime comedy film was made as a parody of several other films of the 1990s. The film tells the story of Ashtray, a young black man, who is sent to live in the ghetto, with his father. There he learns about several realities of life, as well as about becoming a man. 

Starring:
Directed By:
Paris Barclay
6. Ocean's Eleven (2001)
39
11
Ocean's Eleven
PG-13
39
11

Immediately after release on parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean gathers a team of eleven specialist criminals and devises a sophisticated plan for the biggest casino heist in history. However, midway through the arrangements, it is revealed that his ex-wife, Tess, is the girlfriend of the target, Terry Benedict, owner of all the three casinos.

Directed By:
7. House Party 3 (1994)
18
6
House Party 3
R
18
6
Starring:
Gilbert Gottfried, Chris Tucker, Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, David Edwards
Directed By:
Eric Meza
8. Above the Rim (1994)
17
6
Above the Rim
R
17
6

Kyle Watson, who is quite proficient in basketball, is about to graduate high school. He soon finds himself in a difficult dilemma, when he needs to decide whether to play for Mike Rollins, his beloved basketball coach, or Birdie, a local neighborhood thug.  

Starring:
Wood Harris, Marlon Wayans, Duane Martin, Leon, Tupac Shakur, David Bailey
Directed By:
Jeff Pollack
9. Bad Santa (2003)
17
6
Bad Santa
17
6

Alcoholic Willie T. Soke and his dwarf partner Marcus Skidmore are professional con-men who take jobs as Santa and his elf assistant in shopping malls during Christmas before robbing them at night. However, this year takes an unusual turn after he befriends a dimwitted and gullible young boy and raises the suspicion of the mall guard.

Directed By:
Terry Zwigoff
11. Transformers (2007)
38
16
Transformers
PG-13
38
16

Two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, reach earth in search of Allspark, a mystical talisman with unlimited power for its possessor. The former wants it to end war and reconstruct their planet while the latter intends to create an army. Caught in between this interstellar battle is Sam Witwicky, a teenager, who is strangely connected to Allspark.

Starring:
Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Bay, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Hugo Weaving, Odette Annable
Directed By:
12. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
24
10
Ocean's Thirteen
PG-13
24
10

In this final film in the Ocean's trilogy, Danny Ocean and his team set out to bring down hotelier and casino owner Willy Bank after the latter betrayed Reuben Tishkoff. His audacious plan, if successful, will lead to the failure of Bank’s new casino on its opening day itself.

Starring:
Al Pacino, Eddie Izzard, Carl Reiner, Vincent Cassel, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, George Clooney
Directed By:
13. Booty Call (1997)
14
6
Booty Call
R
14
6

Two friends who have been without sex for a long time, manage to go out on a double date, and eventually they both fall in love with their respective ladies. However, they are not sure whether they will be able to maintain a peaceful relationship.

Starring:
Jamie Foxx, Vivica A. Fox, Tommy Davidson, Amy Monique Waddell, Wiley Moore
Directed By:
Jeff Pollack
14. Get on the Bus (1996)
11
4
Get on the Bus
R
11
4

A group of African-American men on the way Washington DC develop a unique bond on the bus, after sharing their stories and experiences.

Starring:
Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Ossie Davis, Randy Quaid, De'aundre Bonds, Thomas Jefferson Byrd
Directed By:
15. Life (1999)
12
5
Life
R
12
5

In order to make it big, Claude and Ray head to Mississippi. However, a local sheriff charges them with a murder that they have not committed. They are shipped off to jail where they are supposed to serve life sentences. They need to find a way out to prove their innocence while also dealing with their opposing personalities.  

 

Starring:
Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy, Anthony Anderson, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes
Directed By:
Ted Demme
16. The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)
11
3
The Original Kings of Comedy
R
11
3

The Original Kings of Comedy is a concert film which features four African American stand up comics, who talk about various subjects such as marriages, racial differences, etc.  

Role:
Himself
Starring:
Cedric the Entertainer, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer
Directed By:
17. Ocean's Twelve (2004)
24
13
Ocean's Twelve
PG-13
24
13

Following the success Ocean’s Eleven, the sequel Ocean’s Twelve sees the return of Danny Ocean’s heist-gang who need to return the millions, they stole from Terry Benedict. They are also being pursued by Europol detective Isabel Lahiri and are up against master-thief Night Fox, François Toulour as they try to steal the first-ever stock certificate. 

Starring:
Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Topher Grace, Jared Harris, Albert Finney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts
Directed By:
18. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
19
10
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
PG-13
19
10

In this second movie in Charlie's Angels film series, the three Angels return - this time they are tasked by Charles Townsend to locate a pair of rings that contains the details of every person in FBI’s witness protection programme. Five people on the list have already turned up dead and the Angels must use their every skill to uncover the true culprits.

Role:
Jimmy Bosley
Starring:
Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Matt LeBlanc, Luke Wilson, Demi Moore, Crispin Glover
Directed By:
McG
19. Who's the Man? (1993)
10
6
Who's the Man?
R
10
6
Starring:
Busta Rhymes, Denis Leary, Terrence Howard, Ed Lover, Doctor Dré, Badja Djola, Cheryl 'Salt' James
Directed By:
Ted Demme
20. Pride (2007)
8
4
Pride
PG
8
4

Pride is a sports drama film which tells the story of an African-American man named Jim Ellis, who is unable to find employment, despite being college educated. While working to rehabilitate a swimming pool, in a Recreation Centre, he invites a group of African-American teenagers to take a swim. Being a former competitive swimmer himself, he realizes that some of them have the potential to become great swimmers.

Role:
Elston
Starring:
Scott Eastwood, Terrence Howard, Tom Arnold, Kimberly Elise, Brandon Fobbs
Directed By:
Sunu Gonera
21. Old Dogs (2009)
9
6
Old Dogs
PG
9
6

Dan and Charlie are best friends, single and co-owner of a successful marketing firm. While they are preparing for an important business deal, Dan’s ex-wife asks him to take care of their two kids while she is away. Dan agrees on the condition that Charlie must help him.  But the problem is, none of them have any idea about child rearing.  

Starring:
John Travolta, Robin Williams, Dylan Sprayberry, Justin Long, Seth Green, Amy Sedaris, Kelly Preston
Directed By:
Walt Becker
22. B*A*P*S (1997)
10
7
B*A*P*S
PG-13
10
7
Starring:
Halle Berry, Martin Landau, Rudy Ray Moore, LL Cool J, Ian Richardson, Natalie Desselle Reid
Directed By:
Robert Townsend
23. Mr 3000 (2004)
7
4
Mr 3000
PG-13
7
4

Stan Rose is a successful and popular baseball player who plays for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team. He decides to selfishly retire after recording his 3000th hit, leaving his team and teammates without their best player, in the middle of the 1995 playoff race. However, after nine years he learns that he had retired with 2997 hits instead of 3000 due to a clerical error, making him want to return to the game to get three more hits.

Role:
Stan Ross
Starring:
Angela Bassett, Tom Arnold, Paul Sorvino, Carmen Electra, Jay Leno, Michael Rispoli, Brian White
Directed By:
Charles Stone III
24. Mo' Money (1992)
6
4
Mo' Money
R
6
4

While stalking a cute girl, a con artist is mistaken for a job applicant at a credit card company. He manages to get the job, and everything is going perfectly till he gets drawn into a world of crime.

Starring:
Damon Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Stacey Dash, Joe Santos, John Diehl
Directed By:
Peter MacDonald
25. Head of State (2003)
7
4
Head of State
PG-13
7
4

Mays Gilliam, an alderman in Washington DC, unexpectedly finds himself as the new presidential candidate after the previous one dies in the middle of a campaign.

Role:
Mitch Gilliam
Starring:
Chris Rock, Keith David, Tracy Morgan, Stephanie March, Dylan Baker, Nick Searcy
Directed By:
26. What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
7
5
What's the Worst That Could Happen?
PG-13
7
5

Kevin, a thief, attempts to rob from the mansion of Max, a billionaire. However, Max catches him and takes his ring, which is Kevin’s lucky charm. Kevin tries to wreak havoc on Max’s life in his attempt to get back his ring.

Starring:
Danny DeVito, John Leguizamo, Martin Lawrence, Glenne Headly, Carmen Ejogo
Directed By:
Sam Weisman
27. How to Be a Player (1997)
5
4
How to Be a Player
R
5
4

Dray has a girlfriend named Lisa but he still can’t get rid of his womanizing ways. His sister is annoyed at this behavior, and she decides to teach him a lesson. She organizes a party, where she invites all his girlfriends.

Starring:
Gilbert Gottfried, Bill Bellamy, Natalie Desselle Reid, Lark Voorhies, Mari Morrow, Pierre Edwards
Directed By:
Lionel C. Martin
28. Starting Under (2008)
12
1
Starting Under
12
1
Role:
Bernie
Starring:
Silvana Arias, Bert Belasco, Ken Davitian, Shelly Desai
Directed By:
Andy Ackerman
29. The Walking Dead (1995)
8
6
The Walking Dead
R
8
6
Starring:
Allen Payne, Eddie Griffin, Joe Morton, Vonte Sweet
Directed By:
Preston A. Whitmore II
30. Reasons (1996)
4
4
Reasons
4
4
Starring:
MC Eiht, Nelton Jackson, LisaRaye McCoy, George Brashear
Directed By:
Monty Ross

TV Shows

Midnight Mac
7
2
Midnight Mac
7
2
Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Reginald T. McCants, Kiki Richardson, Phillip Seed, Elaine McLaurin
Directed By:
Linda Mendoza
The Wayans Bros.
12
5
The Wayans Bros.
TV-PG
12
5
Starring:
Sherman Hemsley, Erik Estrada, Dionne Warwick, Adrienne Barbeau, Pam Grier, Fred Willard, Adam West
Directed By:
The Bernie Mac Show
18
6
The Bernie Mac Show
TV-PG
18
6
Role:
Bernie 'Mac' McCullough
Starring:
Brooke Burke, Janel Parrish, Steve Austin, Brenda Song, Chelsea Handler, Ellen DeGeneres, Naya Rivera
Directed By:
Lee Shallat Chemel, Victor Nelli Jr., Ken Kwapis, Linda Mendoza, Ken Whittingham
Moesha
8
6
Moesha
TV-PG
8
6
Starring:
Shemar Moore, Courtney Ford, Jamie Foxx, Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Brandy Norwood, William Allen Young
Directed By:
Henry Chan, Erma Elzy-Jones, Stan Lathan, Terri McCoy, Ted Lange

Narrator/Dubbing

Welcome to the Family (2010)
9
6
Welcome to the Family
9
6
Role:
Narrator

Animation Movies

King of the Hill
12
4
King of the Hill
TV-14
12
4
Starring:
Mimi Rogers, Laura Linney, Eliza Dushku, Ed Begley Jr., Johnny Knoxville, Christina Applegate, Nathan Fillion
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
20
10
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
TV-PG
20
10

In their attempt to fly back to New York City aboard the rickety airplane, the Madagascar animals run out of fuel and crash-land in Africa, where Alex is reunited with his parents. However, the zoo-lion disappoints his father being unable to complete the rite of passage, while his homesick friends eagerly wait for the penguins to fix the plane.

Role:
Zuba (voice)
Starring:
Zachary Gordon, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, Alec Baldwin, Ben Stiller, Al Roker
Directed By:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Lil' Pimp (2005)
3
4
Lil' Pimp
R
3
4
Role:
Fruit Juice (voice)
Starring:
Tom Kenny, William Shatner, Jennifer Tilly, Danny Bonaduce, David Spade, Rudy Ray Moore, Carmen Electra
Directed By:
Mark Brooks, Peter Gilstrap
Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever (2005)
3
4
Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever
TV-G
3
4
Role:
Gadget Mobile (voice)
Starring:
Maurice LaMarche, Jim Byrnes, Brian Drummond, Alberto Ghisi
Directed By:
Ezekiel Norton