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List of Issa Rae Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. The Lovebirds (2020)
19
2
The Lovebirds
R
19
2

The Lovebirds is an action comedy crime film which tells the story of Jibran and Leilani, a couple who have been together for four years. Despite this, they constantly find themselves arguing about varieties of topics. They eventually decide to end the relationship, but soon get embroiled in a bizarre murder mystery.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Leilani
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
4. Little (2019)
20
1
Little
PG-13
20
1
As:
Cast
Role:
April Williams
Director:
Tina Gordon Chism
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina Hall, Justin Hartley, Marsai Martin
5. A Bitter Lime (2015)
11
2
A Bitter Lime
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Johnson
Director:
Max Orter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Mayo, Bryson Pitts, Arielle Ray, Georgie Daburas
6. Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)
10
2
Jay-Z: Moonlight
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel
Director:
Alan Yang
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Lakeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Jerrod Carmichael, LilRel Howery
7. Killing Lazarus (2015)
9
2
Killing Lazarus
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Desmond Faison
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Brent Huff, Billy Mayo, Deji LaRay, Elizabeth Grullon, Philip Smithey

TV Movie(s)

1. So Jaded (2014)
12
2
So Jaded
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Daven Baptiste
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dion Basco, Marcuis Harris, Nikiva Dionne, Brittany Perry-Russell, Kai Wener
2. Bleach (2014)
12
2
Bleach
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Victoria Mahoney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Gant, Jay Paulson, Cindera Che, Jason Boegh, Bryan Becker
3. Rubberhead (2014)
6
1
Rubberhead
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Wareheim, Rob Schrab, Charlyne Yi, Stoney Sharp, Andrew Deyoung
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nathan Barnatt, Jack Bornoff, Michael Daniel Cassady, 2 Chainz, Casey Ford Alexander

TV Shows and Videos

Drake: Nice for What (2018)
Drake: Nice for What
As:
Cast
Director:
Karena Evans
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Yara Shahidi, Emma Roberts, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Rodriguez
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011)
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
J (24 episodes, 2011-2013)
Director:
Issa Rae
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Sujata Day, Lyman Johnson, Madison Shockley III, Andrew Allan James
Roomieloverfriends (2012)
Roomieloverfriends
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Yaani King Mondschein, Andra Fuller, Caryn Ward, Shayla Hale, Billy Mayo
The Couple (2011)
The Couple
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chelsea Peretti, Desmond Faison, Numa Perrier, Chasen Allen
My Roommate the (2010)
My Roommate the
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lu Louis, Byrne Owens, Juan Lopez, Chris Mollica
Insecure (2016)
Insecure
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Issa Dee (18 episodes, 2016-2018)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hayley Kiyoko, Regina Hall, Lisa Joyce, Jay Ellis
Inside Web Series (2013)
Inside Web Series
As:
Producer
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Thom Woodley, Matthew Smolen, Steinar Ellingsen, Michael Ajakwe Jr., Danny Torgersen
Black Actress (2013)
Black Actress
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tatyana Ali, Essence Atkins, Karen Burthwright, Akash Bhasin, Jonathan Burwell
First (2014)
First
As:
Producer
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Derrex Brady, William Catlett, Jahmela Biggs, James Bland, Ciji Michelle Campbell
The Number (2011)
The Number
As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Desmond Faison, Chasen Allen, Jessica Shelby, Zo Johnson
Little Horribles (2013)
Little Horribles
As:
Cast, Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cynthia Stevenson, Tom Virtue, John Milhiser, Misty Monroe
Orange Is the New Black and Sexy (2013)
Orange Is the New Black and Sexy
As:
Cast
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Numa Perrier, Jeanine Daniels, Helen Banks, Laura Kirchner
How Men Become Dogs (2013)
How Men Become Dogs
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marc Cunningham, Bechir Sylvain, Corey Gaddis, Brian Isom, Yazmin Monet Watkins
Get Your Life (2015)
Get Your Life
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nikiva Dionne, James Bland, Amanda Seales, Kristofer Gordon, Brodie Reed
The Choir (2013)
The Choir
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Issa Rae
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
D.K. Uzoukwu, Yutopia Essex, Alfred 'A.J.' Jackson, Lyne Odums, Chauncey Jenkins
M.O. Diaries (2012)
M.O. Diaries
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Ging, Adebola Afolabi, Yakira Chambers, Anastasia Coon