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List of Issa Rae Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

3. The Lovebirds (2020)
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9
The Lovebirds
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13
9

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.   

Role:
Leilani
Starring:
5. Little (2019)
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7
Little
PG-13
8
7
Role:
April Williams
Starring:
Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina Hall, Justin Hartley, Marsai Martin
Directed By:
Tina Gordon Chism
6. A Bitter Lime (2015)
8
3
A Bitter Lime
8
3
Role:
Jane Johnson
Starring:
Billy Mayo, Bryson Pitts, Arielle Ray, Georgie Daburas
Directed By:
Max Orter
7. Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)
7
3
Jay-Z: Moonlight
7
3
Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Lakeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Jerrod Carmichael, LilRel Howery
Directed By:
Alan Yang
8. Rubberhead (2014)
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3
Rubberhead
2
3
Starring:
Nathan Barnatt, Jack Bornoff, Michael Daniel Cassady, 2 Chainz, Casey Ford Alexander
Directed By:
Eric Wareheim, Rob Schrab, Charlyne Yi, Stoney Sharp, Andrew Deyoung

TV Shows

Inside Web Series
11
2
Inside Web Series
11
2
Starring:
Thom Woodley, Matthew Smolen, Steinar Ellingsen, Michael Ajakwe Jr., Danny Torgersen
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
11
2
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
11
2
Role:
J (24 episodes, 2011-2013)
Starring:
Sujata Day, Lyman Johnson, Madison Shockley III, Andrew Allan James
Directed By:
Issa Rae
Roomieloverfriends
9
2
Roomieloverfriends
9
2
Starring:
Yaani King Mondschein, Andra Fuller, Caryn Ward, Shayla Hale, Billy Mayo
Insecure
81
20
Insecure
TV-MA
81
20
Role:
Issa Dee (18 episodes, 2016-2018)
Starring:
Hayley Kiyoko, Regina Hall, Lisa Joyce, Jay Ellis
My Roommate the
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2
My Roommate the
8
2
Starring:
Lu Louis, Byrne Owens, Juan Lopez, Chris Mollica
First
8
2
First
8
2
Starring:
Derrex Brady, William Catlett, Jahmela Biggs, James Bland, Ciji Michelle Campbell
Black Actress
7
2
Black Actress
7
2
Starring:
Tatyana Ali, Essence Atkins, Karen Burthwright, Akash Bhasin, Jonathan Burwell
The Couple
7
3
The Couple
7
3
Starring:
Chelsea Peretti, Desmond Faison, Numa Perrier, Chasen Allen
Little Horribles
7
3
Little Horribles
7
3
Starring:
Cynthia Stevenson, Tom Virtue, John Milhiser, Misty Monroe
How Men Become Dogs
6
3
How Men Become Dogs
6
3
Starring:
Marc Cunningham, Bechir Sylvain, Corey Gaddis, Brian Isom, Yazmin Monet Watkins
Pharrell Williams: Happy (2013)
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4
Pharrell Williams: Happy
9
4
Starring:
Jimmy Kimmel, Steve Carell, Jamie Foxx, Kelly Osbourne, Pharrell Williams, Gianna Adams
Directed By:
Pierre Dupaquier, Clément Durou
The Number
6
3
The Number
6
3
Role:
Lisa (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Starring:
Desmond Faison, Chasen Allen, Jessica Shelby, Zo Johnson
Drake: Nice for What (2018)
6
3
Drake: Nice for What
6
3
Starring:
Yara Shahidi, Emma Roberts, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Rodriguez
Directed By:
Karena Evans
Orange Is the New Black and Sexy
5
3
Orange Is the New Black and Sexy
5
3
Starring:
Numa Perrier, Jeanine Daniels, Helen Banks, Laura Kirchner
The Choir
5
3
The Choir
5
3
Starring:
D.K. Uzoukwu, Yutopia Essex, Alfred 'A.J.' Jackson, Lyne Odums, Chauncey Jenkins
Directed By:
Issa Rae
Get Your Life
3
3
Get Your Life
3
3
Starring:
Nikiva Dionne, James Bland, Amanda Seales, Kristofer Gordon, Brodie Reed
M.O. Diaries
2
3
M.O. Diaries
2
3
Starring:
Kevin Ging, Adebola Afolabi, Yakira Chambers, Anastasia Coon