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List of Keenen Ivory Wayans Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)
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3
Eddie Murphy: Raw
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17
3

In this standup performance, Eddie Murphy talks for about 90 minutes on his favorite subjects: Sex and Women.

As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Clebert Ford, Geri Gibson
2. The Five Heartbeats (1991)
13
2
The Five Heartbeats
R
13
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Diahann Carroll, Harry Lennix, Robert Townsend, Leon, Michael Wright
4. Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
13
3
Hollywood Shuffle
R
13
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Damon Wayans, Robert Townsend, Starletta DuPois, Helen Martin, Craigus R. Johnson
5. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
12
2
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
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12
2

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. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Paris Barclay
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
6. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
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3
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
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13
3

In this 1970s Blaxploitation film, Jack Spade declares vengeance on Mr. Big, a white crime leader and gold chains seller, because of whom Jack's brother died due to overdose from a gold chain.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Jack Spade
Director:
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy
7. Scary Movie (2000)
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2
Scary Movie
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11
2

A funny movie that spoofs the horror, slasher, and mystery film genres, Scary Movie primarily follows the plot of slasher films Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer. A major box-office hit, it was followed by four sequels. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
8. A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
16
2
A Low Down Dirty Shame
R
16
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Shame
Director:
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Andrew Divoff
9. Most Wanted (1997)
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2
Most Wanted
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14
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Gy. Sgt. James Dunn
Director:
David Hogan
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Simon Baker, Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rick Cramer, Wolfgang Bodison
10. White Chicks (2004)
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3
White Chicks
PG-13
13
3

After messing up their previous case, two FBI agents - Marcus and Kevin Copeland – are tasked to safely escort two sisters - Brittany and Tiffany Wilton - from airport to their hotel. FBI wants to use the sisters to catch a kidnapper who is after them; however, the sisters do not want to do so. The two brothers now disguise themselves as the sisters to catch the kidnapper.

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Carpenter, Evangeline Lilly, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Lochlyn Munro, Frankie Faison, Jaime King
11. The Glimmer Man (1996)
12
2
The Glimmer Man
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12
2

The Glimmer Man is an action crime thriller film which tells the story of a tough detective who is forced to work with a loudmouthed partner. Together they work to solve a series of mysterious killings by a killer who has been nicknamed ‘The Family Man’.

As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Jim Campbell
Director:
John Gray
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Steven Seagal, Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Bob Gunton, Brian Cox
12. Scary Movie 2 (2001)
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2
Scary Movie 2
TV-MA
9
2

The sequel to Scary Movie parodies a number of supernatural classics including The Haunting, The Exorcist, Poltergeist, The Changeling, The Legend of Hell House, and The Amityville Horror. It also takes on modern movies like Hannibal and Hollow Man and finds the lead characters in comedic-horrific situations spoofing actual sequences from the original movies. 

As:
Director
Director:
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Genres:
Comedy
14. Dance Flick (2009)
5
1
Dance Flick
PG-13
5
1

Dance Flick is a comedy musical film which tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a nerdy street dancer named Thomas, and a beautiful girl from a wealthy family named Megan. They join hands, hoping to achieve their dream of winning a dance competition against their rival, Nora.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Damien Dante Wayans
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Action
Star Cast:
Amy Sedaris, Page Kennedy, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Affion Crockett, Chris Elliott

TV Movie(s)

1. For Love and Honor (1983)
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2
For Love and Honor
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Caruso, Kelly Preston, Luca Bercovici, Michael Cavanaugh
2. Robert Townsend and His Partners in Crime (1987)
14
2
Robert Townsend and His Partners in Crime
14
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Townsend, Jesse Aragon, Myria Moore
3. The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime (1991)
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2
The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime
TV-MA
12
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Robert Townsend, Walter C. Miller
Genres:
Documentary, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tommy Davidson, Carl Craig, Franklyn Ajaye, Bobby Brown, Jesse Aragon
4. A Party for Richard Pryor (1991)
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2
A Party for Richard Pryor
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Loni Anderson, Danny Glover, James Brown, Elayne Boosler
6. Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (1990)
9
2
Hammer, Slammer, & Slade
9
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Michael Schultz
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Lawrence, Isaac Hayes, Jim Brown, Bernie Casey, Almayvonne, Jack Axelrod, Gary Carlos Cervantes
7. A Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan (1991)
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2
A Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Paul Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Chris Farley, Jane Curtin, Nora Dunn, Roger Ebert
8. The Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown (2008)
7
1
The Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown
7
1
As:
Writer
Director:
Marcus Raboy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Page Kennedy, Affion Crockett, Jon Abrahams, Senyo Amoaku, Bobbi Billard

Animation(s)

Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street (2006)
Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Shawn Wayans
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlie Murphy, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, David Alan Grier, Jon Abrahams, George Gore II, Buddy Johnson

TV Shows and Videos

Last Comic Standing 9 (2015)
Last Comic Standing 9
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Liz Plonka
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Roseanne Barr, Norm MacDonald, Jackie Champagnie, Anthony Jeselnik
The Renegades (1983)
The Renegades
As:
Cast
Director:
Barbara Peeters
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Swayze, Kelly Preston, Randy Brooks, Paul Mones, Tracy Scoggins
Last Comic Standing (2003)
Last Comic Standing
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Judge
Director:
Liz Plonka, Chuck Vinson, Joe DeMaio, Rob Fox, Brian Smith
Genres:
Comedy, Reality-TV, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Roseanne Barr, Joe Rogan, Jay Mohr, Bill Bellamy
The Late Show (1986)
The Late Show
As:
Writer
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Rivers, Clint Holmes
In Living Color (2012)
In Living Color
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Hugh Moore, Masha Tivyan, Maronzio Vance
Genres:
Comedy
The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show (1997)
The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Terri McCoy, Ron Kantor, Tom Kramer, Anthony Caleca, Shanda Sawyer
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Angelique Perrin, Shauney Recke, Linda Martinez

Keenen Ivory Wayans Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
In Living Color Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series 1990