Spike Lee

Highest Rated:
100%     Passing Strange (2009)
Lowest Rated:
14%     Drop Squad (1994)
Birthday:
Mar 20
Birthplace:
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Bio:


While African-American filmmakers have been a staple of the cinematic landscape since the pioneering work of Oscar Micheaux during the '20s, none have had the same cultural or artistic impact as Spike Lee. As a writer, director, actor, producer, author, and entrepreneur, Lee has…

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
We The People: From Crispus Attucks To Barack Obama
  • Actor
-- 2014
Champs
  • Actor
-- 2014
Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth
  • Director
-- 2013
42% Oldboy
  • Director
$2.2M 2013
Brooklyn Boheme
  • Actor
-- 2013
59% Red Hook Summer
  • Director
  • Mr. Mookie
  • Screenwriter
$0.3M 2012
31% A Man's Story
  • Actor
-- 2012
90% Bad 25
  • Director
-- 2012
On The Shoulders Of Giants
  • Actor
-- 2011
23% Saint John of Las Vegas
  • Producer
$72.2k 2010
If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don't Rise
  • Director
-- 2010
100% Passing Strange
  • Director
  • Producer
-- 2009
Spike Lee's Game Day with Kobe Bryant
  • Director
-- 2009
PoliWood
  • Actor
-- 2009
Kobe Doin' Work
  • Director
-- 2009
34% Miracle at St. Anna
  • Producer
  • Director
$7.8M 2008
40 X 15
  • Actor
-- 2008
Lights, Action, Music
  • Actor
-- 2007
Mariah Carey - The Adventures of Mimi
  • Director
-- 2007
86% Inside Man
  • Director
$88.4M 2006
All the Invisible Children
  • Director
-- 2006
97% When the Levees Broke
  • Producer
  • Director
-- 2006
Miracle's Boys
  • Director
-- 2005
92% How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company
  • Actor
-- 2005
19% She Hate Me
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$81.4k 2004
Sucker Free City
  • Director
-- 2004
78% 25th Hour
  • Producer
  • Director
$12.8M 2003
Good Fences
  • Producer
-- 2003
57% Jim Brown: All-American
  • Producer
  • Director
-- 2002
86% Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet
  • Director
-- 2002
3 A.M.
  • Filmmaker
  • Producer
-- 2001
100% A Huey P. Newton Story
  • Director
-- 2001
44% Lisa Picard is Famous
  • Actor
-- 2001
48% Bamboozled
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$1.9M 2000
82% Love and Basketball
  • Producer
-- 2000
86% The Original Kings of Comedy
  • Director
$37.7M 2000
50% Summer of Sam
  • Director
  • Producer
  • John
  • Screenwriter
-- 1999
72% The Best Man
  • Producer
-- 1999
It's Black Entertainment!
  • Actor
-- 1999
Pavarotti and Friends - For The Children Of Liberia
  • Director
-- 1998
80% He Got Game
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
-- 1998
Freak
  • Director
-- 1998
100% 4 Little Girls
  • Director
  • Producer
-- 1997
Century of Black Cinema
  • Actor
-- 1997
88% Get on the Bus
  • Director
-- 1996
33% Girl 6
  • Jimmy
  • Producer
  • Director
-- 1996
Fine Art of Separating People From Their Money
  • Interviewee
-- 1996
100% Lumière and Company
  • Actor
-- 1996
67% Clockers
  • Chucky
  • Director
-- 1995
56% New Jersey Drive
  • Producer
-- 1995
14% Drop Squad
  • Director
  • Himself
-- 1994
98% Hoop Dreams
  • Himself (Film director)
-- 1994
76% Crooklyn
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Snuffy
-- 1994
The Last Party
  • Actor
-- 1993
91% Malcolm X
  • Shorty
  • Director
-- 1992
86% Jungle Fever
  • Cyrus
  • Director
-- 1991
Mandela in America
  • Actor
-- 1990
Lonely In America
  • Himself
-- 1990
73% Mo' Better Blues
  • Giant
  • Director
-- 1990
96% Do the Right Thing
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Mookie
-- 1989
First Works
  • Actor
-- 1989
58% School Daze
  • Director
  • Half-Pint
-- 1988
93% She's Gotta Have It
  • Screenwriter
  • Mars Blackman
  • Director
-- 1986
Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads
  • Director
-- 1983

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
Great Performances
2000-2014
  • Director
2010
83% Saturday Night Live
1975-2014
  • Actor
1991

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Quotes from Spike Lee's Characters

    • Mookie:
      Dago, wop, guinea, garlic-breath, pizza-slingin', spaghetti-bendin', Vic Damone, Perry Como, Luciano Pavarotti, Sole Mio, nonsingin' motherfucker.
    From Do the Right Thing. Submitted by David E (21 months ago)

    • Mookie:
      Pino, fuck you, fuck your fuckin' pizza, and fuck Frank Sinatra.
    • Pino:
      Yeah? Well fuck you, too, and fuck Michael Jackson.
    From Do the Right Thing. Submitted by Chris P (3 years ago)