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Ice Cube

Born: June 15, 1969, Los Angeles, California - USA

O'Shea Jackson, better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director.

He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined N.W.A. Considered the founder of “gangsta rap”, he has been hailed by the music industry as one of the best rappers or MCs of all time. Over the years, he has collaborated with a number of popular artists, including Nate Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz, and many more.

Ice Cube began his acting career in the 1991 film “Boyz n the Hood”, followed by “Trepass”, “Poetic Justice”, “The Glass Shield”, “Anaconda”, “Dangerous Ground”, “Barbershop”, “All About the Benjamins”, and made his directorial debut with “The Player's Club” and “Next Friday”.

His other most notable roles were in “Barbershop 2: Back to Business”, “Are We There Yet?”, “XXX: State of the Union”, “XXx: Return of Xander Cage”, “Are We Done Yet?”, “Ride Along” (1&2), “Barbershop: The Next Cut”, “21 Jumpstreet”, “Fist Fight”, and “22 Jumpstreet”.

Since 1992, he has been married to Kimberly Woodruff, with whom he has four children, all in their 20s.


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Ride Along 2 (2016)

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As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

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Barbershop 3: The Next Cut (2016)

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As their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin's Barbershop come together to bring some much needed change to their neighborhood.

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Hip Hop Evolution (2016)

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Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual and romancing an a...

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22 Jump Street (2014)

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| 112 Min

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their ...

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The Book of Life (2014)

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From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy with a unique visual style. THE BOOK OF LIFE is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he em...

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Ride Along (2014)

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| 99 Min

For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben (Kevin Hart) has been trying to show decorated APD detective James (Ice Cube) that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela (Tika Sumpter). When Ben finally gets accepted into the academy, he th...

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21 Jump Street (2012)

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| 109 Min

In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug r...

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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)

Documentary
| 106 Min

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP is a feature length performance documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is Rap music. At the wheel of this unstoppable beast is the film's director and interviewer Ice-T. Taking us on a deeply personal journey Ice-T uncovers how this music of the stre...

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Lottery Ticket (2010)

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Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million

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Katt Williams: 9 Lives (2010)

Documentary
| 60 Min

From Lord Have Mercy to A Pimp Named Slickback, original comedy freak Katt Williams has made his mark inhabiting a hustler's gallery of fast-and-loose personae. This real-deal documentary tracks the actor's rise from young stand-up to BET staple. Along with never-seen footage from early stan...

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Janky Promoters (2009)

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| 85 Min

Two shady concert promoters (Cube and Epps) get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.

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First Sunday (2008)

Movie
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| 96 Min

Durell and LeeJohn are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending the night in the presence of the Lord and are forced ...

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The Longshots (2008)

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| 94 Min

The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

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Are We Done Yet? (2007)

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Newlyweds Nick (Ice Cube) and Suzanne (Long) decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor (McGinley) with a bizarre approach to business.

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xXx: State of the Union (2005)

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| 101 Min

Ice Cube stars as Darius Stone, a thrill-seeking troublemaker whose criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star general and Secretary of Defense George Deckert (play...

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Are We There Yet? (2005)

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The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to the city from Portland, Oregon. The kids, who have ...

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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

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| 106 Min

The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his buisness. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time against urban developers looking to replace mom & p...

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All About the Benjamins (2002)

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| 95 Min

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and open up his own private investigat...

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Friday After Next (2002)

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Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track him down.

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Barbershop (2002)

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A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and ...

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Ghosts of Mars (2001)

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Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they have set up mining facilities. The mining activities...

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Next Friday (2000)

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| 98 Min

Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy \Tiny\ Lister Jr.); after Craig gets the better of Debo in a fist fight, Debo is determined to fl...

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Three Kings (1999)

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| 114 Min

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission thats destined to change everything.

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I Got the Hook Up (1998)

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Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied customers but also the FBI.

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Anaconda (1997)

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| 89 Min

A \National Geographic\ film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the worlds largest - and deadliest - snake.

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Friday (1995)

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Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do. Encounters with neighbors and other friends over the course of the day and night, and their ensuing antics, make up the rest of the movie.

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Higher Learning (1995)

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| 127 Min

Malik (Omar Epps) is an African-American student attending on a track scholarship; academics are not his strong suit, and he goes in thinking that his athletic abilities will earn him a free ride through college. Fudge (Ice Cube), a \professional student\ who has been at Columbus for six years so fa...

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The Glass Shield (1994)

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| 115 Min

J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the first female officer to work there, who also suffers ...

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Trespass (1992)

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Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their enemies. Vince sees the shooting, the gang spots Vin...

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Boyz n the Hood (1991)

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Boyz n the Hood is the critically acclaimed story of three friends growing up in a South Central Los Angeles neighborhood, and of street life where friendship, pain, danger and love combine to form reality. "The Hood" is a place where drive-by shootings and unemployment are rampant. But it is also a...

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