Spike Lee at His Best

Don't miss Spike Lee on 106 & Park tonight!

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Spike Lee - Spike Lee is one of the greatest filmmakers of all time and tonight you can see him on 106 & Park discussing his latest project, Red Hook Summer. Don't miss a minute tonight on 106 & Park at 6P/5C!(Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Evidence)

School Daze (1988) - Wanting to illustrate the tension between Black college students and Black Atlanta locals, Spike Lee cast Jackson as Leeds, a Jheri curl-wearing street tough guy who tried to remind a Black student leader (Laurence Fishburne) that he's just a n----r. Again, a classic performance.(Photo: Courtesy Columbia Pictures)

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School Daze - When it came to getting a real look at the real issues that go on, especially with young, Black college students, Spike Lee's School Daze gives you a great idea of what people say, how people act and what to expect in your young adult life. It was a harsh reality, but the truths are invaluable.(Photo: Columbia Pictures)

Jungle Fever (1991) - After successfully completing a drug rehab program, Jackson ironically landed the role of an addict, which garnered him critical acclaim. As Gator Purify in Jungle Fever, Jackson played the crack-addicted brother of Wesley Snipes. And who could forget the Gator dance?(Photo: Courtesy 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)

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Jungle Fever - Interracial relationships are extremely common nowadays, but even just 20 years ago they were extremely taboo and something that people never really discussed. With Jungle Fever you got the real picture of where race relations were in the '90s and how far they had to come.(Photo: Universal Pictures)

Malcolm X - Malcolm X probably should have given Spike Lee and lead actor, Denzel Washington, Oscars for their stellar work. It was a biopic and definitely one of the most important historically based films of this generation.(Photo: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)

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Malcolm X - Malcolm X probably should have given Spike Lee and lead actor, Denzel Washington, Oscars for their stellar work. It was a biopic and definitely one of the most important historically based films of this generation.(Photo: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)

Crooklyn - Similar to Life, Love, & Soul, Crooklyn takes a look at a young person dealing with their mother's death and how they find triumph in their tragedy.(Photo: Courtesy Universal Pictures)

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Crooklyn - Family is always first and that is the essence of what Spike's movie, Crooklyn embodies.(Photo: Universal Pictures)

He Got Game - Once again Denzel Washington starred in a Spike Lee joint, and this time the movie was He Got Game. Denzel played an ex-con that tried to reconnect with his basketball playing son with college hoop dreams. Not typical Denzel, but definitely worth the watch.(Photo: Touchstone Pictures)

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He Got Game - Once again Denzel Washington starred in a Spike Lee joint, and this time the movie was He Got Game. Denzel played an ex-con that tried to reconnect with his basketball playing son with college hoop dreams. Not typical Denzel, but definitely worth the watch.(Photo: Touchstone Pictures)

The Original Kings of Comedy - Steve Harvey's star continued to rise when he joined fellow comedians D.L. Hughley, Bernie Mac and Cedric the Entertainer as the show's MC in The Original Kings of Comedy. The wildly successful Spike Lee-directed concert film grossed over $38 million at the box office, cementing Harvey as a house hold name.(Photo: MTV Films)

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Kings of Comedy - Kings of Comedy was recorded live during the Kings of Comedy tour that starred Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac and D.L. Hughley. There may honestly not be a group of guys this funny for another generation or two because Kings of Comedy captured every single hilarious moment in the unscripted show. Definitely a classic.(Photo: MTV Films)

The Inside Man - Inside Man is a complete departure from what Spike Lee normally does, since the movie wasn't so much about awareness and was simply a great heist flick.(Photo: Universal Pictures)

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The Inside Man - Inside Man is a complete departure from what Spike Lee normally does, since the movie wasn't so much about awareness and was simply a great heist flick.(Photo: Universal Pictures)

When the Levees Broke - It's never been a secret about the type of devastation that New Orleans was left in after Hurricane Katrina, but Spike Lee went down to NOLA and filmed When the Levees Broke to expose the truth about how people were trying to move on with life and the help that they didn't necessarily have. (Photo: HBO Films)

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When the Levees Broke - It's never been a secret about the type of devastation that New Orleans was left in after Hurricane Katrina, but Spike Lee went down to NOLA and filmed When the Levees Broke to expose the truth about how people were trying to move on with life and the help that they didn't necessarily have. (Photo: HBO Films)

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Red Hook Summer  - Don't miss Spike Lee on 106 & Park tonight to talk about his latest film, Red Hook Summer, at 6P/5C!(Photo: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)