∗Principal Works

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Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (film) 1983
She's Gotta Have It (film) 1986
Spike Lee's "Gotta Have It": Inside Guerilla Filmmaking (nonfiction) 1987
School Daze (film) 1988
Uplift the Race: The Construction of "School Daze" [with Lisa Jones] (nonfiction) 1988
Do the Right Thing (film) 1989
"Do the Right Thing": The New Spike Lee Joint [with Lisa Jones] (nonfiction) 1989
Mo' Better Blues (film) 1990
"Mo' Better Blues" [with Lisa Jones] (nonfiction) 1990
Jungle Fever (film) 1991
Malcolm X [with Arnold Perl and (uncredited) James Baldwin; based on the book The Autobiography of Malcolm X, written by Alex Haley] (film) 1992
By Any Means Necessary: The Trials and Tribulations of the Making of "Malcolm X" [with Ralph Wiley] (nonfiction) 1992
Crooklyn [with Joie Lee and Cinqué Lee] (film) 1994
Clockers [with Richard Price; based on Price's novel of the same title] (film) 1995
Girl 6 [written by Suzan-Lori Parks] (film) 1996
Get on the Bus [written by Reggie Rock Bythewood] (film) 1996
Best Seat in the House: A Basketball Memoir [with Ralph Wiley] (nonfiction) 1997
4 Little Girls (documentary film) 1997

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∗In addition to directing the films listed here, Lee has also directed numerous television commercials and music videos. Bracketed information refers to screenwriting credit only.

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