Spike Lee

Profession: Director
Spike Lee
Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Age: 64 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Pisces


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Spike Lee Nominations & Awards

Golden Globes Awards

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Academy Awards

 - Academy Honorary Award WINNER
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Critics Choice Award

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Directors Guild of America (DGA)

 - Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film NOMINATED


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Chicago Film Critics Association

 - Best Director WINNER
 - Best Director NOMINATED
 - Best Director NOMINATED
   (Malcolm X)
 - Best Director NOMINATED

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 - Best Director WINNER

 - Best Director WINNER
Spike Lee is an American Director. He has won an Academy Awards, an Chicago Film Critics Association Awards and an Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards. He's known for Da 5 Bloods (2020), BlacKkKlansman (2018) and Inside Man (2006).

All Movies of Spike Lee

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  • Pretend It's a City (TV Miniseries)
    7 episodes. Wander the New York City streets and fascinating mind of wry writer, humorist and raconteur Fran Lebowitz as she sits down with Martin Scorsese. The director converses with the author about all manner of things that ir...
    United States  2021
  • American Utopia
    Spike Lee documents the former Talking Heads frontman's brilliant, timely 2019 Broadway show, based on his recent album and tour of the same name.
    Director of the film
    United States  2020
  • Dear... (TV Series)
    10 Episodes. Inspired by Apple’s groundbreaking “Dear Apple” spots, “Dear…” takes an inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose l...
    Character:  Self 1 episode, 2020
    United States  2020
  • Da 5 Bloods
    Four African-American Vets — Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) — return to Vietnam. Searching for the remains of their fallen Squad Leader (Chadwick Boseman) and th...
    Director of the film
    United States  2020
  • BlacKkKlansman
    The story of Ron Stallworth, a detective in Colorado, who dared to challenge the Ku Klux Klan and thwart its attempts to take over the city.
    Director of the film
    United States  2018
  • Chi-Raq
    A drama centered on the growing violence in Chicago. Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata” by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata ...
    Director of the film
    United States  2015
  • Champs
    This epic story of the rise of three of the most successful boxers of our time challenges the perception of the American Dream through the intimately personal life trajectories of Evander Holyfield, Bernard Hopkins and Mike Tyson....
    Character: Himself
    United States  2015
  • The Sweet Blood of Jesus
    Dr. Hess Green becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. He however is not a vampire. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja H...
    Director of the film
    United States  2014
  • Oldboy
    OLDBOY tells the story of a man who is kidnapped and imprisoned on his daughter’s birthday. For fifteen years, he is held captive, and, upon his release, must begin his journey to find the reason for his imprisonment. He soon fi...
    Director of the film
    United States  2013
  • Inside Man
    Inside Man is the story of a tough cop, Detective Frazier (Denzel Washington), who matches wits with a clever bank robber, Dalton (Clive Owen), in a tense hostage drama. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, a wild card eme...
    Director of the film
    United States  2006
  • She Hate Me
    One heterosexual male. 18 lesbians. His fee 10,000 dollars... each. Harvard educated biotech executive Jack Armstrong gets fired when he informs on his bosses and initiates an investigation into their business dealings. Branded ...
    Director of the film
    United States  2004
  • 25th Hour
    Edward Norton plays Monty Brogan, a harmless drug dealer who has 24 hours of freedom before serving a seven-year jail sentence. Nervous, confused, and terrified, Monty turns to his closest friends for support: Frank Slattery (Barr...
    Director of the film
    United States  2002
  • New York at the Movies
    Meryl Streep takes us on a journey through the history of filmmaking in New York and the magical cinematic moments that have come from films such as When Harry Met Sally, West Side Story, Annie Hall and many more
    Character: Himself
    United States  2002
  • The Original Kings of Comedy
    A cultural phenomenon for our time: Spike Lee captures the comic geniuses behind the successful "Kings of Comedy" tour. In the concert feature film "The Original Kings of Comedy," acclaimed director Spike Lee b...
    Director of the film
    United States  2000
  • Famous
    A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that ar...
    Character: Spike Lee
    United States  2000
  • He Got Game
    Tells the story of Jesus Shuttlesworth, the most sought after high school basketball prospect in the nation. Jesus and his dream to make it to the big ranks in professional basketball are overshadowed by his father, Jake, who is s...
    Director of the film
    United States  1998
  • 4 Little Girls
    This film recounts the people and events leading up to the one of the most despicable hate-crimes during the height of the civil-rights movement, the bombing of the 16th Street Church in Birmingham, Alabama. In that attack, four l...
    Director of the film
    United States  1997
  • Get on the Bus
    Released on the one-year anniversary of the Million Man March, GET ON THE BUS follows nearly 20 African Americans as they ride a bus cross-country to attend the historic event in Washington, DC. The passengers--a diverse group of ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1996
  • Girl 6
    This Spike Lee film examines the life of an aspiring actress in New York. She is upset by the treatment of women in the movie industry during one of her screen tests with 'QT'. Out of work and desperate for money, she decides to t...
    Character: Jimmy | Movie director
    United States  1996
  • When We Were Kings
    In 1974, boxers Muhammad Ali and George Foreman came to the still-emerging and politically unstable African nation of Zaire for what Ali called the "Rumble in the Jungle," a highly publicized world heavyweight championsh...
    United States  1996
  • Lumière and Company
    In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Lumière brothers' first films, filmmakers Sarah Moon and Philippe Poulet challenged 39 renowned international directors to each complete a 52-second film using the original Cinematog...
    Character: Himself (segment "Sarah Moon") | Movie director
    France  1995
  • Clockers
    Fully capturing the thoroughly researched detail of Price's novel, the film focuses on Strike (newcomer Mekhi Phifer), a young, ambitious "clocker"--or drug dealer--who works the streets of his New York housing project, ...
    Character: Chucky | Movie director
    United States  1995
  • Drop Squad
    Political satire about an underground militant group that kidnaps African-Americans who have sold out their race. The story follows as the group led Curtis-Hall and Rhames kidnaps an advertising executive (La Salle) who has been p...
    United States  1994
  • Crooklyn
    From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
    | Movie director
    United States  1993
  • Malcolm X
    Spike Lee brings the life of African-American leader Malcolm X (an intense Denzel Washington in an Oscar-nominated performance) to the big screen in this sprawling, epic biographical drama. Born Malcolm Little, son of a Nebraska p...
    | Movie director
    United States  1992
  • Jungle Fever
    A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
    Character: Cyrus | Movie director
    United States  1991
  • Mo' Better Blues
    Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story...
    Character: Giant | Movie director
    United States  1990
  • Do the Right Thing
    It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and tensions are growing there, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie, Sal's delivery boy, manages to ...
    Character: Mookie | Movie director
    United States  1989
  • She's Gotta Have It
    The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" b
    | Movie director
    United States  1986
  • Great Performances (TV Series)
    TV Series (1970-...). 39 Seasons. The series is the longest running performing arts anthology on television, as opposed to a program like Hallmark Hall of Fame, which presents only adaptations of plays and novels as well as made-f...
    Director of the film
    United States  1970