Even though he has several classics under his belt, Spike Lee has officially struck out with his latest film Old Man. While he will still garner the respect he rightfully deserves, he has left a trail of movies that tarnish his legacy.
Whether or not he can be classified as an artist who is now past his prime is still up for debate. Nevertheless, the Brooklyn representing Lee has brought a distinctive style of spotlighting race relations, key historic moments and the role of media to the big screen since 1983. This in turn has produced hits like Do The Right Thing, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X and Bamboozled.
Though we always trust Lee to bring his best, sadly that is not always the case. So this prompted us to take a hard look at his filmography and the numbers didn’t lie.
So we present the top 10 worst Spike Lee films of all time from worst to best. We are confident you’ll agree with our selections, but if you don’t let us know in the comments section.
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