Tupac Shakur Filmography
Gang Related (1997)
Two cops, played by Tupac Shakur and James Belushi,
kill an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime.
That involves juggling evidence, coaching witnesses, and improvising to keep their desperate scheme from unraveling.
After a friend overdoses, Spoon (played by Tupac Shakur)
and Stretch (Tim Roth) decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts
are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being chased by drug dealers
and the police.
Rhyme & Reason (1997)
A study in the world of hip-hop, done mostly with
interviews, in order to see why it is as popular as it is today and what the future holds. This documentry features Tupac
Shakur, Dr. Dre, Puff Daddy and Ice-T among others.
In this gangland action thriller, a pair of urban
underworld thugs struggle to come to terms with both their intense, violent rivalry and their grudging respect for one another.
A small role for Tupac (playing Tank).
Above The Rim (1994)
Story of a promising high school basketball star and
his relationships with his two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a basketball star now employed as a security guard.
Tupac Shakur stars as Birdie.
Poetic Justice (1993)
After witnessing the murder of her first and only boyfriend, young Justice decides to forget about college and become
a South Central Los Angeles hairdresser. Avoiding friends, the only way for her to cope with her depression is by composing
beautiful poetry. On her way to a convention in Oakland, she is forced to ride with an independent-minded postal worker whom
she has not gotten along with in the past. After various arguments between them and their friends, they start to discover
that their thoughts on violence, socially and domestically, are the same. Justice may finally feel that she is not as alone
as before. Movie stars Janet Jackson as Justice and Tupac Shakur as Lucky.
Best friends Q, Bishop (played by Tupac Shakur), Raheem,
and Stell live in a world where fun and danger exist side-by-side, and violence is powerfully seductive. These four Harlem
friends take on the neighborhood - and each other - to get the power and respect they call Juice.
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
A financier [Chevy Chase] meets a spurned lover [Demi
Moore] and agrees to take her to a business meeting. On the way there, they run a stop sign in a tiny town in the middle of
nowhere. They are arrested and taken to the local court. But all is not as it seems: the courthouse and the "prison" are a
maze of zany booby- traps and deadly contraptions. The antics of the captured couple as they try to escape from the mad judge
and his bizarre family make up the rest of this unusual film. Tupac Shakur appears in a cameo as a member of Digital Underground.
Notable TV guest appearances:
"Saturday Night Special" (1996)
Saturday Night Live (1995)
"Different World, A" (1987) playing "Picolo"