NELLY FILMOGRAPHY

MOVIES

2001 - SNIPES

Set in the mean streets of Philly, Snipes is a journey through the dark side of the rap music industry and an underworld of hustlers, thieves and killers who'll do whatever it takes to stay on top ofthe game. SNIPES features powerhouse performances by Nelly, Dean Winters (HBO's 'Oz'), Sam Jones III (TV's 'Smallville'), Zoe Saldana (Crossroads), and J.D. Williams (HBO's 'The Wire'). The film alsofeatures dynamic supporting roles from gangsta rapper Schoolly D, movie gangster Frank Vincent (Goodfellas), and rap diva Charli Baltimore.

Nelly's Role: 

A rising rap star named Prolifik who is kidnapped as part of a business dispute involving his label, Ill Wax Records.

2005 - THE LONGEST YARD

The story of pro quarterback Paul Crewe (Sandler) and former college champion and coach Nate Scarboro (Reynolds) who are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in a football game fixed to turn out quite another way.

Nelly's Role: 

Earl Megget, one of several prisoners recruited for a ragtag football team competing against the guards. 

Nelly's interview about the movie here

Nelly produced the soundtrack for the movie as well

Errtime & Fly Away were the singles

2014 - REACH ME

Led by a stellar ensemble cast, the inspirational dramedy REACH ME tells interwoven stories from a diverse group of people who are united by one thing a powerful book from an anonymous and reclusive author (Tom Berenger). When the book's positive message goes viral, a journalist (Kevin Connolly) and his editor (Sylvester Stallone), a former inmate (Kyra Sedgwick), a hip-hop mogul (Nelly), an actor (Cary Elwes) and an undercover cop (Thomas Jane) are inspired to change their lives by facing their fears. REACH ME also stars Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Cohan, Ryan Kwanten and Tom Sizemore.

Nelly's Role: 

A Hip Hop mogul

2014 - A FALL FROM GRACE

 

Detective Michael Tabb knows the city he protects inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.

Nelly's role:

He played Officer Glen Donner
 

TV SERIES

2008/2009 CSI:NY

 

Terrence Davis was a confidential informant who worked closely with Donald Flack, Jr. He is portrayed by Nelly.

Apperances:

Season 5: Episode 3, 8 & 25

Season 6: Episode 8

2008/2009 CSI:NY

 

NELLY guest stars as himself.

Appearance:

Season 3: Episode 15 "Revenge with the Nerd"

REALITY SHOWS

2011 T.I & TINY, THE FAMILY HUSTLE

The private and family life of rapper T.I.

Cameo appearance:

Season 1: Episode 3 "America's Sweetheart"
Season 2: Episodes 2 "Birthday Bash",

                 Episode 4 "Bitter Sweet 16",

                 Episode 6 "Who's the Boss?"

2013 - 2016 REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD

 

The series was co-created by comedian Kevin Hart, and follows the daily lives of him and other married celebrities, each playing a fictionalized version of themselves, as they venture through their surreal life in Hollywood.[2] Members of the initial cast include: Boris KodjoeNellyDuane MartinJ.B. SmooveNick Cannon, Oliver (Hart's assistant, played by James Davis), and Robin Thicke, who did not return for the second season due to his music career, though Hart has stated that the door is open for Thicke to return.

Appearance:

Season 1 to season 5

2014 - 2015 NELLYVILLE

 

A reality show about Nelly the rapper as he goes through ups and downs with his four kids and his career and his everyday life.

MC, mogul, businessman, actor — all these words describe Cornell 'Nelly' Haynes Jr., but we'll see him work his most demanding job as the father of four children. To the outside world Nelly appears laid back, but in Nellyville he's an extremely tough yet cool drill sergeant who cares deeply about his little Brady Bunch.

Nelly's Role: 

As himself

Appearance:

Season 1 to season 2

2017 THE PLATINUM LIFE

This is a reality tv show about the wives of famous musicians. (Miss Jackson, Nelly's girlfriend)

Cameo appearance:

Season 1

REALITY SHOWS

2012 THE NEXT FAME ITS AT YOUR DOORSTEP

In August 2012, Nelly became a coach on The CW Television Network's new show The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, along with Gloria EstefanJohn Rich and Joe Jonas.

2016  SKIP AND SHANNON: UNDISPUTED TV SHOW

The St. Louis rapper inked a development deal with Fox, which will see him joining Undisputed as a regular contributor.

DOCUMENTARY

2000 MTV BASE

Documentary about Nelly's life

2003 NELLY: HOT ALL OVER, WELCOME TO ST. LOUIS 

Documentary about Nelly's life

2006 NELLY: ST. LOUIS'S FINEST

This biographical documentary explores the childhood and rise to fame of hip-hop superstar Nelly.

2011 VH1 BEHIND THE MUSIC: NELLY

Nelly talks the ups and downs of his over decade long hip hop music career, the death of his sister, relationship with Ashanti (who’s also interviewed for this special) and more in his Behind The Music 

2021 COUNTRY GRAMMER THE DOCUMENTARY (20TH ANNIVERSARY)

The short film chronicles the St. Louis rapper’s best-selling debut through animated clips, new and classic performance footage, and an exclusive interview, in which Nelly looks back at those early, triumphant years.