9. HEAD OF STATE (2003)
In the Chris Rock-led political comedy Head Of State, the late Bernie Mac turns slapping into an art form. He plays the older and tougher brother of Rock’s reluctant presidential candidate. Feeling that he’s in over his head, Rock’s insecurities get the best of him; that is, until Mac shows up and persuades him to man up and fight for his beliefs.
Foregoing subtlety, Rock, who co-wrote and directed Head Of State, introduces Mac’s character’s unfuckwitable confidence by having the comedic elder statesman strut around in a pimpish green suit and smack a bunch of folks in what’s ultimately the most choreographed slap-shot on this list. It’s not the funniest Bernie Mac movie scene out there, but it’s definitely believable, thanks to the infamous funnyman’s natural pimp disposition.