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How Many Of These Classic Black Movies Have You Seen?

There are a whole lot more than Friday and The Color Purple.

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  1. New Line Cinema
    <i>Within Our Gates</i> (1920)
    Micheaux Book & Film Company
    Within Our Gates (1920)
    Micheaux Book & Film Company
    <i>Body and Soul</i> (1925)
    Micheaux Film Corporation
    Body and Soul (1925)
    Micheaux Film Corporation
    <i>The Emperor Jones</i> (1933)
    United Artists
    The Emperor Jones (1933)
    United Artists
    <i>Cabin in the Sky</i> (1943)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Cabin in the Sky (1943)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    <i>Stormy Weather</i> (1943)
    20th Century Fox
    Stormy Weather (1943)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>Hi-De-Ho</i> (1947)
    All American
    Hi-De-Ho (1947)
    All American
    <i>Carmen Jones</i> (1954)
    20th Century Fox
    Carmen Jones (1954)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>A Raisin in the Sun</i> (1961)
    Columbia Pictures
    A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>Lilies of the Field</i> (1963)
    United Artists
    Lilies of the Field (1963)
    United Artists
    <i>Guess Who's Coming to Dinner</i> (1967)
    Columbia Pictures
    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>In the Heat of the Night</i> (1967)
    United Artists
    In the Heat of the Night (1967)
    United Artists
    <i>The Great White Hope</i> (1970)
    20th Century Fox
    The Great White Hope (1970)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>Brian's Song</i> (1971)
    ABC
    Brian's Song (1971)
    ABC
    <i>Shaft</i> (1971)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Shaft (1971)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    <i>Super Fly</i> (1972)
    Warner Bros.
    Super Fly (1972)
    Warner Bros.
    <i>Lady Sings the Blues</i> (1972)
    Paramount Pictures
    Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Cleopatra Jones</i> (1973)
    Warner Bros.
    Cleopatra Jones (1973)
    Warner Bros.
    <i>The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman</i> (1974)
    Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
    Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
    <i>Claudine</i> (1974)
    20th Century Fox
    Claudine (1974)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>Foxy Brown</i> (1974)
    American International Pictures
    Foxy Brown (1974)
    American International Pictures
    <i>Uptown Saturday Night</i> (1974)
    Universal Pictures
    Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
    Universal Pictures
    <i>Car Wash</i> (1976)
    Universal Pictures
    Car Wash (1976)
    Universal Pictures
    <i>Sparkle</i> (1976)
    Warner Bros.
    Sparkle (1976)
    Warner Bros.
    <i>Roots</i> (1977)
    ABC
    Roots (1977)
    ABC
    <i>The Wiz</i> (1978)
    Universal Studios
    The Wiz (1978)
    Universal Studios
    <i>48 Hours</i> (1982)
    Paramount Pictures
    48 Hours (1982)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Trading Places</i> (1983)
    Paramount Pictures
    Trading Places (1983)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Beverly Hills Cop</i> (1984)
    Paramount Pictures
    Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>A Soldier's Story</i> (1984)
    Columbia Pictures
    A Soldier's Story (1984)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>The Color Purple</i> (1985)
    Warner Bros.
    The Color Purple (1985)
    Warner Bros.
    <i>She's Gotta Have It</i> (1986)
    Island Pictures
    She's Gotta Have It (1986)
    Island Pictures
    <i>Eyes on the Prize</i> (1987)
    PBS
    Eyes on the Prize (1987)
    PBS
    <i>Hollywood Shuffle</i> (1987)
    The Samuel Goldwyn Company
    Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
    The Samuel Goldwyn Company
    <i>Lethal Weapon</i> (1987)
    Warner Bros.
    Lethal Weapon (1987)
    Warner Bros.
    <i>Coming to America</i> (1988)
    Paramount Pictures
    Coming to America (1988)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Do the Right Thing</i> (1989)
    Universal Pictures
    Do the Right Thing (1989)
    Universal Pictures
    <i>Driving Miss Daisy</i> (1989)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>Glory</i> (1989)
    TriStar Pictures
    Glory (1989)
    TriStar Pictures
    <i>Lean on Me</i> (1989)
    Warner Bros.
    Lean on Me (1989)
    Warner Bros.
    <i>The Women of Brewster Place</i> (1989)
    ABC
    The Women of Brewster Place (1989)
    ABC
    <i>House Party</i> (1990)
    New Line Cinema
    House Party (1990)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>Paris Is Burning</i> (1990)
    Miramax Films
    Paris Is Burning (1990)
    Miramax Films
    <i>Boyz n the Hood</i> (1991)
    Columbia Pictures
    Boyz n the Hood (1991)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>The Josephine Baker Story</i> (1991)
    HBO
    The Josephine Baker Story (1991)
    HBO
    <i>New Jack City</i> (1991)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    New Jack City (1991)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>Boomerang</i> (1992)
    Paramount Pictures
    Boomerang (1992)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Bébé's Kids</i> (1992)
    Paramount Pictures
    Bébé's Kids (1992)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Juice</i> (1992)
    Paramount Pictures
    Juice (1992)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Malcolm X</i> (1992)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    Malcolm X (1992)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>Sister Act</i> (1992)
    Buena Vista Pictures
    Sister Act (1992)
    Buena Vista Pictures
    <i>Menace II Society</i> (1993)
    New Line Cinema
    Menace II Society (1993)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>Poetic Justice</i> (1993)
    Columbia Pictures
    Poetic Justice (1993)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>What's Love Got to Do With It</i> (1993)
    Buena Vista Pictures
    What's Love Got to Do With It (1993)
    Buena Vista Pictures
    <i>Hoop Dreams</i> (1994)
    Fine Line Features
    Hoop Dreams (1994)
    Fine Line Features
    <i>Bad Boys</i> (1995)
    Columbia Pictures
    Bad Boys (1995)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>Devil in a Blue Dress</i> (1995)
    TriStar Pictures
    Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
    TriStar Pictures
    <i>Friday</i> (1995)
    New Line Cinema
    Friday (1995)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>The Tuskegee Airmen</i> (1995)
    HBO
    The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
    HBO
    <i>Waiting to Exhale</i> (1995)
    20th Century Fox
    Waiting to Exhale (1995)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood</i> (1996)
    Miramax Films
    Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
    Miramax Films
    <i>Set It Off</i> (1996)
    New Line Cinema
    Set It Off (1996)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>Amistad</i> (1997)
    HBO Films
    Amistad (1997)
    HBO Films
    <i>Eve’s Bayou</i> (1997)
    Trimark Pictures
    Eve’s Bayou (1997)
    Trimark Pictures
    <i>Love Jones</i> (1997)
    New Line Cinema
    Love Jones (1997)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>Miss Evers' Boys</i> (1997)
    HBO
    Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
    HBO
    <i>Soul Food</i> (1997)
    20th Century Fox
    Soul Food (1997)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>4 Little Girls</i> (1997)
    HBO Documentary
    4 Little Girls (1997)
    HBO Documentary
    <i>School Daze</i> (1998)
    Columbia Pictures
    School Daze (1998)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>Beloved</i> (1998)
    Buena Vista Pictures
    Beloved (1998)
    Buena Vista Pictures
    <i>How Stella Got Her Groove Back</i> (1998)
    20th Century Fox
    How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>The Temptations</i> (1998)
    Hallmark Entertainment
    The Temptations (1998)
    Hallmark Entertainment
    <i>The Best Man</i> (1999)
    Universal Pictures
    The Best Man (1999)
    Universal Pictures
    <i>A Lesson Before Dying</i> (1999)
    Future Film/Home Box Office
    A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
    Future Film/Home Box Office
    <i>Introducing Dorothy Dandridge</i> (1999)
    HBO
    Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
    HBO
    <i>Bamboozled</i> (2000)
    New Line Cinema
    Bamboozled (2000)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>Love & Basketball</i> (2000)
    New Line Cinema
    Love & Basketball (2000)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>Training Day</i> (2001)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    Training Day (2001)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>Save the Last Dance</i> (2001)
    Paramount Pictures
    Save the Last Dance (2001)
    Paramount Pictures
    <i>Barbershop</i> (2002)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Barbershop (2002)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    <i>City of God</i> (2002)
    Miramax Films
    City of God (2002)
    Miramax Films
    <i>Drumline</i> (2002)
    20th Century Fox
    Drumline (2002)
    20th Century Fox
    <i>John Q</i> (2002)
    New Line Cinema
    John Q (2002)
    New Line Cinema
    <i>Paid in Full</i> (2002)
    Miramax Films
    Paid in Full (2002)
    Miramax Films
    <i>Hustle & Flow</i> (2005)
    Paramount Classics
    Hustle & Flow (2005)
    Paramount Classics
    <i>ATL</i> (2006)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    ATL (2006)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>Dreamgirls</i> (2006)
    DreamWorks Pictures
    Dreamgirls (2006)
    DreamWorks Pictures
    <i>The Pursuit of Happyness</i> (2006)
    Columbia Pictures
    The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
    Columbia Pictures
    <i>American Gangster</i> (2007)
    Universal Pictures
    American Gangster (2007)
    Universal Pictures
    <i>Stomp the Yard</i> (2007)
    Rainforest Films/Screen Gems
    Stomp the Yard (2007)
    Rainforest Films/Screen Gems
    <i>The Secret Life of Bees</i> (2008)
    Fox Searchlight Pictures
    The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
    Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>The Princess and the Frog</i> (2009)
    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    The Princess and the Frog (2009)
    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    <i>Precious</i> (2009)
    Lionsgate
    Precious (2009)
    Lionsgate
    <i>For Colored Girls</i> (2010)
    Lionsgate
    For Colored Girls (2010)
    Lionsgate
    <i>Beasts of the Southern Wild</i> (2012)
    Fox Searchlight Pictures
    Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
    Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Think Like a Man</i> (2012)
    Screen Gems
    Think Like a Man (2012)
    Screen Gems
    <i>12 Years a Slave</i> (2013)
    Fox Searchlight Pictures
    12 Years a Slave (2013)
    Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>42</i> (2013)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    42 (2013)
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>The Butler</i> (2013)
    The Weinstein Company
    The Butler (2013)
    The Weinstein Company
    <i>Dear White People</i> (2014)
    Duly Noted/Homegrown Pictures/Code Red Films
    Dear White People (2014)
    Duly Noted/Homegrown Pictures/Code Red Films
    <i>Selma</i> (2014)
    Paramount Pictures
    Selma (2014)
    Paramount Pictures

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