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How Many Of These Classic Black Films Have You Seen?

Because despite what the Oscars may lead you to believe, there's been a lot of great ones.

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    <i>Carmen Jones</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Carmen Jones
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Imitation of Life</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Imitation of Life
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>A Raisin in the Sun</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    A Raisin in the Sun
    Via Columbia Pictures
    <i>Shaft</i>
    Via Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Shaft
    Via Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    <i>Super Fly</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Super Fly
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>Lady Sings The Blues</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Lady Sings The Blues
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>The Mack</i>
    Via Cinerama Releasing Corporation / New Line
    The Mack
    Via Cinerama Releasing Corporation / New Line
    <i>Coffy</i>
    Via American International Pictures
    Coffy
    Via American International Pictures
    <i>Foxy Brown</i>
    Via American International Pictures
    Foxy Brown
    Via American International Pictures
    <i>Claudine</i>
    Via Third World Cinema
    Claudine
    Via Third World Cinema
    <i>Cooley High</i>
    Via AIP
    Cooley High
    Via AIP
    <i>Mahogany</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Mahogany
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>Sparkle</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Sparkle
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>Car Wash</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Car Wash
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>The Wiz</i>
    Via Universal Studios
    The Wiz
    Via Universal Studios
    <i>Breakin'</i>
    Via Cannon Pictures
    Breakin'
    Via Cannon Pictures
    <i>Purple Rain</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Purple Rain
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>The Color Purple</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    The Color Purple
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>Hollywood Shuffle</i>
    Via The Samuel Goldwyn Company
    Hollywood Shuffle
    Via The Samuel Goldwyn Company
    <i>School Daze</i>
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    School Daze
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    <i>Coming to America</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Coming to America
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>Lean on Me</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Lean on Me
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>Glory</i>
    Via TriStar Pictures
    Glory
    Via TriStar Pictures
    <i>Do The Right Thing</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Do The Right Thing
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>Harlem Nights</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Harlem Nights
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>Mo' Better Blues</i>
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    Mo' Better Blues
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    <i>House Party</i>
    Via New Line Cinema
    House Party
    Via New Line Cinema
    <i>The Five Heartbeats</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    The Five Heartbeats
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Strictly Business</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Strictly Business
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>Boyz n the Hood</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Boyz n the Hood
    Via Columbia Pictures
    <i>New Jack City</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    New Jack City
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>White Man Can't Jump</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    White Man Can't Jump
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Bebe's Kids</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Bebe's Kids
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>Boomerang</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Boomerang
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>Malcolm X</i>
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    Malcolm X
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    <i>Juice</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    Juice
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>Class Act</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Class Act
    Via Warner Bros.
    <i>What's Love Got to Do With It?</i>
    Via Touchstone Pictures
    What's Love Got to Do With It?
    Via Touchstone Pictures
    <i>Poetic Justice</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Poetic Justice
    Via Columbia Pictures
    <i>Menace II Society</i>
    Via New Line Cinema
    Menace II Society
    Via New Line Cinema
    <i>Jason's Lyric</i>
    Via Gramercy Pictures
    Jason's Lyric
    Via Gramercy Pictures
    <i>A Low Down Dirty Shame</i>
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
    A Low Down Dirty Shame
    Via Buena Vista Pictures
    <i>Tales From The Hood</i>
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    Tales From The Hood
    Via 40 Acres and a Mule
    <i>Bad Boys</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Bad Boys
    Via Columbia Pictures
    <i>Friday</i>
    Via New Line Cinema
    Friday
    Via New Line Cinema
    <i>Waiting to Exhale</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Waiting to Exhale
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Higher Learning</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Higher Learning
    Via Columbia Pictures
    <i>Set It Off</i>
    Via New Line Cinema
    Set It Off
    Via New Line Cinema
    <i>Hav Plenty</i>
    Via Miramax Films
    Hav Plenty
    Via Miramax Films
    <i>Eve's Bayou</i>
    Via Trimark Pictures
    Eve's Bayou
    Via Trimark Pictures
    <i>Love Jones</i>
    Via New Line Cinema
    Love Jones
    Via New Line Cinema
    <i>Soul Food</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Soul Food
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Belly</i>
    Via Artisan Entertainment
    Belly
    Via Artisan Entertainment
    <i>How Stella Got Her Groove Back</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>The Best Man</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    The Best Man
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>The Wood</i>
    Via Paramount Pictures
    The Wood
    Via Paramount Pictures
    <i>Love & Basketball</i>
    Via New Line Cinema
    Love & Basketball
    Via New Line Cinema
    <i>The Brothers</i>
    Via Screen Gems
    The Brothers
    Via Screen Gems
    <i>Baby Boy</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Baby Boy
    Via Columbia Pictures
    <i>Training Day</i>
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    Training Day
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>Save The Last Dance</i>
    Via MTV Films
    Save The Last Dance
    Via MTV Films
    <i>Two Can Play That Game</i>
    Via Screen Gems
    Two Can Play That Game
    Via Screen Gems
    <i>Antwone Fisher</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Antwone Fisher
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Paid In Full</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Paid In Full
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Barbershop</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Barbershop
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Brown Sugar</i>
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    Brown Sugar
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Drumline</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Drumline
    Via 20th Century Fox
    <i>Bad Boys II</i>
    Via Columbia Pictures
    Bad Boys II
    Via Columbia Pictures
    <i>Deliver Us From Eva</i>
    Via Focus Features
    Deliver Us From Eva
    Via Focus Features
    <i>Hotel Rwanda</i>
    Via Lionsgate Films
    Hotel Rwanda
    Via Lionsgate Films
    <i>Soul Plane</i>
    Via Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Soul Plane
    Via Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    <i>Ray</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Ray
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>Hustle & Flow</i>
    Via Paramount Classics
    Hustle & Flow
    Via Paramount Classics
    <i>Diary of a Mad Black Woman</i>
    Via Lionsgate
    Diary of a Mad Black Woman
    Via Lionsgate
    <i>Pursuit of Happiness</i>
    Pursuit of Happiness
    <i>ATL</i>
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    ATL
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>The Last King of Scotland</i>
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    The Last King of Scotland
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Dreamgirls</i>
    Via DreamWorks Pictures
    Dreamgirls
    Via DreamWorks Pictures
    <i>Something New</i>
    Via Focus Features
    Something New
    Via Focus Features
    <i>Akeelah and the Bee</i>
    Akeelah and the Bee
    <i>Inside Man</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Inside Man
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>This Christmas</i>
    Via Screen Gems
    This Christmas
    Via Screen Gems
    <i>The Great Debaters</i>
    Via The Weinstein Company
    The Great Debaters
    Via The Weinstein Company
    <i>Daddy's Little Girls</i>
    Via Lionsgate
    Daddy's Little Girls
    Via Lionsgate
    <i>I Think I Love My Wife</i>
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    I Think I Love My Wife
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Stomp The Yard</i>
    Via Screen Gems
    Stomp The Yard
    Via Screen Gems
    <i>Why Did I Get Married</i>
    Via Lionsgate
    Why Did I Get Married
    Via Lionsgate
    <i>Secret Life of Bees</i>
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    Secret Life of Bees
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Cadillac Records</i>
    Via TriStar Pictures
    Cadillac Records
    Via TriStar Pictures
    <i>Notorious</i>
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    Notorious
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Precious</i>
    Via Lionsgate
    Precious
    Via Lionsgate
    <i>For Colored Girls</i>
    Via Lionsgate
    For Colored Girls
    Via Lionsgate
    <i>The Help</i>
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    The Help
    Via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    <i>Think Like A Man</i>
    Via Screen Gems
    Think Like A Man
    Via Screen Gems
    <i>Django</i>
    Via The Weinstein Company
    Django
    Via The Weinstein Company
    <i>The Best Man Holiday</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    The Best Man Holiday
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>12 Years A Slave</i>
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    12 Years A Slave
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Lee Daniels' The Butler</i>
    Via The Weinstein Company
    Lee Daniels' The Butler
    Via The Weinstein Company
    <i>Fruitvale Station</i>
    Via The Weinstein Company
    Fruitvale Station
    Via The Weinstein Company
    <i>42</i>
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    42
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    <i>Belle</i>
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    Belle
    Via Fox Searchlight Pictures
    <i>Get On Up</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Get On Up
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>Beyond the Lights</i>
    Via Relativity Media
    Beyond the Lights
    Via Relativity Media
    <i>About Last Night</i>
    Via Screen Gems
    About Last Night
    Via Screen Gems
    <i>Dear White People</i>
    Via Lionsgate
    Dear White People
    Via Lionsgate
    <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Straight Outta Compton
    Via Universal Pictures
    <i>Dope</i>
    Via Open Road Films
    Dope
    Via Open Road Films
    <i>Creed</i>
    Via Warner Bros.
    Creed
    Via Warner Bros.

How Many Of These Classic Black Films Have You Seen?

You're missing out on a ton of greatness! Get yourself to a TV and watch at least half of these STAT.

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