Here are my top seven Black Films that I consider classics from the 1980s to 1990s. Have you seen any of these? If so, what do you think? Please share some of your favorites.

soldiersstory.jpgA Soldier’s Story (1984) starring Howard E Rollins Jr, Adoplh Caesar, David Alan Grier, Robert Townsend Denzel Washington, Patti Labelle

purplerain.jpgPurple Rain (1984) starring Prince, Morris Day, Apollonia, Jerome Benton

thecolorpurple.jpgThe Color Purple (1985) starring Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Adolph Caesar

thefiveheartbeat.jpgThe Five Heartbeats (1991) starring Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J Lennix, Diahann Carroll

malcolmx.jpgMalcolm X (1992) starring Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee, Theresa Randle

rosewood.jpgRosewood (1997) starring Ving Rhames, Don Chadle, Esther Rolle, Elise Neal

evesbayou.jpgEve’s Bayou (1997) starring Samuel Jackson, Lynn Whitfield, Jurnee Smollett, Meagan Good

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