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.
A Soldier’s Story (1984) starring Howard E Rollins Jr, Adoplh Caesar, David Alan Grier, Robert Townsend Denzel Washington, Patti Labelle
Purple Rain (1984) starring Prince, Morris Day, Apollonia, Jerome Benton
The Color Purple (1985) starring Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Adolph Caesar
The Five Heartbeats (1991) starring Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J Lennix, Diahann Carroll
Malcolm X (1992) starring Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee, Theresa Randle
Rosewood (1997) starring Ving Rhames, Don Chadle, Esther Rolle, Elise Neal
Eve’s Bayou (1997) starring Samuel Jackson, Lynn Whitfield, Jurnee Smollett, Meagan Good