Prior to the 1960s, it was very common for light-skinned black characters to be portrayed by white actors (especially when paired romantically or sexually with a white character), so where applicable, you’ll find information on that in the notes column as well.
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This includes everything to watch from '90s black comedy movies - comedies with a mostly black cast and perspective - to black crime movies, famous gang films, and action flicks.
For other interesting movie lists check out Ranker's lists of well-made movies about slavery and films about racism.
The top African American movies often dominate the box office when released and this is a list of the best black films. Some of these films appear on other lists that you may find interesting, such as: best comedies of all time, best drama movies and best actions movies on Netflix.
You can sort by actor and director, or press "rerank" below to make your own list of the greatest African American themed movies.
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These and other highly acclaimed black movies in cinema focus on African-Americans, and most have surpassed the test of time among black audiences.You can go head to toe with a maxi dress or add pops of print with pumps or bags; in Nicole's case, an eye-catching bandeau dress to show off her toned bod.We've found a selection of floral dresses on the high street (which wasn't hard, as florals are pretty much everywhere right now) but with the new season's trends coming in for Autumn, there are some great bargains.This is a user-contributed, ever-expanding list of theatrical and made-for-TV movies that feature romantic relationships between black women and white men.Some of the relationships depicted aren’t entirely , of course.