Top Ten Black Summer Movies

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  • Spike Lee, Do the Right Thing
  • Will Smith, Independence Day
  • Will Smith, Men in Black
  • Janet Jackson Poetic Justice
  • Ice Cube, Friday
  • Taraji P. Henson Tyrese Baby Boy
  • Terrence Howard Hustle and Flow
  • Jaden Smith, The Karate Kid
  • John Boyega, Attack the Block
  • The Inkwell Larenz Tate

Men in Black (1997)

Almost one year to the day after Will Smith was recognized as a bona fide movie star with Independence Day, he proved he would be one of the most bankable actors of his generation with this sci-fi comedy. Before long, his name would become synonymous with the summer box office.

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