Top Ten Black Summer Movies

of 105Photo
  • 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
  • Spike Lee, Do the Right Thing

Poetic Justice (1993)

We would have loved to see the looks on studio executives' faces when John Singleton's melancholy urban drama beat out every action-packed, family-friendly flick at the box office the weekend of its release. The film also earned an Oscar nod for Best Original Song, Janet Jackson's "Again."

(Photo: Courtesy Columbia Pictures)

More Photo Galleries