Celebrity Biopics That Got It Right

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  • Denzel Washington/Angela Bassett
  • Angela Bassett
  • Ray Charles
  • Will Smith
  • Halle Berry/Larenz Tate
  • Diana Ross
  • The Jacksons
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • The Temptations
  • TLC
  • Halle Berry
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Malcolm X

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As seen in the recent cases of Aaliyah, Whitney Houston and Richard Pryor, it is never easy winning over the public when it comes to celebrity biopics. From angry rants on social media to cease and desist letters, getting a good biopic made in 2014 is no easy task. However, there are a select few celebrity biopics that nailed it. From Tina Turner to Malcolm X, here are our favorites.

(Photos from left: Warner Bros., Touchstone Pictures)

By Moriba Cummings

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