Great African-American Biopics

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  • Notorious B.I.G.
  • Malcolm X, Denzel Washington
  • Will Smith, Jaden Smith
  • Ray Charles, Jamie Foxx
  • Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne
  • Will Smith, Muhammad Ali
  • Rob Brown
  • Denzel Washington, Derek Luke
  • Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige
  • Beyonce

 The Pursuit of Happyness

In one of Jaden Smith's first roles he played opposite of his father Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness. The movie told the amazing tale of Chris Gardner and his rise from homelessness to becoming a millionaire.


(Photo: Courtesy Columbia Pictures)