Best Movie

Good Deeds

This hit drama about Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry), a man who truly has it all: success, wealth and a beautiful fiancée (Gabrielle Union). But after meeting Lindsey (Thandie Newton), a down-on-her-luck single mom who works in his office building, the truth of his world begins to open as he rediscovers love in a very unusual place.

Jumping The Broom

Laz Alonzo and Paula Patton starred in this romantic comedy about two very different families who converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding. The cast also included Angela Bassett, Lorretta Devine, Meagan Good and Mike Epps.

Laugh At My Pain

Independently produced and released in a limited amount of theaters, Kevin Hart's stand-up comedy film was a surprise winner at the box office, grossing over $7 million. The quiet success of the film also marked Hart’s arrival as one of America’s top comedians.

Red Tails

This historical action drama about Tuskegee Airmen who face segregation while being kept from battle (and mostly on the ground) during World War II. Under Col. A.J. Bullard (Terrence Howard), the soldiers are given a chance to show their bravery and exceptional flying skills against the Nazis.

The Help

In this 1960s period drama, the oppressed lives of African-American maids are unveiled to the public, in part, because of domestics Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) and Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer). Spencer won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role.