BET brings you your favorite films with “Star Cinema.” Celebrating African-American achievement in film, “Star Cinema” showcases popular Black films for your enjoyment. Tune in for the biggest names in Black entertainment and get your dose of comedy, drama and action-packed thrills. Sit back, relax and don’t forget the popcorn!
Hoodlum was based on the real-life story of Bumpy Johnson, who took on the Mob to run the gambling rackets in Harlem. The movie starred Laurence Fishburne and Vanessa Williams as Bumpy Johnson and his wife. (Photo: United Artists Pictures)