11 of the Most Memorable Black Movie Quotes

Publicity still from the comdey film 'Coming to America' (Paramount Pictures), starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, Queens, New York, 1988. (Photo: John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive/Getty Images)

11 of the Most Memorable Black Movie Quotes

"You gots to coordinate."

Published November 2, 2016

Our favorite movies aren’t just fun to watch — they’re fun to quote, too! How many of these iconic Black movie quotes do you know by heart?

  1. 'Friday'

    Craig: "Bye, Felisha."

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  2. 'The Color Purple'

    Shug Avery: "You sho is ugly!"

  3. 'Coming to America'

    Randy Watson: "Sexual Chocolate!"

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  4. 'New Jack City'

    Nino Brown: "Sit yo’ five dollar ass down before I make change!"

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  5. 'Malcolm X'

    Malcolm X: "Oh, I say it, and I say it again. You been had. You been took. You been hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amuck! This is what he does."

  6. 'The Players Club'

    Diamond: "Make that money, girl."

    Ebony: "Don’t let it make you."

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  7. 'Boomerang'

    Mr. Jackson: "The secret is, you got to coordinate!"

  8. 'Brown Sugar'

    Dre: “You are the perfect verse over a tight beat.”

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  9. 'The Temptations'

    David Ruffin: "Ain’t nobody coming to see you, Otis!"

  10. 'Life'

    Jangle Leg: "I da pappy!"

  11. 'Training Day'

    Alonzo Harris: "King Kong ain’t got s**t on me!"

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Written by Kenrya Rankin

(Photo: John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive/Getty Images)

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