african american biopics

Here’s a List of African-American Biopics to last you the E-N-T-I-R-E month of February!

1.) Whats Love Got To Do With It

2.) 42

3.) Introducing: Dorothy Dandridge 

4.) Ray

5.) The Jackson’s: An American Dream

6.) The Josephine Baker Story

7.) Malcolm X

8.) Basquiat

9.) ALI

10.) The Rosa Parks Story

11.) Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story

12.) Lady Sings the Blues

13.) Why Do Fools Fall In Love 

14.) Hotel Rwanda

15.) Antwone Fisher

16.) Race

17.) Miles Ahead

18.) What happened, Miss Simone?

19.) Bessie

20.) The Temptations

21.) The Five Heartbeats

22.) Jimi: All is By My Side

23.) Get on Up

24.) Notrious

25.) Straight Outta Compton

26.) Roots

27.) Selma

28.) Little Richard

And here’s some bonus films :


*The Hurricane

*Cadillac Records


*Hidden Figures

(Anything else we should add?)

Black-led films have dominated the box office for five weeks in a row. After only three weeks after release, Straight Outta Compton became the highest-grossing musical biopic of all time. Let’s face the music: Audiences want to see black stories told on screen. All of the above and a few more legendary names deserve their own movies.