Black Heritage - Movies

Black stars have been appearing on the big screen for decades, and many have rewritten history with phenomenal performances.

Test your film knowledge with trivia from the past and present.

1. Who received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "An Officer and a Gentleman"?

Adolph Caesar
Stan Shaw
Louis Gossett Jr.
Danny Glover

2. In the movie, "The Green Mile", John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan) possessed:

The power of faith healing
Four children from New Mexico
A gift for art and design
Two undiscovered Buffalo nickels

3. In the 1995 comedy, "Friday", Nia Long's character is named:


4. Eddie Murphy played "Axel Foley" in what movie series?

48 Hours
Beverly Hills Cop
The Nutty Professor
Dr. Doolittle

5. Morgan Freeman won Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his 2004 role in:

Shawshank Redemption
Million Dollar Baby

6. What talkshow host starred in a supporting role in "The Color Purple"?

Montel Williams
Ananda Lewis
Oprah Winfrey
Tyra Banks

7. Richard Pryor reviews his own struggle with drugs in this 1986 movie:

Jo Jo Dancer
Harlem Nights
Lady Sings The Blues
Stir Crazy

8. This young actress snuggled with Nick Cannon in "Drumline"

Joy Bryant
Zoe Saldana
Golden Brooks
Rosario Dawson

9. Which of these movies did NOT feature Janet Jackson:

Poetic Justice
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
She appeared in all of these movies

10. Which Denzel Washington movie featured him as an unstoppable assassin:

Remember the Titans
Training Day
The Pelican Brief
Man On Fire

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