Top 100

Looking for classic African-American films? Look no further than the BlackClassicMovies.com Top 100 list.

The Top 100 is a collection of the best Black American classic movies available on DVD today. Compiled after extensive research, the list covers over 80 years of films dating back as early as 1920.

This collection contains box office movie releases, television mini-series programs and made-for-tv and cable films.


See an alphabetical list of the Top 50 western movies.



See the Top 50 western movies list in chronological order based on the year that movie was released.


They also represent a variety of genres, including:

  • Dramas
  • Comedies
  • Romance
  • Action/Adventure
  • Documentaries
  • And moreā€¦

Award-Winning and Landmark Movies

Many of the Top 100 are critically acclaimed films that have won numerous awards. Some of them represent important milestones, especially in the depiction of African-Americans on screen. (See FAQs for details about the selection criteria.)

Historically Significant

Ranging in age from 1915 to 1999, the Top 100 list provides a great historical perspective of African-Americans in film. Particularly relevant are the documentaries and biographical films.

Showcases African-American Talent

Talented African-Americans have made many contributions to the entertainment industry over the years. Some of the greatest Black American actors, actresses, directors work can be seen in this collection.

Enjoyable and Entertaining

The BlackClassicMovies.com Top 100 is a must-see list of movies!