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'Five Heartbetas' Lands No. 1 Black Movie Honor

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Feb 29, 2008 | 8:42am EST

Music drama The Five Heartbeats has topped a list naming the best urban movies of all time.

The 1991 film, which was written and produced by its star Robert Townsend, follows the rise and fall of a 1960s African-American vocal group.

 

At two on the AOL Black Voices Web site list is A Soldier's Story, followed by Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple, which starred Whoopi GoldbergDanny Glover and Oprah Winfrey.

The Top 10 Greatest Black Movies are:

1. The Five Heartbeats (1991)

2. A Soldier's Story (1984)

3. The Color Purple (1985)

4. Cooley High (1975)

5. Ray (2004)

6. Glory (1989)

7. Love Jones (1997)

8. What's Love Got To Do With It? (1993)

9. Ali (2001)

10. Do The Right Thing (1989)

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