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Poll: Biggest Black Directed Box Office Movies Ever

Each February in the USA, we recognize black achievements during Black History Month.

Which top-grossing* domestic box office black-directed movie is your favorite, so far? Source: Box Office Mojo * 2018 inflation adjusted totals

Celebrated Black-Led Movies Black History Month Top Grossing Black Directors

After voting, discuss the topic here.

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    Black Panther (2018)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Ryan Coogler

    Original Gross: $ Running Totals

    Adjusted Gross: $ Running Totals

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    Stir Crazy (1980)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Sidney Poitier

    Original Gross: $101,300,000

    Adjusted Gross: $345,700,400

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    Scary Movie (2000)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans

    Original Gross: $157,019,771

    Adjusted Gross: $267,428,800

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    The Fate of the Furious (2017)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: F. Gary Gray

    Original Gross: $226,008,385

    Adjusted Gross: $231,818,100

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    Fantastic Four (2005)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Tim Story

    Original Gross: $154,696,080

    Adjusted Gross: $221,546,000

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    2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: John Singleton

    Original Gross: $127,154,901

    Adjusted Gross: $193,579,100

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    Get Out (2017)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Jordan Peele

    Original Gross: $176,026,220

    Adjusted Gross: $182,469,400

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    Straight Outta Compton (2015)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: F. Gary Gray

    Original Gross: $161,197,785

    Adjusted Gross: $179,274,200

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    S.W.A.T. (2003)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Clark Johnson

    Original Gross: $116,934,650

    Adjusted Gross: $178,019,900

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    Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Tim Story

    Original Gross: $131,921,738

    Adjusted Gross: $176,023,500

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    The Italian Job (2003)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: F. Gary Gray

    Original Gross: $106,128,601

    Adjusted Gross: $161,568,900

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    Ride Along (2014)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Tim Story

    Original Gross: $134,938,200

    Adjusted Gross: $155,537,900

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    Boomerang (1992)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Reginald Hudlin

    Original Gross: $70,052,444

    Adjusted Gross: $154,959,400

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    Save the Last Dance (2001)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Thomas Carter

    Original Gross: $91,057,006

    Adjusted Gross: $147,686,100

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    Waiting to Exhale (1995)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Forest Whitaker

    Original Gross: $67,052,156

    Adjusted Gross: $140,021,800

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    Harlem Nights (1989)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Eddie Murphy

    Original Gross: $60,864,870

    Adjusted Gross: $139,608,000

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    The Butler (2013)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Lee Daniels

    Original Gross: $116,632,095

    Adjusted Gross: $135,965,800

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    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Bill Duke

    Original Gross: $57,319,029

    Adjusted Gross: $126,581,300

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    Boyz n the Hood (1991)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: John Singleton

    Original Gross: $57,504,069

    Adjusted Gross: $125,388,900

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    Training Day (2001)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Antoine Fuqua

    Original Gross: $76,631,907

    Adjusted Gross: $124,289,900

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    Inside Man (2006)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Spike Lee

    Original Gross: $88,513,495

    Adjusted Gross: $124,054,000

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    Shaft (2000)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: John Singleton

    Original Gross: $70,334,258

    Adjusted Gross: $119,790,100

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    Barbershop (2002)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Tim Story

    Original Gross: $75,782,105

    Adjusted Gross: $119,723,300

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    Girls Trip (2017)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Malcolm D. Lee

    Original Gross: $115,171,585

    Adjusted Gross: $118,395,900

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    Rise of the Guardians (2012)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Peter Ramsey

    Original Gross: $103,412,758

    Adjusted Gross: $118,205,000

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    Hope Floats (1998)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Forest Whitaker

    Original Gross: $60,053,195

    Adjusted Gross: $117,545,500

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    Creed (2015)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Ryan Coogler

    Original Gross: $109,767,581

    Adjusted Gross: $115,976,900

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    Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

    Box Office Mojo Totals Director: Robert Townsend

    Original Gross: $50,504,655

    Adjusted Gross: $115,883,900


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