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Films from Black Directors That Should Be Added to the Criterion Collection

146 films

inspired by this NYTimes article about the lack of Black directors whose films are in the collection.

  • Black Panther
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • The Avengers
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Thor: Ragnarok

MCU - RANKED

22 films

  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Pretend It's a City
  • Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry
  • Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy
  • Malcolm & Marie

2021

13 films

  • A Time to Kill
  • The Firm
  • The Rainmaker
  • The Pelican Brief
  • The Client

Grisham Adaptations - RANKED

6 films

In the 1990s, lawyer-turned-novelist John Grisham became a subgenre unto himself, having his successful legal thriller novels adapted into films.

  • Palm Springs
  • The Farewell
  • Frances Ha
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • The Lobster
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien: Covenant
  • Alien³
  • Prometheus

Alien - RANKED

6 films

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  • Mission: Impossible III
  • Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible - RANKED

6 films

It’s not better than Fast & Furious, but it’s still pretty good.

  • Collateral
  • Michael Clayton
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Time
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • Lovers Rock
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Minari

2020

58 films

  • Parasite
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
  • The Farewell
  • Little Women

2019

88 films

  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Short Term 12
  • The Photograph
  • Knives Out

LaKeith Stanfield - RANKED

13 films

Ranking the performances of my favorite actors. However, Atlanta is probably my favorite LaKeith role, but it’s a tv show, so…