March Movie Madness, Round 1: Black Comedies and Musicals

These black classics will you have laughing and crying -- and singing. Vote for your favorites!


(The Root) -- It's a very eclectic category that includes both Coming to America and Carmen Jones, but that's what you'll find in round 1 of The Root's March Movie Madness comedy/musical section. Those two films aren't going head-to-head in this round, but check out the matchups below (Uptown Saturday Night versus Friday? Purple Rain versus Krush Groove? The Wiz versus Sparkle?) and help us determine which black movie favorites should advance to round 2 (and ultimately take the crown on April 8 in the final championship!

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