The first-round results of our “Best Black Romance Movie tournament” are in! Sanaa Lathan and Eddie Murphy came up as big winners with three of her movies and two of his advancing to round two.
Love And Basketball chopped The Wood with a decisive 92% of the vote in their head-to-head battle. Lathan’s other films, The Best Man and Brown Sugar also advanced to round 2. Murphy’s Boomerang and Coming To America fought off Spike Lee (Mo’ Betta Blues) and Tyler Perry (Why Did I Get Married?) to advance.
See the full results of round 1 below and make sure you vote in round two HERE!