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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in Fences movie

Fences

A former professional baseball player creates tension in his family when he denies his teenage son’s dream of playing college football and comes home with the baby he had through an affair.

American Gangster

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Based on a true story.