2. The Color Purple Whoopi Goldberg and Margaret Avery
The Color Purple is a 1985 American film based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker. The film tells the story of a young African American girl named Celie and shows the problems African American women faced during the early 1900s, including poverty, racism, and sexism. Celie is transformed as she finds her self-worth through the help of two strong female companions.