2012 has so far seen the fierce comeback of black cinema in Hollywood even without mega stars like Will Smith. Indeed, the biggest films so far have been devoid of big name black talents the likes of Will Smith or Sam Jackson with the exception of Denzel Washington. The Hollywood movie business itself has been quiet healthy, so far; film revenue is up some 15% overall. The profit surge this year occurred without any of the superhero movies that usually lack black actors. The following five black movies also coincidentally have been some of Hollywood’s most profitable so far.