In my view, music has always been just as important as casting, writing and directing in films. With that being said, I’ve listed some of my favorite film soundtracks. This music will stand the test of time.

1 Shaft

Isaac Hayes

2 Superfly

Curtis Mayfield

3 Across 110th Street

Bobby Womack

4 Claudine

Gladys Knight & The Pips

5 Foxy Brown

Willie Hutch

6 Come Back Charleston Blue

Various Artists

7 The Mack

Willie Hutch

8 Youngblood

War

9 Sparkle

Aretha Franklin

10 The Bodyguard

Whitney Houston

11 Saturday Night Fever

Various Artists

12 Trouble Man

Marvin Gaye

13 Waiting To Exhale

Various Artists

14 The Preacher’s Wife

Whitney Houston

15 Krush Groove

Various Artists

16 Truck Turner

Isaac Hayes

17 Soul Man

Various Artists

18 The Color Purple

Various Artists

19 The Show

Various Artists

20 New Jack City

Various Artists