This one is certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, with a whopping 98% on the tomato-meter. It also happened to pick up the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Adapted Screenplay in 2017. The film made history as the first LGBTQ+ film to have an all-Black cast. The screenplay was adapted from an unpublished semi-autobiographical play by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
The film presents the life of its protagonist in three sections: his childhood, his adolescence, and his adulthood. He grapples with race, sexuality, child abuse, and growing up in the inner city. Trevante Rhodes gives a raw and brilliant performance that netted him accolades.
Where to watch: For rent on YouTube, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, or Showtime by subscription