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5 pre-Black Panther movies of Chadwick Boseman's to binge-watch!

Aug 30, 2020 15:44 IST

Tributes are pouring in for actor Chadwick Boseman who passed away after a four-year battle with colon cancer on August 28.

If you’re curious about what Boseman did before he played the king of Wakanda in 'Black Panther', we have rounded up five of his best films, that you can watch.

'Captain America: Civil War' | Disney+ Hotstar
Chadwick Boseman made his debut as the African superhero in 2016's 'Captain America: Civil War', a film that saw many heroes from other Marvel movies fighting against each other. Boseman debuted as T’Challa aka Black Panther in 'Captain America: Civil War' and for millions of Marvel fans across the globe, it was love at first sight.

42 | Netflix

Boseman went on to land prominent roles in movies such as '42', where he played American baseball player Jackie Robinson. The film follows Robinson’s challenges trying to be a pioneer in a sport and team that didn’t want him while he contends with his personal demons.

Get on Up | Hulu
Continuing the trend of playing real-life characters, Boseman portrayed another high-profile role in 'Get On Up'. Boseman played soul legend James Brown, starring alongside Academy Award winner Viola Davis. The star displayed an incredible physicality, as well as impressive pipes, in portraying Brown’s story, a legend whose influence and significance are difficult to cover over two hours.

Marshall | Netflix

In his most recent film, Boseman played future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The film zeroes in on the story of one of the famed jurist's early cases as a lawyer for the NAACP, in which he defends a black chauffeur accused of raping his white employer.

Draft Day | Amazon Prime Video
Chadwick Boseman starred in NFL-based movie 'Draft Day' in 2014. Boseman played the fictional character, Vontae Mack and portrayed a potential NFL draft prospect in the movie with veteran actor Kevin Costner in a leading role.