"Glory" (1989) — Directed By: Edward Zwick —
The magic of this film, "Glory," comes from the powerful performance of Denzel. The one-tear scene from the movie has been commented on by rappers, fellow actors and millions of fans around the world. It speaks of heroism writ large, from those people whom history had made small, and there was no one bigger on that screen than Denzel Washington.
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