We love us some Angela Bassett. In addition to being a girl’s girl and advocate for important issues like diabetes, she’s also an amazing actress. Through the years she’s played tons of roles that have touched our hearts or made us reflect on iconic women in history. Below is her definitive list of best films.
Based of the life of author Terry McMillan, this film was a standout role for Bassett and newcomer, Taye Diggs. The name “Stella” will forever be synonymous with older women who find young men while on vacation— which actually happens quite often.