Brown Sugar Celebrates Pam Grier’s 70th Birthday With Harlem Movies And More

Brown Sugar, the popular subscription video on demand service from Bounce, is honoring both Moms and the “Mother of Badass” – the legendary Pam Grier – in May.

“Foxy Brown” herself turns 70 this month and Brown Sugar is celebrating with a curated collection of Grier cult classics including Coffy, Sheba, Baby, and Friday Foster, along with newer Grier titles such as The Big Bird Cage, The Big Doll House and Women in Cages.

For Mother’s Day, Brown Sugar offers “Brown Sugar Mamas,” a collection of films featuring strong Mother figures, including: My Other Mother (Lynn Whitfield, Jasmine Guy), Grandma’s House (Wendy Raquel Robinson, Loretta Devine), Down in the Delta (Loretta Devine, Wesley Snipes) and Holiday Heart (Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames).

More exciting new titles coming to Brown Sugar this month include Lilies of the Field (Sidney Poitier); Bojangles (Gregory Hines, Kimberly Elise); Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (Ice-T) and The Arena (Pam Grier).

Popular movies returning in May include Bucktown (Pam Grier, Carl Weathers); Five on the Black Hand Side (Glynn Turman, Ja’Net DuBois); Black Caesar (Fred Williamson); Hell Up in Harlem (Margaret Avery); Original Gangstas (Richard Roundtree and Jim Brown), Posse (Big Daddy Kane, Blair Underwood) and A Rage in Harlem (Forest Whitaker, Gregory Hines, and Danny Glover).

Subscribers can watch these films and countless others on Brown Sugar along with complete seasons of top-rated Bounce originals such as Saints & Sinners, Family Time, In The Cut and Last Call.

Brown Sugar is available on Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Comcast Xfinity X1, Amazon Channels, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Kindle, Android and Apple smartphones and tablets and web browsers via There is a free 7-day initial trial period for subscribers with a retail price of $3.99/month thereafter. Visit for more information.

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