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WE ALL loved Black Pan­ther, but watch­ing it re­duced Os­car-win­ner and Hol­ly­wood heavy­weight DEN­ZEL WASH­ING­TON to tears.

The Equal­izer 2 star at­tended the movie’s pre­miere with Black Pan­ther star

CHAD­WICK BOSEMAN and di­rec­tor Ryan Coogler ear­lier this year.

“I shed a tear,” Den­zel said in an in­ter­view with web­site Joe.co.uk.

“I was sit­ting in there – I ran into Chad and Ryan be­fore the movie started and just talked to them, and they went into the movie – and the 40 years I’ve been in this game came back to me.”

But it wasn’t just the movie that moved him, he ex­plained. It was how far Black Hol­ly­wood had come since the days screen leg­end Sid­ney Poitier was star­ring in films.

“Sid­ney to now? Phew,” Den­zel said. “I’m in the gap, me and many oth­ers.

“I felt like the third leg of the re­lay race. And I’m like, ‘Here, go’.”

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