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10 Black Drama Movies on Netflix

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10 Black Drama Movies on Netflix


A Fall From Grace

When gentle, law-abiding Grace confesses to killing her new husband, her skeptical young lawyer sets out to uncover the truth. A film by Tyler Perry. | Watch on Netflix

All The Bright Places

Two teens facing personal struggles form a powerful bond as they embark on a cathartic journey chronicling the wonders of Indiana. | Watch on Netflix


A talented teen implicated in a robbery-turned-murder fight for his innocence and integrity against a criminal justice system that’s already judged him. | Watch on Netflix

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A rising Black painter tries to break into a competitive art world while balancing an unexpected romance with an ambitious law student | Watch on Netflix

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Two Distant Stranger

In this Oscar-winning short film, a man trying to get home to his dog becomes stuck in a time loop that forces him to relive a deadly run-in with a cop. | Watch on Netflix


Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Mississippi Delta farm, a place she finds foreign and frightening. In the midst of the family's struggles, two young men return from the war to work the land.

Jamie McAllan, Laura's brother-in-law, is everything her husband is not – charming and handsome, but he is haunted by his memories of combat. Ronsel Jackson, the eldest son of the black sharecroppers who live on the McAllan farm, now battles the prejudice in the Jim Crow South. | Watch on Netflix

Beast Of No Nation

As civil war rages in Africa, a fierce warlord trains a young orphan to join his group of guerrilla soldiers. | Watch on Netflix



Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. | Watch on Netflix

Green Leaf

The Greenleaf family, which runs the sprawling Memphis megachurch Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, appears to be a loving and caring clan. Beneath the surface, though, exists scandalous secrets and lies.

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Greed, adultery, and sibling rivalry are among the issues that threaten to test the family's faith and tear the group apart. The scandalous happenings are uncovered by Grace, the estranged daughter of church leader Bishop James Greenleaf when she returns home after a 20-year absence.

Oprah Winfrey has a regular role on the show as Mavis, Grace's aunt. | Watch on Netflix

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