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18 Black Hallmark Christmas Movies

These Black Hallmark Christmas movies are on my favorite list of Christmas movies because they are great to watch during the holidays or Christmas Break. These titles feature family-friendly, romancesand , comedy titles.

These Hallmark Black Christmas movies feature some of my favorite Black actors:

  • Holly Robinson Peete
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley
  • Briana Price
  • Rukiya Bernard Hannah
  • Colin Lawrence
  • Chaley Rose
  • Rome Flynn
  • Brooks Darnell
  • Ronnie Rowe

 What are Black Hallmark Christmas Movies?

In short, they are movies created by the Hallmark Channel featuring a predominantly Black or African-American lead or cast.

According to the IB Times:

“When it comes to African American and Asian romantic leads in 2017 Hallmark movies, the number is zero. ” 

William (Bill) Abbott, the president and CEO of Crown Media Family Networks, the parent company of the Hallmark networks said “I think that you will see significant change over the years as we continue to evolve our content.”

At that point, there was a concerted effort to create more Hallmark Christmas movies with Black actors.

“Christina Milian and Jerrika Hinton are making their Hallmark debuts this Christmas, but they’ve already made Hallmark history. 

The two are the first black actresses to be cast as romantic leads in a Hallmark Christmas movie, with Milian, an Afro-Latina, taking that place on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries with “Memories of Christmas” and Hinton on Hallmark Channel with “A Majestic Christmas.” “(Source: IB Times)

In 2019, “the network’s record 24 original holiday movies this season, four of them have black leads, according to Bill Abbott, who serves as CEO of Hallmark parent Crown Media Family Networks. And that’s down from last year, when five of its 21 original holiday movies had black leads.

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18 Black Hallmark Christmas Movies

Jingle Bell Bride
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Julie Gonzalo, Ronnie Rowe Jr. (Actors)

Jingle Bell Bride

A wedding planner ends up in a remote Alaskan town and falls in love with its Christmas pageantry, as well as the local man helping her find a rare flower.

A Christmas Duet
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Chaley Rose, Rome Flynn (Actors)

A Christmas Duet

During the chaos of planning a Christmas festival and vying for the Top Winter Lodge Award, an innkeeper rekindles her love of music as well as her love for her former music partner.

A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Rochelle Aytes, Mark Taylor (Actors)

A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado

Erin is planning the town’s Christmas celebration and must win over firefighter Kevin in order to obtain the beautiful spruce tree from his property for the celebration.

Falling for Look Lodge
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Clark Backo, Jonathan Keltz (Actors)

Falling for Look Lodge

Lily dreams of being a hotel event coordinator and is thrilled when she’s given the chance to do so by helping Noah, a hotel guest, finish planning his… sister Justine’s wedding at a remote lodge.

Deliver By Christmas
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Alvina August, Eion Bailey (Actors)

Deliver By Christmas

Molly meets Josh, a widower who recently moved to town with his young son. At the same time she is charmed by a mysterious client of her bakery whom she’s never met in person, and doesn’t realize that they’re one and the same.

The Christmas Doctor
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Holly Robinson Peete, Adrian Holmes (Actors)

The Christmas Doctor

Zoey is a traveling doctor who prefers short assignments to staying put, so when she is assigned to a small town clinic for the holidays, she is surprised when she starts to feel at home.

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A Christmas Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Erin is planning the town’s Christmas celebration and must win over firefighter Kevin in order to obtain the beautiful spruce tree from his property for the celebration.

Christmas in Evergreen: Bells are Ringing
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Antonio Cayonne, Holly Robinson-Peete, Barbara Niven (Actors)

Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing

As Michelle’s wedding approaches, Hannah steps up to help finish the launch of the new Evergreen museum while questioning her relationship and future with Elliot.

A Christmas Miracle
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley, Brooks Darnell (Actors)

A Christmas Miracle

Ever-optimistic single mom Emma Sanderson is looking for a Christmas miracle to write about for the lifestyle magazine at which she has landed a temporary job. While following her lead on the story, Emma discoveran s unexpected romance with a supportive colleague and takes it upon herself to bring about a Christmas miracle for a lonely street musician.

Christmas Tree Lane

Music store owner Meg spearheads community efforts to save her street from demolition. She’s shocked to find out that the man she’s falling for is actually working for the company Meg’s fighting.

Christmas Comes Twice

Emily is a top newscaster who has achieved her career dreams but still has regrets about the guy who got away five years earlier. When the Christmas carnival comes to town, a ride around the carousel takes her magically back in time to the carnival five years before…giving her a second chance at love before she must return to her Christmas present.

A Family Christmas Gift
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Holly Robinson Peete, Dion Johnstone, Patti LaBelle (Actors)

A Family Christmas Gift

When Amber spends the holidays with her Aunt Dora and helps plan a fundraising Christmas Concert, it brings Amber closer to her aunt and new love into her life.

A Gingerbread Romance
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Duane Henry (Actors)

A Gingerbread Romance

An architect spends with a baker and his daughter in their cozy home, decorating for Christmas, and exploring Philadelphia at Christmas, filling her with a longing for a place to call home.

Christmas Everlasting
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tatyana Ali, Dondre Whitfield, Patti LaBelle (Actors)

Christmas Everlasting

Lucy gets the best Christmas news ever when she learns she’s made partner at her law firm. However, when her sister with special needs, Alice, passes away, Lucy must return home to learn the terms of her sister’s eccentric will.

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Memories of Christmas

Noelle, a star San Francisco financial dealmaker, returns to her quaint Michigan town to pack up and sell her inherited childhood home and attend the annual Christmas Charity Gala established by her late Christmas-obsessed mother.

As the town braces for the sale of the beloved lodge where the Gala is held, Noelle makes the deal of a lifetime, all while experiencing renewed joy in the holidays and discovering unexpected love.

Christmas in Canaan

In the rising heat of the Civil Rights Movement, Daniel Burton a widowed farmer struggling to make ends meet, forces his young son, DJ, who has begun to show racist tendencies, to spend time with his black classmate, Rodney, leading to an unexpected friendship. 

A Husband For Christmas
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Vivica A. Fox, Ricco Ross, Eric Roberts (Actors)

A Husband for Christmas

Two co-workers agree to a loveless marriage of convenience, but as they become acquainted, an unrealized chemistry grows between them. wrath on the world.

A Christmas Cruise
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Vivica A. Fox, Jessica Morris, Kristoff St. John (Actors)

A Christmas Cruise

When her best friend invites her along on a holiday-themed sail, an aspiring novelist unexpectedly finds the love of her life onboard.

If you’re looking for more Christmas movies featuring Black actors, you’ll want to check these out, too:

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