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10 Black Kid Movies On Netflix
As an African-American woman, sometimes I search for movies on Netflix that feature Black actors or movies on Netflix featuring Black kids.
Netflix has many options for TV and movie entertainment, including a large selection of Black movies, series and documentaries. It includes old and new options, with a predominantly African-American cast.
I want my kids to see themselves represented on the big screen.
Sometimes we just need to see and be able to identify with physical representations of ourselves.
Attempting to win the favor of the newly divorced Suzanne, Nick offers to accompany her children, Lindsey and Kevin, on a flight from Portland, Ore., to Canada to see their mother. A mishap with a corkscrew and a metal detector gets the troupe banned from the flight, however, so Nick is forced to drive the kids in his prized Lincoln Navigator. Tensions inevitably rise during the long road trip, but Nick is not to be deterred. (Watch on Netflix)
Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to create a better life for children Lindsey and Kevin. The contractor (John C. McGinley) they hire to renovate their home has a rather odd way of doing business, complicating the family’s move. Matters spiral further out of control when the contractor clashes with Nick but bonds with Suzanne and the children. (Watch on Netflix)
Mischievous youngsters Spanky and Buckwheat lead an anti-girl organization, and they pick their buddy Alfalfa to represent them in an all-important soapbox car rally. When the boys then find their driver canoodling with schoolmate Darla, they decide they must break up the couple. Unfortunately, while Spanky and his pals are busy meddling in Alfalfa’s affairs, their prized race car is nabbed by two young toughs. (Watch on Netflix)
While his wife, Kim, brings home the bacon, unemployed Charlie spends his days caring for the couple’s young son. With help from a friend, Phil, Charlie decides to start a daycare center. Enrollment quickly surges, and, as they add another employee, goofy Marvin, Charlie finds himself dealing with endless red tape. Will he be able to keep the business afloat, or will parents defect to Mrs. Harridan’s daycare center? (Watch on Netflix)
A bright student and talented dancer struggling with changes in life, including a new family and school, finds a phone app that magically allows her to control boys. (Watch on Netflix)
Encouraged by his grandfather, a boy faces his fears and makes new friends at summer camp. (Watch on Netflix)
He needs a reason to live: they need a place to stay when fate brings them together can they make miracles happen. (Watch on Netflix)
Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg’s classmate Calvin O’Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe. (Watch on Netflix)
Joey Washington is a legendary figure in the hip-hop industry, having amassed a long career going by the stage name DJ Joey Speed. Now, though, he has decided to leave the music game and retire. That opens up an opportunity for his wife, Justine, to pursue a career of her own now that Joey is available to stay home and raise the kids — though things likely won’t go smoothly for him. The autobiographical sitcom stars Joseph Simmons (better known as Rev Run) and his real-life wife Justine playing fictionalized versions of themselves. (Watch on Netflix)
George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books. When their mean principal threatens to separate them into different classes, the mischievous boys accidentally hypnotize him into thinking that he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.
What would you add to this list of Black Kid Movies On Netflix?