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10 Best Black Love Movies

As an African-American woman, sometimes I search for Black love movies that feature Black actors and tell Black stories. You may also enjoy this collection of Black love movies on Netflix with nearly 150 options.

   

 

 Black Love Movies

There are many options for TV and movie entertainment, including a large selection of Black romance movies, series and documentaries. This includes old and new options, with a predominantly African-American cast.

Love and Basketball
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Omar Epps, Sanaa Lathan, Alfre Woodard (Actors)
  • Gina Prince-Bythewood (Director) - Gina Prince-Bythewood (Writer) - Sam Kitt (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Love & Basketball

Monica and Quincy are two childhood friends who both aspire to be professional basketball players. Quincy, whose father, Zeke, plays for the Los Angeles Clippers, is a natural talent and a born leader. Monica is ferociously competitive but sometimes becomes overly emotional on the court. Over the years, the two begin to fall for each other, but their separate paths to basketball stardom threaten to pull them apart.

Just Wright
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton (Actors)
  • Sanaa Hamri (Director) - Michael Elliot (Writer) - Blair Breard (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Just Wright

Physical therapist Leslie Wright lands the dream job of working with basketball superstar Scott McKnight. All goes well until Leslie finds that she is falling in love with him. Scott, however, is oblivious to Leslie’s romantic overtures and focuses his attention on Morgan, Leslie’s gorgeous friend, who would love to be the basketball player’s trophy wife.

Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Lynn Whitfield (Actors)
  • Tyler Perry (Director) - Tyler Perry (Writer) - Tyler Perry (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Madea’s Family Reunion

Southern matriarch Madea has a lot on her plate. Her nieces have relationship troubles, and Madea has just been ordered by the court to become the guardian of a rebellious teenager named Nikki. Madea must keep the peace and keep her family together while simultaneously planning her clan’s reunion.

Poetic Justice
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Billy Zane (Actors)
  • John Singleton (Director) - John Singleton (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Poetic Justice

Still grieving after the murder of her boyfriend, hairdresser Justice writes poetry to deal with the pain of her loss. Unable to get to Oakland to attend a convention because of her broken-down car, Justice gets a lift with her friend, Iesha and Iesha’s postal worker boyfriend, Chicago. Along for the ride is Chicago’s co-worker, Lucky to whom Justice grows close after some initial problems. But is she ready to open her heart again?

Boyz N the Hood
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tyra Terrell, Laurence Fishburne, Ice Cube (Actors)
  • John Singleton (Director) - John Singleton (Writer) - Steve Nicolaides (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Boyz N the Hood

Tre is sent to live with his father, Furious Styles, in tough South Central Los Angeles. Although his hard-nosed father instills proper values and respect in him, and his devout girlfriend Brandi teaches him about faith, Tre’s friends Doughboy and Ricky don’t have the same kind of support and are drawn into the neighborhood’s booming drug and gang culture, with increasingly tragic results.

Think like a Man
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good (Actors)
  • Tim Story (Director) - Will Packer (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Think Like A Man

For one reason or another, friends Dominic, Jeremy, Michael and Zeke just can’t seem to seal the deal with the women in their lives. When their lovely ladies buy a book by comic Steve Harvey and start to apply its advice to their relationships, this band of brothers gets all shook up. Learning that they have been betrayed by one of their own, Dominic and his friends conspire to use the book’s teachings to turn the tables.

Hitch
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James (Actors)
  • Andy Tennant (Director) - Kevin Bisch (Writer) - Will Smith (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Hitch

Dating coach Alex “Hitch” Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitchens faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole’s love life. When Sara discovers Hitchens’ connection to Albert — now Allegra’s boyfriend — it threatens to destroy both relationships.

Last Holiday
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton (Actors)
  • Wayne Wang (Director) - J. B. Priestley (Writer) - Laurence Mark (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Last Holiday

The discovery that she has a terminal illness prompts introverted saleswoman Georgia Byrd to reflect on what she realizes has been an overly cautious life. So Georgia withdraws her life savings and jets off to Europe where she lives like a millionaire. Upbeat and passionate, Georgia charms everybody she meets, including renowned Chef Didier. The only one missing from her new life is her longtime crush Sean Matthews.

Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All by Myself
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Taraji P. Henson, Adam Rodriguez, Brian White (Actors)
  • Tyler Perry (Director) - Tyler Perry (Writer) - Tyler Perry (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

I Can Do Bad All By Myself

When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking nightclub singer who lives off of Randy, her married boyfriend, April wants nothing to do with the kids. But her attitude begins to change when Sandino, a handsome Colombian immigrant looking for work, moves into April’s basement room. Making amends for his own troubled past, Sandino challenges April to open her heart. And April soon realizes she must make the biggest choice of her life: between her old ways with Randy and the new possibilities of family, faith … and even true love.


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Somewhere In The Middle

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Relationships falter and infatuations form as the lives of four lovers collide in interwoven stories told from various viewpoints.

November Rule

Entrepreneur Steve ends things with his current girlfriend every November to keep from settling down, but his latest breakup leaves him with regret.

Will 2 Love-A carefree bachelor’s life is upended when he learns that he must tie the knot before his grandfather dies in order to inherit the family fortune.

Boy Bye-Single entrepreneur Veronica finally starts to believe in love after meeting sexy Lance, but she soon discovers he’s hiding something from her.

planner Mo turns to the internet to see if she can find her own Mr. Right.

The Man In 3B– A charismatic new tenant quickly makes his mark on a Queens apartment building, but his popularity soon results in a murder with many suspects.

The Preachers Son-When the romantic secrets of his family members become public, the career and community standing of a respected bishop are threatened.

The Love Letter-When her best friend gets engaged to a woman he doesn’t love, an advice columnist turns to her readers for help and makes a surprising discovery.

Marry Me For Christmas-To appease her family during the holidays, a single woman pretends to be engaged to her employee.

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Where Children Play-A young woman is forced to face her childhood demons. When tasked with returning home to care for her ailing abusive father.

My Last Day Without You-On a one-day business trip to New York, a young German business executive falls in love with a singer-songwriter who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he’s never experienced before.

Greenleaf-Although members of the Greenleaf family run a Memphis megachurch, their business and personal lives are tainted with greed, adultery and other sins.

Deuces-Assigned to go undercover to take down an impenetrable crime ring, a detective finds himself falling under the sway of its enigmatic leader.

Road To Yesterdays-Their marriage failing, Victoria and Izu try to reconnect during a road trip. But bringing long-repressed secrets to light threatens yet more discord.

The Dempsey Sister– is a movie about the power of believing in a dream, the force of a family bond, and being willing to give up a sure thing for the one thing that makes life worth living overall.

The Wedding Party-A groomsman must navigate a slew of disasters to maintain order at his best friend’s wedding reception.

A Weekend With The Family-A young lawyer’s attempt to secretly date his boss’s daughter leads to trouble when she invites him and his uncouth family over for the weekend.

Adulterers-When he comes home early on his anniversary to find his wife in bed with another man, an enraged husband holds them both hostage at gunpoint.

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Honeytrap-New to London, a naive and desperate teenager tries to fit in but instead becomes tragically implicated in a merciless world of gang violence.

Brotherly Love-et on the backdrop of Philadelphia’s famed Overbrook High School, we track the lives of the nations number one high school basketball player Sergio Taylor as he deals with the early pressures of hood fame.

The Sin Seer-Ricard has a gift, she can see into your soul. She can discern the truth from a lie and sometimes, she can perceive the very thoughts before they are formed in your mind.

  

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