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15 Black Teenage Movies on Netflix

If you’re looking for a heartfelt Romantic Comedy on Netflix, a whole melodrama or a movie that uses black high school as a symbol for society as a whole, these Black Teenage Movies on Netflix do some of these, if not all. 

Black Teenage Movies on Netflix

Menace II Society
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, Jada Pinkett (Actors)

Menace II Society

After growing up in the gang lifestyle of the Los Angeles projects, 18-year-old Caine Lawson (Tyrin Turner) wants a way out.

Everyone around him, including his unpredictable friend O-Dog (Larenz Tate), is trapped in their lives of crime and violence.

With the help of his caring teacher (Charles Dutton) and supportive girlfriend (Jada Pinkett), Caine plans to leave the city for good. But in a series of tragic events, Caine realizes that escape will not be easy. | Stream on Netflix

Blood Sisters

Bound by a dangerous secret, friends Sarah and Kemi are forced to go on the run after a wealthy groom disappears during his engagement party. | Stream on Netflix

How High 2 (Unrated)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Lil Yachty, DC Young Fly, Alyssa Goss (Actors)

How High 2

When a pair of friends uncover a weed Bible, their magical stash gets stolen, sending them on a pot-fueled quest through Atlanta to find it. | Stream on Netflix

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Colin in Black and White

Colin Kaepernick narrates this drama series recounting his formative years navigating race, class, and culture while aspiring for greatness. | Stream on Netflix

All American: Homecoming: Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Geffri Maya, Peyton 'Alex' Smith, Kelly Jenrette (Actors)

All American

Inspired by pro football player Spencer Paysinger, this sports drama features NAACP Image Award winner Taye Diggs as a coach. | Stream on Netflix

Blood & Water

After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen sets out to prove whether a private-school swimming star is her sister who was abducted at birth. | Stream on Netflix

When They See Us

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. | Stream on Netflix

Barry

A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures, and ordinary life as a New York City college student. | Stream on Netflix

Hard Lessons

This drama based on real-life events tells the story of George McKenna, the tough, determined new principal of a notorious Los Angeles high school. | Stream on Netflix

Amateur

After he’s recruited to an elite prep school, a 14-year-old basketball phenom is confronted by corruption and greed in amateur sports. | Stream on Netflix

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Beats

On Chicago’s South Side, hip-hop prodigy August Monroe navigates crippling anxiety and new creative frontiers with the help of an unlikely mentor. | Stream on Netflix

The Fisherman’s Diary

Inspired by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, a young girl defies the expectations of her father and village to pursue an education. | Stream on Netflix

All Day and a Night

While serving life in prison, a young man looks back at the people, the circumstances, and the system that set him on the path toward his crime. | Stream on Netflix

Monster

Steve Harmon is a 17-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down when he’s charged with felony murder. He soon faces a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison. | Stream on Netflix

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