Black man movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant black man movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, suspense, feel good, humorous and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with black man, black, african american, runaway, friendship, death, mentor, brutality, justice and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as black man: Get Out (2017), Dolemite Is My Name (2019), Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014), Green Book (2018), Bad Boys (1995), House of Bodies (2016), Chocolat (2016), Get on Up (2014), The Saint of Fort Washington (1993), The Intouchables (2011).

List of black man movies

Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, brainwashing, satire, cult, survival, kidnapping, abduction, secret society, disappearance, female villain, manipulation ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, thought provoking ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor, black man, film industry, showbiz, money, vulgarity, male protagonist, comedian, celebrity, historical figure, dark humor ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, light, entertaining, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, racism, sister sister relationship, black man, catholic, marriage, happy ending, jewish, stereotypes, family bonds, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: road movie, uplifting, feel good, funny, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: racism, travel, interracial friendship, road trip, friendship, journey, racial prejudice, racial slur, on the road, musician, dignity, blacks and whites ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 20th century, 2010s
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, america, birmingham alabama, kentucky ...
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Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, buddy movie, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, partners against crime, black cop, police investigation, adventure, police corruption, murder, crimes, gangsters, buddy cop, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, north america
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House of Bodies (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: While indulging his appetite for the grim and gruesome by patronizing a voyeuristic Web site that's based in a house where a serial killer once lived, a hearing-impaired boy begins to suspect that the site's violence is more than just ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, black man, internet, hanged woman, house, agent, ghost, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, african american, overweight woman, fat woman ...
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Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Kevin Hart highlights the fascinating contributions of black history's unsung heroes in this entertaining -- and educational -- comedy special.
Style: entertaining, sincere, funny, humorous, touching ...
Plot: black man, black american, african american man, racism, african american, interracial relations, black stereotype, discrimination, black boy, interracial friendship, civil rights, ethnic humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Chocolat (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The history of the clown Chocolate, the first black circus artist in France, which has a great success in the late 19th century.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sentimental, humorous, factual ...
Plot: racism, black man, circus, coworker relationship, rise to the top, gambling, illegal immigrant, fame, comedy duo, success, illness, envy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 1910s, year 1917
Place: paris france, france
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Get on Up (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Style: emotional, talky, heartbreaking, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: music, friendship, musician, creativity, showbiz, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, musician's life, rise to the top, blind ambition ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: usa, boston, new jersey, south carolina, georgia
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The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by Little Leroy, a thug who is one of the tough denizens of ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, intellectual, feel good, thought provoking ...
Plot: mental illness, friendship, murder, death, homeless, schizophrenia, homelessness, homeless shelter, street life, homeless man, black man, death of friend ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, boston, new jersey, usa
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, motivational, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: disability, friendship, friendship between men, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, lifestyle change, handicapped, french, human relationship, culture clash, friends, disabled person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, witty, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, heir to the throne, prince, romance, wedding, royalty, looking for love, hidden identity, culture clash, janitor, fictional country ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, africa, usa, america, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, heroin, mob boss, drug lord, police, drugs, crime boss, drug traffic, gang, criminal syndicate ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, harlem ...
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Do the Right Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Style: talky, realistic, intense, humorous, political ...
Plot: police brutality, pizzeria, hip hop, pizza, racism, prejudice, culture clash, racial slur, summer, urban ghetto life, society, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, investigation, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, master criminal, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
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Remake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Lisa's life is a movie. Everything she experiences she captures on film. Recording every memory, every step, everyone she meets. As Martin's and Lisa's relationship fall apart, the exhibitionist Lucas makes an entrance in the ...
Style: tense, sexy, touching, psychological
Plot: love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, black man, relationship problems, found footage, flashback, marriage proposal, roller coaster, argument, travel ...
Place: usa, new york
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Jason and Shirley (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Jason and Shirley recreates the 1966 power struggle between Jewish, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Shirley Clarke and her subject, Jason Holiday, a fierce black gay queen over a 12-hour marathon filming session which gave ...
Style: psychological, sincere, humorous, sexy, light ...
Plot: filmmaker, gay interest, gay, hustler, black man, manipulation, friendship, cinema, friends, society, love, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Freaknik: The Musical (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A rap group heads to Atlanta to participate in Atlanta's revived Freaknik festival.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, adult animation, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, celebrity culture, drug abuse, music, contests and competitions, youth, ghetto, black man, rapper, marijuana, money, party ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, georgia, atlanta, new orleans, atlanta georgia
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Phantom Punch (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From his discovery by a priest while serving time at the Missouri State Penitentiary to the infamous 'Phantom Punch' by Cassius Clay which effectively ended his career, the movie spans the years from 1950 to Liston's mysterious and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, prison, infidelity, black american, boxer, sport, rise and fall, follow your dream, rivalry, contests and competitions, rise to the top, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s
Place: usa, missouri
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Baadasssss! (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of ...
Style: thought provoking, sweet, suspense, talky, serious ...
Plot: racism, filmmaking, interracial relations, eccentricity, prejudice, african american, fighting the system, showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, family relations, rejection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Sus (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Election Night 1979: Margaret Thatcher is about to come into power. A young black man is held on suspicion of murdering his pregnant wife. Officers Karn and Wilby, racist to the core and high on the prospect of a Conservative Party victory, try to ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, racism, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, injustice, law enforcement, society, crimes, life is a bitch, social decay, police brutality, death of wife ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: england, europe
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Traffik (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
Style: sad, rough, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, fight, kidnapping, human trafficking, female journalist, escape, young couple, death of loved one, chase, corrupt cop, black man, gang ...
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Above the Rim (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Style: stylized, light, humorous, buddy movie, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, basketball, gang, gangsters, african american, high school, sport, coming of age, black man, ghetto, violence, death ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york
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Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: neo noir, realistic, tense, harsh, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corrupt cop, gang, police, gang member, gunfight, drug dealer, rookie, drugs, mentor, mafia, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Cool Runnings (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: feel good, inspirational, funny, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: underdog, sport, reggae, winter, disney, olympics, childhood, winter olympics, coach, family, african american, black man ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1988, year 1987, 80s
Place: canada, california, caribbean, jamaica
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The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, ...
Style: factual, inspirational, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, racism, world war two, military, war, aerial combat, interracial relations, aviation, training, unlikely friendships, officers and cadets, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: alabama, berlin germany, africa, germany, usa ...
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Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: motivational, inspirational, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: basketball, sport, teacher, teachers and students, high school, athlete and trainer, underdog, life philosophy, athlete's life, human spirit, dedicated educator, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey, texas, usa, sacramento california ...
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, rough, thought provoking, political, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: genocide, racism, war, against humanity, hotel, cruelty, ethnic conflict, politics, murder, un, war crime, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, rwanda, congo, somalia, tanzania
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Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, stylized, intense, slasher ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, good versus evil, loss of father, warrior, chase, king, black hero, tragic villain, strong female character, technology, african ...
Time: future, year 1992, 2010s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: africa, nigeria, oakland california, london, south korea
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: feel good, colourful, exciting, light, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, spider man character, teenager, alternate universe, multiverse, peter parker character, teenage hero, teenage superhero, superheroine, super powers, physics, school ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, north america, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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