R&b movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant r&b movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, feel good, humorous, captivating and touching films and TV shows about / with r&b, music, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, african american, friends, musician's life, nightclub, singer and dancing plots mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
r&b movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as r&b: Made in Hungaria (2009), Yamakasi (2001), Honey 2 (2011), The Over the Hill Band (2009), Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013), The Steve Harvey Show (1996), Little Richard (2000), Protecting the King (2007), A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000), Leave It on the Floor (2011).

List of r&b movies

Made in Hungaria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Miklós Fenyö's parents returned to Communist Hungary in the mid sixties - when everyone else was fleeing to the West. Miki's old friends don't know what to make of his outrageous clothes, flawless American accent and collection of ...
Style: captivating, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, music band, family relations, rock, youth, rise and fall, desire for fame, music, misfit, friends, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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Yamakasi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yamakasi - Les samouraïs des temps modernes is a 2001 French movie written by Luc Besson. It demonstrates the skills of the Yamakasi, a group of traceurs who battle against injustice in the Paris ghetto. They use parkour to steal from the rich in ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, sincere, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: parkour, extreme sport, chase, youth, police, thief, friends, unlikely criminals, gang, crime, juvenile delinquency, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Honey 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2003 dance movie Honey. Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dance school, dancer's life, juvenile delinquency, dance, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, music, fall in love, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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The Over the Hill Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon the death of her husband, Claire (70) decides to reconnect with her estranged son, down and out R&B musician Sid. She asks him to help her restart the old girl group she used to sing in with two of her friends from the old days. The rebel ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: reunion, female bonding, girl group, old lady, record producer, overnight success, lifestyle, elderly, golden years, music band, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe
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Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, and told through the eyes of Jackson's trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard. The movie will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, lyrical, touching, talky ...
Plot: pop star, dancing, singing, suit and tie, performer's life, cultural icon, star, fan, archive footage, celebrity culture, showbiz, stage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: TLC's humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990's as one of the world's most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all time. Through very public and high profile success, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, music band, rising to stardom, hip hop, artists and showbiz, ambition, bankruptcy, music, strong female presence, r&b, woman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Steve Harvey Show is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25, 1996 to February 17, 2002 on The WB Television Network. It was created by Winifred Hervey and directed by Stan Lathan.
Style: sitcom, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: high school, friends, boss, shallowness, r&b, teachers and students, self discovery, fish out of water, teenage love, teenage life, interracial relations, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Little Richard (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a Black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.
Style: captivating, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: music, singer, rising to stardom, musician's life, lifestyle, relationship vs career, self discovery, couples, career change, haunted by the past, rock, society ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: georgia, usa, sydney australia, los angeles
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Protecting the King (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sex, drugs and violence--they're all part of the job when you're protecting The King of Rock & Roll. And when you're only 16, the on-the-job training comes in ways that can't be taught in school. The story of David ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: on the road, lifestyle, ambition, teaching the ways of the world, drug abuse, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rock, elvis presley, fame ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
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Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This is the story of Alan Freed. He was working as a DJ in Cleveland, Ohio, and he discovered how amazing R&B or Rhytym & Blues is, however, the music is considered to be "BLACK" music. So, most radio stations won't ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, rising to stardom, life is a bitch, ambition, music, desire for fame, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, media, r&b, showbiz ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio ...
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A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, couples, change of heart, workplace situations, supernatural, romance, unlikely couple, introspection, performer's life, lifestyle, workplace, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Leave It on the Floor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Our African-American hero , Brad is bullied by his dysfunctional mom; he flees his home and by chance tumbles down the rabbit-hole into the LA ball scene where he finds a ragtag new famiiy. With music by Beyonce music director, Kim Burse, screenplay ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rivalry, society, nightclub, ambition, nightlife, self discovery, gender, gay relationship, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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The Gospel (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: church, ambition, haunted by the past, redemption, relationship vs career, family relations, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, homecoming, musician's life, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Bodyguard (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks ...
Style: touching, romantic, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, interracial romance, white male black female relationship, love story, fall in love, bodyguard, musician's life, woman in danger, love affair, music, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, miami, beverly hills
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Quadrophenia (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: motorcycle, gang, youth, music, working class, coming of age, buddies, weekend, teenage life, rock, dancing, record player ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, brighton, woodstock ...
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Sparkle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Houston), she tries to balance a new romance with ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, family relations, rising to stardom, ambition, music band, lifestyle, desire for fame, abusive husband, artists and showbiz, family problems, showbiz, female bonding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: He's a one-man arsenal... with enough voltage to rock the free world. They Don't Play by the Rules. You're either on their side...or in their way. America's top counter-terrorist usually works alone...this time he's got ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, buddy comedy, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealer, heroes, terrorist, revenge, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, danger, criminal's revenge, martial arts, chase, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, rome italy, antwerp, europe, belgium ...
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Beauty and the Bastard (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Modern finnish movie about two very different young adults that after a chance meeting end up making music together and fall in love. While Nellis parents have the perfect career and man planned, she dreams of becoming a singer. Through a chance ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, melancholic, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, hip hop, hip hop culture, music, love affair, love and romance, lifestyle, self discovery, forbidden love, coming of age, friendship, rap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, puppet, young heroes, adventure, friendship, wizard of oz, danger, escapades, rescue, scarecrow, puppets, puppetry ...
Place: kansas, usa
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The Singing Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.
Style: surreal, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, delusion, private detective, investigation, artists and showbiz, amateur detective, crimes, writer's life, doctors and patients, paranoia, betrayal, psychiatrist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles
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The Wiz (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A Thanksgiving dinner brings a host of family together in a Harlem apartment, where a 24-year-old schoolteacher named Dorothy Gale (Diana Ross) lives with her Aunt Em (Theresa Merritt) and Uncle Henry (Stanley Greene). Extremely introverted, she ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: thanksgiving, dog, african american, melancholy, wizards, family, follow your dream, imaginary, good versus evil, hopes, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city
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Ally McBeal (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002. Created by David E. Kelley, the series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the ...
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: law firm, roommate, lawyer, legal, workplace, seduction, workplace situations, friendship, workplace romance, legal action, looking for love, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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Drumline (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, music, underdog, college life, prodigy, rise to the top, music band, follow your dream, musician's life, youth, young heroes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, new york
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Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, love and romance, best friends, looking for love, thirtysomething life, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, fall in love, dancing, couples, romance, parents and children, youth, love and romance, young lovers, hopes, interracial relations, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
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Love & Basketball (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, intense, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, friendship, high school, career change, against the odds, sport, human spirit, true love, lifestyle, romance, teenage love, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1981, year 1998 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, barcelona spain, italy ...
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Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, jazz, musician, pianist, african american, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, guilt, music, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 70s, 50s, 30s ...
Place: usa, georgia, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri, paris france ...
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The Temptations (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of The Temptations, the Soul vocal group of the 1960s, as seen from the viewpoint of the last surviving member, Otis Williams. Beginning from their humble origins in the late 50s and continuing through the 90s and the deaths of the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: music, music band, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, reunion, loss of son, singer, flashback, african american, performer's life, lifestyle, tragic hero ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: detroit, usa
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Laurel Avenue (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Laurel Avenue is an American three-hour television miniseries which aired on HBO on July 10 and 11, 1993. It is the story of an eventful weekend in the lives of an extended African American family living in St. Paul, Minnesota. Paul Aaron and actor ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, emotional, tense, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, drug abuse, americana, suburban life, single parent, life is a bitch, addiction, dysfunctional family, suburbs, r&b, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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Elvis (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley (Rhys Meyers), from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: singer, star, desire for fame, musician's life, rise and fall, ambition, comeback, success, fame, showbiz, rising to stardom, folk hero ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, memphis, beverly hills
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