Black women movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant black women movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful and touching films and TV shows about / with black women, black, women, suspense, female protagonist, murder, friendship, african american, family relations and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as black women: Black as Night (2021), See You Yesterday (2019), Body Cam (2020), Project Power (2020), Fast Color (2018), Kin (2018), Split Lip (2019), Colombiana (2011), A.N.T. Farm (2011), Scandal (2012).

List of black women movies

Black as Night (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A teenage girl with self-esteem issues finds confidence in the most unlikely way, by spending her summer battling vampires that prey on New Orleans' disenfranchised with the help of her best friend, the boy she's always pined for, and a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, perverse, contemplative
Plot: vampire, supernatural, heroes, creature, monster, young girl, murder, violence, killings, suspense, evil, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
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See You Yesterday (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two teenagers build time machines to save one's brother from being killed by the police.
Style: thought provoking, touching, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, youth, dishonesty, time, time machine, escapades, saving a life, death, friendship, science, culture clash ...
Place: new york
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 5.3
 7K
Body Cam (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cops involved with covering up a murder by getting rid of their body cam video footage find themselves haunted by an evil spirit.
Style: scary, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: suspense, strong violent content, murder, revenge, cover up, paranormal phenomena, vengeance, police, investigation, death, police brutality, police investigation ...
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 6.0
 91K
Project Power (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, perverse, enigmatic, intellectual ...
Plot: superhero, experimental drug, drug lord, super strength, superhuman powers, super powers, mad scientist, police, drugs, evolution, strength, alligator ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: new orleans, mississippi
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 6.1
 7K
Fast Color (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, tense, unusual plot structure
Plot: superhero, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, daughter, family home, mother, countryside, family relations, supernatural power, supernatural, runaway, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: midwest
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 5.8
 18K
Kin (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.
Style: ambiguous ending, serious, social, brutal, road movie ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, teenage boy, abusive parent, murder, brother, motel, coming of age, teenager, adopted son, released from prison, father son relationship, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nevada, iowa, las vegas, nebraska, detroit
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 3.6
 238
Split Lip (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the underground world of contract killers, mistakes cannot be tolerated. Set "Doreé Seay", a top brutal mercenary with an icy exterior, finds out the hard way when one mistake sends her on a treacherous mission to clear her name. ...
Plot: heroes, black women, mercenary, assassin, fight, survival, shooter, mad woman, female full frontal nudity, punch, hotel fight, screwdriver
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween.
Style: entertaining, exciting, unusual plot structure, enigmatic, visually appealing
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: halloween, monster, nanny, child, magic, protection, salvation, kids in trouble, kidnapping, secret society, teenage girl, fight ...
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 6.4
 103K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, female assassin, female killer, hitman, revenge, one against many, tough girl, haunted by the past, assassin, female protagonist, strong female lead, vigilantism ...
Time: year 1992, 90s, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america, new jersey, south america, usa ...
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 5.1
 7K
A.N.T. Farm (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A.N.T. Farm is a Disney Channel sitcom which premiered on May 6, 2011 as a special preview and continued as a regular series on June 17, 2011. The pilot episode, "transplANTed" aired after the series finale of The Suite Life on Deck. The ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, novela ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: music school, cheerleader, child prodigy, popular girl, school, teenage life, prodigy, teenager, social relations, high school life, bully, misfit ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 7.7
 75K
Scandal (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, clever, political, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: relationship vs career, lawyer, workplace situations, politician, white house, politics, senator, president, teamwork, ambition, coworker, media ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Being Mary Jane (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman-show: a successful TV news anchor, and an entirely self-sufficient powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, female protagonist, workplace, family values, workplace situations, family relations, producer, woman, ambitious woman, television, tv show ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.3
 62K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, serious, bloody ...
Plot: supernatural, characters in danger, ghost, legends and myths, victim, investigator, determination, fate of humanity, curses spells and rituals, murder, time travel, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 24K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, androids and robots, space and aliens, scientist, alien, fear, fate of humanity, family relations, parents and children, a.i., haunted by the past, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, spooky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder mystery, legal, defense attorney, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, law student, murder, court case, college, courtroom, lgbt, teachers and students ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 7.4
 40K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, queer cinema
Audience: teens
Plot: music, music business, artists and showbiz, hip hop, rapper, musician's life, ceo, sibling rivalry, family relations, ambition, gay son, african american family ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.7
 10K
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, family relations, racism, interracial relations, society, parents and children, tragedy, investigation, lawyer, suspense, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Angie Tribeca (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
Style: parody, sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: police dog, lapd, homicide detective, police partner, workplace situations, misfit partners, satire, coworker relationship, workplace, coroner, love triangle, police station ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: exciting, sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, working undercover, teenage life, state affairs, parents and children, spy, child spy, secret identity, secret agents, espionage, young heroes ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.8
 5K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: sugarcane, farm, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, power relations, single parent, social relations, society, ambition, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, southern usa
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Minority Report (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Minority Report follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Set in Washington, D.C., it is 10 years after the demise ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, psychological
Plot: police detective, female detective, police investigation, murder investigation, changing the past or future, friendship, love and romance, rivalry, death, suspense, black women, super powers ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 8.0
 20K
Insecure (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman.
Style: touching, uplifting, sweet, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, african american, friends, friendship, women, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, society, couples, love and romance, strong female lead ...
Place: california
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 6.6
 2K
Shots Fired (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A media storm sets off when an African-American cop kills a white teenager in a small North Carolina town.
Style: captivating, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, racism, justice, small town, police investigation, evidence, investigation, murder, murder investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, partners against crime ...
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 7.4
 6K
Pitch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, captivating, slang
Plot: baseball, woman, sport, lifestyle, father daughter relationship, rivalry, ambition, friendship, dishonesty, suspense, adaptation, destiny ...
Place: usa
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 7.7
 259K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, bloody ...
Audience: manly, boys' night, teens
Plot: gunfight, vietnam war, soldier, tough heroes, one man army, police brutality, escape, vietnam veteran, lone wolves, tough guy, manhunt, chase ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, washington state, usa, arizona
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Games People Play (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three ambitious women navigate the highly competitive world of professional sports.
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: basketball, gambling, marriage, investigation, game, infidelity, college, money, police, murder, escapades, society ...
Place: new york, los angeles
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Steel Magnolias (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In an updated contemporary version of the beloved stage play and 1989 film, "Steel Magnolias" chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana. Supporting each other through their triumphs and tragedies, they congregate at ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, social relations, family problems, love affair, parents and children, female friendship, mother daughter relationship, wedding, women, black history, small town, best friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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 6.6
 14K
Something New (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Style: romantic, sexy, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, white male black female relationship, interracial love, racism, opposites attract, african american, career woman, prejudice, culture clash, race issues, blacks and whites ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, london, los angeles, east africa, africa ...
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 18K
Beauty Shop (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop.
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: beauty salon, women, small business, hairdresser, vengeance, adaptation, single parent, workplace situations, ambition, teenager, gangsters, culture clash ...
Place: usa, new jersey, africa, chicago illinois, atlanta
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 3.3
 9K
Phat Girlz (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.
Style: humorous, feel good, inspirational, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: overweight woman, fashion, women, prejudice, life philosophy, friendship, follow your dream, looking for love, self discovery, lifestyle, introspection, gangsters ...
Place: usa, nigeria, africa, california
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