Black romance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant black romance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good and touching films and TV shows about / with black romance, african american, couples, love and romance, romance, society, couple relations, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief) and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as black romance: Brown Sugar (2002), Think Like a Man Too (2014), Think Like a Man (2012), Medicine for Melancholy (2008), For Love of Ivy (1968), Love, Sex and Eating the Bones (2003), G (2002), A Warm December (1973), Love Come Down (2000), One Week (2000).

List of black romance movies

 6.5
 8K
Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, friendship, infidelity, romance, looking for love, fall in love, music, black romance, couples, music business, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco
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Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense -- but her taste for the good life doesn't necessarily include her husband, Marcus, or her daughter, Monica. It's going to take a mother's unconditional love to pray Regina ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, christian film
Plot: parents and children, family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, couples, family relations, black romance, marriage, strong female presence, gospel, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Think Like a Man Too (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, whimsical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: interracial couple, couples, couple relations, romance, battle of the sexes, buddies, love and romance, wild ride, friends, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, interracial romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, california
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Think Like a Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial couple, battle of the sexes, african american protagonist, couples, advice, lifestyle, self esteem, love, manipulations, power relations, social awkwardness, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Medicine for Melancholy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Waking from a one-night stand that neither remembers, Micah and Joanne find themselves wandering the streets of San Francisco, sharing coffee and conversation and searching for a deeper connection.
Style: semi serious, realistic, contemplative, talky, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, one night stand, human nature, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, introspection, cycling, riding a bicycle, white male black female relationship, singleness, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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For Love of Ivy (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When it was released in 1968, For Love of Ivy was the first mainstream Hollywood film to depict a mature romantic relationship between a black man and woman. Sidney Poitier stars as Jack Parks, a trucking executive who runs an illegal travelling ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, family relations, single parent, love affair, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, family life, social differences, cons and scams, urban, young lovers ...
Time: 60s
Place: harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem, new york
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Love, Sex and Eating the Bones (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexy urban comedy about how a guy who is addicted to watching pornography discovers love is stronger than fantasy when he meets and falls in love with the girl of his dreams.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, cynical, erotic ...
Plot: wooing, store, fall in love, urban, sexual relations, city life, looking for sex, celibacy, friends, couples, sexual dysfunction, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 5.1
 656
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
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A Warm December (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Widower Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter go to London for a month of dirt-bike racing. While there, Dr. Younger is surprised by finding himself attracted to Catherine, a charming but elusive woman who seems to have some mysterious men following ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, surprise ending
Plot: romance, fall in love, couple relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, bittersweet, couples, power relations, family relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 5.8
 279
Love Come Down (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy. Neville is a comedian struggling with his comedy, and his brother, Matthew, is a boxer consumed with the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, interracial relations, rehabilitation, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, haunted by the past, introspection, addiction ...
Time: 90s
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 6.5
 230
One Week (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, coming out, haunted by the past, terminal illness, rich and poor, friendship, destiny, couples, life is a bitch, buddies, society, hopes ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
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Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, clever, sincere ...
Plot: discrimination, family relations, pursuit, interracial relations, couple relations, small town, social differences, working class, small town life, manhood, social relations, troublemaker ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, united states, southern usa, birmingham alabama
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 5.3
 105
Personals (1999)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Romance - Keith, a freelance journalist, knows sex sells. With the help of a personal ad, he decides to combine business and pleasure through a piece of freelance investigative reporting on the dating scene: 30 dates in 30 days, A Personal Journal. ...
Plot: footsie under the table, personal ad, blind date, black romance
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 6.5
 1K
Tap (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Max Washington has just been released from prison after serving time for burglary. He returns to his old hangout, a hoofer club. His old girl friend, Amy, who still works at the club as a Tap instructor, is less than thrilled to see him. Her father, ...
Style: feel good, captivating, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, tap dancing, dance, tap dance, destiny, friends, introspection, starting over, interracial relations, blues, r&b, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Strictly Business (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Waymon has a great job in real estate and a promising future, but he's also trapped in a loveless longterm relationship. He meets Natalie, a beautiful club-hopping hipster, and quickly falls in love. Realizing he's just not cool enough to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, urban, romance, opposites attract, society, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, clubbing, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
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Soul of the Game (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are the greatest players in the Colored leagues, and everyone expects that one of them will make the leap to the Major Leagues, now that there is talk of integration. But, unexpectedly, it's the rookie with the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial relations, baseball, friends, injustice, power relations, major league, sport team, prodigy, life is a bitch, society ...
Place: usa, new york, birmingham alabama
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 7.1
 7K
Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family relations, thanksgiving, unity, sister, couple relations, family problems, couples, workaholic, love and romance, bittersweet, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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 5.5
 4K
Posse (1993)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: interracial relations, gunfight, chases and races, dishonesty, heroes, society, rivalry, crimes, escapades, on the run, soldier, desert ...
Time: 19th century
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 7.2
 107K
Men of Honor (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true ...
Style: touching, inspirational, emotional, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, u.s. navy, navy, racism, prejudice, military, african american, racial discrimination, racial segregation, instructor, society, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, cuba, new jersey
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A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, crimes, undercover, investigation, drug dealing, partners, disorder, injustice, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
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 7.5
 4K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, opposites attract, writer's life, sex, honest, fall in love, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 5.6
 2K
Kingdom Come (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When her husband keels over from a stroke, Raynelle Slocumb calls the entire clan together to remember their dearly departed. Family tensions reach a comedic boil as the wildly dysfunctional Slocumbs squabble and fight their way to the funeral.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, light, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family problems, introspection, parents and children, family in crisis, self discovery, death, african american, family drama, life & death, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.3
 242K
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: motivational, feel good, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: career, starting over, football, friendship, workplace romance, introspection, boss and employee, single parent, greed, opposites attract, agent, layoff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, cuba
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Higher Learning (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Malik (Omar Epps) is an African-American student attending on a track scholarship; academics are not his strong suit, and he goes in thinking that his athletic abilities will earn him a free ride through college. Fudge (Ice Cube), a ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, resentment, college, violence, rejection, justice, politics, injustice, society, self discovery, student life, university ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey
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 6.4
 953
Hav Plenty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Plenty is an almost broke would-be novelist and Havilland Savage is rich and very beautiful woman and his friend. When she invites him to her home for New Year's Eve, they start to build up a romance.
Style: witty, clever, captivating, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social differences, unemployment, screwball, romance, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writer's life, society, opposites attract, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa
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Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, lovers reunited, opposites attract, romance, family problems, musician's life, love and romance, follow your dream ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.5
 26K
Boomerang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, boss and employee, buddies, unlikely couple, opposites attract, workplace, power relations, looking for love, success, african american protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new orleans
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 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, couples, friends, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, infidelity, college friend, black romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 5.8
 1K
3 A.M. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protege Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. Developed in the Sundance Laboratory, this film offers dove-tailing stories centering on the lives of individual taxi drivers as they ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, taxi driver, crimes, lifestyle, society, crime, deadly, nightlife, redemption, murder, working class, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 934
Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, family feud, family tradition, couples, parents separation, couple relations, family values, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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