Love Jones is a romantic drama film which tells the story of two urban African-Americans, Darius and Nina, who meet at a club in Chicago and develop an instant connection. Over time, the two develop a bond over music, photography as well as poetry, and a romance begins.
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Claudine is a romantic drama film which revolves around a single mother named Claudine Price, who lives on welfare with her six kids. Her life takes a turn when she meets Rupert Marshall, but due to poverty and restrictions in the welfare system, as well as the hostility of her children, they face multiple struggles in their relationship.
Love and Basketball is a sports romantic drama film which tells the story of Quincy and Monica, two next-door neighbors, who share a passion for basketball. As they struggle to become the best players, they also deal with their emotions for each other.
Queen & Slim is a romantic road crime drama film which revolves around Queen and Slim, a young black couple, who kill a police officer in the heat of an argument in order to defend themselves. In order to avoid spending the rest of their lives in prison, they have no other option but to go on the run.
If Beale Street Could Talk is a crime drama romance film which tells the story of Tish and Fonny, who are childhood friends as well as lovers. Their lives are going on smoothly, until Fonny is falsely accused of rape. Despite being pregnant, Tish sets out to prove her man’s innocence and clear his name.
A young African-American filmmaker decides to investigate the life of the Watermelon Woman, an actress who was quite well-known in the 1930s.
Virginia’s white construction worker Richard Loving falls in love with Mildred Jeter, a black family friend. Owing to Virginia’s anti-miscegenation laws, they get married in Washington DC in 1958. Though they wish to continue living in their hometown, the state banishes them for 25 years. Their urge to return home leads to a legal battle, concluding in Supreme Court’s 1967 historic decision.
Mike, Roland and Slim are three close friends, who recount memories of their shared childhood as they are preparing for the wedding of Roland with Lisa, his fiancée. However, things get quite complicated when Roland disappears without saying anything, and his friends struggle to find him before the wedding ceremony.
Noni Jean is a famed singer but she is quite unhappy with her life. She tries to commit suicide but she is saved by a cop named Kaz. He helps her find courage to accept her failures, develop her own voice, and pursue her ambitions. However, he also starts having feelings for her.
Harper Stewart, a committed bachelor and a writer attempts to hide the fact about the novel that he has written is loosely based on the loves and lives of his close group of friends. Harper is all set to attend the wedding of Lance, where he is the best man and all the other friends are present. Harper attempts to keep the the saucy soon-to-be bestselling novel's advance copy under wraps but it lands in the hands of Jordan Armstrong, Harper's ex-flame.
Sylvie has a short romance with a saxophonist who has taken up a summer job at her father’s record store. When they meet again after several years, they realize that their feelings for each other have not faded away over the years.
Set during World War II, the film revolves around Carmen Jones, who works in a parachute factory. When she is arrested after having a fight with a co-worker, she seduces a young soldier, Joe, in order to avoid imprisonment. But, the problem arises when another man enters her life and she leaves Joe.
A filmmaker reaches the heights of his career, using the story of his girlfriend. Their relationship is eventually tested when they return home from the movie premiere, and they are forced to face each other’s turmoil over one long night.
After fifteen years, several college friends reunite on the Christmas holidays. They discover how easy it is for old rivalries and romance to reignite.
Kenya McQueen is an accountant whose friends set her up for a blind date. Upon meeting her date, Brian Kelly, a free-spirited landscaper, she decides to back off, due to their racial differences, despite the fact that she finds herself attracted to him.
When the workers working on the construction of a futuristic tower are left without pay for months, they decide to leave the country, looking for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, who is in love with Ada, a girl who is betrothed to another man named Omar.
After Mina is forced to leave her home in Uganda along with her family due to the new racist policies, they soon relocate to Mississippi, hoping to start a new life. Mina soon falls in love with Demetrius, a young carpet cleaner, despite their racial differences. She is also aware that her parents will not approve of the relationship. Eventually, the two are forced to run away, as neither of their communities accept their relationship.
Micah and Joanne meet at a party, and after getting drunk together, they have a one-night stand. The next morning, they realize that they are attracted to each other. As they start conversing deeply with one another, they start to realize that they have different philosophical and political beliefs, despite the fact that they have strong feelings for one another.
Alex Hitch Hitchens is a successful dating consultant who trains men in the art of wooing women and forging a long term relationship. While helping one of his client Albert in wooing celebrity Allegra Cole, Alex finds himself falling in love with a gossip columnist, Sara Melas. However, The Date Doctor finds it difficult to woo the girl himself.
Jungle Fever is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Flipper, an African American lawyer who begins an affair with his secretary. His wife throws him out of the house, when she comes to know about this. Soon he decides to begin courting his mistress, although other people don’t approve of this.
Dre and Sidney, two childhood friends, share a passion for rap music and as they grow up, they also manage to make it their career. Soon, they also start realizing their feelings for one another.
Jason hopes for a bigger and brighter future, coming from a drug-infested, violent neighbourhood. He works hard to support his mother and to put his unscrupulous brother, Joshua, on right track. When Lyric enters Jason's life, he aspires for good times ahead, but a gut-wrenching secret from his past awaits to be unravelled.
Four friends, Dominic, Jeremy, Michael and Zeke, discover that their women have been reading a book by Steve Harvey, and have been applying its advice on their relationships. Therefore, the friends decide to use to book’s teachings against them to turn the tables.
Georgia Byrd, an unassuming department store salesclerk, has many unfulfilled dreams which she writes in a ‘Book of Possibilities.’ When she is diagnosed having brain tumor, with little time left to live, she sells her possessions and embarks on a European holiday. Living like a millionaire in Grandhotel Pupp in Czech Republic, she wishes her silent crush, co-worker Sean was with her.
Purple Rain is a romantic musical drama film which tells the story of a young musician, who is tormented by an abusive situation at home. Meanwhile, he not only has to deal with a rival singer, but also deal with his relationship with a woman and his own dissatisfied band.
Higher Learning is a drama thriller film which revolves around three freshmen from different backgrounds who experience racism as well as other negative experiences while studying at an university campus.
Based on a 1937 novel of the same name, this romantic drama film tells the story of a woman who has to endure two difficult marriages, which leaves her life upside down. However, she eventually manages to find love with a much younger man.
Andre Allen, recovering alcoholic, who started his career as stand-up comedian and went on to become successful star of action-comedies, is venturing into serious films. He is spending the day with New York Times reporter Chelsea Brown for an interview. As the day with Chelsea unwinds, Andre is confronted with his past and is veered back to his roots as stand-up comedian.
Violet's life has been dominated by her mother Paulette's obsession with appearances. When she pendulums from hurt to rage to fear after her breakup with her boyfriend. Clint, a profound barber helps her to realise that she is not living her life to the fullest.
Four friends begin to question women and various aspects of relationships, as they are each going through their own problems in their love lives.
After Frankie Lymon, a well-known singer passes away, three different women claim to be his widow, in order to claim the legal rights to his estate.
When Rachel Marron, a superstar singer, begins receiving death threats, she unwillingly employs Frank Farmer, a former secret service agent, as bodyguard. The two begin their association on a not so good note; however, with time they gradually begin falling for each other. Meanwhile, the stalker is close by and Farmer needs to protect Marron from any harm.
This romantic drama film revolves around the early life of former US President Barack Obama. It takes us back to those days when he first met his wife Michelle in Chicago, when she was working as an attorney.
Sara loses the zeal for dancing after her mother passes away all of a sudden. However, she meets Derek, who helps her fight her trauma, as well as pursue her passion of dancing.
This romantic comedy film tells the story of Danny and Debbie, who pretend to be a couple for a night. The following day, they think of testing how well their relationship works in the real world.
After her boyfriend is murdered, Justice, a hairdresser tries to express her feelings through poetry. She soon decides to go on a road trip to Oakland on a mail truck. She soon meets a postal worker, whom she initially dislikes. But over time, they develop a bond and she learns to overcome her isolation.
Years ago when Eva's parents died, she took the responsibility of her younger sisters. But she is not endeared by her sisters' spouses and partners because of her habit to interfere in her sister' life. Ray Adams, a ladies' man is got onboard to romance and distract Eva from her duties toward her family so that the men can divide the family trust fund. However, things don't go as planned.
Think Like a Man is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of five different couples who plan to attend a wedding as well as have a romantic weekend in Las Vegas. However, hilarious misadventures follow.