Dope Black Films

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1. When the Bough Breaks (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

28 Metascore

A surrogate mom for a couple becomes dangerously obsessed with the soon-to-be father.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Romany Malco, Michael Kenneth Williams

Votes: 5,173 | Gross: $29.70M

2. Girls Trip (2017)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

71 Metascore

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish

Votes: 31,823 | Gross: $115.17M

3. No Good Deed (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

26 Metascore

An unstable escaped convict terrorizes a woman who is alone with her two children.

Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba, Leslie Bibb, Kate del Castillo

Votes: 16,794 | Gross: $52.54M

4. Seasons of Love (2014 TV Movie)

G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.

Director: Princess Monique Filmz | Stars: A.J. Ackleson, Cleo Anthony, Gary Craig, Rasheda Crockett

Votes: 107

5. Think Like a Man Too (2014)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

38 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Wendi McLendon-Covey, La La Anthony

Votes: 19,053 | Gross: $65.18M

6. Think Like a Man (2012)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

51 Metascore

Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey's relationship advice against them.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy

Votes: 42,001 | Gross: $91.55M

7. Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Drama

Schoolteacher Tiffany Rubin (Taraji P. Henson) flies to South Korea to reunite with her 7-year-old son, who was kidnapped by his biological father.

Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Terry O'Quinn, David Haydn-Jones, Beverly Todd

Votes: 725

8. I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

55 Metascore

When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Adam Rodriguez, Brian White

Votes: 9,319 | Gross: $51.73M

9. Baby Boy (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having ... See full summary »

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Alexsandra Wright, Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Omar Gooding

Votes: 12,176 | Gross: $28.73M

10. Set It Off (1996)

R | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Desperation drives four inner-city women to bank robbery in Los Angeles, then they start mistrusting each other.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 13,116 | Gross: $36.05M

11. Jason's Lyric (1994)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Two brothers, survivors of family tragedy, take different life paths: one falls for a high-spirited waitress and dreams of success, the other follows a life of petty crime. Their lives reconnect in shattering fashion.

Director: Doug McHenry | Stars: Allen Payne, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Anthony 'Treach' Criss

Votes: 3,376 | Gross: $20.85M

12. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

76 Metascore

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Votes: 48,518 | Gross: $27.90M

13. Deuces (2016)

TV-MA | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An undercover agent infiltrates a crime ring run by a charismatic boss.

Director: Jamal Hill | Stars: Larenz Tate, Meagan Good, Rotimi, Rick Gonzalez

Votes: 816

14. The Last Letter (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Thriller

Sharon Leal and Omari Hardwick head an all-star cast in this twisted, psychological thriller as newlyweds Catherine and Michael. The couple's marriage is threatened by Michael's ... See full summary »

Director: Paul D. Hannah | Stars: Omari Hardwick, Sharon Leal, Gary Dourdan, Rocsi Diaz

Votes: 257

15. Sparkle (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music

54 Metascore

In the 1960s, three sisters form a girl group and soon become local sensations with major label interest, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart.

Director: Salim Akil | Stars: Jordin Sparks Thomas, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke

Votes: 5,730 | Gross: $24.40M

16. Love by the 10th Date (2017 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Four friends (Meagan Good, Kelly Rowland, Keri Hilson, Kellee Stewart) balance their dating adventures with their career ambitions at an upscale magazine, teaching themselves and each other how to get the most out of love and life.

Director: Nzingha Stewart | Stars: Meagan Good, Brandon T. Jackson, Kellee Stewart, Keri Hilson

Votes: 440

17. Note to Self (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Curtis King, a handsome and popular student athlete, may know his way around the basketball court, but his heart still needs a game plan. When he decides to keep a journal to give his life ... See full summary »

Director: Trey Haley | Stars: Christian Keyes, LeToya Luckett-Walker, Richard T. Jones, Jason Weaver

Votes: 359

18. The Perfect Guy (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

36 Metascore

After breaking up with her boyfriend, a professional woman gets involved with a man who seems almost too good to be true.

Director: David M. Rosenthal | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, Morris Chestnut, L. Scott Caldwell

Votes: 9,328 | Gross: $57.02M

19. With This Ring (2015 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

After attending their friend Elise's (Sudano) wedding on New Year's Eve, Trista (Hall), a career-­driven talent agent, Viviane (Scott), a successful gossip columnist, and Amaya (Cooper), a ... See full summary »

Director: Nzingha Stewart | Stars: Regina Hall, Jill Scott, Eve, Brooklyn Sudano

Votes: 1,145

20. Almost Christmas (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

55 Metascore

A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.

Director: David E. Talbert | Stars: Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Danny Glover, Mo'Nique

Votes: 5,613 | Gross: $41.72M

21. The Preacher's Son (2017)

110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Bishop T.K. Wilson, his wife & two children are a respectable family in their community - Yet the Wilson kids are fighting temptations & their son Dante has thoughts other than taking over his fathers church.

Director: Trey Haley | Stars: Christian Keyes, Clifton Powell, Valarie Pettiford, Drew Sidora

Votes: 232

22. Naked (I) (2017)

TV-14 | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

36 Metascore

Nervous about finally getting married, a guy is forced to relive the same nerve-wracking hours over and over again until he gets things right on his wedding day.

Director: Michael Tiddes | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall, Dennis Haysbert, J.T. Jackson

Votes: 15,634

23. Chi-Raq (2015)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

77 Metascore

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago, Illinois.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett

Votes: 8,457 | Gross: $2.65M

24. Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

As their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin's Barbershop come together to bring some much needed change to their neighborhood.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Eve

Votes: 13,711 | Gross: $54.03M

25. Peeples (2013)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

52 Metascore

Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage.

Director: Tina Gordon | Stars: Craig Robinson, Kerry Washington, David Alan Grier, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 4,529 | Gross: $9.12M

26. Proud Mary (2018)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

35 Metascore

Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Director: Babak Najafi | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Neal McDonough

Votes: 7,740 | Gross: $20.87M

27. Tyler Perry's Acrimony (2018)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

32 Metascore

A faithful wife, tired of standing by her devious husband, is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Crystle Stewart, Jazmyn Simon

Votes: 7,118 | Gross: $43.55M

28. Destined (2016)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

Destined tells the parallel stories of Sheed and Rasheed the same actor played by (Cory Hardrict) as they explore the idea of destiny as well as how the smallest incident can manifest itself into a life changing event.

Director: Qasim Basir | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Jason Dohring, Zulay Henao, La La Anthony

Votes: 127

29. BlacKkKlansman (2018)

R | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

83 Metascore

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace

Votes: 179,084 | Gross: $48.69M

30. Nappily Ever After (2018)

TV-MA | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

63 Metascore

Violet Jones tired of waiting for her longtime boyfriend to propose, breaks up with him. But old feelings, and heaps of jealousy, no doubt, arise when he promptly begins dating another woman.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Ricky Whittle, Lyriq Bent, Lynn Whitfield

Votes: 6,958

31. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

80 Metascore

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

Director: Boots Riley | Stars: LaKeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick

Votes: 51,192 | Gross: $17.49M

33. Shiro's Story Part 3 (2018)

15 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Picking up from Part 2 of the hit series. After running away to Spain, Shiro gets a call which causes him to run back home with Kyla. This ends in heartbreak. .

Director: Rapman | Stars: Ashley Walters, Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott, Rita Bernard-Shaw

Votes: 112

34. Shiro's Story Part 2 (2018)

13 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Following Shiro's Story (Pt.1), Kyle has gone ghost with Kira and Kyla and has not been seen or heard from in the past year, leaving Shiro no choice but to give up hope in reuniting his ... See full summary »

Director: Rapman | Stars: Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott, Rita Bernard-Shaw, Alexia Black

Votes: 106

35. Shiro's Story (2018)

10 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Shiro's story is a tale of a young man called Shiro from London and the experiences he went through trying to live a comfortable life with his family.

Director: Rapman | Stars: Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott, Rita Bernard-Shaw, Alexia Black

Votes: 207

36. Blood Brother (2018)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

18 Metascore

When an ex-con takes murderous revenge against childhood friends whom he believes let him take the fall for a crime they committed together, one of the friends, now a cop, risks his life to... See full summary »

Director: John Pogue | Stars: Trey Songz, Jack Kesy, China Anne McClain, Hassan Johnson

Votes: 462

37. A Stone Cold Christmas (2018)

PG | 90 min | Romance

A holiday encounter with a forsaken boyfriend forces money-grubbing Mia Stone to re-examine her past, present and future.

Director: Courtney Miller | Stars: Demetria McKinney, Andra Fuller, Pauline Dyer, Lochlyn Munro

Votes: 92

38. Nobody's Fool (2018)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

39 Metascore

A woman is released from prison and reunites with her sister. She soon discovers that her sister is in an online relationship with a man who may not be what he seems.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Mehcad Brooks

Votes: 5,199 | Gross: $31.71M

39. Us (II) (2019)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

81 Metascore

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Votes: 183,029 | Gross: $175.01M

40. An Acceptable Loss (2018)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

40 Metascore

Libby teaches at a university but 4 years ago she was top aide to VP Rachel and was part of a total victory action. Rachel is now US president and worried about Libby keeping quiet. Libby also has a student spying on her.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Tika Sumpter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Tavassoli, Jeff Hephner

Votes: 788 | Gross: $0.03M

41. Monsters and Men (2018)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

68 Metascore

The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.

Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green | Stars: John David Washington, Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chanté Adams

Votes: 1,558 | Gross: $0.50M

42. If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

87 Metascore

A young woman embraces her pregnancy while she and her family set out to prove her childhood friend and lover innocent of a crime he didn't commit.

Director: Barry Jenkins | Stars: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Teyonah Parris

Votes: 34,435 | Gross: $14.92M

43. Running Out Of Time (2018)

TV-14 | 87 min | Thriller

Newly widowed Brenda Harper and her family are taken hostage over something from her late husband's past.

Director: Chris Stokes | Stars: Brandon Anthony, Tyrone Evans Clark, London Deverona, Sean Dominic

Votes: 377

44. Fanatic (2019 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Thriller

A young rap star is held against his will by a stalker fan.

Director: Keith L. Smith | Stars: Denyce Lawton, Hosea Chanchez, Michelle Mitchenor, Darius McCrary

Votes: 195

45. 90 Days (2016)

20 min | Short, Romance

A riveting story of love, integrity and compassion, 90 DAYS explores a beautiful couple's relationship and their life altering decision after ninety days of dating. Fueled with gripping ... See full summary »

Directors: Jennia Fredrique, Nathan Hale Williams | Stars: Teyonah Parris, Pauletta Washington, Jennia Fredrique, Veronika Bozeman

Votes: 37

46. The Intruder (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.5