Looking into African-American movies, we can see a lot of wonderful creations. There are many movies that stand out as being the best and there is no argument on the fact that most of them are romance movies that we can never forget.
Although these movies used to shuffle among a group of actors alone, there is no denying the fact that these movies are the best of its kind.
We seem to never get enough of these beautiful stories which portray Black love in the best possible way.
Black love stories have evolved enormously.
From characters that had just subtle differences in their portrayal to highly complex and original characters, movies about Black love sure has come a long way.
Many of the modern movies even use socio-politics in the contemporary world as a background for their stories.
Here, we have provided a small list of iconic movies that showcase beautiful black love stories.
5 black Love list are:
1) Coming to America (1988)
‘Coming to America’ is a romantic comedy that is the story of Akeem, who is the prince of a fictional African country, who travels all the way to Queens to find his queen-to-be.
He works at a restaurant without revealing his identity, to impress the daughter of the owner. It is interesting to see how he tries to win her over and get her attention from another man.
2) Jason’s Lyric (1994)
‘Jason’s Lyric’ is set in Houston and follows the romance of Lyric and Jason, which is like Shakespeare’s tragedy.
Despite the bad blood between their families, Jason and Lyric find love in each other. When their brothers plan on robbing a bank together, the couple is now left to search for a getaway of their own. The movie shows us that love can exist even among chaos.
3) Waiting to Exhale (1995)
‘Waiting to Exhale’ is the story of a diverse group of friends; Savannah, Bernadine, Gloria, and Robin.
Their personal lives and careers could not be any different but their love for wine and frustrations in dating is what binds them together.
The film goes through the ups and downs in their lives when they look for the love that they deserve than the love that they had to settle for.
This movie is an excellent portrayal of Black womanhood and the meaning of searching for the moment when one can actually let go.
4) A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)
‘A Thin Line Between Love and Hate’ is the story of Darnell Wright, who rules when dealing with a woman is to never tell them that he loves them.
Everything comes to an end when he meets and tries to woo Brandi Web who is not ready to settle for anything less than love.
He lies to her about the love he has for her and soon regrets it when he finds out that she had killed her ex-husband.
The movie is like a cat and mouse chase; except that Darnell who never thought he would be, actually gets chased.
5) Think Like a Man (2012)
‘Think Like a Man’ is a story of some friends who discovers that their better halves have been reading the book ‘Think Like a Man’ by Steve Harvey, for getting relationship advice.
These friends decide that they too are going to read the book so that they can have an upper hand in their respective relationships.
Make sure that you don’t miss out on these wonderful movies and quite a few others that are worth spending your time on.