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Valentine’s Day: 7 Black Love Movies You Must Watch With Her/Him

Isn’t it adorable that Valentine’s Day falls in the same month as Black History Month? While Black History Month holds a deeper significance in terms of creating awareness about black excellence all over the world, celebrating the beauty of black love alongside it does nothing to water down what the month signifies.

Are you looking for the perfect romantic activity to add to your Valentine’s Day must-do list? You are at the right place because I’m here to tell you that you can never go wrong with binge-watching cheesy and gooey black love movies with bae.

Just because I’m a huge fan of romantic relationships and in the spirit of celebrating Black History Month, I have taken the time to curate a list of the top seven black love movies that are just perfect for the occasion.

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith

Black Love Movies: Queen and Slim

Directed by Melina Matsoukas, this crime drama tells the story of a young couple, whose  first date takes a shocking turn when a traffic stop leads to an argument and finally results in an officer’s death in self-defense.

Where to watch: Netflix

Starring: Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield

Written and Directed by Stella Meghie, this romantic drama shows how love unfolds in both past and present when a famous photographer falls in love with a curious journalist helping her investigate her estranged mother’s death and other family secrets.

Where to watch: Netflix

Starring: Zendaya, John David Washington

Written, Co-produced and Directed by Sam Levinson, this romantic drama tells the story of a writer-director and his girlfriend whose relationship is tested by painful revelations about each of them on the night of his movie premiere.

Where to watch: Netflix

Impress your significant other this Valentine’s Day, watch these seven best black love movies

Starring: Sasheer Zamata, Tone Bell, DeWanda Wise, Y’lan Noel, Kym Whitley

Romance but with a touch of comedy? This comedy film directed by Stella Meghie is the perfect movie to watch and have those cute giggles with bae. An acerbic comedian becomes romantically entangled with her ex, his new girlfriend and another guest during a weekend getaway.

Where to watch: Prime Video

Starring: Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Regé-Jean Page, Aja Naomi King and Eva Longoria

Written, directed and produced by Eugene Ashe, this romantic drama film unfolds the  summer romance of Sylvie with a saxophonist who takes a summer job at her father’s record store in Harlem; following a reunion years later, they discover that their feelings for each other never left.

Where to watch: Prime Video

Starring: Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Brant

This romantic comedy film directed by Steve Pink tells the story of two different couples who respectively test if their physical attraction was enough to keep a real relationship after their flirtations moved quickly from bar to bedroom.

Where to watch: Netflix 

Starring: Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan

Valentine’s Day Movies, BROWN SUGAR (2002)

This romantic comedy film is about two lifelong friends who bonded over their discovery of hip-hop on a New York Street corner. 15 years later, hip-hop isn’t the only thing that draws each of them towards the other.

Where to watch: Prime Video

Wrap Up

There you have it! Seven perfect black love movies spanning across a variety of years, genres and streaming platforms that you can unwind with on Valentine’s Day with your significant other. Don’t miss our past blog on Afrofuturism: Beginner’s Roadmap To Liberation.

Happy incoming Valentine’s Day!

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