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2. A United Kingdom (2016)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Votes: 12,521 | Gross: $3.90M
3. Service to Man (2016)
92 min | Drama, History
It's 1967 and Eli Rosenberg has a problem; only one medical school in the country will accept him: Meharry Medical College, an all-black medical school in Tennessee, a considerable distance... See full summary »
4. Honey 3: Dare to Dance (2016 Video)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Family, Music
While attending college in Cape Town, Melea Martin loses her scholarship and must find money to pay for the rest of her semester. Searching for a way to honor her recently deceased mother ... See full summary »
6. Nina (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.
8. The North Star (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
The North Star is the story of Benjamin "Big Ben" Jones and Moses Hopkins, two slaves who escaped from a Virginia plantation and made their way to freedom in Buckingham, Pennsylvania in ... See full summary »
9. Love Beats Rhymes (2017)
R | 106 min | Drama, Musical
When struggling rapper Coco (Azealia Banks) enrolls in a poetry class, she thinks her rhymes will impress her teacher, Professor Dixon (Jill Scott). Instead, Dixon challenges Coco to seek ... See full summary »
11. The Wiz Live! (2015 TV Movie)
TV-G | 111 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A live production of the 1975 Broadway musical, "The Wiz," which put a modern spin on the classic "Wizard of Oz" tale with a cast of African-American actors.
12. Carter High (2015)
PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
During the 1980s Carter High School in Dallas, Texas was a football powerhouse. This is the story of four of the student athletes whose off the field activities cost them their future.
Votes: 447 | Gross: $0.34M
14. The Perfect Guy (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
After breaking up with her boyfriend, a professional woman gets involved with a man who seems almost too good to be true.
Votes: 9,142 | Gross: $57.02M
15. #Lucky Number (2015)
TV-14 | 80 min | Comedy
Based on a true story, an aspiring New York City sportscaster's life is on the slow track until he serendipitously gets the old cell phone number of a basketball superstar. Will the number ... See full summary »
18. Chocolate City (2015)
R | 91 min | Drama
Life for a struggling college student changes in an instant when he meets the owner of a male strip club who convinces him to give amateur night a whirl.
Votes: 943 | Gross: $0.21M
19. Brotherly Love (III) (2015)
R | 89 min | Drama
Set on the backdrop of Philadelphia's famed Overbrook High School, we track the lives of the nations number one high school basketball player Sergio Taylor as he deals with the early pressures of hood fame.
Votes: 1,604 | Gross: $0.44M
20. Freedom (II) (2014)
R | 94 min | Drama, Music
Two men separated by 100 years are united in their search for freedom. In 1856 a slave, Samuel Woodward and his family, escape from the Monroe Plantation near Richmond, Virginia. A secret ... See full summary »
21. Back to School Mom (2015)
TV-14 | 88 min | Drama
The story of a 41 year old woman who goes back to college to finish up her last year of school. While there, she becomes good friends with a classmate, who turns out to be the son she gave up 20 years earlier.
22. White Water (2015 TV Movie)
84 min | Drama
White Water is the story of a 7 year-old black kid in segregated 1963 Opelika, Alabama who becomes obsessed with the desire to taste the water from the "white's only" drinking fountain and ... See full summary »
23. Unexpected (2015)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.
25. My Favorite Five (2015)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
My Favorite Five is a romantic comedy with hilarious twists and turns. Hailey is a self-proclaimed serial dater who has no interest in marriage, kids or a picket fence. Hailey does however ... See full summary »
26. Seasons of Love (2014 TV Movie)
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.
27. Mr. Pip (2012)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, War
As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village.
28. Girlhood (2014)
Unrated | 113 min | Drama
A girl with few real prospects joins a gang, reinventing herself and gaining a sense of self confidence in the process. However, she soon finds that this new life does not necessarily make her any happier.
29. Addicted (I) (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Votes: 7,739 | Gross: $17.38M
30. Beyond the Lights (2014)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.
Votes: 14,269 | Gross: $14.62M
31. Computer Love (2014)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
VERNON RICHARDSON and IMANI TOWNSEND meet unexpectedly at a cozy Jazz club, unpretentious, and unaware, they're a match made for heaven on a popular internet dating website. They fall in ... See full summary »
32. A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 85 min | Drama
Worried that her next asthma attack may kill her, a woman (Whoopi Goldberg) tries to solve the problems of her estranged husband (Ving Rhames) and their four adult children (Kimberly Elise, Tichina Arnold, Mekhi Phifer, Anika Noni Rose)
33. The Suspect (2013)
Not Rated | 98 min | Thriller
Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned, deadly turn.
34. Difret (2014)
Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage.
Votes: 1,139 | Gross: $0.04M
35. Black Coffee (I) (2014)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
Robert (Henson) picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan (Dennis) enters into his life... See full summary »
36. Black Nativity (2013)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Family, Music
A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.
Votes: 1,915 | Gross: $7.02M
37. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.
Votes: 1,609 | Gross: $0.05M
39. They Die by Dawn (2013)
51 min | Western
Four outlaws with a bounty on each head, set a date for a shootout in Langston, Oklahoma. The last man takes the collective bounty. Violence and mayhem ensue.
40. And Then There Was You (2013)
TV-MA | 100 min | Drama
Natalie resorts to picking up the pieces of her life after her husband leaves her for the family he has outside. she falls in love with Darrell, but he has secrets of his own. Can Natalie handle any more secrets?
42. The Love Letter (2013 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
The Love Letter explores just how tricky things can get when your best friend is the opposite sex. Parker (Keshia Knight Pulliam), an established entertainment columnist, and her ... See full summary »
45. Zulu (2013)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.
46. The Retrieval (2013)
R | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Western