Best Black Action Movies 2024, Get Ready For Black-Led Impact

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Best Black Action Movies 2024, Get Ready For Black-Led Impact

Step into the action with 2024's standout Black-led movies, where thrill meets representation. Catch Eddie Murphy's iconic return as Axel Foley in "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F," and don't miss Mario Van Peebles' "Outlaw Posse," a sequel that brings Black cowboys back to the forefront. Plus, get ready for "A Quiet Place: Day One," starring Lupita Nyong'o and Djimon Hounsou, offering a gripping prequel to the silence-shrouded world we know.

This lineup not only packs a punch but proudly showcases Black excellence on the big screen. Keep it locked here for the latest and don't miss a beat of 2024's Black action cinema.

And keep an eye on our daily updated list of All New Black Movies in 2024.

Black Action Movies releasing in 2024

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28

A Quiet Place: Day One

Horror, Science Fiction, Action, Thriller, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
A Quiet Place: Day One Trailer
Black Cast
Lupita Nyong'o, Djimon Hounsou
Release Date
June 28, 2024
Synopsis
As New York City is invaded by alien creatures who hunt by sound, a woman named Sammy fights to survive.
A Quiet Place: Day One
Jun
08

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F

Action, Comedy, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F Trailer
Black Cast
Eddie Murphy, Taylour Paige
Release Date
June 08, 2024
Synopsis
Detective Axel Foley is back on the beat in Beverly Hills. After his daughter’s life is threatened, she and Foley team up with a new partner and old pals Billy Rosewood and John Taggart to turn up the heat and uncover a conspiracy.
Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F

Black Action Movies already released in 2024

Heart of the Hunter

Action, Mystery, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Heart of the Hunter Trailer
Black Cast
Bonko Khoza, Connie Ferguson, Masasa Mbangeni, Nicole Fortuin, Sisanda Henna, Wanda Banda, Connie Chiume
Directed By Black
Mandla Dube
Release Date
March 29, 2024
Synopsis
A retired assassin is pulled back into action when his friend uncovers a dangerous conspiracy at the heart of the South African government.
Heart of the Hunter

Damaged

Action, Thriller, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Damaged Trailer
Black Cast
Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Holden
Release Date
April 12, 2024
Synopsis
A Chicago detective travels to Scotland after an emerging serial killer’s crimes match those that he investigated five years earlier, one of which was the crime scene of his murdered girlfriend.
Damaged

Outlaw Posse

Western, Action
Watch The Trailer:
Outlaw Posse Trailer
Black Cast
Mario Van Peebles, D.C. Young Fly, Mandela Van Peebles, Amber Reign Smith, Allen Payne, Cedric the Entertainer, Whoopi Goldberg
Directed By Black
Mario Van Peebles
Written By Black
Mario Van Peebles
Release Date
March 01, 2024
Synopsis
1908. Chief returns from years of hiding in Mexico to claim stolen reparations gold hidden in the hills of Montana but is chased by Angel, whose rationale to the gold leaves a trail of dead bodies.
Outlaw Posse

Lost Phoenix

Action, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Lost Phoenix Trailer
Black Cast
Wan Dral
Release Date
January 10, 2024
Synopsis
An amnesiac awakens from a coma in 2020. With the world on the brink, and old enemies baring down on him, his search for the truth may cost him his life.
Lost Phoenix

Lift

Action, Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Lift Trailer
Black Cast
Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Directed By Black
F. Gary Gray
Release Date
January 12, 2024
Synopsis
An international heist crew, led by Cyrus Whitaker, race to lift $500 million in gold from a passenger plane at 40,000 feet.
Lift

Our favorites from 2023

Come Out Fighting

Drama, War, Action, Military
Watch The Trailer:
Come Out Fighting Trailer
Black Cast
Tyrese Gibson, Michael Jai White, Vicellous Shannon, Hiram A. Murray, Martin Davis, Charles Scaggs
Release Date
May 19, 2023
Synopsis
In WWII, a squad of U.S. African-American soldiers are sent on a rescue mission behind enemy lines to locate their lost commanding officer and a downed fighter pilot.
Come Out Fighting
Watch The Trailer:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Trailer
Black Cast
Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., Ayo Edebiri, Maya Rudolph, Giancarlo Esposito, Ice Cube, Hannibal Buress, Dempsey Pappion
Release Date
August 02, 2023
Synopsis
After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts. Their new friend April O'Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
Watch The Trailer:
Jagun Jagun: The Warrior Trailer
Black Cast
Femi Adebayo, Lateef Adedimeji, Odunlade Adekola, Ibrahim Yekini Itele, Bukunmi Oluwashina, Adebayo Salami, Fathia Balogun, Yinka Quadri, Debo Adebayo
Directed By Black
Adebayo Tijani, Tope Adebayo
Written By Black
Adebayo Tijani, Femi Adebayo
Release Date
August 10, 2023
Synopsis
A young man determined to become a powerful warrior joins an elite army, encountering the wrath of a maniacal warlord and the love of a fierce woman.
Jagun Jagun: The Warrior

The Kill Room

Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Watch The Trailer:
The Kill Room Trailer
Black Cast
Samuel L. Jackson
Release Date
September 28, 2023
Synopsis
The story follows a hitman, his boss, an art dealer and a money-laundering scheme that accidentally turns the assassin into an overnight avant-garde sensation, one that forces her to play the art world against the underworld.
The Kill Room

Die Hart: The Movie

Action, Comedy, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Die Hart: The Movie Trailer
Black Cast
Kevin Hart, Nathalie Emmanuel
Release Date
February 24, 2023
Synopsis
Follows a fictionalized version of Kevin Hart, as he tries to become an action movie star. He attends a school run by Ron Wilcox, where he attempts to learn the ropes on how to become one of the industry's most coveted action stars.
Die Hart: The Movie

Creed III

Action, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Creed III Trailer
Black Cast
Michael B. Jordan, Jonathan Majors, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Wood Harris, Spence Moore II, Selenis Leyva
Directed By Black
Michael B. Jordan
Release Date
March 03, 2023
Synopsis
After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damien Anderson, resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. The face-off between former friends is more than just a fight. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle Damien - a fighter who has nothing to lose.
Creed III

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Trailer
Black Cast
Shameik Moore, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, Mahershala Ali, Amandla Stenberg, Jharrel Jerome, Ziggy Marley, Donald Glover, Ayo Edebiri, Metro Boomin
Directed By Black
Kemp Powers
Release Date
June 02, 2023
Synopsis
After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is catapulted across the Multiverse, where he encounters the Spider Society, a team of Spider-People charged with protecting the Multiverse’s very existence. But when the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles finds himself pitted against the other Spiders and must set out on his own to save those he loves most.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Among the Beasts

Action, Mystery, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Among the Beasts Trailer
Black Cast
Tory Kittles, Sarunas J. Jackson
Release Date
February 10, 2023
Synopsis
When a gangster’s daughter reluctantly teams with a former Marine to find her kidnapped cousin, the combat veteran must overcome his own demons in order to rescue the child.
Among the Beasts

Future Soldier

Action, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
Future Soldier Trailer
Release Date
May 01, 2023
Synopsis
In the future 2002AD, bounty hunter Captain Mo Harrington finds himself pulled into a sinister conspiracy.
Future Soldier

Call Her King

Action, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Call Her King Trailer
Black Cast
Naturi Naughton, Jason Mitchell, Lance Gross, Tobias Truvillion, Charles W Harris III, Kory Kurtis Harper, Shiobann Amisial, Ken Parrish, Artrece Johnson, Colin Kilkenny, Sheba Holmes, Garrett Hendricks
Directed By Black
Wes Miller
Release Date
July 06, 2023
Synopsis
After the courthouse is hijacked by Black Caesar, brother of Sean Samuels, who has just been sentenced, Judge Jaeda King must rely on her strength and skills to find a way to end the standoff, save the hostages, and make her escape.
Call Her King

The Creator

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
The Creator Trailer
Black Cast
John David Washington
Release Date
September 29, 2023
Synopsis
Amid a future war between the human race and the forces of artificial intelligence, Joshua, a hardened ex-special forces agent grieving the disappearance of his wife, is recruited to hunt down and kill the Creator, the elusive architect of advanced AI who has developed a mysterious weapon with the power to end the war—and mankind itself.
The Creator

Outlaw Johnny Black

Action, Comedy, Western
Watch The Trailer:
Outlaw Johnny Black Trailer
Black Cast
Michael Jai White, Anika Noni Rose, Byron Minns, Erica Ash, Glynn Turman, Kym Whitley, Tommy Davidson
Directed By Black
Michael Jai White
Release Date
September 15, 2023
Synopsis
Hell bent on avenging the death of his father, Johnny Black vows to gun down Brett Clayton and becomes a wanted man in the process while posing as a preacher in a small mining town that's been taken over by a notorious Land Baron.
Outlaw Johnny Black

The Equalizer 3

Action, Crime, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
The Equalizer 3 Trailer
Black Cast
Denzel Washington
Directed By Black
Antoine Fuqua
Release Date
September 01, 2023
Synopsis
Robert McCall finds himself at home in Southern Italy but he discovers his friends are under the control of local crime bosses. As events turn deadly, McCall knows what he has to do: become his friends' protector by taking on the mafia.
The Equalizer 3

The Marvels

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
The Marvels Trailer
Black Cast
Teyonah Parris, Samuel L. Jackson, Zawe Ashton, Lashana Lynch, Shamier Anderson
Directed By Black
Nia DaCosta
Release Date
November 10, 2023
Synopsis
Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, has reclaimed her identity from the tyrannical Kree and taken revenge on the Supreme Intelligence. But unintended consequences see Carol shouldering the burden of a destabilized universe. When her duties send her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolutionary, her powers become entangled with that of Jersey City super-fan Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel, and Carol’s estranged niece, now S.A.B.E.R. astronaut Captain Monica Rambeau. Together, this unlikely trio must team up and learn to work in concert to save the universe.
The Marvels

Kings of L.A.

Action, Comedy, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Kings of L.A. Trailer
Black Cast
Paula Jai Parker Mason, Alimi Ballard, Stevie J., William L. Johnson, Darris Love, Gerald 'Slink' Johnson, Duane Finley, Cynda Williams, Bryan Rubio
Directed By Black
Van Elder
Release Date
June 13, 2023
Synopsis
A young man reaches a critical point in his life as he struggles to navigate the changing gentrification of his neighborhood. Pressured by gangs, the temptations of easy money and the culture shifts around him in South Central he tries to figure out how to survive when everyone wants a piece of him and his neighborhood.
Kings of L.A.

Our favorites from 2022

Moonfall

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
Moonfall Trailer
Black Cast
Halle Berry
Release Date
February 03, 2022
Synopsis

A space crew travels to the moon after it's struck by an asteroid and is sent on a collision course with Earth.

Moonfall

The Commando

Action, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
The Commando Trailer
Black Cast
Michael Jai White
Release Date
January 07, 2022
Synopsis

A DEA agent with PTSD returns home after a botched mission and must now protect his family from a home invasion after a recently freed convict and his henchmen come after their stash of millions inside of the agent's home.

The Commando

The Legionnaire

Drama, Action
Black Cast
Germano Gentile
Release Date
February 24, 2022
Synopsis

Daniel is the only African-Italian officer in the flying squad in Rome, tasked with evicting 150 families from an apartment building that they have taken over. One of the families is his own.

The Legionnaire

Ambulance

Action, Crime, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Ambulance Trailer
Black Cast
Moses Ingram, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Release Date
April 08, 2022
Synopsis

Decorated veteran Will Sharp, desperate for money to cover his wife's medical bills, asks for help from his adoptive brother Danny. A charismatic career criminal, Danny instead offers him a score: the biggest bank heist in Los Angeles history: $32 million.

Ambulance

Asking For It

Drama, Action, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Asking For It Trailer
Black Cast
Gabourey Sidibe, Kiersey Clemons, Alexandra Shipp
Release Date
April 03, 2022
Synopsis

After a small town waitress is sexually assaulted after a date with her old friend she befriends a mysterious stranger who introducers her to an all femme gang.

Asking For It

The Takedown

Comedy, Action
Watch The Trailer:
The Takedown Trailer
Black Cast
Omar Sy
Release Date
May 06, 2022
Synopsis

Ousmane Diakité (Omar Sy) and François Monge (Laurent Lafitte) are two cops with very different styles, backgrounds and careers. Many years ago they worked together but life took them apart. The unlikely pair is reunited once again for a new investigation that takes them all the way up to the French Alps. What seemed to be a simple drug deal turns out to be a high scale criminal case wrapped in danger and unexpected comedy.

The Takedown

Silverton Siege

Drama, Action, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Silverton Siege Trailer
Black Cast
Noxolo Dlamini, Thabo Rametsi, Tumisho Masha
Directed By Black
Mandla Walter Dube
Release Date
April 27, 2022
Synopsis

After a failed sabotage mission, a trio of anti-apartheid freedom fighters ends up in a tense bank hostage situation. Based on a true story.

Silverton Siege

Man from Toronto

Comedy, Action
Watch The Trailer:
Man from Toronto Trailer
Black Cast
Jasmine Mathews, Kevin Hart, Melanie Liburd, Ronnie Rowe
Release Date
June 24, 2022
Synopsis

The world's deadliest assassin and New York's biggest screw-up are mistaken for each other at an Airbnb rental.

Man from Toronto

The Woman King

Drama, Action, History, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
The Woman King Trailer
Black Cast
Angélique Kidjo, John Boyega, Masali Baduza, Sheila Atim, Thuso Mbedu, Viola Davis, Jayme Lawson, Lashana Lynch, Shaina West, Chioma Antoinette Umeala, Adrienne Warren
Directed By Black
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Release Date
September 16, 2022
Synopsis

A historical epic inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries. The story follows Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military unit, and Nawi, an ambitious recruit, who together fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.

The Woman King
Watch The Trailer:
The System Trailer
Black Cast
Lil Yachty, Terrence Howard, Tyrese Gibson, Arielle Prepetit, Artrial Clark
Directed By Black
Dallas Jackson
Written By Black
Dallas Jackson
Release Date
October 28, 2022
Synopsis

When a young soldier, newly returned from war, gets caught up in a drug bust, he is recruited by the authorities to go undercover in a notoriously dangerous prison in order to figure out what is really going on.

The System

Day Shift

Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Day Shift Trailer
Black Cast
Jamie Foxx, Meagan Good, Snoop Dogg, Keith Jefferson
Release Date
August 12, 2022
Synopsis
A hard-working, blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year-old daughter. His mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income: hunting and killing vampires.
Day Shift

Black Adam

Action, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Black Adam Trailer
Black Cast
Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge
Release Date
October 20, 2022
Synopsis
Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods—and imprisoned just as quickly—Black Adam is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.
Black Adam

The School for Good and Evil

Action, Drama, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
The School for Good and Evil Trailer
Black Cast
Kerry Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Kit Young, Sofia Wylie, Chinenye Ezeudu
Release Date
October 19, 2022
Synopsis
Best friends Sophie and Agatha navigate an enchanted school for young heroes and villains — and find themselves on opposing sides of the battle between good and evil.
The School for Good and Evil

Saloum

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Watch The Trailer:
Saloum Trailer
Black Cast
Ndiaga Mbow, Evelyne Ily Juhen, Yann Gael, Bruno Henry, Roger Felmont Sallah, Mentor Ba, Babacar Oualy
Directed By Black
Jean Luc Herbulot
Release Date
September 02, 2022
Synopsis
Three mercenaries extracting a druglord out of Guinea-Bissau are forced to hide in the mystical region of Saloum, Senegal.
Saloum

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Trailer
Black Cast
Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Dominique Thorne, Florence Kasumba, Lupita Nyong'o, Michaela Coel, Winston Duke
Directed By Black
Ryan Coogler
Release Date
November 11, 2022
Synopsis
Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Our favorites from 2021