Black Romance Movies To Fall In Love in 2024

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Black Romance Movies To Fall In Love in 2024

Welcome to our lovingly curated selection of 2024's best Black romance movies. These aren't just films; they are powerful stories that mirror our experiences, celebrate our love, and echo our resilience.

From heart-soaring romances that make you believe in love to poignant tales of connections that defy odds, we've got it all. Each film on our list is a nod to our vibrant culture and the romantic spirit inherent in us.

So, get cozy, because you're about to be immersed in love stories that truly speak to you.

And be sure to check out our constantly updated list of new Black Movies in 2024.

Black Romance Movies releasing in 2024

Nov
27

Wicked

Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Wicked Trailer
Black Cast
Cynthia Erivo
Release Date
November 27, 2024
Synopsis
Wicked tells the story of Elphaba, the future Wicked Witch of the West and her relationship with Glinda, the Good Witch of the North. The first of a two-part feature film adaptation of the Broadway musical.
Wicked
Apr
26

Challengers

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Challengers Trailer
Black Cast
Zendaya
Release Date
April 26, 2024
Synopsis
Tennis player turned coach Tashi has taken her husband, Art, and transformed him into a world-famous grand slam champion. To jolt him out of his recent losing streak, she makes him play a “Challenger” event — close to the lowest level of pro tournament — where he finds himself standing across the net from his former best friend and Tashi’s former boyfriend.
Challengers

Black Romance Movies already released in 2024

Black Tea

Drama, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Black Tea Trailer
Black Cast
Nina Mélo, Isabelle Kabano
Directed By Black
Abderrahmane Sissako
Written By Black
Abderrahmane Sissako, Kessen Tall
Release Date
February 28, 2024
Synopsis
Aya, a young Ivorian woman in her early thirties, says no on her wedding day, to everyone’s astonishment. After emigrating to Asia, she works in a tea export shop with Cai, a 45-year-old Chinese man. Aya and Cai fall in love but can their affair survive the turmoil of their past and other people’s prejudices?
Black Tea

A Soweto Love Story

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
A Soweto Love Story Trailer
Black Cast
Lunga Shabalala, Duduzile Ngcobo, Sparky Xulu, Didintle Khunou, N'kone Mametja
Release Date
February 14, 2024
Synopsis
When her three grown sons show no signs of settling down and starting their own families, a mother uses the coveted family home to entice them into doing the right thing- the first to get married before the New Year wins the home.
A Soweto Love Story

Our favorites from 2023

Watch The Trailer:
Christmas of Yes Trailer
Black Cast
Michele Weaver, Jeff Pierre, Ian Collins, Karen Holness, Tenika Davis, Catherine Lough Haggquist
Directed By Black
Rhonda Baraka
Release Date
December 09, 2023
Synopsis
Amy Bell is a pro at turning down party invitations, vacations with friends, and even dates because she's laser-focused on her job. When her job is eliminated, her brother dares her to do something terrifying: say "yes" to everything this holiday season.
Christmas of Yes

A Christmas Serenade

Christmas, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
A Christmas Serenade Trailer
Black Cast
B.J. Britt, Darlene Cooke, Jayd Deroché, Jordan Francis, Glen Michael Grant, Sheronna Osbourne, Skye Townsend
Directed By Black
Roger M. Bobb
Written By Black
Lenore Adediran
Release Date
December 02, 2023
Synopsis
When Jeremiah returns home for the first time in years to play a gig with his band, he is recruited to take over as the minister of music for the annual Christmas Jubilee at his home church reigniting the feud, and romance, between the pastor's daughter Willow.
A Christmas Serenade

Christmas with a Kiss

Christmas, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Christmas with a Kiss Trailer
Black Cast
Mishael Morgan, Ronnie Rowe, Jaime M. Callica, Jayd Deroché, André Bédard, JaNae Armogan
Directed By Black
Roger M. Bobb
Written By Black
Maggie Bush, Lanre Idewu
Release Date
December 03, 2023
Synopsis
A woman (Morgan) returns home to help with her family's Christmas Carnival and romance ignites. A photo journalist (Rowe) curates a surprise reunion.
Christmas with a Kiss

The Engagement Dress

Comedy, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
The Engagement Dress Trailer
Black Cast
Angel Prater, Sterling Sulieman
Release Date
November 10, 2023
Synopsis
When Michelle finally gets to wear the lucky bridesmaid’s dress that has led to all of her friends getting married, she realizes that she’s been looking for love in all the wrong places.
The Engagement Dress

Wedding Games

Comedy, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Wedding Games Trailer
Black Cast
Dandara Mariana, Dan Ferreira
Directed By Black
Sílvio Guindane
Release Date
November 24, 2023
Synopsis
When Alex and Eva choose to exchange vows at the very spot they first crossed paths, a series of hilarious missteps derails their journey to the altar.
Wedding Games

Yuletide the Knot

Comedy, Romance, Christmas, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Yuletide the Knot Trailer
Black Cast
Mary Antonini, Kelsey Scott
Release Date
December 03, 2023
Synopsis
Small town wedding planner Rachel is planning her biggest Christmas wedding for an influencer couple, is thrown a surprise when the bride's manager turns out to be Logan, her first love and high school sweetheart - her one that got away.
Yuletide the Knot

Sworn Justice: Taken Before Christmas

Christmas, Romance, Thriller, Female-Led
Black Cast
Mishael Morgan, Vivica A. Fox, Leland Bernard Martin, Benz Antoine
Release Date
November 16, 2023
Synopsis
A pair of star-crossed lovers – an undercover cop and a defense lawyer who met while pursuing a major crime lord – are put in jeopardy when one of them gets kidnapped by a corrupt element imbedded in Philadelphia’s most revered institutions.
Sworn Justice: Taken Before Christmas

12 Games of Christmas

Christmas, Comedy, Romance
Black Cast
Johnny Ramey, Felisha Cooper
Release Date
December 17, 2023
Synopsis
A group of old friends and neighbors are transported into a Christmas-themed board game during a Christmas party.
12 Games of Christmas

The Holiday Proposal Plan

Christmas, Comedy, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
The Holiday Proposal Plan Trailer
Black Cast
Tatyana Ali, Patrick Faucette
Release Date
December 16, 2023
Synopsis
When travel columnist Sonny Kravitz and her ex-boyfriend Kip are forced to team up to help their best friends Bree and Jarod get engaged amongst a whimsical backdrop of twelve holiday traditions from around the world at her parent's snowy chalet, they soon find themselves falling for one another once again.
The Holiday Proposal Plan

A Royal Christmas Surprise

Christmas, Romance
Black Cast
Jennifer Freeman, Andi Anderson, Trisha Mann, Abena Ayivor, Andrae Todd James Bicy
Directed By Black
Beautie Masvaure Alt
Release Date
November 30, 2023
Synopsis
Riley and Mandla will have to navigate tension between the matriarchs of their respective families, planning their engagement party, and another "Royal Surprise" that puts into question the couple's entire future.
A Royal Christmas Surprise

Christmas Angel

Christmas, Drama, Music, Romance, Female-Led
Black Cast
Skyh Black, DaniLeigh, Elise Neal, Romeo Miller, Tamar Braxton, Iris Gaspar, Maxine Ugo, Juhahn Jones, TravQue
Directed By Black
LazRael Lison
Written By Black
LazRael Lison
Release Date
November 09, 2023
Synopsis
A mega star, with the world at her feet, is unraveling at the core. When her car breaks down and a stranger offers to help her, a whole new chapter in her life starts.
Christmas Angel

If You Were the Last

Science Fiction, Romance, Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
If You Were the Last Trailer
Black Cast
Anthony Mackie
Release Date
March 03, 2023
Synopsis
Two astronauts who think they’ve been lost in space forever fall in love, becoming content with their isolated lives, only to suddenly have to return to Earth.
If You Were the Last

The Plus One

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
The Plus One Trailer
Black Cast
Ashanti, Michelle Hurd, Cedric the Entertainer, B.J. Britt, Julissa Bermudez, J. Teddy Garces, Wesley Armstrong
Directed By Black
Erik White
Release Date
September 29, 2023
Synopsis
Lizzie only request of her "Male of Honor" Marshall is that he doesn't bring his hated ex Marie to her destination wedding. But lovesick Marshall brings her as his plus one, and Marie does everything in her power to wreck Lizzie's big day.
The Plus One

Landscape with Invisible Hand

Science Fiction, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Landscape with Invisible Hand Trailer
Black Cast
Asante Blackk, Tiffany Haddish, Brooklynn MacKinzie, William Jackson Harper, Shiquita James, Thea Camara
Release Date
August 18, 2023
Synopsis
Years into a benevolent alien occupation, mankind is still adjusting to its new overlords. Their technology initially held promise for global prosperity, but rendered most human jobs – and steady income – obsolete. When two teenagers discover the aliens are fascinated with human love and will pay for access to it, they decide to livestream their romance to make extra cash for their families.
Landscape with Invisible Hand

You People

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
You People Trailer
Black Cast
Lauren London, Eddie Murphy, Nia Long, Sam Jay, Mike Epps, Anthony Anderson, Khadijah Haqq McCray, Kym Whitley, La La Anthony, Travis Bennett
Directed By Black
Kenya Barris
Release Date
January 20, 2023
Synopsis
A new couple and their families reckon with modern love amid culture clashes, societal expectations and generational differences.
You People

Young. Wild. Free.

Drama, Romance
Black Cast
Jahking Guillory, Mike Epps, Sanaa Lathan, Ta'Rhonda Jones, Algee Smith, Sierra Capri, GaTa
Directed By Black
Thembi Banks
Release Date
January 22, 2023
Synopsis
High school senior Brandon is drowning in responsibilities when his world is turned upside down after being robbed at gunpoint by the girl of his dreams.
Young. Wild. Free.

Rye Lane

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
Rye Lane Trailer
Black Cast
David Jonsson, Vivian Oparah, Simon Manyonda, Levi Roots
Release Date
March 17, 2023
Synopsis
Two twenty-somethings, both reeling from bad break-ups, connect over the course of an eventful day in South London – helping each other deal with their nightmare exes, and potentially restoring their faith in romance.
Rye Lane

The Little Mermaid

Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
The Little Mermaid Trailer
Black Cast
Halle Bailey, Daveed Diggs, Noma Dumezweni, Jude Akuwudike, Adrian Christopher, Simone Ashley, Sienna King
Release Date
May 26, 2023
Synopsis
The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. With mermaids forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.
The Little Mermaid

Spring Breakthrough

Drama, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
Spring Breakthrough Trailer
Black Cast
Keesha Sharp, Demetrius Grosse, Rhyon Nicole Brown
Release Date
April 30, 2023
Synopsis
A single mother surprised by her daughter's recent engagement, travels to the Gulf Shores where she finds love unexpectedly.
Spring Breakthrough

The Perfect Find

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
The Perfect Find Trailer
Black Cast
Gabrielle Union, Gina Torres, Janet Hubert, La La Anthony, Numa Perrier, Aisha Hinds, Keith Powers
Directed By Black
Numa Perrier
Release Date
June 14, 2023
Synopsis
Will a 40-year-old woman with everything on the line - her high-stakes career, ticking biological clock, bank account - risk it all for an intensely lusty secret romance with the one person who could destroy her comeback, for good?
The Perfect Find
Watch The Trailer:
An Unforgettable Year: Spring Trailer
Black Cast
Lívia Silva, Ronald Sotto, Rogério Brito, Juliana Alves, Rejane Faria, Gabz
Release Date
June 22, 2023
Synopsis
When she's about to fail in math – the subject she hates the most, Jasmine has to take booster classes with a cute young tutor, but who breathes numbers in everything he does. Facing family pressure and embarking on a risky love, she'll need to overcome her fears and limitations to pursue her true dream: be an artist.
An Unforgettable Year: Spring

An Unforgettable Year: Autumn

Drama, Music, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
An Unforgettable Year: Autumn Trailer
Black Cast
Gabz, IZA, Larissa Luz, Lucas Leto
Directed By Black
Lázaro Ramos
Release Date
June 08, 2023
Synopsis
An ambitious law student who hates music needs to make a perfect plan to get hired at the office she interns at – until she meets a charming singer who shakes her life. While she's living her first love, she needs to face her own past and decide what's more important: do what she loves or learn to love what she does.
An Unforgettable Year: Autumn

The Color Purple

Drama, Music, Romance, Female-Led, Motherhood
Watch The Trailer:
The Color Purple Trailer
Black Cast
Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Gabriella Wilson, Halle Bailey, Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, Corey Hawkins, David Alan Grier, Deon Cole, Louis Gossett Jr., Jon Batiste, Tiffany Elle Burgess, Ciara, Aba Arthur, Tamela Mann
Directed By Black
Blitz Bazawule
Written By Black
Marcus Gardley
Release Date
December 25, 2023
Synopsis
A decades-spanning tale of love and resilience and of one woman's journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.
The Color Purple

Our favorites from 2022

A Jazzman's Blues

Drama, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
A Jazzman's Blues Trailer
Black Cast
Joshua Boone, Amirah Vann, Milauna Jackson
Directed By Black
Tyler Perry
Written By Black
Tyler Perry
Release Date
September 16, 2022
Synopsis
A tale of forbidden love and family drama unravels 40 years of secrets and lies against a soundtrack of juke joint blues in the Deep South.
A Jazzman's Blues

Beauty

Drama, Romance, Music
Watch The Trailer:
Beauty Trailer
Black Cast
Michael Ward, Niecy Nash, Gracie Marie Bradley
Release Date
June 29, 2022
Synopsis

A young singer on the brink of a promising career finds herself torn between a domineering family, industry pressures and her love for her girlfriend.

Beauty

My Fake Boyfriend

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
My Fake Boyfriend Trailer
Black Cast
Keiynan Lonsdale
Release Date
June 17, 2022
Synopsis

In the film, a young man in a tricky situation (Keiynan Lonsdale) follows the advice of his unconventional best friend (Dylan Sprouse) and uses social media to create a fake boyfriend to keep his awful ex-lover out of his life. But everything backfires when he meets the real love of his life, and breaking up with his fake boyfriend proves hard to do.

My Fake Boyfriend

A Cut Above

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
A Cut Above Trailer
Black Cast
Léa Garcia, Yuri Marçal, Solange Couto, Rebecca, Neuza Borges, MC Carol, MV Bill, Romeu Evaristo, Clementino Kelé, Domenica Dias, Gabriela Hebling, Lucas Penteado, Jeniffer Dias, Juliana Alves, Serjão Loroza, Nando Cunha, Luana Xavier, Dja Marthins
Directed By Black
Rodrigo França
Release Date
July 28, 2022
Synopsis

With his mom's salon on the brink of bankruptcy, a dedicated son rolls up his sleeves to help and discovers himself as the coolest barber on the block.

A Cut Above

Entergalactic

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Animation
Watch The Trailer:
Entergalactic Trailer
Black Cast
Kid Cudi, Jessica Williams, Jaden Smith, Keith David, Laura Harrier, Teyana Taylor, Ty Dolla Sign
Written By Black
Kid Cudi
Created By Black
Kenya Barris, Kid Cudi
Release Date
September 30, 2022
Synopsis

Ambitious artist Jabari attempts to balance success and love when he moves into his dream Manhattan apartment and falls for his next-door neighbor.

Entergalactic

Love in the Villa

Comedy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
Love in the Villa Trailer
Black Cast
Kat Graham
Release Date
September 01, 2022
Synopsis

A young woman takes a trip to romantic Verona, Italy, after a breakup, only to find that the villa she reserved was double-booked, and she'll have to share her vacation with a cynical British man.

Love in the Villa
Watch The Trailer:
Unthinkably Good Things Trailer
Black Cast
Erica Ash, Joyful Drake, Lance Gross, Jermaine Love, Karen Pittman
Directed By Black
Terri J. Vaughn
Written By Black
Cas Sigers-Beedles
Release Date
August 28, 2022
Synopsis

Follows Allison at a crossroads in her career and love life, in need of the love and support of her two friends. After visiting her in Tuscany, each woman will reexamine the state of her own life and relationships.

Unthinkably Good Things

Holiday Heritage

Christmas, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Family
Watch The Trailer:
Holiday Heritage Trailer
Black Cast
Holly Robinson Peete, Brooks Darnell, Lyndie Greenwood
Release Date
December 16, 2022
Synopsis

Ella returns to her hometown to mend fences with her fractured family. With the help of Griffin, her ex-boyfriend, she encourages her family to celebrate Christmas and Kwanzaa and to heal their past wounds before it’s too late.

Holiday Heritage

This Christmas

Comedy, Romance
Black Cast
Alfred Enoch, Sarah Niles, Clinton Liberty
Release Date
December 10, 2022
Synopsis

Follow Adam and Emma on their daily commute from the village of Langton to London, where they meet the same passengers every day. One morning, Adam breaks the unspoken taboo of talking to strangers on a train and invites the entire carriage to hold their own Christmas party together.

This Christmas

A New Orleans Noel

Christmas, Drama, Romance
Black Cast
Brad James, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Patti LaBelle, Drez Ryan
Release Date
December 03, 2022
Synopsis

Follows Grace and Anthony, who despite having gone to college to study architecture together, are too different, but things between them change after both are hired to work on the same place and end up celebrating Christmas together.

A New Orleans Noel

Bones and All

Drama, Romance, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Bones and All Trailer
Black Cast
Taylor Russell, André Holland
Release Date
November 23, 2022
Synopsis

Abandoned by her father, a young woman named Maren embarks on a thousand-mile odyssey through the backroads of America where she meets Lee, a disenfranchised drifter. But despite their best efforts, all roads lead back to their terrifying pasts and to a final stand that will determine whether their love can survive their otherness.

Bones and All

Inventing the Christmas Prince

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Christmas
Watch The Trailer:
Inventing the Christmas Prince Trailer
Black Cast
Ronnie Rowe, Tamera Mowry
Release Date
November 18, 2022
Synopsis

Shelby is about to quit her job when her daughter becomes convinced that her boss Evan is the Christmas prince from a story Shelby made up a few years ago.

Inventing the Christmas Prince

All Saints Christmas

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Christmas
Watch The Trailer:
All Saints Christmas Trailer
Black Cast
Miranda Edwards, Ledisi, Roger Cross
Release Date
November 06, 2022
Synopsis

Lisette is a popular R&B singer who’s getting ready to travel home to New Orleans for Christmas. When the media mistake a photo of her with her music producer ex as an engagement announcement, her family insists that he join her on the trip.

All Saints Christmas

Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration

Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration Trailer
Black Cast
Gabriella Wilson, David Alan Grier, Joshua Henry
Release Date
December 15, 2022
Synopsis
This two-hour animated and live-action blended special pays tribute to the original Disney Animation’s “Beauty and the Beast” and its legacy by showcasing the fan-favorite movie, along with new memorable musical performances, taking viewers on a magical adventure through the eyes of Belle.
Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration