Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. That means lots of couples will be looking for great romantic movies to snuggle up with. You may look for movies featuring Black actors or telling Black stories. You’re in luck! Netflix has plenty of options for Black love movies to watch on Valentine’s Day.
Black Love Movies on Netflix You Don’t Want to Miss
Black love movies tell romantic stories involving Black characters. On Valentine’s Day, you want movies that make you feel good and feature good stories that are not stereotyped or distorted. Netflix is a great place to find just that! Check out our list of 10 movies you don’t want to miss.
1. Deliver Us From Eva
Deliver Us From Eva is a Black-centered romantic comedy about a preacher who moves to a small town to be a pastor. He falls in love with a church member who is already in a relationship with her boss, which evolves into a hilarious storyline. Deliver Us From Eva stars LL Cool J and Gabrielle Union.
2. The Wedding Party
The Wedding Party is a Nigerian romantic comedy about a lavish wedding that has a series of unfortunate events take place. The couple is faced with drama and embarrassing moments all on the most important day of their lives.
3. Cook Off
Cook Off is a romantic comedy about two Black women trying to find career success. Both women have trouble finding the right man until they come together. The story really gets interesting when one mother is entered into a reality cooking show by her son.
4. Nappily Ever After
One of the most liked Black love movies on Netflix is Nappily Ever After. Follow Violet, a perfectionist executive who wears her hair straight, despite the time, effort, and burns that sometimes happen. After a series of events causes her to question everything, Violet takes a leap of faith and shaves her head. The impact on her relationships is tremendous.
5. Baby Mamas
Want a Black love story featuring the love of a mother to her child? Baby Mamas is just the movie. Baby Mamas is about four Black single mothers struggling for balance in their lives. When one Baby Mama meets her new boss, it’s time to question if she’s ready to start dating again.
6. Walk Away from Love
Walk Away from Love is a feel-good movie you and your loved one will love to watch together. Follow Micah, a single attorney who, after a heartbreak, hasn’t been in a relationship in three years. She has no plans to fall in love anytime soon, but that may change as she has an encounter with her ex and is forced to face her truths.
7. What Men Want
What Men Want is a romantic comedy that men and women will both love and resonate with. Taraji P. Henson and Tracy Morgan are the stars of this hilarious journey based loosely on the movie, What Women Want. In What Men Want, Ali (Taraji P. Henson) drinks a concoction that allows her to hear men’s thoughts. This sets off a hilarious journey with many ups and downs for Ali and her entourage.
8. Love, Guaranteed
This is a fun and light-hearted movie starring Rachel Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans, Jr. A crusading attorney who is cash-strapped takes on a client who is planning to sue a dating site guaranteeing that clients will find love. Sparks fly between the two in a classic rom-com way.
9. The Holiday Calendar
Holiday movie-lovers will love The Holiday Calendar. But it’s really a great film for any time of year. The story is about Abby, a talented photographer, who inherits an advent calendar from her grandfather. At first, Abby isn’t impressed, but then she realizes that what happens inside is happening in real life. Will the advent calendar point Abby to love?
Want something with a little more action and intrigue? Check out Deuces. Deuces is the story of an undercover cop who is tasked with taking down a crime ring. But things don’t go quite as they should when the detective falls for the enigmatic leader. Starring Larenz Tate and Antonique Smith.
Here, we’ve only given you 10 examples of great Black love movies that are available on Netflix. No matter what genre is your favorite, check out these movies on Valentine’s Day to find something you love.