Most Popular African American Woman Movies and TV Shows
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1. Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
R | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Circa 1969, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors - before everything goes to hell.
Votes: 92,809 | Gross: $17.84M
2. The Hateful Eight (2015)
R | 168 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.
Votes: 439,294 | Gross: $54.12M
3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.
Votes: 914,227 | Gross: $204.84M
4. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Votes: 71,843 | Gross: $98.47M
5. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
6. Swordfish (2001)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.
Votes: 169,429 | Gross: $69.77M
8. The Bodyguard (1992)
R | 129 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to an R&B singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.
Votes: 109,009 | Gross: $121.95M
9. Angel Heart (1987)
R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 73,393 | Gross: $17.19M
10. Monster's Ball (2001)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.
Votes: 78,876 | Gross: $31.25M
11. My Wife and Kids (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta rap-worshipping son Michael Jr., and brooding daughters Claire and Kady make his dream just that ... a dream.
14. Storks (2016)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby.
Votes: 50,798 | Gross: $72.68M
15. Mississippi Grind (2015)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with younger charismatic poker player, Curtis, in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what's been lost.
Votes: 17,447 | Gross: $0.13M
R | 93 min | Horror
Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may be able to defeat him for good.
Votes: 45,292 | Gross: $49.37M
19. Untamed Heart (1993)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A waitress hardly notices a shy busboy who secretly loves her; until one night she's attacked and he comes to her rescue. From there a relationship sparks but one secret could mean disaster for these fated lovers.
Votes: 11,899 | Gross: $18.90M
20. Bad Grandpa (2013)
R | 92 min | Comedy
86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.
Votes: 85,932 | Gross: $102.00M
22. Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A jewel thief's daughter is kidnapped after he steals a collection of prized black diamonds, which aren't at all what they seem.
Votes: 39,274 | Gross: $34.60M
23. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 15,697 | Gross: $39.10M
24. 227 (1985–1990)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
This series took place in an apartment building numbered 227. The cast would frequently be sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, involved in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plotline.
25. Waiting to Exhale (1995)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Based on Terry McMillan's novel, this film follows four very different African-American women and their relationships with the male gender.
Votes: 8,763 | Gross: $67.05M
27. Killer Workout (1987)
R | 85 min | Horror
Two years ago, a young woman named Valerie was burned after entering a tanning salon. Now, her twin sister, Rhonda, runs a local gym where, all of a sudden, people are being murdered.
28. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A creature from another planet tries to seduce a shy Earth physicist to gain control over his researches. The result of this important mission much exceeded her expectations.
Votes: 23,713 | Gross: $13.85M
30. The Keeping Room (2014)
R | 95 min | Drama, Western
Left without men in the dying days of the American Civil War, three women must fight to defend their home and themselves from two rogue soldiers who have broken off from the fast-approaching Union Army.
Votes: 5,734 | Gross: $0.03M
31. Petals on the Wind (2014 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A decade after Cathy, Christopher, and Carrie escaped from their grandparents' attic at Foxworth Hall, Petals on the Wind continues to follow the twisted plight of the family as they ... See full summary »
32. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (2017 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1961, BJ Blazkowicz and his ragtag team of allies arrive in Nazi-controlled America on a mission to recruit the boldest resistance leaders left and restart the American Revolution.
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Thriller
An ambitious married woman's temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness, and forever alters the course of her life.
Votes: 11,007 | Gross: $51.98M
37. A Christmas Prince (2017)
TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
When a reporter goes undercover as a tutor to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?
38. Doom Asylum (1988)
R | 77 min | Comedy, Horror
A horribly disfigured lawyer, wrongfully pronounced dead after a terrible car accident, is taken to an asylum for dissection, only to come back alive, kill everyone, and make the asylum his killing grounds.
39. Vamp (1986)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Two fraternity pledges travel to a sleazy bar in search of a stripper for their college friends, unaware it is occupied by vampires.
Votes: 4,440 | Gross: $4.94M
40. How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Stella is a highly successful, forty-something San Francisco stock broker who is persuaded by her colorful New York girlfriend Delilah to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,361 | Gross: $37.67M
41. Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Norman Bates recalls his childhood with his abusive mother while fearing his unborn child will inherit his split personality disorder.
42. From Justin to Kelly (2003)
PG | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A waitress from Texas and a college student from Pennsylvania meet during spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and come together through their shared love of singing.
Votes: 24,448 | Gross: $4.92M
43. Frankie & Alice (2010)
R | 101 min | Biography, Drama
A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.
Votes: 4,702 | Gross: $0.69M
44. Fear City (1984)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and maimed by a psycho-killer. A conflicted ex-boxer-turned-talent-manager and his business partner and friend, who represent some of the girls, set out to find him before he strikes again.
47. Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005 TV Movie)
113 min | Drama, Romance
A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.
49. Resident Evil 5 (2009 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
Sent in by the BSAA, Chris Redfield has a new mission. It takes him into South Africa where he encounters a new horror and relives an old past.
50. Class of '74 (1972)
R | 82 min | Drama, Romance
Four young modern women in college set out to explore all that life has to give with various new relationships and to study the ones they have been exposed to in their past.