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1. Jerry Maguire (1996)

R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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77 Metascore

When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston

Votes: 210,840 | Gross: $153.95M

2. Think Like a Man (2012)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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51 Metascore

Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey's relationship advice against them.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy

Votes: 39,291 | Gross: $91.55M

3. Higher Learning (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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54 Metascore

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rapaport, Jennifer Connelly

Votes: 16,026 | Gross: $38.29M

4. Men of Honor (2000)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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56 Metascore

The story of Carl Brashear, the first African-American U.S. Navy Diver, and the man who trained him.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron, Aunjanue Ellis

Votes: 97,230 | Gross: $48.82M

5. Boomerang (1992)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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45 Metascore

A successful executive and womanizer finds his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new female boss turns out to be an even bigger deviant than he is.

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier

Votes: 22,347 | Gross: $70.10M

6. Soul Food (1997)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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68 Metascore

One person can keep a family together and, when that one person is gone, a family can be torn apart.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach

Votes: 5,952 | Gross: $43.49M

7. The Best Man (1999)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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61 Metascore

Harper's autobiographical novel is almost out, his girlfriend Robin desires commitment, and he's best man at the wedding of Lance, a pro athlete. He goes to New York early (Robin will come ... See full summary »

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 7,989 | Gross: $34.10M

8. Kingdom Come (2001)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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48 Metascore

A group of old family members bands together when a despicable family member thankfully expires.

Director: Doug McHenry | Stars: LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Loretta Devine

Votes: 1,887 | Gross: $23.25M

9. Love Jones (1997)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Witcher | Stars: Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson

Votes: 3,217 | Gross: $12.51M

10. Brown Sugar (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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58 Metascore

Friends since childhood, a magazine editor and a hip-hop record executive stumble into romantic territory.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey, Nicole Ari Parker

Votes: 7,640 | Gross: $27.36M

11. Soul Food (2000–2004)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

7.3
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The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois.

Stars: Rockmond Dunbar, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Aaron Meeks, Nicole Ari Parker

Votes: 808

12. Hav Plenty (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.5
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Lee Plenty is an almost broke would-be novelist and Havilland Savage is rich and very beautiful woman and his friend. When she invites him to her home for New Year's Eve, they start to ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Scott Cherot | Stars: Christopher Scott Cherot, Chenoa Maxwell, Tammi Katherine Jones, Robinne Lee

Votes: 872 | Gross: $2.30M

13. Strictly Business (1991)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Two black friends, one of lighter skin complexion than the other, try to use each other to improve their social and professional positions.

Directors: Kevin Hooks, Rolando Hudson | Stars: Tommy Davidson, Joseph C. Phillips, Anne-Marie Johnson, David Marshall Grant

Votes: 1,569 | Gross: $7.68M

14. Tap (1989)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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Just released from prison, Max Washington must decide which of his previous professions to return to: burglar or tap dancer.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover

Votes: 1,224 | Gross: $9.11M

15. G (2002)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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42 Metascore

"G" is a Gatsbyesque love story set against Hip-Hop's invasion of the Hamptons.

Director: Christopher Scott Cherot | Stars: Richard T. Jones, Blair Underwood, Chenoa Maxwell, Andre Royo

Votes: 622 | Gross: $3.02M

16. Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.4
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Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen.

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Delroy Lindo, Mykelti Williamson, Edward Herrmann, Blair Underwood

Votes: 840

17. 3 A.M. (2001)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.9
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The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protege Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. Developed in the Sundance Laboratory, this film offers dove-tailing stories ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Davis | Stars: Danny Glover, Sergej Trifunovic, Michelle Rodriguez, Pam Grier

Votes: 1,136

18. A Warm December (1973)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Ester Anderson, Yvette Curtis, George Baker

Votes: 284

19. One Week (2000)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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55 Metascore

A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.

Director: Carl Seaton | Stars: Kenny Young, Saadiqa Kamille, Eric Lane, Milauna Jackson

Votes: 221 | Gross: $0.24M

20. For Love of Ivy (1968)

G | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Upon learning their maid will be leaving to earn an education, the son of the family decides to set her up with a man.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Abbey Lincoln, Beau Bridges, Nan Martin

Votes: 562

21. Disappearing Acts (2000 TV Movie)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A couple in the midst of a tumultuous relationship fight to stay together.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Wesley Snipes, Michael Imperioli, Laz Alonso

Votes: 1,395

22. Nothing But a Man (1964)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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87 Metascore

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.

Director: Michael Roemer | Stars: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris, Gloria Foster

Votes: 1,026 | Gross: $0.01M

23. Love, Sex and Eating the Bones (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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A sexy urban comedy about how a guy who is addicted to watching pornography discovers love is stronger than fantasy when he meets and falls in love with the girl of his dreams.

Director: Sudz Sutherland | Stars: Hill Harper, Marlyne Barrett, Mark Taylor, Meriaka Weathered

Votes: 682 | Gross: $0.12M

24. Love Come Down (2000)

R | 99 min | Drama

5.9
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Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy. Neville is a comedian struggling with his comedy, ... See full summary »

Director: Clement Virgo | Stars: Larenz Tate, Deborah Cox, Martin Cummins, Rainbow Francks

Votes: 257

25. Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs (2002)

91 min | Romance, Comedy

6.6
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Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd | Stars: 40 Glocc, Angelle Brooks, David Brown, Qadr Camillo

Votes: 82

26. Personals (1999)

R | 92 min | Romance

5.5
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After a staff writer from a trendy New York magazine loses his job as a result of his dalliances with women, he decides to combine business and pleasure through a piece of free-lance ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Sargent | Stars: Malik Yoba, Stacey Dash, Monteria Ivey, Rhonda Ross Kendrick

Votes: 105

27. Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense! But her taste for the good life didn't necessarily include her husband Marcus or her daughter Monica. It truly takes "A Mother's Love" from Georgia to pray her down to earth.

Director: Tim Alexander | Stars: Rolonda Watts, Amentha Dymally, Julian Starks, Salina Duplessis

Votes: 39

28. Priceless (2008)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A womanizing jewel thief tries to reform his ways by reuniting with his former girlfriend-turned-single mother while running from vicious mobsters.

Director: André Joseph | Stars: André Joseph, Tasha Perri, Anthony Mangano, Shelby Reitman Renee

Votes: 66 | Gross: $2.16M

29. Cold Feet (1999)

93 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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With only three weeks away from his impending marriage, a real estate agent begins to have doubts about his decision to marry his long-time girlfriend, a fashion designer.

Director: Brian Asa Evans | Stars: Chenoa Maxwell, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Brian Asa Evans, Alexandra Foucard

Votes: 57

30. Chasing Normality (2011)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

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A love story about two lonely people who are entangled in one night stand and falls quickly for each other, but as their relationship grows, the truth began to rear its ugly head.

Director: Anthony Anderson | Stars: Betty Daniels, Michael Davis, Nicole Michelle Haskins, Big Herk

31. HipHopBattle.com: Hip Hop 4 Life (2001)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.2
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As Devon prepares for the hiphop battle that will make or break him as an MC his personal relationships feel the effect.

Director: David Velo Stewart | Stars: George Baynard Jr., Michael Bell Sr., Blacknile, Da Boogie Man

Votes: 39

32. Show Me a Beautiful Woman (2013)

Short, Comedy

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Alex is addicted to newness: new clothes, new cars and especially new beautiful women. He doesn't work, preferring instead to live off the kindness of women, and he lives well. He would ... See full summary »

Director: Heru Ptah | Stars: Emma Duverger, Elle Morgan, Alexander Mulzac, Aaron Weaver

33. Lucid (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 100 min

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LUCID is the story of four friends that experiment with lucidity. After a few tries at this experiment, the two couple's subconscious desires begin to take on a life of their own and become a driving force of the passion and rage that follow when the line between reality and the dream world blurs.

Director: Candice Archie | Stars: Benjamin S. Davis, Angela Curry, Pierre Dixie, April DeVaughn

34. Atlanta to New York (2013)

Not Rated | Comedy, Romance

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A romantic comedy set in 2 cities. Montrell Simmons is a young actor on the rise living in Atlanta. On the brink of success, he flies from Atlanta to New York to propose to his girlfriend ... See full summary »

Director: Terence V. Steele | Stars: Angela Oberer, Elle Sunkara, David Alessi, Kim Wacker

35. Miserably Single (2011– )

8 min | Comedy

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The friendship of five, single, yet successful attorneys who have a lot in common. They all grew up together and went to the same college to study law. They are all extremely attractive ... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Lovell, Charmion Sparrow, Debra Foxx, Kareen Kennedy

36. For the Love of You (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Romance

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"For the Love of You," an African-American love film, explores the dynamics of a rocky relationship between Tai, a career driven woman, and Cordell, her aspiring music artist boyfriend of ... See full summary »

Director: Tiara Luten | Star: Stephanie McFarlane

37. Puppetlove (2007)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Timmy is a child puppet and he loves his real human teacher, Miss Lucy Hart. His young heart does not know how to express his affections for her, so he just watches her and watches her. His... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Sanguineti | Stars: Josh Mackenzie, Alyce Nesbitt