7.5/10
3,007
20 user 8 critic

Queen Sugar 

Trailer
2:03 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

Follows the life of three siblings, who move to Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

Creator:

Ava DuVernay
Reviews
Popularity
1,672 ( 204)

Episodes

Season 4 Premiere



Most Recent Episode


Wednesday, August 22

Ralph Angel gets unexpected news. The fate of the prison is finally decided. Charley continues to advocate for the farmers. Violet and Hollywood celebrate their love.


Previous Episode


Wednesday, August 15

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
2019   2018   2017   2016  
12 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Greenleaf (TV Series 2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, dark secrets and lies.

Stars: Merle Dandridge, Kim Hawthorne, Desiree Ross
Insecure (TV Series 2016)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman.

Stars: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis
Being Mary Jane (TV Series 2013)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

Stars: Gabrielle Union, Lisa Vidal, Raven Goodwin
Love Is_ (TV Series 2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Drawing inspiration from the real-life relationship between Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the project tells the love story between a modern-day power couple. In the world of Black ... See full summary »

Stars: William Catlett, Michele Weaver, Clarke Peters
Survivor's Remorse (TV Series 2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Through a combination of God-given talent and Boston grit, Cam Calloway and Reggie Vaughn have achieved fame and fortune that neither could have imagined growing up in one of the toughest ... See full summary »

Stars: RonReaco Lee, Jessie T. Usher, Erica Ash
The Quad (2017–2018)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The series follows ambitious yet troubled Dr. Eva Fletcher, the newly-elected President of the fictional Georgia A&M University. Upon arriving, Eva is charged with saving the prestigious ... See full summary »

Stars: Anika Noni Rose, Peyton 'Alex' Smith, Michelle DeFraites
The Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The Haves and the Have Nots is a prime time cable Drama Show writer by Tyler Perry, focusing on the interacting lives of the Rich Cryer and Harrington families, and the poor Young family. ... See full summary »

Stars: Tika Sumpter, John Schneider, Crystal R. Fox
The Chi (TV Series 2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Chi (short for Chicago) follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways.

Stars: Jason Mitchell, Jacob Latimore, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine
Claws (TV Series 2017)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A look at the life and crimes of five women who work at a Florida nail salon.

Stars: Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Judy Reyes
Star (TV Series 2016)
Drama | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A trio of women form a musical group in Atlanta.

Stars: Jude Demorest, Brittany O'Grady, Ryan Destiny
In Contempt (TV Series 2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Stars: Erica Ash, Christian Keyes, Megan Hutchings
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Rutina Wesley ...  Nova Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Dawn-Lyen Gardner ...  Charley Bordelon West 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Kofi Siriboe ...  Ralph Angel Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Omar J. Dorsey ...  Hollywood Desonier 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Nicholas L. Ashe ...  Micah West 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Dondre Whitfield ...  Remy Newell 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Ethan Hutchison ...  Blue Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Tina Lifford ...  Violet Bordelon 42 episodes, 2016-2018
Bianca Lawson ...  Darla 38 episodes, 2016-2018
Timon Kyle Durrett ...  Davis West 33 episodes, 2016-2018
Henry G. Sanders ...  Prosper Denton 25 episodes, 2016-2018
Edit

Storyline

Follows the life of three siblings, who move to Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Risk. Romance. Reinvention.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Королева сахара See more »

Filming Locations:

Edgard, Louisiana, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Blue's mother is played by Bianca Lawson she is Richard Lawson's daughter, he is now married to Beyoncé's mother Tina (Knowles) Lawson. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The 39th Annual Young Artist Awards (2018) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Really Bad
7 September 2016 | by jacobson98See all my reviews

It's like a really bad 1980s prime time soap opera, except most of the characters are black. Every scene features music which is supposed to heighten the drama but instead proves annoying. The characters are stick figures with little depth or interest - the star basketball player, his perfect MBA wife, their perfect children, the MBA wife's brother who's recently out of prison, his adorable son, etc. You will need a scorecard to keep track of the vast cast. The visuals are gorgeous but bear little relationship to the plot. I know I'm supposed to like this because it was created and executive produced by Oprah and Ava DuVernay (the director of Selma). I don't. If you're looking for a new TV show with a black cast, try the far superior Atlanta on FX.


26 of 88 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 20 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed