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Oct 21, 2019

These Are The Best Black Movies Released In The 2010s, According To Moviegoers

How many have you seen?

The 2010s have been a stellar decade for black cinema, and moviegoers would agree. Each film listed here has received an audience score of 60% or better on Rotten Tomatoes. Here are the black movies people loved the most:

Warner Bros. Pictures

1. The Book of Eli (2010)

Warner Bros. Pictures

What it's about: "A post-apocalyptic tale in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind."

Cast: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Gary Oldman, and Ray Stevenson.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 64%

Where to watch: Netflix.

2. For Colored Girls (2010)

Lionsgate

What it's about: "Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in Ntozake Shange’s 1975 collection of 20 poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular."

Cast: Janet Jackson, Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Kerry Washington, and Whoopi Goldberg.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 73%

Where to watch: Hulu.

3. The Karate Kid (2010)

Sony Pictures

What it's about: "Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master."

Cast: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, and Taraji P. Henson.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 67%

Where to watch: Netflix.

4. Takers (2010)

Screen Gems

What it's about: "A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective."

Cast: Idris Elba, Paul Walker, T.I., Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, and Matt Dillon.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 62%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

5. Just Wright (2010)

Fox Searchlight Pictures

What it's about: "A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury."

Cast: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, Phylicia Rashad, Pam Grier, Laz Alonso, and Mehcad Brooks.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 61%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

6. Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)

Lionsgate

What it's about: "Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battles through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues."

Cast: Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, Malik Yoba, Sharon Leal, Tasha Smith, Richard T. Jones, and Jill Scott.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 68%

Where to watch: Hulu.

7. Night Catches Us (2010)

Magnolia Pictures

What it's about: "In 1976, complex political and emotional forces are set in motion when a young man returns to the race-torn Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement."

Cast: Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 66%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

8. The Help (2011)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

What it's about: "An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis."

Cast: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, and Octavia Spencer.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 89%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

9. Pariah (2011)

Focus Features

What it's about: "A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression."

Cast: Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans, and Aasha Davis.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 82%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

10. Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

Lionsgate

What it's about: "The crazy and comical Mabel Simmons, otherwise known as Madea, tries to wrangle her fighting family together for a family dinner regarding the health of her niece Shirley."

Cast: Tyler Perry, Loretta Devine, Shad Moss, Teyana Taylor, and Lauren London.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 74%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

11. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

Fox Searchlight Pictures

What it's about: "Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, 6-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love."

Cast: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, and Levy Easterly.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 75%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

12. Django Unchained (2012)

The Weinstein Company

What it's about: "With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner."

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 91%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

13. Flight (2012)

Paramount Pictures

What it's about: "An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling."

Cast: Denzel Washington, Nadine Velazquez, and Don Cheadle.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 75%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

14. Good Deeds (2012)

Lionsgate

What it's about: "Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building."

Cast: Tyler Perry, Gabrielle Union, Phylicia Rashad, Brian White, and Thandie Newton.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 76%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

15. Joyful Noise (2012)

Warner Bros.

What it's about: "G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition."

Cast: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Courtney B. Vance, and Keke Palmer.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 65%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

16. Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

Lionsgate

What it's about: "A Wall Street investment banker, who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme, is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home."

Cast: Tyler Perry, John Amos, Marla Gibbs, Romeo Miller, Eugene Levy, Tom Arnold, Denise Richards, and Doris Roberts.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 66%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

17. Think Like a Man (2012)

Screen Gems

What it's about: "All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event."

Cast: Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Michael Ealy, Meagan Good, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Jenkins, Jenifer Lewis, Regina Hall, Romany Malco, Gary Owen, and La La Anthony.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 79%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

18. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Fox Searchlight Pictures

What it's about: "In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery."

Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, and Quvenzhané Wallis.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 90%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

19. The Best Man Holiday (2013)

Universal Pictures

What it's about: "When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited."

Cast: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Regina Hall, Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, and Melissa De Sousa.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 83%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

20. The Butler (2013)

The Weinstein Company

What it's about: "As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society."

Cast: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, David Banner, Mariah Carey, and David Oyelowo.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 78%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

21. Fruitvale Station (2013)

The Weinstein Company

What it's about: "The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008."

Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Chad Michael Murray, and Octavia Spencer.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 87%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

22. 42 (2013)

Warner Bros.

What it's about: "In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process."

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, and André Holland.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 85%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

23. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

20th Century Fox

What it's about: "A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa."

Cast: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, and Terry Pheto.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 68%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

24. Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)

Lionsgate

What it's about: "An ambitious married woman's temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness, and forever alters the course of her life."

Cast: Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Vanessa Williams, Brandy Norwood, Lance Gross, and Kim Kardashian West.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 66%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

25. Beyond the Lights (2014)

Relativity Media

What it's about: "The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be."

Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Aisha Hinds, and Danny Glover.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 75%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

26. Selma (2014)

Paramount Pictures

What it's about: "A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965."

Cast: David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey, Carmen Ejogo, and Tim Roth.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 86%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

27. Top Five (2014)

Paramount Pictures

What it's about: "A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality television star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her television show."

Cast: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, J.B. Smoove, Romany Malco, and Cedric the Entertainer.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 64%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

28. About Last Night (2014)

Screen Gems

What it's about: "The film follows two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world."

Cast: Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, and Joy Bryant.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 65%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

29. Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Netflix

What it's about: "A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country."

Cast: Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor, Kobina Amissah-Sam, and Ama K. Abebrese.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 91%

Where to watch: Netflix.

30. Bessie (2015)

HBO Films

What it's about: "The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s."

Cast: Queen Latifah, Khandi Alexander, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mike Epps, Mo'Nique, and Tika Sumpter.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 68%

Where to watch: HBO Now.

31. Brotherly Love (2015)

Freestyle Releasing

What it's about: "Set on the backdrop of Philadelphia's famed Overbrook High School, we track the lives of the nation's number one high school basketball player Sergio Taylor as he deals with the early pressures of hood fame."

Cast: Keke Palmer, Cory Hardrict, Macy Gray, Quincy Brown, Malik Yoba, Nafessa Williams, and Romeo Miller.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 78%

Where to watch: Netflix.

32. Creed (2015)

Warner Bros. Pictures

What it's about: "The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed."

Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Phylicia Rashad, and Tessa Thompson.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 89%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

33. Dope (2015)

Open Road Films

What it's about: "Life changes for Malcolm, a geek who's surviving life in a tough neighborhood, after a chance invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into a Los Angeles adventure."

Cast: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, ASAP Rocky, Quincy Brown, Kimberly Elise, Rick Fox, Chanel Iman, and Kiersey Clemons.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 83%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

34. Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Universal Pictures

What it's about: "The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood."

Cast: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Aldis Hodge, Alexandra Shipp, LaKeith Stanfield, and Keith Powers.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 91%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

35. The Birth of a Nation (2016)

Fox Searchlight Pictures

What it's about: "Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising."

Cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Aja Naomi King, and Gabrielle Union.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 71%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

36. Fences (2016)

Paramount Pictures

What it's about: "A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life."

Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Russell Hornsby.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 75%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

37. Hidden Figures (2016)

20th Century Fox

What it's about: "The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program."

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, and Glen Powell.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 93%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

38. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

Magnolia Pictures

What it's about: "Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House."

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, and Martin Luther King.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 83%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

39. Loving (2016)

Focus Features

What it's about: "The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision."

Cast: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Alano Miller and Will Dalton.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 76%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

40. Moonlight (2016)

A24

What it's about: "A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood."

Cast: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Janelle Monáe, and Ashton Sanders.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 79%

Where to watch: Netflix.

41. Queen of Katwe (2016)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

What it's about: "A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess."

Cast: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, and Lupita Nyong'o.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 87%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

42. Southside with You (2016)

Miramax

What it's about: "The film chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side."

Cast: Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, and Vanessa Bell Calloway.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 72%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

43. Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

Warner Bros. Pictures

What it's about: "As their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin's Barbershop come together to bring some much-needed change to their neighborhood."

Cast: Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Eve, Common, Nicki Minaj, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, Lamorne Morris, Deon Cole, and J.B. Smoove.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 66%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

44. Burning Sands (2017)

Netflix

What it's about: "Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledge is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing."

Cast: Trevor Jackson, Alfre Woodard, Trevante Rhodes, Serayah, Rotimi, Imani Hakim, Nafessa Williams, Tosin Cole, and DeRon Horton.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 62%

Where to watch: Netflix.

45. Detroit (2017)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

What it's about: "A fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds."

Cast: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, Tyler James Williams, Laz Alonso, and Chris Chalk.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 79%

Where to watch: Hulu.

46. Get Out (2017)

Universal Pictures

What it's about: "A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point."

Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, LaKeith Stanfield, and Lil Rel Howery.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 86%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

47. Girls Trip (2017)

Universal Pictures

What it's about: "When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush."

Cast: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter, Kofi Siriboe, Kate Walsh, and Tiffany Haddish.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 78%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

48. Mudbound (2017)

Netflix

What it's about: "Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war."

Cast: Mary J. Blige, Jason Mitchell, Jonathan Banks, Carey Mulligan, and Garrett Hedlund.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 85%

Where to watch: Netflix.

49. Marshall (2017)

Open Road Films

What it's about: "The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases."

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Sterling K. Brown, Keesha Sharp, Jussie Smollett, Josh Gad, and Kate Hudson.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 84%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

50. Roxanne Roxanne (2018)

Netflix

What it's about: "The story of teen battle rap champ Roxanne Shanté."

Cast: Chanté Adams, Nia Long, and Mahershala Ali.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 61%

Where to watch: Netflix.

51. BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Focus Features

What it's about: "Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events."

Cast: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Alec Baldwin, Corey Hawkins, and Laura Harrier.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 82%

Where to watch: HBO Now.

52. Black Panther (2018)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

What it's about: "T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past."

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Florence Kasumba, and Andy Serkis.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 79%

Where to watch: Netflix.

53. The Hate U Give (2018)

Fox 2000 Pictures

What it's about: "Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right."

Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, Algee Smith, Common, Sabrina Carpenter, and K.J. Apa.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 82%

Where to watch: HBO Now.

54. If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Plan B Entertainment

What it's about: "A young woman embraces her pregnancy while she and her family set out to prove her childhood friend and lover is innocent of a crime he didn't commit."

Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, and Teyonah Parris.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 70%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

55. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Annapurna Pictures

What it's about: "In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed."

Cast: LaKeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Danny Glover, Steven Yeun, Armie Hammer, and Terry Crews.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 70%

Where to watch: Hulu.

56. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Sony Pictures Releasing

What it's about: "Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities."

Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Lily Tomlin, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry, Nicolas Cage, and Zoë Kravitz.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 93%

Where to watch: Netflix.

57. Widows (2018)

20th Century Fox

What it's about: "Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms."

Cast: Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jon Bernthal, Brian Tyree Henry, and Elizabeth Debicki.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 61%

Where to watch: HBO Now.

58. Us (2019)

Universal Pictures

What it's about: "A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them."

Cast: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 60%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

59. Little (2019)

Universal Pictures

What it's about: "A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear."

Cast: Regina Hall, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, and Justin Hartley.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 64%

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

60. Don't Let Go (2019)

Blumhouse Productions

What it's about: "After a man's family dies in what appears to be a murder, he gets a phone call from one of the dead, his niece. He's not sure if she's a ghost or if he's going mad, but as it turns out, he's not."

Cast: Brian Tyree Henry, Alfred Molina, Storm Reid, and David Oyelowo.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 79%

Where to watch: Currently unavailable for streaming.

61. Queen & Slim (2019)

Universal Pictures

What it's about: "A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over."

Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Indya Moore, and Bokeem Woodbine.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 92%

Where to watch: Currently unavailable for streaming.

62. Waves (2019)

A24

What it's about: "Traces the journey of a suburban family — led by a well-intentioned but domineering father — as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss."

Cast: Sterling K. Brown, Taylor Russell, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Alexa Demie.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 80%

Where to watch: Currently unavailable for streaming.

63. Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Netflix

What it's about: "Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon."

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Wesley Snipes, and Mike Epps.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 🍿: 91%

Where to watch: Netflix.

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