If you’re in the mood for a good love movie, and you want something with a little bit of 90s nostalgia, then we’ve got just the list for you! Here are 10 classic black love movies from the 90s. These films are all about strong relationships and powerful love stories. So grab some popcorn and enjoy!
Jason’s Lyric 
Jason’s Lyric is a 1994 American romantic drama film written and directed by Allen Payne, in his directorial debut, and starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Morris Chestnut. The film follows the story of two young lovers in Houston, Texas, who must overcome obstacles to be together.
Love Jones 
Love Jones is a romantic drama about two young black people, Nina Mosley and Darius Lovehall, who are trying to find love in Chicago. They meet at a poetry club and quickly fall for each other, but their relationship is tested by the realities of life.
How Stella Got Her Groove Back 
Stella is a successful, 40-year old stockbroker living in New York City. After her friends talk her into taking a vacation to Jamaica, she meets Winston Shakespeare, a 20-year old local who changes her life. Despite their age difference and the disapproval of her friends, Stella falls in love with Winston and learns to live life to the fullest.
The Best Man 
The Best Man is a 1999 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa, Eddie Cibrian and Regina Hall. The film revolves around the wedding of Harper’s best friend Lance (Morris Chestnut) and Mia (Monica Calhoun), and the drama that ensues when Harper’s novel is published and reveals the truth about his friends’ relationships.
The Preacher’s Wife 
The Preacher’s Wife is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Penny Marshall, starring Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston. Based on the novel of the same name by Toni Morrison, the film tells the story of a young preacher who falls in love with his parishioner’s wife.
In the 1992 American romantic comedy Boomerang, directed by Reginald Hudlin, successful advertising executive Marcus Graham (Eddie Murphy) is seemingly everything that women want. He’s handsome, stylish, and most importantly, he knows how to make them feel special. However, when Marcus begins to treat the women in his life like they’re nothing more than objects, he finally meets his match in Jacqueline Broyer ( Robin Givens), a beautiful and successful fashion executive who is tired of men like Marcus using her for their own gain. As the two clash, they begin to realize that they may have more in common than they thought, and that they just might be perfect for one another.
A Thin Line Between Love & Hate 
The film tells the story of Darnell Wright (Lawrence), a successful business man who seems to have it all. But when he meets the beautiful and enigmatic Brandi (King), he finds himself caught up in a passionate and dangerous affair. As their relationship intensifies, Darnell starts to see a dark side to Brandi, and he must decide whether to stay with her or walk away before it’s too late.
Why Do Fools Fall In Love 
The film is a biographical story of the three women who were married to singer Frankie Lymon: Elizabeth Wilcox, Zola Taylor, and Emira Eagle. It also follows the legal battle between the women over Lymon’s estate after his death.
Poetic Justice 
Starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur, Poetic Justice is a film about a young woman who is struggling to deal with the death of her boyfriend. The film follows her as she tries to find love and justice in a world that seems so unfair.
Waiting to Exhale 
Waiting to Exhale is a film about four friends who are all dealing with love and heartbreak. The film follows each woman as she tries to find her way back to happiness.
These 90s black love movies are the perfect way to spend a night in with your significant other. Grab some popcorn and enjoy!Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
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