Although some individuals are apprehensive about being in an interracial relationship, many couples of different racial backgrounds show that love indeed knows no bounds. They accept love openly and remind us all that even though we may have opposing perspectives, at the end of the day, we are all human beings who share this planet together.
There have been many great interracial romance movies produced over the years that showcase this message beautifully. If you’re looking for a little inspiration or just want to feel all the feels, check out the list of interracial romance movies below.
Something New is a romantic drama about a black woman who falls in love with a white man. Kenya McQueen (Sanaa Lathan) is a successful African American accountant who has always dated black men. She is getting pressure from her mother to settle down and get married. Kenya decides to try online dating and she is matched with a white man, Brian Kelly (Simon Baker). Kenya is hesitant to date Brian because she has never dated a white man before, but she decides to give it a try. They go on a few dates and Kenya starts to fall in love with Brian. However, she starts to get backlash from her family and friends for dating a white man. Kenya has to decide if she is going to follow her heart or listen to her family and friends.
Save the Last Dance
Save the Last Dance is an interracial teen romance movie about a white girl, Sarah Johnson (Julia Stiles), who moves to Chicago with her father after her mother’s death. Sarah was an excellent ballet dancer and had dreams of going to Juilliard. When she gets to Chicago, she attends an inner-city high school where she meets a black street dancer, Derek Reynolds (Sean Patrick Thomas). Derek takes Sarah under his wing and teaches her how to dance hip-hop. They become good friends and eventually start dating. However, their relationship is tested when life gets in the way.
The Darkest Minds
The Darkest Minds is an interracial dystopian romance movie about a group of teens who have to save the world. In the film, Ruby Daly (Amandla Stenberg) is one of the few survivors of a disease that kills most of America’s children. The government imprisons her and other kids with supernatural abilities in camps. While in a camp, she meets Liam Stewart (Harris Dickinson), a white boy who helps her escape. They are on the run from the government and have to find other kids like them to save the world. Along the way, they fall in love with each other.
Hitch is a romantic film about a love doctor, Alex “Hitch” Hitchens (Will Smith), who helps men to woo the women of their dreams. He meets his match when he tries to help Albert Brennan (Kevin James), a shy and nerdy man, to win over the girl he loves, Allegra Cole (Amber Valletta). Hitch falls in love with Sara Melas (Eva Mendes), who is a gossip columnist. He has to use his skills to win her over.
Everything, Everything is a interracial romance movie about a girl, Maddy Whittier (Amandla Stenberg), who has a severe immunodeficiency disease that causes her to be allergic to everything. She has been homeschooled her entire life and has never left her house. Her only friend is Olly Bright (Nick Robinson), who she talks to online. Maddy falls in love with Olly and they start communicating through text messages and emails. They want to meet each other, but Maddy’s condition prevents her from doing so. H
A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale is a interracial crime drama about a young man, Calogero Anello (Lillo Brancato Jr.), who is caught between the life of crime he’s exposed to and the more wholesome life his father wants for him. Calogero befriends a local mobster, Sonny LoSpecchio (Chazz Palminteri), and starts working for him. He falls in love with a black girl, Jane Williams (Taral Hicks). Calogero’s father does not approve of their relationship because of the color of her skin.
The Body Guard
The Body Guard is about a former Secret Service agent, Frank Farmer (Kevin Costner), who is hired to protect a pop star, Rachel Marron (Whitney Houston). Frank falls in love with Rachel, but he is reluctant to act on his feelings because he is supposed to be protecting her.
Spiderman, No Way Home
In Spiderman, No Way Home, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is trying to balance his life as a high school student and his life as Spider-Man. He meets MJ (Zendaya), who is a smart and tough girl. They become friends and eventually start dating. However, their relationship is put to the test when Peter’s secret is revealed.
Maid in Manhattan
Maid in Manhattan is film about a hotel maid, Marisa Ventura (Jennifer Lopez), who pretends to be a wealthy socialite. She meets Christopher Marshall (Ralph Fiennes), a senator who is running for office. They fall in love with each other, but their relationship is complicated by the fact that Marisa is not who she says she is.
The Sun Is also a Star
The Sun Is also a Star is about two teenagers, Natasha Kingsley (Yara Shahidi) and Daniel Bae (Charles Melton), who meet and fall in love with each other. Natasha is a Jamaican-American girl who is about to be deported. Daniel is a Korean-American boy who is trying to get into college. They only have one day to be together before Natasha is deported.
Belle is a interracial drama film inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), a mixed-race woman who is raised by her uncle, William Murray, the Earl of Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson). Dido falls in love with John Davinier (Sam Reid), a poor man who is not suitable for her. Lord Mansfield has to decide whether their relationship can be approved.
Romeo Must Die
Jet Li and Aaliyah star in Andrzej Bartkowiak’s directorial debut, Romeo Must Die (2000), a 2000 American action drama. The story follows Jet Li, who is seeking vengeance for his brother’s death at the hands of a drug lord. Trish O’Day (Aaliyah),Li’s love interest, is the daughter of the movie’s main antagonist.
West Side Story
West Side Story is a interracial musical about two star-crossed lovers, Tony (Richard Beymer) and Maria (Natalie Wood), who are from rival gangs. Tony is a member of the Jets, while Maria is a member of the Sharks. They fall in love with each other, but their relationship is complicated by the fact that they are from rival gangs.
Where the Hands Touch
Where the Hands Touch is a interracial drama film set in Germany. The story follows Leyna (Amandla Stenberg), a biracial German girl, who falls in love with Lutz (George MacKay ).
Interracial movies can be a great way to learn about other cultures and to see how love can overcome obstacles. These are just a few of the interracial movies that are available. You can find more interracial movies by doing a search online. Whatever your preference, there is sure to be an interracial movie that you will enjoy. So curl up with a bowl of popcorn and watch one today!
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