Movies / TV with a Black Female Lead

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1. Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

69 Metascore

When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game turns deadly in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.

Director: Halina Reijn | Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Myha'la Herrold, Rachel Sennott

Votes: 50,987

2. Raven's Home (2017– )

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family

Though Raven Baxter is psychic, she never guessed that she would be a single mother living in an apartment with her twins, Nia and Booker Baxter, and her best friend Chelsea and her son Levi.

Stars: Raven-Symoné, Issac Ryan Brown, Anneliese van der Pol, Sky Katz

Votes: 3,524

3. Ghosts (2019–2023)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

A group of spirits restlessly squabble in an abandoned country house. To their despair, a young couple inherits the house with hopeful plans to renovate it into a luxury hotel.

Stars: Lolly Adefope, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas

Votes: 20,269

4. The Equalizer (2021– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.

Stars: Queen Latifah, Tory Kittles, Adam Goldberg, Liza Lapira

Votes: 14,828

5. 3 of a Kind

90 min | Comedy | Pre-production

When a professional gambler, known as Deadpan Smythe is losing his poker face to old age, he has no choice but to hire his half-witted grandsons, Hendrix, Prince and Jagger, to win back what he lost in a poker game with Cardsharp Conoghan.

Director: Bruce Macdonald | Stars: Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Joe Thomas, Jane Asher

6. Not Another Church Movie

Comedy | Post-production

It follows Taylor Pherry, who is given a mission from God Himself: to tell his family's stories and inspire his community. What he doesn't know is that the Devil has plans of his own.

Directors: James Michael Cummings, Johnny Mack | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Vivica A. Fox, Kyla Pratt, Jasmine Guy

7. Me and My Girlfriend

Action | Pre-production

Tyra, a young and wealthy schoolgirl, violently crosses paths with Tyson, a working class guy trying to save his family's house from foreclosure. This fateful encounter leads to a string of bank robberies and dead bodies.

Director: Ralph Richardson | Stars: Vivica A. Fox, RZA, Vincent Pastore, Evan Ross

8. USA Motel

Crime, Thriller | Pre-production

A washed out ex city cop returns to his small suburban hometown to search for his missing sister who was taken by a local crime syndicate.

Director: Lance Kawas | Stars: Bai Ling, Vivica A. Fox, James Russo

9. Married to Medicine (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV

The ladies of Atlanta's exclusive medical inner circle return with more patients, less patience and a few heart palpitations along the way.

Stars: Jackie Walters, Simone Whitmore, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb

Votes: 436

10. The Real Housewives of Potomac (2016– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV

We follow the lives of 6 women residents of Potomac, Maryland, each in various stages of life and affluence, shaping their community and their lives.

Stars: Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Robyn Dixon, Ashley Darby

Votes: 1,218

11. My Life Is Murder (2019– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

My Life is Murder follows the adventures of fearless private investigator Alexa Crowe, who solves the most baffling crimes as well as coping with the frustrations of everyday life.

Stars: Lucy Lawless, Ebony Vagulans, Rawiri Jobe, Joseph Naufahu

Votes: 4,314

12. The Flash (2014–2023)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, and fighting crime in Central City.

Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes

Votes: 357,725

13. Girlfriendship (2022 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

After a booking mix-up, Samara's birthday getaway turns into a weeklong journey where three friends rediscover passion, purpose and romance.

Director: Keshia Knight Pulliam | Stars: Tamera Mowry-Housley, Krystal Joy Brown, Lyndie Greenwood, Brad James

Votes: 318

14. Beast (I) (2022)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

54 Metascore

A father and his two teenage daughters find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the Savanna has but one apex predator.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Liyabuya Gongo, Martin Munro, Daniel Hadebe, Thapelo Sebogodi

Votes: 34,279 | Gross: $31.85M

15. Bobcat Moretti (2022)

R | 96 min | Drama

An obese MS patient takes up his late Father's sport of boxing to overcome personal tragedy and find inner peace. Filmed over the course of one year, allowing lead actor Tim Realbuto time to lose 154-pounds and embody the role.

Director: Rob Margolies | Stars: Tim Realbuto, Vivica A. Fox, Taryn Manning, Coolio

Votes: 36

16. Humble Pie

Comedy | Post-production

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Director: Tyler Maddox | Stars: Vivica A. Fox, Ray Lipowski, Omar Gooding, Tyler Maddox

17. Megalopolis

Drama, Sci-Fi | Post-production

An architect wants to rebuild New York City as a utopia following a devastating disaster.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Adam Driver, Jason Schwartzman, Nathalie Emmanuel

18. Missing (2023)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

66 Metascore

After her mother goes missing, a young woman tries to find her from home, using tools available to her online.

Directors: Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick | Stars: Tim Griffin, Ava Zaria Lee, Nia Long, Kimberly Cheng

Votes: 35,260

20. Redd Zone

Drama | Pre-production

Tia Magee, a single mother who steps forward to help her sons and their high school football teammates, "The Bros," heal after the murder of their best friend, Dominic Redd.

Director: Matthew A. Cherry | Star: Jada Pinkett Smith

21. Untitled Pet Sematary Project (2023)

Fantasy, Horror | Post-production

Plot under wraps.

Director: Lindsey Beer | Stars: Samantha Mathis, Henry Thomas, Pam Grier, Natalie Alyn Lind

22. Never Let Go

Horror, Thriller | Filming

A family that has been haunted by an evil spirit for years. Their safety and their surroundings come into question when one of the children questions if the evil is real.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Halle Berry, Matthew Kevin Anderson, Stephanie Lavigne, Percy Daggs IV

23. Holiday Hideaway (2022)

TV-14 | 96 min | Family, Romance

Carly Stewart is the queen of holiday celebrations, but her mistletoe misstep sends her running to a Holiday Hideaway that teaches her the importance of family, forgiveness, and fighting for love.

Directors: Cole Patterson, Lamese Williams | Stars: Vivica A. Fox, Camille Winbush, Leonard Earl Howze, Reginald C. Hayes

Votes: 31

24. The Vendor (2018)

102 min | Comedy

A local newspaper vendor is unsatisfied with his role in life.

Director: Odunlade Adekola | Stars: Adunni Ade, Adewale Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, Olanrewaju Adeyemi

25. Bosco (I)

Thriller | Post-production

It tells the story of Quawntay "Bosco" Adams who is sentenced to 35 years for attempted possession of marijuana. Adams miraculously escaped with the help of an older woman he met through a lonely-hearts ad.

Director: Nicholas Manuel Pino | Stars: Thomas Jane, Tyrese Gibson, Vivica A. Fox, Theo Rossi

26. Cinnamon (2023)

91 min | Thriller | Completed

Jodi Jackson, a gas station attendant, struggles and aspires to become a singer, but things start to get complicated when a robbery occurs at her work.

Director: Bryian Keith Montgomery Jr. | Stars: Pam Grier, Damon Wayans, Lauren Buglioli, David Iacono

27. Growing Up (2022– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2022)

TV-PG | Documentary

The experiences of a young trans person growing up.

Stars: Hayden Bercy, Justin Chevalier, Henry Eden

28. Growing Up (2022– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2022)

TV-PG | Documentary

An African American woman's experience of venturing into and succeeding in computer science.

Stars: Si Chen, Elena Leilani, David Littleton, Zina Louhaichy

29. Every Day

97 min | Drama | Post-production

Maddie, who was raped in high school but not believed, attempts to rebuild her life ten years later.

Directors: Tara Alexandra Brown, Vin Chandra | Stars: Vivica A. Fox, Sofia Masson, Nicole Coulon, Mark Daugherty

30. Strange Fruit (2012 Video)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, History

Short animated film that contrasts pastoral scenes of the Old South with the racial violence that occured during the Jim Crow era in the United States.

Director: Neal Sopata | Star: Billie Holiday

32. Cornwall: A Year by the Sea (2022– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2022)


Summer is hectic for pasty makers, surf schools and wedding venues alike.

34. Virtually in Love (2016)
Episode: Commit or Quit (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV

After six years of dating online, Ken and Ciera meet for the first time. Ciera introduces atheist Ken to her Southern Baptist family, hoping marriage is in their future. But after seeing Ken's life in New York, Ciera has her concerns.

35. Redemption in Cherry Springs (2021 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 84 min | Mystery

Melanie and Jake follow a path of twists and turns till they uncover the shocking truth of Melanie's missing childhood friend Tony in her small town of Cherry Springs.

Director: Letia Clouston | Stars: Rochelle Aytes, Keith D. Robinson, Hanna-Lee Sakakibara, Rajiv Sharma

Votes: 502

36. The Silent Twins (2022)

R | 113 min | Biography, Drama

59 Metascore

Based on the lives of June and Jennifer Gibbons, real-life identical twins who grew up in Wales and became known as "the silent twins" because of their refusal to communicate with anyone but each other.

Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska | Stars: Letitia Wright, Tamara Lawrance, Leah Mondesir-Simmonds, Eva-Arianna Baxter

Votes: 1,765

37. God's Country (II) (2022)

R | 102 min | Thriller

77 Metascore

When a college professor confronts two hunters she catches trespassing on her property, she's drawn into an escalating battle of wills with catastrophic consequences.

Director: Julian Higgins | Stars: Thandiwe Newton, Joris Jarsky, Jefferson White, Dan Gravage

Votes: 3,141

38. Reasonable Doubt (2022– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama

Jax Stewart juggles work, family, friends, and a complicated personal life as a brilliant and fearless defense attorney in Los Angeles who bucks the justice system every chance she gets.

Stars: Emayatzy Corinealdi, McKinley Freeman, Tim Jo, Angela Grovey

Votes: 1,784

39. The Real Housewives of Lagos (2022– )


This follows the opulent lives of six of the most glamorous women in Lagos, Nigeria.

Stars: Caroline Danjuma, Toyin Lawani, Iyabo Ojo, Mariam Timmer

Votes: 30

40. Haus of Vicious (2022– )

TV-MA | Drama

Stepping into the world of an iconic New York City fashion mogul/fashion magazine maven, her narcissistic husband, and her under-appreciated staff as they navigate the cutthroat world of fashion.

Stars: Tami Roman, Ella Joyce, Redaric Williams, Kyler O'Neal

Votes: 109

41. East New York (2022–2023)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Procedural following Deputy Inspector Regina Haywood and her diverse team in East New York's 74th Precinct.

Stars: Amanda Warren, Kevin Rankin, Richard Kind, Elizabeth Rodriguez

Votes: 2,744

42. The Island (2022)

60 min | Comedy

Tom Allen presents a comedy panel show that invites four comedians to create their own personal dream island. Each week Allen will put these four islands to the test with live reports from Jason Forbes and Kemah Bob.

Stars: Tom Allen, Kemah Bob, Jason Forbes, Ninia Benjamin

Votes: 45

43. Jungle (2022– )


UK rap culture brings you a crime drama like nothing you've seen before. In a near-future London, two young men try to better themselves, but are forced to face the consequences of their actions.

Stars: Poundz, Nadia A'Rubea, RA, M24

Votes: 511

44. York Witches Society (2022)

R | 88 min | Horror

Amber Gray catches the attention of an elite group of students during her first semester at university. During the initiation, Amber and the York Witches' Society unintentionally awaken an ... See full summary »

Director: Liza Bolton | Stars: Adwoa Akoto, Louise Bangay, Colin Bennett, Sophie Bloor

Votes: 212

45. Karma's World (2021– )

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Lyrically gifted middle schooler Karma juggles rap dreams and rhyme schemes while using her talent, ambition and heart to solve any problem.

Stars: Asia Bryant, Camden Coley, Isaia Alvarez Kohn, Aria Capria

Votes: 210

46. How to Rock (2012)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

When Kacey Simon gets kicked out of the 'Perfs,' she joins a new band called 'Gravity 5' and starts a rivalry between the two acts of who will be the number one group.

Stars: Cymphonique Miller, Samantha Boscarino, Max Schneider, Lulu Antariksa

Votes: 1,589

47. The Rookie: Feds (2022– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Special Agent Simone Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy, is assigned to support the LA field office.

Stars: Niecy Nash, James Lesure, Britt Robertson, Felix Solis

Votes: 4,886

48. Student Seduction (2022 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama, Thriller

Follows Annie, who in a desperate attempt to bring up her grades, joins a cheating ring and, under its influence, starts a relationship with her lacrosse coach, and a student uses blackmail to prevent her from leaving the group.

Director: Ted Campbell | Stars: Cameron Cipolla, Le'Priesh Roman, Jonathan Stoddard, Jazlyn Nicolette Sward

Votes: 97

49. On the Come Up (2022)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

52 Metascore

Story centers on 16-year-old Bri, who wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Facing controversies and with an eviction notice staring down her family, Bri doesn't just want to make it, she has to make it.

Director: Sanaa Lathan | Stars: Jamila Gray, Noa Dior Rucker, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Cooper Jr.

Votes: 629

50. The Curious Case of Dolphin Bay (2022)

TV-G | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

It follows 15-year old Quinn Perkins, who will be spending the summer working as an intern with her best friend Daniela. Mysterious events start to occur, and they assume that they are being haunted by local legend Everly Fallow.

Director: Christine Luby | Stars: Izabela Rose, Jayden McGinlay, Allegra Teo, Ella Proberts

Votes: 195

51. Lou (I) (2022)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama