Alright folks it's that time of the year again. We're in the thick of the holiday season, and Christmas is only get closer with every passing day. While you're detangling lights and decorating, out buying gifts, making your grocery list for Christmas dinner, take some time to chill and relax with family and friends with some holidays flicks.
Here's 10 black movies that are sure to bring more love, laughter, and joy to you and your loved ones.
#1 "Almost Christmas"
Just like all families, this family has their issues and they always seem to come to head around Christmas time. This movie includes some familiar faces like Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, and Monique, along with some new talent. This star studded casts delivers just the right amount of drama and laughs, that will give you and your crew the real and warm emotions that a Black family shows around the holidays.
#2 "The Best Man Holiday"
What better way to get into the holiday spirit then by looking at Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut and Terrance Howard— alongside their other sexy co-stars? They will make you laugh and cry as they attempt to right their wrongs in this sequel, all while highlighting one of the most important meanings of Christmas: great friends.
#3 "This Christmas"
Wasn't C-Breezy cute before he lost his mind? The Whitfield family has their share of drama just like everybody else's and after many years apart, they all together for
This Christmas. This movie reminds folks that no matter how crazy your family is, the true meaning of holiday season is about celebrating the people that will always have your back in life no matter what.
#4 "Last Holiday"
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Queen Latifah's character decides to spend her "last holiday" really living life to the fullest, and along the way ends up discovering her own greatness. A great feel good holiday movie that reminds folks that they should always be enjoying life, and living in their own truth. It doesn't hurt either that L.L. Cool J and those sexy lips of his are there to lend a helping hand in the process.
#5 "The Preacher's Wife"
This remake has become a holiday classic, and is filled with soul-stirring music, and a real heartwarming story. A depressed pastor who's desperately trying to keep his family together and his open church relies on his strong faith to get him through it.
The Preachers Wife starring Denzel Washington, the late great Whitney Houston and Courtney B. Vance is a great movie for the entire family with a great message. It's sure to leave you feeling too blessed to be stressed.
#6 "A Madea Christmas"
What’s the holidays without everyone’s favorite loud mouth, Bible-misquoting, gun-toting grandma? In this Tyler Perry movie we look to Madea to save Christmas! But you best believe it won't be a “silent night” with Madea around. A movie full of laughs and lessons thats will bring smiles to you and your family.
#7 Friday After Next
This isn't your typical heartwarming family christmas movie, but this third
Friday installment shows us how Christmas goes down in the hood. Mike Epps and Ice Cube supply an ample dose of ghetto humor that keeps you laughing your butt off the entire time. By the end of the flick the entire casts as well as yourself will be filled with the holiday spirit.
#8 "Black Nativity"
This holiday musical stars some heavy hitters like Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Nas and Tyrese, to name a few. What makes this musical powerful and a great one to watch with the fam is that you can relate and identify with somebody in this movie.
Black Nativity will have you all feeling warmhearted and uplifted.
#9 "Soul Food"
This is the ultimate black family movie that just soothes the soul on so many levels.
Soul Food is a CLASSIC family movie for any holiday; especially Christmas. Crazy family, food, laughter and love are are wrapped up in this blockbuster.