20 Movies Like How Stella Got Her Groove Back

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Love Jones

Love Jones
Love Jones
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Theodore Witcher
Actors: Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Love Jones” is a romantic drama about the complex relationship between Darius Lovehall, a poet, and Nina Mosley, a photographer, as they navigate love, career aspirations, and personal growth in Chicago’s vibrant arts scene. The film explores themes of love, passion, and the pursuit of artistic fulfillment.

Something New

Something New
Something New
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 4 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Kriss Turner
Actors: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Golden Brooks
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Something New” is a romantic comedy about a successful African American woman who falls in love with her white landscaper, challenging societal expectations and her own preconceived notions about love and relationships.”

The Best Man

The Best Man
The Best Man
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 8 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Malcolm D. Lee
Actors: Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Best Man” is a romantic comedy film about a writer who reunites with his college friends for a wedding, where old rivalries, secrets, and love interests resurface, leading to humorous and heartfelt moments. The movie explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and the complexities of relationships.

Brown Sugar

Brown Sugar
Brown Sugar
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Awards: 2 wins & 18 nominations
Writer: Michael Elliot, Rick Famuyiwa
Actors: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Brown Sugar” is a romantic comedy that follows the story of two childhood friends who navigate their evolving careers in the music industry while also exploring their growing feelings for each other. It explores themes of love, friendship, and the power of music.

Two Can Play That Game

Two Can Play That Game
Two Can Play That Game
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 35/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: Mark Brown
Actors: Vivica A. Fox, Morris Chestnut, Anthony Anderson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Two Can Play That Game” is a romantic comedy film about a successful woman named Shante Smith who uses her knowledge of men and relationships to teach her boyfriend a lesson after suspecting him of infidelity.”

Waiting to Exhale

Waiting to Exhale
Waiting to Exhale
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 9 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Terry McMillan, Ron Bass
Actors: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Waiting to Exhale” is a film adaptation of Terry McMillan’s novel, following the lives of four African-American women as they navigate relationships, career challenges, and personal growth. The movie explores themes of love, friendship, and self-discovery, highlighting the experiences and struggles of these women in their quest for happiness and fulfillment.

The Brothers

The Brothers
The Brothers
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Gary Hardwick
Actors: Morris Chestnut, Shemar Moore, D.L. Hughley
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Brothers” is a film about four African-American men navigating the complexities of love, relationships, and commitment. As they confront their own personal struggles and confrontations, they learn valuable lessons about friendship, loyalty, and the importance of open communication.

Just Wright

Just Wright
Just Wright
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Michael Elliot
Actors: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Just Wright” is a romantic comedy film about a physical therapist who falls in love with an NBA player while helping him recover from a career-threatening injury. As their friendship deepens, she must navigate her feelings and overcome obstacles to find true love.

Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom
Jumping the Broom
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 13 nominations
Writer: Elizabeth Hunter, Arlene Gibbs
Actors: Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Angela Bassett
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Jumping the Broom” is a romantic comedy that follows two African-American families from different socioeconomic backgrounds as they come together for a wedding weekend on Martha’s Vineyard. The film explores the clash of cultures, traditions, and family dynamics, ultimately highlighting the power of love and unity.

The Wood

The Wood
The Wood
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: Rick Famuyiwa, Todd Boyd
Actors: Elayn J. Taylor, Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Wood” is a coming-of-age comedy-drama that follows three childhood friends on the day of one of their weddings, as they reminisce about their shared experiences growing up in Inglewood, California and navigate the challenges of love, friendship, and adulthood.”

Deliver Us from Eva

Deliver Us from Eva
Deliver Us from Eva
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 4 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: James Iver Mattson, B.E. Brauner, Gary Hardwick
Actors: Gabrielle Union, LL Cool J, Essence Atkins
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Deliver Us from Eva” is a romantic comedy about a group of men who hire a ladies’ man to seduce and distract Eva, a strong-willed woman who interferes in their relationships. However, as the plan unfolds, unexpected feelings and complications arise, leading to a deeper understanding of love and relationships.

Love & Basketball

Love
Love
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Gaspar Noé
Actors: Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, Klara Kristin
Language: English, French
Country: France, Belgium
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“Love & Basketball” is a romantic sports drama that follows the lives of Monica and Quincy, childhood friends who both share a passion for basketball. The movie explores their complex relationship as they navigate love, ambition, and the challenges of pursuing their dreams on and off the court.

The Perfect Holiday

The Perfect Holiday
The Perfect Holiday
Internet Movie Database: 4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 19%
Metacritic: 32/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Lance Rivera, Marc Calixte, Nat Mauldin
Actors: Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Queen Latifah
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Perfect Holiday” is a romantic comedy about a young girl who asks a department store Santa to find a new husband for her single mother. As the Santa embarks on this mission, he unexpectedly falls in love with the mother, leading to a heartwarming and festive holiday romance.

The Inkwell

The Inkwell
The Inkwell
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 22%
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: N/A
Writer: Trey Ellis, Paris Qualles
Actors: Larenz Tate, Joe Morton, Suzzanne Douglas
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Inkwell” is a coming-of-age film set in the summer of 1976, following a young African American teenager named Drew as he navigates love, family, and self-discovery during a vacation on Martha’s Vineyard. The movie explores themes of identity, sexuality, and the complexities of growing up in a racially charged society.

Boomerang

Boomerang
Boomerang
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 48%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield, Eddie Murphy
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Boomerang movie is a romantic comedy about a successful executive who learns about the consequences of his womanizing ways when he falls in love with a woman who treats him the same way he has treated others. It explores themes of love, redemption, and personal growth.

How to Be a Player

How to Be a Player
How to Be a Player
Internet Movie Database: 5.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 11%
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: N/A
Writer: Mark Brown, Demetria Johnson
Actors: Bill Bellamy, Natalie Desselle Reid, Lark Voorhies
Language: English
Country: United States
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“How to Be a Player” is a comedy film that follows a charismatic womanizer named Drayton Jackson as he navigates his way through a series of romantic escapades, juggling multiple relationships simultaneously. The movie explores his tactics, challenges, and the consequences he faces as he tries to maintain his player lifestyle.

The Preacher’s Wife

The Preacher's Wife
The Preacher's Wife
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Robert Nathan, Robert E. Sherwood, Leonardo Bercovici
Actors: Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Preacher’s Wife” is a romantic comedy film about an angel sent to help a struggling preacher and his wife rediscover their love for each other and save their struggling church. Through heavenly intervention, they learn valuable lessons about faith, love, and the power of community.

The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 11 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Gina Prince-Bythewood, Sue Monk Kidd
Actors: Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Secret Life of Bees” is a movie about a young girl named Lily Owens who runs away from her troubled home in search of answers about her deceased mother. She finds refuge and healing in the home of three beekeeping sisters, who teach her about love, forgiveness, and the power of female community.

The Family That Preys

The Family That Preys
The Family That Preys
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Tyler Perry
Actors: Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Family That Preys” is a drama film that follows two families, one wealthy and one working-class, as their lives intertwine and secrets are revealed, testing their loyalty and relationships. The movie explores themes of love, betrayal, and the consequences of greed in a captivating story of class differences and personal struggles.

The Best Man Holiday

The Best Man Holiday
The Best Man Holiday
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Malcolm D. Lee
Actors: Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Best Man Holiday” is a comedy-drama film that follows a group of college friends who reunite after 15 years for a Christmas holiday gathering. As they navigate through old rivalries, romance, and personal struggles, they learn the importance of friendship, forgiveness, and the true meaning of family.

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