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19 Movies To Watch This Month Starring Black Leads: July 2020

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Y’all done amplifying Black voices or nah? Cause it seems like the BLM talk done quieted down and everyone done went back to minding they business pretending the world is okay again. But if you’re still trying and still striving to keep Blacks in the spotlight, here are 19 Black movies to watch right now that are currently streaming in July 2020. Make sure you talk about them and share them on social media so others can watch them as well.

Here Are 19 Black Movies To Watch Streaming Right Now In July 2020

Watch On Netflix 

Ali
ali movie
With wit and athletic genius, with defiant rage and inner grace, Muhammad Ali forever changed the American landscape.
Fighting all comers, Ali took on the law, conventions, the status quo and the war — as well as the fists in front of him.
Ali both ignited and mirrored the conflicts of his time and ours to become one of the most admired fighters in the world. Forget, now, what you thought you knew.
A Thousand Words

A Thousand Words Movie

Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) is a selfish literary agent whose fast-talking ways allow him to close any deal. His next target is New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis), but the savvy doctor sees right through Jack.

A magical tree appears in Jack’s yard, and, according to Dr. Sinja, the tree and Jack are connected; every time Jack says a word, a leaf falls from the tree. When the last leaf drops, Jack will die. With just a thousand leaves left, Jack must learn to curb his speech or he’s a goner

Fatal Affair (July 16)
Fatal Affair Netflix
Fatal Affair: (L-R) Nia Long As Ellie, Omar Epps As David. Cr. Beth Dubber/Netflix © 2020

A woman tries to mend her marriage after a brief encounter with an old friend. She soon realizes that her ex-lover is more dangerous and unstable than she had thought.

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Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers

A dedicated teacher (Hilary Swank) in a racially divided Los Angeles school has a class of at-risk teenagers deemed incapable of learning.

Instead of giving up, she inspires her students to take an interest in their education and planning their future.

She assigns reading material that relates to their lives and encourages them all to keep journals.

Soul Plane
Soul Plane movie

Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet’s death, Nashawn Wade (Kevin Hart) files a lawsuit against the airline and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement.

Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, one that caters to an African-American clientele.

Going into business with a tricked-out plane piloted by the smooth Capt. Mack (Snoop “Doggy” Dogg), the airline hits a snag when it has to deal with the family of Elvis Hunkee (Tom Arnold).

The Longshots

The Longshots

Curtis Plummer (Ice Cube), a down-on-his-luck former football player, becomes the new coach of the Minden, Illinois, Pop Warner football team.

With his niece Jasmine (Keke Palmer) installed as the team’s quarterback and secret weapon, Curtis has a chance to turn his life around, while the residents of Minden have a chance to recapture their team spirit and civic pride.

Watch On Hulu

Good Deeds (July 27)
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For all his life, wealthy businessman Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry) has done what’s expected of him and has settled into a predictable routine.

His life begins to change, however, when he meets Lindsey Wakefield (Thandie Newton), a struggling single mother who has just been evicted. Wesley offers to help Lindsey get back on her feet and, though he’s already engaged, romantic sparks begin to fly.

Suddenly, Wesley finds himself torn between what is expected of him and what he really wants.

This Christmas

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At holiday time, family matriarch Ma’Dere Whitfield (Loretta Devine) assembles her large brood for their first reunion in four years.

However, family ties show signs of strain when various secrets come to light, especially concerning Marine Claude’s (Columbus Short) true military status, Quentin’s (Idris Elba) debts, and teenage Baby’s (Chris Brown) secret plans to become a singer.

Watch On Amazon

Anaconda
Anaconda Movie

Filmmaker Terri Flores (Jennifer Lopez) is traveling deep in the Amazon jungle looking for a forgotten tribe. Terri and her crew, which includes an anthropologist (Eric Stoltz) and a cameraman (Ice Cube), come across Paul (Jon Voight), who is stranded on the riverbank.

He offers to help them find the tribe, but his secretive behavior puts everyone on edge. They realize too late that he’s using them to find a legendary anaconda that’s worth a fortune — if they can catch it.

Hitch

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Dating coach Alex “Hitch” Hitchens (Will Smith) mentors a bumbling client, Albert (Kevin James), who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole (Amber Valletta).

While Albert makes progress, Hitchens faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas (Eva Mendes), a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole’s love life. When Sara discovers Hitchens’ connection to Albert

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Watch On HBO Max 

Blade
Blade movie

A half-mortal, half-immortal is out to avenge his mother’s death and rid the world of vampires. The modern-day technologically advanced vampires he is going after are in search of his special blood type needed to summon an evil god who plays a key role in their plan to execute the human race.

Blade 2
Blade 2 Movie

Exploding from the pages of Marvel Comics comes the thrilling follow-up to the blockbuster “Blade.” Half Man … half vampire, and consumed by a desire to avenge the curse of his birth and save the human race from a blood-drenched Armageddon.

In this newest action-packed adventure, Blade (Wesley Snipes) is forced to team up with the very vampires he hates in order to overcome a new type of monster which threatens to eradicate both races.

Blade: Trinity
blade trinity

The war between humans and vampires continues, but the humans’ best hope, human-vampire hybrid warrior Blade (Wesley Snipes), has been framed for countless murders, turning popular sentiment against him.

The vampire leader responsible for Blade’s bad publicity is Danica Talos (Parker Posey), who’s determined to finally lead her bloodthirsty compatriots to victory. Now Blade must team up with a band of rogue vampire hunters (Ryan Reynolds, Jessica Biel) to save humanity.

Space Jam
Space Jam

Swackhammer (Danny DeVito), an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain.

When his gang, the Nerdlucks, heads to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny (Billy West) and the Looney Tunes, Bugs challenges them to a basketball game to determine their fate.

The aliens agree, but they steal the powers of NBA basketball players, including Larry Bird (Larry Bird) and Charles Barkley (Charles Barkley) — so Bugs gets some help from superstar Michael Jordan (Michael Jordan).

The Honeymooners
the honeymooners

Ralph Kramden (Cedric the Entertainer) drives a bus in New York City but dreams of something more.

Unfortunately, none of Ralph’s business ideas — which often incorporate his best friend, Ed (Mike Epps) — have panned out. Knowing their husbands will never get them out of the city, Ralph’s wife, Alice (Gabrielle Union), and Ed’s wife, Trixie (Regina Hall), pool their savings to purchase a house in the suburbs.

But once the men find out about the secret stash, they might just blow it all.

Watch On BET Plus 

The Wash
black movies to watch July 2020

“The Wash” is an action-comedy starring Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. As mismatched roommates working at a car wash, they come together to rescue their boss (George Wallace) from a couple of first-time kidnappers.

If they don’t settle their differences and get Mr. Washington back, the good times at “The Wash” will soon come to an end.

Death at a Funeral
Death at a Funeral

Preparing for a funeral is never pleasant, but for Aaron, it is shaping up to be the worst day of his life. Sibling rivalry, meddling family members, and a little stranger with a big secret threaten to blow the lid off the coffin when Aaron struggles to give his late father a proper memorial.

Mr. Right
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A writer (Erica Tazel) who has sworn off trying to find love is unexpectedly swept off her feet by a seemingly perfect man (Columbus Short). Things get complicated when she learns he works for a dating service.

Jumping the Broom

black movies to watch July 2020

Sabrina Watson (Paula Patton) is a successful corporate lawyer who comes from an old-money family. When she meets Jason Taylor (Laz Alonso), she thinks she’s found Mr. Right and eagerly accepts the Wall Street worker’s marriage proposal after a whirlwind courtship.

However, when Sabrina’s aristocratic parents (Angela Bassett, Brian Stokes Mitchell) meet Jason’s postal-worker mother (Loretta Devine) at their estate on Martha’s Vineyard, the class division seems very wide indeed.

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Written by Shaye Wyllie

Shaye is an Entertainment Writer from Brooklyn, NY and a big fan of anything and everything superpowers related (especially if kids/teens are involved), cooking + baking shows (like MasterChef Junior and Cupcake Wars), teen dramas, sitcoms, comedies, and legal dramas. When she's not binging the latest series on Netflix or writing, you can find her spilling her thoughts on the Brown Side of Disney Chat or creating YouTube videos with her daughter for their new family site, Popcorn and Tater Tots.

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