Valentine’s Day: theGrio’s favorite black romantic movies (SLIDESHOW)
Jumping the Broom (2011): Paula Patton plays a bougie girl who gets swept off her feet by a blue collar guy, played by Laz Alonso. Needless to say family squabbles are inevitable and hilarious.
Think Lake a Man (2012): An all-star cast, including Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson brought Steve Harvey’s best-seller about the gender divide to the big screen and scored at the box office.
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Valentine’s Day is the time of year we go the extra mile to show our loved ones that we care.
There’s no ‘right’ way to celebrate a romance — although a candle-lit dinner never fails — as long as you’re with the one you love.
But if you find yourself just wanting to cuddle up on the couch and watch a movie, we’d suggest one of these classic black romantic films.