25 Days Of Lit: Top 10 Black Christmas Movies

  • Friday After Next

    Craig and Day-Day have finally made it on their own — only to have their place robbed right before Christmas. Enjoy watching all the magic of the Friday franchise and Christmas at the same damn time.

  • The Perfect Holiday

    This light romantic comedy has a great cast including the late Charlie Murphy and lets even the most cynical Santa believer, believe again.

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  • Almost Christmas

    Walter Meyer, played by Donald Glover, plans the first Christmas celebration since the recent death of his wife in hopes of reuniting the family. Starring Gabrielle Union, Mo’Nique, Omar Epps and Kimberly Elise add star power to this film about overcoming family obstacles during the holidays.

  • The Best Man Holiday

    It’s great to see this all-star cast back together as they reignite drama and magic in this festive sequel.

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  • The Preacher’s Wife

    Classic 90s greatness featuring classic bae, Denzel Washington as Mr. Steal Your Girl aka Dudley, an angel sent to help Reverend Henry Biggs played by Courtney B. Vance. In the process, Dudley finds himself falling in love with Rev’s wife, the iconic Whitney Houston. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll sing along to the soulful Christmas soundtrack.

  • Last Holiday

    After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, Queen Latifah’s character goes on a journey of self-discovery while fully living her best life.

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  • Marry Me For Christmas

    Although we’ve seen this plot before (pretending to be engaged to ), Malinda Williams shines. And did we mention how cute Brad James is?

  • Trading Places

    Though not a traditional Christmas film, it touches on the overall arching themes of the holidays- generosity (or lack thereof) and redemption. Starring the ever funny Eddie Murphy, this classic will have you literally LOL’ing.

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  • A Diva’s Christmas Carol

    A soulful remake of the Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, Vanessa Williams stars as Ebony Scrooge, a pop superstar who’s visited by three spirits who warn her about her cold-hearted ways.

  • This Christmas

    Pre-Rihanna Chris Brown shines in this festive family film about the Whitfield family assembling during the holidays for a long-awaited reunion. Idris Elba, Loretta Devine, Regina King and Columbus Short round out an all-star cast.

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Tired of watching the same ol’ melanin-less Christmas movies? Fear not because we’ve curated a list of the Top 10 melanated Christmas movies for your viewing pleasure.