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If you like [film by non-black director] watch [film by black director]

Helping people find black-directed films they might like. Please recommend more! And please let me know if a version of this list already exists. I searched but couldn't find anything.

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  • Django Unchained
  • Posse
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Antwone Fisher
  • The Kid
  • Sidewalk Stories
  • The Karate Kid
  • The Last Dragon
  • L.A. Confidential
  • Devil in a Blue Dress
  • Dirty Harry
  • Shaft
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Black Dynamite
  • Silverado
  • The Magnificent Seven
  • The House I Live In
  • 13th
  • But I'm a Cheerleader
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • American Graffiti
  • Cooley High
  • Donnie Brasco
  • Deep Cover
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • The Spook Who Sat by the Door
  • Carol
  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
  • Paris Is Burning
  • Shakedown
  • George Washington
  • Killer of Sheep
  • My Life as a Dog
  • Crooklyn
  • Stand by Me
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Moonlight
  • Pootie Tang
  • I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
  • Miami Connection
  • Dolemite
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Thomasine & Bushrod
  • Faces
  • Personal Problems
  • Harlan County U.S.A.
  • I Am Somebody
  • Breathless
  • The Story of a Three-Day Pass
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Chameleon Street
  • Barton Fink
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Days of Heaven
  • Daughters of the Dust
  • Romeo + Juliet
  • Chi-Raq
  • Brick
  • Selah and the Spades
  • Carnival of Souls
  • The Blood of Jesus
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Bones
  • A Star Is Born
  • Beyond the Lights
  • A League of Their Own
  • Love & Basketball
  • Logan
  • The Old Guard
  • Now You See Me
  • Sleight
  • The Kentucky Fried Movie
  • Hollywood Shuffle
  • Not Quite Hollywood
  • Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
  • Bridesmaids
  • Girls Trip
  • Walk the Line
  • Leadbelly
  • Queen of Katwe
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
  • The Outlaw Josey Wales
  • Buck and the Preacher
  • Bumblebee
  • Herbie Fully Loaded
  • Charlie's Angels
  • D.E.B.S.