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The Best Movies About Interracial Couples  

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This list of movies that feature interracial couples is a celebration of love, the blending of cultures, and overcoming prejudices. These films span across all genres including dramas, romance, and comedies, and now it's time to decide which of these movies is the best.

Of course, Hollywood has seen the potential in these stories and has made movie after movie with interracial couples. There are realistic tearjerkers like Loving, but there are also laugh-a-minute comedies like Guess Who, and even tense thrillers like Lakeview Terrace.

This list is designed to help you find the very best interracial couples movies, whatever type of movie you are looking for, there is something on this list for everyone. Vote up your favorites, vote downs the movies you didn't like, and don't forget to add anything that's missing!

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Jungle Fever is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah
Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike Lee, starring Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra. It was Lee's fifth feature-length film. The film ...more
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A Bronx Tale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Chazz Palminteri
A Bronx Tale is a 1993 American drama film set in the Bronx during the turbulent era of the 1960s. It was the directorial debut of Robert De Niro that follows a young Italian-American teenager ...more
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Get Out is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Daniel Kaluuya, Catherine Keener, Allison Williams
Get Out is a 2017 American horror film directed by Jordan Peele. A young African-American (Daniel Kaluuya) visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness ...more
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Our Family Wedding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker, Shannyn Sossamon
Our Family Wedding is a 2010 comedy film directed by Rick Famuyiwa and written by Wayne Conley, Rick Famuyiwa and Malcolm Spellman.
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is a 1967 American comedy-drama film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and written by William Rose. It stars Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine ...more
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Save the Last Dance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
DeborahTragasz added Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles, Bianca Lawson
Save the Last Dance is a 2001 American film produced by MTV Films, directed by Thomas Carter and released by Paramount Pictures on January 12, 2001. The film stars Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick ...more
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Loving is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Nick Kroll
Loving is a 2016 historical drama film written and directed by Jeff Nichols. It features Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga as Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court ...more
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Something New is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Taraji P. Henson, Simon Baker, Sanaa Lathan
Something New is a 2006 American romantic drama film directed by Sanaa Hamri. The screenplay by Kriss Turner focuses on interracial relationships and traditional African American family values ...more
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The Sun Is Also a Star is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Yara Shahidi, Charles Melton, Jake Choi
The Sun Is Also a Star is a 2019 American drama film directed by Ry Russo-Young, based on the young adult novel written by Nicola Yoon. A teenager (Yara Shahidi) finds love at a difficult time ...more
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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds
The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Costner stars as a former Secret ...more
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Lakeview Terrace is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva LaRue
Lakeview Terrace is a 2008 American thriller film directed by Neil LaBute, written by David Loughery and Howard Korder, and co-produced by Will Smith, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick ...more
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A United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Terry Pheto
A United Kingdom is a 2016 British biographical romantic drama film directed by Amma Asante and written by Guy Hibbert, based on the true-life romance between Sir Seretse Khama and his wife Ruth ...more
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The Wedding Banquet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Michael Gaston, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein
The Wedding Banquet is a 1993 film about a gay Taiwanese immigrant man who marries a mainland Chinese woman to placate his parents and get her a green card. His plan backfires when his parents ...more
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Sophie and the Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Sophie and the Rising Sun Julianne Nicholson, Takashi Yamaguchi, Margo Martindale
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The Place Beyond the Pines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling
The Place Beyond the Pines is a 2012 drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance. In 1997, Luke Glanton (Gosling) is a motorcycle stuntman. In Schenectady, New York, Luke reunites with his ex-lover ...more
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Liberty Heights is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Misha Collins, Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth
Liberty Heights is a 1999 comedy-drama by writer-director Barry Levinson. The film is a semi-autobiographical account of his childhood growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s. It is the fourth of ...more
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Candy Jar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Sami Gayle, Jacob Latimore, Uzo Aduba
Candy Jar is a 2018 comedy film directed by Ben Shelton. An introverted high school girl from a working-class background (Sami Gayle) and her wealthy, debate-team nemesis (Jacob Latimore) can't ...more
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The Week Of is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Rachel Dratch
The Week Of is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Robert Smigel. The parents of a soon-to-be married couple make the final preparations for the wedding ceremony.
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Bulworth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Halle Berry, Sarah Silverman, Warren Beatty
Bulworth is a 1998 American political comedy film co-written, co-produced, directed by, and starring Warren Beatty. It co-stars Halle Berry, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Paul Sorvino, Jack Warden, ...more
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Guess Who is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Zoe Saldana, Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac
Guess Who is a 2005 American comedy film about race relations directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. It is a loose remake of the 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, in the form of a romantic ...more
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The Incredibly True Adventure ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Nicole Ari Parker, Dale Dickey, Laurel Holloman
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love is a 1995 film, written and directed by Maria Maggenti, of the story of two very different high school girls who fall in love.
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The Last Samurai is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Timothy Spall
The Last Samurai is a 2003 American epic film directed and co-produced by Edward Zwick, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Logan. The film stars Tom Cruise, who also co-produced, as well ...more
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Rent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
DeborahTragasz added Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel
Rent is a 2005 American musical drama film directed by Chris Columbus. It is an adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name, in turn based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. ...more
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West Side Story is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
DeborahTragasz added Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin
West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn ...more
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South Pacific is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Interracial Couples
DeborahTragasz added France Nuyen, Doug McClure, Mitzi Gaynor
South Pacific is a 1958 American romantic musical film adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific, and based on James A. Michener's Tales of the South Pacific. The film, ...more