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Last Week It Was Songs, This Time It’s Movies

Updated: Sep 1, 2020

A part of self-care is taking a break, or completely stopping, behaviors and practices that stresses us out, or stunts the happiness in our lives. Last week I compiled a list of sensual songs to add to your playlist; this time, I’m giving you a list of movies that are great for winding down to.

In the Romance Genre, we have:

*Movies I’ve Watched

  1. Waiting to Exhale (Hulu)

  2. Love Jones*

  3. Sleepless in Seattle*

  4. Dirty Dancing*

  5. 13 Going on 30*

  6. The Incredible Jessica James (Netflix)

  7. How Stella Got Her Groove Back (HBO)

  8. Phat Girlz (HBO)

  9. The Lake House*

  10. Forever Mine*

  11. Sweet November*

*Movies I Think Would Be Good, but Have Not Watched

  1. Juanita (Netflix)

  2. Love Beats Rhymes (Netflix)

  3. Been So Long (Netflix)

  4. Elisa and Marcela(Netflix)

  5. Dry Martina (Netflix)

  6. Love After Love (Hulu)

  7. Nobody’s Fool (Hulu)

In the Comedy Genre, we have:

*Movies I’ve Watched

  1. Love Birds (Netflix)

  2. Austin Powers: Goldmember (Netflix)

  3. Little Shop of Horrors (HBO)

  4. To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (Netflix)

  5. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Netflix)

  6. Bee Movie (Netflix)

  7. Chicken Little (Netflix)

  8. The Spongebob Squarepants Movie (HBO)

  9. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (HBO)

  10. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story: Unrated (HBO)

  11. Dolemite, Is My Name (Netflix)

*Movies I Think Would Be Good, but Have Not Watched

  1. Fun With Dick & Jane (Netflix)

  2. The Cat in the Hat (Netflix)

  3. Bad Grandpa .5 (Netflix)

  4. Yes Man (Netflix)

  5. He's Just Not that Into You (Netflix)

  6. Get Smart (Hulu)

  7. Jackass 3 (Hulu)

  8. Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie (Hulu)

In the Cool-Ass-Movies-Everyone-Should-Watch Genre, we have:

*Movies I’ve Watched

  1. Pulp Fiction (Action, Netflix)

  2. Bad Boys (Action/Comedy, Netflix)

  3. Hobbs & Shaw (Action/Comedy, HBO)

  4. Moonlight (Drama/ Heartfelt, Netflix)

  5. The Silence of the Lambs [Psychological/Horror, Screenpix (if you have Xfinity this should be included)]

  6. From Dusk Til Dawn [Action/Comedy, Showtime (should be included with Xfinity)]

  7. Sin City (Action/Drama, Netflix)

  8. Kill Bill Vol. 1* (Action)

  9. Double Jeopardy*

  10. Imitation of Life*

*Movies I Think Would Be Good, but Have Not Watched

  1. BlacKkKlansman (Action, HBO)

  2. La La Land (Musical(?), HBO)

  3. The Bird Cage [Drama, Screenpix (see above comment)]

  4. All Day and a Night (Drama, Netflix)

  5. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Drama/Heartfelt, Netflix)

  6. Killing Them Softly (Violent/Slow-Burn, Netflix)

  7. A Fall From Grace (Unsettling/Ominous, Netflix)

I hope you lovelies enjoy this list I put together! Please take care of yourselves, and take a break from the stresses of the world. Black Girls and Women, we are not emotionless mules meant to carry the burden of everyone’s problems. We deserve peace and happiness :)

Love and Light,


*Movies I can’t find on the internet (legally *wink wink*)

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