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20 Best BET Plus Movies to Stream Right Now

Over the years, streaming platforms gained more and more popularity, and became the best places to watch fictional content. New movies, TV series, and other media, are regularly released every day, and even with that much content, some viewers are still looking for something for themselves. Black Entertainment Television launched in 1980, and since then had the same goal – to promote Black American content to the Black American population. The cable got bigger over the years, and recently the BET channel released the BET+ platform that will mostly show the channel’s content on the streaming platform.

In this article, we will focus on the best current content the BET+ can offer, and provide you with our 20 best BET Plus movies to stream right now. If you are interested, stay with us until the end of the article.

20. Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

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Directed by: Darren Grant
Writer(s): Tyler Perry
Release date: February 25, 2005
Running time: 116 minutes

Starring: Kimberly Elise, Steve Harris, Shemar Moore, Cicely Tyson, Tyler Perry

Synopsis: Tyler Perry’s comedy follows Helen McCarter, and her seemingly good marriage. However, everything falls apart for her after she finds out her husband is having an affair with another woman. Helen goes back to her mother, grandmother Madea, and cousin Brian who are helping her heal with the help of God. During the journey of recovery, Helen goes through a lot, and after finally trying to settle with another partner, her husband comes back into her life once again. Now, she needs to decide what is she going to do – move on, or go back to how it was.

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19. Bid for Love (2022)

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Directed by: Arthur Muhammad
Writer(s): Erick S. Gray, N’Tyse
Release date: August 13, 2022
Running time: 81 minutes

Starring: Dawn Halfkenny, Blue Kimble, Adrian Lockett

Synopsis: Sasha is a young woman who falls injured due to the actions of her drug-trafficking ex-boyfriend. After finally being free from the man who could potentially ruin her life, Sasha meets Malik, who spoils her, finds her job, and ultimately seems like a great influence to her. However, Malik is not how he seems, and it is revealed that he is manipulating Sasha to stay with him. After long therapy, and new unexpected friends, opening her eyes about her situation, Sasha needs to find time to finally learn how to love herself.

18. Always A Bridesmaid (2019)

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Directed by: Trey Haley
Writer(s): Yvette Nicole Brown
Release date: August 15, 2019
Running time: 97 minutes

Starring: Javicia Leslie, Jordan Calloway, Yvette Nicole Brown, Michelle Mitchenor

Synopsis: This movie follows the story of Corina and her “misfortune” of always being a bridesmaid at weddings. She finally decides to pursue her happiness and decides to enter “the dating scene”. Is Corina going to finally find the love of her life, and have her own wedding, or is she going to continue being “the woman who is always a bridesmaid”?

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This movie is a feel-good comedy that makes you root for the main character and her misfortunes in her love life. Dating is always hard and Corina will have to face obstacles on the way to finding her true happiness.

17. CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)

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Directed by: Kate Lanier
Writer(s): Kate Lanier
Release date: October 21, 2013
Running time: 105 minutes

Starring: Keke Palmer, Niatia “Lil Mama” Kirkland, Drew Sidora

Synopsis: The legendary hip-hop/R’n’B/pop trio TLC, got their biographical original movie which is retelling their journey of the beginning, the fame, and the death. The trio of Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins came to prominence in 1991, when the group signed with the famous LaFace records. The group then released their most famous CrazySexyCool album which sold over 22 million copies worldwide. A great biopic that showcased the success, talent, and fame, but also the obstacles and difficulties of the young women whose lives changed immediately.

16. Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)

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Directed by: Gregory Nava
Writer(s): Tina Andrews
Release date: August 18, 1998
Running time: 116 minutes

Starring: Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon, Larenz Tate, Little Richard

Synopsis: Three women from vastly different backgrounds meet in New York claiming their recently deceased husband was a famous 1950s doo-wop singer Franke Lymon. The trio demands his possessions, and the movie presents us with flashbacks of the singer with his three wives, and how he charmed and marry them. The three widows are trying to find the best possible way to solve the awkward situation, and in the end, maybe they find the common ground.

15. Holiday Heartbreak (2020)

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Directed by: Charles Jones
Writer(s): Tifanny Yancey
Release date: 2022
Running time: 93 minutes

Starring: Michael Coylar, LisaRaye McCoy, A.J. Johnson

Synopsis: Monica McCoy decided to spend her holidays and her 30th birthday with her childhood friends and her father Michael, who endlessly loves her. She has a close relationship with her father, with whom she shares her problems and talks about sensitive topics. Monica eventually tells her father that she is “cursed and unlucky in love”, and that she will never find the “one”. Michael feels responsible – thirty years prior, his mistress wanted him to leave his pregnant wife, and he refused.

The mistress threw a curse on his unborn daughter and proclaimed that she will suffer great heartache on her 30th birthday. Now Mike needs to figure out how to break the “curse” and save his daughter from more heartache.

14. Everyday Black Man (2010)

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Directed by: Carmen Madden
Writer(s): Carmen Madden
Release date: January 30, 2010
Running time: 105 minutes

Starring: Henry Brown, Afi Ayanna, Tessa Thompson, Chris Ayles, Ed Gilles III, Omari Hardwick

Synopsis: The story follows Moses, a store owner who has a really dark past. Besides having a shady past, Moses also has a daughter who doesn’t know about him but he still watches her every day. One day, a man named Malik comes to the neighborhood and introduces himself as an ordinary man, who just wants to do good and help the community using his religion. However, it is revealed that Malik is anything but, and Moses needs to do everything in his power to protect his daughter and everything he values.

13. Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011)

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Directed by: Tyler Perry
Writer(s): Tyler Perry
Release date: April 22, 2011
Running time: 106 minutes

Starring: Tyler Perry, Loretta Devine, Bow Wow, David Mann, Cassi Davis, Tamela Mann

Synopsis: Madea is back and this time, she is helping her niece Shirley when she receives distressing news about her health. Shirley just wants to tell her adult children the news but her children have their own problems that have the potential to ruin their family. With the help of Uncle Bam, Aunt Madea is trying to keep her family together, and while they are doing that, the family founds out about the secret that has been “buried” for years.

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12. Madea’s Family Reunion (2006)

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Directed by: Tyler Perry
Writer(s): Tyler Perry
Release date: February 24, 2006
Running time: 109 minutes

Starring: Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Lynn Whitfield, Boris Kodjoe, Maya Angelou

Synopsis: Aunt Madea is back again, and this time she has another problem. First, she must take care of a runaway, and second, her nieces are having love troubles that have the potential of ruining the long-awaited reunion. Now, the pistol-packing grandma needs to do her best to keep the family together and use her “powers” to save the reunion.

11. Angrily Ever After (2019)

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Directed by: Terry J. Vaugh
Writer(s): Cas Sigers-Beedles
Release date: 2019
Running time: 83 minutes

Starring: Jasmine Burke, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Tyrone Marshall Brown, Terayle Hill

Synopsis: Tia Logan has seemingly everything every woman wants – a great career, beauty, a desire of every man, and close to marrying the most eligible bachelor in Washington D.C. However, everything falls apart when Tia sees her future husband kissing another woman on the streets. Her marriage is off, her career is dead in the water, and she loses her home. What can she do to bring everything back?

10. What Men Want (2019)

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Directed by: Adam Shankman
Writer(s): Tina Gordon, Peter Huyck, Alex Gregory
Release date: February 8, 2019
Running time: 117 minutes

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Tracy Morgan, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree

Synopsis: A woman working in sports profession is always facing hardships, like it or not. Ali Davis founds herself in the bad spot when her employer does not promote her despite being the best in her work. The reasoning was “she couldn’t connect with men”. Ali is mad, and announces to her colleagues that she will sign the rising basketball star and prove them wrong. After tough night where she gets really drunk, Ali wakes up at the hospital and realizes that she can her what men think. Will she use it for her advantage, or realize not everything is black and white.

9. Four Brothers (2005)

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Directed by: John Singleton
Writer(s): david Elliot, Paul Lovett
Release date: August 12, 2005
Running time: 109 minutes

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Andre Benjamin (Andre 3000), Garret Hedlund, Terrence Howard

Synopsis: In the city of Detroit, the beloved citizen Evelyn Mercer is killed in the store heist. Her four sons come to the funeral and vowe to avenge her. The Mercer brothers, Bobby, Angel, Jack and Jeremiah, decide to investigate the murder, and find out that their mother was intentionally murdered. Now the angry sons need to find the criminals and bring them to justice.

8. House Party (1990)

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Directed by: Reginald Hudlin
Writer(s): Reginald Hudlin
Release date: March 9, 1990
Running time: 100 minutes

Starring: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell

Synopsis: A young man known as Kid is invited to the party by his best friend Play. However, after the fight in school, Kid is grounded and cannot go to the party. Or can he? The boy decides to sneak out after his father falls asleep, but what he doesn’t know is that the three thugs wants to teach Kid one more lesson.

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7. Throwback Holiday (2018)

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Directed by: Trey Haley
Writer(s): Gabrielle Collins
Release date: 2018
Running time: 88 minutes

Starring: Jennifer Freeman, Robert Ri’chard, Rhyon Nicole Brown, Jean Elie

Synopsis: Jacqueline is living an unfulfilled life – she is in an unloving marriage, and her life is boring. After she encounters her former classmate, she starts to rethink her decisions in her life and wishes to come back to high school for a do-over. Christmas miracle is fulfilled with Jacqueline, and she comes back to her teenage years, where she has the opportunity to change everything.

6. Swag Inc (2019)

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Directed by: Chris Stokes
Writer(s): Marques Houston, Jared Phillips
Release date: 2019
Running time: 80 minutes

Starring: Tiesheko Houston, Carnetta Jones, Aditya Juneja, Masika Kalysha

Synopsis: David and AJ are men close to their thirties who never had problems picking up a woman. However, after realizing they are the only ones who do not have a permanent partner and are getting to the point of being the oldest at the parties, friends think of something. After David successfully gets paid 100 dollars for giving her “the swag tutorial”, they decide to develop an app called “Swagger” to help any man to get any woman, and earn some money. However, their money-hungry boss tries to take over their own idea, and the men need to fight for what is theirs.

5. Precious (2009)

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Directed by: Lee Daniels
Writer(s): Geoffrey S. Fletcher
Release date: January 15, 2009
Running time: 110 minutes

Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo’Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Sherri Shepherd, Lenny Kravitz

Synopsis: In 1987, Claireece Jones also known by her middle name Precious, is illiterate, overweight, and pregnant, for a second time, a 16-year-old girl whose mother uses her to get welfare money, and is consistently sexually abused and raped by her father. She gave birth to her father’s baby, Mongo, who is diagnosed with Down Syndrome, and Precious is living the nightmare of her life. However, when Precious is transferred to the alternate school, she meets a teacher who motivates her to be something in her life, and the suffering teenager decides to change her life.

One of the most inspiring and heartbreaking movies in a long time, Precious will make you question your life, and inspire you to always strive for more despite the difficulties you encounter.

4. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

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Directed by: Tyler Perry
Writer(s): Tyler Perry
Release date: October 12, 2007
Running time: 113 minutes

Starring: Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, Malik Yoba, Richard T. Jones

Synopsis: An adaptation of Tyler Perry’s play is adapted to the big screen. The story follows four couples going on vacations together where they ask each other “Why did I get married?” Each couple has its own problems, and then during the week they are away, couples need to see if their companionship is going to survive this unusual retreat.

3. Back to the Goode Life (2019)

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Directed by: Tamika Miller
Writer(s):
Release date: April 29, 2019
Running time: 84 minutes

Starring: Julian Brittano, Sir Brodie, London Brown, Nicole L. Campbell

Synopsis: Francesca Goode is a successful New York banker whose life changes when her hard-earned work goes to waste. Now broke, Francesca goes back to her home in the South and reminds herself of what she left behind in a small town in Georgia. At first wary, Francesca will use her old home to rediscover her identity and see what her worth really is.

2. Holiday Heist (2019)

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Directed by: Roger M. Bobb
Writer(s): Angela Burt-Murray
Release date: 2019
Running time: 87 minutes

Starring: Chaley Rose, Tobias Truvillion, Lucien Cambric, Phillip Edward Van Lear

Synopsis: You thought that holiday movies are boring? Well, you haven’t seen the Christmas heist movie in the BET style. The story follows a man who just got out of prison and during the planning of a new heist, he meets the love of his life, who will turn his love around.

1. Father’s Kingdom (2017)

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Directed by: Lenny Feinberg
Genre: Documentary film
Release date: 2017
Running time: 96 minutes

Synopsis: Father Divine was an African American spiritual leader who founded the International Peace Mission Movement, formulated its doctrine, and saw it reach world proportions. He considered himself a God, and the “outsiders” called him a cult leader. The documentary explores his legacy and interviews his few followers that are present to this day

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