Black love is beautiful in all forms — romantic, friendship, familial and as a collective. We learn and relate to different kinds of relationships over the years through our childhoods, unique experiences and through the images of relationships portrayed in entertainment and the media.

So, when did you fall in love…with love?

Better yet, what are some of the lessons (good, bad or ugly) you've learned from the best Black love movies of all time? It's amazing how certain scenes or sayings are completely relevant to our own personal lives after all these years — these films are timeless! Here are some of the Blavity team's favorites: