Quarantine and Chill: Hair-Themed Movies to Stream FREE

During the coronavirus outbreak, a lot of people are finding themselves home from work and having to telework. Parents are being forced to home school their children because schools are out. Also, due to the curfews and lockdowns imposed in a lot of cities, movie theaters, malls, restaurants and gyms are off limits.

If this is you and you find yourself looking for things to watch on TV, I invite you to consider some of the many movies out there that center around hair!

Here is a list and link to access a few:

Poetic Justice

Still grieving after the murder of her boyfriend, hairdresser Justice (Janet Jackson) writes poetry to deal with the pain of her loss. Unable to get to Oakland to attend a convention because of her broken-down car, Justice gets a lift with her friend, Iesha (Regina King) and Iesha’s postal worker boyfriend, Chicago (Joe Torry). Along for the ride is Chicago’s co-worker, Lucky (Tupac Shakur), to whom Justice grows close after some initial problems. But is she ready to open her heart again?



A soulful barber helps a woman piece her life back together after an accident at her hair salon makes her realize she is not living life to the fullest.

Watch It Now on YouTube FREE

Bad Hair

A Venezuelan boy’s (Samuel Lange Zambrano) desire to straighten his curly hair leads to friction between himself and his desperate single mother (Samantha Castillo).

Watch it FREE Tubi

Good Hair

Prompted by a question from his young daughter, comic Chris Rock sets out to explore the importance of hair in black culture. Rock interviews celebrities such as Ice-T and Raven Symone, and visits hair salons, stylist competitions and even an Indian temple to learn about hair culture.

Watch on YouTube FREE


A smart comedy about a day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin (Ice Cube), who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and a waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father’s vision and legacy and struggles with the notion that he just sold it out.


Stream for FREE with 7-Day SHOWTIME Trial

Beauty Shop

In this sequel to Barbershop, the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine and speak their minds at the beauty shop.

Watch it at Amazon Prime


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