Best Romantic Movies

Southside with You (2016)

PG-1384 Minutes26 Aug, 2016

Plot - The movie narrates the mid year 1989 evening when the future President of the United States of America Barack Obama wooed his future First Lady Michelle Obama on a first date over Chicago's South Side.

Richard Tanne

Tika Sumpter, Richard Tanne, Robert Teitel


Romance, Drama,


Rotten Tomatoes92%

"Southside with You Movie" Story

Motivated by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, Southside with You relates the astounding summer day in 1989 when a youthful law office named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) attempted to impress legal counselor Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) amid a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing to the site of their first kiss outside of a ice cream parlor.

"Southside with You Movie" Trailer & Video

Movie Details



Vanessa Bell Calloway

Stephen James Taylor

Miramax, Roadside Attractions

Pat Scola

Chicago, Illinois

Awards & Nominations Won by "Southside with You Movie"

Gotham Awards 2016

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
Richard Tanne

Maui Film Festival 2016

Audience Award
Best First Narrative Feature
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Sundance Film Festival 2016

Grand Jury Prize
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Box Office Earning of "Southside with You"

Budget : $1,500,000
Opening Weekend : $2,868,956 (USA)

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