The British Film Institute presents the best global cinema on-demand:
From classic and contemporary films to the best of the BFI National Archive.

Deliver Us from Eva

Close

This film is certified

Please confirm that you accept our terms of use.

Close

Deliver Us from Eva 2003 12

106 mins USA Director. Gary Hardwick

Ever since their mother died, Eva has dominated the lives of her three sisters with an iron will. And her three brother-in-law have had enough; in desperation they hire the services of the ultimate player, Ray (LL Cool J) seduce her to distraction. But what happens when the player gets played?

While there may not be too many unexpected turns in Gary Hardwick’s comforting narrative arc, Deliver Us from Eva does contain a major surprise – the effectiveness of LL Cool J (billed as James Todd Smith) as a romantic lead. His assured performance adds a touch of class to this funny, feelgood romance. Notable for the strength of its black ensemble cast, the script was originally developed with a white cast in mind.

Start watching in: 30 days

Finish watching in: 48 hours

Directed by

Gary Hardwick

Featuring

Duane Martin

James Todd Smith

Gabrielle Union

Genres

Comedy Drama

Collection

Fools For Love Black Star Love Closed Captions

Certificate

12 Contains moderate language and sex references

Released

2003

Country

USA

Language

English

Read lessRead more

Explore further

View Burning an Illusion
Burning an Illusion
HD

Burning an Illusion 1981 15

Menelik Shabazz’s pioneering first feature traces the emotional and political growth of a young black couple in Thatcher’s London.

101 mins United Kingdom Director. Menelik Shabazz

View Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Watch from £2.13

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 15

Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet play the couple who fall in love so quickly it seems they must have known each other in a past life ... only to discover they did.

108 mins USA Director. Michel Gondry

View Something New
Something New
Watch from £2.98
HD

Something New 2006 PG

A high-flying black professional finally finds the man of her dreams, only for her family to disapprove because he’s a white guy.

100 mins USA Director. Sanaa Hamri

Subscription

View All

Welcome to a new subscription service like no other.

>100s of hand-picked classics and critically-acclaimed films

>Critic Mark Kermode picks a must-see film every week

>No contract, cancel anytime

Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies, as explained in our Cookies Policy.

To accept the terms and hide this message please click 'I accept'.

I accept

Passionate about film? So are we…

Don't miss the email made for the in-the-know film fan:

New releases — on the same day as in cinemas Special collections & unheralded classics Exclusive news on discounts


Never ask | Ask me later