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List of Audra McDonald Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

3. A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
8
4
A Raisin in the Sun
PG-13
8
4
Role:
Ruth Younger
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, David Oyelowo, John Stamos, Phylicia Rashad, Sean Combs, Bill Nunn, Sanaa Lathan
Directed By:
Kenny Leon
4. The Object of My Affection (1998)
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11
The Object of My Affection
R
16
11

A pregnant single woman Nina Borowski who is a social worker in New York City, invites her homosexual friend George to shift to her apartment after his breakup from his long time lover Robert. As Nina and George embark upon the journey of raising the child together, Nina realizes that she has actually fallen for George.

Role:
Wedding Singer
Directed By:
Nicholas Hytner
5. The Sound of Music Live! (2013)
7
5
The Sound of Music Live!
TV-PG
7
5
Role:
Mother Abbess
Starring:
Stephen Moyer, Laura Benanti, Carrie Underwood, Christian Borle
Directed By:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Rob Ashford
7. It Runs in the Family (2003)
7
6
It Runs in the Family
PG-13
7
6

It Runs in the Family is a comedy drama film which revolves around the highly successful Gromberg family in New York. The film shows how three generations of the family are forced to come together, despite being estranged for years, and make peace when Evelyn, the family’s matriarch passes away.

Role:
Sarah Langley
Directed By:
Fred Schepisi
8. Respect (2021)
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0
Respect
PG-13
0
0
Role:
Barbara
9. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)
9
3
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
9
3
Role:
Bessie in her 20s
Starring:
Diahann Carroll, Della Reese, Ruby Dee, Amy Madigan, Mykelti Williamson
Directed By:
Lynne Littman
10. The Last Debate (2000)
5
4
The Last Debate
R
5
4
Role:
Barbara Manning
Starring:
James Garner, Donna Murphy, Peter Gallagher, Marco Sanchez
Directed By:
John Badham
11. The Best Thief in the World (2004)
4
4
The Best Thief in the World
R
4
4
Role:
Ruth
Starring:
Mary-Louise Parker, Lois Smith, David Warshofsky, Michael Silverman
Directed By:
Jacob Kornbluth
12. Partners and Crime (2003)
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0
Partners and Crime
0
0
Starring:
Jennifer Esposito, Robert Pastorelli, Theresa Randle, Paul Adelstein
Directed By:
Thomas Carter

Animation Movies

BoJack Horseman
13
2
BoJack Horseman
TV-MA
13
2
Role:
Mother Superior
Starring:
Aisha Tyler, Martin Short, Garry Marshall, Ricky Gervais, Stanley Tucci, Greg Kinnear, Liev Schreiber
Directed By:
JC Gonzalez, Amy Winfrey, Joel Moser, Martin Cendreda, Adam Parton

TV Shows

Live from Lincoln Center
8
1
Live from Lincoln Center
8
1
Role:
Herself - Host / ... (20 episodes, 2005-2017)
Starring:
Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne, Vanessa Lynn Williams, Fran Drescher, Fred Willard, Dave Matthews, Christopher Lloyd
Directed By:
Robert Scheerer, Habib Azar, Matthew Diamond, Kirk Browning, Lonny Price
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program
The Good Fight
18
4
The Good Fight
18
4
Role:
Liz Reddick
Starring:
Matthew Perry, Jane Lynch, Kevin Pollak, Rob Reiner, Gary Cole, Christine Baranski, Bebe Neuwirth
Directed By:
Jim McKay
Mister Sterling
7
2
Mister Sterling
7
2
Role:
Jackie Brock (10 episodes, 2003)
Starring:
James Whitmore, Portia de Rossi, Josh Brolin, William Russ, Dale Raoul, David Norona
Directed By:
Elodie Keene, Rick Rosenthal, Paul Michael Glaser
The Gilded Age
16
4
The Gilded Age
UA 13+
16
4
Role:
Dorothy Scott

Audra McDonald Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Live From Lincoln Center Outstanding Special Class Program 2015
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Opera Recording 2009
Winner Best Classical Album 2009