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List of Forest Whitaker Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Platoon (1986)
52
10
Platoon
R
52
10

Chris Taylor joins the Vietnam War as a volunteer soldier and quickly faces the horrors of war. Meanwhile tensions erupt within the Platoon when some of its members kill villagers in a raid. Sergeant Barnes is willing to do anything for victory while Sergeant Elias is more idealistic. Taylor is now caught between the war with the enemy and the one within the platoon.

Role:
Big Harold
Directed By:
2. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
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8
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
R
31
8

Ghost Dog, a hitman who is a master in his trade, is employed by the American Mafia, but he adheres to an ancient samurai code. Things take a turn when he finds himself targeted by the mob.

Role:
Ghost Dog
Starring:
John Tormey, Cliff Gorman, Dennis Liu, Frank Minucci
Directed By:
Jim Jarmusch
3. The Crying Game (1992)
38
9
The Crying Game
R
38
9

British soldier Jody is lured by Jude into IRA trap. While he is held hostage, Jody strikes an exceptional friendship with IRA guard Fergus. When their plan regarding Jody goes wrong, Fergus flees to London with a new name Jimmy, and meets Jody’s lover, Dil. Both are besotted, but will they continue to feel same way after learning truth about each other?

Role:
Jody
Starring:
Miranda Richardson, Stephen Rea, Adrian Dunbar, Breffni McKenna
Directed By:
Neil Jordan
4. The Great Debaters (2007)
25
6
The Great Debaters
PG-13
25
6

Based on true events, the story depicts social concepts of the 1930s’ Texas. Melvin Tolson, professor at largely black Wiley College, Texas, coaches and encourages the college debate team of four resolute, bright black students, including a girl and a 14-year-old James Farmer Jr. The team, trained by Tolson using power of words, becomes the first black team to take on elite Harvard champions.

Starring:
Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams
Directed By:
5. The Butler (2013)
36
8
The Butler
PG-13
36
8

Loosely based on the life of Eugene Allen, the movie tells the story of African-American Cecil Gaines who went from being an enslaved plantation worker to a butler at the White House in 1957. He becomes a witness to some of America’s most iconic political moments, including the birth of the Civil Rights Act. 

Role:
Cecil Gaines
Directed By:
Lee Daniels
6. Phone Booth (2002)
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12
Phone Booth
R
42
12

Stuart Shepard, a two-timing publicist in New York City, is forced to accept the truth by a mysterious sniper, who reveals his infidelity to his wife and girlfriend. What follows is a nail-biting, edge-of-the-seat thriller that revolves around a phone booth conversation between the sniper and Stuart.     

Role:
Captain Ramey
Directed By:
7. Bird (1988)
21
5
Bird
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21
5

Rich socialite Melanie meets a lawyer, Mitch, at a pet store. She follows him to his home and  gifts him two love birds. Things turn ugly when the birds start attacking the people in the town.

Role:
Charlie 'Bird' Parker
Starring:
Keith David, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright
Directed By:
8. Arrival (2016)
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18
Arrival
PG-13
62
18

12 mysterious alien spacecrafts appear silently hovering over 12 disparate locations around the world, posing a global threat to humanity. Unable to discern whether the extraterrestrials are peaceful or hostile, US Army Colonel G.T. Weber recruits expert linguist Dr. Louise Banks, who must lead an elite team tasked with establishing communication with the visitors.

Role:
Colonel Weber
Starring:
Amy Adams, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jeremy Renner, Mark O'Brien
Directed By:
9. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
22
7
The Last King of Scotland
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22
7

The movie is based on Giles Foden's 1998 novel, The Last King of Scotland. Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scottish doctor is employed by the Ugandan President Idi Amin as his personal physician. Nicholas initial trusts Amin but soon realises that the latter is savage. He tries to flee from Uganda, but his life is endangered with Amin finding out the truth.

Role:
Idi Amin
Starring:
James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, David Oyelowo, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney
Directed By:
Kevin Macdonald
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
10. Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996)
9
3
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault
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9
3
Starring:
Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Ronny Cox, Loretta Devine
Directed By:
Eriq La Salle
11. Rogue One (2016)
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18
Rogue One
PG-13
55
18

Jyn Erso, an outcast whose scientist father Galen was forced by the Galactic Empire to complete the moon-sized battle-station Death Star, is rescued by the rebels after they learn that Galen secretly built a vulnerability into the super-weapon. She must accompany rebel intelligence officer Cassian Andor in rescuing Galen and retrieving the blueprint of the Death Star.

Starring:
James Earl Jones, Felicity Jones, Jimmy Smits, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Daniels
Directed By:
Gareth Edwards
12. Black Panther (2018)
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24
Black Panther
PG-13
69
24

As T'Challa prepares to assume the kingship of isolated but technologically superior Wakanda, he is challenged by an old foe, Killmonger. T'Challa, as the Black Panther, must now rise to the occasion and confront a situation that threatens the safety of Wakanda as well as the world.

Starring:
Angela Bassett, Michael B. Jordan, Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis, Danai Gurira, Stan Lee
Directed By:
Ryan Coogler
13. Jason's Lyric (1994)
14
4
Jason's Lyric
14
4

Jason hopes for a bigger and brighter future, coming from a drug-infested, violent neighbourhood. He works hard to support his mother and to put his unscrupulous brother, Joshua, on right track. When Lyric enters Jason's life, he aspires for good times ahead, but a gut-wrenching secret from his past awaits to be unravelled.

Starring:
Jada Pinkett Smith, Allen Payne, Bokeem Woodbine, Anthony 'Treach' Criss, Eddie Griffin
Directed By:
Doug McHenry
14. Smoke (1995)
10
4
Smoke
R
10
4

After leaving a smoke shop, Paul Benjamin, a writer is nearly hit by a bus. However, a stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and therefore, Paul decides to let Rashid stay with him, as he is homeless. 

Starring:
Harvey Keitel, Jared Harris, Giancarlo Esposito, José Zúñiga, Stephen Gevedon
Directed By:
Wayne Wang, Paul Auster
15. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
19
6
Good Morning, Vietnam
R
19
6

Starring Robin Williams as the bubbly radio jockey, Adrian Cronauer, Good Morning, Vietnam is a biographical film set during The Vietnam War. When Cronauer is appointed as an RJ of the Armed Forces Radio in Saigon, he shakes things up by playing the music of his choice and relaying true stories of the war much to the chagrin of his superiors. 

Role:
Edward Garlick
Starring:
Robin Williams, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana, Bruno Kirby
Directed By:
Barry Levinson
16. Repo Men (2010)
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8
Repo Men
R
23
8

Based on the novel The Repossession Mambo by Eric Garcia, the film Repo Men is set in a future era where scientists have perfected bio-mechanical organs. However, these organs are expensive and the customers who are unable or unwilling to pay for them are killed off by a group of “Repo Men". 

Role:
Jake
Starring:
John Leguizamo, Jude Law, Carice van Houten, Liev Schreiber, Alice Braga
Directed By:
Miguel Sapochnik
17. Panic Room (2002)
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16
Panic Room
R
44
16

Meg Altman and her daughter Sarah find themselves trapped in a secret panic room, built inside their new apartment. On their first night, they must survive a home invasion by three men Raoul, Burnham, and Junior, who are after the US $3 million in bearer bonds hidden in the panic room.

Role:
Burnham
Starring:
Jodie Foster, Jared Leto, Nicole Kidman, Kristen Stewart, Patrick Bauchau, Dwight Yoakam
Directed By:
18. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
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6
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
R
17
6

The coming-of-age story revolves around the lives of sophomores, Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner, and their friends, Linda and Mike. Stacy’s older brother, Brad, is also trying to figure things out after a break up while Stacy becomes pregnant. There is also Jeff Spicoli, a stoned surfer who is constantly going up against teacher Mr.Hand. 

Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz, Ray Walston, Anthony Edwards, Judge Reinhold
Directed By:
Amy Heckerling
19. The Color of Money (1986)
13
5
The Color of Money
R
13
5

Former pool hustler ‘Fast’ Eddie Felson takes in a new apprentice, the talented and charismatic Vincent Lauria. As he keeps teaching Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen, Eddie and Vincent have a falling out, thanks to Vincent’s showboating and jealousy. When Eddie takes up playing again, he ends up in a game against Vincent. 

Starring:
Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, John Turturro
Directed By:
20. Southpaw (2015)
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Southpaw
R
30
13

Billy "The Great" Hope, an undefeated professional boxer with a perfect family life, succumbs to depression and alcohol and drug abuse after his loving wife is killed. Despite deciding to retire, he gets back into the ring with the help of former boxer Tick Wills to gain back custody of his daughter from Child Protective Services.

Role:
Tick Wills
Starring:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Naomie Harris, Oona Laurence, 50 Cent
Directed By:
Antoine Fuqua
21. Street Kings (2008)
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6
Street Kings
R
15
6

Tom Ludlow, a disillusioned undercover LAPD vice detective known for his unconventional and violent ways, is confronted by his former partner Terrence Washington following a shootout at a gangster hideout. After Washington is found dead in his presence, Ludlow must clear his name in a personal mission under the watchful eyes of Internal Affairs captain James Biggs.

Role:
Captain Jack Wander
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Cedric the Entertainer, Hugh Laurie, Naomie Harris, Chris Evans
Directed By:
David Ayer
22. Bloodsport (1988)
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9
Bloodsport
R
17
9

BloodSport tells the story of Frank Dux, an American martial artist working for the military. He eventually decides to leave his military career and take part in a tournament in Hong Kong, where even deaths are a possibility.

Role:
Rawlins
Starring:
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, Norman Burton
Directed By:
Newt Arnold
23. Taken 3 (2014)
26
12
Taken 3
PG-13
26
12

Returning home to meet his ex-wife Lenore, former covert operative Bryan Mills finds her dead body on his bed and is immediately surrounded by LAPD units. He manages to flee from the scene, but must now clear his name and secure the wellbeing of their only daughter Kim, while being chased by the CIA, FBI and the police.

Role:
Franck Dotzler
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Dougray Scott
Directed By:
Olivier Megaton
24. Out of the Furnace (2013)
15
7
Out of the Furnace
R
15
7

As he resumes working at a steel mill after release from jail, Russell Baze finds his brother Rodney, an Iraq war veteran who incurred a huge debt gambling, missing following an illegal bare-knuckle prizefight with sociopathic drug dealer Harlan DeGroat. When the police refuse to go after the culprit, he takes it upon himself to attain justice.

Starring:
Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Sam Shepard, Boyd Holbrook, Zoe Saldana, Willem Dafoe
Directed By:
Scott Cooper
25. Zulu (2013)
10
4
Zulu
R
10
4

Zulu is a crime thriller film which tells the story of Ali and Brian, two South African policemen, who investigate the death of a white woman who was brutally murdered. They soon feel that her death might be connected to a dangerous drug, which is somehow connected to the disappearance of several black street children.

Role:
Ali Sokhela
Starring:
Orlando Bloom, Conrad Kemp, Inge Beckmann, Tinarie Loots van Wyk
Directed By:
Jérôme Salle
26. Stakeout (1987)
10
5
Stakeout
R
10
5

Stakeout is an action comedy film which revolves around two detectives who are assigned to keep an eye on a convict’s ex-girlfriend after he escapes from prison, as the police believe he will eventually return to her. However, things get extremely complicated when one of the detectives start falling for her.

Starring:
Emilio Estevez, Aidan Quinn, Richard Dreyfuss, Madeleine Stowe, Dan Lauria
Directed By:
John Badham
27. Vantage Point (2008)
17
8
Vantage Point
PG-13
17
8

The movie employs storytelling from multiple perspectives where the different viewpoints of witnesses are used to unravel a plot on U.S. President Henry Ashton’s life. Secret Service agent Thomas Barnes must not only uncover the plot but get the President back after he ends up being kidnapped. 

Role:
Howard Lewis
Starring:
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid, Ayelet Zurer, Matthew Fox, Bruce McGill
Directed By:
Pete Travis
28. Respect (2021)
7
4
Respect
PG-13
7
4
Role:
C. L. Franklin
Starring:
Marlon Wayans, Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald
29. Hurricane Season (2009)
7
3
Hurricane Season
PG-13
7
3
Role:
Al Collins
Starring:
Taraji P. Henson, China Anne McClain, Courtney B. Vance, Bonnie Hunt, Khleo Thomas
Directed By:
Tim Story
30. Repentance (2013)
12
8
Repentance
R
12
8
Role:
Angel Sanchez
Starring:
Mike Epps, Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan, Nicole Ari Parker
Directed By:
Philippe Caland
31. The Air I Breathe (2007)
11
5
The Air I Breathe
R
11
5

This drama film tells four different stories about four people, a gangster who can predict the future, a doctor struggling to save his lover’s life, a businessman who bets his life in a horse race, and a pop star who falls prey to a crime boss. 

Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Brendan Fraser, Sasha Pieterse, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Jon Bernthal, Julie Delpy
Directed By:
Jieho Lee
32. Phenomenon (1996)
13
6
Phenomenon
PG
13
6

After seeing a bright light in the sky, an ordinary mechanic receives super-intelligence as well as telekinetic powers, which he decides to put into good use. 

Role:
Nate Pope
Starring:
John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick, Jeffrey DeMunn
Directed By:
Jon Turteltaub
33. The Experiment (2010)
10
5
The Experiment
R
10
5

This drama thriller film revolves around 26 subjects who are chosen to partake in experiment, where one group has to play the role of prison guards while the others play inmates. 

Role:
Barris
Starring:
Travis Fimmel, Maggie Grace, Adrien Brody, Cam Gigandet, Clifton Collins Jr., Ethan Cohn
Directed By:
Paul Scheuring
34. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
8
5
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
PG
8
5
Role:
Jeronicus
35. City of Lies (2018)
8
4
City of Lies
R
8
4
Role:
Jack Jackson
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Neil Brown Jr., Dayton Callie, Peter Greene
Directed By:
Brad Furman
36. The Last Stand (2013)
14
9
The Last Stand
R
14
9

Ex-LAPD officer Ray Owens semi-retires as the sheriff of a quiet border town, but crime chases him there when drug lord Gabriel Cortez escapes from FBI and rushes towards border with his gang. Reluctant at first considering the limitations of his small force, Owens eventually prepares for a last stand to prevent Cortez from fleeing to Mexico.

Starring:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Daniel Henney, Harry Dean Stanton, Peter Stormare, Johnny Knoxville, Arron Shiver, Titos Menchaca
Directed By:
Jee-woon Kim
37. Witness Protection (1999)
6
3
Witness Protection
R
6
3
Role:
Steven Beck
Starring:
Tom Sizemore, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Shawn Hatosy, Skye McCole Bartusiak
Directed By:
Richard Pearce
38. Blown Away (1994)
8
4
Blown Away
R
8
4

As a serial bomber, targeting Boston bomb-squad members, kills a close friend of the recently retired explosive expert Jimmy Dove, he returns to help find the bomber. Dove soon identifies the man behind the bombings as former-colleague, radical Irishman Ryan Gaerity, who had escaped from prison to avenge Dove, whom he held responsible for his imprisonment. But can Dove stop the mad bomber? 

Role:
Franklin
Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, Jeff Bridges, Lloyd Bridges, Cuba Gooding Jr., Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges
Directed By:
Stephen Hopkins
39. Finding Steve McQueen (2018)
6
4
Finding Steve McQueen
R
6
4

This heist thriller film takes us to 1972, and it tells us the story of a small group of thieves, who manage to rob a bank that is holding the illegal funds of US President Richard Nixon. But eventually, all the thieves are arrested, except one.

Role:
Howard Lambert
Starring:
Travis Fimmel, William Fichtner, Lily Rabe, Rachael Taylor
Directed By:
Mark Steven Johnson
40. Johnny Handsome (1989)
7
4
Johnny Handsome
R
7
4

Johnny Handsome is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of John, a disfigured criminal who is given plastic surgery in prison, which makes him unrecognizable from his past self. After getting his parole, he decides to set out on a revenge mission against the people who had betrayed him.

Role:
Dr. Steven Fisher
Starring:
Elizabeth McGovern, Morgan Freeman, Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin, Elizabeth McGovern
Directed By:
Walter Hill
41. American Gun (2005)
7
4
American Gun
R
7
4
Role:
Carter
Starring:
Tony Goldwyn, Donald Sutherland, Amanda Seyfried, Marcia Gay Harden, Lisa Long
Directed By:
Aric Avelino
42. Article 99 (1992)
6
4
Article 99
R
6
4
Role:
Dr. Sid Handleman
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Eli Wallach, Ray Liotta, Kiefer Sutherland, Keith David, Lea Thompson
Directed By:
Howard Deutch
43. A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
7
5
A Little Trip to Heaven
R
7
5
Role:
Abe Holt
Starring:
Julia Stiles, Iddo Goldberg, Kharl Anton Leigh, Peter Coyote, Juan Carlos Pardo Pardo
Directed By:
Baltasar Kormákur
44. Powder Blue (2009)
7
5
Powder Blue
R
7
5

This drama film revolves around a former hitman who tries to track down his daughter Jessica, after serving 25 years in prison. Circumstances bring him and three other people together on Christmas Eve.

Role:
Charlie
Starring:
Jessica Biel, Patrick Swayze, Ray Liotta, Lisa Kudrow, Kris Kristofferson, Eddie Redmayne, Eddie Redmayne
Directed By:
Timothy Linh Bui
45. Our Family Wedding (2010)
9
6
Our Family Wedding
PG-13
9
6

Lucia and Marcus announce their marriage and are looking forward to the day of their wedding. However, the weeks leading to their special day seem to be filled with stress and problems, especially due to their highly competitive fathers and their feud.  

Role:
Brad Boyd
Starring:
Taye Diggs, America Ferrera, Charlie Murphy, Harry Shum Jr., Gina Rodriguez, Carlos Mencia, Regina King
Directed By:
Rick Famuyiwa
46. Body Snatchers (1993)
6
5
Body Snatchers
R
6
5

Body Snatchers is a sci-fi horror film which revolves around the discovery that people working at a military base in Alabama are being replaced by beings grown from pods, who are the perfect physical imitations of the original. The only thing that differentiates the duplicates is their utter lack of emotion.

Starring:
Gabrielle Anwar, R. Lee Ermey, Terry Kinney, Meg Tilly, Reilly Murphy
Directed By:
Abel Ferrara
47. Light It Up (1999)
5
4
Light It Up
R
5
4
Role:
Officer Dante Jackson
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Lynn Williams, Sara Gilbert, Usher Raymond, Robert Ri'chard
Directed By:
Craig Bolotin
48. A Rage in Harlem (1991)
5
4
A Rage in Harlem
R
5
4
Role:
Jackson
Starring:
Danny Glover, Gregory Hines, Robin Givens, Zakes Mokae
Directed By:
Bill Duke
49. Vision Quest (1985)
8
6
Vision Quest
R
8
6

Vision Quest is a romantic drama sports film which tells the story of a star athlete, who sets a lot of  goals for himself, that seem unrealistic for others. His father and his coach doesn’t seem to support him much, but he stays focused on his goals, with the help of Carla, the woman he loves.  

Starring:
Matthew Modine, Madonna, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling
Directed By:
Harold Becker
50. Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)
5
4
Tag: The Assassination Game
PG
5
4

Loren Gersh is known for his expertise in a college assassination game that involves "killing" the opponent with suction cup dart toy guns. A master in the game, he has "killed” all his opponents without being "killed" once. Then one day one of his victims accidentally “kills” him. Fearful of losing his reputation, he changes the rules of the game, replacing the dart gun with real weapon.  

Starring:
Robert Carradine, Linda Hamilton, Kristine DeBell, Perry Lang
Directed By:
51. Species (1995)
9
7
Species
R
9
7

An alien transmission containing information about an alien DNA is intercepted by a team of scientists led by Xavier Fitch. Using it they create Sil, a woman-alien hybrid. But when Sil starts growing up at a rapid rate and escapes to find a suitable mate, by any means necessary, the government tries to stop her.

Role:
Dan Smithson
Starring:
Natasha Henstridge, Alfred Molina, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Marg Helgenberger
Directed By:
Roger Donaldson
52. Even Money (2006)
5
5
Even Money
R
5
5
Role:
Clyde Snow
Starring:
Kelsey Grammer, Carla Gugino, Danny DeVito, Tim Roth, Kim Basinger, Ray Liotta
Directed By:
Mark Rydell
53. Pawn (2013)
5
4
Pawn
R
5
4

A small robbery at a diner escalates into much more, as the robbers were unaware that the diner is actually a mob den.

Role:
Will
Starring:
Ray Liotta, Nikki Reed, Marton Csokas, Stephen Lang
Directed By:
David A. Armstrong
54. Consenting Adults (1992)
5
4
Consenting Adults
R
5
4

The lives of Richard and his wife Priscilla become interesting after they meet their new neighbors Eddy and Kay. The two couples become close friends, and soon Eddie is attracted to Priscilla. However, soon it seems that Eddy is a scam artist. He also suggests to Richard that they share their wives for one night.

Role:
David Duttonville
Starring:
Kevin Spacey, Kevin Kline, Rebecca Miller, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Rebecca Miller
Directed By:
Alan J. Pakula
55. Mary (2005)
5
4
Mary
5
4
Role:
Ted Younger
Starring:
Marion Cotillard, Juliette Binoche, Matthew Modine, Heather Graham
Directed By:
Abel Ferrara
56. Two Men in Town (2014)
5
4
Two Men in Town
R
5
4
Role:
William Garnett
Starring:
Harvey Keitel, Ellen Burstyn, Luis Guzmán, Brenda Blethyn
Directed By:
Rachid Bouchareb
57. My Own Love Song (2010)
6
4
My Own Love Song
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Joey
Starring:
Renee Zellweger, Nick Nolte, Renée Zellweger, Annie Parisse, Madeline Zima
Directed By:
Olivier Dahan
58. Winged Creatures (2008)
5
4
Winged Creatures
R
5
4

Winged Creatures is a drama film which revolves around a group of people, including Carla, Charlie, Bruce, Annie, and Jimmy, who are forced to retreat under a table at a diner when a suicidal gunman begins shooting people randomly. All five of them manage to survive and they develop a unique relationship with one another.  

Role:
Charlie Archenault
Starring:
Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Troy Garity, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hutcherson, Kevin Durand, Jennifer Hudson
Directed By:
Rowan Woods
59. A Dark Truth (2012)
6
4
A Dark Truth
R
6
4

A Dark Truth is an action thriller film which tells the story of Jack, a retired CIA agent who is currently working as a host for a political talk show. His life takes a turn when he takes up a mission to rescue a South American environmental activist, who has evidence that can bring down a multinational corporation, that is responsible for numerous deaths in an Ecuadorian village.  

Starring:
Eva Longoria, Kim Coates, Devon Bostick, Kevin Durand, Lloyd Adams, Alfredo Álvarez Calderón, Josh Bainbridge
Directed By:
Damian Lee
60. Downtown (1990)
6
4
Downtown
R
6
4
Role:
Dennis Curren
Starring:
Joe Pantoliano, Anthony Edwards, Penelope Ann Miller, David Clennon
Directed By:
Richard Benjamin
61. Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)
4
4
Four Dogs Playing Poker
R
4
4
Starring:
George Lazenby, Olivia Williams, Tim Curry, Balthazar Getty, Arly Jover, Jason Cairns
Directed By:
Paul Rachman
62. Body Count (1998)
4
4
Body Count
R
4
4
Starring:
Ving Rhames, Donnie Wahlberg, David Caruso, John Leguizamo, Linda Fiorentino
Directed By:
Robert Patton-Spruill
63. The Fourth Angel (2001)
5
4
The Fourth Angel
R
5
4
Role:
Bernard
Starring:
Jeremy Irons, Jason Priestley, Lois Maxwell, Briony Glassco, Charlotte Rampling
Directed By:
John Irvin
64. Prêt-à-Porter (1994)
5
4
Prêt-à-Porter
R
5
4

As the Paris Fashion Week gets closer, models, designers and journalists prepare for it. However, things get complicated when the Head of the Fashion Council, Olivier de la Fontaine, chokes to death on a sandwich.

Starring:
Linda Hunt, Marcello Mastroianni, Danny Aiello, Timothy Francis Robbins, Lyle Lovett, Julia Roberts, Teri Garr
Directed By:
65. Diary of a Hitman (1991)
4
4
Diary of a Hitman
R
4
4
Role:
Dekker
Starring:
Lois Chiles, Jim Belushi, Sharon Stone, Peter White, John Bedford Lloyd, Seymour Cassel
Directed By:
Roy London
66. How It Ends (2018)
8
9
How It Ends
TV-MA
8
9

How it Ends is an apocalyptic action adventure film, which revolves around a man who tries to reach home to his pregnant fiancée, after a mysterious apocalyptic event causes chaos everywhere. In addition, he is thousands of miles away from home.

Starring:
Theo James, Kat Graham, Nancy Sorel, Nicole Ari Parker
Directed By:
David M. Rosenthal
67. The Marsh (2006)
3
4
The Marsh
R
3
4
Role:
Geoffrey Hunt
Starring:
Gabrielle Anwar, Louis Ferreira, Peter MacNeill, Niamh Wilson
Directed By:
Jordan Barker
68. The Poison Rose (2019)
5
4
The Poison Rose
R
5
4
Starring:
John Travolta, Famke Janssen, Kat Graham, Brendan Fraser, Peter Stormare, Morgan Freeman
Directed By:
George Gallo, Francesco Cinquemani
69. Catch .44 (2011)
5
4
Catch .44
R
5
4

Catch .44 is a crime thriller film which revolves around three women, Tes, Dawn and Kara, who are sent to intercept a double-cross drug shipment for their crime boss. They soon find themselves in a complicated situation. A shootout ensues, in which Dawn and Kara, are killed. Tes soon learns that the job was only a set-up.

Role:
Ronny
Starring:
Bruce Willis, Malin Akerman, Nikki Reed, Deborah Ann Woll
Directed By:
Aaron Harvey
70. Black Nativity (2013)
3
4
Black Nativity
PG
3
4
Role:
Reverend Cornell Cobbs
Starring:
Tyrese Gibson, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Jacob Latimore
Directed By:
Kasi Lemmons
71. Freelancers (2012)
4
6
Freelancers
R
4
6

The bereaved son of an NYPD officer joins in with his father's friends, who happen to be rogue cops, and trains under them to become a rogue himself. But the truth about his father's murder causes him to take vengeance until he reaches the point of no return.

Role:
LaRue
Starring:
Vinnie Jones, Robert De Niro, 50 Cent, Malcolm Goodwin, Ryan O'Nan
Directed By:
Jessy Terrero
72. Battlefield Earth (2000)
3
8
Battlefield Earth
PG-13
3
8

Based on controversial author and founder of Scientology, Ron Hubbard’s novel, the movie is set in the future where Earth is being ruled by a race of gigantic humanoid aliens called The Psychlos. It is up to human Jonnie Goodboy Tyler to lead a rebellion against the aliens and restore humanity. 

Role:
Ker
Starring:
Kim Coates, John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Barry Pepper, Sabine Karsenti
Directed By:
Roger Christian
73. Deacons for Defense (2003)
8
3
Deacons for Defense
R
8
3
Role:
Marcus Clay
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Chris Britton, Jonathan Silverman, Gene Mack
Directed By:
Bill Duke
74. The Grand Baby (1985)
7
3
The Grand Baby
7
3
Starring:
Larry B. Scott, David Cloud, Max Gail, Penny Johnson Jerald
Directed By:
Henry Johnson
75. Lush Life (1993)
7
3
Lush Life
R
7
3
Role:
Buddy Chester
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Lois Chiles, Don Cheadle, Ernie Andrews, Buddy Arnold, Kathy Baker
Directed By:
Michael Elias
76. Lullaby for Pi (2010)
7
3
Lullaby for Pi
7
3
Role:
George
Starring:
Sarah Wayne Callies, Rupert Friend, Clémence Poésy, Matt Ward
Directed By:
Benoît Philippon
77. Burden (2018)
7
3
Burden
7
3
Role:
Reverend Kennedy
Starring:
Garrett Hedlund, Tom Wilkinson, Tess Harper, Andrea Riseborough
Directed By:
Andrew Heckler
78. The Feast of All Saints (2001)
6
3
The Feast of All Saints
R
6
3
Starring:
Jennifer Beals, Bianca Lawson, Ben Vereen, Pam Grier, Ossie Davis, James Earl Jones, Robert Ri'chard
Directed By:
Peter Medak
79. Criminal Justice (1990)
6
3
Criminal Justice
R
6
3
Role:
Jessie Williams
Starring:
Rosie Perez, Jennifer Grey, Anthony LaPaglia, Tony Todd
Directed By:
Andy Wolk
80. Last Light (1993)
8
3
Last Light
R
8
3
Role:
Fred Whitmore
Starring:
Danny Trejo, Amanda Plummer, Kiefer Sutherland, Clancy Brown, Lynne Moody
Directed By:
81. Green Dragon (2001)
5
4
Green Dragon
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Addie
Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Duong Don, Hiep Thi Le, Billinjer C. Tran
Directed By:
Timothy Linh Bui
82. Hands of a Stranger (1987)
5
4
Hands of a Stranger
5
4
Starring:
Armand Assante, Ben Affleck, Blair Brown, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael Lerner
Directed By:
Larry Elikann
83. The Forgiven (2017)
5
4
The Forgiven
R
5
4
Role:
Desmond Tutu
Starring:
Eric Bana, Vince Vaughn, Jeff Gum, Morné Visser, Thandi Makhubele
Directed By:
Roland Joffé
84. The Enemy Within (1994)
7
4
The Enemy Within
7
4
Role:
Col. MacKenzie 'Mac' Casey
Starring:
Sam Waterston, George Dzundza, Jason Robards, Dana Delany, Josef Sommer
Directed By:
Jonathan Darby
85. Ripple Effect (2007)
5
4
Ripple Effect
R
5
4
Role:
Philip
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Joanna Krupa, Virginia Madsen, Philippe Caland
Directed By:
Philippe Caland
86. Bank Robber (1993)
3
4
Bank Robber
R
3
4
Role:
Officer Battle
Starring:
Lisa Bonet, Mariska Hargitay, Patrick Dempsey, Judge Reinhold, Olivia d'Abo
Directed By:
Nick Mead

Director

Strapped (1993)
7
4
Strapped
R
7
4
Starring:
Busta Rhymes, William James Stiggers Jr., Chi Ali, Bokeem Woodbine, Starletta DuPois, Mike Farley
Directed By:
Forest Whitaker
Hope Floats (1998)
14
9
Hope Floats
PG-13
14
9

Birdee returns to her hometown after she comes to know that her husband has been cheating on her with her best friend. She soon meets her childhood crush, and finds herself attracted to him.

Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman, Michael Paré
Directed By:
Forest Whitaker
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
9
6
Waiting to Exhale
R
9
6

Based on a best-selling novel of the same name, this romantic comedy drama film tells the story of four different African-American women and their various relationships, as well as the struggles that they face in the modern world.

Starring:
Wesley Snipes, Whitney Houston, Kenya Moore, Kelly Preston, Donald Faison, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine
Directed By:
Forest Whitaker
Black Jaq (1998)
5
4
Black Jaq
5
4
Starring:
Ken Jeong, Nia Long, Dyan Cannon, Marcus Lyle Brown, Bill Duke, Mari E. Ferguson
Directed By:
Forest Whitaker
First Daughter (2004)
10
9
First Daughter
PG
10
9

Samantha is the daughter of the US President who decides to enroll at a college away from home, as her life has been mostly sheltered. During her time away from the White House, she starts experiencing a new sense of freedom, and soon starts falling for another student named James.   

Starring:
Michael Keaton, Joan Rivers, Jay Leno, Katie Holmes, Marc Blucas, Amerie, Margaret Colin
Directed By:
Forest Whitaker

Narrator/Dubbing

Serving Life (2011)
8
2
Serving Life
8
2
Role:
Narrator
Directed By:
Lisa R. Cohen
Dope (2015)
15
6
Dope
R
15
6

In California’s tough neighborhood teeming with gangsters, Malcolm, a high-school nerd with dreams of Harvard, tries to focus on his studies. When he and his friends attend drug dealer Dom’s underground party, a violent gang-fight followed by a police raid makes them escape from party. But, the underworld goons hunt them for the drugs that Dom has secretly hidden in Malcolm’s backpack.

Role:
The Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Zoë Kravitz, Rick Fox, Rakim Mayers, Blake Anderson, Bruce Beatty, De'aundre Bonds
Directed By:
Rick Famuyiwa
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
15
7
Where the Wild Things Are
PG
15
7

Becoming upset with his mother Connie and older sister Claire, 8-year-old Max runs away from home in his wolf costume and sails aimlessly in a small boat in a pond. He lands in an island filled with large wild beasts that accept him as their king, but he soon realizes that being king is not an easy task.

Role:
Ira (voice)
Starring:
James Gandolfini, Spike Jonze, Chris Cooper, Mark Ruffalo, Max Records, Pepita Emmerichs, Max Pfeifer
Directed By:
First Daughter (2004)
5
5
First Daughter
PG
5
5

Samantha is the daughter of the US President who decides to enroll at a college away from home, as her life has been mostly sheltered. During her time away from the White House, she starts experiencing a new sense of freedom, and soon starts falling for another student named James.   

Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Michael Keaton, Joan Rivers, Jay Leno, Katie Holmes, Marc Blucas, Amerie, Margaret Colin
Directed By:
Forest Whitaker

Animation Movies

Star Wars: Rebels
16
4
Star Wars: Rebels
TV-Y7
16
4
Starring:
Josh Gad, Malcolm McDowell, Nathan Kress, Ian McDiarmid, Zachary Gordon, Frank Oz, Corey Burton
Directed By:
Dave Filoni, Justin Ridge, Steward Lee, Bosco Ng, Saul Ruiz
Ernest et Célestine (2012)
12
3
Ernest et Célestine
PG
12
3

Celestine is a young mouse living in the underground world of rodents. She soon forms an unlikely friendship with a bear named Ernest.

Role:
Ernest (voice)
Starring:
Paul Giamatti, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Lauren Bacall, Lambert Wilson, William H. Macy, Pauline Brunner
Directed By:
Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
American Dad!
30
11
American Dad!
TV-14
30
11
Starring:
Jennifer Coolidge, Jean Smart, Katharine Ross, DJ Qualls, Sandra Oh, Tom Kenny, Nathan Fillion
Directed By:
Star Wars: Go Rogue
6
3
Star Wars: Go Rogue
6
3
Starring:
Jennifer Green, Jason Douglas, J. Michael Tatum, Christopher Sabat
Directed By:
Tucker Barrie, Dan MacKenzie
Chasseurs de dragons (2008)
8
4
Chasseurs de dragons
PG
8
4

Lian-Chu and Gwizdo are two dragon hunters who are living in a world that is being plagued by monstrous and ferocious dragons. A young girl seeks their help as her kingdom is under threat from a dragon that returns every 20 years.

Role:
Lian-Chu (voice)
Starring:
Vincent Lindon, Patrick Timsit, Philippe Nahon, Amanda Lear
Directed By:
Guillaume Ivernel, Arthur Qwak
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life (2010)
6
3
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life
6
3
Role:
Lion (voice)
Starring:
Meryl Streep, Spike Jonze, Alain Goulem, Al Tuck
Directed By:
Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski
Na pude aneb Kdo má dneska narozeniny? (2009)
5
3
Na pude aneb Kdo má dneska narozeniny?
PG
5
3
Role:
Teddy (voice)
Starring:
Joan Cusack, Vivian Schilling, Cary Elwes, Marcelo Tubert
Directed By:
Jirí Barta, Vivian Schilling
Everyone's Hero (2006)
5
4
Everyone's Hero
G
5
4

This animated adventure sports comedy film tells the story of a young boy named Yankee who teams up with a sassy young girl, and sets out on a perilous journey from Chicago to return Babe Ruth’s baseball bat, before the end of the World Series.

Role:
Lonnie Brewster (voice)
Starring:
Rob Reiner, Brian Dennehy, Ed Helms, Robert Wagner, Whoopi Goldberg, Jake T. Austin, Mandy Patinkin
Directed By:

TV Shows

The Shield
31
5
The Shield
TV-MA
31
5
Starring:
Katey Sagal, Page Kennedy, Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Frank Grillo, Jason Earles, Stana Katic
Directed By:
Brick City
9
2
Brick City
9
2
Starring:
Garry McCarthy, Cory Booker, Kyla McCarthy
Directed By:
Mark Benjamin, Marc Levin
Hill Street Blues
11
2
Hill Street Blues
TV-14
11
2
Starring:
Laurence Fishburne, Jennifer Tilly, Scatman Crothers, Ally Sheedy, Joaquin Phoenix, Chazz Palminteri, James Cromwell
Directed By:
Gregory Hoblit, Christian I. Nyby II, David Anspaugh, Rick Wallace, Thomas Carter
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Inside the Red Cell (2011)
8
2
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Inside the Red Cell
8
2
Starring:
Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett, Michael Kelly, Matt Ryan, Kirsten Vangsness
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - House of Corpses (2011)
8
2
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - House of Corpses
8
2
Starring:
Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett, Michael Kelly, Matt Ryan, Kirsten Vangsness
North and South
11
3
North and South
11
3
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Hal Holbrook, Gene Kelly, Jean Simmons, Elizabeth Taylor, Kirstie Alley, David Carradine
Directed By:
Richard T. Heffron
North and South, Book II
9
2
North and South, Book II
9
2
Starring:
Linda Evans, Bryan Cranston, James Stewart, Robert Englund, Olivia de Havilland, David Carradine, Hal Holbrook
Directed By:
Kevin Connor
Godfather of Harlem
12
3
Godfather of Harlem
12
3
Role:
Bumpy Johnson
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, Chazz Palminteri, Lucy Fry, Sereene Brown
Directed By:
Joe Chappelle, Ernest R. Dickerson, Tanya Hamilton
ER
22
6
ER
TV-14
22
6
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Tom Bosley, Miguel Ferrer, Jake Lloyd, Ed Asner, Alexis Bledel, Chris Pine
Roots
9
3
Roots
9
3
Role:
Fiddler
Starring:
Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, LeVar Burton, Laurence Fishburne, Herbert Cavalier Jr.
Directed By:
Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Alternate Reality: The New Criminal Minds (2011)
7
2
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Alternate Reality: The New Criminal Minds
7
2
Starring:
Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett, Michael Kelly, Matt Ryan, Kirsten Vangsness
The Twilight Zone
8
3
The Twilight Zone
TV-14
8
3
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Starring:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Vivica A. Fox, Cloris Leachman, Wood Harris, Jeremy Piven, Katherine Heigl, Elizabeth Berkley
Directed By:
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Loved Ones (2011)
6
2
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Loved Ones
6
2
Starring:
Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett, Michael Kelly, Matt Ryan, Kirsten Vangsness
The Fall Guy
8
3
The Fall Guy
8
3
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Priscilla Presley, Sybil Danning, Heather Locklear, Stewart Granger, Cassandra Peterson, Michelle Phillips
Directed By:
Daniel Haller, Hollingsworth Morse, Bruce Bilson, Michael O'Herlihy, Russ Mayberry
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - The Profiler (2011)
6
3
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - The Profiler
6
3
Starring:
Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett, Michael Kelly, Matt Ryan, Kirsten Vangsness
Cagney & Lacey
7
3
Cagney & Lacey
7
3
Starring:
Estelle Getty, Jonathan Banks, Bill Pullman, Michael Moriarty, Kathy Bates, Doris Roberts, Brian Dennehy
Directed By:
Diff'rent Strokes
8
4
Diff'rent Strokes
TV-PG
8
4
Starring:
Milton Berle, Molly Ringwald, Mary Ann Mobley, Kim Fields, Soleil Moon Frye, Mr. T, Todd Bridges
Directed By:
Gerren Keith, Herbert Kenwith, Mel Ferber, Leslie H. Martinson, Selig Frank
Trapper John, M.D.
6
3
Trapper John, M.D.
6
3
Starring:
Michael J. Fox, George Takei, Rita Moreno, Vincent Price, Elaine Stritch, Mary Wickes, Ted Danson
Directed By:
Making the Grade
5
3
Making the Grade
5
3
Starring:
Emilio Estevez, James Naughton, Graham Jarvis, Alley Mills, Steven Peterman
Directed By:
Mel Damski
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
6
3
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
TV-14
6
3
Role:
Sam Cooper
Starring:
Eric Roberts, Jason Connery, Zoey Deutch, Noel Fisher, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett
Directed By:
Phil Abraham, Edward Allen Bernero, Andrew Bernstein, Stephen Cragg, Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Jamie Foxx Ft. T-Pain: Blame It (2009)
4
3
Jamie Foxx Ft. T-Pain: Blame It
4
3
Role:
Forest Whitaker
Starring:
Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Howard, Jake Gyllenhaal
Directed By:
Hype Williams

Special Appearance/Cameo

Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
14
5
Mr. Holland's Opus
PG
14
5

Passionate musician and composer Glenn Holland’s only dream in life is to compose one spectacular symphony. But he takes up teaching music at a local Oregon high school to pay bills. Initially his inability to get through to his students disheartens him, but as he and his students achieve successes over the years, he realizes that his life’s goal has changed. 

Role:
Bobby Tidd - Adult (uncredited)
Starring:
Richard Dreyfuss, William H. Macy, Terrence Howard, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis
Directed By:
Stephen Herek
The Follow (2001)
8
3
The Follow
8
3
Role:
The Employer (uncredited)
Starring:
Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Adriana Lima
Directed By:
Kar-Wai Wong

Forest Whitaker Awards

Academy Awards
The Last King of Scotland Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 2007
Golden Globe Awards
The Last King of Scotland Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2007
Primetime Emmy Awards
Door to Door Outstanding Made for Television Movie 2003
BAFTA Awards
The Last King of Scotland Best Actor in a Leading Role 2007