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List of Harry Belafonte Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
12
2
Odds Against Tomorrow
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Johnny Ingram
Director:
Robert Wise
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Wayne Rogers, Shelley Winters, Cicely Tyson, Will Kuluva, Robert Ryan, Ed Begley
2. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
11
2
BlacKkKlansman
R
11
2

This biographical black comedy film, tells the story of how Ron Stallworth, an African-American detective, embarks on a mission to infiltrate a branch of the Ku Klux Klan, an infamous white supremacist group.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Comedy, Biography, Crime
3. The Player (1992)
11
2
The Player
TV-MA
11
2

The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
4. The World, the Flesh and the Devil (1959)
11
2
The World, the Flesh and the Devil
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ralph Burton
Director:
Ranald MacDougall
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
5. Carmen Jones (1954)
12
2
Carmen Jones
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Diahann Carroll, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams
7. Bright Road (1953)
10
2
Bright Road
10
2

Jane Richards is new to her teaching career, and she begins teaching at a rural elementary school in Alabama. She becomes interested in one of her students named CT Young, who seems totally uninterested in his education, and takes two years to pass each grade.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Williams - School Principal
Director:
Gerald Mayer
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Dorothy Dandridge, Philip Hepburn, Barbara Randolph, Robert Horton
8. Bobby (2006)
10
2
Bobby
R
10
2

Bobby is a musical romantic drama film, which tells the story of a Raja, and Bobby, who fall in love. However, Raja, is the son of a rich Hindu businessman, while Bobby is the daughter of a poor Catholic fisherman. Therefore their families try to keep them apart.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Nelson
Director:
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
9. Beat Street (1984)
11
2
Beat Street
PG
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Stan Lathan
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Rae Dawn Chong, Saundra Santiago, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant
10. Buck and the Preacher (1972)
10
2
Buck and the Preacher
PG
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Preacher
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Sidney Poitier, Cameron Mitchell, Ruby Dee, Denny Miller
11. Island in the Sun (1957)
10
2
Island in the Sun
10
2

In this adaptation of Alec Waugh's 1955 novel, Island in the Sun, a political battle for the legislative office of Santa Marta rages on between an affluent white candidate, Maxwell Fleury and strong black union leader, David Boyeur. As the candidates compete against one another, interracial affairs happen, long kept family secrets are revealed, jealousy rocks a marriage and then a murder takes place.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Rossen
Genres:
Romance, Drama
12. The Angel Levine (1970)
10
2
The Angel Levine
PG-13
10
2

Morris Mishkin is an elderly impoverished tailor living in New York City, who is unable to work anymore due to health complications. His situation gets worse, because his wife also has been seriously ill for around two years. His life takes a turn when he meets a man called Alexander Levine, who claims to be his guardian angel.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Alexander Levine
Director:
Ján Kadár
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Zero Mostel, Milo O'Shea, Ida Kaminska
15. Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)
12
2
Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Whoopi Goldberg
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Cosby, Debbie Allen, Kaye Ballard, Dick Cavett
16. Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (1995)
10
2
Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael Tollin
Genres:
Documentary, Sport, Biography
Star Cast:
Hank Aaron, Dusty Baker, Yogi Berra, Barry Bonds

TV Movie(s)

1. Grambling's White Tiger (1981)
10
2
Grambling's White Tiger
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Georg Stanford Brown
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Caitlyn Jenner, Byron Stewart, Bill Overton, Dennis Haysbert
2. The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (2013)
10
2
The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Joel Gallen
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Tommy Chong, Chuck D., Michael DeRosier, William Drayton
3. The Affair (1995)
10
2
The Affair
R
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Paul Seed
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Courtney B. Vance, Ned Beatty, Bill Nunn, Kerry Fox, Leland Gantt
4. Swing Vote (1999)
9
2
Swing Vote
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Will Dunn
Director:
David Anspaugh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, Ray Walston, Robert Prosky, Andy Garcia

Animation(s)

Free to Be... You & Me (1974)
Free to Be... You & Me
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bill Davis, Len Steckler, Fred Wolf
Genres:
Animation, Family, Musical
Star Cast:
Alan Alda, Mel Brooks, Marlo Thomas, Rita Coolidge
PB&J Otter (1998)
PB&J Otter
TV-Y
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Adam Rose, Brook Jenell Slack, Gina Marie Tortorici, Bruce Bayley Johnson

TV Shows and Videos

The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (1973)
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Bleckner, Sheldon Larry, Roger Englander, David Saperstein, Jerome Schnur
Genres:
Music, Family
Star Cast:
Valerie Bertinelli, Kevin Kline, Ossie Davis, Michael Tilson Thomas