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List of Jennifer Hudson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
31
2
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
R
31
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mom Gloria
Director:
George Tillman Jr.
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
2. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
27
4
The Secret Life of Bees
PG-13
27
4

The Secret Life of Bees is an American drama film which tells the story of a teen girl who runs away to a small town in South Carolina to know the truth about her mother. She soon finds a group of women who may have a connection to her past.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosaleen Daise
Director:
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Genres:
Drama
3. Dreamgirls (2006)
30
2
Dreamgirls
PG-13
30
2

Adapted from the 1981 Broadway musical of the same name, the story follows the life and struggle three black soul singers, Deena, Effie and Lorrell. Mentored by Curtis Taylor, who later opens his own label, they are soon pushed into spotlight and become a top-selling mainstream pop group; but realize that fame does not come cheap. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Effie White
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Musical, Music, Drama
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
5. Chi-Raq (2015)
10
2
Chi-Raq
R
10
2

After a stray bullet kills a child, a group of women decide to organize against the on-going violence and crime going on in Southern Chicago. Eventually, this  becomes a big movement that gains nationwide attention.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Drama, Crime
6. Sex and the City (2008)
11
2
Sex and the City
R
11
2

After a steady relationship, Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big are getting married. Her friends, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, are happy for her. However, following an unhappy marital discord, an upset Miranda inadvertently tells Mr. Big that marriage spoils one’s life. As a result, Mr. Big calls off the wedding. How would Carrie’s react when Miranda confesses about what she told Mr. Big? 

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Patrick King
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
8. Sandy Wexler (2017)
12
2
Sandy Wexler
TV-14
12
2

This comedy film tells the story of Sandy Wexler, a talent manager, who is working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, representing several eccentric clients. His life takes a turn when he falls for one of his clients, Courtney Clarke, a talented singer, after discovering her at an amusement park.

As:
Cast
Role:
Courtney Clarke
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Comedy
9. The Three Stooges (2012)
7
4
The Three Stooges
PG
7
4

When the orphanage where Moe, Larry and Curly were left as newborns and were raised by nuns, faces foreclosure due to financial difficulties, the three set out to raise $830000 in one month. Stepping out in the outside world for the first time, the three get enmeshed in a murder plot, and later, end up starring in a popular reality TV show.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Family, Comedy
11. Monster (2018)
11
3
Monster
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Harmon
Director:
Anthony Mandler
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John David Washington, Jennifer Ehle, Jeffrey Wright, Jonny Coyne
12. Winnie Mandela (2011)
16
5
Winnie Mandela
R
16
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Winnie Mandela
Director:
Darrell Roodt
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Terrence Howard, Wendy Crewson, Elias Koteas, Leleti Khumalo

TV Movie(s)

3. Confirmation (2016)
8
2
Confirmation
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rick Famuyiwa
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Greg Kinnear, Kerry Washington, Treat Williams, Wendell Pierce

Animation(s)

Sing (2016)
Sing
PG
Plot:

Buster Moon, an impresario koala who owns a struggling theater in the city of Calatonia inhabited by anthropomorphic animals, decides to host a singing competition with a prize of $1,000. However, when his assistant misprints the fliers to inflate the amount hundred times, the optimistic koala struggles to gather the amount as hopeful participants flock to his theater.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet
Genres:
Musical, Family, Comedy, Animation, Music

TV Shows and Videos

Tyrese Gibson: Shame (2015)
Tyrese Gibson: Shame
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Hunter
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Tyrese Gibson, Jamie Ann Burke, Brely Evans, Tyrese Gibson
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
The Late Late Show with James Corden
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Briganti, Tim Mancinelli, Matt Powers, Glenn Clements
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
James Corden, Reggie Watts

Jennifer Hudson Awards

Academy Awards
Dreamgirls Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2007
Golden Globe Awards
Dreamgirls Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2007
BAFTA Awards
Dreamgirls Best Actress in a Supporting Role 2007
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Musical Theater Album 2017
Dreamgirls Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media 2008
Winner Best R&B Album 2009