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List of Jill Scott Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Get on Up (2014)
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Get on Up
PG-13
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This biographical drama film chronicles the life of American singer and musician James Brown’s rise from poverty to one of the most recognized musicians in history.        

Starring:
Viola Davis, Dan Aykroyd, Allison Janney, Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James
Directed By:
Tate Taylor
2. Hounddog (2007)
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Hounddog
R
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Hounddog is a musical drama film which tells the story of a young girl named Lewellen, who lives with her stern and religious grandmother, as her parents are unable to take care of her. Although her father cares for her, he is unable to provide her a stable home, but he gives her gifts occasionally such as Elvis Presley's recordings. She begins listening to Presley’s music and eventually begins to find comfort in it from her troubled life.

Starring:
Dakota Fanning, Isabelle Fuhrman, Robin Wright, Granoldo Frazier, Cody Hanford, Piper Laurie
Directed By:
Deborah Kampmeier
3. Fading Gigolo (2013)
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Fading Gigolo
R
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Fading Gigolo is a comedy film which tells the story of an elderly man Murray, who teams up with his friend Fioravante to open a gigolo business in order to make some money. However, things get complicated when Fioravante finds himself falling for a woman.  

Directed By:
John Turturro
4. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
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Why Did I Get Married?
PG-13
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Why Did I Get Married? is a comedy drama film which tells the story of four married couples, who take a vacation where they need to ask themselves the reason behind the marriage. Things get complicated when a gorgeous woman enters the scene.  

Role:
Sheila
Starring:
Tyler Perry, Michael Jai White, Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal, Malik Yoba
Directed By:
5. Baggage Claim (2013)
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Baggage Claim
PG-13
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In order to avoid herself from becoming the oldest as well as the only unwed woman in her family, Montana travels 30,000 miles in 30 days, hoping that she can convince a potential suitor to become her fiance.  

Starring:
Directed By:
David E. Talbert
9. Made in America (2013)
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Made in America
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Role:
Herself
Starring:
Janelle Monáe, Kanye West, Eddie Vedder, Rita Ora
Directed By:
Ron Howard

TV Movie(s)

1. Steel Magnolias (2012)
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Steel Magnolias
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Role:
Truvy
Starring:
Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Alfre Woodard, Condola Rashad, Lance Gross
Directed By:
Kenny Leon
2. With This Ring (2015)
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With This Ring
TV-PG
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Role:
Viviane
Starring:
Regina Hall, Eve, Brooklyn Sudano, Deion Sanders
Directed By:
Nzingha Stewart
3. Sins of the Mother (2010)
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Sins of the Mother
TV-PG
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Role:
Nona
Starring:
Mimi Rogers, Katharine Isabelle, Nicole Beharie, Matt Ward
Directed By:
Paul A. Kaufman
4. Flint (2017)
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Flint
TV-14
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Starring:
Queen Latifah, Rob Morrow, Betsy Brandt, Marin Ireland
Directed By:
Bruce Beresford
5. Second Sight (2013)
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Second Sight
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2
Starring:
Kim Dickens, Derek Luke, Jason Lee, Madeline Zima, Christina Cole
Directed By:
Michael Cuesta

Animation(s)

Sesame Street (1969)
Sesame Street
TV-Y
Starring:
Will Arnett, Bobby Darin, John Goodman, Tatyana Ali, Jason Schwartzman, Josh Gad, Joan Rivers
Directed By:
Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Ted May
Black Panther (2010)
Black Panther
TV-14
Role:
Storm / ... (6 episodes, 2010)
Starring:
Kerry Washington, Taye Diggs, Djimon Hounsou, Carl Lumbly, JB Blanc
Directed By:
Mark Brooks

TV Shows and Videos

Fringe (2008)
Fringe
TV-14
Starring:
Gillian Jacobs, Leonard Nimoy, Jared Harris, Alan Ruck, Lecy Goranson, Diane Kruger, Paula Malcomson
Directed By:
Jeannot Szwarc, David Straiton, Fred Toye, Miguel Sapochnik, Jon Cassar
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
TV-PG
Role:
Precious Ramotswe (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Idris Elba, John Kani, Desmond Dube
Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
Starring:
Angie Harmon, Joan Cusack, Timothy Busfield, Melissa Benoist, Sarah Hyland, Scott Bakula, Matthew Modine
Directed By:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Being Mary Jane (2013)
Being Mary Jane
TV-14
Starring:
Gary Dourdan, Daniella Alonso, Meredith Baxter, Wayne Brady, Ava DuVernay
Girlfriends (2000)
Girlfriends
Starring:
Isaac Hayes, Kenya Moore, Fred Willard, Naya Rivera, Danny Bonaduce, Penn Jillette, Tracee Ellis Ross
Directed By:
Sheldon Epps, Mary Lou Belli, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Salim Akil, Debbie Allen
Black Lightning (2018)
Black Lightning
TV-14
Starring:
China Anne McClain, Cress Williams, Christine Adams, Nafessa Williams

Jill Scott Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance 2007
Winner Best Urban/Alternative Performance 2005
Winner Best Urban/Alternative Performance 2008