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List of John Amos Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Uncut Gems (2019)
13
4
Uncut Gems
R
13
4

Since his debts are mounting and angry collectors are closing in, Howard Ratner, a jeweler in New York, risks everything, with hope to stay afloat and alive, while also dealing with family and personal problems.

As:
Cast
Role:
Neighbor 33F
Director:
Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
2. Vanishing Point (1971)
14
3
Vanishing Point
PG
14
3

Vanishing Point is a road action thriller film which tells the story of Kowalski, a car delivery driver, who is being chased by the police for speeding, while he is trying to deliver a car. The chase eventually results in several dangerous outcomes, and the police do their best to arrest him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard C. Sarafian
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dean Jagger, Barry Newman, Paul Koslo, Cleavon Little
3. Let's Do It Again (1975)
12
2
Let's Do It Again
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kansas City Mack
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis, Bill Cosby, Jimmie Walker, Calvin Lockhart
4. Touched by Love (1980)
12
2
Touched by Love
PG
12
2

Touched by Love is a drama film, which revolves around a young trainee nurse who attempts to help an unresponsive teenager suffering from cerebral palsy. She also encourages the latter to write to her favorite rock singer, Elvis Presley. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Lane, Deborah Raffin, Cristina Raines, Michael Learned
5. Die Hard 2 (1990)
12
2
Die Hard 2
R
12
2

A group of terrorists led by former Colonel William Stuart take over the air traffic control systems at Washington Dulles International Airport and demand the release of drug lord General Ramon Esperanza. Detective John McClane, who is waiting for his wife to land, must act quickly before the inbound planes flying above run out of fuel.

As:
Cast
Director:
Renny Harlin
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Bonnie Bedelia, Franco Nero, Reginald VelJohnson, William Atherton
6. Coming to America (1988)
11
2
Coming to America
R
11
2

The crown prince of Zamunda, Akeem Joffer, leads a luxurious life and is supposed to marry a girl of his parent’s choice. However, he decides to choose his life partner himself and along with his aide, Semmi, travels to Queens for the purpose. Disguised as poor student, he finds his perfect match in Lisa McDowell, but she has a boyfriend and her father does not approve of him.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
7. The Beastmaster (1982)
11
2
The Beastmaster
PG
11
2

Dar is an ancient warrior having an ability to communicate with his animal allies telepathically. Along with his animal friends, he wages a war against an evil priest in order to save all his friends.

As:
Cast
Role:
Seth
Director:
Don Coscarelli
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Tanya Roberts, Marc Singer, Rip Torn, Joshua Milrad
8. Lock Up (1989)
12
2
Lock Up
R
12
2

Frank Leone is a skilled mechanic and model prisoner nearing the end of his sentence in a low security prison in New Jersey. One day he is forcibly shifted to a maximum security prison where he learns the warden has a vendetta against him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Meissner
Director:
John Flynn
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, Danny Trejo, Sonny Landham, Tom Sizemore
10. The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)
10
2
The World's Greatest Athlete
G
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Coach Sam Archer
Director:
Robert Scheerer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Sport, Family
Star Cast:
Leon Askin, Tim Conway, Jan-Michael Vincent, Roscoe Lee Browne
11. Ricochet (1991)
10
2
Ricochet
R
10
2

Nick Styles is a rookie cop who sends a psychotic contract killer to prison. However, he manages to escape years later, and plans to take revenge on Styles, who is now working as a district attorney.

As:
Cast
Director:
Russell Mulcahy
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
13. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
10
2
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Melvin Van Peebles
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Simon Chuckster, Melvin Van Peebles, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan
14. Boy s tenyu (2005)
10
2
Boy s tenyu
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Aleksey Sidorov
Genres:
Action, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Elena Panova, Denis Nikiforov, Andrey Panin, Ivan Makarevich
17. Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
9
2
Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Earl
Director:
Craig Moss
Genres:
Drama, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Danny Trejo, Loni Love, Colby Arps
19. My Baby's Daddy (2004)
7
1
My Baby's Daddy
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Cheryl Dunye
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Amy Sedaris, Anthony Anderson, Russell Peters, Eddie Griffin
20. Dance of the Dwarfs (1983)
7
1
Dance of the Dwarfs
PG
7
1

Dance of the Dwarfs is an adventure horror film which tells the story of an anthropologist and a helicopter pilot who go into the jungle, searching for a scientist who has been looking for certain mythical creatures.  They soon come across winged pygmies.     

As:
Cast
Role:
Esteban
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Horror
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Deborah Raffin, Carlos Palomino, Turko Cervantes
22. Act of Faith (2014)
12
2
Act of Faith
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brady
Director:
Dan Garcia
Star Cast:
Cassi Davis, Lorenzo Eduardo, Jason Brye, Cassie Davis
23. Tamales and Gumbo (2015)
11
2
Tamales and Gumbo
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Patron
Director:
K.C. Amos, Dale Stelly
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sofia Raquel Benitez, Connie Bonzagni, Fabiola Calixte, Diana Charles
24. Althea (2014)
11
2
Althea
TV-PG
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Rex Miller
Genres:
Documentary, Sport, History, Biography
25. A Woman Like That (1997)
11
2
A Woman Like That
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David E. Talbert
Star Cast:
Tyra Banks, Shari Headley, Morris Day, Shannon Amos
26. The Black Cat (1993)
10
2
The Black Cat
10
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Kim Hunter, Martin Balsam, Sally Kirkland
27. Mac (1992)
10
2
Mac
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Turturro
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aida Turturro, Ellen Barkin, Dennis Farina, Olek Krupa
28. Hauntsville (2016)
10
2
Hauntsville
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Kimball
Director:
K.C. Amos, Dale Stelly
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Kent Victor Schuelke, Saye Yabandeh, Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez, Sofie Norman
29. Mercy for Angels (2015)
9
2
Mercy for Angels
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
God
Director:
K.C. Amos, Dale Stelly
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Emilio Rivera, Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez, Vida Guerra, Tai Carlton
30. Perfect Sunday (2010)
9
2
Perfect Sunday
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Demetrius Navarro
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Valente Rodriguez, Demetrius Navarro
31. Countdown (2004)
9
2
Countdown
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Evgeniy Lavrentev
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Star Cast:
Louise Lombard, Aleksey Makarov, Vyacheslav Razbegaev, Egor Pazenko
32. Zombie Hamlet (2012)
9
2
Zombie Hamlet
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Edgar Mortimer
Director:
John Murlowski
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Mewes, A.J. Buckley, K.C. Clyde, Jackson Rathbone
33. Without a Pass (1991)
9
2
Without a Pass
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Blue Berry
Director:
Marco Williams
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dean Butler, Allison Dean, Wren T. Brown, Penny Dow
34. All Over Again (2001)
8
2
All Over Again
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Coach Zeller
Director:
Cleve Nettles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Craig T. Nelson, Robert Loggia, Ean Mering, Cory King
36. Night Trap (1993)
8
1
Night Trap
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
David A. Prior
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Lesley-Anne Down, Mike Starr, Robert Davi, Michael Ironside
37. The Watermelon Heist (2003)
6
1
The Watermelon Heist
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Old Man Amos
Director:
K.C. Amos
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rudy Ray Moore, J.B. Smoove, Corey Holcomb, Red Grant

TV Movie(s)

1. Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
13
2
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Krasny
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Tambor, Joe Pantoliano, Telly Savalas, Michael Beck, Art Carney, Alex Karras, Will Sampson
2. Cops and Robin (1978)
12
2
Cops and Robin
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Officer Bill Bundy
Director:
Allen Reisner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Carol Lynley, Michael Shannon, Natasha Ryan
5. The President's Plane Is Missing (1973)
10
2
The President's Plane Is Missing
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Daryl Duke
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Graves, Buddy Ebsen, Raymond Massey, Arthur Kennedy, Mercedes McCambridge
6. Untitled Martin Lawrence Project (2012)
13
2
Untitled Martin Lawrence Project
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Lorenzo
Director:
Fred Savage
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Lawrence, Regina Hall, Ethan Suplee, P.J. Byrne
7. Something to Sing About (2000)
12
2
Something to Sing About
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charlie Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Tamera Mowry, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Darius McCrary, Irma P. Hall, Rashaan Nall
8. The Rockford Files: Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda (1997)
13
2
The Rockford Files: Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Booker Hutch
Director:
Tony Wharmby
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
James Garner, Joe Santos, Conrad Janis, Isabel Glasser
9. Bonanza: The Next Generation (1988)
12
2
Bonanza: The Next Generation
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Mack
Director:
William F. Claxton
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
John Ireland, Peter Mark Richman, Kevin Hagen, Robert Fuller
10. Clippers (1991)
11
2
Clippers
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mel
Director:
Matthew Diamond
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cicely Tyson, Barry Shabaka Henley, Phill Lewis, Arnold Stang
11. The Law (2009)
8
2
The Law
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles
Director:
Luke Greenfield
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Donald Faison, Cedric the Entertainer, Mädchen Amick, Larry Joe Campbell
12. Voodoo Moon (2006)
7
1
Voodoo Moon
TV-14
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin VanHook
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Blair Redford, Dee Wallace, Jeffrey Combs, Jayne Heitmeyer

Animation(s)

Nubbin & Friends (2015)
Nubbin & Friends
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mr. Johnson (1 episode, 2016)
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Trey Lorenz, Daniel Beckett, David Hirt, Frances Burnett

TV Shows and Videos

The Leslie Uggams Show (1969)
The Leslie Uggams Show
As:
Writer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Kaye Ballard, Roger Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Alley Mills, Glen Ash
Stingray (1985)
Stingray
As:
Cast
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lori Petty, Nick Mancuso, Barbara Williams, James Handy
Men in Trees (2006)
Men in Trees
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Tom, Anne Heche, Colm Meaney, Callum Keith Rennie
The Funny Side (1971)
The Funny Side
As:
Cast
Role:
Minority Husband (6 episodes, 1971)
Director:
Clark Jones
Star Cast:
Jack Benny, Cindy Williams, Dick Clair, Teresa Graves, Warren Berlinger
The Bob Show (2007)
The Bob Show
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alexander Hauck, Barry Ace, Robert Rivas, Bob McCarthy
Future Cop (1976)
Future Cop
As:
Cast
Role:
Officer Bill Bundy / ... (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Director:
Robert Douglas
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Ernest Borgnine, Michael Shannon, Herbert Nelson
NYC 22 (2012)
NYC 22
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Gyllenhaal, Ralph Hemecker, Martha Mitchell
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Adam Goldberg, Leelee Sobieski, Stark Sands, Judy Marte, Harold House Moore
Gideon Oliver (1989)
Gideon Oliver
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Cynthia Nixon, Louis Gossett Jr., Anthony LaPaglia, Shari Headley
Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995)
Murder Was the Case: The Movie
As:
Cast
Director:
Dr. Dre, Fab 5 Freddy, F. Gary Gray, Ricky Harris
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Short, Crime, Music, Horror
Star Cast:
Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier, Charlie Murphy, Rudy Ray Moore, Gregory Scott Cummins, Freez Luv
704 Hauser (1994)
704 Hauser
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernie Cumberbatch (6 episodes, 1994)
Director:
Norman Lear
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Tom, Maura Tierney, T.E. Russell, Lynnie Godfrey
Hologram Man (1995)
Hologram Man
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Wes Strickland
Director:
Richard Pepin
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Michael Nouri, William Sanderson, Joe Lara, Evan Lurie