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List of John David Washington Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Malcolm X (1992)
12
4
Malcolm X
PG-13
12
4

The movie is a dramatization of different events of the life of controversial African-American icon, Malcolm X. The film focuses on his early criminal endeavors, his imprisonment, his conversion to Islam, his joining and leaving the Nation of Islam, his marriage, his experiences with racial violence against blacks, his fight for racial unity and his assassination.

Directed By:
2. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
19
6
BlacKkKlansman
R
19
6

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.  

Role:
Ron Stallworth
Starring:
Directed By:
3. Tenet (2020)
27
10
Tenet
PG-13
27
10

Directed by the renowned Christopher Nolan, Tenet is a mind-bending science-fiction action thriller film which revolves around a special agent who is sent on a mission armed with only one word as his weapon. He must travel through time as well as bend the laws of nature in order to succeed in his mission, which involves stopping a Third World War from erupting.  

Role:
Protagonist
4. Old Man and the Gun (2018)
8
4
Old Man and the Gun
PG-13
8
4

Old Man and the Gun is a biographical crime drama comedy film which tells the story of Forrest Tucker, an infamous criminal and escape artist, who is able to break out of San Quentin State Prison, living all authorities confused. He soon embarks on a crime spree, which puts a detective hot on his trail.

Directed By:
David Lowery
5. Malcolm & Marie (2021)
7
4
Malcolm & Marie
R
7
4

A filmmaker reaches the heights of his career, using the story of his girlfriend. Their relationship is eventually tested when they return home from the movie premiere, and they are forced to face each other’s turmoil over one long night.

Role:
Malcolm
6. Beckett (2021)
5
4
Beckett
16
5
4

Becket is an action thriller film which tells the story of an American tourist, who finds himself involved in a dangerous political conspiracy, after a tragic accident in Greece. A manhunt ensues, and he tries to get to the American embassy to get his name cleared.

Role:
Beckett
Starring:
7. Monster (2018)
6
3
Monster
6
3
Role:
Richard 'Bobo' Evans
Starring:
Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Ehle, Jeffrey Wright, Jonny Coyne
Directed By:
Anthony Mandler
8. Monsters and Men (2018)
5
3
Monsters and Men
5
3
Starring:
Cara Buono, J.W. Cortes, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Ramos
Directed By:
Reinaldo Marcus Green
9. Love Beats Rhymes (2017)
4
3
Love Beats Rhymes
R
4
3
Role:
Mahlik
Starring:
Jill Scott, Hana Mae Lee, Method Man, Common
Directed By:
RZA

TV Shows

Seven Bucks Digital Studios
1
4
Seven Bucks Digital Studios
1
4
Starring:
Jimmy Fallon, Alexandra Daddario, Zac Efron, Jack Black, George Clooney, Priyanka Chopra, Pauly Shore
Directed By:
Scott Brown, Mo Darwiche, Ryan Moody