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List of John Legend Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. La La Land (2016)
12
2
La La Land
PG-13
12
2

A Bollywood-esque romantic comedy musical, La La Land tells the tale of an aspiring actress and a jazz pianist, who fall in love while pursuing their dreams in sunny Los Angeles, but their success threatens to tear them apart.

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Damien Chazelle
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Music, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Jessica Rothe, Cris Judd, Amiée Conn, Terry Walters, Thom Shelton
2. The House I Live In (2012)
11
2
The House I Live In
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Eugene Jarecki
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Eugene Jarecki, Michelle Alexander, Mark W. Bennett, Joe Biden, Michael Bien
3. Neal Brennan: 3 Mics (2017)
12
2
Neal Brennan: 3 Mics
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Neal Brennan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Neal Brennan
4. Soul Men (2008)
9
2
Soul Men
R
9
2

Floyd and Louis were the country's most illustrious musical duos till they broke up and vowed to never see each other again. However, twenty years later, they are invited to pay a musical tribute at the Apollo Theatre honoring their late band leader. They just have five days to offer an olive branch before they take the stage. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Malcolm D. Lee
Genres:
Drama, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bernie Mac, Samuel L. Jackson, Mike Epps, Jennifer Coolidge, Sharon Leal, Adam Herschman, Sean Hayes
5. Southside with You (2016)
9
2
Southside with You
PG-13
9
2

This romantic drama film revolves around the early life of former US President Barack Obama. It takes us back to those days when he first met his wife Michelle in Chicago, when she was working as an attorney.

As:
Producer
Director:
Richard Tanne
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Romance, History
Star Cast:
Vanessa Bell Calloway, Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Phillip Edward Van Lear, Taylar Fondren
8. Can You Dig This (2015)
12
2
Can You Dig This
TV-14
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Delila Vallot
Genres:
Family, Documentary, Drama
Star Cast:
Ron Finley
9. Soundtrack for a Revolution (2009)
11
2
Soundtrack for a Revolution
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Performer
Director:
Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman
Genres:
History, Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Richie Havens, Wyclef Jean, The Roots, Joss Stone
11. Playing It Forward: John Legend (2013)
10
2
Playing It Forward: John Legend
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Kenn MacRae
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Imagine Dragons
12. Southern Rites (2015)
9
2
Southern Rites
TV-14
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Gillian Laub
Genres:
Documentary
13. Breaking Through (2015)
6
1
Breaking Through
TV-PG
6
1
As:
Producer
Director:
John Swetnam
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Jordan Rodrigues, Shaun Brown, Anitta, Sophia Aguiar, Larry Bourgeois

TV Movie(s)

1. Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018)
13
2
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
TV-PG
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Alex Rudzinski, David Leveaux
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Alice Cooper, Ben Daniels, Sara Bareilles, Brandon Victor Dixon
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special (Live)

TV Shows and Videos

Underground (2016)
Underground
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Christopher Meloni, Anthony Hemingway, Kate Woods, Tim Hunter, Romeo Tirone
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Drama, History
Star Cast:
James Lafferty, Jussie Smollett, Angela Bassett, Christopher Meloni, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw
Ariana Grande & John Legend: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Ariana Grande & John Legend: Beauty and the Beast
As:
Cast
Role:
John Legend
Director:
Dave Meyers
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Ariana Grande, Ariana Grande
John Legend: All of Me (2013)
John Legend: All of Me
As:
Cast
Director:
Nabil Elderkin
Genres:
Romance, Short, Music
Star Cast:
Chrissy Teigen, Chrissy Teigen
Dateline NBC (1992)
Dateline NBC
As:
Producer
Genres:
Documentary, News
Star Cast:
Lester Holt, Keith Morrison, Ann Curry, Josh Mankiewicz, Dennis Murphy
Sing It On (2015)
Sing It On
As:
Producer
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Jonah Platt, Samantha Creighton, David Hannon, Brad Hegarty, Joshua Singer
Sam Smith Feat. John Legend: Lay Me Down - Red Nose Day 2015 (2015)
Sam Smith Feat. John Legend: Lay Me Down - Red Nose Day 2015
As:
Cast
Director:
Natalie Johns
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Sam Smith
Carpool Karaoke (2017)
Carpool Karaoke
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (1 episode, 2017)
Director:
Ben Green
Genres:
Reality-TV, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mariah Carey & John Legend: When Christmas Comes (2011)
Mariah Carey & John Legend: When Christmas Comes
As:
Cast
Director:
Sanaa Hamri
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon

John Legend Awards

Academy Awards
Selma Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song 2015
Golden Globe Awards
Selma Best Original Song - Motion Picture 2015
Primetime Emmy Awards
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Outstanding Variety Special (Live) 2018
Grammy Awards
Winner Best R&B Album 2021
Winner Best Rap/Sung Performance 2020
Selma Best Song Written for Visual Media 2016
Winner Best R&B Album 2011
Winner Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance 2011
Winner Best R&B Song 2011
Winner Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals 2009
Winner Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group 2007
Winner Best Male R&B Vocal Performance 2007
Winner Best New Artist 2006
Winner Best R&B Album 2006
Winner Best Male R&B Vocal Performance 2006
MTV Video Music Awards
John Legend: Surefire Best Fight Against the System 2017