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List of Kerry Washington Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Django Unchained (2012)
21
3
Django Unchained
R
21
3

German dentist-turned-bounty-hunter Dr. King Schultz buys African-American slave Django, promising him freedom in exchange for leading Schultz to three outlaw Brittle brothers, overseers at the plantation of Django's former owner. Schultz subsequently enlists Django as his apprentice and accompanies him on a dangerous mission to free his wife Broomhilda, who was sold separately after the couple tried to escape.

As:
Cast
Role:
Broomhilda von Shaft
Genres:
Western, Drama
2. Ray (2004)
21
2
Ray
PG-13
21
2

The film follows the life of the well-known rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. At the age of seven, Ray looses his vision after witnessing his younger brother drown. With the help of his determined mother, he finds comfort in music and learns to play piano. He gains international recognition but, along the way, also has to deal with problems like racism, drug abuse and failed relationships. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Della Bea Robinson
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Terrence Howard, Jamie Foxx, Harry Lennix, Regina King, Clifton Powell
3. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
14
2
The Last King of Scotland
R
14
2

The movie is based on Giles Foden's 1998 novel, The Last King of Scotland. Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scottish doctor is employed by the Ugandan President Idi Amin as his personal physician. Nicholas initial trusts Amin but soon realises that the latter is savage. He tries to flee from Uganda, but his life is endangered with Amin finding out the truth.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kay Amin
Director:
Kevin Macdonald
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker, David Oyelowo, James McAvoy, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney
5. The United States of Leland (2003)
8
4
The United States of Leland
R
8
4

The United States of Leland is an American drama film, which revolves around the life of an ordinary teenage boy, who is sent to a juvenile detention center after he commits a murder. The murder deeply impacts the people involved in it, and therefore his teacher decides to write a book on it.

As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Ryan Hoge
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
7. Save the Last Dance (2001)
16
1
Save the Last Dance
PG-13
16
1

Sara loses the zeal for dancing after her mother passes away all of a sudden. However, she meets Derek, who helps her fight her trauma, as well as pursue her passion of dancing.

As:
Cast
Role:
Chenille
Director:
Thomas Carter
Genres:
Music, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Julia Stiles, Bianca Lawson, Sean Patrick Thomas, Terry Kinney, Fredro Starr
8. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
9
3
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
PG-13
9
3

John and Jane Smith, an apparently normal couple with a dull married life, suddenly discover that both are working as assassins for rival firms after being assigned the same target. Their target escapes in the ensuing confusion, and they are given one final assignment by their respective agencies: to kill the other Smith.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jasmine
Director:
Doug Liman
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Romance
9. Lakeview Terrace (2008)
16
3
Lakeview Terrace
PG-13
16
3

Lakeview Terrace is a crime thriller film, which tells the story of newly married couple Chris and Lisa, who move into their first home.  They soon meet their new neighbor Abet Turner, a troubled and racist police officer, who is angered by their interracial relationship, and will stop at nothing to force them out. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Mattson
Director:
Neil LaBute
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Glass, Patrick Wilson, Justin Chambers
10. Life Is Hot in Cracktown (2009)
12
1
Life Is Hot in Cracktown
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Buddy Giovinazzo
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Lara Flynn Boyle, Ariel Winter, Evan Ross, Brandon Routh
11. Night Catches Us (2010)
9
1
Night Catches Us
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia Wilson
Director:
Tanya Hamilton
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Mackie, Wendell Pierce, Jamara Griffin, Sadiq Afif
12. The Human Stain (2003)
7
2
The Human Stain
R
7
2

Coleman, a lecturer in a college, is suspended after he passes a racist comment. He soon begins a romance with a mysterious younger woman who is haunted by her dark and twisted past.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Benton
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
15. A Thousand Words (2012)
12
1
A Thousand Words
TV-14
12
1

A smooth talking literary agent uses his gift of gab to get various book deals until he meets his next target, a New Age guru called Dr. Sinja, who sees right through him. Shortly, a magical tree appears in his backyard and he is told that for every word he speaks the tree will lose one leaf and when all the leaves are gone he will die.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Caroline McCall
Director:
Brian Robbins
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Eddie Murphy, Allison Janney, Emanuel Ragsdale, Jill Basey, Greg Collins
16. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
8
1
Miracle at St. Anna
R
8
1

Miracle at St Anna is a war drama film which takes us to the time of the Second World War, and revolves around four soldiers stationed in Tuscany. They find themselves trapped behind enemy lines and separated from their unit after one of them puts his life at risk to save an Italian boy.       

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
War, Crime, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Laz Alonso, Michael K. Williams, John Leguizamo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Omar Benson Miller
18. American Son (2019)
11
1
American Son
TV-MA
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kendra
Director:
Kenny Leon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eugene Lee, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan
19. Fantastic Four (2005)
8
1
Fantastic Four
PG-13
8
1

Fantastic Four is a superhero film based on the eponymous Marvel Comics franchise, consisting of Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch and The Thing, who battle to stop the evil Dr. Doom. Hit by cosmic radiation, four astronauts attain superpowers of elasticity, invisibility, fire and superhuman strength, and use it to save the world from the similarly affected sponsor of their space trip.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Story
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Jessica Alba, Julian McMahon, Stan Lee, Ioan Gruffudd
20. Bad Company (2002)
9
1
Bad Company
PG-13
9
1

After the death of Harvard-educated CIA agent during a top-secret mission, the agency decides to enlist his twin brother Jake Hayes, a street hustler who is not aware that he had a twin brother. Jake has to complete his brother’s work within 9 days, so senior Agent Oakes is sent in to train him, who soon realizes how tough the challenge is. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Julie
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Adventure, Action
21. 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
7
1
4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
PG
7
1

The Fantastic Four have returned to their normal lives. Mr Fantastic and Invisible Woman are all set to marry but the appearance of The Silver Surfer throws everything in chaos. The Fantastic Four now have to protect the world from the evil intentions of an inter-galactic villain, Galactus and simultaneously deal with the return of Dr Doom who has his own malicious agenda.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Story
Genres:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Laurence Fishburne, Giuliana Rancic, Julian McMahon, Jessica Alba, Ioan Gruffudd, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis
23. Peeples (2013)
10
2
Peeples
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Grace Peeples
Director:
Tina Gordon Chism
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Diahann Carroll, Tyler James Williams, S. Epatha Merkerson, David Alan Grier, Melvin Van Peebles, Craig Robinson
24. Against the Ropes (2004)
7
3
Against the Ropes
PG-13
7
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles S. Dutton
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport, Romance
Star Cast:
Meg Ryan, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton
25. Sin (2003)
7
1
Sin
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kassie
Director:
Michael Stevens
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Gary Oldman, Alicia Coppola, Bill Sage
27. Our Song (2000)
11
3
Our Song
R
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lanisha Brown
Director:
Jim McKay
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Melissa Martinez, Anna Simpson, Robinson Steppers Marching Band The Jackie, Marlene Forte
28. Lift (2001)
15
2
Lift
R
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Niecy
Director:
DeMane Davis, Khari Streeter
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Lonette McKee, Barbara Montgomery, Eugene Byrd, Samantha Brown
29. Woman in Burka (2008)
7
1
Woman in Burka
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Lisecki
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Sarita Choudhury, Debra Eisenstadt, Katherine Atkinson
30. Wait (2005)
7
2
Wait
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie
Director:
Trudie Styler
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Anna Chlumsky, Debi Mazar, Tyson Beckford, Bill Tangradi
31. Put It in a Book (2007)
7
1
Put It in a Book
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheila
Director:
Rodrigo García
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Ealy, Rolando Boyce, Jesse Garcia, Jabril Muhammad
32. Take the A Train (2002)
7
1
Take the A Train
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Keisha
Director:
Amyn Kaderali
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Richard Keith, Rishi Mehta, Noah Perabo, David James Hayward
33. 3D (2000)
6
1
3D
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Angie
Director:
Pete Chatmon
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Dorian Missick, Charles Parnell, Al Thompson, Marcuis Harris
34. Sexual Life (2004)
7
1
Sexual Life
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Corrigan, Carla Gallo, Tom Everett Scott, Azura Skye

TV Movie(s)

35. Confirmation (2016)
11
3
Confirmation
TV-14
11
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Anita Hill
Director:
Rick Famuyiwa
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Hudson, Treat Williams, Wendell Pierce
36. Strip Search (2004)
7
1
Strip Search
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Glenn Close, Austin Pendleton, Tom Guiry, Fred Koheler
37. The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2013)
10
2
The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Presenter
Director:
Chris Donovan
Star Cast:
Andy Samberg, Rashida Jones, Derek Connolly, Rama Burshtein

Animation(s)

Black Panther (2010)
Black Panther
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Princess Shuri / ... (5 episodes, 2010)
Director:
Mark Brooks
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Taye Diggs, Djimon Hounsou, Jill Scott, Carl Lumbly, JB Blanc
Cars 3 (2017)
Cars 3
G
Plot:

The 3D computer-animated film follows legendary Lightning McQueen who feels he is being pushed out of the racing by new generation of high-tech fast racers. Now, to regain his place as champion, McQueen needs help from young racing trainer Cruz Ramirez and Fabulous Hudson Hornet’s former-engineer Smokey. Equipped with modern tricks, McQueen is set to take on Storm at the Florida 500.

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Fee
Genres:
Family, Animation, Sport, Adventure, Comedy

TV Shows and Videos

Wonderfalls (2004)
Wonderfalls
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Louise Fletcher, Diana Scarwid, William Sadler, Jewel Staite
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
How to Get Away with Murder
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill D'Elia, Mike Listo, Laura Innes, Stephen Williams, Jet Wilkinson
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, Famke Janssen, Cicely Tyson, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee
Standard Deviants (1996)
Standard Deviants
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Herschel Bleefeld, Tessa Munro, Brad Aldous, Andy Campbell

Kerry Washington Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times' Outstanding Variety Special (Live) 2020