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List of Michael Jai White Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Dark Knight (2008)
22
4
The Dark Knight
PG-13
22
4

Considered to be one of the best superhero films ever made, The Dark Knight is the saga of the Batman’s quest to rid the city of Gotham of organized crime. Heath Ledger won a posthumous Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of deadly antagonist Joker in the highest grosser of 2008.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
2. Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
17
3
Dragged Across Concrete
R
17
3

Brett and Anthony, two police detectives, raid the house of Vasquez, a drug dealer. Although they manage to uncover a bag of money and narcotics, they are suspended because they assaulted the suspect. They soon become disillusioned with law enforcement, and they fall into the criminal underworld.

As:
Cast
Role:
Biscuit
Director:
S. Craig Zahler
Genres:
Action, Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
3. Black Dynamite (2009)
16
4
Black Dynamite
R
16
4

Black Dynamite is a comedy action film which tells the story of a Vietnam War Veteran who seeks justice against a criminal organization after his brother is killed.

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Scott Sanders
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
William Bassett, Mykelti Williamson, Arsenio Hall, Obba Babatundé
4. Blood and Bone (2009)
23
3
Blood and Bone
R
23
3

In order to fulfill a promise to a dead friend, an ex-con named Isaiah Bone ventures into the underworld fighting world. However, his life takes a turn for the worse, when he is forced to fight the reigning champ in exchange for the lives of his loved ones.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Isaiah Bone
Director:
Ben Ramsey
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Gina Carano, Julian Sands, Eamonn Walker, Dante Basco
7. City of Industry (1997)
11
2
City of Industry
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Irvin
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Famke Janssen, Lucy Liu, Timothy Hutton, Stephen Dorff
8. Vigilante Diaries (2016)
12
2
Vigilante Diaries
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Barrington
Director:
Christian Sesma
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Jason Mewes, Danny Trejo, Quinton Jackson, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, Kevin L. Walker
10. Accident Man (2018)
11
2
Accident Man
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mick
Director:
Jesse V. Johnson
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
12
2
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
PG
12
2

This martial arts superhero film tells the story of the four ninja turtles, Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael, who are targeted by The Shredder, a supervillain. Problem arises as he learns the secret behind their mutation, making him more dangerous than he ever was.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Michael Pressman
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Kevin Nash, David Warner, Susie Essman, Kevin Clash
12. Falcon Rising (2014)
15
2
Falcon Rising
R
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John 'Falcon' Chapman
Director:
Ernie Barbarash
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Neal McDonough, Sala Baker, Lateef Crowder, Jimmy Navarro
13. Universal Soldier (1992)
11
3
Universal Soldier
R
11
3

U.S. soldier, Luc Deveraux, was killed during the Vietnam War and then brought back to life by the secret program called the ‘Universal Soldier’ which also wiped his memory. As he remembers his past and tries to escape, he must deal with his arch-nemesis, the psychotic killer Sgt. Andrew Scott who has also been brought back. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Jerry Orbach, Ed O'Ross, Ally Walker
14. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
10
2
Why Did I Get Married?
PG-13
10
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Tyler Perry, Jill Scott, Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal, Malik Yoba
15. Skin Trade (2014)
10
2
Skin Trade
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reed
Director:
Ekachai Uekrongtham
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dolph Lundgren, Ron Perlman, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tony Jaa
16. The Philly Kid (2012)
11
2
The Philly Kid
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sport, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Neal McDonough, Devon Sawa, Wes Chatham, Sarah Butler
17. Exit Wounds (2001)
10
2
Exit Wounds
R
10
2

Exit Wounds is an action crime thriller film, which tells the story of Orin Boyd, a tough cop in an inner-city precinct, who learns about a web of dirty cops and corruption. Eventually, he starts uncovering some big conspiracies. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lewis Strutt
Director:
Andrzej Bartkowiak
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
18. Triple Threat (2019)
10
2
Triple Threat
R
10
2

A crime syndicate places a hit on the daughter of a billionaire, who wants to bring them down. Soon, she is targeted by an elite squad of professional assassins, and it is up to a small band of mercenaries to stop them and protect her.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jesse V. Johnson
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Scott Adkins, Tiger Hu Chen, Tony Jaa, Celina Jade
19. Spawn (1997)
11
3
Spawn
TV-14
11
3

The superhero film follows a government contract-killer, Al Simmons, who is betrayed and killed. He meets the devil in the hell, who offers him a chance to return to earth in exchange of a promise to lead devil’s army against heaven. As Simmons is re-incarnated as Spawn, he realizes that the devil has double-crossed him. Whom will he serve, the good or evil?

As:
Cast
Role:
Al Simmons / Spawn
Director:
Mark A.Z. Dippé
Genres:
Action, Horror
Star Cast:
John Leguizamo, Martin Sheen, Nicol Williamson, Theresa Randle
20. The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
9
2
The Toxic Avenger Part II
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Herz
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Horror, Action
Star Cast:
Rikiya Yasuoka, Ron Fazio, John Altamura, Phoebe Legere
21. Silver Hawk (2004)
10
2
Silver Hawk
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jingle Ma
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Michelle Yeoh, Richie Jen, Luke Goss, Max Ruddock
23. The Hard Way (2019)
11
2
The Hard Way
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Payne
Director:
Keoni Waxman
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Luke Goss, Randy Couture, Madalina Anea , Grant Campbell
24. Tactical Force (2011)
10
2
Tactical Force
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hunt
Director:
Adamo P. Cultraro
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Austin, Michael Shanks, Darren Shahlavi, Lexa Doig
25. Breakfast of Champions (1999)
8
2
Breakfast of Champions
R
8
2

Breakfast of Champions is a comedy film which takes us to a fictional town which is home to several crazy and neurotic characters. One of them include Dwayne, the wealthy owner of a car dealership, who is on the verge of a nervous breakdown, which is making him lose touch with reality. Things get even worse because his wife Celia is addicted to pills.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Rudolph
Genres:
Comedy
26. S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
12
2
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Scorpion
Director:
Tony Giglio
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ty Olsson, Sam Jaeger, Adrianne Palicki, Kyra Zagorsky
27. Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
9
2
Why Did I Get Married Too?
PG-13
9
2

A comedy-drama film about four couples who get together in the Bahamas for a vacation to reflect on their married lives.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Cicely Tyson, Dwayne Johnson, Tyler Perry, Jill Scott, Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal
28. On Deadly Ground (1994)
8
2
On Deadly Ground
R
8
2

On Deadly Ground is an action adventure film which tells the story of a martial artist, named Forest Taft, who works as a firefighter for an oil corporation. When he learns that his boss, whom he works for, is causing immense damage to the environment, he decides to go against him.         

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller
29. The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
8
2
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Herz
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy, Action, Horror
Star Cast:
Ron Fazio, John Altamura, Phoebe Legere, Rick Collins
30. Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
7
1
Universal Soldier: The Return
R
7
1

Former UniSol Luc Deveraux now works as a technical expert to improve the Universal Soldiers program. When government decides to shut the supercomputer SETH, which controls the soldiers, SETH starts killing those involved in the shut-down. Luc alone knows the code required to deactivate the program that’ll shut SETH. As SETH takes Luc’s daughter hostage, Luc must fight to save her and also, the mankind.

As:
Cast
Role:
SETH
Director:
Mic Rodgers
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Justin Lazard, Xander Berkeley, Heidi Schanz
31. Chain of Command (2015)
7
1
Chain of Command
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
James Webster
Director:
Kevin Carraway
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Steve Austin, Max Ryan, Ian Short, Allen Yates
32. The Asian Connection (2016)
6
1
The Asian Connection
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Greedy Greg
Director:
Daniel Zirilli
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Seagal, Pim Bubear, John Edward Lee, Byron Gibson
33. Ringmaster (1998)
6
1
Ringmaster
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Abramson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jaime Pressly, William McNamara, John Capodice, Molly Hagan, Jerry Springer
34. Android Cop (2014)
6
2
Android Cop
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hammond
Director:
Mark Atkins
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Kadeem Hardison, Charles S. Dutton, Randy Wayne, Larissa Vereza
35. Three Bullets (2009)
13
3
Three Bullets
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
The Man
Director:
Ron Yuan
Genres:
Short, Crime
Star Cast:
James Lew, Bokeem Woodbine, Ron Yuan, Jerry Ying
36. PVC-1 (2007)
12
2
PVC-1
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Spiros Stathoulopoulos
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Hugo Pereira, Daniel Páez, Michael SG, Alberto Sornoza, Merida Urquia
37. Justice (2003)
11
2
Justice
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tre
Director:
Evan Oppenheimer
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ajay Naidu, Catherine Kellner, Erik Palladino, Daphne Rubin-Vega
38. Full Contact (1993)
11
2
Full Contact
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rick Jacobson
Genres:
Drama, Sport, Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jerry Trimble, Howard Jackson, Alvin Prouder, Gerry Blanck
39. Lion Strike (1994)
10
2
Lion Strike
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rick Jacobson, Joe Hart, Paul G. Volk
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Natalie Barish, Bobbie Phillips, Don Wilson, Marcus Aurelius
40. Fedz (2013)
10
2
Fedz
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Big D (as Micheal White)
Director:
Q
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Dexter Fletcher, Joseph Marcell, Katia Winter, Richie Campbell
42. Pandora's Box (2002)
9
2
Pandora's Box
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hampton Hines
Director:
Rob Hardy
Genres:
Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Kristoff St. John, Joey Lawrence, Monica Calhoun, Tyson Beckford
43. Ballistic (1995)
9
2
Ballistic
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kim Bass
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Charles Napier, Sam J. Jones, Corinna Everson, Joel Beeson
44. We the Party (2012)
8
2
We the Party
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mario Van Peebles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Snoop Dogg, Mandela Van Peebles, Simone Battle, Moises Arias, Patrick Cage II
45. Chocolate City: Vegas (2016)
7
1
Chocolate City: Vegas
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jean-Claude La Marre
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mekhi Phifer, Vivica A. Fox, Gabriel Casseus, Melanie Brown, Michael Bolwaire, Erica Burton
46. Chocolate City (2015)
7
1
Chocolate City
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Princeton
Director:
Jean-Claude La Marre
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carmen Electra, Vivica A. Fox, Robert Ri'chard, DeRay Davis
47. Cops and Robbers (2017)
7
1
Cops and Robbers
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Director:
Scott Windhauser
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Tom Berenger, Quinton Jackson, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, Patrick Kilpatrick, Victoria Pratt

TV Movie(s)

1. Tyson (1995)
12
2
Tyson
12
2
Plot:

This sports biopic is based on the life of American heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson. The film starts from his early days as a 12 year old amateur, and it shows how he manages to rise to gain the title of ‘Heavyweight Champion of the World’. It further depicts his conviction in 1992 for the rape of a woman named Desiree Washington.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Tyson
Director:
Uli Edel
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Paul Winfield, George C. Scott, Clark Gregg, James Sikking
2. Getting Played (2006)
9
2
Getting Played
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Silberg
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vivica A. Fox, Carmen Electra, Bill Bellamy, Stacey Dash, Kathy Najimy
3. Freedom Song (2000)
14
3
Freedom Song
TV-14
14
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Alden Robinson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, David Strathairn, Glynn Turman, Vondie Curtis-Hall
4. Hotel (2003)
14
4
Hotel
14
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Greg Yaitanes
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Levering, Lance Krall, Jeremy Dunn, Jay Kenneth Johnson
5. Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
13
3
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Elroy
Director:
Bruce Pittman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ruby Dee, Louis Gossett Jr., Kate Nelligan, Peter Outerbridge
6. Somebody's Child (2012)
14
3
Somebody's Child
14
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Wheeler
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Becka, Addison Black, Tavia Brightwell, Lunden De'Leon
7. One Angry Juror (2010)
11
2
One Angry Juror
TV-PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Derrick
Director:
Paul A. Kaufman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jessica Capshaw, Jeremy Ratchford, Imani Hakim, Aaron Douglas
8. Shaughnessy (1996)
10
2
Shaughnessy
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carpenter
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Sarah Paulson, Matthew Settle, Linda Kozlowski, Tom Bower
9. Mutiny (1999)
10
2
Mutiny
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Cooper
Director:
Kevin Hooks
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
David Ramsey, Matthew Glave, Duane Martin, Lark Voorhies
10. The Crooked Man (2016)
8
2
The Crooked Man
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Milo
Director:
Jesse Holland
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Amber Benson, Dina Meyer, Angelique Rivera, Cameron Jebo

Animation(s)

Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021)
Batman: Soul of the Dragon
R
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Ben Turner
Genres:
Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime

TV Shows and Videos

Justice League Heroes (2006)
Justice League Heroes
T
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Green Lantern / John Stewart (voice)
Director:
Brigitte Burdine, Adam Tierney
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Tara Strong, Ron Perlman, Carlos Alazraqui, Jennifer Hale
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010)
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Jackson Briggs
Director:
Kevin Tancharoen
Genres:
Crime, Horror, Fantasy, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Jeri Ryan, Ian Anthony Dale, Richard Dorton, Lateef Crowder
Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011)
Mortal Kombat: Legacy
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Fantasy, Crime
Star Cast:
Harry Shum Jr., Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Jeri Ryan, Darren Shahlavi, Casper Van Dien
Wonderland (2000)
Wonderland
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Erik Per Sullivan, Ted Levine, Martin Donovan, Michelle Forbes, Ken Leung
The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008)
The Legend of Bruce Lee
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Ray Park, Luoyong Wang, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Michelle Lang
Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)
Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing
R
Plot:

Heavyweight champion George `Iceman' Chambers is sent to a Russian prison, after being framed for possessing drugs. Soon he realises that the only way out is to win a boxing match against inmate Yuri Boyka.

As:
Cast
Role:
George Chambers
Director:
Isaac Florentine
Genres:
Drama, Sport, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Scott Adkins, Ben Cross, Eli Danker, Mark Ivanir
Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016)
Never Back Down: No Surrender
R
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Case Walker
Director:
Michael Jai White
Genres:
Sport, Action
Star Cast:
Quinton Jackson, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, Esai Morales, Stephen Quadros, Tony Jaa
The Underground Bounty Hunter (2007)
The Underground Bounty Hunter
As:
Cast
Director:
Darryl Quarles
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Anthony Alvarez, Tomm Voss, Teresa Alexandria, Senyo Amoaku
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown
R
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Case Walker
Director:
Michael Jai White
Genres:
Drama, Sport, Action
Star Cast:
Evan Peters, Dean Geyer, Alex Meraz, Todd Duffee
Nicki Minaj: Your Love (2010)
Nicki Minaj: Your Love
As:
Cast
Director:
Director X.
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Nicki Minaj, Giulini Wever
For Better or Worse (2011)
For Better or Worse
As:
Cast
Director:
Tyler Perry, Mark E. Swinton
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Arielle Vandenberg, Cocoa Brown, Kent Faulcon, Brad James, Jason Olive