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List of Viola Davis Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Prisoners (2013)
55
11
Prisoners
R
55
11

Prisoners is a gripping thriller that focuses on the search of a father, Keller Dover, brilliantly portrayed by Hugh Jackman, for his little daughter and her friend who suddenly disappear after Thanksgiving dinner. Jake Gyllenhaal plays the part of a detective who uncovers gruesome hidden truths while trying to solve the case.

Role:
Nancy Birch
Directed By:
3. Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
16
4
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
16
4
Role:
Molly Crane
Starring:
Tom Selleck, William Devane, Kohl Sudduth, Orla Brady, Gary Basaraba
Directed By:
Robert Harmon
4. Antwone Fisher (2002)
23
5
Antwone Fisher
PG-13
23
5

Antwone Fisher, a young man working in the Navy, is forced to undergo psychiatric evaluation after a violent outburst against one of his fellow crewmen. During the course of his treatment, his painful past is revealed.

Starring:
Denzel Washington, James Brolin, Derek Luke, Malcolm David Kelley, Cory Hodges, Joy Bryant
Directed By:
5. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
23
7
Law Abiding Citizen
R
23
7

The thriller sees family man Clyde Alexander Shelton turn into a one-man vigilante army after his family is murdered in front of him in a home invasion. He not only takes revenge on the killers but exposes the broken justice system by going on a killing spree until he is stopped by attorney Nick Rice.  

Starring:
Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Regina Hall, Colm Meaney, Bruce McGill, Leslie Bibb
Directed By:
F. Gary Gray
6. Traffic (2000)
21
8
Traffic
R
21
8

The movie explores America’s drug fight through four stories. The US drug czar discovers that his own daughter is an addict. The wife of a drug lord discovers her husband’s true profession and tries to protect it. A witness familiar with her husband’s activities is protected by two DEA agents. A committed cop begins to doubt his superior’s true motives in drug war.

Directed By:
7. Doubt (2008)
22
8
Doubt
PG-13
22
8

Doubt is set in a Roman Catholic school of 1960s. Sister James reports to the strict disciplinarian Principal Sister Aloysius that the charismatic Father Flynn has been paying more attention to, and spending time in rectory with school’s only black student, Donald. Sister Aloysius is determined to find the truth. However, without any actual proof the confrontation can tear apart the community.  

Role:
Mrs. Miller
Starring:
Directed By:
John Patrick Shanley
9. The Pentagon Wars (1998)
7
3
The Pentagon Wars
R
7
3
Role:
Sgt. Fanning
Starring:
Kelsey Grammer, Cary Elwes, John C. McGinley, Tom Wright
Directed By:
Richard Benjamin
10. The Suicide Squad (2021)
11
4
The Suicide Squad
A
11
4

A government intelligence officer manages to manipulate a group of supervillains to become part of a team to help them in a special mission, in exchange for shortened sentences. They are sent to a South American island named Corto Maletese, where their task is destroying a lab from the Nazi-era, as it houses several dangerous secret experiments. However, dealing with the military of Corto Maltese seems far more dangerous than they had imagined.

Role:
Amanda Waller
11. Fences (2016)
15
5
Fences
PG-13
15
5

Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name, the film focuses on an African American sanitation worker, who wanted to be a professional baseball player, but missed his chance because of the color bar in place till then. The story then goes on to reveal how he faces reality, depicting his relationships with others around him. 

Role:
Rose Maxson
Starring:
Denzel Washington, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby
Directed By:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
12. Far from Heaven (2002)
12
4
Far from Heaven
TV-14
12
4

The life of a suburban housewife in 1950s America is turned upside down when the police detain her husband for visiting gay bars. She catches him in the embrace of another man soon enough. Her new friendship with a black man becomes town gossip as she questions her new realities.

Role:
Sybil
Starring:
Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson
Directed By:
Todd Haynes
13. Stone Cold (2005)
7
3
Stone Cold
R
7
3
Role:
Molly Crane
Starring:
Mimi Rogers, Tom Selleck, Jane Adams, Reg Rogers, Alexis Dziena
Directed By:
Robert Harmon
14. Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
7
3
Jesse Stone: Sea Change
7
3
Starring:
William Devane, Sean Young, Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, Kohl Sudduth
Directed By:
Robert Harmon
15. It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
13
5
It's Kind of a Funny Story
PG-13
13
5

Teenager Craig Gilner decides to check himself into a mental health clinic after contemplating suicide. Throughout his stay, Craig develops a better grip on life and learns to cope with his depression as he becomes close to another patient Bobby and forms a romantic relationship with Noelle.

Starring:
Emma Roberts, Zoë Kravitz, Lauren Graham, Keir Gilchrist, Dana DeVestern
Directed By:
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
16. The Unforgivable (2021)
16
7
The Unforgivable
18
16
7

The Unforgivable is a crime drama film which tells the story of Ruth Slater, a woman who had murdered a sheriff twenty years prior, who had come to evict her and her little sister. After being released from prison, she begins to work two jobs and also searches for her estranged younger sister. However, one of the sons of the man she had killed begins to plan revenge against her.

Role:
Liz Ingram
Starring:
Jon Bernthal, Sandra Bullock
17. State of Play (2009)
16
7
State of Play
PG-13
16
7

Congressman Stephen Collins is leading an investigation into PointCorp, a private defense contractor. But when his mistress Sonia Baker, also a researcher on his staff is murdered, he calls his old friend journalist Cal McAffrey for help. What follows is a trail of betrayals that hide a much deeper conspiracy. 

Starring:
Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe, Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, David Harbour, Katy Mixon, Robin Wright
Directed By:
Kevin Macdonald
18. Out of Sight (1998)
11
5
Out of Sight
R
11
5

Jack Foley, a bank robber, breaks out of jail along with a friend, and ends up kidnapping Federal Marshal Karen Sisco, who happens to witness their escape. But the mutual attraction, which develops as they both travel in the same car-trunk, doesn’t deter Sisco from hunting him as he plots his final big job. Can she bring herself up to arrest him? 

Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Samuel L. Jackson, Ving Rhames, Michael Keaton, Albert Brooks, George Clooney, Don Cheadle
Directed By:
19. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
13
5
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
PG-13
13
5

One year after his father's death in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, 9-year-old Oskar Schell finds a mysterious key left behind by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt through New York City to find the lock it fits. Oskar, who has Asperger syndrome, is forced to communicate with people around him and arrives at a greater understanding of life.

Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, Max von Sydow, John Goodman, Thomas Horn
Directed By:
Stephen Daldry
20. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
11
4
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
16
11
4
Role:
Ma Rainey
21. Trust (2010)
8
4
Trust
R
8
4

Annie, a 14-years-old Chicago girl, gets fascinated by a teenager ‘Charlie’, she meets on the online chat-room. After months of chatting and talking on phone, when she meets him personally, he turns out to be a middle-aged man who then seduces her. When a friend discloses this, Annie’s stunned mother supports her while her father is determined to get the sexual predator. 

Role:
Gail Friedman
Starring:
Jason Clarke, Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato
Directed By:
22. Widows (2018)
12
5
Widows
R
12
5

Widows is a heist thriller film, which tells the story of four women who are widowed after their criminal husbands are killed in a police shootout. They eventually join forces and decide to execute the robbery that their spouses were planning.

Starring:
Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson, Jon Bernthal, Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell
Directed By:
Steve McQueen
23. Get on Up (2014)
9
3
Get on Up
PG-13
9
3

This biographical drama film chronicles the life of American singer and musician James Brown’s rise from poverty to one of the most recognized musicians in history.        

Role:
Susie Brown
Starring:
Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd, Allison Janney, Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James
Directed By:
Tate Taylor
24. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)
7
3
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
R
7
3

This film is the second part of two films which revolve around the lives of Conor Ludlow and Eleanor Rigby, a young married couple living in New York. This film looks at their lives, from the point of view of Eleanor.  

Role:
Professor Lillian Friedman
Starring:
Bill Hader, James McAvoy, Isabelle Huppert, Jessica Chastain, Nina Arianda
Directed By:
Ned Benson
25. Disturbia (2007)
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9
Disturbia
R
16
9

An exciting thriller, Disturbia follows a teenager who is placed on house arrest for assault. When the boy starts spying on his neighbors, he comes to the startling realization that one of them is a possible serial killer.

Starring:
Shia LaBeouf, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aaron Yoo, Sarah Roemer, David Morse
Directed By:
D.J. Caruso
26. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
7
3
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
R
7
3

This romantic drama film tells the story of a couple, Connor and Eleanor, trying to  reclaim the love and the happy life that they once had. The film is shown through the perspective of Connor.

Role:
Professor Lillian Friedman
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, James McAvoy, Isabelle Huppert, Nina Arianda
Directed By:
Ned Benson
27. Troop Zero (2020)
9
3
Troop Zero
PG
9
3

Christmas Flint is a young girl living in 1977 Georgia, who dreams of visiting outer space. Her life takes a turn when she learns about a contest that can give her the opportunity to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record. She teams up with a group of other misfits, and they infiltrate the Birdie Scout youth group, to win a talent show to get closer to her dream.  

Role:
Miss Rayleen
Starring:
Mike Epps, Allison Janney, Jim Gaffigan, Mckenna Grace
Directed By:
Bertie , Bert
28. Ender's Game (2013)
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8
Ender's Game
PG-13
17
8

After being attacked by an alien race, humans have set up an advanced military academy in outer space where gifted children are trained to prepare for a future alien invasion. One extraordinary student's wits are challenged in particular.

Starring:
Hailee Steinfeld, Asa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin, Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford
Directed By:
Gavin Hood
29. Kate & Leopold (2001)
10
5
Kate & Leopold
PG-13
10
5

While chasing a man called Stuart using a small camera that should not exist to take photographs, Duke of Albany, Leopold, is transported from 1876 to 2001 Manhattan, through a time portal. Leopold starts falling in love with Stuart’s ex-girlfriend Kate McKay. But time and space threaten to tear the couple apart. 

Starring:
Meg Ryan, Liev Schreiber, Natasha Lyonne, Hugh Jackman
Directed By:
James Mangold
30. Knight and Day (2010)
13
8
Knight and Day
PG-13
13
8

Chatty garage owner June Havens bumps into rogue government agent Roy at an airport, shortly after which her plane crash-lands when Roy kills the other people onboard. Now pursued by the FBI, she is forced into a dangerous adventure across the globe after Roy convinces her that he is a good guy and that she is safer with him.

Role:
Director George
Starring:
Gal Gadot, Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Maggie Grace, Peter Sarsgaard
Directed By:
James Mangold
31. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
6
3
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
R
6
3

Conor and Eleanor's relationship goes sour after an incident. Conor manages to move on from that, but Elenor stays affected by it for long. However, Conor gets distressed when Elenor decides to take a break from their marriage.

Role:
Professor Friedman
Starring:
Bill Hader, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Isabelle Huppert, Nina Arianda
Directed By:
Ned Benson
32. Solaris (2002)
9
5
Solaris
R
9
5

Based on Stanisław Lem’s sci-fi novel, the movie follows psychologist. Dr. Chris Kelvi,n who goes on a solo mission to bring back home the crew of a space station orbiting the planet Solaris. But once abroad, strange phenomenon and behavior of the crew start affecting Kelvin as well as he realizes nothing is what it seems. 

Role:
Gordon
Starring:
George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Jeremy Davies, Ulrich Tukur
Directed By:
33. Beautiful Creatures (2013)
9
5
Beautiful Creatures
TV-14
9
5

Ethan Wate is eager to leave his small town in South Carolina. But when a mysterious new girl, Lena Duchannes joins his high school, Ethan falls in love with her. As they grow close, he discovers that she is a witch who possesses supernatural powers. Apparently, a curse would decide her fate on her 16th birthday. Do they have any future together?

Role:
Amma
Starring:
Emmy Rossum, Emma Thompson, Alden Ehrenreich, Zoey Deutch, Jeremy Irons, Alice Englert
Directed By:
Richard LaGravenese
34. Suicide Squad (2016)
35
22
Suicide Squad
PG-13
35
22

Set in the DC Comics universe, Suicide Squad follows a band of supervillians who get recruited to be an elite kill squad while in prison, by a secret government agency, in exchange for shorter jail time. They soon realise that they were not selected for their skills, but to give the government a convenient fall guy.

Starring:
Cara Delevingne, Scott Eastwood, Jai Courtney, Adam Beach, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto
Directed By:
David Ayer
35. World Trade Center (2006)
8
5
World Trade Center
PG-13
8
5

While patrolling the area, Port Authority Police Officers, John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno, witness a plane flying too low. Back in the police station, they learn about the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and immediately set out to help in evacuation. In the process, they themselves are trapped under the rubble, where they wait for hours before they are rescued by US Marines. 

Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Michael Shannon, Jon Bernthal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Connor Paolo, Anthony Piccininni
Directed By:
36. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
7
4
Nights in Rodanthe
PG-13
7
4

Nights in Rodanthe is a romantic drama film which revolves around two people who are both unhappy with their lives. Their lives change when they meet and fall in love with each other.

Role:
Jean
Starring:
Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni, James Franco
Directed By:
George C. Wolfe
37. Won't Back Down (2012)
9
5
Won't Back Down
PG
9
5

Won’t Back Down is a drama film which tells the story of two mothers who are determined to provide their children with a proper education. Therefore,  they try their best and risk everything in order to transform their city’s failing school.

Role:
Nona Alberts
Starring:
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rosie Perez, Holly Hunter, Oscar Isaac, Ving Rhames
Directed By:
Daniel Barnz
38. Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
8
5
Madea Goes to Jail
PG-13
8
5

Her antics and her bad temper eventually lead Madea to jail. At prison, she soon meets another younger woman named Candace, who is a prostitute and a former drug addict.

Starring:
Tyler Perry, Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Harvey, Joy Behar, Phil McGraw, Derek Luke, Keshia Knight Pulliam
Directed By:
39. Eat Pray Love (2010)
9
6
Eat Pray Love
R
9
6

Elizabeth Gilbert had everything figured out—a successful career, house, and a loving husband. But after an unexpected divorce and at crossroads in her life, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery through Italy, India, and Indonesia, to figure out the true meaning of life. 

Role:
Delia Shiraz
Starring:
Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Billy Crudup, James Franco, I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati, Hadi Subiyanto, Billy Crudup
Directed By:
Ryan Murphy
40. Lila & Eve (2015)
6
4
Lila & Eve
R
6
4

Lila & Eve is an action crime drama thriller film which tells the story of two mothers Lila Walcott and Eve Rafael, who are unable to find justice from the authorities after their sons are shot dead by criminals. Eventually, when they learn that the police has stopped investigating their matter, they decide to take things in their own hands. Both women team up to find the shooters and take revenge for their sons.

Role:
Lila
Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Shea Whigham, Andre Royo, Aml Ameen
Directed By:
Charles Stone III
41. Blackhat (2015)
6
5
Blackhat
R
6
5

Blackhat is an American action thriller film, which tells the story of a hacker Nick, who is released from prison, after a code he created, is linked to a terrorist attack. While trying to help the police, he is dragged into the conflicts between two countries. 

Role:
Carol Barrett
Starring:
Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Wei Tang, Holt McCallany
Directed By:
42. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
6
5
Get Rich or Die Tryin'
R
6
5

It is based on the life of rapper 50 Cents. Bronx-boy Marcus, orphaned after his mother’s murder, takes to drug-dealing for Levar to earn money. Later, Marcus reunites with his childhood sweetheart Charlene, and after a prison stint, decides to pursue his dream of being a rapper. However, he finds that it is not so easy to leave the past life behind. 

Starring:
Terrence Howard, 50 Cent, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Joy Bryant, Omar Benson Miller
Directed By:
Jim Sheridan
43. The Architect (2006)
4
3
The Architect
R
4
3
Role:
Tonya Neely
Starring:
Sebastian Stan, Isabella Rossellini, Hayden Panettiere, Anthony LaPaglia
Directed By:
Matt Tauber
44. The Shrink Is In (2001)
3
3
The Shrink Is In
R
3
3
Role:
Robin
Starring:
David Arquette, Courteney Cox, David James Elliott, Carol Kane
Directed By:
Richard Benjamin
45. Father Lefty (2002)
6
3
Father Lefty
6
3
Starring:
Danny Nucci, Marina Benedict, Frank Gallegos, Mo Gallini
Directed By:
Kevin Rodney Sullivan
46. Grace & Glorie (1998)
6
3
Grace & Glorie
6
3
Starring:
Gena Rowlands, Emmy Rossum, Diane Lane, Neal McDonough
Directed By:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
47. Fort Pit (2007)
6
3
Fort Pit
6
3
Starring:
James Badge Dale, David Call, Vince Cupone, Maryam Myika Day
48. Custody (2016)
6
3
Custody
TV-14
6
3
Role:
Martha Schulman
Starring:
Hayden Panettiere, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Tony Shalhoub, Ellen Burstyn
Directed By:
James Lapine
49. Amy & Isabelle (2001)
5
3
Amy & Isabelle
5
3
Role:
Dottie
Starring:
Elisabeth Shue, Hanna Hall, Martin Donovan, Conchata Ferrell
Directed By:
Lloyd Kramer
50. The Substance of Fire (1996)
5
3
The Substance of Fire
R
5
3
Starring:
Tony Goldwyn, Lee Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Benjamin Ungar, Timothy Hutton, Tom McDermott
Directed By:
Daniel J. Sullivan
51. Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (2006)
5
3
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story
5
3
Role:
Diane Barrino
Starring:
Fantasia Barrino, Loretta Devine, Kadeem Hardison, Chico Benymon
Directed By:
Debbie Allen

TV Shows

How to Get Away with Murder
42
10
How to Get Away with Murder
TV-14
42
10
Role:
Annalise Keating
Starring:
Famke Janssen, Kerry Washington, Oded Fehr, Tamlyn Tomita, Cicely Tyson, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch
Directed By:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
31
7
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
31
7
Starring:
Gabrielle Anwar, Bobby Cannavale, Dean Cain, Brittany Snow, Sarah Wayne Callies, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jane Kaczmarek
Directed By:
Traveler
9
2
Traveler
9
2
Role:
Agent Jan Marlow
Starring:
Matt Bomer, Aaron Stanford, Gillian Jacobs, Logan Marshall-Green, Anthony Ruivivar
Directed By:
Fred Gerber
United States of Tara
13
4
United States of Tara
TV-MA
13
4
Starring:
Toni Collette, Patton Oswalt, Eddie Izzard, Brie Larson, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist
Directed By:
Craig Zisk, Craig Gillespie, Jamie Babbit, Tricia Brock, John Dahl
Third Watch
10
3
Third Watch
10
3
Starring:
Aidan Quinn, Charlie Day, Peter Dinklage, Tom Berenger, Kevin Sussman, Helen Mirren, Michael K. Williams
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Christopher Chulack, Guy Norman Bee, Nelson McCormick, Brooke Kennedy
New York Undercover
8
2
New York Undercover
8
2
Starring:
Wendy Williams, Mekhi Phifer, Wood Harris, Ben Vereen, Keith David, Tyra Banks, Jennifer Esposito
Directed By:
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
25
8
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
TV-14
25
8
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Kellan Lutz, Lois Chiles, Elizabeth Berkley, Josh Dallas, James Whitmore, Pauley Perrette
Directed By:
NYPD Blue
11
3
NYPD Blue
TV-14
11
3
Starring:
Lucy Liu, Robert Carradine, Mahershala Ali, Anthony Michael Hall, Jane Lynch, Daniel Baldwin, Paula Malcomson
Directed By:
The Practice
10
3
The Practice
10
3
Starring:
James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Rider Strong, Jessica Capshaw, Ed Begley Jr., Rebecca De Mornay, Ed Asner
Directed By:
Dennis Smith, Jeannot Szwarc, Christina Musrey, Arvin Brown, Dwight H. Little
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
12
4
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV-14
12
4
Starring:
Rita Moreno, Madhur Jaffrey, Brooke Shields, Tracy Pollan, Indira Varma, Christopher Lloyd, Piper Perabo
Directed By:
Frank Prinzi, Jean de Segonzac, Steve Shill, Darnell Martin, Norberto Barba
Brothers & Sisters
12
4
Brothers & Sisters
TV-PG
12
4
Starring:
Emily VanCamp, Danny Glover, Robbie Amell, Marion Ross, Richard Chamberlain, Calista Flockhart, Tyler Posey
Directed By:
Ken Olin, Michael Morris, Michael Schultz, Bethany Rooney, Laura Innes
The Guardian
9
3
The Guardian
9
3
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Will Ferrell, Simon Baker, Corey Feldman, Zac Efron, Aaron Paul, Kerry Washington
Hack
7
3
Hack
7
3
Starring:
Gary Cole, Bebe Neuwirth, Andre Braugher, George Dzundza, Jason Ritter, Idris Elba, Elizabeth Reaser
Directed By:
Philip Sgriccia, Robert Singer, Fred Gerber, David Platt, Thomas Carter
Threshold
8
3
Threshold
8
3
Starring:
Kevin Durand, Carla Gugino, Peter Dinklage, Elizabeth Berkley, Brian Van Holt, Brent Spiner, Rob Benedict
Directed By:
John F. Showalter
Judging Amy
9
3
Judging Amy
9
3
Starring:
Marlee Matlin, Brenda Song, Carrie Snodgress, Veronica Cartwright, Angie Dickinson, Sandra Oh, Adam Brody
Directed By:
James Hayman, James Frawley, Helen Shaver, Kevin Dowling, Andrew Robinson
Without a Trace
10
4
Without a Trace
TV-14
10
4
Starring:
Jonathan Banks, Shailene Woodley, Laura Marano, Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle, Beth Riesgraf, Jared Harris
Century City
6
3
Century City
6
3
Role:
Hannah Crane
Starring:
Daryl Sabara, Adrienne Barbeau, Felicia Day, Sarah Shahi, Danica McKellar, Meghan Markle, Nestor Carbonell
Directed By:
Michael Lehmann, Jerry Levine, J. Miller Tobin
American Koko
6
3
American Koko
6
3
Starring:
Tatyana Ali, Margaret Cho, Miles Orion Feldsott, Elaine Kao, Diarra Kilpatrick, Cedric Sanders, Brian Patrick Monahan
Directed By:
Pete Chatmon
The Division
6
3
The Division
6
3
Starring:
Traylor Howard, Meagan Good, Milana Vayntrub, Christina Pickles, Danica McKellar, Alanna Ubach, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Directed By:
Providence
7
3
Providence
7
3
Starring:
Michelle Phillips, Lauren Holly, Alex D. Linz, Jon Hamm, Melissa Gilbert, Jay Leno, Tippi Hedren
Directed By:
Michael Fresco, Ian Toynton, Tony Wharmby, Rick Rosenthal, John Patterson
City of Angels
5
3
City of Angels
5
3
Role:
Nurse Lynnette Peeler
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Maya Rudolph, Vivica A. Fox, Blair Underwood, Michael Warren, Hill Harper
Directed By:
Paris Barclay, Greg Beeman, Joe Ann Fogle, Dianne Houston, Rick Wallace
The Andromeda Strain
8
5
The Andromeda Strain
8
5
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Andre Braugher, Christa Miller, Louis Ferreira, Ricky Schroder, Michal Suchánek
Directed By:
Mikael Salomon
Laws of Chance
0
0
Laws of Chance
0
0
Starring:
Troy Baker, Lou Diamond Phillips, Babette Ami, Charles Assiff, Reginald L. Barnes
Directed By:
Michael Dinner

Narrator/Dubbing

Beyond All Boundaries (2009)
17
5
Beyond All Boundaries
17
5
Role:
Hortense Johnson - Arsenal Worker (voice)
Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Corbin Bleu, James Cromwell, Chris Pine, Justin Long, Blythe Danner, Tobey Maguire
Directed By:
David Briggs
The Unforgiving Minute (2010)
4
4
The Unforgiving Minute
4
4
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Devin Badgett, Britten Barry, Susanna Beeler, Peyton Boling
Directed By:
Octavia Spencer

Animation Movies

Sofia the First
10
5
Sofia the First
TV-Y
10
5
Starring:
Nick Offerman, Isla Fisher, Jim Cummings, Jane Krakowski, Vivica A. Fox, Alan Ruck, Alyson Hannigan
Directed By:
Jamie Mitchell, Larry Leichliter, Mircea Mantta

Special Appearance/Cameo

Syriana (2005)
10
5
Syriana
R
10
5

The geopolitical thriller revolves around petroleum politics and the influence of the oil industry worldwide. With interconnected storylines, the movie focuses on Bennett Holiday, an American lawyer, facilitating a deceitful merger, Bryan Woodman, an energy analyst and veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes, who uncovers an assassination plot. 

Role:
CIA Chairwoman (uncredited)
Starring:
Chris Cooper, Matt Damon, Christopher Plummer, George Clooney, Kayvan Novak, Amr Waked, Jeffrey Wright
Directed By:
Stephen Gaghan

Viola Davis Awards

Academy Awards
Fences Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2017
Golden Globe Awards
Fences Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2017
Primetime Emmy Awards
How to Get Away with Murder Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2015
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Actress in a New TV Series 2015
BAFTA Awards
Fences Best Supporting Actress 2017