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List of Wesley Snipes Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Major League (1989)
18
6
Major League
R
18
6

The Cleveland Indians baseball team-owner’s widow, Rachel Phelps, who hates Cleveland, wishes to move the team to Miami for which the team has to show low attendance. So she puts together a not-so-competent team which is sure to fail. Though they lose initial games, the team soon catches on Rachel’s plot and working on their flaws, they vow to win the games.

Starring:
Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Rene Russo, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton
Directed By:
David S. Ward
2. Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
16
5
Dolemite Is My Name
R
16
5

This biographical comedy drama film revolves around the story of Rudy Ray Moore, who is a performer who creates an outrageous character named Dolemite. Within a short time, he becomes an underground sensation, as well as a kung-fu star.

Role:
D'Urville Martin
Directed By:
Craig Brewer
3. Blade (1998)
36
14
Blade
R
36
14

Based on Marvel’s fictional superhero, the movie follows Blade, a Dhamphir, half-human, half-immortal with all the strengths of a vampire. He must control his own bloodthirst and stop the vicious vampire Deacon Frost who wants to control all humans by summoning an ancient evil God using Blade's blood. 

Role:
Blade
Starring:
Directed By:
Stephen Norrington
4. King of New York (1990)
11
5
King of New York
R
11
5

Drug-lord Frank White, who returns to New York after serving a long prison sentence, is determined to re-claim his position as mafia kingpin, and use his competitors’ money to build a hospital for the needy in his old neighborhood. Before that, he has to deal not only with his rivals but also a group of corrupt cops who are hunting for him. 

Role:
Thomas Flanigan
Directed By:
Abel Ferrara
5. Down in the Delta (1998)
8
3
Down in the Delta
PG-13
8
3
Starring:
Esther Rolle, Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine, Al Freeman Jr., Mary Alice
Directed By:
Maya Angelou
6. White Men Can't Jump (1992)
17
7
White Men Can't Jump
R
17
7

Billy Hoyle, a former college basketball player, earns his money by hustling streetball players who underestimate him for his race and clothing style. He later teams up with Sidney Deane and the two start their hustling game across Los Angeles. But Billy’s own habit of gambling everything might come in the way of his happiness and marriage. 

Role:
Sidney Deane
Starring:
Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez, Cylk Cozart, Tyra Ferrell
Directed By:
Ron Shelton
7. The Waterdance (1992)
8
3
The Waterdance
R
8
3
Starring:
Eric Stoltz, Helen Hunt, Elizabeth Peña, William Allen Young
Directed By:
Neal Jimenez, Michael Steinberg
8. Blade II (2002)
29
13
Blade II
R
29
13

In this second film of Marvel Comics’ Blade series, human-vampire hybrid superhero Blade and his team are asked to form an alliance with the Vampire Council’s high-powered team, The Bloodpack. Together, they are the last hope to thwart the threat of ‘The Reapers,’ a new, deadlier race of mutant super-vampires, who are set to wipe out human as well as vampire population.

Role:
Blade
Starring:
Directed By:
9. Demolition Man (1993)
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12
Demolition Man
R
24
12

In 1996, police officer John Spartan and crime lord Simon Phoenix are cryogenically frozen after the former blows up a building to capture the latter, allegedly killing hostages. In 2032, Phoenix escapes while thawed for parole hearing and goes on rampage in a futuristic pacifist city, prompting Lieutenant Lenina Huxley to thaw Spartan and ask for help.

Role:
Simon Phoenix
Directed By:
Marco Brambilla
10. Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
14
7
Brooklyn's Finest
R
14
7

The movie revolves around the lives of three of Brooklyn’s law officers: cynical officer, Edward Duggan, is close to retirement, detective, Sal Procida, is stealing drug money from raids to support his big family, andnd undercover black cop, Clarence ‘Tango’ Butler, feels more loyal to his drug dealer friend than to the racist police superiors. 

Role:
Caz
Directed By:
Antoine Fuqua
11. New Jack City (1991)
11
6
New Jack City
R
11
6

This action crime thriller film tells the story of two policemen who try to take down a notorious drug lord on their own, after they see that he has managed to escape the law for a very long time.

Role:
Nino Brown
Starring:
Chris Rock, Judd Nelson, Mario Van Peebles, Ice-T, Allen Payne
Directed By:
Mario Van Peebles
12. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
10
6
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar
PG-13
10
6

Vida Boheme and Noxeema Jackson win New York’s ‘Drag Queen’ contest and an entry into National pageant in Hollywood. Taking inexperienced Drag Princess Chi-Chi Rodriguez along, they set out on a road trip to Los Angeles. As their car breaks down in the tiny Midwestern town, Snydersville, they are faced with Sheriff Dollard, a homophobic racist lawman who is out to get them. 

Role:
Noxeema
Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Robin Williams, John Leguizamo, RuPaul, Naomi Campbell, Blythe Danner, Michael Vartan
Directed By:
Beeban Kidron
13. Jungle Fever (1991)
10
5
Jungle Fever
R
10
5

Jungle Fever is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Flipper, an African American lawyer who begins an affair with his secretary. His wife throws him out of the house, when she comes to know about this. Soon he decides to begin courting his mistress, although other people don’t approve of this.

Role:
Flipper Purify
Starring:
Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, Spike Lee, Charlie Murphy, Anthony Quinn, Timothy Francis Robbins
Directed By:
14. Mo' Better Blues (1990)
9
4
Mo' Better Blues
R
9
4

Forced by his mother to take trumpet lessons, Bleek Gilliam eventually becomes the leader of a successful jazz quintet. However, although he is in a relationship with a girl named Indigo, he is unable to commit to her, since he is also interested in other women.

Role:
Shadow Henderson
Starring:
Denzel Washington, Diahann Carroll, Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee, Charlie Murphy, Giancarlo Esposito
Directed By:
15. U.S. Marshals (1998)
19
8
U.S. Marshals
PG-13
19
8

U.S. Marshal, Samuel Gerard, is charged with the transport of federal fugitive Mark Roberts. However, when the plane crashes, Roberts escapes but not before rescuing other passengers. DSS Special Agent, John Royce, joins Gerard in the hunt for Roberts, but Gerard is starting to have doubts about Robert’s guilt. 

Role:
Mark J. Sheridan / Warren / Roberts
Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano, Daniel Roebuck
Directed By:
Stuart Baird
16. Chaos (2005)
13
6
Chaos
R
13
6

A veteran detective is put in charge when the leader of a gang holding a bank hostage demands to talk to him. But after a bank teller is shot, he orders the police to storm the bank and the criminal flee in the ensuing chaos. Later in the course of a conversation with his partner he learns that the leader of the gang has been referring to the chaos theory.    

Role:
Lorenz / Jason York
Starring:
Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe, Henry Czerny, Justine Waddell
Directed By:
Tony Giglio
17. Disappearing Acts (2000)
10
4
Disappearing Acts
R
10
4
Role:
Franklin Swift
Starring:
Regina Hall, Laz Alonso, John Amos, Chris Rock, Michael Imperioli, Clark Johnson, Sanaa Lathan
Directed By:
Gina Prince-Bythewood
18. Rising Sun (1993)
13
6
Rising Sun
R
13
6

After an escort girl is murdered during a party in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, two detectives Web Smith and John Connor, set out to investigate and find the killer.   

Role:
Lt. Webster Smith
Starring:
Sean Connery, Tia Carrere, Mako Iwamatsu, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Anderson
Directed By:
Philip Kaufman
19. The Expendables 3 (2014)
23
13
The Expendables 3
PG-13
23
13

Conrad Stonebanks, who was an original co-founder of the Expendables with Barney Ross and was supposedly killed by Ross after going rogue and becoming a dangerous arms dealer, is back and aims to destroy the mercenary group. Ross disbands the Expendables and assembles a group of young tech-savvy recruits to face his old colleague and enemy Stonebanks.

Starring:
Ronda Rousey, Mel Gibson, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Antonio Banderas, Kellan Lutz
Directed By:
Patrick Hughes
20. Murder at 1600 (1997)
11
5
Murder at 1600
R
11
5

A young woman is murdered in the White House, after which detective Regis is called to investigate. However, instead of cooperating, the Secret Service works against him. He also soon learns that the woman’s murder may be a sex crime, and the son of the President has a history of similar acts.

Role:
Detective Regis
Starring:
Diane Lane, Dennis Miller, Alan Alda, Daniel Benzali
Directed By:
Dwight H. Little
21. Undisputed (2002)
10
5
Undisputed
R
10
5

A heavyweight boxing champion, George Chambers, ends up in prison after he is convicted of rape. A resident gangster arranges a boxing match between George and the current prison champion Hutchens.

Role:
Monroe Hutchen
Starring:
Ving Rhames, Peter Falk, Michael Rooker, Jon Seda
Directed By:
Walter Hill
22. Wildcats (1986)
10
4
Wildcats
R
10
4

Wildcats is a sports comedy film which tells the story of Molly, who decides to quit her teaching job, and take up a new position as a football coach. However, the job is not going to be as easy as she expects.  

Starring:
LL Cool J, Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Gloria Stuart, Nipsey Russell, Woody Harrelson
Directed By:
Michael Ritchie
23. The Fan (1996)
11
6
The Fan
R
11
6

Gil Renard, a salesman of hunting knives and passionate fan of baseball star Bobby Rayburn, is happy when Rayburn joins his city’s team, San Francisco Giants. When Renard loses his job and consequently his family, he becomes even more obsessed with Rayburn. As Rayburn’s game performance declines, a restless Renard decides to help him, but ends up taking things to the extreme. 

Role:
Bobby Rayburn
Starring:
Robert De Niro, Benicio Del Toro, John Leguizamo, Jack Black, Ellen Barkin
Directed By:
24. Passenger 57 (1992)
12
6
Passenger 57
R
12
6

This action thriller film, tells the story of John Cutter, a retired anti-terrorist expert, who boards a flight to Los Angeles. Unfortunately, a terrorist takes control of the plane, and now it is up to John to use his training to take control of the situation. 

Role:
John Cutter
Starring:
Elizabeth Hurley, Bruce Greenwood, Tom Sizemore, Bruce Payne, Alex Datcher
Directed By:
Kevin Hooks
25. Zig Zag (2002)
6
4
Zig Zag
R
6
4
Role:
Dave Fletcher
Starring:
John Leguizamo, Natasha Lyonne, Patton Oswalt, Luke Goss, Oliver Platt
Directed By:
David S. Goyer
26. Blade: Trinity (2004)
22
14
Blade: Trinity
R
22
14

The human-vampire hybrid, Blade, is chased by the FBI as he has been framed for many murders. In the Syrian Desert, the vampires resurrect the original vampire, Count Dracula/Drake, to his undead state. To fight back this powerful opponent, Blade joins hands with vampire-hunters, Nightstalkers. They have only one chance to use the virus that can destroy Dracula and the vampires.  

Role:
Blade
Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Jessica Biel, Dominic Purcell, Natasha Lyonne, Patton Oswalt, Parker Posey, Kris Kristofferson
Directed By:
David S. Goyer
27. Chi-Raq (2015)
7
4
Chi-Raq
R
7
4

After a stray bullet kills a child, a group of women decide to organize against the on-going violence and crime going on in Southern Chicago. Eventually, this  becomes a big movement that gains nationwide attention.

Role:
Cyclops
Starring:
John Cusack, Jennifer Hudson, Dave Chappelle, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, Nick Cannon
Directed By:
28. One Night Stand (1997)
8
4
One Night Stand
R
8
4

One Night Stand is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a commercial director in Los-Angeles, who finds himself attracted to a married woman named Karen. After spending a night together with her, he eventually returns to his wife and his children, but their paths cross again after one year, when Max returns to New York to visit his dying friend Charlie.

Role:
Max Carlyle
Starring:
Nastassja Kinski, John Ratzenberger, Kyle MacLachlan, Robert Downey Jr., Ming-Na Wen
Directed By:
Mike Figgis
29. Sugar Hill (1993)
8
4
Sugar Hill
R
8
4
Role:
Roemello Skuggs
Starring:
Donald Faison, Abe Vigoda, Khandi Alexander, DeVaughn Nixon, Marquise Wilson
Directed By:
Leon Ichaso
30. Money Train (1995)
10
6
Money Train
R
10
6

Two foster brothers, Charlie and John, are transit cops patrolling the New York City Subway, pursuing the same lady. Charlie has acquired a huge gambling debt, which must be cleared immediately. Although often exasperated by his brother’s behavior, John always stands by him until he decides to rob the money train to pay off his debt. 

Role:
John
Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Aida Turturro, Chris Cooper, Woody Harrelson, Robert Blake
Directed By:
Joseph Ruben
31. The Art of War (2000)
9
5
The Art of War
R
9
5

A container of dead bodies emerges, after which a Chinese ambassador is shot at a US-China trade agreement. An FBI agent witnesses the killing, and decides to pursue the assassin. But he ends up being framed for the murder instead.

Role:
Neil Shaw
Starring:
Donald Sutherland, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Anne Archer, Maury Chaykin, Marie Matiko
Directed By:
Christian Duguay
32. Liberty Stands Still (2002)
7
4
Liberty Stands Still
R
7
4
Starring:
Hart Bochner, Fulvio Cecere, Tanya Allen, Gregory Calpakis
Directed By:
Kari Skogland
33. Drop Zone (1994)
7
5
Drop Zone
R
7
5

This action thriller tells us the story of a team of skydiving hackers who steal files of undercover agents and sells them to drug dealers. In order to catch them, a cop hires a professional skydiver to help him.

Role:
Pete Nessip
Starring:
William Gary Busey, Gary Busey, Michael Jeter, Corin Nemec, Yancy Butler
Directed By:
John Badham
34. Play It to the Bone (1999)
6
4
Play It to the Bone
R
6
4

Play it to the Bone is a sports comedy drama film which tells the story of two boxers, who are also best friends. Things get complicated when they face each other for the first time in Las Vegas.  

Starring:
Jennifer Tilly, Lucy Liu, Drew Carey, James Woods, Robert Wagner, Kevin Costner, Tony Curtis
Directed By:
Ron Shelton
35. Coming 2 America (2021)
11
8
Coming 2 America
PG-13
11
8

The African monarch Akeem is in need of a heir to the throne. Upon learning that he has a long-lost son in the US, he feels that he needs to return to the US, to bring him back to Zamunda.

Role:
General Izzi
Starring:
Tracy Morgan, Michael Blackson, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Morgan Freeman, Colin Jost, Eddie Murphy
36. Critical Condition (1987)
6
4
Critical Condition
R
6
4
Starring:
Richard Pryor, Joe Mantegna, Rubén Blades, Rachel Ticotin
Directed By:
37. Boiling Point (1993)
6
4
Boiling Point
R
6
4

Boiling Point is a crime drama film which tells the story of Red, a con artist, who is released from prison, along with a young naive hoodlum named Ronnie. They come up with a new scheme together, but things turn ugly when it leads to the death of a US Secret Service Agent. The man’s partner swears revenge, but unfortunately, he has only one week to catch the killers before he is transferred.

Role:
Jimmy Mercer
Starring:
Viggo Mortensen, Jonathan Banks, Dennis Hopper, Seymour Cassel, Lolita Davidovich
Directed By:
James B. Harris
38. Unstoppable (2004)
5
4
Unstoppable
R
5
4

Unstoppable is an action adventure thriller film which tells the story of a former CIA agent and ex-Special Forces member Dean Cage who finds himself in a rehab program, after a mission goes wrong in Bosnia, which had led to the execution of his best friend. Things get worse when he is mistaken to be another CIA agent, and is kidnapped and administered with a lethal drug, and now he needs to find an antidote within six hours.

Role:
Dean Cage
Starring:
Kim Coates, Stuart Wilson, Mark Sheppard, Jacqueline Obradors
Directed By:
David Carson
39. Cut Throat City (2020)
5
4
Cut Throat City
R
5
4

Four childhood friends return home after the devastating Hurricane Katrina. They are shocked to see that their homes have been destroyed. Since they are all going through financial problems, they accept an offer from a gangster to take part in a heist.

Starring:
Terrence Howard, Kat Graham
40. Game of Death (2011)
5
4
Game of Death
R
5
4
Role:
Marcus
Starring:
Ernie Hudson, Aunjanue Ellis, Zoë Bell, Quinn Duffy
Directed By:
Giorgio Serafini
41. The Recall (2017)
4
5
The Recall
R
4
5
Role:
The Hunter
Starring:
RJ Mitte, Jedidiah Goodacre, Laura Bilgeri, Niko Pepaj
Directed By:
Mauro Borrelli
42. Futuresport (1998)
4
4
Futuresport
R
4
4
Role:
Obike Fixx
Starring:
Vanessa Lynn Williams, Dean Cain, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Vanessa Williams, Adrian G. Griffiths, Valerie Chow
Directed By:
Ernest R. Dickerson
43. Gallowwalkers (2012)
3
4
Gallowwalkers
R
3
4
Role:
Aman
Starring:
Tanit Phoenix Copley, Riley Smith, Kevin Howarth, Simona Roman
Directed By:
Andrew Goth
44. Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes (1998)
9
3
Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes
9
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
John Belushi, Karriem Abdallah, Hakim Alston, Billy Blanks
Directed By:
Joe Perota, Michael Williams
45. America's Dream (1996)
7
4
America's Dream
PG-13
7
4
Role:
George Du Vaul
Starring:
Danny Glover, Tate Donovan, Lorraine Toussaint, Norman D. Golden II
Directed By:
Paris Barclay, Bill Duke, Kevin Rodney Sullivan
46. Streets of Gold (1986)
6
4
Streets of Gold
R
6
4
Role:
Roland Jenkins
Starring:
Klaus Maria Brandauer, Adrian Pasdar, Elya Baskin, Ángela Molina
Directed By:
Joe Roth
47. Dr. Ben (2001)
5
4
Dr. Ben
5
4
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochanan
Directed By:
St. Clair Bourne
48. Armed Response (2017)
3
4
Armed Response
R
3
4
Role:
Isaac
Starring:
Anne Heche, Dave Annable, Colby Lopez, Kyle Clements
Directed By:
John Stockwell

Animation Movies

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
10
5
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
TV-Y
10
5
Starring:
Katey Sagal, Whoopi Goldberg, Shawn Wayans, Pam Grier, Will Ferrell, Sharon Stone, Tyra Banks
Directed By:
Vincent Waller, Anthony Bell, Bruce W. Smith, Ed Bell

TV Shows

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
10
2
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
10
2
Starring:
Nathan Lane, Debra Jo Rupp, Victor Garber, Samuel L. Jackson, Blair Brown, William Converse-Roberts, Allyn Ann McLerie
Directed By:
Don Scardino, Arlene Sanford, Blair Brown, Jay Tarses, Steve Dubin
Michael Jackson: Bad (1987)
14
4
Michael Jackson: Bad
PG
14
4
Starring:
Paul Calderon, Michael Jackson, Alberto Alejandrino, Horace Daily
Directed By:
Vietnam War Story
9
3
Vietnam War Story
9
3
Starring:
Stacy Edwards, Todd Graff, Tony Becker, Cameron Arnett
Directed By:
Ray Danton, Georg Stanford Brown, Todd Holland, Lesli Linka Glatter, Kevin Hooks
Miami Vice
29
10
Miami Vice
TV-14
29
10
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Richard Belzer, Barbra Streisand, Tommy Chong, Ben Stiller, Helena Bonham Carter, George Takei
A Man Called Hawk
8
3
A Man Called Hawk
8
3
Starring:
Keith David, Tatyana Ali, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, Moses Gunn, Avery Brooks
Directed By:
Harry Falk, Virgil W. Vogel, Winrich Kolbe
The Bernie Mac Show
13
5
The Bernie Mac Show
TV-PG
13
5
Starring:
Don Rickles, Alexa Vega, Brenda Song, Billy Crystal, Anthony Anderson, Phil McGraw, Janel Parrish
Directed By:
Lee Shallat Chemel, Victor Nelli Jr., Ken Kwapis, Linda Mendoza, Ken Whittingham
The Player
12
5
The Player
TV-14
12
5
Role:
Mr. Johnson
Starring:
Eric Roberts, Damon Gupton, Philip Winchester, Charity Wakefield
Directed By:
Michael J. Bassett
H.E.L.P.
7
3
H.E.L.P.
7
3
Starring:
Christina Ricci, David Caruso, John Mahoney, Kim Flowers
Directed By:
Michael Ray Rhodes, E.W. Swackhamer, Vern Gillum, Christopher Crowe
The Contractor (2007)
9
8
The Contractor
R
9
8
Role:
James Dial
Starring:
Lena Headey, Eliza Bennett, Ralph Brown, Charles Dance
Directed By:
Josef Rusnak
Hard Luck (2006)
6
5
Hard Luck
R
6
5
Role:
Lucky
Starring:
Cybill Shepherd, James Hiroyuki Liao, Aubrey Dollar, Jacquelyn Morgan
Directed By:
Mario Van Peebles
7 Seconds (2005)
7
8
7 Seconds
R
7
8
Role:
Jack Tuliver
Starring:
Tamzin Outhwaite, Deobia Oparei, Georgina Rylance, Pete Lee-Wilson
Directed By:
Simon Fellows
The Detonator (2006)
5
6
The Detonator
R
5
6
Role:
Sonni Griffith
Starring:
Silvia Colloca, Tim Dutton, William Hope, Matthew Leitch
Directed By:
Po-Chih Leong
The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
4
6
The Art of War II: Betrayal
R
4
6
Role:
Shaw
Starring:
Lochlyn Munro, Athena Karkanis, Ryan McDonald, Winston Rekert
Directed By:
Josef Rusnak
The Marksman (2005)
4
6
The Marksman
R
4
6
Role:
Painter
Starring:
Peter Youngblood Hills, Emma Samms, William Hope, Anthony Warren
Directed By:
Marcus Adams

Special Appearance/Cameo

Waiting to Exhale (1995)
10
6
Waiting to Exhale
R
10
6

Based on a best-selling novel of the same name, this romantic comedy drama film tells the story of four different African-American women and their various relationships, as well as the struggles that they face in the modern world.

Role:
James Wheeler (uncredited)
Starring:
Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Kenya Moore, Kelly Preston, Donald Faison, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon
Directed By: