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List of Whitney Houston Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Bodyguard (1992)
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19
The Bodyguard
R
42
19

When Rachel Marron, a superstar singer, begins receiving death threats, she unwillingly employs Frank Farmer, a former secret service agent, as bodyguard. The two begin their association on a not so good note; however, with time they gradually begin falling for each other. Meanwhile, the stalker is close by and Farmer needs to protect Marron from any harm.

Role:
Rachel Marron
Starring:
Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs
Directed By:
Mick Jackson
Awards:
Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Movie Song
2. Waiting to Exhale (1995)
13
6
Waiting to Exhale
R
13
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:
Savannah Jackson
Starring:
Directed By:
Awards:
ASCAP Film And Television Music Award for Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures
3. Sparkle (2012)
11
4
Sparkle
PG-13
11
4

Sparkle is a musical drama film which tells the story of three sisters in the 1960s, who form a girl group, and within some time, they gain a lot of popularity and become local sensations. However, as their fame continues to grow, success and fame threaten to tear their family apart.

Role:
Emma
Starring:
Jordin Sparks, Mike Epps, Derek Luke, Carmen Ejogo
Directed By:
Salim Akil
4. The Preacher's Wife (1996)
13
5
The Preacher's Wife
PG
13
5

Henry Biggs is a pastor at a struggling church, in a small poor neighborhood in New York City. He is in pressure from a real estate developer who wants to sell the property of the church to build luxury condos. Meanwhile, his relationship with his wife also seems to be failing. Things get interesting when a man enters his life claiming to be an angel sent by God.

Role:
Julia Biggs
Starring:
Denzel Washington, Courtney B. Vance, Jenifer Lewis, Gregory Hines
Directed By:
Penny Marshall
5. Whitney Houston: This is My Life (1992)
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1
Whitney Houston: This is My Life
13
1
Role:
Herself - Host
Starring:
Kevin Costner, Cissy Houston
Directed By:
Anthony Eaton
6. Whitney Houston: Classic Whitney (1997)
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2
Whitney Houston: Classic Whitney
11
2
Role:
Herself
Directed By:
Marty Callner
7. Coca Cola Pop Music Backstage Pass to Summer (1991)
9
3
Coca Cola Pop Music Backstage Pass to Summer
9
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Cher, Paula Abdul, C+C Music Factory, Fishbone
Directed By:
James P. Taylor Jr.
8. Whitney Houston Feat. Enrique Iglesias: Could I Have This Kiss Forever (2000)
7
3
Whitney Houston Feat. Enrique Iglesias: Could I Have This Kiss Forever
7
3
Starring:
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence

Animation Movies

TV Shows

Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You (1992)
14
4
Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You
14
4
Role:
Whitney Houston
Directed By:
Nicholas Brandt
Whitney Houston: I Have Nothing (1993)
12
3
Whitney Houston: I Have Nothing
12
3
Role:
Whitney Houston
Directed By:
S.A. Baron
Whitney Houston: Saving All My Love for You (1985)
10
3
Whitney Houston: Saving All My Love for You
10
3
Directed By:
Stuart Orme
Whitney Houston: I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990)
11
3
Whitney Houston: I'm Your Baby Tonight
11
3
Directed By:
Julien Temple
Whitney Houston & George Michael: If I Told You That (2000)
10
3
Whitney Houston & George Michael: If I Told You That
10
3
Starring:
George Michael
Directed By:
Kevin Bray
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (1987)
14
5
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody
14
5
Role:
Whitney Houston
Directed By:
Brian Grant
Whitney Houston: Run to You (1993)
10
3
Whitney Houston: Run to You
10
3
Directed By:
Mitchell Sinoway
Whitney Houston: Fine (2000)
9
3
Whitney Houston: Fine
9
3
Role:
Herself
Directed By:
Kevin Bray
Whitney Houston: I'm Every Woman (1993)
9
3
Whitney Houston: I'm Every Woman
9
3
Starring:
Valerie Simpson, Chaka Khan, Cissy Houston, Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes
Directed By:
Randee St. Nicholas
Whitney Houston: Queen of the Night (1994)
9
3
Whitney Houston: Queen of the Night
9
3
Directed By:
Mick Jackson
Whitney Houston: It's Not Right But It's Okay (1999)
8
3
Whitney Houston: It's Not Right But It's Okay
8
3
Directed By:
Kevin Bray
Whitney Houston: All the Man That I Need (1991)
8
3
Whitney Houston: All the Man That I Need
8
3
Directed By:
Peter Israelson
Whitney Houston: My Love Is Your Love (1999)
9
3
Whitney Houston: My Love Is Your Love
9
3
Starring:
Wyclef Jean,
Directed By:
Kevin Bray
Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey: When You Believe (1998)
9
4
Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey: When You Believe
9
4
Starring:
Mariah Carey,
Directed By:
Phil Joanou
Whitney Houston: How Will I Know (1985)
8
4
Whitney Houston: How Will I Know
8
4
Role:
Whitney Houston
Directed By:
Brian Grant
Awards:
MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video
Gimme a Break!
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14
Gimme a Break!
25
14
Starring:
Ray Walston, Vanna White, Rosie O'Donnell, Danny Glover, Milton Berle, Elizabeth Berkley, Alice Ghostley
Directed By:
Linda Day, Oz Scott, Hal Cooper, Patrick Maloney, John Bowab
Silver Spoons
30
19
Silver Spoons
30
19
Starring:
Fran Drescher, Gary Coleman, Christina Applegate, Sharon Stone, Jason Bateman, Matthew Perry, Alfonso Ribeiro
Directed By:
Tony Singletary, John Sgueglia, Art Dielhenn, Jack Shea, Bob Lally
As the World Turns
16
11
As the World Turns
TV-14
16
11
Starring:
Emmy Rossum, Abe Vigoda, Debra Jo Rupp, Meg Ryan, Micky Dolenz, Thomas Gibson, Courteney Cox
Directed By:
Ted Corday, Jennifer Pepperman, Michael Eilbaum, Habib Azar, Christopher Goutman

Whitney Houston Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The 28th Annual Grammy Awards Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 1986
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Bodyguard Best Movie Song 1993
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Female R&B Vocal Performance 2000
Winner Best Rhythm & Blues Song 1997
Winner Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female 1988
Winner Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female 1986
The Bodyguard Record of the Year 1994
The Bodyguard Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female 1994
Winner Album of the Year 1994
ASCAP Film And Television Music Awards
Waiting to Exhale Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures 1997
MTV Video Music Awards
Whitney Houston: How Will I Know Best Female Video 1986