The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List Films

The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List

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The best Samuel L. Jackson movies all have one thing in common… They all feature a certain bad-ass dude. Whether he’s a hitman for hire or the director of a super-secret spy organization, Samuel L. Jackson always brings an air of badassery. He’s been in countless movies over the years, but we wanted to find out what were his best roles. To that end, fans like you have voted on their favorite Samuel L. Jackson movies below.

Some of Sam Jackson’s best work has come from his collaboration with Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown. Jackson's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Samuel L. Jackson movies is decided by how many votes they receive; so only highly rated Samuel L. Jackson movies will be at the top of the list. If you think his best role isn't at the top, then vote it up so it has the chance to become number one.

Want a sneak preview of these top Samuel L. Jackson movies? Luckily for you, trailers have been included when available. Sure, some of his best movies aren’t exactly high-brow *cough*Snakes on a Plan*cough*, but they’re still entertaining as heck. He’s also a veritable one-man army in more than a few roles, like in The Hateful Eight or Captain America: Winter Soldier.

If you love Jackson's cool characters, you might also enjoy our list of best John Travolta movies, since they worked closely in one of the best Samuel L. Jackson movies ever, Pulp Fiction.

Samuel L. Jackson is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and M. Night Shyamalan. Movie fans who love Samuel L. Jackson have also been known to enjoy films starring Scarlett Johansson and Tom Hiddleston.

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List

    the people's #1
    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

  2. 2
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    Django Unchained is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

  3. 3
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    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey

  4. 4
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    Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti

  5. 5
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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

  6. 6
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    Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

  7. 7
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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Quentin Tarantino

  8. 8
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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

  9. 9
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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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  10. 10
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    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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    Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List


    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, Brian Cox

  13. 13
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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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  14. 14
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    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

  15. 15
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    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List


    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

  16. 16
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    Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson

  17. 17
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    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List


    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

  19. 19
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    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley

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    Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Amanda Peet

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

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    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton

  28. 28
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    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

  29. 29
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    most listed
    Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Kate Walsh

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    Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J, Thomas Jane

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    Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva LaRue

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    Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Meagan Good, Diahann Carroll

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    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List


    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

  35. 35
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    Justin Timberlake, Christina Ricci, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel, Eve

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Laurence Fishburne, Spike Lee

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    Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, Jennifer Coolidge

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    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson

  42. 42
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    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

  43. 43
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    Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg

  44. 44
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    John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Roselyn Sánchez

  45. 45
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    Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

  46. 46
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    Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson

  47. 47
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    Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor

  48. 48
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    Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen

  49. 49
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    Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy, Anthony Mackie

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Method Man, Clifton Collins

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