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List of the best Cicely Tyson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Cicely Tyson'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 Cicely Tyson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Cicely Tyson movies will be at the top of the list. Cicely Tyson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cicely Tyson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Cicely Tyson films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Cicely Tyson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Cicely Tyson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Cicely Tyson, Katherine Helmond, Odetta

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Diary of a Mad Black Woman Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor

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The Help Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard

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The Comedians Elizabeth Taylor, James Earl Jones, Richard Burton

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The Rosa Parks Story Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, Afemo Omilami

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Fried Green Tomatoes Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell

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The Women of Brewster Place Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens, Cicely Tyson

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A Lesson Before Dying Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer

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Mama Flora's Family Queen Latifah, Shemar Moore, Cicely Tyson

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Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion Tyler Perry, Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson

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A Woman Called Moses Orson Welles, Cicely Tyson, Will Geer

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Why Did I Get Married Too? Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry

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Alex Cross Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols, Matthew Fox

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Sounder Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Taj Mahal

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Hoodlum Queen Latifah, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne

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Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Cicely Tyson

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Bustin' Loose Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, George Coe

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Idlewild Paula Patton, Terrence Howard, André 3000

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Wilma Denzel Washington, Cicely Tyson, Jason Bernard

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The Blue Bird Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner

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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York Jennifer Garner, Erika Eleniak, Cicely Tyson

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Because of Winn-Dixie Elle Fanning, AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels

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The Grass Harp Edward Furlong, Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek

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The Concorde...Airport '79 Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy

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Jewel Farrah Fawcett, Cicely Tyson, Patrick Bergin

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King Tony Bennett, Cicely Tyson, Ossie Davis

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Alan Arkin, Cicely Tyson, Stacy Keach

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The River Niger James Earl Jones, Louis Gossett, Jr.

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The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia Katee Sackhoff, Chad Michael Murray, Abigail Spencer

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Neighbors Cicely Tyson, Jane Wyatt, Raymond St. Jacques

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A Man Called Adam Morgan Freeman, Louis Armstrong, Sammy Davis

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Always Outnumbered Laurence Fishburne, Natalie Cole, Laurie Metcalf

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Heat Wave James Earl Jones, Charlie Korsmo, David Strathairn

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The Road to Galveston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cicely Tyson Movies
The Road to Galveston Cicely Tyson, Akin Babatunde

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A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Glynn Turman

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Riot Lucy Liu, Sugar Ray Leonard, Luke Perry

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The Price of Heaven Lori Loughlin, Cicely Tyson, George Wendt

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Carib Gold Cicely Tyson, Ethel Waters, Geoffrey Holder

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Fat Rose and Squeaky Cicely Tyson, Louise Fletcher, Julie Brown

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Relative Stranger Cicely Tyson, Dan Castellaneta, Michael Michele