The Best Denzel Washington Movies Films

The Best Denzel Washington Movies

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This is a list of the best Denzel Washington movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. Denzel Washington's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, from critics and fans alike. It's Denzel! I mean... it's Denzel.

The order of these top Denzel Washington movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Denzel Washington movies will be at the top of the list. What do you think is the greatest Denzel Washington movie of all time is? Think about it and vote!

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

This list has everything from Philadelphia to Training Day. That's just the tip of iceberg when it comes to the storied Denzel Washington filmography (or list of Denzel Washington movies).

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Denzel Washington movies?" and "What are the greatest Denzel Washington roles of all time?"

Denzel Washington best movies? Check out this Denzel Washington movie list.

Denzel Washington has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ridley Scott and Tony Scott. If you're a fan of Denzel Washington, then check out our lists of the best Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson movies as well.

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    most listed
    Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning

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    Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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    the people's #1
    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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  4. 4
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    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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  5. 5
    + 224
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    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

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    Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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  7. 7
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    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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    Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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    Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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    Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

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    Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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    Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle

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  14. 14
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    Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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  15. 15
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    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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  16. 16
    + 150
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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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  17. 17
    + 166
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    John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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    + 185
    - 42


    Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah

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    + 152
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    Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Milla Jovovich

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    Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

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    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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    Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo

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    Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

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    Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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    Eva Mendes, Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan

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    Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Salli Richardson

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    Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett

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    Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

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    + 77
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    Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, David Alan Grier

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    Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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    Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery, Don Cheadle

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    Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Lionel Richie

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    Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover

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    Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

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    Kate Beckinsale, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves

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    Denzel Washington, Don Murray, Millie Perkins

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    + 52
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    Denzel Washington, Charles S. Dutton, Sharmila Tagore

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    Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

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    + 45
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    Denzel Washington, Mimi Rogers, M. Emmet Walsh

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    Denzel Washington, Susan Saint James, George Segal

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    Denzel Washington, Richard Gere, Gene Hackman

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    Denzel Washington, Bob Hoskins, Ray Baker

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    Denzel Washington, John Cassavetes

  45. 45
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    Denzel Washington, Jim Caviezel, Pat Boone

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    Denzel Washington, Donna Hanover, Matt Salinger

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    Denzel Washington, Graham McTavish, Craig Fairbrass

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    Denzel Washington, Cicely Tyson, Jason Bernard

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    Denzel Washington, Sheryl Crow, Queen Latifah

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