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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    Training Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denzel Washington Movies


    Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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    Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning

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

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    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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    Glory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denzel Washington Movies


    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

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    Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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    Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

  9. 9
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    Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

  10. 10
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    Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle

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    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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    Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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    Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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    Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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    John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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    Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine

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    Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Milla Jovovich

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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    Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

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    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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    Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah

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    often listed
    Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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    Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

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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, Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo

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    Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett

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    Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

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    Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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    Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, David Alan Grier

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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, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

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    Kate Beckinsale, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves

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    Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover

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    Denzel Washington, Don Murray, Millie Perkins

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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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    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, John Cassavetes

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    Denzel Washington, Bob Hoskins, Ray Baker

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    Denzel Washington, Jim Caviezel, Pat Boone

  46. 46
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    Denzel Washington, Graham McTavish, Craig Fairbrass

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    Power is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denzel Washington Movies


    Denzel Washington, Donna Hanover, Matt Salinger

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    We Are One: The Obama Inaugura... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Denzel Washington Movies


    Denzel Washington, Sheryl Crow, Queen Latifah

  49. 49
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    Denzel Washington, Cicely Tyson, Jason Bernard

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