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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 Remember the Titans 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 Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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Man on Fire Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning

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Remember the Titans Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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Glory Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

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Malcolm X Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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Inside Man Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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Flight Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle

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Crimson Tide Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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John Q Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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The Hurricane Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

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Déjà Vu Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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The Book of Eli Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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The Pelican Brief Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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Courage Under Fire Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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The Bone Collector Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah

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The Equalizer Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo

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Unstoppable Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine

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Safe House Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

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The Taking of Pelham 123 John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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He Got Game Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Milla Jovovich

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Fallen Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

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The Manchurian Candidate Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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The Siege Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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Out of Time Eva Mendes, Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan

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Antwone Fisher Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Salli Richardson

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The Great Debaters Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett

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2 Guns Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

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The Preacher's Wife Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Lionel Richie

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Devil in a Blue Dress Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery, Don Cheadle

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A Soldier's Story Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, David Alan Grier

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Cry Freedom Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover

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Ricochet Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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Mo' Better Blues Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

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Much Ado About Nothing Kate Beckinsale, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves

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License to Kill Denzel Washington, Don Murray, Millie Perkins

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Mississippi Masala Denzel Washington, Charles S. Dutton, Sharmila Tagore

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The Mighty Quinn Denzel Washington, Mimi Rogers, M. Emmet Walsh

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Virtuosity Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

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Power Denzel Washington, Richard Gere, Gene Hackman

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Carbon Copy Denzel Washington, Susan Saint James, George Segal

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Heart Condition Denzel Washington, Bob Hoskins, Ray Baker

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Flesh and Blood Denzel Washington, John Cassavetes

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Hollywood on Fire Denzel Washington, Jim Caviezel, Pat Boone

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Power Denzel Washington, Donna Hanover, Matt Salinger

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For Queen and Country Denzel Washington, Graham McTavish, Craig Fairbrass

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Wilma Denzel Washington, Cicely Tyson, Jason Bernard