Best Forest Whitaker Movies Films
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Best Forest Whitaker Movies

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List of the best Forest Whitaker movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Over the years, Forest Whitaker has worked with many of the best directors in American cinema including Oliver Stone, Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood. Forest Whitaker'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 Forest Whitaker movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Forest Whitaker movies will be at the top of the list. Forest Whitaker has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Forest Whitaker movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Forest Whitaker films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List contains films like The Last King of Scotland and Platoon.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Forest Whitaker movies?" and "What are the greatest Forest Whitaker roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Whtaker's award-winning performances, you might also enjoy our list of best Oprah Winfrey movies and best Cuba Gooding, Jr. movies.


Forest Whitaker is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Joel Schumacher, Robert Altman and Martin Scorsese. Movie fans who love Forest Whitaker have also been known to enjoy films starring Don Cheadle and Laurence Fishburne.


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    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger

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    Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson

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    Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Forest Whitaker

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    Nicole Kidman, Kristen Stewart, Jodie Foster

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker

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    Mariah Carey, Robin Williams, Oprah Winfrey

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Forest Whitaker, Bolo Yeung

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Forest Whitaker

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    Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell, Jared Leto

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    Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

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    Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett

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    Forest Whitaker, Victor Argo, Henry Silva

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    Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

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    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Forest Whitaker

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    Madonna, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Modine

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    Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber

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    Madeleine Stowe, Forest Whitaker, Richard Dreyfuss

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    Forest Whitaker, Keith David, Sam Robards

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    Michelle Williams, Forest Whitaker, Ben Kingsley

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    Ashley Judd, Forest Whitaker, William Hurt

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Forest Whitaker, Eddie Griffin

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Brendan Fraser, Kevin Bacon

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    Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren, Kim Basinger

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    Morgan Freeman, Mickey Rourke, Forest Whitaker

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    Keanu Reeves, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

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    Maggie Grace, Forest Whitaker, Adrien Brody

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    Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker

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    Forest Whitaker, Shannyn Sossamon, Warren Sapp

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    John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Forest Whitaker

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    Forest Whitaker, Gabrielle Anwar, R. Lee Ermey

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    Forest Whitaker, Danny Glover, Gregory Hines

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    Zoe Saldana, Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson

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    Forest Whitaker, Tom Sizemore, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Rosario Dawson, Usher, Vanessa L. Williams

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    Bruce Willis, Malin Åkerman, Deborah Ann Woll

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    Amanda Lear, Patrick Timsit, Vincent Lindon

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    50 Cent, Robert De Niro, Dana Delany

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    Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Jaimie Alexander

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    Dana Delany, Ray J, Forest Whitaker

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    Forest Whitaker, Ossie Davis, Jonathan Silverman

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    Amanda Seyfried, Forest Whitaker, Donald Sutherland

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    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Hudson, Dakota Fanning

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Lea Thompson

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    Sharon Stone, Forest Whitaker, Jim Belushi

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    Forest Whitaker, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps

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    Jeremy Irons, Forest Whitaker, Charlotte Rampling

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    Kevin Garnett, James Earl Jones, Don Cheadle

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    Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano

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