The Best Ossie Davis Movies Films

The Best Ossie Davis Movies

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including The History Makers: Success and No Way Out.

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

Notable directors that worked with Ossie Davis include names like Joel Schumacher, Spike Lee and Sidney Lumet.

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Laurence Fishburne, Spike Lee

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    Monica Bellucci, Kerry Washington, Jim Brown

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee

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    Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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    Jungle Fever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Carol Kane

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    Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis

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    Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

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    Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., Brian Dennehy, Ossie Davis

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    Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald

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    Hayden Panettiere, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard

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    Nia Long, Terry Crews, Joy Bryant

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    Bernie Mac, Randy Quaid, Andre Braugher

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    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

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    Bill Cosby, Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis

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    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker

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    Sean Connery, Ossie Davis, Michael Redgrave

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    The Ernest Green Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Ruby Dee, Morris Chestnut, Ossie Davis

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    Laurence Fishburne, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis

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    Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas

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    Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Ossie Davis

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    Morgan Freeman, Paul Newman, Ellen Barkin

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    Tony Bennett, Cicely Tyson, Ossie Davis

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    Craig T. Nelson, Walter Matthau, Martha Plimpton

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    Betsy Russell, Ossie Davis, Ross Hagen

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    The Soul Collector is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Hilary Duff, Melissa Gilbert, Bruce Greenwood

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    Dionne Warwick, Ossie Davis, Stephen Boyd

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    The History Makers: Success is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    The History Makers: Success Isaac Hayes, Ossie Davis

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    Deacons for Defense is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Forest Whitaker, Ossie Davis, Jonathan Silverman

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    Directors: Sidney Lumet Jack Lemmon, Ossie Davis

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    Aidan Quinn, Ossie Davis, Stephen Rea

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    Chasing Secrets is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Madeline Zima, Ossie Davis, Della Reese

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    Here's to Life! is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Ossie Davis, Eric McCormack, James Whitmore

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    That's Black Entertainment: Ce... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    That's Black Entertainment: Celebrating Legendary Black Actors Ossie Davis

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    Scandalize My Name is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Scandalize My Name

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    Finding Buck McHenry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Finding Buck McHenry Ernie Banks, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

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    A Man Called Adam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

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

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    Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World Maya Angelou, John McEnroe, Billie Jean King

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    Gone Are the Days! is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Gone Are the Days! Alan Alda, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

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    The House of God is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Michael Richards, James Cromwell, Joe Piscopo

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    Unchained Memories: Readings f... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle

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    Shock Treatment is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Shock Treatment Lauren Bacall, Roddy McDowall, Carol Lynley

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    Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem Denzel Washington, Willie Nelson, Al Sharpton

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    Paul Robeson: Here I Stand is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies
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    Why Can't We Be a Family Again... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies
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    The Tenth Level is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    The Tenth Level John Travolta, William Shatner, Ossie Davis

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    A Vow to Cherish is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    Ossie Davis, Ken Howard, Barbara Babcock

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    The Ghosts of Christmas Eve is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Ossie Davis Movies

    The Ghosts of Christmas Eve Jewel, Ossie Davis, Allie Sheridan

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