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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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    Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee

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    Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Monica Bellucci, Kerry Washington, Jim Brown

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Carol Kane

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    Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

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    Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

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    Nia Long, Terry Crews, Joy Bryant

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., Brian Dennehy, Ossie Davis

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    Bernie Mac, Randy Quaid, Andre Braugher

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    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

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    Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald

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    Bill Cosby, Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis

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    Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell, 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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    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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    Betsy Russell, Ossie Davis, Ross Hagen

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    Hilary Duff, Melissa Gilbert, Bruce Greenwood

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    Craig T. Nelson, Walter Matthau, Martha Plimpton

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    Forest Whitaker, Ossie Davis, Jonathan Silverman

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    The History Makers: Success Isaac Hayes, Ossie Davis

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    Directors: Sidney Lumet Jack Lemmon, Ossie Davis

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    Aidan Quinn, Ossie Davis, Stephen Rea Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Madeline Zima, Ossie Davis, Della Reese

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    Ossie Davis, Eric McCormack, James Whitmore

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

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    Scandalize My Name

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    Finding Buck McHenry Ernie Banks, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

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    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! Alan Alda, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

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    Michael Richards, James Cromwell, Joe Piscopo

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    Ossie Davis, Ken Howard, Barbara Babcock

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    The Tenth Level John Travolta, William Shatner, Ossie Davis

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    Why Can't We Be a Family Again? Ossie Davis

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    Slaves Dionne Warwick, Ossie Davis, Stephen Boyd

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

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    Shock Treatment Lauren Bacall, Roddy McDowall, Carol Lynley

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

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

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