Best Ossie Davis Movies Films
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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, Angela Bassett

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    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Abe Vigoda

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    Monica Bellucci, Kerry Washington, Jim Brown

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    Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

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    Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

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    Hayden Panettiere, Julianna Margulies, Frank Welker

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    Nia Long, Terry Crews, David Alan Grier

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    Bernie Mac, Randy Quaid, Charles S. Dutton

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    Cuba Gooding, Jr., Brian Dennehy, Robert Loggia

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    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

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    Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald

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    Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis

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    Bill Cosby, Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis

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    Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas

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    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker

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    Sean Connery, Michael Redgrave, Ossie Davis

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    Morris Chestnut, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

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    Laurence Fishburne, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis

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    Morgan Freeman, Paul Newman, Ellen Barkin

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    Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Ossie Davis

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    Tony Bennett, Paul Winfield, Ossie Davis

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    Betsy Russell, Ossie Davis, Rory Calhoun

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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, Kidada Jones

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    Crystal Bernard, Della Reese, Ossie Davis

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    Ossie Davis, James Whitmore, Eric McCormack

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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, Jr.

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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, Ossie Davis

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    Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Angela Bassett

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

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