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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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    Laurence Fishburne, Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison

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    Danny Aiello, John Turturro, Martin Lawrence

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    George Guidall, Al Sharpton, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    John Turturro, Queen Latifah, Brad Dourif

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    Robert Stack, Carol Kane, Amanda Plummer

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    John Turturro, Bai Ling, Ellen Barkin

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    Albert Brooks, Kyla Pratt, Ellen DeGeneres

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    Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Buck Henry

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    Della Reese, Joan Plowright, Julianna Margulies

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    Vincent Schiavelli, Sally Struthers, Mario Van Peebles

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    Bernie Mac, Charles S. Dutton, Isaiah Washington

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert Loggia, Brian Dennehy

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    Ruby Dee, Dots Johnson, Ossie Davis

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    Matt Frewer, Rob Lowe, Gary Sinise

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    Daniel Roebuck, Harrison Young, Reggie Bannister

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    Bill Cosby, Denise Nicholas, Mel Stewart

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    Burt Lancaster, Telly Savalas, Dabney Coleman

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    Tommy Lee Jones, Anthony Edwards, Anthony LaPaglia

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    Ian Bannen, Sean Connery, Jack Watson

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    Ruby Dee, C. C. H. Pounder, Omar Gooding

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    Laurence Fishburne, Alfre Woodard, E. G. Marshall

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    Ellen Barkin, Judith Ivey, Maury Chaykin

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    Angie Dickinson, Clint Walker, Del Reeves

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    Paul Winfield, Tony Bennett, Roscoe Lee Browne

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    Paul Lambert, Frank Doubleday, Betsy Russell

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    Melissa Gilbert, Hilary Duff, Ossie Davis

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    Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Friedman

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    Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Silverman, Paul Benjamin

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    The History Makers: Success Ossie Davis, Isaac Hayes

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    Directors: Sidney Lumet Jack Lemmon, Ossie Davis

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    Stephen Rea, Darnell Williams, Vernel Bagneris

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    Della Reese, Yvonne Zima, Crystal Bernard

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    Kim Hunter, 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 Ruby Dee, Kevin Jubinville, Michael Rhoades

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    A Man Called Adam Sammy Davis, Jr., Mel Tormé

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    Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World Arthur Ashe, John McEnroe, Bryant Gumbel

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    Gone Are the Days! Ruby Dee, Beah Richards, Alan Alda

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    Charles Haid, Joe Piscopo, Lisa Pelikan

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    Barbara Babcock, David Denman, Richard Narita

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    The Tenth Level Lindsay Crouse, John Travolta, Lynn Carlin

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

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    Slaves Dionne Warwick, Stephen Boyd, Gale Sondergaard

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    Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem Willie Nelson, Al Sharpton, Patti Austin

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    Shock Treatment Roddy McDowall, Lauren Bacall, Ossie Davis

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    Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Jasmine Guy, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Don Cheadle

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

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