The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies Films

The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies

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This list of the best Samuel L. Jackson movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Samuel L. Jackson has appeared in countless films, but some of his best work has come from his collaboration with Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown. Samuel L. Jackson'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 Samuel L. Jackson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Samuel L. Jackson movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Samuel L. Jackson movies?" and "What are the greatest Samuel L. Jackson roles of all time?"  The greatest Samuel L. Jackson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.  Famous flicks like The Avengers and Django Unchained are included on this Samuel L. Jackson filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best. If you think the best Samuel L. Jackson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you love Jackson's cool characters, you might also enjoy our list of best John Travolta movies and best Robert Downey, Jr. movies. 


Samuel L. Jackson is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and M. Night Shyamalan. Movie fans who love Samuel L. Jackson have also been known to enjoy films starring Scarlett Johansson and Tom Hiddleston.



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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti

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    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey

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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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    Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Quentin Tarantino

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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    Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, Brian Cox

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Amanda Peet

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    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton

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    Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva LaRue

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    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J, Thomas Jane

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    Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Kate Walsh

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Meagan Good, Diahann Carroll

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    Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg

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    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, Jennifer Coolidge

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    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Laurence Fishburne, Spike Lee

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    Justin Timberlake, Christina Ricci, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson

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    John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Roselyn Sánchez

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    Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Giancarlo Esposito, N'Bushe Wright

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    Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel, Eve

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    Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen

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    Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt

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