Best Sidney Poitier Movies Films
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Best Sidney Poitier Movies

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List of the best Sidney Poitier movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sidney Poitier's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. The order of these top Sidney Poitier movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sidney Poitier movies will be at the top of the list. Sidney Poitier has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sidney Poitier movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sidney Poitier films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Uptown Saturday Night and Go, Man, Go! are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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  1. 1
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    Sidney Poitier, Lulu, Patricia Routledge

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  2. 2
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    Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy

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  3. 3
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    Sidney Poitier, Ed Asner, Martin Landau

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  4. 4
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    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Stanley Adams

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  5. 5
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    Sidney Poitier, George Baker, Johnny Sekka

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  6. 6
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    Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant

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  7. 7
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    Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett, Jr., Ruby Dee

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  8. 8
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    Sidney Poitier, Piper Laurie, Jay O. Sanders

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  9. 9
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    Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, John Qualen

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  10. 10
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    Mary-Louise Parker, Sidney Poitier, Dianne Wiest

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  11. 11
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    John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury

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  12. 12
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    Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Carl Switzer

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  13. 13
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    Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier

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  14. 14
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    Sidney Poitier, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dorothy Dandridge

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  15. 15
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    Sidney Poitier, Lulu, Daniel J. Travanti

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  16. 16
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    Sidney Poitier, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis

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  17. 17
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    Kirstie Alley, Tom Berenger, Sidney Poitier

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  18. 18
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    Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Sidney Poitier

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  19. 19
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    Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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  20. 20
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    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, James Earl Jones

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  21. 21
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    Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee

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  22. 22
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    Bill Cosby, Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis

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  23. 23
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    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

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  24. 24
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    Michael Caine, Sidney Poitier, John Carson

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  25. 25
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    Anne Bancroft, Sidney Poitier, Ed Asner

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  26. 26
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    Sidney Poitier, Paul Winfield, Will Geer

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  27. 27
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    Sidney Poitier, Beau Bridges, Carroll O'Connor

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  28. 28
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    Separate but Equal Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Cleavon Little

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  29. 29
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    Sidney Poitier, James Garner, Bibi Andersson

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  30. 30
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    Clark Gable, Sidney Poitier, Yvonne De Carlo

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  31. 31
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    River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, Richard Jenkins

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  32. 32
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    Michael Caine, Sidney Poitier, Rutger Hauer

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  33. 33
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    Farrah Fawcett, Jim Caviezel, Sidney Poitier

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  34. 34
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    Sidney Poitier, Alan Ladd, Ingemar Johansson

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    Free of Eden Sidney Poitier, Phylicia Rashād, Khalil Kain

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  36. 36
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    Sepia Cinderella Billy Daniels, Hilda Offley, Fred Gordon

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  37. 37
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    Sidney Poitier, Jeff Chandler

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  38. 38
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    Sidney Poitier, Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter

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  39. 39
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    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Leonard Rossiter

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  40. 40
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    Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong

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  41. 41
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    Sidney Poitier, Charles Carson, Canada Lee

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  42. 42
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    Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk

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  43. 43
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    Good-bye, My Lady Sidney Poitier, Walter Brennan, Phil Harris

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  44. 44
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    Donald Sutherland, Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark

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  45. 45
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    Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Dane Clark

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  46. 46
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    The Lost Man Sidney Poitier

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    Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes, Ruby Dee

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  48. 48
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    Sidney Poitier, Raúl Juliá, Daniel J. Travanti

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  49. 49
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    The Mark of the Hawk Sidney Poitier, Eartha Kitt, John McIntire

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  50. 50
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    David and Lisa Brittany Murphy, Sidney Poitier

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