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. 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

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sidney Poitier movies?" and "What are the greatest Sidney Poitier roles of all time?"


Notable directors that have worked with Sidney Poitier include names like Phil Alden Robinson, Otto Preminger and Richard Brooks. Is Sidney Poitier your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best James Earl Jones and Louis Gossett, Jr. films lists too.


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    Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant

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    Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy

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    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Stanley Adams

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    Sidney Poitier, Lulu, Patricia Routledge

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    Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett, Jr., Ruby Dee

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    Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Carl Switzer

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    Sidney Poitier, Ed Asner, Martin Landau

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    Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, John Qualen

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    John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury

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    Sidney Poitier, Piper Laurie, Jay O. Sanders

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    Sidney Poitier, Lulu, Daniel J. Travanti

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    Sidney Poitier, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dorothy Dandridge

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Sidney Poitier, Dianne Wiest

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    Kirstie Alley, Tom Berenger, Sidney Poitier

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    Sidney Poitier, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis

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    Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier

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    Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Sidney Poitier

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    Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee

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    Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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    Bill Cosby, Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis

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    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, James Earl Jones

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    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

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    Sidney Poitier, George Baker, Johnny Sekka

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    Michael Caine, Sidney Poitier, John Carson

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    Sidney Poitier, Paul Winfield, Will Geer

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    Sidney Poitier, James Garner, Bibi Andersson

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    Sidney Poitier, Beau Bridges, Carroll O'Connor

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    Separate but Equal Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Cleavon Little

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    Clark Gable, Sidney Poitier, Yvonne De Carlo

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    Michael Caine, Sidney Poitier, Rutger Hauer

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    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Leonard Rossiter

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    River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, Richard Jenkins

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    Free of Eden Sidney Poitier, Phylicia Rashād, Khalil Kain

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    Donald Sutherland, Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark

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    Sidney Poitier, Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter

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    Sidney Poitier, Charles Carson, Canada Lee

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    Anne Bancroft, Sidney Poitier, Ed Asner

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    Farrah Fawcett, Jim Caviezel, Sidney Poitier

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    Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong

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    Sidney Poitier, Alan Ladd, Ingemar Johansson

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    Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes, Ruby Dee

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    Sepia Cinderella Billy Daniels, Hilda Offley, Fred Gordon

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    Sidney Poitier, Jeff Chandler

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    Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk

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

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    David and Lisa Brittany Murphy, Sidney Poitier

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    Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Dane Clark

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    The Lost Man Sidney Poitier

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

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    Sidney Poitier, Raúl Juliá, Daniel J. Travanti

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