Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies Films
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Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies

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List of the best Whoopi Goldberg movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Whoopi Goldberg was appearing in her one-woman show on Broadway when Steven Spielberg cast her in her breakout role in The Color Purple in 1985. Whoopi Goldberg'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 Whoopi Goldberg movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Whoopi Goldberg movies will be at the top of the list. Whoopi Goldberg has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Whoopi Goldberg movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Whoopi Goldberg films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List includes Sister Act, Ghost and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Whoopi Goldberg movies?" and "What are the greatest Whoopi Goldberg roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Goldberg's comedy, you might also enjoy our list of best Robin Williams movies and best Billy Crystal movies.


Whoopi Goldberg is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Tyler Perry and Robert Altman. Is Whoopi Goldberg your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Queen Latifah and Liza Minnelli films lists too.


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    Kathy Najimy, Joseph Maher, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Vincent Schiavelli, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn

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    Nathan Lane, Robert Guillaume, Moira Kelly

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    Carol Kane, Jon Lovitz, Phil Hartman

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    Laurence Fishburne, Dana Ivey, Adolph Caesar

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    James Coburn, Lauryn Hill, Jennifer Love Hewitt

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    Ray Liotta, Don Ameche, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Rubén Blades, Brad Dourif, Sam Elliott

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Dennis Boutsikaris, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Will Smith, Ted Danson, Jennifer Tilly

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    Bebe Neuwirth, Allison Janney, Eli Wallach

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    Regina King, Suzzanne Douglas, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Don Rickles, Tim Allen, Michael Keaton

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    Nathan Lane, Robert Guillaume, Moira Kelly

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    Spalding Gray, Hattie Winston, Whoopi Goldberg

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    John Goodman, Lesley Ann Warren, Whoopi Goldberg

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    James Woods, Alec Baldwin, Alexa Vega

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    Brittany Murphy, Clea DuVall, Jared Leto

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    Mary Steenburgen, Dan Butler, Ving Rhames

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    Vlade Divac, Dennis Rodman, Frank Langella

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    Frankie Muniz, Joe Pantoliano, David Spade

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    Bernadette Peters, Veanne Cox, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Miriam Makeba, John Kani, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Ben Stein

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    Al Sharpton, Phil McGraw, Tamela Mann

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    Ron Perlman, Tom Hardy, Bryan Singer

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    Peter Ustinov, Ben Kingsley, Martin Short

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    Ed Asner, Tim Curry, Whoopi Goldberg

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    George Hearn, Phil Hartman, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Haley Joel Osment, Gérard Depardieu, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Thandie Newton, Loretta Devine, Kerry Washington

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    Laurie Anderson, Beck Hansen, Lenny Kravitz

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    A Knight in Camelot Amanda Donohoe, Whoopi Goldberg, Paloma Baeza

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    Steve Allen, John Cusack, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Dolly Parton, Loretta Devine, Tim Curry

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., Kathy Najimy, Jon Lovitz

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    Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Della Reese, Jimmy Smits, Wesley Snipes

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    John Heard, Whoopi Goldberg, Elliott Gould

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    Peter Dinklage, Whoopi Goldberg, Ian Neville

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, LL Cool J, Cedric the Entertainer

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    June Foray, Jonathan Winters, Rene Russo

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    Bob Newhart, Alan Arkin, Debbie Reynolds

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    Dennis Franz, Dorian Harewood, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Kelly Ripa, Carson Daly, Jon Stewart

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    Bruce Vilarich, Whoopi Goldberg, Taylor Negron

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    Reba McEntire, Lea Thompson, Ashley Olsen

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    Jon Stewart, Ian McKellen, Bill Hader

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    Harvey Fierstein, Christina Applegate, Lewis Black

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    Whoopi Back To Broadway The 20th Anniversary Whoopi Goldberg

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    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Bon Jovi

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