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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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Sister Act Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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The Color Purple Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies
Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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Jumpin' Jack Flash Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz

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Corrina, Corrina Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Joan Cusack

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill, Maggie Smith

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Clara's Heart Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Kathleen Quinlan

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover

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Fatal Beauty Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin

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Boys on the Side Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, Whoopi Goldberg

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Made in America Will Smith, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Tilly

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The Associate Whoopi Goldberg, Allison Janney, Eli Wallach

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Burglar Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, Lesley Ann Warren

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Ghosts of Mississippi Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

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Girl, Interrupted Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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Cinderella Whitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg, Bernadette Peters

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The Long Walk Home Whoopi Goldberg, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen

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The Lion King 1½ Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin

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Sarafina! Whoopi Goldberg, Miriam Makeba, John Kani

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Eddie Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg

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For Colored Girls Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg

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Soapdish Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg

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A Christmas Carol Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Curry, Ed Asner

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Madea Goes to Jail Sofía Vergara, Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry

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The Rugrats Movie Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Curry, Lenny Kravitz

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Star Trek Nemesis Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hardy, Patrick Stewart

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The Pagemaster Macaulay Culkin, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart

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Alice in Wonderland Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lloyd

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Racing Stripes Hayden Panettiere, Snoop Dogg, Mandy Moore

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Rat Race Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart, John Cleese

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Bogus Whoopi Goldberg, Haley Joel Osment, Gérard Depardieu

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The Little Rascals Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks

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A Little Bit of Heaven Kate Hudson, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Bates

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Kingdom Come Whoopi Goldberg, LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith

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It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, Mel Brooks

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, Debbie Reynolds

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Jackie's Back Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton, Tim Curry

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Happily Ever After: Fairy Tale... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Whoopi Goldberg, Wesley Snipes, Heavy D

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A Knight in Camelot Whoopi Goldberg, Michael York, Amanda Donohoe

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The Player Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Whoopi Goldberg

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The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal

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The Telephone Whoopi Goldberg, Elliott Gould, John Heard

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Call Me Claus Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne, Victor Garber

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27 9
Whoopi Back To Broadway The 2... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies

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Kiss Shot Whoopi Goldberg, Dennis Franz, Dorian Harewood

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The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special Arnold Schwarzenegger, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters

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Homer and Eddie Whoopi Goldberg, Jim Belushi, John Waters

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The Little Engine That Could Jamie Lee Curtis, Whoopi Goldberg, Brenda Song