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List of the best Alfre Woodard movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Alfre Woodard'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 Alfre Woodard movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Alfre Woodard movies will be at the top of the list. Alfre Woodard has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Alfre Woodard movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Alfre Woodard films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

A list made up of films like The Dot ... and More Stories to Make You Feel Good and Take the Lead.

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

Tyler Perry and Robert Altman are among those who have directed Alfre Woodard at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Alfre Woodard have also been known to enjoy films starring Ellen Burstyn and Kathy Bates.

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Crooklyn RuPaul, Spike Lee, Alfre Woodard Crooklyn is a 1994 semi-autobiographical film co-written and directed by Spike Lee. The film takes place in Brooklyn, New York and the neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant during the summer of ...more

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Holiday Heart Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames, Mykelti Williamson Holiday Heart is a 2000 TV movie starring Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard, and Mykelti Williamson. It was directed by Robert Townsend, aired on the cable TV channel Showtime, and was distributed on ...more

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Down in the Delta Wesley Snipes, Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine Down in the Delta is a 1998 drama film directed by Maya Angelou. The film stars Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman, Jr., Esther Rolle, Loretta Devine, and Wesley Snipes.

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The Family That Preys Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Kathy Bates The Family That Preys is a 2008 American movie drama written, produced, and directed by Tyler Perry. The screenplay focuses on two families, one wealthy and the other working class, whose lives ...more

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Blue Chips Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett Blue Chips is a 1994 basketball drama film, directed by William Friedkin, written by Ron Shelton and starring Nick Nolte as a college coach and real-life basketball stars Shaquille O'Neal and ...more

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Scrooged Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis Scrooged is a 1988 American Christmas comedy film, a modernization of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The film was produced and directed by Richard Donner, and the cinematography was by ...more

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Love & Basketball Tyra Banks, Gabrielle Union, Sanaa Lathan Love & Basketball is a 2000 American romantic drama film starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan. The film tells the story of Quincy McCall and Monica Wright, two next-door neighbors in Los ...more

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Beauty Shop Alicia Silverstone, Queen Latifah, Kevin Bacon Beauty Shop is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Bille Woodruff. The film serves as both a third installment and a spin-off of the Barbershop film franchise, and stars Queen Latifah as ...more

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Primal Fear Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-thriller film, based on William Diehl's 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit. The film tells the story of Chicago defense ...more

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Miss Evers' Boys Laurence Fishburne, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis Miss Evers' Boys is a 1997 HBO television film starring Alfre Woodard and Laurence Fishburne, based on the true story of the decades-long Tuskegee experiment. It was directed by Joseph Sargent ...more

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American Violet Nicole Beharie, Alfre Woodard, Xzibit American Violet is a 2008 film directed by Tim Disney.

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Miss Firecracker Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins, Mary Steenburgen Miss Firecracker is a 1989 comedy film directed by Thomas Schlamme. It stars Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard, and Scott Glenn. The film, set in Yazoo City, ...more

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Mumford Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Monaco, Martin Short Mumford is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is set in a small town where a new psychologist gives offbeat advice to the neurotic residents. Both the ...more

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Star Trek: First Contact Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard Star Trek: First Contact is a 1996 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the eighth feature film based on Star Trek, and the first film to feature no cast members ...more

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Heart and Souls Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick Heart and Souls is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Robert Downey, Jr. as Thomas Riley, a businessman recruited by the souls of four deceased people - ...more

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K-PAX Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Aaron Paul K-PAX is a 2001 American science fiction-mystery film directed by Iain Softley and starring Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack and Alfre Woodard. The screenplay, written by Gene Brewer ...more

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Grand Canyon Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Mary-Louise Parker Grand Canyon is a 1991 American drama film directed and produced by Lawrence Kasdan, and written by Kasdan with his wife Meg. Featuring an ensemble cast, the film is about random events ...more

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Radio Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger Radio is a 2003 film inspired by the 1996 Sports Illustrated article "Someone to Lean On" by Gary Smith. The article and the movie are based on the true story of T. L. Hanna High ...more

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How to Make an American Quilt Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more

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Passion Fish Angela Bassett, Alfre Woodard, Mary McDonnell Passion Fish is a 1992 American film written and directed by John Sayles. The film stars Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Vondie Curtis-Hall, David Strathairn, Leo Burmester, and Angela Bassett. ...more

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Dinosaur Hayden Panettiere, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard Dinosaur is a 2000 American live-action/computer-animated science fiction adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation with The Secret Lab, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It ...more

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A Wrinkle in Time Alfre Woodard, Gregory Smith, Chris Potter A Wrinkle in Time is a television film based on the children's fantasy novel of the same name by Madeleine L'Engle. In 2003, a television adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time was produced by multiple ...more

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What's Cooking? Julianna Margulies, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard What's Cooking? is a 2000 British/American comedy-drama film directed by Gurinder Chadha and starring Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Joan Chen, Lainie Kazan, Maury Chaykin, Julianna Margulies, ...more

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The Forgotten Julianne Moore, Gary Sinise, Alfre Woodard The Forgotten is a 2004 American science fiction psychological thriller drama film, directed by Joseph Ruben and starring Julianne Moore and Dominic West. The film's plot revolves around a woman ...more

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Cross Creek Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, Alfre Woodard Cross Creek is a 1983 film starring Mary Steenburgen as The Yearling author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. The film is directed by Martin Ritt and is based, in part, on Rawlings' 1942 memoir, Cross

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Steel Magnolias Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott Steel Magnolias is an American comedy-drama television film directed by Kenny Leon that premiered at Lifetime Network on October 7, 2012. It is an adaptation of Steel Magnolias. The new film ...more

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The Core Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart The Core is a 2003 American science fiction disaster film. It concerns a team that has to drill to the center of the Earth and set off a series of nuclear explosions in order to restart the ...more

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Something New Taraji P. Henson, Simon Baker, Sanaa Lathan Something New is a 2006 American romantic drama film directed by Sanaa Hamri. The screenplay by Kriss Turner focuses on interracial relationships and traditional African American family values ...more

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Take the Lead Antonio Banderas, Jenna Dewan, Alfre Woodard Take the Lead is a 2006 musical drama film starring Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Alfre Woodard, Dante Basco, Elijah Kelley, Marcus T. Paulk, Jenna Dewan, Lauren Collins and also features former ...more

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The Singing Detective Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes The Singing Detective is a 2003 American musical crime comedy film directed by Keith Gordon and based on the BBC serial of the same name, a work by British writer Dennis Potter. It stars Robert ...more

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Extremities Farrah Fawcett, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid Extremities is a 1986 film starring Farrah Fawcett, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid and James Russo. It was adapted from the successful, yet controversial, 1982 off-Broadway play of the same name ...more

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The Wild Thornberrys Movie Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert The Wild Thornberrys Movie is a 2002 American animated adventure comedy-drama film based on the The Wild Thornberrys television series. The film follows Eliza Thornberry on her quest to rescue a ...more

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Health Lauren Bacall, Carol Burnett, James Garner HealtH is a 1980 ensemble comedy film, the fifteenth feature project from director Robert Altman. It stars Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James Garner, Lauren Bacall, and Paul Dooley, and was ...more

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The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Julianne Moore, Stanley Tucci, Alfre Woodard The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag is a 1992 American screwball comedy film written by Grace Cary Bickley and directed by Allan Moyle. The film stars Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Thal, Julianne Moore, ...more

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Bopha! Malcolm McDowell, Danny Glover, Alfre Woodard Bopha! is a 1993 drama film directed by Morgan Freeman and starring Danny Glover. It was adapted from a 1986 play by Percy Mtwa and was Freeman's directorial debut.

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The Piano Lesson Alfre Woodard, Charles S. Dutton, Courtney B. Vance The Piano Lesson was presented by Hallmark Hall of Fame.

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Medal of Honor Alfre Woodard

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Searching for Debra Winger Salma Hayek, Sharon Stone, Meg Ryan Searching for Debra Winger is a 2002 American documentary film conceived and directed by Rosanna Arquette. It presents a series of interviews with leading actresses who discuss the various ...more

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The Wishing Tree Alfre Woodard, Blair Underwood, Helen Shaver The Wishing Tree is a 1999 film written by Grant Scharbo and directed by Ivan Passer.

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Mandela Danny Glover, Alfre Woodard, Julian Glover Mandela is a 1987 HBO television film directed by Philip Saville. The film stars Danny Glover as Nelson Mandela and Alfre Woodard as his wife Winnie.

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Unchained Memories: Readings f... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Alfre Woodard Movies
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives is a 2003 documentary film written by Mark Jonathan Harris, directed by Ed Bell and Thomas Lennon.

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Pictures of Hollis Woods Sissy Spacek, Alfre Woodard, Jodelle Ferland Pictures of Hollis Woods is a film that debuted on CBS as a Hallmark Hall of Fame film on December 2, 2007. The film is directed by Tony Bill and is based on the Newbery Honor winning novel of ...more

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Follow Me Home Salma Hayek, Alfre Woodard, Benjamin Bratt Follow Me Home is a 1996 film directed by activist and filmmaker Peter Bratt. It explores spiritual and intercultural race relations through the lives of four artists, one African American, one ...more

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Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema Jim Brown, Sidney Poitier, Alfre Woodard

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Sweet Revenge Alec Baldwin, Helen Hunt, Alfre Woodard

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Ambush Murders Alfre Woodard, James Brolin, Amy Madigan An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.

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Gulliver's Travels Omar Sharif, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen Gulliver's Travels is a U.S. TV miniseries based on Jonathan Swift's novel of the same name, produced by Jim Henson Productions and Hallmark Entertainment. This miniseries is notable for being ...more

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The Water Is Wide Alfre Woodard, James Murtaugh, Michael Harding

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Go Tell It on the Mountain Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames, Giancarlo Esposito This film adaptation of James Baldwin's celebrated novel tells the journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Harlem and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of

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The Voyage of La Amistad: A Quest for Freedom Alfre Woodard, Brock Peters