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The Best Alfre Woodard Movies  

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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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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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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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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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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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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alfre Woodard Movies
The Lion King Donald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones
The Lion King is a 2019 American live-action epic musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau, and a remake of the 1994 animated film. When tragedy strikes home, Simba (Donald Glover) must step ...more
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Juanita is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alfre Woodard Movies
Alfre Woodard, Blair Underwood, Adam Beach
Juanita is a 2019 American drama film, directed by Clark Johnson, based on the novel Dancing on the Edge of the Roof by Sheila Williams. Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban ...more
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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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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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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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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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Alfre Woodard, Courtney B. Vance, Dawnn Lewis
Race to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad is a 1994 historical drama film written by Peter Mohan directed by Don McBrearty.
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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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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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Alec Baldwin, Helen Hunt, Alfre Woodard
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Black Hollywood: Blaxploitatio... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alfre Woodard Movies
Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema Jim Brown, Sidney Poitier, Alfre Woodard
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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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Unchained Memories: Readings f... is listed (or ranked) 17 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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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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The Water Is Wide Alfre Woodard, James Murtaugh, Michael Harding
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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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Patti LaBelle, John Ritter, Alfre Woodard
Unnatural Causes is the 1986 drama film written by Stephen Doran, Martin M. Goldstein, Robert Jacobs and John Sayles and directed by Lamont Johnson.
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Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott, Carl Lumbly
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Samuel L. Jackson, Alfre Woodard, Howard Rollins
Trial of the Moke is a 1978 drama tv movie directed by Stan Lathan.
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Alfre Woodard, Thora Birch, Lindsay Crouse