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

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List below includes This Means War, Our Friend, Martin and more films.

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What's Love Got to Do with It Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Khandi Alexander What's Love Got to Do with It is a 1993 American biographical film directed by Brian Gibson, loosely based on the life of Tina Turner. It stars Angela Bassett as Tina Turner and Laurence ...more

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Waiting to Exhale Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Kelly Preston Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. The film was adapted from the 1992 novel of the same name by ...more

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover How Stella Got Her Groove Back is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, adapted from Terry McMillan's bestselling novel of the same title. The film stars Angela Bassett, ...more

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Malcolm X Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela Malcolm X is a 1992 American biographical drama film about the African-American activist Malcolm X. Directed and co-written by Spike Lee, the film stars Denzel Washington in the title role, as ...more

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Boyz n the Hood Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr. Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American hood drama written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Morris Chestnut, Laurence Fishburne, Nia ...more

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Akeelah and the Bee Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer Akeelah and the Bee is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Doug Atchison. It tells the story of Akeelah Anderson, an 11-year-old girl who participates in the Scripps National ...more

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The Rosa Parks Story Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, Afemo Omilami The Rosa Parks Story is a 2002 American television movie written by Paris Qualles and directed by Julie Dash. Angela Bassett portrays Rosa Parks, and Cicely Tyson a supporting role as her ...more

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Strange Days Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis Strange Days is a 1995 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Co-written and produced by James Cameron and co-written by Jay Cocks, it stars Ralph Fiennes, ...more

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The Jacksons: An American Dream Angela Bassett, Terrence Howard, Vanessa L. Williams The Jacksons: An American Dream is a four-hour American miniseries broadcast in two halves on ABC and originally broadcast on November 15 through November 18, 1992. It is based upon the history ...more

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Meet the Browns Sofía Vergara, Tyler Perry, Angela Bassett Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film released by Lionsgate on March 21, 2008. The film was based on the play of the same name by Tyler Perry.

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City of Hope Angela Bassett, Gina Gershon, Chris Cooper City of Hope is a 1991 American drama film written and directed by John Sayles. The film features Vincent Spano, Stephen Mendillo and Chris Cooper.

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Jumping the Broom Julie Bowen, Paula Patton, Angela Bassett Jumping the Broom is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Salim Akil and produced by Tracey E. Edmonds, Elizabeth Hunter, T.D. Jakes, Glendon Palmer, and Curtis Wallace. The title of the film ...more

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Mr. 3000 Carmen Electra, Jay Leno, Angela Bassett Mr. 3000 is a 2004 American sports comedy film starring Bernie Mac and Angela Bassett. The film's plot surrounds a retired Major League Baseball player who makes a comeback at age 47 in order to ...more

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Ruby's Bucket of Blood Angela Bassett, Jurnee Smollett, Brian Stokes Mitchell Ruby's Bucket of Blood is a 2001 drama film written by Julie Hébert and directed by Peter Werner.

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Contact Matthew McConaughey, Jodie Foster, Jay Leno Contact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name; Sagan and his wife Ann Druyan wrote the ...more

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Notorious Angela Bassett, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke Notorious is a 2009 American biographical film about the life and murder of Christopher Wallace, an American rapper better known by the stage name The Notorious B.I.G. The film stars Jamal ...more

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The Score Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton The Score is a 2001 crime thriller film directed by Frank Oz, and stars Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Angela Bassett and Marlon Brando in his final film role. It was the only time that Brando ...more

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Panther Chris Rock, Angela Bassett, Chris Tucker Panther is a 1995 film directed by Mario Van Peebles, from a screenplay adapted by his father, Melvin Van Peebles, from his novel of the same name. The film portrays the Black Panther Party for ...more

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Vampire in Brooklyn Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Joanna Cassidy Vampire in Brooklyn is a 1995 American horror comedy film directed by Wes Craven, and starring Eddie Murphy and Angela Bassett. Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison, John Witherspoon, Zakes Mokae, and ...more

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Kindergarten Cop Arnold Schwarzenegger, Odette Annable, Angela Bassett Kindergarten Cop is a 1990 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as John Kimble, a tough police detective, who must go undercover and pose as a ...more

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a 2005 American action comedy film directed by Doug Liman. Bored upper-middle class married coupleJohn (Brad Pitt) and Jane Smith (Angelina Jolie) learn that they are ...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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Music of the Heart Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Cloris Leachman Music of the Heart is a 1999 drama film, directed by Wes Craven and written by Pamela Gray. It was produced by Craven-Maddalena Films and Miramax Films, and distributed by Buena Vista ...more

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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett Green Lantern is a 2011 action fantasy film written by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim and directed by Martin Campbell.

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Gospel Hill Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Julia Stiles Gospel Hill is a 2008 film directed and produced by Giancarlo Esposito, who also stars in the film. The film was released on February 10, 2009 on DVD in the United States after being at numerous ...more

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Innocent Blood Angela Bassett, Don Rickles, Sam Raimi Innocent Blood is a 1992 American horror-crime film directed by John Landis. The film stars Anne Parillaud as a beautiful French vampire who finds herself pitted against a gang of vicious ...more

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Sunshine State Angela Bassett, Mary Steenburgen, Edie Falco Sunshine State is a 2002 American comedy–drama film written and directed by John Sayles. The picture stars an ensemble cast that features Angela Bassett, Edie Falco, Jane Alexander, Alan King, ...more

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Meet the Robinsons Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett, Adam West Meet the Robinsons is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures on March 30, 2007. The 47th animated feature in ...more

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Supernova Angela Bassett, James Spader, Robin Tunney Supernova is a 2000 science fiction horror film, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film was written by David C. Wilson, William Malone and Daniel Chuba and directed by Walter Hill, credited as ...more

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Nothing but the Truth Kate Beckinsale, Angela Bassett, Vera Farmiga Nothing but the Truth is a 2008 American drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie. According to comments made by Lurie in The Truth Hurts, a bonus feature on the DVD release, his inspiration ...more

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This Means War Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy, Laura Vandervoort This Means War is a 2012 American romantic comedy spy film directed by McG. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, and Tom Hardy as victims of a love triangle in which two CIA agents who ...more

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Locked Up: A Mother's Rage Angela Bassett, Cheryl Ladd, Jean Smart Locked Up: A Mother's Rage is a 1991 TV movie starring Cheryl Ladd, Diana Muldaur and Jean Smart about a mother wrongly convicted of drug trafficking. This movie highlights the problems children ...more

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F/X Angela Bassett, Brian Dennehy, Jerry Orbach F/X is a 1986 American action-thriller film about Rollie Tyler, an expert in the art of special effects with a reputation built by his work on many low-budget hack-and-slash films such as I ...more

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Unchained Memories: Readings f... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Angela Bassett 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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In The Shadow of Little Rock:The Life of Daisy Bates Angela Bassett In The Shadow of Little Rock:The Life of Daisy Bates is a 2010 documentary film.

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The Lazarus Child Angela Bassett, Andy Garcia, Frances O'Connor The Lazarus Child is a 2005 American drama film directed by Graham Theakston. It was filmed in Canada and the United Kingdom. Entitled The Last Door in Canada.

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Critters 4 Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Martine Beswick Critters 4 is a 1992 science fiction comedy horror film starring Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Angela Bassett and Brad Dourif. It was directed by Rupert Harvey and written by Harvey, Barry ...more

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Masked and Anonymous Penélope Cruz, Bob Dylan, Mickey Rourke Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy-drama film directed by Larry Charles. The film was written by Larry Charles and Bob Dylan, the latter under the pseudonym "Sergei Petrov". It ...more

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Challenger Angela Bassett, Karen Allen, Richard Jenkins Challenger is a 1990 American television film based on the events surrounding the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Its production was somewhat controversial as the families of the astronauts ...more

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In The Best Interest Of The Ch... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Angela Bassett Movies
In The Best Interest Of The Child Angela Bassett, Meg Tilly In The Best Interest Of The Child is a 1990 drama film directed by David Greene and written by Hal Sitowitz. .

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Family of Spies Angela Bassett, Lesley Ann Warren, Lili Taylor Family of Spies, also known as Family of Spies: The Walker Spy Ring is a 1990 TV movie based on the espionage of John A. Walker Jr.. The film was directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starred ...more

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Time Bomb Angela Bassett, David Arquette, Richard T. Jones Time Bomb is a 2006 television movie starring David Arquette, by CBS Television.

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Of Boys and Men Angela Bassett, Kendall Gill, Faizon Love Of Boys and Men is a 2008 drama film written by Michelle Amor and directed by Carl Seaton.

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Boesman and Lena Angela Bassett, Danny Glover, Graham Weir Boesman and Lena is a 2000 film directed by John Berry.

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Our Friend, Martin John Travolta, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg Our Friend, Martin is a 1999 animated children's educational film about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American civil rights movement. Two friends travel through time, meeting Dr. King at ...more

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Fall Of Chances Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union Fall Of Chances Is A comedy-drama film. Starring Cordell Francis, Coneil Francis, Keke Palmer, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Malinda Williams, Kyla Pratt, Kevin Hart And Gabrielle Union.

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Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Joan Rivers, Betty White, Angela Bassett Whispers: An Elephant's Tale is a 2000 family film directed by Dereck Joubert.

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Perry Mason: The Case of the S... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Angela Bassett Movies
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Angela Bassett, Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer is a 1990 crime drama mystery TV movie directed by Ron Satlof.

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Fire: Trapped on the 37th Floor Angela Bassett, Lee Majors Fire: Trapped on the 37th Floor is a 1991 TV film directed by Robert Day.

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Freedom: A History of Us Michael Caine, Angela Bassett, Jeremy Irons Freedom: A History of Us is a 2003 history documentary TV series written by Philip Kunhardt Jr.