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Film Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies  

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List of the best Lupita Nyong'o movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lupita Nyong'o started her acting career appearing in TV series like Shuga, but she quickly became a good bet at the box office. Lupita Nyong'o'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 Lupita Nyong'o movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Lupita Nyong'o movies will be at the top of the list. Lupita Nyong'o has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Lupita Nyong'o movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Lupita Nyong'o films to end the squabble once and for all.

In 2014, Lupita Nyong'o won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave

This is a list that features films like Black Panther and Queen of Katwe.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Lupita Nyong'o movies?" and "What are the greatest Lupita Nyong'o roles of all time?"

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

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Queen of Katwe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies
Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine Queen of Katwe is a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Mira Nair. A Ugandan girl (Madina Nalwanga) sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of

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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King TÂ’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more

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12 Years a Slave is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch 12 Years a Slave is a 2013 period drama film directed by Steve McQueen, based on the 1853 memoir by Solomon Northup In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free ...more

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Star Wars: Episode VII - The F... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill This film is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Ex-stormtrooper Finn (John ...more

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The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies
Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau. Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated film ...more

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Star Wars: Episode VIII - The ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies
Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver This film is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) joins Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) ...more

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Non-Stop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies
Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Lupita Nyong'o Non-Stop is a 2014 mystery-action thriller film starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery, Lupita Nyong'o and Scoot McNairy and directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. This is the first ...more