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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.

  • 12 Years a Slave1

    12 Years a Slave

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender


    Directed bySteve McQueen

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  • Black Panther2

    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan


    Directed byRyan Coogler

    Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Us3


    Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke


    Directed byJordan Peele

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  • Queen of Katwe4

    Queen of Katwe

    Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo

    Directed byMira Nair

    Queen of Katwe is a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Mira Nair. A...
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens5

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher


    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

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  • Little Monsters6

    Little Monsters

    Lupita Nyong'o, Josh Gad


    Directed byAbe Forsythe

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi7

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

    Directed byRian Johnson

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  • The Jungle Book8

    The Jungle Book

    Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley

    Directed byJon Favreau

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  • Non-Stop9


    Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson


    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

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