Entertainment The Best Ava DuVernay Movies  

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List of all movies directed by Ava DuVernay ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Ava DuVernay are listed here and include movie posters and Ava DuVernay movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Ava DuVernay as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Ava DuVernay movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Ava DuVernay film is can be factored into this list. On the lookout for some Ava DuVernay movies? This list is a great place to start!

From Ava DuVernay's studio films to Ava DuVernay's independent films, this Ava DuVernay filmography keeps tabs on all Ava DuVernay movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top. 

You can rank all of these movies, from A Wrinkle in Time to Selma.

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All Ava DuVernay director credits are included. This list of every movie that Ava DuVernay has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Ava DuVernay movie is and which actors starred in the Ava DuVernay film.

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13th is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ava DuVernay Movies
Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker
13th is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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Selma is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ava DuVernay Movies
Oprah Winfrey, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Selma is a 2014 historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, and ...more

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A Wrinkle in Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ava DuVernay Movies
Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling
A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay. After learning that her astrophysicist father is being held captive on a distant planet, Meg Murry ...more

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This Is the Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ava DuVernay Movies
This Is the Life Chali 2na, Pigeon John, Cut Chemist
This is the Life is a 2008 documentary film directed by Ava DuVernay, which chronicles the alternative hip hop movement that flourished in 1990's Los Angeles and its legendary center, the Good ...more

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I Will Follow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ava DuVernay Movies
Salli Richardson, Blair Underwood, Omari Hardwick
I Will Follow is a 2010 American independent drama film written, produced and directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Beverly Todd, Omari Hardwick, Michole White, Dijon ...more

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Middle of Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ava DuVernay Movies
David Oyelowo, Sharon Lawrence, Omari Hardwick
Middle of Nowhere is 2012 independent feature film written and directed by Ava DuVernay and starring Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick and Lorraine Toussaint. The film was the ...more