The Best Phylicia Rashad Movies 

Updated September 21, 2019 110 votes 32 voters 2.7k views 19 items

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

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

Items on this list include Polly: Coming Home! and Steel Magnolias.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Phylicia Rashad movies?" and "What are the greatest Phylicia Rashad roles of all time?"

Phylicia Rashād has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Angela Bassett and Blair Underwood in terms of fame and success.

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Phylicia Rashād, Keshia Knight Pulliam

Released: 1989

Directed by: Debbie Allen

Polly is a musical television movie that originally aired in November 1989 on NBC. Adapted from the book Pollyanna, Polly was directed and choreographed by Debbie Allen and stars Keshia Knight ...more
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Rebecca Romijn, Gabrielle Union, Tyler Perry

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tyler Perry

The film opens up with Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry), the rich entrepreneur of the family-owned Deeds Corporation, getting dressed for work. His fiancée, Natalie (Gabrielle Union) fixes ...more
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Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tyler Perry

For Colored Girls is a drama film to be released on 14 January 2011, directed by Tyler Perry.

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Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Queen Latifah

Released: 2010

Directed by: Sanaa Hamri

Just Wright is the 2010 American romantic comedy film starring Queen Latifah and Common that tells the story of a physical therapist who falls in love with a professional basketball player. The ...more

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Uncle Tom's Cabin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Phylicia Rashad Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Phylicia Rashād, Paula Kelly

Released: 1987

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Uncle Tom's Cabin is a 1987 TV film directed by Stan Lathan.
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The Babysitter's Seduction Keri Russell, Phylicia Rashād

Released: 1996

Directed by: David Burton Morris

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Billy Dee Williams, Phylicia Rashād, Jennifer Freeman

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jordan Walker-Pearlman

The Visit is the story of Alex Waters, a dying young man serving out a prison sentence for a rape he says he didn't commit. The movie follows Alex, his family, and his girlfriend as they try to ...more
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Phylicia Rashād, Keshia Knight Pulliam

Released: 1990

Directed by: Debbie Allen

Sequel to Polly, an African-American made-for-TV movie musical, adapted from the characters of the classic Pollyanna novels.
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Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott

Released: 2012

Directed by: Kenny Leon

Steel Magnolias is an American comedy-drama television film directed by Kenny Leon that premiered at Lifetime Network on October 7, 2012. It is an adaptation of Steel Magnolias. The new film ...more
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Isaac Hayes, Salli Richardson, Phylicia Rashād

Released: 1995

Directed by: Tim Reid

Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored is a film directed by Tim Reid and the screenplay was written by Paul W. Cooper. The film is based on Clifton Taulbert’s real life and his nonfiction ...more
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Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashād

Released: 2010

Directed by: Geoffrey Sax

Frankie & Alice is a 2010 Canadian drama film directed by Geoffrey Sax starring Halle Berry. Filming began in Vancouver, British Columbia, in November 2008 and ended in January 2009. To ...more
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Loving Jezebel Phylicia Rashād, Hill Harper, Sandrine Holt

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kwyn Bader

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Morgan Freeman, Sean Combs, John Stamos

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kenny Leon

A Raisin in the Sun is a 2008 television film directed by Kenny Leon. The teleplay by Paris Qualles is based on the award-winning 1959 play of the same name by Lorraine Hansberry. The film ...more
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Taraji P. Henson, Angela Lansbury, Phylicia Rashād

Released: 2001

Directed by: Anthony Pullen Shaw

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Kirstie Alley, Stockard Channing, Phylicia Rashād

Released: 1994

Directed by: Robert Allan Ackerman

David's Mother is a 1994 American television film directed by Robert Allan Ackerman and stars Kirstie Alley as a devoted mother trying to cope with her autistic teenage son David. The film aired ...more
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Phylicia Rashād, Debbie Allen, Paul Mooney

Released: 2001

Directed by: Debbie Allen

The Old Settler is a 2001 drama comedy film directed by Debbie Allen .
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Sharon Stone, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken

Released: 2012

Directed by: Marc Turtletaub

Gods Behaving Badly is a 2012 drama comedy film directed by Marc Turtletaub.
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Free of Eden Sidney Poitier, Phylicia Rashād, Sydney Tamiia Poitier

Released: 1998

Directed by: Leon Ichaso

Free of Eden is a 1998 drama TV movie directed by Leon Ichaso.
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Change of Plans Phylicia Rashād, Brooke White, Joe Flanigan

Released: 2011

Directed by: John Kent Harrison

Change of Plans is a 2011 comedy drama family television film written by Karen Hall and John Kent Harrison and directed by John Kent Harrison.