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The Best Whitney Houston Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 590 votes 164 voters 7.1k views 11 items

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

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

Everything from Cinderella to Waiting to Exhale is included on this list.

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

If Whitney Houston movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Cyndi Lauper and Diana Ross too.

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Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds

Released: 1992

Directed by: Mick Jackson

The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Costner stars as a former Secret ...more

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Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Kelly Preston

Released: 1995

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

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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Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Lionel Richie

Released: 1996

Directed by: Penny Marshall

The Preacher's Wife is a 1996 Christmas romantic comedy-drama family film directed by Penny Marshall, and starring Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, and Courtney B. Vance. It is a remake of ...more

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Cinderella Whitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg, Bernadette Peters

Released: 1997

Directed by: Robert Iscove

Cinderella is a 1997 American romantic musical fantasy telefilm produced by Walt Disney Television. The film stars Brandy, Whitney Houston, Paolo Montalban, Bernadette Peters, Whoopi Goldberg, ...more
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Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits Whitney Houston

Released: 2000

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Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Cee Lo Green

Released: 2012

Directed by: Salim Akil

Sparkle is a 2012 American musical film directed by Salim Akil and produced by Stage 6 Films. It was released on August 17, 2012 by TriStar Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a ...more

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VH1 Divas Live '99 Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Elton John

Released: 1999

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Whitney Houston: A Song for You: Live Whitney Houston

Released: 1991

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Arista 25th Anniversary: 25 Years of #1 Hits Whitney Houston, Patti Smith, Brandy Norwood

Released: 2000

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It's Black Entertainment! Whitney Houston, Snoop Dogg, Diana Ross

Released: 2000

Directed by: Stan Lathan

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Journeys in Black: Patti Labelle

Released: 2001

Directed by: Stephanie Frederic

Journeys in Black: Patti Labelle is a 2001 television movie from the television program Journeys in Black.