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The Best Whitney Houston Movies

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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?"

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    The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    The Bodyguard

    Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner

    Released1992

    Directed byMick Jackson

    The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by... more on Wikipedia
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    The Preacher's Wife is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    The Preacher's Wife

    Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington

    Released1996

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    The Preacher's Wife is a 1996 Christmas romantic comedy-drama family film directed by Penny... more on Wikipedia

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    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    Cinderella

    Whitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released1997

    Directed byRobert Iscove

    Cinderella is a 1997 American romantic musical fantasy telefilm produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia
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    Waiting to Exhale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    Waiting to Exhale

    Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett

    Released1995

    Directed byForest Whitaker

    Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker, based on... more on Wikipedia

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    Whitney Houston: The Greatest  is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits

    Whitney Houston

    Released2000

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    Whitney Houston: A Song for Yo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    Whitney Houston: A Song for You: Live

    Whitney Houston

    Released1991

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    Sparkle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    Sparkle

    Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks

    Released2012

    Directed bySalim Akil

    Sparkle is a 2012 American musical film directed by Salim Akil and produced by Stage 6 Films.... more on Wikipedia

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    VH1 Divas Live '99 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    VH1 Divas Live '99

    Tina Turner, Whitney Houston

    Released1999

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    Arista 25th Anniversary: 25 Ye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    Arista 25th Anniversary: 25 Years of #1 Hits

    Whitney Houston, Patti Smith

    Released2000

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    It's Black Entertainment! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    It's Black Entertainment!

    Whitney Houston, Snoop Dogg

    Released2000

    Directed byStan Lathan

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    Journeys in Black: Patti Label is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Whitney Houston Movies
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    Journeys in Black: Patti Labelle

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