Fictional Characters The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Will Smith character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

Will Smith characters list, ranked from best to worst with clips from the movie when available. These Will Smith roles include both movie and television appearances when available. Use every item on this list for yours, from Will Smith to Detective Mike Lowrey. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Will Smith character?" or "What are the top Will Smith performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Will Smith performances list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

2
115 20
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Men in Black Franchise

3
92 25
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Bad Boys II, Bad Boys

4
81 22
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5
78 24
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I Am Legend

6
74 22
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7
67 20
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8
78 31
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9
73 29
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Christopher Gardner The Pursuit of Happyness

10
60 27
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Shark Tale

11
62 33
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Hancock, Hancock 2

12
50 24
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Robert Clayton Dean Enemy of the State

13
40 21
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Tim Thomas Seven Pounds

14
49 34
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The Wild Wild West

15
10 2
Deadshot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time
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Bagger Vance The Legend of Bagger Vance

17
27 25
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ESPN Reporter Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

18
31 32
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Cypher Raige After Earth

19
26 30
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Paul Six Degrees of Separation

20
13 27
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Tea Cake Walters Made in America

21
13 28
Hawker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time
Hawker The Perfect Date

22
9 27
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Manny Where the Day Takes You

23
9 30
John Keller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time
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