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The Best Blair Underwood Movies 

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

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

Items on this list include The Art of Getting By and Truth Be Told.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Blair Underwood include names like Tyler Perry, Steven Soderbergh and John Whitesell. Is Blair Underwood your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Phylicia Rash?d and Shemar Moore films lists too.

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Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 1996

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Set It Off is a 1996 American action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and written by Kate Lanier and Takashi Bufford. The film stars Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox and Kimberly ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

Released: 1995

Directed by: Arne Glimcher

Just Cause is a 1995 suspense thriller film directed by Arne Glimcher and starring Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne. It is based on John Katzenbach's novel of the same name.

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Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer, Lynn Whitfield

Released: 2006

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Tyler Perry, based on the stage production and a sequel to Diary of a Mad Black Woman. After Madea (Tyler ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

Released: 1998

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Deep Impact is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, ...more

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Blair Underwood, Michael Beach, Debbi Morgan

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tim Reid

Asunder is a 1999 thriller film written by Eric Lee Bowers and directed by Tim Reid. Actor-turned-director Tim Reid follows up the success of his 1996 opus Once Upon a Time...When We Were ...more
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Blair Underwood, Laz Alonso, Andre Royo

Released: 2002

Directed by: Christopher Scott Cherot

G is a 2002 American drama film directed by Christopher Scott Cherot. It is loosely based on the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The title character, "G", played by ...more
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Taraji P. Henson, Simon Baker, Sanaa Lathan

Released: 2006

Directed by: Sanaa Hamri

Something New is a 2006 American romantic drama film directed by Sanaa Hamri. The screenplay by Kriss Turner focuses on interracial relationships and traditional African American family values ...more

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Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke

Released: 1997

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, with Jude Law, Loren Dean, Ernest Borgnine, Gore Vidal, and Alan ...more

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Jennifer Grey, Greg Kinnear, Andre Braugher

Released: 1990

Directed by: Roger Young

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Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley

Released: 2000

Directed by: William Friedkin

Rules of Engagement is a 2000 American drama film directed by William Friedkin and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson. Jackson plays U.S. Marine Colonel Terry Childers. James Webb, ...more
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Snoop Dogg, Bo Derek, Giuliana Rancic

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Whitesell

Malibu's Most Wanted is a 2003 comedy film written by and starring Jamie Kennedy and co-starring Taye Diggs, Anthony Anderson, Blair Underwood, Regina Hall, Damien Dante Wayans, Ryan O'Neal and ...more

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Pam Grier, Big Daddy Kane, Isaac Hayes

Released: 1993

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

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Truth Be Told Regina King, Blair Underwood, Craig Sheffer

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jeffrey W. Byrd

Truth Be Told is a 2002 drama film directed by Jeffrey W. Byrd.
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Salli Richardson, R. Lee Ermey, Blair Underwood

Released: 1996

Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan

Soul of the Game is a 1996 made-for-television movie about Negro league baseball. The film starred Blair Underwood as Jackie Robinson, Delroy Lindo as Satchel Paige, Mykelti Williamson as Josh ...more
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James Earl Jones, Charlie Korsmo, David Strathairn

Released: 1990

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Heat Wave is a film directed by Kevin Hooks released on August 13, 1990.
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Mama Flora's Family Queen Latifah, Shemar Moore, Cicely Tyson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Peter Werner

Mama Flora's Family is a 1998 drama film directed by Peter Werner.
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Salli Richardson, Blair Underwood, Omari Hardwick

Released: 2010

Directed by: Ava DuVernay

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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Macbett (The Caribbean Macbeth) Terrence Howard, Danny Glover, Sanaa Lathan

Released: 2014

Directed by: Aleta Chappelle

Macbett (The Caribbean Macbeth) is a 2014 drama film written and directed by Aleta Chappelle.
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Alfre Woodard, Blair Underwood, Helen Shaver

Released: 1999

Directed by: Ivan Passer

The Wishing Tree is a 1999 film written by Grant Scharbo and directed by Ivan Passer.
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Neil Patrick Harris, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Clarke Duncan

Released: 2005

Directed by: Bryon E. Carson

The Golden Blaze is an animated film released in 2005 written by Archie Gips and directed by Bryon E. Carson. The feature, starring the voices of Blair Underwood and Michael Clarke Duncan, had a ...more
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Bill Pullman, Blair Underwood, Robert Loggia

Released: 1996

Directed by: Heywood Gould

Mistrial is a 1996 American drama film written and directed by Heywood Gould and starring Bill Pullman, Jon Seda, and Robert Loggia. The film aired on HBO.
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Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience John Krasinski, Aaron Eckhart, Blair Underwood

Released: 2007

Directed by: Richard E. Robbins

Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Richard E. Robbins, which portrays the lives and experiences of American combat soldiers who ...more
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How Did It Feel? Blair Underwood, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Judith Benezra

Released: 2004

Directed by: Daniel Faraldo

How Did It Feel? is a 2004 film written and directed by Daniel Faraldo.
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Chris Rock, LL Cool J, Bobby Brown

Released: 1985

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Krush Groove is a 1985 Warner Bros. film that was written by Ralph Farquhar and directed by Michael Schultz. This film is based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings and up-and-coming record ...more
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Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad Blair Underwood

Released: 2002

Directed by: Sharon Kelly Baker

Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad is a 2002 TV documentary written by Daniel R. Collins, Sharon Kelly Baker and directed by Sharon Kelly Baker.