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The Best Charles S. Dutton Movies

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

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

List is made up of films like Cat's Eye and Menace II Society.

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    A Time to Kill
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    A Time to Kill

    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1996

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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    Rudy
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    Rudy

    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid Anspaugh

    Rudy is a 1993 American sports film directed by David Anspaugh. It is an account of the life... more on Wikipedia

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    Gothika
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    Gothika

    Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2003

    Directed byMathieu Kassovitz

    Gothika is a 2003 supernatural horror film directed by Mathieu Kassovitz and written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Menace II Society
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    Menace II Society

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith

    Released1993

    Directed byAlbert Hughes, Allen Hughes

    Menace II Society is a 1993 drama/hood film and the directorial debut of twin brothers Allen... more on Wikipedia

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    Mimic
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    Mimic

    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino

    Released1997

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Mimic is an American 1997 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by Guillermo del... more on Wikipedia

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    Surviving The Game
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    Surviving The Game

    Ice-T, Gary Busey

    Released1994

    Directed byErnest R. Dickerson

    Surviving the Game is a 1994 action thriller film directed by Ernest R. Dickerson, starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Get on the Bus
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    Get on the Bus

    Bernie Mac, Randy Quaid

    Released1996

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Get on the Bus is a 1996 film about a group of African-American men who are taking a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    A Low Down Dirty Shame
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    A Low Down Dirty Shame

    Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson

    Released1994

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    A Low Down Dirty Shame is a 1994 action-comedy film, written, directed by, and starring Keenen... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Alien 3
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    Alien 3

    Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance

    Released1992

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Alien 3 is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Legion
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    Legion

    Adrianne Palicki, Dennis Quaid

    Released2010

    Directed byScott Stewart

    Legion is a 2010 American apocalyptic supernatural action film directed by Scott Stewart.... more on Wikipedia

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    Blind Faith
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    Blind Faith

    Charles S. Dutton, Courtney B. Vance

    Released1998

    Directed byErnest R. Dickerson

    Blind Faith is a 1998 film starring Charles S. Dutton, Courtney B. Vance, and Lonette McKee.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    The Express
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    The Express

    Dennis Quaid, Nicole Beharie

    Released2008

    Directed byGary Fleder

    The Express is a 2008 American sports film produced by John Davis and directed by Gary Fleder.... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Fame
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    Fame

    Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally

    Released2009

    Directed byKevin Tancharoen

    Fame is a 2009 American musical drama film and a loose remake of the 1980 film of the same... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    The Distinguished Gentleman
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    The Distinguished Gentleman

    Eddie Murphy, James Garner

    Released1992

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

    The Distinguished Gentleman is a comedy starring Eddie Murphy. The film was directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Against the Ropes
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    Against the Ropes

    Meg Ryan, Kerry Washington

    Released2004

    Directed byCharles S. Dutton

    Against the Ropes is a 2004 drama movie. It stars Meg Ryan and Omar Epps and was directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Cookie's Fortune
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    Cookie's Fortune

    Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Cookie's Fortune is a 1999 comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble... more on Wikipedia

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    Q&A
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    Q&A

    Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton

    Released1990

    Directed bySidney Lumet

    Q & A is a 1990 crime film co-written and directed by Sidney Lumet, based on a novel by New... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Cat's Eye
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    Cat's Eye

    Drew Barrymore, James Woods

    Released1985

    Directed byLewis Teague

    Cat's Eye is a 1985 American anthology horror film directed by Lewis Teague and written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Cry, the Beloved Country
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    Cry, the Beloved Country

    James Earl Jones, Richard Harris

    Released1995

    Directed byDarrell Roodt

    Cry, the Beloved Country is a 1995 film directed by Darrell Roodt, based on the novel Cry, The... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Secret Window
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    Secret Window

    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Koepp

    Secret Window is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Jack Reed: A Search for Justice
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    Jack Reed: A Search for Justice

    Brian Dennehy, Amber Benson

    Released1994

    Directed byBrian Dennehy

    Jack Reed: A Search for Justice is a 1994 crime drama mystery film directed and written by...Amazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    The '60s
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    The '60s

    Jordana Brewster, Julia Stiles

    Released1999

    Directed byMark Piznarski

    The '60s is a 1999 TV mini-series directed by Mark Piznarski.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 23
    The Murder of Mary Phagan
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    The Murder of Mary Phagan

    Kevin Spacey, William H. Macy

    Released1988

    Directed byWilliam Hale

    The Murder of Mary Phagan, a 1988 two-part American TV miniseries written by Larry McMurtry,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Mississippi Masala
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    Mississippi Masala

    Denzel Washington, Charles S. Dutton

    Released1991

    Directed byMira Nair

    Mississippi Masala is a 1991 romantic drama film directed by Mira Nair, based upon a... more on Wikipedia
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    The Piano Lesson
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    The Piano Lesson

    Alfre Woodard, Charles S. Dutton

    Released1995

    Directed byLloyd Richards

    The Piano Lesson was presented by Hallmark Hall of Fame.Amazon_watch buy button