List of the best Cicely Tyson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Cicely Tyson'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 Cicely Tyson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Cicely Tyson movies will be at the top of the list. Cicely Tyson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cicely Tyson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Cicely Tyson films to end the squabble once and for all.
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These films, like The Help and Neighbors include images when available."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Cicely Tyson movies?" and "What are the greatest Cicely Tyson roles of all time?"
Carib GoldCicely Tyson, Ethel Waters
Directed by: Harold YoungCarib Gold is a maritime themed B-movie, written and filmed almost entirely in Key West, Florida, with locally-cast musicians and extras. It is most notable for its largely African-American cast... more
Directed by: Bryan BarberIdlewild is an American musical film, released August 25, 2006, written and directed by Bryan Barber. The film stars André 3000 and Big Boi of the hip hop duo Outkast, and Idlewild features musical... more
Directed by: Abby MannKing: The Martin Luther King Story originated as a three-part miniseries, first telecast February 12, 13 and 14, 1978.... more
Directed by: Robert Ellis MillerThe Heart Is a Lonely Hunter is a 1968 American film adaptation of the Carson McCullers novel of the same name. It was directed by Robert Ellis Miller. It stars Alan Arkin and introduced Sondra... more
Directed by: Oz Scott, Michael SchultzBustin' Loose is a film released by Universal Pictures in 1981 starring Richard Pryor as an ex-con who gets a second chance after violating his probation. School teacher Vivian Perry hires him to... more
Directed by: Kevin HooksHeat Wave is a film directed by Kevin Hooks released on August 13, 1990.... more
NeighborsCicely Tyson, Jane Wyatt
Directed by: Fielder Cook
A Man Called AdamMorgan Freeman, Louis Armstrong
Directed by: Leo PennA Man Called Adam is a 1966 dramatic film starring Sammy Davis, Jr., Ossie Davis and Cicely Tyson. Directed by Leo Penn, it tells the story of a self-destructive jazz musician, played by Davis, and... more
Directed by: Bud GreenspanWilma is a 1977 television movie directed by Bud Greenspan. The story of American track sprinter Wilma Rudolph (Shirley Jo Finney), who overcame physical handicaps to win three gold medals in the... more
The Price of HeavenLori Loughlin, Cicely Tyson
Directed by: Peter BogdanovichThe Price of Heaven is a 1997 drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich....
Directed by: Joseph Merhi, Richard DiLello, David C. Johnson, Alex Munoz, Galen YuenRiot is a 1997 American television movie starring Luke Perry, Mario Van Peebles, and Lucy Liu. It was written and directed by four writers and directors of four different racial groups prominent in... more
The Road to GalvestonCicely Tyson, Akin Babatunde
Directed by: Michael Toshiyuki UnoThe Road to Galveston is a 1996 drama film written by Tony Lee and directed by Michael Toshiyuki Uno....
Relative StrangerCicely Tyson, Dan Castellaneta
Directed by: Charles BurnettRelative Stranger is a 2009 drama film written by Eric Haywood and directed by Charles Burnett....
Directed by: Krishna ShahThe River Niger is a 1976 film adaptation of the 1972 Joseph A. Walker play of the same title. The film was directed by Krishna Shah, and starred James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson, and Louis Gossett,... more
Directed by: Ralph NelsonA Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich is a 1978 film directed by Ralph Nelson. The screenplay was written by Alice Childress, based on her novel of the same name. It was shot on location in South... more