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

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List ranges from The Piano Lesson to Ambushed and more.

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Robert Altman and Stephen Sommers are among those who have directed Courtney B. Vance at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry
The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American action thriller film based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name. It was directed by John McTiernan and stars Sean Connery as Captain Marko Ramius ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Jon Hamm, Jay Leno
Space Cowboys is a 2000 American space adventure film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. It stars Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner as four older "ex-test ...more

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Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott, Courtney B. Vance
Hamburger Hill is a 1987 American film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, part of the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified ...more

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Kathleen Turner, Jason Alexander, Ed Asner
Love And Action In Chicago is a 1999 American action romantic comedy starring Courtney B. Vance, Regina King and Kathleen Turner. The film, written and directed by Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, in his ...more

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John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne
The Tuskegee Airmen is a 1995 HBO television movie based on the exploits of an actual groundbreaking unit, the first African American combat pilots in the United States Army Air Corps, that ...more

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The Affair Ciarán Hinds, Ned Beatty, Courtney B. Vance
The Affair is a 1995 American romantic drama film starring Courtney B. Vance as an African American soldier in the United States Army who is deployed to England during World War II and conducts ...more

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Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Lionel Richie
The Preacher's Wife is a 1996 Christmas romantic comedy-drama family film directed by Penny Marshall, and starring Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, and Courtney B. Vance. It is a remake of ...more

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Chris Rock, Angela Bassett, Chris Tucker
Panther is a 1995 film directed by Mario Van Peebles, from a screenplay adapted by his father, Melvin Van Peebles, from his novel of the same name. The film portrays the Black Panther Party for ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Andy Garcia, Paula Garcés
Dangerous Minds is a 1995 American drama film directed by John N. Smith, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. It is based on the autobiography My Posse Don't Do Homework by retired ...more

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Elijah Wood, Anne Heche, Ron Perlman
The Adventures of Huck Finn is a 1993 American adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers, distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Buena Vista Pictures, and starring ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Mark Harmon, Bill Paxton
The Last Supper is a 1996 black comedy film directed by Stacy Title. It stars Cameron Diaz, Ron Eldard, Annabeth Gish, Jonathan Penner and Courtney B. Vance as five liberal graduate school ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Kris Kristofferson
D-Tox is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Jim Gillespie, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Charles S. Dutton, Robert Patrick, Courtney B. Vance, Polly Walker, Jeffrey ...more

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Mario Van Peebles, Morris Chestnut, Peter Boyle
In the Line of Duty: Street War is an action film which was released in 1992. It is about a New York City Housing Authority policeman whose partner is killed and he seeks revenge for the

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Patricia Arquette, Courtney B. Vance
Holy Matrimony is a 1994 comedy film directed by Leonard Nimoy and starring Patricia Arquette. The film tells the story of a beautiful thief, hiding in a small, isolated religious community, who ...more

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Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives is a 2003 documentary film written by Mark Jonathan Harris, directed by Ed Bell and Thomas Lennon.

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Jack Lemmon, James Gandolfini, Tony Danza
12 Angry Men is a 1997 television film directed by William Friedkin, adapted from the Reginald Rose teleplay of the same title. It is a remake of the film of 1957.

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Alfre Woodard, Courtney B. Vance, Dawnn Lewis
Race to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad is a 1994 historical drama film written by Peter Mohan directed by Don McBrearty.

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David Koechner, Tony Todd, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Final Destination 5 is a 2011 American horror film written by Eric Heisserer and directed by Steven Quale. It is the fifth installment of the Final Destination franchise. It stars Nicholas ...more

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Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell
Extraordinary Measures is a 2010 medical drama film starring Brendan Fraser, Harrison Ford, and Keri Russell. It is distributed by CBS Films and was released on January 22, 2010. It is about ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Angela Bassett, Vera Farmiga
Nothing but the Truth is a 2008 American drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie. According to comments made by Lurie in The Truth Hurts, a bonus feature on the DVD release, his inspiration ...more

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Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Glenn Close
Cookie's Fortune is a 1999 comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble cast, including Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Patricia Neal, Charles S. Dutton and Chris ...more

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Virginia Madsen, Robert Patrick, William Forsythe
Ambushed is a 1998 action film written by Andrew Miles and directed by Ernest R. Dickerson.

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Lucas Hedges, Julia Roberts, Kathryn Newton
Ben Is Back is a 2018 drama film directed by Peter Hedges. When the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve, his mother ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Madsen
Beyond the Law is a 1992 TV film written and directed by Larry Ferguson. It tells the story of Dan Saxon, an undercover cop who infiltrates a group of criminal outlaw bikers behind a ...more

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Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah, Kris Kristofferson
Joyful Noise is a 2012 American musical comedy-drama film, starring Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Courtney B. Vance, and introducing Jeremy Jordan. It was written and directed by ...more