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The Best Danny Glover Movies

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

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

List ranges from Our Friend, Martin to Legend of Earthsea, plus much more.

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

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    Lethal Weapon

    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey
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    Dreamgirls

    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy
    Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical drama film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced...  more

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    Lethal Weapon 2

    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci
    Lethal Weapon 2 is a 1989 American buddy cop action film directed by Richard Donner, and...  more

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    The Color Purple

    Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg
    The Color Purple is a 1985 American period drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on...  more

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    Honeydripper

    Danny Glover, Mary Steenburgen
    Honeydripper is a 2007 American musical drama film written and directed by John Sayles....  more
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    Lethal Weapon 3

    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci
    Lethal Weapon 3 is a 1992 American buddy cop action comedy film directed and produced by...  more
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    Lonesome Dove

    Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott
    Lonesome Dove is a 1989 American epic Western adventure television miniseries directed by...  more

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    Angels in the Outfield

    Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    Angels in the Outfield is a 1994 remake of the 1951 film of the same name. The film stars...  more

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    Gone Fishin'

    Willie Nelson, Joe Pesci
    Gone Fishin '​ is a 1997 American comedy film starring Joe Pesci and Danny Glover as two...  more
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    Witness

    Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen
    Witness is a 1985 American thriller film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford and...  more

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    Iceman

    Danny Glover, David Strathairn
    Iceman is a 1984 science fiction film from Universal Studios. The screenplay was written by...  more
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    Predator 2

    Gary Busey, Bill Paxton
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    To Sleep with Anger

    Danny Glover, Richard Brooks
    To Sleep with Anger is a 1990 drama film directed and written by Charles Burnett....  more
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    Silverado

    Kevin Costner, John Cleese
    Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The...  more

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    Blindness

    Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo
    Blindness is a 2008 Canadian film in English. It is an adaptation of the 1995 novel of the...  more

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    Lethal Weapon 4

    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock
    Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 American buddy cop action film directed and produced by Richard...  more

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    A Raisin in the Sun

    Danny Glover, Esther Rolle
    A Raisin In The Sun is a TV program....  more
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    Earthsea

    Kristin Kreuk, Isabella Rossellini
    Legend of Earthsea is a two-night television miniseries adaptation of the "Earthsea" novels by...  more
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer
    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first...  more

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    The Adventures of Brer Rabbit

    Nick Cannon, Wanda Sykes
    The Adventures of Brer Rabbit is a book, a play, and a film inspired by the Uncle Remus...  more
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    Shooter

    Mark Wahlberg, Kate Mara
    Shooter is a 2007 American conspiracy action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua based on...  more

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    The Cookout

    Farrah Fawcett, Queen Latifah
    The Cookout is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Lance Rivera. It is co-written by and features...  more
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    Switchback

    Jared Leto, Dennis Quaid
    Switchback is a 1997 western thriller starring Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto, Ted...  more
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    Missing in America

    Linda Hamilton, Ron Perlman
    Missing in America is a 2005 drama film, directed, produced, and written by Gabrielle Savage...  more
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    The Rainmaker

    Matt Damon, Claire Danes
    The Rainmaker is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and...  more

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