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This is a list of the best Denzel Washington movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. Denzel Washington's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, from critics and fans alike. It's Denzel! I mean... it's Denzel.

The order of these top Denzel Washington movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Denzel Washington movies will be at the top of the list. What do you think is the greatest Denzel Washington movie of all time is? Think about it and vote!

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

This list has everything from Remember the Titans to Training Day. That's just the tip of iceberg when it comes to the storied Denzel Washington filmography (or list of Denzel Washington movies).

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

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Denzel Washington has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ridley Scott and Tony Scott. If you're a fan of Denzel Washington, then check out our lists of the best Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson movies as well.

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Training Day Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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488 87
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Man on Fire Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning

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380 81
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Remember the Titans Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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393 80
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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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280 56
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Glory Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

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294 65
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Malcolm X Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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270 57
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Inside Man Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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265 56
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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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285 50
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Flight Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle

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244 52
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Crimson Tide Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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270 55
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John Q Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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213 58
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The Hurricane Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

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240 61
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Déjà Vu Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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304 71
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The Book of Eli Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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193 44
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The Pelican Brief Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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168 53
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Courage Under Fire Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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223 56
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The Bone Collector Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah

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142 13
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The Equalizer Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo

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182 51
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Unstoppable Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine

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181 43
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Safe House Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

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191 46
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The Taking of Pelham 123 John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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145 60
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He Got Game Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Milla Jovovich

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181 46
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Fallen Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland

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137 54
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The Manchurian Candidate Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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123 53
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The Siege Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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153 44
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Antwone Fisher Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Salli Richardson

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151 44
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Out of Time Eva Mendes, Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan

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132 43
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The Great Debaters Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett

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74 31
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2 Guns Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

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102 46
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The Preacher's Wife Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Lionel Richie

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96 43
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A Soldier's Story Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, David Alan Grier

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114 44
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Devil in a Blue Dress Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery, Don Cheadle

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70 37
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Cry Freedom Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover

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83 43
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Mo' Better Blues Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

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95 46
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Ricochet Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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59 39
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Much Ado About Nothing Kate Beckinsale, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves

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61 42
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License to Kill Denzel Washington, Don Murray, Millie Perkins

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65 47
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Mississippi Masala Denzel Washington, Charles S. Dutton, Sharmila Tagore

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58 45
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The Mighty Quinn Denzel Washington, Mimi Rogers, M. Emmet Walsh

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55 52
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Virtuosity Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

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32 41
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Power Denzel Washington, Richard Gere, Gene Hackman

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35 46
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Carbon Copy Denzel Washington, Susan Saint James, George Segal

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23 37
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Flesh and Blood Denzel Washington, John Cassavetes

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24 38
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Hollywood on Fire Denzel Washington, Jim Caviezel, Pat Boone

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18 4
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25 42
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Heart Condition Denzel Washington, Bob Hoskins, Ray Baker

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22 40
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For Queen and Country Denzel Washington, Graham McTavish, Craig Fairbrass

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15 32
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19 40
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Wilma Denzel Washington, Cicely Tyson, Jason Bernard