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The Best Derek Luke Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 237 votes 70 voters 10.5k views 14 items

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

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

List films include Antwone Fisher, Definitely, Maybe and many more.

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Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Salli Richardson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Antwone Fisher is a 2002 American biographical drama film directed by and starring Denzel Washington in his feature film directorial debut. He also stars in the film as the psychiatrist Jerome ...more

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Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

Released: 2006

Directed by: James Gartner

Glory Road is a 2006 American drama sports film directed by James Gartner, based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Don ...more

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Kid Rock, Meagan Good, Laurence Fishburne

Released: 2003

Directed by: Reggie Rock Bythewood

Biker Boyz is a 2003 film about a group of underground motorcycle drag racers. It stars Laurence Fishburne, Djimon Hounsou, Derek Luke, Meagan Good, and Larenz Tate and is written and directed ...more

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SofĂ­a Vergara, Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry

Released: 2009

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Madea Goes to Jail is a 2009 parodic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry, which was based on his 2006 play. The play and the film deal with Perry's recurring character Madea ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

Released: 2011

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is ...more

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Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Tim McGraw

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Berg

Friday Night Lights is a 2004 sports drama film, directed by Peter Berg, which documents the coach and players of a high school football team and the Texas city of Odessa that supports and is ...more

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Angela Bassett, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke

Released: 2009

Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.

Notorious is a 2009 American biographical film about the life of Christopher Wallace, an American rapper better known by the stage name The Notorious B.I.G. The film stars Jamal Woolard as ...more

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Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Cee Lo Green

Released: 2012

Directed by: Salim Akil

Sparkle is a 2012 American musical film directed by Salim Akil and produced by Stage 6 Films. It was released on August 17, 2012 by TriStar Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher

Released: 2008

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Definitely, Maybe is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam Brooks, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Abigail Breslin and ...more

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Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Redford

Lions for Lambs is a 2007 American drama film directed by Robert Redford about the connection between a platoon of United States soldiers in Afghanistan, a U.S. senator, a reporter, and a ...more
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Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Marius Weyers

Released: 2006

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Catch a Fire is a 2006 biographical thriller film about activists against apartheid in South Africa. The film was directed by Phillip Noyce, from a screenplay written by Shawn Slovo. Slovo's ...more
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Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Turturro

Released: 2008

Directed by: Spike Lee

Miracle at St. Anna is a 2008 American–Italian epic film set primarily in Italy during German-occupied Europe in WWII. Directed by Spike Lee, the film is based on the eponymous 2003 novel by ...more

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Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer, William H. Macy

Released: 2004

Directed by: David Mamet

Spartan is a 2004 American political thriller film written and directed by David Mamet. It features Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, Tia Texada, Ed O'Neill, William H. Macy, and Kristen Bell. It was ...more
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Pieces of April Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Alison Pill

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Hedges

Pieces of April is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Hedges. The film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. The name is taken from a 1972 hit song by Three Dog ...more

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