The Best Fred Williamson Movies

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

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

Items on this list include Warrior of the Lost World and BaadAsssss Cinema.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Fred Williamson include names like Robert Altman, Otto Preminger and Robert Rodriguez.

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  • Black Caesar
    Fred Williamson, Art Lund, Gloria Hendry
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Larry Cohen
  • Three the Hard Way
    Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Jim Kelly
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Gordon Parks, Jr.
  • Hammer
    Fred Williamson, Bernie Hamilton, Vonetta McGee
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Bruce D. Clark
  • Original Gangstas
    Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Pam Grier
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Larry Cohen
  • Take a Hard Ride
    Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Antonio Margheriti
  • From Dusk till Dawn
    Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
  • Hell Up in Harlem
    Fred Williamson, Julius Harris, Gloria Hendry
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Larry Cohen
  • Bucktown
    Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Thalmus Rasulala
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Arthur Marks
  • Vigilante
    Carol Lynley, Fred Williamson, Woody Strode
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: William Lustig
  • Starsky & Hutch
    Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Todd Phillips
  • MASH
    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Robert Altman
  • The Legend of Nigger Charley
    Fred Williamson, Don Pedro Colley, D'Urville Martin
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Martin Goldman
  • Night Vision
    Cynthia Rothrock, Willie Gault, Fred Williamson
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Gil Bettman
  • Carmen: A Hip Hopera
    Beyoncé Knowles, Mos Def, Bow Wow
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Robert Townsend
  • The Inglorious Bastards
    Bo Svenson, Fred Williamson, Ian Bannen
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari
  • BaadAsssss Cinema
    Samuel L. Jackson, Isaac Hayes, Fred Williamson
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Isaac Julien
  • Adiós Amigo
    Richard Pryor, Fred Williamson, Mike Henry
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Fred Williamson
  • Night Caller
    Gary Busey, Stella Stevens, Vanity
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Fred Williamson
  • China 9 Liberty 37
    Jenny Agutter, Warren Oates, Sam Peckinpah
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Monte Hellman, Tony Brandt
  • The Soul of Nigger Charley
    Fred Williamson, Pedro Armendáriz, Jr.
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Larry G. Spangler
  • 1990: The Bronx Warriors
    Vic Morrow, Fred Williamson, Enzo G. Castellari
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari
  • Boss Nigger
    Fred Williamson, William Smith, R. G. Armstrong
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Jack Arnold
  • Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror
    Stacy Galina, Alexis Arquette, Ahmet Zappa
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Ethan Wiley
  • Mean Johnny Barrows
    Elliott Gould, Roddy McDowall, Fred Williamson
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Fred Williamson
  • That Man Bolt
    Fred Williamson, Teresa Graves, Jack Ging
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: David Lowell Rich, Henry Levin