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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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Fred Williamson, Margaret Avery, Gloria Hendry
Hell Up in Harlem is a 1973 blaxploitation film, starring Fred Williamson and Gloria Hendry. Written and directed by Larry Cohen, it's a sequel to the film Black Caesar.
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Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, William Wellman Jr.
Black Caesar, released theatrically in the UK as Godfather of Harlem, is a 1973 American blaxploitation, crime drama film, starring Fred Williamson and Gloria Hendry. The film was written and ...more
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Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson
Take a Hard Ride is a 1975 Italian-American Western film directed by Antonio Margheriti. It stars Lee Van Cleef, Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim Kelly. Pike, a stone faced cowboy, meets up ...more
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Carol Lynley, Fred Williamson, Woody Strode
Vigilante is a 1983 American vigilante film directed by William Lustig. It stars Robert Forster and Fred Williamson.
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Jim Brown, Pam Grier, Paul Winfield
Original Gangstas is a 1996 action movie filmed and set in urban Gary, Indiana starring Blaxploitation film stars such as Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Jim Brown, and Richard Roundtree. The film ...more
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Fred Williamson, William Smith, Vonetta McGee
Hammer is a 1972 blaxploitation film directed by Bruce Clark. The film was released following the successes of Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song and Shaft, notable 1971 films that popularized ...more
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Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino
From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. It stars George Clooney, Tarantino, Harvey Keitel and Juliette ...more
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Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Jim Kelly
Three the Hard Way is a 1974 action blaxploitation film starring Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, and Jim Kelly, written by Eric Bercovici and Jerrold L. Ludwig and directed by Gordon Parks, Jr. ...more
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Bucktown Pam Grier, Carl Weathers, Fred Williamson
Bucktown, USA is a 1975 crime action blaxploitation film released by American International Pictures starring Fred Williamson.
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Richard Pryor, Fred Williamson, Mike Henry
Adiós Amigo is an American comedy-Western starring Fred Williamson and Richard Pryor. The film was also written, produced and directed by Williamson.
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Fred Williamson, Don Pedro Colley, D'Urville Martin
The Legend of Nigger Charley is a 1972 blaxploitation western film directed by Martin Goldman. The story of a trio of escaped slaves, it was released during the heyday of blaxploitation films. ...more
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Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell
Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American action comedy film directed by Todd Phillips. The film stars Ben Stiller as David Starsky and Owen Wilson as Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and is a film ...more
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Fred Williamson, Bo Svenson, Ian Bannen
The Inglorious Bastards is a 1978 Italian Action/war film directed by Enzo G. Castellari, written by Sandro Continenza, Sergio Grieco, Franco Marotta, Romano Migliorini, and Laura Toscano, and ...more
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Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould
MASH is a 1970 American satirical black comedy film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr., based on Richard Hooker's novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors. The ...more
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Vic Morrow, Fred Williamson, Enzo G. Castellari
1990: The Bronx Warriors is a 1982 Italian action-science fiction film directed by action director Enzo G. Castellari. It was the second to last film for American actor Vic Morrow.
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Beyoncé Knowles, Mos Def, Bow Wow
Carmen: A Hip Hopera is a 2001 musical film produced for television by MTV and directed by Robert Townsend. The film stars Beyoncé Knowles in her debut acting role, Mos Def, Rah Digga, ...more
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Jenny Agutter, Warren Oates, Sam Peckinpah
China 9, Liberty 37 is an Italian-Spanish 1978 western film directed by Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates, Jenny Agutter, and Fabio Testi. The film was shot in locations in Spain and Italy by ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Isaac Hayes, Fred Williamson
BaadAsssss Cinema is a 2002 documentary film, directed by Isaac Julien. Julien looks at the Blaxploitation era of the 1970s in this hour-long documentary.
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Fred Williamson, Pedro Armendáriz, Jr.
The Soul of Nigger Charley is a 1973 blaxploitation western film directed by Larry Spangler and starring Fred Williamson. It is the sequel to 1972's The Legend of Nigger Charley. It is followed ...more
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Elliott Gould, Roddy McDowall, Fred Williamson
Mean Johnny Barrows is a 1976 film. It stars Fred Williamson, who also directed the film; Elliott Gould; Stuart Whitman; James Brown; and Roddy McDowall also star.
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Fred Williamson, Jared Martin, Howard Ross
Warriors of the Year 2072, is an Italian 1984 film directed by Lucio Fulci based on a story by Elisa Briganti. The film is currently distributed on DVD under the title The New Gladiators. ...more
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Fred Williamson, William Smith, R. G. Armstrong
Boss Nigger is a 1975 cult classic Western film directed by Jack Arnold. It stars former football player Fred Williamson, who both wrote and co-produced the film. Boss Nigger is the first film ...more
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Fred Williamson, Teresa Graves, Jack Ging
That Man Bolt is a 1973 action film directed by David Lowell Rich and Henry Levin. It stars Fred Williamson in the title role of a courier and Byron Webster. The film combined several genres: ...more
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Night Caller Gary Busey, Stella Stevens, Vanity
South Beach is a 1992 film.
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Eva Mendes, David Carradine, Fred Williamson
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror is a 1998 motion picture and the fifth installment of the Children of the Corn series. It is a direct-to-video movie. It is also the third Children of ...more