The Best Glynn Turman Movies 

Updated August 19, 2019 103 votes 37 voters 4.4k views 27 items

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

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

Men of Honor and Together Brothers are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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Garrett Morris, Glynn Turman, Steven Williams

Released: 1975

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Cooley High is a 1975 American film based upon the real high school located on the near north side of Chicago, produced and released by American International Pictures and written by Eric Monte. ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Glynn Turman

Released: 1976

Directed by: Arthur Marks

J. D.'s Revenge is a blaxploitation horror film released in 1976. It starred Glynn Turman and Lou Gossett. The main character becomes an unwilling host for the restless spirit of J.D. Walker, a ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover

Released: 1998

Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan

How Stella Got Her Groove Back is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, adapted from Terry McMillan's bestselling novel of the same title. The film stars Angela Bassett, ...more

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Jada Pinkett Smith, Morris Chestnut, Joe Morton

Released: 1994

Directed by: Matty Rich

The Inkwell is a 1994 romantic comedy/drama film, directed by Matty Rich. The film stars Larenz Tate, Joe Morton, Suzzanne Douglass, Glynn Turman, and Vanessa Bell Calloway.

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Penélope Cruz, Matthew McConaughey, William H. Macy

Released: 2005

Directed by: Breck Eisner

Sahara, an American/Spanish 2005 action–comedy adventure film directed by Breck Eisner, is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Clive Cussler. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Steve ...more

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Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

Released: 1984

Directed by: Joe Dante

Gremlins is a 1984 American horror comedy film directed by Joe Dante, released by Warner Bros. The film is about a young man who receives a strange creature called a mogwai as a pet, which then ...more

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Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 2000

Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.

Men of Honor is a 2000 drama film, starring Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr. The film was directed by George Tillman, Jr. It is inspired by the true story of Master chief petty officer Carl ...more

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Glynn Turman, Godfrey Cambridge, Carl Franklin

Released: 1973

Directed by: Oscar Williams

Five on the Black Hand Side is a 1973 comedy film based on the play by Charlie L. Russell. It was shot in Los Angeles, California. Leonard Jackson appeared as John Henry Brooks. He was cast in ...more
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Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams, Rosey Grier

Released: 1970

Directed by: George McCowan

Black Brigade is the DVD release title of the television movie Carter's Army, which aired as an ABC Movie of the Week on January 27, 1970. The movie is a war drama that stars a host of prominent ...more
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Rosario Dawson, Usher, Judd Nelson

Released: 1999

Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of R&B singer/actor Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, and Vanessa L. Williams. The ...more
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Billy Dee Williams, Phylicia Rashād, Jennifer Freeman

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jordan Walker-Pearlman

The Visit is the story of Alex Waters, a dying young man serving out a prison sentence for a rape he says he didn't commit. The movie follows Alex, his family, and his girlfriend as they try to ...more
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Glynn Turman, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Ed Bernard

Released: 1974

Directed by: William A. Graham

Together Brothers is a 1974 film directed by William A. Graham. It stars Ahmad Nurradin and Anthony Wilson.
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Penitentiary 2 Mr. T, Ernie Hudson, Rudy Ray Moore

Released: 1982

Directed by: Jamaa Fanaka

Penitentiary II is a 1982 American Blaxploitation drama film, directed by Jamaa Fanaka. Released on April 2, 1982, the film is the sequel to 1979's Penitentiary. It was followed by another ...more
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Meat Loaf, Anthony Michael Hall, Siouxsie Sioux

Released: 1986

Directed by: Richard Tuggle

Out of Bounds is a 1986 American action-thriller feature film directed by Richard Tuggle and starring Anthony Michael Hall. It is currently not available on DVD.
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Kelly Rowland, Melanie Brown, Shemar Moore

Released: 2005

Directed by: Nick Castle

The Seat Filler is an American romantic comedy musical film produced by the Company Production of Magnolia Home Entertainment, Seat Filler Productions, Shake Martin Films and Strange Fruit ...more
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Vonetta McGee, Glynn Turman, Juanita Moore

Released: 1974

Directed by: Gordon Parks, Jr.

Thomasine & Bushrod is a 1974 blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, Jr., written by and starring Max Julien and Vonetta McGee . The title song was written by Arthur Lee and performed ...more
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James Earl Jones, Louis Gossett, Jr.

Released: 1976

Directed by: Krishna Shah

The River Niger is a 1976 film adaptation of the 1972 Joseph A. Walker play of the same title. The film was directed by Krishna Shah, and starred James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson, and Louis ...more
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City Teacher Chuck D, Frank Vincent, Heather Tom

Released: 2007

Directed by: Juney Smith

City Teacher is a 2007 action, drama film written and directed by Juney Smith.
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Kevin Garnett, James Earl Jones, Don Cheadle

Released: 1996

Directed by: Eriq La Salle

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault is a 1996 HBO television film about Earl Manigault, an American street basketball legendary player famous under his nickname of "The ...more
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Kings of the Evening Stone Cold Steve Austin, Tyson Beckford, Bruce McGill

Released: 2010

Directed by: Andrew P. Jones

Kings of the Evening is a 2010 drama film written by Andrew P. Jones and Robert Page Jones and directed by Andrew P. Jones.
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Freedom Song Danny Glover, Loretta Devine, David Strathairn

Released: 2000

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Freedom Song is a made-for-TV film based on true stories of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1960s. It tells the story of the struggle of African Americans to register to vote in ...more
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Fire and Ice Lark Voorhies, Freda Payne, Tempestt Bledsoe

Released: 2001

Directed by: Bryan Goeres

Fire and Ice is a film directed by Bryan Goeres released on Apr 6, 2001.
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Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Glynn Turman

Released: 1978

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich is a 1978 film directed by Ralph Nelson. The screenplay was written by Alice Childress, based on her novel of the same name. It was shot on location in South ...more
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Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell, Cher

Released: 2010

Directed by: Steve Antin

Burlesque is a 2010 drama film written Steven Antin, Susannah Grant and Keith Merryman and directed by Steve Antin.

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Forcin' the Blues Jeff Daniels, Art Evans, Glynn Turman

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jake Szymanski

Forcin' the Blues is a 2011 comedy film written by Seth Morris and directed by Jake Szymanski