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The Best Glynn Turman Movies

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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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    Cooley High
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    Cooley High

    Garrett Morris, Glynn Turman

    Released1975

    Directed byMichael Schultz

    Cooley High is a 1975 American film based upon the real high school located on the near north... more on Wikipedia

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    J. D.'s Revenge
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    J. D.'s Revenge

    Louis Gossett, Jr.

    Released1976

    Directed byArthur Marks

    J. D.'s Revenge is a blaxploitation horror film released in 1976. It starred Glynn Turman and... more on Wikipedia
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    How Stella Got Her Groove Back
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    How Stella Got Her Groove Back

    Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett

    Released1998

    Directed byKevin Rodney Sullivan

    How Stella Got Her Groove Back is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by Kevin Rodney... more on Wikipedia

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    The Inkwell
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    The Inkwell

    Jada Pinkett Smith, Morris Chestnut

    Released1994

    Directed byMatty Rich

    The Inkwell is a 1994 romantic comedy/drama film, directed by Matty Rich. The film stars... more on Wikipedia

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    Sahara
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    Sahara

    Penélope Cruz, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2005

    Directed byBreck Eisner

    Sahara, an American/Spanish 2005 action–comedy adventure film directed by Breck Eisner, is... more on Wikipedia

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    Men of Honor
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    Men of Honor

    Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro

    Released2000

    Directed byGeorge Tillman, Jr.

    Men of Honor is a 2000 drama film, starring Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr. The film was... more on Wikipedia

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    Gremlins
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    Gremlins

    Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman

    Released1984

    Directed byJoe Dante

    Gremlins is a 1984 American horror comedy film directed by Joe Dante, released by Warner Bros.... more on Wikipedia

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    Five on the Black Hand Side
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    Five on the Black Hand Side

    Glynn Turman, Godfrey Cambridge

    Released1973

    Directed byOscar Williams

    Five on the Black Hand Side is a 1973 comedy film based on the play by Charlie L. Russell. It... more on Wikipedia
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    Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault
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    Released1996

    Directed byEriq La Salle

    Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault is a 1996 HBO television film about Earl... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Carter’s Army
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    Carter’s Army

    Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams

    Released1970

    Directed byGeorge McCowan

    Black Brigade is the DVD release title of the television movie Carter's Army, which aired as... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Light It Up
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    Light It Up

    Rosario Dawson, Usher

    Released1999

    Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of... more on Wikipedia
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    The Visit
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    The Visit

    Billy Dee Williams, Phylicia Rashād

    Released2000

    Directed byJordan Walker-Pearlman

    The Visit is the story of Alex Waters, a dying young man serving out a prison sentence for a... more on Wikipedia
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    Together Brothers
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    Together Brothers

    Glynn Turman, Lincoln Kilpatrick

    Released1974

    Directed byWilliam A. Graham

    Together Brothers is a 1974 film directed by William A. Graham. It stars Ahmad Nurradin and... more on Wikipedia
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    Penitentiary 2
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    Penitentiary 2

    Mr. T, Ernie Hudson

    Released1982

    Directed byJamaa Fanaka

    Penitentiary II is a 1982 American Blaxploitation drama film, directed by Jamaa Fanaka.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Out of Bounds
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    Out of Bounds

    Meat Loaf, Anthony Michael Hall

    Released1986

    Directed byRichard Tuggle

    Out of Bounds is a 1986 American action-thriller feature film directed by Richard Tuggle and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    The Seat Filler
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    The Seat Filler

    Kelly Rowland, Melanie Brown

    Released2005

    Directed byNick Castle

    The Seat Filler is an American romantic comedy musical film produced by the Company Production... more on Wikipedia
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    Thomasine & Bushrod
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    Thomasine & Bushrod

    Vonetta McGee, Glynn Turman

    Released1974

    Directed byGordon Parks, Jr.

    Thomasine & Bushrod is a 1974 blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, Jr., written by... more on Wikipedia
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    The River Niger
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    The River Niger

    James Earl Jones, Louis Gossett

    Released1976

    Directed byKrishna Shah

    The River Niger is a 1976 film adaptation of the 1972 Joseph A. Walker play of the same title.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    City Teacher
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    City Teacher

    Chuck D, Frank Vincent

    Released2007

    Directed byJuney Smith

    City Teacher is a 2007 action, drama film written and directed by Juney Smith.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Kings of the Evening
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    Kings of the Evening

    Stone Cold Steve Austin, Tyson Beckford

    Released2010

    Directed byAndrew P. Jones

    Kings of the Evening is a 2010 drama film written by Andrew P. Jones and Robert Page Jones and... more on Wikipedia
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    Freedom Song
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    Freedom Song

    Danny Glover, Loretta Devine

    Released2000

    Directed byPhil Alden Robinson

    Freedom Song is a made-for-TV film based on true stories of the Civil Rights Movement in... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Fire and Ice
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    Fire and Ice

    Lark Voorhies, Freda Payne

    Released2001

    Directed byBryan Goeres

    Fire and Ice is a film directed by Bryan Goeres released on Apr 6, 2001.
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    A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich
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    A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich

    Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield

    Released1978

    Directed byRalph Nelson

    A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich is a 1978 film directed by Ralph Nelson. The screenplay... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Burlesque
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    Burlesque

    Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell

    Released2010

    Directed bySteve Antin

    Burlesque is a 2010 drama film written Steven Antin, Susannah Grant and Keith Merryman and... more on Wikipedia

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    Forcin' the Blues
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    Forcin' the Blues

    Jeff Daniels, Art Evans

    Released2011

    Directed byJake Szymanski

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