List of the best Harry Belafonte movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Harry Belafonte'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 Harry Belafonte movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Harry Belafonte movies will be at the top of the list. Harry Belafonte has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Harry Belafonte movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Harry Belafonte films to end the squabble once and for all.
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Directed by: Otto PremingerCarmen Jones is a 1954 American musical film starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, produced and directed by Otto Preminger. The screenplay by Harry Kleiner is based on the libretto for the... more
Directed by: Sidney PoitierBuck and the Preacher is a 1972 American Western film starring Sidney Poitier as Buck and Harry Belafonte as the Preacher. Buck is a trail guide leading groups of former slaves trying to homestead in... more
Directed by: Ranald MacDougallThe World, the Flesh and the Devil is a 1959 American science fiction doomsday film written and directed by Ranald MacDougall. The film stars Harry Belafonte, who was then at the peak of his film... more
Directed by: Robert WiseOdds Against Tomorrow is a 1959 film noir produced and directed by Robert Wise for HarBel Productions, a company founded by the film's star, Harry Belafonte. Belafonte selected Abraham Polonsky to... more
Directed by: Robert RossenIsland in the Sun is a 1957 drama film produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and directed by Robert Rossen. It features an ensemble cast including James Mason, Harry Belafonte, Joan Fontaine, Joan Collins,... more
Uptown Saturday NightBill Cosby, Richard Pryor
Directed by: Sidney PoitierUptown Saturday Night is a 1974 comedy film written by Richard Wesley, and directed by Sidney Poitier, who also stars in this film, along with Bill Cosby and Harry Belafonte. Cosby and Poitier teamed... more
Directed by: Desmond NakanoWhite Man's Burden is a 1995 drama feature film about racism in an alternative America where black and white Americans have reversed cultural roles. The film was written and directed by Desmond... more
William Kunstler: Disturbing the UniverseWilliam Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe is a documentary film about the late American civil rights attorney William Kunstler directed by daughters Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler that premiered... more
Directed by: Robert AltmanKansas City is a 1996 crime film, directed by Robert Altman, and featuring numerous jazz tracks. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy and Steve Buscemi starred.... more
Directed by: Emilio EstevezBobby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, and starring an ensemble cast. The screenplay is a fictionalized account of the hours leading up to the June 5, 1968... more
Directed by: Susanne RostockSING YOUR SONG (Oct. 17) celebrates the life of singer-actor-activist Harry Belafonte. A tenacious hands-on activist, Belafonte’s groundbreaking career paralleled the American civil rights movement.... more
Bright RoadDorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte
Directed by: Gerald MayerBright Road is a 1953 film written by Emmet Lavery and directed by Gerald Mayer.... more
The Great DepressionHarry Belafonte
The Incomparable Nat King ColeHarry Belafonte
We Are the World: The Story Behind the SongWe Are the World: The Story Behind the Song is a 1985 documentary film directed by Tom Trbovich....
The Legendary Nat King ColeHarry Belafonte
Independent Lens: When I RiseHarry Belafonte
Directed by: Mat Hames
The History Makers: CourageHarry Belafonte, Angela Davis
Roots of RhythmHarry Belafonte, Celia Cruz
Directed by: Howard B. Dratch, Eugene Roscow
Harry Belafonte: An Evening With Harry Belafonte & Friends
Sometimes I Look at My LifeHarry Belafonte
Directed by: Orlando Rojas
The Angel LevineEli Wallach, Harry Belafonte
Directed by: Ján KadárThe Angel Levine is a 1970 American film directed by Jan Kadar and based on a short story by Bernard Malamud about an impoverished New York City tailor unable to work due to health problems, creating... more
Remembering Nat King ColeSammy Davis, Jr.
Scandalize My NameScandalize My Name is a 1998 documentary film written and directed by Alexandra Isles...
Directed by: Bruce Ricker