The Best Isaiah Washington Movies  

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

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The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different films, including True Crime and The Under Shepherd.

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

Isaiah Washington is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Soderbergh, Clint Eastwood and Andrzej Bartkowiak.

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The Under Shepherd Keith David, Isaiah Washington, Clifton Powell
The Under Shepherd is a 2012 comedy drama film written and directed by Russ Parr.
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Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, André 3000
This film is a 2003 American action comedy film starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. The film also features Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Gladys Knight, Master ...more
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Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel, John Turturro
Clockers is a 1995 American drama film directed by Spike Lee. It is an adaptation of the eponymous 1992 novel by Richard Price, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Lee. The film stars Harvey ...more
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Grace Park, Aaliyah, DMX
This film is a 2000 American martial arts action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak in his directorial debut, and also fight choreography by Corey Yuen, and starring Jet Li and Aaliyah. The ...more
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Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson
Out of Sight is a 1998 American comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The first of several collaborations between Soderbergh and ...more
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Julianna Margulies, Emily Browning, Karl Urban
Ghost Ship is a 2002 American-Australian horror film directed by Steve Beck. The film was shot in Queensland, Australia and Vancouver, Canada. It stars an ensemble cast featuring Gabriel Byrne, ...more
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Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal, DMX
Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX. The film is based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes ...more
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Halle Berry, Sarah Silverman, Warren Beatty
Bulworth is a 1998 American political comedy film co-written, co-produced, directed by, and starring Warren Beatty. It co-stars Halle Berry, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Paul Sorvino, Jack Warden, ...more
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Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson
Love Jones is a 1997 American romantic drama film written and directed by Theodore Witcher, in his feature film debut. It stars Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Bill Bellamy, and Lisa ...more
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George Clooney, Gabrielle Union, William H. Macy
Welcome to Collinwood is a 2002 American caper comedy film written and directed by Anthony and Joe Russo about a group of small-time misfits from the Collinwood neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, ...more
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RuPaul, Spike Lee, Alfre Woodard
Crooklyn is a 1994 semi-autobiographical film co-written and directed by Spike Lee. The film takes place in Brooklyn, New York and the neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant during the summer of ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Lucy Liu, James Woods
True Crime is a 1999 American mystery drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and based on Andrew Klavan's 1995 novel of the same name. Eastwood also stars in the film as a journalist covering ...more
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Jeff Bridges, Lauren Graham, Judy Greer
The Amateurs, originally called The Moguls, is a 2005 comedy film written and directed by Michael Traeger and starring Jeff Bridges. The story revolves around six friends in a small town in the ...more
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Bernie Mac, Randy Quaid, Andre Braugher
Get on the Bus is a 1996 film about a group of African-American men who are taking a cross-country bus trip in order to participate in the Million Man March. The film was directed by Spike Lee ...more
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Area Q. Isaiah Washington, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Murilo Rosa
Area Q is a 2011 Sci-Fi Thriller film written by Julia Camara and directed by Gerson Sanginitto.
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Aisha Tyler, Marcia Cross, Constance Marie
Dancing in September is a 2000 HBO television film starring Isaiah Washington and Nicole Ari Parker.
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Sarah Polley, Isaiah Washington, Deborah Cox
Love Come Down is a Canadian drama film, released in 2000. Written and directed by Clement Virgo, the film stars Larenz Tate as Neville Carter, an aspiring comedian trying to rebuild his life ...more
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Lil Wayne, Taraji P. Henson, Forest Whitaker
Hurricane Season is a sports drama film directed by Tim Story and starring Forest Whitaker, Taraji P. Henson, Isaiah Washington, and Bow Wow. The screenplay was written by Robert Eisele and the ...more
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Laurence Fishburne, Natalie Cole, Laurie Metcalf
Always Outnumbered is a television film based on the novel Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned by author Walter Mosley. It first aired on pay television channel HBO in 1998.
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Rosario Dawson, James Woods, Mac Miller
This Girl's Life is a 2003 film written and directed by Ash. The story revolves around the life of Moon, a porn star. The movie also stars James Woods, Michael Rapaport, Rosario Dawson and Kip
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The Least of These Isaiah Washington, Robert Loggia, Bob Gunton
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Madonna, Halle Berry, Quentin Tarantino
Girl 6 is a 1996 comedy, drama film written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Spike Lee.
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Michael Shannon, Isaiah Washington, Henry Thomas
Dead Birds is a 2004 American horror film directed by Alex Turner.
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Ice-T, Isaiah Washington, Adrienne-Joi Johnson
Tara is a 2001 film, known in the United States as Hood Rat. Directed by Leslie Small, it was released direct-to-video, and was poorly received.
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Joey Lauren Adams, Isaiah Washington, Tim Blake Nelson
Blue Caprice is a 2013 American independent drama film directed by Alexandre Moors. It recounts the story of an abandoned boy who is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous ...more