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The Best Jamie Foxx Movies

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List of the best Jamie Foxx movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jamie Foxx first entertained audiences with his hilarious characters on In Living Color in the early-1990s, but soon enough he made the transition to film. Jamie Foxx'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 Jamie Foxx movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jamie Foxx movies will be at the top of the list. Jamie Foxx has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jamie Foxx movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jamie Foxx films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

With films ranging from Django Unchained to Ray, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jamie Foxx movies?" and "What are the greatest Jamie Foxx roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Foxx's award-winning performances, you might also enjoy our list of best Christoph Waltz movies and best Will Smith movies. If you loved Foxx as LIttle John, check out the best Robin Hood quotes to relive some of his best lines.

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    Dreamgirls
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    Dreamgirls

    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy

    Released2006

    Directed byBill Condon

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    Django Unchained
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    Django Unchained

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

    Released2012

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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  • 3
    Ray
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    Ray

    Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx

    Released2004

    Directed byTaylor Hackford

    Ray is a biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 4
    Law Abiding Citizen
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    Law Abiding Citizen

    Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx

    Released2009

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

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    Due Date
    158
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    Due Date

    Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2010

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    Due Date is a 2010 American comedy road film directed by Todd Phillips, co-written by Alan R.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 6
    Miami Vice
    146
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    Miami Vice

    Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Mann

    Miami Vice is a 2006 American film about two Miami police detectives, Crockett and Tubbs, who... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story
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    13

    Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story

    Jamie Foxx, Lee Thompson Young

    Released2004

    Directed byVondie Curtis-Hall

    Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story is a 2004 television film starring Jamie Foxx and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    Stealth
    129
    18

    Stealth

    Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx

    Released2005

    Directed byRob Cohen

    Stealth is a 2005 American science fiction action film starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    The Great White Hype
    116
    13

    The Great White Hype

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx

    Released1996

    Directed byReginald Hudlin

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  • 10
    Any Given Sunday
    115
    22

    Any Given Sunday

    Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino

    Released1999

    Directed byOliver Stone

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  • 11
    Collateral
    113
    23

    Collateral

    Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx

    Released2004

    Directed byMichael Mann

    Collateral is a 2004 American neo-noir film directed by Michael Mann from a screenplay written... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 12
    Ali
    99
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    Ali

    Will Smith, Jamie Foxx

    Released2001

    Directed byMichael Mann

    Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Jamie Foxx Unleashed: Lost, Stolen and Leaked!
    74
    11

    Jamie Foxx Unleashed: Lost, Stolen and Leaked!

    Jamie Foxx

    Released2002

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  • 14
    Toys
    68
    10

    Toys

    Robin Williams, Jamie Foxx

    Released1992

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Toys is a 1992 fantasy comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robin Williams,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 15
    The Kingdom
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    25

    The Kingdom

    Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Berg

    The Kingdom is a 2007 action thriller directed by Peter Berg and starring Jamie Foxx, Chris... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Project Power
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    Project Power

    Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released2020

    Directed byHenry Joost, Ariel Schulman

    Project Power is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost. A... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    Booty Call
    78
    25

    Booty Call

    Jamie Foxx, Vivica A. Fox

    Released1997

    Directed byJeff Pollack

    Booty Call is a 1997 comedy film, written by J. Stanford Parker and Takashi Bufford, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Horrible Bosses
    70
    19

    Horrible Bosses

    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey

    Released2011

    Directed bySeth Gordon

    Horrible Bosses is a 2011 American black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, written by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 19
    The Soloist
    68
    19

    The Soloist

    Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx

    Released2009

    Directed byJoe Wright

    The Soloist is a 2009 American drama film directed by Joe Wright, and starring Jamie Foxx and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 20
    Jarhead
    69
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    Jarhead

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx

    Released2005

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Jarhead is a 2005 biographical drama film based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford's 2003 memoir... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 21
    Shade
    56
    13

    Shade

    Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx

    Released2003

    Directed byDamian Nieman

    Shade is a 2003 neo-noir crime drama starring Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Kane & Lynch
    52
    9

    Kane & Lynch

    Bruce Willis, Jamie Foxx

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Kane & Lynch is a film written by Bob DeRosa, Jieho Lee, Rock Shaink Jr., Kyle War and Skip...Amazon buy button
  • 23
    Rio
    60
    18

    Rio

    Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx

    Released2011

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

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  • 24
    The Players Club
    60
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    The Players Club

    Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube

    Released1998

    Directed byIce Cube

    The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    All Jokes Aside
    48
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    All Jokes Aside

    Jamie Foxx, Eddie Griffin

    Released2000

    Directed byHarell Smith

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