The Best Jamie Foxx Movies 

Updated September 23, 2019 3.9k votes 900 voters 158k views 31 items

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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.

Jamie Foxx has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Quentin Tarantino and Garry Marshall. If Jamie Foxx movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Steve Carell and Ben Stiller too.

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Django Unchained is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jamie Foxx Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 2012

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Django Unchained is a 2012 American revisionist Western film directed by Quentin Tarantino. With the help of a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz), a freed slave (Jamie Foxx) sets out to ...more

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Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Terrence Howard

Released: 2004

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Ray is a biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. The independently produced film was written, produced and directed by Taylor Hackford, and ...more

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Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

Released: 2009

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Law Abiding Citizen is a 2009 American thriller film directed by F. Gary Gray from a screenplay written by Kurt Wimmer and stars Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler. Law Abiding Citizen was released ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx

Released: 1999

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. The film features an ensemble cast, consisting of Al Pacino, ...more

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Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jason Statham

Released: 2004

Directed by: Michael Mann

Collateral is a 2004 American neo-noir film directed by Michael Mann from a screenplay written by Stuart Beattie, and starring Tom Cruise as a contract killer and Jamie Foxx as a taxi driver who ...more

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Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Mann

Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964-74 featuring his capture of the heavyweight ...more

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Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx

Released: 2006

Directed by: Bill Condon

Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical drama film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures. The film debuted in three special road ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly, Jamie Foxx

Released: 2007

Directed by: Peter Berg

The Kingdom is a 2007 action thriller directed by Peter Berg and starring Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Ashraf Barhom, with Kyle Chandler, Jeremy Piven, Richard ...more

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Jamie Foxx, Vivica A. Fox, Bernie Mac

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jeff Pollack

Booty Call is a 1997 comedy film, written by J. Stanford Parker and Takashi Bufford, and directed by Jeff Pollack. The film stars Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, Vivica A. Fox and Tamala Jones.

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Horrible Bosses is a 2011 American black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, written by Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Markowitz. It stars ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jena Malone

Released: 2009

Directed by: Joe Wright

The Soloist is a 2009 American drama film directed by Joe Wright, and starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.. It is based on the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who developed ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

Released: 2005

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Jarhead is a 2005 biographical drama film based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford's 2003 memoir of the same name, directed by Sam Mendes, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Swofford with Jamie Foxx, ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch

Released: 2011

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha

Rio is a 2011 animated adventure comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha and written by Don Rhymer.

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#111 of 601 The Best Animated Films Ever #72 of 321 The Best Movies for Kids #94 of 181 The Greatest Animal Movies Ever Made

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Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube, Terrence Howard

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ice Cube

The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who made his directorial debut and also has a small role in the film. The film stars Bernie Mac, Jamie ...more

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Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Jeffrey Donovan

Released: 2000

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Bait is a 2000 film starring Jamie Foxx and David Morse. It was directed by Antoine Fuqua. The film was a huge financial failure, costing Warner Bros. $51 million but only grossing approximately ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx

Released: 2010

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Due Date is a 2010 American comedy road film directed by Todd Phillips, co-written by Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, and Adam Sztykiel, and starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Zach Galifianakis. The ...more

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Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union, Jennifer Esposito

Released: 2004

Directed by: Daniel Taplitz

Breakin' All the Rules is a 2004 American comedy film. It was directed and written by Daniel Taplitz.
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Jamie Foxx, Roselyn Sánchez, Nia Long

Released: 1999

Directed by: Steve Rash

Held Up is a 1999 American comedy film starring Jamie Foxx and Nia Long.
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Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Naomie Harris

Released: 2006

Directed by: Michael Mann

Miami Vice is a 2006 American film about two Miami police detectives, Crockett and Tubbs, who go undercover to fight operations. The film, written, directed, and produced by Michael Mann, is an ...more

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Jamie Foxx, Lee Thompson Young, C. C. H. Pounder

Released: 2004

Directed by: Vondie Curtis-Hall

Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story is a 2004 television film starring Jamie Foxx and Lynn Whitfield. The film was directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall. Other cast members in the film include ...more
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Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Wentworth Miller

Released: 2005

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Stealth is a 2005 American science fiction action film starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton and Richard Roxburgh. The film was directed by Rob Cohen, director ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Jeff Goldblum

Released: 1996

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

The Great White Hype is a 1996 film directed by Reginald Hudlin. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Berg, Damon Wayans, Jeff Goldblum, Jon Lovitz, Cheech Marin, John Rhys-Davies, Salli Richardson ...more

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Valentine's Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jamie Foxx Movies
Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway

Released: 2010

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Valentine's Day is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. The screenplay and the story were written by Katherine Fugate, Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. The film ...more

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Jamie Foxx Unleashed: Lost, Stolen and Leaked! Jamie Foxx

Released: 2002

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Uma Thurman, Jamie Foxx, Janeane Garofalo

Released: 1996

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

The Truth About Cats & Dogs is a 1996 American romantic comedy film directed by directed by Michael Lehmann and starring Janeane Garofalo, Uma Thurman, Ben Chaplin and Jamie Foxx. It was ...more

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