The Best Jeffrey Wright Movies 

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

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

This list includes Faithful, Source Code and more.

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

Jeffrey Wright has worked with many famous directors, including big names like M. Night Shyamalan and Marc Forster. Jeffrey Wright has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Bill Paxton and Sam Rockwell in terms of fame and success.

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Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig
Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the first to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Martin Campbell and ...more

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Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson
Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa L. Williams, and ...more

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Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith
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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David Bowie, Courtney Love, Willem Dafoe
Basquiat is a 1996 biopic/drama film directed by Julian Schnabel based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his ...more
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George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet
Syriana is a 2005 geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, and executive produced by George Clooney, who also stars in the film with an ensemble cast. Gaghan's ...more

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Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig
Quantum of Solace is the 22nd James Bond film produced by Eon Productions, and is the direct sequel to the 2006 film Casino Royale. Directed by Marc Forster, it features Daniel Craig's second ...more

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Mark Ruffalo, Tobey Maguire, Jewel
Ride with the Devil is a 1999 American film directed by Ang Lee. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by James Schamus, based on a book entitled Woe to Live On, by author Daniel ...more

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Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange
Broken Flowers is a 2005 French-American comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. The film focuses on an aging "Don Juan" who ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, Josh Brolin
W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of George W. Bush. It was produced and directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stanley Weiser, and stars Josh ...more
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga
Source Code is a 2011 science fiction film directed by Duncan Jones, written by Ben Ripley, and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, and Jeffrey Wright. The film had its ...more

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Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga
The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more

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Cadillac Records is a 2008 musical biopic written and directed by Darnell Martin. The film explores the musical era from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, chronicling the life of the ...more

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Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk
Angels in America is a 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the play of the same name by Tony Kushner. Kushner adapted his original text for the screen, and Mike Nichols directed. Set in 1985, the ...more

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George Clooney, Evan Rachel Wood, Ryan Gosling
The Ides of March is a 2011 American political drama film directed by George Clooney from a screenplay written by Clooney, along with Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon. The film is an adaptation of ...more
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Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan
Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more

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D-Tox is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Jim Gillespie, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Charles S. Dutton, Robert Patrick, Courtney B. Vance, Polly Walker, Jeffrey ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Malin Åkerman
The Invasion is a 2007 science fiction thriller film starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, with additional scenes written by The Wachowskis and directed by ...more

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Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles
Hamlet is a 2000 American film written and directed by Michael Almereyda, set in contemporary New York City, and based on the Shakespeare play of the same name. Ethan Hawke plays Hamlet as a ...more

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Blackout is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jeffrey Wright Movies
Zoe Saldana, Michael B. Jordan, Jeffrey Wright
Blackout is a 2007 American television film that takes place in New York City during the Northeast Blackout of 2003. Written and directed by Jerry LaMothe, it stars Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Saldana, ...more
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Alexander Skarsgård, Riley Keough, James Bloor
Hold the Dark is a 2018 American thriller film directed by Jeremy Saulnier, based on the novel by William Giraldi. After the deaths of three children suspected to be by wolves, writer Russell ...more

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Terrence Howard, Jeffrey Wright, C. C. H. Pounder
Boycott is a 2001 drama film about Black Americans who boycotted the public buses during the 1950's civil rights movement, written by Herman Daniel Farrell and Timothy J. Sexton and directed by ...more
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Helen Mirren, James Spader, Anne Bancroft
Critical Care is a 1997 film directed by Sidney Lumet. The film is a satire about American medicine. The screenplay by Steven Schwartz is based on the novel by Richard Dooling and stars James ...more
O.G. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jeffrey Wright Movies
Jeffrey Wright, William Fichtner, Boyd Holbrook
O.G. is a 2019 American drama film directed by Madeleine Sackler. A maximum-security prison inmate named Louis (Jeffrey Wright), who, 24 years after committing a violent crime as a young man, ...more
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Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, John Goodman
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a 2011 American drama film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer, directed by Stephen Daldry and written by Eric Roth. It stars ...more

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The Goldfinch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jeffrey Wright Movies
Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Aneurin Barnard
The Goldfinch is a 2019 American drama film directed by John Crowley, based on the novel by Donna Tartt. After surviving a terrorist bombing that killed his mother, Theodore Decker (Ansel ...more