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The Best Jim Brown Movies

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

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

List features films like He Got Game, The Dirty Dozen and more!

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  • As D-Day approaches, Colonel Breed hands the roguish Major Reisman (Lee Marvin) an important assignment: He must train a team of soldiers to parachute across enemy lines and assassinate German ...more
  • A US submarine is dispatched to the frozen wastes of the North Pole to recover a Soviet satellite crammed full of strategic snapshots of US bases. The Cold War atmosphere becomes even chillier as the ...more
  • ...tick...tick...tick... is an American crime drama movie made in 1970 directed by Ralph Nelson. Racially provocative for its time, it stars Jim Brown in the role of an African-American man elected ...more
  • When half-breed Indian Yaqui Joe (Burt Reynolds) robs an Arizona bank, he is pursued by dogged lawman Lyedecker (Jim Brown). Fleeing to Mexico, Joe is imprisoned by General Verdugo (Fernando Lamas), ...more
  • Four years ago, DAmato's (Al Pacino) Miami Sharks were at the top. Now, his team is struggling with three consecutive losses, sliding attendance, and aging heroes, particularly 39-year-old ...more
  • Professional soldier Curry (Rod Taylor) is tapped to oversee a dangerous mission in the Congo. The leader of the region needs Curry to guard a train carrying valuables that is snaking through areas ...more
  • When a shipment of repeating rifles is stolen from the U.S. Cavalry, Capt. Haven (Stuart Whitman) and Sgt. Franklyn are sent to recover them and enlist the aid of an alcoholic former confederate and ...more
  • Jack Spade (Keenen Ivory Wayans) comes home to the ghetto and finds his brother dead from a gold chain overdose. With the help of his hero, John Slade (Bernie Casey), and a team of washed-up crime ...more
  • A fleet of Martian spacecraft surrounds the world's major cities and all of humanity waits to see if the extraterrestrial visitors have, as they claim, "come in peace." U.S. President James Dale ...more
  • The Running Man is a 1987 American science fiction action film loosely based on the 1982 novel The Running Man, written by Stephen King and published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. Directed by ...more
  • Jim Brown: All-American is a 2002 documentary film directed by Spike Lee. The film takes a look at the life of NFL Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown. The film delves into his life—past, present and ...more
  • After his parents are killed by a car bomb, a former Green Beret named Slaughter (Jim Brown) begins investigating and is shocked to discover they were targets of a Mafia hit. He decides to settle the ...more
  • After escaping from a chain gang, Luke (Jim Brown) partners with tough prospector Jaroo (Lee Van Cleef) to search for gold in a Mexican fort. The enterprising duo manage to convince Apache chief ...more
  • Jake Shuttleworth (Denzel Washington) has spent the last six years in prison after accidentally killing his wife during a violent domestic dispute, leaving his son, star basketball prospect Jesus ...more
  • Successful Los Angeles football coach John Bookman (Fred Williamson) returns home to Gary, Ind., when his father is murdered. Discovering the town overrun with violent street gangs, John is even more ...more
  • Life is good for Gunn (Jim Brown). Not only does he live in a huge Los Angeles mansion with his beautiful girlfriend (Brenda Sykes), he's also converted it into one of the most most happening clubs ...more
  • Three the Hard Way is a 1974 action blaxploitation film starring Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, and Jim Kelly, written by Eric Bercovici and Jerrold L. Ludwig and directed by Gordon Parks, Jr. Featuring ...more
  • The Slams is a 1973 film directed by Jonathan Kaplan starring Jim Brown.
  • When teenager Alan (Gregory Smith) buys a set of Commando Elite action figures, he's unaware that they have been programmed with military technology. The toys, including leader Chip (Tommy Lee ...more
  • She Hate Me is a 2004 independent comedy-drama film directed by Spike Lee and starring Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci, Brian Dennehy, Woody Harrelson, Bai Ling and ...more
  • Rick (Gregg Thomsen) and Melissa (Cheryl Kay) are two young lovebirds struggling against the crime and poverty of the Los Angeles ghetto they inhabit. Their hopes of ever leaving are destroyed when ...more
  • Jimmy (Harvey Keitel) wants nothing more than to play Carnegie Hall. He has talent, and the ambition is definitely there. But Jimmy is the son of a mob boss (Michael V. Gazzo) and when he's not ...more
  • The Black Candle is a documentary film about Kwanzaa directed by M. K. Asante and narrated by Maya Angelou. The film premiered on cable television on Starz on November, 2012.