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The Best Keith David Movies

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

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

This list includes Death at a Funeral, The Grave and more films.

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

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    Hercules
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    Hercules

    Danny DeVito, James Woods

    Released1997

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith
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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

    Released2005

    Directed byDoug Liman

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  • 3
    Requiem for a Dream
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    Requiem for a Dream

    Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto

    Released2000

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

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  • 4
    Barbershop
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    Barbershop

    Ice Cube, Eve

    Released2002

    Directed byTim Story

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  • 5
    Volcano
    26
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    Volcano

    Tommy Lee Jones, Don Cheadle

    Released1997

    Directed byMick Jackson

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  • 6
    Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
    26
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    Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

    Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi

    Released2001

    Directed byMotonori Sakakibara, Hironobu Sakaguchi

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  • 7
    All About Steve
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    All About Steve

    Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byPhil Traill

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  • 8
    The Thing
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    The Thing

    Kurt Russell, Keith David

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • 9
    Transporter 2
    22
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    Jason Statham, AnnaLynne McCord

    Released2005

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

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  • 10
    Agent Cody Banks
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    Agent Cody Banks

    Hilary Duff, Angie Harmon

    Released2003

    Directed byHarald Zwart

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  • 11
    Platoon
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    Platoon

    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen

    Released1986

    Directed byOliver Stone

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  • 12
    Hollywood Homicide
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    Hollywood Homicide

    Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett

    Released2003

    Directed byRon Shelton

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  • 13
    The Princess and the Frog
    17
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    The Princess and the Frog

    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman

    Released2009

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Where the Heart Is
    16
    4

    Where the Heart Is

    Natalie Portman, Sally Field

    Released2000

    Directed byMatt Williams

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  • 15
    The Oh in Ohio
    16
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    The Oh in Ohio

    Heather Graham, Liza Minnelli

    Released2006

    Directed byBilly Kent

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  • 16
    Off Limits
    14
    2

    Off Limits

    Willem Dafoe, Keith David

    Released1988

    Directed byChristopher Crowe

    Off Limits is a 1988 action-thriller film set during the Vietnam War starring Willem Dafoe and... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Superhero Movie
    16
    6

    Superhero Movie

    Pamela Anderson, Lil' Kim

    Released2008

    Directed byCraig Mazin

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  • 18
    They Live
    18
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    They Live

    Roddy Piper, Keith David

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • 19
    Dead Presidents
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    Dead Presidents

    Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard

    Released1995

    Directed byAlbert Hughes, Allen Hughes

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  • 20
    Johns
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    Johns

    Terrence Howard, David Arquette

    Released1996

    Directed byScott Silver

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  • 21
    Coraline
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    2

    Coraline

    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning

    Released2009

    Directed byHenry Selick

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    There's Something About Mary
    12
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    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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  • 23
    Dirty
    10
    3

    Dirty

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Brittany Daniel

    Released2005

    Directed byChris Fisher

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    Beautiful Loser
    10
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    Beautiful Loser

    Keith David, Taylor Dayne

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Nolte

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    Princess Mononoke
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    Princess Mononoke

    Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson

    Released1997

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

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