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The Best Leon Robinson Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 759 votes 223 voters 17.6k views21 items

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

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

This list has a variety of films, like Cliffhanger and Cover, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Leon Robinson movies?" and "What are the greatest Leon Robinson roles of all time?"
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    Cover

    Vivica A. Fox, Patti LaBelle
    Cover is a drama thriller film starring Aunjanue Ellis, Razaaq Adoti, Vivica A. Fox, and Leon....  more
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    The Women of Brewster Place

    Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens
    The Women of Brewster Place is an American television miniseries that was broadcast on March...  more

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    The Temptations

    Smokey Robinson, Bianca Lawson
    The Temptations is a four-hour television miniseries broadcast in two-hour halves on NBC,...  more

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    The Five Heartbeats

    Diahann Carroll, Harry Lennix
    The Five Heartbeats is a 1991 musical drama film directed by Robert Townsend, who co-wrote the...  more

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    Above the Rim

    Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac
    Above the Rim is a 1994 American drama directed by Jeff Pollack. The screenplay was written by...  more

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    Little Richard

    Garrett Morris, Tamala Jones
    Little Richard is a 2000 biographical NBC TV movie written by Bill Kerby and Daniel Taplitz...  more
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    Cool Runnings

    John Candy, Malik Yoba
    Cool Runnings is a 1993 American sports film directed by Jon Turteltaub, and starring Leon,...  more

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    Soul Ties

    Rocsi Diaz, Katy Mixon
    Soul Ties is a 2012 drama film written by Tee Ashira and directed by Victor Hobson and Tee...
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    Band of the Hand

    Laurence Fishburne, Lauren Holly
    Band of the Hand is an American 1986 crime film directed by Paul Michael Glaser. The film...  more
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    Three Ways to Get a Husband

    Billy Dee Williams, Leon Robinson
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    Buffalo Soldiers

    Anna Paquin, Idris Elba
    Buffalo Soldiers is a 2001 satire film, based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor, which...  more
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    Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored

    Isaac Hayes, Salli Richardson
    Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored is a film directed by Tim Reid and the screenplay was...  more
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    Cliffhanger

    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow
    Cliffhanger is a 1993 American action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin and starring...  more

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    Friends & Lovers

    Maia Campbell, Lavell Crawford
    Friends & Lovers is a 2005 drama and comedy film written by Je'Caryous Johnson,Kim Collier,B....
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    Mr. Rock 'n Roll: The Alan Freed Story

    Paula Abdul, Judd Nelson
    Mr. Rock 'n Roll: The Alan Freed Story is a 1999 biographical film directed by Andy Wolk....
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    Bats

    Dina Meyer, Lou Diamond Phillips
    Bats is a 1999 American science fiction monster horror thriller film, directed by Louis...  more
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    Side Streets

    Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Esposito
    Side Streets is a 1998 Merchant Ivory film directed by Tony Gerber. The film features Valeria...  more
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    Friends & Lovers

    Robert Downey Jr., Claudia Schiffer
    Friends & Lovers is a 1999 American romantic-drama film directed and co-written by George Haas...  more
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    Bad Attitude

    Leon Robinson, Nathaniel DeVeaux
    Bad Attitude is a 1993 action film written by Crane Webster and directed by Bill Cummings....
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    The Brooklyn Heist

    Danny Masterson, Todd Barry
    "Simultaneously channeling Scorsese, Jarmusch and Wayans, the first-time feature director...  more
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    Streetwalkin'

    Julie Newmar, Melissa Leo
    Streetwalkin' is a 1985 action thriller film written by Robert Alden, Joan Freeman and Diane...