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The Best LL Cool J Movies 

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

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

Island Def Jam Recording Presents: #1 Spot and Halloween H20: 20 Years Later are included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best LL Cool J movies?" and "What are the greatest LL Cool J roles of all time?"

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Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez
S.W.A.T. is a 2003 American action-thriller film directed by Clark Johnson, and is based on the 1975 television series of the same name. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle ...more
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Gabrielle Union, LL Cool J, Meagan Good
Deliver Us from Eva is a 2003 American romantic comedy film starring LL Cool J and Gabrielle Union, revolving around LL's character Ray being paid to date a troublesome young lady named Eva. To ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx
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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Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Alicia Witt
Last Holiday is a 2006 American comedy film starring Queen Latifah and directed by Wayne Wang. Latifah plays a humble store assistant, Georgia, who is told that she has a rare brain condition, ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J, Thomas Jane
Deep Blue Sea is a 1999 science fiction horror film, starring Saffron Burrows, Thomas Jane, LL Cool J, Michael Rapaport, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson. The film was directed by ...more

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LL Cool J, Nas, Nia Long
In Too Deep is a 1999 American thriller-drama film written by Michael Henry Brown and Paul Aaron, and directed by Michael Rymer and starring Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Stanley Tucci with Pam Grier ...more

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Val Kilmer, LL Cool J, Christian Slater
Mindhunters is a 2004 American-British thriller film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Jonny Lee Miller, Kathryn Morris, LL Cool J, Patricia Velásquez, Clifton Collins, Jr., Christian ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith
Kingdom Come is a 2001 comedy-drama film, written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones, and directed by Doug McHenry. This film stars LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Anthony Anderson ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment in the Halloween film series. It is directed by Steve Miner and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu
Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as three women working for a private investigation agency. The film is ...more

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LL Cool J, Ray Liotta, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Slow Burn is an American drama thriller film starring Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock and LL Cool J, which is notable for the extended period between production and eventual release. A crime drama, ...more
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Island Def Jam Recording Presents: #1 Spot
LL Cool J, Ludacris, Ashanti
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LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dave Chappelle
Woo is a 1998 romantic comedy film, directed by Daisy V.S. Mayer, and starring Jada Pinkett Smith in the title role. Tommy Davidson co-stars. Woo was filmed in 1996.

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Snoop Dogg, LL Cool J, Michael Clarke Duncan
Caught Up is a 1998 American crime-drama film written and directed by Darin Scott. The film stars Bokeem Woodbine and Cynda Williams.
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P!nk, Rebecca Romijn, LL Cool J
Rollerball is a 2002 remake of the 1975 science-fiction film of the same name. This updated version stars Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, Rebecca Romijn, and Naveen Andrews. It was directed ...more

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Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J, Woody Harrelson
Wildcats is a 1986 American sports comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and is also the film debut of Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson.

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Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey
Edison, is a 2005 American thriller film written and directed by David J. Burke, and stars Morgan Freeman, LL Cool J, Justin Timberlake and Kevin Spacey.
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Meg Ryan, LL Cool J, William H. Macy
The Deal is a 2008 American satirical comedy film directed by Steven Schachter. The screenplay by Schachter and William H. Macy is based on the 1991 novel of the same title by Peter Lefcourt. ...more
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Lil' Kim, Sean Combs, LL Cool J
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Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, Dave Chappelle
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Robin Williams, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J
Toys is a 1992 fantasy comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, LL Cool J, and Jamie Foxx in his feature film debut. The ...more

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Video Vixens
Sean Combs, 50 Cent, LL Cool J
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LL Cool J, Debbie Allen, Yaphet Kotto
Out-of-Sync is a 1995 crime drama film featuring LL Cool J in his first starring role. The film was directed by Debbie Allen and co-starred Victoria Dillard, Tim Reid and Howard Hesseman. The ...more
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The Hard Way
Christina Ricci, LL Cool J, Michael J. Fox
The Hard Way is a 1991 action-comedy film directed by John Badham, and starring Michael J. Fox and James Woods. Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, Luis Guzmán, LL Cool J, Delroy Lindo, ...more
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