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The Best Loretta Devine Movies  

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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like The Breaks and Book of Love, in it.

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

Loretta Devine has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Tyler Perry and Paul Haggis.

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Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Kelly Preston
Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. The film was adapted from the 1992 novel of the same name by ...more
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Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup
This year, Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. ...more
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Ice Cube, T-Pain, Bow Wow
Lottery Ticket is a 2010 comedy film directed by Erik White and starring Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Keith David, Charlie Murphy, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Loretta Devine and Ice Cube ...more
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Julie Bowen, Paula Patton, Angela Bassett
Jumping the Broom is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Salim Akil and produced by Tracey E. Edmonds, Elizabeth Hunter, T.D. Jakes, Glendon Palmer, and Curtis Wallace. The title of the film ...more
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Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Lionel Richie
The Preacher's Wife is a 1996 Christmas romantic comedy-drama family film directed by Penny Marshall, and starring Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, and Courtney B. Vance. It is a remake of ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Dave Bautista, Chloƫ Sevigny
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? is a 2009 film directed by Werner Herzog and produced by David Lynch, inspired by the story of murderer Mark Yavorsky. Herzog describes the film as "a ...more
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Tyler Perry, Bow Wow, Lauren London
Madea's Big Happy Family is a 2011 comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry.
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Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg
For Colored Girls is a drama film to be released on 14 January 2011, directed by Tyler Perry.
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Loretta Devine, Clifton Powell, Kimberly Elise
Woman Thou Art Loosed is a 2004 film directed by Michael Schultz and written by Stan Foster. It was produced by Stan Foster and Reuben Cannon. It is the 44th film or series directed by Schultz ...more
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Happily Ever After: Fairy Tale... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Loretta Devine Movies
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Whoopi Goldberg, Wesley Snipes, Heavy D
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Norm of the North is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Loretta Devine Movies
Heather Graham, Rob Schneider, Bill Nighy
Norm of the North is a 2012 animation adventure drama film written by Daniel Altiere and Steven Altiere, directed by Anthony Bell.
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Helen Slater, Christopher Guest, Carol Kane
Sticky Fingers is a 1988 film directed by Catlin Adams and co-written with Melanie Mayron.
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Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris
This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles, California. A self-described ...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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Loretta Devine, Kadeem Hardison
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story is a 2006 biographical film directed by Debbie Allen.
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Zoe Saldana, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage
This film is a 2010 comedy film written by Aeysha Carr and Chris Rock and directed by Neil LaBute.
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Pauly Shore, Karyn Parsons, Loretta Devine
Class Act is a 1992 comedy film, directed by Randall Miller and starring hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play. An urban retelling of Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper, the screenplay is by Cynthia ...more
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Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei, Helen Hunt
What Women Want is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa and Diane Drake, directed by Nancy Meyers, and starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. The film was a ...more
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Queen Latifah, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne
This film is a 1997 drama film written by Chris Brancato and directed by Bill Duke.
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Amy Poehler, Kristin Cavallari, Jane Lynch
Spring Breakdown is a comedy film starring Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, and Rachel Dratch. Three years after principal photography, and after the film's owner, Warner Independent Pictures, was ...more
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Kaley Cuoco, Carrie Fisher, Faye Dunaway
Cougar Club is a 2007 American film directed by Christopher Duddy. The film details the attempts of two college graduates, Marshall Hogan III and Spence Holmes, to find direction in life. While ...more
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Eva Mendes, Jennifer Morrison, Rebecca Gayheart
Urban Legends: Final Cut also known as Urban Legend 2 is a 2000 American slasher film and sequel to the 1998 film Urban Legend. It is the sole directorial feature of John Ottman, who also edited ...more
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Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan, Katt Williams
Durell (ICE CUBE) and LeeJohn (TRACY MORGAN) are best friends. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son. The all-star cast also includes Katt Williams as ...more
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Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer
I Am Sam is a 2001 American drama film directed by Jessie Nelson. A mentally handicapped man (Sean Penn) fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter (Dakota Fanning) and in the process teaches ...more
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Wesley Snipes, Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine
Down in the Delta is a 1998 drama film directed by Maya Angelou. The film stars Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman, Jr., Esther Rolle, Loretta Devine, and Wesley Snipes.