The Best Louis Gossett, Jr. Movies

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

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  • An Officer and a Gentleman
    1
    Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett
    56 votes
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Taylor Hackford
    Zack Mayo (Richard Gere), a new member of the U.S. Navy, has a bad attitude. When he signs up for the Aviation Academy, he is met with the strict leadership of Sgt. Emil Foley (Louis Gossett Jr.), ...more

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  • Iron Eagle
    2
    Louis Gossett, Jason Gedrick, David Suchet
    47 votes
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
    When Col. Ted Masters' (Tim Thomerson) plane goes down in an Arab country and he's sentenced to death for trespassing, his 18-year-old son, Doug (Jason Gedrick), is determined to save him. ...more

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  • Enemy Mine
    3
    Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett, Brion James
    51 votes
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
    During a war between humans and the reptilian Drac race, spaceship pilot Willis Davidge (Dennis Quaid) ends up stranded on an alien world, along with enemy fighter Jeriba Shigan (Louis Gossett Jr.). ...more

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  • Left Behind: World at War
    4
    Kirk Cameron, Louis Gossett, Jr.
    17 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Craig R. Baxley
    Left Behind: World at War is a Christian apocalyptic/thriller film and the third in the series of films based on the Left Behind book series. It was produced by Cloud Ten Pictures. The film premiered ...more
  • Roots
    5
    Louis Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton, Vic Morrow
    29 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Alex Haley
    Miniseries based on a novel about slaves in America.
  • Iron Eagle II
    6
    Louis Gossett, Mark Humphrey, Stuart Margolin
    30 votes
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
    In the waning years of the Cold War, Gen. Chappy Sinclair (Louis Gossett Jr.) is charged with assembling a joint U.S.-Soviet operation to take out a weapons plant in the Middle East. He has his old ...more

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