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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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Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett
An Officer and a Gentleman is a 1982 American drama film that tells the story of a U.S. Navy aviation officer candidate who comes into conflict with the Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant who is the ...more

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Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Enemy Mine is a 1985 science fiction drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen based on the story of the same name by Barry B. Longyear. It starred Dennis Quaid and Louis Gossett, Jr. as a human ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Melora Hardin
Iron Eagle is a 1986 American-Canadian action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Jason Gedrick and Louis Gossett, Jr. While it received mixed reviews, the film earned US$24,159,872 at ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr., LeVar Burton
This award-winning six-part historical epic was one of the first examples of the miniseries format and one of the highest-rated television programs in broadcasting history. Based on the ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Colm Feore
Iron Eagle II is a 1988 Israeli-Canadian-American action film directed by Sidney J. Furie. It is the first sequel to the 1986 film Iron Eagle, with Louis Gossett, Jr. reprising his role as ...more

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Jim Belushi, Louis Gossett, Jr.
The Principal is a 1987 crime thriller action film starring James Belushi and Louis Gossett, Jr. It was written by Frank Deese and directed by Christopher Cain. It was filmed in Oakland, ...more

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Heather Graham, James Woods, Jim Caviezel
Diggstown is a 1992 film directed by Michael Ritchie, and starring James Woods, Louis Gossett, Jr. and Bruce Dern. It also features Heather Graham, Oliver Platt and Randall "Tex"

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Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Louis Gossett
Daddy's Little Girls is a 2007 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry and produced by Perry and Reuben Cannon. It stars Gabrielle Union and Idris Elba. The film was ...more

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Nick Nolte, Jacqueline Bissett, Eli Wallach
The Deep is a 1977 adventure film directed by Peter Yates and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The film stars Robert Shaw, Jacqueline Bisset, and Nick Nolte.

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Kirk Cameron, Louis Gossett, Jr.
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 ...more

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Sean Astin, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Toy Soldiers is a 1991 American action drama film directed by Daniel Petrie, Jr., with a screenplay by Petrie and David Koepp. It stars Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Louis Gossett, Jr., Andrew ...more

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Dolph Lundren, Louis Gossett, Jr.
The Punisher is a 1989 Australian-American action film directed by Mark Goldblatt and starring Dolph Lundgren. It is based on the Marvel Comics' character of the same name. The film changes many ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Fred Thompson
Aces: Iron Eagle III is a 1992 American action film directed by John Glen and is the third installment of the Iron Eagle film series, with Louis Gossett, Jr. reprising his role as Col. Charles ...more

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Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett, Jr.
A Raisin in the Sun is a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Roy Glenn, and Louis Gossett, and adapted from the play of the same name by Lorraine ...more

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Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry
Why Did I Get Married Too? is a 2010 American comedy-drama film produced by Lionsgate and Tyler Perry Studios and stars Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, and Tasha Smith. It is the sequel to Why Did I ...more

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James Garner, Ed Asner, Louis Gossett
Skin Game is a 1971 American independent comedy western starring James Garner and Louis Gossett, Jr. and directed by Paul Bogart and Gordon Douglas, The supporting cast features Susan Clark, ...more

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Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Firewalker is a 1986 action/adventure film starring Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett, Jr., Will Sampson and Melody Anderson. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson and written by Norman Aladjem, Robert ...more

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Sean Connery, John Lithgow, Diana Rigg
A Good Man in Africa is a 1994 film, based on William Boyd's 1981 novel A Good Man in Africa and directed by Bruce Beresford.

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Dennis Quaid, Lea Thompson, Louis Gossett
Jaws 3-D is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by Joe Alves and starring Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Lea Thompson and Louis Gossett, Jr. It is the second sequel to Steven ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Warren Oates
The White Dawn is a Canadian film, released in 1974, directed by Philip Kaufman and starring Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, and Louis Gossett, Jr. It portrays the conflict between aboriginal ...more

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Emilie de Ravin, Louis Gossett, Jr.
The Perfect Game is a 2009 American drama film directed by William Dear, based on the 2008 book of the same name written by W. William Winokur. The film is based on the events leading to the ...more

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Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett
Blue Chips is a 1994 basketball drama film, directed by William Friedkin, written by Ron Shelton and starring Nick Nolte as a college coach and real-life basketball stars Shaquille O'Neal and ...more

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El Diablo Louis Gossett, Jr., Joe Pantoliano
El Diablo is a 1990 Comedy/Western film directed by Peter Markle, starring Anthony Edwards and Louis Gossett, Jr. It was co-written by Tommy Lee Wallace and John Carpenter.

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Redemption James Caan, Lark Voorhies, Louis Gossett
Redemption is a 2011 action and romance film written by Norman F. May and directed by Tom Burruss.

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Michael Joiner
The Grace Card is a 2010 Christian drama film directed by David G. Evans. It intends to illustrate the everyday opportunities that people have to rebuild relationships and heal deep wounds by ...more