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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 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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Enemy Mine 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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Iron Eagle 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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Iron Eagle II 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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Roots 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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The Principal 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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Diggstown 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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Daddy's Little Girls 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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The Deep 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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Left Behind: World at War 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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Toy Soldiers 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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Aces: Iron Eagle III 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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The Punisher 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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Firewalker 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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A Raisin in the Sun 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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Jaws 3-D 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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Why Did I Get Married Too? 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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Skin Game 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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A Good Man in Africa 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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The Perfect Game 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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The Grace Card 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

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Blue Chips 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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The White Dawn 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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Redemption James Caan, Lark Voorhies, Louis Gossett^! Jr. Redemption is a 2011 action and romance film written by Norman F. May and directed by Tom Burruss.

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El Diablo Louis Gossett^! Jr., Joe Pantoliano, Anthony Edwards 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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Sidekicks Louis Gossett, Jr., Larry Hagman Sidekicks is a 1974 TV-movie directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Larry Hagman and Louis Gossett, Jr.. The film was a pilot for a proposed television show as a continuation of the 1971 ...more

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Iron Eagle on the Attack Louis Gossett, Jr., Dean McDermott Iron Eagle on the Attack, also known as Iron Eagle IV, is a 1995 American-Canadian direct-to-video action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and is the fourth installment in the Iron Eagle series. ...more

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The Choirboys James Woods, Randy Quaid, Louis Gossett The Choirboys is a 1977 American comedy-drama film directed by Robert Aldrich, written by Christopher Knopf and Joseph Wambaugh based on Wambaugh's novel of the same title. It features an ...more

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Finders Keepers Jim Carrey, Louis Gossett, Jr. Finders Keepers is a 1984 comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring Michael O'Keefe, Beverly D'Angelo and features an early performance by Jim Carrey. It was shot entirely in Alberta, ...more

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The Josephine Baker Story Louis Gossett, Jr., Craig T. Nelson The Josephine Baker Story is an American television film that first aired on HBO on March 16, 1991. It stars Lynn Whitfield as Josephine Baker, who is regarded for being the first international ...more

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A Gathering of Old Men Holly Hunter, Louis Gossett^! Jr., Richard Widmark A Gathering of Old Men is a 1987 American television drama film directed by Volker Schlöndorff and based on the novel of the same name. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at ...more

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J. D.'s Revenge Louis Gossett, Jr., Glynn Turman J. D.'s Revenge is a blaxploitation horror film released in 1976. It starred Glynn Turman and Lou Gossett. The main character becomes an unwilling host for the restless spirit of J.D. Walker, a ...more

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The Laughing Policeman Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett, Jr. The Laughing Policeman is an American police procedural film loosely based on the novel The Laughing Policeman by Sjöwall and Wahlöö. The setting of the story is transplanted from ...more

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The Landlord Louis Gossett, Jr., Beau Bridges The Landlord is a 1970 film directed by Hal Ashby, based on the novel by Kristin Hunter. The film stars Beau Bridges in the lead role of a well-to-do white man who becomes landlord of an ...more

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Buttermilk Sky Bella Thorne, Louis Gossett, Jr. Buttermilk Sky is a 2009 drama film directed by Thadd Turner and written by Charles Leinenweber and Thadd Turner.

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The Bushbaby Louis Gossett, Jr., Donald Houston The Bushbaby is a 1969 film based on the novel The Bushbabies by William Stevenson and adapted by Robert Maxwell. It was directed and produced by John Trent and stars Margaret Brooks and Lou ...more

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The Highwayman Louis Gossett, Jr., Jason Priestley A psychotic jewelry store thief named Breakfast makes off with a carload of cash with his accomplice Panda. But he's on a suicidal quest to even the score with his former boss and has the cops ...more

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Momentum Teri Hatcher, Louis Gossett, Jr. Momentum is a July 26, 2003 television movie that premiered on the U.S. Sci Fi Channel. The movie was directed by James Seale.

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Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige Louis Gossett, Jr. Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige is a 1981 television film directed by Richard A. Colla. It stars Louis Gossett Jr. and Beverly Todd.

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High Lonesome Evan Rachel Wood, Louis Gossett, Jr. High Lonesome is a 1995 western drama film written by H. Haden Yelin and directed by Jeff Bleckner.

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Delgo Jennifer Love Hewitt, Val Kilmer, Burt Reynolds Delgo is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure romantic comedy fantasy film produced by Fathom Studios, a division of Macquarium Intelligent Communications, which began development of the ...more

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Travels with My Aunt Maggie Smith, Louis Gossett, Jr. Travels with My Aunt is a 1972 American comedy film directed by George Cukor. The screenplay by Jay Presson Allen and Hugh Wheeler is based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Graham Greene.

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In His Father's Shoes A. J. Cook, Louis Gossett, Jr.

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Lackawanna Blues Liev Schreiber, Julie Benz, Mos Def Lackawanna Blues is a 2005 TV movie directed by George C. Wolfe.

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Let Freedom Sing: How Music In... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Louis Gossett, Jr. Movies
Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement Louis Gossett, Jr., Isaac Hayes

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Dog Jack Louis Gossett, Jr., Ed Schultz Dog Jack is a 2010 film based on the book of the same name by Florence W. Biros. The story is based on the true story of the mascot of the 102nd Pennsylvania Regiment The story revolves around ...more

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Bram Stoker's Legend of the Mummy Louis Gossett^! Jr., Amy Locane, Victoria Tennant In a dark recess of a San Francisco mansion lies an evil power within the corpse of an Egyptian mummy. When seven savage wounds are found on the body of Dr. Trelawny as he lies in a coma, only ...more

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Curse of the Starving Class James Woods, Kathy Bates, Randy Quaid

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Cover Vivica A. Fox, Patti LaBelle, Louis Gossett Cover is a drama thriller film starring Aunjanue Ellis, Razaaq Adoti, Vivica A. Fox, and Leon. The film was produced and directed by Bill Duke and open at selective theaters on February 22,

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The Least Among You Lauren Holly, Louis Gossett, Jr. The Least Among You is a film based on the true story of Rev. Dr. Charles Marks' formative years, written and directed by first time writer/director Mark Young. It explores issues of ...more