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The Best Mekhi Phifer Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 887 votes 110 voters 13.6k views27 items

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

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

List features films like 8 Mile, Soul Food and more!

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  • 8 Mile1
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    8 Mile

    Eminem, Kim Basinger

    Released2002

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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  • Paid in Full2
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    Paid in Full

    Regina Hall, Cam'ron

    Released2002

    Directed byCharles Stone III

    Paid in Full is a 2002 American crime drama film that was produced by Roc-A-Fella Films and...  more

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  • Soul Food3
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    Soul Food

    Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long

    Released1997

    Directed byGeorge Tillman, Jr.

    Soul Food is a 1997 American comedy-drama film, produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Tracey...  more

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  • Clockers4
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    Clockers

    Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel

    Released1995

    Directed bySpike Lee

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  • The Tuskegee Airmen5
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    The Tuskegee Airmen

    John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Markowitz

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  • This Christmas6
    39
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    This Christmas

    Chris Brown, Idris Elba

    Released2007

    Directed byPreston A. Whitmore II

    This year, Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the...  more

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  • O7
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    O

    Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen

    Released2001

    Directed byTim Blake Nelson

    O is a 2001 American drama film, and a loose modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's...  more

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  • Shaft8
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    Shaft

    Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Singleton

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  • Honey9
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    Honey

    Jessica Alba, Missy Elliott

    Released2003

    Directed byBille Woodruff

    Honey is a 2003 dance film released by Universal Pictures. Featuring music produced by Rodney...  more
  • Uninvited Guest10
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    Uninvited Guest

    Mekhi Phifer, Malinda Williams

    Released1999

    Directed byTimothy Wayne Folsome

    Uninvited Guest is a 2000 thriller, written and directed by Timothy Wayne Folsome. The film...  more
  • Impostor11
    20
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    Impostor

    Madeleine Stowe, Gary Sinise

    Released2001

    Directed byGary Fleder

    Impostor is a 2001 American science fiction film based upon the 1953 short story of the same...  more

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  • High School High12
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    High School High

    Tia Carrere, Jon Lovitz

    Released1996

    Directed byHart Bochner

    High School High is a 1996 comedy film about an inner city high school in the Los Angeles,...  more
  • Carmen: A Hip Hopera13
    16
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    Carmen: A Hip Hopera

    Beyoncé Knowles, Mos Def

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Townsend

    Carmen: A Hip Hopera is a 2001 musical film produced for television by MTV and directed by...  more
  • The Other Brother14
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    The Other Brother

    Regina Hall, Mekhi Phifer

    Released2002

    Directed byMandel Holland

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  • Brian's Song15
    12
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    Brian's Song

    Dick Butkus, James Caan

    Released1971

    Directed byBuzz Kulik

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  • Flypaper16
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    Flypaper

    Patrick Dempsey, Octavia Spencer

    Released2011

    Directed byRob Minkoff

    Flypaper is a 2011 crime fiction comedy film written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and...  more
  • Slow Burn17
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    Slow Burn

    LL Cool J, Ray Liotta

    Released2007

    Directed byWayne Beach

    Slow Burn is an American drama thriller film starring Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock and LL Cool...  more
  • A Lesson Before Dying18
    10
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    A Lesson Before Dying

    Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson

    Released1999

    Directed byJoseph Sargent

    A Lesson Before Dying is a television film released in 1999 adapted from the Ernest J. Gaines...  more
  • Dawn of the Dead19
    12
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    Dawn of the Dead

    Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell

    Released2004

    Directed byZack Snyder

    This film is a 2004 American horror film directed by Zack Snyder in his feature film...  more

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  • Hav Plenty20
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    Hav Plenty

    Lauryn Hill, Nia Long

    Released1998

    Directed byChristopher Scott Cherot

    Hav Plenty is a 1998 American independent film released by Miramax Films, based on an eventful...  more
  • Subway Stories21
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    Subway Stories

    Anne Heche, Sam Rockwell

    Released1997

    Directed byJulie Dash, Jonathan Demme, Bob Balaban, Abel Ferrara, Ted Demme

    Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box...  more
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    Last Man Standing

    Catherine Bell, Anthony Michael Hall

    Released2011

    Directed byErnest R. Dickerson

    Last Man Standing is a 2011 film written by Jolene Rice and Adam Beason and directed by Ernest...
  • Hell's Kitchen23
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    Hell's Kitchen

    Angelina Jolie, Rosanna Arquette

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Cinciripini

    Hell's Kitchen is a 1998 film starring Rosanna Arquette, William Forsythe, Angelina Jolie,...  more
  • I Still Know What You Did Last Summer24
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    I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black

    Released1998

    Directed byDanny Cannon

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  • Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above25
    6
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    Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above

    Stacey Dash, Tatyana Ali

    Released2007

    Directed byJill Maxcy

    Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above is a 2008 comedy-drama film written by Chanel Capra and Jill...  more
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