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The Best Michael Jai White Movies

Updated November 5, 2019 3.9k votes 1.1k voters 122.1k views31 items

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

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

This is a list that features films like The Philly Kid and Undisputed II: Last Man Standing.

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  • Blood and Bone1
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    Blood and Bone

    Gina Carano, Michael Jai White

    Released2009

    Directed byBen Ramsey

    Blood and Bone is a 2009 American direct-to-DVD martial arts film directed by Ben Ramsey and... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Dark Knight2
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    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2008

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics... more on Wikipedia

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  • Universal Soldier: The Return3
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    Universal Soldier: The Return

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bill Goldberg

    Released1999

    Directed byMic Rodgers

    Universal Soldier: The Return is a 1999 American science fiction action film directed by Mic... more on Wikipedia
  • Undisputed II: Last Man Standing4
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    Undisputed II: Last Man Standing

    Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins

    Released2006

    Directed byIsaac Florentine

    Undisputed II: Last Man Standing is a 2006 direct-to-video martial arts film and is the sequel... more on Wikipedia
  • Why Did I Get Married Too?5
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    Why Did I Get Married Too?

    Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson

    Released2010

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Why Did I Get Married Too? is a 2010 American comedy-drama film produced by Lionsgate and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Spawn6
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    Spawn

    Martin Sheen, John Leguizamo

    Released1997

    Directed byMark A.Z. Dippé

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  • Thick as Thieves7
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    Thick as Thieves

    Alec Baldwin, Janeane Garofalo

    Released1998

    Thick as Thieves is a 1998 film based on the novel of the same name by Patrick Quinn and... more on Wikipedia
  • Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown8
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    Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown

    Michael Jai White, Lyoto Machida

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Jai White

    Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown is a 2011 American martial arts film starring Evan Peters,... more on Wikipedia
  • Spawn 29
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    Spawn 2

    Michael Jai White, Dominique Jennings

    Released1998

    Directed byEric Radomski

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  • City of Industry10
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    City of Industry

    Lucy Liu, Famke Janssen

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn Irvin

    City of Industry is a 1997 neo-noir crime film starring Harvey Keitel, Stephen Dorff and... more on Wikipedia
  • El Gringo11
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    El Gringo

    Christian Slater, Michael Jai White

    Released2012

    Directed byEduardo Rodriguez

    El Gringo is a 2012 action film written by Jonathan W. Stokes and directed by Eduardo... more on Wikipedia
  • Getting Played12
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    Getting Played

    Carmen Electra, Vivica A. Fox

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Silberg

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  • Why Did I Get Married?13
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    Why Did I Get Married?

    Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry

    Released2007

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Why Did I Get Married? is a 2007 comedy-drama film adaptation written, produced, directed, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Philly Kid14
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    The Philly Kid

    Michael Jai White, Devon Sawa

    Released2012

    Directed byJason Connery

    The Philly Kid is a 2012 American dramatic action film directed by Jason Connery, produced by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Black Dynamite15
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    Black Dynamite

    Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall

    Released2009

    Directed byScott Sanders

    Black Dynamite is a 2009 American action comedy film starring Michael Jai White, Salli... more on Wikipedia

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  • Undercover Brother 216
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    Undercover Brother 2

    Barry Bostwick, Michael Jai White

    Released2019

    Directed byLeslie Small

    Undercover Brother 2 is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Leslie Small and a sequel to... more on Wikipedia
  • Tyson17
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    Tyson

    George C. Scott, Michael Jai White

    Released1995

    Directed byUli Edel

    Tyson is a 1995 television film based on the life of American heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson.... more on Wikipedia
  • Justice18
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    Justice

    Michael Ealy, Michael Jai White

    Released2003

    Directed byEvan Oppenheimer

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  • Ring of Fire19
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  • Freaky Deaky20
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    Freaky Deaky

    Andy Dick, Christian Slater

    Released2012

    Directed byCharles Matthau

    Freaky Deaky is a 2012 crime-comedy-thriller film based on Elmore Leonard's 1988 novel of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Ring of Fire 3: Lion Strike21
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    Ring of Fire 3: Lion Strike

    Michael Jai White, Bobbie Phillips

    Released1995

    Directed byRick Jacobson, Jacobsen Hart

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  • Exit Wounds22
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    Exit Wounds

    Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal

    Released2001

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

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    The Wizards Hunter: The Hunt for Evangelion Crowley

    Kelly Hu, Maria Grazia Cucinotta

    Released2011

    Directed byNico Toffoli

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  • Mortal Kombat: Rebirth24
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    Mortal Kombat: Rebirth

    Jeri Ryan, Michael Jai White

    Released2010

    Directed byKevin Tancharoen

    Mortal Kombat: Rebirth is a 2010 detailed short film directed by Kevin Tancharoen, with fight... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Freedom Song25
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    Freedom Song

    Danny Glover, Loretta Devine

    Released2000

    Directed byPhil Alden Robinson

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