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The Best Nia Long Movies

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

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

Sightings: Heartland Ghost and Friday are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Nia Long movies?" and "What are the greatest Nia Long roles of all time?"

Nia Long is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Tyler Perry, John Whitesell and Brian Levant.

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  • Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is sent to live with his father, Furious Styles (Larry Fishburne), in tough South Central Los Angeles. Although his hard-nosed father instills proper values and respect in him, ...more
  • Two urban African-Americans, Darius (Larenz Tate), an aspiring writer, and Nina (Nia Long), an aspiring photographer, share an instant connection after a chance meeting at a Chicago club. The two ...more
  • The Best Man is a 1999 American romantic comedy-drama film, written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. It was produced by 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, with Lee's cousin, Spike Lee, serving as ...more
  • When Ahmad Simmons' (Brandon Hammond) diabetic grandmother, Josephine "Big Mama" Joseph (Irma P. Hall), falls into a coma during an operation to amputate her leg, it throws the Joseph family into ...more
  • Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more
  • FBI agent Malcolm Turner is tough, smart and a master of disguise. There's nothing he can't handle. So Malcolm, taking on his most challenging "role" ever, decides to impersonate the cantankerous ...more
  • After his mentor is killed, an FBI agent (Martin Lawrence) reprises his disguise as a fat old lady and takes a job as a nanny in a crime suspect's house. While working on the case, the agent diffuses ...more
  • Attempting to win the favor of the newly divorced Suzanne (Nia Long), Nick (Ice Cube) offers to accompany her children, Lindsey (Aleisha Allen) and Kevin (Philip Bolden), on a flight from Portland, ...more
  • Foxx portrays Michael Dawson, a successful Chicago businessman whose life falls apart while he's driving to the Grand Canyon with his gorgeous fiance, Rae. When Rae discovers that he has used their ...more
  • Boiler Room is a 2000 American drama film written and directed by Ben Younger, and starring Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Scott Caan, Tom Everett Scott, Ron Rifkin, ...more
  • Nick (Ice Cube) and Suzanne (Nia Long) decide to move to the suburbs to create a better life for children Lindsey (Aleisha Allen) and Kevin (Philip Bolden). The contractor (John C. McGinley) they ...more
  • Drug lord Dwayne Gittens (LL Cool J) rules Cincinnati with an iron fist. No wonder he's known as "God" on the streets. Determined to break Gittens' stranglehold on the city is undercover cop Jeffrey ...more
  • Made in America is a 1993 comedy film released on May 28, 1993 by Warner Bros. starring Whoopi Goldberg and Ted Danson, and featuring Nia Long, Jennifer Tilly and Will Smith. The film was directed by ...more
  • Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an ...more
  • Lee Plenty (Christopher Scott Cherot) is a flailing, wannabe writer, homeless and apartment-sitting for his friend, the wealthy Havilland Savage (Chenoa Maxwell), while she is off visiting family. So ...more
  • Prompted by a question from his young daughter, comic Chris Rock sets out to explore the importance of hair in black culture. Rock interviews celebrities such as Ice-T and Raven Symone, and visits ...more
  • After stepson Trent (Brandon T. Jackson) witnesses a murder, FBI agent Malcolm Turner (Martin Lawrence) brings back Big Momma, his plus-size alter ego, to help solve the crime. Big Momma goes deep ...more
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    Freddy (Shemar Moore) is a big-shot music industry executive, whose cousin, Blusette (Salli Richardson), is a successful and well-known singer managed by 8-Ball Harris (Ernie Hudson). Blusette soon ...more
  • Jack Herrod (Tom Bower), the racist former sheriff of a South Carolina town, is dying of cancer. Decades ago, when a civil rights activist (Samuel L. Jackson) was murdered on Herrod's streets, he ...more
  • Television producers Derek Mulroy (Beau Bridges) and Lou Adler (Nia Long) take their team to Kansas to film a potentially haunted house. Jeff (Gabriel Olds) and Pam Mason (Thea Gill), who own the ...more
  • This follow-up to the abortion-themed "If These Walls Could Talk" tells the stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in ...more
  • Boston's Finest is a 2010 TV film directed by Gary Fleder.
  • The Secret Laughter of Women is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Peter Schwabach.
  • British-born ladies' man Alfie (Jude Law) exploits his job as a New York City limousine driver to meet and sleep with attractive women -- which infuriates his pseudo-girlfriend Julie (Marisa Tomei), ...more
  • The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is a 2000 American film written and directed by Greg Berlanti. It follows the lives of a group of gay friends in West Hollywood, centered on a restaurant ...more