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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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Love Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Nicole Carson

Released: 1997

Directed by: Theodore Witcher

Love Jones is a 1997 American romantic drama film written and directed by Theodore Witcher, in his feature film debut. It stars Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Bill Bellamy, and Lisa ...more

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The Best Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan

Released: 1999

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee

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

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Soul Food is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Vanessa L. Williams

Released: 1997

Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.

Soul Food is a 1997 American comedy-drama film, produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Tracey Edmonds, and Robert Teitel, and released by Fox 2000 Pictures. Featuring an ensemble ...more

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Friday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

Released: 1995

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

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

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Boyz n the Hood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 1991

Directed by: John Singleton

Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American hood drama written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Morris Chestnut, Laurence Fishburne, Nia ...more

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Big Momma's House is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Paul Giamatti, Martin Lawrence, Nia Long

Released: 2000

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Big Momma's House is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell, written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer, and starring Martin Lawrence as FBI agent Malcolm Turner. The majority of the ...more

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Are We There Yet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Ice Cube, Nia Long, Tracy Morgan

Released: 2005

Directed by: Brian Levant

Are We There Yet? is a 2005 American/Canadian road family comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Ice Cube. It was produced by Revolution Studios and distributed by Columbia Pictures. ...more

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Boiler Room is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Nia Long

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ben Younger

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 ...more

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Big Momma's House 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Kat Dennings, Chloë Grace Moretz, Martin Lawrence

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Whitesell

Big Momma's House 2 is a 2006 American comedy film and the sequel to Big Momma's House. The film was directed by John Whitesell, based on the characters created by Darryl Quarles from the ...more

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Are We Done Yet? is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Magic Johnson, Ice Cube, Nia Long

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steve Carr

Are We Done Yet? is a follow-up to Revolution Studios’ hilarious 2005 family comedy Are We There Yet? and picks up where the last story left off. Now married to Suzanne (Nia Long), Nick Persons ...more

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Made in America is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Will Smith, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Tilly

Released: 1993

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

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 ...more

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Held Up is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Jamie Foxx, Roselyn Sánchez, Nia Long

Released: 1999

Directed by: Steve Rash

Held Up is a 1999 American comedy film starring Jamie Foxx and Nia Long.
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In Too Deep is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
LL Cool J, Nas, Nia Long

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Rymer

In Too Deep is a 1999 American thriller-drama film written by Michael Henry Brown and Paul Aaron, and directed by Michael Rymer and starring Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Stanley Tucci with Pam Grier ...more

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Alfie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Sienna Miller, Jude Law, Marisa Tomei

Released: 2004

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Alfie is a 2004 British/American comedy film based on the 1966 British film of the same name, starring Jude Law as the title character, originally played by Michael Caine. The film was written, ...more

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Baadasssss! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Nia Long, Terry Crews, Joy Bryant

Released: 2003

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Baadasssss! is a 2003 American biopic, written, produced, directed by, and starring Mario Van Peebles. The film is based on the struggles of Van Peebles' father Melvin Van Peebles, as he ...more

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47 Meters Down: Uncaged ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
John Corbett, Nia Long, Sophie Nelisse

Released: 2019

Directed by: Johannes Roberts

47 Meters Down: Uncaged is a 2019 survival horror film directed by Johannes Roberts, and a sequel to the 2017 film 47 Meters Down. Four teen girls dive into a ruined underwater city and quickly ...more
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Big Mommas: Like Father,... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Martin Lawrence, Jessica Lucas, Sherri Shepherd

Released: 2011

Directed by: John Whitesell

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son is a 2011 American comedy film and the second sequel to Big Momma's House. The film was directed by John Whitesell, written by Matthew Fogel and Don Rhymer, and ...more

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Butter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Butter Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Shemar Moore

Released: 1998

Directed by: Peter Gathings Bunche

Butter is a 1998 action film starring Ernie Hudson, Nia Long, Tony Todd and Donnie Wahlberg. It originally premiered on HBO as an HBO Original Film, but was later released to video by Artisan ...more
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The Secret Laughter of W... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
The Secret Laughter of Women Colin Firth, Nia Long

Released: 1999

Directed by: Peter Schwabach

The Secret Laughter of Women is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Peter Schwabach.
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If These Walls Could Tal... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones

Released: 2000

Directed by: Anne Heche, Jane Anderson, Martha Coolidge

If These Walls Could Talk 2 is a 2000 television movie in the United States, broadcast on HBO. It follows three separate storylines about lesbian couples in three different time periods. As with ...more

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Stigmata is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Portia de Rossi, Patricia Arquette, Nia Long

Released: 1999

Directed by: Rupert Wainwright

Stigmata is a 1999 supernatural horror film directed by Rupert Wainwright and starring Patricia Arquette as an atheist hairdresser from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who is afflicted with the ...more

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Good Hair is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Al Sharpton, Ice-T, Nia Long

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jeff Stilson

Good Hair is a 2009 American comedy documentary film produced by Chris Rock Productions and HBO Films, starring and narrated by comedian Chris Rock. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on ...more
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Hav Plenty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Hav Plenty Lauryn Hill, Nia Long, Shemar Moore

Released: 1998

Directed by: Christopher Scott Cherot

Hav Plenty is a 1998 American independent film released by Miramax Films, based on an eventful weekend in the life of Lee Plenty, written and directed by Cherot. The film is based on the true ...more
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The Broken Hearts Club: ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Nia Long, Timothy Olyphant, Jennifer Coolidge

Released: 2000

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

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 ...more

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Premonition is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nia Long Movies
Sandra Bullock, Nia Long, Julian McMahon

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mennan Yapo

Premonition is a 2007 American supernatural thriller film directed by Mennan Yapo and starring Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, and Amber Valletta. The film's plot depicts a depressed housewife ...more

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