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The Best Paul Winfield Movies

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

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

List features films like It's Good to Be Alive, Sister, Sister and more!

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  • Mars Attacks!1
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    Mars Attacks!

    Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson

    Released1996

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • Cliffhanger2
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    Cliffhanger

    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow

    Released1993

    Directed byRenny Harlin

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  • Damnation Alley3
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    Damnation Alley

    Jackie Earle Haley, George Peppard

    Released1977

    Directed byJack Smight

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  • Dennis the Menace4
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    Dennis the Menace

    Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

    Released1993

    Directed byNick Castle

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  • White Dog5
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    White Dog

    Kristy McNichol, Burl Ives

    Released1982

    Directed bySamuel Fuller

    White Dog is a 1982 American drama film directed by Samuel Fuller using a screenplay written... more on Wikipedia
  • Presumed Innocent6
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    Presumed Innocent

    Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy

    Released1990

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    Presumed Innocent is a 1990 legal drama. It is a film adaptation of the best-selling novel of... more on Wikipedia

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  • Go Tell It on the Mountain7
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    Go Tell It on the Mountain

    Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames

    Released1985

    Directed byStan Lathan

    This film adaptation of James Baldwin's celebrated novel tells the journey of a family from...
  • Relax...It's Just Sex8
    18
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    Relax...It's Just Sex

    Jennifer Tilly, Paul Winfield

    Released1998

    Directed byP.J. Castellaneta

    Relax...It’s Just Sex is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by P. J. Castellaneta.
  • The Serpent and the Rainbow9
    16
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    The Serpent and the Rainbow

    Bill Pullman, Paul Winfield

    Released1988

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • Hustle10
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    Hustle

    Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve

    Released1975

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

    Hustle is a 1975 American neo-noir crime film directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Burt... more on Wikipedia
  • Conrack11
    12
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    Conrack

    Jon Voight, Paul Winfield

    Released1974

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    Conrack is a 1974 film based on the 1972 autobiographical book The Water Is Wide by Pat... more on Wikipedia
  • The Terminator12
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    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton

    Released1984

    Directed byJames Cameron

    The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James... more on Wikipedia

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  • Death Before Dishonor13
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    Death Before Dishonor

    Brian Keith, Paul Winfield

    Released1987

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  • Carbon Copy14
    14
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    Carbon Copy

    Denzel Washington, Susan Saint James

    Released1981

    Directed byMichael Schultz

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  • Brother John15
    12
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    Brother John

    Sidney Poitier, Paul Winfield

    Released1971

    Directed byJames Goldstone

    Brother John is a 1971 drama film about an enigmatic African-American man who shows up every... more on Wikipedia
  • Trouble Man16
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    Trouble Man

    Paul Winfield, Ralph Waite

    Released1972

    Directed byIvan Dixon

    Trouble Man is a 1972 Soul Cinema Classic film produced and released by 20th Century-Fox. The... more on Wikipedia
  • Catfish in Black Bean Sauce17
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    Catfish in Black Bean Sauce

    Sanaa Lathan, Paul Winfield

    Released2000

    Directed byChi Muoi Lo

    Catfish in Black Bean Sauce is a 1999 comedy-drama film about a Vietnamese brother and sister... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Blue City18
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    Blue City

    Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy

    Released1986

    Directed byMichelle Manning

    Blue City is a 1986 drama film based on the 1947 Ross Macdonald novel of the same name about a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Big Shots19
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    Big Shots

    Paul Winfield, Robert Prosky

    Released1987

    Directed byRobert Mandel

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  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan20
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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    Kirstie Alley, William Shatner

    Released1982

    Directed byNicholas Meyer

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  • Twilight's Last Gleaming21
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    Twilight's Last Gleaming

    Burt Lancaster, Charles Durning

    Released1977

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

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  • The Legend of Gator Face22
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    The Legend of Gator Face

    Charlotte Sullivan, Paul Winfield

    Released1996

    Directed byVic Sarin

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  • The Women of Brewster Place23
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    The Women of Brewster Place

    Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens

    Released1989

    Directed byDonna Deitch

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  • Strange Justice24
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    Strange Justice

    Mandy Patinkin, Paul Winfield

    Released1999

    Directed byErnest R. Dickerson

    Strange Justice is a 1999 television movie starring Delroy Lindo and Regina Taylor and... more on Wikipedia
  • Kids Ten Commandments: Rest is Yet to Come25
    4
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    Kids Ten Commandments: Rest is Yet to Come

    Paul Winfield, Rene Auberjonois

    Released2003

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