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The Best Queen Latifah Movies

Updated March 17, 2020 4.8k votes 1.3k voters 184.9k views

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This list of the best Queen Latifah movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Since making her film debut in Spike Lee's Jungle Fever in 1991, Queen Latifah has been thrilling audiences with her talent, humor and charm. The order of these top Queen Latifah movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Queen Latifah movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Queen Latifah movies?" and "What are the greatest Queen Latifah roles of all time?" Famous flicks like Joyful NoiseBeauty Shop are already on this Queen Latifah filmography, but the latest titles starring Queen Latifah will be added as they are released. If you think the best Queen Latifah role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Queen Latifah performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.


If you are a fan of Queen Latifah's comedy, you might also enjoy are list of best Steve Martin movies and best Gabrielle Union movies.

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  • Last Holiday1
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    Last Holiday

    Queen Latifah, LL Cool J

    Released2006

    Directed byWayne Wang

    Last Holiday is a 2006 American comedy film starring Queen Latifah and directed by Wayne Wang....  more
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  • Girls Trip2
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    Girls Trip

    Regina Hall, Queen Latifah

    Released2017

    Directed byMalcolm D. Lee

    Girls Trip is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee. It follows a group of...  more
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  • Set It Off3
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    Set It Off

    Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre

    Released1996

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Set It Off is a 1996 American action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and written by Kate Lanier...  more
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    #225 of 315 Movies with the Best Soundtracks#9 of 159 The Best Hood Movies

  • Beauty Shop4
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    Beauty Shop

    Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone

    Released2005

    Directed byBille Woodruff

    Beauty Shop is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Bille Woodruff, and a spin-off from the...  more
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  • Bringing Down the House5
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    Bringing Down the House

    Betty White, Queen Latifah

    Released2003

    Directed byAdam Shankman

    Bringing Down the House is a 2003 American comedy film written by Jason Filardi and directed...  more
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  • Just Wright6
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    Just Wright

    Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade

    Released2010

    Directed bySanaa Hamri

    Just Wright is the 2010 American romantic comedy film starring Queen Latifah and Common that...  more
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  • Valentine's Day7
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    Valentine's Day

    Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift

    Released2010

    Directed byGarry Marshall

    Valentine's Day is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. The...  more
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  • Taxi8
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    Taxi

    Gisele, Queen Latifah

    Released2004

    Directed byTim Story

    Taxi is a 2004 American remake of the 1998 French film of the same name, starring Queen...  more
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  • Mad Money9
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    Mad Money

    Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah

    Released2008

    Directed byCallie Khouri

    Mad Money is a 2008 comedy film starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes, and...  more
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  • Jungle Fever10
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    Jungle Fever

    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1991

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike...  more
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  • The Secret Life of Bees11
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    The Secret Life of Bees

    Alicia Keys, Dakota Fanning

    Released2008

    Directed byGina Prince-Bythewood

    The Secret Life of Bees is a 2008 American drama film, adapted from the novel of the same name...  more
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  • Joyful Noise12
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    Joyful Noise

    Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah

    Released2012

    Directed byTodd Graff

    Joyful Noise is a 2012 American musical comedy-drama film, starring Queen Latifah, Dolly...  more
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  • The Bone Collector13
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    The Bone Collector

    Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington

    Released1999

    Directed byPhillip Noyce

    The Bone Collector is a 1999 psychological thriller film starring Denzel Washington and...  more
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  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business14
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    Barbershop 2: Back in Business

    Queen Latifah, Ice Cube

    Released2004

    Directed byKevin Rodney Sullivan

    Barbershop 2: Back in Business is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney...  more
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  • The Dilemma15
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    The Dilemma

    Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder

    Released2011

    Directed byRon Howard

    The Dilemma is a 2011 American comedy-drama film starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The...  more
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  • Hairspray16
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    Hairspray

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released2007

    Directed byAdam Shankman

    Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical...  more
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  • Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs17
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    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

    Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig

    Released2009

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film,...  more
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  • Steel Magnolias18
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    Steel Magnolias

    Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard

    Released2012

    Directed byKenny Leon

    Steel Magnolias is an American comedy-drama television film directed by Kenny Leon that...  more
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  • Brown Sugar19
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    Brown Sugar

    Queen Latifah, Mos Def

    Released2002

    Directed byRick Famuyiwa

    Brown Sugar is a 2002 American romantic comedy film written by Michael Elliott and Rick...  more
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  • The Perfect Holiday20
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    The Perfect Holiday

    Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union

    Released2007

    Directed byLance Rivera

    The Perfect Holiday is a 2007 family comedy film starring Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut,...  more
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  • Ice Age: Continental Drift21
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    Ice Age: Continental Drift

    Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj

    Released2012

    Directed bySteve Martino, Mike Thurmeier

    Ice Age: Continental Drift is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film...  more
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  • My Life22
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    My Life

    Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah

    Released1993

    Directed byBruce Joel Rubin

    My Life is a 1993 American film starring Michael Keaton and Nicole Kidman and directed by...  more
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  • Bringing Out the Dead23
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    Bringing Out the Dead

    Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah

    Released1999

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    This film is a 1999 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul...  more
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  • Ice Age: The Meltdown24
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    Ice Age: The Meltdown

    Queen Latifah, Jay Leno

    Released2006

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

    Ice Age: The Meltdown is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy adventure film. It is a...  more
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  • Chicago25
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    Chicago

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu

    Released2002

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy film adapted from the satirical stage musical of the...  more
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