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The Best Queen Latifah Movies

Updated March 17, 2020 6.6k votes 1.3k voters 184.5k 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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Brown Sugar4
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Beauty Shop5
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Perfect Holiday6
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Bringing Down the House7
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Just Wright8
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • What Happens in Vegas9
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    What Happens in Vegas

    Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2008

    Directed byTom Vaughan

    What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film from 20th Century Fox starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    #8 of 19 The Funniest Movies About Vegas#40 of 86 The Best Wedding Movies

  • Taxi10
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • House Party 211
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    House Party 2

    Queen Latifah, Martin Lawrence

    Released1991

    Directed byDoug McHenry, George Jackson

    House Party 2, the sequel to the 1990 film House Party, was released in October 1991 by New... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Valentine's Day13
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Cookout14
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    The Cookout

    Farrah Fawcett, Queen Latifah

    Released2004

    Directed byLance Rivera

    The Cookout is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Lance Rivera. It is co-written by and features... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Juice15
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    Juice

    Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1992

    Directed byErnest R. Dickerson

    Juice is a 1992 American drama thriller directed by Ernest R. Dickerson, written by Ernest R.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business16
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Jungle Fever17
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Life Support18
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    Life Support

    Queen Latifah, Tracee Ellis Ross

    Released2007

    Directed byNelson George

    Life Support is a 2007 American film starring Queen Latifah. It is loosely based on the real... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas19
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    Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

    Queen Latifah, Ray Romano

    Released2011

    Directed byKaren Disher

    TV appearance Thursday in “A Mammoth Christmas” (Fox, 8 p.m.), a holiday special that doubles... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Secret Life of Bees20
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Mad Money21
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Stranger than Fiction22
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    Stranger than Fiction

    Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman

    Released2006

    Directed byMarc Forster

    Stranger than Fiction is a 2006 American comedy-drama-fantasy film directed by Marc Forster,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Bone Collector24
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    #21 of 242 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#373 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies

  • 22 Jump Street25
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    22 Jump Street

    Channing Tatum, Anna Faris

    Released2014

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

    22 Jump Street is a 2014 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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