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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.

Ron Howard and Martin Scorsese have both worked with Queen Latifah over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Queen Latifah has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Mary J. Blige and Lil' Kim in terms of fame and success.

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Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Alicia Witt Last Holiday is a 2006 American comedy film starring Queen Latifah and directed by Wayne Wang. Latifah plays a humble store assistant, Georgia, who is told that she has a rare brain condition, ...more

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Alicia Silverstone, Queen Latifah, Kevin Bacon Beauty Shop is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Bille Woodruff. The film serves as both a third installment and a spin-off of the Barbershop film franchise, and stars Queen Latifah as ...more

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Queen Latifah, Dr. Dre, Jada Pinkett Smith Set It Off is a 1996 American crime action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and written by Kate Lanier and Takashi Bufford. The film stars Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox and ...more

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Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Queen Latifah Just Wright is the 2010 American romantic comedy film starring Queen Latifah and Common that tells the story of a physical therapist who falls in love with a professional basketball player. The ...more

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Betty White, Queen Latifah, Steve Martin Bringing Down the House is a 2003 American comedy film written by Jason Filardi and directed by Adam Shankman. The film stars Steve Martin and Queen Latifah.

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Alicia Keys, Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah The Secret Life of Bees is a 2008 American drama film, adapted from the novel of the same name by Sue Monk Kidd. The film was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and produced by Will Smith, with ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah The Bone Collector is a 1999 psychological thriller film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, directed by Phillip Noyce and produced by Martin Bregman. The movie was based on the crime ...more

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Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah, Kris Kristofferson Joyful Noise is a 2012 American musical comedy-drama film, starring Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Courtney B. Vance, and introducing Jeremy Jordan. It was written and directed by ...more

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Gisele, Queen Latifah, Ann-Margret Taxi is a 2004 American remake of the 1998 French film of the same name, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Gisele Bündchen, and directed by Tim Story.

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Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah, Diane Keaton Mad Money is a 2008 comedy-crime film starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes, and directed by Callie Khouri. It is loosely based on the 2001 British film Hot Money.

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Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Eve Barbershop 2: Back in Business is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on February 6, 2004. A sequel to 2002's Barbershop, also ...more

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John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name. Set in ...more

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Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film, and the third installment in the Ice Age series. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott Steel Magnolias is an American comedy-drama television film directed by Kenny Leon that premiered at Lifetime Network on October 7, 2012. It is an adaptation of Steel Magnolias. The new film ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Drake Ice Age: Continental Drift is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier. It was written by Jason Fuchs and Michael Berg, and ...more

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Queen Latifah, Mos Def, Method Man Brown Sugar is a 2002 American romantic comedy film written by Michael Elliott and Rick Famuyiwa, directed by Famuyiwa, and starring Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan. The film is a story of a ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film from 20th Century Fox starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. The title is based on the Las Vegas marketing catchphrase "What ...more

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy crime film adapted from the satirical stage musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Jazz Age Chicago. ...more

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Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Terrence Howard The Perfect Holiday is a 2007 family comedy film starring Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, and Terrence Howard and is produced by Academy Award-nominated actress Queen Latifah, who also ...more

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Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter Ice Age: The Meltdown is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy adventure film. It is a sequel to the 2002 computer-animated film Ice Age. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century ...more

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Queen Latifah, Martin Lawrence, Iman Abdulmajid House Party 2, the sequel to the 1990 film House Party, was released in October 1991 by New Line Cinema, and returns most of the cast of the first film along with new cast members such as Queen ...more

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Valentine's Day is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Queen Latifah Movies
Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway Valentine's Day is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. The screenplay and the story were written by Katherine Fugate, Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. The film ...more

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Farrah Fawcett, Queen Latifah, Meagan Good The Cookout is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Lance Rivera. It is co-written by and features Queen Latifah, and is also the feature film debut for her mother Rita Owens. This was the last film ...more

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Queen Latifah, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne Hoodlum is a 1997 crime drama film written by Chris Brancato and directed by Bill Duke.

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Pamela Anderson, Charlie Sheen, Jenny McCarthy Scary Movie 3 is a 2003 American science fiction horror comedy parody film, which parodies the horror, sci-fi, and mystery genres, directed by David Zucker. It is the third film of the Scary ...more

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Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike Lee, starring Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra. It was Lee's fifth feature-length film. The film ...more

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Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah Juice is a 1992 American crime drama thriller directed by Ernest R. Dickerson, written by Ernest R. Dickerson and Gerard Brown. It stars rapper Tupac Shakur and Omar Epps. Additional cast ...more

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Queen Latifah, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gloria Reuben Life Support is a 2007 American film starring Queen Latifah. It is loosely based on the real life story of Ana Wallace, a HIV-positive woman. The film premiered January 26, 2007 at the 2007 ...more

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Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Queen Latifah, Ray Romano, Denis Leary TV appearance Thursday in “A Mammoth Christmas” (Fox, 8 p.m.), a holiday special that doubles as an early promotion for “Ice Age: Continental Drift,” which will hit theaters on July 13, 2012.

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Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum The Dilemma is a 2011 American comedy-drama film starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The film is directed by Ron Howard. Savvy businessman Ronny and genius engineer Nick are best friends and ...more

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Carmen Electra, Queen Latifah, Diana Ross

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Queen Latifah, Christopher Walken, Haley Joel Osment The Country Bears is a 2002 American family musical film, directed by Peter Hastings, produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and based on the famous Disney attraction Country Bear Jamboree. The film ...more

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One Love: The Bob Marley All-S... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Queen Latifah Movies
One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute Queen Latifah, Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute is a 1999 music documentary written by Lewis Friedman and Terence Dackombe.

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Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah Stranger than Fiction is a 2006 American comedy-drama-fantasy film directed by Marc Forster, written by Zach Helm, and starring Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, ...more

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Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky

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Queen Latifah - Unauthorized Queen Latifah Follow the journey of how a little girl from the projects of Newark, New Jersey became a Queen in Hip Hop, jazz and on the silver screen. She has worked with the likes of Denzel Washington, ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah, Michael Keaton My Life is a 1993 American film starring Michael Keaton and Nicole Kidman and directed by Bruce Joel Rubin. With a PG-13 rating, this film's North American box office gross was $28 million.

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Queen Latifah, Quentin Tarantino, Ashanti Dorothy Gale lives with her Auntie Em and Uncle Henry in a trailer park in Kansas. Dorothy has dreams of becoming a famous singer, but when a tornado hits Kansas and Dorothy rushes to save Toto, ...more

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Breaking Out: The Alcatraz Concert Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Jason Mizell

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Queen Latifah, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen Living with the Dead is a 2002 supernatural crime drama directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starring Ted Danson, Diane Ladd, Queen Latifah, Mary Steenburgen and Jack Palance. It was inspired by ...more

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Queen Latifah, Danny DeVito, Holly Hunter Living Out Loud is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and set in New York City, starring Holly Hunter, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan, and Elias

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Zac Efron's Pool Party Vanessa Hudgens, Queen Latifah, Nicole Richie Zac Efron's Pool Party is a 2009 short comedy film directed by Adam Shankman and Jake Szymanski.

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Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Dustin Hoffman Sphere is a 1998 science fiction psychological thriller film, directed and produced by Barry Levinson and starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Sphere was based on the ...more

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Through the Years of Hip-Hop: Vol. 1: Graffiti Queen Latifah, Jason Mizell, Joseph Simmons

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The Making of What's Going On: An All-Star Tribute Gwen Stefani, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige

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Kung Faux: Vol. 1 Queen Latifah, Prince Paul

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Queen Latifah, Christina Robinson, Preston Bailey Arctic Tale is a 2007 documentary film from the National Geographic Society about the life cycle of a walrus and her calf, and a polar bear and her cubs, in a similar vein to the 2005 hit ...more

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Kung Faux: Vol. 5 Queen Latifah, Biz Markie, Afrika Bambaataa

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Kung Faux: Vol. 3 Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Jean Grae

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We Are One: The Obama Inaugura... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Queen Latifah Movies
Denzel Washington, Sheryl Crow, Queen Latifah We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial was a public celebration of the then forthcoming inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States at ...more