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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 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 Kimberly ...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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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 novel ...more
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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, 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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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger
Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy film adapted from the satirical stage musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Jazz Age Chicago. The film ...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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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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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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68 12
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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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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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
This film is a 1997 drama film written by Chris Brancato and directed by Bill Duke.