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The Best Regina King Movies 

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

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

List contains films like Mighty Joe Young and Where the Truth Lies.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Regina King movies?" and "What are the greatest Regina King roles of all time?"

Regina King has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Tony Scott and Paul Weitz.

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Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Terrence Howard
Ray is a biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. The independently produced film was written, produced and directed by Taylor Hackford, and ...more

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Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American hood drama written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Morris Chestnut, Laurence Fishburne, Nia ...more

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#140 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars #199 of 548 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman
Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to take out a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up. It was written by ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover
How Stella Got Her Groove Back is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, adapted from Terry McMillan's bestselling novel of the same title. The film stars Angela Bassett, ...more

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Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long
Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more

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#380 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #96 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Martin Lawrence, Tracy Morgan, Bobby Brown
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate is a 1996 American dark comedy-romance film that was directed and co-written by Martin Lawrence, who also stars in the film. Lawrence co-wrote the screenplay ...more

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#21 of 84 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made #17 of 51 The Best Black Romance Movies, Ranked

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Eddie Murphy, Lacey Chabert, Elle Fanning
Daddy Day Care is a 2003 American comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and co-starring Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn, Regina King, Anjelica Huston and Lacey Chabert. Written by Geoff Rodkey and directed ...more
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Janet Jackson, Keanu Reeves, Tupac Shakur
Poetic Justice is a 1993 drama/romance film starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur with Regina King and Joe Torry. It was written and directed by John Singleton. The main character, Justice, ...more

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Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Regina King Movies
Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger
Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger. It was ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly, Tyra Banks
Higher Learning is a 1995 American romantic drama film, directed by John Singleton, and starring an ensemble cast. The film follows the changing lives of three incoming freshmen at the fictional ...more

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#14 of 36 30+ Great Movies About Urban Teens #75 of 119 The Best College Movies Ever

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Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup
This year, Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. ...more

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#156 of 168 The Best Family Drama Movies of All Time #9 of 42 The Best Idris Elba Movies

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Sandra Bullock, Dolly Parton, William Shatner
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous is a 2005 comedy film directed by John Pasquin, starring Sandra Bullock. It is a sequel to the 2000 film Miss Congeniality. Bullock, who also produced the ...more

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#269 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #11 of 19 The Funniest Comedy Movies About Vegas

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America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker, Shannyn Sossamon
Our Family Wedding is a 2010 comedy film directed by Rick Famuyiwa and written by Wayne Conley, Rick Famuyiwa and Malcolm Spellman.
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Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo
If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 American drama film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the novel by James Baldwin. A woman in Harlem (Kiki Layne) desperately scrambles to prove her ...more

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#332 of 722 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #50 of 78 The Best Period Romance Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton, Regina King
Mighty Joe Young is a 1998 Disney family film starring Bill Paxton and Charlize Theron and directed by Ron Underwood. It is based on the 1949 film of the same name. In this version, the ape is ...more

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Truth Be Told is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Regina King Movies
Truth Be Told
Regina King, Blair Underwood, Craig Sheffer
Truth Be Told is a 2002 drama film directed by Jeffrey W. Byrd.
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Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Coolidge
Down to Earth is a 2001 comedy film directed by Chris and Paul Weitz and written by Chris Rock and Louis C.K. It is the third film adaptation based on Harry Segall's stageplay Heaven Can Wait, ...more

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#248 of 722 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #24 of 27 20+ Great Movies Where Characters Swap Ages or Bodies

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Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray
A Cinderella Story is a 2004 American teen romantic comedy film. The film stars Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge, and Regina King and was directed by Mark Rosman. The film's ...more

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#16 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #5 of 258 The Best Teen Romance Movies

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Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Jennifer Coolidge
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfeld, and the sequel to the 2001 film. Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) heads to Washington, ...more

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Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones
If These Walls Could Talk 2 is a 2000 television movie in the United States, broadcast on HBO. It follows three separate storylines about lesbian couples in three different time periods. As with ...more

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The Ant Bully
Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep
The Ant Bully is a 2006 American computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy film written and directed by John A. Davis based on the 1999 children's book of the same name by John Nickle. The ...more
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Marlee Matlin, Regina King, Linden Ashby
Where the Truth Lies is a 1999 drama and thriller TV movie written by Marshall Goldberg and directed by Nelson McCormick.
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David Hasselhoff, Frank Welker, John Rhys-Davies
Anaconda 3: Offspring is a 2008 made-for-television horror film directed by Don E. FauntLeRoy. The film is a sequel to Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid and the third film in the Anaconda ...more
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Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Bernadette Peters
Living Proof is a 2008 Lifetime Television movie, directed by Dan Ireland, starring Harry Connick, Jr. The film is based on the true life story of Dr. Dennis Slamon and the book HER-2: The ...more
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The N-Word
Whoopi Goldberg, Quincy Jones, Regina King
The N-Word is a 2004 documentary directed and written by Todd Larkins Williams. The movie, as the title may suggest, looks into the history and usage of the word nigger and its variations.