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The Best Richard Lawson Movies  

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

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

This list contains films like How Stella Got Her Groove Back and The Main Event.

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Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke
Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural thriller film, directed by Tobe Hooper and co-written and produced by Steven Spielberg. It is the first and most successful entry in the Poltergeist ...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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Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg
For Colored Girls is a drama film to be released on 14 January 2011, directed by Tyler Perry.
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Pam Grier, Craig T. Nelson, Michael Conrad
Scream Blacula Scream is a 1973 blaxploitation horror film, made under the working titles Blacula Is Beautiful and Blacula Lives Again!. This is the only sequel to the 1972 film Blacula. The ...more
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Streets of Fire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Richard Lawson Movies
Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin
Streets of Fire is a 1984 film directed by Walter Hill and co-written by Hill and Larry Gross. It was described in previews, trailers, and posters as "A Rock & Roll Fable". It is ...more
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Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, Annie Potts
Stick is a 1985 crime film directed by and starring Burt Reynolds, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard.
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Lia Johnson, Lorelei Mahoney, Lamman Rucker
Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, cold turkey, and he goes on a mission: ...more
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Charles Robinson, Richard Lawson, Ed Geldart
Sugar Hill is a 1974 horror blaxploitation zombie film released by AIP. It starred Marki Bey as the title character who uses voodoo to get revenge on the people responsible for her boyfriend's ...more
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Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Rory Calhoun
The Main Event is a 1979 comedy starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal, written by Gail Parent and directed by Howard Zieff. The film received negative reviews from critics, but was among the ...more
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William Forsythe, Allen Payne, Clarence Williams III
Blue Hill Avenue is a 2001 American crime film directed and written by Craig Ross, Jr., and starring Allen Payne. Ross Jr. also edited and executive produced the film.
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Peter Strauss, Richard Lawson
The Jericho Mile is a 1979 Emmy Award-winning USA TV crime film, directed by Michael Mann. The film won five awards, including three Emmy Awards. The story is set at Folsom Prison, where the ...more
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Edward James Olmos, Dabney Coleman, Philip Michael Thomas
Black Fist is an obscure 1974 blaxploitation film about a streetfighter who goes to work for a white gangster and a corrupt cop. The film is in public domain. The film stars Richard Lawson, ...more
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Buffalo Soldiers John Beck, Charles Robinson, L. Q. Jones
Buffalo Soldiers is a 1979 western film written by Jim Byrnes and directed by Vincent McEveety.