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

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Earthquake Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal Earthquake is a 1974 American ensemble disaster film directed and produced by Mark Robson. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic earthquake destroys most of the city ...more

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Brick Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin Brick is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller film written and directed by Rian Johnson, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It was Johnson's directorial debut and won the Special Jury Prize for ...more

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Escape to Athena Roger Moore, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven Escape to Athena is a British adventure war film released in 1979, directed and co-authored by George Pan Cosmatos and produced by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment. The international cast included ...more

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BaadAsssss Cinema Samuel L. Jackson, Isaac Hayes, Fred Williamson BaadAsssss Cinema is a 2002 documentary film, directed by Isaac Julien. Julien looks at the Blaxploitation era of the 1970s in this hour-long documentary.

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Speed Racer Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman Speed Racer is a 2008 American sports action film based on the Japanese anime and manga series of the same name by Tatsunoko Productions. The film was written and directed by The Wachowskis, and ...more

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Shaft Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Pat Hingle, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa L. ...more

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George of the Jungle Brendan Fraser, John Cleese, Leslie Mann George of the Jungle is a 1997 American live-action film adaptation of the cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures with Mandeville Films and originally released ...more

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City Heat Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn City Heat is a 1984 American crime film starring Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds, and directed by Richard Benjamin. The film was released in North America on December 1984. The pairing of ...more

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Shaft Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Lawrence Pressman Shaft is a 1971 American blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. An action film with elements of film noir, Shaft tells the story of a private detective, ...more

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Diamonds Shelley Winters, Barbara Hershey, Robert Shaw Diamonds is a 1975 Israeli-American heist film. Robert Shaw stars in a dual role as twin brothers. Richard Roundtree, Barbara Hershey and Shelley Winters are co-stars. The film was also released ...more

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Antitrust Tim Robbins, Ryan Phillippe, Claire Forlani Antitrust is a 2001 thriller film written by Howard Franklin and directed by Peter Howitt. Antitrust portrays young idealistic programmers and a large corporation that offers significant money, ...more

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Inchon Omar Sharif, Laurence Olivier, Jacqueline Bissett Inchon is a 1981 South Korean-American war film about the Battle of Inchon, considered to be the turning point of the Korean War. The film was directed by Terence Young and financed by ...more

The Best Richard Egan Movies

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Q David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Richard Roundtree Q is a 1982 fantasy-horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen and starring Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine, and Richard Roundtree.

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Boat Trip Will Ferrell, Roselyn Sánchez, Roger Moore Boat Trip is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Mort Nathan in his directorial debut, and starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz, Vivica A. Fox, Roselyn Sanchez, and Roger Moore.

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An Eye for an Eye Chuck Norris, Christopher Lee, Richard Roundtree An Eye for an Eye is a 1981 American action film directed by Steve Carver, and starring Chuck Norris, Christopher Lee, Richard Roundtree, Matt Clark, Mako Iwamatsu, and Maggie Cooper.

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Corky Romano Zach Galifianakis, Peter Falk, Chris Kattan Corky Romano is a 2001 American mafia comedy film starring former Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Kattan. Also starring are Fred Ward, Vinessa Shaw, Chris Penn, and Peter Berg. The movie ...more

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Maniac Cop Bruce Campbell, Richard Roundtree, William Smith Maniac Cop is a 1988 action/slasher film directed by William Lustig, and written by Larry Cohen.

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Shaft's Big Score Richard Roundtree, Gordon Parks, Moses Gunn Shaft's Big Score! is a 1972 action film directed by Gordon Parks. It is the second film in the trilogy starring Richard Roundtree as the private detective John Shaft. Ernest Tidyman once more ...more

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Steel Shaquille O'Neal, Judd Nelson, Ray J Steel is a 1997 American superhero action film based on the DC Comics character John Henry Irons, who first appeared in 1993 during the Reign of the Supermen! storyline in the Superman comic ...more

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Shaft in Africa Richard Roundtree, Vonetta McGee, Frank Finlay Shaft in Africa, is a 1973 film directed by John Guillermin and is the third film in the blaxploitation trilogy of films starring Richard Roundtree as John Shaft. John Guillermin directed and ...more

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Man Friday Peter O'Toole, Jason Robards Jr., Richard Roundtree Man Friday is a 1975 British/American film. It is adapted from the 1973 play by Adrian Mitchell based on Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe, but reverses the roles, portraying Crusoe as a ...more

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Amityville: A New Generation Terry O'Quinn, Richard Roundtree, Lala Sloatman Amityville: A New Generation is the seventh installment in the Amityville Horror saga. It was released direct to video in 1993. Republic Pictures released this movie in R-rated and unrated ...more

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Original Gangstas Jim Brown, Pam Grier, Paul Winfield Original Gangstas is a 1996 action movie filmed and set in urban Gary, Indiana starring Blaxploitation film stars such as Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Jim Brown, and Richard Roundtree. The film ...more

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Night Visitor Shannon Tweed, Elliott Gould, Henry Gibson Night Visitor is a horror film directed by Rupert Hitzig and starring Richard Roundtree, Elliott Gould, Allen Garfield, and Derek Rydall.

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Theodore Rex Whoopi Goldberg, Carol Kane, Juliet Landau Theodore Rex, also known as T. Rex, is a 1995 buddy cop/science fiction/family film written and directed by Jonathan Betuel and starring Whoopi Goldberg. Though originally intended for ...more

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Vegas Vampires Kurupt, Daniel Baldwin, Eric Etebari Vegas Vampires is a 2003 horror film written by Don Abernathy, Eric Brown, Tony Brown, Fred Pittman and Fred Williamson and directed by Fred Williamson.

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Bonanza: Under Attack Leonard Nimoy, Jack Elam, Ben Johnson Bonanza: Under Attack is a 1995 TV-movie sequel to the 1959-1973 television series Bonanza and television films Bonanza: The Next Generation and Bonanza: The Return. The movie was directed by ...more

Stars Who Passed on Iconic Hollywood Roles

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Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight Richard Roundtree, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Richard Paul Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight is a 1992 action/adventure film starring Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Richard Roundtree, and Gregory McKinney. It was directed by Oley Sassone and written by ...more

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The Graduates of Malibu High Ernest Borgnine, Richard Roundtree, Dick Shawn The Graduates of Malibu High is a low budget American action film starring James Van Patten, Mike Norris, Ernest Borgnine, Richard Roundtree, and Lynda Day George. It is known as Young Warriors ...more

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Firehouse Richard Roundtree, Michael Lerner, Richard Jaeckel

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Angel III: The Final Chapter Maud Adams, Mitzi Kapture, Richard Roundtree Angel III: The Final Chapter is a 1988 action drama film written and directed by Tom DeSimone.

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Killpoint Richard Roundtree, Cameron Mitchell, James Lew Killpoint is a 1984 American action film directed by Frank Harris that stars Richard Roundtree, Cameron Mitchell, Leo Fong, Stack Pierce, Hope Holiday, and Diane Stevenett/Diana Leigh. A ...more

Chilling Photos of Murder Victims Taken By Their Killers

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Game for Vultures Joan Collins, Richard Harris, Denholm Elliott Game for Vultures is a 1979 British thriller film starring Richard Harris, Joan Collins and Richard Roundtree. It was directed by James Fargo and based on a novel by Michael Hartmann set during ...more

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Party Line Leif Garrett, Richard Roundtree, Terry McGovern Party Line is a 1988 independent slasher film directed by William Webb. The film focuses on a rich female operator of a party line who lures men to her home through her phone sex hotline so her ...more

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Al's Lads Kirsty Mitchell, Richard Roundtree, Ricky Tomlinson Al's Lads is a 2002 British crime/drama film.

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Joe and Max Peta Wilson, Til Schweiger, David Paymer Joe and Max is a 2002 American-German boxing film directed by Steve James and based on a true story.

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Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon Carmen Electra, Joanna Krupa, David Carradine Max Havoc: Curse of The Dragon is an straight-to-DVD action film directed by Albert Pyun and Isaac Florentine on the island of Guam in 2004. Mickey Hardt plays Max Havoc, an ex-kickboxer who has ...more

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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The Big Score Fred Williamson, Richard Roundtree, John Saxon

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The Banker Leif Garrett, Jeff Conaway, Teri Weigel Women are being systematically murdered, their corpses mutilated, and a bizarre South American symbol painted in blood is found at the scene. The cop investigating is out to solve the crime ...more

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The Confidant Bai Ling, Kenya Moore, Billy Zane

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The Baron and the Kid Johnny Cash, Darren McGavin, June Carter Cash The Baron and the Kid is a 1984 sport drama film directed by Gary Nelson.

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Ladies of the House Pam Grier, Florence Henderson, Donna Mills Ladies of the House is a television movie made-for-TV movie that aired on Hallmark Channel in October 2008. It stars Florence Henderson, Pam Grier, and Donna Mills.

The Best Richard Long Movies

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Charley One-Eye Richard Roundtree, Patrick Mower, David Lodge Charley One-Eye is a 1973 British-American film directed by Don Chaffey and starring Richard Roundtree, Roy Thinnes and Nigel Davenport. It was entered into the 24th Berlin International Film ...more

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Y2K – World in Crisis Dick Van Patten, Richard Roundtree, Hugh O'Brian Y2K – A World in Crisis is a 1999 documentary television series produced by Studio W and Warren Chaney Productions for network and cable broadcast. The series was written and directed by Warren ...more

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Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored Isaac Hayes, Salli Richardson, Phylicia Rashād Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored is a film directed by Tim Reid and the screenplay was written by Paul W. Cooper. The film is based on Clifton Taulbert’s real life and his nonfiction ...more

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Wild Seven is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Richard Roundtree Movies
Wild Seven Robert Loggia, Richard Roundtree, Robert Forster

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Set Apart Jennifer O'Neill, John Schneider, Richard Roundtree Set Apart is a 2009 film written by George Flynn and directed by Ralph E. Portillo.

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Christmas in Connecticut Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kris Kristofferson, Tony Curtis Christmas in Connecticut is a 1992 comedy tv film directed by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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All the Days Before Tomorrow Richard Roundtree, Alexandra Holden, Joey Kern As a pair of youthful friends about to be separated by fate ponder their future lives apart in this metaphysical drama starring Richard Roundtree.

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Bonanza: The Return Linda Gray, Dean Stockwell, Jack Elam Bonanza: The Return is a 1993 TV-movie sequel to both the 1959-1973 television series Bonanza and the 1988 made-for-television film Bonanza: The Next Generation . The movie was directed by Jerry ...more