film The Best Robert Townsend Movies  

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

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

Examples include Taxman and The Five Heartbeats.

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The Five Heartbeats Diahann Carroll, Harry Lennix, Robert Townsend

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Hollywood Shuffle Damon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Robert Townsend

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A Soldier's Story Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, David Alan Grier

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The Meteor Man Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Don Cheadle

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Of Boys and Men Angela Bassett, Kendall Gill, Faizon Love

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Up, Up and Away Sherman Hemsley, Robert Townsend, Kevin Connolly

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The Mighty Quinn Denzel Washington, Mimi Rogers, M. Emmet Walsh

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American Flyers Kevin Costner, Jennifer Grey, Alexandra Paul

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Ratboy Bill Maher, Louie Anderson, Robert Townsend

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Love Songs Louis Gossett, Jr., Andre Braugher

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I Was a Teenage Faust Morgan Fairchild, Robert Townsend, Noel Fisher

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Odd Jobs Paul Reiser, Richard Dean Anderson, Robert Townsend

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Book of Love Salli Richardson, Robin Givens, Loretta Devine

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Tao of the Golden Mask Leon Spinks, Faizon Love, Robert Townsend

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We Don't Die, We Multiply: The Robin Harris Story

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Joseph's Gift John Saxon, Robert Townsend, Angus Macfadyen

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Black Listed Heavy D, Harry Lennix, Vanessa A. Williams

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Taxman Elizabeth Berkley, Michael Chiklis, Joe Pantoliano