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

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

List features films like The Incident and American Gangster.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Ruby Dee include names like Ridley Scott, Brian Robbins and Spike Lee.

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Do the Right Thing Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee

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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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A Raisin in the Sun Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett, Jr.

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The Stand Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald

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No Way Out Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

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Jungle Fever Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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The Ernest Green Story Ruby Dee, Morris Chestnut, Ossie Davis

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Their Eyes Were Watching God Halle Berry, Terrence Howard, Michael Ealy

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Baby Geniuses Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Kim Cattrall

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Just Cause Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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A Thousand Words Eddie Murphy, Kerry Washington, Ariel Winter

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Go Tell It on the Mountain Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames, Giancarlo Esposito

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The Incident Martin Sheen, Donna Mills, Ruby Dee

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A Simple Wish Kathleen Turner, Martin Short, Teri Garr

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Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Audra McDonald

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Love at Large Bernard Shakey, Tom Berenger, Annette O'Toole

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The Jackie Robinson Story Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Louise Beavers

The Funniest Robots of Futurama

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Decoration Day Laurence Fishburne, James Garner, Ruby Dee

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The Balcony Leonard Nimoy, Shelley Winters, Peter Falk

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Buck and the Preacher Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee

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Uptight Ruby Dee, Juanita Moore, Frank Silvera

The 15 Hottest Actresses You Will Never See Naked on Film

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Cop and a Half Burt Reynolds, Maria Canals Barrera, Ruby Dee

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America Rosie O'Donnell, Ruby Dee, Raquel Castro

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The Life of Jackie Robinson Ruby Dee, Bernie Hamilton

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Finding Buck McHenry Ernie Banks, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

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The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll Lauren Holly, Aimee Teegarden, Peter Fonda

The Greatest Fictional Singers

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Taking Back Our Town Ruby Dee, Chris Bauer, Laura Innes

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Go, Man, Go! Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Dane Clark

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Politics of Love Mallika Sherawat, Loretta Devine, Ruby Dee

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Dream Street is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ruby Dee Movies
Dream Street Jim Brown, Tyson Beckford, Ruby Dee

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St. Louis Blues Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt

The Top Online Art Communities

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Take a Giant Step Ruby Dee, Beah Richards, Johnny Nash

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It's Good to Be Alive Louis Gossett^! Jr., Ruby Dee, Paul Winfield

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The Wall Edward James Olmos, Ruby Dee, Dean McDermott

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No. 2 Ruby Dee, Tuva Novotny, Nathaniel Lees

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Gore Vidal's Lincoln Mary Tyler Moore, Sam Waterston, Ruby Dee

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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Mr. and Mrs. Loving Isaiah Washington, Ruby Dee, Timothy Hutton

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Steam Chelsea Handler, Ally Sheedy, Ruby Dee

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Edge of the City Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes, Ruby Dee

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Video Girl Meagan Good, Britt Robertson, Haylie Duff

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A Storm in Summer Nastassja Kinski, Peter Falk, Andrew McCarthy

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Gone Are the Days! Alan Alda, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

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Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle

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Passing Glory Rip Torn, Andre Braugher, Ruby Dee

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All About Us Morgan Freeman, Ruby Dee, Boris Kodjoe

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The Way Back Home Ruby Dee, Julie Harris, Tessie Santiago