The Best Sammy Davis, Jr. Movies

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

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With films ranging from Convicts 4 to Sweet and Low, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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  • Porgy and Bess
    Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian
  • A Man Called Adam
    Morgan Freeman, Louis Armstrong, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Leo Penn
  • Robin and the Seven Hoods
    Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Gordon Douglas
  • Ocean's 11
    Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Lewis Milestone
  • Sergeants 3
    Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: John Sturges
  • The Cannonball Run
    Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Hal Needham
  • Tap
    Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Nick Castle
  • Convicts 4
    Vincent Price, Sammy Davis, Jr.
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Millard Kaufman
  • Sweet Charity
    Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Bob Fosse
  • Anna Lucasta
    Eartha Kitt, Sammy Davis, Frederick O'Neal
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Arnold Laven
  • Johnny Cool
    Elizabeth Montgomery, Sammy Davis, Jr.
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: William Asher
  • Salt and Pepper
    Sammy Davis, Peter Lawford, Michael Bates
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Richard Donner
  • Rufus Jones for President
    Sammy Davis, Jr., Ethel Waters
    • Released: 1933
    • Directed by: Roy Mack
  • Nightmare in the Sun
    Robert Duvall, Ursula Andress, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: John Derek, Marc Lawrence
  • Sammy Davis Jr.: Best of Live
    • Released: 1985
  • Alice in Wonderland
    Ringo Starr, John Stamos, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Harry Harris
  • Gone with the West
    James Caan, Stefanie Powers, Aldo Ray
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Bernard Girard
  • Seasoned Greetings
    Sammy Davis, Jr., Robert Cummings
    • Released: 1933
    • Directed by: Roy Mack
  • Cannonball Run II
    Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Shirley MacLaine
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Hal Needham
  • One More Time
    Sammy Davis, Peter Lawford, Ester Anderson
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Jerry Lewis
  • That's Dancing!
    Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Jack Haley
  • Heidi's Song
    Lorne Greene, Sammy Davis, Margery Gray
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Robert Taylor
  • Licensed to Kill
    Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Bull
    • Directed by: Lindsay Shonteff
  • Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection
    Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis
    • Released: 1965
  • Remembering Nat King Cole
    Sammy Davis, Jr., Harry Belafonte
    • Released: 1991