The Best Sanaa Lathan Movies  

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

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

This list has a variety of films, like Tilda and Miracle in the Woods, in it.

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Tyra Banks, Gabrielle Union, Sanaa Lathan
Love & Basketball is a 2000 American romantic drama film starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan. The film tells the story of Quincy McCall and Monica Wright, two next-door neighbors in Los ...more
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Queen Latifah, Mos Def, Method Man
Brown Sugar is a 2002 American romantic comedy film written by Michael Elliott and Rick Famuyiwa, directed by Famuyiwa, and starring Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan. The film is a story of a ...more
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Taraji P. Henson, Simon Baker, Sanaa Lathan
Something New is a 2006 American romantic drama film directed by Sanaa Hamri. The screenplay by Kriss Turner focuses on interracial relationships and traditional African American family values ...more
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Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan
The Best Man is a 1999 American romantic comedy-drama film, written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. It was produced by 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, with Lee's cousin, Spike Lee, serving as ...more
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Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Kathy Bates
The Family That Preys is a 2008 American movie drama written, produced, and directed by Tyler Perry. The screenplay focuses on two families, one wealthy and the other working class, whose lives ...more
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Wesley Snipes, Sanaa Lathan, Q-Tip
Disappearing Acts is a 2000 romantic drama directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, and stars Sanaa Lathan and Wesley Snipes. The film is an adaptation of the New York Times best-selling novel ...more
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Eva Mendes, Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan
Out of Time is a 2003 American thriller film, directed by Carl Franklin featuring Denzel Washington.
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Morgan Freeman, Sean Combs, John Stamos
A Raisin in the Sun is a 2008 television film directed by Kenny Leon. The teleplay by Paris Qualles is based on the award-winning 1959 play of the same name by Lorraine Hansberry. The film ...more
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Christina Milian, Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs
The Wood is a 1999 romantic comedy, written by Rick Famuyiwa and Todd Boyd. Famuyiwa also directed the film, which stars Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, and Taye Diggs.
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Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery, Martin Lawrence
Life is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written by Robert Ramsey & Matthew Stone and directed by Ted Demme. The film stars Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. The supporting cast includes ...more
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Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords
Blade is a 1998 American vampire superhero action film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays Blade, a human-vampire hybrid ...more
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Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Tommy Flanagan
Alien vs. Predator is a 2004 American science fiction action film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson and starring Sanaa Lathan and Lance Henriksen. It is the first installment of the Alien vs. ...more
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Brittany Murphy, Sanaa Lathan, Mark Dacascos
Drive is a 1997 cult action film starring Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, Tracey Walter, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy, and Masaya Kato. The film was directed by Steve Wang with stunt ...more
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Sanaa Lathan, Paul Winfield, Mary Alice
Catfish in Black Bean Sauce is a 1999 comedy-drama film about a Vietnamese brother and sister raised by an African American couple. The film stars Chi Muoi Lo, Paul Winfield, Sanaa Lathan, and ...more
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Sanaa Lathan, C. Thomas Howell, Christopher Reid
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave is a 2008 direct-to-DVD science fiction film starring and directed by C. Thomas Howell. The film was produced and distributed independently by The Asylum. The ...more
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Patricia Heaton, Anna Chlumsky, Sanaa Lathan
Miracle in the Woods is a 1997 film directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.
Vipaka is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sanaa Lathan Movies
Forest Whitaker, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps
Vipaka is a 2012 horror-thriller film written by Philippe Caland and Shintaro Shimosawa, and directed by Philippe Caland.
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Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Wonderful World is a 2009 dark comedy-drama film directed and written by Joshua Goldin, who in this movie makes his directorial debut. The film stars Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Michael K. ...more
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Neil Patrick Harris, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Clarke Duncan
The Golden Blaze is an animated film released in 2005 written by Archie Gips and directed by Bryon E. Carson. The feature, starring the voices of Blair Underwood and Michael Clarke Duncan, had a ...more
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Ellen Page, Diane Keaton, Sanaa Lathan
Tilda is a 2011 comedy film directed by Bill Condon.
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Jessica Biel, Lisa Kudrow, Patrick Swayze
Powder Blue is a 2008 drama film with an ensemble cast featuring several interconnected story arcs. It was written and directed by Timothy Linh Bui, and features Patrick Swayze's last film role. ...more
Macbett (The Caribbean Macbeth... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sanaa Lathan Movies
Macbett (The Caribbean Macbeth) Terrence Howard, Danny Glover, Sanaa Lathan
Macbett (The Caribbean Macbeth) is a 2014 drama film written and directed by Aleta Chappelle.