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The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies  

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

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

Baby Boy and Hidden Figures are only the beginning of the films on this list.

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Baby Boy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Snoop Dogg, Taraji P. Henson, Tyrese Gibson
Baby Boy Production NotesIn 1991, 23-year-old director John Singleton guided viewers through South Central Los Angeles, taking for the first time an unflinching look at the devastating impact on ...more
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Think Like A Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kelly Rowland
Think Like A Man is a 2012 comedy film written by Keith Merryman and David A. Newman and directed by Tim Story.
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I Can Do Bad All by Myself is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
I Can Do Bad All by Myself Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige, Taraji P. Henson
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself is a 2009 romantic musical comedy-drama film which was released on September 11, 2009. The film was directed, produced, and written by Tyler Perry, who ...more
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Hustle & Flow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard
Hustle & Flow is a 2005 American independent drama film written and directed by Craig Brewer and produced by John Singleton and Stephanie Allain. It was released on July 22, 2005. Terrence ...more
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Not Easily Broken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Hart, Morris Chestnut
Not Easily Broken is an 2009 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Bill Duke. The film is written by Brian Bird based on T. D. Jakes' 2006 novel of the same name.
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The Family That Preys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
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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Four Brothers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Sofía Vergara, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson
Four Brothers is a 2005 American action film directed by John Singleton. The movie stars Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Andre Benjamin, and Garrett Hedlund. The film was shot in Detroit, Michigan ...more
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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson, Jaden Smith
The Karate Kid is a 2010 Chinese-American martial arts drama film directed by Harald Zwart. It stars Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith, and it was produced by Jaden's parents Will and Jada. It is a ...more
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What Men Want is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield
What Men Want is a 2019 romantic fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman. A woman (Taraji P. Henson) is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge ...more
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Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rub... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story Taraji P. Henson, Terry O'Quinn, Jennifer Copping
Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story is a 2011 original LMN movie, starring Taraji P. Henson and Terry O'Quinn. The film follows the events surrounding the kidnapping and rescue of the son of ...more
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Something New is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
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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From the Rough is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Michael Clarke Duncan, Tom Felton
From the Rough is a sports drama film based on the true story of Catana Starks, a former Tennessee State Tigers swim coach, who became the first woman ever to coach a college men’s golf team. ...more
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The Curious Case of Benjamin B... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Elle Fanning
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by David Fincher. The storyline by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord is loosely based on the 1922 short ...more
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Talk to Me is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Martin Sheen, Don Cheadle
Talk To Me is a 2007 biographical film about Washington, D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist, and Dewey ...more
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Hurricane Season is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Lil Wayne, Taraji P. Henson, Forest Whitaker
Hurricane Season is a sports drama film directed by Tim Story and starring Forest Whitaker, Taraji P. Henson, Isaiah Washington, and Bow Wow. The screenplay was written by Robert Eisele and the ...more
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Date Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey
Date Night is a 2010 comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It was released in the United States on April 9, 2010. For a time it was marketed as Crazy Night ...more
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Smokin' Aces is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds
Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned informant and Ryan Reynolds as the FBI agent ...more
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Larry Crowne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Bryan Cranston
Larry Crowne is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The film was produced and directed by Hanks, who co-wrote its screenplay with Nia Vardalos. The story ...more
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The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Orlando Bloom, Taraji P. Henson, J.K. Simmons
The Good Doctor is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Lance Daly, and starring Orlando Bloom as the eponymous "good doctor".
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Once Fallen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Ed Harris, Peter Weller
Once Fallen is a 2010 crime film starring Brian Presley, Taraji P. Henson, and Ed Harris. Filming took place in Los Angeles, California.
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Animal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Jim Brown, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard
Animal is a 2005 direct-to-video film starring Ving Rhames, Terrence Howard, Jim Brown and Chazz Palminteri. It was directed by David J. Burke and written by David C. Johnson. The film's profits ...more
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Hair Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Serena Williams, Taraji P. Henson, Gina Torres
Hair Show is a 2004 comedy film directed by Leslie Small that stars Mo'Nique and Kellita Smith.
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Peep World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Kate Mara, Sarah Silverman, Taraji P. Henson
Peep World is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Barry W. Blaustein and starring an ensemble cast, including Ron Rifkin, Lesley Ann Warren, Ben Schwartz, Michael C. Hall, Sarah ...more
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The Adventures of Rocky and Bu... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is a 2000 American live-action/animated adventure comedy film produced by Universal Pictures, based on the television cartoon The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show ...more
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Hidden Figures is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi, based on the non-fiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly. The story of a team of female African-American ...more