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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.

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

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Hustle & Flow is listed (or ranked) 1 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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I Can Do Bad All by Myself is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
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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Baby Boy is listed (or ranked) 3 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 of ...more

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Think Like A Man is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Four Brothers is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Not Easily Broken is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 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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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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Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rub... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
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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Hidden Figures is listed (or ranked) 10 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

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Hurricane Season is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Something New is listed (or ranked) 12 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) 13 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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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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The Curious Case of Benjamin B... is listed (or ranked) 15 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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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 crime 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 ...more

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Larry Crowne is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Smokin' Aces is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French crime film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned mafia informant and Ryan Reynolds as ...more

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Think Like a Man Too is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Think Like a Man Too is a 2014 comedy film directed by Tim Story and the sequel to Story's 2012 film Think Like a Man based on Steve Harvey's book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. The script ...more

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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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The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Animal is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 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) 24 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) 25 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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Streetwise is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Tim Taylor, Kurt Matthews, Jerry Cummings Streetwise (originally titled as 24/7) is a 1998 hood-action-crime thriller film directed by Bruce Brown. Three brothers pursue different methods trying to make it out of their drug-infested ...more

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Proud Mary is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Danny Glover Proud Mary is a 2018 American action-thriller directed by Babak Najafi. Successful hitwoman Mary (Taraji P. Henson) meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes wrong, ...more

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No Good Deed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Leslie Bibb No Good Deed is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by Sam Miller and written by Aimée Lagos. The film stars Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Kate del Castillo, Mark Smith, ...more

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Term Life is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Vince Vaughn, Hailee Steinfeld, Jonathan Banks Term Life is a 2016 action-drama based on the graphic novel of the same name. It is directed by Peter Billingsley from a screenplay by A.J. Lieberman. A thief (Vince Vaughn) who plans and sells ...more

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Top Five is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Taraji P. Henson Movies
Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union Top Five is a 2014 American comedy film written and directed by Chris Rock. The film, which stars Rock, Rosario Dawson, and Gabrielle Union, was screened in the Special Presentations section of ...more