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

If you think the best Terrence Howard role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Terrence Howard 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 in it, from Hustle & Flow to Crash.

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

If Terrence Howard movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Alfre Woodard and Angela Bassett too.

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Hustle & Flow 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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The Best Man 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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Four Brothers 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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Ray Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Terrence Howard Ray is a biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. The independently produced film was written, produced and directed by Taylor Hackford, and ...more

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Crash Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris Crash is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles, California. A self-described "passion ...more

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The Players Club Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube, Terrence Howard The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who made his directorial debut and also has a small role in the film. The film stars Bernie Mac, Jamie ...more

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The Perfect Holiday Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Terrence Howard The Perfect Holiday is a 2007 family comedy film starring Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, and Terrence Howard and is produced by Academy Award-nominated actress Queen Latifah, who also ...more

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Lackawanna Blues Liev Schreiber, Julie Benz, Mos Def Lackawanna Blues is a 2005 TV movie directed by George C. Wolfe.

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Idlewild Paula Patton, Terrence Howard, André 3000 Idlewild is an American musical film, released August 25, 2006, written and directed by Bryan Barber. The film stars André 3000 and Big Boi of the hip hop duo Outkast, and Idlewild ...more

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Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the first installment ...more

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Big Momma's House Paul Giamatti, Martin Lawrence, Nia Long Big Momma's House is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell, written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer, and starring Martin Lawrence as FBI agent Malcolm Turner. The majority of the ...more

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Red Tails Daniela Ruah, Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr. Red Tails is a 2012 American war film directed by Anthony Hemingway in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr. The film is about the Tuskegee ...more

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Pride Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac, Tom Arnold Pride is a 2007 biopic drama feature film released by Lionsgate Entertainment on March 23, 2007. Loosely based upon the true story of Philadelphia swim coach James "Jim" Ellis, Pride ...more

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Get Rich or Die Tryin' 50 Cent, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard Get Rich or Die Tryin '​ is a 2005 American hip-hop biopic crime film starring 50 Cent. It is 50 Cent's first film as an actor. It was released on November 9, 2005, and was known as Locked and ...more

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Angel Eyes Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, Terrence Howard Angel Eyes is a 2001 American romantic drama film directed by Luis Mandoki and starring Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, and Jeremy Sisto. Written by Gerald Di Pego, the film is about a mysterious ...more

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The Princess and the Frog Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 49th film in the ...more

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Biker Boyz Kid Rock, Meagan Good, Laurence Fishburne Biker Boyz is a 2003 film about a group of underground motorcycle drag racers. It stars Laurence Fishburne, Djimon Hounsou, Derek Luke, Meagan Good, and Larenz Tate and is written and directed ...more

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The Jacksons: An American Dream Angela Bassett, Terrence Howard, Vanessa L. Williams The Jacksons: An American Dream is a four-hour American miniseries broadcast in two halves on ABC and originally broadcast on November 15 through November 18, 1992. It is based upon the history ...more

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The Brave One Jodie Foster, Zoë Kravitz, Terrence Howard The Brave One is a 2007 American psychological thriller film directed by Neil Jordan, produced by Joel Silver, and starring Jodie Foster. It was released in the United States on September 14, ...more

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Mr. Holland's Opus Alicia Witt, William H. Macy, Terrence Howard Mr. Holland's Opus is a 1995 American drama film directed by Stephen Herek, produced by Ted Field, Robert W. Cort, and Michael Nolin, and written by Patrick Sheane Duncan. It stars Richard ...more

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The Ledge Liv Tyler, Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard The Ledge is a 2011 thriller film written and directed by Matthew Chapman.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God Halle Berry, Terrence Howard, Michael Ealy Their Eyes Were Watching God is an American Broadcasting Company television movie aired on March 6, 2005 at 9 p.m. EDT based upon Zora Neale Hurston's 1937 novel of the same name. The film was ...more

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Awake Jessica Alba, Hayden Christensen, Terrence Howard Awake is a 2007 American conspiracy thriller film written and directed by Joby Harold. It stars Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard and Lena Olin. The film was released in the ...more

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Glitter Mariah Carey, Padma Lakshmi, Terrence Howard Glitter is a 2001 American romantic musical drama film produced by 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures, starring Mariah Carey. The film was written by Kate Lanier and directed by Vondie ...more

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August Rush Robin Williams, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers August Rush is a 2007 drama film directed by Kirsten Sheridan and written by Nick Castle, James V. Hart, and Paul Castro, and produced by Richard Barton Lewis. Deciding to run away to New York ...more

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Winnie Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Koteas Winnie Mandela is a 2011 drama film adaptation of Anne Marie du Preez Bezrob's biography Winnie Mandela: A Life. The film is directed by Darrell Roodt, and stars Jennifer Hudson, Terrence ...more

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Who's the Man? Ice-T, Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac Who's the Man? is a 1993 thriller comedy film, directed by Ted Demme, in his feature film directing debut. The film stars Yo! MTV Raps hosts Doctor Dré and Ed Lover as its two main ...more

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Hart's War Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard Hart's War is a 2002 American thriller drama film about a World War II prisoner of war camp based on the novel by John Katzenbach. It stars Bruce Willis as Col. William McNamara and Colin ...more

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Fighting Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzmán Fighting is a 2009 sports action drama film directed by Dito Montiel, with a screenplay by Robert Munic and Montiel, and starring Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard and Luis Guzmán. It was ...more

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Sunset Park Terrence Howard, Carol Kane, Rhea Perlman Sunset Park is a 1996 basketball film. It stars Rhea Perlman as the head coach of a high school boys' basketball team from the Sunset Park neighborhood in New York City. The film also stars ...more

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Butter Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Shemar Moore Butter is a 1998 action film starring Ernie Hudson, Nia Long, Tony Todd and Donnie Wahlberg. It originally premiered on HBO as an HBO Original Film, but was later released to video by Artisan ...more

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The Hunting Party Diane Kruger, Richard Gere, Jesse Eisenberg The Hunting Party is a 2007 American action-adventure-thriller film with elements of political activism and dark satire starring Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Diane Kruger and Jesse Eisenberg. ...more

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The Company You Keep Anna Kendrick, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon The Company You Keep is a 2012 political action thriller produced and directed by, and starring, Robert Redford. The script was written by Lem Dobbs based on the 2003 novel of the same name by ...more

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Animal 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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Investigating Sex Nick Nolte, Neve Campbell, Terrence Howard Investigating Sex is a 2001 comedy/drama film written and directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Neve Campbell, Til Schweiger, Nick Nolte and Dermot Mulroney and based on the book Recherches sur ...more

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On the Road is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Terrence Howard Movies
On the Road Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst On the Road is a 2012 adventure drama film directed by Walter Salles. It is an adaptation of the 1957 novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Garrett ...more

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Spark Terrence Howard, Nicole Ari Parker, Brendan Sexton III Spark is a 1998 film starring Terrence Howard and Nicole Ari Parker. Garret Williams made his directorial debut with this tale of an urban black couple trapped in a desert town of rednecks after ...more

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Best Laid Plans Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Terrence Howard Best Laid Plans is a 1999 American crime film directed by Mike Barker.

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Love Chronicles Terrence Howard, Robin Givens, LisaRaye McCoy-Misick Love Chronicles is a 2003 romantic comedy, written and directed by Tyler Maddox-Simms. The film stars Clifton Powell, LisaRaye McCoy, Robin Givens, and Terrence Howard.

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Boycott Terrence Howard, Jeffrey Wright, C. C. H. Pounder Boycott is a 2001 drama film about Black Americans who boycotted the public buses during the 1950's civil rights movement, written by Herman Daniel Farrell and Timothy J. Sexton and directed by ...more

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Love Beat the Hell Outta Me Terrence Howard, Glenn Plummer, Clyde Jones Love Beat the Hell Outta Me is a 2000 drama film written and directed by Kennedy Goldsby.

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The Salon Vivica A. Fox, Terrence Howard, Brooke Burns The Salon is a 2005 comedy-drama film, directed by Mark Brown, executive produced by David Odom, and starring Vivica A. Fox, Kym Whitley, and Monica Calhoun. The movie was filmed in Baltimore, ...more

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In the Woods Famke Janssen, Moby, Terrence Howard In the Woods is a 2012 mystery film directed by Jennifer Elster.

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Ambition Terrence Howard, Danny Trejo Ambition is a 2012 family film written by Gil Medina, J. Robert Kingston and directed by Gil Medina.

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Little Murder Deborah Ann Woll, Lake Bell, Terrence Howard Little Murder is a 2011 supernatural thriller film directed by Predrag Antonijević. The film premiered at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 8, 2011.

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Johns Terrence Howard, David Arquette, Elliott Gould Johns is a 1996 American drama film starring David Arquette and Lukas Haas, who portray hustlers who work Santa Monica Boulevard.

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Macbett (The Caribbean Macbeth... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Terrence Howard 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.