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The Best Vanessa L. Williams Movies  

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

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Items on this list include Bye Bye Birdie and The Pick-up Artist.

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Kathy Griffin, Vanessa L. Williams, Rozonda Thomas
A Diva's Christmas Carol is a 2000 VH1-original Christmas television film starring Vanessa L. Williams, Rozonda Thomas, Brian McNamara and Kathy Griffin. The film is a remake of the Charles ...more
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Kris Kristofferson, Jane Krakowski, Vanessa L. Williams
Dance with Me is a 1998 drama film on love and dance directed by Randa Haines and starring Vanessa L. Williams and Puerto Rican singer Chayanne.
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Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Vanessa L. Williams
Soul Food is a 1997 American comedy-drama film, produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Tracey Edmonds, and Robert Teitel, and released by Fox 2000 Pictures. Featuring an ensemble ...more
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, James Coburn
Eraser is a 1996 American action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan and Vanessa L. Williams. The film was released in the United States on June 21, 1996. ...more
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Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson
Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa L. Williams, and ...more
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Tatum O'Neal, Vanessa L. Williams, Fredro Starr
My Brother is a 2006 film directed by Academy Award nominee Anthony Lover. It stars Vanessa L. Williams, Tatum O'Neal, Nashawn Kearse and Fredro Starr. It also stars two first time actors with ...more
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Shannon Elizabeth, Kat Graham, Vanessa L. Williams
Johnson Family Vacation is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Christopher Erskin. It stars Cedric the Entertainer, Vanessa Williams, Bow Wow, Gabby Soleil, Shannon Elizabeth, Solange ...more
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Queen Latifah, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne
This film is a 1997 drama film written by Chris Brancato and directed by Bill Duke.
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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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Christopher Lee, Bernadette Peters, Isabella Rossellini
The Odyssey is a 1997 Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated British-American fantasy‚Äďadventure television miniseries based on the ancient Greek epic poem by Homer, The Odyssey. Directed ...more
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Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Tyra Banks
Hannah Montana: The Movie is a 2009 American musical comedy-drama film based on the Disney Channel Original Series Hannah Montana, which was released on April 10, 2009, by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more
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Rosario Dawson, Usher, Judd Nelson
Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of R&B singer/actor Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, and Vanessa L. Williams. The ...more
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Vanessa L. Williams, Eartha Kitt, Ben Vereen
And Then Came Love is a 2007 romantic comedy film that premiered at the Urban Film Series Festival in Washington, D.C. in June 2007. It then saw a limited theatrical release in Ridgewood, New ...more
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Vanessa L. Williams, Mandy Patinkin, Frank Oz
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland is a 1999 American musical fantasy-comedy film directed by Gary Halvorson. It is the second theatrical feature-length film based on the popular U.S. ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Molly Ringwald
The Pick-up Artist is a 1987 American romantic-comedy film written and directed by James Toback, starring Molly Ringwald and Robert Downey Jr. The film is noted for being one of Ringwald's more ...more
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Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh
Bye Bye Birdie is a 1963 musical comedy film from Columbia Pictures. It is a film adaptation of the stage production of the same name. The screenplay was written by Michael Stewart and Irving ...more
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Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Vanessa L. Williams
Another You is a 1991 American comedy film. It was the final film pairing of Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder, neither of whom appeared again in a leading role in another film, together or apart. ...more
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Vanessa L. Williams, Diahann Carroll, Stacy Keach
In pre-Civil War New Orleans high society, Vanessa Williams portrays the beautiful African American daughter of a wealthy white plantation owner and his kept mistress. Fighting her family's ...more
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Mickey Rourke, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson. The film was written by Don Michael Paul and directed by Simon Wincer. Loosely based on ...more
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Emmanuelle Chriqui, Wesley Snipes, Vanessa L. Williams
Futuresport is a made-for-TV movie directed by Ernest Dickerson, starring Dean Cain, Vanessa Williams, and Wesley Snipes. It originally aired on ABC in October 1998, and released on VHS and DVD ...more
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Vanessa L. Williams, Lance Reddick, Harry Lennix
Keep the Faith, Baby is a 2002 television film written by Art Washington and directed by Doug McHenry.
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Kim Kardashian, Brandy Norwood, Vanessa L. Williams
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor is a romance drama film produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. The film is adapted from Perry's play The Marriage Counselor, with several ...more
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Christopher Lloyd, Jane Lynch, Jason Alexander
Delhi Safari is a 2011 animation film written and directed by Nikhil Advani.
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Yoko Ono, Fred Astaire, Vanessa L. Williams
Imagine is a 1972 television film by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, filmed mostly at their Tittenhurst Park home in Ascot, England, during 1971, and intended for television. All the songs from ...more
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Black Listed Heavy D, Harry Lennix, Vanessa A. Williams
Black Listed is a 2003 action, crime, drama and thriller film written and directed by Robert Towsend.