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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Drop Squad and Silver Cord.

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

Ving Rhames is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese and Brian De Palma. If Ving Rhames movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Gene Hackman and Terrence Howard too.

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ving Rhames Movies
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, from a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary. The film is known for its eclectic dialogue, ironic ...more

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Baby Boy 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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Undisputed Wesley Snipes, Master P, Peter Falk Undisputed is a 2002 American sports film written, produced and directed by Walter Hill. The film stars Wesley Snipes and Ving Rhames. The film was released in the United States on August 23, ...more

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Holiday Heart Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames, Mykelti Williamson Holiday Heart is a 2000 TV movie starring Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard, and Mykelti Williamson. It was directed by Robert Townsend, aired on the cable TV channel Showtime, and was distributed on ...more

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Con Air Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi Con Air is a 1997 American action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of The Rock. It stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malkovich. The film borrows ...more

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Rosewood Jon Voight, Don Cheadle, Ving Rhames Rosewood is a 1997 film directed by John Singleton. While based on historic events of the 1923 Rosewood massacre in Florida, when a white mob killed blacks and destroyed their town, the film ...more

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Mission: Impossible II Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton Mission: Impossible 2 (also stylized as Mission: Impossible II and abbreviated as M:I-2) is a 2000 American action spy film directed by John Woo, and the second film in the Mission: Impossible ...more

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Dawn of the Dead Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers Dawn of the Dead is a 2004 American horror film directed by Zack Snyder in his feature film directorial debut. A remake of George A. Romero's 1978 film of the same name, it is written by James ...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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Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ving Rhames Movies
Mission: Impossible III Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan Mission: Impossible III (stylized as M:i:III) is a 2006 American action spy film directed by J. J. Abrams, and the third film in the Mission: Impossible series. Retired from field work, IMF ...more

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Day of the Dead Mena Suvari, AnnaLynne McCord, Nick Cannon Day of the Dead is a 2008 American horror film about a virus outbreak that causes people to turn into violent zombie-like creatures. It is a loose remake of George A. Romero's zombie film of the ...more

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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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Mission: Impossible Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave Mission: Impossible is a 1996 American action spy film directed by Brian De Palma, based on the 1960s television series. IMF Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) must uncover the mole who has framed ...more

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The People Under the Stairs Ving Rhames, A. J. Langer, Bill Cobbs The People Under the Stairs is a 1991 American horror film written and directed by Wes Craven and starring Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A. J. Langer, Ving Rhames and Sean Whalen.

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ving Rhames Movies
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American action spy film directed by Brad Bird, and the fourth film in the Mission: Impossible series. The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in ...more

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Animal 2 Ving Rhames, K. C. Collins, Kevin Duhaney Animal 2 is a 2008 action, drama film written by Jacob L. Adams and directed by Ryan Combs.

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Surrogates Bruce Willis, Rosamund Pike, Taylor Cole Surrogates is a 2009 American science fiction action film, based on the 2005–2006 comic book series The Surrogates. Directed by Jonathan Mostow, it stars Bruce Willis as Tom Greer, an FBI agent ...more

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I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Jessica Biel, Adam Sandler, John Goodman I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, written by Barry Fanaro, and starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James as the title characters Chuck ...more

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Jacob's Ladder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ving Rhames Movies
Jacob's Ladder Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins, Jason Alexander Jacob's Ladder is a 1990 American psychological horror film directed by Adrian Lyne, written and produced by Bruce Joel Rubin and starring Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña and Danny Aiello. ...more

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Lilo & Stitch Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Kevin Michael Richardson Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd ...more

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Piranha 3D Kelly Brook, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd Piranha 3D is a 2010 American 3D horror comedy film and a remake of the 1978 film Piranha. It was directed by Alexandre Aja and has an ensemble cast featuring Steven R. McQueen, Jessica Szohr, ...more

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King of the Avenue Ving Rhames, Simon Rex, Esai Morales A young drug dealer sells his soul to the devil in order to become the #1 seller on the block.

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Out of Sight Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson Out of Sight is a 1998 American crime comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The first of several collaborations between Soderbergh ...more

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Casualties of War Sean Penn, Michael J. Fox, John C. Reilly Casualties of War is a 1989 drama film directed by Brian De Palma, with a screenplay by David Rabe, based on the actual events of the incident on Hill 192 in 1966 during the Vietnam War. It ...more

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The Tournament Ian Somerhalder, Kelly Hu, Robert Carlyle The Tournament is a 2009 British independent thriller film, marking the directorial debut of local filmmaker Scott Mann. The film was conceived by Jonathan Frank and Nick Rowntree while at the ...more

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Bringing Out the Dead Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman Bringing Out the Dead is a 1999 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader, based on the novel by Joe Connelly. It stars Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John ...more

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Death Race 2 Lauren Cohan, Sean Bean, Danny Trejo Death Race 2 is a 2010 American science fiction action film directed by Dutch filmmaker Roel Reiné, written by Tony Giglio and Paul W. S. Anderson, and starring Luke Goss, Ving Rhames, ...more

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Kiss of Death Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt Kiss of Death is a 1995 crime thriller film starring David Caruso, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt, Ving Rhames, and Stanley Tucci, directed by Barbet Schroeder. The film is a very ...more

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Envy Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller Envy is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Barry Levinson. It stars Ben Stiller and Jack Black.

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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames, Estelle Getty Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is a 1992 American buddy cop comedy film directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Estelle Getty. The film was released in the United ...more

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Phantom Punch Stacey Dash, Bridgette Wilson, Ving Rhames Phantom Punch is a 2008 film directed by Robert Townsend. The film is a biopic of Sonny Liston, with Ving Rhames in the lead role. The film also stars Stacey Dash, Nicholas Turturro, Alan van ...more

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Entrapment Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Connery, Ving Rhames Entrapment is a 1999 American caper film directed by Jon Amiel and starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch Dakota Fanning, Tia Carrere, Emily Osment Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch is a 2005 direct-to-video animated film produced by DisneyToon Studios. The film is a followup to the 2002 Disney feature film Lilo & Stitch and ...more

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Caged Animal Ving Rhames, Robert Patrick, Nipsey Hussle Ving Rhames (MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE) stars in this drama as Miles 'Cain' Skinner, a former crime overlord turned lifer. Skinner never had to confront his demons or attempt to change his ways until ...more

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Back in the Day Tia Carrere, Pam Grier, Tatyana Ali Back in the Day is a 2005 Crime drama starring Ja Rule and Ving Rhames and directed by James Hunter. The film was introduced on May 15, 2004 at the Cannes Film Festival and was released a year ...more

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The Long Walk Home Whoopi Goldberg, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen The Long Walk Home is a 1990 film starring Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg, and directed by Richard Pearce. Set in Alabama, it is based on a screenplay about the Montgomery Bus Boycott by John ...more

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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, James Woods Film Production NotesFinal Fantasy: The Spirits Within emerges from its successful interactive game roots to deliver an exciting new breed of motion picture adventure. A fresh, provocative take ...more

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Dave Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella Dave is a 1993 American political comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner (Kevin ...more

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Shooting Gallery Roselyn Sánchez, Freddie Prinze, Jr. Shooting Gallery is a 2005 film directed by Keoni Waxman starring Freddie Prinze, Jr.. The plot consists of a young hustler who meets his match in a veteran pool player and small-time gangster.

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Dark Blue Kurt Russell, Brendan Gleeson, Master P Dark Blue is a 2002 film directed by Ron Shelton and starring Kurt Russell. The film is based on a story written for film by crime novelist James Ellroy and takes place during the days leading ...more

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Don King: Only in America Bernie Mac, Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames Don King: Only in America is a 1997 television film directed by John Herzfeld and written by Kario Salem. The film stars actor Ving Rhames as Don King and tells the story of King becoming a ...more

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Sin Kerry Washington, Gary Oldman, Brian Cox Sin is a 2003 crime, drama, thriller film written by Tim Willocks and directed by Michael Stevens.

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Native Son Oprah Winfrey, Matt Dillon, Ving Rhames Native Son is a 1986 drama film directed by Jerrold Freedman.

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American Tragedy Christopher Plummer, Ving Rhames, Ron Silver American Tragedy is a 2000 television miniseries broadcast on CBS that was based on the true story of the trial of O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her ...more

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Drop Squad Ving Rhames, Eriq La Salle, Kasi Lemmons Drop Squad is a 1994 drama film directed by David C. Johnson.

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Seven Below Val Kilmer, Ving Rhames, Bonnie Somerville Seven Below is a 2012 thriller horror film written by Kevin Carraway and Lawrence Sara and directed by Kevin Carraway.

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Dangerous Ground Elizabeth Hurley, Ice Cube, Ving Rhames Dangerous Ground is a 1997 Action thriller film starring Ice Cube and Elizabeth Hurley. It was directed by Darrell Roodt and written by Greg Latter and Darrell Roodt.

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Stitch! The Movie Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Frank Welker Disney's Stitch! The Movie is a direct-to-video animated spin-off of Lilo & Stitch, released on August 26, 2003. It is often considered more of a backdoor pilot for the spinoff series Lilo ...more

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Leroy & Stitch Dakota Fanning, Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames Disney's Leroy & Stitch is an animated family television film produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. It is a spin-off film and the third sequel of the 2002 animated feature film Lilo ...more

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Zombie Apocalypse Taryn Manning, Ving Rhames, Lesley-Ann Brandt Zombie Apocalypse is a film by Syfy and The Asylum starring Ving Rhames, Gary Weeks, Johnny Pacar, Robert Blanche, Anya Monzikova, Lesley-Ann Brandt and Taryn Manning. It was released on the ...more