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The Best Wesley Snipes Movies

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This list of the best Wesley Snipes movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Since appearing as Willie Mays Hayes in Major League in 1989, Wesley Snipes has become a popular actor, thanks in part to his ability to blend action and comedy. The order of these top Wesley Snipes movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Wesley Snipes movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Wesley Snipes movies?" and "What are the greatest Wesley Snipes roles of all time?" The greatest Wesley Snipes performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.  Famous flicks like Blade, Chaos, and Demolition Man appear on this Wesley Snipes filmography, but it's up to you to decide if his new movies or his early ones are among the best. If you think the best Wesley Snipes role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Snipes' big-budget action films, you might also enjoy our list of the best Sylvester Stallone movies and best Jason Statham movies.

Wesley Snipes is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Tony Scott, Joe Roth and Spike Lee. Is Wesley Snipes your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Ving Rhames and Jet Li films lists too.

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  • An airplane bearing gruff U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones) crashes in the wilderness. On board the same flight is Mark Sheridan (Wesley Snipes), a federal prisoner accused of double murder, ...more
  • With innocent victims caught in the crossfire in Los Angeles' intensifying war on crime, both cop John Spartan (Sylvester Stallone) and violent thug Simon Phoenix (Wesley Snipes) are sentenced to a ...more
  • Billy Hoyle (Woody Harrelson) is a white basketball hustler who banks on black players underestimating his skills on the court. When he pulls one over on Sidney Deane (Wesley Snipes), his victim sees ...more
  • John Cutter (Wesley Snipes) is a former policeman flying to Los Angeles to start his new job working for the anti-terrorism unit of a major airline. However, apprehended terrorist Charles Rane (Bruce ...more
  • Blade II
    5
    Exploding from the pages of Marvel Comics comes the thrilling follow-up to the blockbuster "Blade." Half Man ... half vampire, and consumed by a desire to avenge the curse of his birth and save the ...more
  • Drug tycoon Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes) and his minions, known collectively as the Cash Money Brothers, have rapidly risen to the top of the New York City narcotics trade. Under Nino's heartless ...more
  • Blade
    7
    A half-mortal, half-immortal is out to avenge his mother's death and rid the world of vampires. The modern-day technologically advanced vampires he is going after are in search of his special blood ...more
  • A secretary (Mary Moore) is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis (Wesley Snipes) is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from ...more
  • The new owner of the Cleveland Indians, former showgirl Rachel Phelps (Margaret Whitton), has a sweetheart deal to move the team to Miami. But to break the lease with the city of Cleveland, ticket ...more
  • When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner (Sean Connery) and Web Smith (Wesley Snipes) are called in to investigate. ...more
  • He is both agent and weapon - a critical line of defense for the Secretary General of the United Nations. He does not even officially exist. Neil Shaw, an American agent who must uncover an ...more
  • Charlie (Woody Harrelson) is a New York City transit cop with a mountain of gambling debts, and John (Wesley Snipes) is his responsible, and frequently exasperated, foster brother. They compete ...more
  • The Fan
    13
    A troubled salesman who peddles knives, Gil Renard (Robert De Niro) has a volatile personality, which has resulted in divorce and a strained relationship with his young son. The one thing that Renard ...more
  • Tells the story of an undefeated world-champion prize fighter (Ving Rhames) who is convicted of rape and sent to prison, where he must confront and ultimately fight the reigning prison boxing ...more
  • Roemello Skuggs (Wesley Snipes) and his brother, Raynathan (Michael Wright), grew up surrounded by crime. As an adult, Roemello becomes a high-ranking drug dealer. Roemello's girlfriend, Melissa ...more
  • A massive drug operation changes the lives of three conflicted New York cops. Burned-out vet Eddie Dugan (Richard Gere) is close to retirement; narcotics cop Sal Procida (Ethan Hawke) faces the ...more
  • King of New York is a 1990 thriller film, starring Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes, Victor Argo, Giancarlo Esposito, and Steve Buscemi. It was directed by ...more
  • Drop Zone
    18
    A daring prison break from an airliner at 30,000 feet leaves U.S. Marshal Pete Nessip (Wesley Snipes) mourning a brother and gunning for revenge. After being ordered to turn in his badge, he seeks ...more
  • Boiling Point is a 1993 action-thriller film written and directed by James B. Harris, and starring Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper, Lolita Davidovich, Viggo Mortensen and Dan Hedaya.
  • A married black lawyer named Flipper (Wesley Snipes) begins an affair with Angie (Annabella Sciorra), his white secretary. When the news is leaked through an acquaintance, Flipper's wife (Lonette ...more
  • Financially irresponsible Giant (Spike Lee) manages a jazz group, but his sax player, Shadow (Wesley Snipes), wants to replace him with a better businessman. Bleak (Denzel Washington), the band's ...more
  • Following a traumatic experience, former Special Forces member Dean Cage (Wesley Snipes) is trying to pick up the pieces of his fractured life. With the help of detective Amy Knight (Jacqueline ...more
  • The war between humans and vampires continues, but the humans' best hope, human-vampire hybrid warrior Blade (Wesley Snipes), has been framed for countless murders, turning popular sentiment against ...more
  • Navigating through careers, family and romance, four friends bond over the shortcomings in their love lives -- namely, the scarcity of good men. Both as the "other woman," Savannah (Whitney Houston) ...more
  • Zora Banks (Sanaa Lathan) is a would-be singer who pays her bills working as a New York City high school music teacher. Franklin Swift (Wesley Snipes) is a financially troubled, recently divorced ...more