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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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Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords Blade is a 1998 American vampire superhero action film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays Blade, a human-vampire hybrid ...more

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White Men Can't Jump Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, Rosie Perez White Men Can't Jump is a 1992 American sports buddy comedy film written and directed by Ron Shelton, starring Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson as streetball hustlers. The film was released in ...more

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New Jack City Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson New Jack City is a 1991 American crime thriller action film film directed by Mario Van Peebles in his directorial debut, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen ...more

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U.S. Marshals Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes U.S. Marshals is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Stuart Baird. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Roy Huggins and John Pogue. The film is a sequel to the 1993 ...more

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Passenger 57 Elizabeth Hurley, Wesley Snipes, Tom Sizemore Passenger 57 is a 1992 American action film directed by Kevin Hooks. The film stars Wesley Snipes and Bruce Payne. The film's success made Snipes a popular action hero icon. It also introduced ...more

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Demolition Man Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Black Demolition Man is a 1993 American science fiction action film directed by Marco Brambilla in his directorial debut. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. The film was released in ...more

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Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the sequel of the first film and the second part of the Blade film series, ...more

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Murder at 1600 Diane Lane, Wesley Snipes, Alan Alda Murder at 1600 is a 1997 action film starring Wesley Snipes, Diane Lane, Dennis Miller, Ronny Cox, Daniel Benzali, and Alan Alda. The 1600 in the title refers to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the ...more

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Money Train Jennifer Lopez, Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes Money Train is a 1995 American action film starring Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Jennifer Lopez as New York City transit cops and Robert Blake as their iron-fisted boss. After losing his ...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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Sugar Hill Wesley Snipes, Abe Vigoda, Ernie Hudson Sugar Hill is a 1994 American crime film starring Wesley Snipes and Michael Wright as brothers Roemello and Raynathan Skuggs. The film focuses on the two brothers, who are major drug dealers in ...more

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The Art of War Donald Sutherland, Wesley Snipes, Anne Archer The Art of War is a 2000 Canadian-American action film directed by Christian Duguay, starring Wesley Snipes, Michael Biehn, Anne Archer and Donald Sutherland. The film title refers to the ...more

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Rising Sun Sean Connery, Steve Buscemi, Tia Carrere Rising Sun is a 1993 American action film written and directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. Michael Crichton and Michael ...more

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Major League Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Rene Russo Major League is a 1989 American sports comedy film written and directed by David S. Ward, starring Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Dennis Haysbert, Wesley Snipes, James Gammon, Bob Uecker and ...more

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Drop Zone Gary Busey, Wesley Snipes, Michael Jeter Drop Zone is a 1994 American action film directed by John Badham, starring Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler, Michael Jeter and Kyle Secor. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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King of New York Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne King of New York is a 1990 crime thriller film, starring Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes, Victor Argo, Giancarlo Esposito, and Steve Buscemi. It was directed ...more

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Blade: Trinity Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H Blade: Trinity is a 2004 American vampire superhero action film written, produced and directed by David S. Goyer who also wrote the screenplays to Blade and Blade II, and also produced by and ...more

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Jungle Fever Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike Lee, starring Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra. It was Lee's fifth feature-length film. The film ...more

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Brooklyn's Finest Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle Brooklyn's Finest is a 2009 American crime film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and written by Michael C. Martin. The film stars Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke and Wesley Snipes. The film was ...more

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Mo' Better Blues Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 musical comedy-drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee, who also directed. It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter ...more

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The Fan Robert De Niro, Jack Black, Ellen Barkin The Fan is a 1996 American thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Peter Abrahams. The Fan is a ...more

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Unstoppable Wesley Snipes, Mark Sheppard, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Unstoppable is a 2004 American action film directed by David Carson, and starring Wesley Snipes, Jacqueline Obradors, Stuart Wilson and Kim Coates. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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Waiting to Exhale Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Kelly Preston Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. The film was adapted from the 1992 novel of the same name by ...more

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Boiling Point Viggo Mortensen, Dennis Hopper, Wesley Snipes 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.

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Game of Death Wesley Snipes, Ernie Hudson, Robert Davi Game of Death is a 2010 American action film directed by Giorgio Serafini, and starring Wesley Snipes, Zoë Bell, Gary Daniels and Robert Davi. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the ...more

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The Contractor Lena Headey, Wesley Snipes, Charles Dance The Contractor is a 2007 American action film directed by Josef Rusnak starring Wesley Snipes, Eliza Bennett, Lena Headey and Ralph Brown. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United ...more

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Disappearing Acts Wesley Snipes, Sanaa Lathan, Q-Tip Disappearing Acts is a 2000 romantic drama directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, and stars Sanaa Lathan and Wesley Snipes. The film is an adaptation of the New York Times best-selling novel ...more

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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is a 1995 American comedy film, starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo as three New York drag queens who embark on a road ...more

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Critical Condition Richard Pryor, Wesley Snipes, Bob Saget Critical Condition is a 1987 comedy film directed by Michael Apted, and starring Richard Pryor.

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One Night Stand Robert Downey Jr., Wesley Snipes, Ming-Na Wen One Night Stand is an American drama film by British director Mike Figgis. The film starred Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na and Robert Downey, Jr. The first draft of ...more

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Chaos Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe, Wesley Snipes Chaos is a 2005 Canadian-British thriller film directed by Tony Giglio, and starring Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe and Wesley Snipes. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States ...more

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Gallowwalkers Wesley Snipes, Diamond Dallas Page, Tanit Phoenix Gallowwalkers is a 2012 American western horror film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Wesley Snipes, Kevin Howarth, Riley Smith, Tanit Phoenix Patrick Bergin and Diamond Dallas ...more

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Down in the Delta Wesley Snipes, Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine Down in the Delta is a 1998 drama film directed by Maya Angelou. The film stars Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman, Jr., Esther Rolle, Loretta Devine, and Wesley Snipes.

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Wildcats Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J, Woody Harrelson Wildcats is a 1986 American sports comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and is also the film debut of Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson.

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The Art of War II: Betrayal Wesley Snipes, Sung-Hi Lee, Treach The Art of War II: Betrayal is a 2008 action film directed by Josef Rusnak starring Wesley Snipes, Lochlyn Munro and Athena Karkanis. This is the sequel to the 2000 film, The Art of War. The ...more

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7 Seconds Wesley Snipes, Deobia Oparei, Tamzin Outhwaite 7 Seconds is a 2005 American crime film directed by Simon Fellows, starring Wesley Snipes and Tamzin Outhwaite. The film was released on Direct-to-DVD in the United States on June 28, 2005. The ...more

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Liberty Stands Still Wesley Snipes, Oliver Platt, Linda Fiorentino Liberty Stands Still is a 2002 crime thriller drama film starring Wesley Snipes and Linda Fiorentino. Directed by Kari Skogland, it is a thriller about a man seeking revenge for his daughter's ...more

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The Detonator Wesley Snipes, Silvia Colloca, William Hope The Detonator is a 2006 American action film directed by Po Chih Leong, and starring Wesley Snipes, Silvia Colloca, Tim Dutton and William Hope. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the ...more

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Hard Luck Cybill Shepherd, Wesley Snipes, Mario Van Peebles Hard Luck is a 2006 American thriller film written, produced and directed by Mario Van Peebles, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Wesley Snipes, Jacquelyn Quinones, Cybill Shepherd, ...more

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Ultimate Fights is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Wesley Snipes Movies
Ultimate Fights Brad Pitt, Sylvester Stallone, Al Pacino Ultimate Fights is a 2002 Flixmix fight scenes compilatio, with footages from Rumble In The Bronx, Gladiator, Fists of Legend, Black Mask, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story and others.

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The Marksman Wesley Snipes, Emma Samms, Matt Salinger The Marksman is a 2005 American action film directed by Marcus Adams, starring Wesley Snipes, William Hope, Emma Samms and Anthony Warren. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United ...more

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America's Dream Wesley Snipes, Danny Glover, Jasmine Guy America's Dream is a 1996 drama film written by Maya Angelou, John Henrik Clarke, Ron Stacker Thompson, Ashley Tyler and Richard Wright and directed by Paris Barclay, Bill Duke and Kevin Rodney ...more

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Happily Ever After: Fairy Tale... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Wesley Snipes Movies
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Whoopi Goldberg, Wesley Snipes, Heavy D

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Vietnam War Story II Wesley Snipes Vietnam War Story II is a 1988 film that was released direct-to-video. The film consists of three 30 minute segments, each filmed by a different director. The first segment stars Wesley Snipes ...more

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Zig Zag Wesley Snipes, Patton Oswalt, Natasha Lyonne Zig Zag is a 2002 film directed by David S. Goyer, based on the 1999 novel by Landon J. Napoleon.

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Streets of Gold Wesley Snipes, John Mahoney, Adrian Pasdar Streets of Gold is a 1986 American dramatic film directed by Joe Roth starring Klaus Maria Brandauer, Wesley Snipes and Adrian Pasdar.

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Master Daddy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Wesley Snipes Movies
Master Daddy Wesley Snipes Master Daddy is an upcoming martial arts comedy film starring Wesley Snipes.

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The Waterdance Helen Hunt, Wesley Snipes, Eric Stoltz The Waterdance is a 1992 American drama film written by Neal Jimenez and directed by Jimenez and Michael Steinberg. It stars Eric Stoltz, Wesley Snipes, William Forsythe and Helen Hunt. The film ...more

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Futuresport 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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Hardwood Dreams Wesley Snipes Hardwood Dreams is a 1993 basketball sports documentary written, directed and produced by Michael Tollin and narrated by Wesley Snipes. It follows five Morningside High School seniors during ...more