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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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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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#794 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #150 of 173 Movies That Should Be Made Into Broadway Musicals

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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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#83 of 324 Movies with the Best Soundtracks #32 of 184 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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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 events depicted in the story do ...more

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#24 of 113 The Best Movies Based on TV Shows #108 of 519 The Greatest Crime Movies Ever Made #21 of 74 The Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies

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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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#1,096 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #215 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #55 of 165 The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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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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#197 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #36 of 51 The Most Rewatchable Action Moviesfeaturing Demolition Man Remains One Of The Most Underrated Movies Of The '90s

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Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson
New Jack City is a 1991 American 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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#9 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #259 of 548 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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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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#41 of 89 Best Kidnapping Movies & Hostage Movies of All Time, Ranked #8 of 21 'Die Hard' Ripoffs, Ranked By How Hard They Die

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Diane Lane, Wesley Snipes, Alan Alda
This film 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 address ...more
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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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#188 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #44 of 61 The Best Buddy Cop Movies

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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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#206 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #579 of 748 The Greatest Action Movies of All Time

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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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Wesley Snipes, Abe Vigoda, Ernie Hudson
Sugar Hill is a 1994 American film starring Wesley Snipes and Michael Wright as brothers Roemello and Raynathan Skuggs. The film focuses on the two brothers, who live in the Harlem neighborhood ...more

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#164 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #35 of 95 The Best Hood Movies #77 of 206 The Best R-Rated Gangster Movies

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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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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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#81 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #281 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

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Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne
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

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#25 of 113 The Best Mafia Films #151 of 519 The Greatest Crime Movies Ever Made #21 of 74 The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s

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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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#63 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #1,165 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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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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Brooklyn's Finest
Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle
Brooklyn's Finest is a 2009 American 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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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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#64 of 165 The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time #72 of 101 The Worst Superhero Movies Ever Madefeaturing 12 Unbelievable Stories From Behind The Scenes Of Blade: Trinity

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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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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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#141 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #47 of 60 The Best Black Movies of the 1990slisted on Movies Set in Brooklyn

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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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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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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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#350 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #157 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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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