List of the best Whoopi Goldberg movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Whoopi Goldberg was appearing in her one-woman show on Broadway when Steven Spielberg cast her in her breakout role in The Color Purple in 1985. Whoopi Goldberg'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 Whoopi Goldberg movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Whoopi Goldberg movies will be at the top of the list. Whoopi Goldberg has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Whoopi Goldberg movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Whoopi Goldberg films to end the squabble once and for all.
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Directed by: Hugh WilsonBurglar is a 1987 American comedy film directed by Hugh Wilson and distributed by Warner Bros. The film stars Whoopi Goldberg and Bobcat Goldthwait.... more
Directed by: Tom HollandFatal Beauty is a 1987 American comedic action thriller film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Sam Elliott, directed by Tom Holland. The screenplay was written by Hilary Henkin and Dean Riesner. The... more
Directed by: Bradley RaymondThe Lion King 1½ is a 2004 direct-to-video animated buddy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Home Entertainment on February 10, 2004. The film... more
Directed by: Robert AltmanThe Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Michael Tolkin based on his own 1988 novel of the same name. It is the story of Hollywood studio executive... more
Directed by: Steve RashEddie is a 1996 American sports comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Frank Langella. The film barely broke even at the box office, grossing $31,387,164 in the US. The film was directed by Steve... more
CinderellaWhitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg
Directed by: Robert IscoveCinderella is a 1997 American romantic musical fantasy telefilm produced by Walt Disney Television. The film stars Brandy, Whitney Houston, Paolo Montalban, Bernadette Peters, Whoopi Goldberg, Victor... more
The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary SpecialArnold Schwarzenegger, Whoopi Goldberg
Released: 2001The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special is a Special Tribute TV Movie about "I Love Lucy"....
Directed by: Rob ReinerGhosts of Mississippi is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods. The plot is based on the true story of the 1994 trial of Byron... more
Directed by: Norton Virgien, Igor KovalyovThe Rugrats Movie is a 1998 American animated adventure-comedy film, produced by Paramount Pictures Corporation, and co-produced with Nickelodeon Movies and Klasky Csupo. The film was distributed by... more
The Long Walk HomeWhoopi Goldberg, Sissy Spacek
Directed by: Richard PearceThe 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 Cork... more
Directed by: Christopher Reeve, Daniel St. Pierre, Colin BradyEveryone's Hero is a 2006 Canadian-American computer animated sports comedy family film, directed by Colin Brady, Christopher Reeve, and Daniel St. Pierre, with music by John Debney. The majority of... more
Directed by: Ernest R. DickersonGood Fences, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Ryan Michelle Bathe Ashley Archer and Mo'Nique, is a made-for-TV movie that debuted in 2003. It is about the stresses of prejudice on an upwardly... more
Directed by: Jean Duval, Frank Passingham, Dave BorthwickDoogal is a 2006 film written by ... and directed by ...... more
Directed by: Mark PellingtonDestination Anywhere: The Film is an American film inspired by and featuring music and concepts from Jon Bon Jovi's second solo record Destination Anywhere. The film and album was released in June,... more
Directed by: Dominique WirtschafterIf I Had Known I Was a Genius is a film directed by Dominique Wirtschafter and written by Markus Redmond. The film premiered January 23, 2007 at the Sundance Film Festival.... more
Directed by: Tyler PerryFor Colored Girls is a drama film to be released on 14 January 2011, directed by Tyler Perry.... more
Directed by: Darrell RoodtSarafina! is a 1992 South African film starring Leleti Khumalo, Whoopi Goldberg, Miriam Makeba, John Kani and Tertius Meintjies.... more
Directed by: Norman JewisonBogus is a 1996 American fantasy film directed by Norman Jewison, written by Alvin Sargent, and starring Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, and Haley Joel Osment. It features magic tricks with... more
Directed by: Nicole KassellA Little Bit of Heaven is a 2011 romantic comedy directed by Nicole Kassell and starring Kate Hudson and Gael García Bernal.... more
Directed by: Jerry London
Directed by: Pauly ShoreThis film is an American comedy/mockumentary motion picture released in 2003 starring actor and comedian Pauly Shore. The cameo-filled movie begins as a semi-autobiographical retelling of Shore's... more
Directed by: Michael HoffmanSoapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular fictional television soap opera. It stars Sally Field as an aging soap star, joined by Kevin Kline,... more
Directed by: Ulu GrosbardThe Deep End of the Ocean is an American motion picture drama directed by Ulu Grosbard, and starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Jackson and Ryan Merriman. It is an... more
Directed by: Peter Werner, Robert CostanzoCall Me Claus is a television movie starring Whoopi Goldberg. The movie involves Santa Claus who needs a replacement Santa after serving his 200-year reign. He decides on Lucy Collins, an eccentric,... more
Directed by: John HendersonThe Magical Legend of the Leprechauns is a 1999 Hallmark Entertainment made-for-TV fantasy movie. It stars Randy Quaid, Colm Meaney, Kieran Culkin, Roger Daltrey, Caroline Carver and Whoopi Goldberg.... more