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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.

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

List includes Sister Act, Ghost and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Whoopi Goldberg movies?" and "What are the greatest Whoopi Goldberg roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Goldberg's comedy, you might also enjoy our list of best Robin Williams movies and best Billy Crystal movies.

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Sister Act Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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The Color Purple Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies
Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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Jumpin' Jack Flash Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz

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Corrina, Corrina Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Joan Cusack

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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill, Maggie Smith

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Clara's Heart Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Kathleen Quinlan

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover

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Made in America Will Smith, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Tilly

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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Fatal Beauty Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin

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Boys on the Side Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, Whoopi Goldberg

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Burglar Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, Lesley Ann Warren

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The Associate Whoopi Goldberg, Allison Janney, Eli Wallach

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Ghosts of Mississippi Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

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Girl, Interrupted Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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The Long Walk Home Whoopi Goldberg, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen

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Cinderella Whitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg, Bernadette Peters

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The Lion King 1½ Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin

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Sarafina! Whoopi Goldberg, Miriam Makeba, John Kani

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Eddie Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg

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For Colored Girls Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg

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Soapdish Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg

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Star Trek Nemesis Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hardy, Patrick Stewart

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A Christmas Carol Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Curry, Ed Asner

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The Pagemaster Macaulay Culkin, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart

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Madea Goes to Jail Sofía Vergara, Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry

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The Rugrats Movie Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Curry, Lenny Kravitz

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Alice in Wonderland Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lloyd

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Racing Stripes Hayden Panettiere, Snoop Dogg, Mandy Moore

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Rat Race Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart, John Cleese

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The Little Rascals Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks

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Bogus Whoopi Goldberg, Haley Joel Osment, Gérard Depardieu

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Kingdom Come Whoopi Goldberg, LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith

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A Little Bit of Heaven Kate Hudson, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Bates

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It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, Mel Brooks

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43 14
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tale... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Whoopi Goldberg, Wesley Snipes, Heavy D

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, Debbie Reynolds

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Jackie's Back Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton, Tim Curry

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A Knight in Camelot Whoopi Goldberg, Michael York, Amanda Donohoe

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The Player Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Whoopi Goldberg

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The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal

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The Telephone Whoopi Goldberg, Elliott Gould, John Heard

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Call Me Claus Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne, Victor Garber

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28 9
Whoopi Back To Broadway The 2... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Whoopi Goldberg Movies
Whoopi Back To Broadway The 20th Anniversary Whoopi Goldberg

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Kiss Shot Whoopi Goldberg, Dennis Franz, Dorian Harewood

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Homer and Eddie Whoopi Goldberg, Jim Belushi, John Waters

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The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special Arnold Schwarzenegger, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters

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The Little Engine That Could Jamie Lee Curtis, Whoopi Goldberg, Brenda Song