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Denzel Washington Movie List

Denzel Hayes Washington Jr is a famous American actor and director. He began acting in the 1970’s, but came to fame in the 80’s and 90’s when he appeared in a string of successful movies. He is well respected in the industry and has won three Golden Globes and two Academy Awards during his career so far. Here is a list of all the movies Denzel Washington has acted in, produced and/or directed.

Denzel Washington Movie List

  • Death Wish (1974). Character: Alley Mugger #1
  • Wilma (1977). Character: Robert Eldridge (age 18)
  • Coriolanus (1979). Character: Multiple characters/li>
  • Flesh & Blood (1979). Character: Kirk
  • Carbon Copy (1981). Character: Roger Porter
  • A Soldier’s Story (1984). Character: Private First Class (PFC) Peterson
  • Power (1986). Character: Arnold Billing
  • Cry Freedom (1987). Character: Steve Biko
  • For Queen and Country (1988). Character: Reuben James
  • The Mighty Quinn (1989). Character: Xavier Quinn
  • Glory (1989). Character: Private Trip
  • Heart Condition (1990). Character: Napoleon Stone
  • Mo’ Better Blues (1990). Character: Bleek Gilliam
  • Mississippi Masala (1991). Character: Demetrius Williams
  • Ricochet (1991). Character: Nick Styles
  • Malcolm X (1992). Character: Malcolm X (or just ‘X’)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (1993). Character: Don Pedro
  • The Pelican Brief (1993). Character: Gary Grantham
  • Philadelphia (1993). Character: Joe Miller
  • Crimson Tide (1995). Character: Lieutenant Commander Ron Hunter
  • Virtuosity (1995). Character: Lieutenant Parker Barnes
  • Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (1995). Executive Producer
  • Devil in a Blue Dress (1995). Character: Ezekiel ‘Easy’ Rawlins
  • Courage Under Fire (1996). Character: Nat Serling
  • The Preacher’s Wife (1996). Character: Dudley
  • Fallen (1998). Character: Detective John Hobbes
  • He Got Game (1998). Character: Jake Shuttlesworth
  • The Siege (1998). Character: Anthony ‘Hub’ Hubbard
  • The Bone Collector (1999). Character: Lincoln Rhyme
  • The Hurricane (1999). Character: Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter
  • Remember the Titans (2000). Character: Coach Herman Boone
  • Training Day (2001). Character: Alonzo
  • John Q (2002). Character: John Quincy Archibald (or ‘John Q’)
  • Antwone Fisher (2002). Character: Doctor Jerome Davenport. He also produced and directed this film.
  • Out of Time (2003). Character: Matthias Lee Whitlock
  • Man on Fire (2004). Character: Creasy
  • The Manchurian Candidate (2004). Character: Ben Marco
  • Inside Man (2006). Character: Detective Keith Frazier
  • Deja Vu (2006). Character: Agent Doug Carlin
  • American Gangster (2007). Character: Frank Lucas
  • The Great Debaters (2007). Character: Melvin B Tolson. He also directed this film.
  • The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009). Character: Walter Garber.
  • The Book of Eli (2010). Character: Eli. He also produced this movie.
  • Unstoppable (2010). Character: Frank
  • Safe House (2012). Character: Tobin Frost. He was also the executive producer.
  • Flight (2012). Character: Whip
  • 2 Guns (2013). Character: Bobby

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(75) Comments

  1. I am obsessed with all his movies.He’s my favourite actor.Keep up my boy.I would trade anything to spend 5minutes with you. I love you.

  2. For me, Denzel Washington is my favorite actor of all time, i’m just waiting to see what he’s coming with next, Keep up the good work Denzel.

  3. I seen all your movies, specially “The Book of ELI” and “The Siege” are the most fascinating movies you did in ya Career.

  4. My favorite actor, my favor movies: Mississippi Masala his character displays a hard working, determined man and dedication to family,Remember the Titan, character portrays, strength, determination, and courage, he stands up for what is right for all team members, insights character and agape love among all team members, faith and determination is highly displayed thru out the movie, The Great Debater, all time favorite, displays determination, strength, motivation, and focused, with a can win attitude when things seem impossible the possible can and will prevail. GREAT MOVIE producer and actor, I enjoy his role as an actor and most of all the respect and love he displays toward his wife and children great role model for all young men to follow. Love Respect,Strength, and Motivational keep up the great work Denzel….

  5. your movies really inspire me especially Cry Freedom, Remember the titans, John Q and Great debaters. I cant wait to c ur next movie, maybe it would be Nelson mandela, Robert Sobukwe or Martin Luther King.

  6. One of the greatest Actors. i would rank him with Sean Connery. Does anyone know the name of the latest movie of his that gets released next week?

  7. I have to say that I love Denzel, all his movies are excellent. I’ve never seen a bad movie that he has been in. He is one of my absolutely favorite actors. The Hurricane, Malcolm X, and Training Day are at the top for me as far as his films go.

    To TD – #23 comment – Yes, the Book of Eli was an excellent film and I don’t think that it would have been what it was without Denzel. He really made the film. Was it as good as Training Day? Well I can’t answer that because I’m biased (Training Day is my all time favorite movie), but yeah, it’s up there, he’s a original badass in the film…worth watching more than once.

  8. WELL, HE’S DONE IT AGAIN!!!! If any of you have not seen “Unstoppable”, don’t wait…do it now! Run don’t walk. It hasn’t been out a week and I’ve seen it twice. Each time, everyone in the theater got involved…laughing, cheering or crying (men too) on queue.

  9. i think that denzel is one of the kindest, most down to earth actors on the planet and i strongly agree with the real frank lucas, that he is the best actor on this earth.

  10. Denzel is by far the best actor I have and probably ever will see! I think he’s bigger then Michael Jackson, President Obama, Tiger Woods or anybody for that matter!! I rather meet him anyday and unlike 90% of Hollywood, you never hear about him in a scandal or on the news. He is an awesome father I hear, role model and I own almost all of his movies. We bow down to you great sir! lol..

  11. im trying to find out if denzel was ever in a film where he played a specialist in laser targeting and gets betrayed on a mission any help would be great

  12. Mr. Washington is the best actor of all time. He has been robbed by hollywood. No one has a list of movies like this. How many oscar does he have? 1. And they gave it to him for a movie that perp. a bad black cop. Dont get me wrong he did that movie but he has created and mastered so many other characters. Im just so hurt. how has been treated. We love you Mr. Washington. O yeah I buy all your movie from walmart not the black market.

  13. Denzel is my best actor of all time. i respect you alot my man, Remember the Titans, training day n man on fire what can you say?

  14. Well what can I say. I’ve had the Antoine Fisher dcs for some years now and never watched it until tonight. Absolutely amazing! (…..have you finished, have you finished. Do you realise you’re addressing a superior officer ….). Hopefully most people realise they are watching a superior actor. One of the best, if not THE best.

    He’s an awesome role model and some of the charity work and work with soldiers is not widely known, but he knows and God knows. He seems humble and I know that God will continue to bless him so he can continue to inspire others. God bless you Denzel.xx

  15. I have a real doozie for everyone. If you have the means, there is a movie called “Quick Change” from 1990 starring Bill Murray (of all people). In the first 5 minutes of the movie, Bill’s character enters and robs a bank. right before Bill fires the first two shots, you see a 2 second shot of a movie extra who looks exactly like a younger Denzel. If its not him, then he has an evil twin!!!! Please let me know what you think. Thanks!!! (i did check the credits, there is nobody listed for the scene)

  16. I actually think that Mr. Washinbgton is the greatest black male actor this century has seen. I own all oif his movies and at times have Denzel Washington nite with the girls. We get together make dishes and strawberry dairquires and drool. Mr. Washington I cried the night that you and Halley Berry both won Oscars. It was well over due for our people. Keep doing what you doing and supporting the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. They too saved a lot of youths lives in my community as well. I salute you Mr. Washington.

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