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Top 30 Denzel Washington films

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People who added this item 587 Average listal rating (391 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Crimson Tide (1995)
I used to watch this movie over and over and it made a huge impact on me every time. Denzel and especially Gene Hackman deliver a masterclass in acting, in what is an intense, well-crafted thriller. The music is also great, and this marks Denzel's first collaboration with director Tony Scott.

Denzel's performance: 9/10
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People who added this item 132 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Cry Freedom (1987)
Like many of Denzel's movies, this is one that every person should see. It tells the story of Steve Biko's struggle against apartheid, and his white friend, played by a brilliant Kevin Kline. It's a movie about struggle, justice, tolerance, non-violence, and is imo the first great performance by Denzel.

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People who added this item 835 Average listal rating (556 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
John Q (2002)
This is such a touching and important movie. It deals with the harsh realities of the American health care system, in which Denzel's character is denied treatment for his son's heart operation and this forces him to go to extreme measures. Denzel is brilliant in this role, and helps raise some important moral questions concerning healthcare, empathy and justice. What would you do if you were in his shoes?

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People who added this item 2146 Average listal rating (1304 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Another masterpiece, in which the lead character, played by Tom Hanks, falls ill with AIDS and seeks help from a lawyer to sue the firm in which he was fired from. Although Hanks is fantastic in his role, it is imo Denzel who with his acting makes this movie the great masterpiece that it is. It's one of those movies that everyone should see, and also brilliantly deals with the subject of homosexuality.

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People who added this item 573 Average listal rating (367 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Hurricane (1999)
Needless to say, this is one of Denzel's best performances ever. He portrays Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a successful boxer, who is sentenced to 20 years in jail for something he didn't do. Although the story is important and the movie raises important questions, it is again Denzel's performance which makes this movie unforgettable. He literally transforms himself physically, mentally and spiritually, and it's worth noting that he trained boxing for over a year to prepare himself for the role.

Denzel's performance: 9/10
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People who added this item 1846 Average listal rating (1231 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
Man on Fire (2004)
Denzel's performance: 8/10
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People who added this item 1959 Average listal rating (1305 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.7
Training Day (2001)
Denzel's performance: 10/10
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People who added this item 339 Average listal rating (233 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
Out of Time (2003)
Denzel's performance: 8/10
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People who added this item 1936 Average listal rating (1282 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Inside Man (2006)
Denzel's performance: 8/10
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People who added this item 1245 Average listal rating (792 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 283 Average listal rating (160 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
He Got Game (1998)
Denzel's performance: 8/10
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People who added this item 806 Average listal rating (493 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
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People who added this item 1917 Average listal rating (1210 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
Déjà vu (2006)
Denzel's performance: 7/10
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People who added this item 842 Average listal rating (445 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.7
Malcolm X (1992)
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People who added this item 246 Average listal rating (158 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
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People who added this item 414 Average listal rating (265 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
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People who added this item 148 Average listal rating (79 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6
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People who added this item 747 Average listal rating (503 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Glory (1989)
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People who added this item 772 Average listal rating (530 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Flight (2012)
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People who added this item 791 Average listal rating (496 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
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People who added this item 175 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
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People who added this item 1793 Average listal rating (1170 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
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People who added this item 442 Average listal rating (298 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.3
The Siege (1998)
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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (77 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.5
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People who added this item 842 Average listal rating (585 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
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People who added this item 260 Average listal rating (152 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 477 Average listal rating (305 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Equalizer (2014)
Denzel's performance: 6/10
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People who added this item 2022 Average listal rating (1274 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 368 Average listal rating (254 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
2 Guns (2013)
Denzel's performance: 5/10
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People who added this item 1682 Average listal rating (1118 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
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He's done so many great films over the years, and I've seen ALL of them. Here's my list of top 30 Denzel films, with my ranking based on: a) is it my favorite?, b) was it valuable to watch?, and c) how well did Denzel play in it?

Like most people know, he's a master at creating a character and somehow turning a mediocre film into a great one. Not to mention his versatility as an actor, his ability to deliver intense performances or his ability to wholeheartedly live into the character he portrays, making the performance and the film as a whole uniquely realistic, dignified and worth watching.

What can I say... he's the best!

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