Best Alfre Woodard movies

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Best Alfre Woodard movies
We present our ranking of the best Alfre Woodard movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Alfre Woodard.

TOP 25:
A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
Alfre Woodard as: Mrs. Whatsit
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Family, TV Movie
Release: 2003
Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to a place unlike any other.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Levi Miller movies?

TOP 24:
The Wild Thornberrys Movie
The Wild Thornberrys Movie
Alfre Woodard as: Akela (Cheetah Mother) (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2002
Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tim Curry movies?


TOP 23:
Mississippi Grind
Mississippi Grind
Alfre Woodard as: Bookmaker
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2015
Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him on a road trip to a legendary high stakes poker game in New Orleans. As they make their way down the Mississippi River, Gerry and Curtis manage to find themselves in just about every bar, racetrack, casino, and pool hall they can find, experiencing both incredible highs and dispiriting lows, but ultimately forging a deep and genuine bond that will stay with them long after their adventure is over.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ben Mendelsohn movies?

TOP 22:
Burning Sands
Burning Sands
Alfre Woodard as: Professor Hughes
Genre: Drama
Release: 2017
Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Trevante Rhodes movies?

TOP 21:
Extremities
Extremities
Alfre Woodard as: Patricia
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1986
A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the information in her bag and comes to her apartment with the intent of rape, but she sprays him in the face with insect repellent, and then holds him captive. She is then faced with deciding whether to go to the police who might not believe her and release him, or to kill him.


TOP 20:
Blue Chips
Blue Chips
Alfre Woodard as: Lavada McRae
Genre: Drama
Release: 1994
Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team isn't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the college game, but Pete is desperate and has pressures from all around.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Caviezel movies?

TOP 19:
How to Make an American Quilt
How to Make an American Quilt
Alfre Woodard as: Marianna
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ellen Burstyn movies?

TOP 18:
Dinosaur
Dinosaur
Alfre Woodard as: Plio (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2000
An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Short movies?


TOP 17:
Mumford
Mumford
Alfre Woodard as: Lily
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1999
In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Lee movies?

TOP 16:
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon
Alfre Woodard as: Jane
Genre: Drama
Release: 1991
Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds himself in jeopardy in the other's rough neighborhood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve Martin movies?

TOP 15:

The Family That Preys

The Family That Preys
Alfre Woodard as: Alice Pratt
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2008
Alice Pratt, a hard working Christian woman, raised her two daughters while managing a simple diner of her own. Her snobbish and arrogant daughter Andrea graduated in Economic Science and works in a construction corporation while her sister Pam stayed with Alice and worked in the diner. Andrea is married to construction worker Chris, who works in the same corporation as his wife but dreams of starting up his own business. However she is being unfaithful to him - with their boss William Cartwright. William is the son of Alice's best friend, the wealthy Charlotte Cartwright. While Alice travels with Charlotte on a road trip, the ambition and infidelity of William triggers a series of events that will affect relationships in both families.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sanaa Lathan movies?


TOP 14:

Heart and Souls

Heart and Souls
Alfre Woodard as: Penny Washington
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1993
A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chloe Webb movies?

TOP 13:

Scrooged

Scrooged
Alfre Woodard as: Grace Cooley
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Release: 1988
In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bobcat Goldthwait movies?

TOP 12:

Take the Lead

Take the Lead
Alfre Woodard as: Augustine James
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 2006
A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulane.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Antonio Banderas movies?

TOP 11:

Radio

Radio
Alfre Woodard as: Principle Daniels
Genre: Drama
Release: 2003
High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, tormented man into an inspiration to his community.


TOP 10:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

TOP 9:

Crooklyn

Crooklyn
Alfre Woodard as: Carolyn Carmichael
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1994
From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.

TOP 8:

The Lion King

The Lion King
Alfre Woodard as: Sarabi (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Release: 2019
Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

TOP 7:

K-PAX

K-PAX
Alfre Woodard as: Claudia Villars
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2001
Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

TOP 6:

Star Trek: First Contact

Star Trek: First Contact
Alfre Woodard as: Lily Sloane
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1996
The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from changing Federation history and assimilating the galaxy.


TOP 5:

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War
Alfre Woodard as: Miriam Sharpe
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2016
Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.

TOP 4:

John Henry

John Henry
Alfre Woodard as: Polly / Narrator (voice)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Release: 2000
A larger-than-life tale about the African-American hero born with a hammer in his hand. Join John Henry on a scenic journey from cotton country to the wilderness, where he finds men of all colors working together to build a great railroad.

TOP 3:

Love & Basketball

Love & Basketball
Alfre Woodard as: Camille Wright
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall and Monica Wright grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow into adulthood, they fall in love, but they also share another all-consuming passion: basketball. They've followed the game all their lives and have no small amount of talent on the court. As Quincy and Monica struggle to make their relationship work, they follow separate career paths though high school and college basketball and, they hope, into stardom in big-league professional ball.

TOP 2:

Primal Fear

Primal Fear
Alfre Woodard as: Judge Miriam Shoat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1996
An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

TOP 1:

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
Alfre Woodard as: Mistress Shaw
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2013
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.



If you like the best Alfre Woodard movies, then you will also like the best Martin Short movies, where many of their films coincide.