Best Bill Duke movies

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Best Bill Duke movies
We present our ranking of the best Bill Duke 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 Bill Duke.

TOP 25:
Freaky Deaky
Freaky Deaky
Bill Duke as: Wendell Robinson
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2012
Set in 1974, a pair of '60s radicals rely on their bomb-making skills on their way to becoming capitalists.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Billy Burke movies?

TOP 24:
Action Jackson
Action Jackson
Bill Duke as: Capt. Earl Armbruster
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1988
Vengeance drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas F. Wilson movies?


TOP 23:
The Big Bang
The Big Bang
Bill Duke as: Drummer
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2011
A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian Boxer, three brash LAPD detectives, an aged billionaire looking for the Big Bang, and the billionaire's stunningly gorgeous wife. The solution to the mystery will cost ten lives, net $30 million and just might explain - well - everything.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jimmi Simpson movies?

TOP 22:
Exit Wounds
Exit Wounds
Bill Duke as: Chief Hinges
Genre: Action
Release: 2001
Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives secretly operating a drug ring, Boyd joins forces with an unlikely ally -- gangster Latrell Walker -- to bring down the rotten cops.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Jai White movies?

TOP 21:
Bad Country
Bad Country
Bill Duke as: John Nokes
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Release: 2014
When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Amy Smart movies?


TOP 20:
High Flying Bird
High Flying Bird
Bill Duke as: Spence
Genre: Drama
Release: 2019
During an NBA lockout, a sports agent, Ray Burke, presents his rookie client, Erick Scott, with an intriguing and controversial business opportunity.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Zazie Beetz movies?

TOP 19:
National Security
National Security
Bill Duke as: Lieutenant Washington
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2003
Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brett Cullen movies?

TOP 18:
American Satan
American Satan
Bill Duke as: Gabriel
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Music
Release: 2017
A young rock band, half from England and half from the US, drop out of college and move to the Sunset Strip to chase their dreams.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cortney Palm movies?


TOP 17:
Henry's Crime
Henry's Crime
Bill Duke as: Frank
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2010
An aimless man is sent to prison for a crime he did not commit.

TOP 16:
American Gigolo
American Gigolo
Bill Duke as: Leon James
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1980
Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on his different clients, something he is reluctant to do considering the nature of his work. Julian begins to suspect he's being framed. Meanwhile Michelle begins to fall in love with him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lauren Hutton movies?

TOP 15:

Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire
Bill Duke as: Albert
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1990
A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Goldie Hawn movies?


TOP 14:

No Man's Land

No Man's Land
Bill Duke as: Malcolm
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1987
A rookie cop goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of car thieves led by smooth and charming Ted. The rookie becomes too involved and starts to enjoy the thrill and lifestyle of the game, and becomes romanticly involved with the leaders sister.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlie Sheen movies?

TOP 13:

Mandy

Mandy
Bill Duke as: Caruthers
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2018
The Shadow Mountains, 1983. Red and Mandy lead a loving and peaceful existence; but when their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andrea Riseborough movies?

TOP 12:

Car Wash

Car Wash
Bill Duke as: Wash Guy - Duane or Abdullah
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1976
This day-in-the-life cult comedy focuses on a group of friends working at Sully Boyar's Car Wash in the Los Angeles ghetto. The team meets dozens of eccentric customers -- including a smooth-talking preacher, a wacky cab driver and an ex-convict -- while cracking politically incorrect jokes to a constant soundtrack of disco and funk. Some of the workers find romance as the day moves along, but most are just happy to get through another shift.

TOP 11:

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Bill Duke as: Mr. Johnson
Genre: Comedy, Music
Release: 1993
Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous chief of a local authority.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alanna Ubach movies?


TOP 10:

X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand
Bill Duke as: Trask
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2006
When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men鈥攍ed by Professor Charles Xavier鈥攁nd the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organised under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.

TOP 9:

Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Bill Duke as: Levar
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

TOP 8:

Commando

Commando
Bill Duke as: Cooke
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 1985
John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, one of his former commandos, and a fully equipped private army. With the help of a feisty stewardess and an old friend, Matrix has only a few hours to overcome his greatest challenge: finding his daughter before she's killed.

TOP 7:

The Limey

The Limey
Bill Duke as: Head DEA Agent (uncredited)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1999
The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece together what happened. After surviving a near-death beating, getting thrown from a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, the Englishman decides to dole out some bodily harm of his own.

TOP 6:

Payback: Straight Up

Payback: Straight Up
Bill Duke as: Detective Hicks
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2006
With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.


TOP 5:

Payback

Payback
Bill Duke as: Det. Hicks
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1999
With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.

TOP 4:

Red Dragon

Red Dragon
Bill Duke as: Police Chief
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2002
Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.

TOP 3:

Hollow Point

Hollow Point
Bill Duke as: Senior Guard James
Genre: Action
Release: 2019
When his wife and daughter are senselessly murdered, a grieving man finds himself caught up in a war between a group of charismatic vigilantes and the crime that infests their city.

TOP 2:

Predator

Predator
Bill Duke as: Mac Eliot
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1987
Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the bodies of its victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through its eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting them for sport, killing them off one at a time.

TOP 1:

Menace II Society

Menace II Society
Bill Duke as: Detective
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1993
Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.



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