Best Taraji P. Henson movies

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Best Taraji P. Henson movies
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TOP 25:
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Taraji P. Henson as: Nurse Theresa
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Release: 2011
Dr. Martin Blake, who has spent his life looking for respect, meets an 18-year-old patient named Diane, suffering from a kidney infection, and gets a much-needed boost of self-esteem. However, when her health starts improving, Martin fears losing her, so he begins tampering with her treatment, keeping Diane sick and in the hospital right next to him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Riley Keough movies?

TOP 24:
Larry Crowne
Larry Crowne
Taraji P. Henson as: B'Ella
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Release: 2011
When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Wilmer Valderrama movies?


TOP 23:
Date Night
Date Night
Taraji P. Henson as: Detective Arroyo
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2010
Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves—and now a number of unsavoury characters want Phil and Claire killed.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jimmi Simpson movies?

TOP 22:
What Men Want
What Men Want
Taraji P. Henson as: Alison "Ali" Davis
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2019
Magically able to hear what men are thinking, a sports agent uses her newfound ability to turn the tables on her overbearing male colleagues.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kellan Lutz movies?

TOP 21:
Madly Madagascar
Madly Madagascar
Taraji P. Henson as: Okapi (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2013
Your favorite Madagascar pals are back in an all-new adventure! Alex's favorite holiday, Valentine's Day, brings hilarious surprises and excitement for the entire gang. Melman plans a big surprise for Gloria, Marty tries to impress a new friend and everyone wants to get their hands on King Julien's love potion. You'll fall in LOVE with Madly Madagascar!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Schwimmer movies?


TOP 20:
Top Five
Top Five
Taraji P. Henson as: Herself
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2014
A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Noel Fisher movies?

TOP 19:
Not Easily Broken
Not Easily Broken
Taraji P. Henson as: Clarice Clark
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.

TOP 18:
Something New
Something New
Taraji P. Henson as: Nedra
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer, finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Simon Baker movies?


TOP 17:
Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade
Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade
Taraji P. Henson as: Ethel (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, TV Movie
Release: 2016
A harried prehistoric bird mother entrusts her precious, soon-to-hatch egg to Sid. When she recommends him to her neighbours, business booms at his new egg-sitting service. However, dastardly pirate bunny, Squint, who is seeking revenge on the herd, steals, camouflages and hides all the eggs. Once again, with Squint’s twin brother assisting, Manny, Diego and the rest of the gang come to the rescue and take off on a daring mission that turns into the world’s first Easter egg hunt.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Seann William Scott movies?

TOP 16:
The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid
Taraji P. Henson as: Sherry Parker
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Release: 2010
Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make him an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is a kung fu master. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ralph Macchio movies?

TOP 15:

Smokin' Aces

Smokin' Aces
Taraji P. Henson as: Sharice Watters
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2006
When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Henderson movies?


TOP 14:

Think Like a Man Too

Think Like a Man Too
Taraji P. Henson as: Lauren Harris
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2014
All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Adam Brody movies?

TOP 13:

I Can Do Bad All By Myself

I Can Do Bad All By Myself
Taraji P. Henson as: April
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2009
When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking nightclub singer who lives off of Raymond, her married boyfriend, April wants nothing to do with the kids.

TOP 12:

Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season
Taraji P. Henson as: Dayna Collins
Genre: Drama
Release: 2009
Based on true events amid the wreckage and chaos dealt by Hurricane Katrina; one basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana just will not give up. Coach Al Collins, gathers other players from hard-hit schools and builds a team actually worthy enough to go to the state playoffs.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Gaston movies?

TOP 11:

Four Brothers

Four Brothers
Taraji P. Henson as: Camille Mercer
Genre: Action, Crime
Release: 2005
Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best André Benjamin movies?


TOP 10:

The Family That Preys

The Family That Preys
Taraji P. Henson as: Pam
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.

TOP 9:

Acrimony

Acrimony
Taraji P. Henson as: Melinda
Genre: Thriller
Release: 2018
A faithful wife takes action when it becomes clear to her that her devious husband has betrayed her.

TOP 8:

Talk to Me

Talk to Me
Taraji P. Henson as: Vernell Watson
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

TOP 7:

Think Like a Man

Think Like a Man
Taraji P. Henson as: Lauren Harris
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2012
The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have gotten a hold of their relationship “playbook,” they decide that the best defense is a good offense and come up with a plan to use this information to their advantage.

TOP 6:

Hustle & Flow

Hustle & Flow
Taraji P. Henson as: Shug
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.


TOP 5:

Baby Boy

Baby Boy
Taraji P. Henson as: Yvette
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Release: 2001
The story of Jody, a misguided, 20-year-old African-American who is really just a baby boy finally forced-kicking and screaming to face the commitments of real life. Streetwise and jobless, he has not only fathered two children by two different women-Yvette and Peanut but still lives with his own mother. He can't seem to strike a balance or find direction in his chaotic life.

TOP 4:

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Taraji P. Henson as: Yesss (voice)
Genre: Family, Animation, Comedy, Adventure
Release: 2018
Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, Sugar Rush. In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet — the netizens — to help navigate their way, including an entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site BuzzzTube.

TOP 3:

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
Taraji P. Henson as: Ann Atwater
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2019
Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

TOP 2:

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Taraji P. Henson as: Queenie
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 2008
Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flits in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer. Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come together at the right time, that drives Benjamin forward.

TOP 1:

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures
Taraji P. Henson as: Katherine G. Johnson
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2016
The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.



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