Best Terrence Howard movies

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Best Terrence Howard movies
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TOP 25:
The Company You Keep
The Company You Keep
Terrence Howard as: FBI Agent Cornelius
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2012
A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Christie movies?

TOP 24:
Lullaby
Lullaby
Terrence Howard as: Dr. Crier
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum game to reclaim all that his illness stole from his family. A debate rages on patients’ rights and what it truly means to be free. Jonathan reconciles with his father, reconnects with his mother (Archer), sister (Brown-Findlay), and his love (Adams) and reclaims his voice through two unlikely catalysts – a young, wise-beyond-her-years patient (Barden) and a no-nonsense nurse (Hudson). Through this intensely life affirming prism, an unexpected and powerful journey of love, laughter, and forgiveness unfolds.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frankie Shaw movies?


TOP 23:
Pride
Pride
Terrence Howard as: Jim Ellis
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
In this uplifting film based on a true story, coach Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard) shocks the community and changes lives when, aided by a local janitor (Bernie Mac), he sets out to form Philadelphia's first black swim team. But the odds are against them as they battle rigid rules, racism and more.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nathan Lane movies?

TOP 22:
The Ledge
The Ledge
Terrence Howard as: Hollis Lucetti
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2011
A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlie Hunnam movies?

TOP 21:
Hart's War
Hart's War
Terrence Howard as: Lt. Lincoln A. Scott
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2002
Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous eye of the Luftwafe vetran Col. Wilhelm Visser. Never giving up the fight to win the war, McNamara is silently planning, waiting for his moment to strike back at the enemy. A murder in the camp gives him the chance to set a risky plan in motion. With a court martial to keep Visser and the Germans distracted, McNamara orchestrates a cunning scheme to escape and destroy a nearby munitions plant, enlisting the unwitting help of young Lt. Tommy Hart. Together with his men, McNamara uses a hero's resolve to carry out his mission, ultimately forced to weigh the value of his life against the good of his country.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Brandis movies?


TOP 20:
The Players Club
The Players Club
Terrence Howard as: K.C.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
Single mother Diana struggles to provide for her child and pay for her college education. When she meets two dancers from a nearby gentlemen's club, Diana's convinced there's fast money to be made stripping.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ice Cube movies?

TOP 19:
Awake
Awake
Terrence Howard as: Dr. Jack Harper
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2007
While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions while wrestling with her own personal drama.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lena Olin movies?

TOP 18:
The Brave One
The Brave One
Terrence Howard as: Detective Mercer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2007
A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mary Steenburgen movies?


TOP 17:
Dead Presidents
Dead Presidents
Terrence Howard as: Cowboy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1995
Depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be "money to burn". However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Americans' involvement in the Vietnam War and their subsequent disillusionment with progress in social issues and civil rights back home in the United States, during the 1960s.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Larenz Tate movies?

TOP 16:
The Best Man Holiday
The Best Man Holiday
Terrence Howard as: Quentin
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2013
When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sanaa Lathan movies?

TOP 15:

The Hunting Party

The Hunting Party
Terrence Howard as: Duck
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Release: 2007
An emerging journalist (Jesse Eisenberg), an experienced cameraman (Terrence Howard), and a discredited reporter (Richard Gere) find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative mistakes them for a CIA hit squad in a light-hearted thriller inspired by Scott Anderson's popular Esquire article. The Weinstein Company provides stateside
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Gere movies?


TOP 14:

Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Terrence Howard as: Bama
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bill Duke movies?

TOP 13:

Four Brothers

Four Brothers
Terrence Howard as: Lt. Green
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 12:

The Best Man

The Best Man
Terrence Howard as: Quentin
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 1999
Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.

TOP 11:

Cardboard Boxer

Cardboard Boxer
Terrence Howard as: Pope
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
Gentle and broken, a homeless man fights others on video for money but soon finds comfort in an unlikely friend and the lost diary of a young girl.


TOP 10:

Mr. Holland's Opus

Mr. Holland's Opus
Terrence Howard as: Louis Russ
Genre: Music, Drama, Family
Release: 1995
In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but generations of students inspired through his teaching, Holland must redefine his life's purpose.

TOP 9:

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog
Terrence Howard as: James (voice)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Family
Release: 2009
A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

TOP 8:

Hustle & Flow

Hustle & Flow
Terrence Howard as: DJay
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 7:

St. Vincent

St. Vincent
Terrence Howard as: Zucko
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2014
A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.

TOP 6:

August Rush

August Rush
Terrence Howard as: Richard Jeffries
Genre: Family, Drama, Music
Release: 2007
An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.


TOP 5:

Crash

Crash
Terrence Howard as: Cameron Thayer
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.

TOP 4:

The Butler

The Butler
Terrence Howard as: Howard
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.

TOP 3:

Ray

Ray
Terrence Howard as: Gossie McGee
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 2004
Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered couping gospel and country together.

TOP 2:

Iron Man

Iron Man
Terrence Howard as: James "Rhodey" Rhodes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2008
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

TOP 1:

Prisoners

Prisoners
Terrence Howard as: Franklin Birch
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2013
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?



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