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Forest Whitaker

  • First Movie - Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)
  • Last Movie - Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
  • Total Movies - 84
  • Future Movies -
    • Respect (10th September 2021)
    • How It Ends (20th July 2021 US release)
  • Highest Grossing Movies
    • UK: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
    • US: Black Panther (2018)
    • World: Black Panther (2018)
  • Highest Rated Movie - Stakeout (1988) - 100%
  • Lowest rated movie - Vantage Point (2008) - 40%

Acting credits By Year of release

Year

1.

Respect

Directed by: Liesl Tommy

Starring: Jennifer Hudson and Forest Whitaker
 
UK: 10th September 2021
 
US: 13th August 2021

2021
2.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

(Forest Whitaker plays Jeronicus)

Directed by: David E. Talbert

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Keegan-Michael Key

2020
3.

Sorry to Bother You

(Forest Whitaker plays First Equisapien / Demarius)

Directed by: Boots Riley

Starring: LaKeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson

2018
4.

Black Panther

(Forest Whitaker plays Zuri)

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

Starring: Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan

2018
5.

City of Lies

(Forest Whitaker plays Jack Jackson)

Directed by: Brad Furman

Starring: Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker

2018
6.

How It Ends

Directed by: David M. Rosenthal

Starring: Theo James and Kat Graham

 
US: 20th July 2021

2018
7.

The Forgiven

(Forest Whitaker plays Desmond Tutu)

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Eric Bana

2017
8.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

(Forest Whitaker plays Saw Gerrera)

Directed by: Gareth Edwards

Starring: Felicity Jones and Diego Luna

2016
9.

Arrival

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner

2016
10.

Dope

(Forest Whitaker plays The Narrator)

Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa

Starring: ASAP Rocky and Blake Anderson

2015
11.

Southpaw

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams

2015
12.

Tak3n

(Forest Whitaker plays Franck Dotzler)

Directed by: Olivier Megaton

Starring: Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker

2015
13.

Out of the Furnace

Directed by: Scott Cooper

Starring: Woody Harrelson and Dendrie Taylor

2014
14.

Two Men In Town

Directed by: Rachid Bouchareb

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Harvey Keitel

2014
15.

Black Nativity

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett

2013
16.

Lee Daniels' the Butler

Directed by: Lee Daniels

Starring: Forest Whitaker and David Banner

2013
17.

The Last Stand

Directed by: Jee-woon Kim

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Forest Whitaker

2013
18.

Pawn

Directed by: David A. Armstrong

Starring: Marton Csokas and Nikki Reed

2013
19.

Zulu

Directed by: Jerome Salle

Starring: Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker

2013
20.

Repentance

Directed by: Philippe Caland

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Anthony Mackie

2013
21.

A Mans Story

Directed by: Varon Bonicos

Starring: Ozwald Boateng and Giorgio Armani

2012
22.

Ernest and Celestine

Directed by: Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Lambert Wilson

2012
23.

Freelancers

Directed by: Jessy Terrero

Starring: 50 Cent and Forest Whitaker

2012
24.

A Dark Truth

Directed by: Damian Lee

Starring: Lloyd Adams and Alfredo lvarez Caldern

2012
25.

Catch .44

Directed by: Aaron Harvey

Starring: Malin Akerman and Nikki Reed

2011
26.

Our Family Wedding

Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa

Starring: Forest Whitaker and America Ferrera

2010
27.

Repo Men

Directed by: Miguel Sapochnik

Starring: Jude Law and Forest Whitaker

2010
28.

The Experiment

Directed by: Paul Scheuring

Starring: Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker

2010
29.

Lullaby For Pi

Directed by: Benoit Philippon

Starring: Rupert Friend and Clemence Poesy

2010
30.

My Own Love Song

Directed by: Olivier Dahan

Starring: Nick Nolte and Renée Zellweger

2010
31.

Powder Blue

(Forest Whitaker plays Charlie)

Directed by: Timothy Linh Bui

Starring: Jessica Biel and Eddie Redmayne

2009
32.

Where the Wild Things Are

(Forest Whitaker plays Ira)

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: Max Records and Pepita Emmerichs

2009
33.

Toys In the Attic

(Forest Whitaker plays Teddy)

Directed by: Jiri Barta and Vivian Schilling

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Joan Cusack

2009
34.

Hurricane Season

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Taraji P. Henson and Forest Whitaker

2009
35.

The Air I Breathe

Directed by: Jieho Lee

Starring: Kevin Bacon and Julie Delpy

2008
36.

Street Kings

Directed by: David Ayer

Starring: Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker

2008
37.

Vantage Point

Directed by: Pete Travis

Starring: Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox

2008
38.

Fragments

Directed by: Rowan Woods

Starring: Kate Beckinsale and Forest Whitaker

2008
39.

Dragon Hunters

Directed by: Guillaume Ivernel and Arthur Qwak

Starring: Vincent Lindon and Patrick Timsit

2008
40.

The Last King of Scotland

Directed by: Kevin Macdonald

Starring: Forest Whitaker and James McAvoy

2007
41.

The Great Debaters

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Starring: Denzel Washington and Nate Parker

2007
42.

Even Money

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Kim Basinger and Kelsey Grammer

2006
43.

Everyones Hero

Directed by: Colin Brady and Christopher Reeve

Starring: Ritchie Allen and Jake T. Austin

2006
44.

The Marsh

Directed by: Jordan Barker

Starring: Gabrielle Anwar and Louis Ferreira

2006
45.

Mary

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Juliette Binoche and Forest Whitaker

2005
46.

A Little Trip to Heaven

Directed by: Baltasar Kormkur

Starring: Maria Fernandez Ache and Kharl Anton Leigh

2005
47.

American Gun

Directed by: Aric Avelino

Starring: Marcia Gay Harden and Forest Whitaker

2005
48.

Jiminy Glick In Lalawood

Directed by: Vadim Jean

Starring: Martin Short and Jan Hooks

2004
49.

First Daughter

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

Starring: Katie Holmes and Marc Blucas

2004
50.

Phone Booth

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell and Kiefer Sutherland

2003
51.

Panic Room

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jodie Foster and Kristen Stewart

2002
52.

Green Dragon

(Forest Whitaker plays Addie)

Directed by: Timothy Linh Bui

Starring: Patrick Swayze and Forest Whitaker

2001
53.

The Fourth Angel

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Jeremy Irons and Forest Whitaker

2001
54.

Battlefield Earth

Directed by: Roger Christian

Starring: John Travolta and Barry Pepper

2000
55.

Ghost Dog the Way of the Samurai

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Forest Whitaker and John Tormey

2000
56.

Four Dogs Playing Poker

Directed by: Paul Rachman

Starring: Stacy Edwards and Balthazar Getty

2000
57.

Light It Up

Directed by: Craig Bolotin

Starring: Usher Raymond and Forest Whitaker

1999
58.

Body Count

Directed by: Robert Patton-Spruill

Starring: David Caruso and Linda Fiorentino

1998
59.

Phenomenon

(Forest Whitaker plays Nate Pope)

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Travolta and Kyra Sedgwick

1996
60.

Mr. Hollands Opus

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss and Glenne Headly

1996
61.

Species

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Ben Kingsley and Michael Madsen

1995
62.

Jasons Lyric

Directed by: Doug McHenry

Starring: Allen Payne and Jada Pinkett Smith

1995
63.

Prêt-è-Porter

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren

1995
64.

Smoke

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Starring: Giancarlo Esposito and Jos Ziga

1995
65.

Blown Away

(Forest Whitaker plays Franklin)

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Jeff Bridges and Tommy Lee Jones

1994
66.

Consenting Adults

(Forest Whitaker plays David Duttonville)

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Kevin Kline and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

1993
67.

Bank Robber

Directed by: Nick Mead

Starring: Patrick Dempsey and Lisa Bonet

1993
68.

Body Snatchers

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Terry Kinney and Meg Tilly

1993
69.

The Crying Game

(Forest Whitaker plays Jody)

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea and Jaye Davidson

1992
70.

Article 99

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Ray Liotta and Kiefer Sutherland

1992
71.

A Rage In Harlem

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Gregory Hines

1991
72.

Diary of a Hitman

Directed by: Roy London

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Peter White

1991
73.

Downtown

(Forest Whitaker plays Dennis Curren)

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Anthony Edwards and Forest Whitaker

1990
74.

Johnny Handsome

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Mickey Rourke and Ellen Barkin

1989
75.

Good Morning Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams and Forest Whitaker

1988
76.

Bloodsport

(Forest Whitaker plays Rawlins)

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme and Donald Gibb

1988
77.

Stakeout

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez

1988
78.

Bird

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Forest Whitaker and Diane Venora

1988
79.

Hands of a Stranger

(Forest Whitaker plays Sergeant Delaney)

Directed by: Larry Elikann

Starring: Armand Assante and Blair Brown

1987
80.

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman and Tom Cruise

1987
81.

Platoon

(Forest Whitaker plays Big Harold)

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Berenger and Willem Dafoe

1986
82.

Crazy For You

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Matthew Modine and Linda Fiorentino

1985
83.

Tag: The Assassination Game

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Robert Carradine and Linda Hamilton

1982
84.

Fast Times At Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn and Jennifer Jason Leigh

1982