Viola Davis

  • First Movie - The Substance of Fire (1996)
  • Last Movie - The Suicide Squad (2021)
  • Total Movies - 53
  • Highest Grossing Movies
    • UK: Suicide Squad (2016)
    • US: Suicide Squad (2016)
    • World: Suicide Squad (2016)
  • Combined grosses
    • UK - £103 Million
    • US - $1.3 Billion
    • Global - $2 Billion
  • Highest Rated Movie - World Trade Center (2006) - 80%
  • Lowest rated movie - Knight and Day (2010) - 60%

Acting credits By Year of release

Year

1.

The Suicide Squad

(Viola Davis plays Amanda Waller)

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Margot Robbie and Idris Elba

2021
2.

Ma Raineys Black Bottom

(Viola Davis plays Ma Rainey)

Directed by: George C. Wolfe

Starring: Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman

2020
3.

Troop Zero

(Viola Davis plays Miss Rayleen)

Directed by: Bert and Bertie

Starring: Mckenna Grace and Viola Davis

2019
4.

Widows

(Viola Davis plays Veronica)

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Viola Davis and Liam Neeson

2018
5.

Fences

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Starring: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis

2017
6.

Suicide Squad

(Viola Davis plays Amanda Waller)

Directed by: David Ayer

Starring: Will Smith and Jared Leto

2016
7.

Custody

Directed by: James Lapine

Starring: Viola Davis and Hayden Panettiere

2016
8.

Blackhat

(Viola Davis plays Carol Barrett)

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Chris Hemsworth and Leehom Wang

2015
9.

Lila and Eve

Directed by: Charles Stone III

Starring: Shea Whigham and Viola Davis

2015
10.

Get On Up

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Chadwick Boseman and Nelsan Ellis

2014
11.

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

Directed by: Ned Benson

Starring: James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain

2014
12.

Ender's Game

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford

2013
13.

Love Marilyn

Directed by: Liz Garbus

Starring: F. Murray Abraham and Elizabeth Banks

2013
14.

Prisoners

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal

2013
15.

Beautiful Creatures

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich and Alice Englert

2013
16.

Won't Back Down

Directed by: Daniel Barnz

Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis

2013
17.

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her

Directed by: Ned Benson

Starring: Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy

2013
18.

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him

Directed by: Ned Benson

Starring: James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain

2013
19.

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Tom Hanks and Thomas Horn

2012
20.

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone and Viola Davis

2011
21.

Trust

Directed by: David Schwimmer

Starring: Clive Owen and Catherine Keener

2011
22.

Its Kind of a Funny Story

Directed by: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

Starring: Keir Gilchrist and Dana DeVestern

2011
23.

Eat Pray Love

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Starring: Julia Roberts and I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati

2010
24.

Knight and Day

(Viola Davis plays Director George)

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz

2010
25.

Law Abiding Citizen

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler

2009
26.

State of Play

Directed by: Kevin Macdonald

Starring: Russell Crowe and Ben Affleck

2009
27.

Doubt

(Viola Davis plays Mrs. Miller)

Directed by: John Patrick Shanley

Starring: Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman

2009
28.

Madea Goes to Jail

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Starring: Tyler Perry and Derek Luke

2009
29.

Nights In Rodanthe

Directed by: George C. Wolfe

Starring: Richard Gere and Diane Lane

2008
30.

Disturbia

Directed by: D.J. Caruso

Starring: Shia LaBeouf and Sarah Roemer

2007
31.

Fort Pit

Directed by:

Starring: James Badge Dale and David Call

2007
32.

Jesse Stone: Sea Change

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Tom Selleck and Kathy Baker

2007
33.

World Trade Center

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Nicolas Cage and Maria Bello

2006
34.

Syriana

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Kayvan Novak and George Clooney

2006
35.

Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: 50 Cent and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

2006
36.

Life Is Not a Fairytale the Fantasia Barrino Story

Directed by: Debbie Allen

Starring: Fantasia Barrino and Loretta Devine

2006
37.

The Architect

Directed by: Matt Tauber

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia and Viola Davis

2006
38.

Jesse Stone: Death In Paradise

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Tom Selleck and Viola Davis

2006
39.

Jesse Stone: Night Passage

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Tom Selleck and Saul Rubinek

2006
40.

Jesse Stone: Stone Cold

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Tom Selleck and Jane Adams

2005
41.

Antwone Fisher

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Starring: Derek Luke and Malcolm David Kelley

2003
42.

Far From Heaven

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid

2003
43.

Solaris

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney and Natascha McElhone

2003
44.

Kate and Leopold

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman

2002
45.

Father Lefty

Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan

Starring: Danny Nucci and Marina Benedict

2002
46.

Traffic

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Benicio Del Toro and Jacob Vargas

2001
47.

The Shrink Is In

(Viola Davis plays Robin)

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Courteney Cox and David Arquette

2001
48.

Amy and Isabelle

(Viola Davis plays Dottie)

Directed by: Lloyd Kramer

Starring: Elisabeth Shue and Hanna Hall

2001
49.

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez

1998
50.

The Pentagon Wars

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Kelsey Grammer and Cary Elwes

1998
51.

Grace and Glorie

(Viola Davis plays Rosemary Allbright)

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Starring: Gena Rowlands and Diane Lane

1998
52.

Miss Apprehension and Squirt

Directed by: Daniel Nemet-Nejat

Starring: Allison Adams and Viola Davis

1998
53.

The Substance of Fire

Directed by: Daniel J. Sullivan

Starring: Tony Goldwyn and Benjamin Ungar

1996