Top 10 Jamie Foxx Movies of All Time The unexpected Renaissance Man of Hollywood keeps bringing hits

Jamie Foxx is one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. Nobody could have guess his star would shine so bright when he blessed TV screens with In Living Color‘s Wanda¬†and other colorful characters.

Not only is he funny, but he can be somber and serious, believably portraying anyone he wants, real or imaginary. He’s also an accomplished singer. If there’s anything Foxx can’t do, he hasn’t found it yet.

Here are the top 10 Jamie Foxx movies to check out when you get a chance.

10. The Soloist (2009) 57% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG-13
Director: Joe Wright
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener

A homeless virtuoso turns out to be even more than he appears when a journalist starts looking him up in this story inspired by a true tale.

9. Horrible Bosses (2011) 69% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Seth Gordon
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day

When you have a bad boss, the logical thing to do is find a black guy at a bar and hire him to help you kill him.

8. Any Given Sunday (1999) 51% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Oliver Stone
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino

Football is important to the culture of America. If you can’t wait for the next season, check out Stone’s uber-serious take on the sport and league long before concussions took center stage.

7. Booty Call (1997) 25% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Jeff Pollack
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, Vivica A. Fox

One of Foxx’s rare movie comedies, this one still remains quintessential 90s. It’s everything you remember.

6. Annie (2014) 28% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG
Director: Will Gluck
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Cameron Diaz

The classic tale of an orphan raised by a wealthy man is retold for a modern era.

5. Django Unchained (2012) 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz

Slavery – it’s not something we like to admit we practiced in America, but we totally did. Tarantino reminds us in this spaghetti western of sorts.

4. Law Abiding Citizen (2009) 26% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: F Gary Gray
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler, Leslie Bibb

When someone rapes and kills your wife in front of you, there’s only one right way to handle it. A fine line must be walked, and Foxx is trying to catch him in the act.

3. Collateral (2004) 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Michael Mann
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tom Cruise, Jada Pinkett Smith

A decade before Uber and Lyft made everyone a taxi driver, this cautionary tale of a hitman at night reminded us of the dangers. One can only hope it’s remade for the modern gig economy.

2. Dreamgirls (2006) 78% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG-13
Director: Bill Condon
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Beyonce, Eddie Murphy

The music industry is showcased in this gorgeous musical featuring the era’s best singers and biggest stars.

1. Ray (2004) 80% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG-13
Director: Taylor Hackford
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Kerry Washington

Ray Charles is more than just a legendary singer – he’s one of the key musicians who fought for artist publishing rights, something they lost in his death with 360 contracts.

 

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Dr. Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer. You can find his work in Cracked, High Times, HuffPost, Lifewire, Forbes, Fast Company, and dozens of other places, although much of it is no longer under his name. Dr. Penny loves annoying fake media.

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  • February 13 at 5:33 am
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