David Oyelowo Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Interstellar
PG-13

Interstellar

(2014)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Nolan
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Ellen Burstyn
Plot:

In a post-apocalyptic Earth menaced by crop blights and dust storms, physicist Professor Brand sends a team of researchers led by former NASA pilot Cooper to carry frozen human embryos onboard spacecraft Endurance through a wormhole to a distant galaxy with three potentially habitable planets which can be the new home for the human race.

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The Help
PG-13

The Help

(2011)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tate Taylor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sissy Spacek, Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Cicely Tyson, Bryce Dallas Howard
Plot:

Based on a book of the same name, The Help details the daily life and problems of African-American maids in the early 1960s, during the Civil Rights Movement, through the eyes and writing of an aspiring author, who hopes to publish a book about this topic.

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0
The Last King of Scotland
R

The Last King of Scotland

(2006)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Macdonald
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney
Plot:

The movie is based on Giles Foden's 1998 novel, The Last King of Scotland. Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scottish doctor is employed by the Ugandan President Idi Amin as his personal physician. Nicholas initial trusts Amin but soon realises that the latter is savage. He tries to flee from Uganda, but his life is endangered with Amin finding out the truth.

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0

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes
PG-13

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

(2011)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Rupert Wyatt
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Franco, Andy Serkis, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Richard Ridings
Plot:

In this reboot version of the Planet of the Apes series, scientist Will Rodman’s experimental drug for the cure of Alzheimer's disease gives human-like intelligence and emotions to a chimpanzee, Caesar. When Caesar is separated from Will and imprisoned with other apes, he gives the same drug to the them and begins an uprising against humanity.

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Selma
PG-13

Selma

(2014)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Carmen Ejogo, Jim France, Trinity Simone, Mikeria Howard
Plot:

In 1965, the African-American citizens of Alabama found it difficult to register to vote, though the Constitution allotted them same rights as the whites. When Martin Luther King Jr.’s meeting with President Lyndon Johnson did not bear fruit, King, accompanied by many African-American activists, led a march from Selma to Montgomery amidst intense opposition; finally achieving Voting Rights Acts of 1965.

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Lincoln
PG-13

Lincoln

(2012)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Spielberg
Genres:
Biography, History, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader
Plot:

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln takes you back in time to watch the making of a historic moment as the US President gets the House of Representatives to pass the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution which abolished slavery.

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0
Queen of Katwe
PG

Queen of Katwe

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Katende
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Sport
Star Cast:
Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze
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0
The Butler
PG-13

The Butler

(2013)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Daniels
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith
Plot:

Loosely based on the life of Eugene Allen, the movie tells the story of African-American Cecil Gaines who went from being an enslaved plantation worker to a butler at the White House in 1957. He becomes a witness to some of America’s most iconic political moments, including the birth of the Civil Rights Act. 

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0
Jack Reacher
PG-13

Jack Reacher

(2012)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Emerson
Director:
Christopher McQuarrie
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Werner Herzog, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins
Plot:

Five unrelated people are shot dead in broad daylight and the accused is a former U.S. Army sniper, James Barr. However, he refuses to plead guilty and instead asks for Jack Reacher, an ex-military investigator. Reacher soon arrives and along with defense attorney Helen Rodin, sets out, to uncover the identity of the real perpetrators. 

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0
A Most Violent Year
R

A Most Violent Year

(2014)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
J.C. Chandor
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac, Elyes Gabel, Jessica Chastain, Lorna Pruce
Plot:

During the 1980s, immigrant Abel Morales, who owns a heating-oil distribution company in New York, is trying to expand his business with honesty in face of rampant corruption and illegal practices. As he tries to secure loan for expansion, his trucks are hijacked, oil is stolen, and drivers are beaten up. Abel must protect his business and family, but time is running out.

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0
A United Kingdom
PG-13

A United Kingdom

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Seretse Khama
Director:
Amma Asante
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael
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0
Derailed
R

Derailed

(2005)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mikael Håfström
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Addison Timlin, Melissa George, Vincent Cassel
Plot:

A difficult married life thrusts Charles Schine into an affair with Lucinda Harris, a stranger he meets on a train. While consummating their affair in a seedy hotel, they are violently attacked by an armed man named Philippe LaRoche. Out of secrecy, they don’t report it to the police but LaRoche then starts blackmailing and threatening Charles. 

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0

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Nightingale

Nightingale

(2014)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Peter Snowden
Director:
Elliott Lester
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barlow Jacobs, Heather Storm
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0
Middle of Nowhere
R

Middle of Nowhere

(2012)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lorraine Toussaint, Sharon Lawrence, Omari Hardwick, Emayatzy Corinealdi
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0
As You Like It
PG

As You Like It

(2006)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Brian Blessed, Takuya Shimada, Richard Clifford, Patrick Doyle
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0
The Best Man
R

The Best Man

(2005)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Stefan Schwartz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Seth Green, Stuart Townsend, Amy Smart, Raphael Schwartz, Jacob Moriarty
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0
Don't Let Go
R

Don't Let Go

(2019)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Jacob Estes
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Mykelti Williamson, Brian Tyree Henry, Storm Reid
1
0
Gringo
R

Gringo

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harold Soyinka
Director:
Nash Edgerton
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, David Oyelowo
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0
Red Tails
PG-13

Red Tails

(2012)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe 'Lightning' Little
Director:
Anthony Hemingway
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Drama, War, History
Star Cast:
Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Nate Parker, Tristan Mack Wilds
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0
The Paperboy
R

The Paperboy

(2012)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Yardley Acheman
Director:
Lee Daniels
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, David Oyelowo
1
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96 Minutes
R

96 Minutes

(2011)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Duane
Director:
Aimee Lagos
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Brittany Snow, Evan Ross, Christian Serratos, Sope Aluko
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0
The Cloverfield Paradox
TV-MA

The Cloverfield Paradox

(2018)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kiel
Director:
Julius Onah
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Simon Pegg, Ziyi Zhang, Donal Logue
Plot:

Scientists at the Cloverfield Station in space are testing an experimental technology, The Shepard particle accelerator, designed to solve the earth’s energy crisis issue; however, it could also culminate in creating alarming paradox.  But an unexplained malfunction results in damage to the space station and leads to shocking disappearance of the earth. How do the scientists manage to return to the earth?  

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0
Captive
PG-13

Captive

(2015)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Brian Nichols
Director:
Jerry Jameson
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Mimi Rogers, Michael Kenneth Williams, Kate Mara, Elle Graham
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0
Nina

Nina

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Clifton Henderson
Director:
Cynthia Mort
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Keith David, Mike Epps, Zoe Saldana, Ronald Guttman
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0
A Sound of Thunder
PG-13

A Sound of Thunder

(2005)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Payne
Director:
Peter Hyams
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ben Kingsley, Heike Makatsch, Jemima Rooper, Armin Rohde
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0
A Wrinkle in Time
PG

A Wrinkle in Time

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo
0
0
Tomorrow La Scala!

Tomorrow La Scala!

(2002)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Francesca Joseph
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Shaun Dingwall, Bruce Byron, Lucy Bates, Ian Burfield
0
0
Shoot the Messenger

Shoot the Messenger

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ngozi Onwurah
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jotham Annan, Richard Blackwood, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Medina Aijikawo
0
0
Rahab

Rahab

(2011)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cen
Director:
Rob McLellan
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Jessica Oyelowo, Nick Clark Windo, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Victoria Bailey
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0
End of the Line

End of the Line

(2004)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Commuter
Director:
Max Pugh
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Miriam Margolyes
0
0

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American Blend

American Blend

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mercury
Director:
Varun Khanna
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Anupam Kher, Dee Wallace, Ranjit Chowdhry, Ruben Garfias
0
0
Big Guy
TV-PG

Big Guy

(2009)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
David Oyelowo
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Kate Mara, Josh Gad, Clint Howard, Charlie Cox, Ida Darvish
0
0
After the Storm

After the Storm

(2016)
0
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Jessica Oyelowo
Genres:
Short, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Chiké Okonkwo, Caleb Oyelowo
0
0
Who Do You Love

Who Do You Love

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Zaks
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jon Abrahams, Rus Blackwell, Gralen Bryant Banks, Brett Beoubay
0
0
Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog

(2001)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
CJ
Director:
Moody Shoaibi
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ricky Gervais, Gary Kemp, Alan Davies, Melanie Blatt
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0
Rage

Rage

(2009)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Sally Potter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, Simon Abkarian, Patrick J. Adams, Riz Ahmed, Bob Balaban
0
0
Five Nights in Maine

Five Nights in Maine

(2015)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Sherwin
Director:
Maris Curran
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Teyonah Parris, Rosie Perez, Hani Furstenberg, Neal Lerner
0
0
Default

Default

(2014)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Brand
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
John Burke, Senyo Amoaku, Jeanine Mason, Jeanne Baron
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Small Island

Small Island

(2009)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Gilbert
Director:
John Alexander
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris, Hugh Quarshie, Terence Frisch, Ruth Wilson
0
0
A Raisin in the Sun
PG-13

A Raisin in the Sun

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenny Leon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Phylicia Rashad, Sean Combs, Bill Nunn, Sanaa Lathan
0
0
Born Equal

Born Equal

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Dominic Savage
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Robert Carlyle, Peter O'Connor, Nicholas Burns, Pearce Quigley
0
0
Blood and Oil

Blood and Oil

(2010)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Keme Tobodo
Director:
David Attwood
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Naomie Harris, Jodhi May, Paterson Joseph, Chiké Okonkwo
0
0
Sweet Nothing in My Ear

Sweet Nothing in My Ear

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeff Daniels, Marlee Matlin, Sonya Walger, Ed Waterstreet, Phyllis Frelich
0
0
Complicit
TV-14

Complicit

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Edward Ekubo
Director:
Niall MacCormick
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rupert Procter, Arsher Ali, Wahab Sheikh, Asheq Akhtar
0
0

Animation(s)

Star Wars: Rebels
TV-Y7

Star Wars: Rebels (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dave Filoni, Justin Ridge, Steward Lee, Bosco Ng, Saul Ruiz
Genres:
Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum
Robot Chicken
TV-MA

Robot Chicken (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Joss Whedon, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Seth Green, Matthew Senreich
The Lion Guard
TV-Y

The Lion Guard (2016)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom De Rosier, Howy Parkins
Genres:
Music, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Rob Lowe, Lacey Chabert, Christian Slater, Atticus Shaffer, Max Charles
It's a Boy!

It's a Boy! (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Julian Tewkesbury
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Steven Berkoff, Graham Cole, Bobby Ball, Tommy Cannon
Glenn Martin DDS
TV-14

Glenn Martin DDS (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Cunningham, Dave Barton Thomas, Aaron Woodley, Bob Crossman
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Mel Brooks, Patton Oswalt, Lacey Chabert, Elijah Wood, Jimmy Kimmel

TV Shows and Videos

The Good Wife
TV-14

The Good Wife (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rosemary Rodriguez, Michael Zinberg, Brooke Kennedy, James Whitmore Jr., Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Christine Baranski, Archie Panjabi
Spooks

Spooks (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alrick Riley, Bharat Nalluri, Sam Miller, Omar Madha, Julian Holmes
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones
As Time Goes By
TV-PG

As Time Goes By (1992)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Jenny Funnell, Moira Brooker
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
TV-PG

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Family, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Idris Elba, Jill Scott, John Kani, Desmond Dube
The Gil Mayo Mysteries

The Gil Mayo Mysteries (2006)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alistair McGowan, Kevin Eldon, Lucy Evans, Jessica Oyelowo
Brothers and Sisters

Brothers and Sisters (1998)

As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Mark Arden, John Adewole, Sandra Bee, Dianne Bailey
Maisie Raine

Maisie Raine (1998)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Graham, Pauline Quirke, Rakie Ayola, Ian McElhinney
Star Wars: Rebels - Recon Missions

Star Wars: Rebels - Recon Missions (2015)

As:
Cast
Role:
Agent Kallus (voice)
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Stephen Chang, Freddie Prinze Jr., Steve Blum, Vanessa Marshall
Black Knight Decoded

Black Knight Decoded (2015)

As:
Cast
Role:
Father
Director:
Jabbar Raisani
Genres:
Adventure, Short, Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Freida Pinto, Sebastian Roché, Usher Raymond, Layla Crawford
Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé

Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé (2018)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Michael B. Jordan, Jessica Chastain, Brie Larson, Mindy Kaling, Rosario Dawson