Best Movies of Danny Glover

Lethal Weapon (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 181 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $65.21M

A veteran policeman, Murtaugh, is partnered with a younger, suicidal officer, Riggs. They both have one thing in common: hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.

Saw (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $55.15M

Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 166 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $147.25M

Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.

Shooter (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 165 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $46.98M

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.

The Color Purple (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $94.18M

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 153 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $10.66M

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

Dreamgirls (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $103.34M

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Beyond the Lights (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $14.61M

The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.

Silverado (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $33.20M

A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.

Honeydripper (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $0.27M

1950. Rural Alabama. Cotton harvest. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner, piano player Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt to the liquor man, the ...

Grand Canyon (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $33.24M

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from ...

Bopha! (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $0.21M

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist ...

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $144.73M

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs.

Manderlay (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $0.07M

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Be Kind Rewind (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $11.17M

Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.

Boesman and Lena (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $0.03M

Intense love and hate bring a man and woman through personal tragedy.

Beloved (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $22.84M

Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: $129.73M

With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.

Almost Christmas (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 116 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $41.72M

A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.

Mooz-Lum (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 115 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: null

Amid a strict Muslim rearing and a social life he's never had, Tariq enters college confused. New peers, family and mentors help him find his place, but the 9-11 attacks force him to face his past and make the biggest decisions of his life.