The Tragedy of Macbeth (2007)

Denzel Washington's Shakespearean expertise shines in this role, captivating audiences with his masterful interpretation of Macbeth's complex character.

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Washington plays a paranoid Major Marco, unraveling a deep political conspiracy, showcasing his ability to portray intense psychological drama.

Remember the Titans (2000)

As Coach Herman Boone, Washington embodies leadership and unity, leading a racially integrated football team to victory against all odds.

Philadelphia (1993)

 In this groundbreaking film, Washington plays lawyer Joe Miller, who undergoes a transformative journey from ignorance to advocacy in the fight against AIDS discrimination.

Fences (2016)

Washington's portrayal of Troy Maxson, a complex and flawed character, earned him critical acclaim, also showcasing his skills as a director.

Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

Playing Easy Rawlins, Washington delves into a world of murder and corruption, balancing tension with moments of humor.

The Mighty Quinn (1989)

 In this role, Washington brings charm and a comedic touch as a Caribbean cop, showcasing his versatility as an actor.

Crimson Tide (1995)

As a naval officer, Washington stands toe-to-toe with Gene Hackman, displaying intense drama in a high-stakes nuclear threat scenario.

Glory (1989)

Earning his first Academy Award for portraying a fugitive slave in the Civil War, Washington's performance is both powerful and emotive.

Cry Freedom (1987)

Washington's portrayal of South African activist Steven Biko is deeply stirring, demonstrating his early career promise and charisma.