This Hollywood biopic, telling the story of Harlem hustler, Frank Lucas, debuted in 2007 starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. Washington played the role of Lucas, while Crowe portrays police detective, Richie Roberts. This film is Denzel’s highest grossing film to date with total box office receipts of $266.5 million.
Denzel Washington plays Tobin Frost, an ex-CIA NOC operative turned international criminal in this feature which was released earlier this year and it has already grossed $207.9 million. Ryan Reynolds, as Matt Weston, also stars in this thriller.
Tom Hanks stars in this 1993 film with Denzel Washington. This was one of the first movies to address discrimination based on homosexuality. Hanks, as Andrew Beckett, won an Academy Award for Best Actor and Washington’s character, Joe Miller, was his attorney. Antonio Banderas, also is featured in the film as Tom Hanks’ gay lover, Miguel Álvarez. The film grossed $206.7 million.
‘Pretty Woman’ Julia Roberts shared the billing with Denzel Washington in best selling author, John Grisham’s crime thriller. This 1993 movie has law student Darby Shaw (Roberts) and political reporter Gray Grantham (Washington), teaming up to help solve the crime. Number four on this list has made $195.3 million to date.
This Spike Lee-directed movie also stars Jodie Foster and Clive Owens with Denzel Washington. Detective Keith Frazier (Washington), Dalton Russell (Owens) and Madeleine White (Foster) are intertwined in a baffling mystery surrounding a bank robbery. The 2006 film has grossed $184.4 million.