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What are the best Viola Davis movies and TV shows?

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  1. 1The Help

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    The Help is a drama movie that follows an author who writes a book about the view of African American maids who work for white families in the 1960s, as well as their daily hardships. It was directed by Tate Taylor in 2011.

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  1. 2How to Get Away with Murder

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    How To Get Away With Murder is a 2014 drama from the creators of Scandal and Grey's Anatomy. The show tells the story of a law teacher and five of her students who were involved in a murder. 

  2. 3Prisoners

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    The Prisoners is a crime and thriller movie directed by Denis Villeneuve. It tells us the story of two characters: a desperate father (Hugh Jackman) who is capable of doing anything for finding his missing daughter, and a detective.

  1. 4Fences

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    Directed by Denzel Washington, this drama movie hit the theaters on December 25, 2016. It was written by August Wilson and it starred Denzel Washington himself, Viola Davis, and Stephen Henderson.

  2. 5Lila and Eve

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    Lila and Eve is a 2015 crime-drama film starring Jennifer Lopez and Viola Davis. It was written by Pat Gilfillan and directed by Charles Stone III. Lila and Eve was released on July 17, 2015, and runs for 1 hour and 34 minutes.

  3. 6Traffic

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    Traffic is a crime drama movie directed by Steven Soderbergh. Released in 2000, the film was based on the 1989 British TV series Traffik. It starred Michael Douglas, Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, and Dennis Quaid.

  4. 7Doubt

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    Directed and written by John Patrick Shanley himself, Doubt is a drama and mystery movie released on December 25, 2008. Its esteemed cast includes Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and many more.

  5. 8Nights in Rodanthe

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    Nights in Rodanthe is an American romantic drama movie directed by George C. Wolfe starring Richard Gere, Diane Lane, and Viola Davis in 2008. It was based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. 

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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "MS. ANNALISE KEATING!!!!! Viola and Shonda Rhimes should work together more. I really think their dynamic as creators really amount to something progressives get drawn to, yknow? Theyre THAT powerful. Plus, Jack Falahee looks like a damn snack in this show."
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    How to Get Away with Murder
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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "I never really knew Viola Davis until I saw this. I know other people would say that it was Emma killed it. Which is true, but Viola just stole the whole damn show. Really one of the best Viola Davis movies!"
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    The Help
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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "When I watched this, it hit me. If Viola Davis dies, I'm going to cry so HARD. Her contribution to the industry is unparalleled and will remain to be like that when til the end of time."
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    Nights in Rodanthe
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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "I still cannot believe how underrated this movie was. In the grander scheme of things and in Viola's filmography!! I dont see why yall aint obsessed with this. I just dont!"
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    Doubt
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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "Jake, Viola, and Hugh? The Hollywood trifecta! The movie wouldn't be as good had it not been for their absolutely captivating renditions of their character."
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    Prisoners
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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "Steven Soderbergh did the right thing putting Viola Davis in this. Otherwise, it would have fallen short for me..."
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    Traffic
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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "The biggest crushes of my life in one film? AMAZING! This has got to be one of the best Viola Davis movies!"
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    Lila and Eve
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    Anonymous
    August 28, 2019
    "They gave this Pulitzer prize winner SO MUCH JUSTICE. It defines true love."
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    Fences
This list is about What are the best Viola Davis movies and TV shows
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1The HelpMovies 17 Paid
2How to Get Away with MurderTV Shows 14 Paid
3PrisonersMovies 9 Paid
4FencesMovies 3 Paid
5Lila and EveMovies 2 Paid
6TrafficMovies 2 Paid
7DoubtMovies 2 Paid
8Nights in RodantheMovies 0 Paid
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