Denzel Washington is a producing director, as well as a well-known actor who has starred in various quality movies. Here a lineup of movies.
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr., or Denzel Washington, is a well-known director, producer, and actor who has starred in various quality Hollywood movies from the United States.
The Mount Vernon-born actor has successfully starred in many movies and won various awards, including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. Here are the five best movies starring Denzel Washington .
1. Malcolm X (1992)
Directed by Spike Lee, Malcolm X is based on the controversial and influential life story of the Black Nationalist leader of the same name. Having a fairly complicated life, Malcolm X grew from a convict to a minister in the Nation of Islam.
Showing his versatility in acting both as a prisoner and as a minister, he also won an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in Leading Role. Unfortunately, he lost to Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman).
2. Glory (1989)
Adapted from the book Lay This Laurel by Lincoln Kirstein, Glory tells the story of a military unit of the Union Army, when
The American Civil War, which consists entirely of African-American men (except the officers), is told from the point of view of Colonel Shaw, a white commanding officer. Play as Soldier Trip, a cynical dissident.
Denzel Washington put on his best performance as he wept silently as he received the lashes. Through this movie, he won his first Oscar, Best Actor in Supporting Role.
3. Training Day (2001)
Training Day is the first collaboration between Denzel Washington and Antonie Fuqua. Playing the ruthless corrupt detective Alonzo Harris, in the movie he tutors rookie Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke).
Throughout the movie, Washington performance leaves audiences confused about what Harris actually meant to do. Not surprisingly, through this movie he won his second Oscar for the Best Actor category.
4. Crimson Tide (1995)
Set in a time of political turmoil in Russia, Crimson Tide focuses on the feud between the new executive officer (Denzel Washington) of the United States nuclear missile navy and the commander-in-chief (Gene Hackman), arising from differing interpretations of the missile launch order.
The best movie from Tony Scott collaboration with Denzel Washington, Crimson Tide is not only suspenseful but will also leave discussion material after watching it.
5. Inside Man (2006)
Inside Man, is the most successful in terms of box office of all cooperation between the two. Inside Man follows the story of Detective Keith Frazier, an expert at plotting the heist of Dalton Russell (Clive Owen), and Madeleine White (Jodie Foster) an influential broker who get involved with one another at the request of bank founder Arthur Case (Christopher Plummer), to protect something in his safe. safe from thieves.