Jamie Foxx is a gifted actor whose movies we’ve been enjoying for many years now. From his brilliant performance as Ray Charles in Ray through some funny comedies to excellent roles in Django, Unchained and Dreamgirls, we are looking forward to all his movies. They are featured on many streaming networks and this is the list of the best Jamie Foxx movies on Netflix you can watch right now.
Django Unchained (2012)
This excellent drama is masterfully directed by Quentin Tarantino and with a brilliant cast including Jamie Fox, Leonardo di Caprio and Christoph Waltz is a must-watch.
The movie talks about a bounty hunter named King Schultz who seeks the help of a slave Django., brilliantly played by Jamie Foxx. After Django helps him the two remain together in order to find Django’s wife Broomhilda. When they find out where she was taken, Django and Schultz come up with a plan for how to get close to the owner of the Mississippi-based plantation.
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Gerard Butler is Clyde Shelton who has lost his family in a gruesome murder and even though the ones responsible are caught, there is still no certain evidence they really did it. Nick Rice, played by Jamie Foxx, is the D.A. with circumstantial evidence and he decides to convince them to testify one against the other, which makes Shelton furious.
Ten years later, when justice should be served, it seems that Shelton has decided to take justice into his own hands. One convict is found brutally murdered and someone has tempered with the machine that had to execute the other. Shelton is certain that the whole system failed him many years ago and will go after everyone involved in his family’s case. Rice is the one who will have to try and stop him.
White House Down (2013)
Changing Tatum is John Cale, a policeman who hasn’t been given the job as the protector of the President of the United States in the Secret Service. He doesn’t want to let his little daughter down with the news so he takes her on a tour of the White House.
He will soon find himself doing the job he wanted but under unwanted circumstances. During their tour, the White House is taken by an armed paramilitary group and Cole becomes the one who will have to save his daughter, the president, played by Jamie Foxx and finally, his whole country.
The Amazing Spiderman 2 (2014)
Jamie Foxx plays Electro, Spiderman’s new opponent and the main villain in this sequel where Spiderman finally managed to deal with his new hero status. He still needs to get used to his new lifestyle but is slowly starting to juggle it.
He enjoys spending time with Gwen and has embraced his new destiny, but he will again find himself in a situation larger than life, against this Electro, a nemesis much stronger than himself. And with his friend Harry Osborn’s return, Peter will realize that all his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.
Somewhere in the near future, the Navy has developed a fighter jet piloted by an artificial intelligence computer. The jet will have to learn from human pilots and is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific.
But computers sometimes have their own way of functioning and when this new invention develops a mind of its own, it will become a threat to everyone. Humans are the ones who need to stop it before it starts a war and Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel and Jamie Foxx are the pens who find themselves on this dangerous mission.
Day Shift (2022)
Jamie Foxx is a hard-working dad who wants to provide the best life possible for his 8-year-old daughter. He works as a pool cleaner which is a cover-up for his real job and source of income: hunting and killing vampires.
This movie takes us back to the 80s and 90s and brings in the vibe of old vampire movies, being a combination of From Dusk Til Dawn and Blade, full of action, adrenaline, not too serious, but a fun watch for everyone who wants to experience these old-style horrors.
The Players Club (1998)
Diana is a young mom who works at a shoe store where she meets two strippers who convince her to join them and earn more money than she could have ever imagined. She introduces her cousin to the job, but soon things start taking a completely different turn.
Her cousin will cause Diana so many problems and Diana will have to deal with her situation, faced with the fact that the two strippers aren’t her friends and that her boss is someone she will have to contend with in order to make a legitimate living.
Due Date (2010)
Due Date is an interesting comedy-drama about Peter HIghman, a businessman and a father-to-be who is heading home to Los Angeles after a business trip to Atlanta. His wife is about to get birth and he must be there in time, but from the moment he gets kicked out of the plane, due to his seatmate, his journey becomes everything but a pleasant ride home.
He pairs up with Ethan Tremblay, the eccentric man he was kicked out with and they decide to hitch a ride to Los Angeles. On their way, they get into numerous hilarious situations and meet an array of intriguing and weird characters.
Project Power (2020)
There is a new pill on the street of New Orleans that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The secret to it is that you don’t know what will happen until you take it. There are different reactions, some develop super strength or invisibility and others have a much deadlier reaction.
But soon people start using it for power and crime escalates within the city so a local policeman played by Joseph Gordon Levitt teams up with the teenage dealer and a former soldier played by Jamie Foxx to find a group who created the pill. They will have to risk their lives by taking the pill, hoping it will give them powers to be able to do it.
Das Stop Embarrassing Me! (2021 – )
There is one Jamie Foxx tv-series you can watch on Netflix right now. He plays a single father and cosmetics brand owner who needs to figure out how to be a dad when his teenage daughter moves in with him after the death of her mother.
This sitcom is inspired by Foxx’s real-life relationship with his daughter Corinne and it shows all the situations a single dad can find himself in.