Fences Movie Poster

Fences

Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball...

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Flight Movie Poster

Flight

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights...

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
American Gangster Movie Poster

American Gangster

Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem's leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Training Day Movie Poster

Training Day

Police drama about a veteran officer who escorts a rookie on his first day with the LAPD's tough inner-city narcotics unit. "Training Day" is...

Won
Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
The Hurricane Movie Poster

The Hurricane

Denzel Washington is Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested...

Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Malcolm X Movie Poster

Malcolm X

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s,...

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Glory Movie Poster

Glory

Following the Battle of Antietam, Col. Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick) is offered command of the United States' first all-African-American...

Won
Actor in a Supporting Role
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Cry Freedom Movie Poster

Cry Freedom

Set in apartheid-torn South Africa. Donald Woods is the editor of the East London Daily Express and Steve Biko is a young black leader struggling...

Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama