Diahann Carroll Movies List: Best To Worst

Porgy and Bess

Porgy and Bess

(1959)
As:
Cast
Director:
Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sammy Davis Jr., Sidney Poitier, Pearl Bailey, Brock Peters, Diahann Carroll
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America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music

(1976)
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Dwight Hemion
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Gene Kelly, Lena Horne, Vic Damone, Sammy Davis Jr., Diahann Carroll
Claudine
PG

Claudine

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
Claudine
Director:
John Berry
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, James Earl Jones, Tamu Blackwell, David Kruger
The Five Heartbeats
R

The Five Heartbeats

(1991)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Lennix, Robert Townsend, Leon, Michael Wright
Goodbye Again

Goodbye Again

(1961)
As:
Cast
Director:
Anatole Litvak
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Yul Brynner, Jessie Royce Landis, Anthony Perkins, Ingrid Bergman, Yves Montand
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Carmen Jones

(1954)
As:
Cast
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams
Eve's Bayou
R

Eve's Bayou

(1997)
As:
Cast
Director:
Kasi Lemmons
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Debbi Morgan, Meagan Good, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Lynn Whitfield
Paris Blues

Paris Blues

(1961)
As:
Cast
Role:
Connie Lampson
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong, Joanne Woodward, Diahann Carroll
The Split
R

The Split

(1968)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen 'Ellie' Kennedy
Director:
Gordon Flemyng
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Julie Harris, Diahann Carroll
Mo' Better Blues
R

Mo' Better Blues

(1990)
As:
Cast
Director:
Spike Lee
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee
Hurry Sundown

Hurry Sundown

(1967)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian Thurlow
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, John Phillip Law, Robert Hooks, Jane Fonda
Peeples
PG-13

Peeples

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tina Gordon Chism
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Kerry Washington, S. Epatha Merkerson, David Alan Grier, Melvin Van Peebles, Craig Robinson
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PG

The Little Mermaid

(2018)
As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Bouchard, Blake Harris
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Shirley MacLaine, Jo Marie Payton, Gina Gershon, William Moseley
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PG-13

The Masked Saint

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Edna
Director:
Warren P. Sonoda
Genres:
Crime, Action, Fantasy, Family, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Roddy Piper, Lara Jean Chorostecki, Brett Granstaff, T.J. McGibbon

TV Movie(s)

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Sister, Sister

(1982)
As:
Cast
Role:
Carolyne Lovejoy
Director:
John Berry
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Paul Winfield, Rosalind Cash, Dick Anthony Williams, Irene Cara
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

(1979)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Ruby Dee, Paul Benjamin, Roger E. Mosley, Esther Rolle
Death Scream

Death Scream

(1975)
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard T. Heffron
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Hunt, Cloris Leachman, Lucie Arnaz, Art Carney, Tina Louise
The Star Wars Holiday Special

The Star Wars Holiday Special

(1978)
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Binder, David Acomba
Genres:
Musical, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, James Earl Jones, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels
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Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sadie Delany
Director:
Lynne Littman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ruby Dee, Della Reese, Amy Madigan, Mykelti Williamson
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Sally Hemings: An American Scandal

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Hemings
Director:
Charles Haid
Genres:
History, Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Amelia Heinle, Mare Winningham, Mario Van Peebles
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A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lydia Bishop
Director:
Helaine Head
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Robert Englund, Barbara Hale, Dixie Carter
Jackie's Back!

Jackie's Back!

(1999)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Tangie Ambrose, Kathy Griffin, Tim Curry, Jenifer Lewis
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Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Maria Cole
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Natalie Cole, James McDaniel, Theresa Randle, Randy J. Goodwin
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The Sweetest Gift

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Wilson
Director:
Stuart Margolin
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Shaver, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Bernard Browne, Marcia Bennett
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PG-13

The Courage to Love

(2000)
As:
Cast
Director:
Kari Skogland
Genres:
Romance, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Vanessa Williams, Gil Bellows, Lisa Bronwyn Moore, Karen Williams
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From the Dead of Night

(1989)
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Wendkos
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Lindsay Wagner, Bruce Boxleitner, Robert Prosky, Merritt Butrick
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Murder in Black and White

(1990)
As:
Cast
Role:
Margo Stover
Director:
Robert Iscove
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Keith David, Richard Crenna, Cliff Gorman, Sam Coppola
The Front
TV-14

The Front

(2010)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Dane DeHaan, Andie MacDowell, Joe Grifasi, Daniel Sunjata
At Risk
TV-PG

At Risk

(2010)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Dane DeHaan, Andie MacDowell, Annabeth Gish, Barclay Hope

Animation(s)

ABC Weekend Specials

ABC Weekend Specials (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Harvey S. Laidman, Robert Chenault, Arthur Lubin, Claude Kerven, Ron Underwood
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Animation, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Adrienne Barbeau, Frank Welker, Drew Barrymore, Christian Slater, Jane Krakowski
The Legend of Tarzan
TV-Y

The Legend of Tarzan (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don MacKinnon, Victor Cook, Nicholas Filippi, Sean Bishop
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Craig Ferguson, Michael T. Weiss, Olivia d'Abo, Jim Cummings, April Winchell
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
TV-Y

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent Waller, Anthony Bell, Bruce W. Smith, Ed Bell
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Dave Chappelle, Denzel Washington, James Earl Jones, Robert Guillaume, Rosie Perez

TV Shows and Videos

Naked City

Naked City (1958)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg, John Brahm, William A. Graham, David Lowell Rich, Elliot Silverstein
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Lawrence Dobkin
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Peter Gunn (1958)

As:
Cast
Director:
Blake Edwards, Robert Altman
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
James Coburn, Anna Lee, George Kennedy, Sterling Holloway, Craig Stevens
The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour (1962)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Arnold, Richard Donner, Paul Nickell, Don Medford
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Telly Savalas, Elizabeth Montgomery, Cliff Robertson, Walter Matthau, Wendell Corey
Julia
TV-G

Julia (1968)

As:
Cast
Role:
Julia Baker (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Director:
Coby Ruskin, Ezra Stone, Fletcher Markle, Hal Kanter, Hollingsworth Morse
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, Betty Beaird, Lloyd Nolan, Lurene Tuttle
ABC Stage 67

ABC Stage 67 (1966)

As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (2 episodes, 1967)
Director:
Ted Kotcheff, Stanley Prager
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Connie Stevens, Cliff Robertson, Alan Arkin, Lee Grant
White Collar
TV-PG

White Collar (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
John T. Kretchmer, Russell Lee Fine, Paul Holahan, Michael Smith, Sanford Bookstaver
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Kim Dickens, Tiffani Thiessen, Alexandra Daddario, Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay
Roots: The Next Generations

Roots: The Next Generations (1979)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Erman, Charles S. Dubin
Genres:
Drama, War, History
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Dorian Harewood, Debbi Morgan, Paul Koslo, Stan Shaw
Grey's Anatomy
TV-14

Grey's Anatomy (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Denzel Washington, Rob Corn, Chandra Wilson, Kevin McKidd, Debbie Allen
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Patrick Dempsey
Lonesome Dove: The Series

Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
George Mendeluk, Sidney J. Furie, Mark Sobel, Donald Shebib, Michael Keusch
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Lee Majors, Scott Bairstow, Paul Johansson, Eric McCormack, Paul Le Mat
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Diary of a Single Mom (2009)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Dee Williams, Monica Calhoun, Janice Lynde, Valery M. Ortiz
Soul Food

Soul Food (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Salim Akil, Oz Scott, Ken Girotti, Kevin Hooks, Jeffrey W. Byrd
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tyra Banks, Rockmond Dunbar, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Aaron Meeks, Nicole Ari Parker
Twice in a Lifetime

Twice in a Lifetime (1999)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Candace Cameron Bure, Michael Cera, Wil Wheaton, Cloris Leachman, Michelle Phillips
Half & Half

Half & Half (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ellen Gittelsohn, Victor Gonzalez, Maynard C. Virgil I
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kel Mitchell, Laz Alonso, Taraji P. Henson, Kathy Griffin, Shemar Moore
Evening Shade

Evening Shade (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Burt Reynolds, Harry Thomason, James Hampton, David Steinberg, Robby Benson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alexa PenaVega, Burt Reynolds, Seth Green, Billy Bob Thornton, Leslie Nielsen
A Different World

A Different World (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Debbie Allen, Ellen Gittelsohn, Neema Barnette, Henry Chan, Glynn Turman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jada Pinkett Smith, Marisa Tomei, Whoopi Goldberg, Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison
Dynasty
TV-PG

Dynasty (1981)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gabrielle Beaumont, Bruce Bilson, Gwen Arner, Nancy Malone, Jerry Jameson
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Linda Evans, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Collins, Charlton Heston, John Forsythe
Strong Medicine

Strong Medicine (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Perrin Flynn, Joe Napolitano, Steve De Jarnatt, Jerry London, Philip Casnoff
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Rosa Blasi, Jenifer Lewis, Josh Coxx, Philip Casnoff
The Love Boat
TV-G

The Love Boat (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Adam West, Andy Griffith, Corey Feldman, Gavin MacLeod
Back to You

Back to You (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hailee Steinfeld, Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Heaton, Josh Gad, Ty Burrell
Whoopi

Whoopi (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Hughes
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Omid Djalili, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze, Krysten Ritter, Wren T. Brown
Burke's Law

Burke's Law (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Dugan, Gilbert M. Shilton, Tony Mordente, Gus Trikonis, James L. Conway
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam West, Corey Feldman, Gene Barry, Peter Barton, Dom DeLuise
The Colbys

The Colbys (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gabrielle Beaumont, Gwen Arner, Jerome Courtland, Richard Kinon, Robert Scheerer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Katharine Ross, Charlton Heston, Maxwell Caulfield, Emma Samms
The Sinbad Show
TV-PG

The Sinbad Show (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Schiller, Chuck Vinson, Debbie Allen
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Sinbad, T.K. Carter, Salma Hayek, Pam Grier, Naya Rivera
General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, James Dean, James Stewart
Touched by an Angel
TV-G

Touched by an Angel (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Jack Black
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The Court (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Moore, Jonathan Kaplan, Charles Haid, Jesús Salvador Treviño
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sally Field, Robin Thomas, Tim Bagley, Harper Roisman, Alfred Dennis