Morgan Freeman began acting at the age of nine years old and went through numerous different acting arenas and mentors. He also served in the U.S. Air Force for four years as an Airman 1st Class. He has starred in numerous hit films, been nominated five times for an Oscar award and won the Best Supporting Actor in Million Dollar Baby. Information gathered from Wikipedia.
Top 10 lists are very subjective so rather than justify my rankings I offer you a video snippet and trivia for each one. Credits are giving to the YouTube video owners on their channels upon playing each and the trivia questions and answers come from IMDB.com.
So let’s get started on my the favorites on my Top 10 Morgan Freeman Movies list!
10 Robin Hood Prince of Thieves (1991)
Question – Why did this film receive praise from Jack Shaheen who had been a longtime Arab-American activist?
Answer – He felt Morgan Freeman’s character “Azeem” portrayed a very positive, devout Muslim who chose to fight against injustice.
9 Batman Begins (2005)
Question – From when he was nine years old Morgan Freeman read the Batman comics but he didn’t know what?
Answer – Who Lucius Fox was.
8 Unforgiven (1992)
Question – Will mentions that Ned is using a Spencer rifle which would mean what?
Answer – That Ned possessed it in the Civil War as member of the U.S. Colored Troops cavalry and this film is definitely worthy of my Top 10 Morgan Freeman Movies list.
7 Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Question – This is one of only two boxing movies to win a Best Movie Oscar. What was the other one?
Answer – Rocky.
6 Kiss The Girls (1997)
Question – Morgan Freeman was brought into the project to replace what famous actor due to scheduling conflicts?
Answer – Denzel Washington.
5 Along Came A Spider (2001)
Question – Alex Cross is looking at the data on Jezzie’s computer screen and there is an article from the Casanova Killer which is from what?
Answer – The previous film, Kiss The Girls.
4 The Bucket List (2007)
Question – What did Morgan Freeman say in a previous interview about Jack Nicholson?
Answer – That Nicholson was on his bucket list to act with in a movie and this is another one of my favorites on my Top 10 Morgan Freeman Movies list.
3 Invictus (2009)
Question – Who was the only actor that Nelson Mandela said could portray him?
Answer – Morgan Freeman.
2 Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Question – What is the significance of the three black men crossing the railroad tracks in Atlanta?
Answer – They are all descendants of “Hoke” (the real person Will Coleman) whom that the character was based on.
1 Se7en (1995)
Question – The original ending was to have “Somerset” (Morgan Freeman) shoot John Doe but what happened?
Answer – It was rewritten because Brad Pitt said that there was no way his character “Mills” wouldn’t shoot John Doe for what he had done. And this would be my the favorite on my Top 10 Morgan Freeman Movies list.
What is your favorite Morgan Freeman movie?