Whoopi Goldberg - a filmographyby davebccanada | created - 22 Feb 2013 | updated - 22 Feb 2013 | Public
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2. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Votes: 67,917 | Gross: $98.47M
3. Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a coded message from an unknown source. After decoding the message, Terry becomes... See full summary »
Votes: 16,160 | Gross: $25.59M
4. Fatal Beauty (1987)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure, and packs of "Fatal Beauty... See full summary »
Votes: 2,751 | Gross: $12.05M
5. Burglar (1987)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,592 | Gross: $16.34M
6. The Telephone (1988)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A crazy out of work actress, Vashti Blue, spends all her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone, which she uses to try and solve all her problems with life.
Votes: 771 | Gross: $0.10M
7. Clara's Heart (1988)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,879 | Gross: $5.19M
8. Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 49 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long, teaches Little Richard how to ice skate... See full summary »
11. Kiss Shot (1989 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Drama
A detached black mother loses her job and also the ability to pay back her credit. She recalls her billiard skills and begins to play for money. Will she be cool enough to be a pro in such ... See full summary »
12. The Long Walk Home (1990)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Votes: 2,864 | Gross: $4.80M
13. Help Save Planet Earth (1990 TV Special)
Help Save Planet Earth: Easy Ways to Make a Difference
14. Ghost (1990)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.
Votes: 169,824 | Gross: $217.63M
15. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg starred as Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation in a recurring guest star role—the first of Star Trek's celebrity fans to win a spot on the show. She played the hyoer-sensed El-Aurian hostess of "Ten-Forward," the ship's bar/lounge, from Season 2 onward. - StarTrek.com
16. Soapdish (1991)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
An ambitious television soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan.
Votes: 12,656 | Gross: $36.49M
17. Sister Act (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.
Votes: 74,474 | Gross: $139.61M
20. The Celebrity Guide to Entertaining (1993 Video)
Watch as more than a dozen of Hollywood's biggest celebrities entertain and educate in this fun, funny and practical video. It will become the last word in entertaining.
22. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Showgirl Deloris Van Cartier returns as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of Catholic students whose run-down school is slated for closure.
Votes: 41,761 | Gross: $57.32M
23. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the ... See full summary »
Votes: 40,263 | Gross: $27.98M
24. The Little Rascals (1994)
PG | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Alfalfa is wooing Darla and his "He-Man-Woman-Hating" friends attempt to sabotage the relationship.
Votes: 37,989 | Gross: $51.76M
26. The Lion King (1994)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Votes: 766,592 | Gross: $312.90M
27. Naked in New York (1993)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,416 | Gross: $1.04M
28. Boys on the Side (1995)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,563 | Gross: $23.45M
29. Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young widow still grieving over the death of her husband finds herself being comforted by a local housepainter.
Votes: 3,150 | Gross: $2.49M
30. Bogus (1996)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Votes: 5,545 | Gross: $4.36M
32. Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History
A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader.
Votes: 9,219 | Gross: $13.05M
33. Theodore Rex (1995)
PG | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Family
In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.
34. Eddie (1996)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Sport
Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,428 | Gross: $31.36M
35. The Associate (1996)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy
A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man or be one.
Votes: 6,702 | Gross: $12.77M
37. In the Gloaming (1997 TV Movie)
PG | 67 min | Drama
Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.
38. An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
R | 86 min | Comedy
When a rookie filmmaker with the unfortunate name Alan Smithee realizes he's an unwitting studio puppet, being forced to make a big-budget action film he knows is horrible, he steals the master reels and tries to make a deal.
Votes: 3,099 | Gross: $0.05M
39. How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Stella is a highly successful, forty-something San Francisco stock broker who is persuaded by her colorful New York girlfriend Delilah to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,983 | Gross: $37.67M
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
A Knight in Camelot
90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
41. Jackie's Back! (1999 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy, Music
"Mockumentry" 60's diva Jackie Washington (her ancestors were George Washington's slaves). Jenifer Lewis is our leading lady with an incredible singing voice. Jackie is planning her ... See full summary »
43. The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999– )
139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the ... See full summary »
44. Alegría (1999)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Frac, a mime who is suffering from a severe bout of depression, happens to meet a troupe of circus entertainers and immediately falls in love with one of the stars, Giulietta. But while his... See full summary »
45. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Alice falls down a rabbit hole, and finds herself in Wonderland, a fantasy land of strange characters and ideas.
46. The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
The Deep End of The Ocean is a film about a family's reaction when Ben, the youngest son is kidnapped and then found nine years later, living in the same town, where his family had just moved.
Votes: 11,437 | Gross: $13.38M
47. Get Bruce (1999)
R | 82 min | Documentary
Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch (1948- ), who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom and see... See full summary »
Votes: 571 | Gross: $0.04M
49. The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When enemies Boris, Natasha, and Fearless Leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky and Bullwinkle do the same, and team up with a young F.B.I. Agent to stop the trio.
Votes: 17,776 | Gross: $26.00M
50. Call Me Claus (2001 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Family