Arts & Entertainment

Samuel L. Jackson’s Top Ten Movies: List and Full Filmography

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 12, 2021 • 7 min read

Samuel L. Jackson is arguably one of Hollywood’s biggest actors. Jackson first achieved breakout success when he played Gator in Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever, then went on to earn an Oscar nomination for his performance as Jules in Pulp Fiction. Since then, Jackson has acted in more than 100 films, playing such iconic characters as Mace Windu in Star Wars and Nick Fury in The Avengers.

Below, Samuel L. Jackson recounts key moments in the filmmaking process of some of his most celebrated movies, from making tough character choices to working on set with directors.