The best Sidney Poitier’s movies on Amazon Prime Video

Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier

20/02/1927- 07/01/2022
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Sidney Poitier’s movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don’t know about Sidney Poitier.

The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 15/02/1965
  • Character: Simon of Cyrene
From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King Herod; Christ's baptism by John the Baptist; and the betrayal by Judas after the Last Supper that eventually leads to Christ's crucifixion and miraculous return.

Lilies of the Field

Lilies of the Field
7.6/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 04/06/1963
  • Character: Homer Smith
An unemployed construction worker heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior, who believes the man has been sent by God to build a much needed church in the desert.

The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones
7.6/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 14/08/1958
  • Character: Noah Cullen
Two convicts—a white racist and an angry black man—escape while chained to each other.

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
6.1/10
A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.

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