Filmography of James Earl Jones

YearMovieCharacter
1995Cry, the Beloved CountryRev. Stephen Kumalo
1994Africa: The SerengetiNarrator
1994Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost ClassicsHost
2005The Reading Room
1990Grim Prairie TalesMorrison
2004Nine Dog ChristmasNarrator
2005The Sandlot 2Mr. Mertle
1999Santa and PeteJames Earl Jones
1976The River NigerJohnny Williams
1982Blood TideFrye
1975The UFO IncidentBarney Hill
2000Summer's EndDr. William 'Bill' Blakely
1995The Making of 'Jurassic Park'Host
1986My Little GirlIke Bailey
2003The Great YearNarrator
2004Black Indians: An American StoryNarrator
1994The Vernon Johns Story
1974The CayTimothy
1972The ManDouglass Dilman
2006Vader SessionsDarth Vader
1981The CreationNarrator
1987Matewan'Few Clothes' Johnson
1982Conan the BarbarianThulsa Doom
1982The Flight of DragonsOmadon
2008Welcome Home Roscoe JenkinsPapa Jenkins
1976The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor KingsLeon Carter
1996Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' ManigaultDr. McDuffie
1975Deadly HeroRabbit Shazam
1974ClaudineRoop
1989The AmbulanceLt. Spencer
1970End of the RoadDoctor D
1970The Great White HopeJack Jefferson
2005By Any Means Necessary: The Making of Malcolm XNarrator
1996A Family ThingRay Murdock
1989Stories to Remember: Noah's ArkNarrator
1999The Annihilation of FishFish
1972Malcolm XBiographical Narration (voice)
1988TerrorgramRetribution (voice)
2007EarthNarrator
1990By Dawn's Early LightLooking Glass General - 'Alice'
1993The SandlotMr. Mertle
1993Excessive ForceJake
1994The Lion KingKing Mufasa (voice)
1988Coming to AmericaKing Jaffe Joffer
1986Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of GoldUmslopogaas
1987Gardens of StoneSgt. Maj.'Goody' Nelson
1977A Piece of the ActionJoshua Burke
1991ScorchersBear
1994Clean SlateJohn Dolby
1996TimepieceLawrence
1991ConvictsBen Johnson
1992Ramayana: The Legend of Prince RamaNarrator (English)
1989Best of the BestFrank Couzo
2014Driving Miss DaisyHoke Colburn
1997AloneGrey
1992Lincoln
2015Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of LothalDarth Vader (voice)
1990Last Flight OutAl Topping
1997Afro PromoHimself (archive footage)
2019The Lion KingMufasa
1977The Greatest Thing That Almost HappenedMorris Bird, Jr.
Warning ShotPendleton
1993SommersbyJudge Barry Conrad Issacs
1989Three FugitivesDugan
1986Soul ManProfessor Banks
1976SwashbucklerNick Debrett
1987Pinocchio and the Emperor of the NightEmperor of the Night (voice)
1991True IdentityHimself
1997What the Deaf Man HeardArchibald Thacker
1990Ivory HuntersInspector Nkuru
1990Heat WaveJunius Johnson
1985The Atlanta Child MurdersMajor Walker
2001Muhammad Ali - Through The Eyes Of The World
1994Confessions: Two Face of EvilCharles Lloyd
1990The Hunt for Red OctoberAdmiral James Greer
1993The Meteor ManEarnest Moses
2012Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space OdysseyAdmiral (voice)
2001Disney's American LegendsNarrator
1997Gang RelatedArthur Baylor
1999Fantasia 2000Himself - Host
1977The Last Remake of Beau GesteSheikh
2000Conan Unchained: The Making of 'Conan'Himself
2013Gimme ShelterFrank McCarthy
2014The Angriest Man in BrooklynRuben
1997The Second Civil WarJim Kalla
1984City LimitsAlbert
1990Teach 109Dr. Winston
2015The Lion Guard: Return of the RoarMufasa (voice)
1995Circle of Life: An Environmental FableMufasa (voice)
1970King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
2005The Story of Star WarsDarth Vader
1989Field of DreamsTerrence Mann
1977Jesus of NazarethBalthasar
2001Finder's FeeAvery Phillips
1967The ComediansDr. Magiot
1981The Bushido BladeThe Prisoner
2015August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand
Beneath the Surface: The Making of 'The Hunt for Red October'Himself
1998MerlinMountain King
1964Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the BombLt. Lothar Zogg
1998The Lion King 2: Simba's PrideMufasa (voice)
1978The Star Wars Holiday SpecialDarth Vader (voice)
1977Exorcist II: The HereticOlder Kokumo
2013BlackfishHimself (archive footage)
1999Undercover AngelThe Judge
1995Jefferson in ParisMadison Hemings
1992SneakersNSA Agent Bernard Abbott
1992Patriot GamesAdm. James Greer
2001Feast of All SaintsOlder Marcel
1984The Vegas Strip WarJack Madrid
1980The Empire Strikes BackDarth Vader (Voice)
1996Looking for RichardHimself/Interview
1999Our Friend, MartinDaddy King (voice)
1977Star WarsVoice of Darth Vader (voice)
1983Return of the JediVoice of Darth Vader (voice)
1994The Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final InsultHimself
1980The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love StoryDane Oliver
2016Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryDarth Vader (voice)
1994Clear and Present DangerAdmiral James Greer
1977The GreatestMalcolm X
2013MiliusHimself
2005RobotsVoice Box at Hardware Store (voice)
1995The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
1980Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim JonesFather Divine
2009Jack and the BeanstalkThe Giant (voice)
2013Muse of FireHimself
2006ClickNarrator of Michael's Past (uncredited)
2004Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars TrilogyHimself
2005Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the SithDarth Vader (voice)
1993Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short FilmsHimself (Superbowl Heal The World) Voice
1994The Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final InsultJames Earl Jones