Filmography of James Earl Jones

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