Whoopi Goldberg is one of the most prominent actresses in Hollywood for her iconic roles and in some of Hollywood’s greatest films. I’m proud to say, nine years ago on an inaugural trip to Disney World for the first time to embark on a Disney Cruise, the Disney Dream, she waved at us as she drove by on a golf cart. It was very exciting.
So, on that note, I thought it would be fun to include her in this week’s A Movie Ranking. Enjoy!
4. Toy Story 3
Apparently, Whoopi Goldberg voiced a character in Toy Story 3 at some point in the film. That’s pretty cool.
If you’ve never seen Ghost do yourself a favor and please watch it. I saw it once several years ago but it stuck with me for its brilliant storytelling and acting. This movie is a classic for a reason and easily one of the best performances of Whoopi Goldberg’s career.
In fact, Whoopi Goldberg would go on to win Best Supporting Actress for this film because she was that phenomenal. A stellar movie.
2. The Lion King
Have you ever watched a perfect children’s movie? This is one of them.
1. The Color Purple
I’ve never seen this movie all the way through due to some really adult themes in this film but I can say this much, I’ve seen a great deal of it and it is truly an incredible movie. In fact, it’s undoubtedly one of the best films of all time.
Nominated for a whopping eleven! Oscars, the film would unfortunately go on to not win any Oscars, showcasing once again the often depressing prejudice of Hollywood. Whoopi Goldberg would garner her first Oscar nomination for this film and deservedly so.
I thank you for reading this week’s movie ranking and I hope you have a lovely day.