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Chris Brown Movies: Christopher Maurice Brown began his career as a singer in 2005 when he was only 16 years old! 

Amazing, right?

But…

He isn’t only a fantastic singer. 

In fact, he has also been acting throughout his career. 

That’s why in this article, we’ll take a look at the many movies with Chris Brown…

Brace yourself as we dig more into:

  • Best Movies
  • Cameos
  • Acting Career
  • His Film Music & Videos

lots more

Lights…

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Action…

Chris Brown Movies

1. CHRIS BROWN’S FIRST ACTING STINT

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Produced by: Bruce Gilbert

Starring: Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dabney Coleman, Elizabeth Wilson, and Sterling Hayden

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox

Release date: December 19, 1980

Running time: 110 minutes

“Well, I say hire a couple’ a wranglers to go upstairs and beat the shit out of him.” -Doralee Rhodes (Dolly Parton, 9 to 5) 

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CHRIS BROWN’S FIRST ACTING STINT

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CHRIS BROWN’S FIRST ACTING STINT
Chris as Duron Williams in the dance drama movie Stomp The Yard, released in 2007.

Brown played the role of Duron Williams, DJ’s younger brother. 

Sadly… 

His role was short as his character died at the start of the movie. He died after a rival group in an underground dance competition was angry at them for winning and shot him.

Despite having a short screen time, Brown was happy with his role. He even said that the movie was a perfect start to show his fans his acting skills.  

News flash: Did you know that Chris auditioned to play as Duron in Stomp the Yard? 

Yes, the singer auditioned for his role – to prove to people that he’s like everyone else who earned their part.

2. “THIS CHRISTMAS(2007)

Directed by: Preston A. Whitmore

Produced by: Preston A. Whitmore, Ronnie Warner, and Will Packer

Starring: Lindo, Loretta Devine, Chris Brown, Columbus Short, Regina King, Keith Robinson, Idris Elba.

Distributed by: Screen Gems

Release date: November 21, 2007

Running time: 119 minutes

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THIS CHRISTMAS

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This Christmas isn’t like any other Christmas film. 

Instead, the movie focuses on the reality of most families during the holiday season. It also highlights the relationship between the Whitefield clan and the bond between them.

A clip of Chris in This Chrismas, released in 2007. Photo © YouTube

Micheal “Baby” Whitefield was Brown’s character, the youngest Whitefield.

In the film, he enjoys singing but is unable to tell his mother about his passion. 

The film ends with Baby singing “This Christmas” in a church service on Christmas Eve. 

Other actors in this movie were Loretta Devine, Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba, Regina King, and more.

3. “TAKERS ” (2010)

Directed by: John Luessenhop

Produced by: Will Packer, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Jason Geter, and Chris Brown

Starring: Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Hayden Christensen, Idris Elba, Chris Brown, Jay Hernandez, Micheal Ealy, and Tip Harris.

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Releasing

Release date: August 27, 2010

Running time: 107 minutes

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Heist. Money. Love. 

The movie Takers revolves around those three storylines. It begins with a planned heist by notorious bank robbers all eyed by known detectives.

Takers is an action-thriller starring Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Idris Elba, Hayden Christensen, and Mr. Breezy himself.

The film also showcased Brown’s acting skills as he had much more screen time in this film than his other movies. 

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4. “CAMEO ROLE IN THINK LIKE A MAN” (2012) 

Directed by: Tim Story

Produced by: Will Packer

Starring: Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Regina Hall, Meagan Good, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Chris Brown, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence J, and Romany Malco.

Distributed by: Screen Gems

Release date: April 20, 2012

Running time: 122  minutes

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CAMEO ROLE IN THINK LIKE A MAN

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If you’re someone who loves romantic comedies…

You’re gonna love Think Like a Man!

The film was inspired by the book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey. The movie released in 2012 is about how the book influenced different relationships. It stars Gabrielle Union, Micheal Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, and many more.

Chris Brown only had a cameo role. 

He played Alex, Meagan Good’s ex in the story.

⭐⭐Chris Brown Movies & Soundtracks ⭐⭐ This Christmas✓ Takers✓ Think Like a Man✓ Battle of the Year✓ Welcome to My Life✓ Triple Threat✓ She Ball✓ Fun Facts✓

5. “BATTLE OF THE YEAR” (2013) 

BATTLE OF THE YEAR
Chris in Battle of the Year.

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Directed by: Benson Lee

Produced by: Tripp Vinson, Amy Lo, Beau Flynn

Starring: Josh Holloway, Chris Brown, Laz Alonso, Josh Peck, and Caity Lotz

Distributed by: Screen Gems

Release date: September 20, 2013

Running time: 109  minutes

We all know Mr. Breezy’s a great dancer, right?

So.

It’s no shocker that he was – once again – cast in a dance film. 

And that dance movie was Battle of the Year.

American breakdancers try to make the “Dream Team” for an international competition.

Brown’s character, Rooster, is the main supporting character of the film.

Everyone from Team Breezy loved his role Rooster and even called it a job well done for someone’s major acting comeback.

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6. “WELCOME TO MY LIFE” (2017) 

Directed by: Andrew Sandler

Producer: Chris Brown, Mike G., Andrew Listermann

Starring: Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, DJ Khaled, Jamie Foxx, Stephen Hill, Usher, and many more

Production company: Riveting Entertainment

Release Date: June 8, 2017

Running time: 95  minutes

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WELCOME TO MY LIFE

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Are you curious about the life story of the current King of R&B?

If yes, then you should check out Chris Brown: Welcome to my Life, a docu of which he was the executive producer. 

The ultimate Team Breezy movie…

… it showcases his whole life from young Christopher Maurice Brown to the present day award-winning star. 

Discover everything you need to know from his journey, struggles, and triumphs.

You’ll also have an all-access exclusive to his concert footage when you watch this documentary.  

Besides that…

You’ll get to see the behind the scenes of his world tour…

As if that’s not enough..

The movie includes interviews with other superstars like Usher, DJ Khaled, and more.

Indeed, this documentary in 2017 will give you an insider look into the superstar’s life.

7. CHRIS BROWN’S JOURNEY” (2006) 

Directed by: Malik K. Buie

Produced by: Malik K. Buie, Keith Paschall, Sam Walker II

Starring: Himself

Distributed by: SONY

Release date: May 30, 2006

Running time: 60  minutes

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CHRIS BROWN’S JOURNEY

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When the R&B singer’s career peaked in 2006 – he became headlines for a variety of different media outlets.

In that year, he had his first documentary by SONY. 

This half-hour film was made public and entitled Chris Brown’s Journey.

But wait – there’s more…

The whole movie was in DVD form and included dance demos and highlights from his tours worldwide. 

It featured an unreleased track called “So Glad,” and some clips from his rehearsals and preparations for the Grammy’s.

8. “TRIPLE THREAT” (2013)

Directed by: Tom O’ Dowd

Produced by: Tom O’ Dowd

Starring: Himself

Distributed by: Global Telemedia

Release date: 2013

Running time: 63  minutes

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TRIPLE THREAT

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Chris Brown: Triple Threat is another documentary about his life seven years after he rose to stardom. 

In this docu, Tom O’ Dowd (the director) made sure to highlight Chris’s experiences throughout his years as a superstar.

It’s one hour long and contains stories about his success as a recording artist, actor, and model. 

Besides that

Experts reveal how and why Brown quickly caught the hearts of his fans worldwide.

9. “SHE BALL” (2020) 

SHE BALL

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Directed by: Nick Cannon

Produced by: Roger Ubina, Nick Cannon, Michael Goldman, Nick Spencer, Demetrius V. Spencer.

Starring: Rosa Acosta, K.D. Aubert, Delpha Baxter, Chris Brown, Nick Cannon, Avery Cannon, Evan Ross, Faizon Love, and many more.

Distributed by: N’ Credible Entertainment, One Media Worldwide

Release date: August 22, 2020

Running time: 97  minutes

Rumors were true.

Brown has finally gone back to acting! 

The singer-songwriter co-starred with Nick Cannon in the movie, She Ball.

Curious about what the movie is?

Well, the film is an exciting story which goes like this… 

It begins with the struggles of a man named Avery Watts trying to give women a spot in the streetball leagues. 

The movie is a sports movie with a touch of comedy and romance. 

In case you didn’t know…

Brown also served as one of the executive producers of the 2020 film.

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10. MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS

MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS

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Aside from appearing in movies.

The R&B singer has either sung or written songs for different movie soundtracks. 

Let’s dive into the official soundtracks Brown has been part of throughout his career.

  1. In 2010, he wrote the song “Disturbia” for the short film Grand Ma Takedown. 
  2. Suppose you’re familiar with More Than a Game, a documentary featuring LeBron James in 2008. Then, you probably heard the song, Stronger in the film. Brown wrote the song which was sung by Mary J. Blige.
  3. In case you didn’t know, Brown was featured in Lil Mama’s song, Shawty Get Loose. The song is part of the movie, Make It Happen 2008. 
  4. Besides acting in the film, This Christmas, he also sang several songs for the movie’s soundtrack. The songs were: This Christmas, Merry Christmas Baby, and Try a Little Tenderness.
  5. In 2006, he crooned everyone with the song “Say Goodbye” for the dance movie, Step Up.
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Summary: 10 Best Chris Brown Movies 

Brown has acted in 7 movies, had 2 documentaries about his life, and was featured in 5 movie soundtracks

So, that’s it for Chris Brown Movies, if you wanna watch those films or listen to his music, feel free to click on the links above. 

And in case you want to know more about Mr. Brown, check out Chris Brown Bio and Chris Brown Net Worth.

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