Filmography of James Earl Jones

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