Welcome back dear loyal readers of Fireracorrado.com, we are very satisfied and happy to have you here with us and in ever greater numbers, as well as the affection you show us every day. In today’s article we will talk about one of the most beloved and long-lived Hollywood actors, in fact we will see all of Will Smith’s movies and TV programs.
We will make a detailed list of those you absolutely must see.
Will Smith biography
We begin to learn more about the life of Will Smith, considered one of the most powerful, rich and influential actors in the entire world.
Born in the United States, more precisely in Philadelphia, on September 25, 1968, into a middle-class American family.
Second born of four children by his parents Caroline Bright, school principal and Willard Carroll Smith, industrial technician.
From a young age he approached the local music scene, where he met Jeff Townes at a party, with whom he began a partnership that lasted several years, namely:
- The DJ duo Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
Which allowed him to gain a lot of popularity.
Will Smith TV shows
Certainly the launching pad for Will Smith’s film career towards the best films was the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Known here in Italy as Willy the Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
Originally aired in the United States on NBC from September 10, 1990 to May 20, 1996, with a total number of 148 episodes, divided into six seasons.
Very famous also in our territory, it was broadcast for the first time on Italia 1 from 20 September 1993 until 3 December 1996.
Plot Willy the Fresh Prince of Bel Air
The plot of the series closely reflects the real life of the protagonist Will Smith, who here plays the role of a parodistic version of him.
Specifically, it tells the story of a young street boy, very smart and intelligent, who moves from Philadelphia (where he was born) to his rich maternal uncles, going to live in their luxurious villa in Bel-Air.
However, his lifestyle does not often match that of his relatives.
In the Prince of Bel Air cast there are, in addition to the aforementioned Smith Will, also DJ Jazzy Jeff and Alfonso Ribeiro, who played the curious cousin Carlton Banks, as well as the late James Avery (who played the role of Uncle Phil).
Will Smith Movie List
After coming to light thanks to the successful Fresh Prince of Bel Air TV series, Will Smith’s upcoming film has begun to get noticed by the world of cinema.
His debut in this sector, in fact, was not long in coming.
First Film Will Smith
In 1992 Will Smith participated in his first film, called THE DAMNED OF HOLLYWOOD.
The plot of this Will Smith film is about a group of kids who resort to tricks to survive on the streets of Los Angeles.
6 Degrees of separation
But the film that allows him to enter the world that matters is undoubtedly 6 DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
1993 film directed by Fred Schepisi and Donald Sutherland as the main actor.
In fact, thanks to this success, actor Will Smith hosted the MTV MUSIC AWARDS in 1994, leaving him definitively on the path to a stellar career.
Best films Will Smith
So let’s see what the most important and iconic films of this histrionic Hollywood interpreter are.
👉 BAD BOYS
Let’s start with the first film that made him known to the general public, BAD BOYS in 1995.
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First chapter of a trilogy, until now followed in order by BAD BOYS 2 from 2003 and BAD BOYS FOR LIFE from 2020.
Therefore, Bad Boys film tells the story of a couple of detectives from the narcotics department, friends even in their private lives, dealing with various vicissitudes, including spectacular actions and hilarious moments.
The main protagonists, in addition to the upcoming film Will Smith, are the famous comedian Martin Lawrence.
👉 INDEPENDENCE DAY
Thanks to the popularity achieved with the previous film, he was offered an important part in the sci-fi blockbuster, filmed in 1996, INDEPENDENCE DAY, directed by Roland Emmerich.
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Here our Will Smith plays the role of the captain of the American Air Force, Steven Hiller, who must stop the alien invasion of Earth, which begins with the cancellation of the symbols of the United States of America.
It was a global success and this meant that Will Smith’s stock price increased significantly.
👉 MEN IN BLACK
Still in the field of science fiction and aliens, in 1997, actor Will Smith took part in the protagonist role of the film MEN IN BLACK.
Also in this case it is a successful trilogy.
In fact, after the progenitor, MEN IN BLACK 2 (filmed in 2002) and MEN IN BLACK 3 (2012) followed.
All films were directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.
The plot tells of this hypothetical secret organization, the MEN IN BLACK, which controls the extraterrestrials present on Earth, with a vein between the comic and the surreal.
In the cast of the three films, the other main protagonist stands out, Tommy Lee Jones (present in all the films) and Josh Brolin in the third episode.
Will Smith Oscar
After a very long and prodigious career, with many Will Smith dramatic and action films, among which we remember:
- ALÌ, biopic on the great boxer Muhammad Ali
- I’M A LEGEND
- PUBLIC ENEMY
- until arriving at the film Will Smith and son, AFTER HEARTH
Finally, after many nominations, Will Smith finally wins an Oscar as best actor in 2022 for the film A WINNING FAMILY, playing Richard Williams, father and coach of the sisters Venus and Serena Williams, internationally renowned tennis players, for which he also won the Golden Globe .
Will Smith upcoming movie
Let’s now see, after having reviewed Will Smith’s prolific career, what his latest film is, recently available on the best streaming platforms.
👉 EMANCIPATION – BEYOND FREEDOM
Directed by Antoine Fuqua and set in 1863, it tells the story of a slave named Peter who escapes from the swamp where he was imprisoned, making a journey full of dangers, given that ruthless hunters are on his tail.
During his journey, he manages to enlist in the Union Army which is fighting in the Civil War.
Synonymous with the search for freedom at all costs, it is a very raw and intense dramatic film, but with a very profound underlying message.
Well dear readers of Fireracorrado.com, now that you know what Will Smith’s best films and TV programs are, what do you want to see?
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