Hollywood rapper Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges has established himself as one of the best actors with roles in movies like ‘Crash’, ‘Gamer’, ‘John Henry’, ‘Fast and Furious’ series, and many more. 

On his 43rd birthday, let’s take a look at some of his best movies.


Directed by Justin Lin, ‘F9’ is Ludacris’ upcoming movie. A sequel to 2017’s ‘The Fate of the Furious’, it will be the ninth main installment in the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise. The movie will star Vin Diesel, wrestler John Cena, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriquez, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron, among others. 

Originally the film was scheduled for a 2020 release, however, it has been rescheduled to April 2, 2021, due to the ongoing pandemic. 

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John Henry

The film ‘John Henry’ is one of the most popular movies on Netflix. Directed by Will Forbes, the film is an action thriller about a strong man (Terry Crews) living in southern Los Angeles who helps two immigrant children escape the leader of a local gang, played by Ludacris. The plot shares a name with the folk-tale figure because Crews’ character wields a giant hammer as a weapon. 

Show Dogs

A 2018 buddy cop comedy movie directed by Raja Gosnell, and written by Marc Hyman and Max Botkin is a much talked about Hollywood films. It stars Ludacris, Will Arnett, Natasha Lyonne, Gabriel Iglesias, Omar Chaparro, and Stanley Tucci in pivotal roles. 

The movie revolves around the life of a Rottweiler police dog and his human partner who go undercover at a prestigious dog show to stop an animal smuggling activity. 

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Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated

The 2017 documentary movie is about the life and career of American singer, songwriter, and actor Demi Lovato. It was released on YouTube in support of her sixth studio album ‘Tell Me You Love Me’. 

That’s not all, Ludacris is one of the Dirty South’s best rappers. A wacky sense of humour, sex-crazed lyrics, and multifaceted flows are hallmarks of the best Ludacris songs.