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The Best Bill Cosby Movies

Updated June 14, 2019 967 votes 155 voters 26.1k views

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List of the best Bill Cosby movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bill Cosby became the perfect TV dad with The Cosby Show, but his filmography proves that he is also the perfect movie star. Bill Cosby's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Bill Cosby movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bill Cosby movies will be at the top of the list. Bill Cosby has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bill Cosby movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bill Cosby films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Bill Cosby role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Bill Cosby performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list has a variety of films in it, from Ghost Dad to The Meteor Man.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Bill Cosby movies?" and "What are the greatest Bill Cosby roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Cosby's family friendly fare, you might also enjoy our list of best Tim Allen movies and best Will Smith movies.

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    Mother, Jugs & Speed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Mother, Jugs & Speed

    Raquel Welch, Bill Cosby

    Released1976

    Directed byPeter Yates

    Mother, Jugs & Speed is a 1976 black comedy film directed by Peter Yates. It stars Bill Cosby,... more on Wikipedia

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    #800 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#596 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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    The Meteor Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    The Meteor Man

    Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones

    Released1993

    Directed byRobert Townsend

    The Meteor Man is a 1993 American superhero comedy film written by, directed by, and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    #14 of 97 The Worst Superhero Movies Ever Made#80 of 174 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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    Ghost Dad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Ghost Dad

    Bill Cosby, Christine Ebersole

    Released1990

    Directed bySidney Poitier

    Ghost Dad is a 1990 American fantasy comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring Bill... more on Wikipedia

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    #36 of 44 The Funniest Movies About Ghosts#66 of 100 Movies Turning 30 In 2020

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    Jack is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Jack

    Jennifer Lopez, Robin Williams

    Released1996

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Jack is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Jennifer Lopez,... more on Wikipedia

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    #673 of 1,647 The Most Rewatchable Movies#182 of 366 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

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    Journey Back to Oz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Journey Back to Oz

    Liza Minnelli, Bill Cosby

    Released1974

    Directed byDon Bluth, Hal Sutherland

    Journey Back To Oz is a 1974 Filmation Studios animated film and an unofficial sequel to the... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    #9 of 26 26 Spin-Offs And Sequels To Hollywood Films You Probably Never Knew Existed#105 of 106 The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s

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    Uptown Saturday Night is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Uptown Saturday Night

    Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor

    Released1974

    Directed bySidney Poitier

    Uptown Saturday Night is a 1974 comedy film written by Richard Wesley, and directed by Sidney... more on Wikipedia
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    Bill Cosby: Himself is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Released1983

    Directed byBill Cosby

    Bill Cosby: Himself is a 1983 stand-up comedy film featuring Bill Cosby. Filmed before a live... more on Wikipedia
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    California Suite is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    California Suite

    Jane Fonda, Bill Cosby

    Released1978

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    California Suite is a 1978 American comedy film directed by Herbert Ross. The screenplay by... more on Wikipedia
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    Let's Do It Again is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Let's Do It Again

    Bill Cosby, Sidney Poitier

    Released1975

    Directed bySidney Poitier

    Let's Do It Again is a 1975 film starring Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby and Jimmie Walker plus an... more on Wikipedia

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    #445 of 553 The Best '70s Movies#105 of 176 The Best Comedy Movies Of The 1970s

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    Fat Albert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Fat Albert

    Bill Cosby, Raven-Symoné

    Released2004

    Directed byJoel Zwick

    Fat Albert is a 2004 live-action/animated comedy film based on the Filmation animated series... more on Wikipedia

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    Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven

    Sirio Maccioni, Marco Maccioni

    Released2007

    Directed byAndrew Rossi

    Le Cirque: A Table In Heaven is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Andrew Rossi... more on Wikipedia
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    Hungry I Reunion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Hungry I Reunion

    Bill Cosby, Phyllis Diller

    Released1981

    Directed byThomas A. Cohen

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    A Piece of the Action is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    A Piece of the Action

    Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones

    Released1977

    Directed bySidney Poitier

    A Piece of the Action is a 1977 comedy crime film starring Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby.... more on Wikipedia
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    Lightning in a Bottle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
    Lightning in a Bottle is a 2004 documentary film directed by Antoine Fuqua. A documentary on... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Incredible Voyage of Bill  is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    The Incredible Voyage of Bill Pinkney

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    I Spy Returns is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    I Spy Returns

    Bill Cosby, Salli Richardson
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    The Devil and Max Devlin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    The Devil and Max Devlin

    Bill Cosby, Elliott Gould

    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Hilliard Stern

    The Devil and Max Devlin is a 1981 film produced by Walt Disney Productions, directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Point Traverse is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Point Traverse

    Bill Cosby, Derek Miller

    Released2009

    Directed byAlbert Shin

    "POINT TRAVERSE tells the story of two childhood friends, Adwin (Will Ennis) and Cael (Dave...amazon_watch buy button
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    Man and Boy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Man and Boy

    Bill Cosby, Yaphet Kotto

    Released1971

    Directed byE.W. Swackhamer

    Man and Boy is a 1971 American drama film directed by E.W. Swackhamer and starring Bill Cosby,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    In Remembrance of Martin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    In Remembrance of Martin

    Jimmy Carter, Bill Cosby

    Released1986

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    500 Years Later is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    500 Years Later

    Bill Cosby, Amiri Baraka

    Released2005

    Directed byOwen 'Alik Shahadah

    500 Years Later is the title of an independent documentary film directed by Owen 'Alik... more on Wikipedia
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    Leonard Part 6 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Leonard Part 6

    Jane Fonda, Bill Cosby

    Released1987

    Directed byPaul Weiland

    Leonard Part 6 is a 1987 comedy film that parodies spy movies. It was directed by Paul Weiland... more on Wikipedia
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    Hickey & Boggs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Hickey & Boggs

    Bill Cosby, James Woods

    Released1972

    Directed byRobert Culp

    Hickey & Boggs is a 1972 neo-noir detective movie written by Walter Hill and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    To All My Friends on Shore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    To All My Friends on Shore

    Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster

    Released1972

    Directed byGilbert Cates

    To All My Friends On Shore is an Emmy-winning 1972 television film drama starring Bill Cosby,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Top Secret is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bill Cosby Movies
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    Top Secret

    Bill Cosby

    Released1978

    Directed byPaul Leaf

    Top Secret is a 1978 TV film directed by Paul Leaf.amazon_watch buy button
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