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The Best Bill Pullman Movies

Updated June 2, 2020 2.5k votes 420 voters 36.3k views63 items

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List of the best Bill Pullman movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bill Pullman'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 Pullman movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bill Pullman movies will be at the top of the list. Bill Pullman has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bill Pullman movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bill Pullman films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

These films, like Lucky Numbers and Mistrial include images when available.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Bill Pullman movies?" and "What are the greatest Bill Pullman roles of all time?"

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  • While You Were Sleeping1
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    While You Were Sleeping

    Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena

    Released1995

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

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  • Ruthless People2
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    Ruthless People

    Danny DeVito, Bette Midler

    Released1986

    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Ruthless People is a 1986 black comedy film written by Dale Launer, directed by David Zucker,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Independence Day3
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    Independence Day

    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1996

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wyatt Earp4
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    Wyatt Earp

    Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

    Released1994

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sleepless in Seattle5
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    Sleepless in Seattle

    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan

    Released1993

    Directed byNora Ephron

    Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Malice6
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    Malice

    Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow

    Released1993

    Directed byHarold Becker

    Malice is a 1993 American thriller film directed by Harold Becker. The screenplay by Aaron... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Accidental Tourist7
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    The Accidental Tourist

    Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis

    Released1988

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    The Accidental Tourist is a 1988 American drama film starring William Hurt, Kathleen Turner,... more on Wikipedia
  • A League of Their Own8
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    A League of Their Own

    Madonna, Tom Hanks

    Released1992

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account... more on Wikipedia
  • Mr. Wrong9
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    Mr. Wrong

    Ellen DeGeneres, Joan Cusack

    Released1996

    Directed byGaylene Preston, Nick Castle

    Mr. Wrong is a 1996 American romantic/black comedy film starring Ellen DeGeneres and Bill... more on Wikipedia
  • Bottle Shock10
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    Bottle Shock

    Eliza Dushku, Chris Pine

    Released2008

    Directed byRandall Miller

    Bottle Shock is a 2008 American comedy-drama film based on the 1976 wine competition termed... more on Wikipedia

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  • Casper11
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    Casper

    Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman

    Released1995

    Directed byBrad Silberling, Phil Nibbelink

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  • Brokedown Palace12
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    Brokedown Palace

    Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes

    Released1999

    Directed byJonathan Kaplan

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  • The Favor13
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    The Favor

    Brad Pitt, Bill Pullman

    Released1994

    Directed byDonald Petrie

    The Favor is a 1994 romantic comedy film directed by Donald Petrie and written by Sara... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Spaceballs14
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    Spaceballs

    Joan Rivers, John Hurt

    Released1987

    Directed byMel Brooks

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  • Newsies15
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    Newsies

    Christian Bale, Robert Duvall

    Released1992

    Directed byKenny Ortega

    Newsies is a 1992 American musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Scary Movie 416
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    Scary Movie 4

    Charlie Sheen, Shaquille O'Neal

    Released2006

    Directed byDavid Zucker

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  • Streets of Fire17
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    Streets of Fire

    Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane

    Released1984

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Streets of Fire is a 1984 film directed by Walter Hill and co-written by Hill and Larry Gross.... more on Wikipedia
  • Lucky Numbers18
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    Lucky Numbers

    John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow

    Released2000

    Directed byNora Ephron

    Lucky Numbers is a 2000 comedy film directed by Nora Ephron. The screenplay by Adam Resnick... more on Wikipedia
  • Singles19
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    Singles

    Paul Giamatti, Eddie Vedder

    Released1992

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Singles is a 1992 American romantic comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by Cameron... more on Wikipedia

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  • Igby Goes Down20
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    Igby Goes Down

    Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon

    Released2002

    Directed byBurr Steers

    Igby Goes Down is a 2002 comedy-drama film that follows the life of Igby Slocumb, a rebellious... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Killer Inside Me21
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    The Killer Inside Me

    Jessica Alba, Kate Hudson

    Released2010

    Directed byMichael Winterbottom

    This film is a 2010 American film adaptation of the 1952 novel of the same name by Jim... more on Wikipedia
  • Lake Placid22
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    Lake Placid

    Betty White, Mariska Hargitay

    Released1999

    Directed bySteve Miner

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  • Spy Games23
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    Spy Games

    Bill Pullman, Irène Jacob

    Released1999

    Directed byIlkka Jarvilaturi

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  • Sibling Rivalry24
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    Sibling Rivalry

    Kirstie Alley, Carrie Fisher

    Released1990

    Directed byCarl Reiner

    Sibling Rivalry is a 1990 comedy film starring Kirstie Alley, Sam Elliott, Jami Gertz, Bill... more on Wikipedia
  • Mr. Jones25
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    Mr. Jones

    Richard Gere, Anne Bancroft

    Released1993

    Directed byMike Figgis

    Mr. Jones is a 1993 American romantic drama film starring Richard Gere, Lena Olin, Anne... more on Wikipedia