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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?"

David Lynch and Roland Emmerich are among those who have directed Bill Pullman at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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While You Were Sleeping Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman While You Were Sleeping is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub and written by Daniel G. Sullivan and Frederic Lebow. It stars Sandra Bullock as Lucy, a Chicago Transit ...more

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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bill Pullman Movies
Independence Day Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more

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Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron. Based on a story by Jeff Arch, it stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie

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Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring Brooks, Bill Pullman, John Candy and Rick Moranis. It also features Daphne Zuniga, Dick Van Patten, ...more

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bill Pullman Movies
Casper Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more

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A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Directed by Penny Marshall, the ...more

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Ruthless People Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Helen Slater Ruthless People is a 1986 black comedy film written by Dale Launer, directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, and starring Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, Anita ...more

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Lake Placid Betty White, Mariska Hargitay, Bridget Fonda Lake Placid is a 1999 American monster horror comedy film. The film was written by David E. Kelley and directed by Steve Miner, starring Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan ...more

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Wyatt Earp Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Téa Leoni Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan. It stars Kevin Costner in the title role as lawman Wyatt Earp, and ...more

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Malice Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin Malice is a 1993 American thriller film directed by Harold Becker. The screenplay by Aaron Sorkin and Scott Frank is based on a story by Jonas McCord. It stars Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman and ...more

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The Accidental Tourist Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, William Hurt The Accidental Tourist is a 1988 American drama film starring William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, and Geena Davis. It was directed by Lawrence Kasdan and scored by John Williams. The film's ...more

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Sommersby Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, James Earl Jones Sommersby is a 1993 romantic drama film directed by Jon Amiel and starring Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman and James Earl Jones. Set in the Reconstruction period following the U.S. ...more

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Mr. Wrong Ellen DeGeneres, Joan Cusack, Casey Kasem Mr. Wrong is a 1996 American romantic/black comedy film starring Ellen DeGeneres and Bill Pullman. Ellen DeGeneres still mentions this film occasionally in her talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres ...more

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Bottle Shock Eliza Dushku, Chris Pine, Alan Rickman Bottle Shock is a 2008 American comedy-drama film based on the 1976 wine competition termed the "Judgment of Paris", when California wine defeated French wine in a blind taste test. It ...more

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Brokedown Palace Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes, Paul Walker Brokedown Palace is a 1999 American drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, and starring Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman and Lim Kay Tong. It deals with two American friends ...more

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Lost Highway Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette Lost Highway is a 1997 French-American psychological thriller film written and directed by David Lynch. Blending elements of horror and neo-noir, the plot features Bill Pullman as a man ...more

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The Favor Brad Pitt, Bill Pullman, Larry Miller The Favor is a 1994 romantic comedy film directed by Donald Petrie and written by Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon. It stars Harley Jane Kozak, Elizabeth McGovern, Bill Pullman, Brad Pitt and ...more

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The Serpent and the Rainbow Bill Pullman, Paul Winfield, Michael Gough The Serpent and the Rainbow is a 1988 American horror film directed by Wes Craven and starring Bill Pullman. The script by Richard Maxwell and Adam Rodman is loosely based on the non-fiction ...more

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The Grudge Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman The Grudge is a 2004 American horror film and the first installment in The Grudge franchise. It is a remake of the Japanese film Ju-on: The Grudge. The film was released in North America on ...more

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Zero Effect Ben Stiller, Kim Dickens, Ryan O'Neal Zero Effect is a 1998 mystery film written and directed by Jake Kasdan. It stars Bill Pullman as "the world's most private detective" Daryl Zero and Ben Stiller as his assistant Steve ...more

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Surveillance Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Cheri Oteri Surveillance is an independent thriller that is set in the Nebraska plains of the United States. The film is directed by Jennifer Lynch and stars Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Michael Ironside, ...more

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Newsies Christian Bale, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret Newsies is a 1992 American musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by choreographer Kenny Ortega in his film directing debut. It is loosely based on the New York City ...more

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Titan A.E. Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, Janeane Garofalo Titan A.E. is a 2000 animated post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film directed by both Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. The title refers to the spacecraft central to the plot, with A.E. ...more

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Lucky Numbers John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow, Michael Moore Lucky Numbers is a 2000 comedy film directed by Nora Ephron. The screenplay by Adam Resnick was inspired by the 1980 Pennsylvania Lottery scandal.

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Spy Games Bill Pullman, Irène Jacob, Udo Kier Spy Games is a 1999 film directed by Ilkka Järvi-Laturi, and starring Bill Pullman, Irène Jacob, and Bruno Kirby. Written by Patrick Amos, the film is about a jaded CIA agent and a ...more

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Igby Goes Down Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon, Amanda Peet Igby Goes Down is a 2002 comedy-drama film that follows the life of Igby Slocumb, a rebellious and sardonic New York City teenager who attempts to break free of his familial ties and wealthy, ...more

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Singles Paul Giamatti, Eddie Vedder, Chris Cornell Singles is a 1992 American romantic comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by Cameron Crowe. The film stars Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, and Matt Dillon.

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Streets of Fire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bill Pullman Movies
Streets of Fire Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin Streets of Fire is a 1984 film directed by Walter Hill and co-written by Hill and Larry Gross. It was described in previews, trailers, and posters as "A Rock & Roll Fable". It is ...more

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The End of Violence Andie MacDowell, Gabriel Byrne, Bill Pullman The End of Violence is a 1997 film by the German director Wim Wenders. The film's cast includes Bill Pullman, Gabriel Byrne, Traci Lind, Rosalind Chao, Andie MacDowell, and Loren Dean, among ...more

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Mr. Jones Richard Gere, Anne Bancroft, Lena Olin Mr. Jones is a 1993 American romantic drama film starring Richard Gere, Lena Olin, Anne Bancroft, Tom Irwin and Delroy Lindo, and directed by Mike Figgis.

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The Killer Inside Me Jessica Alba, Kate Hudson, Casey Affleck The Killer Inside Me is a 2010 American film adaptation of the 1952 novel of the same name by Jim Thompson. The film is directed by Michael Winterbottom and stars Casey Affleck, Jessica Alba, ...more

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Scary Movie 4 Charlie Sheen, Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra Scary Movie 4 is a 2006 American horror comedy parody film and the fourth film of the Scary Movie franchise, as well as the first film in the franchise to be released under The Weinstein Company ...more

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Innocent is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bill Pullman Movies
Innocent Alfred Molina, Marcia Gay Harden, Bill Pullman Scott Turow's Innocent is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Mike Robe.

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Sibling Rivalry Kirstie Alley, Carrie Fisher, Sam Elliott Sibling Rivalry is a 1990 comedy film starring Kirstie Alley, Sam Elliott, Jami Gertz, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, and Scott Bakula, directed by Carl Reiner.

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Brain Dead Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bill Pullman Brain Dead is a 1990 horror/psychological thriller starring Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton and George Kennedy and written by Charles Beaumont.

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Dear Wendy Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Bill Pullman Dear Wendy is a 2004 film directed by Thomas Vinterberg, and starring Jamie Bell, Bill Pullman, Mark Webber and Alison Pill. It is a co-production between Denmark, Germany, France, and the ...more

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Nobel Son Eliza Dushku, Danny DeVito, Alan Rickman Nobel Son is a 2007 American black comedy about a dysfunctional family dealing with the kidnapping of their son for ransom following the father's winning of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The ...more

You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?

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Ignition Lena Olin, Bill Pullman, Michael Ironside Ignition is a 2001 action drama, written by William Davies and directed by Yves Simoneau.

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Mistrial Bill Pullman, Blair Underwood, Robert Loggia Mistrial is a 1996 American drama film written and directed by Heywood Gould and starring Bill Pullman, Jon Seda, and Robert Loggia. The film aired on HBO.

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Crazy in Love is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bill Pullman Movies
Crazy in Love Bill Pullman Crazy in Love is a 1992 film directed by Martha Coolidge.

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Bringing Up Bobby Milla Jovovich, Marcia Cross, Bill Pullman Bringing Up Bobby is a 2011 Drama film directed by Famke Janssen.

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Peacock Susan Sarandon, Ellen Page, Cillian Murphy Peacock is a 2010 American psychological thriller directed by Michael Lander, written by Lander and Ryan Roy, and starring Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page and Susan Sarandon. It was editor Sally ...more

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29 Palms Rachael Leigh Cook, Chris O'Donnell, Carlos Mencia 29 Palms is a 2002 film directed by Leonardo Ricagni about a bag of money that affects the characters who possess it, and its varied contents, as it passes from one to another. It stars Jeremy ...more

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Cold Feet Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits, Bill Pullman Cold Feet is a 1989 comedy film directed by Robert Dornhelm.

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Nathan vs. Nurture is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bill Pullman Movies
Nathan vs. Nurture Bill Pullman, Maile Flanagan, Joy Osmanski Nathan vs. Nurture is a 2010 comedy TV movie written by David Guarascio, Moses Port and directed by James Burrows.

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Red Sky Rachael Leigh Cook, Shane West, Cam Gigandet Red Sky is a 2013 action film written by Adam Prince and directed by Mario Van Peebles.

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Tiger Cruise Hayden Panettiere, Jennette McCurdy, Bill Pullman Tiger Cruise is the 54th Disney Channel Original Movie. It stars Hayden Panettiere and Bill Pullman. The film's fictional events are intertwined with the real-life events of the September 11, ...more

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Bright Angel Sam Shepard, Bill Pullman, Lili Taylor Bright Angel is a 1990 film directed by Michael Fields. Although it received some critical acclaim, the film earned only $158,243 at the domestic box office.

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Rio Sex Comedy Charlotte Rampling, Bill Pullman, Irène Jacob Rio Sex Comedy is a 2010 comedy film, written and directed by Jonathan Nossiter. It premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival on 16 September.

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Celestina Bill Pullman Celestina is a 2011 film directed by José Rivera.