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The Best Billy Connolly Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 938 votes 160 voters 17.6k views46 items

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

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

Items on this list include The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Mrs. Brown.

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  • The Boondock Saints1
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    The Boondock Saints

    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus

    Released1999

    Directed byTroy Duffy

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  • The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day2
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    Released2009

    Directed byTroy Duffy

    The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day is a 2009 American vigilante film written and directed... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Quartet3
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    Quartet

    Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon

    Released2012

    Directed byDustin Hoffman

    Quartet is a 2012 British comedy-drama film based on the play Quartet by Ronald Harwood, which... more on Wikipedia
  • Timeline4
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    Timeline

    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Donner

    Timeline is a 2003 science fiction adventure film directed by Richard Donner, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    #1496 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#638 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • Fido5
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    Fido

    Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly

    Released2006

    Directed byAndrew Currie

    Fido is a 2006 Canadian zombie comedy film directed by Andrew Currie and written by Robert... more on Wikipedia

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    #60 of 144 The Best Zombie Movies Of All Time#13 of 117 The Best Zombie Comedies

  • Brave6
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    Brave

    Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson

    Released2012

    Directed byMark Andrews, Brenda Chapman

    Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation... more on Wikipedia
  • Pocahontas7
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    Pocahontas

    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale

    Released1995

    Directed byEric Goldberg, Mike Gabriel

    Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia

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  • Open Season8
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    Open Season

    Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing

    Released2006

    Directed byJill Culton, Roger Allers, Anthony Stacchi

    Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron... more on Wikipedia

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    #307 of 575 The Best Animated Films Ever#26 of 33 The Best Movies About Hunting

  • The Hobbit trilogy9
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    The Hobbit trilogy

    Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace

    Released2012

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Hobbit is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug10
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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly

    Released2013

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Hobbit: There and Back Again retitled to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013... more on Wikipedia

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  • Muppet Treasure Island11
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    Muppet Treasure Island

    Tim Curry, Billy Connolly

    Released1996

    Directed byBrian Henson

    Muppet Treasure Island is a 1996 American musical adventure comedy film based on Robert Louis... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mrs Brown12
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    Mrs Brown

    Gerard Butler, Judi Dench

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn Madden

    Mrs Brown, also theatrically released as Her Majesty, Mrs Brown, is a 1997 British drama film... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Man Who Sued God13
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    The Man Who Sued God

    Emily Browning, Billy Connolly

    Released2001

    Directed byMark Joffe

    The Man Who Sued God is a 2001 Australian comedy film, starring Billy Connolly and Judy Davis... more on Wikipedia
  • Gulliver's Travels14
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    Gulliver's Travels

    Emily Blunt, Jack Black

    Released2010

    Directed byRob Letterman

    Gulliver's Travels is a 2010 American fantasy comedy film directed by Rob Letterman, produced... more on Wikipedia
  • White Oleander15
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    White Oleander

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Kosminsky

    White Oleander is a 2002 American drama film directed by Peter Kosminsky. The cast features... more on Wikipedia
  • Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties16
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    Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bill Murray

    Released2006

    Directed byTim Hill

    Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties is a theatrical sequel to the 2004 live-action comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Billy Connolly: Live in New York17

    Released2005

    Directed bySteve Brown

    Billy Connolly: Live in New York is a 2005 comedy film written by Billy Connolly and directed...Amazon_watch buy button
  • Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events18

    Released2004

    Directed byBrad Silberling

    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Water19
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    Water

    Eric Clapton, George Harrison

    Released1985

    Directed byDick Clement

    Water is a 1985 comedy film scripted by Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais, directed by Clement,... more on Wikipedia
  • Beautiful Joe20
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    Beautiful Joe

    Sharon Stone, J.K. Simmons

    Released2000

    Directed byStephen Metcalfe

    Beautiful Joe is a 2000 American - British film written and directed by Stephen Metcalfe. It... more on Wikipedia
  • Billy Connolly: Live: The Greatest Hits21
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    Billy Connolly: Live: The Greatest Hits

    Billy Connolly

    Released2001

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  • The Last Samurai22
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    The Last Samurai

    Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly

    Released2003

    Directed byEdward Zwick

    The Last Samurai is a 2003 American epic film directed and co-produced by Edward Zwick, who... more on Wikipedia
  • The Ballad of Nessie23
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    The Ballad of Nessie

    Billy Connolly

    Released2011

    Directed byKevin Deters, Stevie Wermers

    The Ballad of Nessie is a 2011 traditionally animated short film produced by Walt Disney... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Open Season 224
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    Open Season 2

    Jane Krakowski, Billy Connolly

    Released2008

    Directed byMatthew O'Callaghan, Todd Wilderman

    Open Season 2 is a 2008 American computer-animated direct-to-video comedy film and the sequel... more on Wikipedia
  • Absolution25
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    Absolution

    Richard Burton, Billy Connolly

    Released1978

    Directed byAnthony Page

    At a Catholic public school, Benjamin Stanfield (DOMINIC GUARD) is tired of being the... more on Wikipedia