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The Best Billy Connolly Movies  

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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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Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Billy Connolly
Mrs Brown, also theatrically released as Her Majesty, Mrs Brown, is a 1997 British drama film starring Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher and Gerard Butler. It was written ...more

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Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly
The Boondock Saints is a 1999 American film written and directed by Troy Duffy. The film stars Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus as fraternal twins, Connor and Murphy MacManus, who become ...more

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Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Timothy Spall
The Last Samurai is a 2003 American epic film directed and co-produced by Edward Zwick, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Logan. The film stars Tom Cruise, who also co-produced, as well ...more

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Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly
Quartet is a 2012 British comedy-drama film based on the play Quartet by Ronald Harwood, which ran in London's West End from September 1999 until January 2000. It was filmed late in 2011 at ...more
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Emily Browning, Billy Connolly, Judy Davis
The Man Who Sued God is a 2001 Australian comedy film, starring Billy Connolly and Judy Davis the film was directed by Mark Joffe. The film was considered a financial success, debuting at number ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Julie Benz, Judd Nelson
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day is a 2009 American vigilante film written and directed by Troy Duffy. The film serves as a sequel to the 1999 film The Boondock Saints. The film stars Sean ...more
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Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen
Timeline is a 2003 science fiction adventure film directed by Richard Donner, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. A team of present-day archaeologists are sent back in time ...more

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Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Alexia Fast
Fido is a 2006 Canadian zombie comedy film directed by Andrew Currie and written by Robert Chomiak, Currie, and Dennis Heaton from an original story by Heaton. It was produced by Blake Corbet, ...more

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Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly
Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, and ...more

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Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly
Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 33rd film in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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The Hobbit: The Desolati... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Billy Connolly Movies
Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen
The Hobbit: There and Back Again retitled to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 fantasy adventure film written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro and one more and ...more

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Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Martin Lawrence
Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman and directed by Jill Culton and Roger Allers, and co-directed by Anthony Stacchi. The ...more

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The Hobbit trilogy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Billy Connolly Movies
Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom
The Hobbit is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, with large portions of ...more

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Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders
Muppet Treasure Island is a 1996 American musical adventure comedy film based on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. It is the fifth feature film to star The Muppets and was directed by ...more

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Billy Connolly
Billy Connolly: Live in New York is a 2005 comedy film written by Billy Connolly and directed by Steve Brown.
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright
White Oleander is a 2002 American drama film directed by Peter Kosminsky. The cast features Alison Lohman in the central role of Astrid Magnussen, and Michelle Pfeiffer as her temperamental ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bill Murray, Tim Curry
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties is a theatrical sequel to the 2004 live-action comedy film Garfield: The Movie. This film was directed by Tim Hill, produced by Davis Entertainment Company for ...more

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Gulliver's Travels Emily Blunt, Jack Black, Amanda Peet
Gulliver's Travels is a 2010 American fantasy comedy film directed by Rob Letterman, produced by John Davis and Gregory Goodman, written by Joe Stillman and Nicholas Stoller and very loosely ...more

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Sharon Stone, J.K. Simmons, Billy Connolly
Beautiful Joe is a 2000 American - British film written and directed by Stephen Metcalfe. It stars Sharon Stone and Billy Connolly, with supporting roles by Ian Holm, Dann Florek, and Gil
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Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Water is a 1985 comedy film scripted by Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais, directed by Clement, and starring Michael Caine. This HandMade Films production was released in U.S. theatres in April ...more
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Liam Neeson, Hugh Grant, Billy Connolly
The Big Man is a 1990 feature film produced by Miramax Films. It stars Liam Neeson, Joanne Whalley and Billy Connolly. The film's score was composed by Ennio Morricone. It is based on the novel ...more

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Billy Connolly, Anna Friel, Barry McEvoy
An Everlasting Piece is a 2000 American comedy film. The movie was directed by Barry Levinson. It was written by and starred Barry McEvoy. The plot involves two wig salesmen, one Catholic and ...more