The Best Billy Crudup Movies 

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

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The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like The Watch and Without Limits.

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Billy Crudup has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Tim Burton and J.J. Abrams.

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Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin
Almost Famous is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, and Patrick Fugit. It tells the fictional story of a teenage journalist ...more

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Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard
Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more

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Stage Beauty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Claire Danes, Alice Eve, Billy Crudup
Stage Beauty is a 2004 British-American-German romantic period drama directed by Richard Eyre. The screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher is based on his play Compleat Female Stage Beauty, which was ...more

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Sleepers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman
Sleepers is a 1996 American legal drama film written, produced, and directed by Barry Levinson, and based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name.

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Without Limits is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Donald Sutherland, Billy Crudup, Monica Potter
Without Limits is a 1998 biographical sports film. It is written and directed by Robert Towne and follows the relationship between record-breaking distance runner Steve Prefontaine and his coach ...more
World Traveler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Karen Allen
World Traveler is a 2001 drama directed by Bart Freundlich. It stars Billy Crudup and Julianne Moore. It was screened at the 2001 Toronto Film Festival.
Waking the Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Sandra Oh, Ed Harris
Waking the Dead is a 2000 drama film directed by Keith Gordon, and starring Billy Crudup and Jennifer Connelly. The screenplay by Robert Dillon is based on the 1986 novel of the same name by ...more
Inventing the Abbotts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Inventing the Abbotts
Jennifer Connelly, Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix
Inventing the Abbotts is a 1997 coming-of-age film directed by Patric O'Connor, starring Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, as well as Joanna Going. The screenplay by ...more

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Blood Ties is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard
Blood Ties is a 2013 French–American crime thriller film directed by Guillaume Canet. It is a remake of 2008 French thriller Les liens du sang by Jacques Maillot, an adaptation of the French ...more
Trust the Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Trust the Man is a 2005 romantic comedy film starring David Duchovny, Billy Crudup, Julianne Moore, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. It was directed and written by Bart Freundlich. The film primarily ...more

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Dedication is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman, Billy Crudup
Dedication is a 2007 American romantic comedy film starring Billy Crudup and Mandy Moore. Written by David Bromberg, this film is actor Justin Theroux's directorial debut. The film premiered at ...more

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The Hi-Lo Country is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette
The Hi-Lo Country is a 1998 classic American Western-drama film directed by Stephen Frears, starring Billy Crudup, Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Cole Hauser, Sam Elliott, Patricia ...more
Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup
Watchmen is a 2009 American neo-noir superhero film directed by Zack Snyder and starring Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick ...more

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Everyone Says I Love You... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore
Everyone Says I Love You is a 1996 American musical comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen, who also stars alongside Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton, Drew Barrymore, Gaby ...more

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Jesus' Son is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Jack Black, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper
Jesus' Son is a 1999 drama film that was adapted from a collection of short stories of the same name by Denis Johnson. It stars Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper, Denis ...more
Public Enemies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum
Public Enemies is a 2009 American film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction book. Set during the ...more

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Princess Mononoke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Jada Pinkett Smith
Princess Mononoke is a 1997 anime epic action historical fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It was animated by Studio Ghibli and produced by Toshio Suzuki. The film stars the ...more

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Mission: Impossible III ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan
Mission: Impossible III (stylized as M:i:III) is a 2006 American action spy film directed by J. J. Abrams, and the third film in the Mission: Impossible series. Retired from field work, IMF ...more

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Invincible is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture
Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true story of Vince Papale, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 to 1978. Mark Wahlberg ...more

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The Watch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Ben Stiller, Willam Belli, Vince Vaughn
Neighborhood Watch is a 2013 comedy science fiction film directed by Akiva Schaffer

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Charlotte Gray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Michael Gambon
Charlotte Gray is a 2001 British–Australian–German drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong and adapted from the novel of the same name by Sebastian Faulks. It is set in Vichy France during ...more

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Too Big to Fail is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Paul Giamatti, James Woods, Topher Grace
Too Big to Fail is a U.S. television drama film first broadcast on HBO on May 23, 2011 based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's non-fiction book Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and ...more
The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin
The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast. De Niro also produced it with ...more

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Eat Pray Love is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Julia Roberts, James Franco, Javier Bardem
Eat Pray Love is a 2010 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Julia Roberts as Elizabeth Gilbert, based on Gilbert's best-selling memoir of the same name. Ryan Murphy co-wrote and ...more

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Where'd You Go, Bernadet... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig
Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater, based on the novel by Maria Semple. After her anxiety-ridden mother (Cate Blanchett) disappears, ...more