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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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Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

Released: 2000

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

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

Released: 2003

Directed by: Tim Burton

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

Released: 2004

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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

Released: 1996

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Released: 1998

Directed by: Robert Towne

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
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World Traveler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Karen Allen

Released: 2002

Directed by: Bart Freundlich

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.
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Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

Released: 2009

Directed by: Zack Snyder

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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Waking the Dead is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Sandra Oh, Ed Harris

Released: 2000

Directed by: Keith Gordon

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
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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

Released: 2013

Directed by: Guillaume Canet

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
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Inventing the Abbotts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Inventing the Abbotts Jennifer Connelly, Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix

Released: 1997

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

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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Trust the Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Released: 2005

Directed by: Bart Freundlich

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) 12 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman, Billy Crudup

Released: 2007

Directed by: Justin Theroux

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) 13 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette

Released: 1999

Directed by: Stephen Frears

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
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Jesus' Son is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Jack Black, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper

Released: 1999

Directed by: Alison Maclean

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
15
Public Enemies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael Mann

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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Everyone Says I Love You... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore

Released: 1996

Directed by: Woody Allen

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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Where'd You Go, Bernadet... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2018

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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
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Eat Pray Love is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Julia Roberts, James Franco, Javier Bardem

Released: 2010

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

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Monument Ave. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Famke Janssen, Martin Sheen, Billy Crudup

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ted Demme

Monument Ave., originally titled Snitch in the USA and titled Noose in Australia, is a 1998 American crime comedy-drama film directed by Ted Demme and starring Denis Leary. The film takes place ...more
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Grind is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Grind Amanda Peet, Billy Crudup, Frank Vincent

Released: 1997

Directed by: Chris Kentis

Grind is a 1997 drama film directed by Chris Kentis.
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After The Wedding is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup

Released: 2019

Directed by: Bart Freundlich

After the Wedding is a 2019 drama film directed by Bart Freundlich, and a remake of the 2006 film by Susanne Bier. Isabel (Michelle Williams), a co-founder of an orphanage in Kolkata travels to ...more
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Pretty Bird is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Kristen Wiig, Paul Giamatti, Billy Crudup

Released: 2008

Directed by: Paul Schneider

Pretty Bird is a 2008 American comedy film. It competed in the Dramatic Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
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Princess Mononoke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 1997

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

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The Convincer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Lea Thompson, Billy Crudup, Alan Arkin

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jill Sprecher

The Convincer is a 2011 crime drama film directed by Jill Sprecher and written by Karen and Jill Sprecher.
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The Ballad of G.I. Joe ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Billy Crudup Movies
Olivia Wilde, Julianne Moore, Alexis Bledel

Released: 2009

Directed by: Daniel Strange

The Ballad of G.I. Joe is a musical comedy parody short film released in 2009 on the website Funny or Die. Written by Daniel Strange and Kevin Umbricht, it spoofs several characters from G.I. ...more