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The Best Billy Crystal Movies

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including Animalympics and Howl's Moving Castle.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Billy Crystal movies?" and "What are the greatest Billy Crystal roles of all time?"


  • 1

    Parental Guidance

    Billy Crystal, Marisa Tomei
    Parental Guidance is a 2012 American family-comedy film starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler,...  more
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    When Harry Met Sally...

    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal
    When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and...  more

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  • 3

    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright
    The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and...  more

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  • 4

    City Slickers

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal
    City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring...  more

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  • 5

    Monsters, Inc.

    Billy Crystal, John Goodman
    Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter,...  more

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    The Muppets

    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga
    The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin....  more
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    Throw Momma from the Train

    Billy Crystal, Danny DeVito
    Throw Momma from the Train is a 1987 American black comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and...  more

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    Running Scared

    Billy Crystal, Jimmy Smits
    Running Scared is a 1986 action/comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Peter...  more

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    The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle

    Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg
    The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is a 2000 American live-action/animated adventure...  more

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    My Giant

    Billy Crystal, Heather Thomas
    My Giant is a 1998 comedy drama film starring Billy Crystal and NBA player Gheorghe Mureșan in...  more

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  • 11

    Tooth Fairy

    Dwayne Johnson, Billy Crystal
    Tooth Fairy is a 2010 Canadian comedy film starring Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Merchant, Ashley...  more
  • 12

    Forget Paris

    Billy Crystal, Rush Limbaugh
    Forget Paris is a 1995 romantic comedy film produced, directed, co-written by and starring...  more
  • 13

    Analyze That

    Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal
    Analyze That is a 2002 mafia comedy film, and a sequel to the 1999 film Analyze This. The film...  more
  • 14

    When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren

    Mike Tyson, Helen Mirren
    When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren is a 2011 short comedy film...
  • 15


    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal
    Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar...  more

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    Analyze This

    Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal
    Analyze This is a 1999 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, who co-wrote the screenplay with...  more

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    Monsters University

    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer
    Monsters University is a 2013 animation adventure comedy film directed by Dan Scanlon....  more

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    City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold is a 1994 comedy film directed by Paul Weiland....  more

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    Jamie Dornan, Jemima Kirke
    Untogether is a 2019 American drama film directed by Emma Forrest. Former teen prodigy and...  more
  • 20

    Fathers' Day

    Mel Gibson, Robin Williams
    Fathers' Day is a 1997 comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Robin Williams, Billy...  more
  • 21

    Mike's New Car

    Billy Crystal, John Goodman
    Mike's New Car is a 2002 Pixar computer animated short comedy film, starring the two main...  more
  • 22


    Billy Crystal, Gilda Radner
    Animalympics is a 1980 animated film produced by Lisberger Studios and released by Warner...  more

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    Rabbit Test

    Joan Rivers, Billy Crystal
    Rabbit Test is a 1978 American comedy film about the world's first pregnant man, directed by...  more
  • 24

    The T.V. Show

    Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner
    The T.V. Show is a 1979 TV film directed by Tom Trbovich....  more
  • 25

    In Search of Dr. Seuss

    Robin Williams, Billy Crystal
    In Search of Dr. Seuss is a feature film chronicling the adventures of a news reporter who...  more