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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.

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  • 26

    The T.V. Show

    Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner


    Directed byTom Trbovich

    The T.V. Show is a 1979 TV film directed by Tom Trbovich....  more
  • 27

    Mr. Saturday Night

    Billy Crystal, Helen Hunt


    Directed byBilly Crystal

    Mr. Saturday Night is a 1992 film that marks the directorial debut of its star, Billy Crystal. It focuses on the rise and fall of Buddy Young Jr., a stand-up comedian. Crystal produced and co-wrote...  more
  • 28

    In Search of Dr. Seuss

    Robin Williams, Billy Crystal


    Directed byVincent Paterson

    In Search of Dr. Seuss is a feature film chronicling the adventures of a news reporter who enters the world of Dr. Seuss by opening a magical book. It came to DVD in 2003 and again in 2008 as a bonus...  more
  • 29

    SST: Death Flight

    Billy Crystal, Burgess Meredith


    Directed byDavid Lowell Rich

    SST Death Flight is a 1977 made-for-television film, directed by David Lowell Rich. Produced by ABC Circle Films, the film featured an all-star ensemble television cast. SST Death Flight capitalized...  more
  • 30

    The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the Music That Changed America

    Janet Jackson, Billy Crystal


    Directed byJeff Kaufman

    The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the Music That Changed America is a 2012 biographical drama documentary film directed and written by Jeffrey Kaufman....
  • 31

    Memories of Me

    Billy Crystal, JoBeth Williams


    Directed byHenry Winkler

    Memories of Me is a 1988 film by director Henry Winkler, starring Billy Crystal, Alan King, and JoBeth Williams. This was the first movie directed by Winkler, and much of it was filmed inside the MGM...  more
  • 32


    Directed byLou Antonio

    Breaking Up Is Hard to Do is a 1979 drama film directed by Lou Antonio....  more
  • 33

    Howl's Moving Castle

    Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka


    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Diana Wynne Jones. The film...  more

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  • 34

    Freedom: A History of Us

    Michael Caine, Angela Bassett
    Freedom: A History of Us is a 2003 history documentary TV series written by Philip Kunhardt Jr....  more
  • 35

    America's Sweethearts

    Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones


    Directed byJoe Roth

    America's Sweethearts is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Joe Roth and written by Billy Crystal and Peter Tolan. It stars Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, John Cusack and Catherine Zeta-Jones,...  more

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  • 36

    Small Apartments

    Billy Crystal, James Caan


    Directed byJonas Åkerlund

    Small Apartments is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Jonas Åkerlund. It tells the story of Franklin Franklin, played by Matt Lucas, who by mistake kills his landlord, Mr. Olivetti, played by...  more
  • 37

    Deconstructing Harry

    Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner


    Directed byWoody Allen

    Deconstructing Harry is a comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen and released in 1997. This film tells the story of a successful writer named Harry Block, played by Allen, who draws...  more

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  • 38


    Kate Winslet, Robin Williams


    Directed byKenneth Branagh

    Hamlet is a 1996 Shakespearean tragedy film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also stars in the titular role as Prince...  more

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