Comedy 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?"

Billy Crystal is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Woody Allen, Joe Roth and Rob Reiner. If Billy Crystal movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Christopher Lloyd and Danny DeVito too.

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When Harry Met Sally... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. The story follows the ...more

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, with supporting roles by Patricia Wettig, ...more

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Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. John Lasseter and Andrew ...more

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Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow Analyze This is a 1999 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, who co-wrote the screenplay with playwright Kenneth Lonergan and Peter Tolan. The film stars Robert De Niro as a mafioso and Billy ...more

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Running Scared is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Jimmy Smits, Gregory Hines Running Scared is a 1986 action/comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Peter Hyams, written by Gary Devore and Jimmy Huston, and starring Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, and ...more

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Billy Crystal, Danny DeVito, Rob Reiner Throw Momma from the Train is a 1987 American black comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and starring DeVito and Billy Crystal, with Rob Reiner, Anne Ramsey, Branford Marsalis, Kim Greist, and ...more

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Billy Crystal, Marisa Tomei, Bette Midler Parental Guidance is a 2012 American family-comedy film starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei and Tom Everett Scott and directed by Andy Fickman. The film was released on December ...more

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Billy Crystal, Rush Limbaugh, Debra Winger Forget Paris is a 1995 romantic comedy film produced, directed, co-written by and starring Billy Crystal as an NBA referee and Debra Winger as an independent working woman whose lives are ...more

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Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow Analyze That is a 2002 mafia comedy film, and a sequel to the 1999 film Analyze This. The film was directed and co-written by Harold Ramis and stars Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal who ...more

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Billy Crystal, Helen Hunt, Jerry Lewis 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 ...more

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Billy Crystal, Jon Lovitz, Jack Palance City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold is a 1994 comedy film directed by Paul Weiland. It is the sequel to City Slickers and stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Jon Lovitz and Daniel Stern. ...more

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Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more

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Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal Monsters University is a 2013 animation adventure comedy film directed by Dan Scanlon.

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Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin.

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Mel Gibson, Robin Williams, Julia Louis-Dreyfus Fathers' Day is a 1997 comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Nastassja Kinski. It is a remake of the 1983 French film Les ...more

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Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston This Is Spinal Tap is an American 1984 rock music mockumentary written, scored by, and starring Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer. The film portrays the fictional ...more

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Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura 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 ...more

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Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is a 2000 American live-action/animated adventure comedy film produced by Universal Pictures, based on the television cartoon The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show ...more

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Billy Crystal, Heather Thomas, Doris Roberts My Giant is a 1998 comedy drama film starring Billy Crystal and NBA player Gheorghe Mureșan in his only film appearance, and directed by Michael Lehmann. Crystal also produced and co-wrote the ...more

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

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Dwayne Johnson, Billy Crystal, Julie Andrews Tooth Fairy is a 2010 Canadian comedy film starring Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Merchant, Ashley Judd, and Julie Andrews. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, it was produced by Walden Media and ...more

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Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Emma Roberts 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 ...more

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Billy Crystal, JoBeth Williams, Alan King 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 ...more

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Hamlet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal 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