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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

Released: 1989

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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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City Slickers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ron Underwood

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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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

Released: 1987

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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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Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2001

Directed by: David Silverman, Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich

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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Analyze This is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

Released: 1999

Directed by: Harold Ramis

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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Throw Momma from the Tra... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Danny DeVito, Rob Reiner

Released: 1987

Directed by: Danny DeVito

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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Running Scared is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Jimmy Smits, Gregory Hines

Released: 1986

Directed by: Peter Hyams

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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Parental Guidance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Marisa Tomei, Bette Midler

Released: 2012

Directed by: Andy Fickman

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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Forget Paris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Rush Limbaugh, Debra Winger

Released: 1995

Directed by: Billy Crystal

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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Analyze That is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

Released: 2002

Directed by: Harold Ramis

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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Cars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft

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City Slickers II: The Le... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Jon Lovitz, Jack Palance

Released: 1994

Directed by: Paul Weiland

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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Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

Released: 2013

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

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Mr. Saturday Night is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Helen Hunt, Jerry Lewis

Released: 1992

Directed by: Billy 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 ...more
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The Muppets is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

Released: 2011

Directed by: James Bobin

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This Is Spinal Tap is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston

Released: 1984

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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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Fathers' Day is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Mel Gibson, Robin Williams, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Released: 1997

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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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Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

Released: 2004

Directed by: Hayao 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 ...more

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Untogether is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Jamie Dornan, Jemima Kirke, Lola Kirke

Released: 2019

Directed by: Emma Forrest

Untogether is a 2019 American drama film directed by Emma Forrest. Former teen prodigy and addict, Andrea (Jemima Kirke), is trying to be a writer as she has an affair with successful writer ...more
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America's Sweethearts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Emma Roberts

Released: 2001

Directed by: Joe 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 ...more

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Memories of Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, JoBeth Williams, Alan King

Released: 1988

Directed by: Henry 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 ...more
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The Adventures of Rocky ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal

Released: 2000

Directed by: Des McAnuff

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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My Giant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Billy Crystal, Heather Thomas, Doris Roberts

Released: 1998

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

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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Tooth Fairy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Dwayne Johnson, Billy Crystal, Julie Andrews

Released: 2010

Directed by: Michael Lembeck

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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Deconstructing Harry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Billy Crystal Movies
Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner, Robin Williams

Released: 1997

Directed by: Woody 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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