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The Best Billy Dee Williams Movies

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

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

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    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed...  more

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    Brian's Song

    Dick Butkus, James Caan
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    Lady Sings the Blues

    Diana Ross, Richard Pryor
    Lady Sings the Blues is a 1972 American biographical drama film directed by Sidney J. Furie...  more

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    Mahogany

    Diana Ross, Anthony Perkins
    Mahogany is a 1975 American romantic drama film directed by Berry Gordy and produced by Motown...  more

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    Batman

    Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger
    Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics...  more

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    The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings is a comedic sports film about a team of...  more
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    The Jacksons: An American Dream

    Angela Bassett, Terrence Howard
    The Jacksons: An American Dream is a four-hour American miniseries broadcast in two halves on...  more

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    Hit!

    Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams
    Hit! is a 1973 action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Billy Dee Williams and...  more
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    Nighthawks

    Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams
    Nighthawks is a 1981 American thriller film directed by Bruce Malmuth and starring Sylvester...  more

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    The Final Comedown

    Billy Dee Williams, R. G. Armstrong
    The Final Comedown is a 1972 blaxploitation drama film written, produced and directed by Oscar...  more
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    Constellation

    Zoe Saldana, Gabrielle Union
    Constellation is a film that was released by Codeblack Entertainment and 20th Century Fox in...  more
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    The Ladies Man

    Julianne Moore, Will Ferrell
    The Ladies Man is a 2000 American comedy film that stars actor, comedian and former Saturday...  more
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    The Out-of-Towners

    Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams
    The Out-of-Towners is a 1970 comedy film written by Neil Simon, directed by Arthur Hiller, and...  more

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    Carter’s Army

    Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams
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    Fanboys

    Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher
    Fanboys is a 2009 comedy film directed by Kyle Newman and starring Sam Huntington, Chris...  more

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    Hood of Horror

    Snoop Dogg, Jason Alexander
    Hood of Horror is a horror film adaptation of a fictional comic book, which is an anthology of...  more
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    Woo

    LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith
    Woo is a 1998 romantic comedy film, directed by Daisy V.S. Mayer, and starring Jada Pinkett...  more

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    The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll

    Lauren Holly, Aimee Teegarden
    The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll is a music-themed drama film starring Kevin Zegers and Jason...  more
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    Barry Munday

    Carmen Electra, Cybill Shepherd
    Barry Munday is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Chris D'Arienzo; it is based on the...  more
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    Fear City

    Melanie Griffith, Tom Berenger
    Fear City is a 1984 American action-thriller directed by Abel Ferrara. The lead roles are...  more
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    Undercover Brother

    Eddie Griffin, Chris Kattan
    Undercover Brother is a 2002 American action comedy film starring Eddie Griffin and directed...  more

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    The Visit

    Billy Dee Williams, Phylicia Rashād
    The Visit is the story of Alex Waters, a dying young man serving out a prison sentence for a...  more
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    Number One with a Bullet

    Valerie Bertinelli, Billy Dee Williams
    Number One with a Bullet is a 2008 music documentary film written by Jim Dziura and Joshua...  more
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    Scott Joplin

    Lionel Richie, Billy Dee Williams
    Scott Joplin is a 1977 biographical film directed by Jeremy Kagan and based on the life of...  more