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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.

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Brian's Song Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams Brian's Song is a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week that recounts the details of the life of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest University football player stricken with terminal cancer after turning pro, ...more

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Billy Dee Williams Movies
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the film's story ...more

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Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Return of the Jedi is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand. The screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas was from a story by Lucas, who was also the executive ...more

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Mahogany Diana Ross, Anthony Perkins, Billy Dee Williams Mahogany is a 1975 American romantic drama film directed by Berry Gordy and produced by Motown Productions. The Motown founder Gordy took over the film direction after British filmmaker Tony ...more

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Lady Sings the Blues Diana Ross, Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams Lady Sings the Blues is a 1972 American biographical drama film directed by Sidney J. Furie about jazz singer Billie Holiday loosely based on her 1956 autobiography which, in turn, took its ...more

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Undercover Brother Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Dave Chappelle Undercover Brother is a 2002 American action comedy film starring Eddie Griffin and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The screenplay is by Michael McCullers and co-executive producer John Ridley, who ...more

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The Jacksons: An American Dream Angela Bassett, Terrence Howard, Vanessa L. Williams The Jacksons: An American Dream is a four-hour American miniseries broadcast in two halves on ABC and originally broadcast on November 15 through November 18, 1992. It is based upon the history ...more

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The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings Richard Pryor, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings is a comedic sports film about a team of enterprising ex-Negro League baseball players in the era of racial segregation. Loosely based upon ...more

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Constellation Zoe Saldana, Gabrielle Union, Billy Dee Williams Constellation is a film that was released by Codeblack Entertainment and 20th Century Fox in 2007. It had its French premiere in Cannes, and in Britain premiered as a special screening at the ...more

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The Final Comedown Billy Dee Williams, R. G. Armstrong, D'Urville Martin The Final Comedown is a 1972 blaxploitation drama film written, produced and directed by Oscar Williams and starring Billy Dee Williams and D'Urville Martin. The film is an examination of racism ...more

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The Ladies Man Julianne Moore, Will Ferrell, Tiffani Thiessen The Ladies Man is a 2000 American comedy film that stars actor, comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Tim Meadows. It was directed by Reginald Hudlin. The movie focuses on the ...more

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Nighthawks Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams, Rutger Hauer Nighthawks is a 1981 American thriller film directed by Bruce Malmuth and starring Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner, Persis Khambatta and Nigel Davenport. The ...more

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Billy Dee Williams Movies
Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters, based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is the first installment of Warner Bros.' ...more

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Hit! Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams, Noble Willingham Hit! is a 1973 action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. It is about a federal agent trying to destroy a drug zone after his daughter dies from a ...more

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Carter’s Army Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams, Rosey Grier Black Brigade is the DVD release title of the television movie Carter's Army, which aired as an ABC Movie of the Week on January 27, 1970. The movie is a war drama that stars a host of prominent ...more

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The Out-of-Towners Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams, Anne Meara The Out-of-Towners is a 1970 comedy film written by Neil Simon, directed by Arthur Hiller, and starring Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis. It was released by Paramount Pictures on May 28, 1970. Much ...more

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Fanboys Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen Fanboys is a 2009 comedy film directed by Kyle Newman and starring Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel and Kristen Bell. It was released in the United States on February 6, ...more

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Hood of Horror Snoop Dogg, Jason Alexander, Diamond Dallas Page Hood of Horror is a horror film adaptation of a fictional comic book, which is an anthology of three short tales set in an urban milieu in a style reminiscent of Tales From The Crypt and Tales ...more

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Number One with a Bullet Valerie Bertinelli, Billy Dee Williams, Doris Roberts Number One with a Bullet is a 2008 music documentary film written by Jim Dziura and Joshua Krause and directed by Jim Dziura.

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Barry Munday Carmen Electra, Cybill Shepherd, Malcolm McDowell Barry Munday is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Chris D'Arienzo; it is based on the novel Life is a Strange Place by Frank Turner Hollon. The film stars Patrick Wilson as the titular ...more

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The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll Lauren Holly, Aimee Teegarden, Peter Fonda The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll is a music-themed drama film starring Kevin Zegers and Jason Ritter and directed by Scott Rosenbaum. The screenplay was written by Scott Rosenbaum and Jasin ...more

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Trabbi Goes to Hollywood Vlade Divac, Milton Berle, Billy Dee Williams Trabbi Goes to Hollywood is a 1991 US comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub, starring Thomas Gottschalk, Billy Dee Williams, Dom DeLuise, and James Tolkan.

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Alien Intruder Billy Dee Williams, Tracy Scoggins, Jeff Conaway Alien Intruder is a 1993 action/science fiction film by Nick Stone and Ricardo Jacques Gale. It stars Maxwell Caulfield, Tracy Scoggins, Billy Dee Williams, Gary Roberts, Richard Cody, and ...more

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Woo LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dave Chappelle Woo is a 1998 romantic comedy film, directed by Daisy V.S. Mayer, and starring Jada Pinkett Smith in the title role. Tommy Davidson co-stars. Woo was filmed in 1996.

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The Visit Billy Dee Williams, Phylicia Rashād, Jennifer Freeman The Visit is the story of Alex Waters, a dying young man serving out a prison sentence for a rape he says he didn't commit. The movie follows Alex, his family, and his girlfriend as they try to ...more

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Terror in the Aisles Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda, Jamie Lee Curtis Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 documentary film about horror films featuring clips from Friday the 13th I and/or II, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Halloween I and II, Jaws 1 and 2, Alien, John ...more

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iMurders Gabrielle Anwar, Billy Dee Williams, Charles Durning iMurders is a 2008 horror film starring Gabrielle Anwar, William Forsythe, and Billy Dee Williams.

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Courage Sophia Loren, Mary McDonnell, Billy Dee Williams Courage is a 1986 drama film written by Michael Daly and E.Jack Neuman and directed by Jeremy Kagan.

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Scott Joplin Lionel Richie, Billy Dee Williams, Art Carney Scott Joplin is a 1977 biographical film directed by Jeremy Kagan and based on the life of American composer and pianist Scott Joplin. It stars Billy Dee Williams and Clifton Davis. It won an ...more

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The Last Place On Earth Phyllis Diller, Billy Dee Williams, Tisha Campbell-Martin

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The Maintenance Man Billy Dee Williams, Darius McCrary, Je'Caryous Johnson The Maintenance Man is a 2004 comedy/drama film written and directed by Je'Caryous Johnson.

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The Last Angry Man Billy Dee Williams, Paul Muni, Betsy Palmer The Last Angry Man is a drama film which tells the story of a television producer who profiles the life of a physician. It stars Paul Muni, David Wayne, Betsy Palmer, Billy Dee Williams, and ...more

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Moving Target Billy Dee Williams, Michael Dudikoff, Michelle Johnson

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Mask of Death Billy Dee Williams, Lorenzo Lamas, Rae Dawn Chong Mask of Death is a 1996 film directed by David Mitchell.

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Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III Zac Efron, Donald Glover, Seth Green Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III is a 2010 episode special of the television comedy series Robot Chicken, and the third and final installment in the Annie Award-winning and Emmy-nominated ...more

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Three Ways to Get a Husband Billy Dee Williams, Leon Robinson, Shirley Murdock

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Good Neighbor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Billy Dee Williams Movies
Good Neighbor Danica McKellar, Billy Dee Williams, Tobin Bell Good Neighbor, also called The Killer Next Door, is a 2001 thriller with Billy Dee Williams, Danica McKellar, Tobin Bell.

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Triplecross is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Billy Dee Williams Movies
Triplecross Billy Dee Williams, Michael Paré, Patrick Bergin

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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly... and More Sing Along Favorites Billy Dee Williams, Arlo Guthrie

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Oceans of Fire David Carradine, Billy Dee Williams, Gregory Harrison

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Christmas Lilies of the Field Billy Dee Williams, Maria Schell, Bob Hastings Christmas Lilies of the Field is a 1979 made-for-TV sequel to the classic film Lilies of the Field. In this sequel, directed by Ralph Nelson, Homer Smith returns to the Arizona desert where he ...more

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Hard Time Burt Reynolds, Billy Dee Williams, Mia Sara Hard Time is a 1998 TV film directed by Burt Reynolds.

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Epoch: Evolution Billy Dee Williams, Angel Boris, David Keith Epoch: Evolution is the 2003 TV-movie sequel to Epoch, directed by Ian Watson with David Keith reprising his role from the original film.

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Fear City Melanie Griffith, Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams Fear City is a 1984 American action-thriller directed by Abel Ferrara. The lead roles are played by Billy Dee Williams and Tom Berenger. In 2012 the film was released on Blu-ray by Shout!

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The Take Billy Dee Williams, Frankie Avalon, Eddie Albert The Take is a 1974 action film directed by Robert Hartford-Davis and writen by Franklin Coen and Del Reisman.

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The Glass House Alan Alda, Billy Dee Williams, Vic Morrow The Glass House is a 1972 drama film written by Tracy Keenan Wynn and directed by Tom Gries.

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Steel Sharks Gary Busey, Billy Dee Williams, Shaun Toub

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Deadly Illusion Morgan Fairchild, Vanity, Billy Dee Williams Deadly Illusion is a 1987 action/crime thriller film directed by Larry Cohen and William Tannen. It stars Billy Dee Williams, Vanity and Morgan Fairchild.