Entertainment 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.

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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
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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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand, and the third and final film in the original Star Wars trilogy. After a daring ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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Batman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Billy Dee Williams Movies
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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