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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Movie fans who love Billy Dee Williams have also been known to enjoy films starring James Earl Jones and Sammy Davis, Jr..

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  • Brian's Song
    James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Buzz Kulik
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
    Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Irvin Kershner
  • Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
    Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: Richard Marquand
  • Mahogany
    Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Berry Gordy
  • Undercover Brother
    Eddie Griffin, Chris Kattan, Denise Richards
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee
  • The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
    Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: John Badham
  • Batman
    Jack Nicholson, Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Tim Burton
  • Lady Sings the Blues
    Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
  • Nighthawks
    Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams, Rutger Hauer
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Bruce Malmuth
  • The Ladies Man
    Tim Meadows, Karyn Parsons, Billy Dee Williams
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Reginald Hudlin
  • The Jacksons: An American Dream
    Angela Bassett, Terrence Howard, Vanessa L. Williams
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Karen Arthur
  • The Final Comedown
    Billy Dee Williams, R. G. Armstrong, D'Urville Martin
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Oscar Williams
  • Hit!
    Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Hampton
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
  • Constellation
    Billy Dee Williams, Zoe Saldana, Lesley Ann Warren
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Jordan Walker-Pearlman
  • Carter’s Army
    Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams, Rosey Grier
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: George McCowan
  • Fanboys
    Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Kyle Newman
  • The Out-of-Towners
    Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Arthur Hiller
  • Woo
    Jada Pinkett Smith, Tommy Davidson, Duane Martin
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Daisy von Scherler Mayer
  • Fear City
    Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams, Melanie Griffith
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Abel Ferrara
  • The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll
    Lauren Holly, Aimee Teegarden, Peter Fonda
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Scott D. Rosenbaum
  • Hood of Horror
    Snoop Dogg, Danny Trejo, Ernie Hudson
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Stacy Title
  • Barry Munday
    Patrick Wilson, Judy Greer, Chloë Sevigny
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Chris D'Arienzo
  • Number One with a Bullet
    Valerie Bertinelli, Billy Dee Williams, Doris Roberts
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Jack Smight, Jim Dziura
  • Scott Joplin
    Lionel Richie, Billy Dee Williams, Art Carney
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Jeremy Kagan
  • Trabbi Goes to Hollywood
    Vlade Divac, Milton Berle, Billy Dee Williams
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Jon Turteltaub