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The Best Billy Zane Movies

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

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

This is a list that includes films like The Set-Up and The Phantom.

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    The Phantom

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kristy Swanson

    Released1996

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    The Phantom is a 1996 American superhero film directed by Simon Wincer. Based on Lee Falk's comic strip The Phantom, the film stars Billy Zane as a seemingly immortal crimefighter and his battle...  more

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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the...  more

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    Back to the Future Part II

    Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox

    Released1989

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Back to the Future Part II is a 1989 American comic science fiction film and the second installment of the Back to the Future trilogy. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, who directed all three...  more

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    Titanic

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed by James Cameron. A seventeen-year-old aristocrat (Kate Winslet) falls in love with a kind but poor artist (Leonardo DiCaprio)...  more

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    Cleopatra

    Timothy Dalton, Richard Armitage

    Released1999

    Directed byFranc Roddam

    Cleopatra is a 1999 miniseries adaptation of Margaret George's 1997 historical fiction novel The Memoirs of Cleopatra. Produced by Hallmark Entertainment, it stars Leonor Varela as the Egyptian queen...  more
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    Memory

    Ann-Margret, Tricia Helfer

    Released2006

    Directed byBennett Joshua Davlin

    Memory is a 2006 American techno-thriller film written by Bennett Joshua Davlin, and starring Billy Zane, Tricia Helfer and Terry Chen....  more
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    Survival Island

    Kelly Brook, Billy Zane

    Released2005

    Directed byStewart Raffill

    Survival Island, also known as Three, is a 2005 Drama Thriller film written and directed by Stewart Raffill. It stars Billy Zane, Kelly Brook, and Juan Pablo Di Pace....  more
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    Critters

    Billy Zane, Dee Wallace

    Released1986

    Directed byStephen Herek

    Critters is a 1986 cult comedy horror science fiction film starring Dee Wallace-Stone, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush and Scott Grimes. It was the directorial debut of Stephen Herek who co-wrote it...  more

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    Orlando

    Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane

    Released1992

    Directed bySally Potter

    Orlando is a 1992 drama romance film written by Sally Potter and Virginia Woolf and directed by Sally Potter....  more

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Billy Zane

    Released1995

    Directed byErnest R. Dickerson, Gilbert Adler

    Demon Knight is a 1995 horror film directed by Ernest Dickerson, starring Billy Zane, William Sadler, and Jada Pinkett Smith. Brenda Bakke, CCH Pounder, Dick Miller, and Thomas Haden Church...  more

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    The Roommate

    Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester

    Released2011

    Directed byChristian E. Christiansen

    The Roommate is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Christian E. Christiansen and starring Minka Kelly, Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet, Danneel Harris, Matt Lanter, and Aly Michalka. It was...  more

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    Released1998

    Directed byTom Ellery, Bradley Raymond

    Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World is a 1998 straight-to-video sequel to the 1995 Disney film Pocahontas. While the first film dealt with her meeting with John Smith and the arrival of the British...  more
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    Dead Calm

    Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill

    Released1989

    Directed byPhillip Noyce

    Dead Calm is a 1989 Australian thriller film starring Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman and Billy Zane. It was based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Charles Williams. The film was directed by Australian...  more

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    Invincible

    Billy Zane, Dominic Purcell

    Released2001

    Directed byJefery Levy

    Invincible is a 2001 fantasy / martial arts film starring Billy Zane....  more
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    Released2012

    Directed byRoel Reiné

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    BloodRayne

    Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley

    Released2005

    Directed byUwe Boll

    BloodRayne is a 2005 German fantasy action horror film set in 18th-century Romania, directed by Uwe Boll. The film stars Kristanna Loken, Michael Madsen, Billy Zane, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf and...  more

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    Vlad

    Billy Zane, Brad Dourif

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael D. Sellers, Michael Sellers

    Vlad is a 2003 horror film written and directed by Michael D. Sellers....
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    Tales from the Crypt: Deadly Duo

    Jada Pinkett Smith, Corey Feldman

    Released1995

    Directed byGilbert Adler

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    The Gold Retrievers

    Steve Guttenberg, Billy Zane

    Released2009

    Directed byJames D.R. Hickox

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    Susan's Plan

    Dan Aykroyd, Rob Schneider

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Landis

    Susan's Plan is a 1998 black comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Nastassja Kinski, Dan Aykroyd, Billy Zane, Rob Schneider, Lara Flynn Boyle and Michael Biehn. The plot revolves around...  more
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    Nothing to Declare

    Billy Zane, Patrick Bergin

    Released1999

    Directed byAlain Zaloum

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    Tombstone

    Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell

    Released1993

    Directed byKevin Jarre, George P. Cosmatos

    Tombstone is a 1993 American western film directed by George P. Cosmatos, written by Kevin Jarre and starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer, with Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn,...  more

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    CQ

    Natalia Vodianova, Jason Schwartzman

    Released2001

    Directed byRoman Coppola

    CQ is a 2001 film written and directed by Roman Coppola. It was screened out of competition at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. The film is an homage to 1960s European spy/sci-fi spoofs like 1968's...  more
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    Fishtales

    Kelly Brook, Billy Zane

    Released2007

    Directed byAlki David

    Fishtales is a 2007 family comedy film directed by Alki David, and starring Billy Zane and Kelly Brook about a widowed father who falls in love with a mermaid. The film was released theatrically in...  more
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    Silver City

    Maria Bello, Daryl Hannah

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Sayles

    Silver City is a 2004 political satire and drama film. It was written and directed by John Sayles. Chris Cooper portrays an inept Republican gubernatorial candidate, a character that was noted for...  more