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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Billy Zane movies?" and "What are the greatest Billy Zane roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with Billy Zane include names like Uwe Boll, James Cameron and Simon Wincer.

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Billy Zane Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster drama film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of what happened to the RMS Titanic, it stars ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane 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 ...more

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Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Billy Zane Movies
Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston 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 ...more

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Jada Pinkett Smith, Billy Zane, Traci Bingham 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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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kristy Swanson, Billy Zane 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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Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue 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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Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson Back to the Future is a 1985 American comic science fiction film. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale, produced by Steven Spielberg, and stars Michael J. Fox, ...more

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John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick Memphis Belle is a 1990 film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and written by Monte Merrick. The film featured an all-star cast with Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz and Harry Connick Jr. in leading ...more

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Tom Berenger, Billy Zane, J. T. Walsh Sniper is a 1993 American action film starring Tom Berenger and Billy Zane as snipers on an assassination mission in Panama. It was shot in Queensland, Australia, and debuted at number two in ...more

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Timothy Dalton, Richard Armitage, Billy Zane 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 ...more

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Ann-Margret, Tricia Helfer, Dennis Hopper Memory is a 2006 American techno-thriller film written by Bennett Joshua Davlin, and starring Billy Zane, Tricia Helfer and Terry Chen.

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Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Billy Zane Only You is a 1994 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and starring Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr., and Bonnie Hunt. Written by Diane Drake, the film is about a young ...more

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Kelly Brook, Billy Zane, Gary Brockette 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.

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Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Toby Jones Orlando is a 1992 drama romance film written by Sally Potter and Virginia Woolf and directed by Sally Potter.

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Robert Downey Jr., Billy Zane, Ron Silver Danger Zone is a 1996 film directed by Allan Eastman and starring Billy Zane and Robert Downey Jr.

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Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh 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 ...more

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Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly 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 ...more

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Linda Hunt, Billy Zane, Brad Garrett 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 ...more

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Mel Brooks, Shelley Winters, Phyllis Diller The Silence of the Hams is a 1994 parody film directed and written by Italian comedian Ezio Greggio. It is a parody of many popular thriller and horror films, notably The Silence of the Lambs ...more

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Pam Grier, Big Daddy Kane, Isaac Hayes Posse is a 1993 American Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles. Featuring a large ensemble cast, the film tells the story of a posse of African-American soldiers and one ...more

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Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf 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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Kelly Hu, Dave Bautista, Ron Perlman The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption is a 2012 direct-to-video film released on January 10, 2012. It is the third installment in The Scorpion King franchise and stars Victor Webster in the ...more

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Vlad Billy Zane, Brad Dourif, Francesco Quinn Vlad is a 2003 horror film written and directed by Michael D. Sellers.

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Billy Zane, Dominic Purcell, Byron Mann Invincible is a 2001 fantasy / martial arts film starring Billy Zane.

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Tales from the Crypt: Deadly Duo Jada Pinkett Smith, Corey Feldman, Angie Everhart

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Janet Jackson, Keanu Reeves, Tupac Shakur Poetic Justice is a 1993 drama/romance film starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur with Regina King and Joe Torry. It was written and directed by John Singleton. The main character, Justice, ...more

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Maria Bello, Daryl Hannah, Tim Roth 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 ...more

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The Gold Retrievers Steve Guttenberg, Billy Zane, Curtis Armstrong

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Nothing to Declare Billy Zane, Patrick Bergin, Serge Houde Nothing to Declare is a 1999 comedy, drama and fantasy film written by Brenda Newman and Alain Zaloum and directed by Alain Zaloum.

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Cameron Diaz, Harvey Keitel, Billy Zane Head Above Water is a 1996 American comedy thriller film directed by Jim Wilson and starring Harvey Keitel, Cameron Diaz, Craig Sheffer. It was rated PG-13 by the MPAA. The film is a remake of ...more

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Natalia Vodianova, Jason Schwartzman, Gérard Depardieu 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 ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, Rob Schneider, Lisa Edelstein 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 ...more

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Ciara, Patti LaBelle, Shaffer Smith Mama, I Want to Sing! is an American musical film written and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, produced by Vision Films and CodeBlack Entertainment, and distributed by 20th Century Fox's Fox ...more

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Adam Sandler, Billy Bob Thornton, Milton Berle Going Overboard is a 1989 American comedy film released on May 11, 1989. It stars Adam Sandler in his film debut, Burt Young, Allen Covert, Billy Zane, Terry Moore, Milton Berle and Billy Bob ...more

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Gary Busey, Tito Ortiz, Billy Zane Valley of the Wolves: Iraq is a 2006 Turkish action film directed by Serdar Akar and starring Necati Şaşmaz, Billy Zane and Ghassan Massoud. The story concerns a Turkish commando team which goes ...more

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Sniper: Reloaded Billy Zane, Richard Sammel, Patrick Lyster Sniper: Reloaded is a 2011 direct-to-video action film, directed by Claudio Fäh and the fourth installment in the Sniper film series. This film is the first in the Sniper series that does ...more

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Betty White, Amy Smart, Billy Zane Love N' Dancing is a 2009 dance film about a couple who take part in a dance competition. The film was directed by Robert Iscove, and stars Amy Smart, Tom Malloy, and Billy Zane.

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Billy Zane, Stephen Baldwin, Michelle Borth Silent Warnings is a 2003 sci-fi/horror TV movie about a group of college students who begin finding crop circles by the house they've moved into. Following the disappearance of one of them, ...more

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Alexander Skarsgård, Billy Zane, Michael Madsen The Last Drop is a 2006 British-Romanian war adventure film by Colin Teague that went directly to DVD release. Teague teamed up with Gary Young, with whom he had previously collaborated on the ...more

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Kelly Brook, Billy Zane, Alki 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 ...more

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Vivica A. Fox, Billy Zane, Dorian Harewood Hendrix is a 2000 film directed by Leon Ichaso.

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Edward Furlong, Kristanna Loken, Billy Zane Darfur is a film directed by Uwe Boll concerning the current conflict in Darfur, starring David O'Hara, Kristanna Loken, Billy Zane and Edward Furlong. The film was also released as Attack On

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Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle, Terence Stamp Dead Fish is a 2005 action/comedy film starring Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle, Andrew-Lee Potts and Elena Anaya.

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Keanu Reeves, Kiefer Sutherland, Lori Loughlin Brotherhood of Justice is a 1986 American television film starring Keanu Reeves, Billy Zane, Kiefer Sutherland, and Lori Loughlin.

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Billy Zane, Maggie Castle, Jordan Madley The Mad is a 2007 comedy/horror film, starring Billy Zane and Maggie Castle, Directed and written by John Kalangis.

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Eliza Dushku, Terence Stamp, Billy Zane The Kiss is a 2003 film starring Francoise Surel, Eliza Dushku, Terence Stamp, and Billy Zane. It tells the story of a book editor who is entranced by a certain old manuscript about a romance. ...more

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Billy Zane, Keith Carradine, Khoa Do The Diamond of Jeru is a 2001 adventure drama film directed by Ian Barry and Dick Lowry.

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Billy Zane, Daniel J. Travanti, Grace Zabriskie Megaville is an independent/low-budget direct-to-video 1990 American science fiction film, starring Billy Zane in his first lead role. Megaville is a neo-noir psychological thriller which ...more

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Tarantula Danny Trejo, Billy Zane, Tony Todd Tarantula is a 2011 crime mystery thriller film written by John Kersey and directed by Oley Sassone.

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Bet Your Life Billy Zane, Sean Carrigan, Corinne Van Ryck Bet Your Life is a 2004 tv film directed by Louis Morneau.