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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.

"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 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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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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Tales from the Crypt presents: Demon Knight 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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Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 4 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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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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#155 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #36 of 102 The Worst Superhero Movies Ever Made #102 of 164 The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
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 ...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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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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#69 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #22 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #104 of 170 The Greatest Date Movies of All Time

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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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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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#64 of 303 The Best Military Movies Ever Made #23 of 50 The Best Action Movies of 1993

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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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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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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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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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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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Danger Zone 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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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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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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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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#86 of 119 The Best College Movies Ever #21 of 21 The Best Thrillers with an Assumed Identity #62 of 200 The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13

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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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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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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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Tales from the Crypt: Deadly Duo Jada Pinkett Smith, Corey Feldman, Angie Everhart
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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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The Gold Retrievers Steve Guttenberg, Billy Zane, Curtis Armstrong