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List of all movies directed by Billy Wilder ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Billy Wilder are listed here and include movie posters and Billy Wilder movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Billy Wilder as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Billy Wilder movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Billy Wilder film is can be factored into this list.

From Billy Wilder's studio films to Billy Wilder's independent films, this Billy Wilder filmography keeps tabs on all Billy Wilder movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List ranges from Some Like It Hot to The Apartment, plus much more.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Billy Wilder direct?” or “who is Billy Wilder?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Billy Wilder?” and “what's a good selection of good Billy Wilder movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Billy Wilder films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Billy Wilder works.

All Billy Wilder director credits are included. This list of every movie that Billy Wilder has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Billy Wilder movie is and which actors starred in the Billy Wilder film.

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Woody Allen and James Stewart both worked on a Billy Wilder directed movie, as have many other great actors. We have lists of the best movies directed by John Huston and David Lean too, which you might like if you're a fan of Billy Wilder.

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Sunset Boulevard William Holden, Buster Keaton, Gloria Swanson

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Double Indemnity is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Billy Wilder
Double Indemnity Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray

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Some Like It Hot Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

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The Apartment Shirley MacLaine, Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray

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Witness for the Prosecution Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power

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Ace in the Hole Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Iron Eyes Cody

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The Lost Weekend Jane Wyman, Ray Milland, Howard Da Silva

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Stalag 17 William Holden, Peter Graves, Otto Preminger

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One, Two, Three James Cagney, Red Buttons, Pamela Tiffin

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The Major and the Minor Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Robert Benchley

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A Foreign Affair Marlene Dietrich, Jean Arthur, Millard Mitchell

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Sabrina Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden

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Avanti! Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill

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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Christopher Lee, Frank Thornton, Miklós Rózsa

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Love in the Afternoon Audrey Hepburn, Gary Cooper, Maurice Chevalier

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Irma la Douce Shirley MacLaine, James Caan, Jack Lemmon

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The Seven Year Itch Marilyn Monroe, Carolyn Jones, Evelyn Keyes

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Kiss Me, Stupid Kim Novak, Dean Martin, Henry Gibson

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The Fortune Cookie Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Lurene Tuttle

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The Spirit of St. Louis James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Marc Connelly

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Fedora William Holden, José Ferrer, Stephen Collins

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Five Graves to Cairo Anne Baxter, Erich von Stroheim, Franchot Tone

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The Front Page Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon

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Mauvaise Graine Danielle Darrieux, Pierre Mingand, Raymond Galle

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The Emperor Waltz Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine

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Buddy Buddy Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Klaus Kinski