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

If you think the best William Shatner role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest William Shatner 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 William Shatner have also been known to enjoy films starring Leonard Nimoy and George Burns.

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Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is a 1982 sci-fi film written by Jack B. Sowards and Nicholas Meyer adn directed by Nicholas Meyer.

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William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is a 1986 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the fourth feature film based on Star Trek, and is a sequel to Star Trek III: The ...more

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William Shatner, Kim Cattrall, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country is a 1991 American science fiction film. It is the sixth feature film based on Star Trek, is a sequel to Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and was the last ...more

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William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock is a 1984 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. The film is the third feature film of the Star Trek science fiction franchise and is ...more

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William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier is a 1989 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the fifth feature film based on Star Trek, and a sequel to the 1966–1969 Star Trek ...more

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Judy Garland, William Shatner, Marlene Dietrich
Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 American drama film dealing with the Holocaust and with the post-WWII geo-political complexity of the Nuremberg Trials. The picture was written by Abby Mann and ...more

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William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a 1979 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the first film based on Star Trek, the first Star Trek film to star the original cast ...more

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Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell
Star Trek Generations is a 1994 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. Generations is the seventh feature film based on Star Trek, and is the first film in the series to ...more

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William Shatner, Eloise Hardt, Allyson Ames
Incubus is a 1966 black-and-white American horror film filmed entirely in the constructed language Esperanto. It was directed by Leslie Stevens, creator of The Outer Limits, and stars William ...more

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Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris, Vince Vaughn
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, commonly referred to as DodgeBall, is a 2004 American sports comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Red Hour Productions, written and directed by Rawson ...more

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William Shatner, Jeanne Cooper, Leo Gordon
The Intruder is a 1962 American film directed by Roger Corman, after a 1959 novel by Charles Beaumont, starring William Shatner. The story depicts the machinations of a racist named Adam Cramer, ...more

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William Shatner, Angie Dickinson, Tom Skerritt
Big Bad Mama is a 1974 American film produced by Roger Corman, starring Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, and Tom Skerritt. It was followed by a sequel, Big Bad Mama II, in 1987.

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Charlie Sheen, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 is a 1993 omedy film, directed by Gene Quintano and starring Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson and William Shatner. The film mainly spoofs the first three ...more

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Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell
Over the Hedge is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film based on the characters from the United Media comic strip of the same name. Directed by Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick, and ...more

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William Shatner, Chuck Connors, Buddy Ebsen
The Horror at 37,000 Feet is an American horror television movie made for CBS Television by David Lowell Rich. The film first aired in 1973. In the movie, demonic forces terrorize the passengers ...more

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William Shatner, Woody Strode, Altovise Davis
Kingdom of the Spiders is a 1977 horror science-fiction film directed by John "Bud" Cardos and produced by Igo Kantor, Jeffrey M. Sneller and James Bond Johnson. The screenplay is ...more

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William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, Grace Lee Whitney
Star Trek: Of Gods and Men is a three-part unofficial Star Trek fan mini-series which contains many cast members from the Star Trek TV series and movies. It is described by its producers as a ...more

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Paul Newman, William Shatner, Edward G. Robinson
The Outrage is a remake of the 1950 Japanese film Rashomon, reformulated as a Western. It was directed by Martin Ritt and is based on stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. Like the original Akira ...more

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Sandra Bullock, William Shatner, Michael Caine
Miss Congeniality is a 2000 comedy film directed by Donald Petrie, written by Marc Lawrence, Katie Ford and Caryn Lucas, starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt and Candice

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William Shatner, Barbara Eden, Morgan Fairchild
Dead Man's Island is a 1996 made-for-television mystery/thriller film starring Barbara Eden, William Shatner, Roddy McDowall, Morgan Fairchild, Traci Lords, David Faustino, Christopher Atkins, ...more

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William Shatner, Yul Brynner, Lee J. Cobb
The Brothers Karamazov is a 1958 film made by MGM, based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay ...more

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William Shatner, Eric McCormack, Phil LaMarr
Free Enterprise is a 1999 romantic comedy film starring Eric McCormack and Rafer Weigel, and featuring William Shatner, directed by Robert Meyer Burnett and written by Mark A. Altman and

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John Travolta, William Shatner, Ernest Borgnine
The Devil's Rain is a 1975 low-budget horror film, directed by Robert Fuest. It was one of several B-films in which William Shatner starred in between the original Star Trek television series ...more

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Clint Howard, Debra 'Debbie' Clark
Roast of William Shatner: Uncensored is a 2006 television movie written by Michael Ferrucci, Mathew Harawitz, Joe Kelly, Aaron Matthew Lee, Michael Rowe, Chad Zumock and directed by Joel

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William Shatner, Susan Dey, Greer Garson
Little Women is a 1978 romantic family drama television film directed by David Lowell Rich and based upon Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Suzanne ...more