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List of Billy Connolly Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
86
7
What We Did on Our Holiday
PG-13
86
7

Doug and his wife Abi are going through problems in their marriage. However, they still travel together to the Scottish Highlands to attend the 75th birthday of Doug's father. Although Doug and his wife try to put on a happy face, their children end up revealing everything.

Role:
Gordie
Starring:
David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Ben Miller, Amelia Bullmore
Directed By:
Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin
2. Mrs Brown (1997)
39
4
Mrs Brown
PG
39
4

After her beloved husband, Prince Albert, passes away, Queen Victoria is heartbroken and finds her life miserable. She starts avoiding the common masses and decides to move to a secluded place.   

Role:
John Brown
Starring:
Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher
Directed By:
John Madden
3. The Last Samurai (2003)
58
15
The Last Samurai
R
58
15

Nathan Algren, an alcoholic US Army Captain traumatized by the brutality of the American Indian Wars, is hired to train the newly created Imperial Japanese Army in modern warfare. His first assignment is to crush a rebellion by traditionalist Samurai warriors who refuse to use firearms, but he is quickly impressed by the Bushido tradition.

Role:
Zebulon Gant
Starring:
Tom Cruise, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tony Goldwyn, Ken Watanabe, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg
Directed By:
Edward Zwick
4. Quartet (2012)
25
6
Quartet
PG-13
25
6

Quartet is a comedy drama film which takes us to Beecham House, a retirement home for former professional musicians. All the residents living in the home are suffering from multiple ailments that come with old age, but despite this, they continue their involvement with the world of music.  Their lives turn upside down when they come to know that due to financial problems, the home may be closed down.  

Role:
Wilf Bond
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
5. The Boondock Saints (1999)
42
11
The Boondock Saints
R
42
11

After killing Russian criminals in self-defense, Irish Catholic twin brothers, Connor and Murphy McManus, turn themselves in where they receive ‘message from God.’ With friend Rocco, they become ‘vigilantes’ to rid Boston of its underworld. FBI agent Paul Smecker, assigned to track their actions, is inclined to agree that the Boondock Saints are on the right path. 

Role:
Il Duce
Starring:
Norman Reedus, Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Della Rocco
Directed By:
Troy Duffy
6. The Man Who Sued God (2001)
29
8
The Man Who Sued God
29
8
Role:
Steve Myers
Starring:
Emily Browning, Judy Davis, Colin Friels, Wendy Hughes, Bille Brown
Directed By:
Mark Joffe
7. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
51
18
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
PG-13
51
18

Based on the novel The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien, this epic fantasy film serves as one of the three prequels to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The film revolves around a hobbit Bilbo Baggins, who engages in a war along with his comrades, to protect the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of darkness. 

Directed By:
8. Still Crazy (1998)
15
5
Still Crazy
R
15
5
Role:
Hughie
Starring:
Stephen Rea, Jimmy Nail, Timothy Spall, Bill Nighy
Directed By:
Brian Gibson
9. White Oleander (2002)
10
5
White Oleander
PG-13
10
5

White Oleander is a drama film, which tells the story of a teenage girl named Astrid who is highly dependent on her single mother Ingrid. However, Ingrid gets arrested and is eventually sentenced to prison for poisoning her boyfriend, after which Astrid goes through a series of different foster homes.  

Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Melissa McCarthy, Robin Wright, Renee Zellweger, Amy Aquino, John Billingsley, Elisa Bocanegra
Directed By:
Peter Kosminsky
10. Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
10
4
Muppet Treasure Island
G
10
4

Muppet Treasure Island is an action adventure musical comedy film which revolves around a young orphan named Jim who join Kermit, and set out with his friends on a quest to find a treasure hidden on a remote island. They soon face off against a gang of heartless pirates.

Role:
Billy Bones
Starring:
Tim Curry, Frank Oz, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop, Dave Goelz
Directed By:
Brian Henson, David Lane
11. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
23
11
A Series of Unfortunate Events
PG
23
11

The dark comedy revolves around the three Baudelaire children, Klaus, Violet, and Sunny. After their house burns down mysteriously, killing their parents, they are placed in the foster care of Count Olaf. The children must find a way to survive a series of deadly events, planned by Olaf who wants to obtain the Baudelaire fortune.  

Starring:
Jim Carrey, Helena Bonham Carter, Jude Law, Dustin Hoffman, Jennifer Coolidge, Cedric the Entertainer, Jane Lynch
Directed By:
Brad Silberling
12. Fido (2006)
9
4
Fido
PG-13
9
4

Fido is a science fiction horror comedy film, which tells the story of a young boy Timmy, who has an unusual loyal zombie pet named Fido. However, when his collar malfunctions, he kills their neighbor, leading to a zombie outbreak.

Starring:
Carrie-Anne Moss, David Kaye, Jan Skorzewski, Kevin Tyell, Andy Parkin
Directed By:
Andrew Currie
13. Absolution (1978)
6
3
Absolution
R
6
3

At a Catholic boys’ school, a bright student Benjie Stanfield confesses before a strict disciplinarian Father Goddard that he unintentionally murdered his friend, Blakey. After probing the matter, Goddard realises that it was a mere joke. However, Benjie again confesses to a murder and this time a shocked Goddard really finds a body. Moreover, another student Arthur has disappeared unexpectedly.

Role:
Blakey
Starring:
Richard Burton, Dominic Guard, David Bradley, Andrew Keir
Directed By:
Anthony Page
14. The Impostors (1998)
6
3
The Impostors
R
6
3
Starring:
Stanley Tucci, Isabella Rossellini, Alfred Molina, Steve Buscemi, Allison Janney, Woody Allen, Oliver Platt
Directed By:
15. Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
6
3
Who Is Cletis Tout?
R
6
3
Role:
Dr. Mike Savian
Starring:
Portia de Rossi, RuPaul, Richard Dreyfuss, Christian Slater, Tim Allen
Directed By:
Chris Ver Wiel
16. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)
10
6
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
R
10
6

Connor and Murphy MacManus have been leading a quiet life in Ireland, working with their father on a farm until they learn they have been charged with the murder of a well-known Boston priest. Hearing this, they set sail for the USA, intending to find the true culprit. On the way they are joined by a street fighter named Romeo. 

Role:
Poppa
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Julie Benz, Peter Fonda, Norman Reedus, Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Clifton Collins Jr.
Directed By:
Troy Duffy
17. An Everlasting Piece (2000)
6
3
An Everlasting Piece
R
6
3
Starring:
Barry McEvoy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Anna Friel, Pauline McLynn
Directed By:
Barry Levinson
18. Prince Charming (2001)
5
3
Prince Charming
5
3
Role:
Hamish
Starring:
Christina Applegate, Martin Short, Bernadette Peters, Andrea Martin
Directed By:
Allan Arkush
19. Indecent Proposal (1993)
10
7
Indecent Proposal
R
10
7

High school sweethearts Diana and David Murphy get married and work towards bright future. As their finances suffer during recession, they travel to Las Vegas to try their luck with last $5,000, but lose it. Then, John Gage, a billionaire offers them 1 million dollars for a night with Diana. Though they reluctantly agree to it, will their relationship remain the same?

Starring:
Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson, Billy Bob Thornton, Herbie Hancock, Seymour Cassel
Directed By:
20. Water (1985)
6
3
Water
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Delgado
Starring:
Michael Caine, Alfred Molina, Valerie Perrine, Brenda Vaccaro, Leonard Rossiter
Directed By:
Dick Clement
21. The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
11
8
The X Files: I Want to Believe
PG-13
11
8

The second movie in The X-Files franchise finds former special agent Fox Mulder teaming up with his partner, Dr. Dana Scully once more to find a kidnapped FBI agent. During their investigation, they also meet a priest convicted of pedophilia, who claims to be getting psychic visions of the agent. 

Role:
Father Joseph Crissman
Starring:
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Amanda Peet, Xzibit
Directed By:
Chris Carter
22. Bullshot (1983)
5
3
Bullshot
PG
5
3
Starring:
Mel Smith, Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty
Directed By:
Dick Clement
23. The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
5
4
The Return of the Musketeers
PG
5
4
Starring:
Kim Cattrall, Michael York, Richard Chamberlain, Christopher Lee, Geraldine Chaplin, Oliver Reed, Frank Finlay
Directed By:
Richard Lester
24. Timeline (2003)
9
7
Timeline
PG-13
9
7

While excavating a site in France, Professor Johnston finds some discrepancies and travels to USA to consult with his sponsor. Shortly his team members find his bifocals and a note begging for help; both of which date back to fourteenth century. When contacted, the sponsor tells them that to find Johnson they too must travel back in time. All but one agree. 

Role:
Professor Johnston
Starring:
Paul Walker, Michael Sheen, Lambert Wilson, Gerard Butler, Frances O'Connor, David Thewlis
Directed By:
Richard Donner
25. Beautiful Joe (2000)
5
4
Beautiful Joe
R
5
4
Role:
Joe
Starring:
Sharon Stone, Ian Holm, Gil Bellows, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Dillon Moen
Directed By:
Stephen Metcalfe
26. Wild Oats (2016)
5
4
Wild Oats
TV-PG
5
4
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, Demi Moore, Ptolemy Slocum
Directed By:
Andy Tennant
27. Gulliver's Travels (2010)
7
8
Gulliver's Travels
PG
7
8

Based on Jonathan Swift’s novel, the modern-day adaptation finds depressed mailroom clerk Lemuel Gulliver on an assignment to Bermuda Triangle to write a report on disappearing ships. A storm transports Gulliver’s ship into the magical land of Liliput, inhabited by tiny people. He soon finds himself helping the tiny Liliput citizens. 

Role:
King Theodore
Starring:
Jack Black, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Amanda Peet
Directed By:
Rob Letterman
28. The Hunting of the Snark (1987)
10
2
The Hunting of the Snark
10
2
Role:
The Bellman
Starring:
Roger Daltrey, John Hurt, Mike Batt, Justin Hayward
Directed By:
Mike Batt
29. Billy Connolly: High Horse Tour Live (2016)
9
2
Billy Connolly: High Horse Tour Live
9
2
Role:
Himself - Host
30. Deacon Brodie (1997)
7
3
Deacon Brodie
7
3
Role:
Deacon Brodie
Starring:
Simon Donald, Al Anderson, Ewen Bremner, Lorcan Cranitch
Directed By:
Philip Saville
31. To the North of Katmandu (1986)
8
3
To the North of Katmandu
8
3
Starring:
Barbara Bach, Max Boyce, Ringo Starr
Directed By:
Terence Ryan
32. The Debt Collector (1999)
6
3
The Debt Collector
6
3
Role:
Nickie Dryden
Starring:
Ken Stott, Francesca Annis, Iain Robertson, Annette Crosbie
Directed By:
Anthony Neilson
33. Gentlemen's Relish (2001)
6
3
Gentlemen's Relish
6
3
Role:
Kingdom Swann
Starring:
Douglas Henshall, Sarah Lancashire, Katie Blake, Liz Ewing
Directed By:
Douglas Mackinnon
34. Blue Money (1985)
5
3
Blue Money
PG
5
3
Role:
Des
Starring:
Tim Curry, Debby Bishop, Dermot Crowley, Frances Tomelty
Directed By:
Colin Bucksey
35. The Big Man (1990)
5
3
The Big Man
R
5
3
Role:
Frankie
Starring:
Hugh Grant, Douglas Henshall, Liam Neeson, Kenny Ireland, Joanne Whalley, Johnny Beattie
Directed By:
David Leland
36. Middleton's Changeling (1998)
3
3
Middleton's Changeling
3
3
Role:
Alibius
Starring:
Ian Dury, Amanda Ray-King, Colm O'Maonlai, Richard Mayes
Directed By:
Marcus Thompson
37. Gabriel & Me (2001)
3
3
Gabriel & Me
3
3
Role:
Gabriel
Starring:
Iain Glen, David Bradley, Sean Landless, Rosie Rowell
Directed By:
Udayan Prasad

Narrator/Dubbing

Paws (1997)
7
8
Paws
7
8
Role:
PC (voice)
Starring:
Heath Ledger, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie François, Joe Petruzzi, Caroline Gillmer
Directed By:
Karl Zwicky

Animation Movies

Brave (2012)
23
10
Brave
TV-PG
23
10

Courageous but impulsive, Princess Merida of Scotland defies an age-old tradition and, with the help of an eccentric witch, attempts to change her controlling mother. However, the plan goes terribly wrong, endangering her mother's life and leaving the kingdom in chaos. Now, the brave princess, equipped with excellent archery skills, must lift the curse before it is too late.

Role:
Fergus (voice)
Starring:
Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, John Ratzenberger, Kelly Macdonald, Julie Walters
Directed By:
Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell
The Ballad of Nessie (2011)
7
3
The Ballad of Nessie
G
7
3
Role:
Narrator / MacFroogle (voice)
Starring:
Kevin Deters
Directed By:
Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers
Pocahontas (1995)
13
7
Pocahontas
G
13
7

Chief of the Powhatan tribe in North America decides to marry his beautiful daughter Pocahontas to great warrior Kocoum, while the free-spirited woman falls in love with British Captain John Smith. When Kocoum dies at the hand of an English soldier and Smith is captured by the natives, an all-out war gets in the way of the star-crossed lovers.

Role:
Ben (voice)
Starring:
Christian Bale, Jim Cummings, Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Joe Baker, Irene Bedard, James Apaumut Fall
Directed By:
Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg
Dennis the Menace
6
3
Dennis the Menace
6
3
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Hugh Laurie, Richard Pearce, Kerry Shale, John Baddeley, Ève Karpf
Directed By:
Tony Collingwood
Open Season (2006)
9
6
Open Season
PG
9
6

 

This animated film revolves around a domesticated grizzly bear named Boog, who finds himself in the middle of the woods just three days before the hunting season. This forces him to develop a friendship with a deer named Elliot, and form an army against the hunters. 

Role:
McSquizzy (voice)
Starring:
Martin Lawrence, Jane Krakowski, Patrick Warburton, Ashton Kutcher, Jon Favreau, Gary Sinise, Debra Messing
Directed By:
Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi
Open Season 2 (2008)
5
4
Open Season 2
PG
5
4
Role:
McSquizzy (voice)
Starring:
Crispin Glover, Mike Epps, Jane Krakowski, Joel McHale
Directed By:
Matthew O'Callaghan, Todd Wilderman
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
5
5
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
PG
5
5

Garfield and Odie hide in Jon’s suitcase as he travels to London, where Garfield is mistaken for his look-alike cat, Prince, owner of a castle. As Garfield starts enjoying his new-found royal status, evil Lord Dargis, who is after Prince and his estate, tries to kill Garfield taking him to be Prince. Now, Garfield must save himself as well as Prince’s castle. 

Role:
Dargis
Starring:
Jane Leeves, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bob Hoskins, Vinnie Jones, Bill Murray, Rhys Ifans, Tim Curry
Directed By:
Tim Hill

TV Shows

House M.D.
103
15
House M.D.
TV-14
103
15
Starring:
Michael B. Jordan, Sarah Wayne Callies, Joel Grey, Taraji P. Henson, Piper Perabo, Judy Greer, Peter Graves
Directed By:
Billy Connolly's Big Send Off
8
2
Billy Connolly's Big Send Off
8
2
Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Eric Idle
Directed By:
Mike Reilly
City Lights
8
2
City Lights
8
2
Starring:
Dave Anderson, Andy Gray, Gerard Kelly, Iain McColl
Directed By:
Colin Gilbert, Ron Bain
World Tour of New Zealand
8
2
World Tour of New Zealand
8
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Billy Sneddon
Not the Nine O'Clock News
8
2
Not the Nine O'Clock News
8
2
Starring:
Chris Langham, Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones
Directed By:
Geoff Posner, Bob Spiers, Bill Wilson
3rd Rock from the Sun
17
5
3rd Rock from the Sun
TV-PG
17
5
Starring:
Megan Mullally, Emily Osment, Laurie Metcalf, Christine Baranski, John Cleese, Richard Belzer, James Earl Jones
Directed By:
Terry Hughes, Robert Berlinger, James Burrows
Minder
8
2
Minder
8
2
Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Ian McShane, Suzi Quatro, Peter Capaldi, Adam Faith, Christopher Biggins, William Simons
Directed By:
Billy Connolly's World Tour of Ireland, Wales and England
8
2
Billy Connolly's World Tour of Ireland, Wales and England
8
2
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Directed By:
Ken McGill
Play for Today
7
2
Play for Today
7
2
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Ian McKellen, Pierce Brosnan, Patrick Stewart, Ben Kingsley, Joss Ackland, Donald Pleasence
What About Dick? (2012)
7
2
What About Dick?
7
2
Role:
Inspector McGuffin
Starring:
Eddie Izzard, Russell Brand, Tim Curry, Eric Idle, Jane Leeves
Directed By:
Worzel Gummidge
7
3
Worzel Gummidge
7
3
Starring:
Connie Booth, Jon Pertwee, Jeremy Austin, Charlotte Coleman, Mike Berry
Directed By:
James Hill
The Kenny Everett Television Show
8
3
The Kenny Everett Television Show
8
3
Starring:
Joanna Lumley, Brian Blessed, Mel Smith, Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel, Andrie Reid
Directed By:
Kevin Bishop, Bill Wilson, John Bishop
Tracey Takes On...
7
3
Tracey Takes On...
7
3
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Gary Oldman, John Stamos, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tobey Maguire, Giovanni Ribisi, Julie Kavner
Directed By:
Thomas Schlamme, Don Scardino, Michael McKean, Michael Lange, Simon Curtis
Head of the Class
6
3
Head of the Class
6
3
Starring:
Elaine Stritch, Adrienne Barbeau, Nichelle Nichols, Brad Pitt, Leah Remini, William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette
Directed By:
Art Dielhenn, Lee Shallat Chemel, Alan Rosen, Howard Storm, Andrew D. Weyman
Billy
5
3
Billy
5
3
Role:
Billy MacGregor
Starring:
Johnny Galecki, Marie Marshall, Clara Bryant, Natanya Ross
Directed By:
John Bowab, Howard Storm, Robert Berlinger
Super Gran
5
3
Super Gran
5
3
Starring:
Spike Milligan, Gudrun Ure, Iain Cuthbertson, Bill Shine, Alan Snell
Directed By:
Tony Kysh, Gerald Blake, Roger Cheveley, Gerry Mill, Anthony Simmons
Screen One
5
3
Screen One
5
3
Starring:
Alec Guinness, Minnie Driver, Ewan McGregor, Lauren Bacall, Keira Knightley, Phyllis Logan, Lenny Henry
Directed By:
Les Blair, Robert Young, Robert Bierman, Dewi Humphreys, Christopher Morahan
Tickle on the Tum
4
3
Tickle on the Tum
4
3
Starring:
Ralph McTell, Jacqueline Reddin, Danusia Harwood, John Eccleston
Directed By:
Peter Plummer, Patricia Pearson, Richard Signy
Pearl
4
3
Pearl
4
3
Starring:
Lucy Liu, Seth Green, Danny DeVito, Ted Danson, Bryan Cranston, Malcolm McDowell, Rhea Perlman
Directed By:
Veronica's Closet
4
3
Veronica's Closet
4
3
Starring:
Jay Leno, Anna Nicole Smith, Scott Baio, Pauley Perrette, John Ritter, Tom Arnold, Kirstie Alley
Directed By:
Robert Berlinger, Shelley Jensen, Alan Rafkin, Joe Regalbuto, Michael Lembeck

Special Appearance/Cameo

Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
9
7
Beverly Hills Ninja
PG-13
9
7

When a white orphan boy washes ashore near their village in Japan, a group of Ninjas adopts him, remembering an old legend, which says that a white boy will come and become a master. But to their dismay, he grows up inept and fat. Then one day, when others are away, a beautiful Californian woman comes to the village, asking for help. 

Role:
Japanese Antique Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
Starring:
Chris Farley, Chris Rock, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker
Directed By:
Dennis Dugan