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List of Billy Connolly Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
67
5
What We Did on Our Holiday
PG-13
67
5

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gordie
Director:
Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Ben Miller, Amelia Bullmore
2. The Boondock Saints (1999)
20
4
The Boondock Saints
R
20
4

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Il Duce
Director:
Troy Duffy
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Norman Reedus, Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Della Rocco
3. Mrs Brown (1997)
28
2
Mrs Brown
PG
28
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Brown
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher
4. The Last Samurai (2003)
19
3
The Last Samurai
R
19
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Zebulon Gant
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Action, War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Tony Goldwyn, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ken Watanabe, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg
5. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
16
2
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
PG-13
16
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy
6. Still Crazy (1998)
17
4
Still Crazy
R
17
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Hughie
Director:
Brian Gibson
Genres:
Romance, Music, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Rea, Jimmy Nail, Timothy Spall, Bill Nighy
7. White Oleander (2002)
11
2
White Oleander
PG-13
11
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Kosminsky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Melissa McCarthy, Robin Wright, Renee Zellweger, Amy Aquino, John Billingsley, Elisa Bocanegra
8. Quartet (2012)
18
3
Quartet
PG-13
18
3

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Wilf Bond
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon
9. Absolution (1978)
9
2
Absolution
R
9
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Blakey
Director:
Anthony Page
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Dominic Guard, David Bradley, Andrew Keir
10. The Man Who Sued God (2001)
25
7
The Man Who Sued God
25
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Myers
Director:
Mark Joffe
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Emily Browning, Judy Davis, Colin Friels, Wendy Hughes, Bille Brown
11. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
11
1
A Series of Unfortunate Events
PG
11
1

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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Brad Silberling
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Family
12. Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
9
1
Muppet Treasure Island
G
9
1

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Bones
Director:
Brian Henson, David Lane
Genres:
Action, Musical, Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Frank Oz, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop, Dave Goelz
13. Bullshot (1983)
8
3
Bullshot
PG
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Dick Clement
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty
14. Fido (2006)
8
1
Fido
PG-13
8
1

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Currie
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carrie-Anne Moss, David Kaye, Jan Skorzewski, Kevin Tyell, Andy Parkin
17. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)
8
1
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
R
8
1

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Poppa
Director:
Troy Duffy
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Judd Nelson, Peter Fonda, Norman Reedus, Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Clifton Collins Jr., Julie Benz
18. Water (1985)
6
1
Water
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Delgado
Director:
Dick Clement
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Alfred Molina, Valerie Perrine, Brenda Vaccaro, Leonard Rossiter
19. An Everlasting Piece (2000)
5
2
An Everlasting Piece
R
5
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barry McEvoy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Anna Friel, Pauline McLynn
20. Timeline (2003)
17
1
Timeline
PG-13
17
1

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Johnston
Director:
Richard Donner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Michael Sheen, Gerard Butler, Frances O'Connor, David Thewlis
21. Beautiful Joe (2000)
6
1
Beautiful Joe
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Stephen Metcalfe
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sharon Stone, Ian Holm, Gil Bellows, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Dillon Moen
22. Indecent Proposal (1993)
9
2
Indecent Proposal
R
9
2

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?

As:
Cast
Director:
Adrian Lyne
Genres:
Drama, Romance
23. The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
5
2
The X Files: I Want to Believe
PG-13
5
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Father Joseph Crissman
Director:
Chris Carter
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Amanda Peet, Xzibit
26. Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
6
1
Beverly Hills Ninja
PG-13
6
1

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Dugan
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Farley, Chris Rock, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker
27. Gulliver's Travels (2010)
4
0
Gulliver's Travels
PG
4
0

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
King Theodore
Director:
Rob Letterman
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Corden, Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Amanda Peet
28. The Hunting of the Snark (1987)
5
1
The Hunting of the Snark
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
The Bellman
Director:
Mike Batt
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Mike Batt, Roger Daltrey, Justin Hayward
29. Billy Connolly: High Horse Tour Live (2016)
9
1
Billy Connolly: High Horse Tour Live
9
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Genres:
Documentary
30. The Debt Collector (1999)
17
1
The Debt Collector
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Nickie Dryden
Director:
Anthony Neilson
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ken Stott, Francesca Annis, Iain Robertson, Annette Crosbie
31. To the North of Katmandu (1986)
5
1
To the North of Katmandu
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Terence Ryan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Bach, Max Boyce, Ringo Starr
32. The Big Man (1990)
8
1
The Big Man
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie
Director:
David Leland
Genres:
Drama, Sport, Crime
Star Cast:
Hugh Grant, Douglas Henshall, Liam Neeson, Kenny Ireland, Joanne Whalley, Johnny Beattie
33. Middleton's Changeling (1998)
5
2
Middleton's Changeling
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alibius
Director:
Marcus Thompson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ian Dury, Amanda Ray-King, Colm O'Maonlai, Richard Mayes
34. Gabriel & Me (2001)
3
1
Gabriel & Me
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriel
Director:
Udayan Prasad
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Iain Glen, David Bradley, Sean Landless, Rosie Rowell
35. Paws (1997)
3
2
Paws
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
PC
Director:
Karl Zwicky
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Heath Ledger, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie François, Joe Petruzzi, Caroline Gillmer

TV Movie(s)

2. Blue Money (1985)
7
1
Blue Money
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Des
Director:
Colin Bucksey
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Debby Bishop, Dermot Crowley, Frances Tomelty
3. Deacon Brodie (1997)
6
1
Deacon Brodie
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Deacon Brodie
Director:
Philip Saville
Star Cast:
Simon Donald, Al Anderson, Ewen Bremner, Lorcan Cranitch
4. Gentlemen's Relish (2001)
5
1
Gentlemen's Relish
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kingdom Swann
Director:
Douglas Mackinnon
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Douglas Henshall, Sarah Lancashire, Katie Blake, Liz Ewing

Animation(s)

Brave (2012)
Brave
TV-PG
Plot:

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Fergus
Director:
Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, John Ratzenberger, Kelly Macdonald, Julie Walters
The Ballad of Nessie (2011)
The Ballad of Nessie
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator / MacFroogle
Director:
Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Short, Adventure, Animation
Star Cast:
Kevin Deters
Dennis the Menace (1996)
Dennis the Menace
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Collingwood
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Brian Blessed, Hugh Laurie, Richard Pearce, Kerry Shale, John Baddeley, Ève Karpf
Pocahontas (1995)
Pocahontas
G
Plot:

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ben
Director:
Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg
Genres:
Adventure, Musical, Animation, Romance, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Jim Cummings, Mel Gibson, Joe Baker, Irene Bedard, James Apaumut Fall
Open Season (2006)
Open Season
PG
Plot:

 

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
McSquizzy
Director:
Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Open Season 2 (2008)
Open Season 2
PG
As:
Cast
Role:
McSquizzy
Director:
Matthew O'Callaghan, Todd Wilderman
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
PG
Plot:

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dargis
Director:
Tim Hill
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Family

TV Shows and Videos

City Lights (1984)
City Lights
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Gilbert, Ron Bain
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Anderson, Andy Gray, Gerard Kelly, Iain McColl
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Not the Nine O'Clock News
As:
Cast
Director:
Geoff Posner, Bob Spiers, Bill Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Langham, Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones
World Tour of New Zealand (2004)
World Tour of New Zealand
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Billy Sneddon
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Documentary
The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981)
The Kenny Everett Television Show
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Bishop, Bill Wilson, John Bishop
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Joanna Lumley, Brian Blessed, Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel, Andrie Reid
Billy Connolly's Big Send Off (2014)
Billy Connolly's Big Send Off
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Mike Reilly
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly's World Tour of Ireland, Wales and England (2002)
Billy Connolly's World Tour of Ireland, Wales and England
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Ken McGill
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Worzel Gummidge (1979)
Worzel Gummidge
As:
Cast
Director:
James Hill
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Connie Booth, Jon Pertwee, Jeremy Austin, Charlotte Coleman, Mike Berry
Muppets Treasure Island (1996)
Muppets Treasure Island
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Bones
Director:
Mark Loparco, Brian Henson
Genres:
Musical, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Frank Oz, Tim Curry, Bill Barretta, Kevin Bishop, Kevin Clash
Tickle on the Tum (1984)
Tickle on the Tum
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Plummer, Patricia Pearson, Richard Signy
Genres:
Family, Music
Star Cast:
Ralph McTell, Jacqueline Reddin, Danusia Harwood, John Eccleston
Super Gran (1985)
Super Gran
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Kysh, Gerald Blake, Roger Cheveley, Gerry Mill, Anthony Simmons
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Gudrun Ure, Iain Cuthbertson, Bill Shine, Alan Snell
Billy (1992)
Billy
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy MacGregor
Director:
John Bowab, Howard Storm, Robert Berlinger
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Galecki, Marie Marshall, Clara Bryant, Natanya Ross