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List of Billy Crystal Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
13
4
This Is Spinal Tap
TV-14
13
4

Documentary filmmaker Marti DeBergi accompanies the English heavy metal band Spinal Tap, as they begin their big US tour to boost their new album. However, in the tour, problems are numerous - it appears that the band’s popularity is waning, their events get cancelled, the album cover raises objection, there is a stage prop malfunction and the girlfriend of one of the band members arrives.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Music, Comedy
2. The Princess Bride (1987)
14
3
The Princess Bride
PG
14
3

Adapted from William Goldman’s 1973 novel of the same name, the film The Princess Bride tells the story of a farmhand named Westley, who is on a mission to rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince Humperdinck.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
4. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
13
2
When Harry Met Sally...
R
13
2

Harry and Sally first meet as newly graduates when they share a long drive together from Chicago to New York City, and along the way, they argue about whether men and women can be just friends. They meet over and over in the following decades and become close friends, but are concerned about sexual relationship ruining their friendship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Burns
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby, Steven Ford
5. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
13
2
Deconstructing Harry
R
13
2

This comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen also stars him in the lead as a successful writer named Harry Block. It follows Block on his way to receive an honorary degree from the university which once threw him out. Accompanying him on the drive are a prostitute, a friend and his son.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
6. Analyze This (1999)
10
2
Analyze This
R
10
2

Ben Sobel is a psychiatrist about to get remarried whose wish to get a challenging patient is granted when mob boss Paul Vitti visits him after having frequent emotional breakdowns. Ben is soon contacted by the FBI and gets his wedding ceremony interrupted by his new patient, who needs to fix his problem within two weeks.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dr. Ben Sobel
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
7. City Slickers (1991)
10
2
City Slickers
PG-13
10
2

Going through a midlife crisis, three city friends decide to take a supervised cattle drive from New Mexico to Colorado. They meet trail-boss, brusque cowboy Curly, who teaches them how to operate like cowboy and also, a thing or two about life. As they face risky ups and downs through the drive, they overcome their crisis to return home as happy men. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mitch Robbins
Director:
Ron Underwood
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Jeffrey Tambor, Jake Gyllenhaal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Patricia Wettig
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Comedic Performance
8. Running Scared (1986)
11
2
Running Scared
R
11
2

Running Scared is an action comedy film which tells the story of two policemen in Chicago, Danny and Ray, who are nearly killed during an attempt to arrest a drug lord, after which they are forced to take a vacation. However, when they learn that the drug lord is being released on bail, they vow to capture him before retiring.

As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Costanzo
Director:
Peter Hyams
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Joe Pantoliano, Jimmy Smits, Darlanne Fluegel, Dan Hedaya, Steven Bauer
9. Forget Paris (1995)
10
2
Forget Paris
PG-13
10
2

Basketball referee Mickey travels to France to bury his deceased father. He meets Ellen, an airline employee who help Mickey to find the casket that is lost by the airline. As they spend time together, they fall for each other but a trail of things threaten to pull them apart.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Mickey Gordon
Director:
Billy Crystal
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Debra Winger, Julie Kavner, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Charles Barkley, Joe Mantegna, Rush Limbaugh
10. Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
10
2
Throw Momma from the Train
PG-13
10
2

This black comedy film revolves around a bitter writing instructor who wants his former spouse dead and his student who wants his mother dead.  They come up with a plan: The boy will kill the instructor’s spouse and the instructor will kill his student’s mother.

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Kate Mulgrew, Rob Reiner, Anne Ramsey, Kim Greist
13. Parental Guidance (2012)
9
2
Parental Guidance
PG
9
2

Artie and his wife are asked to take care of their three grandkids. However, problems arise because the kids’ 21st century behavior doesn’t go well with Artie’s old school methods.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Artie Decker
Director:
Andy Fickman
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bailee Madison, Marisa Tomei, Tony Hawk, Bette Midler, Tom Everett Scott
14. Analyze That (2002)
9
3
Analyze That
R
9
3

Fearful of the mental condition of the mobster Paul Vitti, incarcerated at Sing Song Prison, the authorities decide to release him in the custody of his psychiatrist Ben Sobel. Although initially reluctant to take up the responsibility, Sobel finally takes him home and on his advice Paul finds a series of regular jobs, none of which lasts long. His old gang is also after him.  

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ben Sobel
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Demetri Martin, Robert De Niro, Lisa Kudrow, Joe Viterelli, Cathy Moriarty
16. America's Sweethearts (2001)
10
2
America's Sweethearts
PG-13
10
2

America’s Sweethearts is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a movie publicist who has to deal with the split of the co-stars of his movie, while keeping journalists as bay, while a reclusive director is holding the print of his film hostage. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Lee Phillips
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
17. Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
9
3
Mr. Saturday Night
R
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Buddy Young Jr.
Director:
Billy Crystal
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Adam Goldberg, Helen Hunt, Jerry Orbach, David Paymer
18. City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
9
2
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold
PG-13
9
2

Along with his friends who are hungry for adventure, Mitch Robbins come across a treasure map. They decide to set out on a journey to find the treasure before anyone else.

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Mitch Robbins
Director:
Paul Weiland
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Daniel Stern, Jon Lovitz, Patricia Wettig
19. Fathers' Day (1997)
8
2
Fathers' Day
PG-13
8
2

Fathers’ Day is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a woman named Collette, who contacts Jack and Dale, two of her former boyfriends, to help her search for her runaway teen son Scott. She tricks them into helping her, by telling each man that he is the boy’s father.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Lawrence
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
20. Tooth Fairy (2010)
8
2
Tooth Fairy
PG
8
2

A little girl is heartbroken after a hockey player tells her that tooth fairies don’t exist. He is soon summoned to the fairy world, and is punished with a sentence to serve two weeks as a real-life tooth fairy. 

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
21. My Giant (1998)
8
2
My Giant
PG
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Sam 'Sammy' Kamin
Director:
Michael Lehmann
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Doris Roberts, Joss Ackland, Rider Strong, Lorna Luft, Kathleen Quinlan, Jere Burns, Zane Carney
22. Rabbit Test (1978)
6
1
Rabbit Test
PG
6
1

Rabbit Test is a comedy film which tells the story of Lionel Carpenter, who has bad luck with women. However, after he develops a relationship with one of his immigrant students, he surprisingly becomes the world’s first pregnant man. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lionel Carpenter
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
23. Billy Crystal: A Comic's Line (1984)
13
4
Billy Crystal: A Comic's Line
13
4
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bruce Gowers
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cathy Lee Crosby, Kevin Gage, Norman Friedman, Paul 'Mousie' Garner
24. Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Billy Crystal Special (1986)
12
2
Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Billy Crystal Special
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself / Fernando / Sammy Davis Jr / Buddy Young Jr
Director:
Billy Crystal, Paul Flaherty
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
25. Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Lost Minutes (1987)
12
2
Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Lost Minutes
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Billy Crystal, Paul Flaherty
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Marc Shaiman, Brother Theodore
26. My Uncle Berns (2003)
11
2
My Uncle Berns
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Lindsay Crystal
Genres:
Documentary
27. 20 Years of Comedy on HBO (1995)
11
2
20 Years of Comedy on HBO
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
George Carlin, Roseanne Barr, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Klein
28. Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow (1989)
11
2
Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Paul Flaherty, Steven J. Santos
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
David Lloyd Austin, Jennifer Crystal Foley, Janice Crystal, Lindsay Crystal
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
29. Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989)
11
2
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin
30. Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip (2014)
10
2
Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Brent Sterling Nemetz, Abby Russell, Brent Nemetz
Genres:
History, Documentary, Comedy, Biography
Star Cast:
Chris Rock, Jay Leno, Paul Reiser, Bill Maher
31. The Richard Lewis 'I'm in Pain' Concert (1985)
10
2
The Richard Lewis 'I'm in Pain' Concert
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Witness
Director:
Charles Braverman
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Richard Lewis, Harold Ramis, Richard Dimitri, Joe Penny
32. Memories of Me (1988)
9
2
Memories of Me
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Abbie
Director:
Henry Winkler
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Alan King, JoBeth Williams, Janet Carroll

TV Movie(s)

1. 61* (2001)
12
2
61*
TV-MA
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, uncredited
Director:
Billy Crystal
Genres:
Drama, History, Sport, Biography
Star Cast:
Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur, Bruce McGill, Barry Pepper
2. The T.V. Show (1979)
11
2
The T.V. Show
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Tom Trbovich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, Deborah Harmon
3. Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980)
11
2
Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lieutenant Jacob 'Jake' Beser
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Drama, War, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Patrick Duffy, Kim Darby, Gary Frank, Gregory Harrison
4. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (1979)
10
2
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lou Antonio
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ted Bessell, Lane Bradbury, Jim Antonio, Kevin Brando
5. Human Feelings (1978)
10
2
Human Feelings
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Miles Gordon
Director:
Ernest Pintoff
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Armand Assante, Pat Morita, Nancy Walker, John Fiedler, Squire Fridell
7. 700 Sundays (2014)
14
3
700 Sundays
TV-MA
14
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Des McAnuff
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama
11. I Am Your Child (1997)
9
2
I Am Your Child
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Roseanne Barr, Mel Brooks, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton
12. A Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan (1991)
9
2
A Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Paul Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Farley, Jane Curtin, Nora Dunn, Roger Ebert
13. Survival on the Mountain (1997)
7
1
Survival on the Mountain
7
1
As:
Producer
Director:
John Patterson
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Boutsikaris, Markie Post, Ian Tracey, Antony Holland, Hiromoto Ida

Animation(s)

Hauru no ugoku shiro (2004)
Hauru no ugoku shiro
TV-PG
Plot:

Soon after young milliner Sophie Hatter befriends the wizard Howl, she is cursed by the Witch of the Waste into a ninety-year-old woman. In her quest to end the curse, she finds Howl's moving castle with help from a living scarecrow, befriends fire demon Calcifer who powers the castle, and alters the course of war between two kingdoms.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Monsters, Inc.
TV-PG
Plot:

Sulley and Mike are among the top scarers working at Monsters, Inc., a factory that harvests the screams of 'toxic' human children to power Monstropolis. Their lives are jeopardized after Sulley accidentally lets a child, Boo, into the monster world. The ensuing chaos turns Monstropolis upside down and changes forever the way monsters perceive human children.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Mike (voice)
Director:
Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Family
Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales (1999)
Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Amy Schatz
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Lauryn Hill, Patti LaBelle, Justin Arnold
Monsters University (2013)
Monsters University
G
Plot:

This prequel to Monsters, Inc. looks back at a time when legendary scarers Mike and Sully were learning scare tactics at Monsters University as students. A bitter rivalry starts between the two when Sully, an overconfident natural-born scarer, tells the rather cute-looking one-eyed monster Mike that he cannot be a scarer no matter how hard he studies.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Mike (voice)
Director:
Dan Scanlon
Genres:
Fantasy, Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Animalympics (1980)
Animalympics
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Rugs Turkell / Joey Gongolong / Art Antica (voice)
Director:
Steven Lisberger
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Sport, Family
Star Cast:
Gilda Susan Radner, Gilda Radner, Harry Shearer, Michael Fremer
Cars (2006)
Cars
G
Plot:

Cars, the animated Pixar classic, tells the story of anthropomorphic talking cars. Racing rookie Lightning McQueen finds himself trapped in Radiator Springs after falling off his truck. As McQueen starts doing community service for damaging roads, he makes friends, falls in love, and ends up being trained by racing legend Hudson Hornet to discover who he truly is inside. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
John Lasseter, Joe Ranft
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Sport, Animation
Party Central (2014)
Party Central
PG
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Mike (voice)
Director:
Kelsey Mann
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charlie Day, Nathan Fillion, John Goodman, Carlos Alazraqui, Lori Alan, John Goodman
Mike's New Car (2002)
Mike's New Car
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Mike (voice)
Director:
Pete Docter, Roger Gould
Genres:
Family, Short, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
John Goodman, John Goodman
Horton Hatches the Egg (1992)
Horton Hatches the Egg
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Ray Messecar
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
PG
Plot:

The fictional character Fearless Leader, Boris Badenov, and Natasha Fatale, manage to escape into the real world. In order to stop them, Karen, an FBI agent, asks Rocky and Bullwinkle for their help.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Des McAnuff
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

TV Shows and Videos

The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour (1982)
The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (5 episodes, 1982)
Director:
Tim Kiley
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Candy, Cindy Williams, Cindy Williams
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy (1998)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Lew Goldman (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Director:
Dave Wilson, Claude Kerven, Andy Breckman
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Murphy, James Downey, Robin Duke, Sheree Ali
When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren (2011)
When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Billy Crystal / Harry Burns
Director:
Lindsay Crystal
Genres:
Short, Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maya Rudolph, Rob Reiner, Helen Mirren, Mike Tyson, Seve Esposito
An All-Star Toast to the Improv (1988)
An All-Star Toast to the Improv
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Walter C. Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Lewis, Robin Williams, Robert Klein, Martin Mull
City Slickers in Westworld (2017)
City Slickers in Westworld
As:
Cast
Role:
Mitch Robbins
Director:
Brothers The Director
Genres:
Short, Western, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Luke Hemsworth, Daniel Stern, Ptolemy Slocum, Angela Sarafyan
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour (1980)
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Allen, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Kaye Ballard
The Comedians (2015)
The Comedians
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Billy Crystal (13 episodes, 2015)
Director:
Larry Charles, David Mandel, Richie Keen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
The Richard Belzer Show (1984)
The Richard Belzer Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1984)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Belzer, Tom Leopold, Margaret Briggs Brooks, Don King
Keep on Truckin' (1975)
Keep on Truckin'
As:
Cast
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kathrine Baumann, Franklyn Ajaye, Rhonda Bates, Jeannine Burnier

Billy Crystal Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program 1998
Midnight Train to Moscow Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program 1990
The 31st Annual Grammy Awards Outstanding Performance in Special Events 1989
64th Annual Academy Awards Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program 1992
63rd Annual Academy Awards Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 1991
63rd Annual Academy Awards Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program 1991
MTV Movie & TV Awards
City Slickers Best Comedic Performance 1992