Films The Best Movies With America in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with America or American in the name? This list ranks the best movies with America in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with American in the name? Between classic comedies like American Pie and gritty dramas like American History X, it's really hard to pick a favorite. This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun!

There are probably one or two movies with American in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list. This ranked poll of films with american in the title includes movies like American Beauty, American Pie, and American Psycho. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word american in it.
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Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios ...more

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American History X is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo American History X is a 1998 American crime drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. It stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, and co-stars Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, ...more

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American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe American Psycho is a 2000 American psychological thriller comedy film co-written and directed by Mary Harron, based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name. It stars Christian Bale, ...more

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American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film, directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball. Kevin Spacey stars as Lester Burnham, an office worker who has a midlife crisis when he becomes ...more

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American Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed and co-written by George Lucas starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin ...more

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American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro American Hustle is a 2013 American crime comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell. It was written by Eric Warren Singer and Russell, inspired by the FBI ABSCAM operation of the late 1970s ...more

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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by Steven Zaillian. The film is based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas, a ...more

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An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by John Landis, and starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne. The film starts with two young ...more

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is ...more

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American Sniper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jonathan Groff American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall. It is based on the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal ...more

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An American Tail is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The film tells the story of Fievel ...more

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American Pie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth American Pie is a 1999 teen sex comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and Chris Weitz, in their directorial film debut. It is the first film in the American Pie ...more

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Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones Coming to America is a 1988 American comedy film directed by John Landis, and based on a story originally created by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the lead role. The film also co-stars ...more

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The American President is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas The American President is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Aaron Sorkin. The film stars Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. ...more

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Once Upon a Time in America is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic crime drama film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It chronicles the lives of Jewish ghetto ...more

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An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, and ...more

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American Splendor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutchersonm, Molly Shannon American Splendor is a 2003 American biographical comedy-drama film about Harvey Pekar, the author of the American Splendor comic book series. The film is also in part an adaptation of the ...more

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Lost in America is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Albert Brooks, Garry Marshall, Julie Hagerty Lost in America is a 1985 comedy film directed by Albert Brooks and co-written by Brooks with Monica Johnson. The film stars Brooks alongside Julie Hagerty as a married couple who decide to quit ...more

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An American Haunting is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, Rachel Hurd-Wood An American Haunting is a 2005 horror film written and directed by Courtney Solomon. It stars Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, James D'Arcy, and Rachel Hurd-Wood. The film was previewed at the ...more

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American Movie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
American Movie is a 1999 documentary directed by Chris Smith. The film chronicles the real 1996-1997 making of Coven, an independent horror film directed by an independent filmmaker named Mark ...more

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American Drug War: The Last Wh... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Ron Paul, Joe Rogan, Ralph Nader American Drug War: The Last White Hope is a 2007 documentary by writer/director Kevin Booth about the War on Drugs in the United States.

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Team America: World Police is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Maurice LaMarche Team America: World Police is a 2004 American satirical action comedy film written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and Pam Brady and directed by Parker, all of whom are also known for the popular ...more

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of A... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Pamela Anderson, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Keyes Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is a 2006 British-American mockumentary comedy film. The film was written and produced by British comedian ...more

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The American is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
George Clooney, Violante Placido, Isabelle Adriani The American is a 2010 suspense thriller film written by Rowan Joffe and directed by Anton Corbijn.

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An American Tail: Fievel Goes ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
James Stewart, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz An American Tail: Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to An ...more

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American Ultra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace American Ultra is an upcoming action comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh and written by Max Landis. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John ...more

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American Pop is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Vincent Schiavelli, Lee Ving, Lynda Wiesmeier American Pop is a 1981 American animated musical drama film starring Ron Thompson and produced and directed by Ralph Bakshi. It was the fourth animated feature film to be presented in Dolby ...more

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Wet Hot American Summer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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The Last American Hero is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey, Ned Beatty The Last American Hero is a 1973 sports drama film based on the true story of American NASCAR driver Junior Johnson. Directed by Lamont Johnson, it stars Jeff Bridges as Junior Jackson, the ...more

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Glorifying the American Girl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Irving Berlin, Johnny Weissmuller, Eddie Cantor Glorifying the American Girl is a 1929 musical comedy film produced by Florenz Ziegfeld that highlights Ziegfeld Follies performers. The last third of the film is basically a Follies production, ...more

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American Gigolo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Bill Duke American Gigolo is a 1980 American crime drama film starring Richard Gere, written and directed by Paul Schrader. Schrader considers it one of four similar films, which he calls "double ...more

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An American Affair is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Gretchen Mol, Mark Pellegrino, Noah Wyle An American Affair is an independent film starring Gretchen Mol, James Rebhorn, Noah Wyle, Perrey Reeves, Mark Pellegrino, and Cameron Bright, which was released theatrically by Screen Media ...more

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American Dreamer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
JoBeth Williams, Giancarlo Giannini, Tom Conti American Dreamer is a 1984 American film starring JoBeth Williams and Tom Conti. It was directed by Rick Rosenthal from a script by Ann Biderman, David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf. An American ...more

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Knute Rockne, All American is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Ronald Reagan, Brian Keith, George Reeves Knute Rockne, All American is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of Knute Rockne, Notre Dame football coach. It stars Pat O'Brien portraying the role of Rockne and Ronald Reagan as ...more

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American Meth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
American Meth is more than a movie, it's a movement. Narrated by Val Kilmer, this documentary explores the devastation this drug is unleasing on America, and provides a glimpse into how it ...more

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FDR: American Badass! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Kevin Sorbo, Barry Bostwick, Bruce McGill FDR: American Badass! is a 2012 action comedy film written by Ross Patterson and directed by Garrett Brawith.

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An American Rhapsody is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Scarlett Johansson, Emmy Rossum, Nastassja Kinski An American Rhapsody is a 2001 Hungarian-American biographical drama film that tells a story of 15-year-old girl from a Hungarian-American family. The film is based on the true story of the ...more

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America is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Rosie O'Donnell, Ruby Dee, Raquel Castro America is a 2009 Lifetime Television film starring Rosie O'Donnell, Ruby Dee and Philip Johnson. It was directed by Yves Simoneau and written by Joyce Eliason. The film is based on the young ...more

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The Quiet American is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Audie Murphy, Michael Redgrave, Bruce Cabot The Quiet American is a 1958 American film and the first film adaptation of Graham Greene's bestselling novel of the same name, and the first major American attempt to deal with the geo-politics ...more

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An American Daughter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Christine Lahti, Tom Skerritt, Caroline Aaron An American Daughter is a 2000 Lifetime Television film directed by Sheldon Larry. The teleplay was written by Wendy Wasserstein, based on one of her plays.

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American Reunion is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris, Tara Reid American Reunion is a 2012 ensemble comedy film written and directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg. It is the fourth installment in the American Pie theatrical series and eighth ...more

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American Wedding is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Alyson Hannigan, January Jones, Willam Belli American Wedding is a 2003 American romantic comedy film and a sequel to American Pie and American Pie 2 as part of the American Pie theatrical series. It was written by Adam Herz and directed ...more

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Beavis and Butt-head Do Americ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, David Letterman Beavis and Butt-head Do America is a 1996 American animated road comedy film, based on the TV series Beavis and Butt-head. It was produced by Paramount Pictures in association with Geffen ...more

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American Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Eddie Della Siepe, James Gilbert, Zan Calabretta American Soldiers is a 2005 film directed by Sidney J. Furie.

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Air America is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis Air America is a 1990 American action comedy film directed by Roger Spottiswoode, starring Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr. as Air America pilots, during the Vietnam War, flying missions in ...more

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Geronimo: An American Legend is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Matt Damon, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman Geronimo: An American Legend is a 1993 film, directed by Walter Hill from a screenplay by John Milius and starring Wes Studi, Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall and Matt Damon. It was ...more

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American Me is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa American Me is a 1992 biographical crime drama film produced and directed by Edward James Olmos, his first film as a director, and written by Floyd Mutrux and Desmond Nakano. Olmos also stars as ...more

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How to Make an American Quilt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more

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The Quiet American is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija The Quiet American is a 2002 film adaptation of Graham Greene's bestselling novel of the same name. It was directed by Phillip Noyce and starred Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, and Do Thi Hai ...more

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American Dream is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Jesse Jackson, Juan Muñoz Through the lenses of cameras, an exploration into the minds - the hopes, dreams, expectations - of their bearers reminds us of the value that has been so deeply ingrained into the ...more