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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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American History X is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo
American History X is a 1998 American 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, Elliott ...more
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American Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 2 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 Psycho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto
American Psycho is a 2000 American neo-noir satirical psychological horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis. Wealthy New York City investment banking ...more
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An American Tail is listed (or ranked) 4 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 Beauty is listed (or ranked) 5 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. An advertising executive (Kevin Spacey) has a midlife crisis when he becomes infatuated with his teenage daughter's best ...more
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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 6 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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American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro
American Hustle is a 2013 American 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 and ...more
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Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 9 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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An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 10 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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An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Queen: The Story of an America... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Queen: The Story of an American Family is a 1993 partly factual historical novel by Alex Haley and David Stevens. It brought back to the consciousness of many white Americans the plight of the ...more
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American Pie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth
American Pie is a 1999 teen 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 theatrical ...more
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American Sniper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jonathan Groff
American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical 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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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 15 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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My American Uncle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Gérard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Véronique Silver
My American Uncle is a 1980 French film directed by Alain Resnais. The film stars Gérard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, and Roger Pierre.
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An American Daughter is listed (or ranked) 17 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 Friends is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Alfred Molina, Michael Palin, Roger Lloyd-Pack
American Friends is a 1991 British film starring Michael Palin. It was written by Palin and its director, Tristram Powell.
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American Yearbook is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Nick Tagas, Vonn Scott Bair, Jennifer Noble
American Yearbook is a 2004 American drama film written, produced, edited, and directed by Brian Ging. While the film itself is finished, and has been shown at various film festivals, there is ...more
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The American Friend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lou Castel
The American Friend is a 1977 film by Wim Wenders, loosely adapted from the novel Ripley's Game by Patricia Highsmith. The film is of the neo-noir genre, and features Dennis Hopper as career ...more
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American Commune is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
American Commune is 2013 documentary film written by Rena Mundo Croshere, and directed by Rena Mundo Croshere and Nadine Mundo.
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An American Tail: Fievel Goes ... is listed (or ranked) 22 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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The American President is listed (or ranked) 23 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) 24 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 drama film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It chronicles the lives of Jewish ghetto youths ...more
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Lost in America is listed (or ranked) 25 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