Entertainment 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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36 13
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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42 19
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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26 7
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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29 14
American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 5 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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55 37
American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 6 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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40 24
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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35 23
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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26 15
American Sniper is listed (or ranked) 9 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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29 18
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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25 15
Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 11 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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19 10
An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 12 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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31 23
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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21 14
Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 14 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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13 8
An American Tail: Fievel Goes ... is listed (or ranked) 15 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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14 9
The American President is listed (or ranked) 16 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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18 14
Once Upon a Time in America is listed (or ranked) 17 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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6 3
Knute Rockne, All American is listed (or ranked) 18 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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4 2
The Quiet American is listed (or ranked) 19 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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10 9
Lost in America is listed (or ranked) 20 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 Werewolf in Paris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Julie Bowen, Julie Delpy, Tom Everett Scott
An American Werewolf in Paris is a 1997 comedy-horror film directed by Anthony Waller and starring Tom Everett Scott and Julie Delpy. The film was in development for 6 years and follows the ...more
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7 6
How to Make an American Quilt is listed (or ranked) 22 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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American Gigolo is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Team America: World Police is listed (or ranked) 24 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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3 2
An American Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
Henry Winkler, Dorian Harewood, Michael Wincott
A U.S. made-for-TV movie based upon Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol set in Concord, New Hampshire during the Great Depression of the 1930's .