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The Best Movies With America in the Title

Updated June 14, 2019 2.7k votes 425 voters 40.7k views109 items

List RulesVote up your favorite movie with America or American in the name.

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 Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Psycho

    Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

    Released2000

    Directed byMary Harron

    American Psycho is a 2000 American neo-noir satirical psychological horror film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    American Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Graffiti

    Harrison Ford, Ron Howard

    Released1973

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

    American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed and co-written... more on Wikipedia
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    American History X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American History X

    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Kaye

    American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David... more on Wikipedia
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    Borat: Cultural Learnings of A is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title

    Released2006

    Directed byLarry Charles

    Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is a 2006... more on Wikipedia
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    American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Beauty

    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Mendes

    American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film directed by Sam Mendes. An advertising executive... more on Wikipedia
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    Lost in America is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    Lost in America

    Albert Brooks, Garry Marshall

    Released1985

    Directed byAlbert Brooks

    Lost in America is a 1985 comedy film directed by Albert Brooks and co-written by Brooks with... more on Wikipedia

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    An American Tail is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    An American Tail

    Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn

    Released1986

    Directed byDon Bluth

    An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and... more on Wikipedia

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    American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Gangster

    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byRidley Scott

    American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed by Ridley Scott, based... more on Wikipedia
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    The American President is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    The American President

    Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox

    Released1995

    Directed byRob Reiner

    The American President is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner... more on Wikipedia

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    The American is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    The American

    George Clooney, Violante Placido

    Released2010

    Directed byAnton Corbijn

    The American is a 2010 suspense thriller film written by Rowan Joffe and directed by Anton... more on Wikipedia

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    American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Hustle

    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams

    Released2013

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    American Hustle is a 2013 American comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell. It was... more on Wikipedia

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    American Pie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

    American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and... more on Wikipedia

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    Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    Coming to America

    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Landis

    Coming to America is a 1988 American comedy film directed by John Landis, and based on a story... more on Wikipedia

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    Captain America: The Winter So is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders

    Released2014

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel... more on Wikipedia

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    An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    An American Werewolf in London

    Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz

    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Landis

    An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by John... more on Wikipedia
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    American Gigolo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Gigolo

    Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton

    Released1980

    Directed byPaul Schrader

    American Gigolo is a 1980 American crime drama film starring Richard Gere, written and... more on Wikipedia
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    An American Tail: Fievel Goes  is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

    James Stewart, John Cleese

    Released1991

    Directed bySimon Wells, Phil Nibbelink

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    An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    An American in Paris

    Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron

    Released1951

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

    An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral... more on Wikipedia
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    American Sniper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Sniper

    Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

    Released2015

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and... more on Wikipedia

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    American Pop is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    American Pop

    Vincent Schiavelli, Lee Ving

    Released1981

    Directed byRalph Bakshi

    American Pop is a 1981 American animated musical drama film starring Ron Thompson and produced... more on Wikipedia
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    American Dictators is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
    American Dictators is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Booth and Alex Jones.
  • 22
    Team America: World Police is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    Team America: World Police

    Matt Stone, Trey Parker

    Released2004

    Directed byTrey Parker

    Team America: World Police is a 2004 American satirical action comedy film written by Trey... more on Wikipedia

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    The Last American Hero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    The Last American Hero

    Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

    Released1973

    Directed byLamont Johnson

    The Last American Hero is a 1973 sports drama film based on the true story of American NASCAR... more on Wikipedia
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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
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    Once Upon a Time in America

    Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro

    Released1984

    Directed bySergio Leone

    Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic drama film co-written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    An American Werewolf in Paris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With America in the Title
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    An American Werewolf in Paris

    Julie Bowen, Julie Delpy

    Released1997

    Directed byAnthony Waller

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