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The Best Movies With Black in the Title 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.4k votes 222 voters 32.5k views

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with black in the name? This list ranks the best movies with black in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with black in the name? 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 black 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 black in the title includes movies like Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Men in Black, and Men in Black 3. 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 black in it.
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Black Swan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

Released: 2010

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, and Mila Kunis. The plot revolves around a production ...more

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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

Released: 1997

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more

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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more

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The Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners

Released: 1934

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Not to be confused with the 1941 version also featuring Bela Lugosi. The Black Cat is a 1934 horror film that became Universal Pictures' biggest box office hit of the year. The picture was the ...more

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Bad Day at Black Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Spencer Tracy, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin

Released: 1955

Directed by: John Sturges

Bad Day at Black Rock is a 1955 thriller film directed by John Sturges and starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Ryan that combines elements of Westerns and film noir. The supporting cast includes ...more

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Creature from the Black ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Richard Carlson, Richard Denning, Julie Adams

Released: 1954

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Creature from the Black Lagoon is a 1954 monster horror 3-D film in black-and-white, directed by Jack Arnold and starring Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno and Whit ...more

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The Black Hole is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins, Yvette Mimieux

Released: 1979

Directed by: Gary Nelson

The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Maximilian Schell, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette ...more

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Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American-British war film directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden based on his series of articles published in ...more

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Men in Black II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in Black II is a 2002 American science fiction action spy comedy film starring both Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film also stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, ...more

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Black Beauty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Sean Bean, Alan Cumming, Peter Cook

Released: 1994

Directed by: Caroline Thompson

Black Beauty is a 1994 film adaptation of Anna Sewell's novel by the same name directed by Caroline Thompson in her directorial debut. The film stars Andrew Knott, Sean Bean and David Thewlis. ...more
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The Black Stallion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Hoyt Axton

Released: 1979

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

The Black Stallion is a 1979 American film based on the 1941 classic children's novel The Black Stallion by Walter Farley. It tells the story of Alec Ramsay, who is shipwrecked on a deserted ...more

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Pitch Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Keith David

Released: 2000

Directed by: David Twohy

Pitch Black is a 2000 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Twohy. The film stars Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, and Keith David. Dangerous man Richard B. ...more

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Black Sabbath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina

Released: 1963

Directed by: Mario Bava

Black Sabbath is a 1963 Italian-French horror film directed by Mario Bava. The film is centered on three separate tales that have an introduction and conclusion from Boris Karloff. The film ...more
14
Pirates of the Caribbean... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2003

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler film based on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney theme parks. It was directed by Gore ...more

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Black Christmas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Olivia Hussey

Released: 1974

Directed by: Bob Clark

Black Christmas is a 1974 Canadian independent horror film directed by Bob Clark and written by A. Roy Moore. It stars Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Marian Waldman ...more

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Black Legion is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Dick Foran

Released: 1937

Directed by: Michael Curtiz, Archie Mayo

Black Legion is a 1937 American melodrama film, directed by Archie Mayo, with a script by Abem Finkel and William Wister Haines based on an original story by producer Robert Lord. The film stars ...more
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Diary of a Mad Black Wom... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor

Released: 2005

Directed by: Darren Grant

Diary of a Mad Black Woman is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film written by and starring Tyler Perry, which was inspired by the play of the same name. It is Perry's debut feature film, and the ...more

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Men in Black 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith

Released: 2012

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in Black 3 is a 2012 American 3D comic science fiction-action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin. It is the third installment in the ...more

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Black Christmas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2006

Directed by: Glen Morgan

Black Christmas is a 2006 Canadian-American slasher film written and directed by Glen Morgan and starring Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Oliver Hudson, Lacey ...more

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Black Friday is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges

Released: 1940

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

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The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

Released: 2006

Directed by: Brian De Palma

The Black Dahlia is a 2006 American neo noir thriller film directed by Brian De Palma. It is drawn from a novel of the same name by James Ellroy, writer of L.A. Confidential and stars Josh ...more

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The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

Released: 2012

Directed by: James Watkins

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The Black Camel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Bela Lugosi, Robert Young, J. M. Kerrigan

Released: 1931

Directed by: Hamilton MacFadden

The Black Camel is a 1931 mystery film based on the novel of the same name by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the second film to star Warner Oland as detective Charlie Chan, and the sole survivor of ...more
24
The Black Cauldron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
John Hurt, John Huston, Nigel Hawthorne

Released: 1985

Directed by: Richard Rich, Ted Berman

The Black Cauldron is a 1985 American animated dark fantasy adventure film released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 25th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it is loosely based on the first ...more

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The Black Pirate is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp

Released: 1926

Directed by: Albert Parker

The Black Pirate is a 1926 silent adventure film shot entirely in two-strip Technicolor about an adventurer and a "company" of pirates. It stars Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp, Sam De ...more