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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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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg
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 Swan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder
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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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
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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Creature from the Black Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Richard Carlson, Richard Denning, Julie Adams
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 Cat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners
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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The Black Hole is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins, Yvette Mimieux
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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Bad Day at Black Rock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Spencer Tracy, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin
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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Men in Black II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson
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 Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom
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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Pitch Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Keith David
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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Diary of a Mad Black Woman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor
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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Black Sabbath is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina
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
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Black Friday is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges
Black Friday is a 1940 American science fiction film starring Boris Karloff. Béla Lugosi, although second-billed, has only a small part in the film and does not appear with Karloff. ...more
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana
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
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 Christmas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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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The Black Camel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Bela Lugosi, Robert Young, J. M. Kerrigan
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
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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
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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The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank
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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Black Beauty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Sean Bean, Alan Cumming, Peter Cook
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) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Hoyt Axton
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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Black Legion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Dick Foran
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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Black Bart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, John McIntire
Black Bart is a 1948 film starring Dan Duryea as the real-life cowboy bandit Charles Bolles. The 80 minute film was shot in Technicolor. Also known as Black Bart, Highwayman.
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The Black Pirate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp
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
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The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Black in the Title
Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer
The Woman in Black is a 2012 British horror film directed by James Watkins and written by Jane Goldman, based on Susan Hill's novel of the same name. It was produced by Hammer Film Productions. ...more