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Film The Best Movies With Death in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with death in the name? This list ranks the best movies with death in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with death 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 death 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 death in the title includes movies like Death Becomes Her, Death Proof, and Murder by Death. 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 death in it.

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The Masque of the Red Death is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court The Masque of the Red Death is a 1964 British horror film directed by Roger Corman and starring Vincent Price. The story follows a prince who terrorizes a plague-ridden peasantry while ...more

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Death on the Nile is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury Death on the Nile is a 1978 British film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name, directed by John Guillermin and adapted by Anthony Shaffer. The film features the Belgian ...more

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The Life and Death of Colonel ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, John Laurie The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp is a 1943 romantic drama war film written, produced and directed by the British film making team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger under the production ...more

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Death Race is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez Death Race is a 2008 American science fiction action thriller film produced, written, and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson and starring Jason Statham. Though referred to as a remake of the 1975 ...more

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Death Proof is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell Death Proof is a 2007 American action-exploitation film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film centers on a psychopathic stunt man, Stuntman Mike played by Kurt Russell, who stalks ...more

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Love and Death is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jessica Harper Love and Death is a 1975 comedy film by Woody Allen. It is a satire on Russian literature starring Allen and Diane Keaton as Boris and Sonja, Russians living during the Napoleonic Era who engage ...more

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Death Wish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest Death Wish is a 1974 American vigilante action film loosely based on the novel Death Wish by Brian Garfield. The film was directed by Michael Winner and stars Charles Bronson as a man who ...more

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Death Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn Death Becomes Her is a 1992 American black comedy-fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and scripted by David Koepp and Martin Donovan. Starring Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn and ...more

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Marked for Death is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Steven Seagal, Danielle Harris, Keith David Marked for Death is a 1990 action film directed by Dwight H. Little. It stars Steven Seagal as John Hatcher, a former DEA troubleshooter. Upon moving back to his home town, Hatcher finds it ...more

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Death Race 2000 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Sylvester Stallone, David Carradine, Mary Woronov Death Race 2000 is a 1975 cult action film directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth and Sylvester Stallone. The film takes place in a dystopian American society in ...more

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Death to Smoochy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Jon Stewart Death to Smoochy is a 2002 American black comedy film directed by and starring Danny DeVito, and co-starring Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener and Jon Stewart. The film received ...more

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A Matter of Life and Death is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
David Niven, Richard Attenborough, Raymond Massey A Matter of Life and Death is a romantic fantasy film created by the British writing-directing-producing team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and set in England during the Second World ...more

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Death Wish V: The Face of Deat... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Charles Bronson, Lesley-Anne Down, Saul Rubinek Death Wish V: The Face of Death is a 1994 action crime film and the fifth and final installment in the Death Wish series. It features Charles Bronson, who reprises his role as Paul Kersey in his ...more

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Black Death is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten Black Death is a 2010 German-British action horror film directed by Christopher Smith from an original screenplay by Dario Poloni. It stars Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, and Carice van Houten. ...more

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The Game of Death is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris Game of Death is an incomplete 1972 Hong Kong martial arts film directed, written, produced by and starring Bruce Lee, in his final film attempt. Lee died during the making of the film. Over 100 ...more

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Death Takes a Holiday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Fredric March, Kent Taylor, Evelyn Venable Death Takes a Holiday is a 1934 romantic drama starring Fredric March, Evelyn Venable and Guy Standing, based on the Italian play La Morte in Vacanza by Alberto Casella.

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Death Wish II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Laurence Fishburne, Charles Bronson, Henny Youngman Death Wish II is a 1982 crime thriller action film directed by Michael Winner. It is the first of four sequels to the 1974 film Death Wish. In Death Wish II, architect Paul Kersey moves to Los ...more

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Death at a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Zoe Saldana, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage Death at a Funeral is a 2010 comedy film written by Aeysha Carr and Chris Rock and directed by Neil LaBute.

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Murder by Death is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness Murder by Death is a 1976 American mystery comedy film with a cast featuring Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote, James Coco, Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Elsa Lanchester, David Niven, Peter Sellers, ...more

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Death Warrant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dean Martin, Cynthia Gibb Death Warrant is a 1990 action movie starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. The film was written by David S. Goyer while a student at USC, and was Goyer's first screenplay to be sold and produced ...more

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Death Rides a Horse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega Death Rides a Horse is a 1967 Spaghetti Western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law.

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Erika Toda, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Asaka Seto Death Note is a series of two live-action Japanese films released in 2006 and a spin-off released on February 9, 2008. The two movies are based on the Death Note manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and ...more

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Death Race 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Lauren Cohan, Sean Bean, Danny Trejo Death Race 2 is a 2010 American science fiction action film directed by Dutch filmmaker Roel Reiné, written by Tony Giglio and Paul W. S. Anderson, and starring Luke Goss, Ving Rhames, ...more

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The Death of Mister Lazarescu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Monica Bîrlădeanu, Dragoș Bucur, Gabriel Spahiu The Death of Mr. Lazarescu is a 2005 Romanian dark comedy film by director Cristi Puiu. In the film an old man is carried by an ambulance from hospital to hospital all night long, as doctors ...more

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A Band Called Death is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
A Band Called Death is a 2012 American documentary film directed by Mark Christopher Covino and Jeff Howlett. The documentary is about the 1970s rock band Death and their new-found popularity ...more

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I Love You to Death is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves, Kevin Kline I Love You to Death is a 1990 American dark comedy film directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is loosely based on an attempted murder that happened in 1984, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where Frances ...more

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Jonestown: The Life and Death ... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple, is a 2006 documentary film made by Firelight Media, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson. The documentary reveals new footage of the incidents ...more

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Death and the Maiden is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson Death and the Maiden is a 1994 mystery drama film directed by Roman Polanski.

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Death in Venice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Dirk Bogarde, Silvana Mangano, Marisa Berenson Death in Venice is a 1971 Italian-French drama film directed by Luchino Visconti and starring Dirk Bogarde and Björn Andrésen. It is based on the novella Death in Venice, first ...more

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Sudden Death is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Markus Näslund, Luc Robitaille Sudden Death is a 1995 American action film directed by Peter Hyams, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Powers Boothe. The film was released in the United States on December 22, 1995. The ...more

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Twitch of the Death Nerve is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Claudine Auger, Isa Miranda, Laura Betti Twitch of the Death Nerve, is a 1971 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava. Bava cowrote the screenplay with Giuseppe Zaccariello, Filippo Ottoni and Sergio Canevari, with story credit ...more

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Sex and Death 101 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Winona Ryder, Julie Bowen, Leslie Bibb Sex and Death 101 is a 2007 dark comedy science fiction film written and directed by Daniel Waters released in the United States on April 4, 2008. This film marks the reunion of writer-director ...more

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Game of Death is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Wesley Snipes, Ernie Hudson, Robert Davi Game of Death is a 2010 American action film directed by Giorgio Serafini, and starring Wesley Snipes, Zoë Bell, Gary Daniels and Robert Davi. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the ...more

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Let's Scare Jessica to Death is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Alan Manson Let's Scare Jessica to Death is a 1971 American horror film, directed by John D. Hancock and starring Zohra Lampert as Jessica. It depicts the nightmarish experiences of a psychologically ...more

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Death Valley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Catherine Hicks, Wilford Brimley, Edward Herrmann Death Valley is a 1982 horror film starring Catherine Hicks, Edward Herrmann, Peter Billingsley, Stephen McHattie, Paul Le Mat, Mary Steelsmith and Earl W. Smith. It was directed by Dick ...more

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Scared to Death is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Bela Lugosi, Douglas Fowley, Angelo Rossitto Scared to Death is a horror film directed by Christy Cabanne and starring Bela Lugosi. The picture was filmed in Cinecolor. This movie is historically important as Bela Lugosi's only color film ...more

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Love and Death on Long Island is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Maury Chaykin Love and Death on Long Island is a 1997 UK / Canadian film directed by Richard Kwietniowski and starring Jason Priestley, John Hurt, Fiona Loewi, Sheila Hancock and Anne Reid. The storyline of ...more

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Kiss of Death is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt Kiss of Death is a 1995 crime thriller film starring David Caruso, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt, Ving Rhames, and Stanley Tucci, directed by Barbet Schroeder. The film is a very ...more

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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Charles Bronson, Danny Trejo, Mark Pellegrino Death Wish 4: The Crackdown is a 1987 action crime film, and the fourth installment in the Death Wish film series. The film was directed by J. Lee Thompson, and features Charles Bronson, who ...more

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Death Race 3: Inferno is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Lauren Cohan, Danny Trejo, Dougray Scott Death Race 3: Inferno is a 2012 American action film sequel to Death Race 2 that was released as straight to video in the United States on January 22, 2013. Region 2 DVD released on 4 February ...more

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Death Dancers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Sunset Thomas, Anne Gaybis, Deborah Dutch Death Dancers is a 1993 thriller film written and directed by Jason Holt.

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Death of a Dynasty is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Mariah Carey, Rashida Jones, Jamie Lynn Sigler Death of a Dynasty is a comedy film first screened in 2003. It is a satire of the hip hop music industry centered on Roc-A-Fella Records, and stars Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Capone and Damon Dash. It ...more

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Island of Death is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Jessica Dublin, Robert Behling, Nikos Tsachiridis Island of Death is a 1976 Greek exploitation film directed by Nico Mastorakis. It tells the story of a man and a woman, posing as newlyweds, but in fact an incestuous brother and sister, who ...more

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Blue Water, White Death is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Blue Water, White Death is a 1971 American documentary about sharks.

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A Matter of Loaf and Death is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Peter Sallis, Geraldine McEwan, Sally Lindsay A Matter of Loaf and Death is a film directed by Nick Park and released on December 3, 2008.

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Death Defying Acts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Saoirse Ronan, Guy Pearce Death Defying Acts is a 2007 British-Australian supernatural romance film, directed by Gillian Armstrong, and starring Guy Pearce & Catherine Zeta-Jones. It concerns an episode in the life ...more

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Death Dimension is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
George Lazenby, Jim Kelly, Terry Moore Death Dimension is a 1978 American B-list action and martial arts film by Al Adamson starring Jim Kelly, Harold Sakata, George Lazenby, Terry Moore, and Aldo Ray.

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Death Duel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Derek Yee, Candice Yu Death Duel is a 1977 Hong Kong wuxia film directed by Chor Yuen under the Shaw Brothers Studio banner. The film stars Derek Yee and Ling Yun and marked the debut of Candice Yu for Shaw Studio ...more

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Mako: The Jaws of Death is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Richard Jaeckel, Harold Sakata, Buffy Dee Mako: The Jaws of Death is a 1976 thriller film directed by William Grefe. The film is about a brooding loner who accidentally learns that he has a telepathic and emotional connection with ...more

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Death of a President is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Becky Ann Baker, James Urbaniak, Tab Baker Death of a President is a 2006 British high-concept docudrama political thriller film about the fictional assassination of George W. Bush, the 43rd U.S. President, on 19 October 2007 in Chicago, ...more