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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
This film 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 merrymaking in a lonely ...more
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The Life and Death of Colonel ... is listed (or ranked) 2 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 on the Nile is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury
This film 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 detective ...more
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Death Takes a Holiday is listed (or ranked) 4 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 Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn
This film 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 Isabella ...more
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Death of a Dynasty is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Azumi 2: Death or Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Chiaki Kuriyama, Aya Ueto, Yoshio Harada
Azumi 2: Death or Love is a Japanese jidaigeki film written Mataichiro Yamamoto and Yoshiaki Kawajiri, directed by Shusuke Kaneko, and starring Aya Ueto, Yuma Ishigaki, Chiaki Kuriyama and Shun ...more
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Death Proof is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell
This film 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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Death Wish is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest
This film is a 1974 American vigilante action film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Brian Garfield. The film was directed by Michael Winner and stars Charles Bronson as a man who ...more
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Black Death is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten
This film 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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Scared to Death is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Rose of Death is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Michael A. Martinez, Lonnie Paul, Roy C. Peterson
On prom night ten years ago, a group of drunken friends go too far when trying to scare a couple of their fellow classmates. After accidentally killing one of them, they decide they have to kill ...more
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Death and the Maiden is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Kiss of Death is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Coleen Gray
Kiss of Death is a 1947 film noir movie directed by Henry Hathaway and written by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer from a story by Eleazar Lipsky. The story revolves around a former robber played ...more
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Death Dimension is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Kiss of Death is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Love and Death on Long Island is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Maury Chaykin
This film is a 1997 UK / Canadian film directed by Richard Kwietniowski and starring Jason Priestley, John Hurt, Fiona Loewi, Sheila Hancock and Anne Reid.
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Death of a President is listed (or ranked) 18 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
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Death Defying Acts is listed (or ranked) 19 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 Duel is listed (or ranked) 20 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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A Matter of Loaf and Death is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Island of Death is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Batman: Death Wish is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Batman: Death Wish is a 2012 fan film directed by Matthew Hiscox, based on the Batman franchise. Unlike other Batman fan films that use the more mature, contemporary settings of later comic ...more
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Death Bell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title
Kim Bum, Nam Gyu-ri, Lee Beom-soo
Death Bell is a 2008 South Korean film. The only Korean horror film released over the summer of 2008, it is the first feature by former music video director Chang, who also co-wrote the ...more
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Five Fingers of Death is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Death in the Title