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The Best Movies With Earth in the Title 

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with earth in the name? This list ranks the best movies with earth in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with earth 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 earth 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 earth in the title includes movies like The Day the Earth Stood Still, Battlefield Earth, and The Greatest Show on Earth. 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 earth in it.
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After Earth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Will Smith, Zoë Kravitz, Jaden Smith

Released: 2013

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

One Thousand A.E. is 2013 Science Fiction written by Stephen Gaghan and Gary Whitta and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

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Journey to the Center of... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutchersonm, Seth Meyers

Released: 2008

Directed by: Eric Brevig

Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 2008 American 3-D science fantasy adventure film starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, and Anita Briem. It is not considered a sequel or a remake of ...more

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The Day the Earth Stood ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Frances Bavier

Released: 1951

Directed by: Robert Wise

The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction film from 20th Century Fox, produced by Julian Blaustein, directed by Robert Wise, and starring Michael Rennie, ...more

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The Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Vincent Price, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho

Released: 1964

Directed by: Sidney Salkow, Ubaldo Ragona

The Last Man on Earth is a 1964 science fiction horror film based on the Richard Matheson 1954 novel I Am Legend. The film was directed by Ubaldo Ragona and Sidney Salkow, and stars Vincent ...more

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Journey to the Center of... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Pat Boone, Bernard Herrmann, Arlene Dahl

Released: 1959

Directed by: Henry Levin

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Earth vs. the Flying Sau... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Paul Frees, Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor

Released: 1956

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers is a 1956 American science fiction film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Charles H. Schneer and Sam Katzman, directed by Fred F. Sears, and starring Hugh Marlowe ...more
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The Greatest Show on Ear... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope

Released: 1952

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

The Greatest Show on Earth is a 1952 American drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in Technicolor, and released by Paramount Pictures. Set in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum ...more

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Another Earth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Brit Marling, William Mapother, Kumar Pallana

Released: 2011

Directed by: Mike Cahill

Another Earth is a 2010 drama film written by Brit Marling and Mike Cahill directed by Mike Cahill. "When Rhonda Williams, a beautiful, bright MIT astrophysics student, leans out of her car ...more
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The Man Who Fell to Eart... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
David Bowie, Rip Torn, Buck Henry

Released: 1976

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

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This Island Earth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Russell Johnson, Faith Domergue, Coleman Francis

Released: 1955

Directed by: Jack Arnold, Joseph M. Newman

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20 Million Miles to Eart... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Ray Harryhausen, William Hopper, Joan Taylor

Released: 1957

Directed by: Nathan H. Juran

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Journey to the Center of... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Dedee Pfeiffer, Greg Evigan, Jennifer Dorogi

Released: 2008

Directed by: Scott Wheeler

Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 2008 direct-to-DVD film created by The Asylum and directed by David Jones and Scott Wheeler. The film is a loose adaptation of the original novel Journey ...more
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Night on Earth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Winona Ryder, Rosie Perez, Roberto Benigni

Released: 1991

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

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If a Tree Falls: A Story... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title

Released: 2011

Directed by: Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front is a documentary film by filmmaker Marshall Curry, exploring the origins, motives, and organization of the Earth Liberation Front and ...more
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Earth to Echo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Mary Pat Gleason, Jason Gray-Stanford, Astro

Released: 2014

Directed by: David Green

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The Day the Earth Caught... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Michael Caine, Leo McKern, Janet Munro

Released: 1961

Directed by: Val Guest

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Earth Girls Are Easy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Jim Carrey, Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum

Released: 1988

Directed by: Julien Temple

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The Quiet Earth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Bruno Lawrence, Pete Smith, Alison Routledge

Released: 1985

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

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The Man from Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Tony Todd, Richard Riehle, David Lee Smith

Released: 2007

Directed by: Richard Schenkman

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Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Coolidge

Released: 2001

Directed by: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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Here on Earth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Josh Hartnett, Leelee Sobieski, Annette O'Toole

Released: 2000

Directed by: Mark Piznarski

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The Day It Came to Earth... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Rita Wilson, George Gobel, Robert Ginnaven

Released: 1977

Directed by: Harry Thomason

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Battlefield Earth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Forest Whitaker

Released: 2000

Directed by: Roger Christian

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The Good Earth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Luise Rainer, Paul Muni, Keye Luke

Released: 1937

Directed by: Sidney Franklin, Victor Fleming, Gustav Machatý

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Escape from Planet Earth... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Earth in the Title
Jessica Alba, Sofía Vergara, Sarah Jessica Parker

Released: 2013

Directed by: Callan Brunker

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