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The Best Movies With Heart in the Title

Updated June 14, 2019 1.2k votes 237 voters 39k views100 items

List RulesVote up your favorite movie with heart in the name.

Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with heart in the name? From indie favorites like I Heart Huckabees to chick flicks like The Heart Specialist, this list ranks the best movies with heart in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with heart 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 heart 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 heart in the title includes movies like Angel Heart, Crazy Heart, and Wild at Heart. 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 heart in it.
  • 1

    Where the Heart Is

    Natalie Portman, Sally Field


    Directed byMatt Williams

    Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams, in his film directing debut. The movie stars Natalie Portman, Stockard Channing, Ashley Judd, and Joan Cusack with...  more

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  • 2

    Heart of Dixie

    Phoebe Cates, Ally Sheedy


    Directed byMartin Davidson

    Heart of Dixie is a 1989 drama film adaptation of the 1976 novel Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons and directed by Martin Davidson. The film stars Ally Sheedy, Virginia Madsen, Phoebe Cates,...  more
  • 3

    A Warrior's Heart

    Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz


    Directed byMichael F. Sears

    A Warrior's Heart is a 2011 romantic/sports drama film directed by Michael F. Sears and starring Kellan Lutz. The film is based on a storyline and screenplay written by the author Martin Dugard....  more

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  • 4

    Places in the Heart

    Sally Field, John Malkovich


    Directed byRobert Benton

    Places in the Heart is a 1984 American drama film written and directed by Robert Benton about a U.S. Depression-era Texas widow who tries to save the family farm with the help of a blind white man...  more

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  • 5

    The Normal Heart

    Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo


    Directed byRyan Murphy

    The Normal Heart is a 2014 American drama film directed by Ryan Murphy, based on the 1985 play by Larry Kramer. A gay activist (Mark Ruffalo) attempts to raise H.I.V. and A.I.D.S. awareness during...  more
  • 6

    Untamed Heart

    Marisa Tomei, Christian Slater


    Directed byTony Bill

    Untamed Heart is a 1993 film starring Christian Slater and Marisa Tomei. It mixes drama with romance and comedy and tells the story of a young woman, always unlucky in love, finally finding true love...  more
  • 7

    Crazy Heart

    Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges


    Directed byScott Cooper

    "Crazy Heart stars Jeff Bridges as an aging country music legend wrestling with his loss of fame at the hands of younger protégé. Struggling to make ends meet playing one small gig to the next in the...  more

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  • 8

    The Hasty Heart

    Ronald Reagan, Richard Todd


    Directed byVincent Sherman

    The Hasty Heart is a 1949 Anglo-American co-production directed by Vincent Sherman and starring Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, and Richard Todd. The film based is based on the play of the same name by...  more
  • 9

    Map of the Human Heart

    John Cusack, Jeanne Moreau


    Directed byVincent Ward

    Map of the Human Heart is the title of a 1993 film by New Zealand director Vincent Ward. It was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. The film, set mostly before and during...  more
  • 10

    Whisper of the Heart

    Mayumi Iizuka, Minami Takayama


    Directed byYoshifumi Kondō

    Whisper of the Heart is a 1995 Japanese animated romantic drama film directed by Yoshifumi Kondō and written by Hayao Miyazaki based on the 1989 manga of the same name by Aoi Hiiragi. The film...  more


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  • 11

    One from the Heart

    Tom Waits, Teri Garr


    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    One from the Heart is a 1982 musical film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski, Lainie Kazan, and Harry Dean Stanton. The story is...  more

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  • 12

    Shot Through the Heart

    Vincent Pérez, Linus Roache


    Directed byDavid Attwood

    Shot Through the Heart is a 1998 TV film directed by David Attwood, shown on the BBC and HBO in 1998, which covers the Siege of Sarajevo during the Bosnian War. The film is based on a true story and...  more
  • 13

    Angel Heart

    Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke


    Directed byAlan Parker

    Angel Heart is a 1987 American horror mystery film written and directed by Alan Parker, and starring Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, and Lisa Bonet. The film, adapted from the novel Falling Angel by...  more

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  • 14

    Heart and Souls

    Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue


    Directed byRon Underwood

    Heart and Souls is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Robert Downey, Jr. as Thomas Riley, a businessman recruited by the souls of four deceased people - his...  more
  • 15

    My Heart of Darkness

    My Heart of Darkness is a Swedish–German 2010 documentary film about four ex-soldiers from different sides of the Angolan civil war and their posttraumatic stress disorder. The film was recorded in...  more
  • 16

    Rebel Hearts

    Anita Caspary, Helen Kelley


    Directed byPedro Kos

    Rebel Hearts is a 2021 American documentary film directed by Pedro Kos. In 1960s Los Angeles, the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary fight for equality, their livelihoods, and their own freedom...  more
  • 17

    Murmur of the Heart

    Michael Lonsdale, Ave Ninchi


    Directed byLouis Malle

    Murmur of the Heart is a 1971 French film by French director Louis Malle that tells a coming of age story about a 14-year-old boy growing up in bourgeois surroundings in post-World War II Dijon,...  more

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  • 18

    With a Song in My Heart

    Robert Wagner, Susan Hayward


    Directed byWalter Lang

    With a Song in My Heart is a 1952 biographical film which tells the story of actress and singer Jane Froman, who was crippled by an airplane crash on February 22, 1943, when the Boeing 314 Pan...  more
  • 19


    Directed byMitchell Kriegman, Dean Gordon

    The Book of Pooh: Stories from the Heart is a 2001 direct-to-video film, based on the Disney Channel Playhouse Disney television series, The Book of Pooh released on DVD and VHS on July 17, 2001. It...  more
  • 20

    Clara's Heart

    Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris


    Directed byRobert Mulligan

    Clara's Heart is a 1988 American drama film, based on Joseph Olshan's acclaimed novel of the same name, directed by Robert Mulligan, written by Mark Medoff and is also Neil Patrick Harris' debut role....  more
  • 21

    The Heart of Me

    Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Bettany


    Directed byThaddeus O'Sullivan

    The Heart of Me is a 2003 British period drama film directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Bettany and Olivia Williams. Set in London before and after World War II,...  more
  • 22

    Where the Heart Is

    Uma Thurman, Christopher Plummer


    Directed byJohn Boorman

    Where the Heart Is is a 1990 American romantic comedy film directed by John Boorman, and starring Dabney Coleman and Uma Thurman....  more
  • 23

    None but the Lonely Heart

    Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore


    Directed byClifford Odets

    None but the Lonely Heart is a 1944 American film which tells the story of a young Cockney drifter who returns home with no ambitions but finds that his family needs him. Adapted by Clifford Odets...  more
  • 24
    The Tell-Tale Heart is a 1953 American animated short film directed by Ted Parmelee and narrated by James Mason. The screenplay by Bill Scott and Fred Grable is based on the 1843 short story of the...  more
  • 25

    Cold Heart Canyon

    Holly Morgan, Cassie Courtland


    Directed byJanine Gosselin