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The Best Movies With Heart in the Title 

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Updated June 14, 2019 723 votes 207 voters 34.1k views 99 items

List Rules Vote 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.
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Where the Heart Is is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Natalie Portman, Sally Field, Ashley Judd

Released: 2000

Directed by: Matt 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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Untamed Heart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Marisa Tomei, Christian Slater, Rosie Perez

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tony 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 ...more
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A Warrior's Heart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Gabrielle Anwar

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael 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
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None but the Lonely Hear... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1944

Directed by: Clifford 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 ...more
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Holiday Heart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames, Mykelti Williamson

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Townsend

Holiday Heart is a 2000 TV movie starring Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard, and Mykelti Williamson. It was directed by Robert Townsend, aired on the cable TV channel Showtime, and was distributed on ...more

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Places in the Heart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Sally Field, John Malkovich, Ed Harris

Released: 1984

Directed by: Robert 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 ...more

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Angel Heart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

Released: 1987

Directed by: Alan 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 ...more

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Crazy Heart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Released: 2009

Directed by: Scott 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 ...more

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In the Heart of the Sea ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Ron Howard

In the Heart of the Sea is a 2015 American biographical thriller film directed by Ron Howard. Author Herman Melville visits innkeeper Thomas Nickerson to learn about a doomed whaling

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Wild at Heart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

Released: 1990

Directed by: David Lynch

Wild at Heart is a 1990 American thriller film written and directed by David Lynch, and based on Barry Gifford's 1989 novel of the same name. Both the book and the film revolve around Sailor ...more

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The Tell-Tale Heart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title

Released: 1953

Directed by: Ted Parmelee

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Heart and Souls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ron 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 - ...more
13
Music of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Cloris Leachman

Released: 1999

Directed by: Wes Craven

Music of the Heart is a 1999 drama film, directed by Wes Craven and written by Pamela Gray. It was produced by Craven-Maddalena Films and Miramax Films, and distributed by Buena Vista ...more
14
With a Song in My Heart ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Robert Wagner, Susan Hayward, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1952

Directed by: Walter 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
15
Bury My Heart at Wounded... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Anna Paquin, J.K. Simmons, Aidan Quinn

Released: 2007

Directed by: Yves Simoneau

This film is a 2007 television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The film was written by Daniel Giat, directed by Yves Simoneau and produced by HBO Films. The book on ...more

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The Book of Pooh: Storie... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Jim Cummings, Peter Cullen, Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Released: 2001

Directed by: Mitchell 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, ...more
17
Heart of the Rockies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Roy Rogers, Ralph Morgan, Gordon Jones

Released: 1951

Directed by: William Witney

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18
Wildfire: The Arabian He... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Tucker Garborg, Samantha Coady, Crystal Hipple

Released: 2010

19
Heart of Dixie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Phoebe Cates, Ally Sheedy, Virginia Madsen

Released: 1989

Directed by: Martin 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 ...more
20
The Normal Heart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer

Released: 2014

Directed by: Ryan 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 ...more

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21
Where the Heart Is is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Uma Thurman, Christopher Plummer, Crispin Glover

Released: 1990

Directed by: John Boorman

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22
Clara's Heart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Kathleen Quinlan

Released: 1988

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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Grace of My Heart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Matt Dillon, Bridget Fonda, Peter Fonda

Released: 1996

Directed by: Allison Anders

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Map of the Human Heart ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
John Cusack, Jeanne Moreau, Anne Parillaud

Released: 1993

Directed by: Vincent Ward

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25
Murmur of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Heart in the Title
Michael Lonsdale, Ave Ninchi, Daniel GĂ©lin

Released: 1971

Directed by: Louis 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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