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The Best Movies With Heaven in the Title

Updated March 30, 2021 1.9k votes 419 voters 43.4k views98 items

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

Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with Heaven in the name? This list ranks the best movies with Heaven in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with Heaven in the name? A childhood favorite for a lot of us was All Dogs Go to Heaven, a quintessential '90s animated movie about some of the coolest animated dogs ever created. 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 Heaven 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 Heaven in the title includes movies like Days of Heaven, Heaven Can Wait, and Kingdom of Heaven. 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 heaven in it.
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    Heaven Is for Real

    Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly

    Released2014

    Directed byRandall Wallace

    Heaven Is for Real is a 2014 American Christian drama film directed by Randall Wallace and written by Christopher Parker, based on Pastor Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent's 2010 book of the same name. The...  more
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    Heaven Help Us

    Patrick Dempsey, Donald Sutherland

    Released1985

    Directed byMichael Dinner

    Heaven Help Us is a 1985 comedy-drama film starring Andrew McCarthy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon, Donald Sutherland, Wallace Shawn, Stephen Geoffreys, John Heard, and Patrick Dempsey....  more
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    The Edge of Heaven

    Hanna Schygulla, Erkan Can

    Released2007

    Directed byFatih Akın

    The Edge of Heaven is a 2007 Turkish-German drama written and directed by Fatih Akın. The film won the Prix du scénario at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, was Germany's entry in the category Best...  more
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    Heaven Must Wait

    Andrew McCarthy, Fiona Fullerton

    Released2002

    Directed byTom Reeve

    Heaven Must Wait is a 2001 drama film directed by Tom Reeve....  more
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    Seventh Heaven

    James Stewart, Gale Sondergaard

    Released1937

    Directed byHenry King

    Seventh Heaven is an American romantic drama film released in 1937 by 20th Century Fox, directed by Henry King, and starring Simone Simon and James Stewart. The film is a remake of the 1927 silent...  more
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    A Little Bit of Heaven

    Kate Hudson, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2011

    Directed byNicole Kassell

    A Little Bit of Heaven is a 2011 romantic comedy directed by Nicole Kassell and starring Kate Hudson and Gael García Bernal....  more
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    Just like Heaven

    Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Waters

    Just Like Heaven is an American romantic comedy fantasy film released on September 16, 2005, in the United States and Canada. Set in San Francisco, it was directed by Mark Waters, starring Reese...  more

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    Heaven Can Wait

    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty

    Released1978

    Directed byBuck Henry, Warren Beatty

    Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It is the second film adaptation of Harry Segall's stageplay of the same name, preceded by Here Comes Mr....  more

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    Children of Heaven

    Reza Naji, Christopher Maleki

    Released1997

    Directed byMajid Majidi

    Children of Heaven is a 1997 Iranian family drama film written and directed by Majid Majidi. It deals with a brother and sister and their adventures over a lost pair of shoes. It was nominated for...  more
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    Leave Her to Heaven

    Gene Tierney, Vincent Price

    Released1945

    Directed byJohn M. Stahl

    Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 American Technicolor film noir starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, Ray Collins, and Chill Wills. The story was adapted...  more
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    Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

    Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

    Released1957

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison is a 1957 CinemaScope film which tells the story of two people stranded on a Japanese-occupied island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. The movie was adapted by John...  more
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    The Five People You Meet in Heaven

    Jon Voight, Jeff Daniels

    Released2004

    Directed byLloyd Kramer

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven is a 2004 film directed by Lloyd Kramer....  more
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    All Dogs Go to Heaven

    Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise

    Released1989

    Directed byDon Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster

    All Dogs Go to Heaven is a 1989 American–Irish animated musical adventure comedy film directed and produced by Don Bluth and released by United Artists and Goldcrest Films. The film tells the story...  more

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    Heaven & Earth

    Tommy Lee Jones, Debbie Reynolds

    Released1993

    Directed byOliver Stone

    Heaven & Earth is a 1993 Vietnam film directed and written by Oliver Stone, and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Haing S. Ngor, Joan Chen, and Hiep Thi Le. It is the third and final film in Stone's Vietnam...  more

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    Pennies from Heaven

    Steve Martin, Christopher Walken

    Released1981

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    Pennies from Heaven is a 1981 musical film adapted from a 1978 BBC television drama. Dennis Potter adapted his own screenplay from the BBC series for American audiences, changing its setting from...  more

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    Seven Minutes in Heaven

    Reymond Amsalem, Nadav Nates

    Released2008

    Directed byOmri Givon

    Seven Minutes in Heaven is a 2008 thriller drama film written and directed by Omri Givon....  more
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    Pennies from Heaven

    Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong

    Released1936

    Directed byNorman Z. McLeod

    Pennies From Heaven is a 1936 American musical comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Bing Crosby, Madge Evans, and Edith Fellows. Based on the novel The Peacock Feather by Katherine...  more
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    Heaven Tonight

    Guy Pearce, John Waters

    Released1990

    Directed byPino Amenta

    Heaven Tonight is a 1990 drama and music film written by Frank Howson and Alister Webb, and directed by Pino Amenta....  more
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    Heaven Can Wait

    Gene Tierney, Don Ameche

    Released1943

    Directed byErnst Lubitsch

    Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 American comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was by Samson Raphaelson based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete. The music score was...  more
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    My Blue Heaven

    Steve Martin, Joan Cusack

    Released1990

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    My Blue Heaven is a 1990 comedy film directed by Herbert Ross, written by Nora Ephron and starring Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, and Joan Cusack. This is the third film Steve Martin and Rick Moranis...  more

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    Between Heaven and Hell

    Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen

    Released1956

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Between Heaven and Hell is a 1956 20th Century Fox Cinemascope color war film based on the novel The Day the Century Ended by Francis Gwaltney that the film follows closely. The story is told in...  more
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    Nearest to Heaven

    Catherine Deneuve, Paulina Porizkova

    Released2002

    Directed byTonie Marshall

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    Gate to Heaven

    Udo Kier, Burt Kwouk

    Released2003

    Directed byVeit Helmer

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    The Roots of Heaven

    Errol Flynn, Trevor Howard

    Released1958

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Roots of Heaven is a 1958 American adventure film in CinemaScope and DeLuxe Color made by 20th Century Fox, directed by John Huston and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. The screenplay by Romain Gary...  more
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    Made in Heaven

    Bernard Shakey, Tom Petty

    Released1987

    Directed byAlan Rudolph

    Made in Heaven is a 1987 feature film directed by Alan Rudolph, script from Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon, and produced by Lorimar Productions. The film stars Timothy Hutton and Kelly McGillis...  more

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