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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with life in the name? From animated comedies like A Bug's Life to cinema classics such as Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, this list ranks the best movies with life in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with life 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 life 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 life in the title includes movies like It's a Wonderful Life, A Bug's Life, and Life of Brian. 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 life in it.

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It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story "The Greatest Gift", which Philip Van Doren ...more

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Imitation of Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
John Wayne, Lana Turner, Sandra Dee Imitation of Life is a 1959 American romantic drama film directed by Douglas Sirk, produced by Ross Hunter and released by Universal International, starring Lana Turner and John Gavin. It was ...more

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitt... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Boris Karloff, Danny Kaye, Ann Rutherford The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 1947 Technicolor comedy film, loosely based on the short story of the same name by James Thurber. The film stars Danny Kaye as a young daydreaming proof ...more

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A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey A Bug's Life is a 1998 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by ...more

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The Secret Life of Bees is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Alicia Keys, Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah The Secret Life of Bees is a 2008 American drama film, adapted from the novel of the same name by Sue Monk Kidd. The film was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and produced by Will Smith, with ...more

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Life with Father is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Elizabeth Taylor, Irene Dunne, William Powell Life with Father is a 1947 American comedy film. It tells the true story of Clarence Day, a stockbroker who wants to be master of his house, but finds his wife and his children ignoring him, ...more

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Imitation of Life is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Claudette Colbert, Rochelle Hudson, Warren William Imitation of Life is a 1934 American drama film directed by John M. Stahl. The screenplay by William Hurlbut, based on Fannie Hurst's 1933 novel of the same name, was augmented by eight ...more

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The Life and Death of Colonel ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Life 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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A Dog's Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin A Dog's Life is a silent film written, produced and directed by Charlie Chaplin. This was Chaplin's first film for First National Films. Chaplin plays opposite an animal as "co-star". ...more

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Monty Python's The Meaning of ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, also known as The Meaning of Life, is a 1983 British musical sketch comedy film written and performed by the Monty Python troupe, and directed by one of its ...more

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Life Is Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel Life Is Beautiful is a 1997 Italian tragicomedy comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. Benigni plays Guido Orefice, a Jewish Italian book shop owner, who must employ his ...more

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A Matter of Life and Death is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
David Niven, Richard Attenborough, Raymond Massey This film is a romantic fantasy film created by the British writing-directing-producing team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and set in England during the WWII. It stars David Niven, ...more

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The Private Life of Henry VIII is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Charles Laughton, Merle Oberon, Elsa Lanchester The Private Life of Henry VIII is a 1933 United Kingdom historical film directed and co-produced by Alexander Korda and starring Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Merle Oberon and Elsa Lanchester. ...more

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Life of Brian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam Monty Python's Life of Brian, also known as Life of Brian, is a 1979 British comedy film starring and written by the comedy group Monty Python, and directed by Jones. It tells the story of Brian ...more

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The Facts of Life is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Ruth Hussey The Facts of Life is a 1960 romantic comedy starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball as married people who have an affair. Written, directed, and produced by the longtime Hope associates Melvin Frank ...more

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In This Our Life is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel In This Our Life is a 1942 American drama film, the second to be directed by John Huston. The screenplay by Howard Koch is based on the 1941 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title by ...more

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The Tree of Life is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title

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Lust for Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Marion Ross Lust for Life is a MGM biographical film about the life of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, based on the 1934 novel by Irving Stone and adapted by Norman Corwin. It was directed by Vincente ...more

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The Book of Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
PJ Harvey, William S. Burroughs, Georgia Hubley The Book of Life is a 1998 film by Hal Hartley. In the film, Jesus returns to earth on the eve of the new millennium planning to bring about the apocalypse, but finds himself surprisingly ...more

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Life of Pi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
GĂ©rard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan, Tabu Life of Pi is a 2012 adventure film written by David Magee and directed by Ang Lee.

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The Life and Times of Judge Ro... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Jacqueline Bissett The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean is a 1972 American western film written by John Milius, directed by John Huston, and starring Paul Newman. It was loosely based on the real-life, ...more

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Defending Your Life is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Albert Brooks Defending Your Life is a 1991 romantic comedy-fantasy film about a man who arrives in the afterlife only to find that he must stand trial and justify his lifelong fears in order to advance to ...more

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The Life of Emile Zola is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Donald Crisp The Life of Emile Zola is a 1937 American biographical film about French author Émile Zola, played by Paul Muni and directed by William Dieterle. It has the distinction of being the ...more

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Monty Python's Life of Brian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle Monty Python's Life of Brian is an album released by Monty Python in conjunction with the 1979 film Monty Python's Life of Brian. It mostly contains scenes from the movie with only brief linking ...more

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Train of Life is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Life in the Title
Gad Elmaleh, Johan Leysen, Rufus Train of Life is a tragicomedy film by France, Belgium, Netherlands, Israel and Romania made in 1998 in the French language. It tells the story of an eastern European Jewish village's plan to ...more