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The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title 

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Updated June 14, 2019 746 votes 167 voters 25.3k views 97 items

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with midnight in the name? Between Academy Award-Wining movies like Midnight Cowboy and classics like Midnight Express, there are probably a lot more than you thought. This list ranks the best movies with midnight in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with midnight 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 midnight 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 midnight in the title includes movies like Midnight Cowboy, Midnight Express, and Midnight Run. 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 midnight in it.
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Midnight Express is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis

Released: 1978

Directed by: Alan Parker

Midnight Express is a 1978 American-British prison drama film directed by Alan Parker, produced by David Puttnam and starring Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli, Paul L. ...more

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Midnight Run is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano

Released: 1988

Directed by: Martin Brest

Midnight Run is a 1988 American action-comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Joe Pantoliano and Philip ...more

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Midnight in the Garden o... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Kevin Spacey, Jude Law, John Cusack

Released: 1997

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a 1997 American drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and an adaptation of the book of the same name by John Berendt, which was based on real-life ...more

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Midnight in Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Woody Allen

Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Set in Paris, the film follows Gil Pender, a screenwriter, who is forced to confront the ...more

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Midnight Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Bob Balaban

Released: 1969

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 American drama film based on the 1965 novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy. The script was written by Waldo Salt, directed by John Schlesinger, and stars Jon ...more

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Star of Midnight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Ginger Rogers, William Powell, Gene Lockhart

Released: 1935

Directed by: Stephen Roberts

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10 to Midnight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Kelly Preston, Charles Bronson, Wilford Brimley

Released: 1983

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

10 to Midnight is an action-crime-thriller film directed by J. Lee Thompson from a screenplay originally written by William Roberts. The film stars Charles Bronson in the lead role with a ...more
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Chimes at Midnight is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Orson Welles, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau

Released: 1965

Directed by: Orson Welles

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Midnight Lace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Doris Day, Myrna Loy, Rex Harrison

Released: 1960

Directed by: David Miller

Midnight Lace is a 1960 American mystery-thriller film starring Doris Day and Rex Harrison, directed by David Miller. The screenplay by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts is based on the play Matilda ...more
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The Other Side of Midnig... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Susan Sarandon, Michael Lerner, John Beck

Released: 1977

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

The Other Side of Midnight is a 1977 American drama film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Marie-France Pisier, John Beck and Susan Sarandon. Herman Raucher wrote the screenplay based on ...more
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Midnight Special is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Kirsten Dunst, Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton

Released: 2015

Directed by: Jeff Nichols

Midnight Special is an upcoming American science fiction film written and directed by Jeff Nichols. The film stars Adam Driver, Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, and Joel Edgerton. It is Nichols' ...more

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Midnight Madness is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Michael J. Fox, Paul Reubens, Stephen Furst

Released: 1980

Directed by: David Wechter, Michael Nankin

Midnight Madness is a 1980 comedy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and starring David Naughton, Stephen Furst and Maggie Roswell. The film is about a group of college students who ...more

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Midnight Ride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Mark Hamill, Robert Mitchum, Michael Dudikoff

Released: 1990

Directed by: Bob Bralver

Midnight Ride is a 1990 action/thriller film. It stars Mark Hamill, Michael Dudikoff, Savina Gersak, and Robert Mitchum in a cameo role. The film went out of its way to display some genuine ...more
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Bowery at Midnight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Bela Lugosi, Dave O'Brien, J. Farrell MacDonald

Released: 1942

Directed by: Wallace Fox

Bowery at Midnight is a horror film starring Bela Lugosi. Lugosi plays a psychology professor by day who, secretly and under an assumed name, runs a Bowery soup kitchen by night called the ...more

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The Midnight Snack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Lillian Randolph, Clarence Nash, Thea Vidale

Released: 1941

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera

The Midnight Snack is a 1941 one-reel animated cartoon and is the second Tom and Jerry short, produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on July 19, 1941, by Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, and ...more
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Midnight in the Garden o... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title

Released: 1997

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

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Miracle at Midnight is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Mia Farrow, Sam Waterston, Patrick Malahide

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ken Cameron

Miracle at Midnight is a TV movie based on the Rescue of the Danish Jews in Denmark during the Holocaust. It is a Disney production and premiered on ABC in 1998. It was also portrayed in Ms. ...more
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The Leghorn Blows at Mid... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Mel Blanc

Released: 1950

Directed by: Robert McKimson

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Midnight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore

Released: 1939

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Midnight is a 1939 American screwball comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore, Francis Lederer, Mary Astor, and Elaine Barrie. Written ...more
20
A Midnight Clear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Ethan Hawke, Gary Sinise, Peter Berg

Released: 1992

Directed by: Keith Gordon

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Midnight Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
George Zucco, George E. Stone, Leo Gorcey

Released: 1945

Directed by: William C. Thomas

Midnight Manhunt is a 1945 crime film mystery directed by William C. Thomas and written by David Lang. The film premiered on July 24, 1945 and is in the public domain. The film stars William ...more
22
Round Midnight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Martin Scorsese, Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon

Released: 1986

Directed by: Bertrand Tavernier

Round Midnight is a 1986 American-French musical drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and written by Tavernier and David Rayfiel. It stars Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet and Herbie ...more
23
It Came Upon the Midnigh... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Mickey Rooney, Scott Grimes

Released: 1984

Directed by: Peter H. Hunt

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Midnight Mary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Ricardo Cortez

Released: 1933

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Midnight Mary is a 1933 film that reveals in flashbacks the hard life of a woman on trial for murder. It stars Loretta Young, Ricardo Cortez, and Franchot Tone.
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The Midnight Meat Train ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Midnight in the Title
Bradley Cooper, Brooke Shields, Leslie Bibb

Released: 2008

Directed by: Ryuhei Kitamura

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