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The Best Movies With Moon in the Title 

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Updated June 14, 2019 956 votes 352 voters 53.1k views 90 items

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with moon in the name? This list ranks the best movies with moon in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with moon in the name? Jim Carey gave a fantastic performance as the late Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon. This is a weird way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's interesting. There are probably one or two movies with moon 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 moon in the title includes movies like Transformers: Dark of the Moon, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and Paper Moon. 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 moon in it.
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Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario

Released: 2009

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Moon is a 2009 British science fiction drama film co-written and directed by Duncan Jones. The film follows Sam Bell, a man who experiences a personal crisis as he nears the end of a three-year ...more

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The Man in the Moon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Reese Witherspoon, Sam Waterston, Jason London

Released: 1991

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

The Man in the Moon is a 1991 American coming of age drama film and was the final film of director, Robert Mulligan and is also Reese Witherspoon's debut role.

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Paper Moon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Tatum O'Neal, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn

Released: 1973

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Paper Moon is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich and released by Paramount Pictures. Screenwriter Alvin Sargent adapted the script from the novel Addie Pray by Joe ...more

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A Trip to the Moon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Georges Méliès, Jehanne d'Alcy, Bleuette Bernon

Released: 1902

Directed by: Georges Méliès

A Trip to the Moon is a 1902 French silent film directed by Georges Méliès. Inspired by a wide variety of sources, including Jules Verne's novels From the Earth to the Moon and ...more

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A Walk on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Anna Paquin, Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

A Walk on the Moon is a 1999 drama film starring Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber and Anna Paquin. The movie, which was set against the backdrop of the Woodstock festival of 1969 and ...more

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Man on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Courtney Love, Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito

Released: 1999

Directed by: Miloš Forman

Man on the Moon is a 1999 American biographical comedy–drama film about the late American entertainer Andy Kaufman, starring Jim Carrey. The film was directed by Miloš Forman and also features ...more

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Shoot the Moon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Diane Keaton, Albert Finney, Karen Allen

Released: 1982

Directed by: Alan Parker

Shoot the Moon is a 1982 drama film directed by Alan Parker, written by Bo Goldman and starring Albert Finney and Diane Keaton, in their Golden Globe-nominated performances. The film also ...more

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Moon Over Miami is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Betty Grable, Don Ameche, Carole Landis

Released: 1941

Directed by: Walter Lang

Moon Over Miami is a 1941 Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang, with Betty Grable and Don Ameche in leading roles and co-starring Robert Cummings, Carole Landis, Jack Haley, and ...more

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In the Shadow of the Moo... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Sington

In the Shadow of the Moon is a 2007 British documentary film about the United States' manned missions to the Moon. It premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the World Cinema ...more

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Amazon Women on the Moon... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Michelle Pfeiffer, Carrie Fisher, Bryan Cranston

Released: 1987

Directed by: Peter Horton, Carl Gottlieb, John Landis, Joe Dante, Robert K. Weiss

Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 American satirical comedy film that parodies the experience of watching low-budget movies on late-night television. The film, featuring a large ensemble cast, ...more

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Destination Moon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Dick Wesson, Warner Anderson, John Archer

Released: 1950

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Destination Moon is a 1950 American Technicolor science fiction film independently produced by George Pal, directed by Irving Pichel, and starring John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, and ...more

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Woman in the Moon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Tilla Durieux, Gustav von Wangenheim, Fritz Rasp

Released: 1929

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Woman in the Moon is a science fiction silent film that premiered 15 October 1929. It is often considered to be one of the first "serious" science fiction films. It was written and ...more
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The Stalking Moon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster

Released: 1968

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

The Stalking Moon is a 1968 western film in Technicolor starring Gregory Peck and Eva Marie Saint. It is directed by Robert Mulligan and based on the novel of the same name by T.V. Olsen.

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The Mouse on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Frankie Howerd, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Cribbins

Released: 1963

Directed by: Richard Lester

The Mouse on the Moon is a 1963 British comedy film, an adaptation of the novel The Mouse on the Moon by Irish author Leonard Wibberley. It was directed by Richard Lester and served as the ...more

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The Moon Is Blue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
David Niven, William Holden, Hardy Krüger

Released: 1953

Directed by: Otto Preminger

The Moon Is Blue is a 1953 American romantic comedy film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring William Holden, David Niven, and Maggie McNamara. Written by F. Hugh Herbert and ...more
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Dead Moon Rising is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Chris Albro, Bob C. Cooke, Colleen Mooney

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mark E. Poole

Dead Moon Rising is a 2007 horror film written and directed by Mark E. Poole. It stars Jason Crowe, Mike Seely, and Erica Goldsmith as locals who must fight waves of zombies in Louisville,

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Transformers: Dark of th... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf, John Malkovich

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael Bay

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is a 2011 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line, and the third film in the series. The Autobots learn of a ...more

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The Twilight Saga: New M... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

Released: 2009

Directed by: Chris Weitz

New Moon is the sequel to 2008's Twilight, based on a novel of the same name written by Stephanie Meyer.

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First Men in the Moon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Peter Finch, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries

Released: 1964

Directed by: Nathan H. Juran

First Men in the Moon is a 1964 British science fiction film directed by Nathan Juran and starring Edward Judd, Martha Hyer and Lionel Jeffries. It is an adaptation by the noted science-fiction ...more

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Tell Me That You Love Me... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Liza Minnelli, Fred Williamson, James Coco

Released: 1970

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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Mountains of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Omar Sharif, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant

Released: 1990

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

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By the Light of the Silv... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Doris Day, Mary Wickes, Leon Ames

Released: 1953

Directed by: David Butler

By the Light of the Silvery Moon is a 1953 musical film. It is the sequel to On Moonlight Bay. Like its predecessor, the movie is based loosely on the Penrod stories by Booth Tarkington.

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Shine on Harvest Moon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Ann Sheridan, Dennis Morgan

Released: 1944

Directed by: David Butler

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Blood Moon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Blood Moon

Released: 2012

Directed by: Farnaz

Luke Parker, a brilliant young psychiatrist has always relied on analysis and logic. But his amazing mind can't fathom the call of his destiny. Luke's patient, William Titus embodies why 'lunar' ...more
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Racing with the Moon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Moon in the Title
Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Crispin Glover

Released: 1984

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

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