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Film The Best Movies With Night in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with night in the name? This list ranks the best movies with night in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with night in the name? Night at the Roxbury was a wildly popular comedy in the '90s, based off the SNL sketch that Will Farrell and Chris Kattan performed so well. 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 night 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 night in the title includes movies like Night of the Living Dead, In the Heat of the Night, and Saturday Night Fever. 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 night in it.

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It Happened One Night is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Ward Bond
It Happened One Night is a 1934 American romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed by Frank Capra, in which a pampered socialite tries to get out from under her father's ...more

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They Drive by Night is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino
They Drive by Night is a 1940 black-and-white film noir starring George Raft, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino, and Humphrey Bogart, and directed by Raoul Walsh. The picture involves a pair of embattled ...more

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A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx
A Night at the Opera is a 1935 American comedy film starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, and Harpo Marx, and featuring Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, Margaret Dumont, Sig Ruman, and Walter Woolf ...more

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A Night in Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Leonard Marx
A Night in Casablanca is the twelfth Marx Brothers movie, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, and Harpo Marx. The picture was directed by Archie Mayo and written by Joseph Fields and Roland ...more

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Long Day's Journey Into Night is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Katharine Hepburn, Jason Robards Jr., Dean Stockwell
Long Day's Journey into Night is a film by Canadian director David Wellington, released in 1996. An adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play Long Day's Journey into Night, the film starred William ...more

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The Night of the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish
The Night of the Hunter is an American thriller film directed by Charles Laughton and starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish. Based on the 1953 novel of the same name by Davis ...more

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Night and the City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Gene Tierney, Richard Widmark, Herbert Lom
Night and the City is a 1950 British film noir directed by Jules Dassin and starring Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney and Googie Withers. It is based on the novel of the same name by Gerald Kersh. ...more

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Night Must Fall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Rosalind Russell, Robert Montgomery, May Whitty
Night Must Fall is a 1937 film adaptation of the Emlyn Williams play of the same name. It was directed by Richard Thorpe and adapted by John Van Druten. It stars Robert Montgomery, Rosalind ...more

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A Hard Day's Night is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison
A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British black-and-white comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring the Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr—during the ...more

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Night of the Lepus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Janet Leigh, DeForest Kelley, Rory Calhoun
Night of the Lepus, also known as Rabbits, is a 1972 American science fiction horror film based on the 1964 science fiction novel The Year of the Angry Rabbit. Released theatrically on October ...more

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A Little Night Music is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, Lesley-Anne Down
A Little Night Music is a 1977 film adaptation of the musical A Little Night Music. It stars Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, and Lesley-Anne Down. It also features Len Cariou, Hermione Gingold, ...more

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The Night Porter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Charlotte Rampling, Dirk Bogarde, Isa Miranda
The Night Porter is a controversial 1974 art film by Italian director Liliana Cavani, starring Dirk Bogarde and Charlotte Rampling featuring elements of Nazisploitation.

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Night of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman
Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent zombie horror film directed by George A. Romero, starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea and Karl Hardman. It premiered on October 1, 1968, and ...more

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Saturday Night Fever is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon
Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 American dance film directed by John Badham and starring John Travolta as Tony Manero, a young man whose weekends are spent visiting a local Brooklyn discotheque; ...more

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Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon
Fright Night is a 1985 American horror comedy film written and directed by Tom Holland and produced by Herb Jaffe. It stars William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall and Amanda Bearse. ...more

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In the Heat of the Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant
In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 American mystery drama film directed by Norman Jewison. It is based on John Ball's 1965 novel of the same name which tells the story of Virgil Tibbs, a black ...more

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The Night Shift is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Bobby Vitale

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The Night Before is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Keanu Reeves, Lori Loughlin, Theresa Saldana
The Night Before is a 1988 film starring Keanu Reeves and Lori Loughlin. Reeves plays Winston Connelly, the so-called high school nerd and vice president of the Astronomy club. Loughlin plays ...more

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Shark Night is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Katharine McPhee, Sara Paxton, Chris Carmack
Shark Night is a 2011 American 3-D horror action film directed by David R. Ellis and written by Will Hayes and Jesse Studenberg. It stars Sara Paxton, Katharine McPhee, Alyssa Diaz, Dustin ...more

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Night and Fog is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Michel Bouquet
Night and Fog is a 1955 French documentary short film. Directed by Alain Resnais, it was made ten years after the liberation of Nazi concentration camps. The documentary features the abandoned ...more

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Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette
Fright Night is a 2011 American 3D comedy horror film directed by Craig Gillespie. A remake of Tom Holland's 1985 film of the same name, the film was adapted by Marti Noxon. The film premiered ...more

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Night of the Creeps is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
David Paymer, Dick Miller, Tom Atkins
Night of the Creeps is a 1986 American comedy horror written and directed by Fred Dekker, starring Tom Atkins, Jason Lively, Steve Marshall and Jill Whitlow. The film is an earnest attempt at a ...more

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Night of the Demons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Linnea Quigley, Cathy Podewell, Amelia Kinkade
Night of the Demons is a 1988 American supernatural horror film written and produced by Joe Augustyn and directed by Kevin S. Tenney. The film tells the story of ten high school seniors having a ...more

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We Are The Night is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Karoline Herfurth, Nina Hoss, Ivan Shvedoff
We Are the Night is a 2010 German vampire horror film directed by Dennis Gansel, starring Karoline Herfurth and Nina Hoss. The film deals with a young woman who gets bitten by a female vampire ...more

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Night at the Museum: Battle of... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Night in the Title
Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest ...more