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The Best Movies With Red in the Title 

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Updated July 4, 2020 1.1k votes 227 voters 37.2k views

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with red in the name? This list ranks the best movies with red in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with red in the name? Lots of war movies have red in the title, like The Thin Red Line and Red Dawn. This is kind of a weird way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with red 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 red in the title includes movies like Red River, The Hunt for Red October, and Red Dragon. 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 red in it.
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The Hunt for Red October... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry

Released: 1990

Directed by: John McTiernan

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Red Dawn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

Released: 1984

Directed by: John Milius

Red Dawn is a 1984 American film directed by John Milius and co-written by Milius and Kevin Reynolds. It stars Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, and Jennifer Grey. ...more

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Red River is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters

Released: 1948

Directed by: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson

Red River is a 1948 Western film directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, giving a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas ...more

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Red is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren

Released: 2010

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Red is a 2010 American action comedy film directed by Robert Schwentke, inspired by the comic book series by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner. When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech ...more

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Wake of the Red Witch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
John Wayne, Gig Young, Gail Russell

Released: 1948

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

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The Masque of the Red De... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court

Released: 1964

Directed by: Roger Corman

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Little Red Riding Rabbit... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Billy Bletcher

Released: 1944

Directed by: Friz Freleng

Little Red Riding Rabbit is a 1944 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon, directed by Friz Freleng, and starring Bugs Bunny. It is a sendup of the Little Red Riding Hood story, and is the first ...more
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The Bride Wore Red is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Joan Crawford, Robert Young, Franchot Tone

Released: 1937

Directed by: Dorothy Arzner

The Bride Wore Red is a 1937 film, directed by Dorothy Arzner, and starring Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Robert Young and Billie Burke. It was based on the unproduced play The Bride from ...more
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Where the Red Fern Grows... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Lonny Chapman

Released: 1974

Directed by: Norman Tokar

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Red 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren

Released: 2013

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Red 2 is an American action comedy film and sequel to Red. It was inspired by the limited comic book series of the same name, created by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner, and published by the DC ...more
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The Red Badge of Courage... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Audie Murphy, James Whitmore, Andy Devine

Released: 1951

Directed by: John Huston

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Rose Red is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe, Bobby Preston

Released: 2002

Directed by: Craig R. Baxley

Rose Red is a television miniseries scripted by horror novelist Stephen King. The series was premiered in the United States on ABC on January 27, 2002. The story involves a haunted Seattle ...more
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The Red Balloon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Renaud Séchan, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov

Released: 1956

Directed by: Albert Lamorisse

The Red Balloon is a 1956 fantasy featurette directed by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse. The thirty-four minute short, which follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a ...more

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Deep Red is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Dario Argento, David Hemmings, Gabriele Lavia

Released: 1975

Directed by: Dario Argento

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Red Tails is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Daniela Ruah, Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 2012

Directed by: Anthony Hemingway

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Red Dragon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton

Released: 2002

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Red Dragon is a 2002 American psychological thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel of the same name. It is a prequel to The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. The novel was originally ...more

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The Big Red One is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Mark Hamill, Lee Marvin, Robert Carradine

Released: 1980

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

The Big Red One is a WWII film starring Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill, released in 1980. It was written and directed by Samuel Fuller. It was heavily cut on its original release, but a restored ...more

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The Man with One Red Sho... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Jim Belushi

Released: 1985

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

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The Woman in Red is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Kelly LeBrock, Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner

Released: 1984

Directed by: Gene Wilder

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Red State is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Anna Gunn

Released: 2011

Directed by: Kevin Smith

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Red Planet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Simon Baker

Released: 2000

Directed by: Antony Hoffman

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Red Riding Hood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Henry Cavill, Isabella Rossellini, Craig T. Nelson

Released: 1987

Directed by: Randal Kleiser, Adam Brooks

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23
Red Sun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson, Alain Delon

Released: 1971

Directed by: Terence Young

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The Thin Red Line is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

Released: 1998

Directed by: Terrence Malick

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The Hills Run Red is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Red in the Title
Sophie Monk, Janet Montgomery, William Sadler

Released: 2009

Directed by: Dave Parker

The Hills Run Red is a 2009 horror film directed by Dave Parker and written by David J. Schow and starring Sophie Monk, Tad Hilgenbrink and William Sadler.