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The Best Movies With Star in the Title 

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with star in the name? Of course there are the Star Wars and Star Trek franchises that everyone loves, but this list ranks some of the other best movies with star in the title, even if they're not culturally defining films. What is your favorite movie with star 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 star 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 star in the title includes movies like Lone Star, The Evening Star, and Rock Star. 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 star in it.
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Star Wars Episode V: The... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1980

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1977

Directed by: George Lucas

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Star Trek II: The Wrath ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Released: 1982

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

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Star Wars: Episode VI –R... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1983

Directed by: Richard Marquand

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Star Wars: The Force Awa... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 2015

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

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Star Trek III: The Searc... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Leonard Nimoy

Released: 1984

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

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Star Wars Episode III: R... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 2005

Directed by: George Lucas

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Rogue One: A Star Wars S... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed

Released: 2016

Directed by: Gareth Edwards

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Star Trek: First Contact... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

Released: 1996

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

Released: 1986

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

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Star Trek V: The Final F... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

Released: 1989

Directed by: William Shatner

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

Released: 2009

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

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Star Wars: The Clone War... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Kevin Michael Richardson

Released: 2008

Directed by: Dave Filoni

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Star Trek Into Darkness ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve

Released: 2013

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

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Star Wars Episode I: The... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor

Released: 1999

Directed by: George Lucas

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Star Trek Generations is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 1994

Directed by: David Carson

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Star Trek Nemesis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hardy, Patrick Stewart

Released: 2002

Directed by: Stuart Baird

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Buzz Lightyear of Star C... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn, Sean Hayes

Released: 2000

Directed by: Steve Loter, Tad Stones

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A Star Is Born is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

Released: 1976

Directed by: Frank Pierson

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Star Trek: Insurrection ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Patrick Stewart, Marina Sirtis, LeVar Burton

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

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The Tin Star is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Lee Van Cleef

Released: 1957

Directed by: Anthony Mann

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Star Trek 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
Chris Pine

Released: 2016

Directed by: Justin Lin

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Lego Star Wars: Revenge ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mark Hamill

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Star Trek: The Motion Pi... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

Released: 1979

Directed by: Robert Wise

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Star Trek VI: The Undisc... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Star in the Title
William Shatner, Kim Cattrall, Leonard Nimoy

Released: 1991

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

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