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Film The Best Movies With Sun in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with sun in the name? This list ranks the best movies with sun in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with sun 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 sun 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 sun in the title includes movies like Empire of the Sun, A Place in the Sun, and Under the Tuscan Sun. 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 sun in it.

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Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich
Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age film based on J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Steven Spielberg directed the film, which stars Christian Bale, ...more

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Tears of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker
Tears of the Sun is a 2003 American action drama film depicting a U.S. Navy SEAL team rescue mission amidst the civil war in Nigeria. LT A.K. Waters commands the team sent to rescue U.S. citizen ...more

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Under the Sun is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Helena Bergström, Rolf Lassgård, Rikard Wolff
Under the Sun is a 1998 Swedish film directed by Colin Nutley, adapted from the short story The Little Farm by H. E. Bates. The film stars Rolf Lassgård, Helena Bergstrom, and Johan ...more

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A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett, Jr.
A Raisin in the Sun is a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Roy Glenn, and Louis Gossett, and adapted from the play of the same name by Lorraine ...more

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Under the Tuscan Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Kate Walsh
Under the Tuscan Sun is a 2003 American romantic comedy drama film written, produced, and directed by Audrey Wells and starring Diane Lane. Based on Frances Mayes' 1996 memoir Under the Tuscan ...more

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A Place in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters
A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film loosely based on the 1925 novel An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the play, also titled An American Tragedy. It tells the story of a ...more

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The Dark Side of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Brad Pitt, Guy Boyd, Cheryl Pollak
The Dark Side of the Sun is a 1988 American - Yugoslavian drama film starring a young Brad Pitt about a young man in search of a cure for a dreaded skin disease. It is directed by Božidar ...more

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Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Sean Connery, Steve Buscemi, Tia Carrere
Rising Sun is a 1993 American action film written and directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. Michael Crichton and Michael ...more

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Red Sun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson, Alain Delon
Red Sun aka Soleil rouge is a Western film with an international cast. It stars U.S.-born actor Charles Bronson, Japanese actor Toshirō Mifune, French actor Alain Delon and Swiss actress Ursula ...more

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White Sun of the Desert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Anatoly Borisovich Kuznetsov, Spartak Mishulin, Kakhi Kavsadze
White Sun of the Desert is a classic 'Eastern' or Ostern film of the Soviet Union. The film is one of the most popular Russian films of all time. Its blend of action, comedy, music and drama, as ...more

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Journey to the Far Side of the... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Herbert Lom, Ian Hendry, Ed Bishop
Doppelgänger is a 1969 British science-fiction film directed by Robert Parrish and starring Roy Thinnes, Ian Hendry, Lynn Loring and Patrick Wymark. Outside Europe, it is known as Journey ...more

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Burnt by the Sun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Nikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Menshikov, Vladimir Ilyin
Burnt by the Sun is a 1994 film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov and Azerbaijani screenwriter Rustam Ibragimbekov. The film depicts the story of a senior Red Army officer and his ...more

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Holiday in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Megan Fox, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen
Holiday in the Sun is a 2001 American film starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. It was directed by Steve Purcell and is also Megan Fox's film debut. It was filmed in Atlantis Paradise Island.

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Into the Sun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Steven Seagal, Eddie George, Chiaki Kuriyama
Into the Sun is a 2005 action film modeled after the American yakuza films The Yakuza and Black Rain. It stars martial artist/actor Steven Seagal. Originally conceived as a remake of Sydney ...more

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World Without Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
World Without Sun is a 1964 French documentary film directed by Jacques-Yves Cousteau. The film was Cousteau's second to win an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, following The Silent ...more

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In the Light of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Luca Zingaretti, Corrado Fortuna, Francesco Foti
In the Light of the Sun (Alla luce del sole) is a 2005 crime/drama film written and directed by Roberto Faenza.

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The Moon and the Sun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, William Hurt
The Moon and the Sun is a 2015 film .

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While the Sun Shines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Ronald Howard, Brenda Bruce, Ronald Squire
While the Sun Shines is a 1947 British comedy film directed by Anthony Asquith. It was based on Terence Rattigan's 1943 play of the same name.

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Nightmare in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Robert Duvall, Ursula Andress, Sammy Davis
Nightmare in the Sun is a film drama directed by John Derek and Marc Lawrence, and written by George Fass and Fanya Foss, about a murderous affair. Derek starred along with Ursula Andress and ...more

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The Sun Behind the Clouds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Sun Behind the Clouds looks at China's occupation of Tibet from the perspective of the vocally secessionist Tibetan youth, and from that of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, whose ...more

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Blood on the Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Frank Puglia
Blood on the Sun is a film starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. The film is based on a fictional history behind the Tanaka Memorial document. The film won the Academy Award for Best Art ...more

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Duel in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones
Duel in the Sun is a Technicolor 1946 Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza girl who goes to live with her caucasian ...more

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A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Morgan Freeman, Sean Combs, John Stamos
A Raisin in the Sun is a 2008 television film directed by Kenny Leon. The teleplay by Paris Qualles is based on the award-winning 1959 play of the same name by Lorraine Hansberry. The film ...more

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The Sun Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power
The Sun Also Rises is a 1957 film adaptation of the Ernest Hemingway novel of the same name directed by Henry King. The screenplay was written by Peter Viertel and it starred Tyrone Power, Ava ...more

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Men Behind the Sun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Wang Gang, Runsheng Wang, Linjie Hao
Men Behind the Sun is a 1988 drama film written by Mei Liu, Wen Yuan Mou and Dun Jing Teng and directed by T.F. Mou.