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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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Tears of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Tears of the Sun Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker Tears of the Sun is a 2003 American action war 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. ...more

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Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Empire of the Sun Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age war 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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A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
A Raisin in the Sun 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 Sun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Under the Sun 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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Under the Tuscan Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Under the Tuscan Sun 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
A Place in the Sun 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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Red Sun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Red Sun 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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The Dark Side of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Dark Side of the Sun 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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White Sun of the Desert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
White Sun of the Desert 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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A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
A Raisin in the Sun 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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Race the Sun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Race the Sun Halle Berry, Eliza Dushku, Casey Affleck Race the Sun is a 1996 comedy-drama movie starring Halle Berry and James Belushi. The plot is loosely based on the true story of the Konawaena High School Solar Car Team, which finished 18th in ...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
Burnt by the Sun 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
Holiday in the Sun 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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The Moon and the Sun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Moon and the Sun Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, William Hurt The Moon and the Sun is a 2015 film .

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Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Rising Sun 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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Blood on the Sun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Blood on the Sun 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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Into the Sun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Into the Sun 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) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
World Without Sun 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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Nightmare in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Nightmare in the Sun 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 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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The Sun Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Sun Also Rises 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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Duel in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Duel in the Sun 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
A Raisin in the Sun Danny Glover, Esther Rolle, Helen Martin A Raisin In The Sun is a TV program.

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Men Behind the Sun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Men Behind the Sun 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.

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Journey to the Far Side of the... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun 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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Things Behind the Sun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Things Behind the Sun Don Cheadle, Rosanna Arquette, Kim Dickens Things Behind the Sun is a 2001 film starring Kim Dickens and Gabriel Mann and directed by Allison Anders. Its title is taken from a song by Nick Drake.

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The Sun is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Sun Kaori Momoi, Shirô Sano, Naomasa Musaka The Sun is a 2005 Russian biographical film depicting Japanese Emperor Shōwa during the final days of World War II. The film is the third drama in director Aleksandr Sokurov's trilogy, which ...more

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That Evening Sun is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
That Evening Sun Mia Wasikowska, Hal Holbrook, Walton Goggins That Evening Sun is a 2009 film based on a 2002 short story I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down by William Gay. The movie, produced by Dogwood Entertainment, stars Hal Holbrook as Abner ...more

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Journey to the Sun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Journey to the Sun Ara Güler, Nazmi Kırık, Lucia Marano Journey to the Sun is a 1999 Turkish drama film written and directed by Yeşim Ustaoğlu. It was entered into the 49th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Blue Angel Award.

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Evil Under the Sun is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Evil Under the Sun Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, Peter Ustinov Evil Under the Sun is a 1982 British mystery film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.

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Prisoners of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Prisoners of the Sun Russell Crowe, George Takei, Gulshan Grover Prisoners of the Sun is a film directed by Roger Christian starring John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, Emily Holmes, Nick Moran, Joss Ackland, Michael Higgs and Gulshan Grover.

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Island in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Island in the Sun Joan Collins, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Fontaine Island in the Sun is a 1957 drama film produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and directed by Robert Rossen. It features an ensemble cast including James Mason, Harry Belafonte, Joan Fontaine, Joan ...more

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A Walk in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
A Walk in the Sun Lloyd Bridges, Dana Andrews, John Ireland A Walk in the Sun is a World War II war film released in 1945, based on the novel by Harry Brown, who was a writer for Yank, the Army Weekly based in England. The book was serialized in Liberty ...more

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Sun Sajna is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Sun Sajna Mithun Chakraborty, Iftekhar, Dinesh Hingoo Sun Sajna is a 1982 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Chander Bahl for Rajshri Productions, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Ranjeeta Kaur, Iftekhar, Ram Mohan and Jagdeep

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Half of a Yellow Sun is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Half of a Yellow Sun Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Boyega Half of a Yellow Sun is a 2013 Nigerian historical drama film directed by Biyi Bandele and based on the novel of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The film is a love story that follows ...more

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Three Stripes in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Three Stripes in the Sun Chuck Connors Three Stripes is a 1955 film directed by Richard Murphy.

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The Sun Shines Bright is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Sun Shines Bright Stepin Fetchit, John Russell, Ludwig Stössel The Sun Shines Bright is a 1953 American drama film directed by John Ford, based on material taken from a series of Irvin S. Cobb stories. Ford had adapted some of the same material in 1934 in ...more

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Evil under the Sun is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Evil under the Sun Russell Tovey, David Suchet, Philip Jackson After collapsing in front of his 'rival' Japp, being rushed into hospital and diagnosed with a weight problem that could cause a heart problem, private society detective Hercule Poirot, who must ...more

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Who Loves the Sun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Who Loves the Sun Adam Scott, Molly Parker, Lukas Haas Who Loves the Sun is a 2006 Canadian film directed and written by Matt Bissonnette.

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The Sun Also Shines at Night is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Sun Also Shines at Night Nastassja Kinski, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Julian Sands The Sun Also Shines at Night is an Italian film directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in 1990. It was screened out of competition at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.

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The Sun of the Sleepless is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Sun of the Sleepless Elgudzha Burduli The Sun of the Sleepless is a 1992 Georgian drama film directed by Temur Babluani. It was entered into the 43rd Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Silver Bear for an outstanding ...more

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The Sun Comes Up is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Sun Comes Up Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman The Sun Comes Up is a 1949 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Technicolor picture with Lassie. Jeanette MacDonald had been off the screen for five years until her return in Three Daring Daughters, but The Sun ...more

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Ghost in the Noonday Sun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Ghost in the Noonday Sun Peter Sellers, Peter Boyle, Spike Milligan Ghost in the Noonday Sun is a 1973 British comedy film, directed by Peter Medak, starring Peter Sellers, Anthony Franciosa and Spike Milligan. The script was written by Evan Jones and Ernest ...more

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Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Black Sun Lindsey Pehrson, Hugues de Montalembert Black Sun is a documentary film directed by Gary Tarn. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005. Gary Tarn explores the story of Hugues de Montalembert, a New ...more

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In the Light of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
In the Light of the Sun 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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Sun Valley Serenade is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Sun Valley Serenade Milton Berle, Sonja Henie, Lynn Bari Sun Valley Serenade is a 1941 musical film starring Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle, and Lynn Bari. It features the Glenn Miller Orchestra as well as dancing by the Nicholas ...more

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While the Sun Shines is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
While the Sun Shines 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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Outpost: Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
Outpost: Black Sun Julian Wadham, Michael Byrne, Clive Russell Outpost: Black Sun, also known as Outpost 2, is a 2012 British horror film that was directed by Steve Barker, based on a script written by himself and Rae Brunton. It is a sequel to Barker's ...more

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Del Rey and the Sun Kings: Bat... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title

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The Blazing Sun is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Sun in the Title
The Blazing Sun Gene Autry, Alan Hale^! Jr., Pat Buttram The Blazing Sun is a film directed by John W. English released on November 20, 1950.