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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with water in the name? This list ranks the best movies with water in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with water 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 water 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.

his ranked poll of films with water in the title includes movies like Open Water, Water for Elephants, and Like Water for Chocolate. 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 water in it.
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Open Water is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Saul Stein, Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis Open Water is a 2003 drama psychological horror film loosely based on the true story of an American couple, Tom and Eileen Lonergan, who in 1998 went out with a scuba diving group, Outer Edge ...more

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Dark Water is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Jennifer Connelly, Tim Roth, John C. Reilly Dark Water is a 2005 American horror-thriller film directed by Walter Salles, starring Jennifer Connelly and Tim Roth. The film is a remake of the 2002 Japanese film of the same name, and also ...more

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Water is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
John Abraham, Lisa Ray, Kulbhushan Kharbanda Water, is a 2005 Canadian film written and directed by Deepa Mehta, with screenplay by Anurag Kashyap. It is set in 1938 and explores the lives of widows at an ashram in Varanasi, India. The ...more

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Like Water for Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Marco Leonardi, Yareli Arizmendi, Mario Vazquez Like Water for Chocolate is a 1992 film in the style of magical realism based on the popular novel, published in 1989 by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel. It earned all 11 Ariel awards ...more

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Water, Water Every Hare is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Mel Blanc Water, Water Every Hare is a Looney Tunes cartoon released in 1952 featuring Bugs Bunny and Gossamer. The title is a pun on the line "Water, water, everywhere / Nor any drop to drink" ...more

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Like Water for Chocolate: A No... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies is a book by Laura Esquivel.

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Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film directed by Kevin Reynolds and co-written by Peter Rader and David Twohy. It was based on Rader's original 1986 ...more

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Hell and High Water is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Richard Widmark, Cameron Mitchell, David Wayne Hell and High Water is a 1954 Cold War drama film starring Richard Widmark, Bella Darvi and Victor Francen. The film was made to showcase CinemaScope being used in the confined sets of a ...more

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Red Water is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Coolio, Kristy Swanson, Lou Diamond Phillips Red Water is a 2003 made for television horror film starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Kristy Swanson, Gideon Emery and Coolio.

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Buddies Thicker Than Water is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Allen Swift Buddies Thicker Than Water is a 1962 short film, originally released as part of the Tom and Jerry series on November 1. It was the 12th and penultimate cartoon in the series to be directed by ...more

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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Ou... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Antonio Banderas, Clancy Brown, Tom Kenny The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is a 2015 American animated/live action adventure comedy film, based on the Nickelodeon television series SpongeBob SquarePants, created by Stephen ...more

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Head Above Water is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Cameron Diaz, Harvey Keitel, Billy Zane Head Above Water is a 1996 American comedy thriller film directed by Jim Wilson and starring Harvey Keitel, Cameron Diaz, Craig Sheffer. It was rated PG-13 by the MPAA. The film is a remake of ...more

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Don't Drink the Water is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Jackie Gleason, Estelle Parsons, Howard Morris Don't Drink the Water is a 1969 comedy film starring Jackie Gleason and directed by Howard Morris, and based upon a 1966 play of the same name by Woody Allen. The supporting cast includes ...more

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Head Above Water is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Head Above Water Morten Abel, Reidar Sørensen, Lene Elise Bergum Head Above Water is 1993 comedy thriller film written by Geir Eriksen and Eirik Ildahl and directed by Nils Gaup.

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Ring of Bright Water is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Bill Travers, Peter Jeffrey, Virginia McKenna Ring of Bright Water is a 1969 British feature film starring Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna. It is a story about a Londoner and his pet otter living on the Scottish coast. The story is ...more

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Cold Water of the Sea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Cold Water of the Sea Montserrat Fernandez, Luis Carlos Bogantes, Lil Quesada Morúa "A young Costa Rican couple on holiday discover one evening a seven-year-old girl who has run away, yet the next morning, when they want to take her back to her camping parents, she has ...more

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Water Drops on Burning Rocks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Ludivine Sagnier, Anna Thomson, Bernard Giraudeau Water Drops on Burning Rocks is a 2000 French drama film directed by François Ozon. The film is based on a German play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Tropfen auf heisse Steine.

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Salt Water Tabby is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
While Tom woos a female cat at the beach, Jerry tries to disrupt his fun by playing pranks on him.

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Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more

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Water for Elephants is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz Water for Elephants is a 2011 American romantic drama film directed by Francis Lawrence. Richard LaGravenese wrote the screenplay, which was based on Sara Gruen's 2006 novel of the same name. It ...more

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Crashing the Water Barrier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Donald Campbell Crashing the Water Barrier is a 1956 American short documentary film directed by Konstantin Kaiser. It won an Academy Award at the 29th Academy Awards in 1957 for Best Short Subject.

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Water Birds is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water Birds is a 1952 American short documentary film directed by Ben Sharpsteen. It won an Academy Award in 1953 for Best Short Subject. The film was produced by Walt Disney as part of the ...more

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Water Lilies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Adèle Haenel, Christel Baras, Alice de Lencquesaing Water Lilies is a 2006 French drama film and the debut as a screenwriter and director of Céline Sciamma.

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Walk on Water is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Hanns Zischler, Caroline Peters, Knut Berger Walk on Water is an Israeli film released in 2004. It stars Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, and Caroline Peters. It was directed by New York-born Israeli director Eytan Fox. The screenplay was ...more

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The Water Margin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
David Chiang, Tetsurō Tamba, Danny Lee The Water Margin, also known Outlaws of the Marsh and Seven Blows Of The Dragon, is a 1972 Hong Kong film adapted from the Chinese classical novel Water Margin. It was produced by the Shaw ...more

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The Great Water is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Rade Šerbedžija, Meto Jovanovski, Verica Nedeska The Great Water is a 2004 Macedonian film starring Saso Kekenovski, Maja Stankovska, Mitko Apostolovski, Meto Jovanovski and Verica Nedeska. It was directed and written by Ivo Trajkov. The music ...more

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Water Under the Bridge is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Gabrielle Anwar, Chip Esten, Theresa Russell Water Under the Bridge is a 2003 Drama Romance film written by Clark Brigham and Richard B. Taylor III, directed by Clark Brigham.

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White Water Summer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Charles Siebert White Water Summer is a 1987 American drama film directed by Jeff Bleckner.

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Living Water is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Corey Stills, Sadap, Evan Cleaver

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Thicker than Water is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Þorsteinn Bachmann Thicker than Water is a 2006 Icelandic film.

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Dancing in Water is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Srđan Todorović, Dragan Bjelogrlić, Goran Radakovic Dancing in Water is a 1987 Yugoslavian romantic-drama film directed by Jovan Aćin. In America it frequently shows under the title Hey Babu Riba. The screenplay is by Jovan Aćin, from the ...more

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It's in the Water is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Jonny Blue, Jerry Haynes, Richard Dillard It's in the Water is a 1997 independent film. Written and directed by Kelli Herd, the film touches on themes of homosexuality, AIDS, coming out and small-town prejudice. The film stars Keri Jo ...more

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Holy Water is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Holy Water Linda Hamilton, Tommy Lister, Susan Lynch Holy Water is a 2009 Irish comedy film directed by Tom Reeve and starring John Lynch, Linda Hamilton, Cornelius Clarke and Lochlainn O'Mearain. It tells the story of a group of men in a rural ...more

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Feeling from Mountain and Wate... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Feeling from Mountain and Water Feeling from Mountain and Water is a Chinese animated short film produced by Shanghai Animation Film Studio under the master animator Te Wei. It is also referred to as Love of Mountain and River ...more

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Don't Go Near the Water is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Eva Gabor, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis Don't Go Near the Water is a 1957 comedy film about a U.S. Navy public relations unit stationed on an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. It is an adaptation of the 1956 novel of ...more

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Walking on Water is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Vince Colosimo, Nicholas Bishop, Daniel Roberts Walking on Water is a 2002 Australian drama film directed by Tony Ayres. The film explores the grief, tenderness, stupidity and humour that arises from death.

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The Cherokee Word for Water is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Zahn McClarnon, Deanna Dunagan, Moses Brings Plenty The Cherokee Word for Water is a 2013 drama film directed by Tim Kelly and Charlie Soup.

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Fish Out of Water is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Fish Out of Water is a 2009 documentary film written and directed by Ky Dickens.

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On The Water is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
On the Water is a 2010 animated short film written by Yi Zhao and directed by Tom Goudsmit and Yi Zhao.

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A Little Soap and Water is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Mae Questel A Little Soap and Water is a 1935 Fleischer Studios animated short film starring Betty Boop.

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The House Under the Water is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The House Under the Water Bizhan Emkanian, Masoud Rayegan The House Under the Water is a 2010 drama film written and directed by Sepideh Farsi.

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Promises Written in Water is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Promises Written in Water Vincent Gallo, Sage Stallone, Brenda Epperson Doumani Promises Written in Water is a 2010 drama film written, directed, edited, and produced by Vincent Gallo. The cast includes Vincent Gallo, Delfine Bafort, Sage Stallone, Lisa Love and Hope

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Water Lady is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water Lady Park Am, Kim Ja-ok, Lee Hwa-si Water Lady is a 1979 South Korean film written, produced and directed by Kim Ki-young.

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Thicker than Water is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Bess Flowers Thicker than Water was the final short film starring Laurel and Hardy. Directed by James W.Horne, produced by Hal Roach, and released in 1935 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the short also features ...more

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Woman of Water is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Woman of Water Tadanobu Asano, UA Woman of Water is a 2002 drama fantasy film written and directed by Hidenori Sugimori.

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Through Fire, Water and ... Br... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Through Fire, Water and ... Brass Pipes Anatoly Kubatsky, Alexander Khvylya, Georgy Millyar Fire, Water, and Brass Pipes is a Soviet fantasy film directed by Aleksandr Rou. Its story and characters are derived from Slavic folklore.

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Lightning Over Water is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Lightning Over Water is a 1980 documentary film by Wim Wenders and Nicholas Ray about the last days of Ray's own life; the director was most famous for his 1955 film Rebel Without a Cause. It ...more

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Come Hell or High Water is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Come Hell or High Water George Stover, John Doty, Jennifer Rouse

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Life Under Water is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Sarah Jessica Parker, Keanu Reeves, Joanna Gleason Life Under Water is a PBS' American Playhouse TV movie, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Joanna Gleason and Keanu Reeves. It was written by Richard Greenberg and based on his play.

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Earth & Water is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Earth & Water Giannis Aggelakas, Giorgios Karamichos, Dimitris Siakaras Earth & Water is a 1999 film written and directed by Panos Karkanevatos.