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The Best Movies With Water in the Title  

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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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Water, Water Every Hare is listed (or ranked) 1 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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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Ou... is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Open Water is listed (or ranked) 3 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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On the Waterfront is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
comicspies1 added Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger
On the Waterfront is a 1954 American drama film about union violence and corruption amongst longshoremen. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and written by Budd Schulberg. It stars Marlon ...more
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Hell and High Water is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Red Water is listed (or ranked) 7 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) 8 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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Salt Water Tabby is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Dark Water is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Like Water for Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 12 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 Birds is listed (or ranked) 13 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 Drops on Burning Rocks is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Water is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Trouble the Water is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Trouble the Water is a 2008 documentary film produced and directed by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, producers of Fahrenheit 9/11. Trouble the Water is a redemptive tale of a couple surviving failed ...more
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Treading Water is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Treading Water Lysa Apostle, M. Lynda Robinson, Richard Snee
Treading Water is a lesbian themed film written by Julia Hollinger and produced and directed by Lauren Himmel. It stars Angela Redman and Nina Landey and was released in the USA in 2001. It ...more
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Don't Go Near the Water is listed (or ranked) 18 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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The Land Before Time IX: Journ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Frank Welker, Thomas Dekker, Tress MacNeille
The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water is a 2002 direct-to-video animated adventure musical film and the ninth film in The Land Before Time series. It was produced and directed by Charles ...more
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Like Water for Chocolate: A No... is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Life Under Water is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Lightning Over Water is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Thicker than Water is listed (or ranked) 23 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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I'll Water Your Petals with Te... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
I'll Water Your Petals with Tears Juli Mira
I'll Water Your Petals with Tears is a 2003 short animation film written and directed by Juan Carlos Marí.
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Come Hell or High Water is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Come Hell or High Water George Stover, John Doty, Jennifer Rouse