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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
Open Water 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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Water is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water 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) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Like Water for Chocolate 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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Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Waterworld 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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Dark Water is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Dark Water 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) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Like Water for Chocolate 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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Red Water is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Red Water 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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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Ou... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 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) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Head Above Water 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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The Water Diviner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The Water Diviner Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney The Water Diviner is a historical fictional drama film directed by Russell Crowe. The screenplay, written by Andrew Anastasios and Andrew Knight, is based on the book of the same name, written ...more

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Hell and High Water is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Hell and High Water 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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Water Lilies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water Lilies 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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Crashing the Water Barrier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Crashing the Water Barrier 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) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water Birds 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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Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Lady in the Water 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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Walk on Water is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Walk on Water 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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Ring of Bright Water is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Ring of Bright Water 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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Head Above Water is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Water Drops on Burning Rocks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water Drops on Burning Rocks 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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Cold Water of the Sea is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Don't Drink the Water is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Don't Drink the Water 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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Water for Elephants is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water for Elephants 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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Trouble the Water is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Trouble the Water 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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Open Water 2: Adrift is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Open Water 2: Adrift Eric Dane, Cameron Richardson, Richard Speight Open Water 2: Adrift is a 2006 German thriller filmed entirely in Malta, starring Eric Dane, Susan May Pratt, Richard Speight, Jr., Niklaus Lange, Ali Hillis, and Cameron Richardson. Promotional ...more

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Thicker than Water is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Thicker than Water Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Wagner, Nan Martin Thicker than Water is a television film starring Melissa Gilbert and Lindsay Wagner. It premiered on Hallmark Channel on November 23, 2005.

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Thicker than Water is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Thicker than Water Keith Malloy, Shane Dorian, Chris Malloy Thicker Than Water is a 2000 documentary surf film directed by singer/songwriter Jack Johnson and his film school friend Chris Malloy. It shows surfing footage from different locations like ...more

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Water is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Ringo Starr Water is a 1985 comedy film scripted by Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais, directed by Clement, and starring Michael Caine. This HandMade Films production was released in U.S. theatres in April ...more

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Dead in the Water is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Dead in the Water Henry Thomas, Dominique Swain, Scott Bairstow Dead In The Water is a 2002 American crime /thriller feature film written, directed by Gustavo Lipsztein.

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Filled With Water is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title

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Blue Gold: World Water Wars is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Blue Gold: World Water Wars Blue Gold: World Water Wars is a 2008 documentary film by Sam Bozzo, based on the book Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke. It ...more

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Holy Water is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title

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Water, Water Every Hare is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water, Water Every Hare 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 Last Drop of Water is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The Last Drop of Water Blanche Sweet, Jeanie MacPherson, Robert Harron The Last Drop of Water is a 1911 American short silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Blanche Sweet. Three known prints of the film survive. It was filmed in the San Fernando ...more

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Cold Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Cold Water Virginie Ledoyen, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Jean-Pierre Darroussin Cold Water is a 1994 French film written and directed by Olivier Assayas. It is about two troubled teenagers in France during the early 1970s. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard ...more

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Thicker than Water is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Thicker than Water Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Þorsteinn Bachmann Thicker than Water is a 2006 Icelandic film.

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The Water Babies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The Water Babies Jon Pertwee, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw The Water Babies is a 1978 Live action-animated feature film, very loosely based on the book The Water-Babies by Charles Kingsley.

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The Land Before Time IX: Journ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water 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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Treading Water is listed (or ranked) 38 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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Walking on Water is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Walking on Water 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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Don't Go Near the Water is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Don't Go Near the Water 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 Cherokee Word for Water is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The Cherokee Word for Water 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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White Water Summer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
White Water Summer Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Charles Siebert White Water Summer is a 1987 American drama film directed by Jeff Bleckner.

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Holy Water is listed (or ranked) 43 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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Water Under the Bridge is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Water Under the Bridge 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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Feeling from Mountain and Wate... is listed (or ranked) 45 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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Dancing in Water is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Dancing in Water 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) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
It's in the Water 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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The Great Water is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The Great Water 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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The Water Margin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
The Water Margin 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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Fish Out of Water is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Water in the Title
Fish Out of Water Fish Out of Water is a 2009 documentary film written and directed by Ky Dickens.