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Film The Best Good Movies  

Carly Kiel
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List Rules Only good movies. No movies that are great, bad, or any other adjective.

Have you seen any good movies lately? Good films are what make the world go 'round. This is a list of movies that have the word "good" in the title, including compound words like "goodbye"  and "goodnight." A lot of good movies have been so good that they have made waves in Hollywood. For example, Goodfellas, A Few Good Men, and As Good As It Gets were all nominated for Tinsel Town's top honor: the Academy Award for Best Picture. So were Good Will Hunting, The Good Earth, and Good Night, and Good Luck. Also Goodbye, Mr. Chips and The Goodbye Girl. None of them won, though - but some of their actors did. Which ones? Well, Joe Pesci, Robin Williams, Richard Dreyfuss, and Helen Hunt, each for their respective starring or supporting roles.

What are the best good movies? Vote up your favorite films with the word "good" in the name, and add any good flicks that are missing.

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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Good Movies
Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Minnie Driver Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and ...more

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Good Movies
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. ...more

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Good Movies
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Eli Wallach The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in the title roles respectively. ...more

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Good Morning, Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Good Movies
Good Morning, Vietnam Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 American war-comedy film written by Mitch Markowitz and directed by Barry Levinson. Set in Saigon in 1965, during the Vietnam War, the film stars Robin Williams ...more

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As Good as It Gets Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic, homophobic, racist, ...more

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A Few Good Men Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson A Few Good Men is a 1992 American legal drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore, with Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak, James Marshall, J. T. Walsh, ...more

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The Long Kiss Goodnight Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, Brian Cox The Long Kiss Goodnight is a 1996 action film directed and produced by Renny Harlin, written and produced by Shane Black and starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson.

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The Goodbye Girl Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Powers Boothe The Goodbye Girl is a 1977 American romantic comedy-drama film. Directed by Herbert Ross, the film stars Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, and Paul Benedict. The original ...more

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The Good Shepherd Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast. De Niro also produced it with ...more

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips Greer Garson, John Mills, Paul Henreid Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1939 British romantic drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Robert Donat and Greer Garson. Based on the 1934 novel Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton, the film is ...more

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Good Night, and Good Luck George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels Good Night, and Good Luck. is a 2005 American drama film directed by George Clooney and starring David Strathairn, Clooney, Robert Downey, Jr., Patricia Clarkson and Jeff Daniels. The movie was ...more

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A Good Day to Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Good Movies
A Good Day to Die Hard Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Anne Vyalitsyna A Good Day to Die Hard is a 2013 action crime thriller film written by Roderick Thorp and Skip Woods and directed by John Moore.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Kevin Spacey, Jude Law, John Cusack Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a 1997 American crime drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and an adaptation of the book of the same name by John Berendt, which was based on ...more

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The Good Girl Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Gyllenhaal The Good Girl is a 2002 comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta from a script by Mike White, and stars Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal and John C. Reilly.

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The Long Goodbye Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elliott Gould, Henry Gibson The Long Goodbye is a 1973 neo-noir film directed by Robert Altman and based on Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Leigh Brackett, who cowrote the ...more

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The Good Earth Luise Rainer, Paul Muni, Keye Luke The Good Earth is a 1937 American drama film about Chinese farmers who struggle to survive. It was adapted by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, and Claudine West from the play by Donald Davis and ...more

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Good bye, Lenin! Daniel Brühl, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas Good Bye, Lenin! is a 2003 German tragicomedy film. Directed by Wolfgang Becker, the cast includes Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova, and Maria Simon. Most scenes were shot ...more

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A Good Year Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Abbie Cornish A Good Year is a 2006 British romantic comedy-drama film, set in London and Provence. Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom ...more

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The Good Dinosaur Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Sam Elliott The Good Dinosaur is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film directed by Peter Sohn. In a fictional Earth in which dinosaurs never became extinct, a young Apatosaurus ...more

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Johnny Be Good Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, Jennifer Tilly Johnny Be Good is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Bud Smith, starring Anthony Michael Hall as the main character, Johnny Walker. The film also features Robert Downey Jr., Steve James, ...more

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The Long Good Friday Pierce Brosnan, Helen Mirren, Bob Hoskins The Long Good Friday is a British gangster film starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. It was completed in 1979 but, because of release delays, it is generally credited as a 1980 film. It was ...more

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teddybear1029 added The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Will Ferrell, Gina Gershon, Jeremy Piven The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard is a 2009 comedy film directed by Neal Brennan, starring Jeremy Piven and Ed Helms. The film was released on August 14, 2009.

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Kiss Me Goodbye Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, James Caan Kiss Me Goodbye is a 1982 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Sally Field, James Caan and Jeff Bridges. It is a remake of Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, a ...more

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1969 American musical film directed by Herbert Ross. The screenplay by Terence Rattigan is based on James Hilton's 1934 novella of the same name, which was first adapted ...more

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Good Burger Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra, Linda Cardellini Good Burger is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. The film evolved from the comedy sketch "Good Burger" featured on the ...more

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Good Day for a Hanging Robert Vaughn, Fred MacMurray, Denver Pyle Good Day for a Hanging is a western concerning how a town views the upcoming hanging of a young man accused of murdering the Marshal during a robbery. Directed by Nathan H. Juran, it stars Fred ...more

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Goodnight, Sweetheart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Good Movies
Goodnight, Sweetheart Goodnight, Sweetheart is a film directed by Joseph Santley released on Jun 17, 1944.

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Goodbye America James Brolin, Michael York, Rae Dawn Chong Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Goodbye America is a 1997 action-drama film that examines how the closing of the U.S. naval base at Subic Bay, Philippines affected the Filipinos and the Americans who had served there. The film ...more

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar Richard Gere, Diane Keaton, Tom Berenger Looking for Mr. Goodbar is a 1977 American erotic drama film written for the screen and directed by Richard Brooks, starring Diane Keaton, Tuesday Weld, Richard Gere, Richard Kiley and Tom ...more

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All Good Things Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Wiig All Good Things is a 2010 crime drama mystery romance thriller film written by Marcus Hinchey and Marc Smerling and directed by Andrew Jarecki.

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In the Good Old Summertime Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Buster Keaton In the Good Old Summertime is a 1949 Technicolor musical film directed by Robert Z. Leonard. It starred Judy Garland, Van Johnson and S.Z. Sakall. The film is a musical adaptation of the 1940 ...more

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The Good Son Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse The Good Son is a 1993 American psychological thriller film directed by Joseph Ruben and written by English novelist Ian McEwan. The film stars Macaulay Culkin and Elijah Wood.

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Every Time We Say Goodbye Tom Hanks, Alon Abutbul, Gila Almagor Every Time We Say Goodbye is a 1986 drama film starring Tom Hanks and Cristina Marsillach. Hanks plays a gentile American in the Royal Air Force, stationed in Jerusalem, who falls in love with a ...more

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Good News June Allyson, Mel Tormé, Peter Lawford Good News is a 1947 American MGM musical film based on the 1927 stage production of the same name. It starred June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Mel Tormé, and Joan McCracken. The screenplay by ...more

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Good Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Mark Strong Good is a film based on the stage play of the same name by C. P. Taylor and starring Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs and Jodie Whittaker. It was directed by Vicente Amorim and was first shown at ...more

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Goodbye Bafana Diane Kruger, Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert Goodbye Bafana is a 2007 drama film, directed by Bille August, about the relationship between Nelson Mandela and James Gregory, his censor officer and prison guard, based on Gregory's book ...more

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Good Luck Chuck Jessica Alba, Dane Cook, Sasha Pieterse Good Luck Chuck is a 2007 romantic comedy film starring Dane Cook and Jessica Alba. In the film, women find their "one true love" after having sex with a dentist named Chuck. Chuck ...more

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Alexander and the Terrible, Ho... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Good Movies
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Jennifer Garner, Steve Carell, Bella Thorne Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is a 2014 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta from a screenplay written by Rob Lieber. The film stars Steve Carell, ...more

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Good Day for It Robert Patrick, Hal Holbrook, Lance Henriksen Good Day for It is a 2011 independent drama film starring Robert Patrick, Samantha Mathis, and Hal Holbrook. It premiered at the Sonoma Film Festival on April 8, 2011.

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Good Deeds Rebecca Romijn, Gabrielle Union, Tyler Perry The film opens up with Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry), the rich entrepreneur of the family-owned Deeds Corporation, getting dressed for work. His fiancée, Natalie (Gabrielle Union) fixes ...more

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Goodbye Di-Jin Song, Yu-Zhu Ye, TIAN Lei "Li Xin visits Nanjing, her late close friend Lin Xi’s home town, for the first time. She is injured in an accident. The police locate Lin Xi's parents, whom she has never met, for help. ...more

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Goodnight Mommy

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Good Kill

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No Good Deed Milla Jovovich, Samuel L. Jackson, Emily VanCamp No Good Deed is a 2002 crime thriller film directed by Bob Rafelson, his last feature film to date. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgård and Doug Hutchison. The ...more

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The Good Lie Reese Witherspoon, Corey Stoll, Thad Luckinbill The Good Lie is a 2014 American drama film written by Margaret Nagle, and directed by Philippe Falardeau. Filmed in Atlanta, Georgia and South Africa, the film stars Reese Witherspoon, Arnold ...more

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho The Good, the Bad, the Weird is a 2008 South Korean western film, directed by Kim Jee-woon, starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, and Jung Woo-sung. It was inspired by Sergio Leone's The Good, ...more

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To All a Goodnight Jennifer Runyon To All a Goodnight is a 1980 American slasher film, directed by David Hess. It was written by Alex Rebar, produced by Sandy Cobe, Jay Rasumny, Alex Rebar, Sharyon Reis Cobe and Rick Whitfield ...more

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Goodnight Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Good Movies
Goodnight Cleveland Goodnight Cleveland is a documentary film directed by Jim Heneghan for 8th Grade Films chronicling The Hellacopters North American tour in 2002 in support of their album High Visibility. The ...more

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Good Hair Al Sharpton, Ice-T, Nia Long Good Hair is a 2009 American comedy documentary film produced by Chris Rock Productions and HBO Films, starring and narrated by comedian Chris Rock. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on ...more