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The Best Good Movies

Updated July 8, 2020 1.9k votes 282 voters 6.7k views

List RulesOnly 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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    A Few Good Men
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    A Few Good Men

    Tom Cruise, Demi Moore

    Released1992

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    Good Will Hunting
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    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

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    Goodfellas
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    Goodfellas

    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1990

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    A Good Day to Die Hard
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    A Good Day to Die Hard

    Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart

    Released2013

    Directed byJohn Moore

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    Good Morning, Vietnam
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    Good Morning, Vietnam

    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker

    Released1987

    Directed byBarry Levinson

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    The Long Kiss Goodnight
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    The Long Kiss Goodnight

    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis

    Released1996

    Directed byRenny Harlin

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    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef

    Released1966

    Directed bySergio Leone

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    The Good Girl
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    The Good Girl

    Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel

    Released2002

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

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    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
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    Released1997

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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  • 10
    Good Burger
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    Good Burger

    Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra

    Released1997

    Directed byBrian Robbins

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    Good bye, Lenin!
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    Good bye, Lenin!

    Daniel Brühl, Chulpan Khamatova

    Released2003

    Directed byWolfgang Becker

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    Goodbye, Mr. Chips
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    Goodbye, Mr. Chips

    Greer Garson, John Mills

    Released1939

    Directed bySam Wood

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  • 13
    Johnny Be Good
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    Johnny Be Good

    Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman

    Released1988

    Directed byBud S. Smith

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    The Goodbye Girl
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    The Goodbye Girl

    Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason

    Released1977

    Directed byHerbert Ross

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    The Good Son
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    The Good Son

    Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood

    Released1993

    Directed byJoseph Ruben

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    As Good as It Gets
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    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

    Released1997

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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    The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
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    The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

    Will Ferrell, Gina Gershon

    Released2009

    Directed byNeal Brennan

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    The Long Goodbye
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    The Long Goodbye

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elliott Gould

    Released1973

    Directed byRobert Altman

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    Good Night, and Good Luck
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    Good Night, and Good Luck

    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2005

    Directed byGeorge Clooney

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    The Good Shepherd
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    The Good Shepherd

    Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert De Niro

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    A Good Year
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    A Good Year

    Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard

    Released2006

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    The Long Good Friday
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    The Long Good Friday

    Pierce Brosnan, Helen Mirren

    Released1980

    Directed byJohn Mackenzie

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    Good Luck Chuck
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    Good Luck Chuck

    Jessica Alba, Dane Cook

    Released2007

    Directed byMark Helfrich

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    All Good Things
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    All Good Things

    Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling

    Released2010

    Directed byAndrew Jarecki

    All Good Things is a 2010 drama mystery romance thriller film written by Marcus Hinchey and... more on Wikipedia
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    Good Boys
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    Good Boys

    Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams

    Released2019

    Directed byGene Stupnitsky

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