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The Best Good Movies

Updated July 8, 2020 1.1k votes 280 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.
  • 1
    A Few Good Men is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Good Movies

    A Few Good Men

    Tom Cruise, Demi Moore


    Directed byRob Reiner

    A Few Good Men is a 1992 American legal drama film directed by Rob Reiner, based on the play... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon


    Directed byGus Van Sant

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  • 3
    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Good Movies


    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    A Good Day to Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Good Movies

    A Good Day to Die Hard

    Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart


    Directed byJohn Moore

    This film is a 2013 action thriller film written by Roderick Thorp and Skip Woods and directed... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Good Morning, Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Good Morning, Vietnam

    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker


    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 American comedy film written by Mitch Markowitz and directed... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Long Kiss Goodnight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Long Kiss Goodnight

    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis


    Directed byRenny Harlin

    The Long Kiss Goodnight is a 1996 action film directed and produced by Renny Harlin, written... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    The Good Girl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Good Girl

    Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel


    Directed byMiguel Arteta

    The Good Girl is a 2002 comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta from a script by Mike... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef


    Directed bySergio Leone

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Midnight in the Garden of Good is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Good Movies


    Directed byClint Eastwood

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  • 10
    Good Burger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Good Burger

    Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra


    Directed byBrian Robbins

    Good Burger is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and starring Kenan... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Goodbye, Mr. Chips is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Goodbye, Mr. Chips

    Greer Garson, John Mills


    Directed bySam Wood

    Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1939 British romantic drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Good bye, Lenin! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Good bye, Lenin!

    Daniel Brühl, Chulpan Khamatova


    Directed byWolfgang Becker

    Good Bye, Lenin! is a 2003 German tragicomedy film. Directed by Wolfgang Becker, the cast... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Johnny Be Good is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Johnny Be Good

    Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman


    Directed byBud S. Smith

    Johnny Be Good is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Bud Smith, starring Anthony Michael... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    The Goodbye Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Goodbye Girl

    Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason


    Directed byHerbert Ross

    The Goodbye Girl is a 1977 American romantic comedy-drama film. Directed by Herbert Ross, the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    The Good Son is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Good Son

    Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood


    Directed byJoseph Ruben

    The Good Son is a 1993 American psychological thriller film directed by Joseph Ruben and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Good Movies

    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt


    Directed byJames L. Brooks

    As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Har is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

    Will Ferrell, Gina Gershon


    Directed byNeal Brennan

    The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard is a 2009 comedy film directed by Neal Brennan, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    The Long Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Long Goodbye

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elliott Gould


    Directed byRobert Altman

    The Long Goodbye is a 1973 neo-noir film directed by Robert Altman and based on Raymond... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Good Night, and Good Luck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Good Night, and Good Luck

    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr.


    Directed byGeorge Clooney

    Good Night, and Good Luck. is a 2005 American drama film directed by George Clooney and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Good Shepherd

    Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro


    Directed byRobert De Niro

    The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    A Good Year is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Good Movies

    A Good Year

    Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard


    Directed byRidley Scott

    A Good Year is a 2006 British romantic comedy-drama film, set in London and Provence. Directed... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    The Long Good Friday is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Good Movies

    The Long Good Friday

    Pierce Brosnan, Helen Mirren


    Directed byJohn Mackenzie

    The Long Good Friday is a British film starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. It was completed... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Good Luck Chuck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Good Luck Chuck

    Jessica Alba, Dane Cook


    Directed byMark Helfrich

    Good Luck Chuck is a 2007 romantic comedy film starring Dane Cook and Jessica Alba. In the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    All Good Things is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Good Movies

    All Good Things

    Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling


    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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  • 25
    Good Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Good Movies

    Good Boys

    Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams


    Directed byGene Stupnitsky

    Good Boys is a 2019 American comedy film co-written and directed by Gene Stupnitsky. After... more on Wikipedia
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