There have been many, but which are the best movies about the sun? Evil under the sun has to be my fave, but what is yours?
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Sunset BoulevardWilliam Holden, Buster Keaton, Gloria Swanson Sunset Boulevard—stylized onscreen as SUNSET BLVD.—is a 1950 American film noir directed and co-written by Billy Wilder, and produced and co-written by Charles Brackett. It was named after the ...more
Empire of the SunChristian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age war film based on J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Steven Spielberg directed the film, which stars Christian Bale, ...more
Sinners in the SunCary Grant, Carole Lombard, Chester Morris Sinners in the Sun is a 1932 thriller film directed by Alexander Hall.
Evil Under the SunMaggie Smith, Diana Rigg, Peter Ustinov Evil Under the Sun is a 1982 British mystery film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.
Ghost in the Noonday SunPeter Sellers, Peter Boyle, Spike Milligan Ghost in the Noonday Sun is a 1973 British comedy film, directed by Peter Medak, starring Peter Sellers, Anthony Franciosa and Spike Milligan. The script was written by Evan Jones and Ernest ...more
Evil under the SunRussell Tovey, David Suchet, Philip Jackson After collapsing in front of his 'rival' Japp, being rushed into hospital and diagnosed with a weight problem that could cause a heart problem, private society detective Hercule Poirot, who must ...more
A Place in the SunElizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film loosely based on the 1925 novel An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the play, also titled An American Tragedy. It tells the story of a ...more
Shoot the Sun DownChristopher Walken, Margot Kidder, Geoffrey Lewis Shoot the Sun Down is a 1978 western film. It is directed by David Leeds, written by Leeds and Richard Rothstein, and stars Christopher Walken, Margot Kidder and Geoffrey Lewis.
A Raisin in the SunDanny Glover, Esther Rolle, Helen Martin A Raisin In The Sun is a TV program.
The Sun Shines BrightStepin Fetchit, John Russell, Ludwig Stössel The Sun Shines Bright is a 1953 American drama film directed by John Ford, based on material taken from a series of Irvin S. Cobb stories. Ford had adapted some of the same material in 1934 in ...more
The Little Girl Who Sold the SunAminata Fall, Lissa Balera, Dieynaba Laam The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun is a family drama short film written and directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty.
The Sun Down LimitedMickey Daniels The Sun Down Limited is a 1924 American short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. It was the 30th Our Gang short subject released. The film was remade in 1929 as Railroadin'.
Follow the SunGlenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Ben Hogan Follow the Sun is a 1951 biographical film of the life of golf legend Ben Hogan. It stars Glenn Ford as Hogan and Anne Baxter as his wife. Many golfers and sports figures of the day appear in ...more
Black SunLindsey Pehrson, Hugues de Montalembert Black Sun is a documentary film directed by Gary Tarn. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005. Gary Tarn explores the story of Hugues de Montalembert, a New ...more
No Sun in VeniceRobert Hossein, Christian Marquand, Franco Fabrizi No Sun in Venice is a 1957 French-Italian drama film directed by Roger Vadim. It was entered into the 7th Berlin International Film Festival. The soundtrack for the film was composed by pianist ...more
While the Sun ShinesRonald Howard, Brenda Bruce, Ronald Squire While the Sun Shines is a 1947 British comedy film directed by Anthony Asquith. It was based on Terence Rattigan's 1943 play of the same name.
Tears of the SunBruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker Tears of the Sun is a 2003 American action war drama film depicting a U.S. Navy SEAL team rescue mission amidst the civil war in Nigeria. LT A.K. Waters commands the team sent to rescue U.S. ...more
Too Much SunRobert Downey Jr., Eric Idle, Ralph Macchio Too Much Sun is a 1990 film directed by Robert Downey Sr.. It was filmed in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, California, USA,. Robert Downey, Jr., Eric Idle, Andrea Martin and Allan Arbus star. ...more
By the Sun's RaysLon Chaney, Murdock MacQuarrie By the Sun's Rays is a 1914 American silent Western film featuring Lon Chaney. The film is now considered to be Chaney's earliest film that has survived.
Under the Tuscan SunDiane Lane, Sandra Oh, Kate Walsh Under the Tuscan Sun is a 2003 American romantic comedy drama film written, produced, and directed by Audrey Wells and starring Diane Lane. Based on Frances Mayes' 1996 memoir Under the Tuscan ...more
Kings of the SunYul Brynner, Victoria Vetri, George Chakiris Kings of the Sun is a 1963 DeLuxe Color film directed by J. Lee Thompson for Mirisch Productions set in Mesoamerica at the time of the conquest of Chichen Itza by Hunac Ceel. Location scenes ...more
Red SunUrsula Andress, Charles Bronson, Alain Delon Red Sun aka Soleil rouge is a Western film with an international cast. It stars U.S.-born actor Charles Bronson, Japanese actor Toshirō Mifune, French actor Alain Delon and Swiss actress Ursula ...more
Greed in the SunJean-Paul Belmondo, Lino Ventura, Gert Fröbe Greed in the Sun is a 1964 French-Italian adventure film directed by Henri Verneuil. The film was entered into the 1964 Cannes Film Festival.
Outpost: Black SunJulian Wadham, Michael Byrne, Clive Russell Outpost: Black Sun, also known as Outpost 2, is a 2012 British horror film that was directed by Steve Barker, based on a script written by himself and Rae Brunton. It is a sequel to Barker's ...more
Valley of the SunLucille Ball, Dean Jagger, Cedric Hardwicke Valley of the Sun is a 1942 film directed by George Marshall, and starring Lucille Ball and James Craig.
That Evening SunMia Wasikowska, Hal Holbrook, Walton Goggins That Evening Sun is a 2009 film based on a 2002 short story I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down by William Gay. The movie, produced by Dogwood Entertainment, stars Hal Holbrook as Abner ...more
Duel in the SunOrson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones Duel in the Sun is a Technicolor 1946 Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza girl who goes to live with her caucasian ...more
Blood on the SunJames Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Frank Puglia Blood on the Sun is a film starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. The film is based on a fictional history behind the Tanaka Memorial document. The film won the Academy Award for Best Art ...more
Dark of the SunJim Brown, Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor Dark of the Sun is a 1968 adventure-war film starring Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Brown, and Peter Carsten. The film, which was directed by Jack Cardiff, is based on Wilbur Smith's 1965 ...more
Men Behind the SunWang Gang, Runsheng Wang, Linjie Hao Men Behind the Sun is a 1988 drama film written by Mei Liu, Wen Yuan Mou and Dun Jing Teng and directed by T.F. Mou.
Things Behind the SunDon Cheadle, Rosanna Arquette, Kim Dickens Things Behind the Sun is a 2001 film starring Kim Dickens and Gabriel Mann and directed by Allison Anders. Its title is taken from a song by Nick Drake.
Thunder in the SunSusan Hayward, Jeff Chandler, Felix Locher Thunder in the Sun is a 1959 western film directed by Russell Rouse starring Susan Hayward and Jeff Chandler.
The Moon and the SunPierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, William Hurt The Moon and the Sun is a 2015 film .
The Blazing SunGene Autry, Alan Hale^! Jr., Pat Buttram The Blazing Sun is a film directed by John W. English released on November 20, 1950.
Hideout in the SunRichard Falcon, Mary Jane Line, Olivia Ann Line Hideout in the Sun is an American 1960 nudist film, written, produced and directed by Doris Wishman. The film stars Greg Conrad, Dolores Carlos and Earl Bauer. The film is also known as Beauties ...more
Escape to the SunLaurence Harvey, Jack Hawkins, John Ireland Escape to the Sun is a 1972 drama film written and directed by Menahem Golan and starring Laurence Harvey, Josephine Chaplin, John Ireland, Lila Kedrova and Jack Hawkins. The film was a ...more
A Raisin in the SunSidney Poitier, Louis Gossett, Jr. A Raisin in the Sun is a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Roy Glenn, and Louis Gossett, and adapted from the play of the same name by Lorraine ...more
The Dark Side of the SunBrad Pitt, Guy Boyd, Cheryl Pollak The Dark Side of the Sun is a 1988 American - Yugoslavian drama film starring a young Brad Pitt about a young man in search of a cure for a dreaded skin disease. It is directed by Božidar ...more
Nightmare in the SunRobert Duvall, Ursula Andress, Sammy Davis Nightmare in the Sun is a film drama directed by John Derek and Marc Lawrence, and written by George Fass and Fanya Foss, about a murderous affair. Derek starred along with Ursula Andress and ...more
Who Loves the SunAdam Scott, Molly Parker, Lukas Haas Who Loves the Sun is a 2006 Canadian film directed and written by Matt Bissonnette.
Journey to the Far Side of the SunHerbert Lom, Ian Hendry, Ed Bishop Doppelgänger is a 1969 British science-fiction film directed by Robert Parrish and starring Roy Thinnes, Ian Hendry, Lynn Loring and Patrick Wymark. Outside Europe, it is known as Journey ...more
Brother Sun, Sister MoonAlec Guinness, Judi Bowker, Peter Firth Brother Sun, Sister Moon is a 1972 film directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Graham Faulkner and Judi Bowker. The film is a biopic of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Burnt by the SunNikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Menshikov, Vladimir Ilyin Burnt by the Sun is a 1994 film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov and Azerbaijani screenwriter Rustam Ibragimbekov. The film depicts the story of a senior Red Army officer and his ...more
The Setting SunDiane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Yuen Biao The Setting Sun is a 1992 historical drama film based on a novel of the same name by the director Rou Tomono. The U.S. release was in 1999. It stars Yuen Biao, Masaya Kato, Diane Lane and Donald ...more
What If God Were the Sun?Lacey Chabert, Sarah Rafferty, Gena Rowlands What If God Were the Sun? is a 2007 American television film directed by Stephen Tolkin and starring Lacey Chabert and Gena Rowlands. Written by Janet Dulin Jones and Jamie Pachino, based in ...more
The Sun Also RisesAva Gardner, Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power The Sun Also Rises is a 1957 film adaptation of the Ernest Hemingway novel of the same name directed by Henry King. The screenplay was written by Peter Viertel and it starred Tyrone Power, Ava ...more
Holiday in the SunMegan Fox, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen Holiday in the Sun is a 2001 American film starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. It was directed by Steve Purcell and is also Megan Fox's film debut. It was filmed in Atlantis Paradise Island.
Into the SunSteven Seagal, Eddie George, Chiaki Kuriyama Into the Sun is a 2005 action film modeled after the American yakuza films The Yakuza and Black Rain. It stars martial artist/actor Steven Seagal. Originally conceived as a remake of Sydney ...more