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The Best Movies With Back in the Title

Updated June 14, 2019 720 votes 65 voters 15.1k views

List RulesVote up your favorite movie with "back" in the name

Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with back in the name. This list ranks the best movies with back in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with back in the name? This isn't a common way to categorize films, but that's part of the fun. There are probably one or two movies with back in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with back in the title includes movies like Back to the Future, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. 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 back in it.

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  • 1
    Back to the Future
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
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    Released1980

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    To Hell and Back
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    To Hell and Back

    Audie Murphy, Denver Pyle

    Released1955

    Directed byJesse Hibbs

    To Hell and Back is a CinemaScope war film released in 1955. It was directed by Jesse Hibbs... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
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    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released2001

    Directed byKevin Smith

    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Easy Rider: The Ride Back
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    Easy Rider: The Ride Back

    Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper

    Released2012

    Directed byDennis Hopper, Dustin Rikert

    Easy Rider is a 1969 American road movie written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
    12
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    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill

    Released1993

    Directed byBill Duke

    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit is a 1993 American comedy film loosely based on the life of... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Barbershop 2: Back in Business
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    5

    Barbershop 2: Back in Business

    Queen Latifah, Ice Cube

    Released2004

    Directed byKevin Rodney Sullivan

    Barbershop 2: Back in Business is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Back to the Future Part II
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    Back to the Future Part II

    Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox

    Released1989

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • 9
    Back to School
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    Back to School

    Robert Downey Jr., Rodney Dangerfield

    Released1986

    Directed byAlan Metter

    Back to School is a 1986 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Police Academy 3: Back in Training
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    Police Academy 3: Back in Training

    Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

    Released1986

    Directed byJerry Paris

    Police Academy 3: Back in Training is a 1986 comedy film directed by Jerry Paris. It is the... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Spinal Tap: Back from the Dead
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    2

    Spinal Tap: Back from the Dead

    Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

    Released2009

    Spinal Tap: Back from the Dead is a 2009 comedy film.
  • 12
    Tremors 3: Back to Perfection
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    Tremors 3: Back to Perfection

    Ariana Richards, Michael Gross

    Released2001

    Directed byBrent Maddock

    Tremors 3: Back to Perfection is a 2001 direct-to-video western monster film directed by Brent... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Looney Tunes: Back in Action
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    Looney Tunes: Back in Action

    Michael Jordan, Steve Martin

    Released2003

    Directed byJoe Dante

    Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live action/animated adventure comedy film... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    My Boyfriend's Back
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    4

    My Boyfriend's Back

    Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger

    Released1993

    Directed byBob Balaban

    My Boyfriend's Back is a 1993 American romantic black comedy film directed by Bob Balaban... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Sometimes They Come Back
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    Sometimes They Come Back

    Tim Matheson, Brooke Adams

    Released1991

    Directed byTom McLoughlin

    Sometimes They Come Back is a 1991 made-for-TV horror film based on the short story by the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Major League: Back to the Minors
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    Major League: Back to the Minors

    Dennis Haysbert, Walton Goggins

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Warren

    Major League: Back to the Minors is a 1998 film, distributed by Warner Bros., directed and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    6
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    How Stella Got Her Groove Back

    Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett

    Released1998

    Directed byKevin Rodney Sullivan

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  • 18
    Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood
    6
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    Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood

    Warwick Davis, Laz Alonso

    Released2003

    Directed bySteven Ayromlooi

    Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood is a 2003 American direct-to-video comedy horror film written and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Back to the Future Part III
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    Back to the Future Part III

    Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

    Released1990

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Back to the Future Part III is a 1990 American science fiction Western film. It is the third... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Air Bud: Spikes Back
    4
    4

    Air Bud: Spikes Back

    Gabrielle Reece, Edie McClurg

    Released2003

    Directed byMike Southon

    Air Bud: Spikes Back is the fifth and final film in the original Air Bud series. The film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Five Came Back
    5
    5

    Five Came Back

    Lucille Ball, John Carradine

    Released1939

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Five Came Back is a melodrama and a precursor of the disaster film genre. The film was... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    The Way, Way Back
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    The Way, Way Back

    Steve Carell, Amanda Peet

    Released2013

    Directed byJim Rash, Nat Faxon

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  • 23
    The Way Back
    6
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    The Way Back

    Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan

    Released2010

    Directed byPeter Weir

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  • 24
    Look Back in Anger
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    Look Back in Anger

    Richard Burton, Donald Pleasence

    Released1959

    Directed byTony Richardson

    Look Back in Anger is a 1959 British film starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom and Mary Ure... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Back to Bataan
    5
    7

    Back to Bataan

    John Wayne, Anthony Quinn

    Released1945

    Directed byEdward Dmytryk

    Back to Bataan is a 1945 World War II war film, directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring John... more on Wikipedia