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The Best Movies With Ball in the Title

Updated October 13, 2018 437 votes 33 voters 8.8k views99 items

How many movies with ball in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with ball in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with ball in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with ball in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with ball in the title include Monster's Ball, Ball of Fire, and Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the ball movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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    Dragon Ball Z: Broly – Second Coming

    Jōji Yanami, Toshio Furukawa

    Released1994

    Directed byShigeyasu Yamauchi

    Dragon Ball Z: Broly – Second Coming, known in Japan as The Dangerous Duo! Super Warriors Never Rest, is the tenth Dragon Ball Z feature movie. It was released in Japan on March 12, 1994 at the Toei...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'

    Masako Nozawa, Ryô Horikawa

    Released2015

    Directed byTadayoshi Yamamuro

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    Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler

    Jōji Yanami, Toshio Furukawa

    Released1992

    Directed byDaisuke Nishio, Mitsuo Hashimoto

    Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler, known in Japan as Dragon Ball Z: Clash!! The Power of 10 Billion Warriors, is the sixth Dragon Ball Z movie, originally released in Japan on March 7, 1992 at the...  more

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    Ball of Fire

    Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper

    Released1941

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    This film is a 1941 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. This Samuel Goldwyn Productions film concerns a group of professors laboring...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

    Mayumi Tanaka, Naoko Watanabe

    Released2013

    Directed byMasahiro Hosoda

    Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods is the eighteenth Japanese animated feature film based on the Dragon Ball series, released in theaters on March 30, 2013. It is the first Dragon Ball movie in 17 years...  more
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    Released1993

    Directed byShigeyasu Yamauchi

    Vegeta is lured to the planet New Vegeta by a group of Saiyan survivors in hopes that he will be the king of their new planet. But when he finds that they have ulterior motives of universal...  more
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    Operation Mad Ball

    Mickey Rooney, Jack Lemmon

    Released1957

    Directed byRichard Quine

    Operation Mad Ball is a 1957 military comedy starring Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant, Arthur O'Connell, and Mickey Rooney, and directed by Richard Quine. The screenplay is by Blake Edwards,...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound

    Jōji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru

    Released1993

    Directed byYoshihiro Ueda

    Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, known in Japan as Dragon Ball Z: The Galaxy's at the Brink!! The Super Incredible Guy, is the ninth Dragon Ball Z feature movie. It was released in Japan on July 10,...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon

    Jōji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru

    Released1995

    Directed byMitsuo Hashimoto

    Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon, known in Japan as Dragon Ball Z: Dragon Fist Explosion!! If Goku Can't Do It, Who Will?, is the thirteenth Dragon Ball Z feature movie. It was originally released...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly

    Jōji Yanami, Daisuke Gōri

    Released1994

    Directed byYoshihiro Ueda

    Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly, known in Japan as Super Warrior Defeat!! I'll Be The Winner, is the eleventh Dragon Ball Z feature movie. It was released in Japan on July 9, 1994 at the Toei Anime Fair,...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone

    Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa

    Released1989

    Directed byDaisuke Nishio

    Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone, originally released theatrically in Japan as simply Dragon Ball Z and later as Dragon Ball Z: Return My Gohan!! for its Japanese VHS and Laserdisc release, is the fourth...  more

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    Beach Ball

    Dick Miller, Brenda Benet

    Released1965

    Directed byLennie Weinrib

    Beach Ball is a 1965 musical comedy film directed by Lennie Weinrib....  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks

    Jōji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru

    Released1993

    Directed byDaisuke Nishio

    Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks, known in Japan as Defiance in the Face of Despair!! The Remaining Super-Warriors: Gohan and Trunks is a single-episode special based on the Dragon Ball manga...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Great Saiyaman: Final Round

    Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa

    Released1999

    Directed byDaisuke Nishio

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    Released2000

    Directed byDaisuke Nishio

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    Ball & Chain

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    Released2006

    Directed byShiraz Jafri

    When Ameet and Saima's Indian-American families arrange for them to be married they will do anything to get out of the situation. In their desperation to have the wedding called off, they fail to...  more
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    Playas Ball

    MC Lyte, Jordana Spiro

    Released2003

    Directed byJennifer Harper

    Playas Ball is a 2003 film directed by Jennifer Harper and written by Dales Davis and Jennifer Harper....  more
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    8 Ball Bunny

    Mel Blanc, Dave Barry

    Released1950

    Directed byChuck Jones

    8 Ball Bunny is a Looney Tunes cartoon directed by Chuck Jones and written by Michael Maltese. It was animated in 1949 and released theatrically on July 8, 1950....  more
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    Church Ball

    Gary Coleman, Clint Howard

    Released2006

    Directed byKurt Hale

    Church Ball is a 2006 comedy film about a basketball team from a ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This family-film and comedy was filmed in and around Provo, Utah and is...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13

    Jōji Yanami, Toshio Furukawa

    Released1992

    Directed byKazuhito Kikuchi

    'According to my friend hotshot now dudshot 'legend has it that krilin was an android too before he became human'...Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13, known in Japan as Extreme Battle! The Three Great...  more
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    Live at the Pongmasters Ball

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    Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug

    Jōji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru

    Released1991

    Directed byMitsuo Hashimoto

    Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug, also known by its Japanese title Dragon Ball Z - Super Saiyan Son Goku, or its UK English title Super Saiya, Son Goku, is the fourth Dragon Ball Z feature movie. It was...  more
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    Love Is a Ball

    Glenn Ford, Ricardo Montalbán

    Released1963

    Directed byDavid Swift

    Love Is a Ball is a 1963 romantic comedy film starring Glenn Ford and Hope Lange. It is based on the book The Grand Duke and Mr. Pimm by Lindsay Hardy....  more
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    Monster's Ball

    Halle Berry, Sean Combs

    Released2002

    Directed byMarc Forster

    Monster's Ball is a 2002 American romantic drama film directed by German-Swiss director Marc Forster starring Halle Berry, Billy Bob Thornton and Heath Ledger. The film tells the story of a poor...  more

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    Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might

    Jōji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru

    Released1990

    Directed byDaisuke Nishio

    Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, also known by its Japanese title Dragon Ball Z: The Decisive Battle for the Entire Earth or Toei's own English title Super Battle in the World, is the third Dragon...  more