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How many movies with battle in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with battle in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with battle 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 battle in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with battle in the title include Battle Royale, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and The Battle of Algiers, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the battle movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

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Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Royale Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki Battle Royale is a 2000 Japanese action thriller film adapted from the 1999 novel of the same name by Koushun Takami. It is the final film directed by Kinji Fukasaku, the screenplay written by ...more

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The Battle of Algiers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of Algiers Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Gene Wesson The Battle of Algiers is a 1966 war film based on occurrences during the Algerian War against the French government in North Africa, the most prominent being the titular Battle of Algiers. An ...more

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Battle of the Bulge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle of the Bulge Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Robert Shaw Battle of the Bulge is an American widescreen epic war film produced in Spain that was released in 1965. It was directed by Ken Annakin. It starred Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Telly Savalas, ...more

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Night at the Museum: Battle of... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest ...more

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Battle for the Planet of the A... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle for the Planet of the Apes John Huston, John Landis, Roddy McDowall Battle for the Planet of the Apes is a 1973 science fiction film directed by J. Lee Thompson. It is the fifth and final entry in the original Planet of the Apes series produced by Arthur P. ...more

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Battle of Britain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle of Britain Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer Battle of Britain is a1969 action film directed by Guy Hamilton.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen The Hobbit: There and Back Again is a 2014 film writted by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro and directed by Peter Jackson.

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Ewoks: The Battle for Endor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor Warwick Davis, Wilford Brimley, Carel Struycken Ewoks: The Battle for Endor is a 1985 made-for-TV movie set in the Star Wars galaxy co-written and directed by Jim and Ken Wheat who wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the story. A ...more

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Battle Cry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Cry Anne Francis, Fess Parker, Tab Hunter Battle Cry is a 1955 CinemaScope film, starring Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Anne Francis, Dorothy Malone, Raymond Massey, and Mona Freeman. The movie is based on the novel ...more

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Ironclad: Battle for Blood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Ironclad: Battle for Blood Ironclad: Battle for Blood is a 2013 action adventure film written by Jonathan English and Stephen McDool.

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The Battle of the River Plate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of the River Plate Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Peter Finch The Battle of the River Plate is a 1956 British war film by director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, starring John Gregson, Anthony Quayle and Peter Finch. In the United ...more

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Battle In Heaven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle In Heaven Diego Martínez Vignatti, Anapola Mushkadiz, Bertha Ruiz Battle in Heaven is a 2005 Mexican-French-German film. It is the second feature film by director Carlos Reygadas who previously directed the Mexican film Japón. It was entered into the ...more

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Only Old Men Are Going to Batt... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Only Old Men Are Going to Battle Leonid Bykov, Gregory Hlady Only Old Men Are Going to Battle is an iconic 1973 Soviet-Russian war drama black-and-white film produced in the Ukrainian SSR about World War II fighter pilots, written and directed by Leonid ...more

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Battle of Neretva is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle of Neretva Orson Welles, Yul Brynner, Franco Nero Battle of Neretva is a 1969 Yugoslavian partisan film. The film was written by Stevan Bulajić and Veljko Bulajić, and directed by Veljko Bulajić. It is based on the true events of World War II. ...more

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Battle for Terra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle for Terra Evan Rachel Wood, Chris Evans, Mark Hamill Battle for Terra, originally screened as Terra, is a 2007 computer animated science fiction film, based on a short film of the same name about a peaceful alien planet which faces destruction ...more

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T2 3-D: Battle Across Time is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
T2 3-D: Battle Across Time Robert Patrick, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong T2 3-D: Battle Across Time is an attraction at various Universal Studios parks around the world including those in Florida and Japan. The version of the ride at Universal Studios Hollywood ...more

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Battle Royale II: Requiem is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Royale II: Requiem Beat Kitano, Sonny Chiba, Aki Maeda Battle Royale II: Requiem, abbreviated as BRII, is a 2003 Japanese dystopian action-thriller film. It is a sequel to the 2000 film, Battle Royale, which in turn was based upon a controversial ...more

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Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Angel In the 26th century, a female cyborg is rescued from the scrapheap by a scientist.

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Battle Beyond the Stars is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Beyond the Stars Kathy Griffin, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn Battle Beyond the Stars is an American 1980 science fiction film directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and produced by Roger Corman. The film, intended as a "Magnificent Seven in outer space", ...more

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Battle Athletes: Vol. 3: Go is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Athletes: Vol. 3: Go Akiko Yajima, Akemi Okamura, Tomoko Kawakami

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The Battle of Shaker Heights is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of Shaker Heights Shia LaBeouf, Amy Smart, Shiri Appleby The Battle of Shaker Heights is a 2003 American comedy-drama film co-directed by Efram Potelle and Kyle Rankin. It starred Shia La Beouf, Elden Henson, Kathleen Quinlan, Amy Smart, and Shiri ...more

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Sharpe's Battle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Sharpe's Battle Sean Bean, Ian McNeice, Oliver Cotton Sept 1813 - While in the Spanish hills, Sharpe and his men come across a scene of devastation in the town of Casa Antiga. The town has been sacked by the fearsome French commander, Brigadier ...more

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The Battle of Gettysburg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of Gettysburg Willard Mack, Charles K. French The Battle of Gettysburg is a 1913 American silent drama film directed by Charles Giblyn and Thomas H. Ince. The film is now considered to be lost, although some battlefield footage was used by ...more

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Battle of the Dragons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title

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Landscape After the Battle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Landscape After the Battle Anna German, Daniel Olbrychski, Stanisława Celińska Landscape After the Battle is a 1970 drama film directed by Andrzej Wajda and starring Daniel Olbrychski; telling a story of a Nazi German concentration camp survivor soon after liberation, ...more

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Immigrant Nation! The Battle f... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream is a 2010 feature documentary movie by Esaú Meléndez about the immigrant rights movement from 2006 to 2009 and Elvira Arellano's ...more

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The Battle at Elderbush Gulch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle at Elderbush Gulch Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh The Battle at Elderbush Gulch is a 1913 American silent Western film directed by D. W. Griffith and featuring Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish, and Lionel Barrymore.

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Battle of Kosovo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle of Kosovo Milena Dravić, Branko Cvejic, Svetozar Cvetkovic Battle of Kosovo is a 1989 Yugoslav historical drama/war film filmed in Serbia. The film was based on the drama written by poet Ljubomir Simović. It depicts the historical Battle of Kosovo ...more

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Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Bat... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 6 Yûji Ueda, Etsuko Kozakura, Iemasa Kayumi

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Battle Athletes: Vol. 1: On Yo... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Athletes: Vol. 1: On Your Mark Akiko Yajima, Akemi Okamura, Tomoko Kawakami

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Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Bat... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 4 Yûji Ueda, Etsuko Kozakura, Iemasa Kayumi

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Battle Athletes Victory: Vol. ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Athletes Victory: Vol. 3: Tragedy & Triumph Akiko Yajima, Akemi Okamura, Aya Hisakawa

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The Battle of Stalingrad is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of Stalingrad Nikolay Cherkasov, Yuri Tolubeyev, Nikolai Kryuchkov The Battle of Stalingrad is a 1949 two-part Soviet epic war film about the Battle of Stalingrad, directed by Vladimir Petrov. The script was written by Nikolai Virta.

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The Battle Wizard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle Wizard Danny Lee, Norman Chu, Eddy Ko The Battle Wizard is a 1977 Hong Kong film adapted from Louis Cha's novel Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils. The film was produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio and directed by Pao Hsueh-li. The film ...more

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The Battle Cry of Peace is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle Cry of Peace Norma Talmadge, George Dewey, Charles Kent The Battle Cry of Peace is a 1915 American silent war drama film directed by Wilfrid North and J. Stuart Blackton, one of the founders of Vitagraph Company of America who also wrote the ...more

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Battle of the Coral Sea is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle of the Coral Sea Cliff Robertson, Tom Laughlin, Gia Scala Battle of the Coral Sea is a 1959 film directed by Paul Wendkos. It stars Cliff Robertson and Gia Scala.

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Battle Planet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Planet Zack Ward, Brea Grant, Monica May Battle Planet is a 2008 low-budget science fiction film starring Zack Ward and Monica May, featuring Brea Grant.

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Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Bat... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 5 Yûji Ueda, Etsuko Kozakura, Iemasa Kayumi

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Battle for Haditha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle for Haditha Yasmine Hanani, Elliot Ruiz, Nick Shakoour Iraqi insurgents bomb a convoy of US Marines, resulting in the death of their most popular officer. Enraged by this loss, his young Marine buddies carry out a brutal retaliation. Their violent ...more

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Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle Nobuyuki Hiyama, Masami Kikuchi Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle is an anime TV Special based on the Neo Geo SNK video game, Fatal Fury 2, and is a sequel to the previous TV movie, Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf. The movie ...more

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Battle Royal High School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title

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The Battle of San Pietro is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of San Pietro John Huston The Battle of San Pietro is a documentary film directed by John Huston about the Battle of San Pietro Infine sixty miles from Naples during World War II. It was shot by Jules Buck. It was ...more

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Battle of the Century is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle of the Century Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sam Lufkin The Battle of the Century is a silent short film starring American comedy double act Laurel and Hardy. The team appeared in a total of 107 films between 1921 and 1951.

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Attack! Battle of New Britain is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Attack! Battle of New Britain Attack! Battle of New Britain is a documentary/propaganda film produced by the US military in 1944. It details, as its name implies, the New Britain campaign, which was part of the New Guinea ...more

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Battle Circus is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle Circus Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Keenan Wynn Battle Circus is a 1953 war film directed by Richard Brooks, who also wrote the screenplay. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart and June Allyson, and costars Keenan Wynn and Robert Keith. The film ...more

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The Battle of the Rails is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of the Rails Francois Joux, Jean Daurand, Robert Le Ray The Battle of the Rails is a 1946 war movie directed by René Clément which tells the courageous efforts by French railway workers to sabotage Nazi reinforcement-troop trains. The ...more

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The Battle of Sutjeska is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of Sutjeska Richard Burton, Irene Papas, Günter Meisner The Battle of Sutjeska is a 1973 partisan film directed by Stipe Delić, and made in SFR Yugoslavia. It tells the story of the famous Battle of Sutjeska, the greatest engagement of the Yugoslav ...more

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The Battle of Britain is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
The Battle of Britain Walter Huston, Frieda Inescort, Anthony Veiller The Battle of Britain was the fourth of Frank Capra's Why We Fight series of seven propaganda films, which made the case for fighting and winning the Second World War. It was released in 1943 ...more

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Battle in Seattle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle in Seattle Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum, Michelle Rodriguez Battle in Seattle is a 2007 political action film and the directorial debut of actor Stuart Townsend. It is based on the protest activity at the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999. The film ...more

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Battle in Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Battle in the Title
Battle in Outer Space Ryō Ikebe, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Korenari Senda Battle in Outer Space, is a 1959 Japanese Science Fiction film produced by Toho Studios. Directed by Ishirō Honda and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, the film starred Ryo Ikebe, ...more