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The Best Movies With City in the Title 

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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with city in the name. This list ranks the best movies with city in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with city 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 city 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 city in the title includes movies like Sin City, City of God, and Dark City. 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 city in it.

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

Released: 2005

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...more

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

Released: 1998

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas. The screenplay was written by Proyas, Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer. The film stars Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, ...more

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Babe: Pig in the City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Naomi Watts, Mickey Rooney, Hugo Weaving

Released: 1998

Directed by: George Miller

Babe: Pig in the City is a 1998 Australian-American comedy-drama film and the sequel to the 1995 film Babe. It is co-written, produced and directed by George Miller, who co-wrote and produced ...more

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City Lights is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Charlie Chaplin, Jean Harlow, Virginia Cherrill

Released: 1931

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

City Lights is a 1931 American romantic comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Charlie Chaplin. The story follows the misadventures of Chaplin's Tramp as he falls in love with a blind ...more

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City Slickers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ron Underwood

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City of God is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Alice Braga, Seu Jorge, Matheus Nachtergaele

Released: 2002

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles

City of God is a 2002 Brazilian crime drama film directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund, released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. The story was ...more

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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall

Released: 2008

Directed by: Michael Patrick King

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The Naked City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Don Taylor

Released: 1948

Directed by: Jules Dassin

The Naked City is a black-and-white film noir directed by Jules Dassin. Based on a story by Malvin Wald, the film depicts the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A ...more
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Dodge City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan

Released: 1939

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Dodge City is a 1939 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Ann Sheridan. Based on a story by Robert Buckner, the film is about a ...more

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Kansas City Confidential... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Coleen Gray

Released: 1952

Directed by: Phil Karlson

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11
The Crow: City of Angels... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Iggy Pop, Mia Kirshner, Thomas Jane

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tim Pope

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Wicked City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Wicked City Takeshi Aono, Ichirō Nagai, Toshiko Fujita

Released: 1987

Directed by: Yoshiaki Kawajiri

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City of Ember is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

Released: 2008

Directed by: Gil Kenan

City of Ember is a 2008 American science fiction fantasy film based on the 2003 novel The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. It was directed by Gil Kenan from a screenplay by Caroline Thompson, and ...more

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Police Academy 6: City U... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Allison Mack, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow

Released: 1989

Directed by: Peter Bonerz

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Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Susan Sarandon, Burt Lancaster, Wallace Shawn

Released: 1980

Directed by: Louis Malle

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The City of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Christopher Lee, Nickolas Grace, Venetia Stevenson

Released: 1960

Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey

A creepy classic! A young college student Nan Barlow visits the village of Whitewood, Massachusetts to do some research into New England witchcraft. Her tutor, Professor Alan Driscoll ...more

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The City of Lost Childre... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Pinon

Released: 1995

Directed by: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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The Mortal Instruments: ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Lena Headey, Lily Collins, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Released: 2013

Directed by: Harald Zwart

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19
City Island is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Julianna Margulies, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia

Released: 2009

Directed by: Raymond De Felitta

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20
City Slickers II: The Le... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Billy Crystal, Jon Lovitz, Jack Palance

Released: 1994

Directed by: Paul Weiland

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New Jack City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson

Released: 1991

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

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City of Angels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

Released: 1998

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Sex and the City 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Miley Cyrus, Penélope Cruz, Sarah Jessica Parker

Released: 2010

Directed by: Michael Patrick King

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Night and the City is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Gene Tierney, Richard Widmark, Herbert Lom

Released: 1950

Directed by: Jules Dassin

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City of Women is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Marcello Mastroianni, Ettore Manni, Dominique Labourier

Released: 1980

Directed by: Federico Fellini

City of Women is a 1980 film written and directed by Federico Fellini. Amid Fellini's characteristic combination of dreamlike, outrageous, and artistic imagery, Marcello Mastroianni plays ...more