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

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City Lights is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Charlie Chaplin, Jean Harlow, Virginia Cherrill 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) 3 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, with supporting roles by Patricia Wettig, ...more

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Babe: Pig in the City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Naomi Watts, Mickey Rooney, Hugo Weaving 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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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall Sex and the City is a 2008 American blue romantic comedy film written and directed by Michael Patrick King, and a film adaptation of the HBO comedy series of the same name about four female ...more

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City of Ember is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins 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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The Mortal Instruments: City o... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Lena Headey, Lily Collins, Jonathan Rhys Meyers The Mortal Instruments is a 2013 action adventure drama film written by Jessica Postigo and directed by Harald Zwart.

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George 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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Wicked City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Takeshi Aono, Ichirō Nagai, Toshiko Fujita Wicked City is a 1987 Japanese OVA horror neo-noir film directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri, based on Hideyuki Kikuchi's novel of the same name. The story takes place towards the end of the 20th ...more

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The Crow: City of Angels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Iggy Pop, Mia Kirshner, Thomas Jane The Crow: City of Angels is a 1996 American supernatural action film directed by Tim Pope. It is a sequel to the 1994 cult film The Crow.

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The Naked City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Don Taylor 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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Police Academy 6: City Under S... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Allison Mack, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow Police Academy 6: City Under Siege is a 1989 comedy crime film starring Bubba Smith, David Graf and Michael Winslow. It was directed by Peter Bonerz and written by Neal Israel, Pat Proft and ...more

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City of God is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Alice Braga, Seu Jorge, Matheus Nachtergaele 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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Dodge City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan 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) 15 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Coleen Gray Kansas City Confidential is a 1952 film noir crime film directed by Phil Karlson and starring John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef and Jack Elam. The film was ...more

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Detroit Rock City is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Edward Furlong, Gene Simmons Detroit Rock City is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Adam Rifkin and written by Carl V. Dupré. It tells of four teenage boys in a KISS cover band who try to see their idols in ...more

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City of Angels is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue City of Angels is a 1998 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Brad Silberling. The film stars Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan. Set in Los Angeles, California, the film is a very loose ...more

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City Slickers II: The Legend o... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Billy Crystal, Jon Lovitz, Jack Palance City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold is a 1994 comedy film directed by Paul Weiland. It is the sequel to City Slickers and stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Jon Lovitz and Daniel Stern. ...more

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The City of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Christopher Lee, Nickolas Grace, Venetia Stevenson 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 Children is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Pinon The City of Lost Children is a 1995 French-German-Spanish science fantasy drama film directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Ron Perlman, who does not speak French, and ...more

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Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Susan Sarandon, Burt Lancaster, Wallace Shawn Atlantic City is a 1980 French-Canadian romantic crime film directed by Louis Malle. Filmed in late 1979, it was released in France and Germany in 1980 and in the United States in 1981. The ...more

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City of Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Rose Byrne, James Caan, Matt Dillon City of Ghosts is a 2002 drama film co-written, directed by and starring Matt Dillon, about a con artist who must go to Cambodia to collect his share of money from an insurance scam. The film ...more

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Hell Is a City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Donald Pleasence, Stanley Baker, Billie Whitelaw Hell Is a City is a 1960 film based on the novel by Maurice Procter. It was made by British studio Hammer Film Productions filmed in Manchester it was also written and directed by Val Guest. It ...more

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While the City Sleeps is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Ulf Palme, Barbro Hjort af Ornäs, Inga Landgré While the City Sleeps, is a 1950 Swedish drama film directed by Lars-Eric Kjellgren and scripted by Ingmar Bergman, based on a novel by Per Anders Fogelström.

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Virginia City is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Randolph Scott Virginia City is a 1940 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, and a mustachioed Humphrey Bogart in the role of the real-life ...more

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Sin City 3: Hell and Back is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title

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Sex and the City 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Miley Cyrus, Penélope Cruz, Sarah Jessica Parker Sex and the City 2 is a 2010 American romantic comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Michael Patrick King. It is the sequel to the 2008 film Sex and the City, which is based on the ...more

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Broken City is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe Broken City is a 2013 American crime thriller film directed by Allen Hughes and written by Brian Tucker. Mark Wahlberg stars as a police officer turned private investigator and Russell Crowe as ...more

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New Jack City is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson New Jack City is a 1991 American crime thriller action film film directed by Mario Van Peebles in his directorial debut, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen ...more

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Fat City is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Jeff Bridges, Stacy Keach, Candy Clark Fat City is a 1972 American neo-noir boxing drama film directed by John Huston. The picture stars Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, and Susan Tyrrell. One of Huston's later films, it is based on the ...more

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City Heat is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn City Heat is a 1984 American crime film starring Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds, and directed by Richard Benjamin. The film was released in North America on December 1984. The pairing of ...more

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City on Fire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Ava Gardner, Henry Fonda, Leslie Nielsen City on Fire is a 1979 disaster film directed by Alvin Rakoff and featuring an all-star cast. The film’s plot revolves around a disgruntled employee who sets fire to an oil refinery, setting off ...more

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City Hunter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Jackie Chan, Gary Daniels, Chingmy Yau City Hunter is a 1993 Hong Kong action comedy film written and directed by Wong Jing, starring Jackie Chan, Joey Wong, Chingmy Yau and Richard Norton. The film is based on the Japanese manga of ...more

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Emerald City is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Nicole Kidman, Nicholas Hammond, Chris Haywood Emerald City is a 1988 film directed by Michael Jenkins, an adaptation of the play of the same name. Much of the play's dialogue is retained, though discussion of off-stage characters is usually ...more

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Allan Quatermain and the Lost ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Richard Chamberlain Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold is an adventure comedy film directed by Gary Nelson and released on January 30, 1987 in the United States. It is loosely based on the novel Allan ...more

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Berlin: Symphony of a Great Ci... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Berlin: Symphony of a Metropolis is a 1927 German film directed by Walter Ruttmann, co-written by Carl Mayer and Karl Freund. The film is an example of the city symphony film genre. A musical ...more

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City Streets is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney, Paul Lukas City Streets is a 1931 American crime film noir directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney and Paul Lukas. Based on a story by Dashiell Hammett, this Pre-Code crime ...more

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Black Mask 2: City of Masks is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Rob Van Dam, Traci Lords, Tyler Mane Black Mask 2: City of Masks is a 2002 Hong Kong action film directed by Tsui Hark. Andy On took over the role of Black Mask when original actor Jet Li opted not to return. The film also starred ...more

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City Hall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda City Hall is a 1996 film directed by Harold Becker. It stars Al Pacino, John Cusack and Bridget Fonda. According to the website Box Office Mojo, the film grossed an estimated $20 million in the ...more

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City on Fire is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Chow Yun-Fat, Roy Cheung, Danny Lee City on Fire is a 1987 Hong Kong crime film written, produced and directed by Ringo Lam, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Danny Lee and Sun Yueh. Following A Better Tomorrow, it helped establish ...more

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City of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Lucio Fulci, Christopher George, Catriona MacColl City of the Living Dead is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci. It is the first installment of the unofficial Gates of Hell trilogy which also includes The Beyond and The House by ...more

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City by the Sea is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku City by the Sea is a 2002 film starring Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku, Frances McDormand and William Forsythe. It deals with the family problems of a wayward youth and is set ...more

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Nightmare City is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Mel Ferrer, Francisco Rabal, Hugo Stiglitz Nightmare City is a 1980 Italian-Spanish zombie film directed by Umberto Lenzi. The film stars Hugo Stiglitz as a television news reporter who witnesses the collapse of order in a city overrun ...more

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The City and the Dogs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Gustavo Bueno, Miguel Iza, Alberto Isola The City and the Dogs is a 1985 drama film written by José Watanabe and directed by Francisco J. Lombardi.

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The City of Your Final Destina... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney, Charlotte Gainsbourg The City of Your Final Destination is a novel by American writer Peter Cameron. Most of the story takes place in a small town in Uruguay. The novel's beginning and ending chapters taking place ...more

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The City of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title

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Summer City is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Mel Gibson, John Jarratt, Steve Bisley Summer City also known as Coast of Terror is a 1977 Australian surfer film, filmed in Newcastle, Australia. The film also features Mel Gibson in his debut role.

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Sioux City is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Salli Richardson, Lou Diamond Phillips, Melinda Dillon Sioux City is a 1994 mystery / crime film directed by and starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Gary Farmer as Russell White, Tantoo Cardinal as Dawn Rainfeather, and future Touched by an Angel star ...more

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Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Mark Hamill Batman: Arkham City is a 2011 action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and released by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 video game ...more

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Restless City is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With City in the Title
Danai Gurira, Lenore Thomas, Tony Okungbowa Restless City is a 2011 independent drama film directed by Andrew Dosunmu. It was written by Eugene M. Gussenhoven and stars Sy Alassane, Sky Nicole Grey, Tony Okungbowa and Babs Olusanmonkun. ...more