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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with cry in the name. This list ranks the best movies with cry in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with cry 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 cry 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 cry in the title includes movies like Boys Don't Cry, Cry Freedom, and The Crying Game. 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 cry in it.

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Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Boys Don't Cry Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American independent romantic drama film directed by Kimberly Peirce and co-written by Andy Bienen. The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, ...more

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Cry Freedom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry Freedom Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover Cry Freedom is a 1987 British drama film directed by Richard Attenborough, set in the late 1970s, during the apartheid era of South Africa. The screenplay was written by John Briley based on a ...more

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Never Cry Wolf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Never Cry Wolf Brian Dennehy, Charles Martin Smith, Tom Dahlgren Never Cry Wolf is a 1983 American drama film directed by Carroll Ballard. The film is an adaption of Farley Mowat's 1963 autobiography Never Cry Wolf and stars Charles Martin Smith as a ...more

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Cry Wolf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry Wolf Jon Bon Jovi, Jared Padalecki, Lindy Booth Cry Wolf a 2005 American horror/slasher murder mystery directed by Jeff Wadlow after he won $1,000,000 at the 2002 Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival.

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Battle Cry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Cry 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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Cry of the Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry of the Werewolf Nina Foch, Osa Massen Cry of the Werewolf, also known as Daughter of the Werewolf, is a 1944 film starring Nina Foch, based on a story by Griffin Jay and directed by Henry Levin.

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Cry of the Banshee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry of the Banshee Vincent Price, Stephen Rea, Hugh Griffith Cry of the Banshee is a 1970 horror film directed by Gordon Hessler, starring Vincent Price as an evil witchhunter. The film was released by American International Pictures. The film costars ...more

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Hue and Cry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Hue and Cry Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler, Frederick Piper Hue and Cry is a British film directed by Charles Crichton and starring Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler and Joan Dowling. It is generally considered to be the first of the "Ealing ...more

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Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Far Cry Emmanuelle Vaugier, Clint Howard, Anthony Bourdain Far Cry is a 2008 German film adapted from the video game of the same name. The film is directed by Uwe Boll and stars Til Schweiger.

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A Cry in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
A Cry in the Dark Alexandria Benoit, Joshua Budd, Dylon Benoit

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Cry of the City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry of the City Shelley Winters, Debra Paget, Victor Mature Cry of the City is a 1948 black-and-white film noir directed by Robert Siodmak based on the novel by Henry Edward Helseth, The Chair for Martin Rome. Veteran film noir-writer Ben Hecht worked on ...more

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A Cry from the Streets is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
A Cry from the Streets Kathleen Harrison, Mona Washbourne, Colin Petersen A Cry from the Streets is a 1958 British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert. It was entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival.

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The Cry of the Owl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
The Cry of the Owl Julia Stiles, Paddy Constantine, Charlotte Sullivan The Cry of the Owl is a 2009 thriller film based on Patricia Highsmith's book of the same name. The British-Canadian-French-German co-production was directed by Jamie Thraves and stars Paddy ...more

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Cry Danger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry Danger Rhonda Fleming, Dick Powell, William Conrad Cry Danger is a 1951 film noir thriller shot in twenty-two days in Los Angeles. The film was directed by Robert Parrish, a former child star and later editor in his debut as a director.

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Cry Woman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry Woman Longjun Li, Wei Xingkun, Zhu Jiayue Cry Woman is a 2002 Chinese film directed by Liu Bingjian. It was Liu's third feature film and like his previous two films, Incense and Men and Women, Cry Woman was not given permission to ...more

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I'll Cry Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
I'll Cry Tomorrow Susan Hayward, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet I'll Cry Tomorrow is a biopic which tells the story of Lillian Roth, a Broadway star who rebels against the pressure of her domineering mother and reacts to the death of her fiancé by ...more

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The Cry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
The Cry Christian Camargo, Lisa Glasberg, Carlos Leon The Cry is a 2007 independent horror film directed by Bernadine Santistevan and co-written with Monique Salazar.

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Cry Funny Happy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry Funny Happy Alex Karpovsky, Amy Redford, Marjan Neshat Cry Funny Happy is a 2003 drama film written and directed by Sam Neave.

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Cry of the Innocent is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry of the Innocent Cyril Cusack, Alexander Knox, Nigel Davenport Cry of the Innocent is a film directed by Michael O'Herlihy released on June 19, 1980.

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A Cry in the Night is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
A Cry in the Night Natalie Wood, Raymond Burr, Edmond O'Brien A Cry in the Night is a 1956 film directed by Frank Tuttle.

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Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Tim Robbins, Shirley Knight, Edward Edwards

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Men Cry in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Men Cry in the Dark Richard Roundtree, Lavell Crawford, Allen Payne Men Cry in the Dark is a 2003 romance, musical and comedy film written and directed by Je'Caryous Johnson, and based on a novel by Michael Baisden.

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Cry for the Strangers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry for the Strangers Patrick Duffy, Brian Keith, Cindy Pickett

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A Cry in the Wild is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
A Cry in the Wild Pamela Sue Martin, Stephen Meadows, Jared Rushton A Cry in the Wild is a 1990 film based on the book Hatchet, written by Gary Paulsen. The film stars Jared Rushton as Brian, Pamela Sue Martin as Brian's Mum, Stephen Meadows as Brian's dad and ...more

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China Cry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
China Cry France Nuyen, Julia Nickson-Soul, James Shigeta China Cry is a 1990 biographical film set during rise of the communist state in China, based on the book by Nora Lam. It is set in the 1950s based on the true story of Sung Neng Yee. Born into a ...more

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Cry Baby is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title

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The Cry of the Owl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
The Cry of the Owl Mathilda May, Christophe Malavoy, Jean-Pierre Kalfon The Cry of the Owl is a 1987 French-Italian thriller film, adapted from the 1962 novel The Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith. The film was directed by Claude Chabrol and stars Christophe ...more

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Cry Wolf is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry Wolf Barbara Stanwyck, Errol Flynn Cry Wolf is a 1947 mystery film directed by Peter Godfrey and featuring Errol Flynn and Barbara Stanwyck, based on the novel of the same name by Marjorie Carleton.

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Never Cry Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Never Cry Werewolf Nina Dobrev, Kevin Sorbo, Peter Stebbings Never Cry Werewolf is a Canadian 2008 television film starring Kevin Sorbo and Nina Dobrev.

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Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Boys Don't Cry Anna Mucha, Maciej Stuhr, Cezary Pazura Chłopaki nie płaczą is a Polish movie directed by Olaf Lubaszenko. Shot between 9 June 1999 and 14 July 1999 on location in Warszawa and Jelenia Góra, the film premiered on 25 February

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Don't Cry Wolf is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Don't Cry Wolf Kjell Bergqvist, Svante Grundberg, Daniel Bragderyd Don't Cry Wolf is a 2003 Swedish comedy film directed by Clas Lindberg. Lindberg won the Audience Award at the 2003 Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival for the film.

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Brother, Cry for Me is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Brother, Cry for Me Richard Davalos, Jay Adler, Larry Pennell Brother, Cry for Me is a 1970 adventure film starring Leslie Parrish, Larry Pennell and Richard Davalos. Three estranged brothers receive a letter from their late father inviting them to collect ...more

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Come Cry With Me is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title

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Pretty When You Cry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Pretty When You Cry Sam Elliott, Keith David, Nick Swardson Seduced: Pretty When You Cry is a 2001 drama thriller film written by Christopher Keller and directed by Jack N. Green. The film stars Carlton Elizabeth, who gives an amazing performance as a ...more

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A Last Cry for Help is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
A Last Cry for Help Shirley Jones, Delta Burke, Linda Purl A Last Cry for Help is a 1979 drama film directed by Hal Sitowitz.

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A Cry from the Grave is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
A Cry from the Grave A Cry from the Grave is a 2001 News & Documentary Emmy Awards nominated tv program for Outstanding Background/Analysis of a Single Current Story - Programs aired on December 6, 1999 in

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The Battle Cry of Peace is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Cry 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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No Liar, No Cry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
No Liar, No Cry Cherrie Ying, Fei-Long, Gang Wu No Liar, No Cry is a 2011 drama film written by Xi-Tong and Chuanhai Xu and directed by Chuanhai Xu.

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Kayla: A Cry in the Wilderness is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Kayla: A Cry in the Wilderness Henry Czerny, Vlasta Vrána, Ricky Mabe Kayla: A Cry in the Wilderness is a 1999 drama film directed by Nicholas Kendall.

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Just Don't Think I'll Cry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Just Don't Think I'll Cry Arno Wyzniewski, Jutta Hoffmann, Carmen-Maja Antoni Don't Think, Im Crying is a 1964 film directed by Frank Vogel.

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Cry of Jazz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry of Jazz Leroy Inman, George Waller, Andrew Duncan The Cry of Jazz is a 1959 documentary film by Ed Bland that connects jazz to African American history. It uses footage of Chicago's black neighborhoods and performances by Sun Ra, John Gilmore, ...more

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Why Cry at Parting? is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Why Cry at Parting? Why Cry at Parting? is a 1929 film directed by Richard Eichberg.

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White Wolves 3: Cry of The Whi... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
White Wolves 3: Cry of The White Wolf Rodney A. Grant, Tracy Brooks Swope, Mick Cain White Wolves III: Cry of the White Wolf is a 2000 film and last sequel of A Cry in the Wild.

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I'M So Lonesome I Could Cry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
I'M So Lonesome I Could Cry Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Stuart Hoar, Norman Forsey I'M So Lonesome I Could Cry is a 1994 short film written by Michael Hurst and Stuart Hoar and directed by Michael Hurst.

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Cry
Cry "Havoc" Joan Blondell, Ann Sothern, Margaret Sullavan Cry 'Havoc' is a 1943 American war drama film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Richard Thorpe. The cast is primarily female, with the main roles played by Margaret Sullavan, Ann ...more

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Cry for Happy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry for Happy Glenn Ford, Donald O'Connor, James Shigeta Cry for Happy is an American movie, filmed in Eastmancolor and CinemaScope, directed by George Marshall, and released by Columbia Pictures.

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Nothing Left to Do but Cry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Nothing Left to Do but Cry Roberto Benigni, Amanda Sandrelli, Paolo Bonacelli Non ci resta che piangere is a 1984 Italian comedy film, starring Roberto Benigni and Massimo Troisi, who are also directors and writers of the movie.

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Cry of a Prostitute is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry of a Prostitute Barbara Bouchet, Henry Silva, Fausto Tozzi Cry of a Prostitute is a 1974 Italian gangster film directed by Andrea Bianchi.

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Cry Freetown is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
Cry Freetown Cry Freetown is a 2000 documentary film directed by Sorious Samura. It is an account of the victims of the Sierra Leone Civil War and depicts the most brutal period with the Revolutionary United ...more

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The Crying Game is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Cry in the Title
The Crying Game Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson The Crying Game is a 1992 British psychological thriller drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan. The film explores themes of race, gender, nationality, and sexuality against the backdrop ...more