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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with dawn in the name. This list ranks the best movies with dawn in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with dawn 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 dawn 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 dawn in the title includes movies like Dawn of the Dead, From Dusk till Dawn, and Red Dawn. 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 dawn in it.

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Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico This film is a 1978 Italian-American horror drama film written and directed by George A. Romero. It was the second film made in Romero's series, but contains no characters or settings from them, ...more

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The Dawn Patrol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
David Niven, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone The Dawn Patrol is a 1938 American war film, a remake of the pre-Code 1930 film of the same name. Both were based on the short story "The Flight Commander" by John Monk Saunders, an ...more

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From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. It stars George Clooney, Tarantino, Harvey Keitel and Juliette ...more

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Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers This film is a 2004 American horror film directed by Zack Snyder in his feature film directorial debut. A remake of George A. Romero's 1978 film of the same name, it is written by James Gunn and ...more

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
James Franco, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a 2014 American science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves and written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. It stars Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary ...more

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film, and the third installment in the Ice Age series. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Da... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn is the 2011 film based off the fourth and final novel in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. This currently optioned property is expected to start production ...more

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The Day Will Dawn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson, Griffith Jones The Day Will Dawn, released in the US as The Avengers, is a 1942 war film set in Norway during World War II. It stars Ralph Richardson, Deborah Kerr, Hugh Williams and Griffith Jones, and was ...more

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Each Dawn I Die is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
James Cagney, George Raft, Maxie Rosenbloom Each Dawn I Die is a 1939 gangster film featuring James Cagney and George Raft in their only movie together as leads, although Raft had made an unbilled appearance in a 1932 Cagney vehicle ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Simon Pegg The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a 2010 fantasy-adventure film based on The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the third novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series The ...more

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Red Dawn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson Red Dawn is a 1984 American film directed by John Milius and co-written by Milius and Kevin Reynolds. It stars Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, and Jennifer Grey. ...more

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Da... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is a 2012 American romantic fantasy and adventure film directed by Bill Condon and based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The second part ...more

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Red Dawn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutchersonm, Adrianne Palicki Red Dawn is a 2012 American war film directed by Dan Bradley. The screenplay by Carl Ellsworth and Jeremy Passmore is based on the 1984 film of the same name. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, ...more

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September Dawn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Jon Voight, Terence Stamp, Dean Cain September Dawn is a 2007 Canadian-American Western drama film directed by Christopher Cain, telling a fictional love story against a controversial historical interpretation of the 1857 Mountain ...more

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Zulu Dawn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Peter O'Toole, Bob Hoskins, Burt Lancaster Zulu Dawn is a 1979 war film about the historical Battle of Isandlwana between British and Zulu forces in 1879 in South Africa. The screenplay was by Cy Endfield, from his book, and Anthony ...more

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Rescue Dawn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies Rescue Dawn is a 2006 American drama film directed by Werner Herzog, based on an adapted screenplay written from his 1997 documentary film Little Dieter Needs to Fly. The film stars Christian ...more

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Jus... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Zack Snyder, based on the DC Comics characters. Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman ...more

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From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Han... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Danny Trejo, Sônia Braga, Orlando Jones From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter is a 2000 American horror film that serves as a prequel to the 1996 film, From Dusk till Dawn. It was released directly to video and was nominated ...more

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Daughter of Dawn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
White Parker, Old Man Saupitty, Oscar Yellow Wolf Daughter of Dawn is an 83-minute long American silent film from 1920.

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We Dive at Dawn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
John Mills, Eric Portman, Ronald Millar We Dive at Dawn is a 1943 war film directed by Anthony Asquith, starring John Mills and Eric Portman as Royal Navy submariners in the Second World War. It was written by Val Valentine and J. B. ...more

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Voodoo Dawn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Gina Gershon, Tony Todd, Theresa Merritt Voodoo Dawn is a 1990 American horror film directed by Steven Fierberg and starring Tony Todd, Raymond St. Jacques, Theresa Merritt and Gina Gershon. It was written by Jeffrey Delman, Evan ...more

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The Dawn Rider is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
John Wayne, Jack Jones, Yakima Canutt The Dawn Rider is a 1935 Western film starring John Wayne. John Mason chases after his father's killer, an outlaw who remains elusive until he is tricked into revealing himself with a decoy gold ...more

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The Dawn Patrol is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Frank McHugh The Dawn Patrol is a 1930 World War I film starring Richard Barthelmess and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. It was directed by Howard Hawks, a former World War I flight instructor, who even flew in the ...more

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Decision Before Dawn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Richard Basehart, Hildegard Knef, Oskar Werner Decision Before Dawn is a 1951 American war film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Richard Basehart, Oskar Werner, and Hans Christian Blech. It tells the story of the American Army using ...more

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Deadbeat at Dawn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Jim Van Bebber Deadbeat at Dawn is a low-budget film written and directed by Jim Van Bebber and starring Paul Harper, Megan Murphy, and Marc Pitman. The film depicts a street gang leader setting out for ...more

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Promise at Dawn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Melina Mercouri, Assi Dayan, Fernand Gravey Promise at Dawn is a 1970 American drama film directed by Jules Dassin. It is based on the 1960 novel Promise at Dawn by Romain Gary.

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One Hour Before Dawn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
H.B. Warner, Anna Q. Nilsson, Howard Davies One Hour Before Dawn is a 1920 mystery film written by Fred Myton and directed by Henry King.

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New Dawn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Samuel Le Bihan, Claire Nebout, Catherine Vinatier New Dawn is a 1999 French drama film directed by Émilie Deleuze. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.

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Dawn of the Mummy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
George Peck, Ahmed Rateb, Brenda Siemer Scheider Dawn of the Mummy is a 1981 low-budget horror film directed by Frank Agrama, who also served as writer and producer on the film.

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Commandos Strike at Dawn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Lillian Gish, Lloyd Bridges, Paul Muni Commandos Strike at Dawn is a 1942 war film directed by John Farrow and written by Irwin Shaw from a story by C.S. Forester, starring Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and ...more

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Scarlet Dawn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Mischa Auer Scarlet Dawn is a 1932 romantic drama film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Nancy Carroll as refugees from the Russian Revolution. It is based on the novel Revolt by Mary C. McCall, Jr.

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Dawn Of The Dead-Remake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title

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Dead Before Dawn 3D is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Christopher Lloyd, Kevin McDonald, Devon Bostick Dead Before Dawn 3D is a 2012 Canadian adventure-horror comedy directed by April Mullen, written by Tim Doiron, and starring Devon Bostick, Martha MacIsaac, and Christopher Lloyd. It introduces ...more

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Breaking Dawn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Jennette McCurdy, Kelly Overton, Kathryn Joosten Breaking Dawn is a 2004 independent American mystery-thriller written and directed by Mark Edwin Robinson. It is the directorial debut of Robinson, who was 22 at the time and saw the film ...more

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Dawn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Dawn is a 2011 animated short film directed by Jeff Desom.

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From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas B... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Tiffani Thiessen, Danny Trejo, Bruce Campbell From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money is an American horror action thriller Vampire film released on March 16, 1999. It's the second movie in the From Dusk Till Dawn series and is a sequel to ...more

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Dead Before Dawn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Cheryl Ladd, Kim Coates, Hope Lange Dead Before Dawn is a 1993 TV movie directed by Charles Correll.

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Rage at Dawn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Forrest Tucker, Edgar Buchanan, Randolph Scott Rage at Dawn is a 1955 American Western film by RKO Pictures starring Randolph Scott and Forrest Tucker, and featuring Denver Pyle, Edgar Buchanan, Mala Powers and J. Carrol Naish. It purports ...more

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The White Dawn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Louis Gossett, Jr., Warren Oates The White Dawn is a Canadian film, released in 1974, directed by Philip Kaufman and starring Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, and Louis Gossett, Jr. It portrays the conflict between aboriginal ...more

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Golden Dawn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Noah Beery, Sr., Lupino Lane Golden Dawn is a musical operetta released by Warner Bros. Pictures, photographed entirely in Technicolor, and starring Walter Woolf King and Noah Beery. The film is based on the semi-hit stage ...more

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Alexander: The Other Side of D... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Juliet Mills, Jean Hagen, Eve Plumb Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn is a NBC made-for-television movie that was first telecast on May 16, 1977, and was directed by John Erman. It was a sequel to Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage ...more

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Wake Up the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Kim In-mun, Kim Ja-ok, In-Sook Choi

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Murder at Dawn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Jack Mulhall, Mischa Auer, Phillips Smalley Murder at Dawn is a 1932 American film directed by Richard Thorpe. The film is also known as The Death Ray in the United Kingdom.

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Darkness Before Dawn is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Kirsten Dunst, Meredith Baxter, Stephen Lang Darkness Before Dawn is a 1993 film directed by John Tiffen Patterson.

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The Day Shall Dawn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Khan Ataur Rahman, Tripti Mitra, Kazi Khaleque The Day Shall Dawn is a 1959 Pakistani drama film directed by A. J. Kardar. The film was selected as the Pakistani entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 32nd Academy Awards, but was ...more

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To the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Mariola Brillowska To the Dawn is a 2012 short animation drama film written and directed by Mariola Brillowska.

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Dawn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Sybil Thorndike, Marie Ault, Gordon Craig Dawn is a 1928 British silent war film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Sybil Thorndike, Gordon Craig and Marie Ault. It was produced by Wilcox for his British & Dominions Film ...more

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Dawn at Socorro is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Lee Van Cleef, Piper Laurie, Mara Corday Dawn at Socorro is a 1954 western film written by George Zuckerman and directed by George Sherman.

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And Quiet Rolls the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Mamata Shankar, Biplab Chatterjee, Kaushik Sen Ek Din Pratidin is a 1979 Bengali film directed by Mrinal Sen. The film stars Mamata Shankar, Gita Sen and Sreela Majumdar, among others. It was entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival.

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Savage Dawn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Dawn in the Title
Sam Kinison, George Kennedy, Karen Black Savage Dawn is a 1985 action and drama film. The film was directed by Simon Nuchtern, the film stars Lance Henriksen, George Kennedy, Karen Black, and William Forsythe