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

Notable films with desire in the title include A Streetcar Named Desire, Wings of Desire, and A Streetcar Named Desire, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the desire movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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A Streetcar Named Desire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
A Streetcar Named Desire Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1951 American drama film adaptation of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 play of the same name. It is the story of a southern lady, Blanche Dubois, ...more

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Desire Under the Elms is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Under the Elms Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives Desire Under the Elms is a 1958 American film version of the 1924 play Desire Under the Elms written by Eugene O'Neill. The film was directed by Delbert Mann from a screenplay by O'Neill and ...more

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Wings of Desire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Wings of Desire Peter Falk, Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin Wings of Desire is a 1987 Franco-German romantic fantasy film directed by Wim Wenders. The film is about invisible, immortal angels who populate Berlin and listen to the thoughts of the human ...more

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A Streetcar Named Desire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
A Streetcar Named Desire Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid, Beverly DAngelo A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1984 television drama film directed by John Erman. Based on the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams, it stars Ann-Margret and Treat Williams.

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The Botany Of Desire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
The Botany Of Desire Frances McDormand, Michael Pollan The Botany Of Desire is a 2009 film directed by Michael Schwarz.

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Fatal Desire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Fatal Desire Anne Heche, Eric Roberts, Bird York Fatal Desire is a made-for-TV film produced by Lifetime Television. It premiered April 3, 2006 on the network and starred Eric Roberts as Joe, an ex-policeman turned casino pit boss in Atlantic ...more

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Victim of Desire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Victim of Desire Shannon Tweed, Julie Strain, Marc Singer Investigator Pete Starky is hot on the trail of $70 million in embezzled cash. The trail leads to Leeland Duvall, a wealthy white collar killer. But when Duvall dies in a mysterious car ...more

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Of Love and Desire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Of Love and Desire Merle Oberon, Curd Jürgens, John Agar Of Love and Desire is a 1963 film directed by Richard Rush.

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The Empire of Desire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
The Empire of Desire Benjamin Cattan, Aldine Muller, Meiry Vieira O império do desejo is a 1981 comedy and drama film written and directed by Carlos Reichenbach.

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Dirt and Desire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title

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Chopin: Desire for Love is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Chopin: Desire for Love Janusz Gajos, Danuta Stenka, Jerzy Zelnik Chopin: Desire for Love is a film created by director Jerzy Antczak based on the life story of the famous Polish pianist and composer Fryderyk Chopin. The plot covers the affair between Chopin ...more

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Law of Desire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Law of Desire Antonio Banderas, Carmen Maura, Rossy de Palma Law of Desire or La ley del deseo is a 1987 film by Pedro Almodóvar. Considered to be Almodóvar's first explicitly gay film, it focuses on a complex love triangle between three ...more

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Criminal Desire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Criminal Desire David Carradine, Michael York, David Faustino Criminal Desire is a 1998 drama film written by Mark Freed, Dave Tedder and directed by Mark Freed.

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That Obscure Object of Desire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
That Obscure Object of Desire Carole Bouquet, Michel Piccoli, Fernando Rey That Obscure Object of Desire, released in 1977, was the final film directed by Luis Buñuel. Set in Spain and France against the backdrop of a terrorist insurgency, the film tells the ...more

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Fear and Desire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Fear and Desire Paul Mazursky, Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp Fear and Desire is a 1953 American military action/adventure film directed, produced, shot, and edited by Stanley Kubrick. It is Kubrick’s first feature film and is also one of his least-seen ...more

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When Men Desire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
When Men Desire When Men Desire is a 1919 film directed by J. Gordon Edwards.

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Desire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Leonor Watling, Cecilia Roth, Leonardo Sbaraglia Desire is a 2002 drama film written by Ángeles Caso and directed by Gerardo Vera.

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The Days of Desire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
The Days of Desire Catherine Wilkening, Zsolt László, Ákos Köszegi The Days of Desire is a 2009 drama film written and directed by József Pacskovsky.

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Desire Me is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Me Robert Mitchum, Greer Garson, Stanley Andrews Desire Me is a 1947 American film. It had a troubled production and was issued without a director's credit.

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Wild Desire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Wild Desire Nadia El Guindy, Hanan Tork Wild Desire is a 1992 drama film written by Wahid Hamid and directed by Khairy Beshara.

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As You Desire Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
As You Desire Me Greta Garbo, Erich von Stroheim, Hedda Hopper As You Desire Me is a 1932 film adaptation of the play by Luigi Pirandello released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was produced and directed by George Fitzmaurice with Irving Thalberg as ...more

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Fatal Desire is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Fatal Desire Anthony Quinn, May Britt, Ettore Manni Cavalleria rusticana is a 3-D Italian drama film directed by Carmine Gallone. The film is based on the opera Cavalleria rusticana and stars May Britt, Anthony Quinn, and Ettore Manni. Quinn ...more

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Desire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Desire is a 1984 film directed by Anna Maria Tatò.

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Twisted Desire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Twisted Desire Melissa Joan Hart, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Jordan Twisted Desire is a 1996 American television drama/thriller film written by Carey Hayes & Chad Hayes and directed by Craig R. Baxley. It stars Melissa Joan Hart, Daniel Baldwin, Meadow ...more

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One Desire is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
One Desire Natalie Wood, Rock Hudson One Desire is a 1955 film directed by Jerry Hopper. It stars Anne Baxter and Rock Hudson. Described as a "rugged story of oil-boom Oklahoma in the early 1900s", it was adapted from ...more

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The Golden Lotus: Love and Des... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
The Golden Lotus: Love and Desire Fong Yak-Ting A passionate love-triangle is at the center of this 1991 erotic drama from writer/director Li Han Chiang. Pan Jin Lian finds her happy life shattered when she discovers her husband has fallen ...more

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Island of Desire is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Island of Desire Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, John Laurie Saturday Island is a 1952 British romantic war film directed by Stuart Heisler and starring Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray and John Laurie, Lloyd Lamble and Peter Butterworth.

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Desire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Desire is a 1923 film directed by Rowland V. Lee.

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A Man Named Desire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title

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Slave of Desire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Slave of Desire Bessie Love, George Walsh Slave of Desire is a 1923 American silent drama film produced and distributed by Goldwyn Pictures, and based on the novel La peau de chagrin, roman philosophique by Honoré de Balzac. The ...more

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Crazy Desire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Crazy Desire Ugo Tognazzi, Catherine Spaak, Luciano Salce Crazy Desire is a 1962 Italian comedy film directed by Luciano Salce. It launched the film career of Catherine Spaak. The film was initially blocked by the Italian censorship committee and then ...more

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A Streetcar Named Desire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
A Streetcar Named Desire Alec Baldwin, Diane Lane, Jessica Lange A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1995 television drama film directed by Glenn Jordan and starring Alec Baldwin, Jessica Lange, John Goodman and Diane Lane that first aired on CBS Television. Based ...more

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Desire is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Graham Greene, Alberta Watson, Martin Donovan Desire is a 2000 drama romance thriller film written and directed by Colleen Murphy.

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Chaos and Desire is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Chaos and Desire Geneviève Bujold, Julie Gayet, Pascale Bussières La Turbulence des Fluides is a 2002 drama mystery romance film written and directed by Manon Briand.

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Desire in the Dust is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire in the Dust Raymond Burr, Joan Bennett, Martha Hyer Desire in the Dust is a 1960 film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by William F. Claxton, and produced by Robert L. Lippert. The film stars Raymond Burr, Martha Hyer and Joan Bennett. The ...more

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Desire is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Conrad Veidt, Gussy Holl Desire is a 1921 silent film directed by F. W. Murnau and starring Conrad Veidt. It tells the story of a male dancer who falls in love with a grand duchess, only to be arrested, and his ...more

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Surviving Desire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Surviving Desire Martin Donovan, Matt Malloy, Steven Schub Surviving Desire is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Hal Hartley. It stars Martin Donovan, Julie Kessler, Matt Malloy, Merritt Nelson, and Mary B. Ward.

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Shadows of Desire is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Shadows of Desire Nicollette Sheridan, Piper Laurie, Richard Roundtree Shadows of Desire is a 1994 television film starring Nicollette Sheridan, Joe Lando, Adrian Pasdar, Richard Roundtree, Piper Laurie and Brandon Smith. It was directed by Sam Pillsbury and ...more

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Chain of Desire is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Chain of Desire Malcolm McDowell, Holly Marie Combs, Linda Fiorentino Chain of Desire is an American 1992 drama - romance film directed by Temístocles López. The film was presented at the Turin Film Festival in November 1992 and was released in the

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Anatomy of Desire is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Anatomy of Desire Brad Fraser Anatomy of Desire is a 1995 documentary film written by David Wilson and directed by Peter Tyler Boullata and Jean-Francois Monette.

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Deadly Desire is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Deadly Desire Will Patton, Jack Scalia, Kathryn Harrold Deadly Desire is a 1991 made-for-TV thriller film directed by Charles Corell and starring Jack Scalia, Kathryn Harrold, and Will Patton.

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Human Desire is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Human Desire Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan, Broderick Crawford Human Desire is a 1954 black-and-white film noir directed by Fritz Lang, and loosely based on the novel La Bête humaine by Émile Zola. The story had been filmed twice before: La ...more

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The Man Without Desire is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
The Man Without Desire Ivor Novello, Nina Vanna The Man Without Desire is a 1923 British silent film fantasy drama, directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Ivor Novello, who also co-produced the film along with Miles Mander. The film was ...more

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Desire and Hell at Sunset Mote... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel Sherilyn Fenn, Paul Bartel, David Hewlett Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel is a 1992 neo-noir black comedy written and directed by Alien Castle and produced by Donald P. Borchers that film stars Sherilyn Fenn, Whip Hubley, David Hewlett, ...more

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Desire is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Desire Vincent D'Onofrio, Greta Scacchi Salt on Our Skin is a 1992 romantic film directed by Andrew Birkin. Greta Scacchi plays a famous feminist activist, while Vincent D'Onofrio portrays a humble Scots fisherman in this film from ...more

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Woman of Desire is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Woman of Desire Bo Derek, Robert Mitchum, Jeff Fahey Woman of Desire is a 1993 film starring Bo Derek and Robert Mitchum, directed by Robert Ginty.

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Stolen Desire is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Stolen Desire Hiroyuki Nagato, Kō Nishimura, Osamu Takizawa Stolen Desire is a 1958 Japanese film by director Shohei Imamura. This was the first film Imamura directed.

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Visiting Desire is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Visiting Desire Visiting Desire is a 1996 comedy documentary film directed by Beth B.

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Désiré is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
Désiré Jean-Paul Belmondo, Fanny Ardant, Claude Rich Désiré is a 1996 French film directed by Bernard Murat. The film is based on the play of the same name by Sacha Guitry.

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The Lure of Heart's Desire is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Desire in the Title
The Lure of Heart's Desire Edmund Breese The Lure of Heart's Desire is a 1916 silent American drama film directed by Francis J. Grandon. The film is considered to be lost.