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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with down in the name. This list ranks the best movies with down in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with down 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 down 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 down in the title includes movies like Black Hawk Down, The Rescuers Down Under, and Falling Down. 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 down in it.

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Way Down East is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Way Down East Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman Way Down West is a 1920 film directed by D. W. Griffith.

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Watership Down is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Watership Down John Hurt, Denholm Elliott, Richard Briers Watership Down is a 1978 British animated adventure drama film written, produced and directed by Martin Rosen and based on the novel of the same name by Richard Adams. It was financed by a ...more

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Falling Down is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Falling Down Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld Falling Down is a 1993 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by Ebbe Roe Smith. The film stars Michael Douglas in the lead role of William Foster, a divorcé and unemployed ...more

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Never Back Down is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Never Back Down Amber Heard, Djimon Hounsou, Evan Peters Never Back Down is a 2008 martial arts film starring Sean Faris, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet, and Djimon Hounsou. It was theatrically released on March 14, 2008. The film's tagline is "Win or ...more

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The Rescuers Down Under is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
The Rescuers Down Under John Candy, Bob Newhart, George C. Scott The Rescuers Down Under is a 1990 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on November 16, 1990. Set in the Australian ...more

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Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down to Earth Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Coolidge Down to Earth is a 2001 comedy film directed by Chris and Paul Weitz and written by Chris Rock and Louis C.K. It is the third film adaptation based on Harry Segall's stageplay Heaven Can Wait, ...more

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Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Black Hawk Down Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American-British war film directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden based on his series of articles published in ...more

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down and Out in Beverly Hills Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss Down and Out in Beverly Hills is a 1986 American comedy film based on the French play Boudu sauvé des eaux, which had previously been adapted on film in 1932 by Jean Renoir. Down and Out ...more

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Upside Down is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Upside Down Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Larry Day Upside Down is a 2012 Canadian-French romantic science fiction film written and directed by Juan Diego Solanas, starring Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst.

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Flying Down to Rio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Flying Down to Rio Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Dolores del Río Flying Down to Rio is a 1933 RKO musical film noted for being the first screen pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, although Dolores del Río and Gene Raymond received top billing ...more

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Dead Man Down is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Dead Man Down Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard, Noomi Rapace Dead Man Down is an 2013 American neo-noir crime thriller film written by J.H. Wyman and directed by Danish director Niels Arden Oplev. The film stars Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Dominic ...more

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The Englishman Who Went Up a H... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain Hugh Grant, Colm Meaney, Tara Fitzgerald The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain is a 1995 British film with a story by Ifor David Monger and Ivor Monger, written and directed by Christopher Monger. It was entered ...more

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Down by Law is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down by Law Tom Waits, Ellen Barkin, Roberto Benigni Down by Law is a 1986 black-and-white independent film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It stars Tom Waits, John Lurie, and Roberto Benigni. The film centers on the arrest, incarceration, ...more

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A Low Down Dirty Shame is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
A Low Down Dirty Shame Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson, Charles S. Dutton A Low Down Dirty Shame is a 1994 action-comedy film, written, directed by, and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans. The film also stars Charles S. Dutton, Jada Pinkett, and Salli Richardson.

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Down with Love is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down with Love Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, Jeri Ryan Down with Love is a 2003 romantic comedy film. It was directed by Peyton Reed and stars Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Sarah Paulson and David Hyde Pierce. The story follows a woman who ...more

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Gray Lady Down is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Gray Lady Down Charlton Heston, Christopher Reeve, David Carradine Gray Lady Down is a 1978 disaster film by Universal Studios starring Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, and is the feature film debut of Christopher Reeve. It ...more

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Quigley Down Under is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Quigley Down Under Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman, Laura San Giacomo Quigley Down Under is a 1990 Australian western film. Starring Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman and Laura San Giacomo, it was directed by Simon Wincer.

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Burning Down the House is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Burning Down the House C. Thomas Howell, Mick Fleetwood, Rene Auberjonois A clerk gets very little respect in the workplace and is always taken advantage of by his boss. He discovers his boss' corruption and illegal behavior, and plans to murder him and assume his ...more

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Fire Down Below is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Fire Down Below Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger Fire Down Below is a 1997 American action film directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá in his directorial debut, and starring Steven Seagal. The film also includes cameos by ...more

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Bringing Down the House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Bringing Down the House Betty White, Queen Latifah, Steve Martin Bringing Down the House is a 2003 American comedy film written by Jason Filardi and directed by Adam Shankman. The film stars Steve Martin and Queen Latifah.

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Igby Goes Down is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Igby Goes Down Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon, Amanda Peet Igby Goes Down is a 2002 comedy-drama film that follows the life of Igby Slocumb, a rebellious and sardonic New York City teenager who attempts to break free of his familial ties and wealthy, ...more

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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdow... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown Michael Jai White, Lyoto Machida, Evan Peters Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown is a 2011 American martial arts film starring Evan Peters, Michael Jai White, Dean Geyer, Alex Meraz, Todd Duffee, Scott Epstein and Jillian Murray. It is a ...more

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Down to You is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down to You Ashton Kutcher, Rosario Dawson, Julia Stiles Down to You is a 2000 romantic comedy film about losing a first love. It was directed by Kris Isacsson. The main characters are Alfred 'Al' Connelly, Imogen, and Cyrus. The cast also includes ...more

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane is a 1976 Canadian-French film directed by Nicolas Gessner and starring Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman, and Scott Jacoby. It was ...more

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House Party 4: Down to the Las... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute Meagan Good, Kym Whitley, Marques Houston House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute is a 2001 American comedy film. It is the stand-alone fourth installment in the House Party film series as it has no connection to any of the preceding ...more

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Going Down in La-La Land is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Going Down in La-La Land Perez Hilton, Judy Tenuta, Alec Mapa "Boy moves to L.A. to pursue acting career, boy makes difficult choices to pay the rent, then boy falls in love and his past catches up with him—it’s a tale as old as time. Adam wants to ...more

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Sub Down is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Sub Down Gabrielle Anwar, Nikki Cox, Stephen Baldwin Sub Down is a 1997 drama film written by Silvio Muraglia, Daniel Sladek, Howard Chesley and directed by Gregg Champion.

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Down in the Delta is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down in the Delta Wesley Snipes, Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine Down in the Delta is a 1998 drama film directed by Maya Angelou. The film stars Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman, Jr., Esther Rolle, Loretta Devine, and Wesley Snipes.

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Locked Down is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Locked Down Bai Ling, Vinnie Jones, Forrest Griffin

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Don't Look Down is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Don't Look Down Billy Burke, Kate Robbins, Terry Kinney Don't Look Down is a 1998 American horror television film directed by Larry Shaw and produced by Wes Craven. It originally aired on 29 October 1998 on ABC. The film is about a woman who is ...more

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A Long Way Down is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
A Long Way Down Pierce Brosnan, Rosamund Pike, Toni Collette A Long Way Down is a 2014 British black comedy film directed by Pascal Chaumeil, loosely based on author Nick Hornby's 2005 novel, A Long Way Down. It stars Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen ...more

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Down Among the Z Men is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down Among the Z Men Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe Down Among the Z Men is a B/W 1952 British comedy film starring The Goons; Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Michael Bentine and Harry Secombe.

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Down Time is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down Time David Fine, Peter Quartaroli, James Anthony Cotton

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White House Down is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
White House Down Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal White House Down is a 2013 American political action-thriller film directed by Roland Emmerich about an assault on the White House by a paramilitary group and the Capitol Police Officer who ...more

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Won’t Back Down is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Won’t Back Down Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, Viola Davis Won't Back Down is a drama film directed by Daniel Barnz starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis and Holly Hunter. It was released on September 28, 2012.

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Down in the Valley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down in the Valley Kat Dennings, Evan Rachel Wood, Edward Norton Down in the Valley is a 2005 film starring Edward Norton, Evan Rachel Wood, David Morse and Rory Culkin. The film made its debut in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival ...more

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Shoot the Sun Down is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Shoot the Sun Down Christopher Walken, Margot Kidder, Geoffrey Lewis Shoot the Sun Down is a 1978 western film. It is directed by David Leeds, written by Leeds and Richard Rothstein, and stars Christopher Walken, Margot Kidder and Geoffrey Lewis.

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On the Down 'N Low is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
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Down Dakota Way is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down Dakota Way Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Emmett Vogan Down Dakota Way is a 1949 American film starring Roy Rogers.

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Two Down and One to Go is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Two Down and One to Go Anthony Veiller Two Down and One to Go was a short propaganda film produced in 1945; as its title might suggest, its overall message was that the first two Axis powers, Italy and Germany, had been defeated, but ...more

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Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl Lü Yue, Li Xiaolu, Lopsang Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl is a 1998 Chinese film directed by actress Joan Chen based during the 1970s in People's Republic of China, during the Cultural Revolution's Down to the Countryside ...more

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Pimps Up, Ho's Down is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Pimps Up, Ho's Down Ice-T, Don "Magic" Juan Pimps Up, Ho's Down is a 1998 television documentary about pimping in the United States as part of the HBO documentary anthology series America Undercover. The film features interviews with ...more

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Funny Things Happen Down Under is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Funny Things Happen Down Under Olivia Newton-John, Ian Turpie, Howard Morrison Funny Things Happen Down Under is a 1965 Australian musical/family film directed by Joe McCormick. It stars Olivia Newton-John, Ian Turpie and Howard Morrison, and is best remembered today for ...more

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Face Down is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Face Down Judit Koltai, Illés Nyitrai, Emina Elor Face Down is a 2002 film written by Szabolcs Tolnai and Piroska Varga and directed by Szabolcs Tolnai.

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Gently Down The Stream is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title

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Hello Down There is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Hello Down There Richard Dreyfuss, Janet Leigh, Roddy McDowall Hello Down There is a 1969 musical comedy film made by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Jack Arnold and Ricou Browning and produced by George Sherman and Ivan Tors from a screenplay by ...more

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Down from the Mountain is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down from the Mountain Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Gillian Welch Down from the Mountain is a 2000 documentary and concert film featuring a live performance by country and traditional music artists who participated in the Grammy-winning soundtrack recording ...more

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The Boys & Girls Guide to Gett... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down Kelly Mantle, Leyla Milani, Gilles Marini The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down is an independent film directed by Paul Sapiano. The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down was the winner of five independent film awards at the Los ...more

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Down and Out in America is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Down and Out in America Down and Out in America is a 1986 Academy Award-winning documentary film that critiques Reaganomics by showing examples of poverty in the United States. It won an Academy Award for Best ...more

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Alice Upside Down is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Down in the Title
Alice Upside Down Bridgit Mendler, Penny Marshall, Luke Perry Alice Upside Down is a film adaptation of the Alice series written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. The film was shot at Bishop DuBourg High School in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Screened in limited ...more