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

Notable films with fear in the title include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Cape Fear, and Primal Fear, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the fear movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

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Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Cape Fear Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas Cape Fear is a 1962 American psychological thriller film starring Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Martin Balsam and Polly Bergen. It was adapted by James R. Webb from the novel The Executioners by ...more

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The Wages of Fear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
The Wages of Fear Yves Montand, Darío Moreno, Peter van Eyck The Wages of Fear is a 1953 French-Italian thriller film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Yves Montand, and based on a 1950 novel by Georges Arnaud. When a South American oil well ...more

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Primal Fear is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Primal Fear Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-thriller film, based on William Diehl's 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit. The film tells the story of Chicago defense ...more

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Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more

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A Fantastic Fear of Everything is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
A Fantastic Fear of Everything Simon Pegg, Sheridan Smith, Paul Freeman A Fantastic Fear of Everything is a 2012 British horror comedy film starring Simon Pegg, written and directed by Crispian Mills with Chris Hopewell as co-director. It is based on the novella ...more

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Fear in the Night is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear in the Night DeForest Kelley, Ann Doran, Jeff York Fear in the Night is a 1947 American low budget black-and-white film noir mystery film directed by Maxwell Shane and starring Paul Kelly and DeForest Kelley. It is based on the Cornell Woolrich ...more

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Fear is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear Reese Witherspoon, Alyssa Milano, Mark Wahlberg Fear is a 1996 American thriller drama film directed by James Foley. It was written by Christopher Crowe, who created the TV series B.L. Stryker, The Watcher, B.J. and the Bear and Seven Days. ...more

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Fear is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear Erwin Leder, Robert Hunger-Bühler, Beate Jurkowitsch Angst is a 1983 Austrian film. Written and directed by Gerald Kargl with cinematography by Academy Award winner Zbigniew Rybczyński, it tells the story of a psychopath recently released from ...more

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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul Brigitte Mira, Irm Hermann, Barbara Valentin Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is a 1974 West German film written and directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and starring Brigitte Mira and El Hedi ben Salem. The film won two awards at the 1974 Cannes ...more

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. It was adapted ...more

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In Fear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
In Fear Alice Englert, Iain De Caestecker, Allen Leech In Fear is a 2013 British psychological horror film directed and written by Jeremy Lovering. The movie premiered on 20 January 2013 at the Sundance Film Festival. It stars Iain De Caestecker and ...more

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Cold Eyes of Fear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Cold Eyes of Fear Fernando Rey, Karin Schubert, Frank Wolff Gli occhi freddi della paura is a 1971 crime thriller film directed by Enzo G. Castellari.

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Well-Founded Fear is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Well-Founded Fear Well-Founded Fear is a 2000 documentary film from directors Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini. The film takes its title from the formal definition of a refugee under the UN Convention ...more

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Fear Strikes Out is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear Strikes Out Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Adam Williams Fear Strikes Out is a dramatic feature film depicting the life and career of American baseball player Jimmy Piersall. It is based on Piersall's biography Fear Strikes Out: The Jim Piersall ...more

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The Fifth Horseman Is Fear is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
The Fifth Horseman Is Fear Olga Schoberová, Eva Svobodová, Josef Vinklár The Fifth Horseman Is Fear is a 1964 Czechoslovak New Wave film about the Holocaust that was directed by Zbyněk Brynych. Instead of depicting gas chambers and concentration camps, the film ...more

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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear O. J. Simpson, Leslie Nielsen, Zsa Zsa Gábor The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear is a 1991 comedy film starring Leslie Nielsen as the comically bumbling Police Lt. Frank Drebin of Police Squad!. Priscilla Presley plays the role of ...more

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Fear is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear Kay Lenz, Frank Stallone, Cliff DeYoung

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Fear of a Black Hat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear of a Black Hat Faizon Love, Kasi Lemmons, Mark Christopher Lawrence Fear of a Black Hat is a 1994 American mockumentary film on the evolution and state of American hip hop music. The film's title is derived from the 1990 Public Enemy album Fear of a Black ...more

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Sherlock Holmes and the House ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Holmes Herbert Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear is a 1945 crime film directed by Roy William Neill. It is loosely based on The Five Orange Pips by Arthur Conan Doyle, and features the characters Sherlock ...more

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Ministry of Fear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Ministry of Fear Ray Milland, Dan Duryea, Alan Napier Ministry of Fear is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang. Based on a novel by Graham Greene, the film tells the story of a man just released from a mental asylum who finds himself caught up ...more

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Taste of Fear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Taste of Fear Christopher Lee, Susan Strasberg, Ann Todd Taste of Fear is a 1961 British thriller film directed by Seth Holt, shot in black-and-white by Douglas Slocombe, and released by Hammer Films. The film stars Susan Strasberg, Ronald Lewis, Ann ...more

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Fear in the Night is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear in the Night Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Judy Geeson A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, but finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man - and nobody believes her.

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Fear of Girls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear of Girls Charles Hubbell, Tom Lommel, Emily Hansen Fear of Girls is a series of short mockumentaries created by Dangerously Adorable Productions and written and directed by Ryan Wood. They detail the lives of two heavy Dungeons & Dragons ...more

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My Fear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
My Fear My Fear is a 2010 animated short film directed by Murilo Hauser.

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Octopus 2: River of Fear is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Octopus 2: River of Fear Fredric Lehne, Chris Williams, Clement Blake Octopus 2: River of Fear is a 2001 action/horror sequel to Octopus.

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Frozen with Fear is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Frozen with Fear Bo Derek, Wayne Rogers, Stephen Shellen Frozen with Fear is a 2000 film, starring Bo Derek, Stephen Shellen and Wayne Rogers.

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Detective Conan: Full Score of... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Detective Conan: Full Score of Fear Megumi Hayashibara, Kappei Yamaguchi, Kazuhiko Inoue Detective Conan: Full Score of Fear is the twelfth movie installment of the Detective Conan manga and anime franchise. The initial screening of the movie was scheduled on April 19, 2008. An OVA, ...more

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Fear is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear Ingrid Bergman, Kurt Kreuger, Mathias Wieman Fear is a 1954 drama film directed by Roberto Rossellini and starring his wife Ingrid Bergman. It has also been released as Angst in the English-speaking world. It is loosely based on the Stefan ...more

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Without Fear is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Without Fear Without Fear is a 1951 animated short film directed by Peter Sachs.

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Sea of Fear is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Sea of Fear Edward Albert, Adam Mayfield, Katherine Bailess Sea of Fear is a 2006 film about a group of people on a boat who fall victim to a killing spree. It was released on DVD on August 22, 2006. The movie is rated PG-13 by the MPAA.

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The Goalkeeper's Fear of the P... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
The Goalkeeper's Fear of the Penalty Wim Wenders, Kai Fischer, Arthur Brauss The Goalkeeper's Fear of the Penalty is a 1972 German-language drama film directed by Wim Wenders. It is also known as The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick. It was adapted from the novel ...more

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Ring of Fear is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Ring of Fear Mickey Spillane, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Clyde Beatty Ring of Fear is a 1954 film starring Clyde Beatty and Mickey Spillane as themselves. With a deranged killer on the loose in his circus, lion tamer Beatty calls in mystery writer Spillane to ...more

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City of Fear is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
City of Fear Vince Edwards, Lyle Talbot, John Archer City of Fear is a film directed by Irving Lerner released on Feb 1959.

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City in Fear is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
City in Fear Mickey Rourke, Robert Vaughn, Susan Sullivan City in Fear is a 1980 Edgar Allan Poe Awarded television drama film. It was directed by Jud Taylor and written by Peter Masterson and Albert Ruben. The film stars David Janssen, Robert Vaughn, ...more

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Blind Fear is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Blind Fear Shelley Hack, Kim Coates, Ron Lea Blind Fear is a 1989 thriller film written by Sergio Altieri and directed by Tom Berry.

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Relative Fear is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Relative Fear James Brolin, M. Emmet Walsh, Denise Crosby Relative Fear is a 1994 Canadian, independent, psychological horror film that references the 1956 film The Bad Seed. An autistic child is seemingly born to kill, and so he does.

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A Problem with Fear is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
A Problem with Fear Keegan Connor Tracy, Camille Sullivan, Willie Garson A Problem with Fear, or Laurie's Anxiety Confronting the Escalator is a 2003 absurdist comedy film by Canadian film-maker Gary Burns.

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Camp Fear is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Camp Fear Betsy Russell, Shannon Wilsey, Peggy McIntaggart Camp Fear is a 1991 direct-to-video science fiction/horror film starring Betsy Russell and Vincent Van Patten. George Buck Flower as Wino Tiny Ron Taylor as The Druid David Homb as Bill James ...more

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D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear Charles S. Dutton, Helen Shaver, Jay O. Sanders D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear is a 2003 T.V. movie created by USA Network based on the Beltway sniper attacks of 2002. The films chronicles the period when John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo ...more

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Every Mother's Worst Fear is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Every Mother's Worst Fear Cheryl Ladd, Jordan Ladd, Ted McGinley Every Mother's Worst Fear is a 1998 American television movie starring Cheryl Ladd, Jordan Ladd and Ted McGinley. This film is a cautionary tale of cyberspace, kidnapping and the dangers of chat ...more

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Brasch - Words of Want, Words ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Brasch - Words of Want, Words of Fear Brasch - Words of Want, Words of Fear is a 2011 documentary world cinema film directed by Christoph Rüter.

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Fear and Desire is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Fear 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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Fear Itself is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear Itself Neil Brown Jr., Shawn Proctor, Mindy Anders A group of mean-spirited high school students take a prank too far and accidently kill someone by burying them alive in the nearby woods. Their guilt starts to eat away at them-and soon they ...more

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Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown Neil Gaiman, John Carpenter, Stuart Gordon H.P. Lovecraft was the forefather of modern horror fiction having inspired such writers as Stephen King, Robert Bloch and Neil Gaiman. The influence of his Cthulhu mythos can be seen in film ...more

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Fragment of Fear is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fragment of Fear Arthur Lowe, Wilfrid Hyde-White, David Hemmings Fragment of Fear is a 1970 British thriller film, adapted from the book A Fragment of Fear by John Bingham, starring David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Roland Culver, Flora ...more

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Sudden Fear is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Sudden Fear Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Mike Connors Sudden Fear is a 1952 American thriller film noir directed by David Miller, and starring Joan Crawford and Jack Palance in a tale about a successful woman who marries a murderous man. The ...more

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Fear of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear of the Dark Fear of the Dark is a 2001 Horror Film directed by American director Glen Baisley and stars Rosemary Gore, Vanessa Edwards, Mike Lane, and Herb Smithline.

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Fear Me Not is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Fear Me Not Ulrich Thomsen, Paprika Steen, Stine Stengade Fear Me Not is a Danish psychological thriller film released in 2008, directed by Kristian Levring. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and was produced by Zentropa.

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Journey into Fear is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Journey into Fear Orson Welles, Dolores del Río, Joseph Cotten Journey into Fear is a 1943 American spy film based on the Eric Ambler novel of the same name. The film broadly follows the plot of the book, but the protagonist was changed to an American ...more

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Adrenalin: Fear the Rush is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Fear in the Title
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush Natasha Henstridge, Christopher Lambert, Norbert Weisser Adrenalin: Fear the Rush is a 1996 American science-fiction-action film directed by Albert Pyun, starring Christopher Lambert and Natasha Henstridge. It is set in an alternative future in 2007, ...more