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The Best Movies With Fish in the Title

Updated October 13, 2018 369 votes 63 voters 8.7k views100 items

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

Notable films with fish in the title include Big Fish, A Fish Called Wanda, and Rumble Fish, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the fish movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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    Fish and Elephant
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    Fish and Elephant

    Pan-Yong Yi, Qiangian Zhang

    Released2001

    Directed byLi Yu

    Fish and Elephant is documentary filmmaker and former TV hostess Li Yu's feature film... more on Wikipedia
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    A Fish Called Wanda
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    A Fish Called Wanda

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Cleese, Charles Crichton

    A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was... more on Wikipedia

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    Passion Fish
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    Passion Fish

    Angela Bassett, Alfre Woodard

    Released1992

    Directed byJohn Sayles

    Passion Fish is a 1992 American film written and directed by John Sayles. The film stars Mary... more on Wikipedia

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    Fish Tank
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    Fish Tank

    Michael Fassbender, Harry Treadaway

    Released2009

    Directed byAndrea Arnold

    Fish Tank is a 2009 British drama film written and directed by Andrea Arnold. The film is... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Fish Story
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    Fish Story

    Mikako Tabe, Nao Ōmori

    Released2009

    Directed byYoshihiro Nakamura

    Fish Story is a 2009 Japanese movie. A rare musical single by an obscure rock band makes a... more on Wikipedia
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    Little Fish
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    Little Fish

    Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving

    Released2005

    Directed byRowan Woods

    Little Fish is a 2005 Australian film directed by Rowan Woods and written by Jacquelin Perske.... more on Wikipedia
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    Dead Fish
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    Dead Fish

    Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle

    Released2005

    Dead Fish is a 2005 action/comedy film starring Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle, Andrew-Lee Potts... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Big Fish
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    Big Fish

    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor

    Released2003

    Directed byTim Burton

    Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia

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    The Life of Fish
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    The Life of Fish

    Santiago Cabrera, Blanca Lewin

    Released2010

    Directed byMatías Bize

    The Life of Fish is a 2010 Chilean drama film directed by Matías Bize. The film was selected... more on Wikipedia
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    Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire

    Christa Miller, Bill Henderson

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Jordan

    Smiling Fish And Goat On Fire is a film about brothers, made by brothers Derick Martini and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Fish in a Barrel
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    Fish in a Barrel

    Jeremy Renner, Arly Jover

    Released2001

    Directed byKent Dalian

    Fish in a Barrel is a 2001 drama comedy film written and directed by Kent Dalian.
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    Fish Hawk
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    Fish Hawk

    Don Francks, Chris Wiggins

    Released1979

    Directed byDonald Shebib

    Fish Hawk is a 1979 Canadian drama film directed by Donald Shebib. The screenplay was written... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Kettle of Fish
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    Kettle of Fish

    Gina Gershon, Matthew Modine

    Released2006

    Directed byClaudia Myers

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    How Is Your Fish Today?
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    How Is Your Fish Today?

    Xiaolu Guo, Ning Hao

    Released2006

    Directed byXiaolu Guo

    How Is Your Fish Today?, also known as Jin Tian De Yu Zen Me Yang?, is a 2007 Chinese film... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Albert Fish
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    Albert Fish

    Tony Jay, Oto Brezina

    Released2007

    Directed byJohn Borowski

    Albert Fish is a 2007 biographical documentary film directed by John Borowski. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Blame It on the Fish
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    Blame It on the Fish

    Blame It on the Fish: An Abstract Look at the 2003 Primus Tour de Fromage is a DVD by Primus... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Go Fish
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    Go Fish

    Guinevere Turner, Mimi Weddell

    Released1994

    Directed byRose Troche

    Go Fish is a 1994 American lesbian-themed independent drama film. Directed and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Green Fish
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    Green Fish

    Han Suk-kyu, Shim Hye-jin

    Released1997

    Directed byLee Chang-dong

    Green Fish is a 1997 South Korean film directed by Lee Chang-dong. Returning home and finding... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Help! I'm a Fish
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    Help! I'm a Fish

    Alessandro Juliani, Ghita Nørby

    Released2000

    Directed byStefan Fjeldmark, Greg Manwaring, Michael Hegner

    Help! I'm a Fish is a 2000 Danish-Norwegian-German-Irish animated comedy-drama film directed... more on Wikipedia

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    How to Fish

    John McLeish, George Johnson

    Released1942

    Directed byJack Kinney

    How to Fish is an animated short produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released in... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    I'm Reed Fish
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    I'm Reed Fish

    Alexis Bledel, A. J. Cook

    Released2006

    Directed byZackary Adler

    I'm Reed Fish is an American romantic comedy film based on a story by Reed Fish, and released... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Rumble Fish
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    Rumble Fish

    Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke

    Released1983

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Rumble Fish is an American 1983 drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It is based on... more on Wikipedia

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    Shooting Fish
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    Shooting Fish

    Kate Beckinsale, Peter Capaldi

    Released1997

    Directed byStefan Schwartz

    Shooting Fish is a 1997 British film co-written by Richard Holmes and Stefan Schwartz. Holmes... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Fish Dreams
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    Fish Dreams

    Phellipe Haagensen, Chico Díaz

    Released2006

    Directed byKirill Mikhanovsky

    Sonhos de Peixe is a 2006 film by Kirill Mikhanovsky. It premiered on May 21, 2006 in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    The Day the Fish Came Out
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    The Day the Fish Came Out

    Candice Bergen, Tom Courtenay

    Released1967

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

    The Day the Fish Came Out is a 1967 Greek- British comedy film directed and written by Michael... more on Wikipedia