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The Best Movies With General in the Title 

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Updated October 13, 2018 97 votes 10 voters 62 items

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

Notable films with general in the title include The General, Witchfinder General, and A Bullet for the General, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the general movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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My Best Friend, General ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Petr Shelokhonov, Boris Shcherbakov, Igor Gorbachyov

Released: 1991

Directed by: Viktor Sadovsky

My Best Friend, General Vasili, the Son of Joseph Stalin is a 1991 film, directed by Viktor Sadovsky and starring Boris Schcherbakov and Vladimir Steklov.
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General Santa Ana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
General Santa Ana Pedro Armendáriz, Jr., Blanca Guerra

Released: 2004

Directed by: Felipe Cazals

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County General is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
County General Tommy Lister, Jean-Claude La Marre, Samuel Monroe

Released: 2005

Directed by: Sphear Collins

County General is a 2005 comedy film written by Sphear Collins and Jean-Claude La Marre and directed by Sphear Collins.
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A Bullet for the General... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Klaus Kinski, Martine Beswick, Lou Castel

Released: 1966

Directed by: Damiano Damiani

A Bullet for the General, is a 1966 Italian Zapata Western film which stars Gian Maria Volonté, Klaus Kinski, Lou Castel and Martine Beswick. Originally entitled El Chuncho, quién ...more
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General Crack is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
John Barrymore, Armida, Marian Nixon

Released: 1930

Directed by: Alan Crosland

General Crack is a part-talkie historical costume drama film with Technicolor sequences which was produced by Warner Bros., filmed in 1929 and released early in 1930. The film was directed by ...more
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General della Rovere is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Vittorio De Sica, Sandra Milo, Hannes Messemer

Released: 1959

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

General della Rovere is a 1959 Italian film directed by Roberto Rossellini. The film is based on a novel by Indro Montanelli which was in turn based on a true story.
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General Motors 50th Anni... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
General Motors 50th Anniversary Show

Released: 1957

Directed by: Charles S. Dubin

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General Spanky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Carl Switzer, Rosina Lawrence, George McFarland

Released: 1936

Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Gordon Douglas

General Spanky is a 1936 American comedy film produced by Hal Roach. A spin-off of Roach's popular Our Gang short subjects, the film stars George McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Rosina Lawrence, ...more
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General Idi Amin Dada: A... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title

Released: 1974

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

General Idi Amin Dada: A Self Portrait is a 1974 documentary film by French director Barbet Schroeder with English dialogue. It was made with the support and participation of its subject, the ...more
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Imitation General is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Glenn Ford, Red Buttons, Taina Elg

Released: 1958

Directed by: George Marshall

Imitation General is a 1958 CinemaScope war comedy film starring Glenn Ford, Red Buttons and Taina Elg. The film was based on a short story of the same name by William Chamberlain.
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Lady General Hua Mu-lan ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Ivy Ling Po, Han Chin, Ching Miao

Directed by: Yueh Feng

Lady General Hua Mu-lan is a 1964 Hong Kong Huangmei opera musical film, directed by Yueh Feng, depicting the story of Hua Mulan.
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Surrender of General Tor... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Surrender of General Toral

Released: 1898

Directed by: James H. White

Surrender of General Toral is an 1898 film which featured appearances by military leaders Joseph Wheeler and William Rufus Shafter.
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The Bitter Tea of Genera... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, Lucien Littlefield

Released: 1933

Directed by: Frank Capra

The Bitter Tea of General Yen is a 1933 American drama film directed by Frank Capra, starring Barbara Stanwyck and featurung Nils Asther and Walter Connolly. Based on the 1930 novel The Bitter ...more
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The General is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Boris Karloff, Mike Donlin, Glen Cavender

Released: 1926

Directed by: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman

The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists. Inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862, the film stars Buster Keaton who co-directed it with ...more

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The General is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Jon Voight, Brendan Gleeson, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Boorman

The General is an Irish crime film directed by John Boorman about Dublin crime boss Martin Cahill, who pulled off several daring heists in the early 1980s, and attracted the attention of the ...more
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The General Died at Dawn... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, William Frawley

Released: 1936

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

The General Died at Dawn is a 1936 film that tells the story of a mercenary who meets a beautiful girl while trying to keep arms from getting to a vicious warlord in war-torn China. The movie ...more
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The General Line is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Nejnikov, Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin

Released: 1929

Directed by: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei Eisenstein

The General Line aka Old and New is a 1929 Soviet film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. The General Line was begun in 1927 as a celebration of the collectivization of agriculture, as championed by ...more
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The Girl and the General... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Rod Steiger, Virna Lisi, Jacques Herlin

Released: 1967

Directed by: Pasquale Festa Campanile

The Girl and the General is a 1967 anti-war Italian comedy film starring Rod Steiger and Virna Lisi and produced by Carlo Ponti. In it, a young woman and a soldier team up to deliver an Austrian ...more
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The Inspector General is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Danny Kaye, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart

Released: 1949

Directed by: Henry Koster

The Inspector General is a 1949 Technicolor musical comedy film. It stars Danny Kaye and was directed by Henry Koster. The film also stars Walter Slezak, Gene Lockhart, Barbara Bates, Elsa ...more
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The Proud General is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
The Proud General

Released: 1956

Directed by: Te Wei

The Proud General is a Chinese animated featurette produced by Shanghai Animation Film Studio under the master animator Te Wei. It is also referred to as The Conceited General.
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Witchfinder General is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Vincent Price, Wilfrid Brambell, Ian Ogilvy

Released: 1968

Directed by: Michael Reeves

Witchfinder General is a 1968 British horror film directed by Michael Reeves and starring Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, and Hilary Dwyer. The screenplay was by Reeves and Tom Baker based on Ronald ...more

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Medal for the General is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Medal for the General Petula Clark, John Laurie, Irene Handl

Released: 1944

Directed by: Maurice Elvey

Medal for the General is a 1944 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey. The screenplay by Elizabeth Baron is based on the novel of the same title by James Ronald.
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Son of a General II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
Shin Hyun-joon, Park Sang-min, Il-jae Lee

Released: 1991

Directed by: Im Kwon-taek

General's Son II is a 1991 South Korean film directed by Im Kwon-taek.
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The Judge and the Genera... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title
The Judge and the General

Released: 2008

Directed by: Elizabeth Farnsworth, Patricio Lanfranco

The Judge and the General is a 2008 feature-length documentary film about Juan Guzmán's attempts to bring Augusto Pinochet to justice for human rights crimes.
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Deadly Deception: Genera... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With General in the Title

Released: 1991

Directed by: Debra Chasnoff

Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons and Our Environment is a 1991 American short documentary film directed by Debra Chasnoff. It won an Academy Award at the 64th Academy Awards ...more