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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with great in the name. This list ranks the best movies with great in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with great 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 great 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 great in the title includes movies like The Great Escape, Oz the Great and Powerful, and The Great Gatsby. 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 great in it.

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The Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Escape Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner The Great Escape is a 1963 American World War II epic film based on an escape by British and Commonwealth prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II, starring Steve McQueen, ...more

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The Great Dictator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Dictator Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Billy Gilbert The Great Dictator is a 1940 American satirical political comedy-drama film starring, written, produced, scored, and directed by Charlie Chaplin, following the tradition of many of his other ...more

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The Great Train Robbery is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Train Robbery Broncho Billy Anderson, Alfred C. Abadie, Donald Gallaher The Great Train Robbery is a 1903 American silent short Western film written, produced, and directed by Edwin S. Porter, a former Edison Studios cameraman. Actors in the movie included Alfred C. ...more

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charli... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Lisa DeFaria, Christopher Shea, Bill Melendez It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is a 1966 American prime time animated television special based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. A Halloween special, it was the third ...more

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The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Gatsby Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern The Great Gatsby is a 1974 American romantic drama film distributed by Newdon Productions and Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Jack Clayton and produced by David Merrick, from a screenplay ...more

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The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan The Great Gatsby is a 2013 Australian-American 3D drama film based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name. The film was co-written and directed by Baz Luhrmann, and stars Leonardo ...more

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The Great Ziegfeld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Ziegfeld Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, William Powell The Great Ziegfeld is a 1936 American musical drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and produced by Hunt Stromberg. It stars William Powell as the theatrical impresario Florenz ...more

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The Great Waldo Pepper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Waldo Pepper Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder The Great Waldo Pepper is a 1975 drama film directed, produced, and co-written by George Roy Hill. Set during 1926–1931, the film stars Robert Redford as a disaffected World War I veteran pilot ...more

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The Great Debaters is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Debaters Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett The Great Debaters is a 2007 American biopic period drama film directed by and starring Denzel Washington and produced by Oprah Winfrey and her production company, Harpo Productions. It is based ...more

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The Great Yokai War is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Yokai War Chiaki Kuriyama, Bunta Sugawara, Ryunosuke Kamiki The Great Yokai War is a 2005 Japanese fantasy children's film directed by Takashi Miike and produced by Kadokawa Pictures. In the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival and on its June 30, ...more

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Oz the Great and Powerful is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Oz the Great and Powerful Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American 3D live action and computer animated fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi, produced by Joe Roth, and written by David Lindsay-Abaire and ...more

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The Great Raid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Raid James Franco, Sam Worthington, Connie Nielsen The Great Raid is a 2005 war film about the Raid at Cabanatuan on the island of Luzon, Philippines during World War II. It is directed by John Dahl and stars Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, ...more

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The Great Kandinsky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title

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Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Great Expectations Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane Great Expectations is a 2012 drama film written by David Nicholls and directed by Mike Newell.

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The Great Race is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Race Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis The Great Race is a 1965 American slapstick comedy Technicolor film starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and Natalie Wood, directed by Blake Edwards, written by Blake Edwards and Arthur A. Ross, ...more

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Great Balls of Fire! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Great Balls of Fire! Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Dennis Quaid Great Balls of Fire! is a 1989 American biographical film directed by Jim McBride and starring Dennis Quaid as pioneer rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis. Based on a biography by Myra Lewis and ...more

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The First Great Train Robbery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The First Great Train Robbery Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down The First Great Train Robbery – known in the U.S. as The Great Train Robbery – is a 1979 film directed by Michael Crichton, who also wrote the screenplay based on his novel The Great Train ...more

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Who Is Killing the Great Chefs... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? Jacqueline Bissett, George Segal, Robert Morley Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? is a 1978 comedy mystery film starring George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, and Robert Morley. It is based on the novel Someone is Killing the Great Chefs ...more

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Berlin: Symphony of a Great Ci... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Berlin: Symphony of a Great City Berlin: Symphony of a Metropolis is a 1927 German film directed by Walter Ruttmann, co-written by Carl Mayer and Karl Freund. The film is an example of the city symphony film genre. A musical ...more

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The Great Silence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Silence Klaus Kinski, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vonetta McGee The Great Silence, or The Big Silence, is an Italian revisionist western. The movie features a score by Ennio Morricone and stars Jean-Louis Trintignant as Silence, a mute gunfighter with a ...more

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Ashoka the Great is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Ashoka the Great Shah Rukh Khan, Ajith Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Aśoka is a 2001 Indian epic historical drama film directed and co-written by Santosh Sivan. It is a dramatized version of the early life of emperor Asoka, of the Maurya dynasty, who ruled most ...more

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The Great McGinty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great McGinty William Demarest, Brian Donlevy, Akim Tamiroff The Great McGinty is a 1940 political satire comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, starring Brian Donlevy and Akim Tamiroff and featuring William Demarest and Muriel Angelus. It ...more

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The Great Muppet Caper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Muppet Caper John Cleese, Diana Rigg, Jim Henson The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson. It is the second of a series of live-action musical feature films, starring Jim Henson's Muppets. This film ...more

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The Great Mouse Detective is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Mouse Detective Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone, Frank Welker The Great Mouse Detective is a 1986 American animated mystery film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, originally released to movie theaters on July 2, 1986 by Walt Disney Pictures. The ...more

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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindl... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle Sid Vicious, John Lydon, Steve Jones The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle is a mockumentary film directed by Julien Temple and produced by Don Boyd and Jeremy Thomas about the British punk rock band Sex Pistols.

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Sometimes a Great Notion is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Sometimes a Great Notion Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick Sometimes A Great Notion is a 1971 American drama film directed by Paul Newman and starring Newman, Henry Fonda and Lee Remick. The screenplay by John Gay is based on the 1964 novel of the same ...more

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The Great Lover is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Lover Bob Hope, Rhonda Fleming, Jim Backus The Great Lover is a 1949 comedy film starring Bob Hope, Rhonda Fleming, and Roland Young. In the film, a scout leader takes his troop on an ocean cruise, pursues a beautiful duchess and is ...more

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Isn't She Great is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Isn't She Great Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese Isn't She Great is a 2000 American film, that presents a fictionalized biography of best-selling author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler. The film was directed by Andrew Bergman, with a ...more

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The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Gatsby Shelley Winters, Alan Ladd, Ed Begley The Great Gatsby is a feature film released by Paramount Pictures, directed by Elliott Nugent, and produced by Richard Maibaum, from a screenplay by Richard Maibaum and Cyril Hume. It is based ...more

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The Great Spy Chase is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Spy Chase Lino Ventura, Mireille Darc, Bernard Blier The Great Spy Chase is a 1964 comedy, action, thriller film written by Albert Simonin and Michel Audiard and directed by Georges Lautner.

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North of the Great Divide is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
North of the Great Divide Roy Rogers, Gordon Jones, Noble Johnson North of the Great Divide is a 1950 American film starring Roy Rogers.

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The Great Robot Race: Nova is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Robot Race: Nova John Lithgow Driverless vehicles compete in a 130-mile race across the Majove Desert.

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Shaka Zulu: The Last Great War... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior David Hasselhoff, Omar Sharif, Grace Jones Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world. As England expands its ...more

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The Great Match is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Match Wirapitang Kaapor, Zeinolda Igiza, Atibou Aboubacar The Great Match is a 2006 comedy film written by Chema Rodríguez and Gerardo Olivares directed by Gerardo Olivares.

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The Great Bank Robbery is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Bank Robbery Kim Novak, Clint Walker, Zero Mostel The Great Bank Robbery is a 1969 Western comedy film from Warner Brothers directed by Hy Averback and written by William Peter Blatty, based on the novel by Frank O'Rourke. The movie had a ...more

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The Great Scout & Cathouse Thu... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday Oliver Reed, Lee Marvin, Strother Martin The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday is a 1976 Comedy film directed by Don Taylor starring Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Sylvia Miles and Kay Lenz.

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Barney's Great Adventure is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Barney's Great Adventure Kyla Pratt, George Hearn, Shirley Douglas Barney's Great Adventure is a 1998 American musical adventure film based on the children's television series Barney & Friends, featuring the character Barney the Dinosaur. The film was ...more

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What I Found in Great Aunt Nel... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title

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Great Directors is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Great Directors David Lynch, Richard Linklater, Stephen Frears Great Directors is a 2009 documentary film written and directed by Angela Ismailos. In the film, Ismailos interviews directors of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including Bernardo ...more

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God Is Great and I'm Not is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
God Is Great and I'm Not Audrey Tautou, Julie Depardieu, Édouard Baer God Is Great and I'm Not is a light romantic comedy directed by Pascale Bailly starring Audrey Tautou and Edouard Baer. It was released in 2001, following Tautou's international success in Le ...more

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The Great Radium Mystery is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Radium Mystery Cleo Madison, Eileen Sedgwick The Great Radium Mystery is a 1919 American adventure film serial directed by Robert Broadwell and Robert F. Hill. This serial is now considered a lost film.

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Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle Yukari Tamura, Yudai Chiba, Mitsuomi Takahashi The Space Empire Zangyack forms an alliance with the Black Cross Army and their revived leader, the Black Cross King, in order to invade Earth with the other Super Sentai enemies that were also ...more

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The Great White Hype is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great White Hype Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Jeff Goldblum The Great White Hype is a 1996 film directed by Reginald Hudlin. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Berg, Damon Wayans, Jeff Goldblum, Jon Lovitz, Cheech Marin, John Rhys-Davies, Salli Richardson ...more

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Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Great Expectations Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons, John Mills Great Expectations is a 1946 British film directed by David Lean, based on the novel by Charles Dickens and starring John Mills, Bernard Miles, Finlay Currie, Jean Simmons, Martita Hunt, Alec ...more

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The Great Locomotive Chase is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Locomotive Chase Fess Parker, Slim Pickens, Harry Carey The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 Walt Disney Productions CinemaScope adventure film based on the real Great Locomotive Chase that occurred in 1862 during the American Civil War. The film ...more

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Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
Great Expectations Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Ethan Hawke Great Expectations is a 1998 contemporary film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel of the same name, co-written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth ...more

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The Great Beauty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Beauty Sabrina Ferilli, Serena Grandi, Carlo Verdone The Great Beauty is a 2013 Italian film co-written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Filming took place in Rome starting on 9 August 2012. It premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where it ...more

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The Great Challenge is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Challenge Elodie Yung, Burt Kwouk, Charles Perrière The Great Challenge is a 2004 action adventure film written by Bruno Guiblet and Philippe Lyon and directed by Julien Seri.

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The Great Lie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Lie Bette Davis, Hattie McDaniel, Mary Astor The Great Lie is a 1941 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Bette Davis, George Brent, and Mary Astor. The screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee is based on the novel January ...more

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The Great Man's Lady is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Great in the Title
The Great Man's Lady Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Brian Donlevy The Great Man's Lady is a 1942 American western film directed by William A. Wellman, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea. The film is based on the short story "The Human ...more