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The Best Movies With Great in the Title

Updated July 23, 2019 737 votes 73 voters 13.2k views

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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.

  • 1

    The Great Race

    Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon
    The Great Race is a 1965 American slapstick comedy Technicolor film starring Jack Lemmon, Tony...  more

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  • 2

    The Great Escape

    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough
    The Great Escape is a 1963 American WWII epic film based on an escape by British and...  more

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  • 3

    The Great Gatsby

    Robert Redford, Mia Farrow
    The Great Gatsby is a 1974 American romantic drama film distributed by Newdon Productions and...  more
  • 4

    The Great Raid

    James Franco, Sam Worthington
    The Great Raid is a 2005 film about the Raid at Cabanatuan on the island of Luzon, Philippines...  more

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  • 5

    The Great Debaters

    Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker
    The Great Debaters is a 2007 American biopic period drama film directed by and starring Denzel...  more

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  • 6

    Great Balls of Fire!

    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder
    Great Balls of Fire! is a 1989 American biographical film directed by Jim McBride and starring...  more
  • 7

    Oz the Great and Powerful

    Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz
    Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American 3D live action and computer animated fantasy...  more

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  • 8

    The Great Dictator

    Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard
    The Great Dictator is a 1940 American satirical political comedy-drama film starring, written,...  more

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  • 9

    The Great Muppet Caper

    John Cleese, Diana Rigg
    The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson. It is the...  more

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  • 10

    The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle

    Sid Vicious, John Lydon
    The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle is a mockumentary film directed by Julien Temple and produced...  more
  • 11

    Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

    Jacqueline Bissett, George Segal
    Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? is a 1978 comedy mystery film starring George Segal,...  more
  • 12

    The Great Yokai War

    Chiaki Kuriyama, Bunta Sugawara
    The Great Yokai War is a 2005 Japanese fantasy children's film directed by Takashi Miike and...  more
  • 13

    The Great Gatsby

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire
    The Great Gatsby is a 2013 romantic drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann, based on the 1925...  more

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  • 14

    It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

    Lisa DeFaria, Christopher Shea
    It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is a 1966 American prime time animated television movie...  more

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  • 15

    Alexander the Great

    Richard Burton, Peter Cushing
    Alexander the Great is a 1956 American sword-and-sandal epic film about the life of Macedonian...  more
  • 16
    The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure is a 1994 American direct-to-video...  more

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  • 17

    The Great Train Robbery

    Broncho Billy Anderson, Alfred C. Abadie
    The Great Train Robbery is a 1903 American silent short Western film written, produced, and...  more

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  • 18

    The Great Mouse Detective

    Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone
    The Great Mouse Detective is a 1986 American animated mystery film produced by Walt Disney...  more

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  • 19

    The Great Waldo Pepper

    Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford
    The Great Waldo Pepper is a 1975 drama film directed, produced, and co-written by George Roy...  more
  • 20

    Ashoka the Great

    Shah Rukh Khan, Ajith Kumar
    Aśoka is a 2001 Indian epic historical drama film directed and co-written by Santosh Sivan. It...  more
  • 21

    The First Great Train Robbery

    Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland
    The First Great Train Robbery – known in the U.S. as The Great Train Robbery – is a 1979 film...  more
  • 22

    The Great Outdoors

    Annette Bening, Dan Aykroyd
    The Great Outdoors is a 1988 American comedy film starring Dan Aykroyd and John Candy. Annette...  more

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    The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving is a 1995 direct-to-video animated...  more
  • 24

    Great Expectations

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro
    Great Expectations is a 1998 contemporary film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel of the...  more

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    Great Expectations

    Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons
    Great Expectations is a 1946 British film directed by David Lean, based on the novel by...  more

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