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The Best Movies With Joe in the Title

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

Notable films with Joe in the title include Meet Joe Black, Joe Dirt, and Mighty Joe Young, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the Joe movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

  • Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick
    8
    1

    Released1970

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

    When executive Bill Compton's (Dennis Patrick) daughter, Melissa (Susan Sarandon), overdoses at the house of her drug-dealer boyfriend, Compton flies into a rage and kills the dealer. He tries to  ...more
  • David Spade, Dennis Miller
    13
    3

    Released2001

    Directed byDennie Gordon

    He's the wrong person, at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Joe Dirt (David Spade) is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream -- to find the parents that he lost at the Grand  ...more

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  • Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch
    5
    0

    Released2011

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

    A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno  ...more
  • Noah Fleiss, Val Kilmer
    4
    0

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Whaley

    A teen (Noah Fleiss) with an alcoholic, abusive father (Val Kilmer) and a harsh mother (Karen Young) turns to theft to vent his frustrations.  ...more
  • Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan
    15
    6

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn Patrick Shanley

    Joe Banks (Tom Hanks) is dying, apparently. This is good news, since his life was not much worth living anyway. On the upside, a strange millionaire (Lloyd Bridges) offers Joe a way to die with  ...more

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  • 6

    The Bloody Exorcism of Coffin Joe

    José Mojica Marins, Joffre Soares
    2
    0

    Released1974

    Directed byJosé Mojica Marins

    The Bloody Exorcism of Coffin Joe is a 1974 Brazilian horror film directed by José Mojica Marins. Marins is also known by his alter ego Zé do Caixão. It is one of several Marins' films that feature  ...more
  • Ash McGonigal, Danny Willis
    2
    0

    Directed byAsh McGonigal

  • Humphrey Bogart, Florence Marly
    2
    0

    Released1949

    Directed byStuart Heisler

    In the wake of Japan's surrender, American expatriate Joseph Barrett (Humphrey Bogart) hopes to revive the Tokyo club he ran before he left to fight in World War II. Soon Barrett discovers that Trina  ...more
  • 9

    Kung Fu Joe

    Victoria Maurette, Wilson Large
    2
    0

    Released2009

    Directed byGlen Berry

    Kung Fu Joe is a 2009 comedy film written and produced by Glen Berry.
  • 10

    Joe Oppedisano's Knockout

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    0
  • Paul Sorvino, Dadi Pinero
    4
    1

    Released1975

    Directed byBert Salzman

    Angel and Big Joe is a 1975 American short drama film directed by Bert Salzman. It won an Academy Award at the 48th Academy Awards in 1976 for Best Short Subject.  ...more
  • 12

    Joe Kidd

    Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall
    4
    1

    Released1972

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    In New Mexico, one-time bounty hunter Joe Kidd (Clint Eastwood) owns a ranch where a nearby group of Mexican revolutionaries, led by Luis Chama (John Saxon), fights for their rightful land after the

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  • Alan Alda, Barbara Harris
    4
    1

    Released1979

    Directed byJerry Schatzberg

    A liberal United States senator, Joe Tynan (Alan Alda) is in over his head with both his work and his home life. Joe sees little of his wife, Ellie (Barbara Harris), due to the demands of his job,  ...more
  • Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins
    6
    3

    Released1998

    Directed byMartin Brest

    Bill Parrish (Anthony Hopkins), businessman and devoted family man, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. However, before he reaches that landmark, he is visited by Death (Brad Pitt), who has  ...more

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  • Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton
    3
    1

    Released1998

    Directed byRon Underwood

    As a child living in Africa, Jill Young (Charlize Theron) saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser (Rade Serbedzija). Now an adult, Jill cares for an  ...more

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  • Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan
    3
    1

    Released2013

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

    The rough-hewn boss (Nicolas Cage) of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member (Tye Sheridan) of his team from an abusive father.  ...more
  • 17

    Crusher Joe

    Kazuyuki Sogabe, Gorō Naya
    1
    0

    Released1983

    Directed byYoshikazu Yasuhiko

    Crusher Joe is a 1983 sci-fi animated film written and directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko.
  • 18

    The Last Rites of Joe May

    Gary Cole, Dennis Farina
    1
    0

    Released2011

    Directed byJoe Maggio

    The Last Rites of Joe May is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Joe Maggio. "Small-time Chicago hustler Joe May (the incomparable Dennis Farina) always felt like a great destiny awaited him,
  • 19

    Just Joe

    Jon Pertwee, Bruce Seton
    1
    0

    Released1960

    Directed byMaclean Rogers

    Just Joe is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Leslie Randall, Joan Reynolds, Michael Shepley and Anna May Wong.  ...more
  • Sharon Stone, J.K. Simmons
    1
    0

    Released2000

    Directed byStephen Metcalfe

    Beautiful Joe is a 2000 American - British film written and directed by Stephen Metcalfe. It stars Sharon Stone and Billy Connolly, with supporting roles by Ian Holm, Dann Florek, and Gil Bellows.  ...more
  • Robert Young, Darryl Hickman
    1
    0

    Released1942

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    Joe Smith, American is a 1942 war action spy drama film based on the story by Paul Gallico, written by Allen Rivkin and directed by Richard Thorpe.  ...more
  • 22

    Joe Maddison's War

    Derek Jacobi, Robson Green
    1
    0

    Released2010

    Directed byPatrick Collerton

    Joe Maddison's War is a 2010 television film written by Alan Plater about strained family and social relations in wartime. Directed by Patrick Collerton and filmed partly on location in South  ...more
  • 23

    Joe + Belle

    Sivan Levy, Ronni Kedar
    1
    0

    Released2011

    Directed byRonni Kedar

    Joe + Belle is a 2011 comedy , crime, drama, romance film written by Stav J. Davis and Veronica Kedar and directed by Veronica Kedar.  ...more
  • Joe Palooka was an American comic strip about a heavyweight boxing champion, created by cartoonist Ham Fisher in 1921. The strip debuted in 1930 and was carried at its peak by 900 newspapers. The  ...more
  • Burgess Meredith, Audie Murphy
    1
    0

    Released1957

    Directed byJesse Hibbs

    Joe Butterfly is an American comedy film directed by Jesse Hibbs for Universal-International and starring Audie Murphy, George Nader, Keenan Wynn, and Burgess Meredith in the title role. Audie  ...more