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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with king in the name. This list ranks the best movies with king in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with king 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 king 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 king in the title includes movies like The Lion King, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and King Kong. 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 king in it.

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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The Lord of the Rings: The Ret... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more

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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Kong Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody King Kong is a 2005 epic monster film and remake of the 1933 film of the same name. Directed, co-written, and produced by Peter Jackson, it stars Naomi Watts as Ann Darrow, Jack Black as Carl ...more

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The King of Comedy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The King of Comedy Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese The King of Comedy is an American black comedy film starring Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis. Directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul D. Zimmerman, the film focuses on themes including ...more

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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Kong Fay Wray, Merian C. Cooper, Bruce Cabot King Kong is a 1933 American fantasy monster/adventure film directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. The screenplay by James Ashmore Creelman and Ruth Rose was from an ...more

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The Fisher King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Fisher King Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits The Fisher King is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges, with Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer, ...more

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King of Kings is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King of Kings Orson Welles, Rip Torn, Robert Ryan King of Kings is a 1961 American biblical epic film made by Samuel Bronston Productions and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Directed by Nicholas Ray, the film is a dramatization of the story ...more

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King of New York is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King of New York Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne King of New York is a 1990 crime thriller film, starring Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes, Victor Argo, Giancarlo Esposito, and Steve Buscemi. It was directed ...more

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Godzilla, King of the Monsters... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata Godzilla, King of the Monsters! is a 1956 Japanese American science fiction kaiju film co-directed by Terry O. Morse and Ishirō Honda. The film is a heavily re-edited American adaptation, ...more

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King Creole is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Creole Elvis Presley, Walter Matthau, Vic Morrow King Creole is a 1958 American musical drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, and Walter Matthau. Produced by Hal B. Wallis and based on the 1952 novel ...more

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King Rat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Rat George Segal, John Mills, Denholm Elliott King Rat is a 1965 World War II film adapted from the James Clavell novel King Rat. The film was directed by Bryan Forbes and starred George Segal as Corporal King and James Fox as Marlowe, two ...more

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The Lion King II: Simba's Prid... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones The Lion King II: Simba's Pride is a 1998 American animated direct-to-video sequel to the 1994 animated feature film The Lion King. Produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation ...more

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The Return of the King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Return of the King John Huston, Casey Kasem, Roddy McDowall The Return of the King, is a 1980 animated musical television film created by Rankin/Bass and Topcraft. The film is an adaptation of the The Return of the King, the third book in The Lord of the ...more

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The Man Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Man Who Would Be King Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer The Man Who Would Be King is a 1975 film adapted from the Rudyard Kipling short story of the same title. It was adapted and directed by John Huston and starred Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Saeed ...more

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The Scorpion King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Scorpion King Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Hu, Michael Clarke Duncan The Scorpion King is a 2002 American action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Kelly Hu, Grant Heslov, and Michael Clarke Duncan. It is a ...more

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The King and I is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The King and I Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno The King and I is a 1956 musical film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and produced by Charles Brackett and Darryl F. Zanuck. The screenplay by Ernest Lehman is based on the ...more

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King Arthur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Arthur Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone King Arthur is a 2004 action adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni. It stars Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot, and Keira Knightley as ...more

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The King and I is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The King and I Darrell Hammond, Miranda Richardson, Ian Richardson The King and I is a 1999 American animated musical film that is loosely adapted from the Anna Leonowens story, and uses songs and some of the character names from the stage musical The King and

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King Kong vs. Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Kong vs. Godzilla Mie Hama, Akiko Wakabayashi, Akihiko Hirata King Kong vs. Godzilla is a 1962 crossover Japanese science fiction Kaiju film produced by Toho Studios. Directed by Ishirō Honda with visual effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, the film starred Tadao ...more

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The King of Kong: A Fistful of... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters is a 2007 American documentary film. Highlighting the popular 1980s arcade game Donkey Kong, it follows Steve Wiebe in his attempts to take the world high ...more

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The Madness of King George is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Madness of King George Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Everett The Madness of King George is a 1994 film directed by Nicholas Hytner and adapted by Alan Bennett from his own play, The Madness of George III. It tells the true story of George III's ...more

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The Last King of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Last King of Scotland Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, James McAvoy The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 British fiction drama film based on Giles Foden's novel of the same name, adapted by screenwriters Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock, and directed by Kevin ...more

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King Ralph is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Ralph John Goodman, John Hurt, Peter O'Toole King Ralph is a 1991 American comedy film starring John Goodman in the title role of Ralph Jones. The movie also stars Peter O'Toole as the King's private secretary, Sir Cedric Willingham, ...more

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The King of Kings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The King of Kings Joseph Schildkraut, H.B. Warner, Ernest Torrence The King of Kings is a 1927 American silent epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It depicts the last weeks of Jesus before his crucifixion and stars H. B. Warner in the lead ...more

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King Uncle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Uncle Shah Rukh Khan, Paresh Rawal, Jackie Shroff King Uncle is a Hindi movie which was directed by Rakesh Roshan and released in India in 1993. The film stars Shahrukh Khan, Jackie Shroff, Anu Agarwal, Paresh Rawal, Pooja Ruparel, Deven Verma ...more

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Joseph: King of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Joseph: King of Dreams Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Dan Castellaneta Joseph: King of Dreams is a 2000 American animated biblical musical family film and the only direct-to-video release from DreamWorks Animation. The film is an adaptation of the story of Joseph ...more

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Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghid... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack Hideyo Amamoto, Aki Maeda, Ai Maeda Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack is a 2001 science fiction kaiju film directed by Shūsuke Kaneko, written by Kaneko, Keiichi Hasegawa and Masahiro Yokotani, and ...more

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wil... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Mike Mazurki This was a combination of Disney's first three Davy Crockett films. They were Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter, Davy Crockett Goes to Congress and Davy Crockett at the Alamo.

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A Kid in King Arthur's Court is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
A Kid in King Arthur's Court Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig, Ron Moody A Kid in King Arthur's Court is a 1995 Disney family film directed by Michael Gottlieb. It is based on the famous Mark Twain novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, transplanted into ...more

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Esther and the King is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Esther and the King Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea Ester e il re is a 1960 Italian / American international co-production religious epic film directed, written, and produced by Raoul Walsh. It was made in Cinemascope and DeLuxe Color, and ...more

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The Lion King 1½ is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Lion King 1½ Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin The Lion King 1½ is a 2004 direct-to-video animated buddy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Home Entertainment on February 10, 2004. ...more

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The Curse of King Tut's Tomb is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb Malcolm McDowell, Leonor Varela, Casper Van Dien The Curse of King Tut's Tomb is a 2006 television film directed by Russell Mulcahy, starring Casper Van Dien, Leonor Varela, and Jonathan Hyde.

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The Monkey King is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Monkey King Chow Yun-Fat, Donnie Yen, Zhang Zilin The Monkey King is a 2014 Hong Kong-Chinese fantasy film directed by Cheang Pou-soi and starring Donnie Yen as the titular protagonist. Yen also serves as the film's action director. Production ...more

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King of the Gypsies is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King of the Gypsies Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon, Shelley Winters King of the Gypsies is a 1978 Paramount motion picture drama starring Eric Roberts, Sterling Hayden, Shelley Winters, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Annette O'Toole, and Judd Hirsch. Directed ...more

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The Possession of Michael King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Possession of Michael King Julie McNiven, Dale Dickey, Tomas Arana The Possession of Michael King is a horror film directed by David Jung.

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King of the Zombies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King of the Zombies Mantan Moreland, Henry Victor, John Archer King of the Zombies is a 1941 American horror comedy film produced by Monogram Pictures.

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Evil Bong 2: King Bong is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Evil Bong 2: King Bong Robin Sydney, Amy Paffrath, Brett Chukerman Evil Bong 2: King Bong is a 2009 comedy horror film directed by Charles Band and the sequel to Charles Band's Evil Bong.

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King Richard and the Crusaders is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Richard and the Crusaders Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey King Richard and the Crusaders is a 1954 historical drama film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by David Butler and produced by Henry Blanke from a screenplay by John Twist based on Sir ...more

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The Saddle King is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Saddle King Hoot Gibson The Saddle King is a 1921 short Western film directed by Edward Laemmle and featuring Hoot Gibson.

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King David is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King David Richard Gere, Gina Bellman, Alice Krige King David is an American 1985 drama film about the second king of Israel, David. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and starred Richard Gere in the title role.

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King of Devil's Island is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King of Devil's Island Stellan Skarsgård, Kristoffer Joner, Ellen Dorrit Petersen King of Devil's Island is a 2010 Norwegian film directed by Marius Holst. The film premiered in Norway on 17 December 2010 and was next shown at the international film festivals of Sweden, ...more

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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Kong Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, Joe Piscopo King Kong is a 1976 American monster thriller film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by John Guillermin. It is a remake of the 1933 classic film of the same name, about a giant ape ...more

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King of the Wind is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King of the Wind Richard Harris, Jenny Agutter, Glenda Jackson King of the Wind is a 1989 British adventure film directed by Peter Duffell and starring Richard Harris, Glenda Jackson and Frank Finlay. It is based on the novel King of the Wind by Marguerite ...more

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The King of Ping Pong is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The King of Ping Pong Georgi Staykov, Sten Elfström, Frederik Nilsson The King of Ping Pong, is a 2008 Swedish film directed by Jens Jonsson. It competed in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival where it received the Grand Jury ...more

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King Boxer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Boxer Lo Lieh, Tien Feng, Fei Meng King Boxer aka Five Fingers of Death, is a 1972 martial arts film directed by Chang-hwa Chung and starring Lo Lieh. Made in Hong Kong, it is one of many kung fu-themed movies with Lo Lieh in the ...more

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Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah Akiji Kobayashi, So Yamamura, Koichi Ueda Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, is a 1991 Japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho Co., Ltd.. Directed by Kazuki Omori, and featuring special effects by Koichi Kawakita, the film starred ...more

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Eden of the East the Movie I: ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Eden of the East the Movie I: The King of Eden John Burgmeier, Leah Clark, Christine Auten

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A Connecticut Yankee in King A... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is a 1949 American musical comedy film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and William Bendix. ...more

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Farewell to the King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Farewell to the King Nick Nolte, James Fox, Nigel Havers Farewell to the King is a 1989 film, written and directed by John Milius. It stars Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, and Gerry Lopez and is based on the 1969 novel L'Adieu au Roi by Pierre ...more

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The Journey of August King is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Journey of August King Thandie Newton, Maya Angelou, Sam Waterston The Journey of August King is a 1996 American drama film directed by John Duigan. It stars Jason Patric and Thandie Newton.