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The Best Movies With King in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with king in the name? This list ranks the best movies with king in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with king in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so 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 too 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
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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Sailor of the King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Wendy Hiller, Jeffrey Hunter, Michael Rennie
Single-Handed is a 1953 war film based on the novel Brown on Resolution by C. S. Forester and filmed in the Mediterranean Sea. Jeffrey Hunter stars as a Canadian sailor serving on a British ...more
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The King and Four Queens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jo Van Fleet
The King and Four Queens is a 1956 American Western adventure comedy/mystery film starring Clark Gable and Eleanor Parker. Directed by Raoul Walsh, the film is based on a story written by ...more
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King Lear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
King Lear Orson Welles, Beatrice Straight, Alan Badel
King Lear is a 1953 live television adaptation of the Shakespeare play staged by Peter Brook and starring Orson Welles. Preserved on kinescope, it aired October 18, 1953, as part of the CBS ...more
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King of Devil's Island is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
The Lion King Donald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones
The Lion King is a 2019 American live-action epic musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau, and a remake of the 1994 animated film. When tragedy strikes home, Simba (Donald Glover) must step ...more
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The King and I is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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Davy Crockett, King of the Wil... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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Farewell to the King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King of the Texas Rangers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Sammy Baugh, Neil Hamilton, Herbert Rawlinson
King of the Texas Rangers is a Republic film serial. King of the Texas Rangers is slightly anachronistic in that it features a mix of period western and modern elements, which was not unknown in ...more
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The Vagabond King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Jeanette MacDonald, Lillian Roth, Warner Oland
The Vagabond King is a 1930 American musical operetta film photographed entirely in two-color Technicolor. The plot of the film was based on the 1925 operetta of the same name, which was based ...more
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A Connecticut Yankee in King A... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King Solomon's Mines is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Roland Young
King Solomon's Mines is a 1937 British adventure film directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Anna Lee, John Loder and Roland Young. The first of five film ...more
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The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Randy Couture, Karen David, Michael Copon
The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior is a 2008 action adventure film directed by Russell Mulcahy.
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The King of Ping Pong is listed (or ranked) 15 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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A Kid in King Arthur's Court is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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A King in New York is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Charlie Chaplin, Sid James, Phil Brown
A King in New York is a 1957 British comedy film directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin in his last leading role, which co-stars, among others, his young son Michael. The film presents a ...more
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King Boxer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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) 19 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King of Hearts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Alan Bates, Geneviève Bujold, Jean-Claude Brialy
King of Hearts is a 1966 French comedy-drama film directed by Philippe de Broca and starring Alan Bates. The film is set in a small town in France near the end of World War I. As the Imperial ...more
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King of Texas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Patrick Stewart, Lauren Holly, Marcia Gay Harden
King of Texas is a 2002 drama western film written by Stephen Harrigan and directed by Uli Edel.
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King of the Gypsies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Katherine Heigl, Adrien Brody, Karen Allen
King of the Hill is Steven Soderbergh's third feature film, released in 1993, and the second he directed from his own screenplay following his 1989 Palme d'Or-winning film Sex, Lies, and ...more
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King of the Zombies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King Solomon's Mines is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson
King Solomon's Mines is a 1950 adventure film, the second of five film adaptations of the 1885 novel by the same name by Henry Rider Haggard. It stars Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger and Richard ...more