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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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The Lion King II: Simba's Prid... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 Fisher King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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The King and I is listed (or ranked) 4 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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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 Lord of the Rings: The Ret... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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One Night with the King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, John Noble One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United States. Based on the novel Hadassah: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen, One ...more

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King Kong vs. Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King Arthur is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 Madness of King George is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Farewell to the King is listed (or ranked) 13 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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The King on Main Street is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Adolphe Menjou, Bessie Love The King on Main Street is a 1925 silent film romantic comedy directed by Monta Bell, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Adolphe Menjou and Bessie Love. Carlotta Monterey, later wife ...more

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Johnny Carson: King of Late Ni... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Johnny Carson: King of Late Night is a documentary film by two-time Emmy®-winning filmmaker Peter Jones about the life of American television talk show host Johnny Carson. It is narrated by ...more

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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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Davy Crockett, King of the Wil... is listed (or ranked) 17 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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King Ralph is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 Comedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 of Kings is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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The King and I is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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The King of Kings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 Corn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Michael Pollan, Curt Ellis King Corn is a documentary film released in October 2007 that follows college friends Ian Cheney and Curtis Ellis as they move from Boston to Greene, Iowa to grow and farm an acre of corn. In ...more

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The Lion King 1½ is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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Godzilla, King of the Monsters... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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A Connecticut Yankee in King A... is listed (or ranked) 26 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 Creole is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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Anna and the King is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Jodie Foster, Bai Ling, Tom Felton Anna and the King is a 1999 biographical drama film loosely based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam, which give a fictionalised account of the diaries of Anna Leonowens. The story ...more

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Anna and the King of Siam is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb Anna and the King of Siam is a 1946 drama film directed by John Cromwell. An adaptation of the 1944 novel of the same name by Margaret Landon, it was based on the fictionalized diaries of Anna ...more

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The Man Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 King of Kong: A Fistful of... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King of the Mountain is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Dennis Hopper, Harry Hamlin, Seymour Cassel King of the Mountain is a 1981 film starring Harry Hamlin, Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Richard Cox, Seymour Cassel and Dennis Hopper about a group that race their cars up and down ...more

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King of Paper Chasin' is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Al Thompson, Dennis L.A. White, Frduah Boateng

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The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a... is listed (or ranked) 34 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 and Four Queens is listed (or ranked) 35 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 of Devil's Island is listed (or ranked) 36 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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Sailor of the King is listed (or ranked) 37 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 Librarian: Return to King ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Gabrielle Anwar, Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines is the second in The Librarian franchise of movies starring Noah Wyle as a librarian who protects a secret collection of artifacts. Gabrielle Anwar, ...more

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A King in New York is listed (or ranked) 39 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 of the Texas Rangers is listed (or ranked) 40 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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King of the Carnival is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Keith Richards, Robert Clarke, Robert Shayne King of the Carnival is a Republic movie serial. It contains a substantial amount of stock footage from the earlier Republic serial Daredevils of the Red Circle. This was the 66th and last ...more

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The Vagabond King is listed (or ranked) 42 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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The Last King of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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Aladdin and the King of Thieve... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker Aladdin and the King of Thieves is a 1996 animated film that is the second direct-to-video sequel to the Disney animated feature Aladdin. Aladdin and the King of Thieves serves as the final ...more

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Joseph: King of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King of New York is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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King Rat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghid... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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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The Scorpion King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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 of Ping Pong is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With King in the Title
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