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

Notable films with light in the title include Light It Up, Winter Light, and The Cold Light of Day, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the light movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

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Winter Light is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Winter Light Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Allan Edwall Winter Light is a 1962 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Bergman regulars Gunnar Björnstrand, Ingrid Thulin and Max von Sydow. The film follows Tomas ...more

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You Light Up My Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
You Light Up My Life Didi Conn, Melanie Mayron, Joe Silver You Light Up My Life is a 1977 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph Brooks. The picture stars Didi Conn, Stephen Nathan and Michael Zaslow, and follows a girl named Laurie, ...more

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The Cold Light of Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Cold Light of Day Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver, Henry Cavill The Cold Light of Day is a 2012 American/Spanish action film directed by Mabrouk El Mechri, starring Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, and Sigourney Weaver. The film is about Will, who finds that his ...more

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Light It Up is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light It Up Rosario Dawson, Usher, Judd Nelson Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage crime drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of R&B singer/actor Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, and Vanessa L. Williams. ...more

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Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid o... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Kōji Ishii Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light, later released in Japan as Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Pyramid of Light is a 2004 Japanese-American anime adventure fantasy film produced by Nihon Ad Systems ...more

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Go Toward the Light is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Go Toward the Light Linda Hamilton, Brian Bonsall, Ned Beatty Go Toward the Light is a 1988 television film starring Linda Hamilton, Joshua Harris and Richard Thomas. The film first aired on CBS on November 11, 1988.

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White Noise: The Light is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
White Noise: The Light Nathan Fillion, Cory Monteith, Katee Sackhoff White Noise: The Light, also marketed as White Noise 2, is a 2007 horror thriller film, directed by Patrick Lussier and written by Matt Venne. The sequel stars Nathan Fillion and Katee Sackhoff ...more

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Light of Day is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light of Day Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett, Gena Rowlands Light of Day is a 1987 American drama film starring Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands and Joan Jett. It was written and directed by Paul Schrader. The original music score was composed by Thomas ...more

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Light Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light Sleeper Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, David Spade Light Sleeper is an American drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader in 1992. It stars Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, and Dana Delany. The film, set in New York City, shows the tragic ...more

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Shine a Light is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Shine a Light Bruce Willis, Benicio del Toro, Michael Gross Shine a Light is a 2008 documentary film directed by Martin Scorsese documenting The Rolling Stones' 2006 Beacon Theatre performance on their A Bigger Bang Tour. The film also includes archive ...more

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The Light Across the Street is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light Across the Street Brigitte Bardot, Daniel Ceccaldi, Jean Debucourt The Light Across the Street is a 1956 French drama film starring Brigitte Bardot directed by Georges Lacombe.

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Last Light is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Last Light Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Danny Trejo Last Light is a 1993 film starring Forest Whitaker, Kiefer Sutherland and Danny Trejo. The film was directed by Sutherland.

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The Charge of the Light Brigad... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Charge of the Light Brigade Olivia de Havilland, David Niven, Errol Flynn The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1936 American historical adventure film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Samuel Bischoff, with Hal B. Wallis as ...more

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Naruto: Vol. 20: Light vs. Dar... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Naruto: Vol. 20: Light vs. Dark Maile Flanagan, David Lodge, Crispin Freeman

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Dying of the Light is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Dying of the Light Nicolas Cage, Anton Yelchin, Irène Jacob Dying of the Light is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by Paul Schrader. A government agent (Nicolas Cage) must track down and kill a terrorist before he loses his full ...more

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Where the Light Is is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Where the Light Is Steve Jordan, Robbie McIntosh, Pino Palladino Where the Light Is: John Mayer Live in Los Angeles, commonly referred to as Where the Light Is, is a live album and concert film by American blues-rock musician John Mayer. Released on July 1, ...more

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Stairway to Light is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Stairway to Light John Nesbitt Stairway to Light is a 1945 American short drama film directed by Sammy Lee, and was one of John Nesbitt's Passing Parade series. Set in Paris during the French Revolution, it tells the story of ...more

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Born into Brothels: Calcutta's... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids is a 2004 Indian-American documentary film about the children of prostitutes in Sonagachi, Kolkata's red light district. The widely acclaimed film, ...more

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By the Light of the Silvery Mo... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
By the Light of the Silvery Moon Doris Day, Mary Wickes, Leon Ames By the Light of the Silvery Moon is a 1953 musical film. It is the sequel to On Moonlight Bay. Like its predecessor, the movie is based loosely on the Penrod stories by Booth Tarkington.

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Light in the Piazza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light in the Piazza Olivia de Havilland, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton Light in the Piazza is a 1962 American romantic drama film directed by Guy Green and starring Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton, and Barry Sullivan. Based on ...more

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A Ring of Endless Light is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
A Ring of Endless Light Mischa Barton, Jared Padalecki, James Whitmore A Ring of Endless Light is a 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the Madeleine L'Engle book of the same name filmed on location in Australia, and starring Mischa Barton in the main lead ...more

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A Light Snack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title

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Light in the Window is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light in the Window Light in the Window is a 1952 short film directed by Jean Oser. It won an Academy Award in 1953 for Best Short Subject.

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By Dawn's Early Light is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
By Dawn's Early Light Stella Stevens, David Carradine, Richard Crenna By Dawn's Early Light is a 2000 drama film written by Jacqueline Feather and David Seidler and directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.

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In the Light of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
In the Light of the Sun Luca Zingaretti, Corrado Fortuna, Francesco Foti In the Light of the Sun (Alla luce del sole) is a 2005 crime/drama film written and directed by Roberto Faenza.

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Peter Mettler: Picture of Ligh... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Peter Mettler: Picture of Light Peter Mettler: Picture of Light is a 1994 documentary film directed by Peter Mettler.

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The Love Light is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Love Light Mary Pickford, Fred Thomson, Frances Marion The Love Light is a 1921 silent drama film starring Mary Pickford. The film was written and directed by Frances Marion.

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Silent Light is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Silent Light Miriam Toews, Maria Pankratz, Cornelio Wall Fehr Silent Light is a 2007 film written and directed by Carlos Reygadas. Filmed in a Mennonite colony close to Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua State, Northern Mexico, Silent Light tells the story of a ...more

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Cold Light is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Cold Light Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Áslákur Sigurðsson, Helga Braga Jónsdóttir Cold Light is a 2004 Icelandic film directed by Hilmar Oddsson. It was Iceland's submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted ...more

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The Light in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light in the Dark Lon Chaney, Edgar Norton, Hope Hampton The Light in the Dark is a 1922 American film directed by Clarence Brown and featuring Lon Chaney. The film is also known as The Light of Faith. A copy of the film is in the George Eastman House ...more

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Morning Light is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Morning Light Patrick Warburton Morning Light is a 2008 film directed by Mark Monroe and executive produced by Roy E. Disney. The film was released on October 17, 2008 by Walt Disney Pictures. The film chronicles a real-life ...more

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The Light Penetrates the Dark is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light Penetrates the Dark The Light Penetrates the Dark is a 1930 documentary short film directed by Otakar Vávra and František Pilát.

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Light Gradient is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light Gradient Sebastian Schlecht, Rainer Winkelvoss, Eric Golub "Writer/director Jan Krüger’s follow-up to Unterwegs and Hotel Paradijs astutely depicts the beautiful discoveries and the difficult trials associated with young love. When Johann ...more

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Forgotten Light is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Forgotten Light Jiří Lábus, Bolek Polívka, Zita Kabátová Forgotten Light is a 1996 Czech film directed by Vladimír Michálek, written by Milena Jelinek, based on book by Jakub Deml. It was the Czech Republic's submission to the 70th ...more

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Light Up the Sky! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light Up the Sky! Benny Hill, Sheila Hancock, Ian Carmichael Light Up the Sky! is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele, Benny Hill and Dick Emery

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The Light is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light The Light is a 2000 short animation film written and directed by David Sukup.

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The Littlest Light on the Chri... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Littlest Light on the Christmas Tree Jane Seymour, James Naughton The Littlest Light on the Christmas Tree is a 2004 short film.

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Light of My Eyes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Light of My Eyes Sandra Ceccarelli, Luigi Lo Cascio, Silvio Orlando Luce dei miei occhi is a 2001 Italian romance-drama film directed by Giuseppe Piccioni. The film entered the 58th Venice International Film Festival, where Luigi Lo Cascio and Sandra Ceccarelli ...more

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Blue Light, Red Light is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Blue Light, Red Light Shin Seong-il, Heo Jang-kang, Jeong-sun Hwang

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The Light at the Edge of the W... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light at the Edge of the World Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar The Light at the Edge of the World is a 1971 adventure film, adapted from Jules Verne's classic 1905 adventure novel Le Phare du bout du monde. The plot involves piracy in the South Atlantic ...more

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The Claws of Light is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Claws of Light Joonee Gamboa, Bembol Roco, Hilda Koronel The Claws of Light is a 1975 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka based on the novel In the Claws of Brightness by Edgardo M. Reyes. It is considered by many as one of the greatest films ...more

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Red Light Winter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Red Light Winter Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Billy Crudup Red Light Winter is a 2013 drama film written by Adam Rapp.

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Half Light is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Half Light Demi Moore, Henry Ian Cusick, James Cosmo Half Light is a 2006 mystery-horror drama film starring Demi Moore and Hans Matheson. It was directed by Craig Rosenberg, who also penned the screenplay. The score was composed by Craig's ...more

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Nostalgia For The Light is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Nostalgia For The Light Nostalgia for the Light is a 2010 documentary drama written and directed by Patricio Guzmán. "In Chile, at three thousand metres altitude, astronomers from all over the world gather ...more

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The Light in the Forest is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light in the Forest Jessica Tandy, Fess Parker, Joanne Dru The Light in the Forest is a 1958 film based on a novel of the same name first published in 1953 by U.S. author Conrad Richter. The film was produced by Walt Disney Productions and starred Fess ...more

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The Light Thief is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light Thief Aktan Abdykalykov, Asan Amanov, Taalaikan Abazova The Light Thief is a 2010 drama film from Kyrgyzstan, directed by Aktan Arym Kubat. The film was Kyrgyzstan's submission for Best Foreign Language Film for the 83rd Academy Awards, but did not ...more

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By Dawn's Early Light is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
By Dawn's Early Light James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Landau By Dawn’s Early Light is an HBO Original Movie, aired in 1990 and set in 1991. It is based on the 1983 novel Trinity's Child, written by William Prochnau. The film is one of the last to depict ...more

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Radiance: The Experience of Li... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Radiance: The Experience of Light Radiance: The Experience of Light is a 1978 short debut film created and narrated by filmmaker, Dorothy Fadiman. The film documents the presence of light as a universal symbol for “Spirit”, to ...more

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In the Light of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
In the Light of the Moon Drew Barrymore, Steve Railsback, Carrie Snodgress In the Light of the Moon is a 2000 Spanish and Portuguese film that chronicles the life of American graverobber and murderer Ed Gein. It was released in Spain and Portugal on November 17, ...more

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Let There Be Light is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Let There Be Light Let There Be Light is a 1946 American documentary film directed by John Huston. The film was the last in a series of three films directed by Huston while serving in the United States Army Signal ...more