Film The Best Movies With Light in the Title  

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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
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
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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Light It Up is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Rosario Dawson, Usher, Judd Nelson
Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of R&B singer/actor Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, and Vanessa L. Williams. The ...more

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The Cold Light of Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid o... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Shine a Light is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Go Toward the Light is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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The Light Across the Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Naruto: Vol. 20: Light vs. Dar... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Maile Flanagan, David Lodge, Crispin Freeman

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The Charge of the Light Brigad... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Last Light is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Light Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Where the Light Is is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Light of Day is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Dying of the Light is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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The Light is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light is a 2000 short animation film written and directed by David Sukup.

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Stairway to Light is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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A Ring of Endless Light is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Light in the Piazza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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By the Light of the Silvery Mo... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Silent Light is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Light of My Eyes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Light Up the Sky! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Light Gradient is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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