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The Best Movies With Light in the Title

Updated June 14, 2019 339 votes 53 voters 12.9k views100 items

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 Light1
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    Winter Light

    Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin

    Released1963

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Winter Light is a 1962 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • You Light Up My Life2
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    You Light Up My Life

    Didi Conn, Melanie Mayron

    Released1977

    Directed byJoseph Brooks

    You Light Up My Life is a 1977 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph... more on Wikipedia

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  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light3
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    Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light

    Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi

    Released2004

    Directed byHatsuki Tsuji

    Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light, later released in Japan as Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters:... more on Wikipedia
  • The Cold Light of Day4
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    The Cold Light of Day

    Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byMabrouk El Mechri

    The Cold Light of Day is a 2012 American/Spanish action film directed by Mabrouk El Mechri,... more on Wikipedia
  • Light It Up5
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    Light It Up

    Rosario Dawson, Usher

    Released1999

    Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of... more on Wikipedia
  • Light of Day6
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    Light of Day

    Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett

    Released1987

    Directed byPaul Schrader

    Light of Day is a 1987 American drama film starring Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands and Joan... more on Wikipedia
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    Light Years

    Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Adriano Aragon

    Released2008

    Directed byRichard N. Martin

    Light Years is a 2008 short drama film written by Josh Calvert and Richard N. Martin, and...
  • A Light in the Forest8
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    A Light in the Forest

    Lindsay Wagner, Bernie Kopell

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Carl Buechler

    A Light in the Forest is John Carl Buechler's film adaptation of Frank Latino's award winning... more on Wikipedia
  • Light of My Eyes9
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    Light of My Eyes

    Sandra Ceccarelli, Luigi Lo Cascio

    Released2001

    Directed byGiuseppe Piccioni

    Luce dei miei occhi is a 2001 Italian romance-drama film directed by Giuseppe Piccioni. The... more on Wikipedia
  • Go Toward the Light10
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    Go Toward the Light

    Linda Hamilton, Brian Bonsall

    Released1988

    Directed byMike Robe

    Go Toward the Light is a 1988 television film starring Linda Hamilton, Joshua Harris and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Light of Western Stars

    Mary Brian, Regis Toomey

    Released1930

    Directed byOtto Brower, Edwin H. Knopf

    The Light of Western Stars is a 1930 sound film western produced and distributed by Paramount... more on Wikipedia
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    A Light in the Darkness

    Karen Black, Geoffrey Lewis

    Released2002

    Directed byMarshall E. Uzzle

    A Light in the Darkness is the 2002 drama horror film written by Marshall E. Uzzle and Matt...
  • A Trick of Light13
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    A Trick of Light

    Udo Kier, Otto Kuhnle

    Released1995

    Directed byWim Wenders

    A Trick of Light is a 1995 German film directed by Wim Wenders. Its original German title is... more on Wikipedia
  • The Valley of Light14
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    The Valley of Light

    Gretchen Mol, Jackson Rathbone

    Released2007

    Directed byBrent Shields

  • The Littlest Light on the Christmas Tree15
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    The Littlest Light on the Christmas Tree

    Jane Seymour, James Naughton

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Gentile, Anthony Gentile

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  • A Ring of Endless Light16
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    A Ring of Endless Light

    Mischa Barton, Jared Padalecki

    Released2002

    Directed byGreg Beeman

    A Ring of Endless Light is a 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the Madeleine L'Engle... more on Wikipedia
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    Before the Light Turns Green

    Ben Budd, James Pickering

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Michael Bolger

  • Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids18
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  • By Dawn's Early Light19
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    By Dawn's Early Light

    James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay

    Released1990

    Directed byJack Sholder

    By Dawn’s Early Light is an HBO Original Movie, aired in 1990 and set in 1991. It is based on... more on Wikipedia

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  • By the Light of the Silvery Moon20
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    By the Light of the Silvery Moon

    Doris Day, Mary Wickes

    Released1953

    Directed byDavid Butler

    By the Light of the Silvery Moon is a 1953 musical film. It is the sequel to On Moonlight Bay.... more on Wikipedia
  • Dream of Light21
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    Dream of Light

    Dream of Light is a 1992 Spanish film directed by Victor Erice. Its Spanish title is El sol... more on Wikipedia
  • Half Light22
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    Half Light

    Demi Moore, Henry Ian Cusick

    Released2006

    Directed byCraig Rosenberg

    Half Light is a 2006 mystery-horror drama film starring Demi Moore and Hans Matheson. It was... more on Wikipedia
  • In the Light of the Moon23
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    In the Light of the Moon

    Drew Barrymore, Steve Railsback

    Released2000

    Directed byChuck Parello

    In the Light of the Moon is a 2000 Spanish and Portuguese film that chronicles the life of... more on Wikipedia
  • Let There Be Light24
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    Let There Be Light

    Let There Be Light is a 1946 American documentary film directed by John Huston. The film was... more on Wikipedia
  • Light Keeps Me Company25
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