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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The Cold Light of Day is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Light It Up is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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
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
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
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
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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Last Light is listed (or ranked) 9 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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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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Shine a Light is listed (or ranked) 11 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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The Light Across the Street is listed (or ranked) 12 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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The Light is listed (or ranked) 13 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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The Charge of the Light Brigad... is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Light Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 15 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) 16 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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Dying of the Light is listed (or ranked) 17 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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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

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The Light Penetrates the Dark is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
The Light Penetrates the Dark is a 1930 documentary short film directed by Otakar Vávra and František Pilát.

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Morning Light is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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By Dawn's Early Light is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Light in the Window is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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The Love Light is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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In the Light of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Peter Mettler: Picture of Light is a 1994 documentary film directed by Peter Mettler.

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The Light at the Edge of the W... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Forgotten Light is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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The Light in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Cold Light is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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 Claws of Light is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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A Light Snack is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title

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Red Light Winter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Billy Crudup Red Light Winter is a 2013 drama film written by Adam Rapp.

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Before the Light Turns Green is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Ben Budd, James Pickering, Christine Bergan

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Blue Light, Red Light is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Shin Seong-il, Heo Jang-kang, Jeong-sun Hwang

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The Littlest Light on the Chri... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Jane Seymour, James Naughton The Littlest Light on the Christmas Tree is a 2004 short film.

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Nostalgia For The Light is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Born into Brothels: Calcutta's... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Half Light is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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In the Light of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Radiance: The Experience of Li... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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The Light Thief is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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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Dying Light is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
Owen Whitelaw, Kelly Wenham, James Cosmo

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By Dawn's Early Light is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Light in the Title
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