Photo: via Reddit

film The Best Movies With People in the Title  

Ranker Film
140 votes 10 voters Embed

List Rules Vote up your favorite movie with "people" in the name

Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with people in the name. This list ranks the best movies with people in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with people in the name? This isn't a common way to categorize films, but that's part of the fun. There are probably one or two movies with people in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with people in the title includes movies like Ordinary People, Darby O'Gill and the Little People, and Funny People. 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 people in it.

list ordered by

1
7 0
Ruthless People is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Ruthless People Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Helen Slater Ruthless People is a 1986 black comedy film written by Dale Launer, directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, and starring Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, Anita ...more

2
5 0
Funny People is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Funny People Eminem, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman Funny People is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, and starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Leslie Mann. The film was released on July 31, 2009 in ...more

3
5 0
Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Ordinary People Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin Ordinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor Robert Redford. It stars Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch and Timothy Hutton. The story ...more

4
4 0
The People vs. Larry Flynt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The People vs. Larry Flynt Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson The People vs. Larry Flynt is a 1996 American biographical drama film directed by Miloš Forman and starring Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, and Edward Norton. It chronicles the rise of ...more

5
3 0
24 Hour Party People is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
24 Hour Party People Christopher Eccleston, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis 24 Hour Party People is a 2002 British comedy-drama film about Manchester's popular music community from 1976 to 1992, and specifically about Factory Records. It was written by Frank Cottrell ...more

6
3 0
The People Under the Stairs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The People Under the Stairs Ving Rhames, A. J. Langer, Bill Cobbs The People Under the Stairs is a 1991 American horror film written and directed by Wes Craven and starring Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A. J. Langer, Ving Rhames and Sean Whalen.

7
3 0
Darby O'Gill and the Little Pe... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Darby O'Gill and the Little People Sean Connery, Janet Munro, Estelle Winwood Darby O'Gill and the Little People is a 1959 Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery and Jimmy O'Dea, in a tale about a wily Irishman and his ...more

8
3 0
The Five People You Meet in He... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Five People You Meet in Heaven Jon Voight, Jeff Daniels, Ellen Burstyn The Five People You Meet in Heaven is a 2004 film directed by Lloyd Kramer.

9
3 0
Seeing Other People is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Seeing Other People Bryan Cranston, Lauren Graham, Helen Slater Seeing Other People is a comedy film about a couple that decide to see other people two months before their wedding. It was released in 2004.

10
3 1
Otto; or Up with Dead People is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Otto; or Up with Dead People Marcel Schlutt, Susanne Sachße, John Edward Heys Otto; or, Up with Dead People is a 2008 Canadian and German queer cinema horror film. The film was directed by Bruce LaBruce and stars Jey Crisfar, Marcel Schlutt, Nicholas Fox Ricciardi and Gio ...more

11
3 1
Used People is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Used People Kathy Bates, Shirley MacLaine, Marcia Gay Harden Used People is a 1992 American romantic comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron. The screenplay by Todd Graff, adapted from his 1988 off-Broadway play The Grandma Plays, takes a humorous look at a ...more

12
2 0
The People That Time Forgot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The People That Time Forgot Doug McClure, Patrick Wayne, David Prowse The People That Time Forgot is a 1977 fantasy/adventure film based on the novel The People That Time Forgot and Out of Time's Abyss by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was produced by Britain's Amicus ...more

10 Real People Who Survived Horror Movie Situations

13
2 0
The Mole People is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Mole People Alan Napier, John Agar, Nestor Paiva The Mole People is a 1956 science fiction film directed by Virgil W. Vogel.

14
2 0
Holy Ghost People is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Holy Ghost People Holy Ghost People is a 1967 documentary directed and narrated by Peter Adair. It is about the service of a Pentecostal community in Scrabble Creek, West Virginia, United States. The church ...more

15
2 0
Three Violent People is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Three Violent People Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Robert Blake Three Violent People is a 1957 American western movie starring Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter and Tom Tryon.

16
2 0
People Will Talk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
People Will Talk Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Hume Cronyn People Will Talk is a romantic comedy/drama directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck from a screenplay by Mankiewicz, based on the German play by Curt Goetz, which had ...more

17
2 0
Dear White People is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Dear White People Dennis Haysbert, Tessa Thompson, Tyler James Williams Dear White People is a 2014 American satirical comedy-drama film written and directed by Justin Simien. The film focuses on black students attending a college in America and stars Tyler James ...more

The Best Biopics About Real Comedians

18
2 0
Cat People is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Cat People Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Annette O'Toole Cat People is a 1982 American erotic horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski. Jerry Bruckheimer served as executive producer. While the film has all the elements of a ...more

19
2 0
Cat People is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Cat People Alan Napier, Simone Simon, Tom Conway Cat People is a 1942 horror film produced by Val Lewton and directed by Jacques Tourneur. DeWitt Bodeen wrote the original screenplay which was based on Val Lewton's short story The Bagheeta ...more

20
2 1
Smart People is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Smart People Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page, Dennis Quaid Smart People is a 2008 American comedy-drama film starring Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page, and Thomas Haden Church. The film was directed by Noam Murro, written by Mark Poirier ...more

21
2 1
People Like Us is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
People Like Us Olivia Wilde, Michelle Pfeiffer, Elizabeth Banks People Like Us is a 2012 drama film directed by Alex Kurtzman as his directorial debut. The film was written by Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert, and stars Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, ...more

22
2 1
The People vs. George Lucas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The People vs. George Lucas Ahmed Best, Phil Hill, Erick Ramirez The People vs. George Lucas is a 2010 documentary film directed by Alexandre O. Philippe. "George Lucas may never have predicted how his fantastical world of Jedi knights and an evil Empire ...more

The Best Olivia Wilde Movies

23
2 1
Sleeping with Other People is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Sleeping with Other People Alison Brie, Jason Sudeikis, Jordan Carlos

24
2 1
Some People is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Some People Kenneth More, Ray Brooks Some People is a 1962 musical film directed by Clive Donner. It stars Kenneth More and Ray Brooks and is centred on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme.

25
2 1
Shadow People is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Shadow People Anne Dudek, Alison Eastwood, Dallas Roberts Shadow People is a 2013 American supernatural thriller written and directed by Matthew Arnold. It stars Dallas Roberts and Alison Eastwood.

26
2 1
Secret People is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Secret People Audrey Hepburn, Valentina Cortese, Serge Reggiani Secret People is a 1952 British drama film directed by Thorold Dickinson and starring Valentina Cortese and Serge Reggiani. Audrey Hepburn plays Cortese's sister and it was her first significant ...more

27
2 1
Young People Fucking is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Young People Fucking Diora Baird, Carly Pope, Callum Blue Young People Fucking, also called Y.P.F., is a 2007 Canadian comedy directed, written, and produced by Martin Gero and Aaron Abrams. It debuted at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival.

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

28
2 1
How to Lose Friends & Alienate... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Megan Fox, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges How to Lose Friends & Alienate People is a 2008 British comedy film based upon Toby Young's 2001 memoir of the same name. The film follows a similar storyline, about his five-year struggle ...more

29
2 1
Fierce People is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Fierce People Kristen Stewart, Diane Lane, Chris Evans Fierce People is a 2005 independent drama thriller film adapted by Dirk Wittenborn from his 2002 novel of the same name. Directed by Griffin Dunne, it starred Anton Yelchin, Diane Lane, Kristen ...more

30
2 1
Meeting People Is Easy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Meeting People Is Easy David Letterman, Thom Yorke Meeting People Is Easy, first released on 30 November 1998, is a rockumentary by Grant Gee following British alternative rock band Radiohead on their exhaustive world tour following the success ...more

31
2 1
The Pod People is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Pod People Frank Braña, Emilio Linder, Ian Sera The Pod People is a 1983 Spanish science fiction film directed by Juan Piquer Simón. A young boy discovers a lovable alien creature, but the alien's mother is on the prowl. The film's ...more

32
2 1
Crazy People is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Crazy People Daryl Hannah, Dudley Moore, Larry King Crazy People is a 1990 comedy film starring Dudley Moore and Daryl Hannah, and directed by Tony Bill.

The Best R-Rated Political Thriller Movies

33
1 0
Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Ordinary People Relja Popovic, Boris Isakovic, Miroslav Stevanovic On a seemingly average day, a busload of young soldiers is sent to a remote location in the countryside and given a macabre task: the execution of a number of civilians. Dzoni, a green recruit, ...more

34
1 0
Pretty Ugly People is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Pretty Ugly People Melissa McCarthy, Allison Janney, Octavia Spencer Pretty Ugly People is a 2008 American comedy drama film written and directed by Tate Taylor, and starring Missi Pyle, Melissa McCarthy, and Octavia Spencer. The film is the story of a group of ...more

35
1 0
Young People is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Young People Sonia Infante, Julio Alemán, Fanny Schiller Young People is a 1961 Mexican crime film directed by Luis Alcoriza. It was entered into the 11th Berlin International Film Festival.

36
1 0
The Terrible People is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Terrible People Allene Ray, Walter Miller The Terrible People is a 1928 American adventure film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet, based on the novel of the same name by Edgar Wallace. The film is now considered to be lost.

37
1 0
I Like to Hurt People is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
I Like to Hurt People I Like to Hurt People is 1985 documentary film directed by Donald G. Jackson.

30 Reasons Why Everyone Hates Taxi Cabs

38
1 0
I'm Still Here: Real Diaries o... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust Kate Hudson, Ryan Gosling, Joaquin Phoenix Brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust. Through an emotional montage of archival footage, personal photos, and text from the diaries ...more

39
1 0
Boat People is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Boat People Andy Lau, George Lam, Cora Miao Boat People is a Hong Kong film directed by Ann Hui, first shown in theatres in 1982. The film stars George Lam, Andy Lau, Cora Miao, and Season Ma. At the second Hong Kong Film Awards, Boat ...more

40
1 0
Meet the People is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Meet the People Lucille Ball, June Allyson, Dick Powell Meet the People is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical comedy film made during World War II, and starring Lucille Ball and Dick Powell and featuring Virginia O'Brien, Bert Lahr, Rags Ragland and June ...more

41
1 0
An Enemy of the People is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
An Enemy of the People Soumitra Chatterjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Mamata Shankar Ganashatru is a 1990 Indian film by Satyajit Ray. It is an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play An Enemy of the People, and was released under that title in the UK. The cast includes Ray's ...more

42
1 0
Four Frightened People is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Four Frightened People Claudette Colbert, Herbert Marshall, Leo Carrillo Four Frightened People is a film directed by Cecil B. DeMille, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Claudette Colbert, Herbert Marshall, Mary Boland, and William Gargan. Based on the ...more

The Absolute Worst People at the Movies

43
1 0
The Rain People is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Rain People Robert Duvall, James Caan, Shirley Knight The Rain People is a 1969 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Alongside Shirley Knight, leading players are James Caan and Robert Duvall, both of whom would later work with Coppola in The ...more

44
1 0
Show People is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Show People Charlie Chaplin, Marion Davies, William Haines Show People is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by King Vidor. The film was a starring vehicle for actress Marion Davies and actor William Haines and included notable cameo ...more

45
1 0
Man of the People is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
Man of the People Thomas Mitchell, Jonathan Hale, Ted Healy Man of the People is a 1937 drama romance film written by Frank Dolan and directed by Edwin L. Marin.

46
1 0
The Alligator People is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Alligator People Bill Bradley, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Alligator People is a 1959 CinemaScope science fiction horror film directed by Roy Del Ruth. It stars Beverly Garland, Bruce Bennett and Lon Chaney Jr.

47
1 0
An Enemy of the People is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
An Enemy of the People Tim Daly, Philip Bosco, Ken Kercheval

48
1 0
The Curse of the Cat People is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Curse of the Cat People Simone Simon, Jane Randolph, Sarah Selby The Curse of the Cat People is a 1944 film directed by Gunther von Fritsch and Robert Wise, and produced by Val Lewton. This film, which was then-film editor Robert Wise's first directing ...more

49
1 0
People of the Forest: The Chim... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe is a filmed documentary, produced by Hugo Van Lawick for The Discovery Channel, that follows a family of wild chimpanzees over the course of twenty ...more

50
1 0
The Twilight People is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With People in the Title
The Twilight People Pam Grier, Eddie Garcia, John Ashley The Twilight People is a 1972 horror movie made in the Philippines. It stars John Ashley and in an early film appearance, Pam Grier.