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The Best Movies With Rain in the Title

Updated April 3, 2019 943 votes 103 voters 13.8k views101 items

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

Notable films with rain in the title include Rain Man, Singin' in the Rain, and Purple Rain, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the rain movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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  • 1
    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly
    22
    9

    Released1952

    Directed byStanley Donen, Gene Kelly

    Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. It...  more

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  • 2
    C. C. H. Pounder, Irma P. Hall
    17
    12

    Released2008

    Directed byMaria Govan

    Rain is a 2008 film directed by Maria Govan....  more
  • 3
    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman
    11
    5

    Released1988

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Rain Man is a 1988 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish yuppie, Charlie Babbitt, who discovers...  more

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  • 4
    Prince, Apollonia Kotero
    11
    6

    Released1984

    Directed byAlbert Magnoli

    Purple Rain is a 1984 American rock musical drama film directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. In it, Prince makes his film debut, which was developed to showcase his...  more

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  • 5
    Tsianina Joelson, Jake Busey
    14
    10

    Released2005

    Directed byRay Ellingsen

    The Rain Makers is a 2005 action drama film written and directed by Ray Ellingsen. It's 1973 and Johnny Wingfoot wants nothing more than to forget the Vietnam War and live the quiet life in the...  more
  • 6
    Gwa-pau Sai, Lily Ho
    12
    8

    Released1972

    Directed bySoo-yong Kim

    Flower In The Rain is a 1972 Hong Kong romantic drama film....  more
  • 7
    Sharon Stone, Christopher Cazenove
    10
    7

    Released1988

    Directed byDon Sharp

    Tears in the Rain is a 1988 television movie directed by Don Sharp and starring Sharon Stone and Christopher Cazenove. It was one of a series of films produced in the Harlequin Romance Movie...  more
  • 8
    David Hasselhoff, Angie Dickinson
    7
    4

    Directed byJerry Jameson

    Fire and Rain is a 1989 made-for-television film directed by Jerry J. Jameson, starring Charles Haid, Angie Dickinson and Tom Bosley, as well as an all-star ensemble television cast in supporting...  more
  • 9
    Gary Oldman, Akira Emoto
    9
    7

    Released2009

    Directed byMax Mannix

    Rain Fall is a 2009 Japanese/Australian action thriller film written and directed by Max Mannix. In the film a half-Japanese half-American hitman protects the daughter of one of his victims against...  more
  • 10
    Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia
    9
    8

    Released1989

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Black Rain is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Michael Douglas, Andy García, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw and Yusaku Matsuda. The story centers on two New York...  more

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  • 11
    Morgan Freeman, Betty White
    8
    6

    Released1998

    Directed byMikael Salomon

    Hard Rain is a 1998 American/British action thriller film, produced by Mark Gordon, written by Graham Yost and directed by former cinematographer turned director Mikael Salomon. It stars Christian...  more

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  • 12
    Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland
    7
    5

    Released1970

    Directed byRené Clément

    Rider on the Rain is a 1970 French mystery thriller film starring Charles Bronson, directed by René Clément, produced by Serge Silberman, with film music composed by Francis Lai....  more
  • 13
    Steve McQueen, Glen Campbell
    5
    4

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Mulligan

    Baby the Rain Must Fall is a 1965 American drama film starring Lee Remick and Steve McQueen, directed by Robert Mulligan. Dramatist Horton Foote, who wrote the screenplay, based it on his play The...  more
  • 14
    Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray
    7
    7

    Released1957

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    A Hatful of Rain is a 1957 dramatic film. The movie was a rarity for its time, in its frank depiction of the effects of morphine addiction. It is a medically and sociologically accurate account of...  more
  • 15
    John Travolta, William Shatner
    5
    5

    Released1975

    Directed byRobert Fuest

    The Devil's Rain is a 1975 low-budget horror film, directed by Robert Fuest. It was one of several B-films in which William Shatner starred in between the original Star Trek television series and...  more
  • 16
    Takashi Miike, Yoshiko Tanaka
    13
    17

    Released1989

    Directed byShohei Imamura

    Black Rain is a 1989 drama, historical, war film directed by Shôhei Imamura....  more
  • 17
    Lyudmila Zajtseva, Zinaida Adamovich
    4
    6

    Released1974

    Directed byBoris Yashin

    Hard Rain is a 1974 film written by Anatoli Galiyev and Eduard Tropinin and directed by Boris Yashin....
  • 18
    Joan Crawford, Walter Huston
    4
    6

    Released1932

    Directed byLewis Milestone

    Rain is a 1932 South Seas drama film directed by Lewis Milestone with portions filmed at Santa Catalina Island, California. The film stars Joan Crawford as prostitute Sadie Thompson and features...  more
  • 19
    Charlie Chaplin, Slim Summerville
    5
    7

    Released1914

    Directed byCharlie Chaplin

    Caught in the Rain is a 1914 American comedy silent film starring Charlie Chaplin. This film was the first of many movies in which Chaplin both directed and played the lead. The short film was...  more
  • 20
    Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld
    5
    7

    Released1963

    Directed byRalph Nelson

    Soldier in the Rain is a 1963 American comedy-drama film starring Jackie Gleason and Steve McQueen. Produced and co-written by Blake Edwards, the screenplay is based on a 1960 novel by William...  more
  • 21
    Rory Calhoun, Marina Berti
    4
    6

    Released1963

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    Face in the Rain is a 1963 film by Irvin Kershner....  more
  • 22
    Tae Hyun-sil, Chu-Ryeon Kim
    5
    7

    Released1976

    Directed byCho Moon-jin

  • 23
    Rolfe Sedan, Louise Fazenda
    5
    7

    Released1930

    Directed byFrank Capra

    Rain or Shine is a 1930 all-talking pre-code film directed by Frank Capra and starring Joe Cook and Louise Fazenda. The film was adapted from a hit Broadway musical of the same name and was...  more
  • 24
    Rain is Falling is a 2004 short film written by Holger Ernst and Mahtab Ebrahimzadeh and directed by Holger Ernst....
  • 25
    Penélope Cruz, Lena Headey
    4
    7

    Released1998

    Directed byMaria Ripoll

    The Man with Rain in His Shoes is a 1998 Spanish-British romantic comedy film, written by Spanish singer-songwriter Rafa Russo, directed by Spanish filmmaker María Ripoll and starring Lena Headey,...  more