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The Best Movies With Sleep in the Title

Updated October 13, 2018 0 votes 42 voters 11.4k views93 items

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

Notable films with sleep in the title include The Big Sleep, The Science of Sleep, and The Big Sleep, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the sleep movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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  • The Big Sleep1
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    The Big Sleep

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1946

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    The Big Sleep is a 1946 film noir directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of Raymond...  more

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  • Sleep Tight2
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    Sleep Tight

    Luis Tosar, Alberto San Juan

    Released2011

    Directed byJaume Balagueró

    Sleep Tight is a 2011 horror and thriller film written by Alberto Marini and directed by Jaume...  more
  • The Bad Sleep Well3
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    The Bad Sleep Well

    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura

    Released1960

    Directed byAkira Kurosawa

    The Bad Sleep Well is a 1960 film directed by the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. It was the...  more
  • Before I Go to Sleep4
    9
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    Before I Go to Sleep

    Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth

    Released2014

    Directed byRowan Joffé

    Before I Go to Sleep is a 2014 British-American mystery thriller film written and directed by...  more
  • The Science of Sleep5
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    The Science of Sleep

    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gael García Bernal

    Released2006

    Directed byMichel Gondry

    The Science of Sleep is a 2006 surrealistic science fantasy comedy film written and directed...  more
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    I Can't Sleep

    Béatrice Dalle, Yekaterina Golubeva

    Released1994

    Directed byClaire Denis

    I Can't Sleep is a 1994 French drama film written and directed by Claire Denis. It was...  more
  • Too Much Sleep7
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    Too Much Sleep

    Marco Palmieri, Philip Galinsky

    Released1997

    Directed byDavid Maquiling

    Too Much Sleep is a 1997 film directed by David Maquiling....  more
  • Nice Guys Sleep Alone8
    4
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    Nice Guys Sleep Alone

    Vanessa Marcil, Morgan Fairchild

    Released1999

    Directed byStu Pollard

    Nice Guys Sleep Alone is a 1999 romantic comedy film. According to a 2012 article in The New...  more
  • To Sleep With a Vampire9
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    To Sleep With a Vampire

    Charlie Spradling, Scott Valentine

    Released1993

    Directed byAdam Friedman

  • Angels Don't Sleep Here10
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    Angels Don't Sleep Here

    Kari Wührer, Roy Scheider

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul Cade

  • No Sleep 'Til Madison11
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    No Sleep 'Til Madison

    Jim Gaffigan, Ian Brennan

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Rudy, Erik Moe, David Fleer

  • 12
    2
    1

    To Die, to Sleep

    Charles Napier, Ami Dolenz

    Released1994

    Directed byBrianne Murphy

  • The Sleep Room13
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    The Sleep Room

    Donald Moffat, Daniel Pilon

    Released1998

    Directed byAnne Wheeler

    The Sleep Room is a 1998 drama film written by Bruce M. Smith and directed by Anne Wheeler....
  • Beyond the Wall of Sleep14
    2
    2

    Beyond the Wall of Sleep

    Tom Savini, William Sanderson

    Released2006

    Directed byThom Maurer, Barrett J. Leigh

    Beyond the Wall of Sleep is a 2006 horror film written by Barrett J. Leigh, Thom Maurer and...
  • Ghosts Never Sleep15
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    Ghosts Never Sleep

    Faye Dunaway, Sean Young

    Released2005

    Directed bySteve Freedman

    Ghosts Never Sleep is a 2005 drama film directed by Steve Freedman....
  • I Don't Want to Sleep Alone16
    2
    2

    I Don't Want to Sleep Alone

    Lee Kang-sheng, Chen Shiang-chyi

    Released2006

    Directed byTsai Ming-liang

    I Don't Want to Sleep Alone is a 2006 Malaysian-Taiwanese romantic drama film written and...  more
  • Sleep Murder17
    2
    1

    Sleep Murder

    Jason Priestley, Marnie McPhail

    Released2004

    Directed byAndrew Currie

    Sleep Murder is a 2004 crime, drama and mystery television movie written by David Fraser and...
  • Sleep Dealer18
    2
    1

    Sleep Dealer

    Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas

    Released2008

    Directed byAlex Rivera

    Sleep Dealer is a 2008 futuristic science fiction film directed by Alex Rivera. Sleep Dealer...  more
  • Chasing Sleep19
    5
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    Chasing Sleep

    Julian McMahon, Jeff Daniels

    Released2001

    Directed byMichael Walker

    Chasing Sleep is a 2001 psychological thriller film written and directed by Michael Walker...  more
  • 20
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    2

    Doctor Sleep

    Paddy Constantine, Miranda Otto

    Released2002

    Directed byNick Willing

    Doctor Sleep, also known as Close Your Eyes, and Hypnotic, is a 2002 film directed by Nick...  more
  • How to Sleep21
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    How to Sleep

    Robert Benchley

    Released1935

    Directed byNick Grinde

    How to Sleep is a short film by Robert Benchley. Filmed and released by MGM in 1935, it...  more
  • I'll Sleep When I'm Dead22
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    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

    Clive Owen, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2004

    Directed byMike Hodges

    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead is a 2003 British crime film directed by Mike Hodges, from a...  more
  • No Sleep til Shanghai23
    2
    1

    No Sleep til Shanghai

    No Sleep til Shanghai is a 2007 documentary film. It stars Jin and was directed by Todd...  more
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    Sleep Is for Sissies

    Alex Cox, Apache Rodrigues

    Released1980

    Directed byAlex Cox

  • Sleep with Me25
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    Sleep with Me

    Quentin Tarantino, Parker Posey

    Released1994

    Directed byRory Kelly

    Sleep With Me is a 1994 American romantic comedy film directed by Rory Kelly and starring Meg...  more