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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with story in the name. This list ranks the best movies with story in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with story 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 story 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 story in the title includes movies like Toy Story, A Christmas Story, and West Side Story. 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 story in it.

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more

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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more

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A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
A Christmas Story Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of author and raconteur Jean Shepherd, based on his book In God We Trust: All ...more

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West Side Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
West Side Story Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn ...more

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The NeverEnding Story is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The NeverEnding Story Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende, about a boy who reads a magical library book that tells a story of a young ...more

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Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Ghost Story Fred Astaire, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Ghost Story is a 1981 American horror film directed by John Irvin and based on the 1979 book of the same name by Peter Straub. It stars Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., John ...more

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Police Story 3: Super Cop is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Police Story 3: Super Cop Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung Police Story 3: Super Cop, also known as Super Cop in North America, is a 1992 Hong Kong action film starring Jackie Chan and Michelle Yeoh. Jackie reprises his "Kevin" Chan Ka-Kui ...more

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The Philadelphia Story is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Philadelphia Story Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart and featuring Ruth Hussey. Based on the ...more

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The Straight Story is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Straight Story Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard Farnsworth The Straight Story is a 1999 biographical drama film directed by David Lynch. The film was edited and produced by Mary Sweeney, Lynch's longtime partner and co-worker. She co-wrote the script ...more

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House II: The Second Story is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
House II: The Second Story Bill Maher, Amy Yasbeck, John Ratzenberger House II: The Second Story is a 1987 American comedy horror film and sequel to the 1986 film House. While a sequel, the film ignores the storyline and characters from the first film, in favor of ...more

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A Liar's Autobiography - The U... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman Cameron Diaz, John Cleese, Stephen Fry An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.

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The Greatest Story Ever Told is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Greatest Story Ever Told John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. ...more

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The Buddy Holly Story is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Buddy Holly Story Gary Busey, Buddy Miles, Paul Mooney The Buddy Holly Story is a 1978 biographical film which tells the life story of rock musician Buddy Holly. It features an Academy Award-winning musical score, adapted by Joe Renzetti and ...more

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New Police Story is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
New Police Story Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Daniel Wu New Police Story is a 2004 Hong Kong action film produced and directed by Benny Chan, and also produced by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the film. The film was released in the Hong Kong on 24 ...more

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Love Story is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Love Story Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal Love Story is a 1970 romantic drama film written by Erich Segal, who also authored the best-selling novel of the same name. It was directed by Arthur Hiller and starred Ryan O'Neal, Ali MacGraw, ...more

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Tokyo Story is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Tokyo Story Setsuko Hara, Chishū Ryū, Kyōko Kagawa Tokyo Story is a 1953 Japanese film directed by Yasujirō Ozu. It tells the story of an aging couple who travel to Tokyo to visit their grown children. The film contrasts the behavior of their ...more

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Perfume: The Story of a Murder... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Dustin Hoffman, John Hurt, Alan Rickman Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a German 2006 thriller film directed by Tom Tykwer, written by Andrew Birkin, Bernd Eichinger and Tykwer and starring Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman, Rachel ...more

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Story of O is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Story of O Udo Kier, Corinne Cléry, Anthony Steel Story of O is a 1975 Franco-German erotic drama film directed by Just Jaeckin. The screenplay is an adaptation of the erotic novel Story of O published in 1954 by Pauline Réage.

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The Stratton Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Stratton Story James Stewart, June Allyson, Agnes Moorehead The Stratton Story is a 1949 film directed by Sam Wood which tells the true story of Monty Stratton, a Major League Baseball pitcher who pitched for the Chicago White Sox from 1934-1938. This is ...more

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The Story of Louis Pasteur is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Story of Louis Pasteur Paul Muni, Anita Louise, Donald Woods The Story of Louis Pasteur is a 1936 American biographical film. It starred Paul Muni as the renowned scientist who developed major advances in microbiology which revolutionized agriculture and ...more

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards. The daughter (Felicity Jones) of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move ...more

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The Messenger: The Story of Jo... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc is a 1999 French historical drama film directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Faye Dunaway and Dustin Hoffman. The ...more

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The Palm Beach Story is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Palm Beach Story Claudette Colbert, Mary Astor, Joel McCrea The Palm Beach Story is a 1942 romantic screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, and starring Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor and Rudy Vallée. Victor ...more

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L.A. Story is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
L.A. Story Sarah Jessica Parker, Steve Martin, Patrick Stewart L.A. Story is a 1991 American romantic comedy fantasy satire film, written by and starring Steve Martin, and directed by Mick Jackson. Set in Los Angeles, California, it relates a series of ...more

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The Pixar Story is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Pixar Story The Pixar Story, directed by Leslie Iwerks, is a documentary of the history of Pixar Animation Studios. An early version of the film premiered at the Sonoma Film Festival in 2007, and it had a ...more

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Capitalism: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Capitalism: A Love Story Robert Powell Capitalism: A Love Story is a 2009 American documentary film directed, written by and starring Michael Moore. The film centers on the late-2000s financial crisis and the recovery stimulus, while ...more

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A Cinderella Story is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
A Cinderella Story Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray A Cinderella Story is a 2004 American teen romantic comedy film. The film stars Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge, and Regina King and was directed by Mark Rosman. The film's ...more

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The Nativity Story is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Nativity Story Oscar Isaac, Ciarán Hinds, Alexander Siddig The Nativity Story is a 2006 epic biblical drama film based on the nativity of Jesus starring Keisha Castle-Hughes and Shohreh Aghdashloo. Filming began on May 1, 2006, in Matera, Italy, and ...more

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The NeverEnding Story III is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The NeverEnding Story III Jack Black, Tony Robinson, Freddie Jones The NeverEnding Story III: Escape from Fantasia is a 1994 film and the second sequel to the fantasy film The NeverEnding Story. It starred Jason James Richter as the principal character Bastian ...more

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The Official Story is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Official Story Héctor Alterio, Norma Aleandro, Patricio Contreras The Official Story is a 1985 Argentine drama historical film directed by Luis Puenzo and written by Puenzo and Aída Bortnik. It stars Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Chunchuna ...more

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Police Story is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Police Story Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung Police Story is a 1985 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role. It is the first of the Police Story series featuring Chan as a Hong Kong ...more

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The Glenn Miller Story is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Glenn Miller Story James Stewart, Louis Armstrong, Marion Ross The Glenn Miller Story is a 1954 American film about the eponymous American band-leader, directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their first non-western collaboration. ...more

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Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky Philip Kwok, Yukari Oshima, Louis Fan Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky is a 1991 Hong Kong martial arts film written and directed by Lam Nai-choi, and based on the Japanese manga Riki-Oh by Masahiko Takajo and Saruwatari Tetsuya. The ...more

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Anvil! The Story of Anvil is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Anvil! The Story of Anvil At 14, Toronto school friends Steve 'Lips' Kudlow and Robb Reiner made a pact to rock together forever. Their band Anvil went on to become the 'demi-gods of Canadian metal', releasing 1982's ...more

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Tim Meadows Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. Singer Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

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Enemies, A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Enemies, A Love Story Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin, Ron Silver Enemies, A Love Story is a 1989 film directed by Paul Mazursky, based on the 1966 novel Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer and starred Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin and ...more

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The Jesse Owens Story is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Jesse Owens Story LeVar Burton, Norman Fell, Tom Bosley The Jesse Owens Story is a 1984 biographical film about the black athlete Jesse Owens. Dorian Harewood plays the Olympic gold-winning athlete. The drama won a 1985 Primetime Emmy Award and was ...more

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The Jolson Story is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Jolson Story Al Jolson, Scotty Beckett, William Demarest The Jolson Story is a 1946 Technicolor musical biography which purports to tell the life story of singer Al Jolson. It stars Larry Parks as Jolson, Evelyn Keyes as "Julie Benson", ...more

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The Lodger: A Story of the Lon... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog Alfred Hitchcock, Ivor Novello, Reginald Gardiner The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog is a 1927 British silent film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney, June Tripp, Malcolm Keen, and Ivor Novello. The film was ...more

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The Story of Robin Hood and Hi... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men Richard Todd, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men is a 1952 live action Disney version of the Robin Hood legend made in Technicolor and filmed in Buckinghamshire, England. It was written by Lawrence ...more

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Homeless to Harvard: The Liz M... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story Ellen Page, Thora Birch, Kelly Lynch Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story is an American TV film directed by Peter Levin. It was first released on April 7, 2003 in the United States. This movie is adapted from Liz Murray's ...more

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Another Cinderella Story is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Another Cinderella Story Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy Another Cinderella Story is a 2008 teen romantic comedy musical dance film directed by Damon Santostefano and starring Selena Gomez, Drew Seeley and Jane Lynch. The film was released directly to ...more

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The Ron Clark Story is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Ron Clark Story Matthew Perry, Ernie Hudson, Brandon Mychal Smith The Ron Clark Story is a 2006 television film starring Matthew Perry, that premiered on TNT on Sunday, August 13, 2006. Based on the real-life educator Ron Clark, it centers on a white teacher ...more

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The Tillman Story is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Tillman Story "Pat Tillman gave up his professional football career to join the Army Rangers in 2002—and became an instant symbol of patriotic fervor and unflinching duty. But the truth about Pat Tillman ...more

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Superstar: The Karen Carpenter... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story Rob LaBelle, Michael Edwards Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story is a 1987 American short biographical film produced and directed by Todd Haynes, co-written by Haynes and Cynthia Schneider, and follows scenes from the ...more

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Fish Story is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Fish Story Mikako Tabe, Nao Ōmori, Atsushi Itō Fish Story is a 2009 Japanese movie. A rare musical single by an obscure rock band makes a strange voyage through time in a science fiction tale from Japanese filmmaker Yoshihiro Nakamura.

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Police Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
Police Story 2 Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Bill Tung Police Story 2 is a 1988 Hong Kong action crime comedy film written, directed by and starring Jackie Chan as Chan Ka-kui. It is a sequel to the hit 1985 film, Police Story, continuing the ...more

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The Desert Fox: The Story of R... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G. Carroll The Desert Fox is a 1951 biographical film about Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in the later stages of World War II. It stars James Mason in the title role, was directed by Henry Hathaway, and was ...more

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The Eleanor Roosevelt Story is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Story in the Title
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story Eleanor Roosevelt, Archibald MacLeish, Eric Sevareid The Eleanor Roosevelt Story is a 1965 American biographical documentary film directed by Richard Kaplan. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1965.