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

Notable films with thunder in the title include Tropic Thunder, Days of Thunder, and Blue Thunder, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the thunder movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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Days of Thunder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Days of Thunder Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole ...more

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A Sound of Thunder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
A Sound of Thunder Ben Kingsley, David Oyelowo, Catherine McCormack A Sound of Thunder is a 2005 science fiction thriller film directed by Peter Hyams, and starring Edward Burns, Catherine McCormack and Ben Kingsley. An international co-production between the ...more

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Rolling Thunder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Rolling Thunder Tommy Lee Jones, Dabney Coleman, William Devane Rolling Thunder is a 1977 film starring William Devane and Tommy Lee Jones. The film was directed by John Flynn. The screenplay was by Paul Schrader and Heywood Gould.

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Tropic Thunder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American action satire comedy film written, produced and directed by Ben Stiller.

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Blue Thunder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Blue Thunder Malcolm McDowell, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates Blue Thunder is a 1983 action thriller film that features a high-tech helicopter of the same name. The movie was directed by John Badham and stars Roy Scheider. A spin-off television series also ...more

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Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder Susan Saint James, James Whitmore, Jr. Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder is a 1981 film directed by Peter Werner and written by Paul G. Hensler, set in the Vietnam War.

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A Thunder of Drums is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
A Thunder of Drums Charles Bronson, Richard Chamberlain, Duane Eddy A Thunder of Drums is a 1961 Western directed by Joseph M. Newman, starring Richard Boone, George Hamilton and Luana Patten.

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Thunder in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder in the Sun Susan Hayward, Jeff Chandler, Felix Locher Thunder in the Sun is a 1959 western film directed by Russell Rouse starring Susan Hayward and Jeff Chandler.

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Thunder Bay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Bay James Stewart, Harry Morgan, Dan Duryea Thunder Bay is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their second non-western collaboration.

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Iron Thunder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Iron Thunder Christopher Grey

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Thunder and Lightning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder and Lightning David Carradine, Kate Jackson, Charles Napier Thunder and Lightning is a 1977 film starring David Carradine and Kate Jackson and is about moonshine runners in Florida who are trying to stay independent in the face of attempts by organized ...more

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Thunder Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Soul Thunder Soul is a 2010 documentary film directed by Mark Landsman.

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Thunder Prince is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Prince Thunder Prince is a 1987 English adaptation of the Korean animated film, "Heukryong wanggwa biho dongja" by IFD Films and Arts Ltd.

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Distant Thunder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Distant Thunder John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio, Jamey Sheridan Distant Thunder is a 1988 American drama film directed by Rick Rosenthal and starring John Lithgow and Ralph Macchio.

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Thunder Road is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Road Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, James Mitchum Thunder Road is a black and white 1958 drama–crime film about running moonshine in the mountains of Kentucky and Tennessee in the late 1950s. It was directed by Arthur Ripley and starred Robert ...more

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Thunder in the Pines is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder in the Pines George Reeves, Lyle Talbot, Marion Martin Thunder in the Pines is a 1948 action adventure comedy film based on the story by Jo Pagano, written by Maurice Tombragel and directed by Robert Gordon.

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Thunder in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder in Paradise Hulk Hogan, Carol Alt, Charlotte Rae Thunder in Paradise is a 1993 adventure film written by Michael Berk and Douglas Schwartz and directed by Douglas Schwartz.

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Distant Thunder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Distant Thunder Soumitra Chatterjee, Babita, Bobita Distant Thunder is a 1973 Bengali film by the renowned Indian director Satyajit Ray, based on the novel by the same name by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. Unlike most of Ray's earlier films, ...more

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A Distant Thunder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
A Distant Thunder Russell S. Doughton Jr., Tom Rachford, Heidi Vaughn A Distant Thunder is a 1978 evangelical, Christian film by Russell S. Doughten and directed by Donald W. Thompson. The film is a sequel to the 1972 film A Thief in the Night, which portrayed the ...more

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The Legend of Black Thunder Mo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
The Legend of Black Thunder Mountain Ron Brown, Steve Beemer, Holly Beemer

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Thunder on the Hill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder on the Hill Claudette Colbert, Ann Blyth, Gladys Cooper Thunder on the Hill is a 1951 mystery drama film directed by Douglas Sirk. The picture was made by Universal-International and produced by Michael Kraike from a screenplay by Oscar Saul and ...more

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Thunder in the City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder in the City Edward G. Robinson, Ralph Richardson, Nigel Bruce Thunder in the City is a 1937 British drama film directed by Marion Gering and starring Edward G. Robinson, Luli Deste, Nigel Bruce and Ralph Richardson.

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Thunder Pass is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Pass Raymond Burr, John Carradine, Andy Devine Thunder Pass is a 1954 Western film written by Fred Eggers, Tom Hubbard and George Van Marter, and directed by Frank McDonald.

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Thunder Over Arizona is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Over Arizona Jack Elam, George Macready, Francis McDonald Thunder Over Arizona is a 1956 film written by Sloan Nibley and directed by Joseph Kane.

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Thunder Alley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Alley Annette Funicello, Fabian Thunder Alley is a 1967 film directed by Richard Rush.

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Thunder Kick is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Kick Bolo Yeung, Nan Chiang, Chen Yen Yen

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Blood and Thunder is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Blood and Thunder Blood and Thunder is a 1930 short film directed by George Stevens.

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Thunder Mountain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Mountain Martha Hyer, Tim Holt, Robert Clarke "Thunder Mountain" is the first of Tim Holt's 29 postwar westerns spread over the five year period from June, 1947 to June, 1952. While the film has one Zane Grey title, it has more ...more

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Thunder Birds is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Birds Gene Tierney, May Whitty, Jack Holt Thunder Birds is a Technicolor film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Gene Tierney, Preston Foster, and John Sutton. It features aerial photography and location filming at an actual ...more

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Thunder in Paradise II is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder in Paradise II Hulk Hogan, Carol Alt, Brutus Beefcake Kelly is whisked off into Prince Aramour's harem and given to his enemy as tribute in this romantic tale of capture and rescue.

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Thunder Cops 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title

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Thunder Alley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Alley Clancy Brown Thunder Alley is a 1985 film directed by J.S. Cardone.

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Jushin Thunder Liger: Fist of ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Jushin Thunder Liger: Fist of Thunder Manabu Nakanishi, Reiko Kataoka Jushin Thunder Liger: Fist of Thunder is a 1995 direct-to-video tokusatsu wrestling/superhero movie. Produced by Bandai Visual, this film is a showcase for the popular wrestler Jushin Thunder ...more

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Summer Thunder is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Summer Thunder Neil Levine, Pat Anderson, Kelli Barksdale

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The Giant of Thunder Mountain is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
The Giant of Thunder Mountain Cloris Leachman, Jack Elam, Richard Kiel The Giant of Thunder Mountain is a 1991 drama film starring Richard Kiel (The Spy Who Loved Me) and Noley Thornton (Beverley Hills, 90210).

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Thunder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Lon Chaney, Phyllis Haver, James Murray Thunder is a 1929 American silent melodrama film starring Lon Chaney and directed by William Nigh. The film has no audible dialogue but featured a synchronized musical score and sound effects. ...more

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Prairie Thunder is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Prairie Thunder Yakima Canutt, Dick Foran, J. P. McGowan Prairie Thunder is a 1937 Western film written by Ed Earl Repp and directed by B. Reeves Eason.

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Alien Thunder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Alien Thunder Donald Sutherland, Kevin McCarthy, Chief Dan George Alien Thunder is a 1974 Canadian western film directed by Claude Fournier and starring Donald Sutherland.

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Thunder Rock is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Rock Michael Redgrave, Lilli Palmer, Barbara Mullen Thunder Rock is a 1942 British drama film with supernatural elements, directed by Roy Boulting and starring Michael Redgrave and Barbara Mullen, with James Mason and Lilli Palmer in supporting

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Thunder in the East is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder in the East Deborah Kerr, Charles Boyer, Alan Ladd Thunder in the East is a 1952 war drama film released by Paramount Pictures, and directed by Charles Vidor, based on novel Rage of the Vulture by Alan Moorehead.

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Thunder Over Reno is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Over Reno Natasha Yi, Izabella St. James, Jimmy Leeward Torn between big dreams and family loyalties, Butch Bandi (Hawk Younkins) joins Pete Squires (Bobby Aronofsky) after an argument over his plans with his widowed father, Owen Bandi (Christopher ...more

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Rain Without Thunder is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Rain Without Thunder Ming-Na Wen, Jeff Daniels, Linda Hunt Rain Without Thunder is a 1992 American science fiction film directed by Gary O. Bennett and starring Betty Buckley and Jeff Daniels. The film is set fifty years in the future from the time of ...more

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Stage to Thunder Rock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Stage to Thunder Rock Keenan Wynn, Lon Chaney^! Jr., John Agar Stage to Thunder Rock is a 1964 film directed by William F. Claxton.

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Walking Thunder is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Walking Thunder John Denver, Brian Keith, Robert DoQui Walking Thunder is a 1997 film written and directed by Craig Clyde.

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Thunder in Carolina is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder in Carolina Alan Hale, Jr., Rory Calhoun Thunder in Carolina is a 1960 stock car racing movie starring Rory Calhoun, Alan Hale, Jr., and Connie Hines. The picture was written by Alexander Richards, directed by Paul Helmick, and ...more

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Thunder Over the Plains is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Thunder Over the Plains Fess Parker, Randolph Scott, Elisha Cook Thunder Over The Plains is a 1953 western film directed by André de Toth and starring Randolph Scott and Lex Barker. This was the first film that Lex Barker appeared in after completing a ...more

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Desert Thunder is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Desert Thunder Daniel Baldwin, Stacy Haiduk, Richard Portnow Desert Thunder is a 1999 action/drama film written by Lenny Juliano and directed by Jim Wynorski.

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A Distant Thunder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
A Distant Thunder Charlene Tilton, Peter Renaday, Ned Vaughn

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Teenage Thunder is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title
Teenage Thunder Robert Fuller, Gil Perkins, Paul Bryar Teenage Thunder is a 1957 American film directed by Paul Helmick.

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Bob Dylan: Rolling Thunder & t... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Thunder in the Title