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

Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with true in the name. This list ranks the best movies with true in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with true 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 true 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 true in the title includes movies like True Romance, True Grit, and True Lies. 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 true in it.

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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Grit Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed by the Coen brothers, based on the 1968 novel by Charles Portis. A stubborn teenager (Hailee Steinfeld) enlists the help of a tough ...more

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True Legend is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Legend Michelle Yeoh, David Carradine, Jay Chou True Legend is a 2010 historical action drama film written by Chi-long To and directed by Yuen Woo-ping.

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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Grit John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper True Grit is a 1969 American western Technicolor film written by Marguerite Roberts, directed by Henry Hathaway, and starring John Wayne as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn; Wayne won his only ...more

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True Believer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Believer Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, James Woods True Believer is a 1989 American courtroom drama written by Wesley Strick, directed by Joseph Ruben, and starring James Woods, Robert Downey, Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto, Kurtwood Smith, ...more

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DodgeBall: A True Underdog Sto... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris, Vince Vaughn DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, commonly referred to as DodgeBall, is a 2004 American sports comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Red Hour Productions, written and directed by Rawson ...more

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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Romance Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson True Romance is a 1993 American romantic crime film directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette with a supporting cast ...more

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Cinderella II: Dreams Come Tru... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen Cinderella II: Dreams Come True is the first direct-to-video sequel to the 1950 Disney film Cinderella. It was made in 2001 and released on February 26, 2002. It was followed by Cinderella III: ...more

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True Confessions is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Confessions Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Burgess Meredith True Confessions is a 1981 crime film directed by Ulu Grosbard, loosely based on the Black Dahlia murder case of 1947. The film stars Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall as the brothers Spellacy, ...more

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The Incredibly True Adventure ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love Nicole Ari Parker, Dale Dickey, Laurel Holloman The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love is a 1995 film, written and directed by Maria Maggenti, of the story of two very different high school girls who fall in love.

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True Confession is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Confession Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, John Barrymore True Confession is a 1937 screwball comedy film starring Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, and John Barrymore. It was directed by Wesley Ruggles and based on the play Mon Crime, written by Georges ...more

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True Crime is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Crime Alicia Silverstone, Marla Sokoloff, Bill Nunn True Crime is a 1996 film that was directed and written by Pat Verducci. It starred Alicia Silverstone and Kevin Dillon.

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True Identity is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Identity James Earl Jones, Frank Langella, Michael Jai White True Identity is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Charles Lane and starring Lenny Henry, Frank Langella and Anne-Marie Johnson. The plot revolves around a black man, who disguises himself ...more

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FairyTale: A True Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
FairyTale: A True Story Mel Gibson, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel FairyTale: A True Story is a 1997 film from Icon Productions, loosely based on the story of the Cottingley Fairies.

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The True Story of Puss 'n Boot... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The True Story of Puss 'n Boots William Shatner, Yolande Moreau A free adaptation of Charles Perrault's famous Puss'n Boots, "The True Story of Puss'n Boots" is a story for young and old for the first time on cinema screens.

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Dark Prince: The True Story of... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula Roger Daltrey, Peter Weller, Jane March Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula is a horror-war television film, which premiered in the United States on the USA Network on Halloween, October 31, 2000. It is about Vlad III Dracula, ...more

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True Stories is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Stories John Goodman, David Byrne, Swoosie Kurtz True Stories is a 1986 American film that spans the genres of musical, art, and comedy, directed by and starring David Byrne of the band Talking Heads. It co-stars John Goodman, Swoosie Kurtz, ...more

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The True Glory is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The True Glory Peter Ustinov The True Glory is a co-production of the US Office of War Information and the British Ministry of Information, documenting the victory on the Western Front, from Normandy to the collapse of the ...more

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True Lies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Lies Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more

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It's All True is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
It's All True It's All True is an unfinished Orson Welles feature film comprising three stories about Latin America. "My Friend Bonito" was supervised by Welles and directed by Norman Foster in ...more

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True Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Love Annabella Sciorra, Vincent Pastore, Aida Turturro True Love is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Nancy Savoca. An unflinching look at the realities of love and marriage which offers no "happily ever after" ending, it won the ...more

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One True Love is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
One True Love Marian Rivera, Bianca King, Iza Calzado One True Love is a 2008 Philippine romantic film directed by Mac Alejandre, starring Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera, with Iza Calzado. The film was released in the Philippines on November 19,

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Vlad the Impaler: The True Sto... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Vlad the Impaler: The True Story of Dracula Vlad the Impaler: The True Story of Dracula is a 2002 documentary film directed by George Angelescu.

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True Crime is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Crime Clint Eastwood, Lucy Liu, James Woods True Crime is a 1999 American mystery drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and based on Andrew Klavan's 1995 novel of the same name. Eastwood also stars in the film as a journalist covering ...more

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True Vinyl is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Vinyl Slick Rick, Bree Turner, Kirk Jones True Vinyl is a 2000 drama romance music film written by James Gavin Bedford and directed by Scott Falconer and Scott Hatley

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The True Story of the Civil Wa... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The True Story of the Civil War The True Story of the Civil War is a 1956 American short documentary film directed by Louis Clyde Stoumen. It won an Academy Award in 1957 for Documentary Short Subject.

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The True Story of Jesse James is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The True Story of Jesse James Robert Wagner, Alan Hale, Jr. The True Story of Jesse James is a 1957 American Western drama film adapted from Henry King's 1939 film Jesse James, which was only loosely based on James' life. It was directed by Nicholas Ray, ...more

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It All Came True is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
It All Came True Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Jeffrey Lynn It All Came True is a 1940 criminal musical comedy film. It stars Humphrey Bogart as a gangster who hides from the police in a boarding house. Costar Ann Sheridan introduced the hit song ...more

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True Blue is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Blue Tom Berenger, Bill Nighy, Josh Lucas True Blue is a 1996 British sports film based on the book True Blue: The Oxford Boat Race Mutiny by Daniel Topolski and Patrick Robinson. It follows the 1987 Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race and the ...more

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True Women is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Women Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff, Dana Delany True Women is a 1997 biographical drama film directed by Karen Arthur.

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One True Thing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
One True Thing Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, Lauren Graham One True Thing is a 1998 American drama film directed by Carl Franklin. It tells the story of a woman who is forced to put her life on hold in order to care for her mother who is dying of ...more

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True Colors is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Colors John Cusack, James Spader, Mandy Patinkin True Colors is an American drama film written by Kevin Wade and directed by Herbert Ross. The cast included John Cusack, James Spader and Richard Widmark in his final movie role.

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True True Lie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True True Lie Jaime King, Annabelle Wallis, Max Brown True True Lie is 2006 thriller film directed by Eric Styles. The film follows Dana, who after 12 years in an asylum, is reunited with her family and childhood friends Nathalie and Paige. Dana ...more

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True Heart Susie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Heart Susie Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron True Heart Susie is a 1919 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the British Film Institute. The film has ...more

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Gaby: A True Story is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Gaby: A True Story Tony Goldwyn, Liv Ullmann, Robert Loggia Gaby: A True Story is a 1987 American-Mexican drama film directed by Luis Mandoki and starring Rachel Levin, Norma Aleandro, Liv Ullmann and Robert Loggia. It was written by Michael Love and ...more

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True Colours is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Colours Raymond Wong Pak-ming, Ti Lung, Brigitte Lin

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True Confessions of a Hollywoo... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet Valerie Bertinelli, JoJo, Shenae Grimes True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet is a Lifetime Television comedy-drama film, based on a young-adult book of the same name by author Lola Douglas. The film stars Joanna "JoJo" ...more

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Dreams Come True is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title

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A True Mob Story is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
A True Mob Story Andy Lau, Gigi Leung, Alex Fong A True Mob Story is a 1998 Hong Kong crime drama film produced, written and directed by Wong Jing and starring Andy Lau and Gigi Leung.

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Dreams Come True is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Dreams Come True Dominik Trojan, Nikandro Sideropulus, Billy Dexter

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The True Story of the Three Li... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs Paul Giamatti The True Story of the Three Little Pigs is a 2008 animated short film directed by Konstantin Bronzit.

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Christian, True is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title

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Sacred Evil – A True Story is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Sacred Evil – A True Story Sarika, Frédéric Andrau, Lynsey Pow Sacred Evil is an Indian supernatural/surreal film directed by Abhigyan Jha and Abhiyan Rajhans. It was released in 2006. Sacred Evil is about duality, exploring the premise that reality always ...more

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Bellman and True is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Bellman and True Bernard Hill, Kieran O'Brien, John Kavanagh Bellman and True is a 1987 film written and directed by Richard Loncraine, starring Bernard Hill, Derek Newark, and Richard Hope.

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Can Heironymus Merkin Ever For... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? Joan Collins, Milton Berle, Bruce Forsyth Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? is a 1969 British musical film directed by and starring Anthony Newley. Newley played the autobiographical title role of ...more

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The True Game of Death is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The True Game of Death Bruce Le, Boon Saam, Ali Tayler The True Game of Death is a very low budget 1981 Bruceploitation film, starring a clone of Bruce Lee credited as Bruce Lee Hsao Lung. The film borrows heavily from Golden Harvest's 1979 Game of ...more

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True Nobility is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Nobility Forrest Taylor, Harry von Meter, Helene Rosson True Nobility is a 1916 American silent drama directed by Donald MacDonald starring Helene Rosson and Forrest Taylor.

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The Wizard of Oz in Concert: D... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True Jewel, Roger Daltrey, Jackson Browne The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True was a 1995 television musical performance based on the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. The book and score of the film were performed on stage at Lincoln ...more

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Blood Sherilyn Fenn, Jeff Fahey, Chad Lowe True Blood is a 1989 action-drama film written and directed by Frank Kerr.

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The Positively True Adventures... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom Holly Hunter, Beau Bridges, Swoosie Kurtz The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom is a 1993 comedy TV movie produced by and for HBO. It was directed by Michael Ritchie and starred Holly Hunter, ...more

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True Love is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
True Love Minka Kelly, Lizzy Caplan, Jason Biggs True Love is a 2010 comedy film written by Matt Tarses and directed by Pamela Fryman.