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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
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 Grit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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 Legend is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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 Romance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson
True Romance is a 1993 American film directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette with a supporting cast featuring Dennis ...more
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True Confessions is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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True Crime is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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 Confession is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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) 8 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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It All Came True is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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 Stories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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True Believer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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) 12 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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The True Story of the Civil Wa... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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) 14 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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True Identity is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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Vlad the Impaler: The True Sto... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Vlad the Impaler: The True Story of Dracula is a 2002 documentary film directed by George Angelescu.
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One True Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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The Incredibly True Adventure ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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 Vinyl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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True Women is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff, Dana Delany
True Women is a 1997 biographical drama film directed by Karen Arthur.
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The True Story of Puss 'n Boot... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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) 22 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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 Blue is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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One True Thing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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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Can Heironymus Merkin Ever For... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
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