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The Best Movies With True in the Title 

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Updated December 4, 2018 217 votes 21 voters 3.4k views

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
John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper

Released: 1969

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

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 Grit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin

Released: 2010

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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) 3 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Michelle Yeoh, David Carradine, Jay Chou

Released: 2010

Directed by: Yuen Woo-ping

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

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tony Scott

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 Believer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, James Woods

Released: 1989

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

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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True Confessions is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Burgess Meredith

Released: 1981

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

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 Lies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

Released: 1994

Directed by: James Cameron

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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True Stories is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
John Goodman, David Byrne, Swoosie Kurtz

Released: 1986

Directed by: David Byrne

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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DodgeBall: A True Underd... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris, Vince Vaughn

Released: 2004

Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber

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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It's All True is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title

Released: 1993

Directed by: Orson Welles, Norman Foster, Richard Wilson, Bill Krohn, Myron Meisel

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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The True Glory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Peter Ustinov

Released: 1945

Directed by: Garson Kanin, Carol Reed

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 Love is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Annabella Sciorra, Vincent Pastore, Aida Turturro

Released: 1989

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

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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Cinderella II: Dreams Co... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

Released: 2002

Directed by: John Kafka, Darrell Rooney

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 Blood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Sherilyn Fenn, Jeff Fahey, Chad Lowe

Released: 1989

Directed by: Frank Kerr

True Blood is a 1989 action-drama film written and directed by Frank Kerr.
15
True Heart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Kirsten Dunst, Zachery Ty Bryan, Michael Gross

Released: 1997

Directed by: Catherine Cyran

True Heart is a 1997 American adventure film, starring Kirsten Dunst as Bonnie and Zachery Ty Bryan as Sam. It tells the story of a brother and sister who survive a plane crash that strands them ...more
16
True Women is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff, Dana Delany

Released: 1997

Directed by: Karen Arthur

True Women is a 1997 biographical drama film directed by Karen Arthur.
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Diana: Her True Story is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Jemma Redgrave, David Threlfall, William Franklyn

Released: 1993

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Diana: Her True Story is a 1993 television film telling the story of Diana, Princess of Wales, based on the publication of the same name by Andrew Morton.
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Gaby: A True Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Tony Goldwyn, Liv Ullmann, Robert Loggia

Released: 1987

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

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 Heart Susie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron

Released: 1919

Directed by: D. W. Griffith

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
20
Bellman and True is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Bernard Hill, Kieran O'Brien, John Kavanagh

Released: 1987

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Bellman and True is a 1987 film written and directed by Richard Loncraine, starring Bernard Hill, Derek Newark, and Richard Hope.
21
Betty Blowtorch And Her ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Betty Blowtorch And Her Amazing True Life Adventures Vanilla Ice, Duff McKagan, Dez Cadena

Released: 2003

Directed by: Antonia Scarpa

22
Dark Prince: The True St... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Roger Daltrey, Peter Weller, Jane March

Released: 2000

Directed by: Joe Chappelle

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
23
FairyTale: A True Story ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Mel Gibson, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel

Released: 1997

Directed by: Charles Sturridge

FairyTale: A True Story is a 1997 film from Icon Productions, loosely based on the story of the Cottingley Fairies.
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Frankenstein: The True S... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Jane Seymour, John Gielgud, David McCallum

Released: 1973

Directed by: Jack Smight

Frankenstein: The True Story is a 1973 British and American made-for-television horror film loosely based on the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It was directed by Jack Smight, and the ...more
25
Ned Blessing: The True S... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With True in the Title
Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life Daniel Baldwin, Rene Auberjonois, Timothy Scott

Released: 1992

Directed by: Peter Werner

Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life is a 1992 Western film written by William D. Wittliff and directed by Peter Werner.