Films set in Arizona

by Mike_Noga | created - 24 May 2012 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

Like the title says, this is a list of films set at least partially in Arizona!

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1. Raising Arizona (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

7.4
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57 Metascore

When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman

Votes: 108,567 | Gross: $22.85M

2. My Darling Clementine (1946)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Western

7.8
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The Earps battle the Clantons at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs

Votes: 17,905

3. Pump Up the Volume (1990)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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77 Metascore

Mark runs a pirate radio station and causes an uproar when he speaks his mind and enthralls fellow teens.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Anthony Lucero, Andy Romano

Votes: 22,877 | Gross: $11.54M

4. They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: John Garfield, Claude Rains, The 'Dead End' Kids, Ann Sheridan

Votes: 1,584

5. Detour (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald

Votes: 11,041

6. Sergeant Rutledge (1960)

Approved | 111 min | Crime, Western

7.5
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Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers, Billie Burke

Votes: 3,163

7. Dying Room Only (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

7.3
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A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect serious foul ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Ross Martin, Ned Beatty, Dana Elcar

Votes: 379

8. Grand Canyon (1991)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Steve Martin, Mary McDonnell

Votes: 13,342 | Gross: $33.24M

9. Arizona Stage Coach (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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The Range Busters help a young man framed as the leader of an outlaw gang that has been holding up stage coaches.

Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Ray Corrigan, John 'Dusty' King, Max Terhune, Elmer

Votes: 92

10. Riders in the Sky (1949)

Passed | 69 min | Western

6.8
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When asked about the Ghost Riders song he sings, Gene Autry (Gene Autry) tells this legend: Gene is about to resign as an investigator for the county attorney and go into the cattle ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Gloria Henry, Mary Beth Hughes

Votes: 102

11. The Gay Cavalier (1946)

Not Rated | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.3
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The Cisco Kid (Gilbert Roland) sets out on a double mission of rescuing a girl from forsaking her true love by marrying a supposedly wealthy suitor to save the old family hacienda, and he ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Martin Garralaga, Nacho Galindo, Ramsay Ames

Votes: 39

12. Everything Must Go (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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65 Metascore

When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.

Director: Dan Rush | Stars: Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Michael Peña

Votes: 43,636 | Gross: $2.71M

13. The Gauntlet (1977)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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A hard but mediocre cop is assigned to escort a prostitute into custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix, so that she can testify in a mob trial. But a lot of people are literally betting that they won't make it into town alive.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, William Prince

Votes: 17,346 | Gross: $35.40M

14. Fire in the Sky (1993)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer, Peter Berg

Votes: 17,714 | Gross: $20.10M

15. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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50 Metascore

A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Abigail Spencer

Votes: 184,613 | Gross: $100.24M

16. Shotgun (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Western

6.2
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When vengeful Ben Thompson ambushes and kills Marshal Mark Fletcher with a shotgun Deputy Marshal Clay Hardin pursues the Thompson gang.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Yvonne De Carlo, Zachary Scott, Guy Prescott

Votes: 177

17. A Man Alone (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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A gunfighter's main hope lies in the trust of a beautiful woman who hides him out when he is wrongly suspected of a stagecoach massacre.

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Mary Murphy, Ward Bond, Raymond Burr

Votes: 566

18. Sunset Pass (1946)

Passed | 64 min | Western

5.9
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A young outlaw gets involved with a gang of crooks. When he tells them he is breaking away, they threaten to pin a false murder charge on him. But he is rescued and reformed by his sister, and an undercover agent for the express company.

Director: William Berke | Stars: James Warren, Nan Leslie, John Laurenz, Jane Greer

Votes: 70

19. The Last Hard Men (1976)

R | 98 min | Western

6.2
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In 1909 Arizona, retired lawman Sam Burgade's life is thrown upside-down when his old enemy Zach Provo and six other convicts escape a chain-gang and come gunning for Burgade.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Charlton Heston, James Coburn, Barbara Hershey, Jorge Rivero

Votes: 1,485

20. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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58 Metascore

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Carmen Ejogo

Votes: 47,843 | Gross: $9.45M

21. Hamlet 2 (2008)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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54 Metascore

In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Steve Coogan, Elisabeth Shue, Catherine Keener, Joseph Julian Soria

Votes: 15,680 | Gross: $4.88M

22. How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.

Director: Georgina Garcia Riedel | Stars: Elizabeth Peña, America Ferrera, Lucy Gallardo, Eliana Alexander

Votes: 552 | Gross: $0.09M

23. Piranha 3D (2010)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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53 Metascore

After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O'Connell, Richard Dreyfuss, Ving Rhames

Votes: 77,123 | Gross: $25.00M

24. Arizona Raiders (1965)

Approved | 97 min | Western

6.0
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When Quantrill's (Quantrell) gang is almost destroyed two of the captured members agree to join the Arizona Rangers to help finish the job.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Audie Murphy, Michael Dante, Ben Cooper, Buster Crabbe

Votes: 512

25. The Cyclone Ranger (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.5
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A trio of former cattle rustlers try to go straight, but find that they can't shake off their reputations and trouble follows them.

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bill Cody, Nina Quartero, Eddie Gribbon, Soledad Jiménez

Votes: 16

26. Ten Wanted Men (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Romance, Western

6.0
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When his ward seeks protection with rival cattleman John Stewart, embittered, jealous rancher Wick Campbell hires ten outlaws to help him seize power in the territory.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Randolph Scott, Jocelyn Brando, Richard Boone, Alfonso Bedoya

Votes: 800

27. Apache Territory (1958)

Approved | 77 min | Action, Western

5.7
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A no-nonsense drifter leads a ragtag collective surrounded by a deadly tribe of Apaches.

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Barbara Bates, John Dehner, Carolyn Craig

Votes: 313

28. Harlem Rides the Range (1939)

56 min | Western

5.3
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A cowboy and his sidekick try to help a homesteader from being cheated out of his property.

Director: Richard C. Kahn | Stars: Herb Jeffries, Lucius Brooks, F.E. Miller, Artie Young

Votes: 115

29. Nightkill (1980)

R | 97 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A woman is convinced by her lover to poison her cruel husband, a rich businessman. However, she becomes terrified when she finds the lover dead as well. A sinister PI, who's investigating her husband's disappearance, contacts her.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jaclyn Smith, Mike Connors, James Franciscus

Votes: 357

30. The Wraith (1986)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Horror, Romance

5.9
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39 Metascore

A mysterious figure suddenly appears to challenge a gang of motorhead thugs.

Director: Mike Marvin | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid

Votes: 11,809 | Gross: $3.50M

31. O.C. and Stiggs (1985)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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O.C. and Stiggs aren't your average unhappy teenagers. They not only despise their suburban surroundings, they plot against it. They seek revenge against the middle class Schwab family, who embody all they detest: middle class.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Daniel Jenkins, Neill Barry, Jane Curtin, Paul Dooley

Votes: 1,061 | Gross: $0.03M

32. Gunfire at Indian Gap (1957)

Approved | 70 min | Romance, Western

5.2
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A Thrilling and Romantic Story of the Great West!

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Vera Ralston, Anthony George, George Macready, Barry Kelley

Votes: 30

33. Arizona Gang Busters (1940)

Approved | 60 min | Western

5.7
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Schmidt is the head of a group of spies building an arsenal along the border. Tim from the American side and Gringo from the Mexican side have been sent to investigate. But when they arrive... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Pauline Haddon, Lou Fulton, Forrest Taylor

Votes: 9

34. Rough Riders' Round-up (1939)

Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Music, Western

5.6
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Now that the Spanish-American war is over, Roy and other Rough Riders become border patrolmen. Their goal is to stop outlaws who are stealing gold from stage coaches and express offices.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Lynne Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 148

35. Code of the Cactus (1939)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.1
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When Blackton outbids Bill Carson. Bill suspects he will have to rustle cattle to fulfill the contract. So Bill arrives posing as an Mexican. When he rustles the cattle from the rustlers, ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Ben Corbett, Dorothy Short, Ted Adams

Votes: 45

36. Yankee Fakir (1947)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.7
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"Yankee" Davis and his partner,"Shaggy" Hartley, a couple of carny-type traveling (usually just ahead of the law) pitchmen with their own tent to pitch from, arrive in a small Arizona town,... See full summary »

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Douglas Fowley, Joan Woodbury, Clem Bevans, Ransom M. Sherman

Votes: 51

37. The Cowboy Millionaire (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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Englishwoman falls for dude ranch cowboy but goes back to England when she thinks he's only pretending. But he follows her to England.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: George O'Brien, Evalyn Bostock, Edgar Kennedy, Maude Allen

Votes: 37

38. The Christmas Kid (1967)

90 min | Western

5.6
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A corrupt sheriff, who was born on Christmas Day, decides to change his ways and go against the powerful man who runs the gambling establishments in town.

Director: Sidney W. Pink | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Louis Hayward, Gustavo Rojo, Perla Cristal

Votes: 41

39. Geronimo (1962)

Approved | 101 min | Action, Biography, History

5.9
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In 1880s Arizona, General Crook and his troops are trying to subdue the last tribe of Apache led by Geronimo.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Pat Conway, Armando Silvestre

Votes: 810

40. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History, Western

6.5
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The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the U.S. Government's subjugation of his people.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Wes Studi

Votes: 7,253 | Gross: $18.64M

41. War Drums (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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The friendship between a white man and an Apache chief is tested when they fall in love with the same woman during a time of frontier conflict.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Lex Barker, Joan Taylor, Ben Johnson, Larry Chance

Votes: 194

42. Never Been Thawed (2005)

R | 87 min | Comedy

6.1
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41 Metascore

Shawn is the founder of the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Club. He has inspired this group of fanatical collectors to attempt to host the world's first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention... See full summary »

Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Greg Behrendt, Kent Voss, Sean Anders, Mike Gordon

Votes: 348 | Gross: $0.05M

43. Little Athens (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell a dead-man's stash of drugs. The ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Zuber | Stars: John Patrick Amedori, Jack Anthony, Jasmine Jessica Anthony, Joshua Moore

Votes: 894

44. Raise Your Voice (2004)

PG | 103 min | Family, Music, Romance

5.9
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33 Metascore

A girl from a small town heads to the big city of Los Angeles to spend the summer at a performing arts high school.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Hilary Duff, John Corbett, Rebecca De Mornay, Oliver James

Votes: 24,146 | Gross: $10.41M

45. Tickle Me (1965)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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A singing rodeo rider hires on at an expensive all-women dude ranch and beauty spa. He falls for a pretty fitness trainer who is constantly threatened by a gang who wants her late grandfather's cache of gold hidden in a ghost town.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Julie Adams, Jocelyn Lane, Jack Mullaney

Votes: 1,103 | Gross: $3.00M

46. View from the Top (2003)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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27 Metascore

A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Kelly Preston, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 22,555 | Gross: $15.59M

47. Tombstone (1993)

R | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.8
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A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 104,826 | Gross: $56.51M

48. Wyatt Earp (1994)

PG-13 | 191 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime

6.7
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47 Metascore

The story of Wyatt Earp as he interacts and battles other famous figures of the Wild West era.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews

Votes: 38,491 | Gross: $25.05M

49. The Badlanders (1958)

Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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Released from the Yuma Prison in 1898, ex-killer John McBain wants to go straight while ex-robber Peter Van Hoek seeks revenge but their destinies eventually converge in the mining town of Prescott.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Alan Ladd, Ernest Borgnine, Katy Jurado, Claire Kelly

Votes: 883

50. Arizona Legion (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Western

6.0
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This region of Arizona is lawless. Even when the criminal are captured, they are acquitted by the jury or the witness takes a sudden illness. Boone is a hard drinking, shoot up the town ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Laraine Day, Carlyle Moore Jr., Chill Wills

Votes: 52

51. Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die (1942)

Approved | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.1
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Wyatt Earp cleans up Tombstone and faces the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Richard Dix, Kent Taylor, Edgar Buchanan, Frances Gifford

Votes: 52

52. 3 Godfathers (1948)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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When 3 outlaws on the run find a dying woman and her newborn baby in the desert they vow to save the child.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond

Votes: 6,733

53. Ulzana's Raid (1972)

R | 103 min | Adventure, Western

7.1
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After fierce war chief Ulzana and a small war party jump the reservation bent on murder and terror, an inexperienced young lieutenant is assigned to track him down.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Jorge Luke, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 4,141

54. Thunder Mountain (1947)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.5
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"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 ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Tim Holt, Martha Hyer, Richard Martin, Steve Brodie

Votes: 64

55. The Arizona Ranger (1948)

Approved | 64 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.5
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Bob Morgan returns home but alienates his father by not staying at his ranch. Instead he becomes the head of the new Arizona Rangers. Matters get worse between father and son when when his ... See full summary »

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Tim Holt, Jack Holt, Nan Leslie, Richard Martin

Votes: 114

56. Angel and the Badman (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

7.0
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Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.

Director: James Edward Grant | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 4,240

57. Menagerie of Space (2007)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

4.6
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The average everyday people of Casa Grande, Arizona are put into a trance and led to a couple of space aliens who plan to use them as specimens in a zoo.

Director: Mack Duncan | Stars: Jacque Arend, Tommy Cannon, Ken Ferguson, Jon Jahrmarkt

Votes: 8

58. Murphy's Romance (1985)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Emma is a divorced woman with a teen-aged son who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the widowed town druggist who steers business her way. Things ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sally Field, James Garner, Brian Kerwin, Corey Haim

Votes: 4,590 | Gross: $30.76M

59. U Turn (1997)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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54 Metascore

A man heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debt before the Russian mafia kills him, is forced to stop in an Arizona town where everything that can go wrong, does go wrong.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 44,376 | Gross: $6.63M

60. Auto Focus (2002)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

The life of TV star Bob Crane and his strange friendship with electronics expert John Henry Carpenter.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

Votes: 11,832 | Gross: $2.06M

61. Revenge of the Nerds (1984)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.6
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44 Metascore

At Adams College, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self-respect.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Votes: 42,750 | Gross: $40.90M

62. Murder in Scottsdale (2003 Video)

49 min | Documentary

7.1
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An overview of the murder of Bob Crane and an assessment of the investigation which was carried out.

Director: David Naylor | Stars: Stephen Avilla, Dennis Borkenhagen, Diana Carpenter, John Carpenter

Votes: 21

63. Lightnin' Crandall (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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Cowboy with a reputation as the fastest gun in Texas heads to Arizona to leave his past behind, but it keeps catching up to him.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Bob Steele, Lois January, Charles King, Earl Dwire

Votes: 21

64. Fury at Furnace Creek (1948)

Passed | 88 min | Western

6.8
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Two sons of a general try to prove that he did not give an order that resulted in the Indian massacre of a wagon train and army fort.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Victor Mature, Coleen Gray, Glenn Langan, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 236

65. Yuma (1971 TV Movie)

PG | 73 min | Western

6.3
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A tough marshal is sent to clean up a lawless western town.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Clint Walker, Barry Sullivan, Kathryn Hays, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 303

66. 3:10 to Yuma (1957)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.6
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Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana

Votes: 15,486

67. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman

Votes: 254,431 | Gross: $53.61M

68. Buffalo Soldiers (1997 TV Movie)

G | 100 min | Drama, History, Western

6.3
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Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops attempts to capture an Apache ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Lamont Bentley, Tom Bower, Timothy Busfield, Gabriel Casseus

Votes: 626

69. In Old Arizona (1928)

Passed | 95 min | Romance, Western

5.7
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A charming, happy-go-lucky bandit in old Arizona plays cat-and-mouse with the sheriff trying to catch him while he romances a local beauty.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, Dorothy Burgess, Henry Armetta

Votes: 689

70. The Arizonian (1935)

Approved | 75 min | Adventure, Music, Romance

6.8
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In a film where the leading character is a composite of several American-frontier lawmen (mostly Wyatt Earp,) Clay Tallant comes to Silver City, Arizona in the 1880s and encounters ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Richard Dix, Margot Grahame, Preston Foster, Louis Calhern

Votes: 143

71. Under the Tonto Rim (1933)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

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"Tonto" Daily fails as a cowpuncher for Weston, wealthy cattleman, and is demoted to chuck-wagon driver. He falls even lower, in Weston's estimation, when he loses the wagon in a river ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Fred Kohler, Raymond Hatton, Verna Hillie

72. Gun Fury (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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In Arizona, Frank Slayton's gang robs a stagecoach and kidnaps Ben Warren's fiancée, prompting Warren to pursue Slayton.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rock Hudson, Donna Reed, Philip Carey, Roberta Haynes

Votes: 992

73. Law of the Lash (1947)

Approved | 53 min | Western

6.8
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U.S. marshal goes undercover to clean up a town run by bandits.

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Lee Roberts, Mary Scott

Votes: 72

74. Return of the Lash (1947)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Western

6.7
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To fight Kirby and his gang, Tom Grant sends for Cheyenne Davis. To get money the ranchers need, Davis brings in wanted outlaws and sends Fuzzy to collect the rewards. But Fuzzy is waylaid ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Mary Maynard, Buster Slaven

Votes: 72

75. Station West (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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When two US cavalrymen transporting a gold shipment get killed, US Army Intelligence investigator John Haven goes undercover to a mining and logging town to find the killers.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Dick Powell, Jane Greer, Agnes Moorehead, Burl Ives

Votes: 710

76. The Baron of Arizona (1950)

Approved | 97 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Master swindler James Reavis painstakingly spends years forging documents and land grants that will make his wife and him undisputed owners of the entire state of Arizona.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Vincent Price, Ellen Drew, Vladimir Sokoloff, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 1,537

77. Management (2008)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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50 Metascore

A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.

Director: Stephen Belber | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson, Margo Martindale

Votes: 15,644 | Gross: $0.93M

78. Tarantula (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva

Votes: 7,070 | Gross: $1.10M

79. Evolution (2001)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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40 Metascore

A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Julianne Moore, Seann William Scott

Votes: 107,395 | Gross: $38.35M

80. The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Sharon Gless, Frank Converse, Helen Hunt, Bill Beyers

Votes: 144

81. Jerome (1998)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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Jerome is a day in the life of a dreamer. Wade Hampton has found himself trapped by responsibility and lack of understanding by those closest to him. As a result, Wade simply leaves his old... See full summary »

Directors: David Elton, Thomas Johnston, Eric Tignini | Stars: Drew Pillsbury, Wendie Malick, Scott McKenna, Beth Kennedy

Votes: 97 | Gross: $0.00M

82. It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 6,748

83. Living Temples (2008 Video)

45 min | Musical

6.7
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Living Temples takes the viewer on an intimate journey of mind and spirit throughout the Southwest. We are challenged to ask ourselves, "what is truly a sacred place, can it help heal us, ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Nickman | Star: Felicia Sekaquaptewa

Votes: 10

84. On Location: George Carlin at Phoenix (1978 TV Special)

81 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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Performing at the Celebrity Star Theater in Phoenix on July 23, 1978, Carlin mesmerizes his audience in the second of his 12 HBO specials. The show was originally planned as part of a ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: George Carlin, Brenda Carlin

Votes: 1,018

85. Deadly Renovations (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

2.9
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When a small house flipping group discovers that their Hotel project may contain millions of cash hidden somewhere within, the project turns deadly.

Director: Robert H. Gwinn | Stars: DJ Perry, Terence Knox, Lana Wood, Johnny Dark

Votes: 177 | Gross: $0.15M

86. Hop Harrigan America's Ace of the Airways (1946)

Approved | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Hop Harrigan (William Bakewell) and his pal "Tank" Tinker (Sumner Getchell) operate a small airport and flying service, and are hired by J. Westly Arnold (Emmett Vogan) to fly an eccentric ... See full summary »

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: William Bakewell, Jennifer Holt, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Sumner Getchell

Votes: 32

87. Broken Arrow (1950)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.2
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Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael

Votes: 6,003

88. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

Votes: 6,950 | Gross: $3.50M

89. Men Without Law (1930)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Drama, War

5.4
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Returning from the war, Buck finds his younger brother in trouble. Trailing him he gets caught by Murdock who takes his letter of introduction to the Del Ray's. Posing as Buck, Murdock ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis King, Arthur Rosson | Stars: Buck Jones, Carmelita Geraghty, Thomas Carr, Lydia Knott

Votes: 12

90. The Decoy (2006)

PG-13 | 109 min | Western

3.7
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A deputy must escort a longtime friend to be hanged for the crime of murdering his wife's parents. Along the way he discovers the startling truth about the murders, and is forced to face the real danger.

Director: Justin Kreinbrink | Stars: Justin Kreinbrink, Howard Allen, Susan Arnold, John Michael Bartish

Votes: 147

91. Satan's Cradle (1949)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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Crooked lawyer Steve Gentry (Douglas Fowley) has plans to take over the town and mines of Silver City from Jim Mason Frank Matts). He kills Mason in what looks like a mine accident, and ... See full summary »

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Ann Savage, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 26

92. Forty Guns (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Romance, Western

7.1
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Showdown in Arizona between the Bonnell brothers, U.S.Marshals, and Jessica Drummond, the iron-fist rancher who controls the territory.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Dean Jagger, John Ericson

Votes: 3,547

93. Lust for Gold (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Western

6.9
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Fortune seeker Barry Storm stumbles onto some clues that may lead him to the fabulous Lost Dutchman Mine, but others have tried and been murdered.

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, George Marshall | Stars: Ida Lupino, Glenn Ford, Gig Young, William Prince

Votes: 828

94. There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)

R | 126 min | Western

7.0
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A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Hume Cronyn, Warren Oates

Votes: 3,042

95. Harmony Trail (1944)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.1
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Sent to investigate a payroll robbery, Marshall Rocky meets his old friends Ken, Eddie, and Max. He has the serial numbers and when Pop puts on his medicine show they get one of the bills. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: Ken Maynard, Eddie Dean, Gene Alsace, Max Terhune

Votes: 54

96. Black Aces (1937)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Western

6.7
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When Len Stoddard wins Ted Ames ranch in a poker game he sends his brother Jake along with Ted to take over the ranch. When Jake is found murdered he offers a reward for the capture of Ted ... See full summary »

Directors: Buck Jones, Lesley Selander | Stars: Buck Jones, Kay Linaker, Robert Frazer, Raymond Brown

Votes: 22

97. The Rider of the Law (1935)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Bob Marlow is sent undercover to an Arizona town where an outlaw gang, comprised of the six Tolliver brothers, have taken over the town and terrorizing the citizens. He comes to town, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Gertrude Messinger, Si Jenks, Lloyd Ingraham

Votes: 23

98. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)

82 min | Comedy, Western, Musical

7.1
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Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 1,190

99. Riders of the West (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Western

7.1
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Corrupt businessman Mason and larcenous banker Miller combine to rustle the cattle and foreclose on the mortgages of local ranchers to gain control of the valley. but the undercover Riders thwart their plans.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Sarah Padden

Votes: 38

100. Cattle Stampede (1943)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Western

6.6
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Billy the Kid (Buster Crabbe) and Fuzzy Jones (Al St. John) are on their way out of Arizona being chased by some riders who hope to cash in on the reward money for their capture. They are ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Frances Gladwin, Charles King

Votes: 47