Most Popular "Deep South" Titles
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1. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.
Votes: 69,684 | Gross: $80.27M
3. Mississippi Burning (1988)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, History
Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
Votes: 71,734 | Gross: $34.60M
5. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.
Votes: 55,549 | Gross: $24.38M
6. Just Cause (1995)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after 25 years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.
Votes: 21,240 | Gross: $36.85M
7. Hard Target (1993)
R | 97 min | Action, Thriller
A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.
Votes: 38,114 | Gross: $32.59M
8. The Ladykillers (2004)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.
Votes: 89,591 | Gross: $39.80M
9. In the Electric Mist (2009)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.
10. Down by Law (1986)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.
Votes: 40,158 | Gross: $1.44M
11. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.
Votes: 16,280 | Gross: $69.60M
12. 2001 Maniacs (2005)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
Eight college students travelling to Florida for Spring Break stumble into a remote town in Georgia, where they are set upon by the residents who are out to avenge their deaths by Union troops over one hundred years earlier during the Civil War.
14. Meet the Browns (2008)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.
Votes: 5,966 | Gross: $41.94M
15. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.
Votes: 8,253 | Gross: $13.94M
16. Avenging Force (1986)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A senator is targeted by the Pentangle, a right wing paramilitary group. His pal, a former CIA agent and martial artist, tries to help him. The group kidnaps the agent's sister and tries to hunt him down, "The Most Dangerous Game" style.
Votes: 1,869 | Gross: $4.68M
19. Frankenfish (2004 TV Movie)
R | 84 min | Horror
When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist ... See full summary »
20. Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Unrated | 83 min | Horror
Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
21. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 110 min | Drama
Story of a black woman in the South who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lives to become a part of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
23. Murder in Mississippi (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.
24. Payday (1973)
R | 103 min | Drama
A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann - played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. He ruthlessly manipulates every one around him... See full summary »
25. The Badge (2002)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A sheriff (Thornton) begins an investigation into the death of a local trans individual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his ... See full summary »
26. The Sound and the Fury (1959)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
Loosely based on the William Faulkner novel, this movie follows the lives and passions of the Compsons: a once-proud Southern family now just barely scraping by both financially and ... See full summary »
27. A House Divided (2000 TV Movie)
R | 101 min | Drama
In the aftermath of the terrible Civil War which has devastated the South, Amanda America Dixon returns home to find she has become the sole heir to a vast cotton plantation. But the ... See full summary »
28. The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005)
PG-13 | 70 min | Documentary, Biography
Never-before-seen testimony is included in this documentary on Emmett Louis Till, who, in 1955, was brutally murdered after he whistled at a white woman.
Votes: 340 | Gross: $0.20M
32. Red Dirt (2000)
110 min | Drama, Romance
Red Dirt offers the story of a young man's search to belong in this sublime expression of love and reconciliation. At only twenty, Griffith is struggling with the responsibilities of caring... See full summary »
36. Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (2003)
82 min | Documentary
Searching for The Wrong-Eyed Jesus is a captivating and compelling road trip through the creative spirit of the the Southern U.S. Director Andrew Douglas's film follows "Alt Country" singer... See full summary »
Votes: 1,021 | Gross: $0.08M
37. Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
12 year old Lily Bobbit moves to Medda, Ala, and immediately makes an impression on the residents when she and her friends team up to outsmart a con man, the town is changed forever.
38. Lulu Belle (1948)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Lulu Belle is singing in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi in the early 1900's when she meets rising young attorney George Davis. He gives up his fiancée and career to marry Lulu Bell. ... See full summary »
40. Gal Young Un (1979)
105 min | Drama
Gal Young 'Un centers on a spinster woman who lives alone in the woods of north Florida until she is swept off her feet by an opportunistic bootlegger. He marries her for her place and her ... See full summary »
42. Strange Fruit (2004)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
William Boyals, a successful, black, gay attorney in New York, is drawn back to the small, rural Louisiana town he long ago escaped from to investigate the lynching of a black gay childhood friend.
44. Harmony Lane (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Biography, Musical, Romance
The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster, from his early success through his decline, degradation, and death from alcoholism.
46. Swing Social (1940)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A preacher advises a brother from the congregation that he will not be catching any black bass on the Sabbath, as the fish are having their own "swing social."
47. America Beyond the Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2002–2004)
225 min | Documentary, History
Through numerous personal interviews, professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. examines the past, present, and future of black/white race relations in the USA.
48. The Quest for Freedom (1992 TV Short)
32 min | Short, Biography, Drama
She was 29 years old, and a slave. She'd never been to school and could not read or write. She had been beaten, abused, and humiliated. Except for the few square miles around her home, she ... See full summary »
49. A Haunting We Will Go (1939)
Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short
The introduction of Lantz's little black-boy character, L'il Eight Ball, finds him going to bed in his small cabin and being visited by a baby ghost. He avers he is not afraid, and his ... See full summary »