Most Popular "Dust Bowl" Titles
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1. Idiocracy (2006)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
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2. Carnivàle (2003–2005)
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell.
4. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, History
A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
7. Charlotte's Song (2015)
88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Done Four Productions' "Charlotte's Song" is a dark homage to Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid" set in the 1930s Dust Bowl, and stars "Game of Thrones" baddie Iwan Rheon.
9. Three Faces West (1940)
Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town, John Phillips leads the ... See full summary »
10. The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936)
Unrated | 25 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
This documentary is about what happened to the Great Plains of the United States when a combination of farming practices and environmental factors led to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
13. Black Blizzard (2008 TV Movie)
Black Blizzard brings to life the Dust Bowl that decimated the American Great Plains in the 1930's. We match modern science with special effects wizardry to reinvent the experience of ... See full summary »
14. Mystic Dreams and Dusty Roads (2018)
Drama | Announced
A pre-teen tomboy deals with life, her alcoholic father and growing romantic feelings on a dust-ridden Oklahoma farm.
15. Harvesting the High Plains (2012)
Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary
Colby, Kansas, 1933, America is beginning to recover from the Great Depression but while recovery is beginning, the Great Plains, from the panhandle of Texas to western Nebraska is battling... See full summary »
The Great Depression (1993– )
A Job at Ford's
Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in ... See full summary »
Mega Disasters (2006– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary
13,000 years ago, a large comet exploded over eastern Canada unleashing a mass of burning fragments that ignited a mega storm of fire spreading for thousands of miles. Nearly every living ... See full summary »
How the States Got Their Shapes (2011–2012)
Force of Nature
TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
How massive geological events helped create the American map. Long before the Founding Fathers drew the map, mother nature shape some states: how an asteroid created the border for three ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Oklahoma Dust Bowl, 1934. 18-year-old Ben Hawkins is a young man who lives with his physically sick, God-fearing mother. After his mother dies from a long illness, Ben unceremoniously ... See full summary »
American Experience (1988– )
Surviving the Dust Bowl
TV-G | 55 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In 1931 the rains stopped and the "black blizzards" began. Powerful dust storms carrying millions of tons of stinging, blinding black dirt swept across the Southern Plains--the panhandles ... See full summary »
American Playhouse (1981– )
The Grapes of Wrath
142 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.