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1. No Country for Old Men (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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91 Metascore

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Cormac McCarthy | Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson

2. Stop-Loss (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

6.5
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61 Metascore

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Writers: Mark Richard, Kimberly Peirce | Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob Brown

3. Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.8
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53 Metascore

Santiago Munez is a footballer in a regional club. He gets scouted and transferred to Newcastle United.

Writers: Mike Jefferies, Adrian Butchart, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Leonardo Guerra

4. Sin Nombre (2009)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.6
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77 Metascore

Honduran teenager Sayra reunites with her father, an opportunity for her to potentially realize her dream of a life in the U.S. Moving to Mexico is the first step in a fateful journey of ... See full summary »

Writer: Cary Fukunaga | Director: Cary Fukunaga | Stars: Paulina Gaitan, Marco Antonio Aguirre, Leonardo Alonso, Karla Cecilia Alvarado

5. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

Ranch hand Pete Perkins looks to fulfill the promise to his recently deceased best friend by burying him in his hometown in Mexico.

Writer: Guillermo Arriaga | Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones

6. Touch of Evil (1958)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.2
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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

Writers: Orson Welles, Whit Masterson | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia

7. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.

Writers: Eric Eason, Roger L. Simon | Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Demian Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaquín Cosio

8. All the Pretty Horses (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.8
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55 Metascore

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Writers: Cormac McCarthy, Ted Tally | Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

9. Viva Max (1969)

G | 93 min | Comedy

6.0
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When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Max, a general in the Mexican army decides to perform some great act of heroism. He takes his men ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Lehrer, Elliott Baker | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Pamela Tiffin, Jonathan Winters, John Astin

10. Bordertown (2006)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A journalist investigates a series of murders near American-owned factories on the border of Juarez and El Paso.

Writer: Gregory Nava | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Maya Zapata, Irineo Alvarez

11. Skin Game (1971)

GP | 102 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

7.0
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Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke have pulled off every dodge known for conning a well-heeled sucker, but it wasn't until they hit on the old skin game that they started to ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Stone, Richard Alan Simmons | Directors: Paul Bogart, Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Garner, Louis Gossett Jr., Susan Clark, Brenda Sykes

12. Sleep Dealer (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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59 Metascore

The near future. Like tomorrow. In a world marked by closed borders, corporate warriors, and a global computer network, three strangers risk their lives to connect, break through the barriers of technology, and unseal their fates.

Writers: Alex Rivera, David Riker | Director: Alex Rivera | Stars: Luis Fernando Peña, Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas, Metztli Adamina

13. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.

Writer: Melvin Van Peebles | Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan

14. Julia (2008)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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62 Metascore

A woman tries to extort money, using a young boy as bait.

Writers: Roger Bohbot, Michael Collins, Aude Py, Erick Zonca | Director: Erick Zonca | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Saul Rubinek, Kate del Castillo, Aidan Gould

15. The Border (1982)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.

Writers: Deric Washburn, Walon Green, David Freeman | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Warren Oates

16. Down and Dangerous (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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43 Metascore

Always one step ahead of the Feds, Paul Boxer is the most inventive and principled smuggler in the trade, and has never needed to carry a gun. When violent mid-level traffickers coerce him ... See full summary »

Writer: Zak Forsman | Director: Zak Forsman | Stars: John T. Woods, Paulie Redding, Ross Marquand, Judd Nelson

17. Gun Crazy (1950)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.

Writers: MacKinlay Kantor, Dalton Trumbo, Millard Kaufman | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger, Morris Carnovsky

18. La Linea - The Line (2009)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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The unstable new kingpin of a Tijuana drug cartel is targeted by an assassin for elimination.

Writer: R. Ellis Frazier | Director: James Cotten | Stars: Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Esai Morales, Armand Assante

19. The War Boys (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico... but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.

Writers: Bruce McLeod, Naomi Wallace | Director: Ron Daniels | Stars: Victor Rasuk, Brian J. Smith, Benjamin Walker, Peter Gallagher

20. I Witness (2003)

95 min | Drama, Action, Thriller

5.7
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After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.

Writers: Colin Greene, Robert Ozn | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi, Clifton Collins Jr.

21. Two Men in Town (2014)

R | 120 min | Drama

5.9
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A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb, Daniel Boulanger, José Giovanni, Yasmina Khadra, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Luis Guzmán

22. Backyard (2009)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The true story of the border town of Juarez, Mexico where since the mid-1990s thousands of women have gone missing or turned up as sun-burnt corpses in the desert. Can new police captain Blanca Bravo stop the savagery?

Writer: Sabina Berman | Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Ana de la Reguera, Asur Zagada, Marco Pérez, Ivan Cortes

23. The Hunting Party (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, Western, Action

6.4
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A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his infidel wife.

Writers: Gilbert Ralston, Lou Morheim, William W. Norton | Director: Don Medford | Stars: Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman, Simon Oakland

24. Bandolero! (1968)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. ... See full summary »

Writers: James Lee Barrett, Stanley Hough | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch, George Kennedy

25. Small Town Gay Bar (2006)

76 min | Documentary

7.1
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The story of community in the Deep South that is forced to deal with the struggles of ignorance, hypocrisy and oppression.

Writer: Malcolm Ingram | Director: Malcolm Ingram | Stars: Jim Bishop, Terry Capps, Jackie Cox, Bill Curtis

26. Geronimo (1962)

101 min | Action, Biography, History

5.9
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An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo ... See full summary »

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

27. The Wonderful Country (1959)

Approved | 98 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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Having fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father's murderer, Martin Brady travels to Texas to broker an arms deal for his Mexican boss, strongman Governor Cipriano ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Tom Lea | Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

28. Land Raiders (1969)

M | 101 min | Action, Western

5.3
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An outlaw committing a string of robberies and murders manages to blame the crimes on Apaches, bringing about an Indian war.

Writers: Jesse Lasky Jr., Ken Pettus, Pat Silver | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Telly Savalas, George Maharis, Arlene Dahl, Janet Landgard

29. Where Danger Lives (1950)

Approved | 82 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.7
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A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, becomes involved in the death of her husband, and has to flee with her to the Mexican border.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Leo Rosten | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains, Faith Domergue, Maureen O'Sullivan

30. Across the Bridge (1957)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Corporate executive Carl Schaffner is a German-born British industrialist in New York on business. After he gets word that Scotland Yard is investigating a $3,000,000 embezzlement he has ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, Guy Elmes, Denis Freeman | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

31. The Virgin of Juarez (2006)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

4.7
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Based on a true story, THE VIRGIN OF JUAREZ combines issues of politics, fanaticism and religion with murder, violence and redemption.

Writer: Michael Fallon | Director: Kevin James Dobson | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Ana Claudia Talancón, Guillermo Díaz, Abel Soto

32. Borderline Cult (2007 Video)

R | 81 min | Horror, Thriller

1.7
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Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.

Writer: Ulli Lommel | Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Elissa Dowling, Christian Behm, Patrick Faucette, De Vida Gray

33. Zorro Rides Again (1937)

Approved | 212 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden.... See full summary »

Writers: Barry Shipman, John Rathmell, Franklin Adreon, Ronald Davidson, Morgan Cox | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: John Carroll, Helen Christian, Reed Howes, Duncan Renaldo

34. Pals of the Saddle (1938)

Passed | 55 min | Western

5.9
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Foreign agents are smuggling monium (a chemical used in producing poison gas) into Mexico. The three Mesquiteers bet involved when they ride to save a girl (really a government agent) on a runaway horse.

Writers: Stanley Roberts, Betty Burbridge, William Colt MacDonald | Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Doreen McKay

35. America 101 (2005)

86 min | Comedy

6.1
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Two Mexican brothers get smuggled over the border to try and find their "America Dream".

Writers: Mark A. Russell, Michael Wasserman | Director: Mark A. Russell | Stars: Miguel Castro, Richard Azurdia, Christine Carlo, Gerald Brodin

36. The Gay Amigo (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.0
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The Cisco Kid and Pancho are mistakenly identified as leaders of an outlaw band. While the cavalry runs them down, they must hunt down the real bad guys.

Writers: Doris Schroeder, O. Henry | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Armida, Joe Sawyer

37. Coyote (2007)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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After their Mexican friend gets deported, two young Americans decide to begin smuggling illegal immigrants into Arizona for profit.

Writers: Brian Petersen, Brett Hernandez Spackman | Director: Brian Petersen | Stars: Brian Petersen, Brett Hernandez Spackman, Carley Adams, Marina Valle

38. 7 soles (2008)

87 min | Drama

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Add a Plot

Director: Pedro Ultreras | Stars: Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Luis Ávila, Evangelina Sosa, Thais Durazo

39. Go Into Your Dance (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.6
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Al Howard may be a star on Broadway, but he is no longer welcomed by any producer. It seems that he just trots off to Mexico any time he wants causing shows to close and producers to lose ... See full summary »

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Bradford Ropes | Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz, Robert Florey | Stars: Al Jolson, Ruby Keeler, Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane

40. Juarez, Mexico (2005 Video)

81 min | Crime, Mystery

2.2
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An El Paso private investigator, Johnny Cash, encouraged by Gloria, his receptionist, takes a charity case investigating the disappearance of a young woman in Juarez, Mexico. Hundreds of ... See full summary »

Writer: James Cahill | Director: James Cahill | Stars: James Cahill, Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez, Carmen Perez, Ryan Xavier

41. Pepe & Santo vs. America (2009)

95 min | Comedy

5.8
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Pepe travels to America with Santo (The Patron Saint of Immigrants) in search of his grandmother's dying wish..."The Mexican Dream."

Writers: Javier Chapa, Greg Pohl | Director: Javier Chapa | Stars: Adam Jacobo, Rafael Amaya, Karyme Lozano, Jimmy Gonzales

42. The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Romance, Western

5.6
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In 1915, an American adventurer joins the supporters of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa.

Writers: Niven Busch, J. Robert Bren, Gladys Atwater | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Shelley Winters, Gilbert Roland, Joseph Calleia

43. ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

7.1
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After acknowledging his own immigrant background, Malle, tries to present the range of immigrant experiences in the US during the 1980's. In an attempt to be comprehensive, the film ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Franklin Chang-Diaz, Louis Malle, Anastasio Samosa Portocarrero, Derek Walcott

44. El jardín del Edén (1994)

104 min | Drama

6.6
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Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "... See full summary »

Writers: Beatriz Novaro, María Novaro | Director: María Novaro | Stars: Renée Coleman, Bruno Bichir, Gabriela Roel, Jerónimo Berruecos

45. The Light of Western Stars (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Romance, Western

5.9
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Cowhand Ladd dances with cantina girl Estrella and has a part in shooting Sheriff Tyler.

Writers: Zane Grey, Norman Houston | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Victor Jory, Jo Ann Sayers, Russell Hayden, Morris Ankrum

46. Tierra madre (2010)

62 min | Drama

7.7
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The true story of a woman on the Mexican border determined to raise her children with her female partner.

Writers: Aidee Gonzalez, Dylan Verrechia | Director: Dylan Verrechia | Stars: Aidee Gonzalez, Rosalba Valenzuela, Yesenia Espinoza, Raúl Rodriguez Rodriguez

47. Rough Riders' Round-up (1939)

Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Music, Western

5.5
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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.

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

48. Along the Rio Grande (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Music, Western

6.1
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When Jeff, Smokey, and Whopper try to help their boss Pop Edwards, they find themselves in jail for robbery and Pop murdered. They know Doc Randall is the culprit and when Doc's men break ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur V. Jones, Morton Grant, Stuart Anthony | Director: Edward Killy | Stars: Tim Holt, Ray Whitley, Betty Jane Rhodes, Emmett Lynn

49. Shadows of the Orient (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Drama, Romance

4.8
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A classic "B" featurette about "smugglin' in Chinamen for $300 a load"

Writers: Louis E. Heifetz, Charles F. Royal | Director: Burt P. Lynwood | Stars: Esther Ralston, Regis Toomey, J. Farrell MacDonald, Oscar Apfel

50. The Red Rider (1934)

Approved | 310 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.1
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"Red" Davison(Buck Jones), the sheriff of Sun Dog, sacrifices his job and his good name to save his best friend, "Silent" Slade from the hangman's noose, following a framed-up court ... See full summary »

Writers: W.C. Tuttle, George H. Plympton, Vin Moore, Ella O'Neill, Basil Dickey | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Buck Jones, Grant Withers, Marion Shilling, Walter Miller