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1. No Country for Old Men (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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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.

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

Votes: 652,773 | Gross: $74.27M

2. Touch of Evil (1958)

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

8.1
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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

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

Votes: 76,965 | Gross: $2.24M

3. Desierto (2015)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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51 Metascore

A group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States encounter a man who has taken border patrol duties into his own racist hands.

Director: Jonás Cuarón | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alondra Hidalgo, Diego Cataño

Votes: 4,740 | Gross: $1.83M

4. Detour (I) (2016)

R | 97 min | Thriller

6.3
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46 Metascore

A young law student blindly enters into a pact with a man who offers to kill his stepfather, whom he feels is responsible for the accident that sent his mother into a coma.

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Emory Cohen, Bel Powley, Stephen Moyer

Votes: 1,603 | Gross: $0.00M

5. Sin Nombre (2009)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.6
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77 Metascore

A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border.

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

Votes: 26,893 | Gross: $2.53M

6. Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

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

6.8
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53 Metascore

The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United.

Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Leonardo Guerra

Votes: 52,689 | Gross: $4.28M

7. 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.

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

Votes: 18,137 | Gross: $10.91M

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.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

Votes: 11,658 | Gross: $15.53M

9. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 34,930 | Gross: $5.02M

10. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance

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.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Demián Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaquín Cosio

Votes: 13,528 | Gross: $1.75M

11. Bordertown (2006)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A journalist investigates a series of murders near American-owned factories on the border of Juarez and El Paso.

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

Votes: 8,712

12. Bandolero! (1968)

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

6.5
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Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch, George Kennedy

Votes: 3,423

13. La jaula de oro (2013)

108 min | Drama

7.7
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74 Metascore

A road movie about teenage immigrants and their journey to the U.S.

Director: Diego Quemada-Díez | Stars: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez, Carlos Chajon

Votes: 3,468

14. 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.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Warren Oates

Votes: 4,574

15. Deadly Is the Female (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.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger, Morris Carnovsky

Votes: 8,456

16. 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.

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

Votes: 3,506 | Gross: $15.18M

17. La linea (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.

Director: James Cotten | Stars: Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Esai Morales, Armand Assante

Votes: 3,147

18. Two Men in Town (2014)

R | 120 min | Drama

5.6
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56 Metascore

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

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Ellen Burstyn, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 1,468

19. 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.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman, Simon Oakland

Votes: 1,707

20. The Girl (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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54 Metascore

A young Texan mother who loses her child to foster care begins smuggling Mexicans across the border.

Director: David Riker | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rivas, Austin West, Annalee Jefferies

Votes: 1,006

21. Julia (2008)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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62 Metascore

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

Director: Erick Zonca | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Saul Rubinek, Kate del Castillo, Aidan Gould

Votes: 5,172 | Gross: $0.00M

22. 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.

Director: Ron Daniels | Stars: Victor Rasuk, Brian J. Smith, Benjamin Walker, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 1,286

23. Geronimo (1962)

Approved | 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 »

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

Votes: 756

24. I Witness (2003)

95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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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.

Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 1,196

25. Sleep Dealer (2008)

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

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.

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

Votes: 5,831 | Gross: $0.08M

26. Cannon for Cordoba (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Romance, Western

5.8
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In 1916, when a Mexican rebel steals cannons from the American army, General Pershing sends out a group of misfits to retrieve the stolen weapons.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: George Peppard, Giovanna Ralli, Raf Vallone, Pete Duel

Votes: 396

27. El Traspatio (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?

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

Votes: 1,238

28. Down and Dangerous (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Thriller

5.2
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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, never needed to carry guns. But someone is killing off his co-workers, Paul is forced setting his principles to a test.

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

Votes: 826

29. Skin Game (1971)

GP | 102 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

7.0
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In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity.

Directors: Paul Bogart, Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Garner, Louis Gossett Jr., Susan Clark, Brenda Sykes

Votes: 1,210

30. Where Danger Lives (1950)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

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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.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains, Faith Domergue, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 1,737

31. 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 »

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Votes: 992

32. Viva Max (1969)

G | 93 min | Comedy

6.1
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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 »

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Pamela Tiffin, Jonathan Winters, John Astin

Votes: 374

33. The Monroe Doctrine (1939)

Approved | 22 min | Short, Drama, History

6.4
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The story of President Monroe's response to attempts by Spain to interfere in South America.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Grant Mitchell, Charles Waldron, James Stephenson, Frank Wilcox

Votes: 59

34. The Light of Western Stars (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Romance, Western

5.6
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Cowhand Ladd dances with cantina girl Estrella and has a part in shooting Sheriff Tyler.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Victor Jory, Jo Ann Sayers, Russell Hayden, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 76

35. Small Town Gay Bar (2006)

Not Rated | 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.

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

Votes: 1,025

36. 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.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Telly Savalas, George Maharis, Arlene Dahl, Janet Landgard

Votes: 236

37. Across the Bridge (1957)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

Votes: 451

38. Border Cop (1980)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.6
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US Border Patrol agent Frank Cooper is keeping a fine balance between doing his duty and empathizing with illegal Mexican border jumpers in 1970s California.

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Telly Savalas, Danny De La Paz, Eddie Albert, Michael V. Gazzo

Votes: 215

39. Go Into Your Dance (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.5
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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 »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz, Robert Florey | Stars: Al Jolson, Ruby Keeler, Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane

Votes: 220

40. The Virgin of Juarez (2006)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

4.7
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While on assignment, Los Angeles based reporter Karina Danes meets Mariela, a rare survivor of one of the vicious attacks taking place in the border town of Cuidad Juarez.

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

Votes: 341

41. Coyote (2007)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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After their Mexican friend gets deported, two young Americans decide to begin smuggling illegal immigrants into Arizona for profit.

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

Votes: 129

42. Zorro Rides Again (1937)

Approved | 212 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Helen Christian, Reed Howes, Duncan Renaldo, Noah Beery

Votes: 210

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

80 min | Documentary

7.2
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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

Votes: 288

44. 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: 140

45. The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Romance, War, Western

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

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Shelley Winters, Gilbert Roland, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 275

46. The Gay Amigo (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.9
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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.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Armida, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 49

47. The Eagle's Brood (1935)

Passed | 61 min | Western

7.2
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When the outlaw El Toro saves Hoppy's life, Hoppy agrees to find his missing grandson.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, William Farnum, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 96

48. Pals of the Saddle (1938)

Passed | 55 min | Western

6.0
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Foreign agents are smuggling monium (a chemical used in producing poison gas) into Mexico. The three Mesquiteers get involved when they ride to save a girl (really a government agent) on a runaway horse.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Doreen McKay

Votes: 230

49. 7 soles (2008)

87 min | Drama

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

Votes: 57

50. Rose of the Rio Grande (1938)

Approved | 61 min | Adventure, Music, Romance

6.8
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It is Mexico in the 1830's...a Mexico torn by warfare, whose rightful aristocratic rulers are trying to wrest it back from its conquerors. The efforts are in vain as the rebels, headed by ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: John Carroll, Movita, Antonio Moreno, Don Alvarado

Votes: 5