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1. Deadwood (2004–2006)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Votes: 65,636

2. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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59 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away...

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 107,778 | Gross: $1.53M

3. Pride (I) (2014)

R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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79 Metascore

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Director: Matthew Warchus | Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine

Votes: 35,447

4. Castle in the Sky (1986)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill

Votes: 99,815

5. Billy Elliot (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 98,504 | Gross: $21.99M

6. My Bloody Valentine (2009)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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51 Metascore

Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent.

Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Betsy Rue

Votes: 45,680 | Gross: $51.53M

7. Nothing But Trouble (1991)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

4.8
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A businessman finds he and his friends the prisoners of a sadistic judge and his equally odd family in the backwoods of a bizarre mansion.

Director: Dan Aykroyd | Stars: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Demi Moore

Votes: 17,539 | Gross: $8.48M

8. Pale Rider (1985)

R | 115 min | Western

7.3
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A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Votes: 39,533 | Gross: $41.40M

9. Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004 Video)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.4
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A prequel to Tremors (1990), this movie tells us about the founders of Rejection Valley and how they defended it against the dirt dragons AKA graboids.

Director: S.S. Wilson | Stars: Michael Gross, Sara Botsford, Billy Drago, Brent Roam

Votes: 8,301

10. Wake in Fright (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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88 Metascore

After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

Votes: 5,366 | Gross: $0.05M

11. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

R | 120 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane

Votes: 16,060

12. Dead in Tombstone (2013 Video)

R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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A gang overruns a small mining town murdering their own leader Guerrero (Trejo) in a cold-blooded power grab. Sentenced to eternity in hell he finds himself confronted by Satan himself (... See full summary »

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Danny Trejo, Mickey Rourke, Anthony Michael Hall, Dina Meyer

Votes: 3,899

13. Welcome to the Sticks (2008)

106 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back.

Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Kad Merad, Dany Boon, Zoé Félix, Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

Votes: 30,675

14. The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

Votes: 7,104

15. The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.0
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On his way to becoming an immortal demon, gangleader Luc Crash (Boreanaz) orchestrates the murder of Jimmy Cuervo (Furlong) and his girlfriend, Lily (Chriqui).

Director: Lance Mungia | Stars: Yuji Okumoto, Marcus Chong, Tito Ortiz, Tara Reid

Votes: 7,022

16. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.9
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A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Jack Elam, Harry Morgan

Votes: 3,757

17. Eureka (1983)

R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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In 1925, Arctic prospector Jack McCann becomes a rich man when he strikes gold but 20 years later he faces major personal and family problems.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Gene Hackman, Theresa Russell, Rutger Hauer, Jane Lapotaire

Votes: 2,022

18. Dear Wendy (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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33 Metascore

A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Chris Owen, Bill Pullman

Votes: 9,017 | Gross: $0.02M

19. The Molly Maguires (1970)

PG | 124 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay

Votes: 2,616

20. The Hanging Tree (1959)

107 min | Western

7.2
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Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realizing that he can exploit his secret.

Directors: Delmer Daves, Karl Malden, Vincent Sherman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Maria Schell, Karl Malden, George C. Scott

Votes: 2,549

21. Disappearance (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

5.3
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A family driving through Nevada decides to take some snapshots at an out-of-the-way ghost town named Weaver, and horrible things start happening.

Director: Walter Klenhard | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Jeremy Lelliott, Basia A'Hern

Votes: 1,122

22. Violent Saturday (1955)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith

Votes: 1,339

23. Naked Childhood (1968)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

7.7
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An anguished foster child takes to mischief and lies as his foster parents do their best to love and care for him. But it might be too little, too late in this emotionally devastating portrayal of the orphaned child.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Michel Terrazon, Linda Gutemberg, Raoul Billerey, Pierrette Deplanque

Votes: 1,455

24. Salt of the Earth (1954)

94 min | Drama, History

7.5
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Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.

Director: Herbert J. Biberman | Stars: Juan Chacón, Rosaura Revueltas, Will Geer, David Wolfe

Votes: 2,114

25. Four of the Apocalypse (1975)

87 min | Western

6.4
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Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Fabio Testi, Lynne Frederick, Michael J. Pollard, Harry Baird

Votes: 1,679

26. Warlock (1959)

Approved | 122 min | Romance, Western

7.3
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A famous gunman becomes the marshal of Warlock to end a gang's rampages, but is met with some opposition by a former gang member turned deputy sheriff who wants to follow only legal methods.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 3,666

27. All Mine to Give (1957)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

Votes: 756

28. The Secret of Convict Lake (1951)

83 min | Western

6.9
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In 1871 a convict escapes, with other prisoners, to kill the man that framed him, but has second thoughts after meeting the man's beautiful future wife.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gene Tierney, Ethel Barrymore, Zachary Scott

Votes: 455

29. I Shot Jesse James (1949)

81 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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Bob Ford murders his best friend Jesse James in order to obtain a pardon that will free him to marry his girlfriend but is plagued by guilt and self-disgust.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Preston Foster, Barbara Britton, John Ireland, Reed Hadley

Votes: 1,468

30. Something Big (1971)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Western

5.7
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Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Dean Martin, Brian Keith, Carol White, Honor Blackman

Votes: 454

31. Groom Lake (2002)

92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.3
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Kate is dying. She wants reassurance that there is life elsewhere in the Universe. She and Andy go to the one place that may hold the answers to her questions. Alien lights have been seen. ... See full summary »

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, Dan Gauthier, Amy Acker, Tom Towles

Votes: 560

32. Beyond the Law (1968)

PG | 90 min | Western

6.3
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A thief takes the job as a town sheriff in order to rob a silver shipment before his ex-partner can grab it.

Director: Giorgio Stegani | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Antonio Sabato, Gordon Mitchell, Lionel Stander

Votes: 756

33. The Citadel (1983 TV Mini-Series)

500 min | Drama

8.4
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Young idealistic doctor, Andrew Mason, does all he can to improve the abysmal health conditions in a small Welsh mining town in the 1930s, but his ambitions sidetrack him.

Stars: Ben Cross, Clare Higgins, Gareth Thomas, Michael Cochrane

Votes: 153

34. The Man from Colorado (1948)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.7
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Two friends return home after their discharge from the army after the Civil War. However, one of them has had deep-rooted psychological damage due to his experiences during the war, and as ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Ray Collins

Votes: 1,039

35. Silver River (1948)

Passed | 110 min | Romance, Western

6.6
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Unjustly booted out of the cavalry, Mike McComb strikes out for Nevada, and deciding never to be used again, ruthlessly works his way up to becoming one of the most powerful silver magnates... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Thomas Mitchell, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 755

36. Tennessee's Partner (1955)

87 min | Western

6.6
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In a California mining town, a gold miner, a saloon gambler and a cat-house madam strike an odd alliance revolving around a gold mine claim.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Payne, Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming, Coleen Gray

Votes: 385

37. Tilva Rosh (2010)

99 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Bor, Serbia, once the largest copper mine, now just the biggest hole in Europe. Small union protests are going on. Toda and Stefan are best friends, skaters, who spend their first summer ... See full summary »

Director: Nikola Lezaic | Stars: Marko Todorovic, Stefan Djordjevic, Dunja Kovacevic, Marko Milenkovic

Votes: 838

38. My Childhood (1972)

46 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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The second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Jean Taylor Smith, Karl Fieseler

Votes: 768

39. Foxfire (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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In Arizona, during the 1950s, privileged white girl Amanda Lawrence marries half-Apache mining engineer Jonathan Dartland who dreams of finding gold in an old abandoned Apache mine.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Jane Russell, Jeff Chandler, Dan Duryea, Mara Corday

Votes: 241

40. The Badlanders (1958)

Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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Two men are released from the Arizona Territorial Prison at Yuma in 1898. One, the Dutchman, is out to get both gold and revenge from the people of a small mining town who had him ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 807

41. Go Tigers! (2001)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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69 Metascore

"Go Tigers!" is a rare behind-the-scenes chronicling of a remarkable season for the Massillon Tigers high school football team, played out in a small rustbelt town that draws its identity ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth A. Carlson | Stars: Dave Irwin, Ellery Moore, Joe Paterno, Danny Studer

Votes: 757 | Gross: $0.15M

42. Desert Son (2010)

90 min | Drama

5.3
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A boy is abandoned in the heart of the desert by his step father. He takes refuge with two orphans who live in an abandoned mining town. The three kids struggle to survive through series of... See full summary »

Directors: James Mann, Brandon Nicholas | Stars: John Bain, Erica Curtis, Nathan Halliday, Bill Oberst Jr.

Votes: 208

43. Graduate First (1978)

86 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A study of a group of young working class people in a French village, who are embarking upon adult life. The film follows the choices and decisions made for their futures.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Sabine Haudepin, Philippe Marlaud, Annick Alane, Michel Caron

Votes: 372

44. Gloss (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A pretty, young girl from a coal-mining town comes to Moscow with dreams of becoming a supermodel in this satirical look at the fashion industry.

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Yuliya Vysotskaya, Irina Rozanova, Aleksandr Domogarov, Efim Shifrin

Votes: 823

45. Héroïnes (1997)

115 min | Drama, Music

5.7
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Two best friends, Johanna and Jeanne, live in the small town of Decazeville, a mining town in France. One year at the Miners' Ball, the music group The Sirens perform, of which Johanna and ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Maïdi Roth, Marc Duret, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 385

46. Outlaw Women (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Western

5.1
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This rather unusual 50s western is set in a town where men may not enter. The town is controlled by a woman gambler who eventually succumbs to the allure of a handsome and persistent cowboy.

Directors: Sam Newfield, Ron Ormond | Stars: Marie Windsor, Richard Rober, Carla Balenda, Jackie Coogan

Votes: 59

47. Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.0
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Just as Mario trounces Bowser for the millionth time, a giant, malevolent sword crashes into Bowser's keep, casting Mario, Princess Toadstool and Bowser far and wide, and breaking seven pieces from the wish-granting Star Road.

Directors: Chihiro Fujioka, Yoshihiko Maekawa

Votes: 552

48. My Ain Folk (1973)

55 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Jean Taylor Smith, Bernard McKenna

Votes: 554

49. Forbidden Trails (1941)

Approved | 54 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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When two outlaws are released from prison, they travel to Arizona to "take care of" the newly retired Marshal that put them behind bars.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 65

50. Tambourine, Drum (2009)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Aleksey Mizgirev | Stars: Natalya Negoda, Elena Lyadova, Dmitriy Kulichkov, Sergey Neudachin

Votes: 203