Most Popular "Mining Town" Titles
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3. Pale Rider (1985)
R | 115 min | Western
A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.
4. Dogville (2003)
R | 178 min | Drama
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...
6. My Bloody Valentine (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
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, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one will believes he's innocent.
7. Castle in the Sky (1986)
PG | 124 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
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.
8. Nothing But Trouble (1991)
PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
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.
9. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)
G | 91 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
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.
10. Dead in Tombstone (2013 Video)
R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
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 »
11. Wake in Fright (1971)
R | 114 min | Drama, Thriller
John Grant, a bonded teacher, arrives in a rough outback mining town planning to stay overnight before starting his holiday. But one night stretches to several and with the aid of alcohol he plunges headlong toward his own destruction.
12. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
R | 120 min | Drama, Western
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.
13. The Missouri Breaks (1976)
PG | 126 min | Drama, Western
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.
14. Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
106 min | Comedy
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.
16. The Molly Maguires (1970)
PG | 124 min | Drama, History
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 »
17. Dear Wendy (2004)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
18. Warlock (1959)
Approved | 122 min | Romance, Western
The town of Warlock is plagued by a gang of thugs, leading the inhabitants to hire Clay Blaisdell, a famous gunman, to act as marshal. When Blaisdell appears, he is accompanied by his ... See full summary »
19. Eureka (1983)
R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
Arctic prospector Jack McCann, after fifteen years of solitary searching, becomes one of the world's wealthiest men when he literally falls into a mountain of gold in 1925. Years later, in ... See full summary »
20. The Hanging Tree (1959)
107 min | Drama, Romance, Western
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.
21. Salt of the Earth (1954)
94 min | Drama, History
Based on an actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico, the film deals with the prejudice against the Mexican-American workers, who struck to attain wage parity with Anglo ... See full summary »
22. Silver River (1948)
Passed | 110 min | Drama, Romance, Western
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 »
23. Naked Childhood (1968)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
A 10-year-old boy feels unwanted when his mother places him in a home for wayward children. He goes to a foster home where a family of workers finds him to be too much for them. When the ... See full summary »
24. Four of the Apocalypse (1975)
87 min | Western
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.
25. Groom Lake (2002)
92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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 »
26. Something Big (1971)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Western
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 »
27. Tilva Ros (2010)
99 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
28. Go Tigers! (2001)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Sport
"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 »
29. The Man from Colorado (1948)
Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western
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 »
30. Beyond the Law (1968)
PG | 90 min | Western
A thief takes the job as a town sheriff in order to rob a silver shipment before his ex-partner can grab it.
31. I Shot Jesse James (1949)
81 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
32. Disappearance (2002 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror
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.
33. Gloss (2007)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
34. Héroïnes (1997)
115 min | Drama, Music
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 »
35. Violent Saturday (1955)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.
36. Desert Son (2010)
90 min | Drama
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 »
37. The Secret of Convict Lake (1951)
83 min | Western
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.
38. Outlaw Women (1952)
Approved | 75 min | Western
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.
39. Mirror for a Hero (1988)
139 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Two not quite similar men, our contemporaries, Sergey Pshenichny and Andrew Nemchinov, are walking in the street in their native miners town and found themselvesin 1949... See full synopsis »
42. One More Time (2013)
82 min | Drama
An 80-year-old actress returns to the small Chilean town of her youth to fulfill her father's dream of creating a TV channel in a place which has never known television.
44. Forbidden Trails (1941)
Approved | 54 min | Western
When two outlaws are released from prison, they travel to Arizona to "take care of" the newly retired Marshal that put them behind bars.
45. Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996 Video Game)
K-A | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
46. The Chechahcos (1924)
Unrated | 87 min | Adventure, Drama
A fire engulfs a shipload of prospectors and adventurers making their way to Alaska. In the confusion, Mrs. Stanlaw is separated from her young daughter, who ends up in the care of '... See full summary »
48. A Man's World (1942)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Somewhere beyond the shores of the United States on a small island, where men ask no questions, women reveal no past and spies neither receive nor expect any mercy, a giant Chromite plant ... See full summary »
49. Der Uranberg (2010 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama, History
Kurt Meinel returns from his Soviet POW camp to his native mining village, hating Hitler enough for wrecking Europe to support the Russian regional occupation commander Bursky, in charge of... See full summary »