Most Popular "Mining Town" Titles
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2. Dogville (2003)
R | 178 min | Crime, 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...
Votes: 107,778 | Gross: $1.53M
4. Castle in the Sky (1986)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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.
6. My Bloody Valentine (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 45,680 | Gross: $51.53M
7. Nothing But Trouble (1991)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 17,539 | Gross: $8.48M
9. Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004 Video)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
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.
10. Wake in Fright (1971)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 5,366 | Gross: $0.05M
11. 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.
12. 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 »
13. Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
106 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
14. 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.
15. The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
On his way to becoming an immortal demon, gangleader Luc Crash (Boreanaz) orchestrates the murder of Jimmy Cuervo (Furlong) and his girlfriend, Lily (Chriqui).
16. 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.
18. 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.
Votes: 9,017 | Gross: $0.02M
19. 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 »
20. The Hanging Tree (1959)
107 min | 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. 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.
22. 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.
23. Naked Childhood (1968)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
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.
24. Salt of the Earth (1954)
94 min | Drama, History
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.
26. Warlock (1959)
Approved | 122 min | Romance, Western
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.
28. 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.
29. 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.
30. 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 »
31. 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 »
33. The Citadel (1983 TV Mini-Series)
500 min | Drama
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.
34. 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 »
35. Silver River (1948)
Passed | 110 min | 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 »
37. Tilva Rosh (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 »
38. My Childhood (1972)
46 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
39. Foxfire (1955)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, Romance
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.
40. The Badlanders (1958)
Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western
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 »
41. 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 »
Votes: 757 | Gross: $0.15M
42. 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 »
43. Graduate First (1978)
86 min | Drama, Romance
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.
44. 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.
45. 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 »
46. 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.
47. 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.
49. Forbidden Trails (1941)
Approved | 54 min | Romance, 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.