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1. Pride (I) (2014)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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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.

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

2. Deadwood (2004–2006)

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

8.9
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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.

Creator: David Milch | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

3. 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.

Writers: Michael Butler, Dennis Shryack | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

4. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Drama

8.0
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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...

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

5. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, 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.

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

6. My Bloody Valentine (2009)

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery

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, 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.

Writers: Todd Farmer, Zane Smith, John Beaird, Stephen A. Miller | Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Betsy Rue

7. Castle in the Sky (1986)

PG | 124 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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.

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

8. Nothing But Trouble (1991)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

4.7
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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.

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

9. 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.

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

10. 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 »

Writers: Brendan Cowles, Shane Kuhn | Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Danny Trejo, Mickey Rourke, Anthony Michael Hall, Dina Meyer

11. Wake in Fright (1971)

R | 114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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88 Metascore

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.

Writers: Evan Jones, Kenneth Cook | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

12. 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.

Writers: Edmund Naughton, Robert Altman, Brian McKay | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane

13. 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.

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

14. Welcome to the Sticks (2008)

106 min | Comedy

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.

Writers: Dany Boon, Alexandre Charlot, Franck Magnier | Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Kad Merad, Dany Boon, Zoé Félix, Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

15. All Mine to Give (1957)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.0
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Writers: Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert | Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

16. 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 »

Writers: Arthur H. Lewis, Walter Bernstein | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay

17. 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.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Chris Owen, Bill Pullman

18. Warlock (1959)

Approved | 122 min | Romance, Western

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Robert Alan Aurthur, Oakley Hall | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Dorothy Malone

19. Eureka (1983)

R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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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 »

Writers: Marshall Houts, Paul Mayersberg, Robert W. Service | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Gene Hackman, Theresa Russell, Rutger Hauer, Jane Lapotaire

20. The Hanging Tree (1959)

107 min | Drama, Romance, 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.

Writers: Wendell Mayes, Halsted Welles, Dorothy M. Johnson | Directors: Delmer Daves, Karl Malden | Stars: Gary Cooper, Maria Schell, Karl Malden, George C. Scott

21. Salt of the Earth (1954)

94 min | Drama, History

7.5
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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 »

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

22. Silver River (1948)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, 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 »

Writers: Stephen Longstreet, Harriet Frank Jr. | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Thomas Mitchell, Bruce Bennett

23. Naked Childhood (1968)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

7.7
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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 »

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

24. 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.

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Bret Harte | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Fabio Testi, Lynne Frederick, Michael J. Pollard, Harry Baird

25. Groom Lake (2002)

92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.4
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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 »

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

26. 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 »

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

27. Tilva Ros (2010)

99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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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 »

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

28. 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 »

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

29. 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 »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Ben Maddow, Borden Chase | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Ray Collins

30. 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.

Writers: Warren Kiefer, Mino Roli, Giorgio Stegani, Fernando Di Leo, Inge Hilger | Director: Giorgio Stegani | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Antonio Sabato, Gordon Mitchell, Lionel Stander

31. 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.

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

32. 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.

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

33. 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.

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

34. Héroïnes (1997)

115 min | Drama, Music

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Didier Daeninckx, Gérard Krawczyk, Alain Layrac | Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Maïdi Roth, Marc Duret, Saïd Taghmaoui

35. 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.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, William L. Heath | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith

36. Desert Son (2010)

90 min | Drama

5.2
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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 »

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

37. 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.

Writers: Anna Hunger, Jack Pollexfen, Oscar Saul, Victor Trivas | Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gene Tierney, Ethel Barrymore, Zachary Scott

38. 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.

Writer: Orville H. Hampton | Directors: Sam Newfield, Ron Ormond | Stars: Marie Windsor, Richard Rober, Carla Balenda, Jackie Coogan

39. Mirror for a Hero (1988)

139 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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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 »

Writers: Nadezhda Kozhushanaya, S. Rybas | Director: Vladimir Khotinenko | Stars: Sergey Koltakov, Ivan Bortnik, Boris Galkin, Natalya Akimova

40. Tambourine, Drum (2009)

105 min | Drama

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Writer: Aleksei Mizgiryov | Director: Aleksei Mizgiryov | Stars: Natalya Negoda, Elena Lyadova, Dmitriy Kulichkov, Sergey Neudachin

41. Graduate First (1978)

86 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Writer: Maurice Pialat | Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Sabine Haudepin, Philippe Marlaud, Annick Alane, Michel Caron

42. One More Time (2013)

82 min | Drama

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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.

Writers: Pablo Benedetti, David Sordella | Directors: Pablo Benedetti, David Sordella | Stars: Lucia Bosé, Magaly Solier

43. Billy Blazes, Esq. (1919)

Passed | 12 min | Short, Comedy, Western

6.1
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Billy Blazes confronts Crooked Charley, who has been ruling the town of Peaceful Vale through fear and violence.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, 'Snub' Pollard, Bebe Daniels, Sammy Brooks

44. Forbidden Trails (1941)

Approved | 54 min | Western

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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.

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

45. 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

46. The Chechahcos (1924)

Unrated | 87 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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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 »

Writer: Lewis H. Moomaw | Director: Lewis H. Moomaw | Stars: William Dills, Albert Van Antwerp, Eva Gordon, Baby Margie

47. Friends (1912)

17 min | Short, Western, Romance

5.6
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The orphan Dora is courted by two different gold miners.

Writer: D.W. Griffith | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, Harry Carey

48. A Man's World (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Jack Roberts, George Bricker, Edward T. Lowe Jr. | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: William Wright, Marguerite Chapman, Larry Parks, Wynne Gibson

49. Der Uranberg (2010 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, History

5.8
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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 »

Writers: Hans-Werner Honert, Thomas Schulz | Director: Dror Zahavi | Stars: Vinzenz Kiefer, Nadja Bobyleva, Henry Hübchen, Christian Redl

50. Kiruna - Rymdvägen (2013)

52 min | Documentary

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The town Kiruna is to be moved. The mining activities underground threaten it's foundation. Houses will be moved, or torn down, and new quarters will be built on another site.

Writer: Liselotte Wajstedt | Director: Liselotte Wajstedt