Most Popular "Pioneer" Titles
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1. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 472,346 | Gross: $91.12M
3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
Votes: 9,564 | Gross: $85.88M
4. Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Mystery Inc. must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang.
Votes: 33,341 | Gross: $84.19M
6. Far and Away (1992)
PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big give-away in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new... See full summary »
Votes: 47,892 | Gross: $58.88M
9. How the West Was Won (1962)
Approved | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
Votes: 14,278 | Gross: $12.15M
10. Into the West (2005 TV Mini-Series)
552 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans.
11. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
R | 84 min | Comedy
An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.
Votes: 22,762 | Gross: $2.89M
14. Wagons East (1994)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western
In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.
Votes: 3,947 | Gross: $4.36M
15. Bend of the River (1952)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them.
16. Pony Express (1953)
Approved | 101 min | History, Romance, Western
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickock work to establish the Pony Express and fight Indians and California Separatists who seek to destroy it.
17. Love's Unending Legacy (2007 TV Movie)
Drama, Family, Romance
Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle, move back east near her parents, Clark and Marty. She finds finds a new teaching ... See full summary »
18. The Claim (2000)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,278 | Gross: $0.40M
20. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance
Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutinary War begins.
22. Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
PG-13 | 103 min | History
The year is 1755, and the English colonies are being ravaged by the atrocities of war. Opposing European powers have clashed over the fertile Ohio valley, and entire families are devastated... See full summary »
Votes: 459 | Gross: $0.67M
24. Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder (1999 Video)
96 min | Adventure, Biography, Family
A version of the "Little House" stories that cover some of the events that take place in the last three books of the series and the book "The First Four Years" Laura is living on the ... See full summary »
26. The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
Approved | 135 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.
27. The Oklahoman (1957)
Approved | 80 min | Western
A doctor stops in a small Midwestern town to bury his wife. He decides to stay there and start a practice,but soon runs into violent cattle ranchers.
28. Across the Great Divide (1976)
G | 100 min | Family, Western
In this family classic, two orphans cross the Rocky Mountains on a quest to claim their inheritance, a 400-acre Oregon ranch. On their journey, the pair forms an uncertain alliance with a ... See full summary »
Votes: 417 | Gross: $18.81M
30. The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Romance, War
Following Napoleon's Waterloo defeat and the exile of his officers and their families from France, the U.S.Congress, in 1817, granted four townships in the Alabama territory to the exiles. ... See full summary »
32. The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Unrated | 101 min | Comedy, Western
Jesse W. Haywood graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west "to fight oral ignorance." Meanwhile stagecoach robber Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing is offered a pardon ... See full summary »
33. Northwest Passage (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.
35. The Kentuckian (1955)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Western
A Kentucky widower bound for 1820's Texas with his young son is thwarted in his efforts by a corrupt constable, a long-standing family feud, and a beautiful indentured servant.
37. Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Western
Davy Crockett (not the famous Alamo hero, but his nephew) guides a wagon train through hostile territory and rescues the cavalry from ambushing Indians.
38. Rachel and the Stranger (1948)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Western
David Harvey is a widower with a young son, Davey. They live on an isolated Ohio farm during the pioneer days. He wants his son to be raised in the manner his wife would have wanted - with ... See full summary »
39. Brigham Young (1940)
Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, History
In 1844, after the assassination of Mormon leader Joseph Smith by an angry mob in Illinois, the Mormons choose Brigham Young as their new leader and follow him to a new promised land in Utah.
40. Untamed (1955)
Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to emigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame.
41. The Substitute Wife (1994 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Western
In Nebraska, in pioneer days, a woman who knows she is going to die asks a prostitute to replace her with her husband and four children in order to make it possible for them to keep their family farm.
44. Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West (2000– )
60 min | History, Reality-TV
Two couples assume the lives of early settlers to the West. Using only the resources and tools of the period, they will attempt to build homes, raise livestock, hunt and grow crops.
46. The First Texan (1956)
Approved | 82 min | Biography, Drama, History
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, lawyer Sam Houston just wants to hang out his shingle, keep a low profile, and stay out of any political intrigue. However, when ... See full summary »
48. Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986 TV Movie)
144 min | Biography, Drama, History
"From personal heartbreak to the epic fight for liberation, the glory of the Old West is captured in this grand life story of Sam Houston, the man whose bravery and vision led to the creation of Texas." -- from back of box