Most Popular "Prospecting" Titles
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1. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
2. Pocahontas (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.
Writers: Carl Binder, Susannah Grant, Philip LaZebnik, Tom Sito, Glen Keane, Joe Grant, Ralph Zondag, Burny Mattinson, Ed Gombert, Kaan Kalyon, Francis Glebas, Rob Gibbs, Bruce Morris, Todd Kurosawa, Duncan Marjoribanks, Chris Buck, Andrew Chapman, Randy Cartwright, Will Finn, Broose Johnson, T. Daniel Hofstedt, David Pruiksma, Nik Ranieri, Vincent DeFrances, Tom Mazzocco, Don Dougherty, Jorgen Klubien, Mike Gabriel | Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Irene Bedard
3. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Not Rated | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
4. Junior Bonner (1972)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Western
Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts.
5. Green Ice (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Romance
A down on his luck engineer gets involved in an adventure with a mysterious woman and an emerald magnate.
6. Sword of the Beast (1965)
Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Drama
A fugitive samurai encounters a married couple who steal mountain gold for their clan. Upon hearing that the clan is going to betray and kill them, the samurai decides to fight for them.
8. Powder River (1953)
Approved | 78 min | Western
In 1875, ex-lawman Chino Bull becomes temporary town marshal when his gold prospecting partner is robbed and killed in Powder River country but Chino runs into the murderous Logan brothers.
9. Goldfathers (2012– )
The new series follows three gold-mining "families" as they battle nature, machines and each other in a brutal race against time to get as much gold from the ground as possible before the icy frost of winter returns to shut them down.
10. Old Los Angeles (1948)
Approved | 88 min | Romance, Western
Old Los Angeles finds Bill Stockton leaving Missouri to join his brother Larry, and prospect for gold in California. Bill and his pal, Sam Bowie, arrive in the picturesque town of old Los ... See full summary »
11. Jungle Drums of Africa (1953)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
The daughter of a medical missionary in Africa carries on her father's work after he dies. She befriends two adventurers prospecting for uranium, and before long she finds herself in danger... See full summary »
12. La sfida dei MacKenna (1970)
81 min | Western
An American drifter becomes involved in a deadly family dispute. A powerful Mexican rancher orders the killing of his daughter's boyfriend. Jones earns the wrath of the father when he finds the body and buries it.
13. Partners of the Trail (1944)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Kate Hilton, returning to her ranch in Springfield via stagecoach after learning of the murder of her father, meets U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie. The stage is held up and robbed of the... See full summary »
14. The Valley of Vanishing Men (1942)
Passed | 280 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Wild Bill Tolliver and Missouri Benson ride into the territory of New Mexico to search for Bill's father, Henry Tolliver, who disappeared while prospecting. They discover that a ruthless ... See full summary »
16. Gold Fever (1952)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
John Bonar grub-stakes Nugget Jack who has a secret gold mine. Bill Johnson is out to get the mine and he has his henchmen try to kill Bonar and Jack. They are saved by a pretty, backwoods ... See full summary »
17. The Chechahcos (1923)
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 »
18. Alaska Passage (1959)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama
Al Graham and Gerard Mason are partners in an Alaskan trucking company. They quarrel over expenses and losses. Graham has fallen for Tina Boyd, the cashier at a restaurant. Mason's wife, ... See full summary »
19. Uranium Blues (1956)
Approved | Animation, Short, Comedy
An old prospector and his faithful mule have shared the dangers of gold-seeking together for many years until the hunt for uranium becomes a quest. The old prospector switches to a jeep and... See full summary »
20. Rock-Hound Magoo (1957)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short
The near-sighted Mr. Magoo somehow or another is a nugget-happy prospector out west. In addition to mistaking a gold rock for a rain cloud, he meets an old prospect and accuses him of claim-jumping. Together, they actually discover gold.
21. The Desert of the Lost (1927)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Chased by Detective Murray and the posse, a wounded Jim Drake heads across the border into Mexico where he recuperates with the Wolfe's. When Murray arrives again, Jim heads into the desert... See full summary »
24. Poetic Gem: The Old Prospector Talks (1935)
Approved | 8 min | Short, Music, Western
Based on the poem "The Prospector" by Edgar A. Guest, the camera follows an old-time Death Valley prospector roaming and saunter over the hills and desert in quest of the elusive gold. ... See full summary »
25. Gold Is Where You Lose It (1944)
Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Crime
Robbers steal some gold and pass it off in Andy's store, but he and his friend think there's been a gold strike. They go off to do some prospecting.
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
A Murderer's Return
30 min | Western
Convict Dobie Jenner arrives in Tombstone after being released from Yuma prison for murder. When his old mining partner George McKean sees him in town, he goes to Earp telling him to run Jenner out of town saying he is dangerous.
The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
The Lost Diablo
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Bill learns of a lost gold mine and tricks Ralph and the kids into helping him search for it.