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1. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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83 Metascore

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.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 927,231 | Gross: $760.51M

2. Pocahontas (I) (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.

Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Irene Bedard

Votes: 127,859 | Gross: $141.60M

3. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.3
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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.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 83,652

4. Junior Bonner (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Western

6.8
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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.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ida Lupino, Ben Johnson

Votes: 4,076

5. Alaska Passage (1959)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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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 »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Bill Williams, Leslie Bradley, Nora Hayden, Nick Dennis

Votes: 66

6. Green Ice (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Romance

5.6
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A down on his luck engineer gets involved in an adventure with a mysterious woman and an emerald magnate.

Director: Ernest Day | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Anne Archer, Omar Sharif, Domingo Ambriz

Votes: 624

7. Star Worms II: Attack of the Pleasure Pods (1985)

90 min | Sci-Fi

2.8
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Jessup, forced to hide his true identity, is imprisoned on a deadly and desolate planet, the Star Prison. banished to mine rabid rivers for the elusive Fire Gems, Jessup and his men must ... See full summary »

Director: Lin Sten | Stars: Taylor Gilbert, Jeff Munson, David O'Hara, Orly Oh

Votes: 82

8. Curse of the Frozen Gold (2015– )

Adventure

6.2
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Allegedly worth billions, 'Slumach's Gold' has tantalized prospectors for over a century, and now a team of experienced gold hunters takes up the hunt - and the curse that goes with it. ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Palmer, Evan Howard, Daryl Friesen, Danny Gerak

Votes: 25

9. Sword of the Beast (1965)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Drama

7.7
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After killing a counselor of his clan, a fugitive samurai befriends a couple poaching the shogun's gold in the mountains.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Mikijirô Hira, Gô Katô, Shima Iwashita, Toshie Kimura

Votes: 1,867

10. Powder River (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Western

6.3
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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.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Corinne Calvet, Cameron Mitchell, Penny Edwards

Votes: 133

11. Badlands of Dakota (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Indian raids are being perpetrated by an outlaw gang in disguise.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Robert Stack, Ann Rutherford, Richard Dix, Frances Farmer

Votes: 77

12. La sfida dei MacKenna (1970)

81 min | Western

6.0
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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.

Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Robert Woods, John Ireland, Annabella Incontrera, Roberto Camardiel

Votes: 39

13. Jungle Drums of Africa (1953)

Passed | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.3
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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 »

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Clayton Moore, Phyllis Coates, Johnny Sands, Roy Glenn

Votes: 87

14. Goldfathers (2012– )

Adventure

6.9
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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.

Stars: Lauren Reeves, Kinzey Reeves, Max Forer, Jeremy Schwartz

Votes: 61

15. Old Los Angeles (1948)

Approved | 88 min | Romance, Western

7.3
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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 »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Bill Elliott, John Carroll, Catherine McLeod, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 56

16. The Valley of Vanishing Men (1942)

Passed | 280 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.8
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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 »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Bill Elliott, Slim Summerville, Carmen Morales, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 20

17. Gold Is Where You Lose It (1944)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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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.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Andy Clyde, Emmett Lynn, Mel Blanc, Judy Malcolm

Votes: 6

18. The Chechahcos (1923)

Unrated | 87 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 168

19. Managed Money (1934)

21 min | Comedy, Short

5.5
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Young Mary Lou tries to help her brother Sonny raise money so that he can attend a military academy.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Frank Coghlan Jr., Shirley Temple, Harry Myers, Huntley Gordon

Votes: 88

20. Alaska: Big America (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

8.0
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Notable events in Alaskan history.

Director: David Huntley | Star: Peter Thomas

Votes: 18

21. The Golden Bullet (1917)

30 min | Short, Western

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Director: Fred Kelsey | Stars: Harry Carey, Fritzi Brunette, Vester Pegg, William Steele

22. Autour de Brazzaville (1943)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Germaine Krull | Stars: Richard Francoeur, Charles de Gaulle, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque

23. Prospecting (1952)

10 min | Animation, Short

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A training film for salesman that offers unusual advice on hunting for potential customers.

24. Over the Hills (1911)

Drama, Romance, Short

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Ethel Edgar is a wild rose of the peaks, whose only associates are rough, honest miners. Her father and brother refuse her permission to accompany them on a prospecting trip, giving as an ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph W. Smiley, George Loane Tucker | Stars: King Baggot, Lucille Young, Robert Z. Leonard, Margarita Fischer

25. The Friendship of Beaupere (1917)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Fawcett, Vivian Reed, Will Machin, Eugenie Besserer

26. Rock-Hound Magoo (1957)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.7
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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.

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 11

27. Uranium Blues (1956)

Approved | Animation, Short, Comedy

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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 »

Director: Connie Rasinski

28. The Desert of the Lost (1927)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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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 »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Hal Taliaferro, Peggy Montgomery, William Dyer, Edward Cecil

29. Rocky Mountain Gold (1926)

Passed | 11 min | Documentary, Short

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Rocky Mountain gold-mining is the subject of this Fox Variety short. It shows prospectors panning placer gold in mountain streams, and big mines with large equipment for separating the gold... See full summary »

30. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
Episode: A Murderer's Return (1960)

30 min | Western

8.7
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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.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Morgan Woodward, Rachel Ames, Randy Stuart

Votes: 11

31. World in Action (1963–1998)
Episode: How to Make a Million in One Minute Flat (1964)

Documentary

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A profile of the town of Timmins in Canada which became a boom town overnight over the recent discovery of large amounts of Copper.

32. The Flying Doctors (1986–1992)
Episode: Sapphire (1987)

Drama

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Director: Brendan Maher | Stars: Liz Burch, Robert Grubb, Peter O'Brien, Lenore Smith

33. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: The Lost Diablo (1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Bill learns of a lost gold mine and tricks Ralph and the kids into helping him search for it.

Director: Lawrence Doheny | Stars: William Katt, Robert Culp, Connie Sellecca, Faye Grant

Votes: 22