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1. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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84 Metascore

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn

Votes: 327,862 | Gross: $27.30M

2. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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87 Metascore

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

Votes: 260,417 | Gross: $83.03M

3. Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015)

98 min | Drama

6.6
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63 Metascore

With an older brother in jail and living with their single mother on Pine Ridge Reservation, Johnny and his sister Jashuan's lives develop new challenges when their absentee cowboy father ... See full summary »

Director: Chloé Zhao | Stars: Irene Bedard, Dakota Brown, Cat Clifford, Jorge Dullknife

Votes: 289 | Gross: $0.03M

4. Stir Crazy (1980)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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50 Metascore

Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Votes: 18,298 | Gross: $101.50M

5. 8 Seconds (1994)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.5
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This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin, James Rebhorn, Cameron Finley

Votes: 3,847 | Gross: $19.60M

6. Hud (1963)

Approved | 112 min | Drama

7.9
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Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde

Votes: 15,314

7. The Cowboy Way (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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Buddies Pepper Lewis (Woody Harrelson) and Sonny Gilstrap (Kiefer Sutherland) who are championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar Joaquín ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 6,217 | Gross: $20.28M

8. 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: 3,933

9. Tickle Me (1965)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Julie Adams, Jocelyn Lane, Jack Mullaney

Votes: 955

10. The Rounders (1965)

85 min | Comedy, Western

6.3
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Ben and Howdy are a couple of aging cowboys who bust broncos out of Sedona for Jim Ed Love, a slick operator if ever there was one. Sisters, Meg and Agatha, have their eyes on Ben and Howdy... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda, Sue Ane Langdon, Hope Holiday

Votes: 1,113

11. The Lusty Men (1952)

113 min | Action, Drama, Sport

7.6
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Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Robert Parrish | Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Kennedy, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 1,666

12. Cowboy Up (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.8
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Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.

Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Marcus Thomas, Daryl Hannah, Pete Postlethwaite

Votes: 655

13. Pardners (1956)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.3
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A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow

Votes: 1,012

14. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.3
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Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

Votes: 101

15. My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Scott Glenn, Kate Capshaw, Ben Johnson, Tess Harper

Votes: 382 | Gross: $3.60M

16. Second Chances (1998)

G | 107 min | Drama

6.5
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A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.

Director: James Fargo | Stars: Tom Amandes, Isabel Glasser, Kelsey Mulrooney, Terry Moore

Votes: 249

17. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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When a beautiful socialite masquerades as a maid, she becomes involved with an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who's unaware of her true identity.

Directors: H.C. Potter, Stuart Heisler, William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly, Walter Brennan

Votes: 834

18. The Man from Utah (1934)

Approved | 55 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

5.2
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In a horse-riding rodeo contest bad guys want John Weston to lose. When he doesn't go along they add some insurance: a poisoned needle just under his saddle.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Polly Ann Young, Anita Campillo, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 712

19. Wide Country (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.5
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Mitch Guthrie is a champion bronco rider in the rodeo who tries to keep his kid brother, Andy, from pursuing the same life.

Stars: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine, Slim Pickens, Ray Teal

Votes: 37

20. A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.6
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A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

Votes: 714

21. The Desert Trail (1935)

Passed | 54 min | Romance, Western

5.4
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Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: John Wayne, Mary Kornman, Paul Fix, Eddy Chandler

Votes: 648

22. The Honkers (1972)

GP | 102 min | Western, Action, Comedy

6.1
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An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend.

Director: Steve Ihnat | Stars: James Coburn, Lois Nettleton, Slim Pickens, Anne Archer

Votes: 198

23. Everything That Rises (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Western, Adventure

6.9
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His son's critical injury forces a Montana man (Dennis Quaid) to reconsider priorities as he struggles to retain family land.

Director: Dennis Quaid | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Mare Winningham, Harve Presnell, Meat Loaf

Votes: 281

24. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)

82 min | Comedy, Western, Musical

7.1
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Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 1,120

25. J W Coop (1971)

GP | 112 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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After losing 9 years 9 months and thirteen days to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60's. Determined to make up for the lost '... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Robertson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Geraldine Page, Cristina Ferrare, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 337

26. Mustang Country (1976)

G | 79 min | Western

6.1
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A rancher and former rodeo star comes across a runaway boy while he is hunting a wild stallion.

Director: John C. Champion | Stars: Joel McCrea, Robert Fuller, Patrick Wayne, Nika Mina

Votes: 148

27. Convict Cowboy (1995 TV Movie)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.6
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Rodeo-cum-prison movie about an ageing rodeo star bonding with a young rookie while they both serve time

Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Jon Voight, Kyle Chandler, Marcia Gay Harden, Ben Gazzara

Votes: 191

28. When the Legends Die (1972)

PG | 107 min | Western, Drama

6.8
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A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.

Director: Stuart Millar | Stars: Richard Widmark, Frederic Forrest, Luana Anders, Vito Scotti

Votes: 316

29. Rodeo Girl (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sport

5.9
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Sammy Garrett, the wife of a champion rodeo performer, is tired of her subsidiary role at home as a housewife. So she becomes an aspiring rodeo rider herself, encouraged by her one-time ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Katharine Ross, Bo Hopkins, Candy Clark, Jacqueline Brookes

Votes: 38

30. N.Y.P.D. Mounted (1991 TV Movie)

88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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New York City cop becomes partners with a rodeo cowboy from Montana on the City's Mounted Police Department.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Dennis Franz, Dan Gauthier, Cliff De Young, Roxann Dawson

Votes: 79

31. Trouble in Texas (1937)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Rodeo stars are being killed with poisoned needles, and Tex Ritter is next on the list.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Tex Ritter, Rita Hayworth, White Flash, Yakima Canutt

Votes: 119

32. Ride Him, Cowboy (1932)

Passed | 55 min | Romance, Western

5.4
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John Drury saves Duke, a wild horse accused of murder, and trains him. When he discovers that the real murderer, a bad guy known as The Hawk, is the town's leading citizen, Drury arrested on a fraudulent charge.

Director: Fred Allen | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Ruth Hall, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 467

33. King of the Cowboys (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Western

6.4
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Saboteurs are blowing up government warehouses (during World War II). Roy and his pals work undercover to put an end to their operations.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

Votes: 183

34. Arena (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Sport, Western

5.4
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Rodeo rider's marriage is endangered because of his commitment to the sport.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Gig Young, Jean Hagen, Polly Bergen, Harry Morgan

Votes: 154

35. Somewhere in Sonora (1933)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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John Bishop discovers a plot to rob a silver mine belonging to his girlfriend Mary's father and, to foil the evildoers, he joins them.

Director: Mack V. Wright | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Henry B. Walthall, Shirley Palmer

Votes: 255

36. The Great American Cowboy (1974)

G | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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A documentary about the rivalry between veteran Larry Mahan and newcomer Phil Lyne, as the two vie for the National Finals Rodeo Championship title.

Director: Kieth Merrill | Stars: Larry Mahan, Phil Lyne, Joel McCrea

Votes: 54

37. Born to Buck (1966)

94 min | Documentary

7.7
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Bronco riders travel through South Dakota and round up 400 wild horses in danger of extinction, then bring them to Fort Pierre where they are ridden by broncobusters in rodeo competition.

Director: Casey Tibbs | Stars: Casey Tibbs, Rex Allen, Bill Barnes, Ken Cooper

Votes: 7

38. The Ride (I) (2010)

91 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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A documentary that revolves around the Professional Bull Riding (PBR) circuit, a tour that includes 45 of the world's top riders. The film is bookended with explosive competition footage ... See full summary »

Director: Meredith Danluck | Stars: Shorty Gorham, Leann Hart, J.B. Mauney, Rocky McDonald

Votes: 6

39. Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

5.8
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An actor can only get a radio job if he can prove that he's an authentic cowboy.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dick Powell, Pat O'Brien, Priscilla Lane, Dick Foran

Votes: 196

40. The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003 TV Movie)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.4
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Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.

Directors: David Atkins, Ignatius Jones | Stars: Georgie Parker, Steve Bisley, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Lee Kernaghan

Votes: 35

41. The Calgary Stampede (1925)

Passed | 60 min | Romance, Sport, Western

7.4
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Champion Roman racer Dan Malloy falls in love with French Canadian Marie LeFarge, but is accused of killing her father. He evades the law until he wins the Calgary Stampede. He is freed when the real killer is identified.

Director: Herbert Blaché | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Virginia Brown Faire, Pierre Faunce, Clark Comstock

Votes: 7

42. Cotter (1973)

94 min | Drama, Western

6.7
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Cotter is a Sioux Indian whose life takes a tragic turn when his drinking causes him to fail in his job as a rodeo clown and save a rider from an enraged bull. Returning to his birthplace, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Stanley | Stars: Don Murray, Carol Lynley, Rip Torn, Sherry Jackson

Votes: 33

43. Rodeo (1952)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Romance, Sport

6.4
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Nancy Cartwright is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright by a rodeo association. Instead, she is talked into assuming management of the rodeo by ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Jane Nigh, John Archer, Wallace Ford, Gary Gray

Votes: 5

44. Psychic Ills: Another Change (2016)

6 min | Short, Music, Romance

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Director: Jason Evans | Stars: John Reddy, Hannah Gross

45. Bullproof (2011– )

48 min | Action, Reality-TV

8.1
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Bullproof takes us into the lives of the hard-living men who use themselves as bait to lure 2000-pound bulls away from fallen cowboys. Part athletes, part stuntman, part punching bag- and ... See full summary »

Stars: Tuff Hedeman, Matthew Baldwin, Ray Clary, Brandon Loden

Votes: 9

46. Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Western

5.9
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The old west range war story transported to Georgia, with Autry as the hero.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Betty Bronson, LeRoy Mason

Votes: 77

47. Rodeo King and the Senorita (1951)

Approved | 67 min | Western

6.8
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Lacey is after the profits of the Foster and Morales rodeo show. He has Morales killed during a stunt and then forces Foster to take him on as a silent partner. When Rex Allen joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Rex Allen, Koko, Mary Ellen Kay, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 19

48. Moon of the Desperados (1990)

50 min | Documentary

8.8
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A poetic and hypnotic documentary dedicated to the Rodeo cowboys. It shows the last vestiges of a world that's slipping away.

Director: Jeth Weinrich | Stars: Mac Altizer, Miles Hare, Gary Leffew, Larry Mahan

Votes: 6

49. Wild West Showdown (1994– )

Game-Show, Sport

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Stars: Kathleen Kinmont, Randall Oliver, Alex Cord, Lisa Guerrero

Votes: 11

50. Take Willy with Ya (1989)

Documentary

9.0
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It was the 1930's. Two brothers and two sisters came off their dust-bound Montana ranch and took rodeo by storm. They were called the Ridin' Greenoughs. This documentary covers 4 ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Amundsen | Stars: Rex Allen, Earl Bascom, John A. Bascom, Deb Greenough

Votes: 5