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1. Sling Blade (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama

8.0
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84 Metascore

Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Votes: 72,674 | Gross: $24.48M

2. Wolf Creek (2005)

R | 99 min | Horror

6.3
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54 Metascore

Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture.

Director: Greg McLean | Stars: Nathan Phillips, Cassandra Magrath, Kestie Morassi, John Jarratt

Votes: 56,116 | Gross: $16.19M

3. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama

7.6
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A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.

Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 51,982 | Gross: $80.10M

4. Kalifornia (1993)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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49 Metascore

A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson, David Milford

Votes: 42,165 | Gross: $2.40M

5. Devil's Knot (2013)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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42 Metascore

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick

Votes: 13,940

6. Big Momma's House (2000)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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33 Metascore

In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington

Votes: 67,146 | Gross: $117.56M

7. A Soldier's Story (1984)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier

Votes: 6,662 | Gross: $22.10M

8. North and South, Book II (1986 TV Mini-Series)

570 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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The story of two friends and their families on opposite sides of the American Civil War.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 3,483

9. Crossroads (1986)

R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

7.1
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Ralph Macchio is Lightning Boy. A kid who can make a slide guitar sing. Blind Dog is an old pro who knows it. Together, they're headed to a place where deals are made. And legends are born.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton

Votes: 10,606 | Gross: $5.84M

10. Goin' South (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.3
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Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi

Votes: 4,691

11. The Mutilator (1984)

R | 86 min | Horror

5.2
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A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father.

Directors: Buddy Cooper, John Douglass | Stars: Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Bill Hitchcock, Connie Rogers

Votes: 1,550

12. Eaten Alive (1976)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.4
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A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones, Marilyn Burns

Votes: 4,638

13. Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005 TV Movie)

113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.

Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Halle Berry, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Mel Winkler, Michael Ealy

Votes: 2,220

14. Crimes of the Heart (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard

Votes: 2,866 | Gross: $22.91M

15. Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013)

83 min | Comedy

4.7
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Three college freshmen tackle their first semester under the guidance of their legendary stand-in R.A.

Director: Colin Sander | Stars: Mitchell Jarvis, Nick Renaud, Glenn McCuen, Jimmy Wong

Votes: 178

16. I Walk the Line (1970)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

6.7
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Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre, he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful... See full summary »

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld, Estelle Parsons, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 1,153

17. Macon County Line (1974)

R | 89 min | Drama, Action

6.8
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A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Alan Vint, Cheryl Waters, Max Baer Jr., Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 675 | Gross: $18.77M

18. That Evening Sun (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

An aging Tennessee farmer returns to his homestead and must confront a family betrayal, the reappearance of an old enemy, and the loss of his farm.

Director: Scott Teems | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Ray McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Mia Wasikowska

Votes: 2,272 | Gross: $0.28M

19. Return to Macon County (1975)

PG | 90 min | Drama

5.5
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In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Nick Nolte, Don Johnson, Robin Mattson, Robert Viharo

Votes: 487

20. The Last American Hero (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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A young hellraiser quits his moonshine business to try to become the best NASCAR racer the south has ever seen.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Valerie Perrine, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ned Beatty

Votes: 1,092

21. Elbow Grease (2016)

114 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

9.5
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Elbow Grease is a sincere look into the humor and craziness that is the everyday life of the Barnes family as they come to terms with each other. Billy and Ellie's marriage may be on the ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Shirley | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Michael Abbott Jr., R. Keith Harris, Whitney Goin

Votes: 19

22. Russ Meyer's Lorna (1964)

Unrated | 78 min | Drama

6.1
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Lorna has been married to Jim for a year, but still hasn't been satisfied sexually. While Jim is working at the salt mine, she is raped by an escaped convict, but falls in lust with him. ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer | Stars: Lorna Maitland, Mark Bradley, James Rucker, Hal Hopper

Votes: 756

23. Buster and Billie (1974)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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In a rural 1940s southern town, a socially awkward high school girl is taken advantage of by the boys because it's the only way she knows to relate to boys. But one, Buster, falls in love ... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel Petrie, Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Joan Goodfellow, Pamela Sue Martin, Clifton James

Votes: 491

24. Ruby Bridges (1998 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.1
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The true story of Ruby Bridges, an African-American girl who, in 1960 at age 6, helped to integrate the all-white schools of New Orleans. Although she was the only black girl to come to the... See full summary »

Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Penelope Ann Miller, Kevin Pollak, Michael Beach, Jean Louisa Kelly

Votes: 601

25. Charms for the Easy Life (2002 TV Movie)

111 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Mimi Rogers, Susan May Pratt, Geordie Johnson

Votes: 347

26. Sordid Lives: The Series (2008– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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The story of Bible-thumping Baptists, beer-swilling bar trash and everyone in between in a small Texas town, contrasted with the appearance-driven world of Hollywood and the hysterical ... See full summary »

Stars: Beth Grant, Rue McClanahan, Caroline Rhea, Jason Dottley

Votes: 576

27. Hot Spell (1958)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

7.4
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A housewife is doing her best to keep her family together as it's slowly falling apart, a fact she's trying to ignore. Her cheating husband's birthday party is approaching and many lines will be crossed after that event.

Directors: Daniel Mann, George Cukor | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Quinn, Shirley MacLaine, Earl Holliman

Votes: 267

28. Flamingo Road (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.0
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Carnival dancer Lane Bellamy finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by corrupt political boss Titus Semple. Lane becomes romantically involved with sheriff Fielding Carlisle, a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, David Brian

Votes: 1,618

29. Ghost Fever (1986)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

3.6
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Two policeman are sent on a routine assignment to serve an eviction notice. It becomes anything but run-of-the-mill when they become involved in the ghostly happenings.

Director: Lee Madden | Stars: Sherman Hemsley, Luis Avalos, Jennifer Rhodes, Deborah Benson

Votes: 248

30. Beulah Land (1980 TV Mini-Series)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Miniseries detailing the lives of two Civil War families.

Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Michael Sarrazin, Eddie Albert, Hope Lange

Votes: 192

31. The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (I) (2005)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, History

5.6
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The true love story of the conflict between Capt. Robert Adams' dedication to the south and his love for Eveline McCord, his beloved from the north. Produced, written and directed by the descendants of Robert and Eveline, this American Civil War tale is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that's precious for love or country.

Directors: A. Blaine Miller, Julian Adams | Stars: Julian Adams, Gwendolyn Edwards, Eric Holloway, Amy Redford

Votes: 307

32. Bucktown (1975)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Thalmus Rasulala, Tony King

Votes: 787

33. The River Pirates (1988)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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A timeless story of a boy's adventures growing up in a small Southern town, Yazoo City in the 1940s during World War II, roaming with his friends, playing practical jokes, and getting into trouble.

Director: Tom G. Robertson | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Ryan Francis, Gennie James, Douglas Emerson

Votes: 99

34. Mandinga (1976)

86 min | Adventure, Drama

3.2
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An Old South plantation owner lusts after his female slaves.

Director: Mario Pinzauti | Stars: Antonio Gismondo, Serafino Profumo, Maria Rosaria Riuzzi, Paola D'Egidio

Votes: 108

35. The Dukes (1983– )

30 min | Action, Animation, Comedy

6.4
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This was another attempt to take a successful primetime television series and turn it into a Saturday morning cartoon. In it, the Dukes, Daisy and her cousins, Coy and Vance in the first ... See full summary »

Stars: Catherine Bach, James Best, Sorrell Booke, Denver Pyle

Votes: 74

36. The Curse of the Screaming Dead (1982)

Unrated | 91 min | Horror

2.1
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A group of Southern deer hunters stop at a church graveyard in the woods. Their activities arouse the corpses of long-dead Confederate soldiers, who attack them.

Director: Tony Malanowski | Stars: Steve Sandkuhler, Christopher Gummer, Rebecca Bach, Judy Dixon

Votes: 478

37. Come Morning (2012)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Set in rural Arkansas in 1973, Come Morning is the tragic story of Frank and his 10-year-old grandson and the hunting accident that forever changes their lives.

Director: Derrick Sims | Stars: Michael Ray Davis, Thor Wahlestedt, Elise Rovinsky, Blake Logan

Votes: 164

38. The Alien Dead (1980)

R | 74 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.3
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A meteor strikes a houseboat in the swamps near a southern town populated by Yankees with fake accents. The people on the houseboat become zombies who feed on the alligators in the swamp. ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Ray Roberts, Linda Lewis, George Kelsey

Votes: 631

39. The View from Pompey's Head (1955)

97 min | Drama

7.2
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Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now nearly blind and... See full summary »

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Richard Egan, Dana Wynter, Cameron Mitchell, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 77

40. A Free Bird (2014)

R | 95 min | Comedy

7.9
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All JT wants is his freedom and a cigarette. But these are hard times: the steakhouse just fired him, his car broke down, he's broke. So when his buddies plan to rob the steakhouse - to ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg Russell | Stars: Russell Durham Comegys, Karen-Eileen Gordon, George Faughnan, Beau Marie

Votes: 57

41. Angel Baby (1961)

97 min | Drama

6.3
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A woman who believes she has been chosen by God to heal people is taken in by a greedy promoter and his shrewish wife to make the rounds of the rural South - she to save souls and heal the ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Wendkos, Hubert Cornfield | Stars: George Hamilton, Mercedes McCambridge, Joan Blondell, Henry Jones

Votes: 139

42. Bridge to the Sun (1961)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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Based on a true story, this compelling drama relates the difficulties of a young woman married to a Japanese diplomat during World War II, victim of suspicion and animosity from her husband's government.

Director: Etienne Périer | Stars: Carroll Baker, James Shigeta, James Yagi, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 550

43. Count Three and Pray (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Western

6.7
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A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward, Philip Carey, Raymond Burr

Votes: 299

44. Proper Manors (2012–2016)

22 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Proper Manors is a soap opera about a group of recently graduated teenagers in the small town of Proper, USA. They begin to discover that they are all merely pawns in the games that the adults of Proper play.

Stars: Carolyn Crow Koskan, Walter Platz, Orion Hansen, Brandyn Cross

Votes: 58

45. The Perfect Host: A Southern Gothic Tale (2016)

Drama, Horror, Thriller | Post-production

While sorting through her dead grandmother's possessions, Julie slowly unearths the history and horror of the infamous Allen House and its dwellers.

Director: Derrick Sims | Stars: Suilma Rodriguez, Janis Duley, Chase Ryan Jeffery, Thomas Herod Jr.

46. Psycho Street (2011)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

2.3
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Four Twisted Tales that lead to a Dead End.

Directors: Raine Brown, Arthur Cullipher, Patrick Desmond, Pete Jacelone, Anthony G. Sumner | Stars: Raine Brown, Marv Blauvelt, Alan Rowe Kelly, Tiffany Shepis

Votes: 72

47. Tennessee Queer (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Religion, politics and gay pride clash in a small Tennessee town when out, proud and living in New York Jason Potts returns home to make life better for the LGBT teenagers.

Directors: Mark Jones, Ryan Parker | Stars: Christian Walker, Billie Worley, Jim Eikner, Jerre Dye

Votes: 68

48. Hellphone (2010)

92 min | Comedy, Horror

6.8
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A demon possesses a cellphone in a small North Carolina town and begins to wreak revengeful havoc.

Director: Jason Marc Pierce | Stars: April Billingsley, Nathan Moore, Phillip Ward, Scott N. Stevens

Votes: 38

49. The Lashman (2014)

Action, Drama, Horror

7.2
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Director: Cameron McCasland | Stars: Stacey Dixon, Shawn C. Phillips, David Vaughn, Jeremy Jones

Votes: 18

50. The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A man who acts upon his conscience opens a Pandora's box of racism and intolerance. Temple Rayburn (James Woods) is an attorney who lives and works in a small Southern community in the ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Len Cariou, Julia McIlvaine

Votes: 124