Most Popular "Southern" Titles
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1. Sling Blade (1996)
R | 135 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 72,676 | Gross: $24.48M
2. Wolf Creek (2005)
R | 99 min | Horror
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.
Votes: 56,117 | Gross: $16.19M
3. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 51,982 | Gross: $80.10M
4. Kalifornia (1993)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
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.
Votes: 42,165 | Gross: $2.40M
5. Devil's Knot (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
6. Big Momma's House (2000)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother.
Votes: 67,148 | Gross: $117.56M
9. Crossroads (1986)
R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
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.
Votes: 10,606 | Gross: $5.84M
10. Goin' South (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
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 »
11. The Mutilator (1984)
R | 86 min | Horror
A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father.
12. Eaten Alive (1976)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
13. Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005 TV Movie)
113 min | Drama, Romance
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.
14. Crimes of the Heart (1986)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
Votes: 2,866 | Gross: $22.91M
16. I Walk the Line (1970)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama
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 »
17. Macon County Line (1974)
R | 89 min | Drama, Action
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.
Votes: 675 | Gross: $18.77M
18. That Evening Sun (2009)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 2,272 | Gross: $0.28M
19. Return to Macon County (1975)
PG | 90 min | Drama
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 »
21. Elbow Grease (2016)
114 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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 »
22. Russ Meyer's Lorna (1964)
Unrated | 78 min | Drama
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 »
23. Buster and Billie (1974)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
24. Ruby Bridges (1998 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
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 »
26. Sordid Lives: The Series (2008– )
30 min | Comedy
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 »
27. Hot Spell (1958)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama
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.
28. Flamingo Road (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
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 »
29. Ghost Fever (1986)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Horror
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.
31. The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (I) (2005)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
32. Bucktown (1975)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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 »
33. The River Pirates (1988)
PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
35. The Dukes (1983– )
30 min | Action, Animation, Comedy
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 »
36. The Curse of the Screaming Dead (1982)
Unrated | 91 min | Horror
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.
37. Come Morning (2012)
80 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
38. The Alien Dead (1980)
R | 74 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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 »
39. The View from Pompey's Head (1955)
97 min | Drama
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 »
40. A Free Bird (2014)
R | 95 min | Comedy
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 »
41. Angel Baby (1961)
97 min | Drama
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 »
42. Bridge to the Sun (1961)
Approved | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
44. Proper Manors (2012–2016)
22 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
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.
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.
47. Tennessee Queer (2012)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
50. The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996 TV Movie)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »