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1. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 9,305

2. The Birth of a Nation (2016)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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69 Metascore

Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.

Director: Nate Parker | Stars: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley

Votes: 15,020 | Gross: $15.86M

3. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama

7.7
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64 Metascore

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: 56,038 | Gross: $82.42M

4. 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: 76,878 | Gross: $24.48M

5. Kalifornia (1993)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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: 44,666 | Gross: $2.40M

6. 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: 59,479 | Gross: $16.19M

7. 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: 16,369

8. Angel Baby (1961)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

6.2
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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: 225

9. 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: 71,290 | Gross: $117.56M

10. 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: 11,438 | Gross: $5.84M

11. Eaten Alive (1976)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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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: 5,133

12. 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: 2,193

13. Goin' South (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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52 Metascore

Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the Sheriff, the bank, and each other.

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

Votes: 5,073

14. 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: 7,245 | Gross: $21.82M

15. North and South, Book II (1986)

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: 3,846

16. 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: 2,345

17. 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: 3,079 | Gross: $22.91M

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: 2,396 | Gross: $0.28M

19. 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: 1,259

20. The Last American Hero (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport

6.4
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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: 1,175

21. Sordid Lives: The Series (2008– )

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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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: 623

22. Macon County Line (1974)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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: 723 | Gross: $18.77M

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: 523

24. Eden's Curve (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.

Director: Anne Misawa | Stars: Trevor Lissauer, Samuel A. Levine, Amber Taylor, Bryan Carroll

Votes: 348

25. Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

4.6
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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: 189

26. Hot Spell (1958)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

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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: 301

27. 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: 858

28. Beulah Land (1980– )

281 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: 204

29. Come Morning (2012)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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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: 218

30. The Dukes (1983– )

30 min | Action, Animation, Comedy

6.4
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The Duke boys and Daisy Duke race against Boss Hogg and Sheriff Roscoe around the world.

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

Votes: 82

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

111 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 357

32. The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (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: Julian Adams, A. Blaine Miller, Blaine Miller | Stars: Julian Adams, Gwendolyn Edwards, Eric Holloway, Amy Redford

Votes: 320

33. The Alien Dead (1980)

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

2.4
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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: 697

34. Return to Macon County (1975)

PG | 90 min | Drama

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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: 528

35. Mandinga (1976)

R | 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: 123

36. Elbow Grease (2016)

114 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

9.1
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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: 20

37. Ghost Fever (1986)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

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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: 269

38. The River Pirates (1988)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.7
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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: 102

39. Proper Manors (2012–2017)

22 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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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: Walter Platz, Carolyn Crow Koskan, Orion Hansen, Brandyn Cross

Votes: 63

40. 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: 573

41. The Perfect Host: A Southern Gothic Tale (2017)

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.

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

97 min | Drama

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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: 84

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

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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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: 131

44. The Offender (2018)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production

Espionage meets small-town South. A motley team of spy, ex-spy, and college freshman team up to expose a corrupt politician.

Directors: Emori Smith, Katie Smith | Stars: Terry Boyer, Rachel Marie Wilson, Jonah Hughes, Mark Story

45. Pickings (2018)

95 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

When a short-tempered mobster and his gang of thugs try to shake down a neighborhood bar, they're soon confronted with the wrath of its owner - a mysterious southern mother with a dangerous past.

Director: Usher Morgan | Stars: Michelle Holland, Reese Grande, Taso Mikroulis, Tania Kop

46. The Lashman (2014)

Action, Drama, Horror

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Follows a group of five teens heading off to a cabin for a "romantic" weekend. They are hunted down by The Lashman for being unruly teens and disturbing his peace.

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

Votes: 21

47. 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: 316

48. Redemption (III) (2011)

97 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

4.4
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1865, the American Civil War has just ended. The last remaining members of a now destitute Southern family journey to California. The guilt and scars they carry from the war are deeper and ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph P. Stachura | Stars: Derek Burke, July Smith, Adam Chambers, Shaina Vorspan

Votes: 97

49. Florida Bush League Wrestling: The Movie (2017)

54 min | Comedy, Sport | Completed

In 2017 a producer, from Mighty Movies, purchased a trailer home, in Bithlo Florida - discovering 40 mini-DV tapes stashed under a La-Z-Boy Recliner. She had lucked into the makings of an underground, cult wrestling classic.

Directors: Marq Morrison, Ren Morrison | Stars: Rus Blackwell, Graham Elwood, Paul Goebel, Tara Chocol

50. Southern dysComfort (2012)

37 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Reared and mentored by black nanny Annie Mae, Michael Alton Lowder, a bisexual male from the South, navigates his way through a fairytale of excess surrounded by dysfunctional upscale family and friends.

Director: Patrick McEveety | Stars: Michael Alton Lowder, Lynne Newton, Kathy Bell Denton, Robin Alden Douglass

Votes: 28