Most Popular "Tall Tale" Titles
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1. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
3. Adventureland (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
4. Violet & Daisy (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan.
5. How the West Was Won (1962)
TV-G | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
7. Tall Tale (1995)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their ... See full summary »
8. Spy School (2008)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Doubting Thomas is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.
9. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Approved | 93 min | Family, Western, Adventure
Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell ... See full summary »
10. Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon (2010 TV Short)
17 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
Hiccup and the gang join Gobber on a quest to find a legendary boneclad Dragon.
Writers: Peter Steinfeld, Cressida Cowell, Jeff Snow, Aimée Marsh, Johane Matte, Ken Morrissey, David Moses Pimentel | Director: John Puglisi | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera
11. As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
As prisoner of war Clemens Forell, a German soldier during WW II, is sentenced to a labor camp in far east Siberia. After four years working in the mines he escapes from the camp (in 1949) ... See full summary »
12. Trail Street (1947)
Approved | 84 min | Musical, Romance, Western
Bat Masterson's old friend Billy Burns convinces him to become marshal of Liberal, Kansas and help the residents fight drought and a destructive range war.
13. Bunyan and Babe (2016)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming
12 year old Travis Barclay and his little sister Whitney are sent begrudgingly on a summer trip to visit their grandparents' farm in Delbert County. A greedy land developer, Norm Blandsford... See full summary »
16. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943)
110 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
This lavish, impudent, adult fairy tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious special effects, stunning location shooting.
17. If They Tell You I Fell (1989)
120 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). ... See full summary »
19. Paper Tiger (1975)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama
A somewhat prim and proper Englishman is hired as the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life changes when he and the boy are kidnapped by terrorists for political purposes.
21. The Smartest Person Who Ever Lived (2005)
7 min | Short, Comedy
Over morning coffee, a man attempts to convince his wife of twenty years that he's the smartest person who ever lived.
22. Mississippi (1935)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Musical
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot ... See full summary »
Writers: Francis Martin, Jack Cunningham, Herbert Fields, Claude Binyon, Booth Tarkington | Directors: A. Edward Sutherland, Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Joan Bennett, Queenie Smith
24. 4 (II) (2005)
126 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two men and a woman happen to meet in a bar. We learn from their conversations both the intriguing and banal details of their lives. But is anyone really telling the truth? From the meat ... See full summary »
27. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998)
Action, Comedy, Musical
Fellow Police Inspectors Arjun and Pyare work in the same Police Station in Mumbai, India. Although they work together, they have an unhealthy rivalry between them - leading to considerable... See full summary »
28. Broadminded (1931)
65 min | Comedy
Jack's father is sending Jack away to keep him from the gambling, booze, girls and late nights. He has Ossie go as Jack's companion, not knowing that Ossie does the same things as Jack. ... See full summary »
31. Bold King Cole (1936)
Passed | Animation, Short, Fantasy
Felix the Cat is perched in a tree playing his guitar and serenading himself and a canary with a little ditty called "Nature and Me." It is a beautiful day in cartoon-land but Mother Nature... See full summary »
33. War Story (1989)
5 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
This short animated piece uses a real interview as its soundtrack. Bill Perry relates stories about his youth, his tilted house, and adventures during WWII in Bristol, England during the ... See full summary »
34. John Henry and the Inky-Poo (1946)
7 min | Animation, Short
In this George Pal Puppetoon (production number U5-6), John Henry (voice of Rex Ingram), legendary figure of American folklore, goes to work for the C.& O. Railroad, which, shortly ... See full summary »
37. The Legend of Paul Bunyan (1973)
13 min | Short, Animation, Fantasy
The story of Paul Bunyan and his encounters with Hels Helson and their legendary fight which caused the creation of many landmarks such as Niagara Falls, the Great Lakes and the Grand Canyon!
38. Life After Hockey (1989)
48 min | Drama, Sport
An amateur hockey player talks about his life, his love affair with hockey and his supposed one time shot in the big time.
39. The Lyin' Mouse (1937)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
A mouse is trying to free himself from a trap when a cat arrives. The mouse, desperate, asks if the cat has heard the story of the lion and the mouse. We see the lion, scaring all the ... See full summary »
42. Men in the Raw (1923)
Passed | Action, Western
"Windy" Watkins is fond of spinning wild stories of his daring exploits, to his fellow cowhands, while around the campfire at night but is given the chance to prove he is more than talk ... See full summary »
44. Men of the Timberland (1941)
Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Tim MacGregor, unscrupulous lumber operator, obtains by bribery a contract to cut a vast quantity of timber from land owned by Kay Handley, rich débutante. When Dick O'Hara, forestry ... See full summary »
46. Wonder Gloves (1951)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family
Uncle George is showing Little Johnny, his nephew, the pair of boxing gloves he claims enabled him, when he was the janitor at a training-gym, to beat up the bullying prizefighting champion... See full summary »
Director: Robert Cannon
48. Windy (1935)
Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy, Western
Windy, an old desert rat prospector, comes into a small western town, and tells his tall-tales to the school children, and fills their heads with adventurous tales. Members of the school board band together to run him out of town.