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1. Quantum of Solace (2008)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure

6.7
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58 Metascore

James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench

Votes: 331,799 | Gross: $168.37M

2. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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86 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Votes: 216,901

3. The Big Country (1958)

Unrated | 165 min | Romance, Western

7.9
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A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Votes: 11,421

4. Arlington Road (1999)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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65 Metascore

A man begins to suspect his neighbors are not what they appear to be and their secrets could be deadly.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Hope Davis

Votes: 70,132 | Gross: $24.36M

5. Chisum (1970)

G | 111 min | Biography, Western

6.9
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Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson

Votes: 6,669 | Gross: $6.00M

6. The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

6.9
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In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Rubén Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga, Julie Carmen

Votes: 5,058 | Gross: $13.83M

7. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

Votes: 6,371

8. Jean de Florette (1986)

PG | 120 min | Drama

8.1
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A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu

Votes: 19,777 | Gross: $4.94M

9. The Land (1969)

130 min | Drama

8.3
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A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Yehia Chahine, Ezzat El Alaili, Tewfik El Dekn

Votes: 650

10. Hop-Along Cassidy (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Western

7.1
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An evil ranch foreman tries to provoke a range war by playing two cattlemen against each other while helping a gang to rustle the cattle. Each cattleman blames the other for missing cattle.... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, Paula Stone, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 165

11. The Painted Desert (1931)

Passed | 79 min | Western

5.3
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Two men find an abandoned baby and fight over the ownership of the child resulting in lifelong rivalry.

Directors: Howard Higgin, Tom Buckingham | Stars: William Boyd, Helen Twelvetrees, William Farnum, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 427

12. Riders of Destiny (1933)

Passed | 53 min | Music, Romance, Western

5.6
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Bad guy Kincaid controls the local water supply and plans to do in the other ranchers. Government agent Saunders shows up undercover to do in Kincaid and win the heart of one of his victims Fay Denton.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Cecilia Parker, Forrest Taylor, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 680

13. H2o (2004– )

177 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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When Canada's Prime Minister drowns in what appears to be a boating accident, his son takes office and is drawn into a deceptive world of power and corruption.

Stars: Callum Rennie, Michael Murphy, Barry Flatman, Louise Portal

Votes: 237

14. A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008 TV Movie)

79 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.4
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After the murder of his wife and son by an escaped criminal Sheriff Matt Austin sets out to capture him only to find he's been hired by a greedy land baron seeking to take land from a widow and her son.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Luke Perry, C. Thomas Howell, Kim Coates, Jaclyn DeSantis

Votes: 276

15. Riders in the Sky (1949)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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When asked about the Ghost Riders song he sings, Gene Autry (Gene Autry) tells this legend: Gene is about to resign as an investigator for the county attorney and go into the cattle ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Gloria Henry, Mary Beth Hughes

Votes: 96

16. We Feed the World (2005)

96 min | Documentary

7.6
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A look at how the world's food is produced and how mass production changes the environment and the lives of people.

Director: Erwin Wagenhofer | Stars: Jean Ziegler, Peter Brabeck, Karl Otrok

Votes: 2,189

17. Rangle River (1936)

Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.4
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Marion Hastings, absent from her Australian home, Rangle River Station, for many years while completing her education in Europe, receives a letter from Dick Drake, her father's ranch ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Victor Jory, Margaret Dare, Robert Coote, George Bryant

Votes: 10

18. Adventures of Red Ryder (1940)

Approved | 205 min | Western

7.5
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Mesquite banker Calvin Drake plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition of right-of-way by gaining control of the land in the territory. In the ensuing war of intimidation ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Noah Beery, Tommy Cook, Maude Allen

Votes: 81

19. The Marauders (1955)

Approved | 81 min | Western

5.8
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An innocent squatter, Jeff Richards, builds a home in a box canyon, and then has to battle to survive as Dan Duryea and his small army of gunfighters try to evict him.

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Dan Duryea, Jeff Richards, Keenan Wynn, Jarma Lewis

Votes: 111

20. Red River Valley (1936)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Music, Western

5.7
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Gene and Frog set out to find out who has been causing the accidents at a dam construction site.

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Frances Grant, Boothe Howard

Votes: 147 | Gross: $0.23M

21. Tumbling Tumbleweeds (1935)

Approved | 61 min | Music, Western

7.1
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After a five year absence Gene returns home to find his father murdered and his boyhood pal accused of the dastardly deed.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Lucile Browne, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 95 | Gross: $1.00M

22. Homesteaders of Paradise Valley (1947)

Passed | 59 min | Western

6.7
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Red Ryder convinces homesteaders to settle in Paradise Valley. Business men in nearby Central City want control of the valley and water supply and propose to build a dam for half interest ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Ann E. Todd

Votes: 33

23. Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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Belle Andrews' (Constance Bennett) gambling hall burns down in the Chicago fire of 1871 and, now penniless, she accepts Jim Farrel's (Warren William) invitation to accompany him to Powder ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Constance Bennett, Bruce Cabot, Warren William, Betty Brewer

Votes: 90

24. Billy the Kid's Gun Justice (1940)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

6.0
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The third in the series of six PRC westerns starring Bob Steele as Billy the Kid (Bob Steele, finds Billy and his pals, Jeff Blanchard (Carleton Young) and Fuzzy Jones (Al St. John) ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Bob Steele, Al St. John, Louise Currie, Carleton Young

Votes: 41

25. Cadillac Desert (1997 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

8.6
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The amazing transformation of the American Southwest in the 20th century, from desert to oasis.

Stars: Alfre Woodard, David Brower, Floyd Dominy, Barry Goldwater

Votes: 56

26. Colt Comrades (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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While oil drilling, Hoppy and California discover an underground well - a potential threat to Jebb Hardin's monopoly on water in the region.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Teddi Sherman

Votes: 81

27. Riding the Wind (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Romance, Western

6.1
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It's the ranchers whose cattle are dying of thirst versus Henry Dodge whose dam holds all the water. When windmills are built and they start pumping water, Dodge has them blown up. When a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Killy | Stars: Tim Holt, Ray Whitley, Joan Barclay, Lee 'Lasses' White

Votes: 23

28. Pride of the West (1938)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.9
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Caldwell and Nixon have their men rob the stage and then critcize the Sheriff for not catching the robbers. With her father the Sheriff under pressure, Mary sends for Hoppy who finds the ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Earle Hodgins

Votes: 50

29. Arizona Round-Up (1942)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Comedy, Music

6.0
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Tom Kenyon and his sidekick Pierre La Farge are hired by rancher Mike O'Day who, with his daughters Toni and Sugar, provides wild horses for the government remount station. Ed Spencer, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: Tom Keene, Frank Yaconelli, Sugar Dawn, Jack Ingram

Votes: 12

30. The Tulsa Kid (1940)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.1
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Arriving in town, Tom Benton quickly teams up with Wallace in his fight with Saunders over a water hole. But Saunders chief henchman is Montana Smith, Tom's old partner and the man that ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Noah Beery, Luana Walters, David Durand

Votes: 25

31. Prairie Law (1940)

Passed | 59 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.9
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Judge Curry is selling Austin's land to nesters and his men are rustling his cattle to provide beef. When the Sheriff accuses butcher Gore of possessing stolen beef, Gore kills him. Curry ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Virginia Vale, Dick Hogan, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 33

32. Wet Hare (1962)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.4
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Blacque Jacque Shellacque dams the river and plans to charge everyone a fortune for water, but not if Bugs Bunny has anything to say about it.

Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 168

33. Mark of the Lash (1948)

60 min | Western

7.9
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When Taggart closes off the rancher's water supply, Lash La Rue is sent for. Learning he is arriving, Taggart sends his gang to kill him. But they get the wrong man and Lash and Fuzzy set ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Suzi Crandall, Marshall Reed

Votes: 27

34. Three Word Brand (1921)

82 min | Western

6.5
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Ben Trego dies defending his twin sons from Indian attack. Separated, the two boys grow up very differently, one as Paul Marsden, the other as a cowboy named Three Word Brand. Paul becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: William S. Hart, Jane Novak, S.J. Bingham, J. Gordon Russell

Votes: 15

35. Song of the Drifter (1948)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Music, Western

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Jimmy (Jimmy Wakely) joins Cannonball (Dub Taylor) on a visit to the widow Fennamore (Patsy Moran), Cannonball's old girlfriend, at Firehole. Engineer Colton (Gary Garrett) is killed by ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Jimmy Wakely, Dub Taylor, Mildred Coles, William Ruhl

36. A Texas Steer (1927)

80 min | Comedy

4.2
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Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Will Rogers, Louise Fazenda, Sam Hardy, Ann Rork

Votes: 11

37. The Gun Packer (1919)

20 min | Western, Short

3.7
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Director: John Ford | Stars: Ed Jones, Pete Morrison, Magda Lane, Jack Woods

Votes: 15

38. A Wanderer of the West (1927)

60 min | Western

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In a plot to take control of the Lazy Y ranch, which holds water rights to the local area, a rancher kidnaps the Lazy Y owner's daughter. The ranch foreman manages to eventually foil the plot and get the girl.

Directors: Robin Williamson, Joseph E. Zivelli | Stars: Kermit Maynard, Betty Caldwell, Frank Clark, Walter Shumway

39. Thunderbolt's Tracks (1927)

Passed | Western

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After WW I, two marines visit the family of one of their comrades in New Mexico. Learning that after the family bought a ranch the water supply was cut off, they take up the fight. To ... See full summary »

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Jack Perrin, Starlight the Horse, Rex the Dog, Pauline Curley

40. Gentlemen with Guns (1946)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Comedy, Western

6.3
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While Fuzzy is waiting for his mail order bride, McCallister frames him for murder. McCallister then advises Matilda to marry Fuzzy so she will get the money when he is hung. But Billy breaks up the wedding and goes after the real killer.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patricia Knox, Steve Darrell

Votes: 60

41. Peaceful Valley (1920)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Jerome Storm | Stars: Charles Ray, Harry Myers, Lincoln Stedman, Walter Perkins

42. Riding Romance (1925)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

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In an effort to acquire valuable land, "Shotgun" Morgan kills cattleman John Brandon in a fight over water rights, frames his son, Jeff, as a cattle rustler, and makes lewd and suggestive ... See full summary »

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Al Hoxie, Marjorie Bonner, Arthur Morrison, Steve Clemente

43. Crossed Trails (1948)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Drama, Western

4.8
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Thirteen-year-old Melissa Hendrix runs away from school to return to her ranch near Mesa City. Her family friend Johnny Mack meets her stage coach, on which Maggie Flynn, on her way to ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Lynne Carver, Douglas Evans

Votes: 5

44. Arid Lands (2007)

102 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Documentary about the land and people of the Columbia Basin and the Hanford Nuclear site in southeastern Washington state.

Directors: Grant Aaker, Josh Wallaert

Votes: 15

45. Trailin' Trouble (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.9
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Maynard is an easy going cowhand mistaken for a ruthless killer. Using this reputation, he is hired as a ranch foreman where he settles a major dispute over open rangeland and water rights.

Director: Arthur Rosson | Stars: Ken Maynard, Lona Andre, Roger Williams, Fred Burns

Votes: 11

46. L'acqua invisibile (2006)

58 min | Documentary

6.1
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Directors: Astrid Lima, Andrea Palladino

Votes: 7

47. The Learnin' of Jim Benton (1917)

Western

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Jim Benton has been too busy making money to learn to read and write, but he persuades Evelyn Hastings to open school on his ranch and he is her most devoted pupil. The sheepmen carry out ... See full summary »

Director: Clifford Smith | Stars: Roy Stewart, Fritzi Ridgeway, Walter Perry, Ed Brady

48. The Water Rights Ladder (2014)

4 min | Short

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A claim nailed to an oak tree 131 years ago allows growers in the Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District to annually pump an average of 850,000 acre-feet from the Sacramento River - about 40% ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Van Der Brug

49. Avenging Waters (1936)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.3
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Mortimer build a fence for the cattle brought by Ken Morley. To retaliate, Slater who wants access to the land, builds a dam cutting off Mortimer's water supply. When Ken confronts Slater, ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Ken Maynard, Beth Marion, Ward Bond, John Elliott

Votes: 44

50. Son of the Land (1931)

65 min | Drama

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In Afghanistan, a landowner controls the water rights to an entire valley, which gives him the power of life and death over the land and its people. Conditions become so desperate for the ... See full summary »

Director: Eduard Ioganson | Stars: Vladimir Vikulin, Iona Brokski, Boris Ivanitsky