Most Popular Death Valley Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Doors (1991)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.
Votes: 80,249 | Gross: $35.18M
4. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Passed | 129 min | Drama, History
A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
Votes: 83,047 | Gross: $0.06M
5. Zabriskie Point (1970)
R | 113 min | Drama
At Zabriskie Point, United States' lowest point, two perfect strangers meet; an undergraduate dreamer and a young hippie student who start off an unrestrained romance, making love on the dusty terrain.
Votes: 13,854 | Gross: $1.05M
7. Greed (1924)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.
Votes: 8,555 | Gross: $0.16M
8. Nobel Son (2007)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A professor of chemistry wins the Nobel Prize. His wife joins him to Stockholm but his PhD. working son gets kidnapped. The kidnapper demands $2,000,000 = prize sum.
Votes: 5,504 | Gross: $0.54M
10. Deserted (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
When twenty-four-year-old Jae is released from prison for killing her mother, she returns to her childhood home in small-town Ridgecrest. The desire to go anywhere but there prompts her to agree to join her brother on a road trip out to Death Valley - which results in getting them hopelessly lost in the most stunning, but unforgiving topographical terrain on the planet.
11. Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy
Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman (Cheech) and Prince Habib (Chong). Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throughout the car.
Votes: 2,899 | Gross: $21.13M
12. Valley of Love (2015)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama
Isabelle and Gérard go to a strange appointment in Death Valley, California. They have not seen each other for years and are here to answer to an invitation from their son Michael, a ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,791 | Gross: $0.03M
13. Death Valley (1982)
R | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer.
14. Around the Bend (2004)
R | 85 min | Drama
A bitter, recently divorced man is goaded by his grandfather and son into going on a family road trip to reconcile with his estranged father.
Votes: 4,096 | Gross: $0.19M
16. Darwin (2011)
G | 86 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Darwin is a documentary feature about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (... See full summary »
Director: Nick Brandestini
18. The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Crime
"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and tying together the dozens of ... See full summary »
19. Ultraviolet (1992)
R | 80 min | Action, Thriller
A park ranger and his girlfriend run into a young man in the middle of Death Valley desert. He shoots the ranger, kidnaps the girl and starts playing psycho-sexual games with her. The wounded ranger gets a shotgun and goes after them.
20. Obselidia (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
George, a lonely librarian, believes love is obsolete, until a road trip to Death Valley with a cinema projectionist named Sophie teaches him otherwise.
21. Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135 (2000)
100 min | Documentary, Sport
Forty runners compete in the most grueling race on earth, the Badwater. The film documents the trials and tribulations of these athletes as they run 135 miles through Death Valley in July ... See full summary »
Votes: 213 | Gross: $0.00M
22. 20 Mule Team (1940)
Passed | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In California's Death Valley, in 1892, Borax ore miners scratch a hard living until a map pinpointing the location of high-grade Borax ore surfaces, sending prospectors and crooks alike into a gold-rush-like frenzy.
23. Death Valley Rangers (1943)
Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson and Bob Steele, the Trail Blazers, have been summoned to Death Valley to apprehend the gang robbing the stagecoaches of gold shipments. Arriving in town they learn ... See full summary »
24. Dante's View (1998)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In a botched robbery, Samantha grabs stolen jewels and leaves her dying boyfriend at the scene. When her truck breaks down in Death Valley, she befriends June, an innocent girl who dreams of escaping her dead-end life.
25. Saga of Death Valley (1939)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Music, Western
In the opening scene Roy as a boy philosophizes about marriage to his girl friend then sees his dad gunned down by bad guys who want to drive out the ranchers by cutting off their water.
26. Blind Spot (2002)
94 min | Drama, Thriller
Three strangers are drawn together in search of Darcy, a man they all love who has been involved with some nasty underworld business.
27. The Rider of Death Valley (1932)
Approved | 78 min | Western
Bill Joyce(Willard Roberston) has struck gold in the desert, and Tom Rigby(Tom Mix)rides into Red Dog to convince his deserting cowhands not to go wildly prospecting for gold.Joyce is ... See full summary »
28. Death Valley Gunfighter (1949)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) hits the trail when he gets word that one of two brothers in a partner-ship mining project has been killed by outlaws trying to gain possession of the mine. The ... See full summary »
29. Confessions of a Hitman (1994)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama
A former hitman named Bruno steals some cash from his mobster uncle. He plans to go to Tahiti, but things go wrong and he finds himself headed for Vegas via Death Valley in a comandeered ... See full summary »
30. Riders of Death Valley (1941)
Approved | 283 min | Action, Western
The story centers about a group of vigilantes organized to protect miners in the picturesque but sinister days of the California gold strike. Jim Benton (Dick Foran) and Tombstone (Buck ... See full summary »
31. Heart of Now (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
"Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Devastated by her boyfriend's sudden withdrawal from their relationship, she is whisked across a ... See full summary »
32. Those for Whom It's Always Complicated (2013)
50 min | Comedy, Drama
Camille and G.J., a couple in their early thirties, have known happier times. They decide to take a few days off and go to Death Valley. Needless to say, a real adventure for the city ... See full summary »
33. Fair Warning (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Mystery, Western
In California's Death Valley a chemistry whiz-kid helps a sheriff track the man who murdered a wealthy mine owner who had been staying at a fancy winter resort.
34. Chances (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young lovestruck couple in Nevada find themselves in a troublesome situation when their spotted pasts are revealed through a mistaken online identity.
35. Gun Gospel (1927)
Passed | Action, Adventure, Romance
From Death Valley in the Mojave Desert to Mount Whittier, the outlaw gangs are wreaking havoc on the gold and money shipments from the mines and ranches. Wells Fargo organizes an express ... See full summary »
36. Great Natural Wonders of the World (2002 TV Movie)
TV-G | 57 min | Documentary
David Attenborough sets out on an intrepid quest across seven continents to create a unique television event to celebrate the wealth of natural features that makes Planet Earth so varied, so distinctive and so spectacularly beautiful.
Star: David Attenborough
37. OutRun (1986 Video Game)
Not Rated | Sport
You must race your Ferrari through various unique locations in order to reach checkpoints. While playing, the player can choose which route to take and has a choice between one of three different music themes.
38. Wanderer of the Wasteland (1935)
Passed | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Adam Larey becomes a fugitive from justice when he escapes after being blamed for a crime he did not commit. He wanders into the desert wastelands and joins an outlaw gang who prey on gold ... See full summary »
39. Anatomy of Failure (2008)
53 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Minou Norouzi goes in search of five disappeared women who formed Carlos Castaneda's 'harem'. Trying to find out what hooked these women on the cultish guru figure she unveils ... See full summary »
40. Death Valley Outlaws (1941)
Passed | 56 min | Western
Ambushed by the Vigilantes, a dying friend gets Johnny who was only passing through to take up the fight. To get in with the gang, Johnny poses as an outlaw and then beats them to a gold ... See full summary »
41. Death Valley Manhunt (1943)
Approved | 55 min | Western
Unknown to oil company president Ross, his man Quinn is pulling a swindle on the independent drillers. Quinn controls both the Judge and the Marshal. But when the Marshal is accidentally ... See full summary »
42. The Man from Death Valley (1931)
Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dave and Hank ride out of Death Valley, heading for the town of Mesa, but stop to rest in Alkali Springs, twenty miles from Mesa. Walking along the saloon porch, they overhear through an ... See full summary »
43. Life's Whirlpool (1916)
Miner-turned-dentist McTeague wins young Trina Sieppe away from her cousin Marcus, McTeague's friend. When Trina wins five thousand dollars in a lottery, Marcus accuses McTeague of marrying... See full summary »
44. Double-Cross-Country Race (1951)
7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation
Popeye is driving across country against Count Noah Count. He's hopelessly outmatched; the Count has a very powerful car, and Popeye's is barely running. And to top it off, the Count doesn't play fair.
46. Decodings (1988)
Unrated | 15 min | Short, Fantasy
Explores Confucius's observation that "The way out is via the door." Archival footage of people from the 1930s and 1940s mixes with odd stories told by a narrator's voice: the stories take ... See full summary »
47. The Journey (I) (2009)
23 min | Short, Drama
In the middle of the desert, on the hottest day in a hundred years, three stranded travelers deal with survival when all that was important is now meaningless. The journey is more important... See full summary »
48. C-V News: Filming Greed (1923)
Not Rated | 4 min | Short, News
C-V News follows the cast and crew of "Greed" (1925) into Death Valley while filming the infamous closing scenes in 150+ degree heat in 1923 at the height of the summer.