Most Popular "Water Rights" Titles
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1. Quantum of Solace (2008)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.
Votes: 361,570 | Gross: $168.37M
5. The Big Country (1958)
Not Rated | 166 min | Romance, Western
A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.
6. Jean de Florette (1986)
PG | 120 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 21,421 | Gross: $4.94M
7. Hop-a-Long Cassidy (1935)
Passed | 60 min | Western
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 »
8. The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
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 »
Votes: 5,380 | Gross: $13.83M
9. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.
Votes: 7,104 | Gross: $3.50M
11. Riders of Destiny (1933)
Passed | 53 min | Music, Romance, Western
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.
12. Al-ard (1969)
130 min | Drama
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.
13. A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 79 min | Action, Drama, Western
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.
16. The Marauders (1955)
Approved | 81 min | Western
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.
18. Adventures of Red Ryder (1940)
Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
19. Colt Comrades (1943)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Western
While oil drilling, Hoppy and California discover an underground well - a potential threat to Jebb Hardin's monopoly on water in the region.
21. Pride of the West (1938)
Approved | 56 min | Western
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 »
22. Riders in the Sky (1949)
Passed | 69 min | Western
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 »
24. Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955)
Approved | 71 min | Western
Unscrupulous ranchers feud among themselves for control of the valley but a newcomer owns the water rights to the sole water source, without which grazing lands are useless.
25. The Gunman from Bodie (1941)
Approved | 62 min | Western
Buck poses as a wanted killer and Sandy as a cook as the trio help ranchers stop a ruthless crook from taking over the area s water rights and help an orphaned baby.
26. The Hard Hombre (1931)
Approved | 65 min | Western
When Peaceful Patton goes to work at the Martini ranch he is mistaken for the notorious outlaw the Hard Hombre. This enables him to force the ranchers to divide up the water rights. But he ... See full summary »
27. Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)
Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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 »
28. Tumbling Tumbleweeds (1935)
Approved | 61 min | Western
After a five year absence Gene returns home to find his father murdered and his boyhood pal accused of the dastardly deed.
Votes: 104 | Gross: $1.00M
29. Mark of the Lash (1948)
60 min | Western
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 »
31. Billy the Kid's Gun Justice (1940)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
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 »
32. Riding the Wind (1942)
Approved | 60 min | Romance, Western
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 »
33. Gentlemen with Guns (1946)
Approved | 53 min | Action, Comedy, Western
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.
34. The Dawn Trail (1930)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton, son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with ... See full summary »
35. Rangle River (1936)
Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
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 »
36. Avenging Waters (1936)
Approved | 56 min | Western
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 »
37. A Texas Steer (1927)
80 min | Comedy
Laconic cowboy Maverick Brander just happens to be a very wealthy rancher, but the money doesn't really mean that much to him. The same can't be said for his social-climbing wife and his ... See full summary »
38. Homesteaders of Paradise Valley (1947)
Passed | 59 min | Western
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 »
39. Three Word Brand (1921)
Not Rated | 82 min | Western
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 »
40. Prairie Law (1940)
Passed | 59 min | Western
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 »
41. Trailin' Trouble (1937)
Passed | 57 min | Comedy, Music, Western
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.
42. Arizona Round-Up (1942)
Approved | 56 min | Action, Comedy, Music
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 »
43. A Wanderer of the West (1927)
60 min | Western
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.
44. Thunderbolt's Tracks (1927)
Passed | Western
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 »
45. For the People (2017)
14 min | Short, Drama | Completed
In 2052, Hillcorp has taken control of the regional water supply, leaving the Flatlanders to fend for themselves. Two groups of teens from opposing factions risk their lives to help those in need. Water theft is a capital crime.
46. The Last Musketeer (1952)
Approved | 67 min | Western
A cattle buyer and a water diviner join forces with local ranchers against a greedy powerful rancher who charges high prices for access to the only water supply in the valley.
48. Crossed Trails (1948)
Approved | 53 min | Action, Drama, Western
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 »
49. The Tulsa Kid (1940)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western
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 »