Most Popular American Southwest Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Hitcher (1986)
R | 97 min | Action, Thriller
A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.
Votes: 40,863 | Gross: $5.84M
2. The Tall T (1957)
Approved | 78 min | Romance, Thriller, Western
An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.
3. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Passed | 104 min | Western
Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
4. Decision at Sundown (1957)
Approved | 77 min | Western
Bart Allison and sidekick Sam arrive in the town of Sundown on the wedding day of town boss Tate Kimbrough, whom Allison blames for his wife's death years earlier.
5. Last of the Comanches (1953)
Approved | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Western
The remnants of a massacred cavalry troop and ragtag group of stagecoach passengers fight for survival against fierce Comanches at a desert ruin.
6. After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both... See full summary »
Votes: 3,019 | Gross: $2.68M
7. Independence Day (1983)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring ... See full summary »
Votes: 425 | Gross: $0.15M
9. Mesa of Lost Women (1953)
Approved | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant spiders and dwarfs in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom.
10. The Day Time Ended (1979)
PG | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens visit the solar-powered house of a middle-class family, and the house is suddenly sucked into a time warp that transports it back to prehistoric times.
11. Chuka (1967)
Approved | 105 min | Western
While Indians besiege a U.S. Army fort in 1876, residents of the fort, a gunfighter, a stagecoach driver, two Mexican women, and a motley company of soldiers, try to come to terms with their pasts.
13. Along the Great Divide (1951)
Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
A U.S. Marshall and two deputies rescue a cattle rustler from a lynch mob led by a local cattle baron convinced that the rustler also killed his son.
14. Quick Draw McGraw (1959–1962)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Quick Draw Mcgraw was a dimwitted and lanky mustang (horse) who caused much chaos in the Old West. If he could get his own six shooter out of his holster at all, he would usually shoot the ... See full summary »
15. The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle (1967)
48 min | Adventure, Family
This movie is about a young Hopi Indian boy who defies tribal law and frees a sacred, sacrificial eagle. He is banished from his village to the wilderness, but the eagle teaches him hunting... See full summary »
16. War Drums (1957)
Approved | 75 min | Action, Drama, Romance
The friendship between a white man and an Apache chief is tested when they fall in love with the same woman during a time of frontier conflict.
17. The Doo Dah Man (2015)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
Two lives intersect when a conman running from the police and a college boy running from his past meet on the lonely highways of America's southwest.
18. I Shot Billy the Kid (1950)
Approved | 57 min | Western
Although the Lincoln County War has come to a conclusion, Billy the Kid turns his back on a gubernatorial pardon and continues his lawless career.
19. The Tabasco Kid (1932)
Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Musical
A timid accountant for a California cattle ranch and a lookalike dashing bandit become rivals for the beautiful daughter of a wealthy rancher.
20. Gunfire (1950)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Tubercular Frank James has become a born again and retired from his career as an outlaw with his family but a look-a-like out;aw causes suspicion to fall back on him.
21. Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch (2004 Video Game)
Adventure, Mystery, Romance
Teen detective Nancy Drew visits Shadow Ranch and investigates the mysterious accidents that follow sightings of a ghostly horse.
22. Nancy Drew: Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon (2005 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew and her friends, Frank and Joe Hardy, are invited on a train ride out West to figure out what happened to the man who vanished off the train over a century ago.
23. Wild South West (2018– )
45 min | Documentary, Western
In Texas and other places in the dry American Southwest, whether you are a bear, a bat, an insect or a coyote, you have to be tough to survive. A narrator full of southern charm, Jay Danner-McDonald, introduces us to this harsh world.
Star: Jay Danner-McDonald
24. The Solid Tin Coyote (1966)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short
Wile E. Coyote uses scrap metal from a dump to build a huge, mechanical likeness of himself, and uses this robot to chase the Road Runner. It ends up as just another pile of scrap.
Streets of Laredo (1995)
87 min | Drama, Western
Call finds he has more than just teenage killer Joey Garza to hunt down but the infamous "man-burner" Mox Mox and his gang.
Comanche Moon (2008)
TV-14 | 89 min | Drama, Western
Buffalo Hump wages all out war against whites while the Rangers fail to raise the ransom for Captain Scull, prisoner of Mexican bandit Ahumado.
Streets of Laredo (1995)
88 min | Drama, Western
Woodrow breaks off from his posse to pursue Mo Mo while his men try to capture or kill Joey Garza. Meanwhile Lorena searches for Pea and Joey's mother Maria tries to help her son elude the law.
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