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1. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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47 Metascore

When eccentric man-child Pee-wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

Votes: 47,061 | Gross: $40.90M

2. The Alamo (1960)

Passed | 162 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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In 1836, a small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Director: John Wayne | Stars: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon

Votes: 13,405 | Gross: $17.26M

3. Lonesome Dove (1989)

TV-14 | 384 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.7
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Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory.

Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane

Votes: 18,923

4. The Alamo (2004)

PG-13 | 137 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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47 Metascore

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio Texas.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Emilio Echevarría, Jason Patric

Votes: 18,812 | Gross: $22.41M

5. Cloak & Dagger (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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64 Metascore

A young boy and his imaginary friend end up on the run while in possession of a top-secret spy gadget.

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra

Votes: 6,366 | Gross: $9.72M

6. San Antonio (1945)

Passed | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Tough dance hall girl working for the local villain falls for a cowboy trying to clean up the town.

Directors: David Butler, Robert Florey, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen

Votes: 1,272

7. True Women (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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Covering nearly fifty years of mid-19th-century turmoil, from the tumultuous Texas Revolution to the early women's suffrage movement, "True Women" is a gripping tale of endurance, love, and above all, gritty female determination.

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Dana Delany, Annabeth Gish, Angelina Jolie, Michael York

Votes: 1,966

8. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.0
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American frontiersman Davy Crockett fights in the Creek Indian War, is elected to the U.S. Congress and fights for Texas at the Alamo.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, Hans Conried

Votes: 3,067

9. Wrong Is Right (1982)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A satire of American news reporting, covert agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Sean Connery, George Grizzard, Robert Conrad, Katharine Ross

Votes: 1,609 | Gross: $3.38M

10. Still Breathing (1997)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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When artist and street performer Fletcher (Brendan Fraser) thinks con-artist Roz (Joanna Going) is the woman he has seen in a vision, he has no idea she sees him as her next victim.

Director: James F. Robinson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Joanna Going, Lou Rawls, Steven Lambert

Votes: 2,200 | Gross: $0.21M

11. The Man from the Alamo (1953)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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During the Alamo siege, John Stroud is sent to Ox Bow to protect the townsfolk but, following a massacre, he infiltrates Jess Wade's gang of turncoat renegades supporting the Mexicans.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Glenn Ford, Julie Adams, Chill Wills, Hugh O'Brian

Votes: 1,490

12. The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.1
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Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Arness, Brian Keith, Alec Baldwin, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 497

13. The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A simple immigration issue spins wildly out of control for those involved, ranging from the President of the United States, to a news producer.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Beau Bridges, Joanna Cassidy, Phil Hartman, James Earl Jones

Votes: 1,654

14. The Last Command (1955)

Approved | 110 min | History, War, Western

6.4
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Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Richard Carlson, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 647

15. Texas (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 180 min | Adventure, History, Western

6.2
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In the beginning of the 19th Century, many white Americans are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lang | Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, Benjamin Bratt, Frederick Coffin, Patrick Duffy

Votes: 410

16. Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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"From personal heartbreak to the epic fight for liberation, the glory of the Old West is captured in this grand life story of Sam Houston, the man whose bravery and vision led to the creation of Texas." -- from back of box

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Sam Elliott, Claudia Christian, Devon Ericson, Michael C. Gwynne

Votes: 347

17. Man of Conquest (1939)

Passed | 105 min | Biography, History, Romance

6.2
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The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Edward Ellis, Joan Fontaine

Votes: 119

18. Viva Max (1969)

G | 93 min | Comedy

6.1
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In the 1960s, a screwy Mexican General and his troops cross into Texas to re-capture the Alamo from the Gringos but they face opposition from the local police, the National Guard and the U.S. State Department.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Pamela Tiffin, Jonathan Winters, John Astin

Votes: 407

19. Alamo Gold (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

4.7
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The cast of six young partying guys and gals visit a sleepy Texas lake town for what they think will be a couple of days of drinking, boating, swimming and skiing and what they find is ... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Waters | Stars: Cory Hart, Evan Gamble, Sonia Acevedo, Carlos Compean

Votes: 10

20. Two for Texas (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Western

6.3
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In 1836, two prisoners escape from a Louisiana chain gang run by a vicious strong boss. In the process of the escape, the strong boss is killed which sets his brother, the ex-warden on a ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Scott Bairstow, Irene Bedard, Tom Skerritt

Votes: 236

21. Alamo: The Price of Freedom (1988)

37 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.8
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In 1836, a small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Director: Kieth Merrill | Stars: Casey Biggs, Enrique Sandino, Merrill Connally, Derek Caballero

Votes: 149

22. Men of Texas (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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Played by Robert Stack, Barry Conovan, a newspaperman, is sent to Texas some years after the death of Sam Houston, with the aim of getting the real skinny on the grand old man. He unearths ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Robert Stack, Broderick Crawford, Jackie Cooper, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 21

23. Martyrs of the Alamo (1915)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama, History, War

5.7
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The story of the defense of the mission-turned-fortress by 185 Texans against an overwhelming Mexican army in 1836.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Sam De Grasse, Allan Sears, Walter Long, Alfred Paget

Votes: 123

24. Land of Liberty (1939)

Approved | 138 min | History

6.6
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This film tells the history of the United States from pre-Revolution through 1939.

Stars: Gayne Whitman, Erville Alderson, Don Ameche, George Arliss

Votes: 208

25. Heroes of the Alamo (1937)

Approved | 75 min | Adventure, History, War

5.7
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In early spring of 1833, the smoldering resentment of American settlers in Texas against their oppression by Mexico dictator General Santa Anna/Ana coming to a head. When a decree is issued... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Earle Hodgins, Lane Chandler, Roger Williams, Rex Lease

Votes: 40

26. The Making of Daniel Boone (2003)

88 min | Comedy

8.1
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Best-selling author and noted history professor Allan Kenton, is realizing a dream. His recent biography on the life of Daniel Boone is being made into a major motion picture. Long wary of ... See full summary »

Director: Randall D. Wilkins | Stars: Clancy Brown, Andrew Robinson, Jesse Burch, Nanea Reeves

Votes: 22

27. The Son of Davy Crockett (1941)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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The last solo-starring feature film Bill Elliott made for Columbia, as his next eight westerns for Columbia featured Tex Ritter as his co-star. Young Dave Crockett and his sidekick ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Bill Elliott, Iris Meredith, Dub Taylor, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 33

28. An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a ... See full summary »

Directors: Raymond Lepre, Chris Sparling | Stars: Chris Sparling, Terri Lynn Harris, Bill Bravo, Angeline Holmes

Votes: 79

29. The Alamo Documentary (2004 Video)

127 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Lynn Stevenson | Stars: Frank Thompson, Richard Flores, Don Graham, Stephen L. Hardin

Votes: 23

30. Dear America: A Line in the Sand (2000 TV Short)

TV-Y7 | 26 min | Short, Drama, Family

6.0
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A teenage girl from a family of Texas pioneers experiences loss around the time of the battle of the Alamo.

Director: William Fruet | Stars: Amy Stewart, Adrian Hough, Tamsin Kelsey, Steven McCarthy

Votes: 11

31. Revelation: Dawn of Global Government (2016)

PG | 106 min | Documentary

6.8
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Looming world government, a world "elite", The United Nations...loss of American sovereignty! The light of our "shining city on the hill" dims. Dissecting America under judgment, Lieutenant... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Untersee | Stars: Chuck Baldwin, Jerry Boykin, Mark Collins, Charlie Daniels

Votes: 65 | Gross: $0.02M

32. The Alamo Documentary: A True Story of Courage (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, History

6.2
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Controversy has always been part of the history and legend of the Alamo. Whether they hold traditional or revisionist views, people are passionate about their opinions. See the true story of the Alamo in this fascinating documentary.

Stars: Dorothy Black, Stephen L. Hardin, Joan Headley, Frank Thompson

Votes: 12

33. The Immortal Alamo (1911)

20 min | Short, History, Western

7.1
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About 1722, Spain, in her command of Texas (named from a confederation of Indians, who called themselves Tejas), established the Franciscan mission of San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo). ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Haddock | Stars: Francis Ford, Edith Storey, William Clifford, William A. Carroll

Votes: 11

34. Travis (1991)

Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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A teenager witnesses Col. Travis' courage at the Alamo against overwhelming odds.

Director: Fred Holmes | Stars: Benton Jennings, Holly Vaughn, Reg Grant, Lou Diamond Phillips

Votes: 19

35. With Davy Crockett at the Fall of the Alamo (1926)

Passed | 60 min | Biography, History, Western

7.0
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Focuses on Davy Crockett before & during his time at the Alamo as one of the defenders, and ultimately, one of those who gave their lives.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Cullen Landis, Kathryn McGuire, Edward Hearn, Fletcher Norton

Votes: 13

36. Arcade America (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Joey and his monsters have a gig at Woodstock. Help Joey drive to ten famous locations in the US, shoot various foes there and get his monster bandmate friends together before the time runs out and the concert starts.

Stars: Dawn Bobbette, Janice Caston, Daniela DiMatteo, Dave DiMatteo

37. Spirit of the Alamo (1960 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Carlos Arruza, Frankie Avalon, Richard Boone, Linda Cristal

Votes: 10

38. The Battle of the Alamo (1996 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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A re-enactment of the 13-day siege of the Alamo, the defining moment of the Texas revolution. Extensive use is made of original documents, from both sides of the battle, with legend (the ... See full summary »

Directors: Nina Gilden Seavey, Paul Wagner | Star: Hal Holbrook

Votes: 21

39. My Country 'Tis of Thee (1950)

Approved | 19 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

5.3
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A panoramic view of American history from the Pilgrims to 1950 utilizing archival footage.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Chester W. Nimitz, George S. Patton

Votes: 115

40. Fallout: Alamo City (2018)

Short

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Icarus a former special forces soldier plans to re-nuke the wasteland to rid it once and for all of all the nightmares, but at what cost?

Director: Andrew List | Stars: Kevin Beddow, James Burgess, Jeremy Carnrike, Michael Lawson

Votes: 10

41. Cowboys (I) (2009– )

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Stars: Manchán Magan, Don Wycherley, Tom Ó Brannagáin, Fiachna Ó Braonáin

42. High Road (1957)

Documentary, Short

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This travelogue was produced by the Ford Motor Company to commemorate the Henry Ford Memorial Highway, which leads from the Montana/Canadian border south through Wyoming, Colorado, and New ... See full summary »

Director: Pat Powers | Stars: Tom Holland, Tom Glazer

43. Davy Crockett Battles Kung Fu Vampires (2008)

26 min | Short, Action, Biography

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In the beautiful state of Texas, kung fu ninja vampires have take over the local college campus. It's up to a quirky scientist and her clone of American frontiersman Davy Crockett to save the school and perhaps the entire state of Texas.

Director: Elliot Mayen | Stars: Andrew Sensenig, Paula Wood, Brian Epps, Logan Ball

45. The Alamo: Shrine of Texas Liberty (1938)

16 min | Short, Action, Drama

6.5
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The heroics of the Alamo defenders against the overwhelming superiority of forces assembled by Santa Anna. Their bravery was a rallying cry for the army of Sam Houston.

Director: Stuart Paton | Stars: Percy Barbat, Claudia Britton, Dayton Faulkner, Mrs. Florence Griffith

Votes: 13

46. Standing Tall: Lone Star Statues (2007)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Standing Tall: Lone Star Statues explores Texas culture through the statues found along the highways and back roads of the Lone Star State. Big Tex and Sam Houston are a few of the more ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Kent | Star: Devin Dennie

47. The Spirit of Independence (1976)

5 min | Animation, Short, Drama

5.2
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Animated & illustrated retelling of the brave defence of the Alamo by a handful of defenders against the huge army of Santa Anna

Director: Vlad Goetzelman | Stars: Billie MaeRichards, Henry Ramer

Votes: 9

48. Thumbs Up, Texas! (1941)

Approved | 18 min | Short, News

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The March of Time arches into Texas and discovers oil wells, cattle ranchers, mountains, prairies, forests, lakes, beaches, universities, and no small amount of financial wheeler-dealers in... See full summary »

Director: Jack Glenn | Stars: Cal Tinney, Amon C. Carter, Karl Hoblitzelle

49. Remember the Alamo (1934)

Approved | 10 min | Short, History

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The fourth in the 'See America First" series begins at the West Point Military Academy and then to the Naval Academy where, through scenes and the narrative of John B. Kennedy, the military... See full summary »

Director: Ira Genet | Star: John B. Kennedy

50. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: Alamo Jobe (1985)

Not Rated | 25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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During the Battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836, 15-year-old messenger Jobe H. Farnum is about to be killed. He is transported forward in time to San Antonio in 1985. The 1980s prove to be too much for Jobe to handle.

Director: Michael D. Moore | Stars: Kelly Reno, William Boyett, Lurene Tuttle, Richard Young

Votes: 339



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