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1. Sicario (2015)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 339,113 | Gross: $46.89M

2. Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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61 Metascore

The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver re-teams with the mercurial Alejandro.

Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Merced, Jeffrey Donovan

Votes: 105,258 | Gross: $50.07M

3. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 251,927 | Gross: $162.80M

4. The Bridge (I) (2013–2014)

TV-MA | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Two detectives work together to take down a serial killer operating on both sides of the Texas-Chihuahua border.

Stars: Demián Bichir, Diane Kruger, Thomas M. Wright, Ted Levine

Votes: 17,057

5. Extreme Prejudice (1987)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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51 Metascore

A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, Maria Conchita Alonso

Votes: 5,695 | Gross: $11.31M

6. The Big Gundown (1966)

Approved | 110 min | Western

7.4
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Unofficial lawman John Corbett hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Tomas Milian, Walter Barnes, Nieves Navarro

Votes: 4,892

7. 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: 1,281

8. Eddie Macon's Run (1983)

PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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A young man, harshly sentenced for a few minor infractions, escapes from a prison in Huntsville Texas and flees to Laredo, Texas, where he hopes to cross into Mexico for a reunion with his wife and small son.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Schneider, Lee Purcell, Lisa Dunsheath

Votes: 914 | Gross: $1.26M

9. Committed (I) (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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44 Metascore

A young woman goes in search of her midlife crisis suffering husband who left her.

Director: Lisa Krueger | Stars: Heather Graham, Casey Affleck, Luke Wilson, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 3,547 | Gross: $0.04M

10. Double Take (2001)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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25 Metascore

A man on the run takes another man's passport, only to find himself stuck with the identity of a street hustler.

Director: George Gallo | Stars: Orlando Jones, Eddie Griffin, Gary Grubbs, Daniel Roebuck

Votes: 7,840 | Gross: $0.02M

11. The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Romance, War

6.4
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Union Army deserter, Lt. Hewitt, trains a rag tag band of all-female homesteaders to defend themselves against a Comanche tribe on the warpath.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Audie Murphy, Kathryn Grant, Hope Emerson, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 991

12. Run, Man, Run (1968)

Not Rated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

6.9
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Several competing groups and mavericks (including the lead character Cuchillo) are hunting a gold treasure of $3,000,000. The gold was reserved for the Mexican revolution.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Tomas Milian, Donald O'Brien, Linda Veras, Marco Guglielmi

Votes: 1,448

13. When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)

R | 118 min | Drama

6.9
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Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.

Director: Milton Katselas | Stars: Candy Clark, Marjoe Gortner, Stephanie Faracy, Dixie Harris

Votes: 379

14. Comanche (1956)

Approved | 87 min | Action, History, Romance

5.6
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Common efforts of the U.S. government and the Comanche nation to negotiate a peace treaty are sabotaged by renegade Indians and by the short-sighted Indian Commissioner.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Dana Andrews, Kent Smith, Nestor Paiva, Henry Brandon

Votes: 444

15. Untamed Frontier (1952)

Approved | 78 min | Western

6.1
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Squeezed between Mexico and the Denbow family lands lies the U.S. government free grazing land but the incoming settlers cannot reach it without trespassing on the Denbow property which is defended by an army of Denbow cowhands.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Shelley Winters, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball

Votes: 283

16. Ride, Vaquero! (1953)

Passed | 90 min | Romance, Western

6.1
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Two outlaws, Rio and Esqueda, raised together as stepbrothers, have a showdown over the issue of whether to evict new settlers from their territory.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 808

17. The Texas Rangers (1936)

Passed | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakie, Jean Parker, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 622

18. Across the Line (2000)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A small-town sheriff falls in love with a Latina illegal immigrant who witnessed a murder on the Texas border.

Director: Martin Spottl | Stars: Brian Bloom, Justin Urich, Brad Johnson, Sigal Erez

Votes: 212

19. El Paso (1949)

Approved | 103 min | Western

5.8
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In El Paso, lawyer and ex-Confederate captain Clay Fletcher forms a vigilante group to bring law and order to a town where the judge is a drunk, the sheriff is corrupt and the town is run by a crooked landowner.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: John Payne, Gail Russell, Sterling Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 240

20. Rio Rita (1929)

Passed | 140 min | Adventure, Music, Romance

6.1
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Capt. James Stewart pursues the bandit "The Kinkajou" over the Mexican border and falls in love with Rita. He suspects, that her brother is the bandit.

Director: Luther Reed | Stars: Bebe Daniels, John Boles, Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey

Votes: 673

21. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Colonel Mackenzie, commander of the 4th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Clark near Brackettville in Kinney County in southwest Texas during the 1870s, receives secret orders from President Ulysses... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, Art Gilmore, Riley Hill, Jack Ging

Votes: 68

22. On the Border (1998 TV Movie)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.9
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Jake Barnes is a security guard in a Texas border town bank. His boss asks him to spy on his sexy wife, that Jake is having an affair with. When he meets Danish girl Kristen, he gets caught... See full summary »

Director: Bob Misiorowski | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Bryan Brown, Daniel Baldwin, Rochelle Swanson

Votes: 494

23. King of the Cowboys (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Music, Western

6.1
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Saboteurs are blowing up government warehouses (during World War II). Roy and his pals work undercover to put an end to their operations.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

Votes: 216

24. Code of the Secret Service (1939)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.1
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Brass is assigned to uncovering a counterfeiting ring that has stolen bona fide treasury plates and is converting $1 bills to $100 bills through a Mexican casino.

Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Rosella Towne, Eddie Foy Jr., Moroni Olsen

Votes: 208

25. Santo Bugito (1995)

52 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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In Santo Bugito, a border town of anthropomorphic insects between Texas and Mexico, ant Carmen and her ant husband run a restaurant where their odd insect regulars relax and share their misadventures.

Stars: Candi Milo, Charlie Adler, Marabina Jaimes, Tony Plana

Votes: 56

26. Renegades of the Rio Grande (1945)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.8
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A cowboy who was trying to return the loot from a robbery finds hmself suspected of the crime.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Rod Cameron, Eddie Dew, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 43

27. Dakota Lil (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.7
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Female outlaw helps lawmen trap railroad bandits.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: George Montgomery, Rod Cameron, Marie Windsor, John Emery

Votes: 129

28. Red Salute (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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The rebellious daughter of an army general becomes involved with a communist agitator, much to the consternation of her father, who instead attempts to pair her with a handsome yet dim-witted soldier.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Young, Hardie Albright, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 172

29. The Texan (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Western

6.9
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An outlaw, the Llano Kid is the scourge of south Texas and a Bible quoting lawman named Thacker. The kid joins a con man in a plot to deceive a wealthy old woman that he's her long-lost son... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Gary Cooper, Fay Wray, Emma Dunn, Oscar Apfel

Votes: 53

30. Deadly Stranger (1988)

R | 94 min | Thriller

4.3
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An undercover cop infiltrates an illegal labor racket on a remote, Texas/Mexican border farm. After falling for the farm owner's mistress, the two discover the tables have been turned and they are the hunted.

Director: Max Kleven | Stars: Darlanne Fluegel, Michael J. Moore, John Vernon, Taylor Lacher

Votes: 52

31. Pals of the Golden West (1951)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Comedy, Music

6.5
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Cattle smugglers are working along the U.S. border with Mexico. Hoof-and-mouth disease is discovered among the stolen cattle. Roy becomes involved when a fellow border patrolman is murdered... See full summary »

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 40

32. Hands Across the Border (1944)

Passed | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Ruth Terry, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Votes: 89

33. Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.9
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Gene and Pokie are on vacation in Mexico when they learn that their buddy Dusty has been bumped off.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion Jr., Sterling Holloway, Adele Mara

Votes: 47

34. Under a Texas Moon (1930)

Passed | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.0
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A cowboy arrives in a small town and winds up trying to help a local rancher stop a gang of cattle thieves while romancing a pretty young girl.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Frank Fay, Raquel Torres, Myrna Loy, Armida

Votes: 41

35. Rio Grande Patrol (1950)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.0
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Fowler is smuggling guns across the border and his buyer is the outlaw Bragg. The guns are hidden in the luggage of the girls that come to work in his saloon. Border guards Kansas and Chito... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Tim Holt, Jane Nigh, Douglas Fowley, Cleo Moore

Votes: 74

36. The Fighting Ranger (1934)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.8
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When Cougar and his gang cross the border for a raid, they kill Jim's brother Bob. Jim takes leave from the Rangers and crosses back into Mexico posing as a wanted outlaw. He joins up with ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Buck Jones, Dorothy Revier, Frank Rice, Bradley Page

Votes: 20

37. God's Country and the Man (1931)

Passed | 59 min | Western

5.7
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A government agent is sent to a tough frontier town to arrest & bring back one of the most ruthless criminals in the region.

Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Tom Tyler, Betty Mack, Al Bridge, Ted Adams

Votes: 15

38. The Sunrise Trail (1931)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Western

6.0
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Working under cover, Tex goes south of the border and joins Rand's gang where he befriends gang member Kansas. He plans to lead the gang into the Sheriff's trap, but hopes to spare his new friend.

Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Bob Steele, Blanche Mehaffey, Jack Rube Clifford, Germaine De Neel

Votes: 17

39. Whistlin' Dan (1932)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A cowboy and sidekick infiltrate a rustler gang to avenge the murder of their pal.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Ken Maynard, Tarzan, Joyzelle Joyner, Don Terry

Votes: 36

40. Rangers of Fortune (1940)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Two cowboys come to the aid of a town under the control of a crooked boss.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Patricia Morison, Betty Brewer, Albert Dekker

Votes: 37

41. The Rangers Take Over (1942)

Passed | 60 min | Music, Western

5.5
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Texas Ranger Sergeant Jim Steele (Jim Newill) spots Pete Dawson (Bud Osborne) taking horses over the Mexico-Texas border, but Dawson has an alibi. A new group of recruits arrives at the ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Iris Meredith

Votes: 12

42. Saddle Legion (1951)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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After being fired by Warren, Gabe crosses the border to see Ace Kelso and they make plans to get Warren's cattle. They waylay the Cattle Inspector and replace him with their man Regan. ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Tim Holt, Dorothy Malone, Robert Livingston, Mauritz Hugo

Votes: 91

43. Western Justice (1934)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.8
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Three men, each on their individual quest, meet at a deserted cabin and take the assumed names of Ace, King, and Jack. They then team up to try and bring water to a dried up town.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Renee Borden, Julian Rivero, Arthur Loft

Votes: 29

44. Texans Never Cry (1951)

Passed | 66 min | Western

6.4
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Texas Ranger Sergeant Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and his pal, Pecos Bates (Pat Buttram), save from eviction the family of Nancy Carter (Gail Davis), whose father (Harry Tyler) has purchased ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Mary Castle, Russell Hayden

Votes: 62

45. Ride a Violent Mile (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.4
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Cowhand Jeff Donner meets Susan Crowley, a spy for the Union in the Civil War, and gets dragged into her espionage ring that is out to foil the South's attempts to break the blockade ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: John Agar, Penny Edwards, John Pickard, Bing Russell

Votes: 17

46. Along the Rio Grande (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Music, Western

5.9
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When Jeff, Smokey, and Whopper try to help their boss Pop Edwards, they find themselves in jail for robbery and Pop murdered. They know Doc Randall is the culprit and when Doc's men break ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Killy | Stars: Tim Holt, Ray Whitley, Betty Jane Rhodes, Emmett Lynn

Votes: 126

47. King of the Texas Rangers (1941)

Approved | 215 min | Adventure, Western

7.3
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Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Sammy Baugh, Neil Hamilton, Pauline Moore, Duncan Renaldo

Votes: 53

48. The Valiant Hombre (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.4
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The Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Leo Carrillo) find a dog, Daisy (played by Daisy), grieving for its lost master. Cisco senses a plot when he later learns that the missing man, ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, John Litel, Barbara Billingsley

Votes: 8

49. Wings of Adventure (1930)

Passed | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.3
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Young children love to move and dance, and for very young children, ages 2 to 6, Miss Christy's Dance Adventure is the perfect opportunity to introduce them to basic dance moves that will ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Rex Lease, Armida, Clyde Cook, Fred Malatesta

Votes: 29

50. Border Cafe (1937)

Passed | 67 min | Music, Romance, Western

5.4
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Easterner Keith Whitney, son of a wealthy Senator, heads west where he ends up a drunk at a border cafe. After losing the money his father sent him to buy a ranch he learns his father is ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Harry Carey, John Beal, Armida, George Irving

Votes: 38



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