Tag: texas

Countdown (1967) 6

Countdown (1967)

When the U.S. learns the Soviets are about to launch a manned mission to the moon, they feel it imperative that they get there first. The moon program isn't ready to launch yet so they decide to send one man in a modifie...

Texas Cyclone (1932) 6.3

Texas Cyclone (1932)

When Texas Grant rides into town people think the supposedly dead Jim Rawlings has returned. After a confrontation with Utah Becker, Grant learns Helen Rawlings is about to lose her ranch to Becker. Grant then decides to...

Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) 6.4

Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showd...

The Back-up Bride (2011) 3.8

The Back-up Bride (2011)

On Christmas weekend in a quaint Texas hotel, JOE BINGHAM, runs into the love of his life, AMY WALKER, the one that got away, she's visiting home for the holiday. The kick is, it's on the eve of Joe's white-winter weddin...

The Elephant in the Living Room (2010) 7.3

The Elephant in the Living Room (2010)

The Elephant in the Living Room takes viewers on a journey deep inside the controversial American subculture of raising the most dangerous animals in the world, as common household pets. Set against the backdrop of a hea...

All the Pretty Horses (2000) 5.8

All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Two young Texas cowboys on the cusp of manhood ride into 1940's Mexico in search of experience. What they find is a country as chaotic as it is beautiful, as cruel and unfeeling as it is mysterious, where death is a cons...

The Ordinance-2016 -

The Ordinance-2016

An unprecedented fight in small town Texas between churches and payday lenders. In a time when political disillusionment is all around, this story is an inspiring example of what is possible when groups cross lines for t...

Giant-1956 7.6

Giant-1956

Texan rancher Jordan "Bick" Benedict, Jr. (Rock Hudson) visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. While there he meets and falls in love with the owner's daughter Leslie (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), they are married immed...

Doonby-2013 5

Doonby-2013

A drifter arrives at a small town, and due to his friendly demeanor is quickly able to find a job, a place to lay his head, and begins to have a positive effect to everyone he meets. But there is obviously something curi...

Chasing Bonnie & Clyde-2015 -

Chasing Bonnie & Clyde-2015

'Don't build prisons, they cost too much!' In this era of Great Recession, the conservative and tough-on-crime State of Texas takes an unprecedented path by becoming a social justice leader with programs that rehabilitat...

The Apostle-1997 7.2

The Apostle-1997

Eulis 'Sonny' Dewey is a preacher from Texas living a happy life with his beautiful wife Jessie. Suddenly his stable world crumbles: Jessie is having an affair with young minister Horace. Sonny gets enraged and hits Hora...

Man in the Shadow-1957 6.9

Man in the Shadow-1957

In effect, modern cow town Spurline is run by Virgil Renchler, owner of the Golden Empire Ranch. One night, two of Virgil's henchmen go a little too far and beat a "bracero" ranch hand to death. Faced with an obvious cov...

ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas-2019 7.5

ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas-2019

Produced by the Emmy award-winning Banger Films, ZZ TOP: THAT LITTLE OL' BAND FROM TEXAS tells the story of how Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard became one of the biggest, most beloved bands on the planet, all ...

Mao’s Last Dancer-2009 7.3

Mao’s Last Dancer-2009

A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange t...

Joyride-1997 5

Joyride-1997

To a dumpy motel in an out-of-the-way little town, a mysterious woman, calling herself only Ms. Smith, comes to stay. Not only is she stunningly lovely, but her big black convertible is a beaut. J.T., the just-out-of-hig...

Elvis and Anabelle-2007 7.3

Elvis and Anabelle-2007

Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of Elvis, an embittered young man...

The Border-1982 6.4

The Border-1982

U.S. Border Patrol agent Charlie Smith just wants to do a good job and provide for his wife. But between her demands for a more affluent lifestyle and the importuning of Charlie's partner Cat to take part in illegal acti...

Lone Star Holy War-2014 7.4

Lone Star Holy War-2014

Lone Star Holy War is a sports documentary highlighting pivotal moments of the century old rivalry between Texas and Texas A&M. The last time both teams met was on November 24, 2011. This ended the 118 year old rivalry a...

The Searchers-1956 7.9

The Searchers-1956

After a long three-year absence, the battle-scarred Confederate veteran of the American Civil War, Ethan Edwards, turns up on the remote and dusty Texan homestead of his brother, Aaron. In high hopes of finding peace, in...

Jackson-2019 1.2

Jackson-2019

Paranormal Investigator Trevor Night discovers his son has the gift to see spirits. Using his son Trevor begins to study spirits in the hope of finding his deceased wife but in doing so risks the relationship of father a...

This Side of the Dirt-2017 3.6

This Side of the Dirt-2017

This Side of the Dirt' is a South Texas family drama steeped in satire and humor. The story takes place days after the death of the family patriarch, Papo. We find his daughter, Jean Ann, alone and weeping as she comes t...

The Big Green-1995 5.6

The Big Green-1995

Another Disney underdog sports team of misfit kids (soccer this time) learns to play a new sport and become champions, while building self-esteem, making friends and solving a variety of dramatic family crises, through t...

True Grit-1969 7.4

True Grit-1969

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross, (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because ...

Recount-2008 7.4

Recount-2008

In this dramatization of the 2000 Presidential election, Al Gore concedes the Presidency to George W. Bush, but recants when he learns of irregularities in the Florida vote count. Democratic strategists Ronald Klain and ...

Lone Star-1996 7.4

Lone Star-1996

John Sayles' murder-mystery explores interpersonal and interracial tensions in Rio County, Texas. Sam Deeds is the local sheriff who is called to investigate a 40-year-old skeleton found in the desert....As Sam delves de...

6 Years-2015 5.6

6 Years-2015

A romantic drama centering around unforeseen circumstances, 6 Years is a tale about Melanie (Taissa Farmiga) and Dan (Ben Rosenfield), a young couple in love whose relationship begins to fracture. Close friends since chi...

Pony Express Rider-1976 5.2

Pony Express Rider-1976

A young Texas Man who saw his father get killed by a group of bandits, decides years later to go to work for the Pony Express. But he is not just working around the country to deliver mail, he is actually finding the ban...

Hurricane Bianca-2016 5.9

Hurricane Bianca-2016

New York substitute science teacher/stand-up comic Richard Martinez - who isn't even remotely effective at either - finally lands a full-time position in Texas through the Teaching Ambassador Program, but his stint falls...

Bats-1999 3.9

Bats-1999

Bats, the result of a government experiment gone wrong, have suddenly become intelligent, vicious, and omnivorous, and are attacking people near Gallup, Texas. Bat specialist Sheila Casper and her assistant Jimmy are bro...

The Beautiful Country-2004 7.4

The Beautiful Country-2004

One of the consequences of the U.S.-Viet Nam war was the children of G.I.s by their Viet Namese wives and lovers. For years, women who were involved with U.S. soldiers were social outcasts, treated as collaborators while...

As I Walk Through the Valley-2017 -

As I Walk Through the Valley-2017

"As I Walk Through The Valley" unfolds over four decades of music in the southernmost tip of Texas: The Rio Grande Valley. An often overlooked river-delta which recently finds itself as a central talking-point in the nat...

Dazed and Confused-1993 7.6

Dazed and Confused-1993

It's the last day of school at a high school in a small town in Texas in 1976. The upperclassmen are hazing the incoming freshmen, and everyone is trying to get stoned, drunk, or laid, even the football players that sign...

Texas Across the River-1966 6.4

Texas Across the River-1966

The Louisiana wedding of debutante Phoebe Ann Naylor to Don Andrea de Baldasar, El Duce de la Casala is stopped by the Cavalry over a matter of honor. Don Andrea flees across the river to Texas, where he meets up with Sa...

Necessary Roughness-1991 6.2

Necessary Roughness-1991

Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule. With fewer players than most ...

Lone Star-1952 6.2

Lone Star-1952

Rip-roaring big star, big budget semi-historical story about cattle baron Devereaux Burke, who is enlisted by an aging Andrew Jackson to dissuade Sam Houston from establishing Texas as a republic. Burke must fight state ...

Leatherface-2017 5

Leatherface-2017

A violent teen and three others kidnap a young nurse while escaping from a Texas mental institution. Pursued by a vengeful sheriff, the disturbed young man embarks on a murderous rampage that shapes him into a legendary ...

A Big Hand for the Little Lady-1966 7.3

A Big Hand for the Little Lady-1966

A naive couple and a child arrive to the town on the way to San Antonio, Texas to buy a farm there. There is a poker game between the richest men in the region. The man cannot resist it and though he is a very bad poker ...

A Poem Is a Naked Person-1974 7.2

A Poem Is a Naked Person-1974

This film was not officially released in 1974 and shown only at non-profit institutions with Les Blank appearing in person. After Les Blank's death in 2013, Les'son Harrod Blank and Leon Russell came to an agreement to r...

Stick It-2006 6.4

Stick It-2006

Haley Graham is a former gymnast-turned-juvenile delinquent who, after one too many run-ins with the law, is forced to enroll at an elite gymnastics academy, the VGA in Houston, Texas which is run by the legendary Olympi...

The Doolins of Oklahoma-1949 6.6

The Doolins of Oklahoma-1949

When the Daltons are killed at Coffeyville, gang member Bill Doolin arriving late escapes but kills a man. Now wanted for murder, he becomes the leader of the Doolin gang. He eventually leaves the gang and tries to start...