Movies and TV shows set in phoenix arizona

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in phoenix arizona ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, melancholic and exciting films and TV shows about / with desert, murder, arizona territory, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, brutality, violence, danger and police officer plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as phoenix arizona: A Fire in the Sky (1978), Ninja III: The Domination (1984), The Outcasts (1968), The Fugitive (1963), 100 Rifles (1969), Trading Christmas (2011), The Banger Sisters (2002), Twilight (2008), Arizona (2018), Area 51 Confidential (2011).
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The X-Files (1993)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Canada, USA
45 min.
 8.7
The Fugitive (1963)
Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
51 min.
 8.1
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Arizona (2018)
Comedy, Thriller
USA
85 min.
 5.7
Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
87 min.
 5.2

List of movies set in phoenix arizona

A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: meteor, astronomer, space and aliens, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, celebrity culture ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently widowed woman on the road with her precocious young son is determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, single parent, character study, friendship, starting over, singer, waitress, widow, unemployment, self discovery, road trip, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, california, usa, new jersey
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Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female aerobic instructor is possessed by an evil spirit of a fallen ninja when coming to his aid. The spirit seeks revenge on those who killed him and uses the female instructor's body to carry out his mission. The only way the spirit will ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, revenge, one man army, supernatural, danger, vengeance, good versus evil, master criminal, master warrior, fighting crime, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona
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 7.9
 84
The Outcasts (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Outcasts is an American Western genre television series, appearing on ABC in the 1968-69 season. The series stars Don Murray and Otis Young. It is most notable for being the first television Western with an African American co-star.
Plot: apache territory, arizona territory, indian burial ground, apache indian, wedding, friendship, bar, lie, friend, horse, army general, soldier ...
Place: phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona, new mexico, texas ...
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 8.1
 3K
The Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The Fugitive is an American drama series created by Roy Huggins and produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen stars as Richard Kimble, a doctor who is falsely convicted of his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, escape, chase, fugitives, on the road, protagonist as suspect, pursuit, integrity, crime, on the run, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona, california ...
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 6.0
 2K
100 Rifles (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When half-breed Indian Yaqui Joe robs an Arizona bank, he is pursued by dogged lawman Lyedecker. Fleeing to Mexico, Joe is imprisoned by General Verdugo, who is waging a war against the Yaqui Indians. When Lyedecker attempts to intervene, he is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, village, gory, criminal heroes, old west, fugitives, adventure, gang, lone wolves, on the run, vigilantism, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 1910s
Place: mexico, arizona, latin america, usa, phoenix arizona
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Trading Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily (Faith Ford) misses her daughter Heather (Emma Lahana), who is attending college in Boston. Since her father died, Heather is sensitive to her mom’s dependence on long-standing holiday traditions. This Christmas, Heather has planned a trip ...
Plot: e mail, mother daughter relationship, christmas tree, christmas, teacher, novelist, loss of husband, suitcase, swimming pool, champagne, bus, chinese food ...
Place: phoenix arizona, seattle washington
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The Banger Sisters (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, rock star, tattoo, groupie, midlife crisis, odd couple, family, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, past, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
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 5.2
 380K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: touching, sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, small town, true love, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural romance, fall in love, love and romance, young lovers, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, washington state
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 5.7
 3K
Arizona (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, the life of Cassie Fowler, a single mother and struggling realtor, goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.
Plot: single mother, blood, murder, debt, realtor, arizona territory, desert
Place: phoenix arizona
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Area 51 Confidential (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: People from various walks of life find themselves held captive in a desolate area surrounding a secret government installation rumored to contain extraterrestrial life
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: alien encounter, captivity, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, heroes, bleeding, experiment, extraterrestrial, desert, government, machine gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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 6.3
 1K
The Rounders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben (Glenn Ford) and Marion (Henry Fonda) are two cowboys who make a meager living breaking wild horses. Their frequent employer Jim (Chill Wills), who always gets the better of them, talks them into taking a nondescript horse in lieu of some of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy
Plot: horse, buddies, on the road, partners, friends, contests and competitions, animal life, ambition, hopes, workplace, animal training, rodeo ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nevada, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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Buzzfeed Unsolved - Supernatural (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Story: Ryan Bergara (a believer in the supernatural) and Shane Madej (a skeptic) travel to alleged haunted locations to investigate paranormal activity.
Style: dark humor, light
Plot: ghoul, spirit, skeptic, hell, ghosts, debate, arizona territory, ghost, alien, zombie, desert, demon ...
Place: mine, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 8.7
 177K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, fbi, investigation, ufo, special agents, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, space and aliens, mysterious place, top secret, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Freeling family move in with Diane's mother in an effort to escape the trauma and aftermath of Carol Anne's abduction by the Beast. But the Beast is not to be put off so easily and appears in a ghostly apparition as the Reverend Kane, ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, poltergeist, rescue, afterlife, good versus evil, clergy, kidnapping, monster, supernatural, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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Whispering Smith (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whispering Smith is an American Western series that aired on NBC. Based on a 1948 movie, the series stars Audie Murphy as Tom "Whispering" Smith, a police detective in Denver, Colorado. Filming of the series began in 1959, but the program ...
Plot: piano, investigation, bank robbery, gold, theft, stabbing, blackmail, shot in the back, partner, blindness, son, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: phoenix arizona, mine, colorado, denver colorado
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Terror at London Bridge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: London Bridge, London, England, 1888: Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985: the last original stone used to rebuild London Bridge is laid and all the city is happy...but then some strange murders start ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: murder, mystery, knife murder, serial killer, slasher, jack the ripper, supernatural, ghost, time travel, supernatural romance, crime, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, england, europe, usa, london ...
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Man of the East (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: By his dying father's last wish Joe is sent to the Wild West to become a real guy. The dreamy young man despises guns and fights likes poems and prefers bicycles to horses. Now his three teachers footpads all of them shall teach him otherwise. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, anti heroes, old west, escapades, heroes, rivalry, last wish, arizona territory, photograph, robbery, bicycle, train ...
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, phoenix arizona
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 6.7
 2K
Cannon (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cannon is a CBS detective television series produced by Quinn Martin which aired from March 26, 1971 to March 3, 1976. The primary protagonist is the title character, private detective Frank Cannon, played by William Conrad. He also appeared on two ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: private investigator, ex-cop, split personality, car phone, disorder, woman, sister, ski lift, daughter, twin, private detective, young woman ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, phoenix arizona, arizona, new mexico
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The Phoenix Incident (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A number of 'missing person' cases are reported in Phoenix, Arizona when an unexplained light appears in the sky one night in 1997.
Plot: found footage, desert, ufo, alien invasion, alien, conspiracy, military, camera, arizona territory
Place: phoenix arizona, mexico, arizona
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 6.8
 45K
U Turn (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: small town, mechanic, betrayal, desert, neo noir, murder, police officer, car breakdown, robbery, money, drifter, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, las vegas
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 5.8
 651
Touching Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: redemption, country, twins, folk, small town, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, family relations, downfall ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, colorado, arizona
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Love a la Carte (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A marriage in crisis can survive! Set in Arizona against the national debate over immigration, infidelity and the Internet, "Love a la Carte" pokes fun at subjects that usually make people upset. Here is a comedic fantasy about one ...
Plot: extramarital affair, masturbation, adultery, divorce, marriage, female nudity, husband wife relationship, cheating, open relationship, monogamy, personal ad, swinger ...
Place: canada, arizona, australia, toronto ontario canada, phoenix arizona
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 7.2
 93
Solitude (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Each character involved in this psychological exploration of family and sexuality discovers what it means to suffer inexplicable torment rather than be alone.
Style: avant garde
Plot: incest, drawing, brother sister relationship, sex, betrayal, lesbian, painter, dysfunctional, mind game
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Style: light, dark
Plot: found footage, video camera, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, video footage, talking while driving, fright, astronomer, military base, room, lost, adolescent boy ...
Time: 1990s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
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 7.1
 2K
Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, media satire, suburban life, documentary filmmaking, tv show, suburbs, artists and showbiz, media, society, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
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The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Alison Dodge, a 17-year old raised by her mother, decides on her own to spend her last summer before college getting to know her father
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, lake or river, parents and children, youth, family relations, human nature, isolation, teenage life, estrangement, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa, san diego california, phoenix arizona
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 7.6
 314K
Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: drug dealing, murder, death of daughter, moral dilemma, night vision, fbi, cia, death of wife, tunnel, crime, crimes, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona ...
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, witty, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, crimes, disorder, hung over, odd, killings, screenwriter, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, year 1947, year 1975 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
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 7.4
 19K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, republican party, republican, election, conservative, stupidity, presidential election, state affairs, americana, ambition, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, year 2008
Place: usa, alaska, england, florida, washington d.c. ...
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