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, exciting and humorous films and TV shows about / with desert, murder, arizona territory, mentor, crimes, redemption, runaway, pornography, danger and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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phoenix arizona movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as phoenix arizona: Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986), A Fire in the Sky (1978), The Lying Game (2011), Clarence (2013), Night Skies (2007), The Grifters (1990), Murder on the Border (2005), Everything Must Go (2010), Waiting to Exhale (1995), Pump Up the Volume (1990).

List of movies set in phoenix arizona

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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, rescue, clergy, afterlife, ghost, good versus evil, kidnapping, poltergeist, shaman, supernatural, family problems, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: astronomer, meteor, chases and races, forces of nature, escapades, space and aliens, celebrity culture, confined, chaos, kidnapping, adventure, rivalry ...
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: friendship, self discovery, single parent, on the road, unemployment, starting over, widow, waitress, singer, road trip, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, california, usa, new jersey
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 7.4
 17K
The Lying Game (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Emma, a kind-hearted foster kid who can't catch a break, finds out she has an identical twin sister, Sutton, who - unlike Emma - was adopted by wealthy parents and is seemingly living an ideal life. After their initial meeting, Sutton talks ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, lifestyle, investigation, murder, teenage life, youth, twin sister, amateur detective, female protagonist, teenager, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
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 6.5
 5K
Clarence (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The adventures of a young boy named Clarence, who is optimistic about everything, and his two best friends Jeff and Sumo.
Style: humorous, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: school, friends, parents and children, mischievous children, youth, disorder, family relations, overweight, male friendship, dental braces, children, boy ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 4.7
 2K
Night Skies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: abduction, kidnapping, ufo, escapades, space and aliens, benign alien, deadly creature, mistaken identity, investigation, danger, supernatural, alien encounter ...
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
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 7.0
 23K
The Grifters (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Style: bleak, tense, sexy, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, neo noir, train ride, crime, neo-noir, dishonesty, bookies, family problems, couples, estrangement, dysfunctional family, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, california
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Murder on the Border (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after he's assigned to defend an officer who shot a young Hispanic boy crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, attorney Eduardo Martinez learns that his own family is planning to enter the country illegally. But when his client offers to help ...
Plot: racism, courtroom, illegal immigration, corruption, murder, motel, lawyer
Place: mexico, arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
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Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, talky ...
Plot: salesman, friendship, unemployment, starting over, marital problem, midlife crisis, addiction, down on your luck, age difference, hopes, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, texas, phoenix arizona, new jersey
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Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, single mother, romance, best friends, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, feminism, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: radio, rebellion, teenager, high school, suicide, repression, confession, misfit, anti conformity, radio dj, freedom, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
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 5.1
 3K
Held Up (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, airport, swat, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, hostages, chases and races, fugitives, crimes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 2.9
 552
Droid Gunner (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the future, the threat of global takeover by cyborg units has forced Earth to outlaw their use. But when four female androids are smuggled to Earth, Jack Ford is assigned to track them down. An adventurous chase takes him from the mean streets of ...
Plot: shoot out, earth, cigar smoking, exploitation, female nudity, dark future, one eyed man, mutant, fight, fistfight, woman undressing, bounty hunter ...
Time: near future, future
Place: phoenix arizona
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 6.5
 371
Night Drive (1977)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A housewife is stalked by a psycho after she sees him a murder a highway patrol officer.
Style: road movie, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalker, stalking, on the road, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crime, crimes, chases and races, confined, witnessing a crime, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, colorado, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 5.7
 5K
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.
Style: ironic, dark humor, satirical, suspense
Plot: murder, single mother, realtor, arizona territory, hostages, revenge, criminal, blood, debt, 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: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: captivity, space and aliens, chases and races, danger, heroes, alien encounter, arizona territory, bleeding, experiment, interspecies sex, government, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, phoenix 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Plot: horse, ambition, friends, workplace, animal training, hopes, contests and competitions, on the road, animal life, partners, buddies, best friend ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, nevada, 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: arizona territory, zombie, demons, debate, spirit, alien, desert, ghost, ghoul, hell, ghosts, cia ...
Place: arizona, mine, phoenix arizona
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 8.7
 181K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, ufo, investigation, space and aliens, paranormal activity, special agents, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, top secret, obsession, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, 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: robbery, gambler, kidnapping, son, acid, kill, idol, sword cane, wind, pianist, gang, sword ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, denver colorado, colorado, phoenix arizona
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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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, serial killer, slasher, time travel, ghost, knife murder, jack the ripper, crimes, who done it, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, england, usa, europe, 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, escapades, anti heroes, rivalry, old west, last wish, heroes, mentor, train, prison, street shootout, bicycle ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, phoenix arizona
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 6.8
 2K
Cannon (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: ex-cop, private investigator, daughter, private detective, young woman, car, fat man, evil, woman, sister, ski lift, car phone ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, new mexico, arizona, phoenix arizona
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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: ufo, alien invasion, alien, desert, arizona territory, conspiracy, military, camera, found footage
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona, mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 88
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: bigotry, accidental shooting, black man, ghost town, body, waterhole, bounty, miner, life, snake bite, outcast, cow ...
Place: mine, arizona, mexico, texas, new mexico ...
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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: rough, psychological, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, on the run, false accusation, chase, escape, manhunt, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, injustice, coincidence, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: indiana, california, new mexico, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona ...
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 6.8
 46K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: small town, mechanic, betrayal, murder, desert, drifter, neo noir, police officer, money, robbery, car breakdown, neo-noir ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, las vegas
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, danger, one man army, supernatural, martial arts, ninja, revenge, rescue, vigilantism, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona
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 6.0
 3K
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, village, heist, vigilantism, rescue, old west, gang, battles, tough heroes, righting the wronged, society, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 1910s
Place: mexico, arizona, latin america, usa, phoenix arizona
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 5.9
 665
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: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: redemption, siblings relations, parents and children, hopes, estrangement, life is a bitch, twins, introspection, country, small town, family problems, folk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, colorado
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