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 light films and TV shows about / with desert, murder, mentor, arizona territory, redemption, dialogue, pornography, storytelling, runaway and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France 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), Murder on the Border (2005), Everything Must Go (2010).

List of movies set in phoenix arizona

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, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: single parent, on the road, friendship, widow, waitress, starting over, singer, self discovery, unemployment, road trip, character study, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, california, usa, new jersey
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: meteor, astronomer, space and aliens, danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, celebrity culture ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
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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, serious, 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
 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: indian burial ground, apache indian, arizona territory, apache territory, friendship, army general, teacher, coach, saloon girl, posse, shooting, coin ...
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, phoenix arizona, shanghai, 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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, chase, manhunt, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, on the road, pursuit, integrity, crime, on the run, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, arizona, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, new mexico ...
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, village, gory, criminal heroes, fugitives, old west, gang, adventure, 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, loss of husband, mother daughter relationship, teacher, christmas tree, christmas, novelist, snowball fight, christmas decoration, security guard, chinese food, driver's license ...
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: semi serious, humorous, 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
 390K
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, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, washington state
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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, lawyer, motel, corruption, murder, illegal immigration
Place: phoenix arizona, usa, mexico, 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: realistic, semi serious, gloomy, touching, sincere ...
Plot: salesman, friendship, beer, unemployment, starting over, addiction, alcohol, playboy, alcohol abuse, suburbs, midlife crisis, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, texas, usa, 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: semi serious, clever, touching, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: divorce, friendship, single mother, infidelity, romance, best friends, feminism, couple relations, suburbs, looking for love, love affair, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, 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, witty, serious, gloomy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: radio, rebellion, teenager, high school, suicide, rock, freedom, dj, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, radio dj, repression ...
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, mistaken identity, swat, comedy of errors, criminal heroes, on the road, nothing goes right, crime, fish out of water, buddies, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix 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, woman undressing, fight, fistfight, pocket watch, mutant, bounty hunter, one eyed man, dark future, woman wearing black lingerie ...
Time: future, near 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, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalker, on the road, stalking, murder, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, witness, crime, danger, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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 5.7
 4K
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, satirical, dark humor, suspense
Plot: murder, single mother, realtor, arizona territory, revenge, hostages, criminal, debt, blood, 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: alien encounter, captivity, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, heroes, gun, interspecies sex, bleeding, government, extraterrestrial, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, on the road, buddies, partners, friends, contests and competitions, animal life, ambition, hopes, workplace, animal training, rodeo ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, phoenix 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: light, dark humor
Plot: debate, skeptic, spirit, demons, ghost, zombie, desert, alien, cia, exorcism, disappearance, ghosts ...
Place: mine, arizona, 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, investigation, ufo, special agents, space and aliens, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, alien abduction, top secret, obsession ...
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 ...
Time: 80s
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: investigation, missing, silver, cane, avenger, bet, sword cane, outlaw, killer, bank robbery, gunfight, fight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: denver colorado, mine, phoenix arizona, 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, ghost, time travel, knife murder, jack the ripper, supernatural romance, who done it, crime ...
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, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, old west, anti heroes, escapades, heroes, rivalry, last wish, arizona territory, book, dog, horse, ranger ...
Place: tucson arizona, 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: private investigator, ex-cop, young woman, fat man, evil, daughter, private detective, car, ski lift, disorder, car phone, sister ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, arizona, phoenix 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: arizona territory, found footage, ufo, alien invasion, conspiracy, camera, military, desert, alien
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona, mexico
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: small town, betrayal, desert, mechanic, neo noir, murder, police officer, robbery, car breakdown, money, drifter, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, las vegas
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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: 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, colorado, phoenix arizona, 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: adultery, extramarital affair, masturbation, cheating, swinger, personal ad, open relationship, divorce, husband wife relationship, marriage, monogamy, female nudity ...
Place: australia, arizona, canada, toronto ontario canada, phoenix arizona
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