Rodeo movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rodeo movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, touching, sincere and humorous films and TV shows about / with rodeo, horse, cowboy, small town, horse riding, cowboy hat, friendship, rodeo cowboy, ranch and cowboy boots plots mostly in Drama, Western and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Brazil and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rodeo: 8 Seconds (1994), The Rider (2017), Dakota's Summer (2014), Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019), Cowgirls 'n Angels (2012), Cowboy Up (2001), When the Legends Die (1972), Ruby Jean and Joe (1996), Neon Bull (2015), Pure Country (1992).

List of rodeo movies

 6.5
 5K
8 Seconds (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: rodeo, rodeo cowboy, sport, cowboy, ambition, rising to stardom, rivalry, love, human spirit, contests and competitions, underdog, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, las vegas, new jersey, arizona
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 7.4
 20K
The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: rodeo, horse, horse riding, human animal relationship, riding accident, disabled person, cowboy, rodeo cowboy, father son relationship, horse trainer, autism, prairie ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: south dakota
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Dakota's Summer (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cowgirls 'n Angels Dakota's Summer tells the story of Dakota Rose, a cowgirl and competitive trick rider who finds out at the age of seventeen that she was adopted. She secretly sets out to discover the truth about her adoption and meet ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: horse, cowgirl, rodeo, countryside, summer, adoption, personal growth, friendship, low life, competition, girl horse relationship, girl
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Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tells the incredible true story of Amberley Snyder, a nationally ranked rodeo barrel racer who defies the odds after barely surviving a car accident that leaves her paralyzed from the waist down.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: rodeo, horse, life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, catastrophe, friendship, love, ambition, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, escapades ...
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Cowgirls 'n Angels (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.
Style: serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, youth, rodeo, direction and purpose, self discovery, friendship, family relations, parents and children, hopes, search for father, cowgirl, girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, kansas
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 5.6
 923
Cowboy Up (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Cowboy Up" is a celebration of the risk-taking, daredevil personalities of modern rodeo. In the world of professional bull riding, newcomer Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) is the craziest guy around; his brother Hank (Kiefer Sutherland) is a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: rivalry, love triangle, friendship, love affair, hopes, love and romance, ambition, contests and competitions, redemption, rising to stardom, fish out of water, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s
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When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: rodeo, mentor, native american, native american reservation, modern west, redsploitation, rodeo cowboy, friends, americana, alcohol abuse, cons and scams, ambition ...
Time: 70s
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Ruby Jean and Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a tale set in the rough and tumble world of professional rodeo, an over-the-hill former champion broncobuster and a young hitchhiker develop a special friendship.
Plot: friendship, rodeo, interracial friendship, interracial relations
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 6.8
 3K
Neon Bull (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Uruguay, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Iremar is part of a rodeo troupe that tours the Brazilian northeast. His task is to send bulls into the arena. Intensely exciting physical scenes alternate with contemplative episodes that sketch a painterly portrait of the members of the troupe. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: rodeo, mannequin, rags to riches, fashion, lifestyle change, ambition, changing lives, rodeo cowboy, brazilian, social realism, gay, lgbt ...
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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 7.1
 5K
Pure Country (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dusty Chandler (Strait) is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his real country roots. He's helped and hindered by ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, light, scenic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, family outing, manly
Plot: love story, starting over, country music, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, desire for fame, fall in love, love affair, americana ...
Place: usa, las vegas, australia, texas, london
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 6.1
 2K
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: funny, realistic, not serious, humorous, buddy movie ...
Plot: rodeo, gambling, rodeo cowboy, cowboy, drunken man, horse ranch, stubbornness, animal training, on the road, hopes, ambition, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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 7.2
 22K
The Misfits (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: desert, divorce, fall in love, aging, older man younger woman relationship, cowboy, moral dilemma, human nature, ranch, stallion, couples, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nevada, usa, california, las vegas
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 7.8
 23K
Hud (1963)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, cynical ...
Audience: manly
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, rancher, redemption, ranch, generation gap, americana, human nature, family life, parents and children, rodeo cowboy, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, california, austin texas, usa
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 4.8
 330
Rodeo Girl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Shipped off to her American dad's ranch for the summer, a teen and her horse Lucky Lad compete for a spot at the National Youth Rodeo.
Style: entertaining, disturbing, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, extreme sport, rider horse relationship, racehorse, rodeo, human animal relationship, father daughter relationship, ranch, father and daughter, animals, sport ...
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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, funny, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: road trip, car chase, truck, car, police chase, beer, sheriff, on the road, speed, police, convoy, bootlegging ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, alabama, mississippi, austin texas, california ...
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Getting Married in Buffalo Jump (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Years have passed since Sophie (Wendy Crewson) left the ranch her family calls home to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. The death of her father means that Sophie, now 30, must return to the home she left behind so long ago. Once there, ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, nude, rodeo, cattle ranch, small town life, fish out of water, infidelity, parents and children, fall in love, moral dilemma, love and romance, starting over ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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Junior Bonner (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: McQueen is Junior Bonner, an aging rodeo champ who returns to his home town to participate in the annual rodeo. He finds his family estranged, does what he can to help, and then moves on ... after some good rodeo riding and a few brawls.
Style: sentimental, bleak, funny, affectionate, feel good ...
Audience: manly
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, father son relationship, redemption, brawl, violence, small town, hospital, melancholy, transformation, enormously long battle scene, sport, loner ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
Place: arizona, california, australia, tokyo, texas ...
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 6.5
 557
J W Coop (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After losing eight years to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60's. Determined to make up for the lost 'prime' years of his career, he doggedly goes forward, and learns that ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, gloomy
Plot: prison, rodeo cowboy, animal life, on the road, rivalry, ambition, underdog, self discovery, sport, mentally unstable, best friends, rising to stardom ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas
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A Cowgirl's Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dusty Rhodes is new at Jefferson High, and she sticks out like a... well, a cowgirl. Dusty is a real cowgirl from Texas. Her parents are in the U.S. Army: her mother a helicopter pilot and her father a Special Forces Army Ranger. At first, Dusty is ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: equestrian, horse, girl horse relationship, ranch, patriotism, rodeo, rider horse relationship, friends, direction and purpose, teenager, family tragedy, teenage girl ...
Place: afghanistan
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 6.3
 4K
Bull (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a near-abandoned subdivision west of Houston, a wayward teen runs headlong into her equally willful and unforgiving neighbor, an aging bullfighter who's seen his best days in the arena; it's a collision that will change them both.
Style: rough, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: courtroom drama, life is a bitch, fight, brutality, workplace, against the odds, courage, husband wife relationship, legal, respect, justice, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, texas
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 5.7
 197
Coyote Summer (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenage Callie has a wild streak. When her mother goes to London on business, she sends Callie to her sister's ranch for a dose of hard work and responsibility. Callie is sullen, at first, naturally, but perks up at the sight of a beautiful but ...
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, rodeo, horse riding, boy horse relationship, aunt niece relationship, wild horse, uncle niece relationship, horseman, horse trainer, black horse, bad guy ...
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Stay Away, Joe (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Joe Lightcloud persuades his Congressman to give him 20 heifers and a prize bull so he and his father, Charlie, can prove that the Navajos can successfully raise cattle on the reservation. If their experiment is successful, then the government will ...
Style: psychotronic, campy, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: elvis presley, rodeo, countryside, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, buddies, friends, homecoming, wilderness, blues, rock ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
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 5.7
 575
Flap (1970)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Comedy based on the plight of modern Native Americans living on reservations.
Plot: rebellion, sweetheart, native american, convention, rodeo, heart attack, newspaper reporter, tv reporter, district attorney, civil rights, indian reservation, train ...
Time: 60s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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 5.2
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F.T.W. (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: brother sister incest, prison, rodeo, on the run, bank, renegade, criminal heroes, going straight, dishonesty, misfit, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana
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Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.
Style: romantic, light, funny, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: witness protection, witnessing a crime, divorce, adaptation, runaway, witness protection program, adultery, love and romance, starting over, crumbling marriage, marital problem, small town ...
Time: 21st century
Place: wyoming, new york, los angeles, usa, san francisco
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 2.9
 594
Blood Shack (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A woman inherits an abandoned ranch whose estate is said to be haunted by "the Chooper," the sword-wielding ghost of a vengeance-seeking Indian, in this Ray Dennis Steckler shocker.
Style: scary, serious, rough, offbeat
Plot: ghost story, rodeo, exploitation, murder, farm, ghost, rivalry, zombie, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, ranch, fight ...
Time: 70s
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 6.2
 11K
Sweet Virginia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, suspenseful, intellectual
Plot: small town, robbery, murder, death, rodeo cowboy, rodeo, family business, psychopath, stranger, friendship, breaking and entering, suspense ...
Place: virginia
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 7.1
 16K
McLintock! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: George Washington McLintock, 'GW' to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He anxiously awaits the return of his daughter Becky who has been away at school for the last two years. He's also ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, ranch, greed, mogul, rivalry, father daughter relationship, rancher, couples, vengeance, cowboy, hunting, prejudice ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1930s, 60s
Place: alaska, oklahoma, ireland, arizona, california
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Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, wrongful conviction, manhunt, chase, injustice, gang, family relations, faithfulness, u.s. mexico border, father son relationship, police officer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, alabama, latin america
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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 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 showdown between the drug lord and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: texas ranger, martial arts, fbi, vengeance, law enforcement, buddy cop, lone wolves, gang, special agents, fighting crime, confined, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, mexico, usa, latin america
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