New mexico desert movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant new mexico desert movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, cult film and weird films and TV shows about / with new mexico desert, desert, murder, small town, chase, danger, vengeance, heroes, native american and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as new mexico desert: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), The Outlaws (1985), For a Few Dollars More (1965), The Andromeda Strain (1971), Two Men in Town (2014), Gargoyles (1972), Thunder II (1987), Thunder III (1988), Off the Map (2003), Buffalo Dreams (2005).

List of new mexico desert movies

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An anthology film weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War.
Style: funny, ironic, suspense, light, captivating ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, native american, wagon train, dog, violence, new mexico desert, trapper, arizona desert, card playing, bounty hunter, prostitute ...
Time: victorian era
Place: arizona, oregon, new mexico
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 7.2
 45K
The Outlaws (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting ...
Style: feel good, light, tense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, small town, friendship, adventure, violent, cowboy, group of criminals, gunfight, desert, betrayal, murder, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, new mexico, california, arizona
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For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: stylized, suspense, atmospheric, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, bounty hunter, small town, gang, robbery, violence, warrior, heroes, sidekick, reward, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: texas, austin texas, spain, new mexico, usa ...
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The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, alien, plague, disaster, deadly virus, survival, science, virus, epidemic, distopia, infection, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demon, supernatural, monster, chosen one, good versus evil, zombie, demonic possession, brutality, on the run, save the world, prostitute, temptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1917, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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Two Men in Town (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Algeria, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A convict is released from prison in a small town in New Mexico. 18 years ago he killed a deputy. The then-and-now sheriff seeks revenge.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: sheriff, starting over, haunted by the past, going straight, society, friendship, small town, redemption, parole, arrest, convict, mexican american border ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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 5.9
 3K
Gargoyles (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After receiving word about a mysterious carcass/skeleton unearthed in the Arizona desert, a father and his daughter decide to remove it from the burial grounds for further study. Once they do so, they, as well as the town, are besieged by a colony ...
Style: scary, slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, gargoyle, demon, supernatural, desert, vampire, archaeologist, skeleton, cave, anthropologist, creature, chase ...
Place: latin america, new mexico, arizona, mexico
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 4.9
 255
Thunder II (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob. To protect himself, the deputy sets a trap for Thunder and gets him convicted as dealer. Thunder manages to break out of ...
Plot: native american, police officer, dirty cop, witness, frame up, massacre, arizona desert, drug traffic, drugs, combat, fight, violence ...
Place: arizona, new mexico
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 4.3
 191
Thunder III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They took his wife... but he's still Walking Tall, they drew First Blood, but he's gonna fight back like Billy Jack.
Plot: native american, dirty cop, car chase, revenge, arizona desert, bait, militia, pacifism, pacifist, one man army, vigilante, vigilantism ...
Place: arizona, new mexico
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 7.1
 3K
Off the Map (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.
Style: stylized, intense, sincere, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: depression, youth, coming of age, childhood, transformation, family relations, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, family problems, family in crisis, desert ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new mexico, new jersey, california, usa, albuquerque new mexico ...
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 5.6
 554
Buffalo Dreams (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Josh Townsend finds himself living in New Mexico after his father's new job requires the family to move from their home in Utah. While acclimating to his new surroundings, Josh becomes involved with a group of teens attempting to preserve the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friendship, teenage life, young heroes, disney, family relations, parents and children, fish out of water, escapades, interracial friendship, mute, native american reservation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, utah, arizona
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A Thief of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, society, mystery, protagonist as suspect, crimes, culture clash, native american, missing person, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, arizona
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 5.2
 533
Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A native America named Thunder returns home only to find that his ancestral burial ground is being destroyed by construction workers. He tries to put a stop to it, but the law is not only not on his side, but he is banished from town, beaten up, and ...
Plot: rambo, on the run, escape, police, vengeance, police chase, revenge, violence, police officer killed, brutality, small town, horse ...
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A family is trapped in a desert town by a cult of senior-citizens who recruit the town's children to worship Satan.
Style: scary, macabre, satanic, serious, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, evil child, occult, witchcraft, black magic, ritual, murder, small town, kidnapping, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, arizona, new mexico
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Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Style: factual, intense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nuclear bomb, atomic bomb, scientist, military, politics, idealism, ego clash, moral dilemma, soldier, scientific research, physicist ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: usa, new mexico, russia, germany
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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: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, touching, road movie ...
Plot: self discovery, mother son relationship, suburbs, friendship, children, road trip, character study, widow, waitress, diner, feminist, mentor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, california, new jersey, phoenix arizona, usa
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 4.0
 4K
Unearthed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn is called by the local farmer Rob Horn to witness the remains of an animal to request ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, creature feature, alien life-form, desert, deadly creature, race against time, chaos, supernatural, isolation, riddles and clues, archaeologist, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
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 6.3
 3K
Roswell (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his ...
Style: serious, cynical, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: alien, ufo, extraterrestrial, alien abduction, mystery, military, conspiracy, dishonesty, space and aliens, uncover truth, soldier, abduction ...
Time: 1940s
Place: new mexico, usa
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 5.2
 2K
Nightwing (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: animal attack, vampire, killer animal, insect, rabies, spiritualism, plague, murder, graphic violence, strong violent content, animal life, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new mexico
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 5.5
 3K
Linewatch (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. is a Border Patrol Officer in the New Mexico desert with a secret past that is about to catch up with him. When his old gang leader tracks him down and forces him to smuggle drugs across the border, he must ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. mexico border, gangsters, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, gang, crimes, starting over, law enforcement, police shootout, husband wife relationship, black cop, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, latin america, cuba, los angeles
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The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspense, brutal, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cannibal, desert, cannibalism, torture, supernatural, serial killer, monster, rescue, military, escape attempt, assault, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
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 8.6
 16K
Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, police detective, spy, war crime, police investigation, whodunit, investigation, crimes, crimes of passion, undercover, murder, murder investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new mexico, london
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 6.4
 2K
Dreamland (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman who lives in a desert trailer park must choose between caring for her hapless father and sick friend or fulfilling her own destiny.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, desert, starting over, self discovery, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, destiny, introspection, coming of age, basketball ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, new mexico
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Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
TV show
Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, social problems, american history, firing squad, texas ranger, survival, expedition, graphic violence, mountain, buddies, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, new mexico, mexico, usa, latin america ...
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Silent Tongue (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Roe awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't bury her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with Roe.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: grief, native american, vengeance, wife, murder, redemption, old west, crimes, family relations, empire, sister, tree ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
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 6.0
 8K
White Sands (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.
Style: suspense, harsh, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, desert, murder, fbi, mistaken identity, undercover, working undercover, who done it, hidden identity, mystery, violence, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new mexico
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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cerebral, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: alien, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien life-form, surrealism, sex scene, female nudity, distopia, humanity, disorder, oral sex, benign alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
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Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hunting, desert, survival, hunter, chase, wilderness, isolation, crimes, confined, witnessing a crime, travel, thirst ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, new mexico
Is relevant ?
 4.1
 485
The Aviary (2022)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A twisted journey of two women’s desperate flee to escape the clutches of Skylight, an insidious cult. Lured in by the promise of “freedom” in the isolated desert campus called The Aviary, Jillian and Blair join forces to escape in hopes of ...
Style: psychological, psychological thriller
Plot: cult, survival, hallucination, desert, cult leader, therapy, murder, new mexico desert, escape, paranoia, manhunt, runaway
Place: new mexico
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