Movies and TV shows set in texas

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in texas ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, interesting, melancholic and harsh films and TV shows about / with storytelling, dialogue, brutality, father son relationship, mentor, runaway, murder, violence, vengeance and violent plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, West Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as texas: No Country for Old Men (2007), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Lone Star (1996), A Perfect World (1993), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Urban Cowboy (1980), Preacher (2016), Hell or High Water (2016), The Alamo (2004), Dazed and Confused (1993).

List of movies set in texas

No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: tense, rough, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, crimes, human nature, psychopath, peril, shooting, neo noir, escape, money, death, stolen money ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: tense, exciting, epic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, lone wolves, gold, cons and scams, good versus evil, greed, gunfight, army, outlaw, cowboy, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona ...
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 7.5
 26K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: clever, tense, thought provoking, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, haunted by the past, police investigation, small town, investigation, mystery, crime, generation gap, law enforcement, small town life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, new jersey, canada
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A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: touching, sincere, road movie, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, criminal heroes, manhunt, fugitives, friendship, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, california
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Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television action crime drama series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis, both starring Chuck Norris as a member of the Texas Ranger Division. The show aired on CBS in the spring of 1993, with the first season ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, martial arts, martial artist, district attorney, heroes, tough law enforcer, crime, partners against crime, good versus evil, police investigation, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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 6.3
 12K
Urban Cowboy (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hard Hat Days Honky-Tonk Nights. John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, rivalry, human spirit, social differences, city life, suburban life, marital problem, ambition, contests and competitions, working class, chase, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
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 8.1
 58K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy ...
Style: twists and turns, dark humor, funny, semi serious, biblical
Plot: heaven and hell, preacher, vampire, supernatural, anti heroes, angel, sin, god, cult leader, dark hero, gore, blood
Place: texas
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Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, realistic, harsh, cerebral ...
Plot: debt, bank robber, redemption, brother, bank robbery, stolen money, morality, shooting, desperation, criminal, small western town, peril ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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 6.0
 18K
The Alamo (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, rough, sincere, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, war, military, rivalry, heroic mission, danger, gunfight, soldier, mexican, revolution, justice, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, kentucky ...
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Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, teenager, adolescence, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, coming-of-age, small town, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
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 8.1
 73K
Paris, Texas (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.
Style: touching, surreal, serious, psychological, road movie ...
Plot: redemption, desert, drifter, reunion, on the road, reconciliation, family reunited, estrangement, parents and children, family relations, hopes, presumed dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, california, houston texas ...
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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: aids, fighting the system, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, human spirit, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, treatment, transsexual, society, gay slur, casual sex ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, china, japan ...
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The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, small town, psychopath, killer, neo noir, sheriff, sadism, deputy, danger, investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, usa
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 5.5
 4K
Nadine (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hairdresser Nadine Hightower wants to retrieve the risqué photos she once posed for, but when she visits the photographer at his office, he's murdered by an intruder. Nadine talks her estranged husband, Vernon, into going along when she ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, romance, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, witnessing a crime, cons and scams, nothing goes right, odd couple, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
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The Life of David Gale (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: surprise ending, thought provoking, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, intern, death sentence, death row, murder, suicide, who done it, professor, journalist, reporter, false accusation, death penalty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, italy, houston texas, spain ...
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 6.7
 67K
Killer Joe (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: deal, psychopath, hitman, police detective, greed, crime, parents and children, insurance, financial problem, danger, siblings relations, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, dallas texas
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 6.8
 9K
Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, old west, colonel, vengeance, betrayal, crimes, rivalry, investigation, gunfight, revenge, soldier, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new orleans
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 6.4
 207K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, survivor, horse, vengeance, native american, lawyer, escape, texas ranger, adventure, fighting crime, danger, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mine
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King of the Hill (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, suburban life, sitcom, youth, friendship, guest, manhood, working class, marital problem, conservative, manager, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
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All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: sexy, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: youth, high school, serial killer, slasher, murder, friends, teenage life, psychopath, virginity, mystery killer, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
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Midnight, Texas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. In a remote Texas town no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members ...
Style: disturbing, romantic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, angel, witch, hell, small town life, werewolf, supernatural, demon, mercenary, psychic power, vampire human love, fallen angel
Place: texas
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The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: graduation, christmas, coming of age, friendship, small town, innocence lost, american dream, coach, self discovery, funeral, jealousy, basketball ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
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The Sugarland Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking ...
Style: road movie, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, chase, police, prison, on the road, gas station, helicopter, sniper, convicted felon, texas ranger, hostage, stadium ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
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Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is helped by Jimmy, a former asylum inmate, and the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: bar, misfit, working class, family relations, family life, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, bus, country, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 6.9
 8K
GCB (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Amanda Vaughn, once the ultimate high school "mean girl," is forced to return home in disgrace after her marriage ends in scandal. As Amanda and her teenage kids try to adjust to their new lives, the ladies from her past alternate between ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gossip and rumors, starting over, family relations, single mother, homecoming, intrigue, hopes, haunted by the past, hometown, female protagonist, social relations, hypocrisy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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The Hottest State (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, actor, love affair, young lovers, fall in love, couple relations, romance, youth, musician's life, actor's life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york, connecticut, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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 7.2
 74K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: violence, on the road, ex convict, hitman, on the run, betrayal, one last job, rebel, mother daughter relationship, witch, sexual perversion, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina
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Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Earl and Baby, two young lovers with a plan to escape their small Texas town. But when Baby's dim-witted cousin Junior gets tangled up in a whole heap of trouble, Earl has just 48 hours to save the day, rescue Junior and keep his promise to get ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, friends, babies and infants, crimes, small town life, partners, heist, debt, misfit, small town, father son relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
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Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, suspenseful, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friendship, sport team, coach, football, teenage life, ambitious, human spirit, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
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 7.2
 10K
Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing are all back at Southfork, with plenty of secrets, schemes and betrayals in mind. This time, they're joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, ranch, parents and children, family secret, family feud, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, ambition, family problems, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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