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, interesting, serious, talky, melancholic and dramatic films and TV shows about / with storytelling, dialogue, mentor, brutality, runaway, life philosophy, catastrophe, redemption, small town and greed plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Spain 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), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Urban Cowboy (1980), Preacher (2016), The Alamo (2004), Dazed and Confused (1993), A Perfect World (1993), Dallas Buyers Club (2013).

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, suspense ...
Plot: track down, hitman, crimes, human nature, psychopath, peril, shooting, escape, money, death, greed, sheriff ...
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, arizona, mexico ...
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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, thought provoking, tense, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, haunted by the past, police investigation, small town, investigation, mystery, crime, society, social differences, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, new jersey, canada
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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, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, martial arts, martial artist, district attorney, heroes, tough law enforcer, crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, good versus evil, police investigation, 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, realistic, uplifting, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, social differences, human spirit, rivalry, suburban life, city life, marital problem, ambition, contests and competitions, working class, chase, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
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 8.1
 56K
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: dark humor, funny, twists and turns, semi serious, biblical
Plot: heaven and hell, preacher, vampire, supernatural, anti heroes, sin, angel, god, cult leader, dark hero, gore, blood
Place: texas
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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, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, siege, war, heroic mission, rivalry, 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, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, teenager, adolescence, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, coming-of-age, small town, graduation, americana ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
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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, manhunt, fugitives, friendship, criminal heroes, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, california
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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, human spirit, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, treatment, transsexual, society, gay slur, casual sex, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986, year 1985
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, deadly, mad ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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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, psychological, thought provoking, 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, spain, houston texas ...
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, survivor, vengeance, native american, texas ranger, lawyer, escape, adventure, danger, fighting crime, 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: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, suburban life, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, overbearing parent, ordinary person, machismo, guest, marital problem, conservative, 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, psychopath, friends, teenage life, 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, werewolf, small town life, supernatural, hell, mercenary, psychic power, demon, 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, captivating, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: graduation, christmas, coming of age, friendship, small town, innocence lost, coach, jealousy, funeral, americana, american dream, 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, sniper, gas station, on the road, helicopter, hostage, stadium, convicted felon, texas ranger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969, 80s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
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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, single mother, starting over, family relations, homecoming, intrigue, haunted by the past, hopes, hometown, female protagonist, hypocrisy, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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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: sexual perversion, violence, on the road, ex convict, hitman, betrayal, rebel, on the run, one last job, mother daughter relationship, witch, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina
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 6.0
 2K
Texasville (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, pregnancy, lovers reunited, reunion, americana, human nature, introspection, family problems, best friends, twins, single parent, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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 6.7
 7K
Rush (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Undercover cop Jim Raynor (Jason Patric) is a seasoned veteran. His partner, Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is lacking in experience, but he thinks she's tough enough to work his next case with him: a deep cover assignment to bring down ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: addiction, cocaine, drug abuse, undercover cop, paranoia, heroin, sex, theft, small town, police investigation, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, montana, los angeles ...
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 6.5
 39K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: small town, cheerleader, sport, high school, coming of age, obsession, party, american football, police car, football, athlete and trainer, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant ...
Style: realistic, captivating, rough, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coach, party, high school, comeback, career, sport, football, small town, domestic violence, championship, african american, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
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 7.1
 5K
True Stories (1986)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
Style: surreal, not serious, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: small town, music, society, social differences, suburban life, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, contests and competitions, goofy hero, misfit, parody ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
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Places in the Heart (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: farm, small town, friendship, racism, widow, redemption, hopes, love and romance, family relations, outside help, family problems, human spirit ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, chase, shooting, river, police officer, outlaw, fugitives, crime, prison escape, criminal heroes, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.1
 18K
Slacker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some manner just don't fit into the establishment norms, ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: philosophy, hitchhiker, african american, cafe, burglar, sunglasses, moon, ufo, dream, telescope, atomic bomb, anarchist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, austin texas, campus, usa, dallas texas ...
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 7.9
 17K
Hud (1963)
Genre: Drama
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: atmospheric, realistic, tense, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, americana, innocence lost, generation gap, rancher, ranch, housekeeper, redemption, hopes, bar fight, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: texas, usa, california
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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: atmospheric, touching, surreal, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: redemption, desert, reunion, drifter, reconciliation, fear of flying, on the road, regret, mute, peep show, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, houston texas, california ...
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