Movies and TV shows set in new mexico

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in new mexico ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with gun, crimes, brutality, violence, murder, desert, death, husband wife relationship, storytelling and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Western genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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new mexico movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new mexico: Better Call Saul (2015), Breaking Bad (2008), The Missing (2003), The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), Blind Horizon (2003), The Hitcher (2007), The Andromeda Strain (1971), Sunshine Cleaning (2008), Swing Vote (2008), Chisum (1970).

List of movies set in new mexico

Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: tense, stylized, witty, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, family relations, legal, dark humor, dishonesty, moral dilemma, criminal lawyer, private investigator, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 9.5
 1.9M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, family problems, peril, crimes, meth lab, drug dealing, drug lord, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, master criminal, cancer, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, usa
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 6.5
 37K
The Missing (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn ...
Style: suspense, intense, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: native americans, kidnapping, redemption, father daughter relationship, cowboy, rescue, native american, reconciliation, family relations, parents and children, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, mexico
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The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the ...
Style: touching, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic, light ...
Plot: magic, small town, magic realism, ethnic conflict, justice, unlikely friendships, greed, village life, small town life, politics, racial tension, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, texas, england, usa, mexico
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Blind Horizon (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Left for dead in the remote Southwest, Frank is found clinging to life and in a state of amnesia. As he recovers, ominous memories begin to flash back...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, hitman, amnesia, conspiracy, political conspiracy, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, desert, crimes, state affairs, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
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 5.6
 44K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, road movie, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, road trip, murder, psychopath, desert, on the road, gas station, on the run, car chase, police station, car accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, texas, 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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Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A single mother and her slacker sister find an unexpected way to turn their lives around in the off-beat dramatic comedy. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school the mom starts an unusual business – a biohazard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: cleaning lady, dysfunctional family, suicide, dark humor, family business, crimes, police investigation, family relations, workplace, family problems, single parent, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, california, albuquerque new mexico
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 6.1
 19K
Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, political, touching, satirical, light ...
Plot: politics, election, presidential election, small town, single father, idealism, political campaign, state affairs, parents and children, media, campaign, working class ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, california, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
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 6.8
 10K
Chisum (1970)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Style: harsh, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bounty hunter, adventure, old west, betrayal, cattle, justice, gunfight, aging, elderly, crimes, dishonesty, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 80s, 1870s
Place: new mexico, texas, california, usa, tucson arizona ...
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The Stalking Moon (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, apache territory, escapades, rescue, old west, heroes, track down, interracial relations, left to die, tough heroes, farm, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
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 7.7
 9K
Manhattan (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, world war two, laboratory, scientist, inventions and discoveries, ambition, military, race against time, power relations, relationship vs career, workplace, unhappy wife ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
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 5.4
 7K
The Big Bang (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian Boxer, ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: private investigator, missing person, private detective, strip club, woman on top, female nudity, striptease, bad cop, police corruption, mystery, crimes, coitus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, los angeles
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Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, road movie, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, road trip, mistaken identity, husband wife relationship, farce, adoption, twists and turns, plot twist, family relations, visceral, crime gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, michigan, california, san diego california ...
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 7.2
 86K
Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: native american, native american reservation, reconciliation, widow, murder, bigotry, gunfight, forgiveness, death, hostility, indian chief, murder of daughter ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: montana, new mexico, colorado, usa
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 5.8
 1K
Undocumented (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A documentary crew accompany a group of illegal immigrants crossing the Border, but their plans run afoul when they are captured by a gang of sadistic radicals in New Mexico.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, torture, racism, held captive, immigrants, crimes, filmmaking, gang, society, kidnapping, murder, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
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 6.1
 2K
Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: enigmatic, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: world war two, romance, mathematics, love, life philosophy, couples, science, love and romance, death, catastrophe, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new mexico, new york, new orleans, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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Gas, Food Lodging (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, stylized, poignant ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, waitress, truancy, mother daughter relationship, women, small town, bittersweet, single mother, multiple storylines, mentor, unlikely friendships, race issues ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, argentina, usa, mexico
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 6.7
 8K
Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, military, battles, raid, rescue, soldier, village, heroes, civil war, leadership, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, austin texas, texas ...
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Dead Man's Burden (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A western set on the New Mexico frontier a few years after the Civil War and centered on a struggling young family and the mining company who wants to buy their land.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, stylized
Plot: farm, rivalry, family problems, family relations, old west, siblings relations, family life, mining, civil war, mine, brother, long range rifle
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa
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The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: realistic, stylized, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, cattle ranch, cowboy, desert, gunfight, love triangle, introspection, homecoming, human nature, world war two, coming of age ...
Time: post world war two
Place: new mexico, pearl harbor, california, new jersey, texas ...
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 5.6
 3K
Shalako (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, survival, rescue, opposites attract, gunfight, adventure, tough heroes, crimes, adventurer, rivalry, culture clash, hostage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, tucson arizona
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 5.8
 120K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head out on the open road. But complications ensue when they cross paths with an intimidating band of New Mexico bikers known as the Del Fuegos.
Style: funny, road movie, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, motorcycle, midlife crisis, motorcycle gang, on the road, biker, adventure, self discovery, small town, chase, happy ending, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, california, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean
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 6.7
 2K
Save Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A sex and drug addicted young man who is forced into a Christian-run ministry in an attempt to cure him of his "gay affliction", where instead he is faced with the truth in his heart and spirit.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, sex addict, self discovery, gay sex, gender, society, love and romance, hopes, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
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 4.9
 156
Refuge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The shimmering New Mexico sun bleaches the earth and reflects off towering thunderheads. From inside an RV nestled among the desert brush just off a barely-paved road, the middle-of-nowhere silence is broken by one quick and alarming gunshot. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, on the run, crimes, dark humor, spouse killer, disorder, road trip, revenge, female protagonist, unlikely couple, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
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Picking Up the Pieces (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small New Mexican village discovers a severed hand that is considered a miracle of God, when it actually belongs to a murdered spouse with a husband in search of it.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, suspense ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, dishonesty, investigation, prostitute, unlikely criminals, village life, desert, small town life, clergy, buddies, uxoricide ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, latin america, usa, texas, mexico
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Deadly Impact (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deadly Impact follows hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong (Flanery) whose life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind murderer. Returning home after a much-needed break, Armstrong joins the FBI to seek revenge and help track ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, undercover, psychopath, hostage, vengeance, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, law enforcement, track down, haunted by the past, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
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 5.8
 20K
Suspect Zero (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A killer is on the loose, and an FBI agent sifts through clues and learns that the bloodthirsty felon's victims of choice are other serial killers.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, tricky, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, brutality, obsession, fbi, justice, mental illness, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, dallas texas, colorado ...
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The Shepherd: Border Patrol (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mercenary, border patrol, partners against crime, drug dealing, partners, police investigation, confined, master criminal, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa, mexico
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 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: epic, exciting, tense, suspense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, treasure hunt, old west, greed, american civil war, good versus evil, gunfight, cowboy, moral ambiguity, heroes, man with no name, desert ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, arizona, austin texas, usa ...
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