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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, tense and clever films and TV shows about / with dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, death, desert, runaway, murder, redemption and small town plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Western genres shot in USA, West Germany, UK and other countries.
new mexico
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new mexico movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new mexico: The Missing (2003), Sweetwater (2013), In Your Eyes (2014), Roswell (1999), Buffalo Soldiers (1997), The Stalking Moon (1968), This Must Be the Place (2011), Infinity (1996), Blind Horizon (2003), The Hills Have Eyes II (2007).

List of movies set in new mexico

 6.5
 31K
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: serious, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, intense ...
Plot: kidnapping, redemption, rescue, reconciliation, native americans, family relations, parents and children, crimes, rebellion, rebelliousness, hopes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona
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 6.2
 5K
Sweetwater (2013)
Genre: Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.
Style: serious, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, revenge, vigilantism, good versus evil, vengeance, danger, newlyweds, farm, law enforcement, old west, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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 7.1
 28K
In Your Eyes (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.
Style: talky, humorous, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, love and romance, telepathy, romance, solitude, fall in love, supernatural, unfulfillment, cold relationship, magic realism, supernatural romance, woman in underwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, new hampshire
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 7.5
 24K
Roswell (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Bizarre things start happening in the little New Mexico town where UFOs were spotted in 1947. Cut to 1999, when a cute high-school student saves the life of a teenage waitress. Surrounded by cliques of clever, angst-filled classmates, the two form a ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, alien, small town, uncover truth, ex couple relations, space and aliens, love and romance, obstacle, alien encounter, dishonesty, ufo, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
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Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, u.s. cavalry, escapades, lone wolves, interracial relations, life is a bitch, media satire, society, anti war, culture clash, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, 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: tense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, old west, rescue, tough heroes, escapades, interracial relations, rivalry, chase, society, desert, farm, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa
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This Must Be the Place (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: surreal, stylized, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: rock, surrealism, on the road, stock exchange, hebrew, nazism, redemption, self discovery, teen suicide, retired, worn out, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, new mexico, ireland, usa, europe ...
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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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, introspection, young lovers, love of one's life, mathematics ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 40s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new 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: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: assassination attempt, memory loss, hitman, amnesia, desert, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, investigation, small town, danger, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
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The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, survival, desert, slasher, gory, military, supernatural, isolation, danger, signal, rescue, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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Charley Varrick (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to the mob. Charley must now come up with a plan to not only evade the police ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, clever, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, desert, heist, chase, mafia, bank robbery, small town, on the run, one last job, suicide, sheriff, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
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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: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, waitress, coming of age, desert, single mother, couples, teenage life, small town life, human nature, society, map, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
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 7.4
 233K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: scientist, alien encounter, space and aliens, wormhole, inventions and discoveries, nasa, benign alien, contact, space travel, mathematics, radio, president ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
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The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: 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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: science, laboratory, plague, nuclear threat, small town, laser, race against time, satellite, survival, epilepsy, nasa, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
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 5.5
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, captivating
Plot: missing person, private investigator, strip club, private detective, mystery, crime, track down, danger, murder, bad cop, police corruption, handcuffed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa
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 6.1
 17K
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, semi serious, satirical, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, election, small town, state affairs, parents and children, father daughter relationship, campaign, media, usa president, political campaign, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mcdonald's restaurant, mexico ...
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 5.5
 2K
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, native american, opposites attract, adventure, tough heroes, culture clash, vengeance, adventurer, hostages, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, tucson arizona
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 5.9
 109K
Wild Hogs (2007)
Genre: 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: humorous, not serious, road movie, idiotic, entertaining ...
Plot: midlife crisis, road trip, on the road, self discovery, friendship, motorcycle gang, buddies, escapades, motorcycle chase, adventurer, middle aged man, makeover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, cincinnati ohio, pacific ocean, california
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 5.8
 18K
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, vigilantism, crime, crimes, deadly, investigation, fbi, justice, map ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, dallas texas, albuquerque new mexico
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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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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: dark humor, humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: suicide, family business, cleaning lady, family problems, family relations, couple relations, crimes, life is a bitch, new job, ambition, single parent, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
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 7.8
 7K
Manhattan (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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, realistic, captivating, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, military base, scientist, ambition, laboratory, military, race against time, workplace, relationship vs career, power relations, inventions and discoveries, secret weapon ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: new mexico, usa
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, brutal, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, desert, survival, cannibalism, victim, fear, rape, escape attempt, danger, kidnapping, massacre, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, mine, usa
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Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, on the road, heist, hitman, crime gone awry, violence, hostage, chase, on the run, robbery, maniac, criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, las vegas, usa, mexico
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 9.5
 1.2M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
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: tense, captivating, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, double life, drugs/alcohol, crimes, master criminal, peril, family problems, hidden identity, partners, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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: dark humor, captivating, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: dishonesty, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, family relations, moral dilemma, legal, crimes, brother brother relationship, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
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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: realistic, emotional, stylized, serious, tense
Plot: farm, rivalry, siblings relations, family relations, family problems, family life, old west, civil war, mining, long range rifle, brother
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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 6.1
 704
Genesis II (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, futuristic, serious
Plot: nasa, imaginary, technology gone awry, future dystopia, escapades, moral dilemma, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, adventure, experiment gone awry, survival, sent to the future ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new mexico, arizona
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 6.1
 250
The Honkers (1972)
Genre: Western, Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: rodeo cowboy, country, family in crisis, athlete's life, couple relations, family problems, pool table, freedom, temper, marijuana, rodeo, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
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Before We Say Goodbye (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is a milestone film that creates bridges of understanding between cultures, with its insightful and intimate portrayal of Hispanic-American life. It is a story about Ramona Garcia, a Hispanic-American mother of four grown children who works ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: restaurant, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, hopes, romance, family relations, youth, couples, teenage life, eccentric family, rebelliousness, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, mexico, albuquerque new mexico
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