Gold rush movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gold rush movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, harsh, exciting, talky and captivating films and TV shows about / with gold rush, gold, adventure, greed, escapades, heroes, wilderness, violence, danger and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Western and Drama genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gold rush: The Sisters Brothers (2018), Deadwood (2004), Dudley Do-Right (1999), Gold Fever in Lapland (1999), Klondike (2014), Two Brothers in Trinity (1972), The Cry of the Wolf (1975), Goin' South (1978), Trail of the Falcon (1968), Shark (1969).

List of gold rush movies

The Sisters Brothers (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: France, Spain, Romania, Belgium, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm is being pursued across 1,000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt ...
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: brother brother relationship, hitman, gold, gold rush, one last job, murder, cowboys and outlaws, escapades, alcohol, scout, male friendship, cutting hair ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1950s
Place: oregon, california
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Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, prostitute, small town life, drugs/alcohol, power struggle, cowboy, shooting, crimes, greed, sheriff, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, south dakota, mine
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Dudley Do-Right (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Based on the 60's-era cartoon of the same name. Royal Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-right is busy keeping the peace in his small mountain town when his old rival, Snidely Whiplash, comes up with a plot to buy all the property in town, then start a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: village life, escapades, cons and scams, goofy hero, mountie, gold rush, vampire, u.s. canadian border, gold, stereotypes, family, misfit ...
Place: seattle, usa, canada
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Gold Fever in Lapland (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 116 min.
Plot: gold rush, lapland, gold digger, violence, nature, gold, happiness, friend, friendship, greed, river rapids
Time: 1860s, 19th century
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The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Boston proper meets the Wild West as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone! To restore his family's lost wealth, a young Boston lad stows away on a ship bound for the California Gold ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: old west, gold rush, adventure, friends, mischievous children, orphan, adventurer, ship, on the road, false accusation, family, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: boston, california, usa, san francisco
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Klondike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 274 min.
Story: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel west during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they "must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous ...
Style: realistic, tense, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, gold, adventurer, gold rush, wilderness, greed, danger, stranger, old friend, deal, business venture ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine, canada
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Two Brothers in Trinity (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charming, blithely amoral devil-may-care rogue Jesse Smith and peaceful, devout straight-arrow Mormon Lester O'Hara are estranged half brothers who are reunited after receiving a sizable inheritance from their deceased mother. The wildly ...
Plot: mormon, brothel, gambler, gold rush, prostitute, urination, stagecoach robbery, boxing match, photographer, two on a horse, birthmark, fictional biography ...
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The Cry of the Wolf (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During the American Gold Rush era, an orphaned boy and his wild dog who must battle against the Yukon wilderness and human greed to help save a frontier town.
Plot: wolf, sabotage, newspaper, gold rush, gold
Place: alaska
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Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: gang, small town, vengeance, gangsters, family relations, love and romance, lovers on the run, crimes, lone wolves, chases and races, partners, small town life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
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Trail of the Falcon (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the latter half of the 19th century, gold is discovered in the Black Hills, an area which has already been allocated to the Dakota Indians as a winter reservation in a treaty. Nevertheless, gold diggers, profiteers and adventurers flock to the ...
Plot: native american, gold, fight, buffalo, gold rush
Time: 19th century
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Shark (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, ship, rivalry, shark, shark attack, betrayal, ocean or sea, village, obsessive quest, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: epic, tense, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: gold, expedition, adventure, legends and myths, obsession, treasure hunt, treason, monk, slavery, starvation, jungle, amazon ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
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Lockruf des Goldes (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Austria, France, West Germany, Romania
Duration: 370 min.
Plot: greed, frontier justice, wilderness, hanging, husky dog, dancehall girl, gold rush, dog, mountain cabin, priest, native american, survival
Place: alaska
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The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It's the gold rush era in the Wild West. A mysterious stranger (Huckleberry Hound) arrives in a small desert town carrying a huge golden nugget. The notorious Dalton brothers steal it. The town asks "the stranger" to go after them.
Plot: outlaw, cartoon dog, gang, gold rush, cartoon bear, red eyes, villain arrested, criminal
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california
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The Greedy Tiffany (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Story: A rube named Pepa (Leos Noha) robs cottages for cash and spends his free time swilling rum at fourth-rate establishments. The discovery of a strange video recording points him to a place where he'll find a treasure of immense value. The ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: armor, treasure, digging, death by gunshot, watching porn, painting, chase, foot chase, dog, friendship between men, father son relationship, blow job ...
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Territory (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: It happened in the sixties, during the political thaw in the Soviet Union... but our story unfolds in the coldest terrain of the country. It was an unexplored and unbeaten terrain of boundless ice-field and forbidding rocks. This was the proper ...
Plot: male nudity, ice, gold, gold rush, dog sled
Time: 1960s
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
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Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, meditative ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, betrayal, aging, gold, bank, small town, small town life, heist, best friends, siblings relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, idaho, texas
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The New Land (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Continuation from Utvandrarna (1971): The Swedes arrive in the USA. They still have a long journey to Minnesota where they expect to find other Swedes. When they arrive there, each family searches a place to build a home. Kristina and Karl-Oskar ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: countryside, americana, human nature, misfit, society, lifestyle, culture clash, self discovery, hopes, family relations, immigrants, childbirth ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: minnesota, usa
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White Fang (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 26 min.
Story: White Fang was a 1993 television series loosely based on a novel by Jack London. During its single season 26 episodes were produced. It tells the story of young Matt Scott who adopts a wolf/dog named Fang who continually saves him from bad ...
Plot: native american, gold rush, wolf, newspaper, small town
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The Legend of White Fang (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France
Story: The adventures of a heroic lone wolf-dog and his human friends in the Klondike Gold Rush.
Plot: wolf, gold rush, mountie
Time: 1890s
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Klondike Fever (1980)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This movie chronicles Jack London's epic journey from San Francisco to the Klondike gold fields in 1898.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: adventure, friends, clergy, wilderness, society, danger, heroes, survival, escapades, dog, socialist, gold rush ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, london, england
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White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, treasure, gold, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, daring rescue, survival, adventurer, wilderness, trap ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, mine, london, san francisco ...
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The North Star (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK, France, Italy, Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: wilderness, kidnapping, chase, pets, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, gambling, rivalry, americana, danger, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa
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Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnapping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a boom town. Along the way ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, clever ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, love triangle, kidnapping, tunnel, gold, mining, polyamory, prospector, buddies, couples, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa, mine, michigan, australia
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Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wilderness, canadian, orphan, babies and infants, daring rescue, forces of nature, friends, adventurer, defiant, animal life, heroes, pets ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
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How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, breathtaking ...
Plot: attempted murder, wilderness, small town, frontier, settler, native american, river, outlaw, gold, adventure, family, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1850s, 1870s ...
Place: california, missouri, ohio, arizona, usa ...
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Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl from high society joins an all-male expedition to Alaska during the 1899 gold rush.
Plot: gold rush
Time: 1890s, 19th century
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The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough, harsh ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, cattle, cattle drive, boy, rancher, vengeance, rivalry, buddies, heroes, partners, gold, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, texas
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The Claim (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: couple relations, old west, haunted by the past, couples, parents and children, redemption, ex husband ex wife relationship, prostitute, father daughter relationship, betrayal, character study, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, california, mine
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The Call of the Wild (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Academy Award winner Charlton Heston plays John Thornton, a fearless man who's after more than gold; he wants to do what's right. Thornton works for the U.S. mail and is the only person daring and smart enough to figure out how to travel ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, bleak
Plot: love and romance, adventure, contests and competitions, small town, wilderness, danger, adventurer, survival, friendship, rivalry, forces of nature, wounded animal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
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