Mining town movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mining town movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, bleak, serious, cult film, humorous and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with mining town, small town, miner, mine, chase, death, culture clash, storytelling, gun and gunfight plots mostly in Drama, Western and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mining town: Godless (2017), Mirror for a Hero (1987), Pride (2014), My Bloody Valentine (2009), Welcome to the Sticks (2008), Wake in Fright (1971), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), Deadwood (2004), Billy Elliot (2000), Wrath of Silence (2017).

List of mining town movies

Godless (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 452 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Griffin, an outlaw terrorizing the 1880s American West, hunts down Roy Goode, his partner turned enemy. Roy hides out at a ranch as Frank's chase leads him to La Belle, New Mexico - a town mysteriously made up entirely of women.
Style: rough, disturbing, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: showdown, mining town, gunslinger, cowboy, strong female lead, gang, criminal, lesbian, criminal gang, old west, violence, suspense ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s
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Mirror for a Hero (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Two not quite similar men, our contemporaries, Sergey Pshenichny and Andrew Nemchinov, are walking in the street in their native mining town and found themselves in 1949. It's a common knowledge that real miracles happen without technical ...
Style: social, surreal, philosophical
Plot: time travel, time loop, mining town, communism, trapped, repeated event, father son relationship, war hero, alternate reality, social realism, fantasy becomes reality, fantasy world ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949, 80s
Place: ussr
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Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, witty, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, working class, lgbt, prejudice, culture clash, homosexuality, friendship, protest, coming out, gay relationship, mining town, lesbian ...
Time: year 1985, year 1984, 80s, future, 20th century
Place: wales, england, london, california, united kingdom ...
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My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, miner, mine, strong violent content, suspense, valentine's day, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, masked killer, mining town, psychopath, small town, survival ...
Time: 21st century
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, witty, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: friendship, french, village life, fish out of water, culture clash, postman, prejudice, post office, small town, foe turned friend, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: france, provence, argentina, south of france, flanders ...
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Wake in Fright (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into ...
Style: disturbing, art house, surreal, political, controversial ...
Audience: kids
Plot: mining town, christmas, drunkenness, sex, animal cruelty, teacher, beer, male nudity, kangaroo, gambling, australian outback, sexism ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, breathtaking, cynical, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, gambler, mining town, snow, gambling, winter, small town, brothel, drug addiction, wilderness, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1890s, 90s, edwardian era ...
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, vancouver, seattle
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Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: sheriff, old west, power struggle, rivalry, gold rush, prostitute, gunfight, lifestyle, dishonesty, violence, society, brothel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1880s
Place: south dakota, usa
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Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: coming of age, ballet, gay, father son relationship, friendship, dancing, working class, childhood, audition, follow your dream, boxing, dancer's life ...
Time: 20th century, year 1984, 90s, 80s
Place: england, northern england, london, europe
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Wrath of Silence (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Northern China, 2004. When miner Zhang Baomin returns to his home, a small and isolated mining village, his wife tells him that their son has mysteriously disappeared while shepherding his small flock.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: suspense, mining town, medieval, combat, search and rescue, private investigation, fistfight, disappearance, mute, battles, fight, street fight ...
Place: china
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Tambourine, Drum (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Forty-five year old Yekaterina Artemovna has a hard life. She lives in a small mining town where she works as a librarian and, like her only friend and colleague, rents a little room in a project. Yekaterina has difficulties making ends meet and ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: friendship, loneliness, inheritance, love, brother sister relationship, rivalry, death of father, father daughter relationship, mining town, suicide, librarian, provincial ...
Place: russia
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Kes (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
Style: bleak, realistic, depressing, emotional, sad ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, school, boy, childhood, working class, neglected child, child protagonist, bird, friendship, teacher, sibling rivalry, bullying ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, london, scotland, britain ...
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Four of the Apocalypse (1975)
Genre: Fantasy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit.
Style: controversial, tense, bleak, rough, stylized ...
Plot: cowboy, revenge, mining town, sex crime, prostitute, pregnancy, nude, rape, mysticism, psychopath, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, utah
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High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, revenge, suspense, justice, greed, murder, vengeance, gang, cowboy, gunfight, rape ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, arizona, usa
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The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: intense, entertaining, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: good versus evil, revenge, bounty hunter, dark hero, criminal, duel, showdown, small town, murder, gunfighter, corruption, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1870s
Place: california, sacramento california
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Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.
Style: funny, not serious, realistic, parody, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cowboy, train, mistaken identity, con artists, bad guys win, hotel, gambling, father daughter relationship, deception, roulette, tomboy, woman with a gun ...
Time: 19th century
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The Black Indies (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the 1870s Scotland, mining engineer James Starr receives a letter from his old colleague Simon Ford who is living with his family in a cottage deep inside the abandoned Aberfoyle mine.Ford asks for Starr's help to solve mysterious and ...
Style: mysterious
Plot: coal, abandoned mine, underground, mining town, orphan, mine, cave, lake, superstition, letter, gas, evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland
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Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This prequel of the bone-chilling Tremors begins in the town of Rejection, Nev., in 1889, where 17 men die under mysterious circumstances. Spooked by recent events, the miners who populate the town leave in droves until there's nothing left but ...
Style: unusual plot structure, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, small town, creature, life & death, redemption, chase, creature feature, supernatural, goofy hero, escapades, human versus monster, rescue ...
Time: 1880s, future
Place: usa, nevada
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Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: anime, fairy tale, visually appealing, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, lost civilization, steampunk, pirate, imaginary kingdom, magic, young heroes, orphan, castle, robot, artifact, runaway ...
Place: japan, tokyo, wales
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Pale Rider (1985)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, preacher, gold, courage, murder, greed, revenge, gunfight, suspense, one man army, gunfighter, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: california, sacramento california
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Billy Elliot: The Musical Live (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A talented young dancer has to learn to fight for his dream despite social and parental disapproval.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dancing, dancer, society, ambition, music, dream, follow your dream, ambitious man, ambitious, dancer's life, boyhood, theater ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england
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Antlers (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young teacher discovers that her troubled student's father and younger brother harbor a deadly supernatural secret. Taking the boy into her care, the teacher must fight for their survival against horrors beyond imagination.
Style: scary, bleak, unusual plot structure, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: monster, creature, native american, fear, suspense, supernatural, superstition, myth, sheriff, supernatural power, school bully, cannibalism ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: oregon
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Hula Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Young women in a small Japanese town look to revive their home's declining fortunes by building a Hawaiian village tourist attraction.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hopes, dancing, starting over, rise to the top, society, small town life, social relations, working class, small town, tourist attraction, bankruptcy, mining town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, asia
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Pitfall (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, mind bending, experimental, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, ghost, supernatural, murder, magic realism, lie, father son relationship, mining town, labor union, storekeeper, countryside, parents and children ...
Place: japan
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Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: adult
Plot: bisexual man, sex, erotica, love, lgbt, nude, female nudity, marriage, friendship, love triangle, gay, male nudity ...
Time: 1920s, 70s
Place: england, paris france, alps, europe, swiss alps
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Dust in the Wind (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A-yuan and A-yun are both from the small mining town of Jio-fen. In the city, A-yuan is an apprentice by day and goes to night school, and A-yun works as a helper at a tailors. Everyone thinks they are meant for each other, so do they. They fail to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coal mine, mining town, family relations, teenage life, love affair, parents and children, working class, apprentice, delivery, tragic love, city life, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: taiwan, china, asia
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Luck (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Petr, a recently discharged officer, arrives in a tiny mining town in the remote Siberian taiga to hunt for gold. When he finds it, the other prospectors cannot forgive his luck.
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: criminal gang, bravery, wilderness, damsel in distress, murder, gold, manhunt, treasure hunt, taiga, attempted murder, attempted rape, river ...
Place: siberia, russia
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Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A slice of life story that follows a large Italian family on Christmas Eve as they prepare for the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes, reminisce about the past and seek love in the future.
Style: feel good
Plot: christmas, holiday romance, female college student, abusive boyfriend, friendship, blue collar, best friend, double date, working class family, christmas eve, grandmother grandson relationship, mining town ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, future
Place: pennsylvania
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Blood Moon (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A stagecoach full of passengers and an enigmatic gunslinger are held hostage by two outlaws on the run from the law but events take an unexpected turn when the travelers are stalked by a mythical beast that only appears on the night of a blood red ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, dark
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, monster, creature, criminal, gunslinger, traveler, death, deadly creature, secret, fear, hunter ...
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Beyond the Law (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A thief takes the job as a town sheriff in order to rob a silver shipment before his ex-partner can grab it.
Style: cult film
Plot: cowboy, civil war, robbery, small town, hostage, betrayal, sheriff, tough guy, outlaw gang, gunfighter, warrior, vigilante ...
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