Most Popular Gold Miner Movies and TV Shows
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1. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
Votes: 71,708 | Gross: $67.41M
2. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Two Americans searching for work in Mexico convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Votes: 105,990 | Gross: $5.01M
3. Goin' South (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the Sheriff, the bank, and each other.
4. White Fang (I) (1991)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 18,344 | Gross: $34.79M
5. Greed (1924)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.
Votes: 8,435 | Gross: $0.16M
6. Gold (1974)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Thriller
A South African gold mine manager discovers a plot hatched by the mine owners and London bankers to flood the mine in order to curb gold production and consequently manipulate its price on the stock markets.
7. White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family
In order to rescue one of the last surviving Alaskan Native tribes, Fang joins in with a friend of his master to stop miners from destroying an ancient sacred land.
Votes: 1,958 | Gross: $8.88M
9. Yukon Gold (2013– )
60 min | Reality-TV
Yukon Gold follows four gold mining crews who have only four short months in Canada's wild Yukon to earn one BIG payday. With the price of gold hovering at record-breaking levels, a modern ... See full summary »
10. Son of the Morning Star (1991– )
PG-13 | 187 min | Biography, History, Western
The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.
11. Barbary Coast (1935)
Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »
13. The Second Hundred Years (1967–1968)
30 min | Comedy
The misadventures of a man who is revived out of decades of accidental suspended animation and is still physically half the age of his own son and matches the age of his grandson.
15. The San Francisco Story (1952)
Passed | 80 min | Western
In 1856, San Francisco is the scene of political battles between criminal organizations led by corrupt politicians and Vigilantes Committees formed by honest citizens.
17. Hate for Hate (1967)
Not Rated | 97 min | Western
A self-loathing bank robber forms an uneasy alliance with a resourceful Mexican prospector to save his family from a murderous former partner-in-crime.
18. The Alaskans (1959–1960)
60 min | Adventure
When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890s, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich. The easiest passage to the Yukon was through the small ... See full summary »
20. The Cisco Kid and the Lady (1939)
Passed | 74 min | Action, Drama, Romance
An orphan whose father has been killed by bandits inherits a mine. Cisco saves the mine and the child and also finds the child's real mother.
21. Indian Uprising (1952)
Passed | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Western
In 1885 Arizona, prospectors illegally dig for gold on Apache lands, triggering an Apache retaliation against white settlers and trespassing miners, while the Army tries keeping the peace.
22. Wild Geese Calling (1941)
Approved | 77 min | Drama
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dance hall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
24. Nevada City (1941)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music
The conflict between a railroader and a stage line owner is being aggravated by bad guys who are sabotaging both sides. Roy and Gabby mediate the conflict and expose the bad guys.
25. The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937)
Passed | 67 min | History, Romance, Western
A California mining camp is plagued by a series of murders. Four people come under suspicion for the killings and are run out of the camp. During a blizzard they take refuge in an isolated ... See full summary »
26. Montana Territory (1952)
Approved | 64 min | Western
John Malvin (Lon McCallister), prospecting the Montana territory during the gold rush, sees bandits kill a miner and his son. He eludes the outlaws by hiding near a stagecoach relay station... See full summary »
27. TimeSplitters 2 (2002 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 2401, humanity is at war with relentless aliens, TimeSplitters. Space marines Cortez and Hart travel through time to stop the aliens in various spots, including Wild West, zombie-infested Gothic church and Blade Runner-esque future.
29. In Old Sacramento (1946)
Approved | 89 min | Romance, Western
Dashing Johnny Barrett has a secret identity: Spanish Jack, the masked bandit. Always one step ahead of the law, Barrett effortlessly balances his double life--robbing by night, romancing ... See full summary »
30. Born to the West (1926)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dare Rudd and Bate Fillmore have been enemies since early childhood, primarily over the affections of Nell Worstall. Dare, assuming the name of Holt, goes west to Colorado, as does most of ... See full summary »
31. The Gunfighter (1917)
Passed | 50 min | Action, Romance, Western
Cliff Hudspeth, the leader of a band of outlaws in Arizona, has won his place by the killing of notorious gun-bullies. At their headquarters, in the Gila Mountains, in consultation with "... See full summary »
32. The Chechahcos (1923)
Unrated | 87 min | Adventure, Drama
A fire engulfs a shipload of prospectors and adventurers making their way to Alaska. In the confusion, Mrs. Stanlaw is separated from her young daughter, who ends up in the care of '... See full summary »
33. The Forty-Niners (1954)
Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During California's gold-rush, an undercover marshal, posing as a gunfighter, investigates the murder of another marshal who had been assigned to the region.
34. Donald's Gold Mine (1942)
7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation
Donald is digging in his gold mine, mostly generic looking dark rocks, and being clumsy, to the great amusement of his burro, when he accidentally fills his cart with a load of pure gold. ... See full summary »
35. The Indians Are Coming (1930)
Passed | Western
Jack Manning (Tim McCoy) arrives in a midwestern town from Gold Creek in Califonia. He brings a message from Goerge Woods (Francis Ford) to his brother Tom Woods (Francis Ford), in a dual ... See full summary »
Votes: 33 | Gross: $1.00M
36. Luck of Roaring Camp (1937)
Passed | 58 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
When the miners of Roaring Camp become Godfathers to a motherless baby, they name the boy Luck and promise to set aside money for him from their diggings. But when they strike it rich the ... See full summary »
40. The Crooked Trail (1936)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Jim Blake rescues criminal Hare Talton and Good Samaritan Estaban Solano from dehydration and death and tries to rehabilitate Harve by taking him in as partner in his gold strike.
42. Heading West (1946)
Approved | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dakota Indian Agent Steve Reynolds receives a copy of the Bonanza City Nuggett from Jim Mallory and reads a story blaming the Durango Kid for recent gold mine raids. Steve, also the Durango... See full summary »
43. Senorita from the West (1945)
Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Music, Western
Determined to become a radio singer, a young girl runs away from her family. She hooks up with a man who is actually the real voice of a famous radio crooner, who actually can't sing at all.
48. Stage to Chino (1940)
Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Music
To investigate a gold-shipping scam, a postal inspector goes undercover and tries to infiltrate the gang he believes is responsible.
49. 'If Only' Jim (1920)
Gold miner Jim Golden is in love with Miss Dot, the local postmistress, but he has a reputation for being somewhat lazy and shiftless. One day he finds a baby that had been abandoned by ... See full summary »