The Best Country Movies Films
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The Best Country Movies

List Criteria: This list is for movies with country themes, including films that take place in the South, are about living in the country, or are about country music.

This list of the best country movies is ranked by film fans and professional movie critics. Country is one of the most popular genres of music in the United States. So much of the genre extends far beyond just music. It’s connected to a sense of pride in the country and in specific states. The genre has become an entire culture, including dance, food, and pop culture. Since so much history and emotion is connected to the country genre, it opens itself up well to movie storytelling. There are hundreds of stories of success, love, failure, romance, and heartbreak connected to the country universe and any of the good country movies feature these themes.

So, what are the best country movies of all time? This list is filled with films that perfectly encompass the passion for country and the culture that surrounds it. Country themed movies like Walk the Line and Crazy Heart tell stories of struggling country music artists, including their passion and sorrows. Other films, like O Brother, Where Art Thou? are more comical, focusing on the lighter side of the genre.

This list is filled with the best movies focusing on the country lifestyle, artists, and genre. The stories told in these movies are very human, so no matter what genre you prefer, there’s something for everyone.

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