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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.

List of the best country movies, as 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 genres 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,and heartbreak connected to the country universe that the movies are often among the best.


So, what are the best country movies of all time? This list is filled with films that perfect encompass the passion for country and the culture that surrounds it. 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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    Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Ginnifer Goodwin

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    George Strait, Lesley Ann Warren, Kyle Chandler

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Leighton Meester, Tim McGraw

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    Renée Zellweger, Stephen Baldwin, Luke Perry

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    Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek, Levon Helm

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    Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick, Jr., Gena Rowlands

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    John Travolta, Bonnie Raitt, Debra Winger

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    Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Armie Hammer

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    Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

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    George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors

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    Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin, Julie Christie

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    Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Marg Helgenberger

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    Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds, Kelly Preston

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    Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Ed Harris

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    Robert Duvall, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley

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    Big Dreams and Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story Ben Browder, David James Elliott, Michele Lee

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    Rip Torn, Ahna Capri, Jeff Morris

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    Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Rip Torn

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