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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with Texas in the name? This list ranks the best movies with Texas in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with Texas in the name? The Texas Chainsaw Massacre series definitely stands out as the most popular to fit this criteria. This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with Texas in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with Texas in the title includes movies like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and Paris, Texas. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word Texas in it.

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal This movie is a 1974 American slasher film, directed and produced by Tobe Hooper, who cowrote it with Kim Henkel. It stars Marilyn Burns, Paul A. Partain, Edwin Neal, Jim Siedow and Gunnar ...more

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The Best Little Whorehouse in ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors This film is a 1982 American musical comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Colin Higgins. It is an adaptation of the 1978 Broadway musical of the same name and stars Dolly Parton and ...more

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel This film is a 2003 American horror film, and a remake of the 1974 horror film of the same name. It is a reboot of the franchise, marking its fifth installment, and was directed by Marcus Nispel ...more

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: T... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Jordana Brewster, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird This film is a 2006 American slasher film. The sixth installment of the Texas Chainsaw franchise was directed by Jonathan Liebesman and co-produced by Kim Henkel and Tobe Hooper, the film went ...more

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Dennis Hopper, Bill Moseley, Kinky Friedman This film is a 1986 American horror dark comedy slasher film, directed by Tobe Hooper. It is a sequel to the 1974 horror classic film, also directed and co-written by Hooper. It was written by ...more

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Texas Cyclone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
John Wayne, Walter Brennan, Vernon Dent Texas Cyclone is a 1932 American Western film directed by D. Ross Lederman. The film stars Tim McCoy as "Texas Grant", Shirley Grey, Wheeler Oakman and John Wayne, and features an ...more

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The Best Little Whorehouse in ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was ...more

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Murder in Texas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Farrah Fawcett, Sam Elliott, Andy Griffith Murder in Texas is a 1981 television film that starred Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, Farrah Fawcett, and Andy Griffith. The film was directed by William Hale, and was based on a true story; that ...more

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Texas Killing Fields is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Jessica Chastain, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sam Worthington Texas Killing Fields is a 2011 American crime film directed by Ami Canaan Mann, starring Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessica Chastain and Chloë Grace Moretz. It competed in the ...more

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Two for Texas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Kris Kristofferson, Tom Skerritt, Peter Coyote Two for Texas is a 1998 television movie written by James Lee Burke and directed by Rod Hardy.

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The Positively True Adventures... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Holly Hunter, Beau Bridges, Swoosie Kurtz This film is a 1993 comedy TV movie produced by and for HBO. It was directed by Michael Ritchie and starred Holly Hunter, Swoosie Kurtz and Beau Bridges. It is based on the true story of Wanda ...more

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From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas B... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Tiffani Thiessen, Danny Trejo, Bruce Campbell From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money is an American horror action thriller Vampire film released on March 16, 1999. It's the second movie in the From Dusk Till Dawn series and is a sequel to ...more

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The Yellow Rose of Texas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, George Cleveland The Yellow Rose of Texas is a 1944 film directed by Joseph Kane.

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Happy, Texas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
William H. Macy, Ron Perlman, Ally Walker Happy, Texas is a comedy film released in 1999 directed by Mark Illsley, and starring Steve Zahn, Jeremy Northam and William H. Macy.

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Under a Texas Moon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Myrna Loy, Noah Beery, Sr. Under A Texas Moon is a 1930 musical western film photographed entirely in Technicolor. It was based on the novel Two-Gun Man which was written by Stewart Edward White. It was the second ...more

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Texas Terror is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
John Wayne, George "Gabby" Hayes, LeRoy Mason Texas Terror is a 1935 American romantic Western film starring John Wayne and Lucile Brown, and directed by Robert N. Bradbury.

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Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Peter Facinelli, Ashley Johnson, Breckin Meyer Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 is a 1998 comedy-drama film starring Breckin Meyer, Peter Facinelli, Eddie Mills, and Ethan Embry.

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Texas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Valeria Golino, Riccardo Scamarcio, Teco Celio Texas is a 2005 drama film directed by Fausto Paravidino and co-written with Iris Fusetti,Carlo Orlando.

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Once Upon a Texas Train is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Willie Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Richard Widmark Once Upon a Texas Train is 1988 made-for-TV movie directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Willie Nelson as John Henry Lee and Richard Widmark as Captain Oren Hayes. The movie opens with a train ...more

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Leatherface: The Texas Chainsa... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Viggo Mortensen, Ken Foree, Tom Everett This film is the second sequel to the 1974 film and was directed by Jeff Burr. It was released by New Line Cinema on January 12, 1990. The film makes numerous references to the original film's ...more

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Paris, Texas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Nastassja Kinski, Sam Shepard, Dean Stockwell Paris, Texas is a 1984 drama film directed by Wim Wenders and starring Harry Dean Stanton, Dean Stockwell, Nastassja Kinski, and Hunter Carson. The screenplay was written by L.M. Kit Carson and ...more

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West Texas Lullaby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Heather Graham, Val Kilmer, AnnaSophia Robb Have Dreams, Will Travel is a 2007 drama film set in the 1960s. It was written and directed by Brad Isaacs and stars AnnaSophia Robb and Cayden Boyd.

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The Alamo: Shrine of Texas Lib... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Percy Barbat, J.R. Klumpp, Dittie Homeshea The Alamo: Shrine of Texas Liberty is a 1938 American black-and-white war film directed by Stuart Paton and produced by H. W. Kier and Norman Sheldon. The film was a two-reel short produced in a ...more

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Texas Across the River is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Dean Martin, Alain Delon, Peter Graves Texas Across The River is a 1966 western film comedy/satire with Dean Martin and Joey Bishop. The film was directed by Michael Gordon.

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Three Texas Steers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
John Wayne, Carole Landis, Ray "Crash" Corrigan Three Texas Steers is a 1939 American "Three Mesquiteers" Western B-movie starring John Wayne and Carole Landis. Wayne played the lead in eight of the fifty-one films in the series. ...more

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Texas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
William Holden, Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan Texas is a 1941 Western film directed by George Marshall and starring Glenn Ford and William Holden.

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King of Texas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Patrick Stewart, Lauren Holly, Marcia Gay Harden King of Texas is a 2002 drama western film written by Stephen Harrigan and directed by Uli Edel.

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Song of Texas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Roy Rogers, Barton MacLane, Sheila Ryan Song of Texas is a 1943 American film starring Roy Rogers, originally released by Republic Pictures.

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The Texas Rangers Ride Again is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Anthony Quinn The Texas Rangers Ride Again is a 1940 western film directed by James P. Hogan.

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The Man from Texas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Tom Mix The Man from Texas is a 1915 American Western film, directed by and starring Tom Mix.

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Texas Rangers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Ashton Kutcher, Usher, Alfred Molina Texas Rangers is a 2001 United States drama/western film directed by Steve Miner. It is about a group of Texas Rangers.

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Don't Mess With Texas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The N... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Debra Marshall Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation is a 1994 independent American horror film written and directed by Kim Henkel, and starring Renée Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey. The plot ...more

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Roll on Texas Moon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, George "Gabby" Hayes Roll on Texas Moon is a 1946 American film starring Roy Rogers.

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Rainbow Over Texas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Sheldon Leonard Rainbow Over Texas is a film from 1946 in which Roy Rogers plays himself as a famous cowboy-singer returning to Texas. The self-portrayal of Roy Rogers as a more glamorous version of himself in ...more

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Waltz Across Texas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Anne Archer, Mary Kay Place, Richard Farnsworth

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The Texas Rangers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Fred MacMurray, Jean Parker, Jack Oakie The Texas Rangers is a 1936 action Western film directed by King Vidor and starring Fred MacMurray and Jack Oakie. The picture was nominated for Best Sound at the 1936 Oscars. The movie involves ...more

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The Kid from Texas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Audie Murphy, Will Geer, Albert Dekker The Kid from Texas is a 1950 western film directed by Kurt Neumann.

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Paradise, Texas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Meredith Baxter, Polly Bergen, Timothy Bottoms Paradise, Texas is a 2006 family drama film directed by Lorraine Senna and starring Timothy Bottoms, Ben Estus, and Meredith Baxter. Premiering at the 2006 WorldFest Film Festival, Paradise, ...more

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Texas Tom is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
In this episode, Tom is a cowboy, and he uses Jerry like a lackey. He does all sorts of things to impress a female cat. Jerry gets mad, and releases a big bull on Tom that Tom runs away from in ...more

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Jasper, Texas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Jon Voight, Louis Gossett, Jr. Jasper, Texas is a 2003 American television film directed by Jeffrey W. Byrd. The teleplay by Jonathan Estrin is based on a true story and focuses on the aftermath of a crime in which three ...more

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Trouble in Texas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Tex Ritter, Yakima Canutt, Charles King Trouble in Texas is a 1937 American film directed by Robert N. Bradbury.

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Laredo, Texas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Jonathan Canales, Sam Rubio "Sam trains Juan for his first day at his new job—fixing pay phones in the border town of Laredo, Texas. However, tensions boil when Sam suspects that Juan is an undocumented worker." ...more

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Rancho Texas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Rancho Texas is a 2010 short documentary film directed by Pencil Quincy and Justus Pasternak.

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Young Guns of Texas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Jody McCrea, James Mitchum Young Guns of Texas is a 1962 CinemaScope DeLuxe Color Western directed by Maury Dexter, starring James Mitchum, Alana Ladd, Jody McCrea and Will Wills. This movie was filmed in Big Bend ...more

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Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleade... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Ashley Benson, Tatum O'Neal, Jenna Dewan Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal is a film directed by Tom McLoughlin released on Aug 2, 2008.

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A Small Town in Texas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Timothy Bottoms, Bo Hopkins, Susan George A Small Town in Texas is a 1976 movie directed by Jack Starrett starring Bo Hopkins, Susan George, and Timothy Bottoms. It was filmed in Lockhart, Texas.

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4 for Texas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Frank Sinatra, Ursula Andress, Dean Martin 4 for Texas is a 1963 American western comedy starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress, and featuring screen thugs Charles Bronson and Mike Mazurki, with a cameo ...more

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Texas Lady is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Claudette Colbert, James Bell, Ray Collins Texas Lady is a 1955 film made by RKO Radio Pictures, directed by Tim Whelan, and starring Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan and Ray Collins. It tells the story of a female publisher who ...more

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Two Guys from Texas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Texas in the Title
Forrest Tucker, Dorothy Malone, Monte Blue Two Guys from Texas is a 1948 musical comedy film starring Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, and Dorothy Malone. The movie was directed by David Butler, written by Allen Boretz and I.A.L. Diamond, ...more