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1. Little House on the Prairie (2005– )

95 min | Music

Little House on the Prairieis a TV miniseries based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Stars: Cameron Bancroft, Erin Cottrell, Kyle Chavarria, Danielle C. Ryan

Votes: 545

2. Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991 TV Movie)

G | 98 min | Drama, Family, Romance

A single New England woman responds to an advertisement by a Midwestern widower in which he asks for a bride to help him raise his two children.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska

Votes: 1,865

3. Skylark (1993 TV Movie)

G | 95 min | Drama

Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall, Christopher Bell

Votes: 868

4. Sarah, Plain & Tall: Winter's End (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

On a cold winter day a mysterious stranger shows up at the Witting Farm. He is John Witting, the father of Jacob Witting who abandoned Jacob and his mother when Jacob was little. Jacob is ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Jack Palance, George Hearn

Votes: 809

5. The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Mystery

The adventures of a family who head west to the California gold fields in the 1850s.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Glenn Close, Jena Malone, Bruce McGill, Meat Loaf

Votes: 453

6. Secret of Giving (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Western

As Christmas approaches, a single mother (played by Reba McEntire) struggles to raise her son and keep up the payments on her Oregon ranch, which is difficult since she's heavily in debt. ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Reba McEntire, Thomas Ian Griffith, Ronny Cox, Devon Alan

Votes: 264

7. Love's Christmas Journey (2011 TV Movie)

171 min | Drama, Romance, Western

While mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Natalie Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Natalie Hall, JoBeth Williams, Greg Vaughan, Dylan Bruce

Votes: 563

8. Love Begins (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Family, Western

Clark Davis adventurous dreams of seeing the world are put into jeopardy after he and a friend start a fight which damages a local cafe. Through a plea deal with the Sheriff and café owner ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Wes Brown, Julie Mond, Abigail Mavity, Jere Burns

Votes: 896

9. Love's Resounding Courage (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama, Family, Western

In the early west, a young husband's trials in raising his child after his wife's unexpected death.

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Wes Brown, Cheryl Ladd, Bruce Boxleitner, Julie Mond

Votes: 720

10. Love Comes Softly (2003 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 84 min | Drama, Family, Romance

A young woman on her way to a new life in the 1800's suddenly finds herself a widow. Now she must live with a recently widowed young man and his daughter. Can any of them find love again?

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Dale Midkiff, Corbin Bernsen, Skye McCole Bartusiak

Votes: 5,496

11. Love's Enduring Promise (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Family, Western

Devout, wild west farmer, Clark Davis, works his tail off to provide for his wife, sons Aaron and Arnie, and daughter Missie. When his doted upon, equally devoted oldest son Aaron is ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: January Jones, Logan Bartholomew, Dale Midkiff, Katherine Heigl

Votes: 2,933

12. Love's Long Journey (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Family, Western

Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Erin Cottrell, Logan Bartholomew, William Morgan Sheppard, James Tupper

Votes: 1,845

13. Love's Abiding Joy (2006)

PG | 87 min | Drama, Family, Western

The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Erin Cottrell, Dale Midkiff, Logan Bartholomew, Frank McRae

Votes: 1,572 | Gross: $0.25M

14. Love's Unending Legacy (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle, move back east near her parents, Clark and Marty. She finds finds a new teaching ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Erin Cottrell, Dale Midkiff, Victor Browne, Samantha Smith

Votes: 1,289

15. Love's Unfolding Dream (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Western

Belinda Tyler struggles to choose between her career aspirations as a doctor and her feelings for a New York lawyer who wants a traditional wife.

Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Erin Cottrell, Scout Taylor-Compton, Dale Midkiff, Robert Pine

Votes: 1,042

16. Love Takes Wing (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Family, Western

This is a Christian film from Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly series. Belinda Simpson is recovering from the loss of her husband. She arrives in a small Missouri town to become the local ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Sarah Jones, Haylie Duff, Jordan Bridges, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 1,148

17. Love Finds a Home (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama, Family, Western

A pregnant Dr. Annie Watson is going to stay with her best friend, Dr. Belinda Owens while her husband Peter is off on a surveying job. Annie's mother-in-law Mary, a seen-it-all midwife ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Sarah Jones, Haylie Duff, Jordan Bridges, Patty Duke

Votes: 852

18. When Calls the Heart (2013 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Elizabeth Thatcher, a cultured young teacher in 1910, fears leaving her comfortable world in the city. But when she accepts a teaching position in a frontier town, she finds new purpose and love with a handsome Royal Canadian Mountie.

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, Poppy Drayton, Daniel Sharman

Votes: 1,568

19. Christy (1994 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennessee in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Kellie Martin, Tyne Daly, Randall Batinkoff, Tess Harper

Votes: 312

20. Seasons of Love (1999– )

240 min | Drama

Thomas Linthorne is a farmer, who, with his bride, Kate, settles a parcel of untilled Midwestern farmland in 1866. Linthorne is a dynamic and driven man who eventually becomes a pillar of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Strauss, Rachel Ward, Rip Torn, John Finn

Votes: 86

21. Promise the Moon (1997 TV Movie)

97 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

The sudden death of a ranch owner leaves his hearing impaired son, who has been institutionalized from childhood, with the responsibility of keeping the land in the family.

Director: Ken Jubenvill | Stars: Henry Czerny, Colette Stevenson, Aidan Devine, Richard Donat

Votes: 71

22. Far and Away (1992)

PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

49 Metascore

A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Robert Prosky

Votes: 55,491 | Gross: $58.88M

23. Anne of Green Gables (1985)

TV-G | 199 min | Drama, Family

An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 17,973

24. Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008 TV Movie)

144 min | Drama, Family

Anne, now a middle-aged woman, is troubled by recent events in her life. Her husband, Gilbert, has been killed overseas as a medical doctor during World War II. Her two daughters are ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Rachel Blanchard, Shirley MacLaine, Ron Lea

Votes: 493

25. Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.

Directors: Joy Chapman, Owen Smith | Stars: Dean Jones, Lexi Johnson, William Yelton, Amanda Waters

Votes: 284

26. Mandie and the Cherokee Treasure (2010)

G | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Family

When Uncle John forbids Mandie (Lexi Johnson) from joining his dangerous quest to keep an old promise, Mandie and her newfound Mother take matters into their own hands. Joined by friends, ... See full summary »

Director: Joy Chapman | Stars: Lexi Johnson, Hayley Mills, William Yelton, Amanda Waters

Votes: 119

27. Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas (2011)

G | 107 min | Drama, Family, Mystery

While visiting her school's forbidden attic, Mandie stumbles upon the mystery of a long forgotten Christmas.

Director: Joy Chapman | Stars: Kelly Washington, Amanda Waters, Joanna Daniel, Glennellen Anderson

Votes: 279

28. Christmas Oranges (2012)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Family

Experience the journey of Rose, an orphan who teaches the meaning of hope to all those around her. Share a slice of Christmas sweetened with friendship in this poignant story based on a classic holiday tale.

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Nancy Stafford, Bailee Michelle Johnson, Savanna Kylie Lewis

Votes: 378

29. Little Men (1998)

PG | 98 min | Drama

1871 New England. Two-week orphaned preteen Nat Blake, in his new circumstance, has been living on the streets of Boston with his more streetwise friend, fourteen year old Dan, who looks ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: Kathleen Fee, Michael Caloz, Mariel Hemingway, Ben Cook

Votes: 435

30. Little Women (1994)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

87 Metascore

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

Votes: 44,647 | Gross: $50.08M

31. Summer of the Monkeys (1998)

G | 101 min | Drama, Family

Summer Of The Monkeys (set in 1910 on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay, who dreams of getting enough money to buy his dream horse. One summer Jay finds four ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Leslie Hope, Wilford Brimley, Corey Sevier

Votes: 511 | Gross: $0.02M

32. The Wild Pony (1983)

G | 87 min | Drama, Family

To save her ranch after the accidental death of her husband, a woman marries the man responsible for the mishap.

Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Marilyn Lightstone, Art Hindle, Josh Byrne, Kelsey McLeod

Votes: 52

33. The Man from Snowy River (1982)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Votes: 7,314 | Gross: $20.66M

34. Return to Snowy River (1988)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life.

Director: Geoff Burrowes | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy, Nicholas Eadie

Votes: 2,125 | Gross: $13.69M

35. All the Rivers Run (1983)

400 min | Drama, Romance

Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia Gordon finds both love and adventure aboard a paddle-steamer on the Murray River.

Stars: John Waters, John Alansu, Sigrid Thornton, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 544

36. Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie (1999 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, Western

When Dr. Mike and Sully's daughter Katie is kidnapped, they and a group of townsfolk travel to Mexico to rescue her.

Director: James Keach | Stars: Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Eduardo Yáñez, Jim Knobeloch

Votes: 772

37. Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within (2001 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

When Dr. Mike and Sully travel to Boston for Colleen's graduation from medical school, they find Dr. Mike's mother terminally ill. Sully finds himself a target for assassination by a corrupt politician.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Jessica Bowman, Shawn Toovey

Votes: 502



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