Most Popular South Dakota Movies and TV Shows
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2. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Votes: 224,279 | Gross: $184.21M
3. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 532,930 | Gross: $18.35M
4. The Stand (1994)
Not Rated | 361 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
5. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A deadly threat from Earth's history reappears, and a hunt for a lost artifact takes place between Autobots and Decepticons, while Optimus Prime encounters his creator in space.
Votes: 123,291 | Gross: $130.17M
6. Warehouse 13 (2009–2014)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Pete and Myka, U.S Secret Service agents, are deployed in South Dakota's Warehouse 13 with a new assignment from an authority above and outside the government.
7. Public Enemies (2009)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
Votes: 264,577 | Gross: $97.10M
8. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.
Votes: 277,454 | Gross: $13.28M
9. Wild Bill (1995)
R | 98 min | Action, Biography, Western
The early career of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickock is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Votes: 5,990 | Gross: $2.17M
11. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Votes: 207,858 | Gross: $219.96M
12. The Rider (2017)
R | 104 min | Drama, Western
After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
Votes: 10,866 | Gross: $2.42M
13. Mercury Rising (1998)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code.
Votes: 63,459 | Gross: $32.94M
14. MacGruber (2010)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Former special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his arch-enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C.
Votes: 40,419 | Gross: $8.46M
15. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 133 min | Drama, History, Western
A historic chronicle based on the book by Dee Brown explains how Native Americans were displaced as the United States expanded west.
16. Death Race 2050 (2017 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Five long decades after Death Race 2000 (1975), in the overpopulated United Corporations of America, the annual Death Race is about to begin. This time, Frankenstein is up against no-nonsense challengers. How many points will he score?
17. Thunderheart (1992)
R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.
Votes: 13,115 | Gross: $22.66M
18. Long Way Round (2004– )
TV-PG | 315 min | Documentary, Adventure
This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »
19. Down in the Valley (2005)
R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Set in the present-day San Fernando Valley, the project revolves around a delusional man who believes he's a cowboy and the relationship that he starts with a rebellious young woman.
Votes: 17,476 | Gross: $0.57M
G | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention, but decide instead to move to the Dakota territory on the ... See full summary »
25. The Last Hunt (1956)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Western
In 1883 South Dakota, two buffalo hunters start a personal feud over a captured squaw and a stand-off with a Dakota raiding party over some stolen horses.
26. Imprint (I) (2007)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Thriller
Shayla Stonefeather, a Native American attorney prosecuting a Lakota teen in a controversial murder trial, returns to the reservation to say goodbye to her dying father. After the teen is ... See full summary »
31. Unstoppable (2013)
Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary
The death of his 15-year-old friend sparks Kirk Cameron to address the question of why bad things happen to good people. Through storytelling and dramatizations, Cameron goes back to the ... See full summary »
32. Warrior Women (2018)
65 min | Documentary, History
A documentary which details the life of Lakota activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk, whose career fighting for Indigenous and women's rights has now spanned over 50 years.
33. Incident at Oglala (1992)
PG | 89 min | Documentary, History
This film describes the events surrounding a 1975 shootout at the Pine Ridge reservation in S. Dakota where two FBI agents were killed.
Votes: 992 | Gross: $0.54M
35. From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock: A Reporter's Journey (2019 TV Movie)
88 min | Documentary
A rookie NPR reporter on his first assignment, covering the armed occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota in 1973, is treated as the enemy and ultimately arrested by the FBI for defying ... See full summary »
Director: Kevin McKiernan
36. The Black Dakotas (1954)
Approved | 65 min | Action, War, Western
During the American Civil War, Confederate spies aim to steal Union gold intended for the peace treaty with the Sioux and thus pit the Indians against the Union Forces.
38. The Iron Sheriff (1957)
Passed | 73 min | Western
When the sheriff's son is placed on trial for murdering a stagecoach driver, the sheriff desperately searches for the real killer - and finds the trail leads back to his boy.
39. The Exile (1931)
93 min | Drama, Romance
A young man named Jean in post-World War I Chicago falls in love with a beautiful girl named Edith. He proposes to her, but realizes that she's involved in the rackets and won't leave them,... See full summary »
40. Naked States (2000)
R | 80 min | Documentary
Photographer Spencer Tunick travels the U.S. in search of volunteers to pose nude for his outlaw photo-shoots, all of them done out in public and often without legal permits. This ... See full summary »
42. West of Thunder (2012)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Western
South Dakota 1899. A mysterious stranger visits a small town on the outskirts of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation and brings with him a terrible resolve.
43. Born to Buck (1966)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
Bronco riders travel through South Dakota and round up 400 wild horses in danger of extinction, then bring them to Fort Pierre where they are ridden by broncobusters in rodeo competition.
44. Wiping the Tears of Seven Generations (1992)
57 min | Documentary, History
Tells the story of the Si Tanka Wokiksuye; 'The Bigfoot Memorial Ride'. At first a small group, but eventually 300 Lakota Sioux Indian horseback riders with support crews of hundreds more, ... See full summary »
45. Detouring America (1939)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short
This travelogue across America is filled with sight gags such as the 'Old Reliable' geyser spitting into a spittoon, cliff-dwelling Indians who walk horizontally up and down the faces of ... See full summary »
46. Captain 11 (1955–1996)
30 min | Family
The children's television show was produced locally at KELO-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As Captain 11, Dave Dedrick introduced cartoons and interviewed children in the studio. The show also featured games and contests.
47. Woman City (2008)
90 min | Action, Drama
Some Midwest women start a new city in a ghost town in western South Dakota. Local rednecks come to harass them and a war begins between the local sheriff, the state police, the rednecks, and the women.
48. Black Hills Express (1943)
Approved | 56 min | Western
Lon Walker is an outlaw with a price on his head, but the manager, Raymond Harper, of the Black Hills Division of Wells Fargo is sure Lon is the only man tough enough to stop the holdups ... See full summary »
49. Why Sturgis? (2005)
89 min | Documentary
Sturgis, South Dakota, hosts the world's oldest, largest motorcycle rally of its kind, but also shares history with Native Americans, soldiers, agriculture, and the national anthem. "Why ... See full summary »
50. Reservation Warparties (2004)
13 min | Drama, Short
Reservation Warparties is based on a true story, sprung from the memory of a ten-year-old Lakota boy. It shows what can happen when fun and games turn to danger under the influence of ... See full summary »