Robert Redford portrays a Montana rancher and horse specialist who creates romantic sparks with a visiting client (Kristin Scott Thomas) in his 1998 film “The Horse Whisperer.” Six years earlier Redford also directed another Montana-set film, “A River Runs Through It,” one of the films that …
Montana has been depicted in a few noteworthy films over the years, including “Little Big Man,” “A River Runs Through It,” “Nebraska” and the film adaptation of James Welch’s book, “Winter in the Blood,” which is screening June 21 at 1:30 p.m. in Livingston as part of the How It Works festiv…
#5 Legends of the Fall (1994)Rating: 7.5Epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
#4 Big Eden (2000)Rating: 7.5Big Eden is a small, fictional northwestern Montana town.
#3 Open Range (2003)Rating: 7.5 A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
#2 Little Big Man (1970)Rating: 7.7Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
#1 Nebraska (2013)Rating 8.1An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
#8 A River Runs Through It (1992)Rating: 7.3Two fly-fishing sons of a Presbyterian minister--one reserved, one rebellious--grow up in rural Montana.
#11 Dog Pound (2010)Rating: 7.1Three juvenile delinquents are sentenced to a correctional facility where they encounter gang violence, death, and harassment from staff and other inmates.
#6 I Will Fight No More Forever (1975)Rating: 7.4In a period when many thought that "the only good Indian is a dead Indian," Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce won the admiration of the American Public.
# 9 The Sisters (1938)Rating: 7.2Three daughters of a small down pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.
#13 Last of the Dogmen (1995)Rating: 6.9A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him.
#7 Powwow Highway(1989)Rating: 7.3Buddy and Filbert leave the Reservation to take a road trip across the badlands of the American Midwest to save Buddy's sister from unjust imprisonment.
#10 Shooter(2007)Rating: 7.2A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.