Highest-Rated Movies about 'Miner', Sort by Popularity


The Devil's Miner (2005), Billy Elliot (2000), The Man With the Iron Fists 2 (2015), Mononoke-hime (1997), Strike (2019), Salt of the Earth (1954), Pack Train (1953), John and the Missus (1987) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Miner movies.


The Devil's Miner (2005)

Filmmakers Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani profile Basilio, a 14-year-old Bolivian who supports his family by working in a silver mine. Like his fellow workers, the boy looks to Satan for protection from the daily hazards he encounters in the bowels of the Earth.

teen boy, miner, coworker, townsperson, fascinating, bleak, bolivia

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Billy Elliot (2000)

A working-class youngster (Jamie Bell) in 1984 England discovers a hidden talent for dance with the help of a hard-bitten teacher (Julie Walters).

dancer, miner, teacher, father, friend, inspiring, gritty

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The Man With the Iron Fists 2 (2015)

Robin Piso and Thijs Schrijnemakers never dared to dream how the love they both share for their Hammond organs would be so wildly appreciated. Resulting in sold out venues just a few months later.

miner, stranger, brutal, mining town, china, martial arts, rivalry

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Mononoke-hime (1997)

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

prince, princess, miner, demon, warrior, god, creative

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Strike (2019)

A young mole must try to achieve his dream of becoming a footballer to save his hometown gold mine from a greedy super villain.

mole, soccer player, miner, engaging, rousing, hometown, mine

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Salt of the Earth (1954)

Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.

miner, wife, husband, inspiring, moving, uplifting, new mexico

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Pack Train (1953)

Baddies McLain and Riker charge settlers what the traffic will bear for supplies. When Autry attempts to help out, the outlaws go after him.

singing cowboy, settler, bandit, miner, gunslinger, friend, melodramatic

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John and the Missus (1987)

A small Canadian town is devasted when a local mine--the town's only source of income--is closed. One man incurs the wrath of the townsmen when he stubbornly refuses the small amount of settlement money offered by the government.

miner, husband, wife, son, townsperson, government official, bleak

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North Country (2005)

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States, Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

miner, boss, daughter, son, lawyer, gripping, powerful

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Powaqqatsi (1988)

An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.

worker, monk, child, miner, african, woman, disturbing

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Pale Rider (1985)

A mysterious preacher (Clint Eastwood) protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.

hero, land owner, miner, marshal, dark, tense, gritty

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Brassed Off (1996)

The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.

miner, musician, conductor, government official, amusing, emotional, raw

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Sons and Lovers (1960)

A young man with artistic talent lives in a close-knit coal-mining town and finds himself inhibited by his emotionally manipulative mother.

miner, alcoholic, wife, artist, mother, patron, gritty

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The Citadel (1938)

An enthusiastic young doctor happily embarks on his career, but it isn't long before he finds out what being a doctor really entails.

doctor, wife, miner, gutsy, engaging, inspiring, moving

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The 33 (2015)

Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.

miner, mine owner, rescue worker, family member, friend, reporter, bleak

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)

A poor, uneducated mountain girl leaves her cabin in search of respect, a wealthy husband, and a better life in this fictionalized biopic of Margaret "Molly" Brown, who survived the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.

orphan, prince, wife, miner, husband, brash, touching

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The Proud Valley (1940)

In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.

african-american, miner, singer, choir director, charming, endearing, heartwarming

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The Spoilers (1942)

In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.

miner, saloon girl, commissioner, judge, love interest, politician, spirited

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Wildrose (1984)

Shedding her abusive husband, June starts life anew by taking a job as a heavy-machinery operator in an otherwise all-male Minnesota iron mine.

miner, husband, colleague, coworker, boss, melodramatic, raw

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Frontier Outlaws (1944)

Billy Carson, looking for rustlers, kills Bradley in a gun fight. Arrested, the judge finds him innocent but jails him anyway. When the rustling resumes he is released and posing as a Mexican cattle buyer he hopes to trap the culprits.

banker, judge, miner, gunslinger, sidekick, girlfriend, engaging

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Outland (1981)

A federal marshal stationed at a mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io, uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy. He gets no help from the workers or authorities when he finds himself marked for murder.

marshal, miner, mother, drug dealer, doctor, gritty, suspenseful

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Mine 9 (2019)

Two miles into the earth, nine Appalachian miners struggle to survive after a methane explosion leaves them with one hour of oxygen.

miner, rescue worker, family, bleak, disheartening, gritty, gutsy

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Dear Wendy (2005)

A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.

teen boy, teen girl, sheriff, nanny, miner, grandson, tense

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River of No Return (1954)

The titular river unites a farmer recently released from prison, his young son, and an ambitious saloon singer. In order to survive, each must be purged of anger, and each must learn to understand and care for the others.

farmer, son, singer, boyfriend, miner, ex-convict, thrilling

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The Clairvoyant (1935)

A fake music-hall clairvoyant meets a woman, and suddenly his predictions seem to come true ...

clairvoyant, wife, wealthy woman, publisher, miner, lawyer, uneasy

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Black Fury (1935)

An immigrant coal miner finds himself in the middle of a bitter labor dispute between the workers and the mine owners.

miner, best friend, union boss, thug, melodramatic, rousing, fiery

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The Duel at Silver Creek (1952)

Marshal Tyrone and the Silver Kid form an uneasy alliance against a gang of claim jumpers.

miner, outlaw, marshal, beautiful woman, gunslinger, girlfriend, gritty

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The Badlanders (1958)

Released from the Yuma Prison in 1898, ex-killer John McBain wants to go straight while ex-robber Peter Van Hoek seeks revenge but their destinies eventually converge in the mining town of Prescott.

ex-convict, robber, deputy, prostitute, miner, explosives expert, rousing

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That Championship Season (1982)

It started as a friendly meeting between 4 old buddies with their basketball coach and ended up in revealing the truth about their relationship. The meeting forces the five men to reveal their true identity, to be honest with each other for the first time in their lives. When the night comes to an end they decide to go back to the old glorious days and reunite into th...Read all

mayor, coach, principal, drifter, alcoholic, miner, dark

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Screamers (1995)

Soldiers attempting to negotiate the end to a long-running war discover the robots they built to assassinate enemy combatants have gained sentience and are plotting against both sides.

commander, miner, rookie, android, survivalist, messenger, suspenseful

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