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8 Films & Shows Based In Texas That You Can Stream Right Now

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Although most of the time we don't typically associate the greatest films of all time with Texas, we tend to overlook other award-winning films that have been produced entirely in this great state. Spy Kids, Friday Night Lights, and of course, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre are some of the more well-known Texas classics but now we've compiled a list of some of the best Texas-based films and shows on Netflix that you can stream right now. 

Hell or High Water

Why You Need To Watch It: The show follows two brothers that begin to commit a series of heists against a bank in hopes to save their families ranch in West Texas. Honestly, the fact that Chris Pine is in it is reason enough for us to want to watch it.

Dallas Buyers Club

Why You Need To Watch It: You'll definitely see some familiar faces in this movie. Set in 1980's-Texas, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto's characters join forces to begin selling treatments illegally after being diagnosed with AIDS.

Rich Kids

Why You Need To Watch It: Set in good ol' Houston, Texas, home to some of the most well-known artists of all time, this film highlights the lengths some troubled teens would go through to feel rich for a day.

Never Goin' Back

Why You Need To Watch It: This film is a happy, summer-time film that follows two women on a beach trip who happen to lose their stash. They begin a journey of trying to find it while extremely high.

The Highwaymen

Why You Need To Watch It: We've heard the stories of Bonnie and Clyde and have come to love them or hate them. This film follows two Texas Rangers as they track down the notorious couple, Bonnie and Clyde.

When Angels Sleep

Why You Need To Watch It: When a businessman accidentally hits a woman with his car, her frightened friend becomes unhinged.

Sin City

Why You Need To Watch It: This film is one of the more well-known Texas films that follow the storylines of eight different characters that each contribute differently to the city that they live in, Sin City.


Why You Need To Watch It: This Netflix Original docuseries follows the nationally ranked, Bulldogs Cheer Team from Corsicana, Texas as they highlight the things these cheerleaders must endure to be successful.