Photos: Ten movies with Colorado in the title but not onscreen

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We've been digging into our state's movie history via posts like the best movies filmed in Colorado, the most awesomely cheesy Colorado movies, the biggest movie misses filmed in Colorado and ten hit movies filmed in Colorado. But after compiling our list of memorable movies set in Colorado but not filmed here, we realized that we'd overlooked an even bigger irony: movies with the name of the state or a Colorado city that didn't include a frame of film from here. Look below to see our top ten picks, including posters, actual locations and synopses from linked sites.

Number 10: The Man From Colorado, 1948

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Filming location: California

"Two friends return home after their discharge from the army after the Civil War. However, one of them has had deep-rooted psychological damage due to his experiences during the war, and as his behavior becomes more erratic -- and violent -- his friend desperately tries to find a way to help him."

Number 9: Leadville Gunslinger, 1952

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Filming location: California

"Arriving in Leadville, Marshal Rocky Lane finds that his friend Nugget is in financial trouble. Nugget thinks there is oil on his land but the geologist says no. Rocky knows the geologist is a fake and trailing him finds the hideout and later gets into the gang posing as an outlaw. They are after Nugget's oil rich land. Rocky hopes to bring them in but the unknown boss then learns his true identity."

Continue to keeping counting down our list of ten movies with Colorado in the title but not onscreen.

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 "Ten movies with Colorado in the title "

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