There have been several adaptations of this work by Bret Harte:
- The spaghetti western Four of the Apocalypse is based in part on Harte's story.
- Thomas Edison Motion Picture Company's 1910 The Luck of Roaring Camp is adapted and directed by character actor Frank McGlynn, Sr. and featured his son Thomas as Tommy Luck.
- Paramount's 1916 Roaring Camp is an adaptation by Will Rogers that stars Carl de. V. Hundt, L. Frank Baum
- Edison's 1917 The Luck of Roaring Camp is an adaptation by Edward H. Griffith that stars Ivan Christy and Eugene Field
- RKO's 1937 The Outcasts of Poker Flat is an adaptation by John Twist that stars Virginia Weidler and Si Jenks
- Monogram Pictures' 1937 The Luck of Roaring Camp is an adaptation by Harvey Gates that stars Byron Foulger and Ferris Taylor.
- Schick Sunn's 1981 California Gold Rush is an adaptation by Thomas C. Chapman that stars Ken Curtis and Robert Hays