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1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

2. Bonanza (1959–1973)

49 min | Western

7.4
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

3. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Creator: Carl Reiner | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

4. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.2
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

5. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

6. The Killing (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Jim Thompson, Lionel White | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

7. Bend of the River (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.4
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When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them.

Writers: Borden Chase, William Gulick | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy, Jay C. Flippen

8. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

9. How the West Was Won (1962)

TV-G | 164 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Writer: James R. Webb | Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

10. Winchester '73 (1950)

Approved | 92 min | Western

7.8
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.

Writers: Robert L. Richards, Borden Chase, Stuart N. Lake | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

11. Cat Ballou (1965)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

6.9
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A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.

Writers: Walter Newman, Frank Pierson, Roy Chanslor | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

12. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

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The adventures of two young drifters across America on Highway Route 66.

Creators: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

13. Oklahoma! (1955)

Approved | 145 min | Musical, Romance, Western

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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.

Writers: Sonya Levien, William Ludwig, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Lynn Riggs | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Charlotte Greenwood

14. Firecreek (1968)

Approved | 104 min | Western

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A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.

Writer: Calvin Clements Sr. | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens, Gary Lockwood

15. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule, Mort Mills

16. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

7.5
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The adventures of a logging work team and the marriageable single women sent to them in post-American Civil War Seattle in the Washington Territory.

Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

17. The Wild One (1953)

TV-14 | 79 min | Drama

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Two rival motorcycle gangs terrorize a small town after one of their leaders is thrown in jail.

Writers: John Paxton, Frank Rooney | Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith, Lee Marvin

18. Two Flags West (1950)

92 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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During the Civil War, Confederate POWs join the Union Army to fight Indians but old animosities between Unionists and Confederates resurface during their fragile alliance against their common enemy the Indians.

Writers: Curtis Kenyon, Frank S. Nugent, Casey Robinson | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Linda Darnell, Jeff Chandler, Cornel Wilde

19. Thriller (1960–1962)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.4
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

20. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

G | 225 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The life of Jesus Christ.

Writers: Fulton Oursler, Henry Denker, James Lee Barrett, George Stevens | Directors: George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston, Michael Anderson Jr.

21. Kismet (1955)

Approved | 113 min | Adventure, Musical, Fantasy

6.5
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Like a tale spun by Scheherazade, Kismet follows the remarkable and repeated changes of fortune that engulf a poor poet. It all happens in one incredible day when Kismet (Fate) takes a hand.

Writers: Edward Knoblock, Charles Lederer, Luther Davis | Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Stanley Donen | Stars: Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray, Vic Damone

22. The Plunderers (1960)

94 min | Western

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When four rowdy cowhands ride into a small town and make trouble, no one seems willing or able to take them on, not even Sam Christy, the toughest man in town. But then there is a murder.

Writer: Bob Barbash | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Jeff Chandler, John Saxon, Dolores Hart, Marsha Hunt

23. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

24. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

25. That Girl (1966–1971)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lou Marie.

Creators: Sam Denoff, Bill Persky | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lew Parker, Bernie Kopell

26. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

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A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in particular a ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Osborn, William Bradford Huie, Borden Deal | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

27. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

28. Hellfighters (1968)

G | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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The story of macho oil well firefighters and their wives.

Writer: Clair Huffaker | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton, Vera Miles

29. 7th Cavalry (1956)

Passed | 75 min | Western

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An officer accused of cowardice volunteers to bring back General Custers's body after Little Big Horn.

Writers: Peter Packer, Glendon Swarthout | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Randolph Scott, Barbara Hale, Jay C. Flippen, Frank Faylen

30. The Far Country (1954)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson.

Writer: Borden Chase | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet, Walter Brennan

31. Burke's Law (1963–1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. The hallmarks of this series were ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

32. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure

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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

33. Studs Lonigan (1960)

95 min | Drama

5.4
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A young man tries to escape the South Side of 1920s Chicago.

Writers: James T. Farrell, Philip Yordan | Director: Irving Lerner | Stars: Christopher Knight, Frank Gorshin, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig

34. Strategic Air Command (1955)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, War

6.3
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Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland was a third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, not a pitcher. While at spring training a B-36 flew over the field and Dutch was standing on third base. ... See full summary »

Writers: Valentine Davies, Beirne Lay Jr. | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Barry Sullivan

35. Night Passage (1957)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.7
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A fired railroad man is rehired and trusted to carry a 10,000 dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.

Writers: Borden Chase, Norman A. Fox | Director: James Neilson | Stars: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Dianne Foster

36. Jet Pilot (1957)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Air Force Colonel Shannon is assigned to escort defecting Soviet pilot Anna. He falls in love with her, but she is scheming to lure him back to the USSR. But Shannon has a scheme of his own.

Writer: Jules Furthman | Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Jules Furthman | Stars: John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Jay C. Flippen, Paul Fix

37. They Live by Night (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

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An escaped convict is injured and is helped by a woman with whom he has an ill-fated relationship.

Writers: Charles Schnee, Nicholas Ray, Edward Anderson | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen

38. A Woman's Secret (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

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Susan is in the hospital with a bullet near her heart. Marian has told the police that she shot Susan in a rage as Susan was giving up singing. Marian and Luke found Susan when she was a ... See full summary »

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Vicki Baum | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Grahame, Bill Williams

39. Flying Leathernecks (1951)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, War, Action

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Major Kirby leads The Wildcats squadron into the historic WWII battle of Guadalcanal.

Writers: James Edward Grant, Kenneth Gamet | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Don Taylor, Janis Carter

40. The Seven Minutes (1971)

R | 115 min | Drama

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The Seven Minutes is a steamy book written in 1969. To help with an upcoming election, a bookstore clerk is indicted for selling obscene material and most of the film centers about the ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Warren Lewis, Irving Wallace | Director: Russ Meyer | Stars: Wayne Maunder, Marianne McAndrew, Philip Carey, Jay C. Flippen

41. Bus Stop (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

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Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Rhodes Reason, Richard Anderson, Joan Freeman, Marilyn Maxwell

42. Run of the Arrow (1957)

Approved | 86 min | Western

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A Rebel vet, O'Meara has refused to surrender when Lee does at Appomatox. O'Meara travels west and after escaping from, he joins the Sioux and takes a wife. After denouncing himself as an ... See full summary »

Writer: Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Rod Steiger, Sara Montiel, Brian Keith, Ralph Meeker

43. It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Three soldiers meet 10 years after their last meeting in New York again, and find out, that they have litte in common now.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray

44. Bracken's World (1969–1970)

60 min | Drama

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Behind the scenes at the fictitious Century Studios in Hollywood, headed by the (initially) unseen John Bracken.

Creator: Dorothy Kingsley | Stars: Elizabeth Allen, Peter Haskell, Linda Harrison, Laraine Stephens

45. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: David Lewis, Francis De Sales, Harry Townes, Jack Kelly

46. Brute Force (1947)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Robert Patterson | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

47. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Harry Townes, Michael Rennie

48. Man Without a Star (1955)

Approved | 89 min | Western

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Dempsey Rae, a cowboy with no clear aim in life, winds up working on a spread with a hard lady owner just arrived from the East. She needs a tough new top hand and uses all her means of ... See full summary »

Writers: Borden Chase, D.D. Beauchamp, Dee Linford | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Claire Trevor, William Campbell

49. Thunder Bay (1953)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

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Shrimpers and oilmen clash when an ambitious wildcatter begins constructing an off-shore oilrig.

Writers: Gil Doud, John Michael Hayes, George W. George, George F. Slavin | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Dan Duryea

50. The King and Four Queens (1956)

86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

6.0
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Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold.

Writers: Richard Alan Simmons, Margaret Fitts | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes, Barbara Nichols