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1. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.

Writers: Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

Votes: 220,656

2. Terms of Endearment (1983)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

Votes: 33,075

3. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Votes: 27,146

4. Hud (1963)

TV-PG | 112 min | Drama

7.9
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Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the ... See full summary »

Writers: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr., Larry McMurtry | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde

Votes: 13,377

5. Lonesome Dove (1989 TV Mini-Series)

384 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.8
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Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way, and the journey doesn't ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane

Votes: 12,195

6. The Evening Star (1996)

PG-13 | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Robert Harling | Director: Robert Harling | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Bill Paxton, Juliette Lewis, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 3,101

7. Comanche Moon (2008 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.

Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Keith Robinson, Wes Studi

Votes: 1,960

8. Texasville (1990)

R | 123 min | Drama

6.0
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Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Timothy Bottoms, Harvey Christiansen

Votes: 1,712

9. Streets of Laredo (1995 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a ... See full summary »

Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

Votes: 1,126

10. Dead Man's Walk (1996 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 272 min | Western

7.3
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In this prequel to "Lonesome Dove", two young men join the Texas Rangers unit that's on a mission to annex Santa Fe.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 945

11. The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006 TV Special)

214 min | Music

6.6
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

Writers: Rich Blomquist, Josh Bycel, Tim Carvell, Jonathan Fener, Brendan Hay, Scott Jacobson, David Javerbaum, Ben Karlin, Jon Macks, Jason Reich, Rodney Rothman, Jon Stewart, Dan Vebber | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman, Troy Miller | Stars: Jon Stewart, Amy Adams, Moustapha Akkad, Jessica Alba

Votes: 810

12. Buffalo Girls (1995 TV Movie)

180 min | Western

6.8
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Wild. Untamed. Legendary. Buffalo Girls celebrates the bold escapades of tough-talking Calamity Jane Canary and her illustrious cohorts. It's the waning days of the Wild West and Jane, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Cynthia Whitcomb | Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Melanie Griffith, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Coyote

Votes: 558

13. The Murder of Mary Phagan (1988 TV Mini-Series)

PG | 251 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.4
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From a true story. In Atlanta in 1913, a 13-year-old girl is murdered in the factory where she works. The factory manager, a Jew named Leo Frank, is convicted and sentenced to hang. Georgia... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lemmon, Richard Jordan, Robert Prosky, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 494

14. Johnson County War (2002 TV Movie)

240 min | Western

6.8
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Writers: Frederick Manfred, Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Tom Berenger, Luke Perry, Burt Reynolds, Rachel Ward

Votes: 427

15. Falling from Grace (1992)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music

5.6
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Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his screen and directorial debut in this story by "Lonesome Dove" author, Larry McMurtry. The story, not too separated from Mellencamp's real life, finds ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry McMurtry | Director: John Mellencamp | Stars: John Mellencamp, Mariel Hemingway, Claude Akins, Dub Taylor

Votes: 395

16. Lovin' Molly (1974)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Stephen J. Friedman | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner, Edward Binns

Votes: 288

17. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)

42 min | Western

7.3
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Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Paul Le Mat

Votes: 254

18. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)

42 min | Western

7.6
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"Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years" begins two years after the end of "Lonesome Dove". After two years spent bounty hunting, womanizing, and drinking away the painful memories of his late ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 222

19. The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.0
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Writer: Ken Shapiro | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Jessica Alba, Pamela Anderson, Patricia Arquette, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 143

20. Logo Movie Special: 'Brokeback Mountain' (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 22 min | Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Judy Becker, Linda Cardellini, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway

Votes: 135

21. Lonesome Dove (1989– )
Episode: Leaving (1989)

Adventure, Drama, Western

8.3
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In Lonesome Dove, Texas former Texas Rangers Augustus 'Gus' McCrae and Woodrow F. Call are spending their time not doing much of anything. They have something of a reunion when old friends ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, William D. Wittliff | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane

Votes: 87

22. Memphis (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

5.7
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Writers: Shelby Foote, Larry McMurtry, Cybill Shepherd, Susan Rhinehart | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, John Laughlin, J.E. Freeman, Richard Brooks

Votes: 82

23. Lonesome Dove (1989– )
Episode: On the Trail (1989)

Adventure, Drama, Western

8.6
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With the loss of Sean O'Brien, the cook refuses to cross the river and Woodrow and Gus find themselves in their old stomping grounds of San Antonio looking for someone to prepare their ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, William D. Wittliff | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane

Votes: 81

24. Lonesome Dove (1989– )
Episode: Return (1989)

Adventure, Drama, Western

8.3
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Still on the trail, the men face ever increasing danger. They have an 80 mile stretch without water and the weather has turned with the onset of winter. Joshua Deets' encounter with a group... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, William D. Wittliff | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane

Votes: 76

25. Lonesome Dove (1989– )
Episode: The Plains (1989)

Adventure, Drama, Western

8.4
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Gus and Lorena rejoin the cattle drive. Elmira makes her way to Ogallala, with July close on her heels. Jake's new partnership doesn't turn out as planned.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, William D. Wittliff | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane

Votes: 75

26. Montana (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Western

6.1
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Writer: Larry McMurtry | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Richard Crenna, Lea Thompson, Justin Deas

Votes: 74

27. Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas (1991)

58 min | Documentary

7.2
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A visceral deconstruction of Academy Award nominated Peter Bogdanovich and the nervous breakdown he nearly had while shooting THE LAST PICTURE SHOW.

Writer: George Hickenlooper | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, Sean Alsup, Antonia Bogdanovich, Sam Bottoms

Votes: 64

28. Comanche Moon (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2008)

96 min | Drama, Western

7.0
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With the Civil War over, the Comanche Wars come to an end-with the illness of Buffalo Hump, and circumstances free Captai Scull from capture.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Keith Robinson, Wes Studi

Votes: 26

29. Comanche Moon (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2008)

Drama, Western

7.3
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In 1855 the Texas Rangers have been fighting a war with the Comanche nation since the first Americans colonized Texas.

Writers: Diana Ossana, Larry McMurtry | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Ray McKinnon, Keith Robinson

Votes: 24

30. Comanche Moon (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)

Drama, Western

7.4
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Buffalo Hump wages all out war against whites while the Rangers fail to raise the ransom for Captain Scull, prisoner of Mexican bandit Ahumado.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Ray McKinnon, Keith Robinson

Votes: 22

31. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: Rebellion (1995)

Western

8.2
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Newt trails horses to Sweetwater, only to find the deal he made with the livery no longer stands.

Writers: Steven Baum, Larry McMurtry | Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Winston Rekert

Votes: 21

32. Dead Man's Walk (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1996)

PG-13 | Western

7.0
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Young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae join with military expedition whose goal it is to annex Sante Fe on behalf of the new Texas Republic.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 14

33. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: O Western Wind: Part 1 (1994)

Western

6.7
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Ida Grayson shows up in Curtis Wells to meet up with her husband, but the proprietor of the hotel refuses to rent her a room because of her skin color.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Tom Towler, Stephen Zito | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 12

34. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: Down Come Rain: Part 2 (1994)

Western

6.9
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Mosby and Shelby are revealed to be in league with the men who attacked Ida Grayson. Mosby leads Newt and Aaron to the men and shoots them dead.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Tom Towler, Stephen Zito | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 11

35. Dead Man's Walk (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1996)

PG-13 | 90 min | Western

7.4
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After surrendering to the Mexican army, the expedition's captors march them across 500 miles of desert to New Mexico.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 11

36. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: When Wilt Thou Blow: Part 3 (1994)

Western

6.7
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Josiah finally gives Newt and Hannah his blessing to marry, and the two begin to plan the big day.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Tom Towler, Stephen Zito | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 11

37. Dead Man's Walk (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1996)

PG-13 | Western

7.1
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A series of disasters overtakes Colonel Cobb and his ambition to annex Sante Fe including dust storms, prairie fires, Indians, and the Mexican army.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Patricia Childress, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 10

38. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: Wild Horses (1994)

Western

6.9
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A young boy witnesses the slaughter of his family by a ruthless gang of horse thieves. Meanwhile, a convicted swindler en route to prison wins an unexpected reprieve when the marshall ... See full summary »

Writers: Sandy Kroopf, Larry McMurtry | Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 10

39. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: Day of the Dead (1995)

Western

7.8
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Writers: Allison Hock, Larry McMurtry | Director: George Mihalka | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 9

40. Streets of Laredo (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1999)

Drama, Western

7.4
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Captain Woodrow Coll returns to his old profession of Texas Ranger in order to track down a killer who likes robbing trains and murdering victims on a whim.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Ned Beatty

Votes: 7

41. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: Judgement Day (1994)

Western

6.0
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Newt and Hannah struggle to make ends meet. Newt and Austin go on a hunting trip.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Susanna Styron | Director: Mark Sobel | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, George Kennedy

Votes: 7

42. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: Long Shot (1994)

Western

6.1
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Coming from different directions, Newt and Mosby join forces to pursue whiskey traders.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Don Truckey | Director: Mark Sobel | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 7

43. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: Medicine (1996)

Western

7.6
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Writers: Steven Baum, Larry McMurtry | Director: Brad Turner | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 7

44. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: Partners (1996)

Western

6.1
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Writers: Claude Harz, Larry McMurtry | Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 7

45. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: The Alliance (1995)

Western

7.1
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Writers: Elizabeth Keyishian, Larry McMurtry | Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 7

46. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: The Return (1995)

Western

8.3
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Writers: Allan Kroeker, Larry McMurtry | Directors: Allan Kroeker, David Wilks | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 7

47. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: Angel (1996)

Western

8.3
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Writers: Claude Harz, Larry McMurtry | Director: Brad Turner | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 6

48. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: Badlands (1995)

Western

7.8
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Writers: D.C. Fontana, Larry McMurtry | Director: Penelope Buitenhuis | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 6

49. Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996)
Episode: Cattle War (1996)

Western

8.2
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Writers: Terry Curtis Fox, Larry McMurtry | Director: Brad Turner | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson

Votes: 6

50. Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995)
Episode: Duty Bound (1994)

Western

6.5
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Needing money to complete work on the cabin, Newt hires on as a scout for the Army, little knowing that his assignment will be tracking down deserters.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Michael Mercer | Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Christianne Hirt, Eric McCormack, Currie Graham

Votes: 6