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1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Creator: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 2,723

2. Emergency! (1972–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 2,230

3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 67,937

4. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.6
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

Votes: 789

5. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

PG | 135 min | Western

7.9
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A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

Writers: Forrest Carter, Philip Kaufman, Sonia Chernus | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Votes: 45,417

6. Rio Bravo (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Romance, Western

8.1
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A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Leigh Brackett, B.H. McCampbell | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 38,712

7. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 3,174

8. Pale Rider (1985)

R | 115 min | Romance, Western

7.3
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A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.

Writers: Michael Butler, Dennis Shryack | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Votes: 35,204

9. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.3
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,263

10. Simon & Simon (1981–1995)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Creator: Philip DeGuere Jr. | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 2,207

11. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Sam McCloud is a Marshal from a Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

Creator: Herman Miller | Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

Votes: 1,177

12. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil war adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 681

13. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Edward Binns

Votes: 920

14. Yellow Sky (1948)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Western

7.6
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Pistol-packing tomboy, and grandfather come to discover band of bank robbing bandits taking refuge in the neighboring ghost town.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, W.R. Burnett | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark, Robert Arthur

Votes: 2,630

15. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

60 min | Western

7.7
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Dennis Fimple

Votes: 964

16. Honkytonk Man (1982)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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As the film opens on an Oklahoma farm during the depression, two simultaneous visitors literally hit the Wagoneer home: a ruinous dust storm and a convertible crazily driven by Red, the ... See full summary »

Writer: Clancy Carlile | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, John McIntire, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 5,472

17. Police Story (1973–1978)

120 min | Drama, Crime

7.5
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Creators: E. Jack Neuman, Joseph Wambaugh | Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

Votes: 462

18. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 332

19. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot" which... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

Votes: 219

20. The Dark Corner (1946)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.2
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Secretary tries to help her boss, who is framed for a murder.

Writers: Jay Dratler, Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Leo Rosten | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens

Votes: 2,548

21. Jason of Star Command (1978–1981)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.8
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A young Space Command officer fights the evil space lord Dragos and his minions in his jurisdiction of the universe.

Creator: Arthur H. Nadel | Stars: Craig Littler, Sid Haig, Charlie Dell, Susan Pratt

Votes: 224

22. Three Little Girls in Blue (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Musical

6.6
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A reworking of the movie Three Blind Mice (1938) based on the play of the same name, which in turn led to another remake Moon Over Miami (1941). This remake is set during the turn of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Powys, Valentine Davies, Brown Holmes, Lynn Starling, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Directors: H. Bruce Humberstone, John Brahm | Stars: June Haver, George Montgomery, Vivian Blaine, Celeste Holm

Votes: 164

23. Forever Amber (1947)

Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.

Writers: Philip Dunne, Ring Lardner Jr., Jerome Cady, Kathleen Winsor | Directors: Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | Stars: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders

Votes: 743

24. The Last Command (1955)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Western

6.5
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Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.

Writers: Warren Duff, Sy Bartlett | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Richard Carlson, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 475

25. Man in the Saddle (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Western

6.4
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A small farmer and rancher is being harassed by his mighty and powerfull neighbour. When the neighbour even hires gunmen to intimidate him he has to defend himself and his property by means... See full summary »

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Ernest Haycox | Director: André De Toth | Stars: Randolph Scott, Joan Leslie, Ellen Drew, Alexander Knox

Votes: 564

26. Apache Uprising (1965)

90 min | Western

5.2
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Various stage coach passengers and outlaws travelling through Indian country are forced to join forces against the Apaches.

Writers: Max Lamb, Harry Sanford | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Corinne Calvet, John Russell, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 151

27. Sitting Pretty (1948)

83 min | Comedy

7.7
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Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn ... See full summary »

Writers: F. Hugh Herbert, Gwen Davenport | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Clifton Webb, Richard Haydn

Votes: 1,358

28. Somewhere in the Night (1946)

Approved | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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George Taylor returns from WWII with amnesia. Back home in Los Angeles, while trying to track down his old identity, he stumbles onto a 3-year old murder case and a hunt for a missing $2 million.

Writers: Howard Dimsdale, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Lee Strasberg, Marvin Borowsky | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: John Hodiak, Nancy Guild, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte

Votes: 1,332

29. A Royal Scandal (1945)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.9
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In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.

Writers: Edwin Justus Mayer, Bruno Frank, Lajos Biró, Melchior Lengyel | Directors: Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter, William Eythe

Votes: 588

30. Yellowstone Kelly (1959)

Approved | 91 min | Western

6.5
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In 1870s, in the Sioux territory south of the Missouri, trapper and Indian scout Luther Yellowstone Kelly is hired by the army at Fort Buford but runs into trouble with the Sioux.

Writers: Burt Kennedy, Heck Allen | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Clint Walker, Edd Byrnes, John Russell, Ray Danton

Votes: 522

31. Fort Utah (1967)

84 min | Western

4.8
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An ex-gunfighter goes up against a man who is trying to stir up trouble with the Indians to enrich himself.

Writers: Steve Fisher, Andrew Craddock | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Ireland, Virginia Mayo, Scott Brady, John Russell

Votes: 105

32. The Sun Shines Bright (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

7.2
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John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurence Stallings, Irvin S. Cobb | Director: John Ford | Stars: Charles Winninger, Arleen Whelan, John Russell, Stepin Fetchit

Votes: 728

33. The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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An American sitcom series starring Gale Storm. The series is about a Susanna Pomery, a cruise director for an ocean liner traveling the world.

Creator: Lee Karson | Stars: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Votes: 100

34. Will to Die (1971)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

2.5
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In order to qualify to inherit the family fortune, the four heirs must spend the night in the family estate. However, during the night someone starts killing them off.

Writers: Eric Norden, Carl Monson | Director: Carl Monson | Stars: Rodolfo Acosta, Merry Anders, Norman Bartold, Ivy Bethune

Votes: 475

35. Fort Massacre (1958)

Not Rated | 80 min | Western

6.2
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A cavalry troop finds itself under constant attack by Indians.

Writer: Martin Goldsmith | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Joel McCrea, Forrest Tucker, Susan Cabot, John Russell

Votes: 455

36. Cannon for Cordoba (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Western

5.7
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In 1916, a Mexican rebel named Cordoba steals six cannons from the forces of General Pershing who's been sent to bring order to the Texas-Mexico border. Pershing assigns a soldier named Rod... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Kandel | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: George Peppard, Giovanna Ralli, Raf Vallone, Pete Duel

Votes: 375

37. A Bell for Adano (1945)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Major Joppolo and his men are assigned to restore order to the war-torn Italian town of Adano. He has to manage getting supplies into town without interfering with troop movements, all the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Norman Reilly Raine, John Hersey | Director: Henry King | Stars: Gene Tierney, John Hodiak, William Bendix, Glenn Langan

Votes: 437

38. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

7.9
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Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Philip Tonge

Votes: 60

39. Soldiers of Fortune (1955–1957)

30 min | Adventure

7.7
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Soldiers of Fortune is a 1955 syndicated half hour American television adventure series. It starred John Russell as Tim Kelly and Chick Chandler as his sidekick Toubo Smith who were ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Chick Chandler, John Daheim, Jan Arvan

Votes: 60

40. The Fat Man (1951)

Passed | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A dentist's murder is investigated by hefty sleuth Brad Runyan.

Writers: Harry Essex, Leonard Lee | Director: William Castle | Stars: J. Scott Smart, Julie London, Rock Hudson, Clinton Sundberg

Votes: 155

41. Hostile Guns (1967)

Approved | 91 min | Western

5.0
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Western involving a U.S. marshall who takes a prison wagon full of criminals and misfits to the state penitentiary, and finds that a female passenger is the woman he once loved.

Writers: Steve Fisher, Sloan Nibley, James Edward Grant | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: George Montgomery, Yvonne De Carlo, Tab Hunter, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 110

42. Fair Wind to Java (1953)

92 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

5.8
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The Dutch East Indies, at the end of the nineteenth century. An adventurous captain of an American merchant vessel is looking for a sunken Dutch vessel containing 10,000 precious diamonds. ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Tregaskis, Garland Roark | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Vera Ralston, Robert Douglas, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 171

43. The Dalton Girls (1957)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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Female relatives of the infamous Dalton gang carry on the family tradition.

Writers: Maurice Tombragel, Herbert Purdom | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Merry Anders, Lisa Davis, Penny Edwards, Sue George

Votes: 124

44. Untamed Youth (1957)

80 min | Drama

2.9
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Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a ... See full summary »

Writers: John C. Higgins, Stephen Longstreet | Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell, Don Burnett

Votes: 560

45. Jubilee Trail (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Music, Romance

5.8
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A wild-west trader and his New York wife head out for the California by wagon train. The trader is killed enroute, and his wife finds herself with child. She continues on hoping to find a man and a home.

Writers: Bruce Manning, Gwen Bristow | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Vera Ralston, Joan Leslie, Forrest Tucker, John Russell

Votes: 128

46. Hell's Outpost (1954)

89 min | Action, Crime

5.9
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Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Luke Short | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Rod Cameron, Joan Leslie, John Russell, Chill Wills

Votes: 30

47. Undertow (1949)

71 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.5
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After being released from prison, an ex-convict is framed for a murder. The man sets out to find the real killers before the police blame the crime on him.

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Lee Loeb | Director: William Castle | Stars: Scott Brady, John Russell, Dorothy Hart, Peggy Dow

Votes: 140

48. The Gal Who Took the West (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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In order to gain passage to the West, a woman poses as an opera singer, and causes a feud between two brothers.

Writers: William Bowers, Oscar Brodney | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Charles Coburn, Scott Brady, John Russell

Votes: 86

49. If He Hollers, Let Him Go! (1968)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Writer: Charles Martin | Director: Charles Martin | Stars: Dana Wynter, Raymond St. Jacques, Kevin McCarthy, Barbara McNair

Votes: 52

50. Saddle Tramp (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Western

7.0
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Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. ... See full summary »

Writer: Harold Shumate | Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Joel McCrea, Wanda Hendrix, John Russell, John McIntire

Votes: 221