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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. Pale Rider (1985)

R | 115 min | Western

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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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

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

8. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

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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

9. Rio Bravo (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Western

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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

10. 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

11. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

60 min | Comedy, Western

7.6
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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

12. 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

13. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab the bad guys.

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

14. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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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

15. Sitting Pretty (1948)

83 min | Comedy

7.6
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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

16. Honkytonk Man (1982)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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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

17. Yellow Sky (1948)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Western

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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

18. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

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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

19. Police Story (1973–1977)

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 »

Creator: Joseph Wambaugh | Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

20. Hostile Guns (1967)

Approved | 91 min | Western

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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

21. Somewhere in the Night (1946)

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

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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

22. Jason of Star Command (1978–1981)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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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

23. Fort Utah (1967)

84 min | Western

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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

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

30 min | Comedy

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Add a Plot

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

25. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

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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

26. Yellowstone Kelly (1959)

Approved | 91 min | Western

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A fur-trapper named Kelly, who once saved the life of a Sioux chief, is allowed to set his traps in Sioux territory during the late 1870s. Reluctantly he takes on a tenderfoot assistant ... See full summary »

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

27. Three Little Girls in Blue (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Musical

6.7
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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

28. Man in the Saddle (1951)

87 min | Western

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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

29. Fort Massacre (1958)

Not Rated | 80 min | Western

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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

30. Cannon for Cordoba (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Western

5.8
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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

31. 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

32. The Dark Corner (1946)

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

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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

33. The Sun Shines Bright (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

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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

34. 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

35. Forever Amber (1947)

Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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1660, England. Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from a 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

36. 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

37. A Bell for Adano (1945)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

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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

38. Under the Gun (1988)

86 min | Action, Comedy

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Mike Braxton (Sam Jones) a St. Louis cop, receives an urgent call from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. The call ends abruptly and Mike rushes to LA to... See full summary »

Writers: Almer John Davis, James Devney, James Sbardellati | Director: James Sbardellati | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Vanessa Williams, John Russell, Michael Halsey

39. 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

40. Untamed Youth (1957)

80 min | Drama

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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

41. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

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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

42. Soldiers of Fortune (1955–1957)

30 min | Adventure

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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

43. The Dalton Girls (1957)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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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

44. Hell Bound (1957)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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A criminal gang plots the robbery of a ship carrying $2 million worth of surplus narcotics left over from World War II. The plan goes awry when the gang leader's girlfriend falls for an ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard H. Landau, Arthur E. Orloff | Director: William J. Hole Jr. | Stars: John Russell, June Blair, Stuart Whitman, Margo Woode

45. Apache Uprising (1965)

90 min | Western

5.3
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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.

46. Frenchie (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

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Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.

Writer: Oscar Brodney | Director: Louis King | Stars: Joel McCrea, Shelley Winters, Paul Kelly, Elsa Lanchester

47. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

48. Mission to Glory: A True Story (1977)

PG | 116 min | Western

5.6
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A true account of the legendary "Padre on Horseback", Father Eusebio Francisco Kino a Jesuit missionary who helped the lives of the Native Americans. He faced many challenges on his trips throughout California, Arizona and Mexico

Writer: Ken Kennedy | Director: Ken Kennedy | Stars: Richard Egan, Ricardo Montalban, John Ireland, Cesar Romero

49. Fair Wind to Java (1953)

92 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

5.9
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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

50. Saddle Tramp (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Western

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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