Most Popular Titles With Russell Simpson
- Movies or TV
1. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
3. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.
4. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Drama, Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
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.
6. Oklahoma! (1955)
Approved | 145 min | Musical, Romance, Western
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.
7. My Darling Clementine (1946)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Western
A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral.
8. The Horse Soldiers (1959)
Approved | 115 min | Adventure, War, Western
A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply centre. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him and the ... See full summary »
9. Dodge City (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Western
A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up.
10. They Were Expendable (1945)
Passed | 135 min | Drama, War
A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.
11. Along Came Jones (1945)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
A good-natured saddle tramp and his sidekick mistaken for a ruthless outlaw with a price on his head and his sidekick.
12. Friendly Persuasion (1956)
Unrated | 137 min | Drama, War, Western
The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life... See full summary »
13. Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of Jeb Stuart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War.
14. Joan of Arc (1948)
Unrated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from ... See full summary »
16. Tall in the Saddle (1944)
Approved | 87 min | Mystery, Western, Romance
When a stranger arrives in a western town he finds that the rancher who sent for him has been murdered. Further, most of the townsfolk seem to be at each other's throats, and the newcomer ... See full summary »
17. San Francisco (1936)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.
18. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama
A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case.
19. Meet John Doe (1941)
Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
21. The First Auto (1927)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy
Hank owns horses, stables horses and races horses. He favorite horse always wins and he is prosperous and will known. His son (Bob), however dreams only of the future of the horseless ... See full summary »
22. Lady Luck (1946)
97 min | Comedy
A woman marries a gambler with the hopes of reforming him, but things don't quite work out the way she planned.
23. Billy the Kid (1930)
Passed | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In this version of the Billy the Kid legend, Billy, after shooting down land baron William Donovan's henchmen for killing Billy's boss, is hunted down and captured by his friend, Sheriff ... See full summary »
24. The Spoilers (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, Western
In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.
25. The Tin Star (1957)
Approved | 93 min | Western
A cynical former sheriff turned bounty hunter helps a young, recently appointed acting sheriff with his advice, his experience and his gun.
26. The Tall Men (1955)
Approved | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to ... See full summary »
27. Wagon Master (1950)
Approved | 86 min | Western
Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.
28. Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief.
29. Abraham Lincoln (1930)
TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
30. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutinary War begins.
31. Virginia City (1940)
Approved | 121 min | Action, Drama, History
Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.
32. The Texan (1958–1960)
30 min | Western
The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.
33. Brigham Young (1940)
Approved | 114 min | Biography, History, Romance
The true story of the famous Mormon leader, Brigham Young and his battle to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The plot focuses on two of his ... See full summary »
34. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)
30 min | Western
Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.
35. The Sun Shines Bright (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
36. The Trail of '98 (1928)
Passed | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Fortune hunters from all over the country rush to the Klondike in 1897 to seek their fortunes in the gold are tested by hardships of the journey.
37. The Sisters (1938)
Approved | 99 min | Drama
Three daughters of a small down pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.
38. Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955–1958)
30 min | Action, Western
Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.
39. Many Rivers to Cross (1955)
Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker star as a Kentucky backwoodsman and the woman who will let anything interfere with her plans to marry him in this humorous romantic adventure through the American Frontier of 1798.
40. Tobacco Road (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a ... See full summary »
41. Swamp Water (1941)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.
42. Tap Roots (1948)
109 min | Drama, War, Western
Morna Dabney is engaged to soldier Clay MacIvor in the days before the War Between the States. Morna's grandfather Big Sam Dabney founded their Mississippi plantation near Levington, which ... See full summary »
43. Saddle Tramp (1950)
Approved | 90 min | Western
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 »
44. Lone Star (1952)
Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, History
Ex-President Andrew Jackson sends Texan Devereux Burke back home on a mission to facilitate Sam Houston's drive for U.S. statehood.
Approved | 76 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue.
46. The Last Command (1955)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Western
Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.
47. Broken Lance (1954)
Approved | 96 min | Western
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in ... See full summary »
48. The Eagle (1925)
Unrated | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter.
49. Call Her Savage (1932)
TV-PG | 88 min | Drama
Sexy Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
50. The Lonely Man (1957)
Approved | 88 min | Western
Aging gunslinger Jacob Wade hopes to settle down with his estranged son, but his old enemies have other plans for him.