Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. (131 mins.)
“ This is Clint Eastwood’s master piece, and the one movie that will be instilled with his name and film career forever not only as an actor, but also as a director. ” - lee1888
An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches. (119 mins.)
“ John Wayne at his best in a role that was tailor made for him. He plays, Ethan Edwards a Civil War veteran who spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians.
Many people who watch this movie never understood the true meaning behind Ethan’s reason for his dislike for the Indians and why he would never give up the search. Natalie Wood was Ethan’s daughter. ” - lee1888
Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory. (384 mins.)
“ This is an epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south Texas border town of Lonesome Dove to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way in this 384 minute mini-series made for TV.
This was going to be a movie with John Wayne and James Stewart but it never got off the ground. After years on the Hollywood bookshelf’s it was made into a TV mini- series with Robert Duvall as Augustus and Tommy Lee Jones playing Woodrow.
This movie has it all, gunfights, Indian fights, friendships, hanging, cattle drive, love and death; it will make you laugh and make you cry. Great movie when you have all day to lay around and watch movies for the whole day. ” - lee1888
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. (141 mins.)
“ Once again another John Wayne movie that brought out the best in the Duke. Here John Wayne plays 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.
This movie is made even better by the great supporting cast lead by, Dean Martin, Walter Brennan, a young Angie Dickerson and Ricky Nelson. This is a must see movie that can be seen by the whole family. ” - lee1888
The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive. (92 mins.)
“ James Stewart, in one of his first great western movies. He plays a man on a search for the man who killed his father. On his way he wins a Winchester 73, only to lose it to the man he is searching for that ends up in a final showdown and shoot-out on a rocky mountain top. ” - lee1888
The Outlaw Josey Wales
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family. (135 mins.)
“ Clint Eastwood also directed this movie about a Missouri farmer who joins a Confederate guerilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family. He heads south and along the way picks up savory charters along the way who need the protection that a man as tough and experienced as he can provide.
This movie is full of action and gun fights. ” - lee1888
The Wild Bunch
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. (135 mins.)
“ William Holden starts as the leader of a aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.
This movie directed by Sam Peckinpah is very bloody and not for small children to watch. The ending is like nothing ever seen before in western movies. ” - lee1888
The Magnificent Seven
An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (128 mins.)
“ This movie has and all start cast and many of them went on to become major motion picture super stars.
The movie is about an oppressed Mexican peasant village that assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. The leader of the gunfighters is Yul Brynner and he was a great pick. I can not think of any star at that time that could have pulled this movie off any better than him. It helped that he had Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson and James Coburn just to name a few to help back him up on this great western movie. ” - lee1888
Bite the Bullet
A group of ex-rough riders, an ex-prostitute and a gunfighter enter a horse race in the desert. (132 mins.)
“ This is a great movie about a fading west and the men and women who enters an organized newspaper endurance horse race of 700 miles. Nine people inter the race who includes Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn and Ben Johnson.
It’s a long 700 mile with many adventures along the way including losing there horses. This is a great movie and one that will stay with you after you watch it. ” - lee1888
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating. (130 mins.)
“ This is about the lives of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday leading up to the gunfight at the OK Corral. The movie starts with the arrival of Wyatt, played by Kurt Russell, and his family to Tombstone. Val Kilmer plays Doc Holiday and in my opinion was cheated out of a best supporting Oscar that year at the academe awards.
The movie has plenty of action and is pretty historic with what really happen at the OK Corral in 1882. ” - lee1888
A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman. (139 mins.)
“ One of the better western made after 2001 to date. A former gunslinger, Kevin Costner, is forced to take up arms again when he and his boss played by, Robert Duvall, are threaten to lose their cattle by a corrupt lawman.
This movie has a great action pack ending you will not want to miss. It is a little slow at the beginning but well worth watching. ” - lee1888
The Wonderful Country
Having fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father's murderer, Martin Brady travels... (98 mins.)
“ Robert Mitchum gives a great performance in the little watched movie about an American who fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father's murderer. He then has to return on business and breaks his leg and finds out he is not wanted for murder after all. He meets and falls in love with Julie London who happens to be the news army commander at the border town.
This is a great movie and if you have not seen it by all means go rent it. ” - lee1888
An aging cowboy realizes that the West he knew and loved will soon be no more--and that there will be no room for him, either. (106 mins.)
“ Lee Marvin plays an aging cowboy that realizes the West he knew and loved will soon be no more--and that there will be no room for him. Monte and his friend played by Jack Palance are left with fewer and fewer options. The old west is coming to an end and they are faced with hard choices. Great movie! ” - lee1888
A naive half-Indian, half-white teenager evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers. (128 mins.)
“ Steve McQueen is a half-Indian, half-white man who evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers.
When his father and mother are killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. Being young and inexperienced he is taken in by a gun merchant played by Brian Keith who teaches him the ropes before setting out for the killers. ” - lee1888
A famous gunman becomes the marshal of Warlock to end a gang's rampages, but is met with some opposition by a former gang member turned deputy sheriff who wants to follow only legal methods. (122 mins.)
“ When a town needs help to rid them of a gang of thugs, they send for Henry Fonda and his partner Anthony Quinn to save the town.
As the story plays out Fonda falls in love but Quinn wants to move on to another town. Richard Widmark because the new sheriff and handles the hold mess without Fonda. ” - lee1888
Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged... (98 mins.)
“ Gregory Peck is on a mission to hunt down and kill the four men reasonable for killing his wife. He tracks them down to a small town where they are in jail for robbing a bank, but they escape and the hunt is on. He will stop at nothing until he has caught them all and make them pay. A young Joan Collins plays Peck’s love interest. . ” - lee1888
A lawman from Bannock arrives in Sabbath to arrest all the cattlemen whose wild celebration the year before resulted in the accidental death of an old man. (99 mins.)
“ Burt Lancaster is a lawman in pursuit of the cowmen who shot and killed an old man in his town. Burt has to travel to Sabbath to arrest the men responsible where Robert Ryan is the town sheriff, but Ryan has long give up gun play and refuses to help Burt bring in the bad guys who happen to work for the biggest ranch in the country. ” - lee1888
In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the US, a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries and scouts. (123 mins.)
“ Charlton Heston has a big problem, his is the commander of a Union Civil War camp and he doesn’t have enough troops to track down Indians who are on a raiding party.
He is forced t recruit his old friend Richard Harris who joined the confederates at the start of the war and who is now in prison. But Harris only agrees to help until the job is done, then he promises to kill Heston on the spot. ” - lee1888
An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit. (117 mins.)
“ An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit. And who wouldn’t want her back; it is the beautiful Claudia Cardinale.
He hires the best men for the job, Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan and Woody Strode. They have to ride south into Mexico and fight through a whole gang of Mexican bandits lead by Jack Palance to get her back home. This is a great movie. ” - lee1888
Once Upon a Time in the West
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad. (175 mins.)
“ This is one of the best made Spaghetti Western movies. I rate it just one notch above The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
That assassin is none other than Henry Fonda and the beautiful widow is once again Claudia Cardinale. The stranger with the harmonica with very little to say is Charles Bronson.
This movie moves across the screen very well with plenty of action and some great close up’s of the actors. When Fonda makes love to Cardinale your heart just starts pounding, she is so beautiful. ” - lee1888
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. (161 mins.)
“ We get our first look at really great Spaghetti Westerns with this great movie. Clint Eastwood because a super star after this last of three man with no name westerns.
It’s about a bounty hunting scam that joins two men (Eastwood and Eli Wallach) in an uneasy alliance against a third (Lee Van Cleef) in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
The movie takes these men through many adventures before the ending and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This movie has plenty of action and only a few slow spot in this 3 hour movie. A must see! ” - lee1888
Forced to trade his valuable furs for a well-educated escaped slave, a rugged trapper vows to recover the pelts from the Indians and later the renegades that killed them. (102 mins.)
“ Burt Lancaster has always played in some great western movies and this is one of his best. It has action along with comedy. This is one of them movies you don’t want to see end.
Burt is forced to trade his valuable furs for a well-educated escaped slave, as a rugged trapper, he vows to recover the pelts from the Indians and later the renegades that killed them.
This movie has a great supporting cast that includes Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas and Ossie Davis. Look and see if you can spot Dabney Coleman without reading the credits. ” - lee1888
The Last Sunset
Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to... (112 mins.)
“ This is another western movie that is not shown much and should be. It has a great all star cast that includes Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Joseph Cotton and Dorothy Malone.
Kirk plays, Brendan O'Malley who arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge (Dorothy Malone) to find her married to a drunkard (Joseph Cotton) getting ready for a cattle drive to Texas. Hot on O'Malley's heels is lawman Dana Stribling (Rock Hudson) who has a personal reason for getting him back into his jurisdiction. Both men join Breckenridge and his wife on the drive. ” - lee1888
During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz. (94 mins.)
“ Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster and Denise Darcel lead the cast in this well made western movie about a group of American adventurers hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz. It is Coopers job to keep the countess safe and get the money to Vera Cruz. Lancaster is his partner but has other plans. ” - lee1888
The Tall Men
Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians... (122 mins.)
“ Clark Gable and Jane Russell really go good together in this movie.
Clark and his brother Cameron Mitchell plan on robbing Robert Ryan from his money but instead they join together to heard cattle from Texas to Montana. Along they way they rescue Jane Russell and Gable and Ryan desire her affection. It’s a long cattle drive to Montana and anything can happen. ” - lee1888
A former Confederate officer hunting for an outlaw who wronged him finds him in Dallas, but now as a wealthy, respectable citizen. (94 mins.)
“ Gary Cooper has a shoot out with Bill Hickok and heads to Dallas to revenge his family and farm from the Marlowe brothers who burn his farm during the Civil War. While in Dallas he takes the place of a U.S. Marshall who has come to Dallas to clean up the town and rejoin his fiancée. Cooper falls in love with the fiancée but refuses to take her away from the real U.S. Marshall because Cooper is a wanted man. ” - lee1888
Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son. (133 mins.)
“ Tom Dunson (JOHN Wayne) builds a cattle empire with his adopted son (Montgomery Clift) Matthew Garth. Together they begin a massive cattle drive north from Texas to the Missouri railhead. But on the way, new information and Dunson's tyrannical ways cause Matthew to take the herd away from Dunson and head to a new railhead in Kansas. Dunson, swearing vengeance, pursues. ” - lee1888
Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinegarroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders. (100 mins.)
“ Walter Brennan (Judge Roy Bean), a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinergaroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden (Gary Cooper), who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders. Cooper meets Doris Davenport and falls in love. Cooper then goes against Bean for the final shoot-out. ” - lee1888
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. (96 mins.)
“ This is why Ford was such a great director, he had the ability to take a group of people and lock them inside a stage coach and get great acting from all of them. This movie was suppose to make Wayne a great star, I think he already was.
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach fined their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. ” - lee1888
Hour of the Gun
Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday. (100 mins.)
“ Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday. ” - lee1888
Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals. (191 mins.)
Tall in the Saddle
Ranch hand Rocklin arrives in town to start his new job but his employer has been murdered and the locals don't seem too friendly. (87 mins.)
A bounty hunter escorts a killer to town to be hanged, but is allowing the man's outlaw brother to catch up with him, for a showdown over a shocking previous murder. (73 mins.)
“ A bounty hunter escorts a killer to town to be hanged, but is allowing the man's outlaw brother to catch up with him, for a showdown over a shocking previous murder. ” - lee1888
Last Train from Gun Hill
A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife. (95 mins.)
“ A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife. ” - lee1888
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed. (123 mins.)
“ A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed. ” - lee1888
Two Rode Together
The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue... (109 mins.)
“ The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue. A cynical and corrupt marshal, Guthrie McCabe, is persuaded by an army lieutenant to assist in the negotiations with the Comanches. However, just two captives are released; and their reintegration into white society proves highly problematic. ” - lee1888
The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiowa tribe. (125 mins.)
“ The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiawa tribe. ” - lee1888
A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for... (98 mins.)
“ A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ambitions of ranchers and corrupt officials as progress marches over him and the old west. ” - lee1888
Mexican rebel Pancho Villa lead a revolution helped by an American aviator imprisonned in Mexico. (125 mins.)
“ Mexican rebel Pancho Villa lead a revolution helped by an American aviator imprisonned in Mexico. ” - lee1888
A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land. (115 mins.)
A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed. (100 mins.)
Two young men head west in search of fortune and adventure. (93 mins.)
An idealistic tenderfoot Chicago hotel clerk is taken on a cattle-drive to Mexico by famous trail boss Tom Reece but discovers that cowboy life isn't what he expected. (92 mins.)
Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner. (85 mins.)
The Stalking Moon
A sympathetic retired army scout takes-in a white woman and her half-Apache son, not knowing that the boy's father, a murderous renegade Apache, is after them. (109 mins.)
Rough Night in Jericho
A former deputy and a strong-willed widow determine to stop a ruthless town boss. (104 mins.)
Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water. (126 mins.)
5 Card Stud
The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one. (103 mins.)
The Sons of Katie Elder
Ranch owner Katie Elder's four sons determine to avenge the murder of their father and the swindling of their mother. (122 mins.)
The Night of the Grizzly
Ex-lawman Jim Cole retires to Wyoming to farm his land but a land-greedy neighbor, an ex-con turned bounty hunter and a vicious grizzly bear upset his retirement plans. (102 mins.)