Burt Kennedy's Westerns

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1. 7 Men from Now (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Western

7.5
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A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin, Walter Reed

Votes: 3,694

2. Gun the Man Down (1956)

Approved | 76 min | Western

6.3
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Two bank robbers abandon their wounded partner to the posse and run with the loot but their partner, after serving time in prison, seeks revenge.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Angie Dickinson, Emile Meyer, Robert J. Wilke

Votes: 321

3. The Tall T (1957)

Approved | 78 min | Romance, Thriller, Western

7.4
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An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 3,325

4. Fort Dobbs (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Western

6.9
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Having eluded a posse, a wanted man rescues a woman and her young son from a Comanche attack. He then escorts them to the presumed safety of a U.S. Cavalry fort. Trouble develops along the ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Clint Walker, Virginia Mayo, Brian Keith, Richard Eyer

Votes: 423

5. Ride Lonesome (1959)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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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.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best

Votes: 3,332

6. 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.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Clint Walker, Edd Byrnes, John Russell, Ray Danton

Votes: 709

7. Comanche Station (1960)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier

Votes: 2,419

8. The Canadians (1961)

85 min | Western

5.2
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When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Ryan, John Dehner, Torin Thatcher, Burt Metcalfe

Votes: 133

9. Six Black Horses (1962)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.5
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A beautiful woman with an ulterior motive hires two gunslingers to escort her through Indian territory so she can be reunited with her awaiting husband.

Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Joan O'Brien, George Wallace

Votes: 386

10. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Long Gun (1962)

30 min | Western

8.3
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Famous Marshal Ben Wyatt arrives in Laramie with a body. In a hotel room he waits for the other two partners behind a rifle in ambush. Troop feels he can't let him do that which forces a showdown in the streets.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, John Dehner

Votes: 17

11. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Woman from White Wing (1962)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.2
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A man at the unfinished White Wing cabin on Shiloh asks Judge Garth to meet him. Garth tells The Virginian the troubled history of his arrival at Shiloh. Garth's future with Betsy is threatened by the man and his desire for revenge.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 49

12. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Wanted Man (1962)

30 min | Western

8.4
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A young man rides his sick and pregnant Ma into Laramie knowing the law is looking for his ever-absent Pa. When a bounty hunter also shows up, Troop must decide who he should help, the sick Ma or the one lawfully after the reward.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Marie Windsor, Dick Foran

Votes: 7

13. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Cort (1962)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Cort Evers arrives in town, falling off his horse. The doctor says he doesn't have long to live as he tries to end his ten year chase to find his brother Mitch to avenge the death of six men during the war.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Kevin Hagen

Votes: 9

14. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Sunday (1962)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Troop takes Billy Deal, a wanted outlaw, into custody. He needs to transport him by train to Casper. An old acquaintance in town wants to take him to Montana instead to resolve other issues and there's only one train leaving town on Sunday.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Andrew Duggan

Votes: 7

15. Mail Order Bride (1964)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Western

6.1
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Elderly Will Lane arranges marriage of wild son of dead friend to tame him.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Keir Dullea, Lois Nettleton, Warren Oates

Votes: 395

16. The Rounders (1965)

85 min | Comedy, Western

6.3
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Ben and Howdy are a couple of aging cowboys who bust broncos out of Sedona for Jim Ed Love, a slick operator if ever there was one. Sisters, Meg and Agatha, have their eyes on Ben and Howdy... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda, Sue Ane Langdon, Hope Holiday

Votes: 1,245

17. Return of the Magnificent Seven (1966)

Unrated | 95 min | Action, Western

5.5
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Two survivors of the initial Magnificent Seven outfit, Chris and Vin, recruit four new members in order to re-form the outfit and defend a few Mexican villages from attacks by vicious bandits.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Yul Brynner, Robert Fuller, Julián Mateos, Warren Oates

Votes: 2,955 | Gross: $6.32M

18. The Rounders (1966–1967)
Episode: A Horse on Jim Ed Love (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Western

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Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Ron Hayes, Chill Wills, Patrick Wayne, Harry Carey Jr.

19. Return of the Gunfighter (1967)

Not Rated | 98 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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An aging gunman and a wounded drifter come upon a young Mexican girl, and agree to help her avenge the death of her father, who was murdered for their land.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Robert Taylor, Chad Everett, Ana Martín, Mort Mills

Votes: 399

20. The War Wagon (1967)

Unrated | 101 min | Western

6.9
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The story of a man who was shot, robbed and imprisoned who returns to steal a large gold shipment from the man who wronged him. The gold is transported in an armored stage coach, the War Wagon.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Howard Keel, Robert Walker Jr.

Votes: 7,166 | Gross: $6.00M

21. Welcome to Hard Times (1967)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Henry Fonda, Janice Rule, Keenan Wynn, Janis Paige

Votes: 1,150

22. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

7.5
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In the old west, a man becomes a sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan, Harry Morgan

Votes: 8,340

23. The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)

M | 91 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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An aging lawman and an aging outlaw join forces when their respective positions in society are usurped by a younger but incompetent marshal and a younger but vicious gang leader.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Mitchum, George Kennedy, Martin Balsam, David Carradine

Votes: 882

24. Young Billy Young (1969)

G | 89 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.7
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In New Mexico, looking for his son's murderer, Ben Kane takes a deputy marshal's job and runs into young Billy Young who's on the lam.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Angie Dickinson, Robert Walker Jr., David Carradine

Votes: 783

25. Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)

GP | 91 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

5.2
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Dingus Magee and his old rival Hoke Birdsill take turns at being either lawman or outlaw and being rivals or partners in crime, depending of the circumstances.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 696

26. The Devil's Backbone (1971)

GP | 100 min | Western

6.1
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Army deserter Capt. Viktor Kaleb is offered a pardon and reinstatement in the cavalry if he agrees to lead a special forces group in a raid against an Apache stronghold into Mexico.

Directors: Burt Kennedy, Niksa Fulgosi | Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 289

27. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.9
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A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Jack Elam, Harry Morgan

Votes: 4,138

28. Hannie Caulder (1971)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Western

6.4
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After she is raped and her husband murdered, a woman hires a bounty hunter to instruct her in the use of a gun so she can get her revenge on the three outlaws responsible.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Raquel Welch, Robert Culp, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Elam

Votes: 2,106

29. The Train Robbers (1973)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.4
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A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson

Votes: 4,225

30. Shootout in a One Dog Town (1974 TV Movie)

78 min | Western

7.6
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A small-town banker is forced to protect his town against a vicious gang of bank robbers determined to get the $200,000 stored in his bank.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Richard Crenna, Stefanie Powers, Jack Elam, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 47

31. Sidekicks (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy, Western

7.0
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Traveling through the West right after the Civil War, two con men hatch a scheme to try to collect the $15,000 bounty offered for the capture of an outlaw.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Larry Hagman, Louis Gossett Jr., Blythe Danner, Jack Elam

Votes: 58

32. Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid (1978 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Western

6.9
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Comedy-Western about a turn-of-the-century lady investigator named Kate Bliss who goes to the wide-open spaces of the wild west to capture a gang of outlaws led by a charming Robin Hood ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Suzanne Pleshette, Deborah Romare, Don Meredith, Harry Morgan

Votes: 27

33. How the West Was Won (1976– )
Episode: Buffalo Story (1978)

93 min | Western

8.4
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Kate Macahan's sister, Molly Culhane, joins the family. A Mormon family arrives at the homestead while fleeing religious persecution, but the patriarch soon charms Laura. Zeb mediates ... See full summary »

Directors: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb

Votes: 19

34. The Wild Wild West Revisited (1979 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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In the year 1885. After years of retirement West is called in from his Mexican home, and Gordon is taken off the road as a Shakespearian actor to track down and arrest Dr. Michelito ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Paul Williams, Harry Morgan

Votes: 270

35. More Wild Wild West (1980 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min | Comedy, Western, Adventure

6.5
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Robert Conrad and Ross Martin reprise their roles as Secret Service agents of the 1890s.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Jonathan Winters, Harry Morgan

Votes: 256

36. Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (1986 TV Movie)

85 min | Western

7.6
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Two young survivors of a wagon-train massacre battle horse thieves as they take a prize stallion through Utah. Director: Burt Kennedy

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Bo Hopkins, Michael Wren, Don Shanks

Votes: 91

37. The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Arness, Brian Keith, Alec Baldwin, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 451

38. Once Upon a Texas Train (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.9
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An outlaw and a Texas Ranger captain have a life-long personal feud but 20 years later, with old-age settling-in, they must put their differences aside in order to face the latest Texas problem - the youngest generation of outlaws.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Willie Nelson, Richard Widmark, Shaun Cassidy, Chuck Connors

Votes: 402

39. Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Western

5.8
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In 1895, outlaws Cross and Boone are forced to take Mexican authorities to their loot. They travel there on a train full of dynamite with a group of prostitutes. Mexican rebels, Indians and Wells Fargo agents are all after them.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Willie Nelson, Delta Burke, Jack Elam, Alfonso Arau

Votes: 90

40. Comanche (2000)

Drama, History, War

7.3
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The heart warming true story of the only U.S. survivor of The Battle of Little Big Horn... the horse named Comanche.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Kris Kristofferson, Gerald McRaney, Buck Taylor

Votes: 33