Joel McCrea's Westerns

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
Scarlet River (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Unable to find open range near Hollywood, western actor Tom Baxter and his troop head to Judy Blake's ranch to shoot their film... (54 mins.)
Director: Otto Brower
 
2.
Barbary Coast (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna... (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
3.
Wells Fargo (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The life and career of a Wells Fargo official frames this fictionalized account of the express company's formation. (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
4.
Union Pacific (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 1862, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads compete westward across the wilderness toward California. (135 mins.)
 
5.
The Great Man's Lady (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A 100-year-old pioneer woman tells her story in flashbacks. (90 mins.)
 
6.
Buffalo Bill (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, legendary westerner, from his days as an army scout to his later activities as owner of a Wild West show. (90 mins.)
 
7.
The Virginian (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Arriving at Medicine Bow, eastern schoolteacher Molly Woods meets two cowboys, irresponsible Steve and... (90 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gilmore
 
8.
Ramrod (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Violent feud between Connie Dickason, the owner of the Circle 66 ranch and rancher Frank Ivey, the self-proclaimed boss of an otherwise public grazing land. (95 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
 
9.
Four Faces West (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Cowboy Ross McEwen arrives in town. He asks the banker for a loan of $2000. When the banker asks about securing a loan that large... (89 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
10.
Colorado Territory (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In Colorado territory, outlaw Wes McQueen escapes jail to pull a railroad robbery but, upon meeting pretty settler Julie Ann, he wonders about going straight. (94 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
11.
South of St. Louis (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The friendship of three Texas Ranchers. Later their ranch was destroyed by Cotrell, of the Union army,and his band of outlaw raiders. The original title was "Distant Drums", this was a description of Civil War army deserters. (88 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
12.
Stars in My Crown (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun. (89 mins.)
 
13.
The Outriders (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In 1865, three escaped Confederate POWs join the Quantrill raiders who are planning to rob a Union gold shipment concealed in a civilian wagon train. (93 mins.)
Director: Roy Rowland
 
14.
Frenchie (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
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. (81 mins.)
Director: Louis King
 
15.
Saddle Tramp (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When... (90 mins.)
Director: Hugo Fregonese
 
16.
Cattle Drive (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The spoilt young son of a wealthy railroad owner manages to get himself lost in the middle of nowhere... (77 mins.)
Director: Kurt Neumann
 
17.
The San Francisco Story (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In 1856, San Francisco is the scene of political battles between criminal organizations led by corrupt politicians and Vigilantes Committees formed by honest citizens. (80 mins.)
Director: Robert Parrish
 
18.
The Lone Hand (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In 1870, widowed farmer Zachary Hallock secretly joins a group of outlaws as a solution to his money problems. (80 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
19.
Border River (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A Confederate officer and his men journey to Mexico to buy guns to continue the war effort. A Union officer determines to stop them. (80 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
20.
Black Horse Canyon (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The story of a wild black stallion and the cowboys who set out to capture him. (81 mins.)
Director: Jesse Hibbs
 
21.
Wichita (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1874, after noticing the total lawlessness in Wichita, Wyatt Earp reluctantly accepts the Marshal's job and runs into the worst local troublemakers. (81 mins.)
 
22.
Stranger on Horseback (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A circuit judge in the old west attempts to bring a suspected killer to justice. The judge runs afoul of the killer's rich cattle baron father in the process. (66 mins.)
 
23.
The First Texan (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, lawyer Sam Houston just wants to hang out his shingle... (82 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
 
24.
The Oklahoman (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A doctor stops in a small Midwestern town to bury his wife. He decides to stay there and start a practice,but soon runs into violent cattle ranchers. (80 mins.)
Director: Francis D. Lyon
 
25.
Trooper Hook (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Apache chief Nanchez is captured by the cavalry, his white squaw and infant son are returned to civilization by Sergeant Hook, but Nanchez escapes custody and attempts to re-claim his son. (81 mins.)
 
26.
The Tall Stranger (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Ned Bannon comes across rustlers and is shot and left for dead, but is found in time by a wagon train heading for California... (81 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carr
 
27.
Gunsight Ridge (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Stage line agent investigates a series of robberies by taking the job of a deputy sheriff in a border Arizona town. (85 mins.)
Director: Francis D. Lyon
 
28.
Fort Massacre (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A cavalry troop finds itself under constant attack by Indians. (80 mins.)
 
29.
Cattle Empire (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After serving a five year prison sentence for allowing his men to destroy a town in a drunken spree... (83 mins.)
 
30.
The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After his brother the sheriff is murdered, Bat Masterson is elected to the job and is determined to find the killer and make Dodge City safe. (81 mins.)
 
31.
Wichita Town (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Wichita, Kansas, USA was a growing town after the American Civil War. Helping the town grow were Marshal Mike Dunbar and his deputies... (30 mins.)
 
32.
Ride the High Country (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him. (94 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
33.
 
34.
Cry Blood, Apache (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Gang of sadistic cowboys let nothing stand in their way in their search for gold. (82 mins.)
Director: Jack Starrett
 
35.
Mustang Country (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A rancher and former rodeo star comes across a runaway boy while he is hunting a wild stallion. (79 mins.)
Director: John Champion