The Great Directors: John Ford (The Frontiersman)

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
 
2.
Straight Shooting (1917)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides. (57 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
3.
The Secret Man (1917)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
4.
A Marked Man (1917)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
5.
Bucking Broadway (1917)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman. (53 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
6.
The Phantom Riders (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
The head of a band of cattle rustlers is defied, prompting him to call his phantom riders together and route the defier's cattle, and then seek their owner intent on taking his life. (50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
7.
Wild Women (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
8.
Thieves' Gold (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
9.
The Scarlet Drop (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
A man declined admission to fight in the American Civil War joins a gang of marauders and winds up as a fugitive. (50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
10.
Hell Bent (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
11.
A Woman's Fool (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
12.
The Craving (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
(50 mins.)
 
13.
Three Mounted Men (1918)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
14.
Roped (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
15.
A Fight for Love (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
16.
Bare Fists (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Il padre di Harry viene ucciso in un duello alla pistola e la madre gli fa giurare che non userà mai armi e farà affidamento soltanto sui pugni... (60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
17.
Riders of Vengeance (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
18.
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
The owner of a gambling hall is entrusted with the care of a pretty young girl. He falls in love with her... (60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
19.
Ace of the Saddle (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
20.
Rider of the Law (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
21.
A Gun Fightin' Gentleman (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
From the Universal press book: "Cheyenne Harry", owner of the biggest cattle ranch in his corner of the west... (50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
22.
Marked Men (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
23.
The Prince of Avenue A (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
24.
The Girl in Number 29 (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
25.
Hitchin' Posts (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
26.
Just Pals (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Small-town tramp befriends runaway boy. (50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
27.
The Big Punch (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
28.
The Freeze-Out (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A cowpoke helps a pretty schoolteacher clean up a lawless town. (50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
29.
The Wallop (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
30.
Desperate Trails (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
31.
Action (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Three Outlaws came across a stranded baby and must decided to save the child or escape from the law. (50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
32.
Sure Fire (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Un povero diavolo è derubato dall'amante della moglie e crede sia stato un tale Jeff. Nel frattempo... (50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
33.
Jackie (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
34.
Little Miss Smiles (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
35.
The Village Blacksmith (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
(80 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
36.
 
37.
Three Jumps Ahead (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
38.
Cameo Kirby (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain... (70 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
39.
North of Hudson Bay (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Michael Dane è in viaggio su di un battello diretto al Nord, per raggiungere il fratello che ha scoperto l'oro... (50 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
40.
Hoodman Blind (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
41.
The Iron Horse (1924)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway. (150 mins.)
 
42.
Hearts of Oak (1924)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Terry Dunniva, a retired sea-captain living in Marblehead, Massachusetts, adopts two children, Chrystal and Ned...
Director: John Ford
 
43.
Lightnin' (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Lightnin' Bill Jones, a man partial to the bottle, does chores and odd jobs around the Calivada Hotel... (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
44.
Kentucky Pride (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
45.
Thank You (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Young Kenneth Jamieson's millionaire father, fed up with his son's wild escapades, sends him to stay on a chicken farm in the small village of Dedham... (70 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
46.
The Fighting Heart (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
47.
The Shamrock Handicap (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Trovatosi in grosse difficoltà economiche, un vecchio nobiluomo irlandese è costretto a vendere parte... (66 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
48.
3 Bad Men (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed. (92 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
49.
The Blue Eagle (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
(58 mins.)
 
50.
Upstream (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Among the residents of a theatrical boarding house is the last member of a once great acting family... (60 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
51.
Mother Machree (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school... (75 mins.)
 
52.
Four Sons (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent. (100 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
53.
Hangman's House (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Victor McLaglen, an exile Irish patriot, risks his life by returning to Ireland and helping a young couple. John Wayne is an over-enthusiastic spectator who smashes a picket fence. (80 mins.)
 
54.
Riley the Cop (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Joe Smith, a young bakery worker, gets engaged to Mary Coronelli, who comes from a wealthy family. Her snooty aunt takes Mary to Europe... (68 mins.)
 
55.
Strong Boy (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
(62 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
56.
The Black Watch (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward... (93 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
57.
Salute (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
West Point Cadet John and Annapolis Midshipman Frank focus their fraternal rivalry on the big Army-Navy football game. (84 mins.)
 
58.
Men Without Women (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Navy divers clear the torpedo tube of a sunken submarine. (77 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
59.
Born Reckless (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Hoping to use the publicity to get re-elected, a judge sentences a notorious gangster to fight in the war. (82 mins.)
 
60.
Up the River (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When paroled trustee Steve and former inmate Judy who try to put their criminal lives behind them are blackmailed, two career criminals come to their rescue. (92 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
61.
Seas Beneath (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In the waning days of WWI, a U.S. "Mystery Ship," sets sail for the coast of Spain towing a submarine... (90 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
62.
The Brat (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A society novelist brings a brash young chorus girl home in order to study her for inspiration for his new novel... (60 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
63.
Arrowsmith (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Based on Sinclair Lewis's novel "Arrowsmith". A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine. (108 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
64.
Air Mail (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Level headed Mike Miller runs Desert Airport, an air mail base full of daring young pilots risking their... (84 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
65.
Flesh (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Gifted German wrestler Polokai falls in love with ex-con Laura, who persuades him to emigrate to America and gets him involved with crooked promoters. (96 mins.)
 
66.
Pilgrimage (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(96 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
67.
Doctor Bull (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Doc Bull, a no-nonsense country doctor who has served his community for decades, fights small-town prejudice and provincialism in several crises. (77 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
68.
The Lost Patrol (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during world war I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies. (73 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
69.
The World Moves On (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Richard Girard is part of a New Orleans family working closely with the English Warburtons. When Richard meets Mary Warburton she is engaged to Erik von Gerardt. He does wed Mary but their time in America is financially difficult. (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
70.
Judge Priest (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Judge Priest, a proud Confederate veteran, uses common sense and considerable humanity to dispense justice in a small town in the Post-Bellum Kentucky. (80 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
71.
The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation. (93 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
72.
The Informer (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In 1922, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in. (91 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
73.
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Louisiana con man enters his steamboat into a winner-take-all race with a rival while trying to find a witness to free his nephew, about to be hung for murder. (82 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
74.
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865. (96 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
75.
Mary of Scotland (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords. (123 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
76.
The Plough and the Stars (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A husband clashes with his wife over his membership to the Irish citizen army. (72 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
77.
Wee Willie Winkie (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Priscilla Williams is a young girl traveling with her mother, Joyce, to join her paternal grandfather... (100 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
78.
The Hurricane (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Polynesian sailor -- unjustly imprisoned after defending himself against a colonial bully -- is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor. (110 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
79.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name. (85 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
80.
Submarine Patrol (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A naval officer is demoted for negligence and put in command of a run-down submarine chaser and with a motley crew. (95 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
81.
Stagecoach (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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.)
Director: John Ford
 
82.
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case. (100 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
83.
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
84.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
85.
The Long Voyage Home (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Aboard the freighter Glencairn, the lives of the crew are lived out in fear, loneliness, suspicion and cameraderie... (105 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
86.
Tobacco Road (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Hillbilly family life in 1941 rural Georgia. (84 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
87.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
88.
December 7th: The Movie (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
"Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the Japanese reinforcements. (82 mins.)
 
89.
They Were Expendable (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II. (135 mins.)
 
90.
My Darling Clementine (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral. (97 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
91.
The Fugitive (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Anti-Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest. (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
92.
Fort Apache (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe. (125 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
93.
3 Godfathers (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When 3 outlaws on the run find a dying woman and her newborn baby in the desert they vow to save the child. (106 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
94.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled. (103 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
95.
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment. (82 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
96.
Wagon Master (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey. (86 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
97.
Rio Grande (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many years. (105 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
98.
The Quiet Man (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
99.
What Price Glory (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The wartime romantic misadventures of Captain Flagg, commander of a company of US Marines in 1918 France. (111 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
100.
The Sun Shines Bright (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour... (90 mins.)
Director: John Ford