The Western Fronteir

Classic Movies and TV shows before 1990
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1.
Shane (1953)
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A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act. (118 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
2.
The War Wagon (1967)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
3.
Laredo (1965 TV Series)
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Rustlers, bank robbers, and their own wild schemes: a band of Texas Rangers keeps getting in and out of trouble... (60 mins.)
 
4.
Lawman (1958 TV Series)
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing... (30 mins.)
 
5.
Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
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A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary. (107 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
6.
Texas Across the River (1966)
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The Louisiana wedding of debutante Phoebe Ann Naylor to Don Andrea de Baldasar, El Duce de la Casala is stopped by the Cavalry over a matter of honor... (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
7.
Gunsmoke (1955 TV Series)
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City. (60 mins.)
 
8.
Shotgun Slade (1959 TV Series)
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A late entry in the TV Westerns boom of the late 50s. Shotgun Slade unlike other show hero wasn't a marshal... (30 mins.)
Director: Dann Cahn
 
9.
Bonanza (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community. (49 mins.)
 
10.
Bat Masterson (1958 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun. (30 mins.)
 
11.
Law and Order (1953)
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Frame Johnson already cleaned up Tombstone and hopes to settle down near Cottonwood. But a marshal's work is never done... (80 mins.)
Director: Nathan Juran
 
12.
The Man from Laramie (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals. (104 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
13.
Maverick (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers... (60 mins.)
 
14.
Lawman (1971)
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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.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
15.
J W Coop (1971)
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After losing 9 years 9 months and thirteen days to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60's... (112 mins.)
Director: Cliff Robertson
 
16.
True Grit (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
17.
McLintock! (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials. (127 mins.)
 
18.
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
 
19.
The Range Rider (1951 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Range Rider, had a reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns and was known far and wide, even by the Indians. (30 mins.)
 
20.
Rio Bravo (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
21.
Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
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A former deputy and a strong-willed widow determine to stop a ruthless town boss. (104 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
 
22.
Buck and the Preacher (1972)
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A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West. (102 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
 
23.
Return of the Gunfighter (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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. (98 mins.)
Director: James Neilson
 
24.
The Quick Gun (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Gunslinger Clint Cooper returns to his hometown to help fight off a raid by his former gang. (87 mins.)
Director: Sidney Salkow
 
25.
Breakheart Pass (1975)
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John Deakin is being transported, as a prisoner, on a train with supplies and medicine to Fort Humboldt, Nevada. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
26.
Hour of the Gun (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.)
Director: John Sturges
 
27.
Rawhide (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way. (50 mins.)