Cinemacom's 47 More Worthy Westerns

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1.
Tumbleweeds (1925)
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The government will grant a fringe of terrain for the settlers who want to live and work there. The... (78 mins.)
Director: King Baggott
 
2.
The Virginian (1929)
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A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when he discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling. (91 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
3.
Cimarron (1931)
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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century. (123 mins.)
 
4.
Dodge City (1939)
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A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
5.
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
 
6.
Fort Apache (1948)
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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. (128 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
7.
Yellow Sky (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A pistol-packing tomboy and her grandfather discover a band of bank robbing bandits taking refuge in the neighboring ghost town. (98 mins.)
 
8.
Hellfire (1949)
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A reformed gambler turned preacher, partners with a pretty, female fugitive outlaw, runs into an old pal who's also a marshal and they both fall for the same bad gal. (90 mins.)
 
9.
I Shot Jesse James (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Bob Ford murders his best friend Jesse James in order to obtain a pardon that will free him to marry his girlfriend but is plagued by guilt and self-disgust. (81 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
10.
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
 
11.
Bend of the River (1952)
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When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them. (87 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
12.
Springfield Rifle (1952)
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Major Lex Kearney becomes the North's first counterespionage agent as he tries to discover who's behind the theft of Union cavalry horses in Colorado during the Civil War. (93 mins.)
Director: Andre DeToth
 
13.
The Far Country (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson. (97 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
14.
Three Hours to Kill (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Framed for murder, Jim Guthrie barely escapes lynching by the town mob, becomes a wanted fugitive for three years but returns to find the real killer. (77 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
15.
Backlash (1956)
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Jim Slater seeks a survivor of the Apache ambush his father died in. (84 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
16.
The Last Command (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna. (110 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
17.
A Lawless Street (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Marshal must face unpleasant facts about his past when he attempts to run a criminal gang out of town. (78 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
18.
The Tall Men (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
19.
Jubal (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed. (100 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
20.
The Last Wagon (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Todd... (98 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
21.
Cowboy (1958)
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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.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
22.
The Horse Soldiers (1959)
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A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply center... (120 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
23.
The Jayhawkers! (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Before the U.S. Civil War rebel leader Luke Darcy sees himself as leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas but the military governor sends an ex-raider to capture Darcy. (100 mins.)
Director: Melvin Frank
 
24.
Sergeant Rutledge (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer. (111 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
25.
The Deadly Companions (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory. (93 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
26.
Nevada Smith (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A naive half-Indian, half-white teenager evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
27.
Firecreek (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town. (104 mins.)
 
28.
The Stalking Moon (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
29.
Will Penny (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Aging cowboy Will Penny gets a line camp job on a large cattle spread and finds his isolated cabin is already occupied by a husbandless woman and her young son. (108 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
30.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (110 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
31.
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution. (103 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
32.
Little Big Man (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer. (139 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
33.
A Man Called Horse (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1825, an English aristocrat is captured by Native Americans. He lives with them and begins to understand their way of life. Eventually, he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader. (114 mins.)
 
34.
El Topo (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A mysterious black-clad gunfighter wanders a mystical Western landscape encountering multiple bizarre characters. (125 mins.)
 
35.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
36.
Shoot Out (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A former bank robber searches for his double crossing partner who left him for dead, while having to look after a 6 year old girl. (95 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
37.
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
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A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier. (108 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
38.
The Train Robbers (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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. (92 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
39.
The Long Riders (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge. (100 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
40.
Silverado (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town. (133 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
41.
Lonesome Dove (1989 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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.)
 
42.
Frank & Jesse (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill... (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Boris
 
43.
Streets of Laredo (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza... (300 mins.)
 
44.
Wyatt Earp (1994)
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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.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
45.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher. (122 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
46.
Appaloosa (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow. (115 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris