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1.
3 Godfathers (1948)
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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
 
2.
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
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A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune in order to save her family's ranch. (94 mins.)
 
3.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
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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
 
4.
Wagon Master (1950)
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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
 
5.
Rio Grande (1950)
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Rio Grande takes place after the Civil War when the Union turned their attention towards the Apaches... (105 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
6.
Fort Defiance (1951)
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A former Civil War solider bent on killing the man whose surrender got his brother killed, later finds out a rancher wants that same man and his blind brother killed. (82 mins.)
Director: John Rawlins
 
7.
Wild Stallion (1952)
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Young Dan Light (Orley Lindgren), an orphan, is taken in hand by Johnny Wintergreen (Edgar Buchanan),hunter of wild horses for selling to the U... (70 mins.)
 
8.
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
 
9.
Rebel in Town (1956)
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After the Civil War, in a Yankee town five Confederates find trouble when one of them accidentally shoots a local young boy. (78 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
10.
War Drums (1957)
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The friendship between a white man and an Apache chief is tested when they fall in love with the same woman during a time of frontier conflict. (75 mins.)
 
11.
Slim Carter (1957)
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Hughie Mack, a not so nice western singer, is discovered by Clover Doyle as the next movie cowboy hero... (82 mins.)
 
12.
Fort Bowie (1958)
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At Fort Bowie, Captain Thompson favors peace talks but Major Wharton advocates war with the renegade Apaches led by Chief Victorio. (80 mins.)
Director: Howard W. Koch
 
13.
Ten Who Dared (1960)
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Major John Wesley Powell leads an expedition through the Grand Canyon to chart the Colorado River. (92 mins.)
 
14.
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
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After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California. (141 mins.)
Director: Marlon Brando
 
15.
Tomboy and the Champ (1961)
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A Texas young girl with polio enters her pet the calf in a Chicago competition. The calf wins but the girl learns her cow is to be sold to a slaughterhouse. A kindly meat packer saves the day and the calf and girl are reunited. (92 mins.)
Director: Francis D. Lyon
 
16.
Major Dundee (1965)
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In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the US, a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries and scouts. (123 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
17.
The Rare Breed (1966)
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An English woman and her daughter enlist the aid of a cowboy to try and get their hardy hornless bull to mate with the longhorns of Texas, but have to overcome both greedy criminals and the natural elements. (97 mins.)
 
18.
Will Penny (1967)
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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
 
19.
Hang 'Em High (1968)
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When an innocent man barely survives a lynching, he returns as a lawman determined to bring the vigilantes to justice. (114 mins.)
Director: Ted Post
 
20.
The Wild Bunch (1969)
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An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. (145 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
21.
The Undefeated (1969)
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After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are... (119 mins.)
 
22.
Chisum (1970)
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Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war. (111 mins.)
 
23.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
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A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally. (118 mins.)
 
24.
Something Big (1971)
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Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this... (108 mins.)
 
25.
Corky (1972)
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A country boy wants to make it big as a stockcar racer. (88 mins.)
Director: Leonard Horn
 
26.
The Getaway (1972)
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A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
27.
The Train Robbers (1973)
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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. (92 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
28.
The Red Pony (1973 TV Movie)
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A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony. (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Totten
 
29.
Dillinger (1973)
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John Dillinger and his gang go on a bank robbing spree across the midwest, but one G-Man is determined to bring him down. (107 mins.)
Director: John Milius
 
30.
Kid Blue (1973)
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At the turn of the century, with the Old West fading away, Texas train robber Kid Blue goes straight and takes a factory job but old habits die hard. (100 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
 
31.
Runaway! (1973 TV Movie)
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A group of skiers are trapped inside a runaway train hurtling down a mountainside. (73 mins.)
 
32.
Blood Sport (1973 TV Movie)
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A high school athlete is torn between his father, who wants him to get a football scholarship, and his coach, who wants a winning season. (90 mins.)
 
33.
The Sugarland Express (1974)
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A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road. (110 mins.)
 
34.
Locusts (1974 TV Movie)
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A swarm of locusts appears on the horizon near a Midwestern town, and the inhabitants must find a way to destroy or divert them before the insects devour the area's valuable crops. (74 mins.)
 
35.
Bite the Bullet (1975)
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A group of ex-rough riders, an ex-prostitute and a gunfighter enter a horse race in the desert. (132 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
36.
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
 
37.
Hustle (1975)
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At the instigation of a grieving father, a Los Angeles cop investigates the suspicious circumstances of a girl's apparent suicide. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
38.
The Savage Bees (1976 TV Movie)
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In this horror-drama the festive fun of the annual Mardi Gras celebration is brought to a halt when a swarm of African killer bees escape from a foreign freighter. (90 mins.)
Director: Bruce Geller
 
39.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
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A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Texas. Loosely based on a true story. (90 mins.)
 
40.
The Greatest (1977)
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Muhammad Ali stars as himself in this dramatised version of his life story up to the late 1970s. It includes his Olympic triumphs as Cassius Clay... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
41.
Grayeagle (1977)
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In this variant of 1956's THE SEARCHERS, a tough frontier trapper tracks the young Cheyenne warrior who kidnapped his daughter. (104 mins.)
 
42.
The Swarm (1978)
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A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people. (116 mins.)
Director: Irwin Allen
 
43.
The Sacketts (1979 Mini-Series)
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Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three... (240 mins.)
Director: Robert Totten
 
44.
Wild Times (1980 Mini-Series)
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A sharpshooting saddle tramp with a price on his head falls for the daughter of a wealthy ranch owner... (195 mins.)
 
45.
The Hunter (1980)
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The story of professional bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson. (97 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
 
46.
Ruckus (1980)
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Kyle Hanson is a Vietnam veteran whose traumatic war-time experiences have left him unable to rejoin mainstream society... (93 mins.)
Director: Max Kleven
 
47.
Terror Train (1980)
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A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train. (97 mins.)
 
48.
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)
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In a small Southern town, the local sheriff tries to keep everything peaceful and under control. (90 mins.)
Director: Ted Flicker
 
49.
Tex (1982)
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Coming-of-age adventure about two teenage brothers and their struggles to grow up, on their own, after their mother dies and their father leaves them. (103 mins.)
Director: Tim Hunter
 
50.
The Shadow Riders (1982 TV Movie)
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Tom Selleck (TV's Magnum P.I.) and Sam Elliot (Tombstone) star as brothers who battled on opposing sides... (100 mins.)
 
51.
Champions (1984)
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The true story of Bob Champion, a British steeple chase jockey who, in the late 1970s, was diagnosed with cancer... (106 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
52.
Red Dawn (1984)
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It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces. (114 mins.)
Director: John Milius
 
53.
Wild Horses (1985 TV Movie)
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An over-the-hill rodeo champion gets fired from his assembly line job in Texas. He and a buddy then... (120 mins.)
Director: Dick Lowry
 
54.
Trespasses (1986)
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(90 mins.)
 
55.
Dream West (1986 Mini-Series)
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John Charles Fremont, the American adventurer, the free-spirited women who impelled him to dare undreamed-of-feats...
Director: Dick Lowry
 
56.
Let's Get Harry (1986)
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When Harry Burck (Harmon), an American engineer on loan to Colombia, is taken hostage and held for ransom... (102 mins.)
 
57.
Cherry 2000 (1987)
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In the year 2017, a rich man travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose... (99 mins.)
 
58.
Stranger on My Land (1988 TV Movie)
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A Vietnam veteran has to fight peacefully with words once more when the Air Force wants to expropriate his ranch for the construction of an air base. (94 mins.)
Director: Larry Elikann
 
59.
Dark Before Dawn (1988)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Robert Totten
 
60.
The Last Ride (1989 Short Film)
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A cowboy dies with one last wish. (23 mins.)
Director: Bill Russ
 
61.
Back to Back (1989)
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Modern day western about two very different brothers, who join forces to clear their family name, from... (95 mins.)
Director: John Kincade
 
62.
The Chase (1991 TV Movie)
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In Denver, a fleeing bank robber kills a cop and kidnaps an old man to hold as a hostage. He is chased by the police and a news helicopter, which films the entire incident. Based on a true story. (93 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
63.
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)
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A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time. (106 mins.)
 
64.
Radio Flyer (1992)
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A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs. (114 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
65.
Bonanza: The Return (1993 TV Movie)
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A man with a grudge against the late Little Joe seeks revenge on the Cartwrights and attempts to take over the Ponderosa. (93 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
 
66.
Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart (1994)
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After many years in prison, a changed robber comes home to see his sons again, one of them brain-damaged. Due to many misfortunate events and terrible tragic misunderstandings, they go on the run, leaving a bloody trail wherever they go. (98 mins.)
Director: Rupert Hitzig
 
67.
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
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When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible. (102 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
68.
Bonanza: Under Attack (1995 TV Movie)
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A reimagining of the next generation of Cartwrights, three cousins Benji, A.C., and Josh join together to fight off forces to save the Ponderosa. Under the guidance of old friend Bronc Evans they learn the meaning of family. (89 mins.)
Director: Mark Tinker
 
69.
Ruby Jean and Joe (1996 TV Movie)
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The elderly and fading rodeo-rider Joe Wade (Tom Selleck) picks up the young female hitchhiker Ruby Jean (Rebekah Johnson)... (99 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
 
70.
The Evening Star (1996)
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Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together... (129 mins.)
Director: Robert Harling