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1. Red River (1948)

Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.8
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Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan

Votes: 21,240

2. Open Range (2003)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.5
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67 Metascore

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi

Votes: 53,963 | Gross: $58.33M

3. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.1
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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.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,141

4. Lonesome Dove (1989 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 384 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.8
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Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way, and the journey doesn't ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane

Votes: 14,854

5. Australia (2008)

PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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53 Metascore

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

Votes: 102,152 | Gross: $49.55M

6. City Slickers (1991)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy

6.7
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On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 39,156 | Gross: $124.03M

7. Cowboy (1958)

Approved | 92 min | Western

6.8
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Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of life as a cowboy, and he gets his chance when, jilted by the father of the woman he loves, he joins Tom Reece and his cattle-driving outfit. Soon,... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Jack Lemmon, Anna Kashfi, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 1,829

8. All the Pretty Horses (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.8
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55 Metascore

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

Votes: 11,360 | Gross: $15.53M

9. The Alamo (1960)

Unrated | 167 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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A small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Director: John Wayne | Stars: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon

Votes: 10,801 | Gross: $7.91M

10. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Javier Bardem, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Benjamin Bratt, Gina Bernard Forbes

Votes: 19,082 | Gross: $4.58M

11. The Cowboys (1972)

GP | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.4
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When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst

Votes: 10,227 | Gross: $7.50M

12. Centennial (1978 TV Mini-Series)

1,256 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad

Votes: 2,196

13. Timbuktu (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

7.2
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92 Metascore

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed.

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki, Layla Walet Mohamed

Votes: 10,569 | Gross: $1.07M

14. Home on the Range (2004)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.4
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50 Metascore

To save their farm, the resident animals go bounty hunting for a notorious outlaw.

Directors: Will Finn, John Sanford | Stars: Judi Dench, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jennifer Tilly, Randy Quaid

Votes: 13,523 | Gross: $50.03M

15. The Sacketts (1979 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Western

7.8
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Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell,... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, Jeff Osterhage, Glenn Ford

Votes: 1,100

16. Return to Lonesome Dove (1993 TV Mini-Series)

322 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Voight, Barbara Hershey, Ricky Schroder, William Petersen

Votes: 1,586

17. Texas Rangers (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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29 Metascore

A ragtag group of youngsters band together after the American Civil War to form the Texas Rangers, a group charged with the dangerous, ruthless duty of cleaning up the West.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Rachael Leigh Cook, Ashton Kutcher, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 4,747 | Gross: $0.62M

18. Dodge City (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Western

7.2
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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.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 3,430

19. The Far Country (1954)

Approved | 97 min | Western

7.3
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A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet, Walter Brennan

Votes: 4,714

20. Arizona (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Western

6.9
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Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won't be distracted from his ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Jean Arthur, William Holden, Warren William, Porter Hall

Votes: 789

21. Texas (1941)

Passed | 93 min | Western

6.9
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Two young men head west in search of fortune and adventure.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft

Votes: 848

22. The Hi-Lo Country (1998)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.1
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An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Billy Crudup, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette, Cole Hauser

Votes: 3,667 | Gross: $0.16M

23. The Last Sunset (1961)

Approved | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.8
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Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to a drunkard getting ready for a cattle drive to Texas. Hot on O'Malley's heels is lawman ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 1,781

24. Comes a Horseman (1978)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Western, Romance

6.2
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Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard

Votes: 1,665

25. The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972)

PG | 92 min | Western

7.0
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Young farmboy who always wanted to be a cowhand talks a tough trail boss into hiring him on a cattle drive.

Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Gary Grimes, Billy Green Bush, Luke Askew, Bo Hopkins

Votes: 986

26. The Furies (1950)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.4
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A firebrand heiress clashes with her tyrannical father, a cattle rancher who fancies himself a Napoleon; but their relationship turns ugly only when he finds himself a new woman.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson

Votes: 1,857

27. Fort Worth (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Western

6.3
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Civil War veteran and former newspaper man Ned Britt returns back to Fort Worth after the war is over and finds himself fighting an old friend who's grown ambitious.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, David Brian, Phyllis Thaxter, Helena Carter

Votes: 433

28. Man in the Saddle (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Western

6.4
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A private deadly feud ensues when ruthless wealthy rancher Will Isham attempts a takeover of small rancher Owen Merritt's land and marries Owen's old flame, Laure Bidwell.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Randolph Scott, Joan Leslie, Ellen Drew, Alexander Knox

Votes: 675

29. Catlow (1971)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Western

5.6
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An outlaw tries to avoid interference as he journeys to pull off a $2,000,000 gold robbery.

Director: Sam Wanamaker | Stars: Yul Brynner, Richard Crenna, Leonard Nimoy, Daliah Lavi

Votes: 687

30. Guns of Diablo (1965)

Not Rated | 91 min | Western

5.7
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Wagon train scout Linc Murdock reminisces about his old feud with rancher Rance Macklin over pretty Maria during the time when Linc worked for the Macklin ranch.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Charles Bronson, Susan Oliver, Kurt Russell, Jan Merlin

Votes: 384

31. Alvarez Kelly (1966)

Approved | 116 min | Western

6.4
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During the Civil War, Mexican cattleman Alvarez Kelly supplies the Union with cattle until Confederate Colonel Tom Rossiter's hungry men force Kelly to change his customers.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 1,542

32. Fighting Man of the Plains (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Western

6.6
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Former bandit Jim Dancer becomes marshal of a Kansas town and cleans up the criminal element - with the help of his old pal, Jesse James.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, Bill Williams, Victor Jory, Jane Nigh

Votes: 321

33. Gunsmoke (1953)

Approved | 79 min | Western

6.7
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A young gun slinger tries to help a rancher and his daughter, save their land and cattle from an evil, wealthy land owner.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Audie Murphy, Susan Cabot, Paul Kelly, Charles Drake

Votes: 500

34. Dark Age (1987)

91 min | Adventure, Horror

6.2
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In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace. During the hunt, one of the guides... See full summary »

Director: Arch Nicholson | Stars: John Jarratt, Nikki Coghill, Max Phipps, Burnham Burnham

Votes: 396

35. Abilene Town (1946)

Approved | 89 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Sheriff tries to stop homesteader conflicts in the West after the Civil War.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak, Edgar Buchanan, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 535

36. The Lawless Breed (1953)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Biography, Western

6.3
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After being released from prison, former gun-fighter John Wesley Hardin hopes to have his autobiography published in order to rehabilitate his tarnished reputation.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rock Hudson, Julie Adams, Mary Castle, John McIntire

Votes: 671

37. The Overlanders (1946)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Western

6.8
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It's the start of WWII in Northern Australia. The Japanese are getting close. People are evacuating and burning everything in a "scorched earth" policy. Rather than kill all their cattle, a... See full summary »

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Chips Rafferty, John Nugent Hayward, Daphne Campbell, Jean Blue

Votes: 278

38. Gun for a Coward (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Western

6.0
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After the death of a rancher his three sons run the ranch but one of them is seen as a coward because of his reluctance to gunfight.

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jeffrey Hunter, Janice Rule, Chill Wills

Votes: 277

39. Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)

Approved | 91 min | Musical, Romance, Western

6.4
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Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley

Votes: 850

40. Tension at Table Rock (1956)

Passed | 93 min | Western

6.6
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A reluctant gunslinger tires of having to defend himself at every cow town he visits, so he adopts an alias and continues his wandering. At an outpost run by a father and young son, he gets... See full summary »

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Richard Egan, Dorothy Malone, Cameron Mitchell, Billy Chapin

Votes: 367

41. Ride, Vaquero! (1953)

Not Rated | 90 min | Western

6.2
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Esqueda, an outlaw, attempts to force settlers King and Cordelia Cameron out of his territory. Esqueda's mother raised Rio as her own. Rio has loyalty to Esqueda but also feels the settlers... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 666

42. Bad Jim (1990)

PG | 90 min | Western

4.0
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A cowpoke buys Billy the Kid's horse and, upon riding it, becomes an incorrigible outlaw himself.

Director: Clyde Ware | Stars: James Brolin, Richard Roundtree, John Clark Gable, Harry Carey Jr.

Votes: 138

43. Belizaire the Cajun (1986)

PG | 103 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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A Cajun man attempts to save his town.

Director: Glen Pitre | Stars: Armand Assante, Gail Youngs, Michael Schoeffling, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 376 | Gross: $1.44M

44. The Raiders (1963)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.6
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Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane help a Texas rancher against the railroad. , against the railroad.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Brian Keith, Robert Culp, Judi Meredith, Jim McMullan

Votes: 74

45. Cast a Long Shadow (1959)

Approved | 82 min | Western

6.0
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A young man without surname inherits a big indebted ranch and has to prove his worthiness managing a cattle drive

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Audie Murphy, Terry Moore, John Dehner, James Best

Votes: 219

46. The Gunfighters (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Western

5.2
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The Everetts, two brothers and a cousin are trying to make a go of their ranch in Kansas but Deke Turner, someone who wants to see them fail, is doing everything he can to see that happen. ... See full summary »

Director: Clay Borris | Stars: Art Hindle, Reiner Schöne, Anthony Addabbo, George Kennedy

Votes: 151

47. The Big Stampede (1932)

Passed | 54 min | Western

5.8
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Deputy Sheriff John Steele recruits bandit Sonora Joe to help him find out who's been bumping off all the local lawmen and rustling the cattle.

Director: Tenny Wright | Stars: John Wayne, Noah Beery, Paul Hurst, Mae Madison

Votes: 328

48. The Cowboy and the Movie Star (1998 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Depressed at the thought of losing his family ranch to settle his divorce, cowboy Clint Brannan decides to drive his cattle up to their high pasture. One day into the drive Clint happens ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Sean Young, Perry King, Priscilla Barnes, David Groh

Votes: 172

49. Samurai Cowboy (1994)

96 min | Western

6.5
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When his best friend dies of an heart attack due to permanent stress at work, the Japanese businessman Yutaka Soto quits and fulfills himself a dream: he buys a ranch in Montana to live on.... See full summary »

Director: Michael Keusch | Stars: Hiromi Gô, Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Conrad, Matt McCoy

Votes: 63

50. Tumbleweeds (1925)

Approved | 78 min | Western

7.0
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The government will grant a fringe of terrain for the settlers who want to live and work there. The starting sign will be a gunshot which will iniciate the run for the best fields and ... See full summary »

Directors: King Baggot, William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Barbara Bedford, Lucien Littlefield, J. Gordon Russell

Votes: 392