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1. Heaven's Gate (1980)

R | 219 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.

Writer: Michael Cimino | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

2. Australia (2008)

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

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.

Writers: Stuart Beattie, Baz Luhrmann, Ronald Harwood, Richard Flanagan | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

3. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Writers: Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

4. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Writers: Temple Grandin, Margaret Scariano, Christopher Monger, Merritt Johnson | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

5. Open Range (2003)

R | 139 min | Action, 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.

Writers: Lauran Paine, Craig Storper | Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi

6. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

7. 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.

Writers: Cormac McCarthy, Ted Tally | Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

8. Quigley Down Under (1990)

PG-13 | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Montana by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.

Writer: John Hill | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood

9. Red River (1948)

Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.8
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Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.

Writers: Borden Chase, Charles Schnee | Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan

10. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

Ranch hand Pete Perkins looks to fulfill the promise to his recently deceased best friend by burying him in his hometown in Mexico.

Writer: Guillermo Arriaga | Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones

11. Jubal (1956)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.

Writers: Russell S. Hughes, Delmer Daves, Paul Wellman | Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Valerie French

12. The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Writer: Thomas McGuane | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

13. I Dreamed of Africa (2000)

PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.5
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33 Metascore

Kuki, a divorced Italian socialite, changes her life after a serious car crash. She accepts a marriage proposal from Paolo Gallmann, a man she doesn't know well, and she moves to Kenya with... See full summary »

Writers: Kuki Gallmann, Paula Milne, Susan Shilliday | Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez, Liam Aiken, Garrett Strommen

14. Serving Sara (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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18 Metascore

A process server tries to serve an elusive female target.

Writers: Jay Scherick, David Ronn | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, Bruce Campbell, Vincent Pastore

15. Coroner Creek (1948)

Passed | 90 min | Western

6.8
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A man is bent on taking revenge on those responsible for his fiance's death.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Luke Short | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Randolph Scott, Marguerite Chapman, George Macready, Sally Eilers

16. The Man from Laramie (1955)

Approved | 104 min | Western

7.4
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A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Frank Burt, Thomas T. Flynn | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp, Cathy O'Donnell

17. Hud (1963)

TV-PG | 112 min | Drama

7.9
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Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the ... See full summary »

Writers: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr., Larry McMurtry | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde

18. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Approved | 122 min | Western

7.2
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Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Writers: Leon Uris, George Scullin | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet

19. Tarantula (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.

Writers: Robert M. Fresco, Martin Berkeley, Jack Arnold | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva

20. Lawman (1971)

R | 99 min | Western

7.0
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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.

Writer: Gerald Wilson | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Duvall

21. 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 »

Writers: Max Evans, Walon Green | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Billy Crudup, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette, Cole Hauser

22. The Locusts (1997)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.2
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A drifter enters a small town looking for employment. While working at the local cattle ranch, he meets and falls in love with the beautiful Kitty and becomes involved in a deadly yet erotic love triangle.

Writer: John Patrick Kelley | Director: John Patrick Kelley | Stars: Kate Capshaw, Jeremy Davies, Vince Vaughn, Ashley Judd

23. My Dog the Champion (2013)

G | Drama, Family

7.5
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When 16-year-old Maddy's mother had to go work overseas for three months, she had to move in with her hardcore grandfather. There she becomes friends with someone who trains dogs.

Writers: Robin Nations, Richard Dane Scott | Directors: Kevin Nations, Robin Nations | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Dora Madison Burge, Cody Linley, Karlie Dahle

24. The Black Scorpion (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Volcanic activity frees giant scorpions from the earth who wreak havoc in the rural countryside and eventually threaten Mexico City.

Writers: David Duncan, Robert Blees, Paul Yawitz | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

25. Broken Lance (1954)

Approved | 96 min | Western

7.0
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Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Murphy, Philip Yordan | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark

26. Cherokee Strip (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Western

6.3
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Texans Dave Lovell and Coy Barrett sign a truce to stop the feuding between their families. The Barretts migrate from Texas to Goliath, Oklahoma, a boom town on the border of the Cherokee ... See full summary »

Writers: Bernard McConville, Norman Houston | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Richard Dix, Florence Rice, William Henry, Victor Jory

27. The Sea of Grass (1947)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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This western begins with St. Louis resident Lutie Cameron (Katharine Hepburn) marrying New Mexico cattleman Col. James B. 'Jim' Brewton (Spencer Tracy) after a short courtship. When she ... See full summary »

Writers: Conrad Richter, Marguerite Roberts, Vincent Lawrence | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker, Melvyn Douglas

28. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)

106 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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71 Metascore

Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.

Writers: Bahman Ghobadi, Hossein Mortezaeiyan, Roxana Saberi | Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Negar Shaghaghi, Ashkan Koshanejad, Hamed Behdad, Babak Mirzakhani

29. Pardners (1956)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.

Writers: Sidney Sheldon, Jerry Davis, Mervin J. Houser | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow

30. Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)

95 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.4
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A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife.

Writers: Les Crutchfield, James Poe | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones, Earl Holliman

31. The Ballad of Josie (1967)

102 min | Comedy, Western

5.7
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A young woman stirs things up in a western town by raising sheep instead of cattle, and organizing the local women to demonstrate for women's suffrage.

Writer: Harold Swanton | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Doris Day, Peter Graves, George Kennedy, Andy Devine

32. Man in the Shadow (I) (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

6.8
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Virgil Renchler owns most of the town providing a thriving economy. When his men go to far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him even if it means his job and everyone else's.

Writer: Gene L. Coon | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen Miller, Ben Alexander

33. The Cimarron Kid (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Western

6.6
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Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang ... See full summary »

Writers: Louis Stevens, Kay Lenard | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Audie Murphy, Beverly Tyler, James Best, Yvette Duguay

34. Devil's Doorway (1950)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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Lance Poole, an Indian who won a Medal of Honor fighting at Gettysburg, returns to his tribal lands intent on peaceful cattle ranching. But white sheep farmers want his fertile grass range ... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Trosper | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Louis Calhern, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson

35. Roughshod (1949)

Passed | 88 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Wrangler Clay Phillips and his young brother are taking horses to Sonora when they come across four dancehall girls heading the same way, stuck with a wrecked buggy. He takes the girls on ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Viertel, Daniel Mainwaring, Hugo Butler | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Robert Sterling, Gloria Grahame, Claude Jarman Jr., John Ireland

36. Robbery Under Arms (1957)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.7
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Writers: Rolf Boldrewood, Alexander Baron, W.P. Lipscomb, Richard Mason | Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis, Laurence Naismith, Maureen Swanson

37. Under Western Stars (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.5
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Roy is elected to Congress to bring the misery of the "dustbowl" of the 1930s to the attention of Washington politicians.

Writers: Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan, Betty Burbridge | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes, Maple City Four

38. Desperadoes of the West (1950)

Approved | 167 min | Western

6.5
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A group of ranchers, led by Colonel Arnold and Ward Gordon, are drilling an oil well but getting fierce opposition from an unknown gang of outlaws. Eastern promoter J.B."Dude" Dawson, is ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronald Davidson | Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Tom Keene, Judy Clark, Roy Barcroft, I. Stanford Jolley

39. American Empire (1942)

Passed | 82 min | Western

5.8
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Two men join forces to build a cattle empire, and battle rustlers, bad weather and each other.

Writers: J. Robert Bren, Gladys Atwater, Ben Grauman Kohn | Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Richard Dix, Leo Carrillo, Preston Foster, Frances Gifford

40. The Cowboy and the Indians (1949)

Approved | 68 min | Western

6.6
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Evil Indian Agent Richards is cheating the Indians into starvation. Gene shows that their raids are only for survival.

Writers: Dwight Cummins, Dorothy Yost | Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Sheila Ryan, Frank Richards

41. Cow Country (1953)

Passed | 82 min | Western

6.3
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Writers: Adele Buffington, Thomas W. Blackburn, Curtis Bishop | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Helen Westcott, Robert Lowery, Barton MacLane

42. The Gambler Wore a Gun (1961)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.0
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The professional gambler Case Silverthorn wants to quit and retire to a small ranch in Marlpine he bought recently. On the way there he saves the Sheriff's life, who got into an ambush. ... See full summary »

Writers: Orville H. Hampton, L.L. Foreman | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Jim Davis, Merry Anders, Mark Allen, Addison Richards

43. Los hermanos coraje (1972–1974)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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At Rio Escondido, Lalo Coraje, a famous football payer, returns home. There are his brothers, Jeronimo and Juan, and his parents: Ana and Sebastian Coraje. There is also Pedro Barras's ... See full summary »

Stars: Jaime Fernández, Jorge Lavat, Fernando Larrañaga, Julissa

44. Thunder Mountain (1947)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.8
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"Thunder Mountain" is the first of Tim Holt's 29 postwar westerns spread over the five year period from June, 1947 to June, 1952. While the film has one Zane Grey title, it has more ... See full summary »

Writers: Zane Grey, Norman Houston | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Tim Holt, Martha Hyer, Richard Martin, Steve Brodie

45. Under the Pampas Moon (1935)

Approved | 78 min | Music, Romance, Western

6.5
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Cesare Campo is a hard-riding and hard-loving Argentine gaucho. Yvonne LaMarr is a famous Parisian singer on her way to play an engagement in a Buenos Aires cabaret. THe plane she is flying... See full summary »

Writers: Gordon Morris, Ernest Pascal, Bradley King, Henry Jackson | Director: James Tinling | Stars: Warner Baxter, Ketti Gallian, J. Carrol Naish, John Miljan

46. Roll on Texas Moon (1946)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Comedy, Music

6.1
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Roy Rogers tries to prevent a range war between cattlemen and sheepherders.

Writers: Paul Gangelin, Mauri Grashin, Jean Murray | Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

47. Drift Fence (1936)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.0
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Cowboy pretends to be city dude sent to manage uncle's ranch, when he learns the ranch is being menaced by an outlaw who the cowboy badly wants to catch.

Writers: Robert Yost, Stuart Anthony, Zane Grey | Director: Otho Lovering | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Katherine DeMille, Tom Keene, Benny Baker

48. False Colors (1943)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.9
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To obtain water rights, bad guy Mark Foster murders the heir to a cattle ranch and puts an imposter in his place.

Writers: Clarence E. Mulford, Bennett Cohen | Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille

49. Gunfighters of Casa Grande (1964)

Approved | 90 min | Western

4.6
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Writers: Borden Chase, Patricia Chase, Clarke Reynolds | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Alex Nicol, Jorge Mistral, Dick Bentley, Steve Rowland

50. North Beach and Rawhide (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.2
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"Boys Town" drama about a man named Rawhide MacGregor, a one-time ex-convict who runs a cattle ranch as a correctional facility for urban juvenile delinquents where he tries through a ... See full summary »

Writers: John Beaird, Jimmy Sangster, George Yanok | Director: Harry Falk | Stars: William Shatner, Tate Donovan, James Olson, Ron O'Neal