Most Popular "Crooked Sheriff" Titles
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1. Open Range (2003)
R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Votes: 53,945 | Gross: $58.33M
2. Rio Lobo (1970)
G | 114 min | Adventure, Western, Romance
After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
3. Silverado (1985)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.
Votes: 28,144 | Gross: $33.20M
4. First Blood (1982)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.
5. Young Guns (1988)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.
Votes: 42,477 | Gross: $44.73M
6. Chisum (1970)
G | 111 min | Biography, Western
Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Votes: 6,602 | Gross: $6.00M
7. The Shadow Riders (1982 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Romance, Western
Tom Selleck (TV's Magnum P.I.) and Sam Elliot (Tombstone) star as brothers who battled on opposing sides of the Civil War only to return home to discover that their family, including a ... See full summary »
8. Close Range (2015)
80 min | Action, Crime
A rogue soldier turned outlaw is thrust into a relentless fight with a corrupt sheriff, his obedient deputies, and a dangerous drug cartel in order to protect his sister and her young daughter.
9. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Western
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.
10. Lawman (1971)
R | 99 min | Western
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.
11. His Girl Friday (1940)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
12. Fire Down Below (1997)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Environmental protection agent Jack Taggart is fighting big business types led by Orin Hanner who are dumping toxic waste somewhere in the Kentucky hills region. They also killed his fellow... See full summary »
Votes: 13,596 | Gross: $16.15M
14. Hombre (1967)
Approved | 111 min | Western
John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
15. High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Western
Former Marshal Will Kane returns to Hadleyville a year after he resigned and finds the town in the grip of a tyrannical marshal who abuses his power.
16. The 19th Wife (2010 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to ... See full summary »
19. Nightmare in Badham County (1976 TV Movie)
R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller
Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in a small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the ... See full summary »
20. It Can Be Done Amigo (1972)
PG | 109 min | Western, Comedy
A drifter with fast fists and a gunfighter- pimp with fast guns help a child to claim his inheritance.
21. Waterhole #3 (1967)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Western
After a professional gambler kills a Confederate soldier, he finds a map pinpointing the location in the desert where stolen army gold bullion is buried and he plans to retrieve it but others are searching for it too.
23. Take a Hard Ride (1975)
PG | 103 min | Western
After selling his cattle in town, ranch owner Morgan unexpectedly dies, and his foreman Pike has to deliver the payroll to Sonora, despite the perilous journey during which he's followed by many shady characters who want the money.
24. Decision at Sundown (1957)
Approved | 77 min | Western
Bart Allison and sidekick Sam arrive in the town of Sundown on the wedding day of town boss Tate Kimbrough, whom Allison blames for his wife's death years earlier.
25. The Oscar (1966)
Approved | 119 min | Drama
Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
26. Untamed Youth (1957)
80 min | Drama
Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a ... See full summary »
27. The Shooter (I) (1997)
R | 91 min | Western
The story is of a small town in the early west and of a 'shooter' of reputation that drifts into it and stands up to the controlling family that runs it. But far from a John Wayne, this ... See full summary »
28. Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Western
Texan Tom Buchanan is heading back home with enough money to start his own ranch, but when he stops in the crooked town of Agry, he's robbed and framed for murder.
29. Albuquerque (1948)
Approved | 90 min | Western
Cole Armin, recruited by his corrupt uncle as heir apparent to his freight-hauling empire, defects to his honest rival.
30. Flamingo Road (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Carnival dancer Lane Bellamy finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by corrupt political boss Titus Semple. Lane becomes romantically involved with sheriff Fielding Carlisle, a ... See full summary »
31. Return of the Gunfighter (1967)
98 min | Romance, Western
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.
32. Ride Clear of Diablo (1954)
Approved | 80 min | Western
Railroad surveyer Murphy goes after rustlers who murdered his father and brother. Along the way, he first arrests then teams up with outlaw Duryea who helps Murphy only to see how long the ... See full summary »
33. Buddy Goes West (1981)
90 min | Comedy, Western
Two outlaws: "The doctor" (Bud Spencer) and the Indian Girolamo (Amidou) are helping villagers to fight a gang and a corrupt sheriff who has discover gold under the village.
34. Honky Tonk (1941)
Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.
35. Kid Blue (1973)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Western
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.
37. Colt .45 (1950)
Approved | 74 min | Western
Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 pistols stolen from him by ruthless killer Jason Brett but vows to recover them.
38. Santa Fe Stampede (1938)
Passed | 55 min | Western
The Mesquiteers capture a horse thief who escapes justice through a crooked judge. They gather signatures urging the governor to investigate but a friend with the petition is murdered. Stony is accused.
39. 3 Bad Men (1926)
Unrated | 122 min | Romance, Western
Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.
40. Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)
Approved | 90 min | Crime, Western
In 1875 a murderous outlaw gang breaks criminals from jail, uses them to help in crimes, and then kills them for the reward, when it goes high enough.
41. The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
R | 99 min | Western
Jericho. In the 1880's. Three women of the wild West, widows of an outlawed gang of brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from a corrupt posse of vigilantes, ... See full summary »
42. Brimstone (1949)
Approved | 90 min | Western
A U.S. Marshal goes undercover to stop a cattle smuggling gang, but when his cover is blown, the hunter becomes the hunted.
43. One More Train to Rob (1971)
GP | 108 min | Western
After taking the fall for a train robbery, Harker Flet is released from prison and exacts revenge on his former partners who cheated him out of his share.
44. Ghost Rock (2003)
R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Western
In 1882, 20 years after an almost forgotten massacre took place, the only living witness to the crime, John Slaughter, returns to the town where it happened. Now finding the town run by the... See full summary »
46. Gunfight at Red Sands (1963)
97 min | Action, Drama, Romance
An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.
47. A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008 TV Movie)
79 min | Action, Drama, Western
After the murder of his wife and son by an escaped criminal Sheriff Matt Austin sets out to capture him only to find he's been hired by a greedy land baron seeking to take land from a widow and her son.
48. Son of Zorro (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A man returning home after having fought in the Civil War discovers that corrupt politicians have taken over the county and are terrorizing and shaking down the citizens. He dons the ... See full summary »
49. Wanted (1967)
107 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A local sheriff is unjustly accused of murder in a small town and forced to flee. He gets rid of his enemies one by one and tries to prove his innocence.
50. A Bullet for a Stranger (1971)
88 min | Western, Comedy
John and George McIntire are a couple of naive brothers who travel to a lawless western town to see their father. The bumbling siblings get themselves into big trouble after they beat up a ... See full summary »