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1. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Votes: 186,984 | Gross: $47.21M

2. Open Range (2003)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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: 57,783 | Gross: $58.33M

3. Young Guns (1988)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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50 Metascore

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.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen

Votes: 46,123 | Gross: $45.66M

4. Silverado (1985)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

Votes: 30,389 | Gross: $33.20M

5. Rio Lobo (1970)

G | 114 min | Adventure, Western, Romance

6.8
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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.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam

Votes: 8,279 | Gross: $9.27M

6. His Girl Friday (1940)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 44,584

7. White Lightning (1973)

PG | 101 min | Action, Drama, Crime

6.4
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An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty, Bo Hopkins

Votes: 2,870

8. Hombre (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Western

7.4
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Diane Cilento

Votes: 9,265

9. Honky Tonk (1941)

Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Frank Morgan, Claire Trevor

Votes: 768 | Gross: $6.31M

10. Fire Down Below (1997)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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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 »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger, Stephen Lang

Votes: 14,634 | Gross: $16.23M

11. Ride Clear of Diablo (1954)

Approved | 81 min | Western

7.0
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When his father and brother are murdered by a corrupt lawyer and sheriff duo, railroad surveyor Clay O'Mara plans his revenge and is aided by former outlaw Whitey Kincade.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Audie Murphy, Susan Cabot, Dan Duryea, Abbe Lane

Votes: 672

12. Close Range (2015)

80 min | Action, Crime

5.0
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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.

Director: Isaac Florentine | Stars: Scott Adkins, Nick Chinlund, Caitlin Keats, Jake La Botz

Votes: 3,273

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

Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama, 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.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 11,256 | Gross: $11.75M

14. Chisum (1970)

G | 111 min | Biography, Western

6.9
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Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson

Votes: 7,354 | Gross: $6.00M

15. Decision at Sundown (1957)

Approved | 77 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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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.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, John Carroll, Karen Steele, Valerie French

Votes: 1,678

16. The Far Country (1954)

Approved | 97 min | Romance, Western

7.2
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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: 5,351

17. The Shadow Riders (1982 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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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 »

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne, Ben Johnson

Votes: 1,698

18. The Shooter (I) (1997)

R | 91 min | Western

4.9
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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 »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Randy Travis, Valerie Wildman, Andrew Stevens

Votes: 433

19. One More Train to Rob (1971)

GP | 108 min | Western

5.8
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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.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: George Peppard, Diana Muldaur, John Vernon, France Nuyen

Votes: 313

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.

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

Votes: 3,151

21. The 19th Wife (2010 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

5.8
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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 »

Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Chyler Leigh, Matt Czuchry, Alexia Fast, Lara Jean Chorostecki

Votes: 604

22. Albuquerque (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.7
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Cole Armin, recruited by his corrupt uncle as heir apparent to his freight-hauling empire, defects to his honest rival.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 446

23. Radical Jack (2000 Video)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure

2.8
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After quitting his job, a man decides to go after the one person responsible for ruining his life.

Director: James Allen Bradley | Stars: Billy Ray Cyrus, Dedee Pfeiffer, Noah Blake, George 'Buck' Flower

Votes: 288

24. Rage at Dawn (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Western

6.1
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A special agent from Chicago is sent out west to bring in the notorious Reno brothers.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker, Mala Powers, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 747

25. Occhio alla penna (1981)

90 min | Comedy, Western

6.6
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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.

Director: Michele Lupo | Stars: Bud Spencer, Joe Bugner, Piero Trombetta, Carlo Reali

Votes: 2,274

26. Curse of the Puppet Master (1998 Video)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

4.0
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A scientist attempts to master the art of transferring people's souls into puppets.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: George Peck, Emily Harrison, Josh Green, Michael Guerin

Votes: 1,978

27. Flamingo Road (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.0
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A small town corrupt sheriff manipulates local candidates to the state legislature but he eventually comes into conflict with an out-of-town carnival dancer.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, David Brian

Votes: 1,826 | Gross: $2.26M

28. Nightmare in Badham County (1976 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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During a road trip, two UCLA coeds end up in a Southern prison farm on trumped-up charges brought on by a small town sex-crazed corrupt sheriff.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Deborah Raffin, Lynne Moody, Chuck Connors, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 288

29. Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Western

7.0
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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.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, Barry Kelley, Tol Avery

Votes: 1,620

30. Take a Hard Ride (1975)

PG | 103 min | Western

5.9
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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.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson, Catherine Spaak

Votes: 796

31. It Can Be Done Amigo (1972)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Western

5.8
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A drifter with fast fists and a gunfighter-pimp with fast guns help a child claim his inheritance.

Director: Maurizio Lucidi | Stars: Bud Spencer, Jack Palance, Renato Cestiè, Francisco Rabal

Votes: 1,020

32. The Oscar (1966)

Approved | 119 min | Drama

5.1
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Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker

Votes: 837

33. Untamed Youth (1957)

80 min | Drama

3.3
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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 »

Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell, Don Burnett

Votes: 735

34. Waterhole #3 (1967)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Western

6.4
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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.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor, Margaret Blye, Claude Akins

Votes: 1,031

35. Overland Pacific (1954)

Approved | 73 min | Western

5.4
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Railroad investigator tries to find the reason behind constant Indian attacks on the railroad.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Peggie Castle, Adele Jergens, William Bishop

Votes: 88

36. 3 Bad Men (1926)

Unrated | 122 min | Romance, Western

7.6
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Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen, Tom Santschi

Votes: 764

37. A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 79 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.6
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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.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Luke Perry, C. Thomas Howell, Kim Coates, Jaclyn DeSantis

Votes: 314

38. Kid Blue (1973)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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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.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Warren Oates, Peter Boyle, Ben Johnson

Votes: 392

39. Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Western

6.2
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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.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Audie Murphy, Ben Cooper, Colleen Miller, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 384

40. Colt .45 (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Western

6.0
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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.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, Zachary Scott, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 606

41. One Foot in Hell (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Western

6.2
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In this Western, Alan Ladd exacts revenge on a small town the best way he knows how -- by becoming sheriff.

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dan O'Herlihy, Dolores Michaels

Votes: 333

42. Teenage Zombies (1959)

Approved | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.7
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A crazed female scientist uses nerve gas to turn local teenagers into her unquestioning slaves.

Director: Jerry Warren | Stars: Don Sullivan, Katherine Victor, Steve Conte, J.L.D. Morrison

Votes: 756

43. Minnesota Clay (1964)

90 min | Action, War, Western

6.1
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Wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Minnesota Clay seeks revenge on the man who withheld evidence at his trial. There is a problem however, he is going blind.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Georges Rivière, Ethel Rojo, Diana Martín

Votes: 480

44. Firebird 2015 AD (1981)

PG | 97 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi

3.6
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In one of many unpopular and unsupported policy decisions, the US government of the near future outlaws vehicle petrol in an effort to curb the overuse of limited natural resources - except... See full summary »

Director: David M. Robertson | Stars: Darren McGavin, Doug McClure, George Touliatos, Robert Wisden

Votes: 163

45. High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Western

5.4
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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.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Lee Majors, David Carradine, J.A. Preston, Michael Pataki

Votes: 207

46. Adventures of Red Ryder (1940)

Approved | 205 min | Western

7.5
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Mesquite banker Calvin Drake plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition of right-of-way by gaining control of the land in the territory. In the ensuing war of intimidation ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Noah Beery, Tommy Cook, Maude Allen

Votes: 83

47. Return of the Gunfighter (1967)

Not Rated | 98 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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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.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Robert Taylor, Chad Everett, Ana Martín, Mort Mills

Votes: 399

48. Ghost Rock (2003)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Western

3.6
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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 »

Director: Dustin Rikert | Stars: Gary Busey, Michael Worth, Jeff Fahey, Adrienne Barbeau

Votes: 418

49. Wanted (1967)

107 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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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.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Germán Cobos, Teresa Gimpera, Serge Marquand

Votes: 247

50. Whistling in Dixie (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

6.8
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Radio sleuth Wally "The Fox" Benton forgoes his honeymoon to help his wife's old friend solve a murder and hunt for Civil War gold inside a spooky mansion and fort.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, George Bancroft, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 407