Most Popular "Dude Ranch" Titles
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4. Desert Hearts (1985)
R | 96 min | Drama, Romance
It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly... See full summary »
Votes: 3,539 | Gross: $2.49M
5. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the U.S. from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising, and her New York agent, "the Countess", sends ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,377 | Gross: $1.71M
6. Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown (2017 Video)
79 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Jack, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery ... See full summary »
7. Tickle Me (1965)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A singing rodeo rider hires on at an expensive all-women dude ranch and beauty spa. He falls for a pretty fitness trainer who is constantly threatened by a gang who wants her late grandfather's cache of gold hidden in a ghost town.
Votes: 1,072 | Gross: $3.00M
8. Neon Rider (1989–1995)
60 min | Drama
Michael Terry is a best selling writer/therapist who is tired of his high profile life. He decides to take a couple of days off and go to his ranch. That is when he comes up with the idea ... See full summary »
9. Never a Dull Moment (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Kay Kingsley, a sophisticated and successful songwriter in New York City. falls in love with a widowed rancher, Chris Heyward, she meets at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo and they get ... See full summary »
10. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
82 min | Comedy, Western, Musical
Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of ... See full summary »
11. Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)
Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Sent to a dude ranch in the west to recover her health, a New York actress falls in love with a ranch owner recently acquitted of the murder of his wife.
12. Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)
76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
US Treasury agent George Morton persuades convicted criminal Johnny Evans to help him destroy a drug smuggling ring in exchange for early parole.
14. Red River Range (1938)
56 min | Western
Very organized cattle rustlers are operating with portable slaughterhouses and refrigerator vans. The governor asks the Three Mesquiteers to go undercover to investigate.
15. Don't Fence Me In (1945)
Approved | 71 min | Western
Wildcat Kelly has been dead and buried for years. Or has he? Dale is a reporter for an Eastern magazine who comes West to find out the true story of Kelly, of whom Gabby seems to have mysterious knowledge.
16. Pals of the Saddle (1938)
Passed | 55 min | Western
Foreign agents are smuggling monium (a chemical used in producing poison gas) into Mexico. The three Mesquiteers get involved when they ride to save a girl (really a government agent) on a runaway horse.
17. Playing It Straight (2004– )
60 min | Reality-TV
Presented by Gustavo Goulart, Daphne Brogdon, and Brian Beacock, this reality show invites the audience to find out who's gay, among a group of people in a ranch. The winner is who better tricks the audience about his or her own sexuality.
18. The Golden Eye (1948)
Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Chan discovers a conspiracy when a low paying gold mine seemingly starts to become profitable, and attempts are made on the owner's life.
19. Riding High (1943)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Music
In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter.
20. Buck Benny Rides Again (1940)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
Jack Benny (as himself) tries to make good his fictitious boasts about roughing it in Nevada, in a spoof of Western cliches.
21. Girl Crazy (1932)
Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical
New York playboy Danny Churchill is sent to a small town in Arizona, where being sheriff is very dangerous, to keep away from girls, but he decides to open a dude ranch there. He asks his ... See full summary »
22. Vacation Days (1947)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Miss Hinklefink (Belle Mitchell) inherits a western ranch and, in order to spend the summer with Professor Owen Townley (Milton Kibbee), she invites students Freddie Trimball (Freddie ... See full summary »
27. Womanhandled (1925)
Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Bill Dana, a New York City playboy, can resist the flaming flapper and red-hot mamas along the Great White Way, so he decides to head out west to his uncle's ranch in Wind River, Texas. But the gold-diggers and their relatives follow him.
29. Ridin' Down the Canyon (1942)
Approved | 55 min | Music, Western
Those who might write about this film without seeing it might also question why the government needed horses during WW II (if that is all they knew about it from a short synopsis read ... See full summary »
30. Song of Arizona (1946)
Passed | 68 min | Action, Music, Western
Gabby's ranch for wayward boys is in financial trouble. One of his boys, Chip is hiding stolen money sent by his father the outlaw leader King Blaine. After Blaine is killed, Chip decides ... See full summary »
32. Look-Out Sister (1947)
Approved | 63 min | Music, Western
A famous bandleader, suffering from overwork and exhaustion, goes to a sanitarium for a rest. While there he dreams of being out west at a dude ranch, where he finds himself involved in the... See full summary »
33. Screen Snapshots 1860: Howdy, Podner (1949)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Sport
This entry of Screen Snapshots travels to Las Vegas, Nevada, and Ralph Staub visits and talks to many Hollywood notables as they arrive at the famed gambling city and vacation at a ... See full summary »
34. Dude Duck (1951)
Approved | 8 min | Family, Comedy, Animation
Donald is vacationing at a dude ranch. After all the beautiful women pick the best horses, Donald ends up with the sad sack Rover Boy. But Rover Boy wants nothing to do with Donald.
37. Western Jamboree (1938)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Music
Knowing that is contains valuable helium gas, a gang of bad guys first tries to purchase the ranch which Gene straw-bosses. When that fails, they lay a hidden pipeline to snag the gas.
39. Dude Ranch (1931)
Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Western
Chester Carr, owner of a dude ranch in the Rockies, caters to guests seeking the thrill of the Wild West. Among his guests are the wealthy Spruce Meadows and his daughter Susan. But the ... See full summary »
40. Chatterbox (1943)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
While shooting a western on location, a Hollywood "cowboy" star--whose offscreen image is exactly the opposite of his onscreen one--is saved from disaster by a gregarious local girl. She ... See full summary »
41. Dude Cowboy (1941)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Federal agent Terry McVey, posing as a guest at the Silver Bar Dude Ranch, investigates the disappearance of noted engraver Frank Adams who is being forced to produce counterfeit bills by ... See full summary »
43. The Cowboy Millionaire (1935)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Englishwoman falls for dude ranch cowboy but goes back to England when she thinks he's only pretending. But he follows her to England.
46. The Fighting Stallion (1950)
Approved | 63 min | Western
Released from a navy hospital following WW II, Lon Evans learns that he faces eventual blindness and returns to his Wyoming ranch. He sees a beautiful white stallion named Starlight and his... See full summary »
48. The Lucky Horseshoe (1925)
Passed | Action, Comedy, Romance
A ranch foreman, rebuffed by his boss' daughter, turns the ranch into a tourist mecca. The girl leaves the ranch, but eventually she returns with her new fiancé, who she says is a rich ... See full summary »
49. Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch (2004 Video Game)
Adventure, Mystery, Romance
Teen detective Nancy Drew visits Shadow Ranch and investigates the mysterious accidents that follow sightings of a ghostly horse.