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1. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Western

6.4
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While the audience watches a black and white horse opera, a narrator's voice wonders what such a movie would be like today. Rex O'Herlihan, The Singing Cowboy, finds himself in color and ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

Votes: 1,627

2. Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas, Tara Sharma

Votes: 16,196 | Gross: $0.03M

3. The Cocoanuts (1929)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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During the Florida land boom, The Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.

Directors: Robert Florey, Joseph Santley | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 5,884

4. Terror in a Texas Town (1958)

Approved | 80 min | Western

6.9
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A Swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a greedy oil man murdered his father for their land.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Sebastian Cabot, Carol Kelly, Eugene Mazzola

Votes: 1,188

5. Adiós Amigo (1976)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Western

4.2
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A cowboy's crimes are blamed on another man.

Director: Fred Williamson | Stars: Fred Williamson, Richard Pryor, James Brown, Robert Phillips

Votes: 170

6. Two-Fisted Law (1932)

64 min | Romance, Western

5.8
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After Rob Russell steals Tim Clark's ranch, Clark starts prospecting for silver.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Alice Day, Wheeler Oakman, Tully Marshall

Votes: 260

7. Zetsurin ama: Shimari-gai (1985)

69 min | Drama

5.9
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A ruthless real-estate tycoon sets his sights on a small fishing village, which he believes he can buy cheaply and turn into a profitable tourist destination. He hires a handsome young ... See full summary »

Director: Atsushi Fujiura | Stars: Megumi Kiyosato, Asami Ogawa, Hiroko Fuji, Kumiko Itô

Votes: 16

8. Lovely Mary (1916)

Drama

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Mary Lane and her cousin Claiborne want to sell some land left to them by their family. Real-estate agent Roland Manning falls in love with her, and prepares a deal that will make money for... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Jones | Stars: Mary Miles Minter, Frank DeVernon, Russell Simpson, Schuyler Ladd

9. Duel at Apache Wells (1957)

69 min | Western

6.0
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A young man returns home after several years' absence to find that a gang is after not only his family ranch, but his girlfriend as well.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, Ben Cooper, Jim Davis, Harry Shannon

Votes: 40

10. Springtime in the Rockies (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Western

5.8
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Ranch owner Sandra, fresh from animal husbandry school, brings a flock of sheep into cattle country. The local ranchers don't like it, and ranch foreman Gene must deal with it.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Polly Rowles, Ula Love

Votes: 112

11. Stagecoach to Denver (1946)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.0
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Lambert has the stagecoach wrecked killing the Commissioner so his phony replacement can alter Coonskin's land survey. When Red Ryder exposes the survey hoax, Lambert has his stooge Sheriff put Red in jail.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 91

12. Silver Spurs (1943)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Comedy, Music

6.7
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Roy's boss has inherited a very large ranch but the will keeps him from selling it although his widow could. Lucky Miller is out to get control of the ranch so he has a girl come west to ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Smiley Burnette, John Carradine

Votes: 85

13. The Montana Kid (1931)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.4
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A cowboy whose friend has been swindled out of his ranch and then murdered must take care of the man's son, then he goes after the killers.

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Bill Cody, Andy Shuford, Doris Hill, William L. Thorne

Votes: 28

14. The Renegade Ranger (1938)

Approved | 59 min | Western

6.0
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Texas Ranger Jack Steele is assigned to bring in former ranch owner Judith Alvarez, now the leader of a gang who is waging war against the crooked government officials who cheated the ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Rita Hayworth, Tim Holt, Ray Whitley

Votes: 140

15. Moonlight on the Prairie (1935)

Approved | 63 min | Musical, Western

5.7
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Ace returns to the town where he is suspected of murder. He quickly become involved in the scheme to keep Barbara Roberts from reaching her ranch. To inherit the ranch she must reach it by ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Dick Foran, Smoke, Sheila Bromley, George E. Stone

Votes: 44

16. Big Boy Rides Again (1935)

Passed | 57 min | Western

5.4
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A man comes to town to claim the estate of his father, who was shot by a masked killer. He sets out to find who did it.

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Constance Bergen, Charles K. French, Lafe McKee

Votes: 53

17. Silver City Kid (1944)

Passed | 55 min | Crime, Western

7.0
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Molybdenum deposits can make a man rich, but Stoner finds that the deposits run under the Clayton Ranch. Judge Ballard wants the Ranch so he has Garvey shoot Steve. When Ruth blames Stoner ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Allan Lane, Peggy Stewart, Wally Vernon, Twinkle Watts

Votes: 20

18. Oklahoma Terror (1939)

Passed | 57 min | Western

5.7
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Cartwright's racket is to sell a ranch and then have Mason and his men drive the ranchers away so he can resell it. If they want their money back he gives it to them and then has them ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Jack Randall, Al St. John, Virginia Carroll, Don Rowan

Votes: 19

19. Billy the Kid Wanted (1941)

Passed | 63 min | Western

6.1
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Billy the Kid (Buster Crabbe) and his pal Jeff (Dave O'Brien) help their friend Fuzzy Jones (Al St. John) escape from jail, and the trio heads for Paradise Valley, where they find the ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Dave O'Brien, Glenn Strange

Votes: 35

20. The Mysterious Desperado (1949)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.0
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Learning Chito's wealthy uncle died without a will, Tim and Chito head for California. Arriving they quickly learn someone is out to kill Chito, and the other heir, Chito's cousin Ramon, is... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Edward Norris, Movita

Votes: 70

21. Prairie Pals (1942)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Music, Western

4.8
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Shannon wants Hank Stoner's land for the vanadium ore it contains. He has chemist Wainwright, who can change the ore into gold, held prisoner. But the Frontier Marshals are on the job. Art ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Art Davis, Bill 'Cowboy Rambler' Boyd, Lee Powell, Esther Estrella

Votes: 17

22. Up River (1979)

86 min | Western

4.0
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A young man meets with violent hostility as he attempts to fulfil his dream of making a life for himself in the wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the 20th Century.

Director: Carl Kitt | Stars: Morgan Stevens, Jeff Corey, Dale Wilson, John 'Bear' Curtis

Votes: 22

23. Susanna Pass (1949)

Approved | 67 min | Western

7.1
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The bad guys dynamite a fish hatchery. They're trying to put the hatchery out of business so they can get possession of oil underneath the lake. Roy is a game warden investigating the dynamiting.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 79

24. Deep in the Heart of Texas (1942)

62 min | Western

6.1
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Jim Mallory returns from the Civil War to Texas to find his father, Colonel Mallory, leading a band of land grabbers and carpet-baggers during the Reconstruction Era. He learns of this from... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 32

25. Loaded Pistols (1948)

Passed | 78 min | Western

6.6
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Gene protects young Larry Evans, wrongly accused of murder, while trying to find the real badguys.

Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Barbara Britton, Chill Wills, Jack Holt

Votes: 89

26. Deputy Marshal (1949)

60 min | Western

6.0
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A Deputy Marshal has to fight against some gangsters who want to to take land from farmers in the area of a planed railroad.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Jon Hall, Frances Langford, Dick Foran, Julie Bishop

Votes: 48

27. Bulldog Courage (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Western

5.3
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A miner who was swindled out of his mine by a banker turns to robbing stagecoaches. Several years after he is tracked down and killed, his son comes to town to tangle with the banker.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Joan Woodbury, Paul Fix, Eddie Buzard

Votes: 78

28. Raiders of San Joaquin (1943)

59 min | Western

6.3
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An outlaw gang is stealing land under the pretense that they are getting it for a railway.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 33

29. Sunset Serenade (1942)

Passed | 58 min | Western

6.4
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Bad guys plot to trick a newly arrived Eastern girl out of a ranch which belongs to her infant ward. Roy, of course, saves the ranch for the girl.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

Votes: 57

30. North of Arizona (1935)

60 min | Western

4.0
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Perrin is a cowboy who comes to the aid of local Indians being swindled out of their gold. He signs on as a ranch foreman, but learns the ranch is the home of the crooks.

Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Jack Perrin, Blanche Mehaffey, Lane Chandler, Al Bridge

Votes: 27

31. Partners of the Trail (1944)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.1
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Kate Hilton, returning to her ranch in Springfield via stagecoach after learning of the murder of her father, meets U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie. The stage is held up and robbed of the... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Craig Woods, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 17

32. The Hawk of Powder River (1948)

Passed | 54 min | Action, Music, Western

6.2
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Vivian as the Hawk is the secret leader of an outlaw gang. She wants the Chambers ranch and after Chambers is killed she sends her men to kill his daughter who is arriving on the stage. ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Eddie Dean, White Cloud, Roscoe Ates, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 86

33. Range Law (1944)

Approved | 57 min | Western

4.6
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Because town cut-throat Phil Randall wants the ranch owned by "Pop" McGee on which is located a valuable silver deposit, he frames McGee on a cattle rustling charge, and the old man is ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Sarah Padden, Ellen Hall

Votes: 9

34. The Fourth Horseman (1932)

57 min | Western

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Learning that Molly O'Rourke owns the entire town of Stillwell but the back taxes have not been paid, Ben Jones takes over. When Molly arrives and learns of the tax situation, Tom rides off... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Tom Mix, Margaret Lindsay, Fred Kohler, Donald Kirke

35. Frontier Days (1934)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Western

4.1
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Henry Jethrow is after the Wilson ranch. He has George Wilson unknowningly sign a note for the ranch, has him killed, and then presents the note. The Pinto Kid, investigating cattle ... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bill Cody, Ada Ince, Wheeler Oakman, Bill Cody Jr.

Votes: 41

36. The Mysterious Rider (1933)

57 min | Mystery, Romance, Western

6.5
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The ranchers have given money through Benton to the crooked lawyer Harkness to save the titles to their land. When Harkness gets a better offer, he steals Benton's receipt for the money and... See full summary »

Director: Fred Allen | Stars: Kent Taylor, Lona Andre, Berton Churchill, Irving Pichel

Votes: 10

37. Six Gun Mesa (1950)

56 min | Western

5.9
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After four of his men have been poisoned by Joe Lang ('Carl Mathews' )qv)), a member of a land-grabbing outlaw gang led secretly by town boss Carson (Leonard Penn), rancher Mark Jones (... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Gail Davis, Riley Hill, Leonard Penn

Votes: 7

38. Boothill Brigade (1937)

Passed | 56 min | Western

5.0
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Rancher Reynolds has fired his men and hired killers and is now using a crooked land deal to put the other ranchers off their land. Calico finds the reason why when he runs into his old nemesis Porter.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Claire Rochelle, Dick Curtis, Horace Murphy

Votes: 43

39. Target (1952)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.2
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To aid ranchers against a crooked land agent, Tim and Chito recruit a famed El Paso marshal...who turns out to be female.

Director: Stuart Gilmore | Stars: Tim Holt, Linda Douglas, Walter Reed, Harry Harvey

Votes: 73

40. The Californian (1937)

59 min | Action, Western

5.1
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Native son returns from school in Spain to California in 1855 and finds corrupt politicians stealing land from old California families. He becomes a sort of Robin Hood in order to fight ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Marjorie Weaver, Katherine DeMille, Maurice Black

Votes: 19

41. One Man Law (1932)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Western

5.3
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Streetor is pulling off a land swindle and wants Thompson on his side. He does him a favor and then makes him Sheriff. But as Streetor evicts the ranchers, Thompson and Judge Cooper look for a legal device to stop him.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Buck Jones, Shirley Grey, Robert Ellis, Murdock MacQuarrie

Votes: 15

42. Law of the Ranger (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Western

5.0
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Working undercover, Rangers Bob and Wally arrive to take up ranching. Out to stop them is Bill Nash and his men. When Bob plans to file on a ranch, Nash finds out and heads for the Registrar ahead of him.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Robert Allen, Elaine Shepard, John Merton, Hal Taliaferro

Votes: 21

43. Wagon Tracks West (1943)

Approved | 55 min | Western

7.2
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Fleetwing has gone east to become a doctor and the first patient that he gets is Gabby. Gabby swallowed bad water escaping from Indians and has Indian fever. Fleetwing and Elliott know that... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Tom Tyler, Anne Jeffreys

Votes: 12

44. Law of the Panhandle (1950)

Approved | 55 min | Western

5.7
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Sheriff Tom Stocker sends for U.S. Marshal Johnny Mack to help him stop an outlaw reign of terror which is driving ranchers from Green Valley. En route, Johnny witnesses the murder of a ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Jane Adams, Riley Hill, Marshall Reed

Votes: 9

45. The Westward Trail (1948)

Passed | 56 min | Western

6.3
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Ann and Tom Howard arrive from the east to take up ranching. But Tom wants to return and forges his sister's name to the deed and sells it to Larson. Eddie knows there is silver ore in the ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Eddie Dean, Copper the Horse, Roscoe Ates, Phyllis Planchard

Votes: 43

46. Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944)

Approved | 56 min | Western

7.4
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Lawyer Leland is using land rights to kick the ranchers off their land. When Wild Bill and Gabby arrive to help the ranchers, he has actor Percel frame them for murder and then incites the townsmen to lynch them.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Anne Jeffreys, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 20

47. Wild Brian Kent (1936)

Approved | 57 min | Drama, Western

5.7
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Polo player Brian stops in a Kansas town and find a girl and her aunt needing money to keep their ranch. He also finds his new real estate partner is the crook trying to do the women out of their ranch.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Mae Clarke, Helen Lowell, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 19

48. Ghost Valley (1932)

Passed | 54 min | Romance, Western

5.6
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Jerry Long and Jane Worth are heirs to an abandoned mining town. Judge Drake knows there is gold there and wants them to sell. He plans to scare Jane and has hired Jerry, not knowing his ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Allen | Stars: Tom Keene, Merna Kennedy, Kate Campbell, Mitchell Harris

Votes: 48

49. Law of the Valley (1944)

52 min | Western

5.4
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Dan Stanton and Condon are foreclosing on a group of ranchers in order to gain a land-monopoly. They have one of the ranchers, whose property supplies the others with water, killed. Ann ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Lynne Carver, Kirk Barron

Votes: 5

50. Rancho Grande (1940)

Passed | 68 min | Western

7.0
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Kay and her eastern clan go out West to run the ranch left her by her grandfather. Badguys are out to ruin the ranch's irrigation system, so Autry lends a hand.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Mary Lee

Votes: 50