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1. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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87 Metascore

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.

Writers: Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

2. 8 Seconds (1994)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.4
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This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.

Writer: Monte Merrick | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin, James Rebhorn, Cameron Finley

3. Stir Crazy (1980)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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50 Metascore

Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Jay Friedman | Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

4. Hud (1963)

Approved | 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

5. The Cowboy Way (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Two buddies and championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar, after he disappears after travelling to New York City to pick up his daughter, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert C. Thompson, William D. Wittliff | Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson

6. Junior Bonner (1972)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.8
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Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts.

Writer: Jeb Rosebrook | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ida Lupino, Ben Johnson

7. Cowboy Up (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.7
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Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.

Writer: James Redford | Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Marcus Thomas, Daryl Hannah, Pete Postlethwaite

8. Tickle Me (1965)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness ... See full summary »

Writers: Elwood Ullman, Edward Bernds | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Julie Adams, Jocelyn Lane, Jack Mullaney

9. The Rounders (1965)

85 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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Ben and Howdy are a couple of aging cowboys who bust broncos out of Sedona for Jim Ed Love, a slick operator if ever there was one. Sisters, Meg and Agatha, have their eyes on Ben and Howdy... See full summary »

Writers: Max Evans, Burt Kennedy | Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda, Sue Ane Langdon, Hope Holiday

10. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)

82 min | Comedy, Western, Musical

7.1
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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 »

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, Harold Shumate, True Boardman, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

11. The Lusty Men (1952)

113 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.6
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When he sustains a rodeo injury, star rider Jeff McCloud returns to his hometown after many years of absence. He signs on as a hired hand with a local ranch, where he befriends fellow ranch... See full summary »

Writers: David Dortort, Horace McCoy, Claude Stanush | Directors: Nicholas Ray, Robert Parrish | Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Kennedy, Arthur Hunnicutt

12. My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

Writer: Joel Don Humphreys | Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Scott Glenn, Kate Capshaw, Ben Johnson, Tess Harper

13. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.4
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Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

14. 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

15. A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.6
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A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors.

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Jo Swerling | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

16. Mustang Country (1976)

G | 79 min | Western

6.0
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A rancher and former rodeo star comes across a runaway boy while he is hunting a wild stallion.

Writer: John C. Champion | Director: John C. Champion | Stars: Joel McCrea, Robert Fuller, Patrick Wayne, Nika Mina

17. Second Chances (1998)

G | 107 min | Drama

6.4
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A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.

Writers: Daniel A. Adams, Arthur Martin Jr. | Director: James Fargo | Stars: Tom Amandes, Isabel Glasser, Kelsey Mulrooney, Terry Moore

18. J.W. Coop (1971)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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After losing eight years to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60's. Determined to make up for the lost 'prime' years of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Cliff Robertson, Gary Cartwright, Bud Shrake | Director: Cliff Robertson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Geraldine Page, Cristina Ferrare, R.G. Armstrong

19. When the Legends Die (1972)

PG | 107 min | Western, Drama

6.7
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A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.

Writers: Hal Borland, Robert Dozier | Director: Stuart Millar | Stars: Richard Widmark, Frederic Forrest, Luana Anders, Vito Scotti

20. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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When a beautiful socialite masquerades as a maid, she becomes involved with an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who's unaware of her true identity.

Writers: S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien, Leo McCarey, Frank R. Adams | Directors: H.C. Potter, Stuart Heisler, William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly, Walter Brennan

21. Everything That Rises (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Western, Adventure

6.9
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Writer: Mark Spragg | Director: Dennis Quaid | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Mare Winningham, Harve Presnell, Meat Loaf

22. Convict Cowboy (1995 TV Movie)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.8
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Rodeo-cum-prison movie about an ageing rodeo star bonding with a young rookie while they both serve time

Writers: Rick Way, Jim Lindsay | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Jon Voight, Kyle Chandler, Marcia Gay Harden, Ben Gazzara

23. The Man from Utah (1934)

Passed | 55 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

5.1
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In a horse-riding rodeo contest bad guys want John Weston to lose. When he doesn't go along they add some insurance: a poisoned needle just under his saddle.

Writer: Lindsley Parsons | Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Polly Ann Young, Anita Campillo, Edward Peil Sr.

24. The Honkers (1972)

PG | 102 min | Western, Action, Comedy

6.0
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An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend.

Writers: Steve Ihnat, Stephen Lodge | Director: Steve Ihnat | Stars: James Coburn, Lois Nettleton, Slim Pickens, Anne Archer

25. N.Y.P.D. Mounted (1991 TV Movie)

88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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New York City cop becomes partners with a rodeo cowboy from Montana on the City's Mounted Police Department.

Writers: Patrick Hasburgh, Alfonse Ruggiero | Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Dennis Franz, Dan Gauthier, Cliff De Young, Roxann Dawson

26. Rodeo Girl (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sport

6.0
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Sammy Garrett, the wife of a champion rodeo performer, is tired of her subsidiary role at home as a housewife. So she becomes an aspiring rodeo rider herself, encouraged by her one-time ... See full summary »

Writer: Katharyn Powers | Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Katharine Ross, Bo Hopkins, Candy Clark, Jacqueline Brookes

27. Wide Country (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.4
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Mitch Guthrie is a champion bronco rider in the rodeo who tries to keep his kid brother, Andy, from pursuing the same life.

Stars: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine, Slim Pickens, Ray Teal

28. The Desert Trail (1935)

Passed | 54 min | Western

5.4
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Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City.

Writer: Lindsley Parsons | Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: John Wayne, Mary Kornman, Paul Fix, Eddy Chandler

29. Ride Him, Cowboy (1932)

Passed | 55 min | Romance, Western

5.4
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John Drury saves Duke, a wild horse accused of murder, and trains him. When he discovers that the real murderer, a bad guy known as The Hawk, is the town's leading citizen, Drury arrested on a fraudulent charge.

Writers: Kenneth Perkins, Scott Mason | Director: Fred Allen | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Ruth Hall, Henry B. Walthall

30. The Great American Cowboy (1973)

G | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

7.2
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Writer: Douglas Kent Hall | Director: Kieth Merrill | Stars: Larry Mahan, Phil Lyne, Joel McCrea

31. Somewhere in Sonora (1933)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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John Bishop discovers a plot to rob a silver mine belonging to his girlfriend Mary's father and, to foil the evildoers, he joins them.

Writers: Will Levington Comfort, Joseph Anthony Roach | Director: Mack V. Wright | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Henry B. Walthall, Shirley Palmer

32. Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

5.8
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An actor can only get a radio job if he can prove that he's an authentic cowboy.

Writers: Robert Sloane, Louis Pelletier, Earl Baldwin | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dick Powell, Pat O'Brien, Priscilla Lane, Dick Foran

33. King of the Cowboys (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Western

6.3
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Saboteurs are blowing up government warehouses (during World War II). Roy and his pals work undercover to put an end to their operations.

Writers: Olive Cooper, J. Benton Cheney, Hal Long | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

34. The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003 TV Movie)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.1
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Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.

Writers: David Atkins, Jonathan Biggins, Ignatius Jones, Phillip Scott | Directors: David Atkins, Ignatius Jones | Stars: Georgie Parker, Steve Bisley, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Lee Kernaghan

35. Arena (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Sport, Western

5.2
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Rodeo rider's marriage is endangered because of his commitment to the sport.

Writers: Arthur M. Loew Jr., Harold Jack Bloom | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Gig Young, Jean Hagen, Polly Bergen, Harry Morgan

36. Trouble in Texas (1937)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

5.6
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Rodeo stars are being killed with poisoned needles, and Tex Ritter is next on the list.

Writer: Robert Emmett Tansey | Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Tex Ritter, Rita Hayworth, White Flash, Yakima Canutt

37. The Ride (I) (2010)

91 min | Documentary, Sport

7.2
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A documentary that revolves around the Professional Bull Riding (PBR) circuit, a tour that includes 45 of the world's top riders. The film is bookended with explosive competition footage ... See full summary »

Director: Meredith Danluck | Stars: Shorty Gorham, Leann Hart, J.B. Mauney, Rocky McDonald

38. Cotter (1973)

94 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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Cotter is a Sioux Indian whose life takes a tragic turn when his drinking causes him to fail in his job as a rodeo clown and save a rider from an enraged bull. Returning to his birthplace, ... See full summary »

Writer: William D. Gordon | Director: Paul Stanley | Stars: Don Murray, Carol Lynley, Rip Torn, Sherry Jackson

39. The Calgary Stampede (1925)

Passed | 60 min | Romance, Sport, Western

7.4
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Champion Roman racer Dan Malloy falls in love with French Canadian Marie LeFarge, but is accused of killing her father. He evades the law until he wins the Calgary Stampede. He is freed when the real killer is identified.

Writers: Richard Schayer, Donald W. Lee | Director: Herbert Blaché | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Virginia Brown Faire, Pierre Faunce, Clark Comstock

40. Rodeo King and the Senorita (1951)

Approved | 67 min | Western

6.3
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Lacey is after the profits of the Foster and Morales rodeo show. He has Morales killed during a stunt and then forces Foster to take him on as a silent partner. When Rex Allen joins the ... See full summary »

Writer: John K. Butler | Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Rex Allen, Koko, Mary Ellen Kay, Buddy Ebsen

41. Wild West Showdown (1994– )

Game-Show, Sport

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Stars: Kathleen Kinmont, Randall Oliver, Alex Cord, Lisa Guerrero

42. Heroes of the Saddle (1940)

Approved | 56 min | Sport, Western

6.3
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Montana Bill Bell, a friend of the Three Mesquiteers, Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico Renaldo, is killed in a rodeo accident and the trio reluctantly places his young daughter Peggy in ... See full summary »

Writers: William Colt MacDonald, Jack Natteford | Director: William Witney | Stars: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Patsy Parsons

43. Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Western

5.8
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The old west range war story transported to Georgia, with Autry as the hero.

Writers: Jack Natteford, Stuart E. McGowan, Dorrell McGowan | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Betty Bronson, LeRoy Mason

44. Rodeo (1952)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Romance, Sport

5.4
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Nancy Cartwright is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright by a rodeo association. Instead, she is talked into assuming management of the rodeo by ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles R. Marion | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Jane Nigh, John Archer, Wallace Ford, Gary Gray

45. Moon of the Desperados (1990)

50 min | Documentary

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Writers: Jordie Thompson, Jeth Weinrich | Director: Jeth Weinrich | Stars: Mac Altizer, Miles Hare, Gary Leffew, Larry Mahan

46. Born to Buck (1966)

94 min | Documentary

7.7
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Bronco riders travel through South Dakota and round up 400 wild horses in danger of extinction, then bring them to Fort Pierre where they are ridden by broncobusters in rodeo competition.

Writer: Mollie Carle | Director: Casey Tibbs | Stars: Casey Tibbs, Rex Allen, Bill Barnes, Ken Cooper

47. American Cowboy (1998)

52 min | Documentary

6.7
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Gene Mikulenka is a cowboy who helps run the Texas and New Mexico Rodeo circuits in which he competes. He's also gay. This film explores his personality and motivations as well as how he ... See full summary »

Director: Kyle Henry | Star: Gene Mikulenka

48. Take Willy with Ya (1989)

Documentary

9.0
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It was the 1930's. Two brothers and two sisters came off their dust-bound Montana ranch and took rodeo by storm. They were called the Ridin' Greenoughs. This documentary covers 4 ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Amundsen | Director: Michael Amundsen | Stars: Rex Allen, Earl Bascom, John A. Bascom, Deb Greenough

49. King of the Rodeo (1929)

60 min | Western

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Writers: George Morgan, Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, Harold Tarshis | Director: Henry MacRae | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Kathryn Crawford, Slim Summerville, Charles K. French

50. The Royal Rodeo (1939)

Approved | 15 min | Short, Musical, Romance

5.2
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A young monarch, bored with responsibility and craving excitement, invites a traveling rodeo show to perform at his palace.

Writers: Owen Crump, Nate Gatzert | Director: George Amy | Stars: John Payne, Lucile Fairbanks, Cliff Edwards, Scotty Beckett