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1. Pocahontas (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.
Writers: Carl Binder, Susannah Grant, Philip LaZebnik, Tom Sito, Glen Keane, Joe Grant, Ralph Zondag, Burny Mattinson, Ed Gombert, Kaan Kalyon, Francis Glebas, Rob Gibbs, Bruce Morris, Todd Kurosawa, Duncan Marjoribanks, Chris Buck, Andrew Chapman, Randy Cartwright, Will Finn, Broose Johnson, T. Daniel Hofstedt, David Pruiksma, Nik Ranieri, Vincent DeFrances, Tom Mazzocco, Don Dougherty, Jorgen Klubien, Mike Gabriel | Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Irene Bedard
2. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Writers: James Fenimore Cooper, John L. Balderston, Paul Perez, Daniel Moore, Philip Dunne, Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig
3. The New World (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
4. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.
5. Heaven's Gate (1980)
R | 325 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.
6. Shane (1953)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.
7. Red Dead Redemption (2010 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Crime
John Marston, former outlaw, is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang, the men he used to call friends, in order to reclaim his home and family.
8. How the West Was Won (1962)
Approved | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
9. The Quick and the Dead (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 91 min | Western
A mysterious stranger rides into a homesteading family's life when they are attacked by a ruthless gang.
10. Into the West (2005 TV Mini-Series)
552 min | Western, Adventure, Drama
Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans.
11. They Call Me Trinity (1970)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Western
A drifter comes to town where his brother is sheriff. His brother is actually a robber who broke the real sheriff's leg and left him for dead, and became sheriff in order to hide out. They ... See full summary »
14. The Outsider (2002 TV Movie)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Mennonite-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.
17. Bend of the River (1952)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Western
When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them.
18. The Big Trail (1930)
Passed | 158 min | Adventure, Western, Romance
Breck Coleman leads hundreds of settlers in covered wagons from the Mississippi River to their destiny out West.
19. Love's Long Journey (2005 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Western
Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered ... See full summary »
21. The Night of the Grizzly (1966)
G | 102 min | Adventure, Western
Ex-lawman Jim Cole retires to Wyoming to farm his land but a land-greedy neighbor, an ex-con turned bounty hunter and a vicious grizzly bear upset his retirement plans.
22. Northfork (2003)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy
Set in 1955, the residents of a small Montana community are forced to move their homes to make way for a new dam.
23. Warrior of the Lost World (1983)
R | 92 min | Sci-Fi, Action
A nomad mercenary on a high-tech motorcycle helps bring about the downfall of the evil Orwellian government, the Omega.
24. Westward Ho (1935)
Passed | 61 min | Drama, History, Western
As a youngster John Wyatt saw his parents killed and his brother kidnapped. On a wagon train heading West he meets his brother who is now a spy for the gang which originally did the dirty work. He and his brother both fall for Mary Gordon.
25. Seven Men from Now (1956)
Approved | 78 min | Western
A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.
26. Lucky Luke (1991)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Western
Lucky Luke becomes the Sheriff of Daisy Town and runs out all the criminals. Then the Dalton brothers arrive and try to get the Indians to break the peace treaty and attack the town.
27. September Dawn (2007)
R | 111 min | Drama, History, Western
A love story set during a tense encounter between a wagon train of settlers and a renegade Mormon group.
28. The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Romance, War
Following Napoleon's Waterloo defeat and the exile of his officers and their families from France, the U.S.Congress, in 1817, granted four townships in the Alabama territory to the exiles. ... See full summary »
30. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Historically inaccurate chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620.
31. River Queen (2005)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.
32. Green Dolphin Street (1947)
Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama
Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »
33. Boom Town (1940)
Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.
34. Ramona (1936)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance
Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.
36. The Work and the Glory (2004)
PG | 118 min | Romance, Drama
Recently moved to upstate New York from the comfort of their Vermont homestead, the Benjamin Steed family makes their way into the established social structure of Palmyra. In their attempt ... See full summary »
37. All the Rivers Run (1983 TV Mini-Series)
400 min | Drama, Romance
Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia Gordon finds both love and adventure aboard a paddle-steamer on the Murray River.
38. The New Land (1972)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Western
The life of an immigrant family from Sweden in the Minnesota's forests, during mid 19th century
39. Man in the Wilderness (1971)
GP | 104 min | Adventure, Western
In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilisation and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide ... See full summary »
40. White Material (2009)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
Denis revisits Africa, this time exploring a place rife with civil and racial conflict. A white French family outlawed in its home and attempting to save its coffee plantation connects with... See full summary »
42. Allegheny Uprising (1939)
Not Rated | 81 min | Adventure, History, Western
In British colonial America, Captain Swanson's adherence to the rules results in Trader Callendar's selling to the Indians under cover of a government permit. Jim Smith won't sit still for ... See full summary »
43. Drum Beat (1954)
111 min | Western, Adventure
President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle.... See full summary »
45. The Plainsman (1936)
Approved | 113 min | Biography, History, Romance
Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners.
Writers: Waldemar Young, Harold Lamb, Lynn Riggs, Jeanie Macpherson, Courtney Ryley Cooper, Frank J. Wilstach | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison, Charles Bickford
46. Code of the West (1947)
Approved | 57 min | Western
Knowing the railroad is coming, Carter is after the rancher's land. Bob and Chito return just in time to save Banker Stockton and his money from Carter's men. When Stockton then lends the ... See full summary »
48. Dark Command (1940)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Western
When transplanted Texan Bob Seton arrives in Lawrence, Kansas he finds much to like about the place, especially Mary McCloud, daughter of the local banker. Politics is in the air however. ... See full summary »
49. Fighting Caravans (1931)
Passed | 92 min | Romance, Western
A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.
50. The Oil Prince (1965)
89 min | Western, Adventure
'The Oilprince' is an unscrupulous businessman. He looks forward to a lucrative deal with the "Western Arizona Bank'. He sells the bank oil wells at Shelly Lake that do actually not exist. ... See full summary »