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1. 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
2. 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
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. 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.
5. 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. 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.
8. 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.
Writers: Dan Houser, Michael Unsworth, Christian Cantamessa, David McGrath, John Zurhellen, Anthony Litton, Ayana Osada, Sanford Santacroce, Lazlow Jones, Greg Johnson, Vincent Parker, Hugh Michaels, Rupert Humphries, Naomi Waletzky | Directors: Rod Edge, John Zurhellen | Stars: Rob Wiethoff, Josh Blaylock, Sophia Marzocchi, Spider Madison
9. 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.
10. 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 »
11. 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.
12. Untamed (1955)
Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to immigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame.
15. 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.
17. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. 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 »
22. 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.
24. The Westerner (1940)
Passed | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinergaroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders.
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. Winnetou: The Last Shot (1965)
Approved | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Western
After the Civil War, desperadoes led by a renegade named Rollins, following the settlers moving westward, try to drive a wedge in the friendship between the whites and the Indians. Apache ... See full summary »
28. 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.
29. My Brilliant Career (1979)
G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Sybylla Melvyn is an independent young woman who soon after arriving to live with her Grandmother Bossier and aunt Helen announces that she will never marry and plans on having a career ... See full summary »
30. 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 »
31. 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.
32. 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 »
34. 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.
35. 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.
37. 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 »
38. 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 »
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. 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.
41. 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
42. 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 »
44. 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
45. 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 »
46. Rachel and the Stranger (1948)
80 min | Adventure, Western
David Harvey is a widower with a young son, Davey. They live on an isolated Ohio farm during the pioneer days. He wants his son to be raised in the manner his wife would have wanted - with ... See full summary »
47. The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972)
PG | 92 min | Western
Young farmboy who always wanted to be a cowhand talks a tough trail boss into hiring him on a cattle drive.
50. Utu (1984)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the British until betrayal ... See full summary »