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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. 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.
6. Heaven's Gate (1980)
R | 219 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.
7. 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.
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. 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. 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.
11. 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.
13. 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 »
15. 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 »
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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 »
22. 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.
23. 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 »
24. 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.
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. 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.
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. 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 »
30. 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.
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. 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 »
33. 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.
34. 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
35. 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 »
39. 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 »
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. Plymouth Adventure (1952)
Passed | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
42. 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 »
43. 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
44. 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.
45. Something of Value (1957)
Approved | 113 min | Drama, War
Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »
46. 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.
47. Against the Wind (1978 TV Mini-Series)
50 min | Drama, History
Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to... See full summary »
48. 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 »
49. The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Western
In November of 1833, the state of Missouri turned a blind eye as hundreds of its peaceful inhabitants were hunted down and driven from their homes in the dead of night. Against this ... See full summary »
50. Northwest Passage (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.