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1. The Searchers (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Votes: 62,143

2. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.0
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52 Metascore

A wild stallion is captured by humans and slowly loses the will to resist training. Yet throughout his struggles for freedom, the stallion refuses to let go of the hope of one day returning home to his herd.

Directors: Kelly Asbury, Lorna Cook | Stars: Matt Damon, James Cromwell, Daniel Studi, Chopper Bernet

Votes: 44,372 | Gross: $73.22M

3. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.6
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A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton, Josh Albee

Votes: 21,509

4. The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987 TV Movie)

140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Arness, Brian Keith, Alec Baldwin, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 404

5. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.6
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

Votes: 116

6. The Naked Spur (1953)

Passed | 91 min | Thriller, Western

7.5
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A bounty hunter trying to bring a murderer to justice is forced to accept the help of two less-than-trustworthy strangers.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 7,741

7. Night Passage (1957)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.7
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A fired railroad man is rehired and trusted to carry a 10,000 dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Dianne Foster

Votes: 2,455

8. The Rare Breed (1966)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.4
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An English woman and her daughter enlist the aid of a cowboy to try and get their hardy hornless bull to mate with the longhorns of Texas, but have to overcome both greedy criminals and the natural elements.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Juliet Mills

Votes: 2,195

9. True Grit (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Western

6.5
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The further adventures of 'True Grit' Rooster Cogburn which has him battling injustice in his own unorthodox way while contending with a teenage girl bent on reforming him.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Warren Oates, Lisa Pelikan, Lee Meriwether, James Stephens

Votes: 155

10. War Arrow (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Romance, War, Western

5.8
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Major Howell Brady arrives in Indian Territory in hopes of recruiting peaceful, relocated Seminoles to help the army fight rampaging Kiowas.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler, John McIntire, Suzan Ball

Votes: 488

11. Northwest Passage (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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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.

Directors: King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 2,503

12. The Tall Stranger (1957)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Ned Bannon comes across rustlers and is shot and left for dead, but is found in time by a wagon train heading for California. When he recovers he becomes suspicious of the two outsiders who... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Barry Kelley, Michael Ansara

Votes: 363

13. Great Day in the Morning (1956)

92 min | Western

6.5
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After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Involved with two women - one who came with the hotel, and one newly arrived from the East to open a ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman, Alex Nicol

Votes: 408

14. Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate (2004)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.8
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An inside look at the hectic production of Heaven's Gate, the media circus that turned it into a synonym for movie flop and how it added to the tectonic change that occurred in Hollywood film studios after it infamously flopped.

Director: Michael Epstein | Stars: Steven Bach, Hal Ashby, Sandy Berke Jordan, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 312

15. Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Western

5.7
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Davy Crockett (not the famous Alamo hero, but his nephew) guides a wagon train through hostile territory and rescues the cavalry from ambushing Indians.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: George Montgomery, Ellen Drew, Phillip Reed, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 155

16. The First Texan (1956)

Approved | 82 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, lawyer Sam Houston just wants to hang out his shingle, keep a low profile, and stay out of any political intrigue. However, when ... See full summary »

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Joel McCrea, Felicia Farr, Jeff Morrow, Wallace Ford

Votes: 244

17. Mackintosh and T.J. (1975)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Western

6.8
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Roy is a ranch hand and a drifter. He takes a young man into his care and helps him to grow up.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Roy Rogers, Clay O'Brien, Joan Hackett, Billy Green Bush

Votes: 59

18. Blood on the Arrow (1964)

91 min | Western

5.1
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Prisoner of a U. S. Cavalry patrol, outlaw Wade Cooper (Dale Robertson) is the only survivor of an Apache attack... See full synopsis »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Dale Robertson, Martha Hyer, Wendell Corey, Dandy Curran

Votes: 95

19. The Massacre (1912)

20 min | Short, Action, War

6.7
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The story of the massacre of an Indian village, and the ensuing retaliation.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Alfred Paget

Votes: 179

20. Out West (1972)

2 min | Short, Comedy, Western

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A comedy western gunfight scene, performed by kids in a basement.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Chris Cornetta, Liz Larsen, Bill Ritter

21. Landrush (1946)

Approved | 53 min | Music, Western

7.2
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In "Landrush", Steve Harmon arrives in Border Plain to survey the land, known as the Spur, which is to soon be opened to homesteaders. The area is a natural haven for a desperado gang led ... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Keays | Stars: Charles Starrett, Doris Houck, Ozie Waters and His Colorado Rangers, Smiley Burnette

Votes: 5

22. The Frontier Experience (1975)

25 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Barbara Loden | Star: Barbara Loden

23. Twilight (Physics in the Twilight) (1995)

Documentary, Short

6.2
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Is Physics coming to an end? Documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Gold explores how the natural limitations of experimentation is preventing theory from being tested at the levels to which we've ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Gold | Stars: Peter Fivas, Richard Price

Votes: 12

24. Dos Almas (2013)

16 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

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In 1850 deep in the western wilderness, women meet. Two-Spirit natures are revealed when worlds collide......

Director: L. Danielle Villegas

25. Reward (2008)

20 min | Short, Western

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An escaped outlaw rides into a forgotten mining town and the last remaining citizens plot to capture him and collect the reward money.

Director: Charlton Thorp | Stars: Michael Wayne James, Nick Sowell, Karen Bethzabe, Kenny Brandt

26. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Davy Crockett Goes to Congress (1955)

Unrated | 53 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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The second of five programs about Davy Crockett involves him being bored with life, so he and Georgie plan to resettle their families and file their claims. In town, Davy wins a gunfight ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell

Votes: 51

27. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1955)

Unrated | 53 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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In the final of the five Davy Crockett programs, Davy and Georgie, with the help of Mike Fink and his crew, battle pirates, who, disguised as Indians, raid traveling boats on the river.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Jeff York, Kenneth Tobey

Votes: 57

28. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Davy Crockett: Indian Fighter (1954)

Unrated | 53 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Davy seeks a truce with his foes, the Indians.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell

Votes: 60