Most Popular "Western Hero" Titles
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1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Not Rated | 161 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
2. Tombstone (1993)
R | 130 min | Action, Drama, History
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.
3. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
4. High Plains Drifter (1973)
R | 105 min | Western
A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
7. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
8. Pale Rider (1985)
R | 115 min | Western
A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.
9. Wild Wild West (1999)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Western, Comedy
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a 19th century inventor-villain.
10. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.
Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Steve Oedekerk, Scott Mitchell Rosenberg | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Abigail Spencer
11. Quigley Down Under (1990)
PG-13 | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Montana by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.
12. El Dorado (1966)
Approved | 126 min | Western
Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
14. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
R | 99 min | Western
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.
15. For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Approved | 132 min | Western
Two bounty hunters with the same intentions, team up to track down a Western outlaw.
16. Crossfire Trail (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Western
Rafe Covington promises a dying friend that he'll watch over the man's wife and ranch after he's gone. When Rafe gets to his friend's ranch, he finds that Barkow, the local power in town, ... See full summary »
17. True Grit (1969)
M | 128 min | Adventure, Western, Drama
A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn young woman track down her father's murderer in Indian territory.
18. Wyatt Earp (1994)
PG-13 | 191 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals.
19. The Frisco Kid (1979)
PG | 114 min | Comedy, Western
A Polish rabbi wanders through the Old West on his way to lead a synagogue in San Francisco. On the way he is nearly burnt at the stake by Indians and almost killed by outlaws.
20. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Western
Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
22. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
PG | 135 min | Western
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.
23. The Alamo (2004)
PG-13 | 137 min | Drama, History, War
Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
25. Maverick (1994)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
26. Red River (1948)
Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.
28. Rio Bravo (1959)
Not Rated | 141 min | Western
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.
29. North to Alaska (1960)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Western
Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancée back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after ... See full summary »
32. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure
An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.
33. McLintock! (1963)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
George Washington McLintock, "GW" to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He anxiously awaits the return of his daughter Becky who has been away ... See full summary »
34. Django (1966)
Unrated | 92 min | Western
A coffin-dragging gunslinger enters a town caught between two feuding factions, the KKK and a gang of Mexican Bandits. That man is Django, and he is caught up in a struggle against both parties.
35. Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
95 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife.
37. Stagecoach (1939)
Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Western
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.
38. Rio Grande (1950)
Approved | 105 min | Romance, Western
Rio Grande takes place after the Civil War when the Union turned their attention towards the Apaches. Union officer Kirby Yorke is in charge of an outpost on the Rio Grande in which he is ... See full summary »
39. Vera Cruz (1954)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Western
During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.
40. The Cowboys (1972)
GP | 131 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to ... See full summary »
42. Big Jake (1971)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The McCandles ranch is run over by a gang of cutthroats led by the evil John Fain. They kidnap little Jacob McCandles and hold him for a million dollar ransom. There is only one man who is ... See full summary »
43. The Shootist (1976)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Western
A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.
44. Hondo (1953)
PG | 83 min | Drama, Romance, War
Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches, and he becomes their protector.
45. The Man from Snowy River (1982)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In 1880s Australia when young Jim Craig's father dies Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch and he is forced to become a man.
46. The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Approved | 122 min | Western
Ranch owner Katie Elder's four sons determine to avenge the murder of their father and the swindling of their mother.
47. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
Approved | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Highly fictionalized account (see the IMDB 'goofs' for examples) of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big ... See full summary »
48. Monte Walsh (2003 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 117 min | Western
Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the ... See full summary »
49. Angel and the Badman (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western
Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth a quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.
50. 3:10 to Yuma (1957)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.