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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Rio Bravo (1959)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Romance, 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.
7. 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 »
8. 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.
9. 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
10. 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.
11. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.
12. 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.
13. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
R | 99 min | Action, Western
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. Quigley Down Under (1990)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.
17. ¡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.
19. 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.
20. True Grit (1969)
M | 128 min | Adventure, Western, Drama
A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory.
21. El Dorado (1966)
Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance, 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.
23. 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.
25. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
26. Pale Rider (1985)
R | 115 min | Romance, Western
A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.
27. 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. 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 »
29. 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 »
30. 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.
31. 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.
Creators: Bob Kane, Dan Jurgens, Paul Norris, Jim Aparo, Mike W. Barr, Tony Isabella, Trevor Von Eeden, Jerry Siegel, Gerry Conway, Jack Kirby, Al Milgrom, E. Nelson Bridwell, Ramona Fradon, Joe Shuster, Arthur Conan Doyle, Arnold Drake, Jack Harris, Geoff Johns, Paul Levitz, Bob Oksner, George Pérez, Joe Quesada, Marv Wolfman, Gardner Fox, William M. Marston | Stars: Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley Baker
32. Django (1966)
Unrated | 92 min | Action, 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.
Writers: Sergio Corbucci, Bruno Corbucci, Franco Rossetti, José Gutiérrez Maesso, Piero Vivarelli, Geoffrey Copleston | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Franco Nero, José Canalejas, José Bódalo, Loredana Nusciak
33. 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.
34. 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.
35. Hang 'Em High (1968)
M | 114 min | Western
When an innocent man barely survives a lynching, he returns as a lawman determined to bring the vigilantes to justice.
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. 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.
39. 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 »
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 »
41. Rooster Cogburn (1975)
PG | 108 min | Western
Marshal Rooster Cogburn unwillingly teams up with Eula Goodnight to track down the killers of her father.
42. 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 »
43. 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.
44. Tall Tale (1995)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their ... See full summary »
46. Big Jake (1971)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In 1909, when John Fain's gang kidnaps Big Jake McCandles' grandson and hold him for ransom, Big Jake sets out to rescue the boy.
47. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History, Western
The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the US Government's subjugation of his people.
48. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
M | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.
49. The Unforgiven (1960)
Approved | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Western
The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiawa tribe.
50. Tom Horn (1980)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the ... See full summary »