Most Popular "Western Hero" Titles
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1. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.
2. 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.
Votes: 501,361 | Gross: $6.10M
3. 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.
4. 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.
Votes: 39,301 | Gross: $41.40M
6. 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.
Votes: 94,956 | Gross: $119.50M
7. 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.
8. Tombstone (1993)
R | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.
Votes: 94,883 | Gross: $56.51M
9. Red River (1948)
Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.
10. 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.
Votes: 185,863 | Gross: $184.21M
11. Silverado (1985)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.
Votes: 28,146 | Gross: $33.20M
12. 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.
13. High Plains Drifter (1973)
R | 105 min | Mystery, 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.
14. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Western
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Votes: 53,285 | Gross: $39.25M
15. Wyatt Earp (1994)
PG-13 | 191 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime
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.
Votes: 35,188 | Gross: $25.05M
16. Nevada Smith (1966)
Approved | 128 min | Western
A naive half-Indian, half-white teenager evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers.
18. 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 nineteenth-century inventor-villain.
Votes: 129,277 | Gross: $113.75M
19. 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
Votes: 171,634 | Gross: $100.22M
20. McLintock! (1963)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials.
21. 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.
22. Chisum (1970)
G | 111 min | Biography, Western
Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Votes: 6,602 | Gross: $6.00M
24. El Dorado (1967)
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.
Votes: 17,534 | Gross: $6.00M
25. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Thriller, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
26. 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.
Votes: 33,160 | Gross: $14.25M
27. 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.
Votes: 82,244 | Gross: $101.63M
28. 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.
Votes: 10,367 | Gross: $6.00M
29. 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.
Votes: 16,789 | Gross: $22.41M
30. 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.
31. The Frisco Kid (1979)
PG | 119 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.
32. Stagecoach (1986 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Action, Drama, Western
Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny ... See full summary »
33. Big Jake (1971)
GP | 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.
Votes: 7,890 | Gross: $7.50M
34. Monte Walsh (2003 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 117 min | Romance, 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 »
35. Django (1966)
Unrated | 92 min | Action, Western
In the opening scene a lone man walks, behind him he drags a coffin. That man is Django. He rescues a woman from bandits and, later, arrives in a town ravaged by the same bandits. The scene... See full summary »
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
Votes: 18,765 | Gross: $0.03M
36. Winchester '73 (1950)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Western
The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.
37. The Cowboys (1972)
GP | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
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 »
Votes: 10,224 | Gross: $7.50M
38. 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.
Votes: 15,203 | Gross: $21.41M
39. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | 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
40. North to Alaska (1960)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Western
During the Alaska gold rush, prospector George sends partner Sam to Seattle to bring his fiancée but when it turns out that she married another man, Sam returns with a pretty substitute, the hostess of the Henhouse dance hall.
41. The Comancheros (1961)
Approved | 107 min | Action, Western, Adventure
Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
42. 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.
43. Lawman (1971)
R | 99 min | Western
A lawman from Bannock arrives in Sabbath to arrest all the cattlemen whose wild celebration the year before resulted in the accidental death of an old man.
44. 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 »
45. Sabata (1969)
PG-13 | 111 min | Western
Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of ... See full summary »
46. 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.
47. Wild Bill (1995)
R | 98 min | Action, Biography, Western
The early career of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickock is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Votes: 4,810 | Gross: $2.17M
48. 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.
49. Destry (1954)
Approved | 95 min | Western
In his desire to control a frontier town, ruthless town boss Decker appoints the town drunk as sheriff who, in return, hires gunfighter Destry as his deputy.
50. Rooster Cogburn (1975)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Marshal Rooster Cogburn unwillingly teams up with Eula Goodnight to track down the killers of her father.
Votes: 7,905 | Gross: $8.02M