Most Voted Titles With Cliff Lyons
1. Ben-Hur (1959)
G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Votes: 175,990 | Gross: $70.00M
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.
Votes: 15,237 | Gross: $12.15M
5. Fort Apache (1948)
Approved | 128 min | Western
At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.
6. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Unrated | 103 min | Western
Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
7. The Alamo (1960)
Unrated | 167 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1836, a small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.
Votes: 11,650 | Gross: $7.91M
8. Rio Grande (1950)
Approved | 105 min | Romance, Western
A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many years.
9. The Green Berets (1968)
G | 142 min | Drama, War
Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.
10. 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.
11. Big Jake (1971)
GP | 110 min | Western
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: 8,647 | Gross: $7.50M
13. The Horse Soldiers (1959)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War
A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply center. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him and the ... See full summary »
16. The War Wagon (1967)
Unrated | 96 min | Western
The story of a man who was shot, robbed and imprisoned who returns to steal a large gold shipment from the man who wronged him. The gold is transported in an armored stage coach, the War Wagon.
Votes: 6,960 | Gross: $6.00M
18. 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.
19. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
Not Rated | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned.
Votes: 6,353 | Gross: $9.00M
20. Donovan's Reef (1963)
Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.
21. Bend of the River (1952)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
22. Major Dundee (1965)
Approved | 123 min | Adventure, War, Western
In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the US, a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries and scouts.
Votes: 5,700 | Gross: $0.01M
23. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
Approved | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A highly fictionalized account 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 Horn in 1876. He has little ... See full summary »
24. Two Rode Together (1961)
Approved | 109 min | Western
A corrupt marshal is pressured by his army friend into negotiating the release of white captives of the Comanches, but finds that their reintegration into society has its consequences.
26. Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
Not Rated | 154 min | Drama, History, Western
The Cheyenne, tired of broken U.S. government promises, head for their ancestral lands but a sympathetic cavalry officer is tasked to bring them back to their reservation.
28. Seven Men from Now (1956)
Approved | 78 min | Action, 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.
29. Wagon Master (1950)
Approved | 86 min | Adventure, Western
Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.
30. Jesse James (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.
31. Sergeant Rutledge (1960)
Approved | 111 min | Western, Crime
Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.
33. Taras Bulba (1962)
Approved | 122 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A "Romeo and Juliet" story that takes place in the late 16c. Ukraine. Taras has settled into comfortable farm life after years of adventures and swashbuckling with his cossack companions. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,865 | Gross: $4.00M
34. The Conqueror (1956)
Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History
Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.
Votes: 2,609 | Gross: $4.50M
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 »
36. The Long Ships (1964)
126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A vagabond Viking adventurer and a Moor both compete to find "The Mother of All Voices," a legendary golden bell near the Pillars of Hercules.
37. Dark Command (1940)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Western
In Kansas, during the Civil War opposing pro-Union and pro-Confederate camps clash and visiting Texan Bob Seton runs afoul of William Cantrell's Raiders.
38. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
39. In Old Chicago (1937)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Drama, Musical
The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.
40. 7 Women (1966)
87 min | Drama
Legendary director John Ford's final film involving seven dedicated missionary women in China circa 1935 trying to protect themselves from the advances of a Mongolian barbaric warlord and his cut-throat gang of warriors.
41. Genghis Khan (1965)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the 13th century the shy Mongol boy Temujin becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia, Europe and the Middle-East.
Votes: 1,566 | Gross: $0.00M
42. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.
44. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
135 min | Drama, Romance, Western
An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.
46. The Sun Shines Bright (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ... See full summary »
47. The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama
In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.
48. The Rains of Ranchipur (1955)
Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Despite marital problems, English Lord Albert Esketh and his rich American socialite wife Lady Edwina Esketh travel to India to buy a prize horse from the ruler of Ranchipur.
49. In Old Oklahoma (1943)
Passed | 102 min | Romance, Western
In 1906, on Oklahoma's Indian lands, a cowboy fights for oil lease rights against a greedy oilman while a pretty schoolteacher steals both men's hearts.
51. Winds of the Wasteland (1936)
Passed | 54 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
The arrival of the telegraph put Pony Express riders like John Blair and his pal Smoky out of work. A race will decide whether they or stageline owner Drake get the government mail contract.
52. Lone Star (1952)
Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, History
Ex-President Andrew Jackson sends Texan Devereaux Burke back home on a mission to facilitate Sam Houston's drive for U.S. statehood.
54. Dante's Inferno (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »
55. When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, War
Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment.
58. The Prodigal (1955)
112 min | Drama
A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after he is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.
59. Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
A movie company is doing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp, falls asleep and dreams he's back in Baghdad as advisor to the Sultan. In a spoof of Rosevelt's New Deal, he ... See full summary »
60. When the Daltons Rode (1940)
Approved | 81 min | Western
Fictionalized story of how the Dalton brothers were wronged by a crooked development company and became outlaws when the corrupt local courts offered them no justice.
62. Marco the Magnificent (1965)
100 min | Adventure, Biography
Young Marco Polo travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
64. My Pal Trigger (1946)
Approved | 79 min | Western
Gabby refuses to breed his horse the Golden Sovereign with Roy's. When the Sovereign and Roy's horse escape, Skoville shoots the Sovereign by mistake but Roy is blamed and jailed. A year ... See full summary »
66. The Light That Failed (1939)
Passed | 99 min | Drama
Dick Heldar, a London artist, is gradually losing his sight. He struggles to complete his masterpiece, the portrait of Bessie Broke, a cockney girl, before his eyesight fails him.
68. Beau Geste (1926)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their... See full summary »
69. The Iron Sheriff (1957)
Approved | 73 min | Western
When the sheriff's son is placed on trial for murdering a stagecoach driver, the sheriff desperately searches for the real killer - and finds the trail leads back to his boy.
72. The Lawless Nineties (1936)
55 min | Western
Federal agent John Tipton heads for Wyoming to supervise the vote on whether to join the Union. One group of locals is using dynamite to terrorize the populace and a local newspaper editor is killed.
73. Three Texas Steers (1939)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Western
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the ... See full summary »
74. Song of Russia (1944)
Passed | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In June 1941, famed American symphony conductor John Meredith (Robert Taylor) is touring Soviet Russia with his manager Hank (Robert Benchley) when they go to a small rural town where famed... See full summary »
77. The Carson City Kid (1940)
Passed | 57 min | Music, Western
Roy is a bandit who is out to get the man who killed his younger brother. He learns as he rides into the town of Sonora that the man is the owner of the local saloon and gambling hall.
80. Take Me to Town (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Western
A pretty saloon entertainer escapes the marshal's custody and hides in a small town where she unexpectedly becomes surrogate mother to three motherless boys who wish to see their father re-married.
81. Hop-Along Cassidy (1935)
Approved | 60 min | Western
An evil ranch foreman tries to provoke a range war by playing two cattlemen against each other while helping a gang to rustle the cattle. Each cattleman blames the other for missing cattle.... See full summary »
82. The Young Land (1959)
Approved | 89 min | Western
An American gunslinger kills a Mexican man in California immediately after the Mexican-American war. The killer is arrested and put on trial for murder with the Hispanic population waiting to learn of American justice.
83. The Milkman (1950)
87 min | Comedy
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from ... See full summary »
84. Zorro's Black Whip (1944)
Approved | 211 min | Western
Hammond, owner of the town's stagecoach line and a leading citizen, is opposed to Idaho becoming a state, and kills Randolph Meredith, owner of the town's newspaper, for endorsing it. ... See full summary »
85. The Missouri Traveler (1958)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Family, Western
During the early 1900s, a runaway Missouri orphan reaches a town where the townsfolk are enchanted with him and where a wealthy rancher and a local newspaperman compete to give him an education.
87. A Holy Terror (1931)
53 min | Western
Eastern millionaire's son Bard finds his father murdered and flies west to see rancher Drew who may know something about it. En route he crashes his plane into Jerry's bathroom; she falls ... See full summary »
88. The Purple Monster Strikes (1945)
Approved | 201 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A Martian spacecraft crash-lands near the observatory of Cyrus Layton, designer of Earth's first spaceship. The survivor, forerunner of an invasion, can assume the form of any earthman. ... See full summary »
89. The Painted Stallion (1937)
Approved | 212 min | Western
The period is the 1820's and the first wagon train leaves Independence heading west to Santa Fe. In order to maintain his power, the ruthless Official at Santa Fe must not let them arrive ... See full summary »
92. Tombstone Canyon (1932)
62 min | Western
Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom.
94. Tumbling Tumbleweeds (1935)
Approved | 61 min | Music, Musical, Western
After a five year absence Gene returns home to find his father murdered and his boyhood pal accused of the dastardly deed.
Votes: 101 | Gross: $1.00M
98. Colt Comrades (1943)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Western
While oil drilling, Hoppy and California discover an underground well - a potential threat to Jebb Hardin's monopoly on water in the region.
99. Gun Fight (1961)
Approved | 67 min | Western
On the stagecoach to Laramie, Wayne Santley rescues singer Nora Brown from the advances of gambler Cole Fender. In Laramie, Wayne discovers his brother Brad is an outlaw, but he refuses to ... See full summary »
100. Hit the Saddle (1937)
Approved | 57 min | Romance, Western
Greedy rancher McGowan wants to have a local wild horse sanctuary closed, so he can capture and sell them while Tucson tries to break up Stony's marriage to a sexy, gold-digging saloon girl.