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1. North of the Rio Grande (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Western

6.9
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Hoppy's brother has been murdered and he is on the trail of the murderers. To get them he makes himself seem to be a wanted man.

Director: Nate Watt | Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 96

2. Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 347

3. The North Star (1943)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi invasion of June 1941.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan

Votes: 999

4. In Old California (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.4
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During the California Gold Rush, Boston pharmacist Tom Craig sets up shop in Sacramento where he clashes with local town crook Britt Dawson.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: John Wayne, Binnie Barnes, Albert Dekker, Helen Parrish

Votes: 940

5. My Little Chickadee (1940)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Western

7.0
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Rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, Flower Belle Lee is run out of Little Bend. On the train she meets con man Cuthbert J. Twillie and pretends to marry him for "... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran

Votes: 2,286

6. Three Faces West (1940)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town, John Phillips leads the ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Wayne, Sigrid Gurie, Charles Coburn, Spencer Charters

Votes: 596

7. Rough Riders' Round-up (1939)

Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Music, Western

5.6
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Now that the Spanish-American war is over, Roy and other Rough Riders become border patrolmen. Their goal is to stop outlaws who are stealing gold from stage coaches and express offices.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Lynne Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 155

8. New Frontier (1939)

Approved | 57 min | Western

5.8
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The Three Mesquiteers convince a group of settlers to exchange their present property for some which, unbeknownst to our good guys, is going to be worthless. They are captured before they can warn the ranchers.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Raymond Hatton, Jennifer Jones

Votes: 339

9. Stagecoach War (1940)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Music, Romance

6.8
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Hoppy is busy chasing stagecoach bandits who sing as they rob.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Julie Carter, Harvey Stephens

Votes: 86

10. Border Patrol (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Western

6.5
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When three Texas Rangers try to investigate kidnapped Mexicans being used as forced labor in the mines of Silver Bullet, they are framed for murder by the town's corrupt sheriff.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Russell Simpson

Votes: 179

11. Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die (1942)

Approved | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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Wyatt Earp cleans up Tombstone and faces the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Richard Dix, Kent Taylor, Edgar Buchanan, Frances Gifford

Votes: 54

12. Adventures of Red Ryder (1940)

Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Mesquite banker Calvin Drake plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition of right-of-way by gaining control of the land in the territory. In the ensuing war of intimidation ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Noah Beery, Tommy Cook, Maude Allen

Votes: 85

13. Belle of the Yukon (1944)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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In the Yukon mining town of Malemute, saloon owner John Calhoun and an assortment of shady characters are after the bags of gold dust the miners deposit in the new bank managed by Calhoun himself.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gypsy Rose Lee, Dinah Shore, Bob Burns

Votes: 292

14. Man of Conquest (1939)

Passed | 105 min | Biography, History, Romance

6.4
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The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Edward Ellis, Joan Fontaine

Votes: 110

15. The Sea Ghost (1931)

Unrated | 62 min | Action, Drama, War

5.7
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A crooked lawyer trying to cheat a young girl out of her inheritance tries to convince a sea captain to help him.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Alan Hale, Laura La Plante, Clarence Wilson, Peter Erkelenz

Votes: 55

16. The Night Riders (1939)

Passed | 56 min | History, Western

6.0
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Talbot uses a phony land grant to rule thirteen million acres, taxing everyone heavily and evicting those who won't pay. The Three Mesquiteers becomes mysterious "night riders" to fight ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Doreen McKay

Votes: 255

17. Leather Burners (1943)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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As rustled cattle have mysteriously disappeared, Johnny sends for his friend Hoppy, Hoppy arrives and immediately suspects Dan Slack. Realizing his telegram about Slack was intercepted, he ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Victor Jory

Votes: 102

18. Rustlers' Valley (1937)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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Hoppy clears Lucky on a charge of bank robbery and foils the plot of a crooked lawyer to rustle a herd of pedigree cattle and take over the valley.

Director: Nate Watt | Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 106

19. The Woman of the Town (1943)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.2
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Bat Masterson's girl tries to get him to give up gunfighting and become a respectable journalist, but Bat has other problems - his rival is in town gunning for him.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Claire Trevor, Albert Dekker, Barry Sullivan, Henry Hull

Votes: 104

20. Hopalong Cassidy Returns (1936)

Passed | 74 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A crusading newspaper editor recruits his old friend Hoppy to take the job of marshal in a town rife with vice and murder directed at helpless miners.

Director: Nate Watt | Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Gail Sheridan, Evelyn Brent

Votes: 141

21. Dick Tracy's G-Men (1939)

Passed | 302 min | Action, Mystery, Crime

7.0
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A mad doctor named Zanoff uses a drug to bring himself back from the dead after his execution in prison. Dick Tracy sets out to capture Zanoff before he can put his criminal gang back together again.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Irving Pichel, Ted Pearson, Jennifer Jones

Votes: 266

22. Three Men from Texas (1940)

Approved | 76 min | Western

7.1
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Hoppy and new sidekick California Carlson head to California to help out Lucky Jenkins.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 121

23. Daredevils of the Red Circle (1939)

Approved | 211 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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Using a diabolical disguise, Harry Crowel embarks on a vengeful career of destruction...opposed by three heroic daredevils.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Charles Quigley, Bruce Bennett, David Sharpe, Carole Landis

Votes: 163

24. Buckskin Frontier (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Western

6.1
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A railroad man and the owner of a freight line battle for control of a crucial mountain pass.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Richard Dix, Jane Wyatt, Albert Dekker, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 114

25. Overland Mail (1942)

Approved | 279 min | Adventure, Western

6.7
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Two investigators for a stagecoach company are assigned to find out why the company's stages keep being ambushed. They discover that the culprits are white men disguised as Indians, and they set out to discover who is behind the plot.

Directors: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Helen Parrish, Noah Beery Jr., Don Terry

Votes: 35

26. Mystery Man (1944)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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Hoppy's ranch is threatened by rustlers. Hoppy and the gang oblige as usual.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Don Costello

Votes: 69

27. Hell's Heroes (1929)

Unrated | 68 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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When four men rob a bank, one is killed and the other three escape into the desert where they lose their horses in a storm. Finding a woman who gives birth, they are made godfathers only to... See full summary »

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charles Bickford, Raymond Hatton, Fred Kohler, Fritzi Ridgeway

Votes: 405

28. The Arizona Kid (1939)

Passed | 61 min | Music, War, Western

6.3
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Roy is a Confederate officer stationed in Missouri during the Civil War. He must put an end to outlaw gangs working under the pretense of service to the Confederacy.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally March, Stuart Hamblen

Votes: 146

29. Forbidden Trails (1941)

Approved | 54 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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When two outlaws are released from prison, they travel to Arizona to "take care of" the newly retired Marshal that put them behind bars.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 77

30. Lumberjack (1944)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 91

31. Shine on Harvest Moon (1938)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.5
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The one time partnership between two men has turned into a full fledged range war. Roy is the son of one of the former partners, the heroine is daughter to the other. The film featured and ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Lynne Roberts, Myrtle Wiseman, Scotty Wiseman

Votes: 52

32. Dangerous Venture (1947)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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Sue Harmon gets Hoppy and his friends to join their expedition looking for Indian artifacts. Expedition leader Atwood makes a deal with nearby cattle rustler Morgan to loot the Indian ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Fritz Leiber

Votes: 86

33. Silver Queen (1942)

80 min | Western

6.0
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A well-known and confident young woman from the Barbary Coast decides to give up her chance at love in order to succeed in card games.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: George Brent, Priscilla Lane, Bruce Cabot, Lynne Overman

Votes: 109

34. In Old Colorado (1941)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.9
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Joe Weller has instigated a conflict over water rights between two ranchers. The idea is to have the ranchers do each other in then move in and take over. Hoppy and the good guys won't let this happen.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 92

35. Melody Ranch (1940)

Passed | 84 min | Music, Romance, Western

6.3
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His Arizona hometown of Torpedo invites Gene back to be the honorary sheriff of the Frontier Days Celebration.

Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Gene Autry, Jimmy Durante, Ann Miller, Barton MacLane

Votes: 176

36. Wagons Westward (1940)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Republic, in pre-production trade announcements, had John Wayne slated as the star of this film but cooler heads, once the script was read, realized that Wayne wasn't exactly the dual-role,... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Anita Louise, Buck Jones, Ona Munson

Votes: 17

37. Lost Canyon (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Western

7.1
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Johnny is accused of robbing and bank and runs off into the hills. Hoppy tries to prove his innocence and get the real bad guys.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Lola Lane

Votes: 63

38. Frontier Scout (1938)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.4
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After fighting in the Civil War, Wild Bill Hickok and Whiney head west to investigate missing cattle herds. There they meet their war buddy Norris who is now in the cattle business. When he... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Houston, Al St. John, Beth Marion, Stephen Chase

Votes: 45

39. In Old Caliente (1939)

Passed | 57 min | Comedy, Music, Western

5.8
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Americans come west to California in the hope of peaceful settlement.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Lynne Roberts, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Jack La Rue

Votes: 143

40. Deadwood Pass (1933)

62 min | Western

5.2
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The Hawk has broken out of prison and the Sheriff and Sorrenson have a plan to have Whitlock pose as the Hawk, infiltrate the gang, and recover the stolen bonds. All goes well until The Chief who knows the real Hawk arrives.

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Tom Tyler, Hal Taliaferro, Lafe McKee, Alice Dahl

Votes: 26

41. Marked Trails (1944)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Following completion of the "Trail Blazers" series, Bob Steele and Hoot Gibson were paired in three other Monogram westerns, with the only connection to the "Trail Blazers" series being ... See full summary »

Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Veda Ann Borg, Ralph Lewis

Votes: 33

42. Silver on the Sage (1939)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.3
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Hoppy goes undercover as a gambler from the East when Bar 20 cattle are stolen by unknown rustlers. Brennan/Talbot are twin brothers (one a casino owner, the other a rancher) and Hoppy ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Ruth Rogers

Votes: 81

43. The Falcon Out West (1944)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim died from rattlesnake venom, the trail leads to Texas, his own ... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Tom Conway, Carole Gallagher, Barbara Hale, Joan Barclay

Votes: 410

44. The Fourth Horseman (1932)

57 min | Western

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Learning that Molly O'Rourke owns the entire town of Stillwell but the back taxes have not been paid, Ben Jones takes over. When Molly arrives and learns of the tax situation, Tom rides off... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Tom Mix, Margaret Lindsay, Fred Kohler, Donald Kirke

45. The Dalton Gang (1949)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Western

5.2
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Deputy Marshall Larry West goes undercover to find out who has been terrorizing the territory, Navajos or the Dalton Gang.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Robert Lowery, James Millican, Greg McClure

Votes: 30

46. Sin Town (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.7
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Two con artists arrive in a western boom town that they think is ripe for the pickings, only to get swindled themselves.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Constance Bennett, Broderick Crawford, Patric Knowles, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 23

47. Back in the Saddle (1941)

Not Rated | 73 min | Western

6.3
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After Gene discovers copper on his ranch, Bennett tries to get control of the fortune by framing him in a jail-break.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Mary Lee, Edward Norris

Votes: 122

48. Secret of the Wastelands (1941)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.1
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The usual gang of bad guys is out to grab up all the available ranch land. This time their object is land belonging to Chinese. As an aside, Hoppy leads some archaeologists through parts of California.

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Brad King, Soo Yong

Votes: 79

49. Hands Across the Border (1944)

Passed | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Ruth Terry, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Votes: 73

50. Mojave Firebrand (1944)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In 1877, the mule of prospector Hayes knocks over a rock filled with Silver. With the rich strike, Hayes want to build a peaceful town, but with the mines comes outlaws and Epitaph is soon ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Anne Jeffreys, LeRoy Mason

Votes: 29



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