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1. Lone Star Raiders (1940)

Approved | 57 min | Western

8.2
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Dust storms and drought make herding horses a tough job for the boys. When the new owner of the ranch, Lydia Phelps, shows up, the ranch is in dire financial straits. The Martin Ranch has ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, June Johnson

Votes: 12

2. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Passed | 129 min | Drama, History

8.1
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95 Metascore

A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 77,898 | Gross: $0.06M

3. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Votes: 20,872

4. The Whirlwind (1933)

Passed | 62 min | Western

7.9
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After years of wandering, Tim returns to Sagebrush where he is suspected of murder and the conflict between him and Sheriff Hurley is reignited. After Tim beats Hurley in a wrestling match ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Alice Dahl, Pat O'Malley, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 7

5. The Cherokee Flash (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Western

7.8
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Lawyer Butler, wanting Jeff Carson's ranch, has the Sheriff and his gang frame the bank holdup on him. Then they kill a witness that could free Carson and blame the murder on his son Sunset... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Sunset Carson, Linda Stirling, Tom London, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 17

6. Way Out West (1937)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Family, Western

7.7
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Stanley and Ollie are enlisted to deliver the deed to a goldmine in a small village, only for it to be stolen.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sharon Lynn, James Finlayson

Votes: 6,463

7. Santa Fe Saddlemates (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Western

7.6
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Governor Price sends Sunset Carson to investigate a smuggling ring which is baffling the Border Patrol. Newspaper woman Ann Morton is working incognito in the saloon waiting for a break on ... See full summary »

Directors: Thomas Carr, Yakima Canutt | Stars: Sunset Carson, Linda Stirling, Olin Howland, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 41

8. Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before.

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Fay Bainter, Carolyn Lee, Hugh Herbert, Barbara Jo Allen

Votes: 15

9. All the King's Men (1949)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

Votes: 11,453

10. Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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Fields wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. He becomes his niece's guardian when... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Leon Errol, Billy Lenhart

Votes: 1,871

11. San Francisco (1936)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt

Votes: 4,370

12. The Bank Dick (1940)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy

7.3
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Henpecked Egbert Sousè has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio

Votes: 5,940

13. The Blocked Trail (1943)

Approved | 55 min | Western

7.3
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Everyone is looking for a three foot high horse called Brilliant that can lead them to a gold mine. It's owner has been killed and the Three Mesquiteers have been mistakenly arrested for the murder.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Jimmie Dodd, Helen Deverell

Votes: 62

14. The Gentleman from Texas (1946)

Passed | 55 min | Biography, Music, Western

7.3
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Wells Fargo sends Johnny Macklin (Johnny Mack Brown) to Rimrock to investigate stage hold-ups and general lawlessness which, according to local agent Tom Jamison (Steve Clark) is caused by ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Claudia Drake, Raymond Hatton, Reno Browne

Votes: 11

15. So You Want to Play the Horses (1946)

Approved | 11 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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Comedic Warmer Bros short film featuring George O'Hanlon as Joe McDoakes. In this outing, Joe just loves playing the horses and shows what you can do to improve your odds of winning. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Art Gilmore, Monte Blue, Leonard Bremen

Votes: 62

16. You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

7.2
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Larson E. Whipsnade runs a seedy circus which is perpetually in debt. His performers give him nothing but trouble, especially Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Meanwhile, Whipsnade's son ... See full summary »

Directors: George Marshall, Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

Votes: 1,390

17. The Vanishing Legion (1931)

220 min | Action, Western, Adventure

7.1
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A mysterious master criminal known as The Voice plots with his gang to sabotage the Milesburg Oil Company, but the rightful heir has a secret army of her own to protect her rights.

Directors: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Harry Carey, Edwina Booth, Rex the Wonder Horse, William Desmond

Votes: 47

18. Headin' North (1930)

Passed | 60 min | Western

7.1
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Having helped his father escape the law, Jim Curtis heads north with the Marshal chasing him. He and his pal Snicker elude the Marshall by changing clothes with two actors. Now forced to do... See full summary »

Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Bob Steele, Barbara Luddy, Perry Murdock, Walter Shumway

Votes: 9

19. Wild West Days (1937)

Approved | 268 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.1
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Retired lawman Kentucky Wade and his three buddies, Mike Morales, "Dude" Hanford and "Trigger" Benton come to Brimstone and help their friends Larry Munro and his sister, Lucy , in their ... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, George Shelley, Lynn Gilbert, Frank Yaconelli

Votes: 19

20. Partners of the Trail (1944)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.1
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Kate Hilton, returning to her ranch in Springfield via stagecoach after learning of the murder of her father, meets U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie. The stage is held up and robbed of the... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Craig Woods, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 18

21. 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: 2,284

22. Lost in a Harem (1944)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

7.0
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Two bumbling magicians help a Middle Eastern prince regain his rightful throne from his despotic uncle.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marilyn Maxwell, John Conte

Votes: 997

23. Poppy (1936)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy

7.0
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Carny con artist and snake-oil salesman Eustace McGargle tries to stay one step ahead of the sheriff but is completely devoted to his beloved daughter Poppy.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: W.C. Fields, Rochelle Hudson, Richard Cromwell, Catherine Doucet

Votes: 554

24. Rancho Grande (1940)

Passed | 68 min | Western

7.0
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Kay and her eastern clan go out West to run the ranch left her by her grandfather. Badguys are out to ruin the ranch's irrigation system, so Autry lends a hand.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Mary Lee

Votes: 52

25. Colorado Pioneers (1945)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.0
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In Chicago, Red catches the crook Bull and his two young accomplices. Hoping to reform the boys, he brings them back to the ranch. But upon returning he finds that part of the ranch has been burned and all the hands are quitting.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 26

26. Lust for Gold (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Western

6.9
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Fortune seeker Barry Storm stumbles onto some clues that may lead him to the fabulous Lost Dutchman Mine, but others have tried and been murdered.

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, George Marshall | Stars: Ida Lupino, Glenn Ford, Gig Young, William Prince

Votes: 873

27. Streets of Laredo (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Western

6.8
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An outlaw separates from his two partners in crime when they join the Texas Rangers, and he continues to commit daring robberies.

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: William Holden, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman, William Bendix

Votes: 480

28. And the Angels Sing (1944)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.8
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The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Fred MacMurray, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn

Votes: 117

29. Colt Comrades (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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While oil drilling, Hoppy and California discover an underground well - a potential threat to Jebb Hardin's monopoly on water in the region.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Teddi Sherman

Votes: 113

30. Public Hero Number 1 (1935)

Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A G-man goes undercover to infiltrate a gang, helping the group's leader escape from prison to gain his trust.

Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, Chester Morris, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 355

31. Puddin' Head (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Harold l. Montgomery, the scatterbrain vice-president of the United Broadcasing System, is dismayed when he learns that one-foot of the ground on which the station's imposing new structure ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Judy Canova, Francis Lederer, Raymond Walburn, Slim Summerville

Votes: 27

32. The Oregon Trail (1939)

Passed | 320 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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Wagon trains are not making it to Oregon and Jeff Scott has been sent to investigate. Morgan, the representitive of an eastern syndicate, controls the fur trade and does not want the area ... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Louise Stanley, Fuzzy Knight, Bill Cody Jr.

Votes: 33

33. Sunset in El Dorado (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Music, Western

6.7
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The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

Votes: 67

34. Outlaws of Stampede Pass (1943)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Western

6.7
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Tom Evans (Jon Dawson), nephew of U.S. Marshal Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton), has just trailed his cattle to Yucca City, where he intends to sell to Ben Crowley (Harry Woods), owner of ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Ellen Hall, John Dawson

Votes: 17

35. She (1935)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality... See full summary »

Directors: Lansing C. Holden, Irving Pichel | Stars: Helen Gahagan, Randolph Scott, Helen Mack, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 1,220

36. None But the Lonely Heart (1944)

Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they are both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet.

Director: Clifford Odets | Stars: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald, June Duprez

Votes: 1,946

37. Cheyenne (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Romance, Western

6.6
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Wells Fargo stages are being robbed by 'The Poet' and no one can find out who he is. Wylie is a gambler who is found by the sheriff and gives him the option of going back to a questionable ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Jane Wyman, Janis Paige, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 385

38. 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

39. The Desperadoes (1943)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A wanted outlaw arrives in town to rob a bank that has already been held up! His past and his friendship with the sheriff land them both in trouble.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes

Votes: 958

40. Merton of the Movies (1947)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A Kansas bumpkin goes to Hollywood to become a movie star and gets a job burlesquing his favorite actor - only he thinks the role is serious.

Director: Robert Alton | Stars: Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien, Gloria Grahame, Leon Ames

Votes: 299

41. Long Pants (1927)

60 min | Comedy

6.5
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Harry Shelby has been kept in knee pants for years by his overprotective parents, but the day finally comes when Harry is given his first pair of long pants. Almost immediately, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 370

42. Law of the Saddle (1943)

Approved | 59 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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Kinney's racket is to get elected Sheriff, let his outlaw gang clean up, and then move on to another town. The Lone Rider Rocky Cameron is called in and he is able to catch up with Kinney. ... See full summary »

Director: Melville De Lay | Stars: Robert Livingston, Al St. John, Betty Miles, Lane Chandler

Votes: 8

43. Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)

Approved | 91 min | Musical, Romance, Western

6.4
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Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley

Votes: 1,062

44. The Sea of Grass (1947)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western

6.4
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On America's frontier, a St. Louis woman marries a New Mexico cattleman who is seen as a tyrant by the locals.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 1,609

45. The Mighty McGurk (1947)

Approved | 85 min | Drama

6.4
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"Slag" McGurk, a former boxing champ living on memories of glories past, spends his days and nights as a bouncer/braggert/boozer at Glenson's saloon. But when "Slag" stumbles upon a young ... See full summary »

Director: John Waters | Stars: Wallace Beery, Dean Stockwell, Edward Arnold, Aline MacMahon

Votes: 133

46. 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: 109

47. The Valiant Hombre (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.4
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The Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Leo Carrillo) find a dog, Daisy (played by Daisy), grieving for its lost master. Cisco senses a plot when he later learns that the missing man, ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, John Litel, Barbara Billingsley

Votes: 7

48. The Nevadan (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.3
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A mysterious stranger crosses paths with an outlaw bank robber and a greedy rancher.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Forrest Tucker, Frank Faylen

Votes: 601

49. Green Light (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A brilliant young surgeon takes the blame for a colleague when a botched surgery causes a patient's death and buries himself at a wilderness research facility.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Errol Flynn, Anita Louise, Margaret Lindsay, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 398

50. 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



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