John Ford's Westerns

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1. Straight Shooting (1917)

Passed | 57 min | Western

Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Duke R. Lee, George Berrell, Molly Malone

Votes: 322

3. Bucking Broadway (1917)

53 min | Western

A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Molly Malone, L.M. Wells, Vester Pegg

Votes: 418

4. The Secret Man (1917)

50 min | Western

Convict Cheyenne Harry escapes from prison in a garbage truck and boards a train, where he eludes capture with the help of passenger Henry Beaufort.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Edythe Sterling, J. Morris Foster, Elizabeth Janes

Votes: 31

5. Hell Bent (1918)

50 min | Western

A cowboy must save his girlfriend from captivity and then cross the desert on foot with a single waterhole on the way.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Duke R. Lee, Neva Gerber, Vester Pegg

Votes: 75

6. The Scarlet Drop (1918)

50 min | Drama, Western

A man declined admission to fight in the American Civil War joins a gang of marauders and winds up as a fugitive.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Molly Malone, Vester Pegg, Betty Schade

Votes: 26

7. The Last Outlaw (1919)

30 min | Short, Western

A grizzled hero is revisiting the town of his youthful exploits.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Edgar Jones, Lucille Hutton, Richard Cummings, Jack Walters

Votes: 23

8. A Gun Fightin' Gentleman (1919)

Passed | 50 min | Comedy, Crime, Western

"Cheyenne Harry", owner of the biggest cattle ranch in his corner of the west, is having trouble with John Merritt, a land-grabbing Chicago meat-packer. By some artifice of shrewd legal aid... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, J. Barney Sherry, Kathleen O'Connor, Harry von Meter

Votes: 36

10. By Indian Post (1919)

20 min | Short, Western

Jode McWilliams, the foreman of Circle O, is in love with Peg, the daughter of Pa Owens, the owner of the ranch. The trouble is that daddy won't allow! Which does not stop Jode from wanting... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Pete Morrison, Duke R. Lee, Magda Lane, Edward Burns

Votes: 92

11. The Gun Packer (1919)

20 min | Western, Short

With the help of a reformed gunman (and a gang of outlaws), the sheepmen aim to win their water rights from the cattle barons of Rimrock Valley.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Ed Jones, Pete Morrison, Magda Lane, Jack Woods

Votes: 14

12. Rustlers (1919)

20 min | Short, Western

A government ranger infiltrates a rustler gang so effectively, that Nell must save him from a lynch mob.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Pete Morrison, Helen Gibson, Jack Woods, Hoot Gibson

Votes: 16

13. Just Pals (1920)

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

Small-town tramp befriends runaway boy.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson, Georgie Stone, Duke R. Lee

Votes: 296

15. The Iron Horse (1924)

Passed | 150 min | History, Romance, Western

After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick

Votes: 1,724 | Gross: $0.94M

16. 3 Bad Men (1926)

Unrated | 122 min | Romance, Western

Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen, Tom Santschi

Votes: 892

17. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutionary War begins.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins

Votes: 5,065 | Gross: $1.00M

18. Stagecoach (1939)

Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, 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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine

Votes: 38,001

19. My Darling Clementine (1946)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Western

The Earps battle the Clantons at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs

Votes: 19,377

20. 3 Godfathers (1948)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Western

Three outlaws on the run find a dying woman in the desert who gives birth to a baby. The mother entrusts the care of the child to the three men.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond

Votes: 7,478

21. Fort Apache (1948)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, 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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz

Votes: 14,826

22. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

Passed | 104 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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

Votes: 14,210

23. 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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond

Votes: 3,707

24. Rio Grande (1950)

Passed | 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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson, Claude Jarman Jr.

Votes: 12,637

25. The Searchers (1956)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

94 Metascore

An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Votes: 72,971

26. The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War

In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Votes: 8,410

27. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Colter Craven Story (1960)

TV-PG | 53 min | Western

Dr. Craven feels he can't perform surgery any longer. When he joins the wagon train and his services are desperately needed, he realizes he may be wrong after Major Adams gives him a history lesson.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson

Votes: 70

28. Sergeant Rutledge (1960)

Approved | 111 min | Crime, Western

Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers, Billie Burke

Votes: 3,503

29. Two Rode Together (1961)

Not Rated | 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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Widmark, Shirley Jones, Linda Cristal

Votes: 4,723

30. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, Western

94 Metascore

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 62,566

31. How the West Was Won (1962)

G | 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.

Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 16,892 | Gross: $46.50M

32. Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

PG | 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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, Sal Mineo

Votes: 4,544

33. 7 Women (1966)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

In China in 1935, seven dedicated missionary women try to protect themselves from the advances of a barbaric Mongolian warlord and his cut-throat gang of warriors.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson

Votes: 1,832



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