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1. How the West Was Won (1962)

G | 164 min | Western

7.1
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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: 15,958 | Gross: $46.50M

2. Into the West (2005– )

TV-14 | 552 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans.

Stars: Joseph M. Marshall, Irene Bedard, Gil Birmingham, John Terry

Votes: 5,858

3. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History, Western

6.5
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The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the U.S. Government's subjugation of his people.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Wes Studi

Votes: 7,399 | Gross: $18.64M

4. The Charge at Feather River (1953)

Approved | 95 min | Western

6.3
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In Colorado territory, Miles Archer is asked by the cavalry at Fort Bellows to aid in rescuing two white women abducted by the Cheyenne and to provide security for the railroad construction teams.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Guy Madison, Vera Miles, Frank Lovejoy, Helen Westcott

Votes: 435

5. Winchester '73 (1950)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.7
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Votes: 14,065

6. Seminole (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Western

6.3
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A cavalry lieutenant on trial for murder recounts his efforts make peace with the Seminole Indian tribe, under an evil major.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Rock Hudson, Barbara Hale, Anthony Quinn, Richard Carlson

Votes: 751

7. Apache Uprising (1965)

Approved | 90 min | Romance, Western

5.7
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Various stage coach passengers and outlaws travelling through Indian country are forced to join forces against the Apaches.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Corinne Calvet, John Russell, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 262

8. A Distant Trumpet (1964)

Approved | 117 min | Western

6.5
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West Point graduate Lt. Hazard is posted to Fort Delivery, Arizona, where he has to deal with lax discipline, romantic complications, Apaches and his conflicting feelings toward the Indians.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Diane McBain, James Gregory

Votes: 703

9. Hondo (1953)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and young son living in the midst of warring Apaches and becomes their protector.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond, Michael Pate

Votes: 7,653

10. The Comancheros (1961)

Approved | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.9
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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.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, John Wayne | Stars: John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 6,788

11. The Legend of Custer (1968)

94 min | Western

4.4
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Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer has been reinstated and assigned to command the 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hays. The regiment has become a ragtag outfit of thieves and ruffians and ... See full summary »

Directors: Norman Foster, Sam Wanamaker | Stars: Wayne Maunder, Slim Pickens, Michael Dante, Robert F. Simon

Votes: 75

12. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Family, Western, Adventure

7.1
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Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, Hans Conried

Votes: 2,734

13. Stagecoach (1966)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.0
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On the stagecoach to Cheyenne, a mixed group of passengers must work together to survive the arduous journey and the Indian attacks.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Ann-Margret, Alex Cord, Red Buttons, Mike Connors

Votes: 1,218

14. The Last Frontier (1955)

Approved | 98 min | History, Romance, Western

6.6
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A trapper and his two partners work as scouts for a remote army fort where they witness an incompetent colonel's decision to throw his small unprepared garrison against Red Cloud's sizable Sioux force.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Victor Mature, Guy Madison, Robert Preston, James Whitmore

Votes: 1,150

15. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

Approved | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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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 »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 4,984

16. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)

Passed | 99 min | Western

6.7
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During the Civil War, a group of Confederates escapes from the Union POW camp at Fort Bravo but has to contend with the desert, the Mescalero Indians and the pursuing Union troops.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: William Holden, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe, William Demarest

Votes: 1,988 | Gross: $1.45M

17. The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Comedy, Western

6.7
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On its way to Denver, a cargo of whiskey destined for the miners, is sought after by the Temperance League, the U.S. Cavalry, the local Indians and the miners themselves.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lee Remick, Jim Hutton, Pamela Tiffin

Votes: 2,899 | Gross: $4.00M

18. The Stalking Moon (1968)

G | 109 min | Western

6.8
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A sympathetic retired army scout takes-in a white woman and her half-Apache son, not knowing that the boy's father, a murderous renegade Apache, is after them.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster, Noland Clay

Votes: 1,776

19. Sitting Bull (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Western

5.7
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A cavalry officer sympathetic to the wronged Sioux fixes a meeting between Chief Sitting Bull and President Grant but a dishonest Indian Agent and a hateful General Custer test the Sioux's patience, threatening to derail the peace-talks.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Dale Robertson, Mary Murphy, J. Carrol Naish, John Litel

Votes: 471 | Gross: $1.50M

20. They Rode West (1954)

Approved | 84 min | Western

5.9
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A young cavalry doctor treats very sick Indians against orders, whom are forced to stay on unhealthy land, which could lead to a war.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Robert Francis, Donna Reed, May Wynn, Philip Carey

Votes: 399

21. Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Western

5.5
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Davy Crockett (not the famous Alamo hero, but his nephew) guides a wagon train through hostile territory and rescues the cavalry from ambushing Indians.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: George Montgomery, Ellen Drew, Phillip Reed, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 190

22. Ambush (1950)

90 min | Western

6.5
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In 1878, Ward Kinsman, a prospector and Indian scout, has been persuaded by the US Cavalry to find Mary Carlyle, the daughter of a general, who has been taken by Apaches.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Robert Taylor, John Hodiak, Arlene Dahl, Don Taylor

Votes: 403

23. Buffalo Soldiers (1997 TV Movie)

G | 100 min | Drama, History, Western

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Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops attempts to capture an Apache ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Lamont Bentley, Tom Bower, Timothy Busfield, Gabriel Casseus

Votes: 634

24. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

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Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

Votes: 4,387 | Gross: $0.67M

25. 7th Cavalry (1956)

Approved | 75 min | Western

5.9
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An officer accused of cowardice volunteers to bring back General Custers's body after Little Big Horn.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Randolph Scott, Barbara Hale, Jay C. Flippen, Frank Faylen

Votes: 855

26. Guns for San Sebastian (1968)

Unrated | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In 1743, outlaw Leon Alastray is hunted by the Spanish army but is given sanctuary by a priest in a village terrorized by marauding Yaqui Indians.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Anjanette Comer, Charles Bronson, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 1,588

27. Mohawk (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance

5.3
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In 1700s New York, a Boston artist working in the remote Fort Alden is torn between his love for 2 women and thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American war.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Scott Brady, Rita Gam, Neville Brand, Lori Nelson

Votes: 378

28. Allegheny Uprising (1939)

Not Rated | 81 min | Adventure, History, Western

6.4
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In 1759, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Valley, local settlers and Indian fighters try to persuade the British authorities to ban the trading of alcohol and arms with the marauding Indians.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, George Sanders, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 1,304

29. Fighting Caravans (1931)

Passed | 92 min | Romance, Western

5.9
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A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.

Directors: Otto Brower, David Burton | Stars: Gary Cooper, Lili Damita, Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall

Votes: 437

30. Rio Conchos (1964)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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A former Confederate officer and a Mexican try to prevent a former Confederate colonel from selling stolen rifles to renegade Apaches in Mexico.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Anthony Franciosa, Wende Wagner

Votes: 1,287

31. Day of the Evil Gun (1968)

Approved | 95 min | Western

6.4
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A woman and two children are kidnapped by Apaches. The husband of the captured woman enlists the help of his neighbor to find the Apaches that seized his family; not knowing his neighbor has unknown reasons of his own for helping him.

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Glenn Ford, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger, John Anderson

Votes: 946

32. Apache (1954)

Not Rated | 91 min | Western

6.4
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Refusing to let himself be re-settled on a Florida reservation, Massai, an Apache warrior, escapes his captors and returns to his homeland to become a peaceful farmer.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jean Peters, John McIntire, Charles Bronson

Votes: 3,238 | Gross: $6.00M

33. The Devil's Backbone (1971)

GP | 100 min | Western

6.1
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Army deserter Capt. Viktor Kaleb is offered a pardon and reinstatement in the cavalry if he agrees to lead a special forces group in a raid against an Apache stronghold into Mexico.

Directors: Burt Kennedy, Niksa Fulgosi | Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 301

34. Fort Vengeance (1953)

Passed | 75 min | Western

6.0
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Two American brothers chased by a posse cross into Canada and join the Canadian North-West Mounted Police at the height of the Sioux-American war.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: James Craig, Rita Moreno, Keith Larsen, Reginald Denny

Votes: 111

35. Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)

PG | 86 min | Western

5.8
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When gold is found on Sioux lands, crooked men attempt to provoke the Sioux into a war with the army and the prospectors.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Richard Harris, Michael Beck, Ana De Sade, Vaughn Armstrong

Votes: 447

36. Two Flags West (1950)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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Forced by circumstances,Confederate POWs and Union soldiers join forces against Indians but old animosities resurface during their fragile alliance.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Linda Darnell, Jeff Chandler, Cornel Wilde

Votes: 515

37. War Arrow (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Romance, War, Western

5.8
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Major Howell Brady arrives in Indian Territory in hopes of recruiting peaceful, relocated Seminoles to help the army fight rampaging Kiowas.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler, John McIntire, Suzan Ball

Votes: 561 | Gross: $1.40M

38. The Canadians (1961)

85 min | Western

5.2
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When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Ryan, John Dehner, Torin Thatcher, Burt Metcalfe

Votes: 138

39. Fort Massacre (1958)

Not Rated | 80 min | Western

6.2
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A cavalry troop finds itself under constant attack by Indians.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Joel McCrea, Forrest Tucker, John Russell, Susan Cabot

Votes: 614

40. Texas Across the River (1966)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Western

6.5
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In 1845 Texas, a Louisiana belle is courted by a wanted Spanish nobleman and a Texas brawling gunrunner but her suitors' passionate duel is interrupted by the cavalry and a Comanche attack.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Dean Martin, Alain Delon, Rosemary Forsyth, Joey Bishop

Votes: 1,108

41. Warpath (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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John Vickers joins Custer's cavalry regiment seeking private revenge.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Dean Jagger, Forrest Tucker, Harry Carey Jr.

Votes: 268

42. Arrowhead (1953)

Passed | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.1
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Chief of Scouts Ed Bannon works for the US Army at Fort Clark, Texas and he dreams of aiding in bringing peace to the region, despite opposition from both the Army and the Apaches.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Palance, Katy Jurado, Brian Keith

Votes: 934

43. Buffalo Bill (1944)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Romance, Western

6.5
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The story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, legendary westerner, from his days as an army scout to his later activities as owner of a Wild West show.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 1,079

44. The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)

Approved | 91 min | Western

5.1
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A look at what happened to Custer and his troops at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Custer, an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Darren McGavin, Philip Carey, Julie Sommars

Votes: 402

45. Last of the Mohicans (1977 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.8
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During the French and Indian War in colonial America, a white scout, with two of his Indian brothers, helps a British officer escort two women through dangerous territory, with both French ... See full summary »

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Steve Forrest, Ned Romero, Andrew Prine, Don Shanks

Votes: 161

46. Tomahawk (1951)

Approved | 82 min | History, Romance, Western

6.3
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In 1866 Wyoming, a frontier scout tries to prevent a war between the Sioux and the U.S. when the Army builds a road and a fort on territory previously ceded to the Sioux by treaty.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, Preston Foster

Votes: 535

47. The Last Outpost (1951)

Passed | 89 min | Western

5.9
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Despite their fighting on opposite sides during the Civil War, brothers Vance and Jeb Britton have to set their differences aside in order to survive an Indian attack.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming, Bruce Bennett, Bill Williams

Votes: 324

48. Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)

Approved | 87 min | Romance, Western

4.9
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A Confederate spy takes the sheriff job in a lawless Union town where people are hostile to him and where a crooked saloon owner peddles rifles to the renegade Indians.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Howard Keel, Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, Marilyn Maxwell

Votes: 202

49. Kit Carson (1940)

Passed | 97 min | Biography, Romance, Western

6.3
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Indian fighter, trapper and frontier scout Kit Carson leads a wagon train of settlers from Fort Bridger, along the Oregon Trail through Shoshone territory, to California which plans to secede from Mexico.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Jon Hall, Lynn Bari, Dana Andrews, Harold Huber

Votes: 314

50. Oregon Passage (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Western

5.8
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An army officer tries to help the Indians placed in his charge, but finds himself interfering with their way of life.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: John Ericson, Lola Albright, Toni Gerry, Edward Platt

Votes: 62