Feature Film/TV Episode/Video/TV Movie/TV Special/TV Mini-Series/Documentary/Video Game/Short Film, with John Ford, Harry Tenbrook (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Passed | 129 min | Drama, History

8.1
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96 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: 89,422 | Gross: $0.06M

2. Stagecoach (1939)

Passed | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.9
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93 Metascore

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: 46,136

3. The Quiet Man (1952)

Passed | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he falls for a spirited redhead whose brother is contemptuous of their union.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond

Votes: 36,605 | Gross: $10.55M

4. How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, Family

7.7
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88 Metascore

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Votes: 22,815

5. Mister Roberts (1955)

Not Rated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.7
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72 Metascore

In the waning days of World War II, the United States Navy cargo ship Reluctant and her crew are stationed in the "backwater" areas of the Pacific Ocean. Trouble ensues when the crew members are granted liberty.

Directors: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan | Stars: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 16,080 | Gross: $21.20M

6. They Were Expendable (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, War

7.2
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86 Metascore

A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.

Directors: John Ford, Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt

Votes: 7,928

7. Fort Apache (1948)

Passed | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.5
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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: 17,200

8. 3 Godfathers (1948)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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82 Metascore

Three outlaws on the run risk their freedom and their lives to return a newborn to civilization.

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

Votes: 8,964

9. The Long Gray Line (1955)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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In 1898, Irish immigrant Martin Maher is hired as a civilian employee at West Point where, during a 50-year career, he rises to the rank of NCO and instructor.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,771

10. Pinky (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.2
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A light-skinned black woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.

Directors: Elia Kazan, John Ford | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan

Votes: 2,940 | Gross: $4.20M

11. The Long Voyage Home (1940)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War

7.0
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A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Ward Bond

Votes: 4,148

12. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

Passed | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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91 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 7,848

13. The Last Hurrah (1958)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as mayor of a U.S. town for the last time.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

Votes: 3,461

14. The Informer (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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65 Metascore

In 1922, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame

Votes: 6,179

15. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

Votes: 2,479

16. What Price Glory (1952)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.2
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The wartime romantic misadventures of Captain Flagg, commander of a company of US Marines in 1918 France.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Cagney, Corinne Calvet, Dan Dailey, William Demarest

Votes: 1,232

17. Wee Willie Winkie (1937)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Family

7.0
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Priscilla Williams, a young girl living with her widowed mother and paternal grandfather at the post he commands in northern India, becomes enamored of military life and embroiled in brewing rebellion against the crown in the early 1900's.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, C. Aubrey Smith, June Lang

Votes: 1,631

18. The Whole Town's Talking (1935)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A meek milquetoast of a clerk's mistaken for public enemy N° 1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation

Director: John Ford | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan

Votes: 2,617

19. Judge Priest (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Judge Priest, a proud Confederate veteran, uses common sense and considerable humanity to dispense justice in a small town in the Post-Bellum Kentucky.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Will Rogers, Tom Brown, Anita Louise, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 2,121

20. When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, War

6.4
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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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Dan Dailey, Corinne Calvet, Colleen Townsend, William Demarest

Votes: 727

21. Men Without Women (1930)

Passed | 77 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Navy divers clear the torpedo tube of a sunken submarine.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Kenneth MacKenna, Frank Albertson, J. Farrell MacDonald, Warren Hymer

Votes: 277

22. Four Sons (1928)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Hall, Margaret Mann, Charles Morton, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Votes: 709

23. Submarine Patrol (1938)

Passed | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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A naval officer is demoted for negligence and put in command of a run-down submarine chaser and with a motley crew.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Richard Greene, Nancy Kelly, Preston Foster, George Bancroft

Votes: 224

24. Pilgrimage (1933)

Passed | 96 min | Drama

7.3
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A possessive mother pushes her son into World War I service rather than see him get married.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henrietta Crosman, Heather Angel, Norman Foster, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 612

25. The Plough and the Stars (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

5.2
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A husband clashes with his wife over his membership to the Irish citizen army.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Barry Fitzgerald, Denis O'Dea

Votes: 548

26. The World Moves On (1934)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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Richard Girard is part of a New Orleans family working closely with the English Warburtons. When Richard meets Mary Warburton she is engaged to Erik von Gerardt. He does wed Mary but their time in America is financially difficult.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Franchot Tone, Reginald Denny, Sig Ruman

Votes: 367

27. Salute (1929)

Passed | 84 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.3
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West Point Cadet John and Annapolis Midshipman Frank focus their fraternal rivalry on the big Army-Navy football game.

Directors: David Butler, John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Helen Chandler, William Janney, Stepin Fetchit

Votes: 199

28. Born Reckless (1930)

Passed | 82 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.4
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Hoping to use the publicity to get re-elected, a judge sentences a notorious gangster to fight in the war.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Catherine Dale Owen, William Harrigan, Marguerite Churchill

Votes: 382

29. Air Mail (1932)

Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A group of air mail pilots risk their lives to deliver important mail through bad weather conditions.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Ralph Bellamy, Gloria Stuart, Slim Summerville

Votes: 439

30. Seas Beneath (1931)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama, War

5.8
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In the waning days of WWI, a U.S. "Mystery Ship," sets sail for the coast of Spain towing a submarine. Their mission is to find and sink a U-boat that has been especially effective in ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Marion Lessing, Mona Maris, Walter C. Kelly

Votes: 345

31. The Blue Eagle (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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George and Big Jim are comrades in the Navy but rivals outside it, both fighting for the love of Rose, the local policeman's daughter. When the war is over Father Regan tries to unite them ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, William Russell, Margaret Livingston

Votes: 178

32. Thieves' Gold (1918)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Romance, Western

4.4
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Cheyenne Harry tries to help his outlaw friend Padden evade arrest after Padden has drunkenly shot another man. In the end, the two mismatched friends fight it out, leaving Padden dead.

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

Votes: 43


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