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2. The Misfits (1961)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle.
Votes: 20,546 | Gross: $8.94M
3. 8 Seconds (1994)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
This movie chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.
Votes: 5,228 | Gross: $19.60M
4. The Cowboy Way (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two childhood friends who are rodeo cowboys travel from New Mexico to New York City searching for a friend who disappeared while looking for his daughter, who's just been smuggled into the US from Cuba.
Votes: 8,353 | Gross: $20.28M
7. Nichols (1971–1972)
60 min | Western
In 1914, Nichols, a soldier, sick of killing, returns to his Arizona hometown, named after his family, and is strong-armed into serving as Sheriff by the Ketcham clan, who run the area. ... See full summary »
11. My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)
PG | 106 min | Drama, Western
A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.
Votes: 643 | Gross: $3.60M
12. The Last Cowboy (2003 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Western
After an eight year absence, a headstrong woman returns to her Texas home for her grandfather's funeral and locks horns with her father.
13. Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western
In Wyoming, several ranchers have their prized mares stolen by a big wild white stallion and must recover them before the Governor's Stake trotting race day.
14. Whoopee! (1930)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks... See full summary »
15. Never a Dull Moment (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Sophisticated, successful New York City songwriter Kay Kingsley falls in love with Chris Hayward, a widower rancher she meets at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo, and they get married and ... See full summary »
16. My Friend Flicka (1943)
Passed | 89 min | Action, Family, Western
Ken McLaughlin struggles to please his family in any way. He comes back from boarding school boasting poor grades and facing going through the fifth grade again, much to his fathers dismay.... See full summary »
17. Man in the Shadow (I) (1957)
Approved | 80 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Virgil Renchler owns most of the town, providing a thriving economy. When his men go too far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him, even if it means his job and everyone else's.
18. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Western
Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of ... See full summary »
19. Rio Rita (1929)
Passed | 140 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
Capt. James Stewart pursues the bandit "The Kinkajou" over the Mexican border and falls in love with Rita. He suspects, that her brother is the bandit.
20. Foxfire (1955)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In Arizona, during the 1950s, privileged white girl Amanda Lawrence marries half-Apache mining engineer Jonathan Dartland who dreams of finding gold in an old abandoned Apache mine.
22. Three Texas Steers (1939)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the ... See full summary »
24. Running Target (1956)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Romance, Western
In the Colorado Rockies, Sheriff Scott, heads a posse that is after four escaped convicts, and thought it is his sworn duty to return the men dead or alive, he is, as always, reluctant to ... See full summary »
26. The Red Stallion (1947)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, Family, Western
A mare dies while foaling the Red Stallion. He is reared by a boy and is entered in a big race - something like the Kentucky Derby.
27. Sand (1949)
Approved | 78 min | Action, Drama, Western
A show horseman, Jeff Keane (Mark Stevens), loses his prize stallion, Jubilee (Sun's Red Shadow), as a result of a train wreck in Colorado, and enlists the aid of rancher Joan Hartley (... See full summary »
28. Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders (1953)
Approved | 167 min | Western
A villain named Marlof attempts to set up secret missile bases inside Canada so he can launch missiles at the U.S. The Canadian Mounted Police dispatch agents to try to stop him.
29. Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary
Renowned cult film director John Waters narrates this quirky exploration of the Salton Sea, the massive Southern California lake that was created by accident a century ago, became a popular... See full summary »
Votes: 675 | Gross: $0.05M
30. Dude Ranch (1931)
Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Western
Chester Carr, owner of a dude ranch in the Rockies, caters to guests seeking the thrill of the Wild West. Among his guests are the wealthy Spruce Meadows and his daughter Susan. But the ... See full summary »
31. Boys' Ranch (1946)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama
Baseball player Dan Walker being benched doesn't bother him as it allows him to make the easy decision to be a full time Texas rancher - his goal to own his own ranch - and be at home with ... See full summary »
33. Zander the Great (1925)
Passed | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Mamie, an orphan girl who was abused in the orphanage, is taken in by Mrs. Caldwell, a kindly woman with a young son named Alexander. Mamie hits it off with the lad, and nicknames him "... See full summary »
Votes: 656 | Gross: $0.26M
34. Somewhere in Sonora (1933)
Passed | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
John Bishop discovers a plot to rob a silver mine belonging to his girlfriend Mary's father and, to foil the evildoers, he joins them.
36. Red River Range (1938)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Crime, Western
Very organized cattle rustlers are operating with portable slaughterhouses and refrigerator vans. The governor asks the Three Mesquiteers to go undercover to investigate.
38. Renfrew of the Royal Mounted (1937)
Approved | 57 min | Western
Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny ... See full summary »
39. Massacre (1934)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Drama
Joe Thunderhorse, a Sioux Indian who has become the wealthy star of a Wild West show, returns home to his reservation after years away and finds that his father is dying and his people are being abused by corrupt white officials.
40. Lady in a Jam (1942)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance
A psychiatrist's patient, a nutty heiress, travels west to find gold in her grandfather's abandoned mine. The psychiatrist, unable to talk her out of it, decides to follow her out there.
41. Heart of the North (1938)
Passed | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Cpl. Jim of the R.C.M.P. is taking his daughter Julie to school in Edmonton on the Arctic Queen. Six men hold up the boat when they stop for wood and gun down Jim in front of his daughter. ... See full summary »
42. A Holy Terror (1931)
Passed | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Eastern millionaire's son Bard finds his father murdered and flies west to see rancher Drew who may know something about it. En route he crashes his plane into Jerry's bathroom; she falls ... See full summary »
43. Legend of the Northwest (1978)
Passed | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Family
When his master--an old mountain man who runs a trading post--is murdered by bandits, Bearheart the dog tries to follow the killers, but when he comes upon a nearby town he is mistakenly ... See full summary »
44. A Dog's Best Friend (1959)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Western
A young orphan rejects his foster parents--instead turning to a German Shepard whose master was recently murdered. Stumbling on some evidence, the boy is rescued from the killer by his dog.
45. The Kid from Texas (1939)
Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A loud-mouthed Texas cowpuncher tries his hand at polo finding himself at odds with high society and trying to save a floundering Wild West show.
46. Quick Triggers (1928)
Passed | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Jake Landis (James Robert Chandler), the father of Jeanne Landis (Derelys Perdue), is being forced to help a gang of cattle rustlers led by Jeff Moore (Wilbur Mack.) Larry Day (Fred Humes) ... See full summary »
47. Border Cafe (1937)
Passed | 67 min | Western
Easterner Keith Whitney, son of a wealthy Senator, heads west where he ends up a drunk at a border cafe. After losing the money his father sent him to buy a ranch he learns his father is ... See full summary »
48. Ghost Patrol (1936)
Passed | 60 min | Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi
A professor invents a radium tube that makes internal combustion engines stop running. He and his invention are captured by a gang of robbers. A federal agent is sent to rescue him.
49. Paper Hearts (1993)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A man who abandoned his family callously returns with his new girlfriend to sign the divorce papers and see his daughter who's getting married. His arrival reawakens old family wounds and pushes his distraught wife to the brink of sanity.
50. Phantom Patrol (1936)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A deranged killer escapes into the Canadian woods. He tries to fool the locals by pretending he is a well known mystery writer, but the local Mountie starts to get suspicious.