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1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 4,547

2. Emergency! (1972–1979)

TV-G | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 3,445

3. Rio Bravo (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Drama, Western

8.0
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A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 51,738 | Gross: $12.54M

4. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

PG | 135 min | Western

7.9
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69 Metascore

A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Votes: 60,916 | Gross: $31.80M

5. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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The adventures of a film stuntman who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 5,613

6. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.0
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Bret and Bart Maverick are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game.

Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 2,304

7. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

TV-G | 60 min | Western

7.9
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women, and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,223

8. Pale Rider (1985)

R | 115 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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61 Metascore

A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Votes: 48,511 | Gross: $41.41M

9. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 3,972

10. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 1,104

11. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.6
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks".

Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Walt Davis

Votes: 1,481

12. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.0
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This is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming, and his Deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing.

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 557

13. McCloud (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Sam McCloud is a Marshal from Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police Department. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

Votes: 2,390

14. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.4
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

Votes: 1,461

15. Police Story (1973–1987)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

Votes: 710

16. The Dark Corner (1946)

Passed | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Secretary tries to help her boss, who is framed for a murder.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens

Votes: 3,692

17. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

TV-PG | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Murray Pollack

Votes: 1,533

18. Honkytonk Man (1982)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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50 Metascore

A boy with a music talent goes into the journey with his uncle for a stage concert.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, John McIntire, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 7,381 | Gross: $4.48M

19. Man in the Saddle (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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A private deadly feud ensues when ruthless wealthy rancher Will Isham attempts a takeover of small rancher Owen Merritt's land and marries Owen's old flame, Laure Bidwell.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Randolph Scott, Joan Leslie, Ellen Drew, Alexander Knox

Votes: 928

20. Fair Wind to Java (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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In 1883, an American merchant ship's captain is searching for a treasure in diamonds from a sunken Dutch ship in the vicinity of a volcanic island in the Dutch East Indies.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Vera Ralston, Robert Douglas, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 261

21. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.4
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot", ... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

Votes: 301

22. Yellow Sky (1948)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Western

7.5
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A pistol-packing tomboy and her grandfather discover a band of bank robbing bandits taking refuge in the neighboring ghost town.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark, Robert Arthur

Votes: 3,957

23. Jason of Star Command (1978–1981)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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A young Space Command officer fights the evil space lord Dragos and his minions in his jurisdiction of the universe.

Stars: Craig Littler, Sid Haig, Charlie Dell, Susan Pratt

Votes: 308

24. Saddle Tramp (1950)

Passed | 90 min | Western

7.0
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A saddle tramp unexpectedly becomes foster parent to four children for whom he provides by working on a ranch that's embroiled in a feud with another ranch and cattle rustlers.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Joel McCrea, Wanda Hendrix, John Russell, John McIntire

Votes: 338

25. Somewhere in the Night (1946)

Passed | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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George Taylor returns from WWII with amnesia. Back home in Los Angeles, while trying to track down his old identity, he stumbles onto a 3-year old murder case and a hunt for a missing $2 million.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: John Hodiak, Nancy Guild, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte

Votes: 2,208

26. Untamed Youth (1957)

80 min | Drama

3.8
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Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a ... See full summary »

Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell, Don Burnett

Votes: 837

27. Undertow (1949)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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After being released from prison, an ex-convict is framed for a murder. The man sets out to find the real killers before the police blame the crime on him.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Scott Brady, John Russell, Dorothy Hart, Peggy Dow

Votes: 334

28. Fort Massacre (1958)

Approved | 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: 686

29. Sitting Pretty (1948)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Clifton Webb, Richard Haydn

Votes: 1,749

30. Yellowstone Kelly (1959)

Approved | 91 min | Western

6.6
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In 1870s, in the Sioux territory south of the Missouri, trapper and Indian scout Luther Yellowstone Kelly is hired by the army at Fort Buford but runs into trouble with the Sioux.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Clint Walker, Edd Byrnes, John Russell, Ray Danton

Votes: 849

31. Forever Amber (1947)

Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.

Directors: Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | Stars: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders

Votes: 1,106 | Gross: $16.00M

32. The Sun Shines Bright (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

7.0
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John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Charles Winninger, Arleen Whelan, John Russell, Stepin Fetchit

Votes: 1,181

33. The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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An American sitcom series starring Gale Storm. The series is about a Susanna Pomery, a cruise director for an ocean liner travelling the world.

Stars: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Votes: 153

34. Will to Die (1971)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

2.8
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In order to qualify to inherit the family fortune, the four heirs, their in-laws, and the household servants must spend the night in the family estate. However, during the night someone starts killing them off.

Director: Carl Monson | Stars: Rodolfo Acosta, Merry Anders, Norman Bartold, Ivy Bethune

Votes: 635

35. A Royal Scandal (1945)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.8
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In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.

Directors: Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter, William Eythe

Votes: 795

36. The Last Command (1955)

Approved | 110 min | History, War, Western

6.4
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Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Richard Carlson, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 647

37. The Fat Man (1951)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A dentist's murder is investigated by hefty sleuth Brad Runyan.

Director: William Castle | Stars: J. Scott Smart, Julie London, Rock Hudson, Clinton Sundberg

Votes: 285

38. Frenchie (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Joel McCrea, Shelley Winters, Paul Kelly, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 299

39. Cannon for Cordoba (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.8
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In 1916, when a Mexican rebel steals cannons from the American army, General Pershing sends out a group of misfits to retrieve the stolen weapons.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: George Peppard, Giovanna Ralli, Raf Vallone, Pete Duel

Votes: 471

40. Soldiers of Fortune (1955–1957)

30 min | Adventure

7.9
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Soldiers of Fortune is a 1955 syndicated half hour American television adventure series. It starred John Russell as Tim Kelly and Chick Chandler as his sidekick Toubo Smith who were ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Chick Chandler, John Daheim, Jan Arvan

Votes: 68

41. Slattery's Hurricane (1949)

83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A former WW2 naval pilot employed by a Miami civilian company reminisces about his past and present sins while flying a plane into an incoming hurricane.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Veronica Lake, John Russell

Votes: 382

42. A Bell for Adano (1945)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

6.7
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In WW2, U.S. Army Major Joppolo and his troops are tasked with administering the war damaged Italian town of Adano where the locals decry the loss of the town bell.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gene Tierney, John Hodiak, William Bendix, Glenn Langan

Votes: 593

43. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.8
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This dramatic anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Jean Byron, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 94

44. Jubilee Trail (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Western

6.0
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A wild west trader and his New York City wife head out for California by wagon train. The trader is killed enroute, and his wife finds herself pregnant. She continues on hoping to find a man and a home.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Vera Ralston, Joan Leslie, Forrest Tucker, John Russell

Votes: 165 | Gross: $1.30M

45. Three Little Girls in Blue (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Musical

6.6
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A reworking of the movie Three Blind Mice (1938) based on the play of the same name, which in turn led to another remake Moon Over Miami (1941). This remake is set during the turn of the ... See full summary »

Directors: H. Bruce Humberstone, John Brahm | Stars: June Haver, George Montgomery, Vivian Blaine, Celeste Holm

Votes: 202

46. If He Hollers, Let Him Go! (1968)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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An escaped convict goes to a small town to clear his name. He becomes part of a murder plot in order to pull his plan off.

Director: Charles Martin | Stars: Dana Wynter, Raymond St. Jacques, Kevin McCarthy, Barbara McNair

Votes: 77

47. Hell Bound (1957)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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After WW2, a Los Angeles crime ring uses a complex scheme, involving freight ships and corrupt health officers, to smuggle drugs into the USA.

Director: William J. Hole Jr. | Stars: John Russell, June Blair, Stuart Whitman, Margo Woode

Votes: 173

48. Under the Gun (1988)

86 min | Action, Comedy

5.3
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Mike Braxton (Sam Jones) a St. Louis cop, receives an urgent call from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. The call ends abruptly and Mike rushes to LA to... See full summary »

Director: James Sbardellati | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Vanessa Williams, John Russell, Michael Halsey

Votes: 98

49. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

7.9
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Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Philip Tonge

Votes: 74

50. Apache Uprising (1965)

Approved | 90 min | Romance, Western

5.8
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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: 289



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