Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With James Arness
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5. The Thing from Another World (1951)
Not Rated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
6. In a Lonely Place (1950)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.
8. Stars in My Crown (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western
In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.
10. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
11. Battleground (1949)
Approved | 118 min | Action, Drama, History
True tale about a squad of the 101st Airborne Division coping with being trapped by the Germans in the besieged city of Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1944.
Votes: 6,059 | Gross: $10.29M
13. Alias Jesse James (1959)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Outlaw T.J. "Jesse" James tries to kill insurance agent Milford Farnsworth, who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy.
14. Island in the Sky (1953)
Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama
A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while waiting for rescue.
15. 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.
16. The Farmer's Daughter (1947)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After leaving her family's farm to study nursing in the city, a young woman finds herself on an unexpected path towards politics.
17. Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 94 min | Western
James Arness rides again as Matt Dillon, the U.S. Marshal he made popular in the 1955-75 television series. In this movie he goes after a renegade Apache named Wolf (Joe Lara) who has taken... See full summary »
18. Gun the Man Down (1956)
Passed | 76 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Two bank robbers abandon their wounded partner to the posse and run with the loot but their partner, after serving time in prison, seeks revenge.
20. The First Traveling Saleslady (1956)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Western
At the turn of the century, Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets, they embark on the even more hazardous project of selling ... See full summary »
21. The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.
23. Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987 TV Movie)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Western
Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins", is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there around twelve years ago, Marshal Matt Dillon and Miss Kitty Russell.
24. Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994 TV Movie)
91 min | Western
Retired Marshal Matt Dillon goes after a fifteen-year-old boy who is determined to kill the men responsible for the murder of his mother during a stagecoach robbery.
25. Many Rivers to Cross (1955)
Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker star as a Kentucky backwoodsman and the woman who will NOT let anything interfere with her plans to marry him in this humorous romantic adventure through the American Frontier of 1798.
28. Carbine Williams (1952)
Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
David Marshall Williams is sent to a prison farm where he works in the tool shop and eventually develops the precursor of the famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in World War II.
29. Sierra (1950)
Approved | 83 min | Western
Hiding in the mountains from the law, father and son break wild horses until a lost female lawyer joins them to help clear their name, but some would rather see them dead.
30. Pioneers of Television (2008– )
TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, History
A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.
31. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »
32. Her Twelve Men (1954)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
An inexperienced female teacher is hired at a private elite school for boys where she raises a few eyebrows among the all-male faculty.
37. McClain's Law (1981–1982)
60 min | Crime, Drama
Jim McClain was a cop and after being injured and deemed unfit for duty he was retired and for the past fifteen years was working on a fishing boat. One day he and his partner sell their ... See full summary »
38. The People Against O'Hara (1951)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jim Curtayne, formerly a successful defense attorney who is now a recovering alcoholic, attempts a comeback when he defends a neighbor's son facing a homicide charge.
39. Two Lost Worlds (1951)
Approved | 61 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
When the American clipper ship "The Queen" is attacked by pirates off the Hebrides in 1830, Mate Kirk Hamilton is injured and must be put ashore at Queensland Colony, Australia, for ... See full summary »
41. Roses Are Red (1947)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A paroled convict who bears a striking resemblance to the local District Attorney is hired by the mob to impersonate him, while the real District Attorney is kidnapped and held captive at a secret location.
42. Cavalry Scout (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Western
After 3 Gatling Guns are stolen from a Montana army arsenal, a Cavalry scout is dispatched there to retrieve them before the thieves can sell them to the Indians.
43. The Girl in White (1952)
92 min | Biography, Drama
The first female doctor in New York City comes up against prejudice from male counterparts who feel threatened by her skills. Eventually, though, they come to respect her and romance ... See full summary »
46. The Man from Texas (1948)
Approved | 71 min | Western
Tobias Simms (James Craig) is torn between his criminal career as the masked bandit named the "El Paso Kid", and the life of a law-abiding citizen with his long-suffering wife Zoe (Lynn ... See full summary »
47. The Veils of Bagdad (1953)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Ottoman leadership entrusts Antar with the task of preventing the Pasha of Bagdad from using local leader Mustapha's united hill tribes against the Ottoman Sultan.
49. Wyoming Mail (1950)
Passed | 87 min | Western
In 1869, when the railroad mail service is threatened by frequent bandit attacks, the government hires Steve Davis to infiltrate a gang in order to destroy it from inside.
50. Belle Le Grand (1951)
Approved | 90 min | Western
After serving a prison sentence in 1850, a New Orleans woman becomes a rich gambler, opens a casino on the Barbary Coast, gets romantically involved with Nevada mine owners and watches over the interests of her little sister.