Walter Brennan's Westerns (Available ones)

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1. Texas Cyclone (1932)

Not Rated | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Pecos Grant rides into a strange town only to find that everyone recognizes him, not as Pecos Grant, but as a presumed-dead man named Rawlins. Even Rawlins' wife thinks her husband has come back. Pecos sets out to solve the mystery.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Shirley Grey, Wheeler Oakman, John Wayne

Votes: 268

2. Two-Fisted Law (1932)

64 min | Romance, Western

After Rob Russell steals Tim Clark's ranch, Clark starts prospecting for silver.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Alice Day, Wheeler Oakman, Tully Marshall

Votes: 303

3. Law and Order (1932)

Passed | 75 min | Western

A lawman sets out to tame Tombstone, Arizona.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Walter Huston, Harry Carey, Raymond Hatton, Russell Hopton

Votes: 243

4. Fighting for Justice (1932)

Approved | 60 min | Western

Tim returns to claim his fathers ranch but finds that Tracy owns it. Trent claims the taxes were not paid and when McCoy checks the books he finds they have been altered. When Tracy also ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Tim McCoy, Joyce Compton, Robert Frazer, William V. Mong

Votes: 27

5. Hello Trouble (1932)

67 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After killing a friend in a gunfight, Jeff Douglas quits the Texas Rangers. He arrives at the Kenyon ranch just as Jonathan Kenyon apparently commits suicide. He and Janet Kenyon then ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Buck Jones, Lina Basquette, Russell Simpson, Otto Hoffman

Votes: 26

6. The Prescott Kid (1934)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After surviving an attempt on his life, Tim rides into town to learn he is believed to be the new Marshal. Foiling further attempts, he is framed for robbery and about to be hung. The real ... See full summary »

Director: David Selman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Sheila Bromley, Joe Sawyer, Stephen Chase

Votes: 27

7. Barbary Coast (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Hawks, William Wyler | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,393

8. Three Godfathers (1936)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Drama, Western

Four outlaws come to New Jerusalem, a town full of courteous and religious people, to rob the bank. After shooting the president of the bank, only three make it out of town followed by the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Chester Morris, Lewis Stone, Walter Brennan, Irene Hervey

Votes: 551

9. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A lonely socialite masquerades as a maid and meets an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who is unaware of her true identity.

Directors: H.C. Potter, Stuart Heisler, William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,114

10. The Texans (1938)

Passed | 92 min | Western

After the Civil War, an ex-Confederate soldier faces new battles, including the elements and a carpetbagger intent on destroying him.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Joan Bennett, Randolph Scott, May Robson, Walter Brennan

Votes: 249

11. The Westerner (1940)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western

78 Metascore

Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinegarroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport, Fred Stone

Votes: 4,624

12. Northwest Passage (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.

Directors: King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 3,069

13. Dakota (1945)

Passed | 82 min | Western

In 1871 Dakota, two crooked businessmen oppose the local wheat farmers and the railroad development, in order to control the town of Fargo.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond

Votes: 1,194

14. My Darling Clementine (1946)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Western

The Earps battle the Clantons at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs

Votes: 19,879

15. Red River (1948)

Passed | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan

Votes: 26,031

16. Blood on the Moon (1948)

Passed | 88 min | Action, Drama, Romance

Unemployed cowhand Jim Garry is hired by his dishonest friend Tate Riling as muscle in a dispute between homesteaders and cattleman John Lufton.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,852

17. Brimstone (1949)

Approved | 90 min | Western

A U.S. Marshal goes undercover to stop a cattle smuggling gang, but when his cover is blown, the hunter becomes the hunted.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Rod Cameron, Lorna Gray, Walter Brennan, Forrest Tucker

Votes: 159

18. A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Western

In 1876 Colorado, the Tomahawk and Western Railroad is expanding through the Rockies, but some stagecoach operators, fearing a loss of revenue, plan to sabotage the railroad.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun, Walter Brennan

Votes: 509

19. Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

Traveling entertainer gets mixed up with bank robbers.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Gale Storm, Walter Brennan, Vincent Price

Votes: 78

20. The Showdown (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Mystery, Western

Shadrach Jones is convinced that his brother was robbed and killed by a Circle K Ranch cowhand and therefore he joins the outfit in order to find the murderer.

Directors: Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Bill Elliott, Walter Brennan, Marie Windsor, Harry Morgan

Votes: 188

21. Singing Guns (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Music

Notorious stagecoach robber Rhiannon is unintentionally appointed as deputy when he saves the sheriff's life and must wear two hats between his new job that he enjoys and his old occupation that he misses.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Vaughn Monroe, Ella Raines, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond

Votes: 195

22. Surrender (1950)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Western

Violet Barton, a femme-fatale goal-setter, fascinates men and readily returns their affection to obtain the wealth she desires, even to the point of bigamy. She has an affair with gambler ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Vera Ralston, John Carroll, Walter Brennan, Francis Lederer

Votes: 71

23. Best of the Badmen (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Western

The outlaws of the Clanton and Younger gangs are the heroes of this fictionalized biography.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Robert Ryan, Claire Trevor, Jack Buetel, Robert Preston

Votes: 490

24. Along the Great Divide (1951)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

A U.S. Marshall and two deputies rescue a cattle rustler from a lynch mob led by a local cattle baron convinced that the rustler also killed his son.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Virginia Mayo, John Agar, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,507

25. Return of the Texan (1952)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Western

During the 1950s, after many years in Kansas City, widower Sam Crockett, his 2 children and his grandpa return to their abandoned family farm in Texas and face many difficulties.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Dale Robertson, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan, Richard Boone

Votes: 98

27. The Far Country (1954)

Approved | 97 min | Romance, Western

A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet, Walter Brennan

Votes: 6,019

28. Drums Across the River (1954)

Approved | 78 min | Western

When whites hunger after the gold on Ute Indian land, a bigoted young man finds himself forced into a peacekeeping role.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Audie Murphy, Walter Brennan, Lyle Bettger, Lisa Gaye

Votes: 644

29. Four Guns to the Border (1954)

Passed | 83 min | Western

An outlaw gang on the lam encounters former associate Simon Bhumer and his gorgeous daughter, who's drawn to their leader Cully.

Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Colleen Miller, George Nader, Walter Brennan

Votes: 296

30. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A one-armed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger

Votes: 17,762

31. At Gunpoint (1955)

Approved | 81 min | Western

The peace-loving owner of a general store, who became a town hero when he luckily killed the leader of a gang of bank robbers, is deserted by the townspeople who fear the threatened return of the vengeful bandits.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone, Walter Brennan, Tommy Rettig

Votes: 427

33. The Proud Ones (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Western

Marshal Cass Silver has to deal with his old nemesis, a corrupt gambler, and his hired guns come to town as well as recurring bouts of blindness.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

Votes: 990

34. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Vengeance Canyon (1956)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

Clint Harding is on a mission to kill his father when he falls in with a group of bandits. One of the bandits is an old man who tries to convince him that vengeance is not fruitful.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Walter Brennan, Ben Cooper, Sheb Wooley, Robert Griffin

Votes: 27

36. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Ride a Lonely Trail (1957)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

Several of the town's leading citizens think that Sheriff John Larson is getting too old for the job and should not run for reelection, but Larson disagrees. He gets the chance to put ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Ganzer | Stars: Walter Brennan, Val Dufour, John Zaremba, Russell Thorson

Votes: 14

37. Rio Bravo (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Drama, Western

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: 52,092 | Gross: $12.54M

38. How the West Was Won (1962)

G | 164 min | Western

56 Metascore

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: 17,239 | Gross: $46.50M

39. Shootout at Big Sag (1962)

Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A shrewish wife is pushing her husband into a range war with a neighbor. Not helping matters is the fact that his son and his neighbor's daughter are in love. The husband hires a lowlife saloon owner to ensure that "the deed" is done.

Director: Roger Kay | Stars: Walter Brennan, Leif Erickson, Luana Patten, Chris Robinson

Votes: 36

40. The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967–1969)

30 min | Western

An old former Army scout and his grandson search the west for the man's son, a gunfighter on the run.

Stars: Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo, Jason Evers, Chuck Horne

Votes: 337

41. The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)

G | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention, but decide instead to move to the Dakota territory on the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Walter Brennan, Buddy Ebsen, Lesley Ann Warren, John Davidson

Votes: 733

42. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

In the old west, a man becomes a Sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan, Harry Morgan

Votes: 9,297

43. The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Western

A retired Texas Ranger and his three aging pals are hired to clean up a lawless town.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, Jack Elam

Votes: 482

44. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Family, Western

Retired Texas Ranger Nash Crawford re-assembles his former Ranger outfit from the old days to fight crime in his hometown.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Walter Brennan, Fred Astaire, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine

Votes: 326

45. The Young Country (1970 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Western

An adventurous young gambler searches for the owner of a mysterious fortune.

Director: Roy Huggins | Stars: Walter Brennan, Joan Hackett, Wally Cox, Pete Duel

Votes: 59

46. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
Episode: The Day They Hanged Kid Curry (1971)

Not Rated | 75 min | Western

The second and last 90-minute episode (the third show filmed for the second season) finds Heyes visiting wealthy con artist Silky O'Sullivan at his San Francisco mansion -- only to find out... See full summary »

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Pete Duel, Ben Murphy, Robert Morse, Walter Brennan

Votes: 69

47. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
Episode: Don't Get Mad, Get Even (1972)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

Heyes is cheated at poker by big, obnoxious Wheelwright. Georgette Sinclair, in the second of three appearances, is hired to help Heyes carry out the title phrase, which Heyes utters while ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Michele Lee, Robert Middleton

Votes: 28

48. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
Episode: 21 Days to Tenstrike (1972)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

Heyes and Curry, unable to find work because of an economic depression, accept a rancher's offer of pay plus a fat bonus if they can help herd cattle to a Colorado town. Soon, one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Ferber | Stars: Pete Duel, Ben Murphy, Walter Brennan, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 41

49. Smoke in the Wind (1975)

PG | 98 min | Action, Drama, Romance

The Civil War is over but in the Ozarks of Arkansas people are not ready to forgive and forget. The Mondier brothers have returned from fighting for the Union and Mort Fagan is keeping things difficult for them in the community.

Directors: Joseph Kane, Andy Brennan | Stars: John Ashley, John Russell, Myron Healey, Walter Brennan