Old Westerns I Like, and some I loveby stag62 | created - 1 month ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
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1. 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.
2. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Passed | 104 min | Western
Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
3. 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.
4. Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
PG | 154 min | Drama, History, Western
The Cheyenne, tired of broken U.S. government promises, head for their ancestral lands but a sympathetic cavalry officer is tasked to bring them back to their reservation.
5. Sam Whiskey (1969)
M | 96 min | Comedy, Western
A widow hires an ex-gambler to retrieve gold bars from a sunken river boat in Colorado and discreetly return them to the Federal Mint, from where they had been stolen by her dead husband.
7. The Law and Jake Wade (1958)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Marshal Jake Wade aids outlaw Clint Hollister escape jail but Clint wants to know where Wade hid an old hold-up loot taken while both men were outlaws in the same gang.
The cast includes J. DeForest Kelley, aka Bones, the doctor from the original Star Trek series.
8. 3 Godfathers (1948)
Passed | 106 min | Drama, Western
Three outlaws on the run find a dying woman in the desert who gives birth to a baby. The mother entrusts the care of the child to the three men.
One of my favorites. They're outlaws but they have honor, and they keep their promises.
9. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Votes: 104,724 | Gross: $5.01M
13. Canyon River (1956)
Approved | 79 min | Western
When a Wyoming rancher goes to Oregon to buy cattle, his foreman and a gang of town criminals plot together to steal the herd but the rancher's cattle-drive hired hands are old convicts and rustlers themselves.
14. Pursued (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.
A Western, of course, filmed in black and white with Noir influence.