some genre westerns

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1. 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: 19,388

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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

Votes: 14,227

3. 7 Men from Now (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Western

A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin, Walter Reed

Votes: 4,049

4. The Searchers (1956)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

94 Metascore

An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Votes: 73,019

5. Ride Lonesome (1959)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Western

A bounty hunter escorts a killer to be tried for murder, but allows the man's outlaw brother to catch up with them to have a showdown over a previous shocking murder.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best

Votes: 3,922

6. 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: 50,816 | Gross: $12.54M

7. For a Few Dollars More (1965)

R | 132 min | Western

74 Metascore

Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Votes: 205,058 | Gross: $15.00M

8. The Professionals (1966)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Western

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Votes: 12,309 | Gross: $19.54M

9. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

R | 178 min | Western

90 Metascore

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè

Votes: 621,295 | Gross: $6.10M

10. Hombre (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Western

80 Metascore

John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Diane Cilento

Votes: 10,168

11. Monte Walsh (1970)

PG-13 | 106 min | Western

An aging cowboy realizes that the West he knew and loved will soon be no more--and that there will be no room for him, either.

Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Lee Marvin, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Palance, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 2,172

12. Unforgiven (1992)

R | 130 min | Drama, Western

85 Metascore

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Votes: 340,219 | Gross: $101.16M

13. Annie Oakley (1894)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

The 'Little Sure Shot' of the 'Wild West.' Exhibition of Rifle Shooting at Glass Balls, etc. (from the Edison Catalog)

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Stars: Francis E. Butler, Annie Oakley

Votes: 973

14. Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene (1899)

1 min | Western, Short

A vignette of a barroom/liquor-store in the West, no plot per se. However this short is usually regarded as the first "Western" in the sense that it depicts a western scene.

Director: James H. White

Votes: 227

15. The Great Train Robbery (I) (1903)

TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Crime

A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes, Justus D. Barnes

Votes: 15,149

16. Broncho Billy's Adventure (1911)

Short, Western

Broncho Billy, on a pilgrimage, pulls up at a small tavern and takes a room there for the night. The pretty daughter of the tavern-keeper has many sweethearts, but the father, fearing he ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Arthur Mackley, Edna Fisher, Fred Church

Votes: 7

17. Broncho Bill's Last Spree (1911)

Comedy, Short

Broncho Bill of Snakeville, is on one of his sprees. Loaded down with all kinds of artillery, he comes up Main Street, firing both pistols. He first visits the town bar and chases everybody... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Victor Potel, Augustus Carney

18. Broncho Billy's Christmas Dinner (1911)

Short, Western

The sheriff of Rattlesnake County, Nevada, has received a notification from the district attorney to post dodgers along the highways, announcing that the notorious outlaw and bad man, ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Edna Fisher, Arthur Mackley, Julia Mackley

Votes: 14

19. Fighting Blood (1911)

18 min | Short, Action, Western

An old soldier on the frontier, the father of a dozen children, a staunch patriot himself, brings these children up with rigid military training. He conducts his household as a garrison ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: George Nichols, Kate Bruce, Robert Harron, Florence La Badie

Votes: 99

20. The Last Drop of Water (1911)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Western

A wagon train heading west across the great desert runs out of water, and is attacked by Indians. One man -- their last hope -- is sent out to find water.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Joseph Graybill, Francis J. Grandon

Votes: 195

21. The Massacre (1912)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Action, War

The story of the massacre of an Indian village, and the ensuing retaliation.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Wilfred Lucas, Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Alfred Paget

Votes: 236

22. The Sheepman's Escape (1912)

Short, Western

Tom Harper, a young sheepman, lately arrived in the country with his mother, is warned by an unsigned note that "this is a cattleman's country, and not good for a sheepman's health." Tom ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Brinsley Shaw, Julia Mackley, Edna Fisher

23. The Heart of an Indian (1912)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Western

When Indians attack a white settlement, a brave kidnaps a white baby to give to his wife as a replacement for their dead baby. The white mother goes to the Indian camp to look for her child... See full summary »

Director: Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Francis Ford, Ann Little, J. Barney Sherry, Art Acord

Votes: 72

24. Geronimo's Last Raid (1912)

20 min | Short, Thriller, Western

Lieutenant Parker reports for duty to Major Wilkins, commanding Ft. Sill, where Geronimo is a prisoner. Parker quickly wins the love of Pauline, the major's daughter, and the undying hatred... See full summary »

Director: John Emerson | Stars: J. Warren Kerrigan, Pauline Bush, Jack Richardson, Jessalyn Van Trump

Votes: 7

25. The Way of a Mother (1913)

Short, Drama

The brutality of Mrs. Cardigan's husband excites comment, and one day a miner named Norton intercedes in behalf of the wife. Norton agrees to take Mrs. Cardigan away from her vicious ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Giblyn | Stars: Ethel Grandin, Mildred Bracken, George Fisher, Frank Brady

26. Broncho Billy's Last Deed (1913)

Short, Western

Broncho Billy is seen smoking a cigar in a general store in the far west. An Indian enters, who tries to force his attentions on a young girl. The Indian is rejected by Broncho. The Indian ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Brinsley Shaw, Harry Todd, Carl Stockdale

27. The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Action, Western

The fact that an Indian tribe is eating puppies starts an action packed battle in a western town.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Leslie Loveridge, Alfred Paget, Robert Harron

Votes: 676

28. The Aryan (1916)

50 min | Western

Steve Denton, rich from years of prospecting, is fleeced by the citizens of Yellow Ridge. In his rage, he kidnaps the woman most responsible and makes her his slave in a desert hideaway. He... See full summary »

Directors: Reginald Barker, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Gertrude Claire, Charles K. French, Louise Glaum

Votes: 12

29. Hell's Hinges (1916)

Unrated | 64 min | Romance, Western

In the wayward western town known as Hell's Hinges, a local tough guy is reformed by the faith of a good woman.

Directors: Charles Swickard, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth

Votes: 771

30. The Gunfighter (1917)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Romance, Western

Cliff Hudspeth, the leader of a band of outlaws in Arizona, has won his place by the killing of notorious gun-bullies. At their headquarters, in the Gila Mountains, in consultation with "... See full summary »

Director: William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Roy Laidlaw, Joseph J. Dowling

Votes: 7

31. The Narrow Trail (1917)

68 min | Western

Ice Harding, outlaw, tames a wild horse and names it King. Ice and his gang hold up a stagecoach and encounter San Francisco vice king Bates and his innocent niece Betty Werdin. Ice is ... See full summary »

Directors: William S. Hart, Lambert Hillyer | Stars: William S. Hart, Sylvia Breamer, Milton Ross, Bob Kortman

Votes: 50

33. 'Blue Blazes' Rawden (1918)

65 min | Drama, Western

Rawden, a lumberjack in the North woods, fights with crooked dance hall owner 'Ladyfingers' Hilgard over the affections of Babette DuFresne. Hilgard is killed. When Hilgard's mother and ... See full summary »

Director: William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Maude George, Robert McKim, Gertrude Claire

Votes: 61

35. Just Pals (1920)

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

Small-town tramp befriends runaway boy.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson, Georgie Stone, Duke R. Lee

Votes: 297

36. The Toll Gate (1920)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

After being betrayed to the law by one of his henchmen, a bandit leader seeks to avenge himself.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: William S. Hart, Anna Q. Nilsson, Joseph Singleton, Jack Richardson

Votes: 170

37. Action (1921)

50 min | Western

Three Outlaws came across a stranded baby and must decided to save the child or escape from the law.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Francis Ford, J. Farrell MacDonald, Buck Connors

Votes: 31

38. Three Word Brand (1921)

Not Rated | 82 min | Western

Ben Trego dies defending his twin sons from Indian attack. Separated, the two boys grow up very differently, one as Paul Marsden, the other as a cowboy named Three Word Brand. Paul becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: William S. Hart, Jane Novak, S.J. Bingham, J. Gordon Russell

Votes: 21

39. Just Tony (1922)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

A cowboy seeks revenge against the man who shot him in a bar-room brawl. While searching for him, he comes across a wild stallion that he is determined to capture and break, and unknowingly... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Reynolds | Stars: Tom Mix, Tony the Horse, J.P. Lockney, Claire Adams

Votes: 22

40. The Bear Cat (1922)

Passed | 50 min | Western

The Bearcat, alias The Singin' Kid, crosses the Rio Grande into Three Pines, singing bloodthirsty verses, but in spite of these he makes friends with Sheriff Bill Garfield and likewise with... See full summary »

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Lillian Rich, Charles K. French, Joe Harris

41. Sky High (1922)

58 min | Action, Drama, Romance

A government agent investigates a ring that is smuggling Chinese aliens across the border from Mexico. His investigation takes him to the Grand Canyon. He finds a dazed girl wandering ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Reynolds | Stars: Tom Mix, J. Farrell MacDonald, Eva Novak, Sid Jordan

Votes: 132

42. The Paleface (1922)

G | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Western

Buster helps a Native American tribe save their land from greedy oil barons.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts

Votes: 2,464

44. The Frozen North (1922)

Unrated | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Western

Buster plays a bumbling villain in this parody of melodrama.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts, Sybil Seely, Bonnie Hill

Votes: 1,651

45. Cameo Kirby (1923)

70 min | Drama

Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Gilbert, Gertrude Olmstead, Alan Hale, Eric Mayne

Votes: 303

46. Wild Bill Hickok (1923)

70 min | History, Western

After the America Civil War ends, important political and military figures gather in Washington D.C. Gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok (William Hart) retires to Dodge City where he hangs up his ... See full summary »

Director: Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Ethel Grey Terry, Kathleen O'Connor, Jim Farley

Votes: 14