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1. 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: 2,444

2. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

TV-14 | 60 min | Western

7.8
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an Agent helping Wells Fargo cope with bad guys, to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco, California, who still does some... See full summary »

Stars: Dale Robertson, Art Felix, Kit Carson, William Demarest

Votes: 508

3. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Passed | 129 min | Drama, History

8.0
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96 Metascore

A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 83,954 | Gross: $0.06M

4. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.8
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Chuck Courtney

Votes: 1,955

5. Saboteur (1942)

Passed | 109 min | Thriller, War

7.2
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64 Metascore

An aircraft factory worker goes on the run after being wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter

Votes: 22,328

6. Calamity Jane (1953)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie, Philip Carey

Votes: 8,178

7. Angel and the Badman (1947)

Passed | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.

Director: James Edward Grant | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 5,016

8. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

7.6
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Loosely based on historical fact, the series portrays the gunslinging Wyatt Earp and his successful determination for law and order.

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

Votes: 678

9. Brute Force (1947)

Passed | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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80 Metascore

At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 8,461

10. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
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The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

Votes: 9,458

11. A Foreign Affair (1948)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell

Votes: 6,503

12. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet

Votes: 10,628

13. The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)

Approved | 30 min | Western

7.3
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The Cisco Kid and his English-mangling sidekick Pancho travel the old west in the grand tradition of the Lone Ranger, righting wrongs and fighting injustice wherever they find it.

Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Troy Melton, Bill Catching

Votes: 458

14. The Roy Rogers Show (1951–1957)

30 min | Western

7.2
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The Double R Ranch featured "The King of the Cowboys" Roy, his "Smartest Horse in the Movies" Trigger, "Queen of the West" Dale, her horse Buttermilk, their dog Bullet, and even Pat's jeep, Nellybelle.

Stars: Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, Trigger, Pat Brady

Votes: 584

15. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery

8.2
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Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.

Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Sid Fields, Gordon Jones

Votes: 1,027

16. The Crimson Ghost (1946)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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A criminal mastermind known as the Crimson Ghost is out to steal a device called the Cyclotrode, which can short-circuit all electrical currents on the planet.

Directors: Fred C. Brannon, William Witney | Stars: Charles Quigley, Linda Stirling, Clayton Moore, I. Stanford Jolley

Votes: 356

17. The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.7
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Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retrieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 2,876

18. Backlash (1956)

Passed | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.6
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Jim Slater seeks a survivor of the Apache ambush his father died in.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

Votes: 1,326

19. Canyon Passage (1946)

Passed | 92 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.9
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, Patricia Roc

Votes: 1,883

20. Dakota (1945)

Passed | 82 min | Western

6.0
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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: 1,250

21. Back from Eternity (1956)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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When a commercial plane force-lands in a South-American jungle, the passengers and pilots must patch-up the engines and escape the cannibal-infested area.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger, Phyllis Kirk

Votes: 1,211

22. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Dick Foran, John Hubbard, Elyse Knox

Votes: 2,708

23. Destry (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.7
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In his desire to control a frontier town, ruthless town boss Decker appoints the town drunk as sheriff who, in return, hires gunfighter Destry as his deputy.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 1,124

24. In Old California (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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During the California Gold Rush, Boston pharmacist Tom Craig sets up shop in Sacramento where he clashes with local town crook Britt Dawson.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: John Wayne, Binnie Barnes, Albert Dekker, Helen Parrish

Votes: 1,088

25. Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)

G | 76 min | Comedy

6.9
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On the verge of being evicted from their run-down farmhouse, the large Kettle family is given a new, modern home after Pa wins a contest, but he is accused of plagiarizing his winning slogan by a jealous local woman.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall

Votes: 1,145

26. Fury (1955–1960)

30 min | Family, Western

7.4
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A horse and the boy who loved him.

Stars: Peter Graves, William Fawcett, Bobby Diamond, Highland Dale

Votes: 399

27. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.1
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 617

28. Cowboy and the Senorita (1944)

Passed | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Bad guy Craig Allen, gambler and town boss, tries to take a gold mine inherited by innocent Chip Williams on her seventeenth birthday. Roy and his pal 'Teddy' Bear ride to help the girl and her cousin.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Mary Lee, Dale Evans

Votes: 230

29. Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Two workmen accidentally launch a space rocket intended for Mars, and find mistakenly landing in New Orleans just the beginning of their misadventures.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Robert Paige, Mari Blanchard

Votes: 3,023

30. Money from Home (1953)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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Herman owes a lot of gambling debts. To pay them off, he promises the mob he'll fix a horse, so that it does not run. He intends to trick his animal-loving cousin, Virgil, an apprentice ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Marjie Millar, Pat Crowley

Votes: 684

31. When the Daltons Rode (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Fictionalized story of how the Dalton brothers were wronged by a crooked development company and became outlaws when the corrupt local courts offered them no justice.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, Brian Donlevy, George Bancroft

Votes: 599

32. A Chump at Oxford (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy

7.4
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey, Wilfred Lucas

Votes: 3,387

33. The Shadow (1940)

Passed | 285 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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The Shadow battles a villain known as The Black Tiger, who has the power to make himself invisible and is trying to take over the world with his death ray.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Victor Jory, Veda Ann Borg, Roger Moore, Robert Fiske

Votes: 240

34. A Hatful of Rain (1957)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

7.2
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A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 1,031

35. Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)

Passed | 91 min | Musical, Romance, Western

6.3
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Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley

Votes: 1,227

36. The Rawhide Years (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.3
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Dishonest riverboat gambler Ben Matthews is blamed for a murder he didn't commit and must find the real killer before the lynch mob finds him.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Arthur Kennedy, William Demarest

Votes: 605

37. The Prodigal (1955)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

5.3
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A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after he is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton

Votes: 546

38. The Gazebo (1959)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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TV writer Elliott Nash buries a blackmailer under the new gazebo in his suburban backyard. But the nervous man can't let the body rest there.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Carl Reiner, John McGiver

Votes: 1,568

39. Slave Girl (1947)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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An American adventurer goes to Tripoli to rescue some kidnapped sailors, but gets involved with a beautiful slave girl.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, George Brent, Broderick Crawford, Albert Dekker

Votes: 83

40. The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Approved | 76 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.2
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When their captain is swindled out of his riverboat by a trio of gamblers, stage show star Abbott and his bumbling sidekick Costello must put things right.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,746

41. Lone Star (1952)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.2
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Ex-President Andrew Jackson sends Texan Devereaux Burke back home on a mission to facilitate Sam Houston's drive for U.S. statehood.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 849

42. The Perils of Pauline (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.5
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The real life story of actress Pearl White during her rise to fame in silent serials.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Betty Hutton, John Lund, Billy De Wolfe, William Demarest

Votes: 1,001

43. Nighttime in Nevada (1948)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.9
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The bad guy steals a gold mine from his partner and then murders him. Next he turns to rustling cattle.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Adele Mara, Andy Devine

Votes: 103

44. The Adventures of Champion (1955–1956)

30 min | Adventure, Western

7.3
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The exploits of Champion, a wild stallion who befriends twelve year-old Ricky North in the American Southwest in the 1880's. Although Ricky, who lived on his Uncle Sandy's ranch, had a ... See full summary »

Stars: Champion, Barry Curtis, Jim Bannon, Blaze

Votes: 100

45. 26 Men (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

7.6
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True stories of the Arizona rangers around 1900.

Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Hal Hopper, Jack Riggs

Votes: 81

46. Ride, Vaquero! (1953)

Passed | 90 min | Romance, Western

6.1
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Two outlaws, Rio and Esqueda, raised together as stepbrothers, have a showdown over the issue of whether to evict new settlers from their territory.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 842

47. Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.9
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Rocky and Puddin' Head are waiting tables at an inn on Tortuga when a letter given them by Lady Jane for delivery to Martingale gets switched with a treasure map. Kidd and Bonney kidnap them to Skull Island to find said treasure.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 1,950

48. Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955–1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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Typical western with a twist. The two stars appeared as Texas Rangers but in a different scenario each program. One week, they might be Rangers in the 1840s and the next week they would be ... See full summary »

Stars: Willard Parker, Harry Lauter, William Boyett, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 82

49. Bundle of Joy (1956)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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After finding a baby outside an orphanage, a salesgirl receives sympathy from those around her, including her boss' son, as they all assume the baby is hers.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Adolphe Menjou, Tommy Noonan

Votes: 971

50. The Lady Gambles (1949)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Preston, Stephen McNally, Edith Barrett

Votes: 529



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