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BIG TRAIL
GERONIMO
DESTRY RIDES AGAIN
JAMES STEWART
TRUE GRIT
WESTERN FILMS
SPAGHETTI WESTERNS
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS
COMMENTS
UNFORGIVEN
THE WILD BUNCH
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
SHANE
JUNIOR BONNER
HIGH NOON
HANNIE CAULDER
A FISTFUL OF DYNAMITE
ALAMO
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
BASIC STORY
BEND OF THE RIVER
BLAZING SADDLES
BLOOD ON THE MOON
BONANZA
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
BROKEN ARROW
BRONSON
BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID
CAT BALLOU
CHISUM
CIMARRON
CISCO KID
CLINT EASTWOOD
COSTNER
DANCES WITH WOLVES
DEAD MAN
DODGE CITY
DUEL IN THE SUN
ELMER BERNSTEIN
FIRECREEK
FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE
GUNFIGHTER
HENRY FONDA
HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER
HOMBRE
JEREMIAH JOHNSON
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Big Trail

  1. The Big Trail is a 1930 film starring John Wayne in his first leading role and a lavish early widescreen movie shot on location across the American West. (Web site)
  2. The Big Trail was a 1930 film starring John Wayne in his first leading role and was also the first widescreen movie, appearing decades before The Robe. (Web site)
  3. The Big Trail was a box-office disappointment, a fact which some have attributed its expensive production methods.

Geronimo

  1. Geronimo is a legend and his name will never be forgotten.
  2. Geronimo is a truly enjoyable movie; Amazon was prompt with shipping and the DVD arrived in perfect condition.

Destry Rides Again

  1. Destry Rides Again, also released that year, became Stewart's first western film, a genre for which he would become famous later in his career. (Web site)
  2. Ditto for other recent Jimmy Stewart (equally no feature pan and scan) DVD releases of "The Far Country", "Destry Rides Again" and "Shenandoah". (Web site)
  3. View our list of available news articles on Destry Rides Again.

James Stewart

  1. James Stewart was active in philanthropic affairs over the years. (Web site)
  2. James Stewart was an actor who never gave a bad performance, and this collection features some of his best.
  3. James Stewart was featured on the cover of "Life". (Web site)

True Grit

  1. True Grit is an adventure story told in a plain style - Mattie's style. (Web site)
  2. True Grit is a switchable low gain or high gain overdrive device that delivers distortion to your exact proportion. (Web site)
  3. True Grit is a western starring John Wayne as Rooster Cockburn a one-eyed drunken marshall helping a 14-year old girl track down her father's murderer.
  4. True Grit is a great way to take the Duke's movies with you wherever you go. (Web site)
  5. True Grit is an exciting adventure story told in a plain style.

Western Films

  1. Western films are period art.
  2. Western Films are the major defining genre of the American film industry, a eulogy to the early days of the expansive American frontier.

Spaghetti Westerns

  1. Spaghetti Westerns are a loose sub-genre of Western film that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, so named because most of them were produced by Italian studios. (Web site)
  2. Spaghetti Westerns are named so because a great numer of them were made in Europe (especially Italy). (Web site)
  3. Spaghetti Westerns are so named because most of them were made in Europe, especially Italy.
  4. Spaghetti Westerns were characterised by the presence of more action and violence than the Hollywood Westerns.
  5. Spaghetti Westerns were characterized by the presence of more action and violence than the Hollywood westerns.

A Fistful of Dollars

  1. A Fistful of Dollars was at first intended by Leone to reinvent the western genre in Italy.
  2. A Fistful of Dollars is a frame-by-frame remake of Akira Kurosawa's samurai classic Yojimbo. (Web site)

Comments

  1. Comments are owned by the Poster. (Web site)
  2. Comments were also made that no other big star was cast as a counter weight to Wayne.
  3. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2007 by Cody Sortore.

Unforgiven

  1. The Unforgiven is an American western film released in 1960 .
  2. The Unforgiven is a level 57 elite wraith in Stratholme. (Web site)
  3. The Unforgiven is a reworking of The Searchers, using remarkably similar elements to tell another tragic story of frontier identities.
  4. UNFORGIVEN is a dark Western.
  5. Unforgiven is a 1992 Western film directed by Clint Eastwood with screenplay by David Webb Peoples. (Web site)

The Wild Bunch

  1. The Wild Bunch is a 1969 western film about an aging group of outlaws.
  2. The Wild Bunch is a 1969 western film in which an aging group of outlaws hope to have one more score while the West is turning into a modern society.
  3. The Wild Bunch is a wide-screen epic Western directed by Sam Peckinpah in something of career comeback.
  4. The Wild Bunch is an unforgettable, one of a kind, masterpiece. (Web site)
  5. The Wild Bunch is simply what happens when killers go to Mexico. (Web site)

The Magnificent Seven

  1. The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film.
  2. The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 Western film in which Mexican peasant villagers oppressed by bandits hire a group of seven gunfighters to defend them.
  3. The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film directed by John Sturges about a group of hired gunmen protecting a Mexican village from bandits.
  4. The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film directed by John Sturges about a group of hired gunmen tasked with protecting a Mexican village from bandits.
  5. The Magnificent Seven is a John Sturges western film of 1960, a remake of Shichinin no samurai, better known as Seven Samurai.

Shane

  1. Shane is a 1953 western film made by Paramount Pictures. (Web site)
  2. Shane is a classic. (Web site)
  3. Shane is a good guy.
  4. Shane is a memorable film with fine performances.
  5. Shane is a western starring Alan Ladd as Shane a mysterious gun fighter drawn into a bitter feud between homesteaders and cattlemen.

Junior Bonner

  1. Junior Bonner is a melodrama and contemporary western movie released in 1972, focusing on the relationships between two brothers and their father.
  2. Junior Bonner is a male melodrama and contemporary western movie released in 1972, focusing on the relationships between two brothers and their father. (Web site)
  3. Junior Bonner is a male melodrama and contemporary western movie, focusing on the relationships between two brothers and their father. (Web site)

High Noon

  1. High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town sheriff, who has just married a pacifist Quaker woman. (Web site)
  2. High Noon is a 1952 film about a marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, who finds that his own town refuses to help him.
  3. High Noon is a 1952 western film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly. (Web site)
  4. High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town marshal who is forced to face a gang of killers by himself.
  5. High Noon is a classic. (Web site)

Hannie Caulder

  1. Hannie Caulder is a first rate Western, and the first of the female gunslinger films.
  2. Hannie Caulder is a Western that isn't horrible, but could have been much more than what it is.
  3. Hannie Caulder is a film that is very hard to classify.
  4. Hannie Caulder is a prime example of a country-fried grindhouse Western.
  5. Hannie Caulder is a surprisingly good western with a very good cast.

A Fistful of Dynamite

  1. A Fistful of Dynamite is a film which many feel suffers from comparisons to Leone 's best work.

Alamo

  1. Alamo is a good movie that is a reasonably accurate account of this historical event.
  2. THE ALAMO is a historical drama that is historically dubious and dramatically uneven.
  3. THE ALAMO is one of my top 10 favorite movies of all time. (Web site)
  4. THE ALAMO is one of our nation's greatest cinematic icons of "Film Americana" ever made. (Web site)
  5. The Alamo is a 4.2 acre complex.

Annie Get Your Gun

  1. Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a book by Herbert Fields and his sister Dorothy Fields.
  2. Annie Get Your Gun is a stage musical loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. (Web site)
  3. Annie Get Your Gun was first staged on Broadway at the Imperial Theater on May 16, 1946 and ran for 1,147 performances.

Basic Story

  1. The basic story is a Texas rancher meets and marries a woman while on a trip to Maryland and brings her back to Texas with him.
  2. The basic story is a gang of older outlaws on the run in Mexico agree to rob a US army train for the Mexican army.
  3. The basic story is a gunman is hired by a small town to help them fend off three outlaws.
  4. The basic story is a mountain man gets caught in a vendetta with the Crow after violating a burial ground.
  5. The basic story is a senator goes back to a small town for the funeral of a friend and is asked to explain why he is there.

Bend of The River

  1. Bend of The River is a great film for all Western movie lovers.
  2. Bend of the River is a 1952 American western movie directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their second collaboration.

Blazing Saddles

  1. Blazing Saddles is a family owned and operated company that has strong ties to tourism in Tropical North Queensland, Australia.
  2. Blazing Saddles is a film that takes us all back to a more innocent era.
  3. Blazing Saddles is a registered trademark.
  4. Blazing Saddles was Mel Brooks' first movie shot in anamorphic format.
  5. Blazing Saddles was among 25 films named to the National Film Registry by the Librarian of Congress in 2006. (Web site)

Blood On The Moon

  1. Blood on the Moon is an RKO black-and-white 1948 "psychological" western directed by Robert Wise with cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca. (Web site)
  2. Mitchum was photographed again by Musuraca in the Robert Wise "psychological western" Blood on the Moon the following year. (Web site)

Bonanza

  1. Bonanza: The Mission Feeling responsible for the massacre of a troop of soldiers, former Army scout Charlie Trent (Henry Hull) has become the town drunk.
  2. Bonanza: The Next Generation is a dreary western based upon the successful TV series; Bonanza.
  3. Bonanza: The Gamble While on a cattle drive, the Cartwright men make a stopover in the town of Alkali.
  4. Bonanza: The Vendetta Though seriously wounded during a bank robbery, Ben Cartwright manages to kill a member of the Morgan gang.

Brokeback Mountain

  1. Brokeback Mountain is a beautiful, thought-provoking movie.
  2. Brokeback Mountain is a must see. (Web site)
  3. Brokeback Mountain is a rare film that can offer you a different experience each time you see it -- it's good the first time, but amazing the second.
  4. Brokeback Mountain is a rare work of art in which silence speaks louder than words.
  5. Brokeback Mountain is a romantic symbol of what we fail to attain. (Web site)

Broken Arrow

  1. Broken Arrow is a western film released in 1950.
  2. Broken Arrow is the story of a land, of the people who lived on it in the year 1870, and of a man whose name was Cochise.
  3. Broken Arrow was the name of a western released in 1950. (Web site)

Bronson

  1. Bronson is the local town boss, and Maddox discovers that the men he is looking for work for him.
  2. Bronson is the only one left and he rides away to an uncertain and purposeless future.
  3. Bronson was a conundrum unto himself and perfect for the role.

Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid

  1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film which tells the story of two lighthearted outlaws who seem more inclined to trade quips than shots. (Web site)

Cat Ballou

  1. Cat Ballou is a classic comedy western with unforgetable scenes and dialogue.
  2. Cat Ballou is a marvelous spoof of Westerns, a precursor to the likes of Blazing Saddles, Wild Wild West and other send-ups of the genre.

Chisum

  1. Chisum is a 1970 western movie starring John Wayne and Forrest Tucker, and based on the real Lincoln County War in the 1870's. (Web site)
  2. Chisum is an aging cattle baron with an eventful past and a paternalistic nature towards his fellow ranchers and the local community. (Web site)

Cimarron

  1. Cimarron is a 1960 film directed by Anthony Mann and based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron.The 1950s brought renewed interest in Edna Ferber's works.
  2. Cimarron is the title of a novel published by popular historical fiction author Edna Ferber in 1929. (Web site)

Cisco Kid

  1. Cisco Kid is a tough but charming bandit who always manages to stay one step ahead of the law. (Web site)
  2. The Cisco Kid is a gay caballero whose flair for dramatic thievery and penchant for dangerous trysts keep him just one step ahead of Sgt. (Web site)
  3. The Cisco Kid was well known to audiences from numerous films long before the television series.

Clint Eastwood

  1. Clint Eastwood is a nameless drifter known simply "the Stranger" who happens to ride into the desolate town of Lagos.
  2. Clint Eastwood is a rancher who is strung up at high noon by a bunch of thugs from a nearby town. (Web site)
  3. Clint Eastwood is one of the few who primarily starred in Westerns when he was younger.
  4. Clint Eastwood is the name used by the character Marty McFly in the movie Back to the Future Part III (1990), which parodies a Western.
  5. Clint Eastwood was not the first actor who was approached to play the main character.

Costner

  1. Costner was suffering badly from his appendix while making the movie, and Duvall began shooting with 6 broken ribs from a horse-riding accident.
  2. Costner was nominated for Best Actor for "Dances With Wolves," the year he won the Oscar as its best director.

Dances With Wolves

  1. Dances With Wolves is an excellent film, but to my mind, Geronimo stands as a superior work.
  2. Dances with Wolves is a 1990 epic film which tells the story of a United States Lieutenant who travels to the American Frontier to find a military post.

Dead Man

  1. DEAD MAN is the story of a young man's journey, both physically and spiritually, into very unfamiliar terrain.
  2. Dead Man is a 1995 film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. (Web site)
  3. Dead Man is an existential and surreal western landmark that has Robert Mitchum in his last cinema appearance.

Dodge City

  1. Dodge City is a western movie starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.
  2. Dodge City was the Bison capital until mass slaughter destroyed the huge herds and left the prairie littered with decaying carcasses.
  3. Dodge City was the buffalo capital until mass slaughter destroyed the huge herds and left the prairie littered with decaying carcasses.

Duel In The Sun

  1. The Prague Philharmonic do Tiomkin proud, his rousing music from Duel in the Sun shinning with excitement. (Web site)
  2. The score was a compendium of themes and songs from Tiomkin's great western scores: Red River, Duel in the Sun, Giant, Rawhide, High Noon, and The Alamo.
  3. The title "Lust in the Dust" is a reference to the film "Duel in the Sun," and you'll understand why if you watch the film. (Web site)

Elmer Bernstein

  1. Elmer Bernstein is a name in music that continues to be synonymous with creativity, versatility and longevity. (Web site)
  2. Elmer Bernstein was truely one of the best and this in my opinion is his best work.

Firecreek

  1. Firecreek is a 1968 western directed by Vincent McEveety and starring James Stewart and Henry Fonda in his second role as an antagonist that year. (Web site)
  2. Firecreek: The story is a bit strange but the whole-lotta-talent on the screen makes up for it.

For A Few Dollars More

  1. It is the third film in the Dollars trilogy following A Fistful of Dollars ( 1964) and For a Few Dollars More ( 1965).
  2. Volonte would later return in For a Few Dollars more as the evil Indio. (Web site)
  3. Pistilli was a veteran of many Spaghetti Westerns, usually playing a villain (as in Leone's For a Few Dollars More).

Gunfighter

  1. The Gunfighter is a tightly scripted, intelligent western that really raised the bar in a lot of ways when it came to character development in the genre.
  2. The Gunfighter was a 1950 film starring Gregory Peck and directed by Henry King. (Web site)

Henry Fonda

  1. Henry Fonda is the veteran who used to be a sheriff before he turned to bounty hunting.
  2. Henry Fonda was married five times.
  3. Henry Fonda was one of the greatest movie actors ever -- sometimes I think that he was THE greatest.

High Plains Drifter

  1. High Plains Drifter - the ultimate prose poem.
  2. High Plains Drifter is a 1973 Revisionist Western film with a hint of supernatural horror directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
  3. High Plains Drifter is a eclectic collective who's funk and world beat live performances are captivating audiences across Canada.
  4. High Plains Drifter is a nervously-humorous, self-conscious near satire on the prototype Clint Eastwood formula of the avenging mysterious stranger.
  5. High Plains Drifter is a worldbeat funk fusion band from Canada.

Hombre

  1. Hombre is a 1967 western film starring Paul Newman. (Web site)
  2. Hombre is based on a novel by suspense specialist Elmore Leonard.

Jeremiah Johnson

  1. Jeremiah Johnson is a 1972 western film. (Web site)
  2. Jeremiah Johnson is the most personal one of them all, I think. (Web site)

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