1950s Western Movies

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The Searchers(1956)

| 1h 59min | Western
3.9/5 (with 572 votes)

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral(1957)

| 2h 2min | Western
3.5/5 (with 138 votes)

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

The Big Country(1958)

| 2h 45min | Drama, Western, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 138 votes)

Retired wealthy sea captain Jim McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to the ranchers and ranch foreman Steve Leech takes an immediate dislike to him. Pat is spoiled, selfish and controlled by her wealthy father, Major Henry Terrill. The Major is involved in a ruthless civil war, over watering rights for cattle, with a rough hewn clan led by Rufus Hannassey. The land in question is owned by Julie Maragon and both Terrill and Hannassey want it.


| 1h 58min | Drama, Western
3.7/5 (with 248 votes)

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.

Broken Arrow(1950)

| 1h 33min | Western
3.4/5 (with 79 votes)

Indian scout Tom Jeffords is sent out to stem the war between the Whites and Apaches in the late 1870s. He learns that the Indians kill only to protect themselves, or out of retaliation for white atrocities.

Rio Grande(1950)

| 1h 45min | Western
3.5/5 (with 128 votes)

Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke is posted on the Texas frontier to defend settlers against depredations of marauding Apaches. Col. Yorke is under considerable stress by a serious shortage of troops of his command. Tension is added when Yorke's son (whom he hasn't seen in fifteen years), Trooper Jeff Yorke, is one of 18 recruits sent to the regiment.

River of No Return(1954)

| 1h 31min | Adventure, Western
3.4/5 (with 192 votes)

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband.

High Noon(1952)

1h 25min | Western, Drama
3.9/5 (with 612 votes)

Will Kane, the sheriff of a small town in New Mexico, learns a notorious outlaw he put in jail has been freed, and will be arriving on the noon train. Knowing the outlaw and his gang are coming to kill him, Kane is determined to stand his ground, so he attempts to gather a posse from among the local townspeople.

Johnny Guitar(1954)

| 1h 50min | Drama, Western, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 169 votes)

On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.

3:10 to Yuma(1957)

| 1h 32min | Western, Drama, Thriller
3.6/5 (with 140 votes)

Dan Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.

The Far Country(1954)

| 1h 37min | Western, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 63 votes)

In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, by ship to Skagway, and (after a delay caused by larcenous town boss Gannon) through the mountains to Dawson. There, he and his partner Ben Tatum get into the gold business themselves. Two lovely women fall for misanthropic Jeff, but he believes in every-man-for-himself, turning his back on growing lawlessness...until it finally strikes home.

Old Yeller(1957)

3.5/5 (with 111 votes)

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.

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The Tin Star(1957)

3.5/5 (with 44 votes)

An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.

The Gunfighter(1950)

| 1h 25min | Western
3.6/5 (with 72 votes)

The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.

7 Men from Now(1956)

1h 18min | Western
3.4/5 (with 48 votes)

A former sheriff relentlessly pursuing the 7 men who murdered his wife in Arizona crosses paths with a couple heading to California.

Man of the West(1958)

3.3/5 (with 72 votes)

Heading east to Fort Worth to hire a schoolteacher for his frontier town home, Link Jones is stranded with singer Billie Ellis and gambler Sam Beasley when their train is held up. For shelter, Jones leads them to his nearby former home, where he was brought up an outlaw. Finding the gang still living in the shack, Jones pretends to be ready to return to a life crime.

Winchester '73(1950)

| 1h 32min | Western
3.7/5 (with 144 votes)

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester rifle, but Dutch steals it and leaves town. McAdam follows, intent on settling his old quarrel, while the rifle keeps changing hands and touching a number of lives.

Man Without a Star(1955)

| 1h 29min | Western
3.3/5 (with 41 votes)

A wandering cowboy gets caught up in a range war.

Viva Zapata!(1952)

1h 53min | History, Western
3.5/5 (with 89 votes)

The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Díaz in the early 20th century.

Forty Guns(1957)

1h 20min | Western
3.3/5 (with 45 votes)

An authoritarian rancher rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns. When a new Marshall arrives to set things straight, the cattle queen finds herself falling for the avowedly non-violent lawman. Both have itchy-fingered brothers, a female gunman enters the picture, and things go desperately wrong.

Escape from Fort Bravo(1953)

| 1h 39min | Western
3.1/5 (with 28 votes)

A Southern belle frees a Rebel officer and his men from a Union captain's Arizona fort.

The Man from Laramie(1955)

| 1h 44min | Drama, Western
3.6/5 (with 104 votes)

Will Lockhart arrives in Coronado, an isolated town in New Mexico, in search of someone who sells rifles to the Apache tribe, finding himself unwillingly drawn into the convoluted life of a local ranching family whose members seem to have a lot to hide.

The Indian Fighter(1955)

3.1/5 (with 27 votes)

A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country gets involved with a Sioux chief's daughter.

The Tall T(1957)

| 1h 18min | Western
3.5/5 (with 54 votes)

A pair of newlyweds, a ranch foreman, and their stagecoach driver are held up by a trio of outlaws who kidnap the woman after learning that she is heir to a rich man.

The Bravados(1958)

| 1h 38min | Western
3.2/5 (with 46 votes)

Jim Douglass arrives in the small town of Rio Arriba in order to witness the hanging of the four men he believes murdered his wife. When the convicts escape, Jim tracks them into Mexico, determined to see that justice is done. But the farther Jim goes in his quest for vengeance, the more merciless he becomes, losing himself in an unrelenting spiral of hatred and violence.


| 1h 32min | Western
3.2/5 (with 25 votes)

Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of life as a cowboy, and he gets his chance when, jilted by the father of the woman he loves, he joins Tom Reece and his cattle-driving outfit. Soon, though, the tenderfoot finds out life on the range is neither what he expected nor what he's been looking for...

Vera Cruz(1954)

| 1h 34min | Action, Western, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 87 votes)

After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and together they are hired by the Emperor Maximillian and the Marquis Henri de Labordere to escort the Countess Marie Duvarre to the harbor of Vera Cruz.

Track of the Cat(1954)

| 1h 42min | Drama, Western
2.8/5 (with 15 votes)

A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an enormous panther with seemingly mythical qualities which is killing cattle.

The Charge at Feather River(1953)

| 1h 35min | Western
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

A frontier scout leads prisoners on a death mission to save a railroad and rescue two women.

Directed by Gordon Douglas - With Guy Madison, Frank Lovejoy, Vera Miles, James Brown, Carl Andre, Dick Wesson, ...

Westward the Women(1951)

| 1h 58min | Adventure, Drama, Western
3.6/5 (with 31 votes)

There's a deficit of good, honest women in the West, and Roy Whitman wants to change that. His solution is to bring a caravan of over 100 mail-order brides from Chicago to California. It will be a long, difficult and dangerous journey for the women. So Whitman hires hardened, cynical Buck Wyatt to be their guide across the inhospitable frontier. But as disaster strikes on the trail, Buck just might discover that these women are stronger than he thinks.

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