Category Archives: Western

Black Hills (1947) Rated NR

 Two frontiersmen try to avenge a struggling rancher. Starring  Eddie Dean, White Cloud, and Roscoe Ates.  This film is a B Western made in the 40s. It doesn’t have much going for it, and it’s the last theatrical film that … Continue reading

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Unforgiven (1992) Rated R

A retired gunslinger takes on one last job with his old partner and a young wannabe gunslinger. Starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, and Morgan Freeman. This is a quintessential Western film. It has everything a classic Western has: a hero, … Continue reading

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Winchester ’73 (1950) Rated NR

A cowboy is obsessed with a stolen gun as it travels from owner to owner in the West. Starring James Stewart, Shelley Winters, and Dan Duryea. This is a brilliant story that follows the prize gun from owner to owner … Continue reading

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Two Rode Together (1961) Rated NR

A corrupt marshal and an army friend negotiate the release of white captives from the Comanches, but their reintegration into society has its consequences. Based on the book Comanche Captives by Will Cook. Starring James Stewart, Richard Widmark, and Shirley … Continue reading

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The Big Valley (ABC) Rated TV-PG

  The western adventures of the Barkley family in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Starring Richard Long, Peter Breck, and Lee Majors. This show is a fun family western with a great family moral theme. The family works together in order … Continue reading

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3 Godfathers (1948) Rated NR

Three outlaws run into a woman giving birth in the desert. The woman dies, leaving the care of her daughter to the three men. Starring John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, and Harry Carey Jr. This film is brilliant. It’s a character … Continue reading

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Baker’s Hawk (1976) Rated G

A young boy nurses an injured hawk back to health, and along the way, he gains courage. Starring Clint Walker, Burl Ives, and Diane Baker. This is a classic film that is great for families to watch together. Everyone has … Continue reading

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Valley of the Sun (1942) Rated NR

In 1868, an army scout is arrested for helping Native Americans against their white oppressors. Along the way, he meets a Café owner who is planning on marrying a crooked Native American agent unless he has something to say about … Continue reading

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Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (CBS) Rated NR

Canadian Mountie Sergeant Preston patrols the Yukon with his horse, Rex, and his dog, Yukon King. Starring Dick Simmons, Yukon King, and Vic Perrin. This is one of those good old classics where it doesn’t take much to figure out … Continue reading

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Secret of Giving (1999) Rated PG

A single mother struggles to raise her son and keep her ranch during the Christmas season. Based on the book Christmas in Calico by Jack Curtis. Starring  Reba McEntire, Thomas Ian Griffith, and Ronny Cox. This made for TV movie is … Continue reading

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