Western

Star in the Dust (1956) Charles F. Haas, John Agar, Mamie Van Doren, Richard Boone, Western

Star in the Dust (1956)
The sheriff of Gunlock is planning to hang Sam Hall, who shot three farmers found on cattle land, at sundown. At the casino, betting is 8 to 3 he won’t make it. The cattlemen are set to rescue Sam; the farmers hope to lynch him before he can be rescued; and Hall schemes for escape with his girl Nellie. But Sheriff Jorden is most concerned with finding out who hired Hall: a leading suspect is the sheriff’s future brother-in-law.

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The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959) Joseph M. Newman, Joel McCrea, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Western

The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959)
Bat Masterson doesn’t look for trouble, but he doesn’t walk away from it. When an army sergeant in Hays City tries to kill Bat and dies for his trouble, Bat heads for Dodge City where Ed, his brother, is city marshal and a candidate for county sheriff running against the corrupt Regan. Bat buys a share in a local saloon, partnering with the widow Lily. Then, after an ambush, Bat finds himself a candidate for sheriff and the heir to Ed’s intentions toward Pauline, a minister’s daughter. Can the upright but not always law-abiding gunslinger and saloon owner become a lawman and settle down? Or will trouble keep finding him?

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The Indian Fighter (1955) André De Toth, Kirk Douglas, Elsa Martinelli, Walter Matthau, Western

The Indian Fighter (1955)
Johnny Hawks, a former Indian fighter, returns to the West after the Civil War. He reacquaints himself with the Indian band led by Red Cloud. Red Cloud’s beautiful daughter has now grown into womanhood… Unscrupulous whisky traders are after the gold on Indian land. Hawks averts serious bloodshed by convincing Red Cloud to make a treaty… Hawks leads an Oregon-bound wagon train through Indian territory. When he slips away to see the chief’s daughter, trouble between braves and whisky traders flares up anew, putting the wagon train and the nearby fort in peril…

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Pocket Money (1972) Stuart Rosenberg, Paul Newman, Lee Marvin, Strother Martin, Western, Comedy

Pocket Money (1972)
Jim Kane is a loser cowboy in Nogales, Arizona.He has more good nature than good sense and often takes jack-of-all-trades jobs. His bank loans are jeopardized when his latest horse purchase is a bust. His horses are quarantined with STD. Jim is broke. The local hotel clerk sympathetic about his situation lets him live in the hotel maid’s room for free. His ex-wife goes gentle on him when he cannot make the alimony payments. Jim turns down his uncle’s offer of a job but accepts a deal to buy cattle in Mexico for a shady businessman who has a bad reputation. Jim travels to Mexico where he teams up with another loser, an old friend by the name of Leonard, who moved to Mexico in order to pursue one of his many failed get-rich-quick schemes. The two amigos set out to buy Mexican cattle from various local ranchers but they experience difficulties and soon run into trouble.

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The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) Michael Gordon, Glenn Ford, Gene Tierney, Ethel Barrymore, Western

The Secret of Convict Lake (1951)
Jim Canfield, convicted of a crime he did not commit, escapes a Nevada prison with several hardened criminals. He leads them to the small farming community home of the man who not only framed him, but committed the crime. But Jim’s plans for revenge are put on hold when he discovers that the local men have all joined the posse in the convict’s pursuit, leaving their women behind. He soon becomes attracted to the beautiful and resourceful Marcia, who turns out to be the fiance of the man who framed him. Can Jim protect the women from his less-civilized comrades, fall under Marcia’s humanizing influence and still maintain his murderous resolve?

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Shoot Out (1971) Henry Hathaway, Gregory Peck, Patricia Quinn, Robert F. Lyons, Western

Shoot Out (1971)
Clay Lomax, a bank robber, gets out of jail after an 8 year sentence. He is looking after Sam Foley, the man who betrayed him. Knowing that, Foley hires three men to pay attention of Clay’s steps. The things get complicated when Lomax, waiting to receive some money from his ex-lover, gets only the notice of her death and an 8 year old girl, sometimes very annoying, presumed to be his daughter.

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